HUSON, Robert 'Bob' - Peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Wednesday January 3, 2018.  Bob Huson, of Scotland, in his 81st year. 

Beloved husband of Norma (nee Spence). Dear stepfather of Roger (Hanorah), Ron (Amy), Tim (Cheryl), Dana (Kim) and Lorraine.

Survived by his 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. 


Nelles KayNELLES, Catherine (Gallant) - November 1, 1930 - January 3, 2018

Kay, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother of Waterdown, ON, passed away in her 88th year, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Growing up on Prince Edward Island as the oldest of ten children, Kay developed the resilience that would define her life, meeting every challenge with unwavering strength. She will be remembered for this strength as well as her warmth and kindness. Kay dearly loved her family and was a mom to many.


HUTSON, William Albert “Bill” - At his home on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in his 83rd year.  Bill Hutson, beloved husband of the late Marjorie (nee Pettigrew). 

Dear brother-in-law of Linda (Douglas) Little, Shirley Pettigrew and the late Howard Pettigrew.  Will be sadly missed by his nieces Nancy and Anne and by his nephews Mark and Barry.  Will be remembered by his great-nieces and great-nephews.

Bill was a financial planner with Regal Capital Planners for several years.


Churchill AlexanderCHURCHILL, Alexander “Alex” Marshall -  January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2018

It brings us great sadness to announce the passing of our loving son, grandson, nephew and friend. Alex passed away at his home at the age of 21 years.

Beloved and devoted son of Tracey, and cherished grandson of Mary Churchill (the late Roy). Special nephew of Jason Churchill (Sandi).


Toste JohnTOSTE, John Manuel - Passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital on January 3, 2018 in his 47th year.

Beloved husband of Kim for 20 years. Loving father of James Smith. Cherished Papa of Xavier and Jeremiah. Loving brother of Nelia and uncle of Nathan. Sadly missed by many friends and family.


ALLEGA-Di SANZA, Virginia Marie - Peacefully at St. Peter’s Hospital on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 in her 57th year.

Beloved wife of Tony for 31 years. Loving mother of Gregory and Kevin. Cherished daughter of Livia and the late Virgilio Allega.

Much loved sister of Rossano and Gloria Allega, sister-in-law of Mike and Carm Di Sanza, Rosanna and Rocco Bonaventura. Dear niece of many aunts and uncles.  Dear aunt of Giuliana, David, Olivia, Adrian, Michael and David. Daughter-in-law of Clara and the late Enio Di Sanza. Will also be lovingly remembered by her many cousins.


Churchill AnnieCHURCHILL, Annie - Passed away peacefully in the arms of her caregivers, in her 107th year, on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

Predeceased by husband Albert and son Michael. Loving mother of Albert (Rose, predeceased), Jim (Kathy) of St Albert, Alberta, Carol Luscombe (Claude), Pat Mair (Bill) and Mary Curran (Tom). Cherished grandmother to 21 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Also predeceased by parents John and Maria McDonough, sisters Nora Smith, Lillian Williamson, Helen Hubbard, Marie Dwyer and brother John "Jack" McDonough.


Ciccone LorettaCICCONE, Loretta (DeSantis)  - Passed away peacefully after a wonderfully well-lived life, at Willowgrove Nursing Home on January 2, 2018 at the age of 105.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Solferino in 1983.

Loving mother of Mario (Maurine) and the late Joseph (survived by Carol).


WELSH, Anna May - Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at Juravinski Hospital, Hamilton on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at the age of 55. 

Loving mother of Natasha, Marissa (Simba), Zack, Sylvester and Lizaine.  Cherished grandmother of Jovon, Shaudae, Tyrone and Aurora. 

Much loved daughter of Dolores and the late David.  Dear sister of the late Rosita, Marcus (Gertrude), Terry (Diane), Norman and Patsy.  She will also be fondly remembered by her nephew Greg and many friends. 


TAYLOR, Elizabeth Ann “Betty” – Peacefully at the Juravinski Hospital on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, in her 77th year.

