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Graca JoseGRACA, Jose - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear father, José Graça at the Hamilton General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family on March 3rd, 2018, at the age of 74.

José was the caring and loving husband of Maria Adelaide Graça (nee Ramos) of 46 years. A wonderful father to his two children Romana (Federico) Collura and Brio Graca. He was the loving avo to Filipe, his grandson.

DIntino VittorioD'INTINO, Vittorio - July 16, 1936 - March 3, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Vittorio on March 3, 2018 at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice in his 82nd year.

Loving husband of Carmelina (nee Di Battista) for 55 years. Devoted father and father-in-law of Emilia and Walter Castaldi, Rosie and Anthony Casa Di Bari and Leo and Aleksandra D'Intino (Misic). Extremely proud nonno of Alexa, Sabrina, Leo, Gia and Sonny.

Predeceased by his parents Pantaleone and Adelina D'Intino and by mother and father-in-law Camillo and Maria Di Battista and Assunta Di Battista. Also predeceased by his loving aunt Emilia Epifano.

BIRD, Joyce Ellen Wainfor (nee Leslie) -  It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Joyce Bird on March 3, 2018 at Extendicare in her 92nd year. 

Beloved wife of the late Jack Bird (1990). Loving mother of James Bird. Sadly missed by her grandchildren.

MacAskill EvaMacASKILL, Eva Blanche - It is with heavy hearts, we announce the peaceful passing of our dear mother on Saturday, March 3, 2018, in her 98th year. 

Eva was the loving wife of her beloved late husband Norman Edward (2013).  Loving mother of Gary, Jim (Karen), Clayton (Marcella) and Valerie (Tim).  Proud grandmother of Staci, Alicia, Craig, Colin, Caitlyn, Justin, Tamara and Miranda.  Cherished great-grandmother of Taylor and Jayden.  She is missed by her special loving fur-friend Joey. 

Eva was predeceased by her parents James Edgar and Blanche Massiah, brothers Julian, Frank, James and Gordon and sister Eunice of Sydney, N.S. 

Soroka AnnaSOROKA, Anna - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Anna, surrounded by her family, on March 3, 2018 in her 91st year.

Beloved mother of Irene Paron (Don Carter), Annie Chivers, Mary Smith (John), Bill Soroka (Nancy) and Walter Soroka.

Cherished Baba of Marissa, Eric, Ashley, Dan, Sarah, Steven, Kelly and 8 great-grandchildren.

Malley DanMALLEY, Daniel Albert 'Dan' - Passed away at the Juravinski Hospital on Saturday, March 3, 2018 in his 67th year.

Beloved husband of Lynda (nee Fauvelle) for over 48 years. Generous father of Kelly Malley and Jodie Ferraccioli (Matthew). Precious Papa of Katelyn, Taylor and Danyka.

Dan will be missed by his brothers and sisters Linda (Tom), Franny (Kevin), David (Jo-Anne), Nancy, Roger (Anne), Gord (Claire) and Dodi (Jim).

DURNFORD, Audry Laurene - Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph's Lifecare Centre on Friday, March 2, 2018 in her 91st year.

Loving wife of the late Gordon "Bud" Durnford (1989). Loving mother of Allan (Susan) Durnford, Doug Durnford and Leslie (Richard) Preston. Caring grandmother of Kevin, Denise, David, Julie, Rebecca, Rachel and Jessica. Great-grandmother of 11 grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. 

KNEALE, Janice Aston Cockshutt - The family of Janice Kneale announces with sadness her death on Friday March 2, 2018 in her 98th year.

She leaves her son John Kneale (Cheryl Coull) and her daughter Margaret Ann Chute (Richard), as well as grand-children Laura Kneale, Vanessa Kneale, Christine Ingram (Rob), Kevin Chute (Margo), and Matthew Chute (Vanessa), six great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Janice was predeceased by her husband M. Graham Kneale, QC, and her brother William H. "Bill" (Helen) Cockshutt. She also leaves her sisters Barbara Harper (Ken) and Elizabeth Ross (Peter deceased) and nieces and nephews.

Martino VitoMARTINO, Vito Antonio - It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the passing of Vito on March 2, 2018 at the Brantford General Hospital, in his 50th year.

Beloved husband and best friend of 22 years to Diane Martino. Devoted and loving dad of Natasha, Julia, and Nicholas. Cherished son of Luisa and the late Donato Martino.

Much loved brother of Maria Osella (James) and treasured uncle to their children Mark and Adriana.

