Melville IanMELVILLE, Ian - Of Hamilton, died tragically in his 46th year as the result of an accident on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.  

Loving father of Amber, David, Nicole and Kayla. Special friend of Sitha. 

Dear brother of Paul (Michelle) and Alex (Cindy). Predeceased by his parents, William and Catherine Melville.

Ian was a proud member of the Dofasco Pipe Band. 


POYTON, Margaret Rose - It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that the family announces the passing of Margaret Rose Poyton on Tuesday March 14, 2017.

Margaret passed away suddenly at home. Loving wife to Clifford Poyton and loving mother.


Watson GlennWATSON, Glenn - Passed away at his beloved home on Bay Lake in Bancroft, Ontario on March 14, 2017 lovingly held by his daughter Brenda.

Glenn was born on February 9, 1933 (on the coldest night of the winter) on his family’s 100 acre farm at Wellman’s Corners in Rawdon Township (Hastings County) to George and Sarah Ann (Brownson). He was the third of their four boys (Lorne, Jim and Craig) and he also joined three older half sisters (Bernie, Ollie and Vera).

At Teachers College in Peterborough in 1951, Glenn met Marilyn Parks and they married in 1957. They were happily married for 52 years until Marilyn’s death in 2009. Together they raised two children - Lynn who died in 1982 at the age of 24, and Brenda (who was blessed to spend the last 15 months of her Dad’s life with him on Bay Lake). Glenn was “Boppy” to two granddaughters, Nicole and Ryen, that he adored and took great pride in.


CAMPBELL, Marjory - Peacefully at Riverview Terrace, Brantford on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 in her 78th year.

Marjory was the beloved wife of the late James Campbell and she was the daughter of the late Albert and Mary Thomson. 

Marjory was born in Glasgow, Scotland and immigrated to Canada with her husband James in 1974. 


Courchesne PaulineCOURCHESNE, Pauline (née Labrie) -  April 10, 1945 - March 14, 2017.

Pauline passed away suddenly of a massive heart attack, March 14, 2017 in her 71st orbit around the sun.

Born in Ramore , Ontario, April 10, 1945, she is  predeceased by her first born son, Guy and her parents Ludger Labrie and Berthe Giroux.

She is survived by her husband, Renaud, her daughter Liette Fadden (Dave), her son Roger (Kirstyn), her grandchildren, Riley, Skyla-Rae, Soleil, her four step-grandchildren, Nathanyl, Sawyer, Bronwyn and Sinclair.  She will be deeply missed by her 4 year old great granddaughter, Josie Fadden, by her brother Chris Labrie (Carole), her sisters Joyanne Andrews (Garry), Claudette Paul, Suzanne Labrie and her many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.


GENERY, Michael - Peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Hamilton General Hospital on Monday, March 13, 2017.  Mike Genery of Thorold, formerly of Haldimand County, in his 67th year. 

Beloved father of Michael Nathaniel (Carrie Morrell), Rebecca (Ted Lanouette), Rachel (Tony Lehmann), Rhonda (Chad O'Hara) and Lori (Jeff Hunsinger).  Loving grandfather of 12 grandchildren. 


CALLIGAN, Rose Caroline - Passed away peacefully at the Juravinski Hospital, on Monday, March 13, 2017, in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of the late Robert for 65 years. Loving mother of Lynne (Rick Beith), Mark (Wendy), Terry (Val) and predeceased by Nancy. Cherished grandmother of Matthew (Tanya), Aaron (Jaime), Dane, Shelby, Kyle, Zachary, Emily, Také and great-grandchildren Evelynn, James, Isabella, William and Sofie.


Hands GeorgeHANDS, George - It is with deep sadness the family announces George's passing at Grace Villa Nursing Home on Monday, March 13, 2017 in his 82nd year.

Predeceased by his wife Jean and step-daughter Susan.

Loving father of Patricia (Len),  Michele (Gil), Susanne (Al) and Lorraine (Jody). He will be fondly remembered by his many grandchildren and greatgrandchildren.


Friis Margarethe


FRIIS, Margrethe - quietly passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the Hamilton General Hospital at the age of 79. 

She will be very deeply missed by Tage, her husband of 58 years; her two daughters Mary Anna Ostrander and Catherine Friis and she will join her pre-ceased youngest daughter Karen Lynn Friis; her son-in-law Bill Ostrander; and her cherished grandchildren Stephen, Michael and Jamie Ostrander. 

