Beintema MarthaBEINTEMA, Martha (nee Vierzen) - Peacefully at Mt. Nemo Christian Nursing Home on Sunday, April 29, 2018 the Lord called unto himself, Martha Beintema, at the age of 94 years. 

Beloved wife of Harmen Beintema (predeceased, March 3, 2011) and loved mother of John and Martha, Hendrika and Dennis Chevalier (both predeceased), Robert and Peggy, Jerry and Wendy, Fred and Ann, and Rene (predeceased) and Joni.  Dear Beppe of 21 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren.

Loved sister of Carla and Burt Bron and Joanne and Tony DeWeerd and sister-in-law to Renske DeWeerd and Steve Beintema and will also be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

ANDERSON, Eric Gerald - Peacefully passed away with his family by his side at the Bob Kemp Hospice on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the age of 82. 

Predeceased by his wife Audrey following 55 years of marriage. Loving father of Crystal (James) Osborn, Kathleen (Robert) Anderson and Eric (Catharine) Anderson. Dear papa of James, Mystina, Graeme, Charlotte and Nathaniel.

Jovanovic MilkaJOVANOVIC, Milka (Grdovic) - It is with heavy hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Milka at the Juravinski Hospital, on Sunday, April 29, 2018 in her 87th year.

Loving and devoted mother of Danica Jovanovic and Marko “Mark” Jovanovic and his wife Carol. Dear Baba “Bubster” of Ryan and his wife Adriana Carrafiello, Breanne Carrafiello and Mackenzie, Ethan and Matthew Jovanovic.

Survived by her brother Mate and his wife Maria Grdovic. Predeceased by her brothers Dominick and Joso. Milka will be dearly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

LUNDY, Eric Christopher -  Peacefully surrounded by his family on April 29, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Eric Lundy died in his 74th year. 

Beloved husband of Gail. Loving father of Christopher (Tara), and Matt (Lisa). Loved grandpa of Bella and Evan. Dear brother of Patricia Pearl (Alan).  Survived by nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Jerry and his sister Karen.

bivens RonaldBIVENS, Ronald - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ronald Herbert Bivens. Ron passed peacefully on Sunday April 29th, 2018 in his 85th year.

Loving husband to Anna, caring father to Ron (Christine) and Laurann. Dear grandpa to Darriann, Kaillie and Victoria. Ron will also be missed by his older sister Mary and her family.

Ron was a very active Freemason. He was a Past Worshipful Master of three lodges, Fidelity Lodge, Port Perry; Malone Lodge, Sutton; Coronation Lodge, Smithville; and was a member of Brock Daylight Lodge in St. Catharines. He was very proud to have been elected as the Grand Senior Warden of the Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario in 2007.

DUNCAN, Ethel - Surrounded by the love of her family, our special “Ganer”, Ethel Rose (nee Meadowcroft) on April 29th 2018, in her 89th year, passed to be reunited with her beloved husband James (1997).

Ethel was predeceased by her parents, Ethel (1991), and Harold Sr. (1994) and brother Harold Jr. “Sonny” (1983). Ethel will be greatly missed by Dureene Meadowcroft, sister-in-law Betty, son James Duncan (Terry), daughters Jay-Dee Webster (Jerry), and Allison Pellick (Bill). Loving and devoted “Ganer” to many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Presta MarioPRESTA, Mario - After a long and courageous battle with cancer, it is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Mario, surrounded by his loving family on April 28, 2018 in his 78th year.

Mario leaves behind Annina, his best friend and devoted wife of 58 years. Predeceased by his parents Domenico and Amalia Presta of Donnici, Italy and Pietro and Assunta Bozzo of Hamilton.

Loving father of Dominic (Anna), Amalia (Nick), Frank (Cristina), and Enzo (Maria). Cherished and adored Nonno of Sarah (Jacob), Steven, Ashley, Alexander (Alycia), David, Jessica, Jacob, Natalia, Matthew, and Victoria.

MacLeod JohnMacLEOD, John Maynard - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John Maynard MacLeod on April 28th at Macassa Lodge at the age of 79.

Beloved husband of Anne for 53 years. Loving father of Joanie Ceci (Mark), John (Tanya) and Brian (Michelle). Adored Papa of Kate, Ava, Blake, and Hank.

Predeceased by his parents John and Ella MacLeod and sister Peggy Folland. Dear brother of Ada Gillis (the late Dan), Betty MacNeill (Ralph), and Barbara MacNeill (Ronnie).

