EVANGELISTA, Domenica “Mimina” - June 3 1929 - March 23 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Domenica Evangelista on Thursday March 23, 2017 at the age of 87.

Dearest wife of the late Domenico. Domenica will be sadly missed by her sons Antonio and his wife Mary Lou, Bruno and his wife Andrea, Lucio and his wife Marie, and by her grandchildren Kyla, Domenic, Julian, Ela and Ana.


MULDER, Rev. Johannes 'Hans' - The Lord, at his time, took to himself our dear husband, father and grandfather, Johannes Mulder, on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the age of 88.

Beloved husband of Elizabeth "Lies" for almost 62 years. Dear father of Carl, and Paul (Alinda). Loving grandfather of Janessa, Kendall, Daniel, and Julienne, and great-grandfather of DJ. He will also be missed by his sister Ge van Benthem, and brother-in-law and sister-in-law Hans and Corrie Sollie, all in the Netherlands.


WIEGELS, Walter - On March 22, 2017, Walter, a true gentleman, devout friend and skilled pilot, flew from this life on eternal wings.

Born on March 31, 1928, a survivor of WWII, Walter emigrated from his birthplace in Germany to proudly take on Canadian Citizenship in 1952.


Volpini LorenzoVOLPINI, Lorenzo Antonio - Peacefully after a lengthy illness Tony passed away on March 22, 2017 in his 78th year.

Beloved husband of Giovanna for 41 years. Loving father of Joey, Ulisse, Alessio and Nonno of Desiree and Selena.

Dearly missed by his brother Peter (Shirley) niece Kimberly (Adam), nephew Peter Jr. (Bridgette) as well as his family and friends in Italy and Canada.

Tony was a retired employee of Stelco with over 40 years of service. He was passionate about tending his garden, watching sports and most of all his family.


UNDERWOOD, Nathan - Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton with his wife by his side, on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in his 75th year, Nathan Underwood, beloved husband of Martha Underwood.

Dear father of Steve (Tracey), Michael, Scott and the late Stan Underwood.  Step-father of Darryl and Aaron Wells.  Loving grandfather of Dylan, Dalton, Elijah, Meaghan, Jarred and great-grandson Connor. Step-grandfather of Joshua, Joel and Kassandra.


LAIDLAW, Robert James - Peacefully on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 after a brief illness.

Loving husband for over 48 years of Marion. Devoted father of Joanne Pettit (Allan), Timothy Laidlaw (Barb), David Laidlaw (Kirsten) and Karen Stewart (John). Special grandpa to 10 grandchildren.


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CERVI, Frank - Unexpectedly at his home, on March 21, 2017, at the age of 61. 

Frank will be deeply missed by his children Louise (Trisha), Jason (Erika) and Jeremy (Rose) and by their mother Lucy, by his six grandchildren Melia, Max, Zac, Reid, A.J. and Brooke, by his brother Mario (Carole) and sister Nina (Fred). 

Frank will also be fondly remembered by his extended family, friends and loyal customers at Top Quality Transmission. 


Mousseau LucienneMOUSSEAU, Lucienne - Peacefully passed away at Juravinski Hospital on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 in her 86th year. 

Loving mother of Ghislaine (Jessie) Berry, the late Robert, David (Karen), Michael, Christine Saunders (Jeffrey).  Will be sadly missed by all her grandchildren, great grandchildren and a great great grandchild. 

Loving companion of the late William Quantrill.  Predeceased by her late husband George Mousseau.  Dear sister of Lucien Gaudet (Denise) both deceased, Raymond Gaudet (Colette) both deceased, Roland Gaudet, Ivan Gaudet (Yvonne deceased), Fernand Gaudet (Valerie). 


Paukovic KaticaPAUKOVIC, Katica 'Kate' - It is with profound sadness and broken hearts that we announce the passing of Katica on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 in her 91st year, with her family by her side.

Predeceased by her beloved husband the late Ivan Paukovic (2002) and daughter Katica (1958). Beloved mother of Diane Lulich and her husband John. Loving grandmother (Baka) of Jeff, John and his wife Raphaela, Jordan and his wife Kim. Cherished by her precious great grandchildren Vienna, Mateo and Jack.

