Ellis GwendolynELLIS, Muriel Gwendolene - Passed away peacefully, in her 95th year, at St. Joseph's Villa on June 1, 2017. 

Best friend and loving wife of the late Charles Ellis.  Loving mother of Lorne (Maureen), Dawn (David) McNea and the late Marsha.  Cherished grandmother of Adam, Heather (Nick), Robyn, Laura, Sandra and Tim. Great grandmother of Toby. 

She was our family spiritual leader; her love, caring manner and wisdom will be missed by us all. 


Malashevsky DoreenMALASHEVSKY, Doreen Edith - On May 30th 2017, peacefully at Creek Way Village, Burlington, Doreen Edith (Mann) Malashevsky O.N., passed away in her 86th year.

Beloved wife for 56 years of the late Walter Malashevsky, formerly of Hamilton. Doreen was the loving mother of Ralph Malashevsky (Marni Nancekivell) and Gordon Beck (Helen Beck). She was the proud Grandmother of Mitchell Beck and Amanda Malashevsky.

Predeceased by her parents, Eva and Jack Mann, brother Howard and sister Dorothy Ferster.

Survived by her sister Mary Chapman and 42 nieces and nephews.


Grande MariaGRANDE, Maria Teresa (nee Gallo) -  Sept. 12, 1927 – May 30, 2017

 Maria Teresa Grande passed away peacefully and contently at Hamilton General Hospital.

She was a devoted and caring partner in life to her late husband Ugo Grande (2000).  Loving and supportive mother to Adriana Hayden and her husband John of Cobourg, Ont. and to Angelo Grande and his wife Anna of Hamilton. Ever affectionate and giving grandmother to Julia Hayden, John Justin Hayden, Lauren and Adam Grande. Always gregarious great grandmother of Benjamin Alexander Forsyth Hayden.


Szutka NancySZUTKA, Nancy Kristine - After a brief battle with cancer, Nancy passed away at West Haldimand General Hospital on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at the age of 62 years. 

Beloved wife of Heinz.  Loving mother of Trevor, and Jason Joseph.  Dear grandmother of 9 grandchildren. 

Daughter of the late Daniel & Ruth Holyoak.  Sister of Crystal, Julie, Rick, Micheal, Rose and the late Lillian.  Also survived by several nieces & nephews. 


 DASCHKO, Stefan - Passed away May 30, 2017 at Juravinski Hospital.

Predeceased by father John and brother Victor.

Loving father to Lane Daschko (missed by his ex Melody).


MacDOUGALL,  Robert  Alexander - Peacefully passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at the Hamilton General Hospital in his 92nd year.

He is predeceased by his wife Helen MacDougall (nee Blitzman), of 58 years. A very dear and loving father to Larry (Patricia) and Lynn (Mark). He is survived by a dear brother Ron MacDougall (Maureen).


PODKONJAK Ladislav (Braco) "Weber"  - Born in Nova Gradiska, Croatia, March 13, 1953, Ladislav passed away at Juravinski Hospital on May 30, 2017, after a courageous battle with leukemia.

Loving husband of Mara (Marija) Podkonjak. Cherished father of Andrej Podkonjak.

Braco is survived by his mother Marija Podkonjak and kid brother Tomislav. Special brother-in-law to Milena, "Striko" Braco will be forever missed by nieces Maja and Tanja and numerous relatives from Croatia and Bosnia.


NOVAK, Bernard Peter -  Bernard (Bernie) passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 in his 92nd year.

 Loving husband of Vera (nee Clark) and dear father to Bernard (Sandra). Proud grandfather  of Kyle (Chantal Frenette) and Caroline (Dario DiCarlo). Great-grandfather of  Sébastien, Maëlle, Maxime and Aspen.


DOKMAN, Ivy (nee Felker) - Passed away peacefully, at Juravinski Hospital on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 in her 73rd year.

Beloved wife of Mike for 52 years. Devoted mother of Michael.


COWAN, Edward Michael - With family by his side on May 29, 2017 at the age of 76 years.

Beloved husband to the late Lucy. Loving father to Chris (Etta), Russell (Tanya) and Lisa Roberts (Nigel). Grandfather to Kyle, Paul, Cody, Meghan, Hailey and Addison and great-grandfather to Rebecca and Scarlett.

