Gravelle ReneGRAVELLE, Rene - (1950 - 2018) - Peacefully at his home on Sunday, March 18, 2018, surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer.

Rene is reunited with his father Leo, mother Pauline, brothers Jean-Guy, Danny, nephew David, his sister Connie, Louise and Denise.

Loving father to Annie (Elvis), cherished Grampie to Ella and Ava, brother to Paul (Moira), Diane (Fred), Denis, Susan (Rick), Irene (Richard), Andrew (Ashley). Rene is loved and missed by many nieces, nephews and friends, Godfather (other dad) to his niece Emily.

JOHNSTONE, Sandy - It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of our beloved husband and father on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the Hamilton General Hospital, surrounded by his family.

Survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Eileen (nee Wishart), daughter Paula and sons Alex (Sandy) and Jason (Carrie). His grandchildren will miss their Papa; Steve, Nicky, Bobby, Jessica, Megan and Joshua.

Sandy is also survived by his brother William “Bill” and brothers and sisters in-law Don (Margaret), Frank (Jenny), Tom (Margaret), Marjorie (Dave) and John (Cathy). Predeceased by his parents and sister.

HOWSON-DAVIDSON, Dorothy - Peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, March 16, 2018 at the age of 94.

Dorothy joins her heavenly family-husband Stanley Howson, parents Jesse and Mary Scearce, siblings George, Marjorie, Jack, Margaret, Miriam, Jessie, daughter Elaine Smith and grandson Michael Smith.

Survived by granddaughters Kathy (Jamie) McKinnon and  Kristine  (Edgar) Krick. Great-grandmother of Rebecca, Jonathan, Jesse, Jordan and Bralyn. Also survived by her son-in-law Paul (Pauline) and several nieces and nephews.

SCHNEPF, Louis Chrys - Peacefully at Charlotte Villa, Brantford on Friday, March 16, 2018 in his 86th year, Louis Schnepf, beloved husband of the late Beverley Schnepf. 

Loving father of Paul (Marcia) Schnepf, Jennifer (Robert) Willms.  Dear brother of Sigmund (Carol) Schnepf.  Much loved grandfather of Sarah, Hannah, Peter, Max and Bayden. 

Nemeth MaryNEMETH, Mary Helen (nee Erdos) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mary Nemeth on March 16th, 2018 at the Brantford General Hospital in her 80th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Joseph William Nemeth. Proud and loving mother of Christopher (Lori) and Michael. Sadly missed by many dear friends and nieces.

Mary used to be an active member of the Hungarian Hall on Albion St. and the Hungarian Hall in Delhi.

BOURDEAU, Rheal Joseph - It is with heavy hearts, the family announces the passing of Rheal Bourdeau at the Brantford General Hospital on Thursday, March 15, 2018 in his 90th year.

Rheal Bourdeau, beloved husband of Sylvia Renneberg and the late Ruth Bourdeau (nee Curley).  Loving father of Michelle (Darrell) MacInnis, Denise Chelchowski and step-father of Dane (Judy) Renneberg, April (Jeff) Churchward, Laurie Gallant, Brent (Pam) Renneberg, Bernadine (George)Van Noot.  Dear brother of Jacques, John Bourdeau, Claudette Bourgeois, Rita Bourdeau and predeceased by Aldeo, Lucian, Pauline Bourdeau. 

VYSE, Frank William Earl -  Entered into rest after a lengthy illness, on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at the Brantford General Hospital, in his 83rd year.

Beloved husband of 60 years to Helen (nee Old). Loving father of Kimberley Armes (Glenn) and Kerri Corkery (Peter). Dear grandfather to Megan and Adam. Predeceased by his brother, John and his sister, Lillian Barnim, and his nephew Richard, also survived by his nieces and nephew.

MINTENKO, Mary (nee Germain) - Peacefully, on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at The Wellington Nursing Home, Hamilton, Mary passed away in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of the late William Mintenko. Loving mother of Craig (Patti) and Grant. Cherished Baba of Daniel and Baillee. Mary was predeceased by her two brothers and her sister, and will be missed by her extended family.

Trzok MikeTRZOK, Mike - Passed away peacefully on March 15, 2018 at the age of 85.

Cherished husband of Slavica for 65 years.

