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Lennie TomLENNIE, Thomas James - Peacefully after a brief but courageous illness on July 22, 2017 in his 83rd year.

Beloved husband of 58 years to Marie "Dolly". Loving father to Tom (Christine), Steve (Diana) and Kim Palmer (Brad). Cherished papa to Tom, Matthew, Daniel, Mike, Aimee and Ty.

Dear brother to George and Rick (Lois).

 

Blower MaryBLOWER, Mary Helen Ruth - Peacefully, after a courageous illness on July 22, 2017 in her 90th year.

Beloved wife to the late Joseph Paige Blower.

Loving mother to Joseph Mark (Lynda) and Mary Ellen (Barry). She will be dearly missed by all her extended family and friends.

Mary Ruth was a proud and devoted Pediatric Nurse at St. Joseph's Hospital for many years.

 

SACKRIDER, Mary - (November 16, 1930-July 22, 2017) - 

Passed away peacefully at the Clarion Nursing Home.

Beloved wife of the late Charles Sackrider. Adopted daughter of Oswald and Elva Prentice. Beloved aunt of Brenda Wilson and Julie Johnstone. Sister of Tom (Deceased) and his wife Pat of P.E.I.

 

Shea Larry

SHEA, Lawrence 'Larry'- (January 10, 1941 - July 22, 2017) -

Together again.

My dad, Larry Shea, passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon in his sleep after a significant, but not drawn out, battle with cancer.

I love you, Dad. I'm proud to be your son. You had a big heart that was exactly where it needed to be. I'll miss you, but I know you're in much better hands now.

 

Tonaj DanTONAJ, Daniel Jason 'Dan' - (February 28, 1979 - July 22, 2017) -

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Daniel (Dan) Jason Tonaj, beloved son, brother and uncle. Daniel passed at his home in Kitchener, Ontario on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the age of 38.

He will be forever missed by his parents Gloria Zoratti, Mark and Debbie Tonaj.

Dan was adored by his sisters Melissa, Chantal, Eryn, Devon and Sarah; admired by his nephews Owen and Keaton.

 

AIREY, Jeanie - Peacefully at West Haldimand General Hospital on Friday, July 21, 2017, in her 91st year. 

Beloved wife of the late Harry.  Loved mother of Catherine (Rick) and Jean-Anne (David).  Loving grandmother of Robert (Sheila), Stephen, Thomas (Heather), Gina, 7 great-grandchildren and 1 double great grandson. 

A Private family service will be held with interment.

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SWAN, John “Jeff” - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Jeff Swan on Friday, July 21, 2017 at the age of 80, surrounded by family at Arbour Creek Long Term Care Center.

Predeceased by his loving wife Anne (2012). Loving father to Karene Maxwell (the late Danny) and Barbara Wilson (Stewart). Adoring grandpa to Callum and Ewan.

 

Williams EileenWILLIAMS, Eileen Isabel (nee Dunk) - December 24, 1926 - July 21, 2017

Passed away in her 91st year, at Hospice Wellington, Guelph.

Beloved wife of the late David Williams for 38 years.

Predeceased by her mother Isabella Gregson, father Reg Dunk, sister Doris, and brother Victor. She is survived by her children; Eileen (Douglas), Roger (Carrol), Rose, Paul (Mary), Robert, Linda (Rick), and Bernice. She will be remembered by sixteen grandchildren, twenty-two great grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

 

DeFelice FrankDeFELICE, Francesco 'Frank' - (June 1, 1965 - July 21, 2017) - We are extremely saddened by the passing of Frank with his whole family by his side on July 21st, 2017 in his 52nd year at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

He is survived by his son Noah, his mother Maria (nee Giannini) and father Nicola. He is also survived by his loving partner Carrie and his sister Rita (Al) and brother Rick (Barb).

Frank was a loving uncle to his three nieces Jessica (Boris), Rebecca and Karissa and loved his stepchildren, Matt (Ashley), Shaye (Joe), Jeffrey, Cheryl and Nicholas.

Frank was a fighter right until the end, but succumbed to his battle with pancreatic cancer.

 

DUFFY, Elaine - (1948 - 2017) - Passed away peacefully on July 21, 2017 at the Juravinski Hospital.

Predeceased by her husband Robert.

Loving mother of Mark (Justice) and step-mother of Cindy, Sherri, and Jodi. She will be missed by her grandchildren Abby, Piper, Ireland, Gavin, Emma, and Coco.

