Cain JackCAIN, Jack - At the Brantford General Hospital on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 in his 86th year, Jack Cain, beloved husband of Ardythe Cain.  Loving father of Brad (Liz) Cain, Pam (Gerard) McMullin. 

Dear brother of Irene Jacob and predeceased by his brothers Roy, Robert, Arthur and James Cain and by his sisters Margaret Ketchabaw and Doris Tonkin. Dear brother-in-law of Willard Ketchabaw. Much loved grandfather of Justin McMullin, Sean, Daniel and Eric Cain. Special son and brother of the Sibbick family.  Lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews.

Jack was a retired employee of Bay State Abrasives, where he worked for 30 years.


Czepita StellaCZEPITA, Stella (nee Taranczuk) -  It is with broken hearts that we regretfully announce the passing of Stella Czepita on June 7, 2017 at the age of 92.

Peacefully surrounded by her family, Stella is predeceased by her husband John Czepita and her son John Jr. (2012).  Beloved mother of Rick Czepita.  Loving Babci of Andrea (Steve) Elms, Renee (Jordan) Blum , Ben Czepita (Veronica), and Michael (Alessandra) Czepita.  Great Babci to Cole, Ava, Charlotte, Zoey, Jaxon, and Savannah. 

Dear mother-in-law of Michele Czepita.  Dear Aunt of Margy Whitehorn.  She will be remembered and missed by many friends and family.


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DIXON, Donald - After a courageous battle with cancer, Donald, in his 72nd year, peacefully passed away on June 7, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.

He will be sadly missed by his beloved wife of 50 years, Flora (Fotini Pierias), his sons Joe (Karen) and Michael (Michelle) and his beloved 'Peanut Brittle' (granddaughter Alyssa).


McColl PhyllisMcCOLL, Phyllis Irene (nee Burrows) – In loving memory of Phyllis Irene McColl (nee Burrows) who died peacefully on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in her 97th year. 

Phyllis is survived by her children Philip McColl (Monica Scholz) (Ruth Belch) and Andrea  McGrory (Paul McGrory) and her grandchildren Katherine Gill (Jared Gill), Rebecca Young (Travis Young), Francesca Loftus (Corey Loftus) and Macoll McGrory (Ellie Craig) and her great grandchildren Ashley and Piper Gill, Peyton and Madison Young, Theodore Loftus, Lily and Ava McGrory and her nieces and nephews George, Barb, Rosalind, Marie, Sandy and Raymond. 


MONDICH, Leslie Louis "Les" - It is with deep sadness that his family announces Les' passing, after a brief illness, at the Brantford General Hospital on Tuesday, June 6th, 2017, in his 79th year. 

Beloved uncle of Kathy (Ken) Strauss, Amy (Ron) Morgan, Susan (David) Carter, and Josie (Stephen) McDonnell, great-uncle of Jennifer, Holly (Tim), Kendra (Tyler), James, Lesley (Jeff), Sarah, Anne, Felix and Emma, and great-great uncle of Samuel, Karson, and Kylie. 


Murphy MaryMURPHY, Mary Murray - Passed away peacefully, on June 6, 2017, at St. Joseph's Villa (Dundas), in her 94th year.

Mary was born in Irvine-Ayrshire, Scotland and immigrated to Canada at the age of five.

Beloved mother of Rosemary Rinaldo (Lou - deceased 2014) of North Port, Florida, Patricia Murphy (Jim Brigger) of Dundas, Joseph Murphy of Dundas, Michael Murphy of Charlottetown and Colleen Palmieri (Richard) of Stoney Creek. Dearly loved grandma of Lisa Brinley, Paula Zulewski and David Rinaldo; Joshua, Zachary and Benjamin Somer; Brian, Mark and Kevin Palmieri. Cherished great- grandma of Ella, Sophia; Simon, Maya, Claire; Liliana, Cooper, Wesley, Gia; Mabel; Ethan and Colin.


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ROBERTS, Joy Thelma - Peacefully at St Peter's Hospital on Tuesday, June 6, 2017.

Sister of Neil (Louise) and aunt of Chris (Ashley) and Julie (Matthew) Clark and their families. Predeceased by her parents John & Audrey (nee Hayward) and her brother Richard. Dearly missed by several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Many thanks to the staff of 3 West at St. Peter's, Dr. Zbuk and the CAP drivers for their care and personal attention given to Joy.


NIXON, George Anthony Jr. - Our precious son George has passed away suddenly on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at the age of 57.

Loving son to George and Isabel. Proud brother to the late David, Lori, Steven (Angela), Janis (Kevin) Nixon-Phillips. Cherished uncle to Olivia, Liam, Travis, Indira, Julia, and Jacob. George will also be missed by many extended family members and friends.


