CAMARRO, Thomas - Tom passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the age of 56 surrounded by loved ones after a long tough battle with cancer.

He will be greatly missed by Gloria McNeil and his parents Albert Camarro (Mary) and Bridget Camarro (Joe). He also leaves behind his siblings Joe (Debbie), Dan (Bev), Carm, and Lucy. Tom will be fondly remembered as the fun loving uncle by Karl (Chantel), Chantelle, Kyle (Bekah), Cory, Alecia, and Anthony.


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CUTHBERTSON, Bernice Nola - Suddenly at home on October 2, 2017 in her 79th year.

Beloved wife to Ron for 62 years.

Loving mother to Ron (Sheila), Barbara Knights (Steve), Karen Granatier, Gordie (Diane) and the late David.

She will be dearly missed by all her grandchildren, great grandchildren, extended family and by her sister-in-law, Barbara Beattie.


CROOKER, Alfred Alexander - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Alfred Alexander Crooker on October 2nd, 2017 at the age of 92.

Alfred is predeceased by his wife Gloria, who he was happily married to for 65 years. 

Alfred served in the Navy, was a former President of the Stoney Creek Minor Hockey League, and Dofasco employee, in addition to being an Original Hamilton Tiger-Cat and the owner of Plaza Motors. 


Ferguson CraigFERGUSON, Craig Alan - Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at the Juravinski Hospital, Hamilton on Monday, October 2, 2017 at the age of 56.

Loving husband of Helene (nee Godzisz). Cherished father of Shaun, Christopher, Heather, and Lindsay.

Dear son of Karina Ferguson. Predeceased by his father Carl. Craig will be missed by his sister Karen Braschuk, brother-in-law Steven (Mary Lynn), nephews and nieces, and friends.

Craig loved his work as an insurance broker and will always be remembered as passionate and dedicated. He enjoyed gardening, the outdoors, sports; including the Toronto Blue Jays.


Daszko BridgetDASZKO, Bridget Jean - It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Bridget on Monday, October 2, 2017 at the age of 85.

Predeceased by husband Nykola "Mike". Loving mother of Tony (Deborah), Olha Chlan (John) and Paul (Mojca). Proud nanny of Brian, Olana, Zenon, Matthew and Thomas.

She will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Our prayers are always with you mom.


Truty NormanTRUTY, Norman - It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of Norm on October 2, 2017 in his 88th year. 

Adored and loving husband of Helen for 61 ½ years.  Most precious father of Terry and Jackie.

Predeceased by his siblings Henry, Lottie, Helen and Eddy.  He will be sadly missed by so many extended family, friends and loved ones. 

A member of the IBEW for over 65 years. 


VINTER, Barbara Kimberly - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Kim on October 2, 2017 in her 61st year.

Beloved wife of Alan for 30 years. Loving mother of Elise and Miles.

Dear sister of Rick Dowd and sister-in- law of Jonathan (Cathy) and Randy (Michelle). Loved daughter-in- law of Lillian Vinter. Special aunt of Jeremy, Adam, Hailey, Jacob, Madison and Bellah.

Predeceased by her parents Richard Dowd and Barbara Haines. Kim will be sadly missed by Seraphine Dowd, family and friends.


Geric ElizabethGERIC, Elizabeth - It is with deep Sadness that our family announces the passing of dear Elizabeth on Monday October 2nd, 2017 at St. Joseph's Hospital at the age of 84.

Elizabeth was very involved with her Church and a proud member of the Women's Catholic League.

She will be reuniting with her beloved husband of 53 years Jozef Geric. 

Along with beloved brother in law of Stefan Geric & his wife Irma Geric. Loving Mother of Mirko (Sandra) and Joe (Shelly Savard-Geric), Cherished Nana of Larissa (Dayne Tooze) and Joseph. Cherished and loving Mamca of Jozef Jr.  Cherished Great-Grandmother of Zoe and Bryce.


PETTA, Gabriele - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Gabriele, at Villa Italia Retirement Residence on Sunday October 1, 2017 at the age of 96.

Beloved husband of the late Rosina. Loving father and father-in-law of Flora and Angelo Beatrice. Dear Nonno to David and Jason and Bisnonno of Mattia and Gabriele.


McVEY, Thomas - Peacefully passed away at Juravinski Hospital on Sunday, October 1, 2017 in his 80th year. 

Survived by his wife of 56 years, June McVey.

