Moses GwenMOSES, Gwendolyn 'Gwen' - (February 12, 1933 - January 20, 2017) - Passed away peacefully in her sleep, at her residence, Brierwood Gardens, Brantford in her 84th year.

Loving Mom to Neil (Grace) Moses, Stephen (Dawn) Moses, Foxxe Wilder, Robert Moses, Rebecca Moses and Janet Embry. She is also survived by her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and their families.

Predeceased by her husband Harold Moses and sons, Jimmy Moses and Dani Moses.


Valenti LinaVALENTI, Lina (nee Prizzi) - (January 9, 1934 - January 19, 2017) -

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Lina on January 19, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at Juravinski Hospital.

Beloved wife and the love of Gaetano’s (Tom) life for 59 years. Devoted mother of Nick (Natalie) and Joe. Cherished Nonna of Christina.

Predeceased by her parents Carmela and Giuseppe Prizzi and in-laws Erminia and Nicolo Valenti.


SILVERTHORNE, Walter Richard "Dick" - Passed peacefully at University Hospital in London on Wednesday, January 18, 2017.

Loving husband to Joyce for 54 years. Dear father of Kellie Butler (husband Ben) and Chris Silverthorne (wife Ann). Cherished grandfather of Laura, Cheryl, Sara Silverthorne and Stephanie Byerson Butler and great-grandfather to Weston.


Hewitt Joan EthelHEWITT, Joan Ethel (nee Farrance) - After many years of battling various ailments, Joan Hewitt passed away at St. Joseph’s Villa, Dundas on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 in her 84th year. 

Predeceased by her beloved husband David Hewitt (2008).  Loving mother of Laurie Campbell, Gary Hewitt and his wife Tanya.  Proud grandmother of Brock, Mikayla, Krista and Jennifer. 

Survived by her brother Tom and his wife Sheila Farrance. Remembered by her brothers and sisters at Grace Anglican Church, Waterdown as well as her many friends at St. Joseph’s Villa, Dundas. 


BARRETT, Alexander George - 1937 – 2017

I just wanted to say to everyone, I have enjoyed my life for many years and now it’s time to go.  At my request and against the wishes of some of my family there will be no visitation.  There are better things to do on a nice day. 

At the Hamilton General Hospital on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the age of 79 years, Alex is predeceased by his parents, Alex and Betty Barrett and by my much loved daughter Angie. 


HOOVER, Edna Georgina (nee: Miller) - Suddenly at West Haldimand General Hospital, Hagersville on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the age of 74 years. 

Beloved wife of 54 years to Blake Hoover.  Loving mother of Tracey.  Dear nana of Jennifer, and Blake.  Dear great nana of Rylann. 


McNeilly EthelMcNEILLY, Ethel Virginia - Peacefully at Anson Place, Hagersville on Wednesday, January 18, 2017.  Ethel (nee Davis) McNeilly of Hagersville, in her 98th year. 

Wife of the late David McNeilly (1997).  Beloved mother of David McNeilly and Lynn Powell of St. Catharines, Pat Pelletier and Gary Lockstein of Courtland and Lynda and Jim Myerscough of Brantford.  Loving grandmother of 6 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter. 

Sister of the late Mary Green of Calgary and Ernest (Bud) Davis of Vegreville, AB. 


MAZZON, Bruno - Died unexpectedly on January 18, 2017.

He was born in Italy, son of the late Angelo and Angela Mazzon and was also predeceased by his beloved wife of 50 years Nora and his brother Gino.

Bruno will be sadly missed by his children; Mable, Phill, Jo-Ann, Becky, Gussy and Ray. The greatest grandfather to D.J., Joel, Rachelle, Jarred, Chantelle, Mike, Laura, Meilissa, Gussy Jr, Katelyn, Courtney, Dylan and 11 great-grandchildren.


CLARK, Sadie Christine "Sally" - Passed away peacefully at St. Peters Hospital on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, in her 79th year. 

