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VITAS, Jovan - Passed away at home at the age of 55 on Monday, September 5, 2016. 

Cherished husband to Marica.  Proud father to Djordje (Tanja) and Bojan.  Jovo to Andrej.  Jovan will be missed by many family members and friends both at home and in Serbia. 

 

STEWART, David -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of David Stewart on September 5, 2016 at the age of 56.

Son of Anne and the late Alexander. Father of Craig and Kyle. He will be missed by his sister Leslee (Steve). Survived by Lynn.

David was a retiree from Hamilton Police Services.

Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

If desired, donations can be made to a charity of your choice.

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Chatelain LorraineCHATELAIN, Lorraine Donna - Peacefully on Sunday, September 4, 2016 with her family by her side, at Emmanuel House Hospice, Lorraine passed away at the age of 80.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Maurice.

Loving mother of Paul (Cathy), and Cheryl Guerriero ( Nello).  Proud Grammie of Shane (Amanda), James (Kelly and her son Braden), and Great-Grammie of William. 

Lorraine loved her visits and dinners with her goddaughter/niece Kim Melville and treasured her dear friends Shirley and Bud Chaston, who were always there to show their love and support.

 

Nosic MarijaNOSIC, Marija - With deepest regret we announce the sudden passing of Marija on Sunday, September 4, 2016 at the age of 64. 

Dearly beloved wife of Drago and devoted mother of Daniel and Kristina (Stipe) Mitar, and an amazing and fun-loving Baba of Katarina. 

Marija will be missed by her brothers Marko, Vinko and Zvonko Caculovic , sister Pepa Juric (in Bosnia), predeceased by sister Kate Kralj, and their families.

Deeply loved by all her family and friends both here in Canada and overseas.

 

HEWITT, Vernon - Passed away peacefully after a brief illness at the Brantford General Hospital on Sunday, September 4, 2016 at the age of 69 years. 

Loving father of Sean, Jennifer and Mark.  Proud grandfather of Angus, Victoria, Ruby and Sophie.

 

Racki GeorgeRACKI, George - Peacefully, surrounded by his family on Sunday, September 4, 2016 in his 86th year. 

Beloved husband of Donna.  Loved father of Christine Lei (Kevin), Steven (Uta), and Kathleen Pogorzelec (John).  Loving grandpa of Kevin, Natassia, Michael, Nina, and Dion. 

Predeceased by his sister Anna Racki. 

George was born in Blind River, Ontario and spent his formative years in Kirkland Lake.  He broke the Kirkland Lake High School basketball record for most points scored in a single game.  He was an avid sports fan and devoted many hours teaching youth how to play hockey, basketball and baseball. 

 

ROBILLARD, Karen Elaine (nee Simpson)June 24, 1950 – September 4, 2016

Passed away peacefully at the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice on September 4th in her 66th year.

Predeceased by her parents Ralph and Alma Simpson.

 

Feeney JoyceFEENEY, Joyce - Surrounded by loving family after a lengthy illness, at Gardenview LTC, Townsend on Saturday, September 3, 2016.  (Edythe) Joyce Feeney (nee Greenbury), beloved wife of the late Ron Feeney (2008), in her 82nd year. 

Cherished mother of Mike (Linda),  Ed (Debbie), Brenda Cassidy (Tim), Heather Bowen (Bob), Joe (Valerie),  Bruce (Laura), Jerry (Sue), Nick (Char) and Richard (Denise). 

Grandma to Lisa, Andrew, Adam (Victoria), Meagan (Marc), Jaclyn, David, Luke, Joe (Ashley), Michael, Greg (Kristina), Jillian, Jamie, Brent, Matthew, Rachel, Cole, Jacob, Ryan, Jack, Carter and Madisyn. Great Grandmother of Kinsley and Kaylee. 

 

Witolla WernerWITOLLA, Werner Paul - Passed away after a short illness at Juravinski Hospital, on September 3, 2016 in his 95th year. 

Beloved husband of the late Waltraut (Shirley) Witolla. Loving Father of Hans Witolla and his wife Anda. Opa to Aldis Witolla, Marc Witolla and his wife Kersten, and Great Opa to Wren and Gale.

Will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Werner was a long time member and officer of the German Canadian Benevolent Society. 

