PETROLIA, Shirley - It is with extremely heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Shirley Petrolia on June 22nd, 2017 in her 74th year.

Shirley is survived by her daughter Lori Aguiar (Sergio), and sons Mike and Mitch Petrolia. Grand children Steven, Ashley (Isaac), Joshua and Jacob. Proud Great grandma to Noah and Thomas Houliston.

Her sisters Bette and Sandra along with many, many friends and family.


HAINES, Colin (Shags) - Peacefully at St. Peter’s Hospital on Wednesday, June 22, 2017, in his 75th year. 

Beloved husband of Donna.  Cherished father of 3 children, their spouses along with 8 grandchildren. 

Survived by his sister Maureen, nieces, nephews and many friends.  


MILLER, Carole Ann - Peacefully at home on June 21st 2017 in her 71st year. 

Beloved wife of Collin.  Loving mother of Mark (Nancy) and Fleur (Rob).  Dear grandmother of Shawn, Jacob and great-grandmother of Ariah and Gemma. 


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FOSTER, Donna Marie - Peacefully, surrounded by her family on June 21, 2017 in her 75th year.

Beloved wife of 56 years to Roy. Loving mother to Lori Forbes (Mike), Darlene and Jeff (Orysia). Cherished grandmother to Nicole, Jacob and Brianna.

She will be dearly missed by all her extended family and friends.


Snijder JanSNIJDER, Jan (John) - On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, The Lord called unto Himself from the Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe, his child Jan Snijder one day short of his 76th birthday. 

John was the beloved husband of Johanna (te Raa) for 52 years.  Dear father of Chris of Stroud, Harry and Sally of Essex, Carolyn and Bob Brown of Ancaster, Danielle and Matthew Ford of Toronto and Monique Snyder of Townsend.  Loving opa of Alex and Cody Virag, Madelynn and Erika Snyder; Alexander, Wesley and Faythe Brown; Wynn and Lucas Gallagher. 

Brother of Harry and Martina Snijder and seven sisters and two sisters-in-law all of the Netherlands. 


VITELA, Miguel - Peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in his 88th year. 

Beloved husband of Narcisa for 62 years.  Loved father of Miguel, William and Alain.  Loving grandpa of Judy, Cindy, Andy, Alison, Christian, Dan, Steven, Zoe and Rafael. 


Uggenti CarmelinaUGGENTI, Carmelina - Until we see each other again, we say farewell to a wonderful, strong and selfless woman. Carm was a mother, sister, nonna, family member and friend to so many.

Predeceased by her parents, the late Antonio and Maria Uggenti, and lovingly remembered by her son Frankie (Lisa) and their children (Jace and Jessa).

Carm will be sadly missed by her brother Bruno (Karen), favourite brother Joe and sister Tina. Her memory will be cherished by her nieces and nephews, as well as many family, friends and colleagues.

Thank you to all the staff at Juravinski Cancer Centre and Hospital, and especially the staff and volunteers at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice, who cared for Carm with kindness and compassion during her last several weeks. 


McLEOD, Hugh Alexander Thomson - Passed away peacefully after suffering a stroke, on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017, in his 77th year. 

Beloved husband of Christine for over 53 years.  Loving father of Ian (Dawn), Tracey (Scott), and Laura (the late Leslie).  Devoted Grandad to Aidan, Devin, Kaitlin, Silas, Charlotte, and Linus. 

He is predeceased by his parents Alice (nee Lewis), and Hugh McLeod.  He will also be fondly remembered by his many other family members and friends.  


Doody CatherineDOODY, Catherine Edwina - It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Cathy at her home on June 20, 2017 at the age of 51.

Predeceased by her father Leo. Loving daughter of Carmel. Cherished sister of Colleen (John) Gaffney, Terry (Sandy), Cindy (Steve) Clarkin, Eugene (Jo-Anne), Maureen (Roger) Godreault and Jay (Greg) Melanson.

She will be deeply missed by her best friend Marco Kuyper, 18 nieces and nephews, 6 great-nieces and nephews and many friends.


Sketchley Weir JuneSKETCHLEY-WEIR, June - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at her home, Foxridge Care Community in her 88th year.

