Golini Veila GOLINI, Velia - Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, after a short stay at the Juravinski Hospital, Velia passed away on Wednesday May, 24 2017 at the age of 93.

Predeceased by her husband Antonio. Loving mother of Joseph (Shirley) and Rita (Joe) Stokl. Beloved Nonna of Christina (James), Jay (Zoe) and Andrew (Nicole).  Great-nonna to Marlow and Mila.

Survived by her brother Leopoldo and predeceased by her two brothers and two sisters. Velia will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends.


PALHAIS, Carminda (nee Rocha) - After a courageous battle, Carminda passed away on May 24, 2017 at St. Peter's Hospital, in her 76th year.

Beloved wife for 52 years to Alberto. Loving mother to Fatima Lima (Joe), Albert Palhais (Maria Lima), Cristina Palhais and Marco Palhais. Devoted grandmother to Terry Lima (Jennifer), Jennifer Lima-Passaretti (Peter), Stephen, Zackary, Lucas and Cristian Lima-Palhais; Joao, Luis and Deniela Oliveira; Eastyn and Lincoln Lima.


Hardy RichardHARDY, Richard Edwin 'Ed' - Peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in his 83rd year.

Beloved husband of Norma Elaine Hardy (nee Bondy) for 26 years.

Devoted son of the late Gladys and Albert Hardy. Loving stepfather of Nancy (Stephen) Duff, Carolyn Minshall and Janice (Bruce) Hatton.

Cherished grandpa Ed of Michael, Robin, Bryan, Erica, Bradley and Matthew. Proud great-grandpa of Everett.


Widdup AudreyWIDDUP, Audrey Betty - (May 23, 1925 - May 24, 2017) - Peacefully on May 24th, 2017 at the age of 92 years.

Beloved wife to the late Allan. Loving mother to Angela Richardson (Fred) and Martin (Jan) and step mother to Jane and Tracey. Cherished Nanny to Jamie (Laura), Cindy (Albert), Mark, Tara and Joey and great grandmother to Aiden, Jacob and Christian.

She is survived by her sister Kathleen.


Romkes AnnigjeROMKES, Annigje (nee Kwant) - Taken into the light in the early morning of May 24, 2017 at Wentworth Lodge at the age of 85.

Beloved wife of the late Jack Romkes and mother to Sietze (Brenda), John, Ria (Randy), Chris, Adriana, Allan (Cindy) and Gerald. She will be sadly missed by her cherished grandchildren; Shane, Jim (Ruth), Meghan (Ryan), Kristine, Kevin (Caitlin), A.J., Alaina (Bill), Kyle & Krista (Kurt) and (11) great and (1) great-great grandchildren.

Survived by her beloved brothers, Jan and Egbert Jan of Holland. Predeceased by her sister Lummie and grandson Willie.


MacKINNON, John Stephen -  Passed away peacefully on May 23, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in his 91st year.

Loving husband of the late Marjorie. Predeceased by his son Leo. He will be missed by his son Steve. Brother of Peggy MacMillan of Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Rapetta Maria 

 RAPETTA, Maria - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of the Matriarch of the Rapetta family, Maria Rapetta on May 23rd 2017 in her 98th year.

Predeceased by her husband, Emidio, who she has been longing to be reunited with since his death four years ago. Our father was the love of her life. She always said that she would give her life once for her children but twice for her husband.

Left behind to celebrate her life are her daughters Rosella Quaglia and Joanne Carboni and their husbands Dominic and Giovanni.


McQUEEN, Peter Weylie - It is with heavy hearts that we announce that on May 23, 2017, after a lengthy illness, Peter Weylie passed away peacefully in his 81st year, surrounded by his loving family.

Loving husband of Kathryn. Dear father of Scott and Sue, and Kari and Andrew. Loving and devoted papa to Megan, Nicholas, Taylor and MacKenzie. Survived by his brother Leslie McQueen and his sister Jean Senn.

Predeceased by his brothers Murray and Jack McQueen and sister Margaret Anderson.


Tipler PhyllisTIPLER, Phyllis Beryl (Konkle) - (December 7, 1921 - May 23, 2017) - 

Loving mother to Cora-Anne and mother-in-law to Al Steinbach. Grandmother to Jeff (Ashley) Steinbach, Jeremy Steinbach and Greg Steinbach. Great-grandmother to Curtis and Davin Steinbach. 

Aunt to Earl (Judy) Robinson, Joan (Jim) Cherriere, Carol (Brian) Fossey and Ken (Angie) Robinson. 

Married to Norman Alfred Tipler (2009) for 65 years. 