She will also be sadly missed by her sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews and numerous friends of all ages. 


Dyson HelenDYSON, Helen Agnes - Peacefully on March 13, 2017 in her 99th year, Helen went home to be with her Lord and Saviour.

She will be dearly missed by her children Janet (John), Nancy (David) and Carson, as well as her grandchildren Brent (Adrienne), Erin, Dean (Sarah), Joan (Don), Scott (Connie) and Christopher (Kelly), and her seven great-grandchildren Morgan, Makenna, Lucas, Dalton, Seth, Alexander and Katrina.

Predeceased by her husband George E. Dyson (2000) and brothers Arthur, Ferdinand and Harvey Revell.

Helen was a life-long member of West Flamboro Presbyterian Church. She was also a volunteer at McMaster Hospital for 36 years and received the Governor General Award for her dedication.


COSTELLO, William Edward John – With his loving wife by his side at home on Monday, March 13, 2017 in his 87th year.

Beloved husband of Dorothy for over 66 years. Loving father of Billy (Lynda), Dennis (Betty), predeceased by his son Jerry (survived by wife Lori),  and Kim MacNeil (John). Much loved Papa to Chris, Brandon (Ruth), Matthew and Jeffrey Bird, Caitlin and Gemma. 


Colburne JoanneCOLBURNE, Joanne Lillian -  Passed away peacefully on March 13, 2017 at the age of 59 with family by her side.

Beloved wife to Everett for 39 years. Momio to Aaron & Logan, Jarrod & Tracey.

Joanne will be remembered for her magnetic personality, positive outlook and loving nature.


Riley JohnRILEY, John Arthur -  Entered into rest, peacefully on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Anson Place, Hagersville, in his 90th year.

Beloved husband to Mary Jane (nee Bartlett) for 15 years. Predeceased by his first wife, Joyce (nee Jackson) and his son Barry.

Loving father to Cindy and dear grand father of Ryan. Great grand father of Shelby, Brayden and Aaron. Step-father to Barb Gee (Dick), Jim Phibbs (Barb), Nancy Harju (Sandy), Karl Phibbs (Marion) and Darlene Johnson (Cam). Step-grandfather of eleven and step-great grandfather to 19. Predeceased by step-children Steve and Troy.


Lindsay GregLINDSAY, Robert Gregory (Greg) - Passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, March 12, 2017 in his 53rd year.

Beloved husband of Carla (nee Towns), loving son of Robert and Wendy Lindsay, cherished brother of Jayne Hexamer (Derrick), and caring uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Greg will be lovingly missed by many other members of his extended family and dear friends.

Greg was the proud owner of OK Tire St. George for the past 30 years, respected by employees, customers and business associates.


LEWIS, Elsie Mildred - After recently celebrating her 100th birthday, Elsie went to be with her Lord and Saviour, on Sunday, March 12, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Alfred Lewis (1998). Loving mother of David and his wife Janie, Raymond and his wife Cynthia, Lorraine and her husband Mark Bebbington and Ross and his wife Anne.


Grebenko LessiaGREBENKO, Lessia - On Sunday, March 12th, 2017 at Juravinski Hospital surrounded by her friends and family at the age of 46.

Lessia will be remembered by her companion Andrew Kosiorowski, as well as, by Greg, Matt, Anita, Michelle, Betty, Maira, and many other family, friends, and co-workers.


Zurek ToniZUREK, Antoni 'Toni' - The colourful life of Antoni Zurek, born in Olesznica, Poland on March 12, 1929 faded out on March 11, 2017 just entering his 88th year.

Beloved husband of Judy (Jadwiga Boleslawa), Toni will be joining her in the stars as well as his brothers (Louie & Jan) and sister (Bronia).

Sending him on his new journey are his daughters, Rose Presutti (Vince), Anny Fyreagle and Barb Zurek and his devoted grandchildren, Stephen, Christine and Celeste, and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews in Canada, Poland and beyond.


SULLIVAN, Muriel Louise - (1927 - 2017) - Peacefully at home on Saturday, March 11, 2017.

Muriel Sullivan, beloved wife of the late John (Jack) Sullivan.

Cherished mom of Louise (Neil) Roberts, Peter (Aida), and Mary. Loved Nanny of Chris Roberts (Ashley Duxbury), Julie (Mathew) Clark, Laura Sullivan (Derek Gowland), Mark (Jessica), and Alana Sullivan (Brad Karelson), and great Grandmother of Meghan, Kaitlyn, Carter, and Clayton.