Beloved mother of Linda Turcotte-Wilks (Roger), Jeff Sketchley (Sharon) and Bruce Sketchley (Katya). Best ever Nana to Jillian (Matt Harper), Ryan Turcotte (Christie), Evan Sketchley (Jen), Kate Sketchley and Jessica (Jeff Nesbitt). Loving Great-Nana of Chace, Blake, Luke, Emily and Avery.

Dear sister of Jackie (the late Bill) and Richard (Anne). Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. June had a love for English gardens and sailing (The Sea Dove).

A thank you to good friends Bob and Dorothy Tiffin for your friendship, generosity and assisting with making sure June never missed an eye appointment. A special thank you to Foxridge Care Community for all their compassionate care of June during her short time there.


DANIELS, Elizabeth Clara (Betty) - Peacefully went home to be with her Lord and surrounded by family, at Amica Stoney Creek, on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in her 90th year. Beloved wife and best friend of Arthur (Art).

Loving mother of Carol and David Fesuk, Doug and Jan and Elaine and Dave Anderson. Lovingly remembered by her 9 grandchildren and their spouses along with 19 great-grandchildren.


Long JamesLONG, James Allen - He was our strength, our loving guide, loyal friend and tireless helper. He was our everything. It is with profound sadness that our family shares the passing of a wonderful husband, father and grandfather and friend on June 20, 2017.

A cherished husband and friend of Monica for 53 years. He was a devoted and loving father to Bill and his wife Lori, Jack and his wife Radene and Jennifer and her husband Mark. He will be remembered as a dotting Papa by his grandchildren Jessica, James, Julia, John, Zachery, Christian and Caleb.


McISAAC, Daniel Patrick - Passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017.

Survived by his wife of 57 years, Audrey (nee: Armstrong), five children and eight grandchildren.

Special thanks to Dr. Zrinscak and Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice.

In following Daniels wishes, cremation has taken place.




Villanueva FelizaVILLANUEVA, Feliza Lumabi  - Surrounded by her family, peacefully at the Juravinksi Hospital on Monday, June 19, 2017, Feliza Villanueva at the age of 89 years.

Beloved wife of the late Miguel Tolentino Villanueva Sr. (2003). Dear mother of Cora Johannessen (Bill), late Miguel Villanueva Jr. (Marlyn), Rosendo Villanueva (late Margarita), late Domingo Villanueva (Maria Elena), Nila Villanueva, Susan Villanueva, Guada Villanueva (late Bill Palakumar), Leonardo Villanueva (Vilma) and Rose Espiritu (Julius).

Loving grandmother of Janice, Rosela, Michael, Rosalie, late Marvin, Miguel III, Mervin, Maricel, Cheryl, Sheila, Jesan, Norren, Carlo, Kay, Ryan, Randy, Ranel, Giselle and great grandmother of Arianna, Aidan, Alexis, Kim, Kyle, Gilbert, Jimkerl, Jaden, Catalea, Kevin, Chloe, Kyeona, Caleb, Ken and Zoe.


LIGGETT, William Norman, C.D. - Peacefully with his family at his side on Monday June 19, 2017 at the age of 93.

Loving husband of Viola (nee Braden) for 69 years.  Beloved father of Marilyn (the late Jerry), Janice (Les), Beverly and Maureen.  Dear grandfather of 13 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. 

Predeceased by his parents and by his brother. 


PLUMMER, John Dennis -  Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital on June 19, 2017 in his 87th year.

Loving husband of Shirley for 61 years. Father of the late Glenn Plummer (2016). Predeceased by his sisters Joyce Parham and Rene Clements.


PINCHAK, Mykola Nick - With saddened hearts we announce the passing of our loving father and grandfather at the age of 95, he is now at peace.

Beloved husband of the late Julia (nee Bialek), who were married for 65 years. Loving father of John(Josiane), Mary Anne(Bill) and “Jaja” of Aaron(Nancy), Jason, Jennifer(Jordan).

He was the last surviving and youngest of 8 brothers. Survived by sister-in-law Kazia Bialek and numerous nieces and nephews in Canada and in Poland.


Dykun SophieDYKUN, Sophie - passed away peacefully June 19, 2017 in her 96th year.