MARTIN, Larry A. 'PeeWee' - Passed away on May 23, 2017 at age 73.Martin Larry

Beloved husband of the late Leona "Tuffy" Martin.

Devoted father of Larry (Grace) Martin, Lori (John) Persico, Michelle, David and Michael Martin; loving "Papa" of Jennifer, Stephanie, Samantha Martin, Caitlin, Megan, Alexa Persico and Dawit Martin.

Son of the late Garland "Beans" and Eleanor "Lue" Martin; dear brother of Joann (Carl) Maracle, Vicky Martin and the late Gene Martin; also survived by many nieces, nephews, large extended family and countless friends.


LEVINE, Judith  - (1927 - 2017) - 

Judith Levine passed away on May 23, 2017 from complications of a stroke. She was four days shy of her 90th birthday.

She leaves behind her loving husband William Fine Levine, her son Daniel Levine of Los Angeles, her daughter Elyse (Steven) Levine Bernstein of Rockville, Maryland, and four grandchildren: Jamie and Jaclynn Levine, and Jonathan and Maya Bernstein.


MOORE, Beverley (Clare) - Passed away after a brief illness on May 23, 2017 at St. Joseph's Hospital in her 87th year.

Bev was predeceased by loving husbands John Clare (1986) and Jack Moore (1999). She was also predeceased by her precious daughter Suzanne (2011) and stepson Terry Moore (2008).

She is survived by her son Steven Clare (Cathy) and much loved grandchildren Samantha and Jack Clare. She will be fondly remembered by son-in-law Des and also by Karen and Wendy Moore.

Bev retired after many years with the Hamilton Board of Education.


Rodel Edgar LawsonRODEL, Edgar Lawson “Ted” - Passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Monday May 22, 2017 in his 99th year.

Predeceased by his parents, Wilfred and Mary, and his sister, Eleanor.

Beloved husband of Gwen for 70 years. Loving father of Brian(Flo), Keith(Betty), and Chris. Cherished grandfather of Jason(Diana), Kerri(Dan), Jennifer(Neville), and David(Stacey). Treasured great grandfather of Abbey, Baden, Luke, Cooper, Stella, Lawson, and Sofia.

Ted served in World War II for 5 years, serving overseas with the Algonquin Regiment.


HILL, Karen (nee MacLean) - Was called home on, Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at Hamilton General Hospital, in her 71st year. 

Loving mother of James Hill and godmother of Barb Thibert.  Dear sister of Charles Alexander MacLean.  Much aunt of Samantha and Roberta MacLean. 

She will also be missed by her life long friends Patricia Simonsig and her daughter Justina Simonsig, her close friends Nancy Giles and Belinda Rush and many other family members and friends.


Lucente DesioLUCENTE, Desio Francesco - Surrounded by the family he loved, on Monday, May 22, 2017, Desio, age 82, found peace, claiming his eternal place in Heaven beside God, where he was reunited with his father, Franco, his mother, Assunta, and sister Carla.

Dearly beloved husband for 57 years of Pat who he cherished, respected and loved with every fibre of his being. Precious father of Susan (Nick) Rizzo, Rosanne (Larry) Stevens and Patricia (Tim) Dawson.  Adored and cherished grandfather of Danielle, Andrea and Nickolas Rizzo, Justin, Michael and Marc Stevens, Timothy and Zachary Dawson.  

Loving brother of Franca (Peter) Overdevest.  Dearly loved brother-in-law of Assunta (the late Tony) Stante, Frank (Mia) Minna, Ray (Ina) Minna, Lousie (Mike) Amato, Bill (Gord) Minna, Linda (Vito) Agriesti. Admired uncle of many nieces and nephews.  


Dorsey GeraldineDORSEY, Geraldine - Peacefully and surrounded by the love of her family at the Stedman Community Hospice on Monday, May 22, 2017, at the age of 89 years. 

Beloved wife of the late Walter Dorsey (2009).  Loving mother of the late Allan (2012) (Patti), Gary (Sandy), Debbie (John DalBello), Noreen (Randy Novak) and Paula (Jim Turkiewicz). 

Much loved grandmother of Sean (Jennifer), Joy (James Bloomfield), Jan-Michael, Mandy (Colin Blackwood), Tyson (Mia), Nathan (Leanne), Stephanie (Darren Contardo), Danielle (Jeff Baxter), Elyse (Derek Rose), Shea, Cody, Connor, Dylan, Karleigh (Paul Petrella), Keaton (Ana) and Traynor.  Proud great-grandmother of Quinntin, Isabella, Roman, Alex, Angelica, Michaela-Violet, Carson, Brett, Kaleiah, Riley, Taydem, Maddyn, Lucas, Alexander, Van, Gunnar, Zoey, Hudsyn, Bentleigh, Palmyr and Emma. 


