GABRIEL, Celestina (nee Garzo) - It is with heavy hearts and much sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Celestina (Garzo) Gabriel on Friday May 5, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Frank Gabriel (2016). Cherished Mother and Mother-in-law to Margaret and Mark Harbour. Beloved Nonna to the lights of her life Michael, Eric and Katie.


LITTLE, Linda (nee Charnock) - Passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 5, 2017 at the age of 69.

Beloved wife of Mike for 38 years. Loving mother of Karen Hauser (Mike Shamber), and mother-in-law of Heather Coulson. Predeceased by her son Dave Little (2015). Proud Nana and Biggest Fan of Austin (Stephanie), Emerson, Tanner, Mackenzie, Jack, Raiya, and proud great Nana of Logan and Charlea.


HATFIELD, Edwin Albert - Passed away peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Friday, May 5th, 2017 in his 87th year.

Beloved husband of the late Norma (nee:Torelli). Loving father of Rocky, Shelly, Patti House and Trudy and her husband Mark Neiley. Caring grandfather of many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.


ASHKEWE (Devine), Judy  - Passed away Friday, May 5, 2017 in her 71st year. 

Dear mother of Scott Cruickshank (Stella), the late Jim Cruickshank, the late Debbie Cruickshank, Dan Devine and Joe Devine. Proud grandmother of John, Stephen, Scotty and Jacob (Elaina) Cruickshank and Randy Jr., Ryan and Tyler Ireland.

Loving sister of Gladys.   Survived by her brother Ron Andrews (Susan) as well as her niece Amanda.  Great Aunt to Lacey and Baila Ashkewe and Desmond Andrews.


Wooster GeorgenaWOOSTER, Georgena - Peacefully, surrounded by her family, at Regina Gardens on Friday May 5, 2017,  Georgena Wooster in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Jack Wooster. Loving mother of Marilyn (Len) Bieksa, and Garry (Bonnie) Wooster. Loved Grandma of Kimberly Wooster, Mark (Megan) Bieksa, Ashley (Tim) Gent, and Paul Bieksa, and Great Grandma of Lakelyn Gent, Alice Bieksa, and Hawk Gent.


Hanmer CarolHANMER, Carol Rose (née Cardwell) - September 25, 1955 - May 4, 2017

It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Carol Hanmer on May 4, 2017 in her 62nd year.

Beloved wife of Michael Hanmer for 40 years. Loving mother of Laura Cernele (Shane) and grandmother of Rylan.

Dear sister of William A. Cardwell (Shelley-Kay) and aunt to Christy-Kay and William D. Cardwell. Deeply missed by sisters-in-law Maureen (Douglas and son Jacob) and Laurie (Christine) as well as other extended family and many friends.


HOLMES, Sheena - At Heritage Green Nursing Home on Thursday, May 4, 2017. 

Beloved wife of the late Lyman Holmes.  Dear mother of Janice, Cameron and Debbie, Peter.  Loved grandmother of Jared (Kimberly), Jenna (Neven) Lee, David (Carleigh), Michelle (Patrick) Holmes, and Brendan, Jeremy and Joshua Holmes. 

Sister of Alex Dudgeon. 


WESTERMANN, Gabriel - Mr. Gabriel Joseph Louis Westermann, known to friends as "Gabe”, 73, of Caistor Centre, Ontario , passed away at the McNally House Hospice  on May 4, 2017, surrounded in love .

He was born in Wissembourg, France, immigrating to Hamilton, Ontario in 1968.

Gabe was an extremely funny, proud and hardworking man. He loved his family and having everyone together.  He enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, and boating. He enjoyed nature and had many fond memories of the birds him and his dad raised together.  He spent 30+ years as a Hamilton Steelworker.


KROUSE, Christopher Paul  - 1972 - 2017

It is with great sadness to announce the unexpected passing of our precious Christopher in his 45th year.

He was a proud, loving husband and soulmate to Tracie, a loving father to Zackary, Dalton and Brock.


LEON, Daphne -  It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our wonderful mother, Daphne Leon, on May 4, 2017.

Predeceased by her dear husband Phillip, sister Beryl and parents Maurice and Hetty Appel.

Survived by her loving and devoted son, David (Sandi), her cousin Brenda and sisters-in-law Renee and Rochelle.