 

Page KennethPAGE, Kenneth Alan  -  Passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital, on Saturday September 3, 2016 at the age of 65. 

Loving and devoted husband of Tina Page. 

Cherished father of Chad Page (Michelle). Proud grandfather of Brandon, Kevin and Kyle. 

 

Page KennethPAGE, Kenneth Alan  -  Passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital, on Saturday September 3, 2016 at the age of 65. 

Loving and devoted husband of Tina Page. 

Cherished father of Chad Page (Michelle). Proud grandfather of Brandon, Kevin and Kyle. 

 

Jamula DonaldJAMULA, Donald - Passed away suddenly at the Brantford General Hospital on Friday, September 2, 2016 at the age of 79 years. 

Beloved husband of the late Norma Jamula (nee Price) 2015.   Loving father of Donna Skipwith (Gerry) and Paul Jamula (Donna).  Cherished grampy of Sarah, Michael and Melissa. 

Dear brother of Carolyn Mitchell (Michael) and John Jamula (Jan).  Donald will also be missed by sister-in-law Doris and brothers-in-law Francis Price (Marlene), Jack Reynolds and John Price (Donna). 

He was predeceased by his parents John and Stephanie, brother Edward, sisters-in-law Marie Reynolds, Theresa Gallant and brother-in-law Ron Price (Arlene).  

 

Sherwood RogerSHERWOOD, Roger - It is with great sadness that the family of Roger Sherwood announces his passing on September 2, 2016 in his 73rd year at the Hamilton General Hospital.

Roger is survived by his children Roger (Grace), Bill (Amanda) and Val (Fred). Loved papa to seven grandchildren. Dear companion and friend for 30 years to Barb Hill.

Roger retired from Stelco following 42 years of service.

 

Kirk GeorgeKIRK, George Macartney - (October 10, 1933 – September 2, 2016) - Passed peacefully into the presence of his Lord and Saviour at St. Peter's Hospital. 

He will be missed greatly by his wife Marion of 63 years, his children Linda Hastings, Brenda Fraser (Mark), Ian (Charlotte), Barry (Cheri), 11 grandchildren, their spouses and 27 ½ great-grandchildren. 

Brother of Eileen Hillis (Bill) and David (Janice), and brother-in-law Roy Greene, sisters-in-law Elizabeth White and Donna Sheldrake. 

 

Stubbs JohnSTUBBS, John Thomas (Jack) -  Entered into rest surrounded by his family at Macassa Lodge, Hamilton, on Friday, September 2, 2016 in his 81st year.

Predeceased by his parents Adele (nee Wren) and James Edward Stubbs.

Beloved husband of Helen (nee Reid). Loving father to Terri Densmore (Hugh), Mark, Jackie Madigan (Patrick) and Lesley Perry (Doug). Cherished Papa of Jack, Caitie, Alice, Emily, Shannon, Brendan, Thomas and Robyn.

Dear brother to Pat Milne (Vic, deceased), Eleanor Thorne (Don) and Gaye Fletcher (Peter). Predeceased by his brother Edward (Marion) and his sister Adele Woodley (Bill, deceased). Dear brother-in-law to Keith Reid (Janet).

Predeceased by his sisters-in-law Lorraine Reid and Eleanor Cummings (Lorne).

 

SHIELDS, Florence Elizabeth - Passed away peacefully, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, on Friday, September 2, 2016 at the age of 93.

Predeceased by her dear friend Roberta McLay.

 

ARMITAGE Richard D. "Dick" - Passed away unexpectedly and peacefully on Sunday, September 2nd, 2016 in Georgetown, in his 88th year.   

He will be sadly missed by his children David (Linda),Wendy (Allan), and Geoff (Maggie). He will be fondly remembered by his grandchildren Kevin Bickley (Natalie); Michael MacPherson (Sonya); Brian MacPherson (Melissa); Jackee Silva (Dean); Pamela Sisson (Steve). 

 

BULICK, Helen (nee Barbu) -  It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Helen Bulick on September 1, 2016 at Kilean Lodge, Grimsby in her 95th year. 

Beloved wife of the late George Bulick.