HUBLEY, Mavis Amy - Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Hamilton General Hospital on Tuesday, June 6,  2017 in her 86th year. 

Loving mother of Cliff (Helen), Tina (Jim), Debbie, the late David (Chris), Rose (Jim), Carl (Tracy) and Andy (Laura).  Cherished GG of 15 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren. 


LaLonde AlexanderLaLONDE, Alexander - Peacefully in his sleep on June 6, 2017 at Oakville-Trafalgar hospital at the age of 81. 

Predeceased by his parents Louis and Marion as well as siblings Eleanor, Fred, Leonard and Doris. 

Loving uncle to Cindy (Joe) Willette and great-uncle to his three angels: Jen, Katie and Laura.  Brother to Ed, Violet, May, Carol and Marg.  He will be missed by many nieces and nephews as well as his extended family. 


Sandy JagwadethSANDY, Jagwadeth (Christopher Sr.) - Like energy there is no end and on June 6, 2017 Jagwadeth, (Christopher Sandy Sr.) began his journey and was surrounded by the love of his Family & Friends. 

Welcoming him to the spirit world are his parents Mitchell & Geraldine Sandy, Mother of his children Beverly, his Brother Cleveland, his Son Gary & Grandchildren Cody & Rihana.

Father of Gary, Victoria, Tricia (Bob), Christopher (Staci), Ryan (Samantha), Matthew & Frazier (Brittany).   Loved by his grandchildren, Cody, Kyle, Madison, Timothy, Thomas, Mackenzie, Kennedy, Jackson, Eli, Ryker, Riggs, Matthew Jr, Benjamin, Shayde, Ohnegagehs, Gracie, Ogradaniyo, Rilyn, Ava, Brooklyn, Bella, Lozy, Nodin, Niibii. 


Arkas PopiARKAS, Penelope "Popi" - Passed away peacefully and surrounded by her loving nieces and family at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital on Monday, June 5, 2017 in her 89th year.

Beloved wife of the late Spyros Arkas (March 2010). Dear sister of Despina Budis and her late husband Emmanuel (2002) of Queens, New York.

Predeceased by her late sister Vasilia (2008) and her husband the late Athanasios Psarakis (2006).


Pulcins EdmundPULCINS, Edmund Janis - Peacefully at  Shalom Village, Hamilton on June 5, 2017 in his 90th year. 

Beloved husband of Nora. Loving father of the late Indra (Eriks) and Andris (Linda).

Proud grandfather of Trevor (Daniella), Michael (Melissa) and David (Meghan) and great grandfather of 4. 

Survived by his brother in law Vilis (Connie) and family.  Edmund will also be fondly remembered by his family in Latvia.


SOS, Silvija - August 17, 1949 - June 5, 2017

Peacefully, surrounded by her family, at the age of 67. After a courageous battle with cancer, the gates of heaven opened and welcomed mom home.

Beloved wife of Petar for 49 years. Loving mother of Jelena (Gary) and Violeta (Aurel). Much loved Nana to her adored grandson Kevin and loving grandmother (BiBi) to Magdalena.


LINDE, Jantje 'Janny' (nee Gelderman) - At the Lord’s time, he called Janny Linde to her eternal home, on Monday, June 5, 2017 at the Hamilton General Hospital, in her 87th year.

Janny was predeceased by her husband John Linde (1980), her son Jimmy (James Richard) Linde (1975), her granddaughter Jenny Reinink (1991), her grandson CJ (Clarence John) Veldman (1997), and her son-in-law Fred Reinink (2016).

Loving mother of Art and Pat Linde, Betty and John Siebenga, Gerald and Marcia Linde, Henry and Mirja Linde, Margaret (†Fred) Reinink, Pat and Clarence Veldman.


RYAN, Shawn Gregory - Shawn Gregory Ryan, 61, passed away peacefully on Monday June 5, 2017 at Juravinski Hospital.

Born in Toronto to Jean and Leo (David) Ryan, he lived most of his life in Brantford, On.


SAFNUK, Vicky - Peacefully at Hamilton General Hospital on Monday, June 5, 2017 at the age of 83.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Lloyd (2008), parents Jessie and Victor Protasavich, sister Lorry and brother Adam.


Mansell GeorgeMANSELL, George Percy - (November 1, 1937 - June 4, 2017) - Peacefully with his loving daughters around him on Sunday June 4th, 2017, in his 80th year.

Loving Father of George (Janet), Nancy, Linda (Mark), Colleen Groat (Ross) and Gary (Paula). Their loving Mother Barbara.

