Cronsberry WesleyCRONSBERRY, Wesley Norman - Peacefully promoted to glory on Friday, May 4, 2018 in his 90th year.

Reunited with Mary Gawrylash, his loving wife of 62 years.

Devoted father of Gail (Ken), Paul (Christine), Marie (David), John (Tracy), David (Susan), Shirley (John), Lois (Sergio) and Ray (Hull). Cherished grandfather to 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Brellisford DennisBRELLISFORD, Dennis Paul - Passed away peacefully on May 4, 2018 in his 73rd year.

Beloved husband of Jean(Davis). Cherished son of the late Alfred Brellisford. Predeceased by his much loved grandparents Ernest and Myra Smith. Dennis had such a growing love for his "Special Gram", he spoke of her almost daily. 

Wratten RonaldWRATTEN, Ronald - A much loved husband, father and gramp. Ron passed away peacefully at his home on May 4, 2018.

Ron is survived by his wife Mary, daughter Naomi, son Chris, and grandchildren Maggie, Corbett and Emma. He will be fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews.

Born in Brantford in 1933, Ron was a partner with his brother Jack at Wratten Bros. Sheet Metal in Brantford from 1954 to 1999. Ron was also a committed and valued member of the Paris Agricultural Society and the Ontario Haflinger Association.


Pona RobertPONA, Robert - It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved brother Robert on May 4, 2018. At only 49 years, his time with us was unexpectedly cut short.

Robert was a selfless man with a humble heart. He will be remembered for the talents and generosity he so boundlessly shared, always putting the needs of others ahead of his own. It is our hope that in his passing he finally finds the peace and happiness not afforded to him in life.

Predeceased by his mother Joanna (nee Guzik) and father Jozef.

Castaldi GiovanniCASTALDI, Giovanni - It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Giovanni at his home on May 4, 2018 at the age of 93. 

Beloved husband of Federica (nee Petrella) for 63 years.  Loving father of Toni Mamone (Vince), Jan Hay (Lawrence), Sal Castaldi (Anna) and Nadine Liolli (Dave). 

Miga JaninaMIGA, Janina - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved mother Janina at St. Peter’s Hospital.  Loving wife of the late Stanislaw Miga (2001). 

Deeply loved mother of the late Mary (1983), Teresa and Stan.  Cherished Babcia of Elise, Natalie and Carley Magnini, Alexandra (Lesia) and the late Katherine (Kasia) Miga (2016).  Dear sister of Linda.  Janina will be missed by family and friends in Canada, United States and Poland. 

ANDRUKAITIS, Theresa - Passed away peacefully at the Juravinski Hospital om May 4th in her 92nd year.

Predeceased by her husband Joseph in 2009.  Loving mother of Anthony Kalman (Audrey), John Kalmatavicius, and Joseph Kalmatavicius. 

REDMOND, Doreen -  Passed away peacefully on May 4, 2018 at Queens Garden at the age of 88.

Loving wife of the late Eric. Loving mother of Paul(Sandy), Darlene Rose(Mike), Joanne Mussari(Lou), Sean, John(Debbie), Mary-Lou Littleproud(Brad), the late Sheila(Sandy), and Michael. Loving grandmother and great grandmother to many.

Faria JoanFARIA, Joan Olive (nee Carneiro) -  Passed away at home, peacefully and quickly, on May 4, 2018 at the age of 84.

Loving wife of Mike(deceased). Loving mother of Michael(deceased), Renée Ferreira(Olavo), Christopher(Laura), Jonathan, and Raquel. Loving Nana of Joelle, André, Jason, and Adam. Loving sister of Olive “Babs”(Ernest) and Veera “Min”(Hariharan). She will be greatly missed by the extended Faria family and many friends of all ages.

BIRD, Anthony Claude - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Friday, May 4, 2018 in his 55th year.

Beloved son of Fred and Margaret. Cherished brother of Randy (Bonnie) and Gordon (predeceased). Tony will be deeply missed by his nieces, nephews and extended family.

BUBONJA, Bozica (nee Bjelic) - Peacefully at the Pine Villa Nursing Home on Thursday, May 3, 2018, in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of the late Petar. Cherished mother of Slavko Bubonja and Olivera Krickovic (the late Luka) Beloved Baba pf Jovanka, Alexander, Mark, Steven, Maia and Mara. Prababa of Emmett and Pierce Bubonja.

