VanHOEVELAAK, Antonie Gerrit - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Tony.

Much loved husband of Carolyn, father of Christine (Ryan) and Laura (Collin). Will be missed by grandchildren Kent, Chloe and Madeline of whom he was so proud. Survived by his parents Tom and Margaret and sisters Jo-Ann and Margi.

Tony was a math teacher with the Hamilton Board. His passion was Oldtimers hockey and he enjoyed golf and curling. He will be missed by many friends.


CASTLE-MILLS, Barbara Ann (Bobbie/Beanie) - Peacefully at her residence on Tuesday December 5, 2017, in her 64th year. 

Beloved wife of Glen Mills.  Loving mother of Shawn Leaman.  Cherished Grandma of Brayden. 

Daughter of the late Lillian Kemp. 


FERREIRA, Manuel - Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at the Woodstock Hospital on Tuesday, December 5, 2017.  Manuel Ferreira, of Harley, in his 88th year.

Beloved Husband of the late Gloria (nee DaCosta) (2014). Loving Dad of Mary, Georgette and Christine. Manuel will be sadly missed by his family & friends in Portugal and Canada.

Manuel immigrated to Canada in the mid-1950s after learning the blacksmith trade from his father. He lived throughout Ontario working various jobs settling in Harley in 1971 working alongside his wife as tobacco farmers.


Harton JeanneHARTON, Jeanne (nee DENIS) - Died peacefully at the Heritage Green Nursing Home on Tues, Dec 5 at the age of 83. 

Loving and devoted wife to her late husband, Bertrand.  She will forever live in the hearts of her sons Daniel (wife Sandra), Donald (wife Trish) and Yvan (girlfriend JinSong) and her grandchildren Erik, Jesse, Amanda, Megan and Stephanie and great-grandchildren Luca and Logan.


RITCHIE, Marion - Peacefully at the John Noble Home on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 in her 92nd year. 

Marion, beloved wife of the late Arthur James Ritchie.  Loving mother of Brian (Anita) Ritchie, Stephen (Sylvie Bourbonnais) Ritchie, Sandee (Doug) Brown.


Leger PeterLEGER, Peter A. - (1957 - 2017) -  Passed away peacefully with his family by his side.

Peter enjoyed fishing and nature and was an avid photographer. Cherished husband of Debra and loving father of Crystal. He will be fondly remembered by his sisters Susan (Bud), Evette (Cliff), and Lise; his nieces Lisa, Angela, Chloe, Dana, his cousin Jesse; and his many great nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Earl and Lois and by his friends Kenny, Reg, Roger and Susan.


Caravaggio NicolaCARAVAGGIO, Nicola (Nick) - It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the peaceful passing of Nick on December 5th, 2017 in his 90th year, surrounded by the Caravaggio Family at St. Joseph's Villa, Dundas.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Giorgia (1988). Dearly loved father of Sylvia (Len) Rasile and David (Louise-Ann) Caravaggio. Devoted grandfather of Victoria, Olivia and Julia Caravaggio.

Loved brother of Ernesto (Angela), the late Armando (survived by Giovannina) and Bruno (Angela Rosa). Cherished uncle to several nieces and nephews in Canada and Italy.


NURNBERGER, John Michael - It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of John at the age of 71.  He died Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the Juravinski Hospital.

Predeceased by his parents Michael and Julianna.  John will be sadly missed by his beloved son Chris and his mother Stella. 


Makarwicz GaidaMAKAREWICZ, Gaida - The family sadly announces Gaida’s passing in Hamilton Ontario in her 87th year.

Predeceased by her husband Stanislaw. She leaves behind her loving children Andrew (Irene), Zigmund, Richard (Krystyna), Raymund (Nadia), Juris (Teresa), Sylvia (Joe) and Victor. Cherished grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

She will be greatly missed by extended family and friends in the United States, Latvia and Poland.


HESS, Alma Elfride - Passed away peacefully at home with family by her side, on Monday, December 4, 2017, a few days after her 86th birthday.

She is survived by her children, Gerald (Angie), Kathy (Michael) and Susan (Dan) by her brother, Erwin.


SKALJAC, Petar - Passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, on Monday, December 4, 2017 in his 73rd year.

Cherished husband of Draga for 45 years. Loving father of Michael (Kristina) and Alex (Anna-Maria). Cherished grandfather of Lukas, Givliana, Alexia, Stefan and Nikolas.

