Hamilton

 

CHRISTOU, Christopher Andreas - Passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, January 9, 2017 in his 58th year. 

Loving father of Steven (Erin) and treasured Detho of Christopher, Domenik, Damien and the late Brieanne (2016). 

 

ROBERTSON, Barb "Granny Barb" - On a quiet sunny morning, we said not goodbye, but see you soon to our beloved friend, mother, and Granny Barb.

Barb is survived by her three sons Tommy (Devan) McDonald, Dan (Nancy) Slater, and Sean (Laura) Slater, and her "son" Andy Ducharme, also by her grandchildren Hailey, Ainsley, Madeline, Cassandra, Ashley, Joshua, Nathan, Madelyn and Tyson and her special family Roxy, Dewy, and Pearly Rosamond.

 

Sinchero AnneSINCHERO, Anne Mary - Passed away at Juravinski Hospital on Monday, January 9, 2017 at the age of 91.

Predeceased by her parents John and Elizabeth Sinchero. Will be sadly missed by Stefan and his family, and all the Sinchero family and Munik family.

Anne worked as an executive secretary for the president of Otis Elevator for 25 years.

 

LEWICKI, Joseph - It is with great sorrow the family of Joseph Lewicki announce his passing on Monday, January 9th, 2017 at his home. 

Survived by his brother Victor (Velda) Lewicki, his nieces and nephews and sister-in-law Donna Reed.  Predeceased by his brother Michael, his sister Koreann (Kevin) Darnel. 

 

LANNEN, Elsie - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Elsie Lannen on January 8, 2017 at the age of 85 years.

Reunited with her husband Brian and her son Michael. Much loved by her daughter's Julie and Susan and her son Brian Anthony. She will also be remembered by Lin (Rob).  Grandmother to Amanda (Dennis), Liz, Neil, Kenzie, Shane, Erin and great grandmother to Cassidy, Kylee and Amber.

 

Mitchell AlanMITCHELL, Alan Jack - Passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital in his 87th year, Alan Jack Mitchell (August 4, 1930 – January 8, 2017) of Hamilton.

Beloved husband of Joan Kilby Mitchell, father of Karen (Tom), Beverly (Jean) and Phil (Linda); brother of Ruth Borthwick of Burlington; beloved grandfather (Popo) of Kerry (Mario), Laura, Gregory (Samantha), Gabrielle, and Benoit; great-grandfather of Sofia and Lowell. Predeceased by his parents, Jack Mitchell and Gladys Middleton Mitchell.

Alan was a lifelong resident of Hamilton, born and raised in the west end. He was a journeyman painter and decorator, as well as a member of the Hamilton Fire Department for 32 years and 9 months. He was an ardent and unwavering loyal fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs since 1940.

 

LICKERS, Bruce - Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Lifecare Centre on Sunday, January 8, 2017, in his 86th year.

Loving husband of Beverley (nee Clark) for over 61 years. Beloved father of Susan (Brian Soroka), Jim of Geraldton, Roger (Joan) of Kitchener and the late Kevin Lickers (2015).

 

Keire GabrielleKEIRE, Gabrielle - Gabrielle Keire passed away peacefully at the age of 70.

She was born on July 31, 1946 in Germany and immigrated to Canada with her mother Christine Dalan. Gabrielle worked as an English teacher at Westmount High School and coached the water polo team.

She loved spending time with her grandchildren and reading.

She is predeceased by her brother Raymond Dalan. Gabrielle is survived by her son Michael (Ana) and grandchildren Esben and Sofia. 

She is affectionately remembered by Elaine (Alasdair), Vanessa, Victoria, Jacqueline, Andre and the Petrovic family. 

 

AJDINOVIC, Maca - Peacefully passed away at the Clarion Nursing Home on Sunday, January 8, 2017, in her 88th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Milan. Loved mother of Milica, Draga, Danica and Dragan (Mira). Predeceased by her 2 sons-in-law Petar and Branko. Loving Baba to 9 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

 

JESSEMAN, Edward Alden - (WWII Veteran, Member R.C.L. Branch 106 Hastings) – Passed away at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Sunday, January 8, 2017, Ed Jesseman of Keene, formerly of Brantford, in his 96th year.

Beloved husband of Helen (nee Duncan) for 73 years. Dear father of Elizabeth of West Guilford, Gordon (Trudie) of Hastings and Gwen Merritt of Burlington. Grandpa will be sadly missed by Shannon, Jennifer, Rebecca and Victoria, and his great-granddaughters Laynee and Ayla.

