Cowling NancyCOWLING, Nancy Etta - Peacefully slipped away on February 10, 2017 at Idlewyld Manor at the age of 84, with her husband Robert by her side.

Loving mother of Dorie (Mike) Aikey and John Cowling.

Beloved grandma of Alix (Kris), Christina (Jordan) and Joshua. Dear great-grandma of Daniella. A very special grandma of Rob Foehr (Kayla) and Douglas.

Predeceased by her parents Dr. John Senn and Peggy Senn, brother Dr. Jack Senn and his wife Jean and much loved sister and brother-in-law Shirley and Murray Shelton. Nancy will be missed by many nieces and nephews.


Murphy LindaMURPHY, Linda Louise (Huffman) - Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Brantford General Hospital on Friday, February 10, 2017 at the age of 62 years.

Beloved wife and best friend of Dale Murphy.

Daughter of the late Bill and Betty Huffman. Sister of Larry (Kim), Wayne (Debbie), and Craig (Dorrett). Daughter-in-law of the late Arnold and Fern Murphy. Sister-in-law of Carol (Dan), Lylla (deceased) (Gord), and Richard (deceased) (Donna).

Also survived by several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.


Bailey SharonBAILEY, Sharon Jeanne - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a wonderful woman, wife, mother, and nana on February 10, 2017 in her 62nd year.

Loving wife and best friend of Gordon Bailey for 40 years. Cherished mother of Leeanne and Todd Bailey. Devoted nana to Teegan.

Daughter of the late Thomas and Barbara O’Connor (nee Carney). Adored sister of Cavan (Martha) O’Connor, Patrice (Don) Melick, Christine O’Connor (Larry Woods) and predeceased by her brother Brendan O’Connor.


HUMMEL, Rosa - (July 10, 1930 - February 10, 2017) - Peacefully at Wentworth Lodge in Dundas in her 87th year.

Rosa is predeceased by her beloved husband, the late Alfred and her dear daughter, the late Monika.

Dear friend to Gunter and Eleonore Haase.


Raposo GilbertoRAPOSO, Gilberto Costa - Peacefully surrounded by his loving family Gilberto passed away on Friday, February 10th, 2017 at the Juravinski Hospital at the age of 81.

Beloved husband of Maria (nee Ferreira) for 55 years. Loving father of Carlos (Sam), Paul (Cynthia), Gilbert, Frank, Lucy (John), Dina (Frank) and Diane (Gabe). Cherished vovô of Melissa, Brittany, Alina, Carly, Jessica, Lucas, Mathew, Cristian, Alexio, Gabriel, and Anthony. Visavô of Annabella.

Dear brother of Maria, the late José, Lubelia, and Lucilia. He will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends.


McCafferty ChicMcCAFFERTY, Charles 'Chic' - Peacefully and surrounded by his loving family on February 10, 2017 in his 84th year.

Loving and devoted husband of Jean. Beloved father of Chris, Michelle, Karen and Matt. Cherished Granpa to his 5 grandsons Connor, Brendan, Sean, Dylan and Martin.

Chic was truly a great man, respected and loved by everyone he met. His quiet strength, his abiding kindness, and his unwavering love of family made him a class act and a role model for many. Chic was a true gentleman by anyone's standard and he has left an indelible mark on all who knew and loved him.


Tinsdale GeorgeTINSDALE, George - Passed away peacefully at home on Friday, February 10, 2017 at the age of 76 with his partner Yolande McCrone by his side.

He is survived by his daughter Kris and is predeceased by his son Jason.

George practiced as a Chartered Accountant for 49 years in Hamilton, and loved to spend his spare time on the golf course.


Kontic MarijaKONTIC, Marija - Peacefully on Friday, February 10, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, surrounded by her loving family in her 93rd year.

Beloved wife of the late Ivan.

Cherished mother of Ivan and his wife Zeljka and the late Grace Grabar (Bruno). Beloved nona of Kevin (Paola), Melissa (Bradley), Samantha (Thom), Nilo (Shawna), Dino (Crystal), David, Adam and seven great-grandchildren.


Croley PattCROLEY, Patricia 'Patt' Victoria (nee Paterson) - It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Patricia Croley on February 10th, 2017 at the Brantford General Hospital in her 91st year.

Loving mother of Elizabeth Ann Thornton, Nadine (John) Mitchell, Peter and Christopher. Beloved grandmother of Spencer, Jonathon, Glendon, Stephen, Rebekah, Aaron, Jade and great-grandmother of Charlie, Marley and Bowen. Predeceased by parents John and Wilma Paterson, brother Donald Paterson and his wife Edra. She will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Patt served with the Canadian Women's Army Corps. during WWII, was a former telephone operator for Bell Canada and a longtime employee of W. Ross MacDonald School for the Blind where she worked as a Residence Counsellor.