Survived by her sister Gale (Chuck).

 

CRAWFORD, Joanne (nee Rudzianskas) - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Joanne Crawford on July 21, 2017 at the Juravinski Hospital at the young age of 60.

Cherished daughter of Rolande and the late Walter. Loving wife of Robert for 27 years. Dear sister of Violette (Tom).

Joanne had a love for cross stitching and displayed her talent in many country fairs where she won countless awards. She also had a love for animals, especially her own, Romeo and Trace.

 

Kozar RoseKOZAR, Ruza 'Rose' - It is with great sorrow that we announce the sudden, yet peaceful passing of Ruza "Rose" Kozar on Thursday July 20, 2017 at the Hamilton General Hospital in her 91st year.

She leaves behind her Husband Josip. Cherished Mother of Donna and Joe Kozar. Grandmother of Nadia. Loving Aunt to Steve Kozar, Maria Novakovic, and family in Croatia.

After immigrating to Canada in 1970, Rose spent her time working hard to support the ones she loved and was a proud caregiver at Montgomery Lodge. She was a friend, confidant and peacemaker to everyone she met and will be dearly missed especially by her children.

 

Martorana GiuseppeMARTORANA, Giuseppe - It is with profound sadness that we share with you the passing of Giuseppe Martorana on July 20, 2017 at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice in his 87th year.

Forever loved by his wife of 62 years Dora (Miraglia). Adored by his children Gina (Larry Nason), Maria (Wally Wyman), Mike, and Sandra (Charlie Principato). Nonno had a very special bond with all his grandchildren Michael, Ginette, Christina, Amanda, Sarah, Danielle, Jason, Matthew, Adriana, Elaina and Marissa, who all in their own way wrapped themselves around his heart.  The joys of his life were his 8 great-grandchildren.

His family always brought a sparkle to his eye and a smile to his face. Much loved brother to the late Michele (Rosetta) Martorana, Ersilia Martorana, Giorgio (Santina) Martorana. Dear brother in-law to Rosario and the late Lucia Martorelli, Frank and Lina Amodio. Nephew to Salvatore Venniro and Lina Venniro. Special uncle to many nieces and nephews in Canada and Europe.

 

Trigatti FilomenaTRIGATTI, Filomena - Peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on July 20, 2017 in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife to the late Walter. Loving mother to Daria Terrana (Peter), Marilena Barth (Thomas) and the late Dario. Cherished Nonna to Angelo (Beth), Sandra (Cory), Kristopher, Justin (Shannon), Ashley (Sam) and Breanne. Bis Nonna to Evylne, Ava, Scarlette, Lucas and Aria. She will be dearly missed by all her extended family and friends.

A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Boyd, nurses Bethany and Laurie and to all the wonderful staff at St. Joseph's Villa for their care and support.

 

HORVATH, Laszlo Joseph, B.Comm. - Oct 21, 1955 - July 20, 2017

Four days after being diagnosed with cancer, Laszlo passed from the loving arms of his family safely into the arms of Jesus.  He was born in Budapest, Hungary, lived in Manchester England until he came to Canada, celebrating his seventh birthday on the boat over.  

He was predeceased by his parents Zoltan and Elizabeth Horvath.  He leaves behind his loving wife of 21 years and best friend of 28, Cathy, His much loved son and best bud Steven Middelkoop (Mariam), and his beloved daughter Rachel.  Will be missed by his step-sister Ilona Zloch.

 

SULLIVAN, William T. “Bill” - Passed away unexpectedly at the Hamilton General Hospital on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the age of 72.

Beloved husband of Judy for 37 years. Cherished father of Ben, Shari, Suzanne and Steven (deceased). Much loved grandfather of Devon, Karissa, Tamara, Corey, Kristie, Logan and Sage.

 

PISARIC, Frank 'Uncle Frank Gesjorskyj' - Passed away peacefully on July 20, 2017 at St. Peter's Hospital at the age of 81.

Beloved brother of the late Joseph (Susie), Anna Marks (the late Erhard), and Adolph (Edna Marr).

Uncle Frank will be greatly missed by many nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

 

JONES, Frances Olive 'Fran' - It is with sadness we announce the passing of Fran, at the age of 93, on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Cama Woodlands LTC, Burlington.

