CASTURA, Florina - (1947 - 2017) - It is with deep sorrow that we announce the peaceful passing of Florina, surrounded by her family on April 14, 2017, at St. Peter's Hospital in Hamilton.
Beloved wife and best friend of 48 years to Marcel. Cherished mother to Christina (Jay MacLean) and Jeff. Loving Nana to Ben, Evan, Oliver, Vivienne and Eleanor.
Caring big sister to Lino Rosa (Janice) and Louisa Rosa (Tim O’Regan) and sister-in-law to Lou Castura (Marlene) and Nancy Castura (Jos Nederveen). Florina will be sadly missed by many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, with whom she built special relationships.
She was predeceased by her parents, Luigi and Anna Rosa and her parents-in-law, Joe and Sera Castura.
KOGUT, Brian Michael “Hammer” - Unexpectedly at his residence on Friday, April 14, 2017 at the age of 53.
Predeceased by his parents. Brian is survived by his siblings Dee, Maryann, Kelly, Lynn (David), Ken (Sharon), Bob, John (Ching), Tony and Dennis.
Cherished uncle of Catherine, Michelle, Trinity, Lee B., Johnnie, Jason, Chris, Lee D., Daniel, Tina, Kim, Chantel, Norman and Ken Jr.
EWLES, Virginia 'Ginny' Belle - Peacefully on Thursday April 13th, 2017 at Headwaters Health Care Centre in Orangeville. Virginia Belle (nee Barber) in her 77th year.
Beloved wife of Bill for 53 years. Loving mother of Brian and his wife Jennifer. Proud grandma of Tori and Cole.
Dear sister of Joy Montgomery. Proud aunt of Julie, Jennifer and Terri. Ginny will be sadly missed by her longtime friends Don, Dorrie, Donald and Melanie.
SULLIVAN, James 'Jim' - Peacefully passed away at Hilltop Manor, Cambridge Ontario, on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at the age of 81.
Beloved husband and best friend of Catherine for 60 years.
Loving father of Lynn, Jay, Glen (Terri-Lynne) and Kelly Robbins (Jamie). Proud grandfather of Kyle, Michael, Emma, James, Joshua, Annabelle, Liam, Amber, Braden and Sydney.
SMITH, Tyler James - On the beautiful spring morning of Thursday April 13, 2017, Tyler James Smith in his 36th year passed away peacefully, surrounded by a circle of family and love.
Tyler is the cherished son of Roger and Janice. Best friend and brother of Travis (Debra). Grandson of Nana (Lillie Smith) and Poppa (James Nairn). Loving nephew to Jim (Darlene), Kathy (John), Julie (Jim), Peter (Kristina), Sheila (Pete), Johnny (Pamela), and Ray (Pauline).
TAVERNER, Sandra Ann Sherburn (nee Hall) — It is with much sadness that Sandra's family announces her peaceful passing on April 12, 2017 at age 76, at Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington, Ontario.
Beloved wife of the late Colin Gordon Taverner.
Cherished mother of Nancy and her husband David Brandauer and Linda and her husband Derek Shalton. Grammie extraordinaire to Benjamin, Caleb and Ethan.
LOCKINGTON, Timothy Alec 'Tim' - (1973 - 2017) -
“The Soul would have no rainbow
If the eyes had no tears”
Suddenly and unexpectedly, due to complications after surgery, Tim passed away at home on Wednesday, April 12, 2017.
We are saying our final good bye to a gentle, kind and loving soul. Tim was a reliable, friendly worker and team member at ARC Industries, Pioneer Car Wash and Indian Wells Golf Club. He also enjoyed working at Soule Park Golf Course in Ojai, California and Oakwood Golf Course in Ste. Anne, Manitoba.
D'ANDREA, Renato - It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Renato D'Andrea.
Our dear father, grandfather, great grandfather, friend, and beloved husband of our late dear Antonina.
He passed away on Tuesday April 11, 2017 at Villa Forum LTC, Mississauga.
DOCKERAY, Judith 'Judi' Isabell - Peacefully on Tuesday April 11, 2017 at her home in Georgetown. Judi, in her 78th year.
Wife of the late Mike Dockeray.
Loving mother of Shawn and Sheri (Randy) Claer. Loved and proud nana of Jackie, Matt, Jake and Maddie.