Predeceased by her beloved husband Bruce and sisters Edith and Marion.


Randall DarylRANDALL, Daryl George - Peacefully at home on Wednesday January 18, 2017 with family by his side in his 37th year.

Beloved son of George and Ilene (Willis) Randall. Loving brother of Don (Carrie), Katie (Jason) & (late Glen), and Stacey (Blake).

Cherished uncle of Anna, Jacob, Ava, and Lexi. Dear grandson of Don Willis (Ruth Armstrong), and the late Lorna Willis.

Daryl will also be missed by his aunts, uncles and cousins. 


McCONNELL, James 'Jim' - Passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the age of 89.

Beloved husband of Vera (nee Langmead). Loved father of Pat Robertson (Dave), Jim McConnell (Laura), Debbie Perry (Ken), Susan Perry (William), Cathy McConnell (Pat Haylock), Bob McConnell, and Donna McConnell (Henry Chaddock).

Jim is lovingly remembered by his 21 grandchildren and their spouses, 32 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.


RIEDER, John - (1941 - 2017) - It is with sadness that we announce John's peaceful passing at his home on January 18, 2016.

Predeceased by his father George and Mother Rose.


ACS, Mary - Peacefully at Orchard Terrace on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, in her 92nd year. 

Beloved wife of the late Joseph.  Loving mother of Jerry. 


Bade MariaBADE, Maria Hendrika Christina - It is with great sadness the family announces that Maria passed away at 1:17am on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at St. Peter's Hospital. 

Beloved wife and best friend of Abraham. 

Cherished mother of Stan (Joanne Pol), Yvonne Bade (Paul McGinlay) and Brian. 

Proud Oma of Nicole, Christine, Ashley, Emily and Jacob. 

Maria will be lovingly remembered by her extended family and friends. 


AMEY, Paul David – It is with deep sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Paul at home on January 17, 2017 at the age of 69.

Cherished husband of Michelle (nee Jozwiak). Loving, proud father of Christopher and his fiancé Karen and Stephanie and her husband Oliver. Adoring Grandpa of Keegan and Cole.


KELLOGG MIX, Bonnie (nee Brownell) - Died at home on January 17, 2017 in her 70th year after a courageous battle with cancer. 

Beloved wife of John Mix of Brantford. Much loved daughter of Mary Brownell and the late Milliage Brownell. Cherished mother of Lisa (Jim) Tsotsos and Jason (Lee) Kellogg.   Dear Grandmother of Tyler, Edan, Jayce and Jackson. 


Spezzano GiuseppeSPEZZANO, Giuseppe - Peacefully at home, surrounded by his family on Tuesday January 17, 2017.

Beloved husband of Maria. Cherished father of Tina Spezzano Monteiro (Carlos) and Giovanni Spezzano (Lucia). Loving Grandfather of Matthew Monteiro and Maddalena Spezzano. Predeceased by his parents Giovanni and Gaetana Spezzano and parents in law, Giuseppe and Maddalena Giglietta.

Fondly remembered by brothers Franco Spezzano (Pina) and Mario Spezzano; sister in law and brother in law Tita and Antonio Angemi;  Sisters in law, Franca Licandro and Carmela Corda and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.


Santos MargaritaSANTOS, Margarita Garma - Peacefully in her home, on January 17, 2017, at the age of 98. She has gone to join her beloved husband Severino Santos.

Loving mother and mother-in law to Arsenio (Jasmine), Erlinda, Rosalina (Salvador), Vilma (Vicente), Carmelita (Jose), Felicitas (Andres), Amor (Arlene), George (Lorraine), Marilyn (Teddy), and Jasmine (Stewart).

Beloved Inang, grandma, and lola to Evelyne (Paraag), Arsenio Jr. (Cecile), Joanna (Shane), Joy (Jason), Chris (Khyet), Rex (Aileen), (late)Leah, Sarah (Jan), Ruth (Marion),Riza, Fritz (Leslie), Ian, Francis (Sandra), Abigail, Fritzie-mae, Kristen, Kimberly-Camryn, Jeanette, and Alyssa.


