HART, Lorraine (nee Frizzell) - June 8, 1942 – December 19, 2017

Passed away peacefully at her home.

Beloved wife of Robert, for 52 years, who she promised life would never be boring if they were married, and she proved it to be true.

Devoted mother of Lee Ryan Hart. Predeceased by her parents James and Margaret Frizzell of Niagara Falls. Will be missed by her many nieces and nephews.


Thomas GaryTHOMAS, Gary John - Peacefully on December 19, 2017 in his 76th year.

Beloved husband to Agnes "Nessie". Predeceased by his first wife Mamie. Loving father to Grant (Leona) and step father to Alan Wright (Mary-beth), Linda Moore and Ray Wright (Chris). Grandfather to Emma, Stewart and Poppy to Peyton.

Dear brother to Janice (Rheo) and predeceased by siblings Brent, Lynne, John and Mark.


Vyn RalphVYN, Ralph - Ralph Vyn; teacher, visionary, master carpenter, designer, lived his 68 years to the full, rising to adversity and challenges repeatedly. We called him “The man of more than 9 lives” but his time did come on Dec 19, 2017.

Greatly loved by mother Carla, his beloved Cathy, daughters Julie (Paul) and Alison (Luc), grandchildren Dalton, Austin, Jake and Sophie, sister Pat (Theo), brothers Jim (Margaret), Bill (Diane), Leo (Trish) and the late Mart (Mary).

He leaves an irreplicable imprint at Mohawk College for his feisty commitment and compassion.


RESTON, David Lawson – passed away peacefully with his loving family at his side at the Stedman Community Hospice on Tuesday, December 19th, 2017, in his 79th year. 

Loving husband of the late Anne (nee: MacBeth) who passed in 2013.  Cherished father of Alan (Kathy), Gary (Joanne) and David (Kerri).  Proud Grandpa of Ian, Robbie, Megan, Krista, Corey, Ewan, Lucas, Cole and Ryan. 

Dear brother of Jean and Elizabeth.  Brother-in-law of John (Christine), Eleanor (Norrie), Jim (Linda) and Linda.  Predeceased by sister-in-law Janice (Jim). 


HAYDL, Harry - At his home in Hamilton on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 Harry passed away at the age of 46 years. 

Predeceased by his parents Helmut and Magdalena Haydl.  Dear brother of Fred, brother-in-law of Debbie and loved uncle of Thomas, Marcus and Hannah. 

Harry will also be missed by his extended family and friends. 

Cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Service will be held at Kitching, Steepe & Ludwig, Waterdown on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. with a reception to follow in the Family Centre. 




Mouskos JohnMOUSKOS, John - Peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family on December 18, 2017 in his 71st year.

Beloved husband to Jenny and loving father to Costakis (Liza), Christina and Lauren. Cherished Papou to Jacob and Alexandra.

He will be dearly missed by all his family and friends.


KOPAC, Jadranka (Ida) (nee Susnjar) - Peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital, surrounded by her family in her 65th year.

Beloved wife of Milan (Mike) of 41 years and dearly loved mother of Steve and his wife Magdalena, Stefanie, Mark and his partner Stacia. Cherished grandmother of Jelena, Lidija and Mia.

Beloved daughter of Nada and predeceased by father Nikola and brother Dave. Survived by brother Bob, sister Jelena, sisters-in-law Pam and Patti. Dear aunt of Tia, Tesla and Nik. Will be sadly missed by family members and friends in Canada, the U.S.A. and in the former Yugoslavia.


Morin Victoria


MORIN, Victoria - Dearly loved wife of John Paul for 43 years. 

Loving sister of Connie Salisbury (the late Raymond).  Dear aunt of Mark Salisbury and Debbie Salisbury.  Sister-in-law of Audrey Cooper (Ernie).  Will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

Special thanks to the staff of Pine Villa Nursing Home for their exceptional care. 

Cremation has taken place.  Memorial Service and interment at a later date.




