NOMA, Michiko - Peacefully, in her sleep, in the comfort of her home, Michiko passed away, on October 13, 2016 at the age of 88 years.

Beloved wife of Yoshio for 66 years. Deeply missed by her children Ken (Donna), Tosh (predeceased) and Ann (Emmett) Pearce. Baa-chan to Michael, Christopher and Kazuo.


HUGHES, Catherine - Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 in her 86th year. 

Beloved sister of Margaret. 


RAJNAK, Elizabeth - The family of Elizabeth Rajnak sadly announces her passing at the BGH on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. 

Beloved wife of John Rajnak.  Much loved mother of Robert and his wife Gloria and Peter (Patricia). Loving grandmother of Chris, Julie,and Laura;  Paisley, Michael and Gabrielle and greatgrandmother of Ayanna.


BUCHANAN, May Lorain (nee Hancock) - Lovingly released by her family, May peacefully went to be with the Lord, at her home in Arbour Creek Long Term Care, on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, in her 83rd year.

Born in Donkin, Cape Breton Nova Scotia to James and Lily Hancock, she was predeceased by twin Florence at birth, siblings Elizabeth, Lionel, Lloyd, Raymond and dear sister Anna.


Nicol DorothyNICOL, Dorothy Jean - Dorothy Jean died Wednesday, October12, 2016, at Alexander Place in Waterdown, in her 93rd year.

Jean was a graduate of the Hamilton General Hospital School of Nursing, worked as a missionary in the Bahamas and Jamaica and later worked as a Public Health nurse in Bonneville, Alberta and Hamilton, Ontario.

Jean is predeceased by her parents John R and Maud Nicol, her brother John R Nicol Jr, her sister Audrey Parr, and her great nephew Nicholas Reid. 


JANKOWSKI, Jan - Passed peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospital on October 12, 2016 with family at his side at the age of 89. 

Beloved husband of Maria.  Much loved father of Leonard (Sharon) and Eugene.  Loving grandfather of Jennifer (Justin) and Geoff. 


TREMAIN, Larry - 96, died peacefully October 12,2016 at Parkview Meadows in Townsend.

Predeceased by his wife, Bea and daughter Laurel. F

ather of Ken (Ellen) of Newmarket and Lois Plato(John deceased) of Denton, TX. Enjoyed four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.


Rayner EvelynRAYNER, Evelyn Ruth (nee Riley) - Entered into eternal peace on October 12, 2016 in her 86th year.

Predeceased by her husband Earl Rayner.

Loving and cherished mother of Ron (Donna) Duxbury, Janet (Hanno) Martin, Bruce (Claire) Duxbury, Kathy (Jan) VanBoven.


DESJARDINS, Gilbert Joseph - Surrounded by his loving family at the West Haldimand General Hospital on Wednesday October 12, 2016 at the age of 88 years.

Beloved husband of Isabell. Loving father of Paulette & Gary, Mark & Nancy, and Michele. Dear step-father of Anthony, Carol & Rick, and Mark & Brigette. Dear grandfather of several grandchildren and great grandchildren.


DUDENAS, Marion - Passed away on October 11, 2016. 

Left behind are her beloved children Alan (Shawnalee) of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Wayne (France), Pamela (Jim) and Michael, many grandchildren and her twin sister Margaret McComb and family. 


KENNISH, Frances Jean - Passed away on October 10, 2016.

Jean Kennish (MacDougall) was the seventh child born to Margaret MacDougall (Wisener), a WW1 war bride who immigrated from Northern Ireland in 1919, and a Canadian soldier, Ross MacDougall. 


Pompili Pagliari ElsaPOMPILI-PAGLIARI, Elsa - Elsa passed away peacefully on October 11th at St. Peter’s at Chedoke, surrounded by her family, in her 89th year. 

Loving wife of the late Aldo.  Beloved mother of Maria (Larry) Finocchi and Louis (Julie) Pagliari. Cherished nonna of Larry (Joanna), Christopher (Melissa), Melissa (Gerry) and Andrea (John). 

Proud bisnonna of Simona, Bianca, Sofia, Mattia, Elijah, Giancarlo, Aria and Isla.

Elsa will be dearly missed by her extended family and friends in Canada and Italy.


VAN LAECKE, Robert - Peacefully at his home on October 11, 2016, surrounded by his loving family in his 71st year.

Beloved husband of Joyce Van Laecke, loving father of Michele (Frank) Clarke and David (Brenda) Van Laecke. Step-father of Suzi (Rob) Ward and Craig Bell. Proud grandfather of Alannah, Devon, Emily, Paige, Cierra, Taylor and Lauren.


Cerskus AldonaCERSKUS, Aldona - With deep sadness we announce the passing of Aldona at Juravinski Hospital on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at the age of 90. 

Beloved wife of the late Vincas and sister of the late Vytas Kraniauskas.  Loving mother of Andrew (Irena) and Ruta (Vytas) Valaitis.  Cherished Mociute of Erika (Kyle), Audra (Anthony), Renata, and Krista (Steven).  Proud great-grandmother of Evie. 

Heartfelt thanks to the staff at the VON and Macassa Lodge Adult Day Programs for their care and compassion. 