Adored son-in-law of Roger Brewer (Ev) and Carole Brewer (John). Dearest brother-in-law of Lisa Brewer, and the late Michael Brewer, and loving uncle of Lisa’s children Madison and Becca.

SNIVELY, Lorna Mae – At the Hamilton General Hospital on Friday, March 2, 2018, in her 94th year.

Beloved wife of the late Bill, and loving mother to Ken (Barb) and Lynda Sandilands (Rick). Predeceased by her daughter Carolanne Green. Cherished grandmother of Laura (Bruce), Michelle (Ed), Ryan (Sarah) and Heather, and GG Ma to Frankie, Andrew, Alex and Sophie.

POIRIER, Olive Mary Jane (nee Smith) – Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Villa on Friday, March 2, 2018, in her 91st year.

Born in Proton Township, ON to Herbert and Sadie (nee Cutting) Smith. Beloved wife of the late Real Jean “Roy” in 2011. Dear mother of Marcel (Margie), Janet (Ed) Rattray and Dave (Linda). Loving grandmother of Amy (Mike), Diane (Lindsay), Michele (Adam), Jennifer (Jon), Jacqueline, Nicole, Eddy Rattray, Danielle, Mae, Jesselyn Rattray and Mary. Great Grandma of Dustin, Ayla, Rylee, Robbie and Jackson.

Tavani StanTAVANI, Sabatino 'Stan' - Stan’s spirit left him suddenly and unexpectedly, on Friday, March 2, 2018 at the age of 63.

Beloved husband of Margaret. He will be missed by his step-children Catherine-Jane Arseneau (Darren), Edward deRyk (Paula) and Jennifer Alderson (James). Nonno will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Caroline and Nathan Arseneau. They will miss his funny stories.

Sabatino was predeceased by his parents Benita and Ettore Tavani and his grandson Salvador deRyk. He leaves to mourn his sister Santina Homulos (Vic), and his brother Peter, as well as his nieces Laura and Melissa Homulas. He is also survived by his mother-in-law Ann Marko and sister-in-law and brother-in-law Jean and Chuck Lutchin.

Sabatino was a French teacher with the Halton Catholic School Board.

Dzierzawski AndrewDZIERZAWSKI, Andrzej 'Andrew' - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Andrew, surrounded by his family, on Friday, March 2, 2018 in his 72nd year.

Beloved husband of Lucyna for 47 years. Loving father of Arthur and Kasia Griggs (Romel). Cherished Dziadzia of Daniel, Janessa and Julia.

CZIHT, Kate - It is with great sadness that the family of Kate Czihat announces her passing on Friday March 2, 2018 in her 78th year.

Kate will be sadly missed by her daughter Kim Baetz (Don), son Bob O’Hare, grandchildren Kylie and Graham, her sister Edith Robertson, her family in Scotland and several great friends.

Predeceased by her first husband Michael John O’Hare (August 2 1982) and second husband Paul Czihat (June 5 1995).

Jones JuneJONES, June Joyce - (1924 - 2018) - On Friday March 2nd, 2018, after a long struggle, Mom took her first celestial breath as she saw Jesus face to face and was then re-united with her soul mate, Ray.

Her last days here were filled with love as she was surrounded by her family. Loving mother to Sherrill, Bob, Darrell, Linda and Dennis. She will live on in the memories of her 14 grandkids and 14 great grandkids.

Kelly William BillKELLY, William Thomas 'Bill' - (May 21, 1953 - March 2, 2018) - It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my brother in his 65th year.

Cherished brother of Jacqueline Kelly and dear father of Christine and William J. Kelly, and their mother Judy.

Predeceased by his parents Patricia Signock and William C. Kelly, and his sister Judy Angelone. Dear uncle to Julie and Stephen Lorencz, Michael, Diana, and Patrick Angelone.

Bill was a longtime employee of Canada Post.

Halley JamesHALLEY, James 'Jim' - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jim at the Brantford General Hospital on March 1, 2018, with his family by his side.

Jim will be greatly missed and remembered by his loving wife of over 50 years, Jane Halley. Jim was a loving father of Richard Halley (Hayley Gatward), Karen Halley (Jay Ireland), and Christie St. Louis (Kevin). He was a proud Papa of George, Julia, Emmy, Nico, and Josephine.

Jim was the only child of the late Margaret and Hugh Halley. He will be fondly remembered for his lengthy teaching career with the Grand Erie District School Board, his commitment to Lion’s Foundation of Canada, and as a member of Greenbrier Presbyterian Church in Brantford.

