Horne ToniHORNE, Teuntje 'Toni' (nee Van Holst) - From her birth in the Netherlands in June of 1932, to her death on September 23, 2017, Teuntje touched the lives of many people with her love and kindness.

Left to honour Teuntje and remember her love are her three children, Diana Walsh, Brian (Nancy) Horne, and Denise (Cam) Baynton. She is the beloved grandmother of Serena and Nicole and treasured tiny Nina to her granddaughters Cassandra (Rob) and April (Ed). Missing her will be six great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandkids.

Teuntje was a loving sister to her brother Auke (Audrey) Van Holst and loved aunt to their family. Predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Ronald (2014) and her parents, Arie and Janke Van Holst.


Islic PetarISLIC, Petar - Peacefully, surrounded by his family at St. Peter’s Hospital on September 23, 2017 in his 98th year.

Beloved husband of the late Franca.  Loving father of the late Nikola (Barbara), the late Stjepan (Barica), and Marica (Ivan).

Cherished Deda of Kathy (Rick), Barbara (Rai), Natalija (Bob), Drazen (Cheryl), Biserka (Bart), Marica (Denis), Irena (Trevor) and Snjezana (Zeljko).  Proud Great Grandfather of Ashly, Damian, Tommy, Katarina, Erica, Nikita, Anita, Marinna, Andrea, Ryen, Nikki and Carla.


Paige RonPAIGE, Ronald Roy - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ronald Paige at the Stedman Community Hospice on Saturday September 23, 2017 at the age of 84 years.

Ron was married to the love of his life Eileen (nee Berkeley) for 62 years. Loving and devoted father of Michael and his wife Sherry, James Ronald and Janice and her husband Eric Balicki.

He was very proud of his grandchildren; Karen (Tre), Jason Paige (Sam), Clayton and Mitch Keene. Ron is survived by his sisters; Virginia (Warren), Gloria (Hap) and Joanne (Roy). He is predeceased by his parents Michael and Mary and by his sister Patti.


Johns BryanJOHNS, Bryan Norman - Passed away peacefully, after a valiant battle, at Juravinski Hospital on Friday, September 22, 2017 at the age of 48.

Beloved husband of Lisa for 23 years. Devoted father of Matthew and Rachel.

Loved son of Jean and Norman. Dear brother of Ken, Gloria (Bruce) Cummins, Beverly (Larry) Day. Will be missed by his many nieces, nephews, family and friends.


Phelps MarilynPHELPS, Marilyn E. - Peacefully at the Stedman Community Hospice, Hankinson House on Friday, September 22nd, 2017 in her 72nd year.

Beloved wife of Roger for over 48 years. Loving mother of Julie, and Sarah.

She is survived by her father Donald (the late Mary) Smith, and her brother Gary.

She will also be fondly remembered by her brother-in-law Robert (the late Lillian) Phelps, her sister-in-law Joanne (Frank) Groppmair and many nieces, nephews and friends.


Forrester KevinFORRESTER, Kevin Edward Joseph - Peacefully and with dignity, on September 22, 2017, at the age of 68, with his family around him, Kevin went home to be with God.

Predeceased by his parents, Lawrence and Mary-Ellen Forrester, he is survived by his siblings Patricia, Johanna (Bob), and Larry (Lisa), many nieces and nephews, and his large extended L'Arche family.

Kevin was a gentle and kind man, who was at peace with himself always and who taught many how to live by example. He loved to travel, visit family, and participate in the Special Olympics, where he won a Gold Medal in swimming.


Sirenko AlexanderSIRENKO, Alexander - Passed away peacefully on September 22, 2017 in his 92nd year.

Cherished husband of Vera.

Loving father of Nicholas and Helen (Craig) and grandfather of Alexa, Leah, Cassandra.


Djumlin SteveDJUMLIN, Stjepan 'Steve' - His life journey completed and surrounded by his loving family on September 22, 2017, Steve in his 81st year was called to the Lord.

He leaves behind a legacy of love to his cherished wife, Slavica (Sylvia) (nee Katovcic) of 56 years. Gifted with many wonderful memories are his daughters, Dianne and her husband Steve Kisic, and Darlene and her husband Chris Martin. Treasured Deda to Jasmina, Steven, Adriana, Danielle and David.

Predeceased by his parents Stjepan and Bara Djumlin. Reunited with his brother, the late Frank Djumlin and sadly missed by his sister-in-law Bozica Djumlin and their children; Barbara (Peter), Anne (Steve), and their grandchildren; Laura, Eric, Ryan, Julianna and Michael.


