Orrico FernandoORRICO, Fernando - It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Fernando at home on Thursday December 15th 2016 at the age of 93.

Loving husband to Sestina for 66 years of marriage. Beloved father of Terri (Brent) Morrison, Russell, and Maria (Sam) Gamble. Cherished nonno of David and Katy Morrison, Olivia and Julia Gamble and great- granddaughter Greta Morrison.

Dear brother of Marietta Arcuri, Ottavio Orrico and Frank Orrico. Fernando will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A special thank you to PSW’s Tammy, Stacey and all of his doctors and nurses for their care and compassion.


LARAWAY, Heather Gail (nee Hargreaves) - Peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Thursday, December 15, 2016 in her 67th year, Heather Laraway, loving mother of Tracy Laraway of Brantford and Craig Laraway of Greenwood, Nova Scotia.

Dear sister of Harry (Kath) and Robert (Sherry) Hargreaves; predeceased by her siblings Leona Nattress and Frances Phillips and Tom Hargreaves.


JANZEN, “Gerry” Geraldine - Passed away peacefully at Riverview Terrace on Thursday, December 15, 2016, Geraldine Janzen (nee Shaver) in her 98th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Frank Janzen, (1985).

Much loved mother of Linda Hamilton and her husband Walter Hamilton. Loving grandmother of Frank Waterhouse and his wife Loree, of Calgary and great-grandmother of Colby and Cailin (fiancée Coltyn).


GROOM, Deran Joseph Michel “Mike” – December 19, 1954 – December 14, 2016

Passed away suddenly on December 14, 2016 at Hamilton General Hospital.


Young MayYOUNG, May - Peacefully, surrounded by her family, on December 14, 2016 at the age of 85.

Loving wife to Walter for 64 years. Cherished mother to May (Jack) Amormino, Carole Young (Art Loft), Stephen, and Susan Young.

Adored Granny to James, Alexander, Tamsen (Kevin), Michael (Stacey), Anthony (Lingxiao), Peter, Holly, Jaclyn, and Taylor. Beloved great-granny to Makayla, Chase, Nolan, Campbell, Gwen, Josephine and Blake.

Gone to join her parents James and Susan. Cherished sister to Anne (David) and Jim (Helen). May will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.


BBowen MarionOWEN, Marion McLean (nee Burkholder) - (April 2, 1928 - December 14, 2016) -

It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Marion Bowen, in her 89th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Bruce (2015) for 67 years.

Devoted mother to Howard (wife Kim, predeceased). 

Predeceased by her sisters Ada Campbell, Hazel Simpson and Dora Clapp. Loving aunt to many nieces and nephews. 


Rakine MarilynRANKINE, Marilyn Dale - Peacefully with  her husband by her side on December 14, 2016.

Predeceased by her parents Don and Dorothy Ker and daughter Susan.

Cherished wife and best friend of Fred for almost 40 years. Devoted mother of Michael. Survived by her sister Janice Buscarino. Wonderful sister in law of Robert (Sandy), Tom (Diane), Sonja (John) and Deb.

Adored aunt of Keith and Michelle. Special niece of Auntie Joe. Will be lovingly remembered and missed by all her family members.


PATTERSON, Jeanette Elizabeth - With family close by her side in her 92nd year, Jeanette slipped away peacefully on Wednesday, December 14, 2016.

She was the daughter of James and Olive Spence.

She has been reunited with her love Roy and is most likely enjoying a tasty beverage while dancing to their favourite tunes.


Stawychny DianneSTAWYCHNY, Dianne - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 65 years old.

Beloved wife of the late Sam Stawychny. Loving mother to Kevin (Nateara) and Darryl (Katie).

Loving daughter to the late Pearl and Jim Sheldon.

Beloved sister to Bill Sheldon and Bob (Pat) Sheldon.


ROBERTS, Linda (nee Webb) - Passed away suddenly, at her home, on Monday, December 12, 2016 at the age of 63.

Beloved wife of the late Ron Roberts.