Loving mother of the late Ron (Susan), and Diana Payne (David).  Fabulous Grammy of John (Janie), Andrew (Kelly), Laura (Jeff), Derek (Heather), Bryan (Nadia) and Philip.  Great grammy of Ariana, Symon, Taylor (Marissa), Brooke, Emma, Nicole, Kendra, and Sara. 

 

CLARK, (Malcolm) Wayne - peacefully passed away on September 1, 2016 surrounded by his family.  Wayne was 71.

Wayne is survived by his best friend and loving wife of 49 years, Ida.  Father to Nadine and her husband Henry Vaandering of Brantford, Robert Clark of Collingwood, Paul and his wife Tricia Clark of Michigan and Andrea and her husband Nathanial O’Neill of California. 

 

YOUNG, Mary Elizabeth 'Beth' - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved wife, mother, sister and aunt. 

Beth was an amazing woman and inspiration who lived for her family. 

 

LEE, Harry - Peacefully at Macassa Lodge, Hamilton on September 1, 2016 in his 95th year.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Dorothy. Cherished mother of Henry, Howard (Wendy) and Harold (Shelly). Proud grandfather of Jennifer, Gillian, Kevin and Glynnis.

 

Bakody EugeneBAKODY, Eugene Robbins ‘Gene’ - Gene passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at the age of 81 years. 

Predeceased by his beloved wife Catherine Bakody (June 1, 2001).  Loved father of Lisa Bakody and Chris Bakody (Adriana Potichnyj). 

Proud grandfather to Emily (Ryan) Tyndall and Noelle Parker, and Ariana and Sasha Potichnyj; and great-grandfather of Brenna, Nathan, Taylor and Xander. 

Predeceased by his dear mother Hazel Bakody.  Survived by his brothers Wayne Bakody and David (Anne) Bakody. 

 

RYAN, Walter Patrick - It is with great sadness that we share the news of the sudden passing of Walter Patrick Ryan at the age of 59 of Hamilton, Ontario.

Pat touched the hearts of many and will be sadly missed by his longtime partner Carol. His lifelong friend and mother of his children, Karen. He was a kind hearted dad to his children Jerry (Lisa), James (Tricia) and Cassandra. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Jacey, Darrien, Jayden, Carissa, Ethyn, Abrielle and Jacksen.

 

KKuliberda JosephULIBERDA, Joseph - After a battle with Alzheimer Disease, Joseph passed away on September 1, 2016 at the age of 94. 

Predeceased by his beloved wife Maria (2003). Sorely missed by his son Ray (Marilyn), and his loving grandchildren Melissa, John, Katrina, Robert, Amanda, and great-grandson Aiden. 

Joseph was a proud WWII Veteran in the Polish Army and was stationed in Italy.

He was past president and a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Polish Branch 315. He retired from Stelco Hilton Works after after 35 years of service in the Tin Mill. 

An avid gardener, he also enjoyed his beekeeping days with his buddies at the Wojtowicz Farm in Glanbrook. 

 

King AdeliaKING, Adelia 'Lil' Francis - Peacefully passed away at St. Peter's Hospital on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at the age of 94. 

Beloved wife of the late Charles King (1981) and Joseph Sorci (2004).  Cherished mother of Sandra Hughes (Stephen), Larry King and Wayne King (Karen).  Grandmother of Steven, David, Kristi, Todd and Samantha.  Great-grandmother of John David, Cason, Kaylee, Kaya and Harold, and great-great grandmother as well. 

Survived by her sisters Louisa, Irene, and Bertha.  Predeceased by her sisters Alice, Maureen, and Geneva, and her brothers Jake and Ned. 

 

KNILL, Helen Jean - Peacefully at Tranquility Place, Brantford on Thursday, September 1, 2016 in her 86th year.

Helen Knill, beloved wife of the late Murray L. Knill. 

Loving mother of Geoffrey Knill (Gail Sheppard), Nancy (David) MacQueen, Kevin (Linda) Knill.  Dear sister of Ross (Bev) Blundell. Loving grandmother of Jennifer, Harrison, Andrew, Zackary, Julie, Dylan, Ryan and Matthew.

Helen was a former member of Wesley United Church; member of Fairview United Church and of the U.C.W., member of the Rebekah Lodge, was a member of the Red Hatters; was a retired elementary school teacher with the Brant County School Board, where she worked for many years.