Baguley DerekBAGULEY, Derek Francis – Passed away peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital on Tuesday, October 11, 2016.

Dearly loved husband to Phyllis for 57 years.  Loved always by his son Stephen (Ann), daughter Susan (John Philip), brothers Jack and Terry, sisters Barbara, Sheila and Kay and grandchildren Peter, Beth, Christopher, Heather and Colin. 

Predeceased by sisters Vera and Maureen and brother Tony. 

Special thanks is extended to the staff on 8 West at the Hamilton General Hospital. 


HUMPHREY, Wilbert Russell - Peacefully on October 10, 2016 in his 100th year.

Predeceased by his first wife Edith Welch & by his second wife Kay Mallick. He will be dearly missed by his stepchildren and their families and by all his extended family and friends.

He will be fondly remembered as the "Candy Man" to his friends at the Heritage Green Retirement Home.


WEATHERALL, Charles “Charlie” Joseph - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Haldimand War Memorial Hospital on Monday, October 10, 2016 at the age of 84.

Predeceased by his wife Mary (nee Moriarity) of 43 years and his son Richard. Cherished father of Mike (Alina) Weatherall, Lisa (Wayne) Low.


Bomberry MaryBOMBERRY, Mary - Mary has gone to join her mom and dad on October 10, 2016. 

She will be missed by her children Joanne (Brian), Owen (Cindy) and Tina (Joe), her brother, sisters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

Special thanks to friends and family who have shown their loving support. 


DAlessandro OsvaldoD'ALESSANDRO, Osvaldo - December 5, 1927 - October 10, 2016

Peacefully passed away at Extendicare Hamilton with his family by his side.

Beloved husband of Fernanda (nee Quaglia) for 63 years. Loving brother to the late Luigi (Antonietta) and his late sister Angela and her husband the late Aurelio Tonelli. Cherished father to Henry (Cheryl), Philip and Walter (Vici).

Special and loving grandfather to Laura (Raj), Christopher, Adam, Olivia (Steve), Diane and Marc.


deVries Gerryde VRIES, Gerry Maria - Gerda Aleida Maria de Vries, nee Nieuwenhuizen, was born in Nijmegen, Holland on October 23, 1924, and passed away suddenly at Wentworth Lodge, October 10, 2016.

In death she joins her husband Jacob Peter de Vries, her son Derek Jan de Vries and a menagerie of dogs, birds, foxes and raccoons, all of whom she looked after with love.

She is survived by her daughter Charlotte and much loved son-in-law Richard England, and by George and Pippa. 

Having survived the war in Holland and (as a prisoner) in Germany, Gerry came to Canada with her husband in 1955 and did many different things to make a new life in a new country.


EDEN, Helen Janet (nee Hlohinec) – January 1, 1940 - October 9, 2016

Passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital on Sunday, October 9, 2016 in her 77th year.


ANDREATTA, Guerino (Jerry) - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Jerry at St. Peter's Hospital on Maplewood on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at the age of 88.

Beloved husband of Stella (Gawlik) of 66 years of marriage. Loving father of Jerry (Maria), Tom (Sue) and Jim. Caring grandfather of David and Wendy Andreatta, Kristina and Nick Obsurn, Angela Clark, Andrea Andreatta, Joey Lynne Andreatta (Anthony) and Cole Andreatta (Leah). Great-grandfather of Lily, Ben, Owen, Lucas, Nolan, Jesse, Myah and Kinsley.


GRAY, William "Bill" - Peacefully passed away surrounded by his family at the Hamilton General Hospital on Sunday, October 9, 2016 in his 91st year. 

Beloved husband of Judy.  Loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. 


Williamson NormaWILLIAMSON, Norma Pauline - Peacefully at her home on Saturday, October 8, 2016.  Norma (nee Stire) Williamson of Jarvis, in her 87th year. 

Beloved wife of Drew for 64 years.  Dear mother of Debbie Williamson of Edmonton, Alan Williamson of Jarvis and Eric and his wife Rusty of Vanderhoof, B.C. 

Norma was predeceased by grandson Dustin Williamson (1989) and sister Doreen (Jim) Doughty.  Sister-in-law of Joan Ionson (Late Bill) of Simcoe. 

Norma played a very important role in the life of the community of Jarvis in many ways.  Norma along with Drew and  her sister Doreen and husband James began the business of Doughty  Williamson in Jarvis in 1950 and for many years worked alongside her husband Drew doing all the secretarial work for the firm.


ILICH, Miodrag 'Mike' - Peacefully at home on October 8th 2016 with his wife Vuka “Vicky” by his side in his 78th year. 

Loving father of John (Christina).  Cherished Deda of Nicholas and Emily. 


ZANTINGE, Wytske (Wendy) - It is with deep and profound sadness that the family of Wytske (Wendy) Zantinge announce her sudden and unexpected passing in her 88th year at the St. Catharines General Hospital while surrounded by her loving family. 

Wendy is reunited with her loving husband, the late Jantinus (1996).  Cherished mother of Adrian Zantinge (Gina) and Rolanda Bowman (Jeff).  Oma's memory will be forever in the hearts of her beloved grandchildren; Blaise, Blaine, Rachel, Jacqueline and Jeffrey.