MARUSIAK, Nina (nee Belius) - Born on March 4, 1926 in Novo Viosk Belarus. 

Peacefully in her 92nd year on Sunday August 20, 2017, Nina has gone to be with her dear husband Wasyl Marusiak (1987). 

Devoted and loving mother of Nick Marusiak and his wife Gloria.  Cherished Baba of Roman Marusiak and his wife Laryssa Petryshyn and Donna and her husband Richard Clarke.  Proud and loving great-grandmother of Kristina, Zoriana, Roman and Tatyana Clarke. 


Siek StanislawSIEK, Stanislaw - Peacefully at Arbour Creek Long Term Care, surrounded by his family on Sunday, August 20, 2017.

Beloved husband of Bronislawa (nee Rudzka) for 72 wonderful years. Cherished father of John and his wife Alicja, and Krystyna Makarewicz and her husband Rick. Devoted and proud Dziadziu of Christopher and his fiancé Melissa, Adam and his wife Erica, and Thomas, and great-grandfather "Pra-dziadziu" of Edward "Edziu".

Survived by his sister Jadwiga in Poland. Predeceased by his parents and two brothers. Stanislaw will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews and extended family in Poland.

The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff at Arbour Creek Long Term Care for the care and kindness shown to Stan and his family.


Csetneky ErnieCSETNEKY, Ernest Charles - (January 15, 1931 - August 19, 2017) -

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, Ernie, on Saturday, August 19th, 2017 at the Brantford General Hospital in his 87th year.

Beloved husband and best friend for 62 years of Ida (nee Molnar). Loving father of Sara (Paul) Clulow and David (Susan). Cherished Papa of Emily (Sean) Simpson, Derek (Jessica) Clulow, Jonathan Csetneky and Matthew Csetneky. Proud great grandfather "Papa" of Audrey Clulow and Owen Simpson.


Anticknap BillANTICKNAP, William Fred 'Bill' - (1944 – 2017) - Passed away peacefully and surrounded by his loving family in the comfort of his home on Sunday, August 19, 2017 in his 73rd year.

Beloved soul mate of Karen (nee Stone) since 1968, and proud and cherished father of daughter, Allison Marie of Brantford and son, Kristin William (Julianne) of China.

Brother to Ronald (Beverley) of Fergus, Marie (the late John) of Goderich, and James (Donna) of Atwood. Brother-in-law to Bruce Stone and Katherine (Bob) Ronson. Forever remembered by his many nieces and nephews.

Bill’s education started with completing his studies to become a Registered Nurse, and then later pursued a Baccalaureate in the Science of Nursing. He chaired the Founding process for the Canadian Nursing Students Association (CNSA) of Canada (http://cnsa.ca/about-us/cunsa-cnsa-a-beginning-history/).

Bill’s career began as a nurse and later moved into health education, working 22 years at the Brantford General Hospital, 5 years at Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital and 5 years at the Hamilton Regional Cancer Centre. He accumulated a vast variety of skills and implemented much advancement in the delivery of Health Care Education.


DJUKANOVIC, Milena - Passed away peacefully at Juravinski Hospital on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at the age of 56.

Beloved wife of Bogic for 32 years. Cherished mother of Milica and her husband Novak Kulina and Milos (Lauren Pomeroy). Loved daughter of Marija and the late Nikola Zivanovic.

Dear sister of Milan Zivanovic and his family. She will be missed by many family and friends in Canada and Serbia.


Fozo MaryFOZO, Mary Catherine - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Mary Fozo (nee Sabo) at the age of 91, while surrounded by loved ones.

Predeceased by her husband Steven and sister Julie Senzel. Loving mother of Ron (the late Jan) and Joanne (Bob). Cherished grandmother to John Paul (Carol), Kyle, Chris, Jaclyn and great-grandmother of Janica.

Mary was a long time employee of Eaton's, an avid baker for many community halls, and enjoyed cheering on the Blue Jays.

She will be sorely missed by her nieces, nephews, friends and all whose hearts she touched.


Griffin GeraldGRIFFIN, Gerald Donald - Peacefully in his sleep at his home in Hamilton on Friday, August 18, 2017 after a battle with cancer, Gerald Donald Griffin at the age of 73.

Dear brother of Arva, Dan (the late Carole), Bonnie Needham, Rick (Dianne), the late Lanny and Cindy Atkinson (Murry).  Gerald will be missed by his nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Lon and Nell Griffin.


Solokub AnnaSOLOKUB, Anna - (August 3, 1924 - August 18, 2017) - Peacefully on Friday, August 18, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Stephan (2005).

Loving mother of Jennie Tymchuk (Chris), and Janet Groenwold (Carl).