COLUMBUS, Marjorie Ruth (nee:  Austin) - Passed away peacefully at St. Peter’s Hospital, Hamilton on Thursday, September 21, 2017 in her 89th year. 

Wife of the late Charles Columbus.  Loving mother of Diane & Greg Lougheed, Fran & Barry Schiele, Marilyn & Tom & the late Richard Corville, Judy & Scott Lord, the late Jim Columbus, Chris & Colleen Columbus, and Marianne & Randy Beck. 


Williams DonnieWILLIAMS, Donalda Kaye 'Donnie' (nee Prangley) - Peacefully surrounded by her loved ones, on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at the age of 85.

Predeceased by her husband Johnie Williams Jr. and her son John Wade Williams. Loving mother of Paul and Verlie. Cherished Nannie of Wendy (Javiel), Amanda (Carlo), Jennifer (Brett), Sherrie, and Great-Nannie of Konner, Drew, Milo, Olivia, and Blake.

Predeceased by her siblings Grant (Vi), Norma (Ernie), and Ross, and survived by her sister-in-law Barb. She will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.


Carver DonaldCARVER, Donald - Peacefully on September 21, 2017 at Juravinski Hospital less than a month after his 75th birthday.

Beloved husband for 51 years to Katy.  Cherished father of Gord (Barb) and Jerry (Tracy).  Loving Poppie of Faith, Allison, Bella and Jacob.

Don will also be remembered by his cousin Brian Robinson, his wife Teresa, their family and lifelong best friend Laverne Gaddye.


Fairfax JeanFAIRFAX, Jean Elinor - (August 18, 1922 - September 21, 2017) - With great grace and courage, Jean Elinor Fairfax left this earth on September 21, 2107 to reunite with Earl (1920-2008), her husband of 60 years.

Predeceased by parents James & Marion Pearson and sister Agnes, Elinor was born in Hamilton and made Brantford her home since 1948.

She leaves behind sons Jim (Joan) & Alan (Jamie), grandchildren Ian (Melissa), Stephanie (Matt Dunbar), Devon (Marcus Tansley), Tristan (Megan Fair) & Quinlyn, great granddaughters Kara Dunbar & Haylen Fairfax, nieces Carol Gilchrist (Tom) & Ann Snyder (Carl), nephews John Sprott (Sheri) & Bill Sprott and their extended families.


BESWETHERICK, David Alan 'Dave the Hat' - Passed away at The Wellington on September 21st, 2017 in his 70th year.

Loving father of David (Cathy), Mike, Christen (Jason) Turpin.

Caring grandfather to Sydney Turpin and Mackenzie Beswetherick.


Courtney JimCOURTNEY, James Donald 'Jim' - With heavy hearts, we announce the sudden passing of Jim, at his home, on September 21st, 2017 in his 59th year.

Jim is survived by his adoring sister Donna and her husband Bob, as well as his two cherished nephews, Willie and Connor.

Predeceased by his loving father, Donald (1998), and his beloved mother Josephine (2003).


AWDE, Eva Irene (nee: James) - Peacefully at Anson Place, Hagersville on Wednesday September 20, 2017 in her 89th year.

Wife of the late Richard Awde (1971). Loving mother of Marie, Brian & Joyce, Ralph & Sherry, Paul & Mary Ann, and Carol. Dear grandmother of Jeremy & Tanya, Cory & Jonelle, Richard & Vicky, Alayna & Chris, David & Kristy, and Sarah. Dear great grandmother of Sullivan, Daniel, Cole, Joseph, Carter, Conner, Thomas, and Morgan. 

Daughter of the late Ed & Anna James.  Sister of Lorne (deceased) & Madelene James, the late Mary & Russell Hewson, Laura & the late Ross Hamilton, Ruth & Peter Myke, Alma (deceased) & John Spisak, the late Lois & Ron Speller, and Audrey & the late Bill Nixon. Sister-in-law of the late Edna & Gordon Banfield, Ruby & the late Earl Awde, and Betty & the late Abe Taylor. Also survived by numerous nieces & nephews.


Policarpio JustinPOLICARPIO, Justin Ronald - (December 3, 1986 - September 20, 2017) -

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Justin, after a long journey with cancer, on September 20, 2017.

Beloved son of Ricardo (Jun) and Magdalene (Maggie). Cherished brother of Sean (Jemma) and uncle to Grayson. Loving boyfriend of Navita; special godson to Lizzie Suedat.

Justin was a proud Hamiltonian who will be sadly missed by relatives and friends here and in the Philippines and Guyana. He was the epitome of a Canadian entrepreneur and leaves behind many friends and colleagues at McMaster University.


