Roth WilfredROTH, Wilfred Gordon - In his 102nd  year, he died peacefully at Leisure Living Retirement Home.

Beloved husband of the late Mary Caroline Roth (Devereux) of Balmoral, father of Robert G. Roth and his wife Georgina, Caledonia, and Kenneth G. Roth and his wife Deborah of Balmoral. 

Grandfather of Lisa Hill Krikke (Bert), Sarah Roberts (Cory), Daniel Roth (Ashley), Amanda Roth and Jennifer Roth.  Great Grandfather of Tyler, Madison, Megan, Theo and Mackenlee Hill; Leela and Tucker Roberts; and Colton Roth. 

Wilson GeorginaWILSON, Georgina Margaret 'Midge' (nee Rayner) - April 13, 1923 – May 12, 2018

Passed away on Saturday May 12, 2018 at St. Peter’s Hospital in her 96th year.

Beloved wife of the late Ralph “Donald” Wilson. Loving mother of Adrienne (Ed) Rickus, Jeannette (Bob) Baynton, and Patricia “Trish” (Don) James. Caring grandmother to David, Lee-Anne, Matthew, Stephanie, Andrew and great-grandmother to Ethan, Kellan, Cole, Madison, Grace, Jack, Ella, Bennett and Conor.

Sim ElsieSIM, Elsie Lorraine - Peacefully surrounded by her family, at the age of 83, on Saturday May 12, 2018 at the Hamilton General Hospital.

Loving wife of James for over 55 years. Dear mother of Cindy-Lee Belbeck (Dan), David Archibald, and predeceased by her son James Jason. Cherished grandmother of Kyle Jason Daniel, and Jamie-Lynn Lorraine.

Sister of Leona Warner (Kirk), Ken Sutton (Donna), and sister in law of Ron Sim (Lynn). Predeceased by her sister Marge Kimpton (Jack).

Boyle JosephBOYLE, Joseph Nelson - Peacefully, with his family by his side, on May 11, 2018 in his 86th year.

Beloved husband of 66 years to Betty. Loving father to Wayne, Kevin, Maureen Shenberger (Claude), Elizabeth Roscoe (Ron), Wendy Hickey and Rob.

Cherished grandfather to Michael. Sarah, Aimee, Lucas, Nathan, Justin, Emily, Liam and Fiona and great grandfather to Riley. He is survived by his sister Mary McDonald.

Ytsma BillYTSMA, William David 'Bill' - It is with heavy hearts we announce that Bill passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018 at the age of 58 after a courageous battle with cancer.

He will be missed by his loving wife Renita of 37 years and his children Alicia (Leigh) Muller, Skylar and Ethan, Jason (Nicole) Ytsma, Autumn and Freya and Emily (Tim) Brown.

TOPOLINSKY, Marion Elizabeth "Betty" - It is with great sadness the family of Betty Topolinsky, announce that she passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 82.

She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered for her unconditional love by her children Mike (Lori), Brian, Gail (Brian), Laurie (John), Gaye and Nicki (Dave). She was Grandma to 16, GG to 25, and GGG to 1.

Schotsman RitaSCHOTSMAN, Hendrika ‘Rita’ - Safe in the Arms of Jesus

Born August 9, 1930 Apeldoorn, The Netherlands, and passed away May 11, 2018 Grimsby, Ontario.

Peacefully the Lord called home to Glory His child Hendrika Willemina Agnieta Schotsman in her 88th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband John in August of 2017.

VAN EEK, Ellen (Ploegstra) - May 31, 1931 – May 11, 2018

The Lord in His infinite wisdom took Ellen from Arie, her husband of 64 years, after a lifetime of partnership in ministry.

Loving mother of: Calvin (Gloria), St. Agatha; Jane (George) Nieuwenhuis, Calgary; Esther (Simon du Toit), Windsor; Shirlene (Michael) Abma, Grand Rapids, MI; John (Julie), Mt. Hope. Loving grandma of 22 and devoted great-grandma of 4. Survived by one sister and 3 sisters-in-law; pre-deceased by her identical twin and 4 other siblings, as well as 3 in-laws.

LININGTON, Connie - Passed away peacefully, at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice, on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the age of 56.