Beloved wife of the late Richard (1967).

Loving mother of Karen Mortimer. Cherished grandmother of Esther Mortimer and her partner Harper Mackenzie, and great-grandmother of Lucas Mackenzie. She will be missed by her son-in-law Ralph Mortimer.

Fran had a love of art and owned and operated an art gallery in Oshawa. Here she worked in framing, and also helped get many upcoming artists exposed.

 

Miller GordonMILLER, Gordon Blackford -  Passed away peacefully, at Anson Place Care Centre, Hagersville, on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in his 95th year.

Beloved husband to Joan Shea Berdan. Loving father of Diana Prince (Robert, deceased), Daryl (Margaret) and Duane (Teresa), stepfather and friend to Christine Stoneman (Gerald), Cathy Jamieson, (Keith), Karen McQueen (Gavin) and the late Johanna Gardien (John).

 

Chiarot RolandCHIAROT, Roland 'Ron' - Peacefully on July 18, 2017 at the Juravinski Hospital, Ron Chiarot, 86 years of age, passed away.

Beloved husband for 57 years to Anne. Loving father of Ralph Chiarot (Joanne), Bruce Chiarot, and the late Catherine Martin (Todd). Dear grandpa of Robin Martin, Alex Martin and Jillian Chiarot.

Dear brother of Dino (the late Teresa), Nancy Chiarot, Rudy (Marion), and Larry (Mary).  Survived by many nieces and nephews.

Ron was a proud retired teacher of Westdale Secondary School.

 

Forrest RobertFORREST, Robert Wayne 'Bob' - (1943 - 2017) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bob Forrest on July 18, 2017 at the Juravinski Hospital.

Beloved husband for 42 years to Christine (nee Muir).

Survived by several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. 

Bob will be sadly missed by his beloved dog Piper. 

 

Travis maryTRAVIS, Mary -  June 17th 1929 – July 18th 2017

A proud mother of George (Sandy), Bryan, Charlene, Neil (Pam), Corinne (Mark) and Deanna (Tim).  With a growing family of 17 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren and counting.

Mary was known for her great sense of humour and loyalty to her family. She will be greatly missed by her cherished loved ones.

 

ALVES, Antonio - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Antonio Alves on July 18, 2017 at the age of 56.

Beloved husband of Goretti Alves for 35 years. Loving father to Tania (Hugo), Sara (Alexander) and Tony. He will be deeply missed by his loving siblings, nieces, nephews, cousins and all of his wonderful family and friends.

 

Ross EvelynROSS, Evelyn Barbara - Passed peacefully on July 17, 2017 at Extendicare in her 95th year.

Predeceased by her husband John and daughter Janet Ross-Fichtner. Loving mother of Jack (Nance), Barbara (Jim) Bryant, Cathy (Tom) Simpson, Fran Ross (Kevin Borovsky) and son-in-law Rob Ross-Fichtner.

Beloved grandma Pat (Steve), Wendy, Amy (the late Carlos Lopez), J.J (Maria), Tracey (Wube), Dana (Sean), Bev (Montee), John (Kim), Marty (Beth), Brittany, Olivia, Jenny and Melissa. Dear great-grandmother of Malcolm, Eli, Aili, Garrett, Jack, Jaycee, Leo and Harry.

Also predeceased by her brother Don Shaw. Lovingly remembered by several nieces, nephews and friends.

Special thanks to all the staff at Extendicare, especially Dr. Tuttle and Insook Jang.

 

MORSE, William Earl 'Bill' -  It is with very heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Bill on Monday, July 17th, 2017 at the age of 84 years. 

Devoted and loving husband of Dolly (nee Myles) for 64 years.  Beloved father of Gary (Carole) and adored by his girls Linda (Andy Singleton) and Debbie (Dave Witteveen).  Cherished papa of Julie, Jennifer, Ashley, Philip and 2 great-grandchildren.  Predeceased by his son Earl. 

 

Waugh DouglasWAUGH, Richard Douglas 'Doug' - Born on July 5, 1955. It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce the death of Doug Waugh, beloved husband, father, son, brother, mentor, colleague, and friend, on July 17, 2017.

Doug was predeceased by his father and mother, Richard Douglas and Patricia Waugh.

He will forever be in the hearts of Lily, his beloved wife and dearest friend of 39 years, and his cherished sons Ryan and Reagan, and family pet Lexie.