Cherished Baba of Alana (Mark), Jay, Carol (Brad), and James (Ashley). Dear great-grandmother of Brooke, Callie, Jace, Ezra, Brynn, Levi, and Marcus.


Dudka VasylDUDKA, Vasyl - Passed away peacefully on August 18th, 2017 in his 92nd year.

Beloved and devoted husband of Tamara. Dearly loved father/"tato" and father-in-law of Irene (John) and Nina (Andrew).

"Dido" took great pride in his cherished grandchildren Larissa, Marcus and Arabella.

He was born in Ukraine in Dnipropetrovsk and overcame many hardships, including the Ukrainian Famine Genocide-Holodomor and forced labour in Germany at a very young age. After immigrating to Canada, Vasyl settled in Montreal, then eventually Hamilton, where he raised his family and built a successful construction business.


Surek JamesSUREK, James Peter - It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of James P. Surek with his wife by his side on August 18th, 2017 at the Stedman Community Hospice, in his 68th year.

Beloved husband of Diana.

Loving Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather.


Scharringa PeterSCHARRINGA, Peter - (June 22, 1933 – August 18, 2017) - Sneek, Friesland - Hamilton, Ontario - 

After a lengthy illness the Lord took to himself our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather Peter Scharringa.

Beloved Husband of Rita (nee Rustenburg). Loving father of Ed and Elaine Scharringa, Paul and Denise (†) Scharringa, Rob and Betty Ann Scharringa, Richard and Andrea Scharringa, Helene and Ko Tamminga, Peter and Gerdy Scharringa, Calvin and Karen Scharringa.

Cherished grandfather of 34 grandchildren and 57 great-grandchildren.


Copeland DougCOPELAND, Douglas Charles - On Friday, August 18, 2017, Doug peacefully passed away at the age of 90.

Predeceased by his wife, Ora. Doug was one of eleven siblings. Loving father to David (Shirley) and Debra Dusseault (Joe). Proud Poppa of Sophie, Simon, Elizabeth and Charlie.

Doug became a teacher at the age of 19. He taught in Udora and Acton and was the Principal of Parkview Public School in Hagersville for many years. He always enjoyed seeing former students on the golf course.


GARDINER, Brenda - Passed away at Heritage Green Nursing Home on Friday, August 18, 2017 at the age of 62.

Dear mom of Melissa and her husband Jeremy MacDonald.

Loved sister of Linda Anker (Tony) and aunt of Jen and Dagny Anker. She will be missed by her Ciocia Mary and Uncle Joe Nielson. Survived by Kenny Gardiner. She will also be missed by her friends at Heritage Green.


WALKER, Kathleen - It is with great sadness that on August 18, 2017, we announce the passing of Kathleen Walker (nee Scott), beloved wife of Wayne.

Dear mother of Robert (Jennifer). Nana to Adam, Curtis, Jenna and Jonathan. She is also predeceased by her baby boy Scott. She will be sadly missed by her extended family members and friends.


Johnstone SidneyJOHNSTONE, Sidney -  Passed away peacefully with family at his side on Friday, August 18, 2017 at the age of 72.

Loving husband of Norah for 49 years. Beloved father of Michael, Mark, Frank (Rhonda), and Sidney (Lisa). He will be missed by his 11 grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Survived by his sisters Cathi (Gary) Jackson, Doris Bentley, and Shirley Deacon, sisters-in-law Margaret (Ted) Clair, and Anne Wingate, and brothers-in-law George (Judy) McGrath, Pat (Liz) McGrath, and Charlie (Margaret) McGrath.

Close friend to the Wert family. He will also be missed by his extended family and friends in Canada and abroad. Predeceased by his parents Sidney and Frances, granddaughter Kayla, and brothers Bill and Frank.


Corbacio GiacomoCORBACIO, Giacomo Anthony -  BASc, P.Eng. (1956-2017) - With dignity and much grace from God, Giacomo Corbacio peacefully entered into eternal life on Friday, August 18th 2017 surrounded by his loving family - wife Cathy, children Michael, Catharine, John and David, sister Mary Ager, brother-in-law Mike and nephew Adam. 

Giacomo is survived by his parents, Michele and Concetta Corbacio, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Joan and Walter Zamora, Ken and Connie Morley, Frank and Helen Morley, Paul and Christine Morley, many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. 


Gal AndrewGAL, Andrew - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on August 18, 2017 at St. Peter's residence, Hamilton at the age of 92. Andrew's final words were, "Thank you Jesus, Hallelujah, Praise the Lord."

Beloved husband of Dorothy (nee Boyes, Weber), and predeceased by his first wife Katherine (nee Bernhardt). Hard-working and generous father to his cherished children Robert Gal (Karen), the late Beverly Mercer (Cliff), Sandra White (Don), Joyce Rubenstein (Steve), and stepfather of Kent Weber (Kathy) and Colette Brenner. Fun loving and devoted Grandpa of 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Survived by his two sisters Irma Lupsor and Julianne Gal. Predeceased by his siblings Madeline, George and Jim. Andrew's heart was full of love for his family, friends and his Lord.