Devoted mother of Kevin and his wife Lynne Plant and grandmother of Ryan and Megan. Cherished daughter of Stan and the late Barbara Webb. Dear sister of Cheryl and her husband Manny Perez. Survived by her nephew Matthew. She will be greatly missed by the Roberts family.


HARLEY, Betty Lorraine B.A. (nee Butt) - Wife of the late Ernest C Harley, of Brantford, Ontario, passed peacefully at her daughter’s home in Ottawa, Ontario on December 14, 2016.

Outstanding mother to Robert (Bob) and his wife Kimberly, Catherine (Cathy) and her husband Gordon and James (Jim) and his wife Tracey. 

Cherished Nana to Johnathan Harley, Julia Harris (Alex), Sarah Harley, Matthew Harley, Patrick Redwood, Kathryn Redwood, Gareth Redwood, Courtney Harley, Sam Faulkner, and Cole Faulkner. Great grandmother to Anika Flemming, Isaiah Harley and London Harley.


THOMPSON,  Gordon Wayne  'Gord' – (August 6, 1945 – December 14, 2016) - 

Surrounded by his loving family, Gord passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, December 14th at the age of 71.

He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Linda of 50 years, loving father of Troy (Michelle), Stacey and Aimee (Adriano). Proud Papa to Lily, Ella, Madilyn and Lucien.


ROCCHI, Joseph Paul - of natural causes, suddenly at his home in Etobicoke; he was 54.

Paul is predeceased by his father Joseph and mother Patricia; he is survived by his younger siblings, Ann, Sarah, Daniel and James and a large circle of family and friends.

A loving and beloved older brother, a devoted son, a skilled and hard-working systems engineer, a true friend, and a volunteer blood donor for years, Paul was also a delighted and dedicated uncle to his nieces and nephews: Miranda, Natalie, Claire, Fiona, Weston, Siena and Caelum.


WICKETT-WHITING, Eva - (1923 - 2016) - Passed away peacefully on December 14, 2016 at The Richmond Retirement Residence in Belleville.

Eva was predeceased by her first husband George Wickett in 1979 and is survived by her daughters Kathleen (Paul) Kompass, their sons Michael (Rachel), Stephen (Sandra), Philip (Amanda), Matthew (Melanie) and Louise (Brad) Evans, their children Ian (Dominique), Nicole (Henry) Boyd and also by 11 great-grandchildren.

Also, predeceased by her second husband, John Whiting, Eva is fondly remembered by his son Cameron (Vickie), their children and grandchildren, and by his daughter Janet and her children.


BROWN, Scott Gregory - Peacefully, after a lengthy illness, at Grandview Lodge, Dunnville, on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.  Scott Brown of Nanticoke, beloved husband of Angela, in his 64th year. 

Loving father of Jen and Blake Martin, the late James (1987)and grandfather of Kalen, Asher and Graeson.  Also survived by his sister Janice (Barry) Clarke. 


Evans MaryEVANS, Dorothy 'Mary' - Passed away peacefully, at her home, on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 in her 93rd year.

Beloved wife of the late Robert (1981).

Cherished mother of Patricia, Douglas (Hayla), Carole (Don) MacVicar and Karen.


FERGUSON, Donna Joan (nee Wilson) - (July 26, 1934 – December 13, 2016) - 

Donna passed away peacefully at Juravinski Hospital on December 13, 2016 in her 83rd year. 

Beloved wife of the late Daniel Ferguson (2010), and predeceased by her son David Howard Ferguson (1997).

Loving mother of Craig Ferguson (Marnie) of Vancouver Island, Diana Bisutti (Jerry) of Stoney Creek, Dawn Ferguson (Wayne) of Stoney Creek and, her youngest son Dwight Ferguson (Alex) of Toronto.


Tapsall PamelaTAPSALL, Pamela Betsy - Peacefully surrounded by her family in love, thought and prayer, the Lord took our dearest Mum, Nana and Great Nana, Pamela Betsy Tapsall home to Heaven on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.

Predeceased by her beloved Bruce Ian Tapsall (1995) and survived by her family, Kathleen and Brett Bergstrom, Jennifer and Jim Kamstra, Nigel Tapsall and Linda Barry.

