SPEAKMAN, Raymond Joseph -  Passed away peacefully at St. Peter’s at Chedoke on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at the age of 87.

Beloved husband of Margaret for 64 years. Cherished father of Gary, Ken (Lorraine), Peggy Ryckman (Dave), Jim, Sandy Armstrong (Dave) and the late Rick. Will be missed by his 14 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.


Klopocki AleksanderKLOPOCKI, Aleksander - Peacefully passed away at Valley Manor Nursing Home in Barry's Bay on August 9, 2017 in his 98th year. 

Beloved husband of Krystyna.

Aleksander will be sadly missed by his cousins; Connie Morley (Ken), Ron Harrison (Rosalie), cousin and goddaughter; Jo-Anne Knox (George); step-son Ryszard Goral (Joanna), step-grandchildren; Kasia Malerba (Gabe) and Patrycja Goral, step great-grandchildren; Jessica and Anthony.

He will be fondly remembered by family and friends in Canada and Poland.


GIOSI, Domenico - It is with great sadness and sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved father, at his home, on August 9, 2017 in his 82nd year. 

Cherished father of Dominick (Janet), Steve (Margaret), Tony, Cindy Mosannef (Sonny).  Loving grandpa and papa of Amber (Eric), Carene Morrison (Brandon), Michael, Carleigh Holmes (David), Elyse (Mike), Nicole, Marissa and Daniel.  Great grandfather of Ryan, Shaun and Ryan. 


Hamilton HerbertHAMILTON, Herbert Nathaniel - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in his 90th year.

Beloved husband of 38 years to Ruth. Predeceased by his first wife Norma Stratford. Loving father of Robert (Marna), Harvey (Kathy), Jeff (Elaine), Neil (Bonnie), and Marsha (Brad). Proud grandpa to many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren.

Dear brother of the late Laura (Warren) Vincent, Marion (Jim) Lindsay and Patricia (Eldred) Besley. Also survived by many extended family members.

Herb lived and farmed all his life in Onondaga Twp. He was also a volunteer fireman for 25 years at the Onondaga Fire Station.


BAKER, William Clinton (Billy) - 1965 – 2017

Suddenly on Tuesday,  August 8, 2017 at  the Welland General Hospital at the age of 52.

Beloved son of Marjorie and Bill.  Loved brother of Judy (Todd  Kostal), Christine (Bruce Robinson) and special long time friend of Howard Mulholland.  Uncle Billy will be missed by his nieces and nephews Michael, Larissa (Scott), Brodie and Emma. 


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BROOKS, Carol Elaine - Passed away peacefully at the Village of Tansley Woods, Burlington on August 8, 2017. 

Predeceased by her husband Dr. Lee R. Brooks.  She will be missed by her children Corinne Carol Claypool (Eric) and Eric Richard Brooks (Lesli).  Loving Grandma to Kaylin Christine Claypool. 

She will be missed by her sister Kathy Rettkowski (Barry), her daughter in spirit Tammie Longe (Jay), and pup Noka. 


CAPPA, Domenica Maria -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Domenica on August 8, 2017 in her 89th year.

Loving wife of Joseph for 66 years. Cherished mother of Luigi (Janne), Ralph (Helga), Julian, Nancy (Joe), Margaret (Ron), and joined in heaven with her son Robert. Beloved nonna of Jordan, Brian, Alexandra (Travis), Corey (Kaley), Aaron (Shelby), Derek, and Jeffrey. Bisnonna of Morgan and Gannon.


DICKENS, Brenda Lee (nee Westover) - (October 5, 1962- August 7, 2017) -

After living life to the fullest, always with a smile and a story or two, we sadly said goodbye to Brenda. She passed away peacefully Monday evening August 7, 2017 at Juravinski Hospital, while listening to her favorite country music and her friends dancing at her bedside.

She was surrounded by family and friends, just the way she always loved to be.

She is survived by her loving son Steven, her parents Clay and Eunice Westover, sisters' Sherrie and Angela, brother-in-law John, niece Marissa and nephew Brandon, and many close friends.


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TAYLOR, Greggory Leo Joseph - It is with great sadness that the family announces Gregg's passing on Monday, August 7, 2017 at the age of 44.

Loving husband of Nancy Kasunic. Cherished son of Roy and Ann. He will be dearly missed by his brothers Mike, Rob, and Tom and their families as well as many uncles, aunts, and extended family and friends.