She will be missed by her relatives and friends in Croatia and Canada.


Kellerer RupertKELLERER, Rupert - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved father at Juravinski Hospital on March 21, 2017 at the age of 91. 

Predeceased by his wife of 48 years, Elizabeth (2006).  Cherished father of Judy and Nancy (Jim).  Loving Opa of Jessica, Adam, Drew and Erin.  Great Opa of Hunter. 

Will be missed by his family and friends, especially Anna Kroninger. 


Auclair DorothyAUCLAIR, Dorothy - It is with great sadness that the family announces the peaceful passing of Dorothy on Monday, March 20, 2017 at Park Lane Terrace, Paris in her 89th year.

Beloved wife of 63 years to Marcel. Loving mom of Robert (Colleen), Johanne Volk (Gary), Guy (Dawn), and Diane Couture (the late Paul).

Proud grandma of Melissa, Matthew, Robbie, Lyndsay, Stephanie, Alexandra, Zach, and great-grandma of Braylin, Elise, Quin, Maislyn and Bella.

Dorothy will also be deeply missed by many extended family and friends.

A special thanks to all of the staff at Park Lane Terrace for all of their care and support.


BURNS, Florence Victoria (nee Barrett)  - August 27, 1919 - March 20, 2017.

Peacefully passed away at Union Villa on Monday, March 20, 2017 in her 98th year. 

Florence was born in  Lower L’Ardoise on Cape Breton Island.  She along with her sister Margaret and Kay and brothers Walter and Joe grew up in a close knit family and community. 


Ruggiero GiovanniRUGGIERO, Giovanni - February 24, 1926 (Roseto Valfortore, Foggia, Italy) - March 20, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Giovanni at home with his loving family by his side at the age of 91.

Loving husband of Caterina for 56 years. Devoted and caring Father of Tony and his wife Carla and Phil. Proud Nonno of Michael, Alicia, Marcus, Jacob, Chelsea and Chloe.

Dearest brother-in-law of the late Antonio Figliola and Libera. Dearest brother of the late Donato (Late Michelina) Ruggiero of Italy and Domenica (late Donato) Romano. Giovanni will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews, Lucy, Annie, Connie, Josie and Giuseppina (Italy).


CHEVRIER, Thérèse Marie (nee Belair) - Thérèse Marie Chevrier passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 20, 2017 at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington in her 90th year. 

Predeceased by her beloved husband Rhéal Chevrier (2000).  Loved mother of Lise Carrier, Carole (Jerry) Doddato, and Rejean (Wanda) Chevrier. 


Chrysler LoisCHRYSLER, Lois Florence - Peacefully passed away at Emmanuel House Hospice on Monday, March 20, 2017 at the age of 88. 

Predeceased by her beloved husband Thomas. Cherished mother of Larry (Donna), Ted (Joan), Sharon Arnold (the late John), and Susan Sarnelli (the late Peter).

Loving grandmother of Larry Jr., Patrick, Chuck, Kevin, Alithea, Andrea, Shawn, Monica, Jennifer, Billy, Robyn, Danny, Tanya, J.J., Angela, Dora, and Carmen. Lois was also a very proud great-grandmother and great-great grandmother.

She will be dearly missed by her sister Thelma Mobbs.

The family wishes to thank all of the staff at Emmanuel House Hospice for the kind and compassionate care they provided. 


Bailey GordonBAILEY, Gordon James -  1930-2017

With great sadness we announce the passing of Gordon Bailey on March 20th in his 87th year after a long struggle with cancer.

Loving husband of Pearl for 63 years, and devoted father to Sandy (Nick), Len, (Jackie), and Sharon (Rick). Caring grandfather to Kerrie and Scott, Matthew, Aaron and Rachel, and Andrew and Jessica. 

Dear brother of Helen James (deceased), Flora Carroll and Fran Kearns.

We will miss Gord’s dry wit, his remarkable memory, and his passion for telling old stories. 


SHIELDS, Ronald George - With broken hearts we announce the sudden yet peaceful passing of our dearly loved brother Ronnie while surrounded by his siblings Robert and Debbie Shields, Heather Shaver (Dave), Vicki Norris (Don), Colleen Cotton (Mike), Jerry Shields and Natalie Hall (Dave). 