Beloved wife of Dave. Loved mother of Dolly (Gavin). Dear daughter of the late Stewart Atkinson and Ruth Janes. Predeceased by her parents-in-law William and Dorothy Linington. She will be missed by her siblings Bill (Peggy), Dale (Chyntia), Marion (Ron), Greg (Colleen), Todd (Glenda), Randy (Kung), Katrina (Keith).

MARCONI, Mafalda -  Peacefully, in God’s loving embrace on May 5, 2018 in her 93rd year.

Beloved wife of Enzo (predeceased). Loving mother of Carla and her husband Peter Hill, Sergio and his wife Patricia and Paola and her husband Gary Clark. Will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Jeremy (Keaton), Marisa, Mark, Christopher, Paul, Alexander, Leah and Sandra. Loving Bisnonna to Errol and Ellis.

Stancati FrancescaSTANCATI, Francesca (nee Zangari) - Peacefully at St. Peter's Hospital on Thursday, May 10, 2018, Francesca Stancati at the age of 68 years.

Beloved wife of Giovanni Stancati. Loving mother of Sandro and Roberto (Donna). Cherished Nonna of Taylor and Santino.

Dear twin sister of Antonia Malito (Rodolfo) and aunt to Roberta, Paolo, Manuella and Andrea all of Italy.

Kiss TimKISS, Timothy 'Tim' - Passed away peacefully at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the age of 82.

Beloved husband of Monica Kiss (nee McCarthy). Predeceased by his parents Sandor and Elizabeth Kiss, father-in-law Grant McCarthy and brother Sandor Kiss.

Kizlyk MichaelKIZLYK, Michael Anthony - Passed away suddenly at the age of 29 on May 10, 2018.

Devoted husband to the love of his life, Katie Genge. Loving son of Tony and Wendy Kizlyk and caring brother of Ryan Kizlyk.

Michael will be deeply missed by his in-laws, Kevin and Rebecca Genge, Grandma and Grandpa Rae, sister and brother in-law, loving aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews and friends including his “second brother” Brad Anderson and his “adopted work Dad” Pete Ricci at ArcelorMittal Dofasco.

Ward GeorgeWARD, George Timothy 'Tim' -  Taken from us suddenly on Thursday May 10th, 2018. Born, August 17th 1950, in Port Hope, Ontario he was in his 68th year.  

Tim is survived by his best friend and wife of 45 years Julie, children Jeff (Andrea), Brian (Rizie), and Kristy (Stuart) and grandchildren, Ethan, James, Charlotte and Georgia, and his two sisters Cathy Ward-Griffin (Ted) and Sue Wolstenholme (Harry).   The enormous pride in his three children was only outmatched by his love for them.

Betlejemski ApoloniaBETLEJEMSKI, Apolonia “Pola” - Passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the age of 90. 

Beloved wife of the late Edwin (2007).  Loving mother of Boguslaw (the late Mary) Betlejemski and his companion Lorraine Good, and Andrzej Betlejemski. 

Dear sister of Wlada, Marysia, the late Gena, the late Felicia, the late Wacek and the late Franek.  Proud Babcia of Nicholas, Stephanie, Monica (Nathan), Alicia and Christopher.  Pra-Babcia of Marley, Toby, Sarah, Heidi, Oliver, Filip and Julia.  Fondly remembered by Mark, Monika and Bonny.  

Ferreira JoaoFERREIRA, Joao - Peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family on May 10, 2018 in his 80th year.

Beloved husband of Ilda for 60 years.  Loving father of Carlos, Mario and Patsy, John and Deanna and Shelly. Cherished Vavo of Dylan, Alyssa, Beau, Amelia and Jon.

Sadly missed by many family and friends in Portugal, U.S.A. and Canada.

McDermott JenniferMcDERMOTT, Jennifer Anne - With heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Jennifer on May 10, 2018.

Cherished daughter to Tom and Pat McDermott and beloved sister to Melanie (Tonya). She was a proud mother to Haylee. Loving aunt to Tristen and Kieran. Jenn will be deeply missed by her many aunts, uncles, cousins, close family and friends.

We are grateful for all those who have supported Jenn and her struggle through the years and take comfort in knowing she is now at peace.

WALLACE, William Strathearn Wallace  81, of Vineland, Ont., and formerly of Milton, Ont., passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton, Ont.