GILPIN, Marion - After a long & valiant fight, Marion (nee Scott) Gilpin passed away at The Meadows Long-Term Care Facility in Ancaster, on Monday August 7th, 2017 with her buddy, her granddaughter, her dancing partner, Rachel Baldry, by her side.

Beloved wife of the late George Gilpin, of Hamilton. Loving mother of Laurie Goyette (Sam) & Jackie Gilpin. Adoring grandmother of Eric (Jaclyn), Kyle, Shane & Rachel Baldry.


LAMPING, Joseph -  March 23, 1931 – August 7, 2017

To the world he was just one man, but to his daughter he was the world.

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Gloria's daddy Joseph Lamping.


Sbranchella AnneSBRANCHELLA,  Johann Mary 'Anne' - It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we announce the passing of Anne at Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton, on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at the age of 91 years.

Predeceased by her husband Tony. Loved mother to Shirley Campbell, Joanne Matsos (Alex), and Toni Horncastle (Dave).

Cherished Nannie to Andrea (James), Justin (Aimee), Jessica (Luigi), Jordana (Crystal), Cole (Laura), Logan (Kate) and Alexa (Dan). Nannie was loved dearly by her great-grandkids; Briar, Willow, Juniper, Brooke, Jordan, Avery, Duke and Landry.


Accomando JosephineACCOMANDO, Josephine (nee Lattuca) - It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Josephine Accomando, at Macassa Lodge on August 6, 2017, in her 96th year.

Beloved wife of the late Frank Accomando (2008).

Loving mother of Georgina Ciancone (Dominic), and Frank Accomando (Claudia). Dear grandma of Anthony Ciancone, David Ciancone (Lucy), Anne-Marie Shipperbottom (Randy), Susan Ciancone (Clint), and Marla Accomando (Tom). Great-grandmother of Krista, Sara, Laura, Rebecca, Nicholas, Angelina, Luisa, and Ariadne.


TANNAHILL, William Miller - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Bill Tannahill.

Our loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle, and cousin.  On August 6, 2017 Bill passed away peacefully with his loving wife Paula of 43 years by his side at St.Joesph's Hospital.

Cherished father of Corrie, Kristy(Scott), and Samantha(Jason).  Loving grandfather of Hayden, Warren, Alyssa, Avari, Ayriana, Brendan, Curtis and Charli.


Hansen JimHANSEN, James Anthony “Jim” - Passed away on Sunday, August 6th, 2017 at St. Peter’s Residence after battling Lewy Body dementia for many years.

Jim was born on April 16th, 1932 in Montreal, the youngest of Otnar and Cecilia Hansen’s eleven children.

Jim is survived by Patricia, his loving wife of 58 years and his sons David, Paul and Anthony as well as his beloved daughters-in-law, Nicolle and Aldina.


WEIR, Jean Elizabeth - Passed away peacefully on August 8, 2017 at the age of 94.

Jean is predeceased by her loving husband of 65 years, Harry. She will also be missed by her daughter Sandra Weir-Flitcroft (John Pittman). Proud grandmother to Roxanne Flitcroft -Headrick and Vincent Flitcroft, and great-grandmother to Brodie.


THOMAS, David G. - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of David Glyn Thomas on August 5, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in his 80th year.

David was a loving and dedicated husband and father to his wife Claire, his children Theresa, David (Maria), Susan (Steve) and stepfather of Victoria (Robert), and Stephen. Dear grandpa of 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

Dear brother of Alan Thomas and Christine Fitzpatrick (Gene). Survived by many nieces and nephews.


Gibala CatherineGIBALA, Catherine - Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hamilton on Saturday, August 5, 2017 in her 100th year.

Beloved wife of the late Walter (1994). Loving mother of Gladys Hargot (Stan), Edward Gibala and Diane Heroux (Bob).

Cherished Babci of Cathy Marshall (Wilf), Paul Hargot (Sonia), Lori Hargot, Mike Hargot, Mark Hargot (Lorena), Debbie Lawlor (Mike), Kevin Hargot, Greg Hargot (Laura), Chris Hargot, Lisa Sestric (Dennis), Jeff Hargot, Derrick Heroux, Rob Heroux and Matt Heroux (Jenn).