BAFF, Joseph 'Joe'Peacefully, on February 10, 2017 at the Juravinski Hospital, in his 86th year.

Beloved husband for 58 years to Carol.

Joe will also be deeply missed by his brother Louis (Patricia) and his sister Judy (Jerry) Hampson, nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law David and Paul in Nova Scotia, and many extended family.


RIVERS, Thomas "Tom" - Surrounded by loving family, Tom passed away on Thursday, February 9th, 2017 at the Brantford General Hospital, in his 80th year. 

Beloved partner of Francine Sioen for over 20 years, and loving husband of the late Kathleen Rivers (1990).  Much loved father of Richard (Helen) Rivers, Dale (Florence) Rivers and Terry (Jenny) Rivers.  Cherished grandfather of Gina, Jason, Justin, Angie, Jonathan, Crystal, Ashlee, Amber, Kyle and Tyler and great-grandfather to many.  Step-father of Rick (Joe), Randy (Julie), Ron (Jennifer) and Anita (Keith) and families. 


McFawn OliveMcFAWN, Olive Charlotte - Passed peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Saviour, with family by her side at Juravinski Hospital on Monday, February 6, 2017 in her 89th year.

Dearly beloved wife of Fred for 70 years. Tender and caring mother of Peter (Jane), Beverley (Gordon), Heather (Frank), Lorene (Ivan), and the late Jimmy. Also, survived by daughter-in-law Gayle. Loving grandmother of Adam, Jarod, Clint, Kristy, Benjamin, Raquel, Abigail, William, Helaina, and Isaac; great-grandmother of Kiah, Pierce, and Tristian.

Olive generously shared her time with the church, community and family.


Cottrill DianneCOTTRILL, Doris 'Dianne' (nee Hall) - (December 12, 1944 - February 9, 2017) -

Peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital, in her 73rd year, surrounded by her family.

Predeceased by her beloved husband of over 51 years, Murray Joseph Cottrill (2012). Loving mother of Marie Kiss, Christine Burgess, and Patty (Jamie) Zimak.

Nana will be sadly missed by her grandchildren; Josie, Samantha, Lisa, and Louie.  Special to her heart, Matthew, Patrick, Norm, Jessica and Paul and her many nieces and nephews.

Survived by her sister Jane (Harold) Gekill (Meaford, ON) and her brother Joseph Hoggard (Hamilton, ON).


Losztyn Andrew


LOSZTYN, Andrew - Passed away peacefully on February 9, 2017 at the age of 94 after a brief illness.

Beloved husband of Irene for 66 years. Cherished father of Steve (Brenda). Proud and loving Dido of Oksana.

A devoted husband, father, grandfather, Andy will be deeply missed by family and friends.


Jones Douglas JONES, Douglas Humphreys -  Peacefully at his home in Caledonia, on Thursday, February 9, 2017.

Beloved husband of the late Trudy Waltraud) Jones. Predeceased by his siblings, Marjorie Jones, Kathleen Popaleni, William and Edward Jones.

 Douglas will be fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, step-children and their families as well as many close friends. Heartfelt thanks are extended to Ingrid Roy for her years of caregiving to both Douglas and Trudy and to Gary Carter for his numerous weekend visits.

Doug was a WWII veteran serving as a Captain in the Canadian Interrogation Unit.  After the war, he spent a year supporting the British occupational force in Germany.


TURNER, Anna Marjorie -    It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of the matriarch of the Turner Family on February 9th, 2017 at the age of 87. 

A strong and passionate woman, she could be often found out on the golf course teaching the family how golf should be played, out in her beautiful gardens or in front of her TV cheering on her beloved Maple Leafs, Blue Jays or Tiger Cats. 


SCHOMMER, Sister Doreen, (formerly Sister Andrene)  School Sister of Notre Dame

Died at Notre Dame Convent, Waterdown, Ontario on February 8, 2017 at the age 90 in 71st year as School Sister of Notre Dame. 

Predeceased by her parents Andrew and Anne (Thielges) and brothers Henry, Joseph, Alfred and Andrew and sisters Josephine Schommer, Agnes Connor, Mary Frances, Anne Squires, Gabriella Scherman, Rose Verbick and Rita Engel. 


Cassano JoeCASSANO, Giuseppe 'Joe' - (1961 - 2017) - It is with immense sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Joe on Wednesday, February 8, 2017.