ZDERO, Jelica - It is with deep sadness that we share the passing of Jelica on August 17, 2017 at St Peter’s Hospital, with family at her side, at the age of 86. 

Beloved wife of Dusan for 65 years.  Loving mother of Zorka (Djuro) Zdero, Cvita (Relja) Milisic, Dragica (Veljko) Durajlija and Drasko (Susanna) Zdero. Proud baba of Jelica (Nenad), Dragica (Boris), Mihajlo, Mile (Nikolina), Milana (Bojan), Svetlana, Tatiana, Stevan, Nicholas and Alexander. Proud prababa of Marko Cudic, Marko and Andrea Katanic and Luna Milisic.


BOYD, Robert A 'Bob' - Surrounded by his loving family, Bob passed away peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Thursday August 17th, 2017.

Beloved husband of Doreen and father to Lori (Dave) and the late Kevin (Sherry) as well as step-father to Cindy (Dennis), Bruce (Carolyn), and Nancy (Phillip). Bob was also blessed with 15 grandchildren.

Fondly remembered by his siblings, the late Jim (Melanie), Margaret (Bruce) and Heather (Scott) as well as sister in-law Lorna.


Wybraniak LarryWYBRANIAK, Lawrence 'Larry' - (December 29, 1943 - August 17, 2017) - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Larry, on August 17, 2017, at the age of 73.

He will be sadly missed by his wife of 29 years, Linda (nee Couldridge). Loving father of Christine (Pat) Camilleri, Joe, and Cheryl (Shane) Walsh. Cherished grandfather of Daniel, Lucas and Cameron.

Dear brother of Loretta Gordon. Larry is predeceased by his parents Stanley and Victoria. He will be remembered by his nieces, relatives and friends.


Sacco RomeoSACCO, Romeo - Peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at the Hamilton General Hospital, Romeo Sacco at the age of 95 years.

Beloved husband of the late Renata (2002) for 50 years. Loving father of Robert Sacco (Carol), Linda Sacco and Mark Sacco (Cindy). Cherished Nonno of W. Derek, Sean and Shannon. He will be a sadly missed Zio of many nieces and nephews of Italy and Switzerland.

Romeo was a champion cyclist of the Italian Province of Novara, an avid fan of Italian soccer, F1 racing and European cycling racing. He was an employee of Canadian National Railway for over 36 years.


HILL, Dante - At the Brantford General Hospital on August 17, 2017  Dante Hill age 19 years.

Loving son of Christina Marie Hill, step-son of Charles LaForme, partner of Jada Brown , brother of Austin (Kathleen), Sage, Vaughn, Trent, Junior, Maliya, uncle of Hayden, grandson of Hazel & the late Dick Hill and Mike Porter.  Great grandson of Elsie Hill and Chuck & Snooker Martin, also survived by many Aunts, Uncles & cousins. 


Mitchell WilliamMITCHELL, William Harold - Peacefully on August 16th, 2017 in his 80th year.

Beloved husband to Jean for 55 years. Loving father to Bill, Kim (Jim) and the late Daniel. Cherished grandpa to Christopher, Chelsey, Sarah and Richelle.

Dear brother to Vivian, Larry, Marilyn and Cassie.

Bill was a retiree from Stelco after serving 43 years.


HOCEVAR, Anna (nee Radman) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Anna at Heron Terrace in Tecumseh, Ontario.

Beloved spouse of Vlado Mavric. Amazing and loving mother of John (Olga), Nina (Mike), Tony (Joyce), and Helen (Lindsay). She will be forever remembered in the hearts of her grandchildren Johnny, Jason, Joey, Michael, Lisa, Liana, Johnny, and Jamieson, and also her great-grandchildren.


VESCIO, John (Giovanni) - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of John on Wednesday, August 16, 2017.

Loving husband and soulmate of Karen (nee Buske). Much loved and caring father of Lily (Brian Glasbey) and Tonina (late Gino Fede). He will be dearly missed by his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, his buddy Rio and siblings in Italy.


Stajduhar AnaSTAJDUHAR, Ana - Peacefully passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 in her 90th year.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Josip. Loving mother of Gordana Komadinic, and Damir and his wife Lily.

Proud Baka of Matthew (Kari), Daniel (Amanda), Sandra Komadinic (Tom), and Irena Komadinic-Tweedie (Garth). Ana will be dearly missed by her great-grandchildren Daniella, Julianna, Luka, Michael, and Declan, as well as her cousins, extended family and friends in Canada, Croatia and the U.S.A.