DURBER, Norma Jean (nee Binkley) - Peacefully on April 28th, 2018 at the age of 83 years.

Best friend and soul mate of the late Frank Durber for 64 years. Beloved mother of Stephen and Carolyn Durber and Sheri and David Hipwell. Best Grum/Gram to Rachel, Christopher (Michelle), Adam (Natalie), and Lee (Delia). Fantastic Great Gram to Leah, Ethan, Ella, Liam, Gabby, Madison and Mackenzie.

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GROHN, Louise Irmgard - On April 28th, 2018 surrounded by her family and in the arms of angels, Louise passed peacefully at the age of 100.

Predeceased by her husband John. A dedicated mother of four to Mike (Susie), Ken (Joyce), Joyce and Vern, she selflessly served her family for the benefit of all.

Louise had a faith that sustained her and served as an inspiration to others in her family who will forever live in its mystery.

Veenstra DiniVEENSTRA, Dini (nee Tolkamp) - With sadness we announce that Dini Veenstra has gone to the arms of her Heavenly Father.

Beloved wife of 56 years to the late Arnold Veenstra (2015). Remembered and loved by her children Rick (Laura), Doug (Julia), Martin (Penny), and Lisa (Jim), her sisters Johanna and Grace, as well as 17 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and a huge community who loved her.

Madden DonnaMADDEN, Donna Jane - With great sadness we announce the passing of Donna Jane Madden on Saturday, April 28, 2018. 

Born in Hamilton on January 6, 1934, Donna lived a full life: she was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother, a beloved teacher, a celebrated university athlete, and a shining ray of happiness in her community. P

redeceased by her husband of 29 years, the senior Ken Madden, she is survived by her two sons, Ken and Tim, and by her granddaughter Sloane, and her daughter-in-law Tiffany.  She will be greatly missed. 

MORRISON, Lynn – passed away with her family by her side on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in her 72nd year.

Beloved mother to Crystal (Paul) Boax and James Morrison, Dear Nanny of Andrew (Paula) Richardson, Felisha (Darcy) Boax, and Brandon Boax, cherished great grandma “Nanny” to Dakota Richards, Chloe Richardson-Sutton and Sophia Lupton-Boax.

Lohin Telepchuk StefaniaLOHIN-TELEPCHUK, Stefania 'Stella' - Peacefully passed away at the Clarion Nursing Home on Saturday, April 28, 2018 in her 96th year.

Predeceased by her husbands Petro (1973) and Steve (1994). Cherished and loving mother of Danyl “Dan” and his wife Susan. Proud and much loved Baba of Alanah and her husband Tony Cule, Laura and her husband Victor Kolodziejski, Dianah and her husband Eugenio Fortino and Jaime Wegner-Lohin. Great-Baba of Adrian, Andrea, Vincent, Milan and Dante.

Stella will also be fondly remembered by her extended family and friends.

DUBIEN, Grant Roger - At the Hamilton General Hospital on Saturday April 28, 2018.  Grant Roger Dubien of Hamilton in his 69th year. 

Beloved husband of Elaine.  Loving father of Denise (Andrew), Pauline (Jeffrey), Lorraine (Brandon) and Linda (Lorenzo).  Cherished grandfather of Amanda (Tyson), Alexandra, Sean, Kristi-Lynn, Riley (predeceased 1999) Matthew, Hannah, Samantha, Zoey, Zaira & Zalyn.  Great grandfather of Owen, Issac, Rowan & Alexander. 

MOYER, Janet Elizabeth – April 27, 2018. Janet Elizabeth Moyer (nee Chandler) passed away peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital surrounded by her family.

Janet is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 54 years David and her children Clayton, Geoffrey and Kathleen (John Hutchison).  Loving and proud grandmother to Alexander and Julian.

Caring sister of Marie, Joanne and Jimmy (predeceased). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Cherished by Eva, Bettina and Nicolette all of Brantford.

McCLEISTER, Lois H. - With great sorrow and heavy hearts the family of Lois Harriett McCleister (nee Thrasher) announce her passing on Friday, April 27, 2018. 

Lois was predeceased by her beloved husband William L. McCleister in 1972. Predeceased by her parents Edward and Mildred Thrasher, her brothers Mack, Douglas, Mendel, Rev. Brien, Terrance, her sister Betty Thrasher and daughter-in-law Patricia McCleister (Shellon). 