Dear brother to Mary Chiarot (Larry) and Jim Cowan (Sheila). Predeceased by sisters Barb McGurk and Patricia Bercovitch. He will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.


BEGIN, June  (Nee Ahonen) - It is with great sadness that we announce that on Monday, May 29, 2017 our mother, Mrs. June Begin, of Heritage Green Nursing Home, has left us to re-join the love of her life, of 62 years, our father, Mr. Leonard Begin.  She passed away peacefully early in the morning, surrounded by her loving family. 

She is survived by her 6 children;  Wendy (Mike) Porter, Leona Milloy,  Larry (Phyllis), Jerry (Patsy), Len (Barb) and Teresa (John) Atanaoski.  As well as 13 grandchildren,  and 13 great-grandchildren. 


Andrade JoseANDRADE, Jose - With saddened hearts we announce the passing of Jose at the Juravinski Hospital on May 29, 2017, at the age of 76.

Beloved husband for 50 years to Beatriz. Loving father to Fatima and her husband Mario Resendes and Duarte (Eddie). Loving grandfather to Taylor, Beatrice, Noah, Edward and Christopher.

Jose will also be deeply missed by extended family and many friends. He was a passionate gardener, proud of his garden and its bounty.


PORRITT, Tryphena Frances 'Fran' - “It is not the years in your life, but the life in your years that counts”

Fran passed away after a brief illness on May 29, 2017, just one week before her 90th birthday. 

She leaves behind many friends and family in England, Canada, and the USA.  She will be missed by her beloved nephews Argo (Margaret) Ashton and Peter (Penny) Tomsett, her brother-in-law George to whom she spoke every Saturday, and other family members.  She’ll be especially missed by her best friend and confidante, Linda Field.


MacISAAC, Donna Marie - It is with great sadness that we announce her passing at the Hamilton General Hospital, May 29, 2017 in her 83rd year.

Beloved wife of the late Jim, loving mother of Shelley (James), Mike (Donna), Paul (Debbie) and Laurie (Dave). Adored by her 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.


WILSON, Leslie Earl - Unexpectedly at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton on Monday, May 29, 2017 at age 70. 

Predeceased by his loving wife Cathy.  Cherished father of Kimi (Wade), Charlene, Tiffen ( Alison), Quincy (Mandi), Josh (Melissa), and Kori (Josie).  Proud grandfather of 11 and great grandfather of 3. 


MOODY, Doris May (nee Carter) - Passed away suddenly, at her home, on Sunday, May 28, 2017 in her 87th year.

Beloved wife of the late Cecil (2008). Cherished mother of the late Gary (2017) (Cheryl) of BC, Terry (Wanda) of PEI, Darlene Laidman (Randy (Luke)) of Binbrook, the late Bonnie Arsenault (2011) of Hamilton, Don (Lisa) of Hamilton, Bettyann Gauthier (Berni) of Edmonton. Adored by her 12 grandchildren, predeceased by 2 grandchildren, and Nanny Darlin’ to 9 great-grandchildren with another due in November.


NYBURG, Johan - On Sunday, May 28, 2017 Johan Nyburg was taken peacefully into the presence of his Saviour at St. Peter's Hospital, Hamilton at the age of 52.

Beloved husband of Anne-Marie (nee VanDixhoorn). Loving father of Jolene, Joshua and Erica.

Dear son of Gerrit and Grace. Brother of Henk, Annelies (Rob) Vanderkamp, Theo (Stacey) and Annita (Chris) MacKay. Son-in-law of Dirk and the late Nancy VanDixhoorn and brother-in-law of John and Dirk.


Trinh Tuoi


TRINH, Tuoi Van - Peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital on Sunday, May 28, 2017, Tuoi Van Trinh in his 98th year.

Beloved husband of Chang Trinh. Dear father of Phuong T Trinh (Giau Tran), Thoi Thanh Trinh (Phan Kim Dang), Sang Kim Trinh (Kim Anh Trinh), Loan Kim Trinh (Tu Nguyen), Cuc Kim Trinh (Hung Do), Lieu Ngoc Trinh (Hai Nguyen), Dao Thanh Trinh (Quyen Tu), Le Xuan Trinh (Nga Tran) and their families.