SMITH, Eleanor Marie - Peacefully on Tuesday April 11, 2017 at the Bennett Health Care Centre, Georgetown. Eleanor, in her 93rd year.
Wife of the late J. Ray Smith.
Loving mother of Stephen (Darla), Pamela (Glenn) McClure and Lisa (John) Wray. Loved grandma of Ryan, Kyle and Jessica (Trevor). Dear great-grandma of Alice Eleanor. Dear sister of the late Robert Doak.
BRYAN, Lois (nee Bosomworth) - Peacefully, with her family by her side on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 at her home in Georgetown. Lois (nee Bosomworth), in her 65th year.
Beloved wife of George. Loving mother of Jeffrey and Karen and her husband Jeff Leeming.
Dear sister to Ray (Coreen Dolan), Ruth (Doug Pantry), Morley (Sharon) and Beverly Benham (Randy Lovegrove). Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.
TIMMIS, Brian Roy - Passed away peacefully at his home in Burlington, on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in his 88th year.
Loving husband of the late Diane (nee Opie) (2012).
Devoted father of Sue Prosser (Rod), Shawn Parry (Bob), and Brian E. Timmis (Jennifer). Brian was a caring grandfather to 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Dear brother in law of Dr. J.A. Opie (Marg). Predeceased by his parents Ada and Brian M. Timmis and 2 grandchildren.
In his early years Brian played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, he then came back to Hamilton to become one of the co-owners and leading principle of Saunders and Timmis Insurance.
GORWILL, Miss Ruth Jean - (1930 - 2017) -
Longtime teacher, mentor and Ontario Secondary School Inspector, beloved daughter of Dr. James G. and Mrs. Mildred E. Gorwill, sister of Mary Margaret Harris (nee Gorwill) and Richard Gorwill, sister-in-law of Patricia Gorwill (nee Atkins), aunt of David, Beth, Leslie, Ian and Sheila, great-aunt of Lauren, Aimee, Jon, Katie, Madison and Stephanie, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2017 in Burlington, Ontario.
We celebrate her full and varied life, but we will miss her quick wit, good sense and interesting stories.
Her many accomplishments included a BPE (Arts & Science & Physical Education) from UBC, graduation from Ontario College of Education, an MS Ed. (Masters of Science of Education) from Niagara University in New York State, Director of the Ontario Athletic Leadership Camp (Leadership Program for 10 summers) and the appointment as an Ontario Secondary School Inspector.
RICE, William Preston 'Bill' - Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at The Carpenter Hospice on April 11, 2107.
Loving husband of Carol (nee Conquer), father to Graham Rice and wife Cayley, Jenn McLean and husband Aaron, cherished Gramps to Preston, Sophia, Carter and Gavin, brother to Kathy Nicol of Chilliwack and will be remembered by extended family and friends.
Bill grew up in Ottawa and married life has taken him to Regina, Calgary and Burlington. He was an accomplished handyman and willingly shared his love of building fences, decks, basements, garages and the like.
DODDS, Brian Ross - In his 81st year, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Ian Anderson House in Oakville, Ontario on Monday April 10, 2017.
Brian will be remembered as the beloved husband of Barbara Brophy and revered father of Lori (Tony) Higgins, Cheryl (Dean) Keegan and Brenda (Derek) King. Grandfather of Gregory and Kayla Higgins and Thomas and Jessica Keegan.
Loving stepfather of Jill (Randy) Bennett, Heather (Jim) Shea, and Todd (Deanna) Brophy and step grandfather to Cameron and Jason Bennett, Jackson, Benjamin and Madison Shea and Halle and Kalan Brophy.
Brian was predeceased by his first wife Myrna Albiston.
FLOYD, Maura (nee McGoldrick) - Passed away peacefully at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Monday, April 10, 2017 at the age of 86.
Dear daughter of the late James and Evelyn McGoldrick (nee Robinson). Beloved wife of the late Kevin Floyd.
Loving Mum to Liam Floyd, Moya Freeman (Terry), Evelyn McDonald (Will), the late Donna Letterio (Amil). Proud and devoted Nannie of Tara, Liam, Sarah, and Evelyn Floyd; Gregory and Kilauren Freeman; Maurgan McDonald; Nicholas Letterio. Cherished Great-Grandmother to 4 and she was looking forward to welcoming a new great-grandson on the way.