Sophie was the loving wife of Michael Dykun. Cherished Mother of Lawrence (Constance), Janice (Joseph), Melanie (Rick), Tonie (David). Loving Baba of Rhianah, Mickiah, Daniel, Brandon (Amanda), Erin, Lauren (Matthew), Rochelle, Carley, Joel, Julia and Luke. Great Baba of Eli, Gavin, Sophia and Stella.

Survived by sisters Annie, Stella, Mary and Nellie. Special friend to Rose Sands.

Mom your inspiration and love will stay with us forever.

Special thanks to Extendicare staff for their love and support.


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CASCIANI, Margaret Anne - With broken hearts, we announce the sudden passing of Anne on June 18th, 2017 in her 72nd year.

Beloved wife of 43 years to Juliano. Loving mother to Christine (Shelly) and Jennifer (Fraser). Proud grandma to Cohen, Weston and Paisley. Dear sister to Susan Turnbull and Jack Reddicliffe.


Jakubowicz JosephJAKUBOWICZ, Joseph "Joe"  - 1956--2017

It is with a heavy heart that I (Wanda) announce the sudden passing of my much beloved husband Joe on Sunday June 18th 2017 at Juravinski Hospital. He fought his battle with Multiple Myeloma with incredible grace and courage.

Special daddy to Coco, Benji, Bob and Pumpkin. Survived by his mother Linda, his brothers Peter ( Barbara) and Andy ( Chris) his nephews Stefan, Trevor (Wendy) and John. Predeceased by his Father Stefan.

Joe was a retiree of Dofasco after 33 years of service. Joe loved spending time and socializing with his friends.


FULGONA, Donna Marie - Passed away at her home on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at the age of 69.

Cherished sister of Rosemarie and her late husband Gerald Simpson. She will be deeply missed by her many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.


SADONOJA, Catherine Ruth - Peacefully, at Queens Gardens LTC on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at the age of 79.

Beloved wife of the late Hank Sadonoja. Predeceased by her son Todd. Loving mother of Tami. Loving Gram to Matti and Niklas.

Will be missed by her daughter-in-law Colleen. Dear sister of Helen and the late Mike Penfold.  Sister-in-law to Helen Sadonoja. Predeceased by her sisters Edith Walpac (Bill), Eleanor Humby (Jack). Survived by many nieces and nephews.


MODESTY, Maxine Elvira (nee Dawson) - After a lifetime of love, inseparable in the end, a day apart, at the Chartwell Tranquility Place.  

Maxine followed her beloved husband the late Ken (June16) home to glory on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at the age of 80.  They have been reunited with their precious daughter Kim. 

Cherished wife and best friend of the late Ken for over 60 years.  Loving mother of Ken Jr. (Robyn), Mike (Jodie) and the late Kim Carpenter (nee Modesty).  Dear mother-in-law of Brien Carpenter. Doting Gams of many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


GALBRAITH, Kimberly Lee (Denneny) - After a courageous battle entered into peace on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at the age of 59.

Kim (nee Denneny) was the beloved wife of Jeff Galbraith for 39 years. Proud and devoted mother of Jessica Galbraith.

Loving sister of Mike and Anne, Patricia, John and Helen, Jill and Eli, and Kelly and Paul. Kim will forever be in the hearts of the Galbraith family.


KERWIN, Mary Marcella - Peacefully on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at St. Joseph's Hospital, in her 86th year.

Beloved wife of the late Harold Clifford (2008). Cherished mother of Sandra (Ron Pope), Harold (Linda) and Frank (Rhonda). Sister of  the late Lorena, Alphonse, Joseph, Mark, Monica, Eleanor, Emeric, Clement, Theresa and Joe. Lovingly remembered by her 7 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, extended family and friends.


MacLEOD, Reta Marie (nee Cullen) - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 17th, 2017 in her 87th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Frank MacLeod.  Cherished mother of John (Sharon), and Richard (Lisa).  Predeceased by sons Arthur (Barbara), and Wilfred. Grandmother of Adam, Jim, Matthew, Paisley and Hunter. 

Survived by sister Dorothy.  Predeceased by Eva, Sam, Art and Roy.  Beloved sister-in-law of Anne, Bill (Judy), the late Barbara, Kay (Don), Charlotte (the late Paul), and Dave (Deb).