Brother of the late Leonard, William and Ellen. Survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

 

Clegg EthelCLEGG, Ethel - The family is saddened to announce the passing of Ethel Clegg {nee Truelove) on January 8th, 2017 in her 93rd year at Errinrung Long Term Care Home.

Survived by her sons Daryl (Debbie) of Victoria, B.C. and Brian (Elizabeth) of The Town Blue Mountains, ON. Loving Grandma of Jamie (Karen), Cheryl (Colin), Michael(Taryn) and Mallory(Carson). Great Grandma of Sydney, Trinity, Timothy, Emily and Simon as well as Great Great Grandma of Elise Amber.

Loving sister of Larry(Cynthia) Truelove, Gordon Truelove, Dorothy Edwards, Bonnie(Andy) Fougere and sister in law Gladys Clegg.

Predeceased by the love of her life and husband of 67 years, Harold Clegg, her parents Lawrence and Melissa Truelove, and three siblings Lloyd Truelove, George Truelove and Shirley Smith. She will always be remembered by numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews.

 

Loeffler JohnLOEFFLER, John Franz - Sadly we announce John's passing on January 8, 2017 in his 84th year.

Predeceased by his wife Margaret and step daughter Renate Boeven.

Dear husband of Hedwig. Father of Maggie (Joe), Doe (Dave), John Jr. (Vicki), Judy (Dan) and step father of Heinz (Brenda), Heiderose (George), Norm (Joy) and Petra (John). Dearly missed by his brother, sister, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews, nieces and friends.

John was a member of the Austrian Club and a part of their Schuplader Dance Group. He loved travel and enjoyed going to his friends stables and horseback riding. He loved classical music, reading and sharing world current events with others.

 

Parente JoanPARENTE, Joan Marilyn -  With heartfelt sadness our family mourns the loss of our beloved Joan, who passed away peacefully after a brief yet courageous battle with cancer on January 8th, 2017 in her 81st year.

Devoted and cherished wife of Edmond for 62 years. Always loving and caring mother to her children Ed (Lucia), Michael (Maria), John (Diane) and Patty (Don). Nanny will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Jennifer (Rob), Marcus, Eddy (Ellie), Elissa (Jay), Michael (Lisa), Kaylana (Derek), Alexandra, Vienna, Amber, Johnny (Kristen), Miranda (Ashton), Willie (Rebecca) and her great grandson Joseph.

Predeceased by parents Harry and Olive Wigington and brother Teddy. Also survived by brothers Peter (Marlene) and Rob (Hilary) Wigington and sister Nancy Mackey. 

 

CONWAY, Catharine  - The family is saddened to announce the passing of Cathy on January 8, 2017 in her 83rd year.

Predeceased by Norman, her husband of 60 years. Loving mother of Sharon, Glen (Margaret) and Christine Little (Ian).

 

Majik VivianMAJIK, Vivian May (nee Horvat) - After a short stay at St. Peters Hospital on January 7,2017 in her 84th year we announce the passing of our mother Vivian May.

Mother to John (Nora), Rob (Shelley), Jeff (Laura), Deb (Jim) and Marianne (Greg). Grandmother of 10 and GG of 3.

Vivian was a longtime employee of Bell Canada and Hamilton Health Sciences before retirement. She spent countless hours knitting and crocheting for her family and various charities.

Special thanks to the staff at Juravinski and St. Peters Hospital (Ward 3 West) for all of their care and continued support.

 

LILLICO, Douglas - Peacefully at home on Saturday January 7, 2017.  Doug Lillico in his 91st year. 

Beloved husband of Donna Diamond.  Dear father to John Lillico (Judy), Judy (Rob Lickers), Jim Diamond (Michelle), Kathy Diamond (Ed), and Trevor Diamond.  Loved grandpa to four grandchildren and several great grandchildren. 

 

Walsh WilliamWALSH, William James  - MD FRCPC FACP DS (honoris causa)

1924 – 2017

After a long life, well lived, Bill died peacefully surrounded by family on January 7, 2017. 

Dearest father of Allyn (Wes Oczkowski), James, and Robert (Carol Baum).  Loving grandfather of Simon (Kim), Colin (Natalie), Aidan (Greg), Hannah, and Naomi, and great grandfather to Vivian. 