Zdybel LucjaZDYBEL, Lucja (Lucy) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lucy on May 22nd, 2017 in her 67th year.

Loving wife to Ryszard . She will be sadly missed by her children Marzena Calorio and her husband Giorgio, Robert Stolc and his wife Agnieszka and Radoslaw Stolc. She leaves behind her grandchildren Peter, Arlen, Krystian and Ada.

Lucy is survived by her sisters Marysia and Ewa and her brothers Janek, Stasiek and Tadek. She will also be greatly missed by Ryszard's children Tomasz and his wife Helena, Jacek and his wife Iwona and grandchildren Jakub, Zosia, Monika and Tomek as well as many nieces and nephews.


kerekesch HenryKEREKESCH, Heinrich "Henry" - January 12, 1931 - May 22, 2017 

On this 22nd day of May 2017, at 9:40 pm, under celebratory fireworks for its adopted son, our beloved father, husband and Opa, left this worldly place for a long awaited meeting with a fellow carpenter, one with whom he had a lifetime of conversations but had never met in person.

They had often talked in the morning, at breakfast, lunch and supper as well as at night. One talked, the other listened. Now they collaborate together in their workshop - leading, guiding and protecting us from above.


 SUTHERLAND, Violet " Lorraine"  (Nee Rycroft) -  With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Lorraine in her 100th year on May 22, 2017 at Shalom Village Long Term Care Facility. 

Predeceased by her lovely husband of 58 years, John Norman Sutherland.  Will be missed by her loving family.

Mother to Norman (Afifa), Donald (Jacqueline), Ruth and Barbara (Albert Liddiard).  Grandmother to Neil (Elena Aminkova), Jay,  Elizabeth (Dave Oliver) and Graham (Ellen Simone)  Great-grandmother to Meredith and Jackson. 


HILLGARTNER, Ralph Lewis - (February 19, 1919 – May 22, 2017)

It is with broken hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Ralph Hillgartner, age 98, with family at his side at St. Peter’s Hospital, Hamilton. 

Predeceased by his beloved wife Mary Evelyn (2010) to whom he was happily married for 58 years. 


DA MAIA, Joao (John) - Passed away at Hamilton General Hospital on Monday, May 22, 2017.

Predeceased by his parents Maria Freire and Jose Mario Maia and his brother Manuel.

He has left behind his wife Charlene, three brothers, two sisters and their spouses. He also leaves behind two sons, one daughter, one daughter-in-law and four stepdaughters.


MOXHAM, Joshua Ryan - Passed away suddenly on May 22, 2017 at the age of 32.  

Beloved son of Jackie (Tyrone) and Terry. Best friend and brother of Jason. 

He will be sadly missed by his half-sisters, half-brother, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and  friends.


Holloway LisaHOLLOWAY, Lisa Rosalie - With heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Lisa on May 22, 2017 in her 39th year.

Cherished mother of Melanie and will be remembered by Chadwick (Holloway) Sobota and Kasandra (Holloway) Sobota.

Dear sister of Twyla. Loving aunt of Dakota and Quinn. Predeceased by her parents Garth and Wanda Tompkins.


Moskal Anna

MOSKAL, Anna - Peacefully in her sleep at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice, on May 22, 2017 in her 90th year.

Predeceased by her husband William and daughter Zenia Shmayda.

Will be deeply missed by her son-in-law John Shmayda. Cherished grandmother of Julie (John) Graham, Irene (Mark) Ward and Todd Shmayda.


ROACH, Annie Wilson (nee Cluckie) - Of RR#2 Holland Centre, passed away peacefully on  Monday, May 22, 2017, age 89. 

Beloved wife of the late Leo Roach.

Dear mother of Betty Ann Emery (Garry), Leona Roach, Sharon Byrne (Michael), John Roach (Brenda), Raymond Roach (Sue).Cherished grandmother of 11 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. 


PENNER, Grace - 1932-2017 

Peacefully, on Monday, May 22, 2017, our dear mother passed away surrounded by the love of her family, comfortably at home.

Grace is predeceased by her first husband, James Abercrombie (1987) and her second husband, John Penner (2016). She will be deeply missed by her daughters Ann McKay (Stephen McKay) and Carol Abercrombie. Adoring grandma to Andrew McKay (Catherine Schembri), Alexandra McKay (Isaac Copeland), Riley Gallagher (Ivy Gallagher), Grayson Gallagher and Gage Gallagher.