Bill was born in Glasgow, Scotland to Margaret and William Wallace.

One of seven children, he is now only survived by his sister Winifred Mudgett of Bluffton, South Carolina.

CHEESEMAN, Stella May - February 24, 1921 – May 9, 2018

Passed away peacefully, at Wellington Nursing Home, on Wednesday, May 9, 2018.

Predeceased by her husband Joe (1981). Loving mother of Sharon Tingey, Bryan and Pam, Kim and Linda, all of Hamilton, Lloyd and Midge of Dunnville, Bruce and Cindy of B.C., Joe and Janice of Sault Ste. Marie. She will be missed by her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Pizzingrilli ClaraPIZZINGRILLI, Clara (née Sestili) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Clara Pizzingrilli (née Sestili) on Wednesday May 9, 2018 at St. Peter's Hospital at the age of 83, surrounded by her loving family.

Beloved wife of 60 years to Luigi. Devoted mother of Francesco (Antonietta Ruggiero) and Massimo (Barbara Evans). Cherished Nonna of Nicole, Jessica, Vanessa and Nicolas. Predeceased by her parents Nicolina and Emidio. Loving sister of Gina (Falciani) and Antonio (Sestili). She will be deeply missed by many nieces, nephews and friends in Canada and Italy.

Vanderbolt GertrudeVANDERBOLT, Gertrude Maria, “Trudy” (nee Laurenssen) -  July 5th, 1926 – May 9th, 2018 

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Trudy Vanderbolt in her 92nd year at the West Haldimand Hospital.

Trudy was predeceased by her loving husband Martin. 

Keyes MargaretKEYES, Margaret - Passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton on Wednesday May 9, 2018 at the age of 74 years surrounded by her loving family. 

Beloved wife of Allen Keyes.  Loving mother of Sylvester (Cindy), Jason Silversmith, Shawn Keyes, and Robert Keyes.  Dear grandma of Shai-Lynn, Justice, Robbie, Domi, Summer, and 7 great grandchildren. 

Sister of Theresa, Herman Jr. (Donna), DeCarlo (Bev), Doreen, and Dean (Ruby).  Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.   Predeceased by parents Herman Sr. & Garnette (Burning) Silversmith, brothers Norman, Seymour, sister Annie, nephews Donny, Ern, and great nephew Tyler.  

Lehman LeahLEHMAN, Leah Gayle - Peacefully surrounded by family & friends at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at the age of 60 years. 

Beloved daughter of Lawrence & the late Belda (Doxtator) Lehman.  Loving sister of Tim (Liz), Joan (late Charlie), and Sandi (Mike).  Dear aunt of Braedon, Kelly, Keely, and Kaiden.  Leah is also survived by her aunts, uncles, and cousins.   She will forever be lovingly remembered by her special girls and by many as a special auntie. 

Gallant JuliaGALLANT, Julia Marie - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday May 9th, 2018 in her 94th year.

Loving mother to her cherished son David Carvana. Also survived by her brother Gus Arsenault.

Predeceased by her parents John and Ursula Arsenault, brothers Rennie, Stanley, Lloyd, Joe, Edward, Bennett, Jim, and sisters Rosie and Joyce.

POYNER, Lynda Lee - September 24, 1949 – May 9, 2018

Passed away peacefully at St. Peter’s Hospital on May 9th , 2018 at the age of 68.

Remembered by husband James Poyner, son John Poyner , his wife Melissa Poyner and grandchildren Trinity and Randy Richmond, step sons Raymond Poyner , his wife Debra Poyner and Timothy Poyner, sister Eleanor Emery and her husband Jim Emery and nieces Kerry, Michelle and families, and sister in law to Pat and Bob Poyner and their families.

COOMBS, Virginia Lee (nee Milligan) - Peacefully in her 93rd year, surrounded by family, at Idlewyld Manor, Hamilton.

Virginia was predeceased by her parents, William G. Milligan and Mary Helen Lee, and both brothers: Bill and Don.

She attended five different public schools before the family settled on Prospect Street in Hamilton. There she attended Delta Secondary School and became a member of Ryerson United Church, where she formed life-long friendships that resulted in her playing bridge with the same group of gals on a monthly basis for 40 years.