Lois will be deeply missed by her children and their families, Ted McCleister (Bettyann Deronde), Marilyn (Garnet Shaver), John McCleister (Kathy Lake), Andrew McCleister (Carolyn McFall).

Smith MurielSMITH, Muriel Isabel - Peacefully passed away at St. Peter’s Hospital on Friday, April 27, 2018 at the age of 95.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Gordon.

Loving Aunt of Bonnie MacEachern (Graham), Linda Brown (Bill), Jeanette Berkuta (Nick), and Shirley Smith. She will always be fondly remembered by her extended family.

Sebrosky RobertSEBROSKY, Robert James 'Bob' -  Peacefully on April 26, 2018 at St. Peter’s Hospital, Bob Sebrosky died in his 75th year.

He was born on December 2, 1943 in Hamilton. 

Beloved husband of Valerie (nee DeMarchi).  Loving father of the late Kelly Hodgins and son-in-law Derek Hodgins (Kareen). Dear grandfather of Faith, Ty Hodgins, and Sarina MacKay. 

Dear brother of Ken Sebrosky, sisters Alexis Trainor (Ralph), and Roseanne Beauchemin (Marcel). Bob will be lovingly remembered by his lifelong friends Dave and Patricia. 

Lint SheldonLINT, Sheldon Lewis “Skip” - December 5, 1929 – April 26, 2018

Passed away at West Haldimand General Hospital on Thursday, April 26 in his 89th year.

Beloved husband of Jean for 67 years. Predeceased by his son Dwight in 1955.

Survived by brother of Louise (John, deceased), Twin brother, Stan (deceased) (Joan), Elmer (Florine), Jennie May (Don, deceased), Alex (Ellen), Lewis (Ruthann, deceased), Dorothy (Grant). He will also be missed by many other nieces, nephews and friends.

Peirson RaymondPEIRSON, Raymond “Reg” - Entered into rest on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at the West Haldimand General Hospital, Hagersville, in his 78th year.

Beloved husband to the late Linda Maidment (2004). Reg will be sadly missed by his companion Jane VanDalen and her family.  Loving father of Candice Drury (Mike Cukrovani) and doting papa to Caitlyn. 

Oliver PriestlyOLIVER, Priestly "Leeboy" - Peacefully with family by his side on April 26, 2018 in his 80th year.

Beloved husband of 50 years to Annamma. Loving father to Sherri and the late Samuel "Regi".

Dear brother to Simpson, Soman and Vimala. Predeceased by brothers Victor and Mamy. He will be dearly missed by all his extended famil and many friends in India and abroad.

Priestly retired in 2002 from the Hamilton General Hospital as a Respiratory Therapist.

Leontis GabrielLEONTIS, Gabriel - Surrounded by his loving family, Gabriel passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital on April 26th.

Beloved husband to Filisia for 54 years. Loving father of Gus, Nat and Eva (Jason). Cherished grandfather of Felicia and Raven.

Dear brother of Ignatios (Panagiota), Antony (Irene), Athanassia (Mihali), and Efthalia (the late Mihali). Will be missed by many nieces and nephews

LAWSON, James 'Paul' - Surrounded by his family on April 26, 2018 at the Juravinski Hospital in his 78th year.

Loving husband of Joanne for 54 years. Beloved father of Tracey, Christine (Al), and Kenny (Heather).

Iulianella EnricoIULIANELLA, Enrico Duilio - Peacefully at Juravinski Hospital surrounded by his loving family on April 26, 2018 at the age of 82.

Beloved husband of Maria (née Silvestri) for 57 years. Loving father of Claudia and Guy Chamberland and Loriana and Ovidio Puglielli. Cherished nonno of Jeremie Chamberland, Alessandra and Anthony Puglielli.

Predeceased by his siblings Fedora, Manfredo, Filomena, Vincenzo and brother-inlaw to Lucia and Frank Graziani, the late Maria Silvestri, Joe and Gisele  Silvestri, and Connie and Joe Romano. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends in Canada and Italy.

Wilson JackWILSON, Jack - Passed away at the age of 67, on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at the Hamilton General Hospital.

Beloved husband of Lorree (nee Leatherdale). He will be sadly missed by his son David Wilson, and step-children Charles (Brenda) Straughan, Sherri (Glen) Stoltz. Dear grandfather of Jasmine, Tyler, Graham, Meaghan, Robert, and great-grandfather of Sean, Ryan, Madison, and Casey.