Survived by his sister Elizabeth and predeceased by his siblings John, William, Jean and Ann.  He will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews both in Canada and Scotland. 


Luchak EileenLUCHAK, Eileen Sophia (nee Cowtun) - (1927 - 2017) - Eileen Sophia Luchak, 90, died peacefully at Dearness Home in London, Ontario, on Sunday October 1, 2017, surrounded by her family.

Eileen was born in Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada, to Peter and Anastasia (nee Slyzuk) Cowtun, and was the youngest of eight children. Eileen was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend of the community.

She was predeceased by her loving husband Judge William Joseph Luchak of Hamilton, Ontario. Leaves four sons and their spouses, Paul of Mississauga, Ontario, Peter (Paula) of London, Ontario, Andrew (Catherine) of Edmonton, Alberta, and David (Maria) of Mississauga, Ontario; her sister Elizabeth Pearl Oryschak of London, Ontario; 12 loving grandchildren, Caitlyn, William, Laura, Simon, Matthew, Jenna, Sara, Nicholas, Michael, Julia, Billy, and Megan; more than 50 nieces and nephews; and countless others who were touched by her loving acts of kindness and charity.


ROBERTS, Marion Olivine (Hill) - Passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 1st, 2017 at the age of 73 years.

Beloved wife of William “Bill” for 55 years. Loving mother of Bob, Bill, Don (Kim) and Rhonda. Proud grandmother of 15 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Dear sister of Lincoln (Pat), Nick (Deb), Ramona (Chris), Mary (Win), Pam (Ernie) and Thelma (Dan). She will also be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

Predeceased by her daughter Lorrie, son-in-law Randy Innes and her brothers Keith and Barso.


Di Marcello RodolfoDi MARCELLO, Rodolfo 'Rudy' - It is with great sadness in our hearts we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, and Nonno, Rodolfo Di Marcello on Sunday, October 1st, 2017.

After a heroic battle, and surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren Rodolfo was taken from us too soon.

Survived by his devoted and loving wife Teresa, dearest son Gino, and his wife Laurie (his second daughter), and beloved daughter Laura.

Dearest Nonno to his pride and joy, his granddaughters, Grace and Emma.


Swartzentruber CateSWARTZENTRUBER, Catharine Jayne 'Cate' Meehan - Age 45. On Sunday October 1st, 2017 at 4:35 am, Cate Swartzentruber (Catharine Jayne Meehan-Swartzentruber) beloved wife, mom, daughter, sister, niece, cousin and friend passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, after a long and valiant battle with cancer, at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice in Hamilton, Ontario. 

Cate was born in Oakville on October 13th, 1971.

She is sorely missed and fondly remembered by her loving husband Jeff, daughter Lily (14) and son Mac (12); parents Barbara and Lawrence (Larry) Meehan; brothers Keith and Gary; and many in-laws, aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins and in her words, the 'best friends anyone could ask for’.


HEALEY - LUFFMAN, Denise (nee Healey) - Surrounded by her loving family, Denise passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at the Hamilton General Hospital. 

Beloved wife of Darrell Luffman for over 35 years.  Dear daughter of Shirley Hacking (Healey) and Wayne Healey.  Much loved sister of Lisa (Alan) Sharp and Bobbi-jo (Mike) Burack.  She will also be dearly missed by many other family members and friends. 


KALINIC, Ljiljana “Lilly” - Passed away, after a courageous battle, at Juravinski Hospital on Saturday, September 30 2017 at the age of 68.

Devoted mother of Gordana Gilmour (Tim) and Dane. Dear sister of Ilonka Gozovic (late Misko). Loved aunt of Verica (Danijel) and their children Andrej and Vanja (Anita), Silvija, Mirko and Branko.


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VanDeWALLE, Matthew 'Matt' - Passed away on Saturday September 30, 2017.   Matt VanDeWalle, of Burford, in his 45th year. 

Beloved husband of Melanie Bennett.  Loving son of Sandy and the late Andy VanDeWalle.  Dear brother of Melanie & Dave, Andy & Rachel. Loved uncle of Neil, Lacey, Lexi and their children.  Son-in-law of Rick & Linda Bennett, brother-in-law of Chris & Lorraine. 

Matt will be sadly missed by his many family & friends.


BIELICH, Milka "Mary" - Peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice in her 89th year.