Backle WilmaBACKLE, Wilma Marie (Mackinley) - Passed away peacefully on Thursday May 3, 2018 at home.

Predeceased by her cherished mother Violet. Predeceased by her devoted husband Robert. Loving mother of Shawn (Jean) and Lisa (Manny). Caring grandmother of Robyn (Derek), Alana and Riley. Proud great-grandmother of Makenna, Cayden, Mya, Adalynn, Bentley and Jaxson.

Special thank you to her close friend Loretta for all of her help and support.

Bomberry JacobBOMBERRY, Jacob - With loving memories, Jacob Bomberry passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at the age of 80 years old.

Jake will be missed by his wife Edna and children Nin, Mike (Sandy), Poody (Boo), Lana (Frank), and Chris. Grampa of Nate,  Shelby (Matt), Blair, Steve, Lindsay & Brennan. Great-grampa of Easton, Keaton, Dredon, Rylan, Kallyn, Emma, Severn, Madden, Hayden, Chance & Kassia.

Pereira IsaacPEREIRA, Isaac Robert - Gone to be with his Lord and Saviour on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at the Brantford General Hospital in his 69th year. 

Beloved husband of Ana (nee Nunes) for 43 years.  Loving father of Nathan Daniel and Matthew James (Sarah).  Proud papa of Samuel James and Catherine Ruby.  Much loved son of Isabel and the late Jose (1980). Predeceased by his brother Daniel (2016). 

Madaleno Amadeu

MADALENO, Amadeu João - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends at the Juravinski Hospital on May 2, 2018 at the age of 90.

Beloved husband of Celestina for 63 years. Loving father of Manuel (Luisa) and Amelia (Carlos) Catarino. Cherished avô of Andreia, Rob (Laura), Mike, and Andy. Sadly missed by his sister Amelia and predeceased by his brother Manuel Augusto. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends both in Canada and in Portugal.

Amadeu immigrated to Canada from Portugal later in life to be close to his adult children and grandchildren whom he adored. Though involved in construction throughout his career, he later developed a love for gardening.

Amadeu was kind, thoughtful, and anchored in family and his faith. Thank you to the staff at St. Peter's Residence for their excellent care and support. Additional thanks to the Alzheimer's Society for their information and educational tools.


Van Dongen WilhelminaVAN DONGEN, Wilhelmina Emma - Helma passed away Wednesday, May, 2, 2018 at the Chartwell Brant Centre in Burlington, Ontario in her 87th year.

She is lovingly remembered by her daughter Karin and son in-law, Karol Romanowski, and has always been beloved Oma to her grandchildren Alex, Caroline, Adam, and Ola.

Helma was loved by her family in Holland, and was a dear friend to many especially those in the Dutch community in Burlington. Helma was born in Leiden, and studied nursing in Amsterdam.  She immigrated to Canada in 1960 where she continued her nursing career. 

Bucci DomenicaBUCCI, Domenica - Peacefully at Extendicare Hamilton surrounded by her loving family on May 1st 2018.

Predeceased by parents Luca and Concetta, brothers Lido and Nanni (Maria). She will be greatly missed by Brother Angelo, sister in law Angela and Anna. Loving Aunt to Luca, Mary-Ann, Nanni, Jo, Gabe, Emilio, Angela, Tony, Wayne, Leanne, Tony, Lisa, Joe, Rose, Connie, Dave, and all of her many great nieces and nephews.

She will be missed by her 2nd family at the Community Living after 42 years of service.

We would like to thank Extendicare staff for their kindness and care. 

SAVORY, Thomas – Suddenly at the Brantford General Hospital on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 in his 87th year.

Beloved husband of the late Barbara Jean Savory (nee Avery). Much loved father of Randy Savory (Dee), Jennifer Theimer (Marek) and the late Kim Savory (Terrie). Much adored grandfather of Courtney and Morgan.

PEELAR, Richard W. “Dick” –  It is with great sorrow the family announces the passing of Richard on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at the Brantford General Hospital in his 91st year.