Proud Grandfather of George (Lisa), Shelley (Jason), Michael (Cassaundra), Ross “Jughead”, David (Patricia), Jennifer (Derek), Christopher, Lisa (Angus) and Katelyn. Great-Grandpa of Cody, Brittany, Madalyn, Georgia-Lyn, Tyler, Hailey, Carly, Nathan, Emily, Tyler, Brooklynn, Quintin, Miss Mya and Ily.


WOODLEY, Gerry - Passed away suddenly at his residence on Sunday, June 4th, 2017 in his 67th year.

Beloved husband of Robin Woodley for 42 years.

Deeply missed by his parents Ken and Joan. Dear brother of Susan (George) Reid and the late Mark (Elaine) Woodley and brother- in- law to Laurie (Roy) Giles. Cherished son-in-law of Margaret Van Dyk. Gerry will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.


Morrison BenMORRISON, Ben Nicholas (Cromwell) - It is with broken hearts we announce the passing of Ben surrounded by his family at the Stedman Community Hospice, on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at the age of 16 years.

Son of Chuck Cromwell (Tamara) and Lisa Morrison.  Brother of Cameron, Max and Kyra, who brought him the most joy, laughter and love.  Ben leaves behind his great-grandmother Jeanne Smith, and  grandparents Brenda Campbell, Ken and Gail Morrison. 

Ben was also loved by his aunts and uncles Julie and Jim Kozina, Tina and Dave Henwood, Kim and Darah Gutsche.  He will also be missed by his cousins, extended family members and many friends.  He was predeceased by his grandfather John Campbell (April 29, 2017). 


ROSS, Raymond Arnold - Raymond Arnold Ross, in his 86th year, passed away peacefully at home, after a brief illness, in the presence of his family.

He was predeceased by his loving wife of 49 years, Donna (Morrice), his parents, Henry and Margaret Ross and his sister, Edna Gray. He is survived by his three sons, Glen, Gary (Maryanne), Greg (Cheryl) and grandchildren Raymond and Raylene along with many cousins, nieces and nephews. 


STEWART, Gail Ann (nee Jefkins) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Gail on June 4, 2017 with family by her side at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton. Gail is now safe in the arms of Jesus.

Beloved wife of Roy for five and a half years. Dear mother to Joy Book-Tamas (Casla) and the late Barbara May and loving sister to Laureen (Larry). Predeceased by her parents Sir Charles and Hilda Jefkins, infant sister Barbara May, and sisters Ruth (Alex), Betty (Dave), and Ella May.


WOOD, David John (Woody) – In his 69th year, after a courageous battle with cancer passed peacefully Sunday June 4, 2017 at BGH Palliative Care.

Cremation has taken place.

Loving husband to Donna for 46 years and treasured father to Shannon Wood and Chris and Kathryn Wood.  Cherished Grandpa to Sarah and Matthew Wood. 


Cromie JohnCROMIE, David 'John' - With his family at his side, John's long-fought battle with cancer ended on Sunday June 4th, 2017 at the Stedman Community Hospice, Brantford.

He leaves behind his best friend and loving wife of 53 years Mary (Dawes). He will be greatly missed by daughters Dawn (deceased Mark) Rees, Marsha (Robert) Huff and son Carl (Amber) Cromie. Loving Papa to Caleb and Candace Rees, Taylor and Cameron Huff.

John grew up in the Peterborough area and attended McMaster University. He then went on to teach for the Brant County Board of Education for 30 years. John influenced the lives of many as a coach and teacher. He was an active leader for the Christadelphian Youth Group for many years.


VanEvery Shayla LynnVanEVERY, Shayla Lynn - (October 8, 1991 - June 4, 2017)

It is with broken hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved Shayla VanEvery on June 4, 2017 at the age of 25 years. 

She soars in Heaven with her late grandparents, Frankie & Gary Quinlan, Robert VanEvery and step-sister Ashley King.  

Shayla will live on forever in her two young sons, Isaac and Izane Staats. 

She will be greatly missed by her parents, Robert VanEvery (Stars), Bobbi-Jo King, and step-father Bill King, and grandparents, Ginger VanEvery and Kenny Hill, and Dave Blasdell.  


Hughes WalterHUGHES, Walter Frazer - (1931 - 2017) - With heavy hearts, daughters Cathy Frasier (Terry) and Margaret Hughes announce the passing of their father, Walter F. Hughes on June 3, 2017.

He is finally reunited with his beloved wife Dolly (Etta) 2014 and son Brian (2011).

Walter will also be missed by his daughter in law, Susan Jones (Brian).