Beloved wife of the Late Dusan. Loving mother of Donna Mrkovich and Anne (Dan) Popovich. Cherished grandmother of Shelley (Craig) Thomas, Natasha Mrkovich, Denise (Matt) Krusto, Suzanne (Ian) Quinn, Christina (Rob) Merritt, and proud great grandmother of Daniella. Mary is predeceased by her brother Milenko.


Le Blanc EdnaLe BLANC, Edna Louise - Peacefully passed away at the Willowgrove L.T.C., after a long battle with dementia on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the age of 77.

Beloved wife of Gildard. Cherished mother of Larry (Maisie), the late David; Marsha (Ken), and Curtis. Loving grandmother of Debbi-Ann, Terri, Renee, and Tiffany. Great-grandmother of Damien, Ciara, and Jordan.

Survived by her sister Becky (Donald). Predeceased by one sister and three brothers. Edna will be dearly missed by her extended family and friends.

She loved people, and laughter and let's not forget the Strawberry Daiquiris and Lottery Tickets. She will be fondly remembered by all who knew and loved her.


Kennaley DanielKENNALEY, Daniel Joseph 'Bud' - Born November 11, 1932, Dad died unexpectedly after a short illness on Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at the Brantford General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. 

Beloved and devoted husband of the late Alyce (nee Procter) for 61 years.

Loving father of Dr. Rosemarie Kennaley (Tom Lemon), Dan (Jan), Martin (Monica), Charles, Michael (Mary), Joy and Brendan (Dianne).

Grandfather to 15 and Great-Grandfather of two. 


Simon JosephSIMON, Joseph - It is with great sadness that the family of Joseph Simon announces his passing after a courageous battle with cancer on September 30th, 2017 at home surrounded by his family, in his 84th year. 

Beloved husband of Joan (nee Wilson) for 60 years. Loving father to Patricia (Larry) McLeod, the late Paul, Mary, Michael (Teresa) and Jane (Brian) Drehmer. Grandfather to Zachary (Tabitha), Dalton, Connor and Great Grandfather to Dayson and Gryffin.

Sadly missed by sister Helen Stern, sister-in-law Jean Grundy, Mark, Kim and Robin of Texas and his step-grandchildren.  Predeceased by his parents Paul and Kathleen, sisters Irene (Ted) and Margaret and brother Paul. 

Joseph served as a firefighter for 33 years, with the last 12 years as Chief. 


PATTERSON, William 'Bill' - Peacefully at home in his sleep on Friday, September 2017 in his 73rd year. 
Bill has gone to be with the Lord.  

Born to Harold and Dorothy on June 17, 1945. 

Pre-deceased earlier this year by his beloved wife of 45 years Corrie.  Bill will be dearly missed by his son Brad (Stacey), daughters Kelly (Marcel Klema) and Jamie, grandchildren Kylie and Matthew, and by his sister Patricia (Dennis Heathers) and brother Brian (Yvonne).  Brother-in-law of Kees deGraaf and Margaret deGraaf. 


WORRON, William Joseph - Suddenly, after a brief illness, we announce the passing of a devoted father, grandfather and great-grandfather on Friday, September 29, 2017 in his 88th year.

Beloved husband of the late Marilyn (2012).

Devoted father of Gary (Sharon). He will be missed by his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


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ROBLES, Ana - Peacefully at home with her loving family by her side on September 29, 2017. 

Ana will be sadly missed by her 10 children, 22 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.


BLACKWOOD, Wayne Clifford - Suddenly after a brief illness, we announce the passing of a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. September 29, 2017 at Juravinski Hospital.

Beloved husband of Betty Blackwood. Father to Mark Blackwood (Debbie), Linda Murphy (Kevin). Grandfather to Justin Murphy, and Stephanie Murphy and Kylie Blackwood. Brother to Faye Cameron (Ricky).


Vanderlaan GezinaVANDERLAAN, Gezina Gerritdina (Siny/Cindy) (nee Gerrits) - October 4, 1937 - September 29, 2017

Now cradled in the arms of her faithful Saviour, Jesus Christ, our beloved Mom and Oma was freed from her 'earthly tent' and taken to her eternal home on September 29, 2017, just 5 days shy of her 80th birthday.

Predeceased by her dear husband, our Dad and Opa, Douwe (1999).

A dear mom to 6 children and their spouses, Yolanda Vanderlaan and Bob Sorensen, Hettie and Rob Verduyn, Denise and Len Vander Lugt, Henry and Wendi Vanderlaan, Duane and Andrea VanderLaan, Scott and Teresa Vanderlaan.