Predeceased by his siblings Janko, Rade, Smilja and survived by siblings Milka, Bozo and Mika. Will also be missed by many nieces, nephews and extended family members.


de RONDE, Gerardus Cornelis - Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on Monday December 4, 2017, at the age of 91 years.

Loving husband and best friend of Colette for 67 years. Beloved father of the late John (Bettyann), Ted (Jo-Anne) and Mary Ann (Tom) Schurr. Much loved grandpa of Justin (Angela), Katie Lynn (Justin), David, Renee (Robert), Jonathan (Carolyn), MacKenzie (Ally) and Nathan. Opa to his six great grandchildren.


Topp GeorgeTOPP, George Frederick -  It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we announce that our Dad has passed away peacefully in his sleep, on Monday, December 4, 2017 at Anson Place, Hagersville, in his 91st year.

Predeceased by his loving Wife Elaine (2009). Loving Father to Beverly Dickson (Russ), Fred (Judy), Brenda (Bill), Greg (Gayle) and Tom (Shirley). Grandfather to 16, Great Grandfather to 35 and Great-Great Grandfather of 5 with 3 more on the way.

George now joins many family members in heaven, sisters, Dorothy (Ed), Marjorie (Stan), Elsie (Johnny) and Fern (Ray) as well as brother-in-laws Elliot and Tom (Joyce).

George worked many years for International Harvester before his retirement, he was also a retired volunteer fire fighter of the Canfield Fire Department, and a long time Mason member of St. John’s Lodge #35. 


Collins JuneCOLLINS, June Marjorie - With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of a much loved mother, grandmother and great grandmother in her 93rd year.

She will be forever missed by her daughters Lynn Trafford (Paul) and Wendy DiVito (Pino); her grandchildren Paula Binder, Pamela Trafford, Penny Vollick (Kyle), Lisa Pacheco and Debi Anderson and by her 12 great grandchildren.

June will be laid to rest with her beloved late husband, William “Bill” (1977) at Mt. Hamilton Cemetery. June is survived by her sisters and best friends, Betty Haskin and Joan Horner and by several nieces and nephews in Niagara Falls. She is predeceased by her brother Lloyd and by her sister Virginia Eliasson.


MOORE, Jean Lorraine - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family, at Arbour Creek Long Term Care on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the age of 87.

Loving wife of the late Robert (Bob) for 54 years. Beloved mother of Gary and his wife Judy, Nancy Straughan and her husband Brian, Brian and his wife Lorna, Tina Hruska and her husband Ken. Cherished Grandma of Joshua (Shanyn), Tamara, Melissa (Ryan), Kaylee (Jason), Korey, Julie (Don), Cindy (Dave), Brandon, Monica and Great-Grammie of Tyler, Josh, Isabella, Jack, Blake, Stevie, Parker and Grayson.


Bufalino VinceBUFALINO, Vince -  It is with heavy hearts and great sorrow we announce that Vince suddenly passed away with his loving family by his side at St. Joseph's hospital on December 3, 2017 in his 48th year.

Loving son of Nuccia and the late Philip Bufalino. Dear brother of Rose (Gus) Cristicini, Ross (Carmelina), and Nick (Tracy). Vince will be missed by his niece and nephews, aunts and uncles and cousins.


Varga BlazenkaVARGA, Blazenka - After a short stay at the Juravinski Hospital, the family is sad to announce the peaceful passing of Blazenka on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the age of 94.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Josip. Cherished mother of Josip and his wife Etelka of Hamilton, and Irenka Zdesic and her husband Branko of Croatia. Loving grandmother of Brian (Jennifer) and their children Alexis and Tobias, and Tom (Laura) and their son Joshua of Hamilton, and Goga (Tihomir), and Ivana (Sasa) and their children Lars and Alisa of Croatia.


Girnius IrenaGIRNIUS, Irena - Passed away at home in her 91st year. 

Predeceased by her first husband Antanas Sestokas (1961) and her second husband Povilas Girnius (2006).  Loving mother of Anthony Kestutis Sestokas (Onile) and Arvydas Sestokas (Vida).  Grandmother of Lina (Steve), Andrius (Maiko), Krista (Adam), Laura (Andrew) and Rima (Tim).  Great-grandmother of Klara, Liana, Ila, Rita and Elle. 

Predeceased by sisters Laima and Meilute in Lithuania. 

Special thanks to her many caregivers in her later years. 


Heidecker UteHEIDECKER, Ute - After a brave fight with her cancer, surrounded by her family, Ute passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the age of 75 years.