Predeceased by his dear wife Peggy, sisters Adrienne and Shirley, and survived by sisters Connie and June. 

Physician, teacher and mentor to so many, Bill had an illustrious medical career. 

 

Jakobi PatriciaJACOBI, Patricia Anne - It is with great sadness that the family of Patricia Anne Jacobi announces her passing on January 7, 2017 in her 78th year.

Beloved wife of the late Walter for 54 years.  Loving mother of Cheryl Goulet (Jack), Steve (Pam), Mark (Becky) and the late Michael.  Grandma to Matthew, Alex, Nick, Michael, Zachary, Isaac and Kyle (Ashley) and great-grandma to Liam. 

She will be dearly missed by her brothers John and Bill Toronchuk, children, grandchildren and friends.

Pat was a long time employee of Richter-Webb Publishing.

 

FILIPOVIC, Mary Anne - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 7th, 2017 at 62 years of age. 

Beloved wife of Aleksandar.  Loving mother to Nick (Jacki) and Jonathan (Sian) and adopted son Bruce. Loving grandma to Natalia and Maggie. 

 

Ince KevinINCE, Kevin Bradley -  With broken hearts, we sadly announce the passing of Kevin Bradley Ince on January 6, 2017 in his 52nd year after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Beloved son of the late Frank and Beatrice Ince and dear brother of Shelley (Ken), Marlesa (Denny), and Ronda (Perry).  Kevin also leaves behind several nephews and many friends. 

A special thank you to Kevin's friends and caregivers for all their help and visits. There truly are angels among us.

Kevin (Driller) will always be remembered as an avid fisherman, hunter and a great guy. We will miss his many stories and his kind heart.

 

MERRITT-MONTGOMERY, Doris (Weaver) – Peacefully at the Heritage Green Nursing Home on Friday, January 6, 2017, in her 90th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Stanley C. Merritt and the late Dr.  Bill Montgomery.  Loving and Proud mother of Suzi (Abe), Wendy (Bill), and Richard (Anita).  Dear grandma of Zachary (Jenna), Jacob, Katelyn, Michael, Daniel, Alex and Benson. 

 

Nacev KarlNACEV, Karl - Karl passed away on January 6, 2017 after a brief illness, surrounded by his family and friends, at the age of 46.

He will be lovingly remembered and missed by his parents Ilija and Zuna.

Loving brother to Tony and his wife Denise.

Proud and cherished Chicho to Mathew and Andrew. Karl was a kind soul who touched the lives of many.

 

CECIL, John Charles - With sadness, the family announces the sudden passing of John on January 6, 2017 at Juravinski Hospital, at the age of 61.

John is now reunited with his parents, Charles and Jean Cecil.

 

Rokoss MichaelROKOSS, Dr. Michael John - (1969 - 2017) - On Friday, January 6, 2017, at 1:27 in the afternoon, at Toronto General Hospital, Dr. Michael John Rokoss passed away, lovingly surrounded by his children, his family, and his friends.

Michael was just 47 years of age, and had spent the last few years courageously fighting idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Michael was an extraordinarily generous, passionate and gifted individual, with an infectious smile and optimism that is rarely found. He lived his life to the fullest extent possible, sharing his time, wisdom and generosity with the people who mattered most to him – his three children, Kate, Wally and Jackie, his partner Andrea, his family, his many friends and colleagues, and the patients he devoutly served as an interventional cardiologist at Hamilton General Hospital.

 

Toke ElizabethTOKE, Elizabeth Marion (nee Snaddon) - December 11, 1945 – January 6, 2017

Far too soon from this Earth, she passed at St. Joseph’s Hospital on January 6, 2017, surrounded by the love of her family and friends.

Born December 11th, 1945 in Guelph, she is survived by her husband of 53 years, Michael and son Michael Steven. Daughter to Lila (Stevens) and George Alexander Snaddon. 

Compassionate loving friend to all in her life.  She worked 41 years at St. Joseph’s Hospital, the last 17 in Spiritual Care.

 

CORMIER, Margaret Lorraine (nee Watson) - Passed away peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Thursday, January 5th, 2017 in her 103rd year. 

Beloved wife of the late Lloyd for over 70 years.  Loving mother of Ken (Donna), and Gail.  Grandmother of 4 and great-grandmother of 6.  She is predeceased by her parents, her brother and her sister.