Siciliano ChiarinaSICILIANO, Chiarina (nee DeRosa) - May 1st, 1928 - December 18th, 2017 Hamilton, Ontario

Our beloved mother and grandmother passed away peacefully on December 18,2017 in her 89th year.

Predeceased by husband Luigi. Loving mother of Giovanni (Laura) the late Antonio (Settimia), Ugo (Marie), Carmen (Helen),and Marcello (Linda). She will be greatly missed by her loving 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.


Allen Lewis RositaALLEN-LEWIS, Rosita (Welsh) -  Passed away peacefully at home on Monday, December 18, 2017 at the age of 59. 

Loving mother of Greg.  Much loved daughter of Dolores.  Dear sister of Anna, Marcus and Terry.  Predeceased by her husband Gregory Allen and her father David.  She will be fondly remembered by her grandchildren and many friends. 


SMITH, Wm. Jack - Surrounded by love, at the Stedman Community Hospice on Monday December 18, 2017.  Jack Smith in his 79th year. 

Beloved husband of Florence (Bailey) of St. George.  Jack will be sadly missed by his family, many friends and colleagues. 


Giancola GiovanniGIANCOLA, Giovanni 'John' - Peacefully into the arms of his Lord and Saviour, John passed away, surrounded by his loving family on December 17, 2017 at the Brantford General Hospital in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of 62 years to Nella (nee DiSabatino). Devoted father of Domenic (Giulia), Vincenzo (Cheryl), David (Kay) and Mark (Andrea). Proud Nonno of 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Survived by his brother Ed Giancola ( the late Jane) and his sister Kay DiSabatino (Eliseo). Predeceased by his parents Domenico and Filomena Giancola, and his sister Rosa DiSabatino. John will also be deeply missed by many extended family and friends.

He was a long time employee of Massey Ferguson.


Mallette Ada

MALLETTE, Ada E. - Passed away at the Juravinski Hospital on Sunday, December 17, 2017. 

Predeceased by her husband Paul.  Survived by her son Mike, brother Bob (Hilary), grandchildren Jennifer (Chris), Michael and Kaitlynne, and great-granddaughter Jaidyn. 

According to her wishes, cremation has taken place. 

In lieu of flowers, a donation, in her memory, to your favourite charity would be appreciated. 




Farkas OlgaFARKAS, Olga - Peacefully at Niagara General Hospital on Sunday December 17th 2017 at the age of 92.

Daughter of the late Jozsef and Klara Buki. Predeceased by husbands Laszlo Hari, Zoltan Farkas, her sons Laszlo (Kathy), Nicholas and Victor Hari and grandchildren Mike Hari and Greg Smith. Dear grandmother of Dwayne Hari (Nabila), Dave Hari (Ginny) and Matt Mesley (Meghan) and mother to Lisa Mesley (Sam) and predeceased by her sister Victoria.

She will be lovingly remembered by her great grandchildren, family and friends in Canada and Hungary.


SMITH, Mary (Kinniburgh) - It is with sad but grateful hearts that we announce the passing of our mom at Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on Saturday, December 16, 2017.   Mary Smith (nee Kinniburgh), formerly of Decewsville, in her 83rd year. 

Predeceased by her husband Alan (2013).  Loving mom and grandma of Alma Nagel (Paul) of Cayuga (Shawn, Shane and Sara Stewart); Linda and Mike Feeney of Jarvis (Lisa and Andrew Feeney); Bryan and Jayne Smith of Cayuga (Mat and Krysten Smith).  Special great-grandma of Cascia Smith.


Beesack WilliamBEESACK, William Alan (Bill) - Our Dad passed away on the 16th of Deceber 2017, at the age of 79 after battling heart disease for 40 years!  In fact, he was the oldest and longest standing member of the McTurtles club at McMaster, a group of individuals fighting heart disease through fitness and diet.  In that regard, with our mother's help, he was the Zen Master! 

Sadly, after Mom's death last year he lost his coach and champion and slowly succumbed to congestive heart failure, shortly after moving out of the apartment they had shared for fifty years in Hamilton, Ontario.