Robinson BruceROBINSON, Bruce Noble - (October 8, 1953 - August 5, 2017) -

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Bruce Noble Robinson, with Krysia the love of his life and wife of 43 years by his side at the Hamilton General Hospital. 

Predeceased by his parents Dr. Clarence Robinson and Dr. 'Bobbi' Robinson.

Beloved brother of Sheilagh Robinson, brother-in-law of Laura and Jean-Guy Levaque, proud uncle of nephew Paul, niece Nicole, and Alexander and Caroline, children of Karol and Karin Romanowski, and very dear friend of so many. 

He will be deeply missed by his 'clinic family', colleagues, and clients - human and animal alike - of the Dundas Animal Hospital. 


Dempster JoanDEMPSTER, Joan - On Monday morning August 7, 2017 passed peacefully in her sleep after suffering many years of chronic pain and other ailments. 

Joan was born in Leek, Staffordshire, England on March 31, 1929.  She was a shorthand typist. 

Joan married her handsome Merchant Navy Electrical Engineer Officer Alex Dempster on October 24, 1951 in Northfleet, Kent.  They emigrated from England in 1953 and came to Hamilton where they lived for 3 years.  They then moved to Dundas and lived a happy life surrounded by wonderful neighbours.  They frequently travelled to England to visit parents and relatives. 

Joan leaves two daughters Sharon Dempster (Joe Palermo) and Ann Moffat (Terry) and four grandchildren Sarah, James, Christopher and Alexandra. 


Hughes TedHUGHES, Rev. Fr. Edward Joseph 'Ted' - Reverend Edward Joseph Hughes died peacefully on August 4, 2017, the feast of St. John Vianney (Patron Saint of priests), in the loving care of family and close friends at home, in Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Waterloo, where he served as pastor from June, 2014 to the present.

Fr. Ted was born on June 21, 1957 in Hamilton where he grew up and was ordained a priest on May 8, 1982.

In addition to Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, he served at St. Dominic Parish, Oakville, Our Lady Immaculate Parish, Guelph, Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Hamilton, and St. Anthony Daniel Parish, Scotland.


WILLIAMS, Helen Eileen - Peacefully in her 88th year on August 4, 2017 surrounded by her family.

Predeceased by her husband Luke, and her brother Michael. She will be deeply missed by her son Steve (Kim), and her daughter Janet (Dan).

Loving Granny to Dave (Jodi), Ursula (Corey), Scott (Jessica), Lindsay (Kosta), and Richard (Hailey), and her 5 great grandchildren, with one more on the way.


MAKOWICH, Anthony 'Tony' - After a courageous battle, with family by his side Anthony “Tony” passed away on Friday, August 4th, 2017, in his 96th year.

Beloved husband of the late Verna (2006).

Loving father of Randy, Ted and his wife Margaret. Proud grandfather of Mark (Yee) and Kevin (Doris). Cherished great-grandfather of Brayden, Tyler, Jaryd, Kayla and Emily. Tony will also be missed by many nieces, nephews and his special friends Michael and Carol Gallagher.

He was predeceased by his parents Denis and Katherine Makowich and his sister Mary Klein.


Arruda AntonioARRUDA, Antonio Alberto - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Antonio after a lengthy illness, surrounded by his family at Emmanuel House on Friday, August 4, 2017 at the age of 65.

Loving father of Michael and Daniel.

Reunited in heaven with his parents Luis and Mariana. Dear brother of Mary and David Carvalho, and Luis and Christine Arruda.

Beloved uncle of Paul, Lauren, Theresa (Darrell), Paul (Lisa) and great-uncle to Lindsay.


PETROVIC, Ubavaka - Passed away at the St. Peter's Hospital on Friday August 4th, 2017 at the age of 77.

Beloved wife of Tomislav. Loving mother of Danica and Sandra (predeceased). Dear baba of Danilo, Danijela, Sofia, Mila, Anica and Milos.

Will be missed by her brothers, sisters and their families in Serbia.


Majer KresMAJER, Kresimir 'Kres' - It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that the Majer family announces the passing of our loving Kris Majer at the age of 75 on August 4th, 2017.

Beloved husband for 52 years to Mitze (nee Milinovich). Loving father to Belinda (Jason) and Michael (Carrie).

Wonderful Deda to Dalton (Madison), Carlie, Abbey, Ryden, Tori and Logun. Great grandfather to Amelia. Adored son in law to Vida Milinovich.