Nana will be missed by her dear grandchildren, Kimberley and Kevin Eigenbrood, Jeffrey and Melissa Kamstra, Gregory and Rachel Kamstra, Andrew and Ashley Kamstra, Nikki Bergstrom and Stephanie Bergstrom. Great-Nana was dearly loved by her 12 great-grandkiddies.


Berryman RonaldBERRYMAN, Ronald Edward - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family in his 86th year at the Juravinski Hospital after a short illness on December 13, 2016.

Born to the late Fred and Olive Berryman on May 18th, 1931.

Much loved husband to Patricia Ruth for 58 years. Dearly missed by his son John Berryman (Tracy) and daughter Lynn Murray.


Salac CarolSALAC, Carol Elizabeth (Szpunar) - Loving wife and dear mother passed away quietly on Tuesday December 13, 2016.

Adored and dedicated partner for Robert, mother to Beth (Steve), Rick, and stepmom to Taylor and Brady.

Liz was the youngest daughter of the late Barbara and Jozef Szpunar and caring sister of Jane, Christine (Gene) and Irene (Rick).

Liz will also be lovingly remembered and missed by a large extended family and circle of friends.


LEACH, Henry 'Larry' - Surrounded by his loving family Larry passed away on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 at his home.

Beloved partner of Mary Anne Hurley for over 24 years. Larry was a loving father and grandfather of many.

He will also be dearly missed by many other family members and friends.


Gigliotti DoraGIGLIOTTI, Dora Bianca - Peacefully, passed away at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, in her 83rd year.

Beloved wife of Ferdinando Gigliotti. Loved mother of Joe Gigliotti (Nadia), Maria Kemerer (Paul) and Anna Gigliotti-Veinotte (Dave).

Cherished grandmother of Fernando (Tanya), Edward (Mandy), Joey (Sarah), Matteo (Samantha), Bibiana, Nicolette and Ava and great-grandmother of Enzo, Aliana and Gia.

Dear sister of the late Nicola Nicolazzo and sister-in-law of Raffaele Gigliotti and Inis Surace and spouses.


Arnott DavidARNOTT, David William - Surrounded by his loving family, David passed peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at the age of 66.

David will be sadly missed by his best friend and wife of 47 years Kathryn "Kitty" (nee McCaffrey).

Loving father of Theresia (Jason), Carrie (Don) and Lori (Henk). David's joy was connecting with his grandchildren with jokes and humour that made many special memories. David was Pa to David, Megan, Kathryn, Lauren, Evan and Kristy.


CASPERSEN, Vera Sophie Frederika (nee Lorentzen) -  Promoted To Glory, peacefully on Monday, December 12, 2016, at the Hamilton General Hospital. 

Wife of the late Paul (1985).  Beloved mother of  Fleming and Kathy Caspersen, the late Pete and Barbara Caspersen, Vivi and Wally Piche, Carl and the late Mary Caspersen, Daisy Caspersen, Kaja and Alex Ross and Elizabeth and Brian Kilpatrick.  Loving grandmother of 21 grandchildren and many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. 


Dorman ThomasDORMAN, Thomas Herbert - Peacefully at home surrounded by family on December 12, 2016 at the age of 68.

He joins his wife Marie, parents Herb and Dot, and brother Terry.

Loving father of Tommy (Kerry) and Cathy (Kevin). Proudest grandpa of Brinleigh, Evan, and Owen. Dear brother of Wendy (John), Susie (Alex) and Johnny (Sue).

He will be missed by his nieces and nephews, extended family, friends and companions Shiner and Kaya.

Many thanks to all of those who have helped him throughout the years.


Torti RenoTORTI, Reno - Suddenly after a brief illness at the Brantford General Hospital on Monday, December 12, 2016, Reno Paul Torti in his 60th year.

Loving father of Paul (Tatum), and Taylor. Predeceased by a daughter Jessica (1995). Loving papa to Nevaeh.

Dear brother of Nick and Susan (Dave). Predeceased by brothers Rick and Phil.

Fondly remembered by nephews Josh and Chris.

Reno was an avid and very competitive sportsman having played baseball, hockey and golf.