Slomka Jon

SLOMKA, Jon - Peacefully, with his family by his side on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the Hamilton General Hospital in his 62nd year.

Beloved husband of Karen. He will be sadly missed by his daughter, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, family and friends.

A special thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff of the ICU at the Hamilton General Hospital for their care and compassion.


PERKS, Patrocinia - (1933 - 2017) - Passed away, surrounded by her family, on May 27, 2017.

Beloved wife of Bill for 51 years. Loving mother of Roy and Eileen (Anthony). Cherished grandmother to Brandon, Brooke, Nicole, Breanne, Thomas and Keegan.

Predeceased by her parents Primitivo and Concepcion Ablang. She will be sadly missed by her many friends and relatives in Canada and the Philippines.


Malcolm BettyMALCOLM, Betty Doreen (nee Wright) - At St. Peter’s Hospital on Saturday May 27, 2017, in her 85th year.

Much loved wife of Dr. D. Ian Malcolm. Loving mother of David and his wife Annette Aquin, Doug and his wife Lynda Rogers, Robert and his wife Judy, Will and his wife Nicola.

Dear sister of Gerry and Jenifer Wright, and Will and Julie Wright. Loving Nana of John (Mandy Stonehill) Joseph and Jillian Malcolm, Cameron (Catherine Higgins) and Fraser (Hilary Taylor) Malcolm, Kevin and Steven Malcolm, and James and Emily Malcolm.


Gagliardo CaterinaGAGLIARDO, Caterina - Peacefully at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, surrounded by her loving family. She passed away with grace and dignity on the 27th day of May, 2017, at the age of 79.

Beloved wife of Vincenzo, married for almost 55 years. Loving mother of Christine (Ted) Szostak, Rose (Edward) Blaha, and Nick Gagliardo. Loving Nonna to Natasha, Alicia, Joshua, Derek and Marc.

Predeceased by her parents Paolo and Rosa Salvo. Predeceased by her brother Bruce, and her in-laws Maria and Nicola Gagliardo. Cherished sister-in-law of Elizabeth Salvo, Sara (the late Antonio) Alaimo,
Anna (the late Stefano) Alaimo, Giuseppina and Nicola Tinebra, Diana (the late Luigi) Gagliardi, Rose and Frank Cherubin, and predeceased by brother-in-law Antonio Gagliardo.


Corr DorothyCORR, Dorothy - Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on May 27, 2017 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Predeceased by husband Harry. Loving mother to Elizabeth (Brian) and Robert
(Margaret). She will be deeply missed by her sister Rene Edwards.

Loving grandma to David, Jack, Lesley, Zachary and Mitchell.  Dorothy will be remembered for her love of travel, family gatherings and summer vacations in Southampton.


McDONALD, Barbara Julia (nee Bubb-Clarke) - Called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 27th, 2017. Barbara passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family and friends. 

Beloved wife of the late James W. McDonald (2004).  Loving mother of Kathryn Cochrane and John McDonald.  Much loved grandma of Scott (Carrie) Cochrane and Mark (Lori) Cochrane and great-grandma of Carter, Ella, Eve and Claire. 

Special friends of Joan Andrews and Mary Reading. She will also be dearly missed by many other family members and friends, here in Canada, Jamaica, and the USA.


Cislo WieslawCISLO, Wieslaw - It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Wieslaw on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Brantford General Hospital at the age of 67 years.

Beloved husband of 42 years to Teresa (nee Jaroszek). Loving father of Michael and Eva.

Survived by his brothers Kazek (Kazia), Jozef (Janina) and Zbigniew (Mariola), and his sister Maria Kurzydym (Kostek). Predeceased by his brother Walter, and his parents Jozef and Wanda.

Wieslaw will also be deeply missed by many extended family in Poland, U.S.A. and Canada.


Patrocinia Perks

PATROCINIA, Perks R.N. - Passed away, surrounded by her family, on May 27, 2017.

Beloved wife of Bill for 51 years. Loving mother of Roy and Eileen (Anthony). Cherished grandmother to Brandon, Brooke, Nicole, Breanne, Thomas and Keegan. Predeceased by her parents Primitivo and Concepcion Ablang.

She will be sadly missed by her many friends and relatives in Canada and the Philippines.

A very special thank you to Imelda for her care and compassion.