Sanvito NunzioSANVITO, Nunzia - Entered into rest peacefully at her home in Caledonia surrounded by the love of her family on Wednesday, September 20, 2017.

Nunzia at the age of 87 was the beloved wife of Bruno for 57 years. Proud and much loved mother of Maria (Jim George), Josie (George Stubbs) and Anna (the late Barry Agnew). Devoted and loving nonna of Paul (Jade), Marc, Lucas, Nicole (Daniel), Matthew, Anthony, Theodore, Thomas and Andrew; and bisnonna to Isabella.


ROY, Daniel Lee (Dan)65, of Hamilton, Ontario, passed away on September 20, 2017 in Hamilton, Ontario after his battle with cancer.  

Danny is survived by his daughters Aimee (Mike) and Beckie (Mike);  sisters Darlene (Keith), Donna (Mike), Robyn (Doug); grandson Clyde; nieces Rhonda, Melinda, Krista, Ashley, Nickey, Lexi; nephews Dan, Joshua; Lovingly remembered by his children's mother, Bonnie and her family and stepdaughter Dee Ann; stepson Joe.


CANDY, Alan Heyes - Alan was born on 18 December 1926 in Blackpool, England to parents Richard Hedderly Candy and Gertrude nee Heyes.

He was raised in Ottawa and Chalk River, Ontario. He graduated from Kemptville Agricultural College. He had a fruit farm in St. Catharines before working at Westinghouse as a draftsman for 25 years in Hamilton.

He married Norma Joyce Johnston (1953). Alan is survived by four children Nancy (Paul), Sharon (John), Jim (Karen) and Barbara (Gerry), and grandchildren Thomas, Simon, Spencer, Victoria, Bennett, Eric and Ian whom he loved and enjoyed.


CLAUSE, (nee Monture)  Eleanor “Anne” - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Brantford General Hospital. 

She fought a long, courageous battle, but now she is pain free. 


MASSINGER, Heinz - Suddenly, at home on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 in his 77th year. 

Heinz is survived by his children, Glenn (Susan) of Pompano Beach and Nancy Elson (Andy) of Edmonton. Proud Opa to Paul, Sydni, Samantha, and Matthew.

Lovingly remembered by syblings Klaus Massinger, Marion Ricottone (Ralph), Norbert Kemmler (Judy), Deborah Kemmler and Claudia Reid (Mark) . Also missed by his many nieces and nephews and extended family and friends. 


Hanley DaveHANLEY, David Michael 'Dave' - (Co-founder of Pop Up Hamilton) - Suddenly on Wednesday September 20, 2017.  David "Dave" Michael Hanley of Hamilton, in his 46th year. 

Beloved husband of Nicole Longstaff. Loving father of Sophia. 

Dear son of Patrick & Marianna Hanley of Kitchener. Dear son-in-law of John Longstaff and his partner Almuth Weigeldt of Toronto and Debra Bentzen of Ancaster.

Dear brother of Bob and Sonja Maciaczyk-Hanley of Gobles, Ontario, Nancy and Kevan Gorrie of Toronto and Theresa Hanley and David Steffler of Kitchener.


Stratford DebraSTRATFORD, Debra Anne (nee Gray) - (April 30, 1957 - September 20, 2017) - Passed away suddenly at Juravinski Hospital on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at the age of 60.

Loving wife to Rodney. Cherished mother to sons Robert and Richard.

Beloved sister of Donna Biggley.


Parry RobertPARRY, Robert Alan - Suddenly on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Robert Allan Parry, age 62.

Loving son of Robert and Frances Parry, brother of Paul (Sylvia), Brian (Janet), Randy (Sue), Steve (Dolly), Rick (Rosina) and Betty Bedell (Frank). He will be deeply missed by his children Crystal, Katherine and the late Robert Clause.

He is survived by 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.


HICKS, Irene - Suddenly, at St. Joseph's Healthcare Centre, Hamilton, on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.  Irene Hicks, formerly of Windsor, in her 87th year. 

Irene was the sister of Mary Goddard (Robert) and Alf Morris ( the late Anne). 


FEATHERSTON, Thomas - Peacefully at Tranquility Place on Tuesday September 19, 2017.  Tom Featherston in his 90th year. 

Beloved husband for 67 years of Mary Lu.  Loved father to Carol, Brent, Dean and his wife Carolyn.  Pre-deceased by a daughter Debra.  Loved grandpa to James and his wife Sam, Daniel, William and Michael.  Great grandpa to Keeliana and Katerina.