Beloved husband of Elsie Jane Peelar (nee Lea) for 68 years. Much loved father of Linda Denholm (Ken) of Nova Scotia, Rick Peelar (Judy) of Trout Creek, Gail Boyce (Andy) of New Hamburg, Teresa Ivey (Gary) of Alberta and Kimberly Slote of Brantford. Cherished grandfather of Adam, Robin, Ryan, Ivan, Heather, Matthew, Jessie, Becca, Kevin, Tyler, Tonya, Michelle, Charlene and loving great-grandfather of fifteen.

Bartolomeo AnnaBARTOLOMEO, Anna Maria - It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Anna Maria of Tuesday May 1, 2018 at the Hamilton General Hospital at the age of 68.

Beloved wife of the late Erdere. Cherished mother of Riccardo, loving aunt of Antonio (Amanda) Varrasso and Daniella ( Billy) Stajcer. Dearest great aunt of Lily and Daniele. Daughter of the late Donato and Antonietta Rosatone, daughter in-law of the late Riccardo and Isolina Bartolomeo.

Much loved sister of the late Francesca and Daniele Varrasso. Anna Maria will be sadly missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends living in Canada, Italy and the USA.

Balice DonatoBALICE, Donato 'Danny' - Surrounded by the love of his family, Donato (Danny) was called to the Lord on Tuesday May 1, 2018 in his 97th year.

Danny was the beloved husband of Isabella (Picca) for 70 years. He was cherished and loved by his daughter, Maria Domenica (predeceased) and by his three sons and daughters-in-law; Nick and Sally, Angelo and Italia, and Jerry and Jackie. Loving nonno to Sabrina (Adam), Isabelle (Chris), Andrew (Rosalia) and Daniella (Luca). Adored bisnonno to Oliver and Claire Asselin, and Fiona Balice.

Mastandrea SerafinaMASTANDREA, Serafina - At the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice, Serafina took her final breath on this earth, to join The Lord, on May 5, 2018. the daughter of Giuseppina Maria Bonasia and Angelo DeGaetano.

Survived by her husband of 58 years, Antonio Mastandrea. Loving mother to Loretta (Rino Bellavia) and Angela (Peter Logan) and doting grandmother to her precious Anjelica, Dear sister to Michelina and aunt to many nieces and nephews. 

Warren JuneWARREN, June Drysdale - After a long journey with Alzheimer's, June passed away on April 30, 2018 in her 85th year.

Beloved wife of 63 years to Ronald. Much loved Mum to Janine (Terry), Peter (Catherine) and Jennifer (Steve). Cherished Nan to Christy (Bill), Carrie (Eric), Ariel (Jacob), Portia, Sophia and Jane. Dear sister to Barbara (the late Ron) and Patricia (Bob).

June was a proud 25-year volunteer with the Canadian Cancer Society and was a long-time member of St. Michael's Anglican Church.

MILINKOVIC, Pavle “Paul” - Passed away peacefully, after a courageous 4 year battle with cancer, at Juravinski Hospital on Monday, April 30, 2018 at the age of 70.

Devoted husband of Marija for 47 years. Cherished father of Kosana Lukic (Dusan) and Alex. Much loved Deda of Aleksandra and Danijel Lukic.

Dear brother of Petar and the late Mileva. Loved uncle of Veco, Misko, Vesna, Mira, Milena, Alek, Dusko, Dejan, Nikolina, Natasa, Nenad and their families. Dear son-in-law of Anka and brother-in-law of Jovan (Jagoda), Rada (Pance), Nikola (Marina).

FINK, Joan Marie – peacefully with her loving family at her side on Monday, April 30, 2018, at the Stedman Community Hospice, in her 85th year. 

Predeceased by her beloved husband, the late Edwin Fink (2010). 

Green OlgaGREEN, Olga - Passed away peacefully in her 99th year, following fond goodbyes from her loving family at the Brantford General Hospital.

Olga is predeceased by her husbands Mike Podwinski, Andrew Postuszny and Tony Green. Deeply missed by her loving daughters Sonia Olivier of Texas, Rose Browning of Thunder Bay, Evelyn Fletcher (Garry), Carol Bucci (Vince) and Julie O’Hagan (Michael) of Brantford.