Spagnuolo Umberto SPAGNUOLO, Umberto - It is with great sadness that the family of Umberto Spagnuolo announces his peaceful passing, surrounded by loving family and friends, on Monday, July 9, 2018, at the age of 97.

Most known for his infectious laugh, Umberto's sense of humour was unforgettable. A humble, kind-hearted, and passionate man, Umberto's life and legacy will live forever through his loving and committed family.

Dawson MaryDAWSON, Mary Josephine (nee Dunphy) - Peacefully at her home with her family by her side, on Monday, July 9, 2018 in her 74th year.

Loving wife of Donnie for 51 years. Cherished mother of Linda O’Brien (Glenn), and John (Katherine). Wonderful and doting Nana of Case, Brenna, Owen, and Kayla.

Dear sister of Joe (Laura) Dunphy, Brian Dunphy, and sister-in-law of Diane (Bill) Johnston, and Rick Dawson. She will be fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Joseph and May Dunphy.

HAIN, Elisabeth Marlene - July 9, 2018 at Hamilton General  Hospital, at the age of 45.

Visitation will take place on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at L.G. Wallace Funeral Home, Hamilton. Cremation to follow. 

Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society for those who wish..

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McDonald DaleMcDONALD, Dale - Suddenly and peacefully on Monday July 9th 2018 in his 68th year. 

Beloved husband of 44 years to Cheryl. Loved father of Derek (Hilary) and Allie (Geoff) Johnston. Special brother of Dix (Nola, predeceased),  Doug (Beverley), Dan (Ruth) and Don (Linda). Loving brother-in-law to Wayne and Linda Weaver and he will be missed by his other brothers and sisters-in-law and his nieces and nephews.

He will be sadly missed by his four legged grandchildren, Pedro, Moose, Charles, Olive, Margot and Fred.

MAHER, Jacques Emile “Jack” - Peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Monday, July 9, 2018 in his 78th year.

Predeceased by his wife Margaret.  Jacques leaves behind his precious daughter Carol (Greg) Michaud, his grandchildren Jessica (Mike) Eaton and Dillon Fraser and three great-grandchildren. 

Dear brother of Pierre (Patti) Maher, Carol (Rick) Maher-Hawken and the late Richard Maher. Dearest friend of Jane.

Rutherford Alan and CarlaRUTHERFORD, Alan  – (September 26, 1954 – July 9, 2018) 
RUTHERFORD, Carla – (December 1, 1953    – July 9, 2018) 

RUTHERFORD, Alan & Carla (nee Holmes) – Alan and Carla Rutherford passed tragically on Monday, July 9, 2018. The happy couple had just celebrated their 11 year wedding anniversary this Spring. 

Both were highly involved members of the community, including several Quilters Guilds, The Royal Hamilton Yacht Club and The Halton Outdoor Club. 

Di Pietro Andrea Di PIETRO, Andrea -  It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Andrea Di Pietro at Regina Gardens Long Term Care Residence, Hamilton on Sunday, July 8, 2018 in his 96th year.

Dear and loving husband for 69 years of Michelina (nee Mariani). Cherished father of Antonietta Lalli (Frank), Natale (Angela nee Stanziani), and Domenico (Lucia nee Sottana). Proud nonno of Robert, Daniel, Michelle, Julie, Daniela, Andrew, Christina, Stephen, Laura, and Michael. Bisnonno of 10 greatgrandchildren.

McCONVILLE, Barbara (nee Stone/Woood) - Barbara passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at the age of 82.

Predeceased by her mother Mae Stone. Beloved mother of Crystal Jackson (Bob Whitehead) and Cynthia McConville (Victor Pereira) who she was both a mother and father too. Loving grandmother to Darlene, Jennifer, Sarah, Alexander and Josh. Great-grandmother to Eric, Darius, Sean, Keyanna and Anthony.

Novosel JohnNOVOSEL, John - It is with sadness that our family announces the passing of John on July 8, 2018.

Born in SELO JOHI, Croatia May 29, 1925, John emigrated to Canada at the age of 12 with his parents; settling in Kirkland Lake Ontario where he later met and married Anne Tomac in 1952.

Graham EdnaGRAHAM, Edna Patricia - After a life well lived, and surrounded by family, we are sad to announce the passing of Edna Patricia Graham on July 8, 2018, at Park Lane Terrace, Paris.