SCOTT, Irene Mary (nee. Warden) - February 24, 1949 - May 4, 2017 

Peacefully with family by her side, Irene passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2017.

Beloved mother to Michael (Tammy) and grandma to Payton and Kami. She will be remembered by her brother Bill (Kim) and family in Dundee, Scotland.


Kurpe JosephKURPE, Joseph Gabriel - Passed away suddenly at home on May 4, 2017 at the age of 49.

Joe was loved dearly and holds a special place in the hearts of Suzy, Claudia and Telina Amaral. Beloved little brother of Kathy Kurpe and Susan Ritter.

Loving uncle of Christina, Mathew, Racheal and Paige. Joe will be deeply missed by his many friends. He had a passion for cars and worked as a transmission specialist for over 25 years. He faced many struggles within himself daily and was a fighter.

He is finally free now and with his parents Gabriel and Virginia Kurpe.

The most special person to him was Claudia who he loved unconditionally and will always be in each other’s hearts.


FLORIO, Rudolfo (Rudy) - October 15 1917 – May 4 2017

In the early morning of May 4,  2017, Rudy Florio peacefully slipped into eternal rest at St Peter’s Residence in Hamilton after a short illness. 

Rudy was 99 years old and lived a full, happy life.  It’s the end of a great era; a wonderful century of memories. 


Atkinson DanielATKINSON, Daniel William - Passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 4, 2017 in his 59th year after a long battle with ALS.

Beloved husband and best friend of Judith for 36 years. Cherished father of Tonya Curtis and her husband Bradley, and Tiffany Atkinson. Proud grandfather of Seth Curtis.

Predeceased by his parents Arthur and Marjorie.  Brother of Debra Ricard (the late Dennis), Lawrence Atkinson (Ann), Charlene Francois (Bill), Patricia McNamee (Russ Laperina), Steven, Arthur, Thomas, and Vincent. Dan will also be lovingly remembered by his brother-in-law Stewart Metcalf (Cathy), sister-in-law Sharon Fox and many nieces, nephews and their families.


Munro TheressaMUNRO, Theressa Alice - Passed away on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at Idlewyld Manor, Hamilton in her 98th year.

Predeceased by loving husband Francis “Red”, daughter Gayle and son-in-law Michael Brown.

Beloved mother of Sharon Brown and Grandmother “Granny” of Alison (Scot) Fodi and Andrew (Donna) Brown. She was also great-grandmother “Nana” of Grant and Quinn Fodi, and Sarah and Luke Brown. Survived by sister-in-law Marion Robillard and several nieces and nephews.

Theressa taught for many years as a substitute teacher for the Hamilton Separate School Board. Theressa and Red enjoyed square dancing as a favourite hobby.


BALOGH, Lenka (Linda) (nee Czombos) - Passed away peacefully in her 92nd year on Tuesday, May 3, 2017.

Predeceased by her husband Peter. Loving mother of Eileen Tosello and predeceased by her son-in-law Terry.

Loved sister of Eileen and Margaret. Predeceased by sister Ethel and by brothers Bert, Julius, and John. Loving grandmother to Chris and Terry. Big Grandma to Kelsey (in heaven), Sydney, Hannah, and Jack. Loving godmother to Robin Vaccariello. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.


Gay DorothyGAY, Dorothy 'Dot' - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Mom at Willowgrove Long Term Care on May 3, 2017 in her 90th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Ernest.  Loving mother of William (Rochelle) of Brantford, Barry (the late Janice) of St. Catharines, Judy Church (Bill) of Hamilton and Ken (Rosemary) of Hamilton.  Cherished nana of the late Christopher, Amanda (Thanh), Melissa, Andrew (Vicky), Shannon (Andrew), Carrie (Mark) and great-grandmother of Kaitlyn, Kaylie, Isabella, Owen, Chloe, Logan, Scarlett and the late Jeremy. 

Dear sister of Marie Simpson.  Predeceased by her brother Gord Bull.  Dot will be sadly missed by nieces, nephews, family and friends. 


Huk MichalHUK, Michal “Mike” - With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Michal Huk on May 3, 2017 at the Juravinski Hospital at the age of 86 years.