Beloved wife of the late Lloyd (2004), and loving mother of David, Sandra Taylor (Bill McMillan), John, Debi Taylor, and Robert (Elizabeth). Sadly missed by her grandchildren David, Anthony, Steven and James, her brother David (Sara) Tyson, her sister Marilyn (Ron Reniewick) and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her brother Kenneth (1987) .


DAWSON, Mary (Margaret) - Passed away peacefully, at her home, on Monday, January 1, 2018 in her 94th year.

Beloved wife of the late Eric Sr. Loving mother of Eric Jr. (Rick) and his wife Gail of Binbrook.   Cherished grandmother of Jodi (Joe) and Tara. Much loved great-grandmother of Eric, Taylor, Lucian and Trinity. Dear sister of Jessie McClelland, Hazel Flynn and predeceased by Winnifred Dolman, William Coat and Robert Coat.


SAULT, Sandra Louise   - Passed away peacefully January 1, 2018. Survived by her devoted husband, Robert Sault (Freelton), daughter Lee Anne (Toronto), daughter Randi (Newmarket), son David and Sheila (Brantford) and five grandchildren.

She is also survived by three step children, seven step grandchildren and two step great grandchildren.


Neves LucindaNEVES, Lucinda Maria (nee Beatrize) - Peacefully at the General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family on January 1, 2018 at the age of 93.

Beloved wife of the late Antonio.  Loving mother of Jose Nazare and Connie, Michelina and Joseph Kozak and Orlando and Maria.  Cherished Avo of the late Paolo, Vince and Meze, Jason, Antonio, Catherine and Bis-Avo of Denis and Goncalo. 

Sadly missed by many family and friends in Canada and Portugal. 

Special thank you to the staff at First Place and Juravinski Hospital for all their care and compassion.


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CUNNINGHAM, Margaret Frances - Peacefully, with family by her side on January 1, 2018 in her 81st year.

Beloved wife to the late Gord. Dear sister to Marion, Muriel and Murray and predeceased by sisters May and Kathleen. She will be dearly missed by all her nieces, nephews, extended family and close friends.

A celebration of her life will take place at the Cresmount Funeral Home, Fennell Chapel on Friday, January 5th at 3:30 p.m.



Tsega EdamariamTSEGA, Edemariam - passed away Jan 1, 2018, at home, in his 80th year.

Born and raised in Gondar, Ethiopia, he was educated at Addis Ababa, McGill and Lund Universities, and the London School of Tropical Medicine. He was a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, and practiced and taught General Internal Medicine for almost 23 years in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with a subspecialty in gastroenterology and research focus on liver diseases in Ethiopia. He was Professor of Medicine, and for a time Dean, of the medical faculty of Addis Ababa University. He was a general internist from 1994 for 7 years in Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland, and from 2001 until retirement in 2014 with Hamilton Health Sciences/ McMaster University, retiring as Professor Emeritus.


Mussche BeatriceMUSSCHE, Beatrice 'Bea' - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Bea, on Sunday, December 31st, 2017 in her 61st year.  

After a courageous battle with cancer she passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Brantford General Hospital. 

She will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother and nana, leaving behind her husband, Christian, and her children, Christopher (Trish), Jennifer (Joe) and Wesley (Sheana).  Adored nana of Jemma, Jonathan, Jaida, Riley, Kaylee, Carter, Sydney, Trinity and Laynee. 

Dearest sister of Mary Hietala, Henry Poirier, Charlene Oshanek (Craig), Donna Kusch and Evelyn (Darren) Farrow.  “Aunt Bea” will also be fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews as well as uncles, aunts and cousins.  She was predeceased by her parents, Charles and Agnes Poirier (nee MacNeil). 


RADIC, Momcilo - Suddenly, on December 31, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in his 45th year. 

Loving husband of Davorka.  Cherished father of Maja and Tomo.  He will be remembered by his sisters Vinka (Vojin), Veka (Zeljko), sister-in-law, many family and friends. 