Beloved husband to Rita, devoted father of Daniella Laratta (Francesco) and Matthew.

Survived by his parents Matteo and Grazia, brothers Anthony (Sherri), Mario (Anna Marie) and the late John. Also sadly missed by his in-laws Leonardo and Gina Martelli, Mike Martelli (Brenda), Diane Pesce (Mario).


WORTEL, Grada Johanna - Passed away peacefully, at Shalom Manor, on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 in her 91st year.

Beloved wife of Aldert for 59 years. Loving mother of John (Jewel-Ann), the late Hank, Mary Riddiough (Ray), Magdalene Boilard (Ron), Joan de Demeter (Garrick) and Aldert (Marilyn). Will be lovingly remembered by her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.


Watson MorleyWATSON, Morley John - passed peacefully on February 8, 2017 in his 77th year. Morley was born in Pringle Township, Ontario, on August 2, 1940.

Beloved husband of Marilyn Perkins for 56 years. Cherished father of Benjamin Watson (Rhea), and Maxine Watson (Frank). Loving grandfather of Brandon, Sawyer, Alora, Lynona, Hannah, Peyton and Eli. Also as much a father figure to their dear niece, Erlene Weatherby (Howard).

Dear brother of Thomas (Marilyn), Darlene (David), Karen (Ricardo). Predeceased by his parents, Wesley Watson and Ethel King, and his brother Murray (Gayle). Morley will also be missed by his many nieces and nephews. 


SCOTT, Calvin (Scotty) - Peacefully passed away on February 8, 2017 in his 90th year at Clarion Nursing Home.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Elsie (Betty) Scott. Cherished father of Brian (Elaine), Pat (Brad) Johnston, and Cathy (Dave). Proud grandfather of Jeff, Steven, Matthew, and Danny and great-grandfather of Keiana and Kendra.


BRADSHAW, Mary Rita (nee Hannon) -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Rita Bradshaw on February 8, 2017 at Extendicare, St. Catharines, in her 91st year. 

Beloved wife for 57 years to Douglas. Loving mother of Carolyn Bernacci (Jeff) and Patrick Bradshaw.  Loving grandmother of Brett Bernacci, Lindsay Bernacci and Melissa Bradshaw. Great grandmother of Zayne Bradshaw and Zoe Bradshaw.


Stott Robert

STOTT, Robert Jack - At St. Joseph's Lifecare Centre on February 8, 2017 at the age of 92. 

Beloved husband of the late Bernice Stott (nee Evans).  Loving father of Heather Cuthbertson (John Klaiber), Gayle (Julius) Kiss, Doug (Judy) Stott, and Laura (Marc) Reid.  Predeceased by son-in-law Wayne. 

Dear Grandfather of Jason (Jennifer), Vanessa (David), Robert (Robin), Trevor (Heidi), Nicole (Tyler), Paige, Sonya, Lauren and predeceased by a granddaughter Leigh.  Great-grandfather to nine. 

JAMES, Vianna MayDecember 30, 1925 – February 8, 2017

Passed away peacefully in her 92nd year at St. Joseph’s Lifecare Centre on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 with family by her side.

Predeceased by her husband Harold.  Dearly loved and missed by her sons Gary (Nancy) and Daryl; granddaughter Kimberlee (Graham); great-grandchildren Ethan and Sydney and sister Madeline (Clifford) Arnold. 


Baker JoanBAKER, Joan Claire (nee: Goodale) - 1928-2017

We have recently lost a dear mother, friend and above all, a true living force of nature who entertained all that she met with her humour, her sharp wit and her antics.

She will be mourned by her four children and their families, along with their father, J. Bruce Anderson, as well as her three stepchildren and their families.

Joan is reunited with her late husband, Herbert Baker.

As Joan wished, there will not be a funeral, but rather a celebration of her remarkable life at a later date. 




Bader mariaBADER, Marianne Frieda - With heavy hearts we announce the passing of our loving mother, sister, Oma at McNally House in Grimsby on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at the age of 87. With unwavering strength and courage, surrounded by family, she finally found peace and will be reunited with her beloved Helmut.

After immigrating from Germany in 1952 Mom spent many years building a successful business (Fruitland Tool and Mfg.) with her husband. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and baking for family occasions and in later years travelling the world with friends and family.

Everyone privileged to have known her will miss her beautiful smile, sparkling eyes and optimistic personality. She will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed by her children Christine (Guenter), Heidi (Hank) and Rodney (Karen), brother Gerhard (Gisela) Munz and grandchildren Daniel, Jenna and Kristy.