Survived by his sister Veronika in Croatia.

Loving father figure to his nephews and nieces Joe Novogradac (Milica), Ljubica Stefanic (Alojz), Anne Skaljin (Alojz), Jura Brkopac (Angelka), Emil Sestric (Sarah) and MaryAnn Sestric.

GALLANT, George Pascal - Peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in his 90th year.

George Gallant, beloved husband of the late Lorraine Gallant (nee Knorr). 

Loving father of Lynda (Ron) Ramsden, Lori (Grant) Wallis, George Gallant, Gary (Lisa) Gallant. Loving grandson of Sarah Gallant. Dear brother of Edgar Gallant and predeceased by Pat, Billy Jimmy Gallant and by an infant sister. 

SMITH (Dickson), Vera Ella (nee Ayres) - Passed away peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital, after a courageous battle, with her loving family by her side, on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 in her 83rd year. 

Beloved wife of Wayne for over 52 joyous years.  Loving mother the late Brenda Uhryn (1991), Bryan (April), Janie, Jim (Lori), Sandra (John), the late Scott (Deanna), and Robert (Kelly). Devoted "Nana" to 12 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren. 

WATTON, Wendy Felicity - At Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Burlington, on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in her 65th year.

Beloved wife of Art. Loved mother of Kristina (David) and predeceased by Dillon (1982). Cherished grandmother of Nichole (Robert), Dillon, Leslie, Abigail and great grandchildren Carter and Brayden.

Rushton AlmaRUSHTON (nee SKJERDAL) WALLER, Alma Jeanette - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at Alexander Place, Waterdown. Alma Jeanette Rushton in her 87th year.

Loving wife of Glenn Rushton and the late Roy Waller (1971). Loving mother of Ron (Randi) Waller, Jo Waller, Doug (Deb) Waller, Dave Waller, and daughter-in-law Anne Waller. Dear Grandmother to Ryan (Beth), Mike, Chantel, and Great-Grandmother to Greta, Mae, and Ruth.

Stevens EdwinSTEVENS, Edwin 'Ace' Charles - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday March 14, 2018 in his 96th year with his family by his side.

Predeceased by his loving wife Florence Anne Louise (nee Whiting). Cherished father of William(deceased)(Dianne), Harry (Rosemarie), Richard (Valentyna),and daughter in law Judith Stevens.

Tatti RyanTATTI, Tally Ryan - (December 26, 1991 - March 13, 2018) -

After fighting the good fight for six months against his cancer, our cherished son, Ryan, passed at his home where he wanted to be, peacefully with his Mom and his Dad both holding one of his hands caressing his head. He recently had his 26th birthday.

He will be sorely missed by his parents Karen and Tally, and his special sister Melissa Erin (Missy). Desperately missed by his grandparents Barbara and Ernie Kowch while predeceased by Stephanie and Tally Tatti.

Tinebra Billone TinaTINEBRA-BILLONE, Tina - (July 6, 1959 - March 13, 2018) - With broken hearts, we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved Tina. After a courageous battle with cancer, she was called upon by the Lord.

Surrounded by her loving family, Tina will be forever missed by her loving husband and best friend, John, of 33 years (together for 41) and her beloved son Andrew, whom she adored.

Predeceased by her father Angelo Tinebra, survived by her loving mother Josephine, her brothers Charlie, Alfonso (Leah), nephews Angelo and Gabriel. Predeceased by her loving mother and father-in-law Frances and Peter Billone, survived by brother-in-law Carlo.

LUCENTE, Deborah (nee Wallace) - 1957-2018

Loving, kind hearted, warm and generous, mom, grandma, sister, aunt and friend passed away surrounded by her loved ones, on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

She will be greatly missed by her son Walter Lucente (his wife Heather, Deb's precious grandchildren Wally and Levon) and her daughter Kassia Lucente (her spouse Anthony Salvatore). Also survived by her mother Eileen Wallace, brothers Gordon (Nancy), Stacy, James (Cathy), nieces and nephews Joshua, Jordan, Caitlin, Sarah and Gordon. She is predeceased by her father Gordon Wallace.

Cummerson TroyCUMMERSON, Troy - With great sorrow we announce the sudden passing of Troy on March 13, 2018.  Troy was in his 50th year. 