Born in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Edna came to Brantford at the age of 19 and married the love of her life. 

Predeceased by husband Bill Graham (1996), sons Wayne (2015) and Doug (2016), sisters Mary Kalichuk, Jean Byrne, Florie Albonico, brothers Fred and Jim Byrne, sisters-in law Anna Byrne and Sue Byrne, brothers-in-law Bern O’Toole and Wally Kalichuk and parents Joseph and Margaret Byrne. 

Cassidy MichaelCASSIDY, Michael James - Peacefully on July 8th, 2018 at home in his 90th year. Born in Enterprise, Ontario. 

Beloved husband of Jean (nee Clawsie).  Loving father of Brian and Ruth Cassidy, Oakville, Pat and Dave Cheetham, Simcoe, Mark and Toni Cassidy, Ingersoll, Tim and Karen Cassidy, Dundas, Jim and Kim Cassidy, Brantford and Jennifer and Eric Loche, Port Charlotte, Florida.  Loving grandfather of Mark (Angelica), Michelle (Chris), Cris, Casey, Ryan, Ethan, T. J., Kyle, Erin, Annie, Kate, Tyler, Joshua, Camryn and predeceased by a precious granddaughter Leah.  Great-grandfather of James, Aaron, Rachel, Anna, Sophia, Benjamin, Julia, Simon, Kira and Timothy. 

Karakas LucieKARAKAS, Lucie (Grosso)  -  Passed away surrounded by the love of her family at the Stedman Community Hospice on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at the age of 55. 

Beloved wife of Ken for 20 years.  Loving mother of Matthew.  Cherished daughter of Giovanni and the late Rafaella Grosso.  Dear sister of Antonio “Tony” and his wife Elizabeth Rodriguez Grosso.  Much loved aunt of John Anthony (Stephanie Peden), Nicolas Alexander and Jillian Beth (Andrew Forbes).  Adored great-aunt of Carter, Kiera and Jordyn. 

Lucie enjoyed a 29 year career as a realtor.  She also served on the BRREA board for many years and was proud to be a “Hockey Mom.” 

GUSCIORA, Jozef - It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father, and brother Jozef at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hamilton in the early morning of Sunday, July 8.

Joe is survived by his beloved wife Malgorzata of 25 years (nee Babik); his children Paulina and Dawid; his siblings, Joanna (Jason) Dubecki and Krzysztof; his nieces and nephew Alicia, Elijah and Solomiia; dear friend Stanislawa Lazarowicz. He will be sadly missed by the Gusciora, Woloszyn, Babik, Maikher and Antanovich family both in Canada and Eastern Europe. He is predeceased by his parents, Jadwiga and Jan Gusciora.

Weir JoanWEIR, Joan Marie - Joan was called to our Lord just in time to celebrate her 90th birthday with Him. 

Waiting with open arms are her husband, Alexander Weir Sr.(1989), siblings Vera Knott(Ted), Patricia Hunter(Dave), Gladys Donatelli(Angelo), Margaret Campbell, Lilian Snively(Jack), Norm Campbell and William Campbell.  Left to carry on is sister Effie MacDonald(Sam) and sisters-in-law Betty Campbell and Sylvia Campbell. 

Robertshaw JohnROBERTSHAW, John Brooke Jr. - August 30, 1946 – July 8, 2018

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at the Dr. Bob. Kemp Hospice.

John is survived by his loving wife and best friend Sheila. Cherished and much loved father of Lee and his wife Lindsay and daughter Amy. Proud Papa of Aurora and Athena. Predeceased by his parents John and Mary Robertshaw.

Dear brother-in-law to Vaughn and Marilyn Gunby, John and Sharon Newlands, Bernard and Roberta Elphee and caring uncle to several nieces and nephews.

Derus JohnDERUS, John -  It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of John surrounded by his family at the Brantford General Hospital on Sunday July 8, 2018. John Derus in his 85th year.

Beloved husband for over 61 years of the late Orla Derus who pre-deceased him on May 9, 2017. Loving father of Ed, Rick (Wendy), Angie (Steve) Nemeth, Kathie and Elizabeth (John) Nichols. Proud Dziadziu of Lauren and Johnny, Alexandra and Kelly, Brad and Mike (Suzanne) and Sarah, Jordan and Kevin. Great Grandfather to James Nemeth.