Beloved wife of Dietmar for 55 years. Loving mother of Wulf (Esther), Yvonne (Chris) Hayes, Nicole (Jeff) Reid and Jens (Elizabeth). Dearly loved Oma of eleven grandchildren. Jennifer, Pascal, Evelyn, Nicolas, Kevin, Brenda, Philippe, Benjamin, Michelle, Erin and Simon. Also survived by her sister Heidi in Germany.


Sese FaySESE, Felicitas Bautista 'Fay' - 'Fay' as she is commonly known, was born on February 23, 1944 in Makati, Philippines. She passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017, at home surrounded by her family, which was what she had wanted.

She leaves behind a loving family: her devoted husband of 48 years, Mario; her son Jay and his wife, Melinda; her daughter Eileen Joy and her husband Amit, her son-in-law Chris whom she viewed as her second son; her sister Myrna.

She was a caring sister to her brothers Fedilino Bautista (deceased 2007) and Carlos Evangelista (deceased 1986). Loving Lola to her "beloved" granddaughter, the center of her universe, who also bears her name, Felicity Bella (Bella).


Costanza DeanCOSTANZA, Dean Joseph - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Dean on December 3, 2017 at the age of 46. 

Cherished father of Nadine LeJambe and Matteo Costanza. Adored Papa Dean of Nathan.  Loving son of Sheila Evans (the late George Evans).  Survived by his father Joseph Costanza.  Dear stepbrother of John Evans (Cheryl), George Evans (Debbie) and Sam Evans (Kim). 


Wylie AlanWYLIE, Dr. Alan Robinson - (June 1, 1931 - December 2, 2017) -

Passed away on December 2, 2017 at the Juravinski (Henderson) Hospital where he practiced family medicine for more than 40 years before his retirement in 2001. 

He leaves a lifetime of wonderful family memories to his daughter Brenda and her husband Jerry; his sons David and Mathew and their wives Liz and Shelly. Papa will be missed by his grandsons Josh and Christian.

Predeceased by his wife Barbara, Alan was fortunate to have enjoyed the last 4 years with his loving companion Patricia Taylor. 


Serravalle PietroSERRAVALLE, Pietro - Peacefully, on December 2, 2017 at the Juravinski Hospital at the age of 95. 

Predeceased by his beloved wife Lina (2013).  Loving father and father-in-law of Clara and Sergio Minardi, Anne Marie and Vince D'Ascenzo.  Dear Nonno of Marc, Michael and Jordan.  Predeceased by his sister Maria Durbiano. 

Pietro will be sadly missed by brother Joe Serravalle, many extended family and friends. 

Special thanks to the staff at the hospital, and in particular Leni and Jacklean, for their care and compassion.


Ingram JaneINGRAM, Jane 'Jean' (nee Edgar) - Peacefully with her family by her side at the Hamilton General Hospital on December 1st, 2017 at the age of 76.

Loving Wife of John for 58 years. A loving Mum to Jean and Dan. Grandmother of Johnny (Amanda), Danny, Megan, and Ian. Great-Grandmother (G.G.) of Brooke.

Survived by siblings Helen, Tom, Dan.


Misiti AlbinoMISITI, Albino - It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Albino on December 1, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton, surrounded by his loving family at the age of 77.

Beloved husband of 47 years to Rosa Misiti. Loving father of John Misiti and Franca Tottle. Proud Nonno of Stephen and Michael Tottle, and Noah Misiti.

Survived by his siblings Anna Punturiero (Rocco), Elena Pappani (Tony), Cesare Misiti (Carmelina) and Giovanna Molinaro (Giovanni). Predeceased by his parents Giovanni and Domenica Misiti.  Albino will also be deeply missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.


Petis VioletPETIS, Violet - Peacefully with her daughters by her side, on Friday, December 1, 2017, at the Sunrise Living Centre in Oakville, at the age of 81.

Beloved wife of the late John F. Petis.  She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters; Darlene Koblik (Gary) and Sandy Fulton (David), her brother; Charles Vezsenyi (Elizabeth), her sister; Anne Vezsenyi, her brother-in-law; Nick Petis (Elizabeth), her grandchildren; Christopher (Ashley), Elicia (Vince), Monica (Jay), Lyndsay, Jonathan, Jennifer (Matt), John (Sarah), Katie, Jessica, Kiera-Eli (deceased), Victoria and Alex, and her great-grandchildren; Rose, Leo, Benjamin, Julia, Romeo and Ollie.