Kantartzis KalliopiKANTARTZIS, Kalliopi (nee Kritikos) - Surrounded by her family at the Hamilton General Hospital on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Kalliopi Kantartzis at the age of 77 years.

Beloved wife of Leonidas Kantartzis for 59 years. Loving mother of Georgia Fthenos (Ippokratis), Andreas Kantartzis (Maria) and Nektarios Kantartzis (Debbie). Cherished Yiayia of Michael (Kathryn), Leonidas (Carmelina), Georgios (Danielle), Calli, Leo, Anastasia, Paulina and Great Yiayia of Eleni, Talia and Alexa.

Dear sister of Yianni, the late Terry (Anna), Katina (Dimitrios), Kostas, Hrysoula (Georgios) and the late Maria. She will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and friends.

Serafini AdolfoSERAFINI, Adolfo - It is with profound sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Adolfo, surrounded by his loving family on March 1, 2018, in his 90th year.

Reunited with his beloved wife of 58 years, Celestina, and loving son, Gianni. Devoted father of Tiziana Penney (Peter) and Tania (Tony) Medeiros.

Beloved nonno of Natalie, Anthony, Michaelangelo and Alessandra Serafini; Vanessa (Anthony) and Jessica (Paul) Valeri; Nicholas and Marc Medeiros. Cherished bis-nonno of Ava, Celeste, Anthony, Portia, Fabia, and Ariana.

QUANTZ, E. Joan, B.Sc. – (1937 - 2018) - At the Hamilton General on March 1, 2018.

Wife of the late Dr. M.A.W. Quantz. Mother of Dr. M.A. Quantz of London, Ont.

Grandmother to Alexandra and Rowan Quantz. Sister to Mrs. James B. Astley of Kanata and A.J. McQueen of Hamilton. Predeceased by her parents Grace and Alex McQueen.

A graduate of McGill, Joan enjoyed her careers (albeit brief ones) at the Hospital for Sick Children and McMaster.

Nash SharonNASH, Sharon Rose - The family sadly announces the sudden passing of Sharon into the hands of God on March 1, 2018 in her 75th year.

Cherished sister of Beverly (Juris) Kanduth, and Barbara Mosher. Loving aunt to Julie (Mark), Melanie, and Jason (Karen), great aunt to Kate, Paige, and Noah, and a dear cousin to Donna (Norman).

INGLIS, Gayle - Peacefully at Arbour Creek L.T.C. after a lengthy battle with Kidney Disease on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, in her 66th year. 

Loved mother of her four sons and two daughters-in-law. Survived by many grandchildren, nieces and nephews, brother and sisters.  

Cruickshank HaroldCRUICKSHANK, Harold George -  1931-2018

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Harold George Cruickshank at the West Haldimand General Hospital, on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 in his 87th year.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife Irene in 2017. Loving father of Peggy Beckerson, Robert (Barbara), Kathy Peart (Bob), Kevin (Gloria) and Jackie Scott (Jeff). Dear grandfather to Jennifer, Stefanie, Danielle and Katrina, Teresa and Phillip, Jenelle, Erik and Janessa and Alexandra. Great grandfather of ten.

MILLER, Gordon - Passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 in his 67th year.

Beloved husband of Barb. Loving father of Justin (Stacey) and Melody. Cherished grandfather of Laura, Brooke and Mikaela. Brother of Raymond (Linda), Joan (late Morris). Predeceased by his parents Harvey and Winnifred and his sisters Georgina (David) and Bunny (David).

SPRINGALL, Joseph Alfred - It is with heavy hearts that the family of Joseph Springall announce his passing at St Joseph’s Lifecare, on February 28, Brantford Ontario in his 92nd year.

Joseph will be greatly missed by his wife of 25 years, Selma (Huculak). Predeceased by his first wife of 46 years Elizabeth (Betty MacNeil). He will be sadly missed by his four children, Dianne (Mike Lethbridge), Joanne (John McCartney), Barbara (Bob Haines) and Joe Jr (Liz Opychany).

HAWTHORNE, Sylvia Agatha - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on February 28, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Lifecare in her 87th year.

Beloved wife of the late Hubert Samuel Hawthorne. Sylvia will be sadly missed by her five children, six grandchildren, one great-grandchild, extended family and friends.

Sylvia worked at the John Noble Home for 20 years.