Celeste MariaCELESTE, Maria Assunta - Peacefully, in the early hours of the morning at Idlewyld Manor on January 17, 2017.

Kind and compassionate mother of Rocco (Debbie) and Mario.

Loving sister to Tonina Gentile, Rosetta Bonetto (the late Sergio), and the late Caterina and Michele Campovari.

Maria's courageous heart was shown through her happy and devoted nature. Her love of life was shared with all those around her and her sense of adventure lead her to many places throughout the world.


Grant LouiseGRANT, Louise Anne -  Louise Anne Grant, daughter of the late Robert and Eileen Grant (née Flynn), died quietly at the Juravinski Hospital at the age of 52 on the morning of January 17th, 2017.

Louise was a spirited, intelligent, and generous woman who led a passionate life, moving from a career on the road as a manager in the Rock and Roll industry to a career in nursing.

A compassionate and dedicated nurse, she particularly asked her family to remember and thank the many health care workers who did so much over the years to give her health and comfort.

Louise’s companions in recent years will miss her dearly: aunt Lorraine Flynn, cousins Larry O’Gorman (Linda) and Matt O’Gorman (Vivian Moens); first cousins once removed Lucas, Gillis, Emily, Dillon, Leah, Shannon and Tristan; and friends Boyd & Sandy Smith and Teresa DeCoste.


Giannasi MarieGIANNASI, Marie - Suddenly and surrounded by family on January 16th, 2017 in the Juravinski Hospital at the age of 88.

Loving wife of the late Guido and special friend of the late Joe Dominic. Proud mother of Nancy Fleming (Gary) and Debbie Ertsinian (Alex). Adoring grandmother of Laura Fleming (Jeff) and Madison Ertsinian.

Dearest sister to all of her predeceased siblings; Mae (Al), Bertha (John), George and Jack. Wonderful sister-in-law to the late Jenny and Frank McMahon, Lon Giannasi (the late Betty), the late Mary Martinello (Marty) and Adele Granata (Mario). She will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.


Andrew RuthANDREW, Ruth Marion - Peacefully passed away at St. Peter's Hospital on Monday, January 16, 2017 at the age of 94.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Walter. Loving mother of Jeff Andrew and his wife Jan Divok, Carol Andrew, and Susan Andrew and her husband Joe Persaud. Proud grandmother of Maggie, Emily, Ally, and Olivia.

Predeceased by her brother Charles, and sisters Dorothy and Helen. Ruth will be dearly missed by her nieces, nephews and extended family.


DAVIS, Rhea Fay - Peacefully, surrounded by her family at the Brantford General Hospital on Monday, January 16th, 2017 in her 90th year.

Loving wife of the late Clarence Davis (2006). Beloved mother of Marilyn and her husband Jim Kelly. Dear grandmother of Colleen Griffin, Amanda and her husband Greg Campbell. Great grandmother of Allyson, Katelyn and Rachel Griffin.


PERCIVAL, Eric William – passed away unexpectedly at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hamilton on January 16, 2017, in his 74th year. 

Predeceased by his wife Grace.  Eric will be dearly missed by; his siblings Mel (Val) and Joan (Gerald) Buhrow; his daughter Deborah (Sydney) Harrington; grandchildren Alex, Brandy (Craig) and Quentin (Pam); great-grandchildren Chase, Jax, Ethan and Jacob. 


COYNE, Sean - Peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on January 16, 2017 in his 48th year.

Beloved husband of Robert Comeau. Cherished brother of Bev, the late Steven, David (Jenn), Paul and Patti.

Predeceased by his parents Evelyn and Patrick.


Filipovic Zrinko

FILIPOVIC, Zrinko - Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Cross Croatian Catholic Church on Thursday, January 16, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.

If desired, donations to the family can be given to them at the funeral home during visitation.