Predeceased by our Father George Shields and Mother Margaret (nee McKnight). 


EBENE, Nellie - It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Nella on March 20th, 2017 at the age of 69.

Predeceased by her parents Angelo and Anna Ebene. Sister of John Ebene (Aileen) and Bruna Ebene-Dove (the late David). Devoted Aunt of Marisa (Jamie), Jenna (James) and Brian. Long time friend of Marion Grdovich and Marilyn Skipper.


GLEASON, John Bonner – passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at the Brantford General Hospital on Sunday, March 19, 2017.  John was in his 83rd year. 

He was the loving husband of Ann for 61 years.  Cherished father of Valerie and her husband John Harker.  Proud Grandpa to Jason (Laura) and Meghan (Chris) and great-grandfather of Hannah, Jacob and Ava. 


OTT, Marshall - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the Brantford General Hospital in his 69th year.

Marshall is survived by his best friend and wife of 38 years Sandy (nee Golden), and his daughter Miranda (Daniel).


Moffat WilliamMOFFAT, William Frank - Peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospital on Sunday, March 19, 2017 in his 90th year. 

Beloved husband of the late Peggy Moffat.  Loving father of Margaret and her husband Kenneth Uhelak, Sheila and her husband Ron Koczka, and William Jr. and his wife Brenda.  Will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Jason, Jeffrey, Philip, Pennee, Brian, Justin, and Ashley, and his many great-grandchildren. 

Dear brother of James (predeceased), Jessie (predeceased), Frances (predeceased), Robert, and June.  Will be fondly missed by his many friends. 


Kindree LarryKINDREE, Larry - It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Larry at the age of 77 at West Haldimand General Hospital on Sunday, March 19, 2017. 

Loving husband to Carole, and daughter Lee McAulay (Chris). Siblings, Ronald (deceased), Gordon (Marion), Doris, Ernie (June), and Joan (Jack), step father to Ron Jr. (deceased), Kim and Linda (Rick). 

He will be dearly missed by grandchildren Kelsey and Colin, step grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. 


Bomberry ClaraBOMBERRY, Clara - Peacefully surrounded by her family, Clara Bomberry went to be with the Creator on March 19, 2017. 

Cherished wife of the late Alvin (Boggan) Decaire.  Loving mother of Sheley (Keith), Curtis (late Arlene), David, Christopher (Kelly), Elaine, Lois, and Leanna. 

Always loved and fondly remembered by her 25 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and Decaire in-laws. 

Survived by her sister Rena (Don).  Predeceased by Clifford (Sadie), Palsey, Eleanor (Bruce), and Virgil. 


Blake BessieBLAKE, Bessie  - September 21, 1927 - March 19, 2017

Bessie was born in Aylmer, ON to Rose May Randall and Donald Bell.

Predeceased by older sister Rose.

Survived by younger sister Margaret.

She was a loving wife to John Wallace Blake, mother to Janice Elaine (husband Joe Clement) and grandmother to Jennifer (husband Sam Taylor).

She passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital on Sunday, March 19, 2017 as a result of heart failure.


Ridler MarthaRIDLER, Martha Mary (nee Mladen) - It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Mary at the age of 87 on March 19, 2017.

Predeceased by her husband Robert. Beloved mother of Pamela Matsell (Steve). Devoted Grandma to Emily and Spencer.

Cherished sister of Peter Mladen (Johann), George (Margaret), Alice Collina, and Janet Ferri (Rick) and the late Ann Bellenie, sister in laws Mary Ridler, Jean Perry, and the late Christine Shields and Families.

Mary will also be missed by many special nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Her contagious laughter and smile will always be remembered.


Palombella MariaPALOMBELLA, Maria Celestina (Schiavitti) - December 24, 1933-March 19, 2017

It is with profound sadness and broken hearts that the children of Maria share the news of the passing of their loving and beloved mother, Maria Palombella, on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hamilton.

Maria is predeceased by her eternal love, Agostino (1982), with whom she is now re-united, her dear parents Luigi (Gigino) (1980) and Gemma (nee Angerilli, 1998), and infant brother Gabriele.