SWANCE, Jessamine (nee MILNE) - Peacefully, at Alexander Place, Waterdown, Ontario, on Monday, April 10, 2017 in her 86th year.
Lifelong wife and best friend of predeceased husband Roger Swance.
Mother of Jeff (Linda), Glenn (Janet), Dean (Deb), Jessamine (Tom) and Ian (Christine), Nana to Andie (Ryan), Colin (Michelle), Crystal (Jesse), Ben (Vanessa), Joe, Kristyn (Mike), Colton, Eric, Jake, Caitlin, Annalise, Rachel, Mia, Ryan, Nicole and McKenna.
READ, Betty 'Bette' (nee White) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our cherished Mother.
Betty “Bette,” beloved wife of the late Allan Bingham “Pete” Read, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family, on Monday, April 10, 2017.
Dearly loved Mother to Kathryn Brown (Bruce deceased), Joanne Charszewski (Tony), Alan (Gerrette), Mary Lou (Gord), Michael (Jennifer) and Paul (Theresa). Loving Grandmother to 13 grandchildren and Great-Grandmother to 11 great-grandchildren.
Dear sister of the late Pearl Morris and the late Peter White; Frankie Baron, Michael Baron and the late Ronnie Baron; aunt to Helen FitzGerald (Paul) and Adrian White, all of England.
BIBBY, James T. — Jim made his final curtain call in Oakville on April 10, 2017.
He will be forever missed but never forgotten by the Pasma and Bibby families as well as relatives and friends in the UK, Florida and here at home.
BEAVIS, G. Benjamin 'Ben' - Peacefully, at LaPointe Fisher Nursing Home in Guelph, on Sunday April 9, 2017 at the age of 93.
Predeceased by his beloved wife of 64 years, Georgette.
Loving father of Diane (the late Thomas) Parchem, Suzanne McCrossin and David (Diane) Beavis. Grandfather of Lisa, Penny, Mark and Stephen and great grandfather to 9.
CRANSTOUN, Georgia Loy (nee Johnson) - (1944 - 2017) - Passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017 with her much loved girls by her side. Finally at peace.
She will be dearly missed by daughters Kelly (Will), Jodie, and Tammy, grandsons Max, and Cam, beloved friends Joan, and Tony Allin, and sister Faye.
She was a dedicated Registered Nurse for 40 years, including TGH ICU and her pre-retirement years with Dr. T.B. Costin in Burlington – a job she loved.
CAULEY, Robin Carol (nee Reid) - Unexpectedly at the Toronto General Hospital on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at the age of 67.
Survived by her loving husband, Mike.
Cherished mother to Paul (Yoko), and Jeffery. Proud grandmother to Ila, Madeleine, and Grayson. Survived by brothers John, Bruce, and George. Robin will be dearly missed by extended family and friends.
PETERS, John - (1949 - 2017) - Passed away peacefully at Milton District Hospital on Sunday, April 9, 2017 with his loving family by his side.
Loving husband of Sindy. Adoring father of Rachal, Jennifer and Jonathan and wonderful grandfather to Dilan and Austin.
John will be missed by his sisters Daphne Coutts and Noreen Peters and his brothers; Russell Peters, Reg Peters and David Peters.
FREELOVE, Ivy - Peacefully after a courageous fight with cancer at Grace Villa on Saturday April 8, 2017 in her 89th year.
A devoted best friend and wife to Harry for 64 years. A dedicated mother to Christine Herve (Larry) and Denise Olsav (John). A loving Nana to Keighley, Jacob, Robert, Nicole, Dayna, and Lily. Great grandmother of four with one on the way.
ZACCARDELLI, Erminia Maria - Surrounded by the love of her family, Erminia passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Trillium Hospital at the age of 69.
Beloved wife of Domenico for 45 years. Loving aunt of Cristiano, Jordana, Alexandra and Niko. Cherished sister of Annamaria.
Erminia will be deeply missed by her husband, sister, nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.
O'BRYAN, Joyce Aileen - Peacefully on Saturday April 8th, 2017 at the Brampton Civic Hospital. Joyce, in her 88th year.
Wife of the late Richard O'Bryan.
Loving mother of Terry, Debby, Shelly and Michael (Isabel). Grandmother of Amelia. Predeceased by her brother Keith Burrows and by her sister Grace Walsh. Joyce is sadly missed by her family and friends.