Cherished son of Art and Pat Cummerson.  Beloved husband of Heidi.  Loving brother of Corey, Wade and Tricia (Chris) French.  Dearly missed by Spook and his nieces and nephews, Bailey, Tierra, MacKenzie, Cody and Tommy.  He will also be fondly remembered by many extended family and friends. 

YORK, Margaret Coline - Passed away at Heritage Green Nursing Home on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 in her 75th year.

Beloved mother of Cindy and her husband Stephen Dungavel. Cherished grandmother of Brandon and Stephanie. Predeceased by her loving parents, Cecil and Joyce York. Dear sister of Elizabeth (Richard) Ford, Kathleen (Jay) Cosby, Robert (Sue) York. Predeceased by siblings Joyce, Dick, Donald, Linn, Keith and Cheryl. Will be missed by her many nieces and nephews.

BROOKS, Patricia Margaret (Woods) - With great sadness Patricia Brooks passed away on Tuesday March 13, 2018 after a 5 year fight with Alzheimer’s and Dementia at the age 82. 

Dearly missed by her husband William Brooks.  I will miss her love, laughter and smile and she will always be in my heart. 

Predeceased by her parents Margaret and John Brown, brother Hugh and first husband Gordon Woods. 

Cecca IvanaCECCA, Ivana Rosa (nee Lombardi) - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in her 83rd year.

Ivana was the beloved wife of the late Achille Cecca.

Much loved mother of Mauris (Wendy), John (Amanda), and Marilena (Carmelo Vitello). Proud and devoted nonna of Kassandra, Derek, Riley, Dominic, Claudio, and Serena. Loving daughter of the late Raniero and Maria Lombardi.

LAZENBY, Sharon Irene (Witruk) - Sharon passed away peacefully after a courageous effort at the Hamilton General Hospital on Tuesday March 13th, 2018, in her 73rd year. 

Beloved wife and sweetheart of her husband Keith. Loving mother of her daughter Sheryl, her son Jason and his wife Jessica.  Adoring grandmother of Makenna, Calla, Amelia and Bryson. 

Bell frederickBELL, Frederick Carmen "Fred" - Peacefully on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, Fred Bell at the age of 95.

Beloved husband of the late Mildred (Colling). Devoted father of Marylynne and Lori (Todd). Cherished grandfather of Morgan (Matt) and Carmen (Darrell), and great-grandfather of Tyler, Kaitlynne, Olivia and Victoria. Much-loved little brother of the late Maryon (William) Brechin.

Fred lived his entire life on the family farm until the time of his move to a retirement home. He loved trail-riding, and he is now taking his final ride, a life well-lived.

HARDING, Winnifred Agnes (nee Matthews) - Passed away peacefully on Monday, March 12, 2018 in her 88th year. 

Beloved wife of the late James  Harding.  Loving mother of the late September Johnston (nee Harding), Mark (Debbie) Harding, Albert (Lisa) Harding, David Harding (Shelley Wagstaff). 

Cherished grandmother of Jason and Chelsea of Texas, Caitland (Mike) Nobbs, Courtney Harding and Keegan Harding, Josh Harding, David Harding Madison Harding and Andrew Harding.  Great Grandmother of Zoey McGinnis of Texas and Chloe and Sophia Nobbs.  

PATRIQUIN, Philip Blain - Philip passed peacefully into the presence of his Lord, at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice, on Monday, March 12, 2018, in his 76 th year.

Beloved husband of Barbara. Loved father of Randy (Lisa), Mindy Patriquin, Mark (Sheri), Stephen (Linda) and predeceased by Rodney. Cherished grandfather of Garrett, Alisha, Bridgette, Mason, Amy and Kevin. Will also be lovingly remembered by his step-children; Leianne (Hal), Jeffrey (Christine), Andrew (Wanita), Paul (Lori) and their children.

TOWNES, Michael James - Peacefully at Baywoods Place, Hamilton, on Monday, March 12, 2018, Michael passed away at the age of 63.

Beloved son of Inez Laking (John) and the late Michael Townes. Dear brother of Wayne (Linda) Townes and Michele (Bill) Green. Michael will also be missed by his many nieces and nephews.