Will be sadly missed by her sister in law, Jeanne Sullivan, and by many nieces and nephews.


Nobel TryntjeNOBEL, Tryntje - (February 23, 1927 – March 11, 2017) -

Schiedam, The Netherlands – Brampton, Ontario.

“For you have delivered me from death and my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before God in the light of life.”

At the Lord’s appointed time He has taken into glory His child, Tryntje (Truus) Nobel (nee Sonneveld). Predeceased by her husband Cornelis Nobel in 1996.


Rosatone AntoniaROSATONE, Antonia - Peacefully at Hamilton General Hospital on Saturday, March 11th, 2017 in her 90th year.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Donato.

Cherished mother of Anna and the late Erdere Bartolomeo and the late Francesca and the late Daniele Varrasso. Predeceased by her parents Eufrasia and Francesco, and siblings Elena, Sabatino and Paolo.

Precious Nonna of Riccardo, Antonio, Daniela, Amanda and Billy, and bisnonna of Lily and Baby Daniele.


Lawrence DorothyLAWRENCE, Dorothy - (March 29, 1940 - March 11, 2017) - 

The love story of 63 years came to a remarkable end on Saturday, March 11th, 2017.

Dorothy (nee McMaster) Lawrence, best friend and soul mate to James Lawrence married 55 years.

The story began as Prom Queen marrying Professional Baseball Player. The legacy of a loving family continued with Danny & Terre, and Julie Ann & Cameron followed by grandchildren (Mitchell, Macgregor, Mattie, Emerson, Cooper, Brodan, Sawyer, Megan and Coleman).

Dorothy was a lover of life who was most content when with her “Jimbo."


ROSE, Leonard - It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Leonard Rose, in his 88th year, at the Brantford General Hospital on Saturday, March 11th, 2017. 

Beloved husband of Barbara for 65 years.  Blessed with children Victor, Elizabeth Hurdman and her husband  Jeffrey, and Julie Termeer and her husband Barrie. 


Malin AnkaMALIN, Anka - Passed away peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the age of 69.

Predeceased by her beloved husband of 49 years Ivan. Cherished mother of Mario, Mary, Michelle and Michael. 

Proud grandmother of Parker, Nikolas, Quinney, and Andrew. She will be dearly missed by her sisters Marija and Agatha, her extended family members, friends, and neighbours.


Berendt RoseBERENDT, Rose Annice (Prawica) - Peacefully at home on Friday, March 10, 2017, Rose Berendt in her 81st year.

Beloved wife of 57 years to Walter. Loving mother of Katherine (Gary Osoich), Chris (Kathleen Irish), and Julie (Ted Chuckmala). Loved Nana of Taylor, Connor, Liam, Ayden, Abigail, Gwendolyn, Dean, and Ava. Survived by nieces, nephews and cousins.

Predeceased by her parents, Hilda and John Prawica, and by her sister Mary Langford.

Rose worked for the Wentworth County Board of Education for over 25 years.


Parkin GaryPARKIN, Gary Ross -  Entered into rest on Friday, March 10, 2017 at the Haldimand War Memorial Hospital, Dunnville, in his 76th year.

Beloved husband of Ethel (nee Schaeffer) for 54 years. Loving father to Tina Tomlinson (Neil) and predeceased by his children, Tammy and Robert. Dear grandfather of Colin and Ocean-Lee.

Also survived by his sister, Pat Peirson (Larry) and his brother, John (Lois, deceased). Predeceased by his four brothers and their spouses. He will be sadly missed by the Schaeffer family and fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and friends.


Hitchcock PatriciaHITCHCOCK, Patricia 'Patti' - On March 10, 2017 after a long courageous battle with cancer, Patti passed peacefully at the Bob Kemp Hospice.

She will be missed by all those who had the pleasure of knowing a kind and wonderful woman.

Patti left us way too soon and is now with loved ones who have passed. Grumpy, Grammy, Maggie and Poppy.  She will now and forever be in our hearts.

Loved by John Aaron Bryson and Zane. Alan Penny Derek and Travis. Debbie Charles Melissa and Charlie. Amanda John Kassandra and Dominic. Jeanne Joan Jordan and Angela. Paul Tracey Connor and Adam. Robert Michelle Ava and Matthew.