Beloved husband of the late Effie (2003). Loving father of Sandra Clark (the late David), Thelma McColough, and Janice Stevens (Gary). Dear Papa of Susie (Andrew), Natalie, Joel (Jen), Andrianna (Mike), Charles,  Russell and David. Great grandfather of Brooke, Malcolm, Lincoln, and Arya. 

Dear brother of Ann Wack (the late Joe) of Saskatoon. Predeceased by his brother Walter Dobrus (Rose). 


GABRIELE, Rosaria - July 29, 1931 - May 3, 2017

How lucky are we to have known someone that made saying goodbye so hard. Rose Gabriele captivated all those who crossed her path with her strong, witty nature and will be greatly missed.


BEWICK, Chester 'Chet' - The family of Chet Bewick sadly announces his passing at the Brantford General Hospital, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, May, 3rd, 2017, in his 96th year.

Predeceased by his loving wife of 64 years Yvonne. Loving father of Greg (Joyce Matthison), Paul, Jane and Joan Maiorano (Dave Todd). Cherished Grandpa of Tomy, Jessica, Jeb, Jade, Daniella, Jessica, and Alex, and his great-granddaughter Lilly.


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VRBANAC, Dragica 'Carol' - Peacefully passed away at West Haldimand General Hospital on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the age of 94. 

Predeceased by her beloved husband John. Cherished mother of Joanne Rickell and her husband Chris. Proud grandmother of Andrew, and Nicholas. 

Carol is predeceased by her brothers Joseph (Barbara), Vilko, and sisters Angela, Ane, and Bare. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews and extended family.


SIGETI, Marica - It is with profound sadness we announce the sudden passing of Marica on May 3, 2017 in her 62nd year. 

Beloved wife of Mirko for 41 years.  Loving mother of Andriana, Katherine-Ann and Anita. 

Cherished daughter of Dragica and the late Josip.  Loved sister of Milan (Ana) and Zdanka (Zeljko).  Dear niece of Pavo (Zlata). 


ALFANO, Alfonso (Al)  - Passed away peacefully in his 87th year on May 3, 2017. Loving husband of 50 years to Margaret.

Devoted father to Luigi (Barbara) and John. Beloved grandfather to Tiffany, Justin and Kevin.


Hendry TheodoreHENDRY, Theodore William -  August 5, 1928 - May 3, 2017 

Died peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital.

Ted is survived by wife Judith (Pigott) and brother Allan John Hendry.  Lovingly remembered by children Kelly Arnott, Tony Hendry and Julia Lear.  Predeceased by son Timothy (1977).  Ted is also survived by Judy's children Sarah Pierson,  Martha Bases and Alexandra Pierson. 

Also missing him are his grandchildren Ian and Jessica Arnott  and step-grandchildren Pierson and Carder White,  Lilly and Charlotte Bases and Levi Kaplan.  Fondly remembered by his first wife Geoghan (Greening). 

Ted's career began at Hendry's Family Shoe Store in Hamilton.  He and his brother Allan created a chain of shoe stores  in Hamilton and the surrounding area.  T.W. later expanded into other areas of the fashion and shoe industry. 


SOLLAZZO, Antonietta  - (1933-2017) 

It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that our family announces the peaceful passing of Antonietta (Masciale) on May 3, 2017.

Devoted wife to Giuseppe for 62 years. Loving mother to Michele, Antonio (Marina), Rosanna (Mario), Angelo, Enzo (Helen) and Gianni (Cheryl). Cherished nonna to Joey, Daniel, Giulian, Nicholas, Antonietta, Nicole, Michael, Mark, Kayla, Anthony, Alana, Danielle, Leanne, Gianni, Matthew, Lucas  and Marcus (predeceased). Beloved bisnonna to Riley, Giovanni and Lexi.


Saturnino RinaSATURNINO, Rina (Pasqualotto) -  It is with deep sadness that the family announces the passing of Rina Saturnino in her 74th year on May 8, 2017 peacefully at home.

Beloved wife of Pasquale, and devoted mother of Robert (and the late Patrick). Reunited with her dear parents Andrea and Roma (Beraldo) Pasqualotto.

Cherished sister of the late Tullio and Maria Pasqualotto, Elisa (late Marco) Morettin, Ines (late Wes) Fudge, loved sister-in law to Nick (late Maria) Saturnino, and Antonietta (late Mike) Trigiani.

Rina is survived by many nieces and nephews who were blessed by her kindness and warm personality.