Richard AureleRICHARD, Aurele - The family of Aurele Richard sadly announces his passing on Sunday, December 31, 2017 after many years of prolonged illness and suffering at the age of 73 years.

Aurele was born in St. Norbert, New Brunswick to Bertha (nee LeBlanc) and Augustin Richard, both predeceased. Beloved husband of Patricia (nee McCann) of 45 years.


Curmo AnthonyCURMO, Anthony - Peacefully, Tony left us to ring in the New Year with the love of his life Joan (2014).

He was a proud Air Force Veteran of World War Two, loving patriarch of a large and grateful family and many close friends whom he considered family.

Left with many happy memories are Mike (Arlene), Laurie (Johan) Jans, Pat Curmo, 9 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Tony is now reunited with his daughter Lynn Forster (1983) and son Bill (2015).


Bennett TimothyBENNETT, Timothy -  1951 - 2017

Passed away at home on Sunday, December 31, 2017.

Beloved husband of Kim McKellar for 23 years and step-dad to Darren McKellar. Loving father of Ian (Kim) and Lisa Muise.

Predeceased by his parents William and Alice Louise Bennett as well as his brother William (Katherine) and his sister Marjorie. Dear grandfather of Colton and Ayvra and uncle to Tammy, Taylor (Melissa), Travis Trista and Tom.


SPEAGLE, Frank James -  Passed away peacefully on December 31, 2017 in his 89th year.

Loving husband of Brenda (nee Syko) for 45 years.

Loving son of the late Anne and John Speagle.

Loving brother of the late Joe, Laura, Geraldine, and Jeanie.



Gross MonikaGROSS, Monika Louise - After a lengthy illness at St. Joseph's Hospital with her father at her side on Sunday, December 31, 2017 in her 51st year.

Beloved daughter of Karl Heinz Gross and the late Louise Gross. Will also be sadly missed by many other relatives and friends in the U.S.A., Germany and Canada.


PEROUNE, Arthur Randolph - It is with profound sadness that our beloved father, grandfather and uncle passed away peacefully at the home of his daughter Dawn, on Saturday, December 30th in his 90th year. 

Predeceased by his wife Mary.  Loving Father of Colleen, Elton (Beverley), Dawn, Trevor (Tracy), and Gillian.  Devoted Grandpa and Papa to Sherwin, Jonathan, Alyssa, Jordan, Justin, Janôi, Dáen, Montáhna, Zackary, and Tiffany.  Dear brother of Albert (predeceased).  He is survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and will be fondly remembered by all his family and friends in the United States, and Guyana. 


GRAHAME, Maureen (Langtry) - January 5, 1925 - December 30, 2017

Passed peacefully into the glory of His amazing grace after a brief illness at Wentworth Lodge, a few days before her 93rd birthday.

Predeceased by husband, Fred (1996) and her son James (1998). Loving mother of Elaine (Philip) Zelenyt, and dearly loved Grandma of Emily.

Maureen was born in Roland, Manitoba, and grew up on the family farm. She received her BA from the University of Manitoba in 1945.  Maureen taught high school in Teulon, MB where she boarded with the Grahame's and met Fred who would be her loving husband for 49 years until his death.


MILLS, Carol Anne (Hannivan) - Born on July 10, 1947 in Toronto, Ontario. Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on December 30, 2017 after a long and courageous battle with COPD.

Carol is predeceased by her parents John James and Anna Louise Hannivan.

Carol is survived by her loving children Katherine (Wayne), Kerri, Kristy (Daryl), Kelly (Matt) and her cherished son Kevin. She will be greatly missed by her precious grandchildren Mikaela, Ethan, Rachel, Tristan and Adina.


DeJonge LaVerneDeJONGE, LaVerne - After a courageous battle with cancer, LaVerne DeJonge died peacefully at the Juravinski Hospital on December 30, 2017.

She was the beloved wife of John DeJonge and a devoted mother to Douglas (Suzie) and Nicole.