Arsenault SusanARSENAULT, Susan Lynn - Passed away on April 4th 2017 at St. Peters Hospital after a short but courageous battle with cancer at the age of 60.

Devoted mother and best friend to her daughter Erin, loving daughter of Eileen, treasured “Tee” to her nephew Landon, and a special sister to Michelle and Darlene (Rob). She will be missed by Bert Haynes (Rose) and by many beloved family and friends.

Susan was predeceased by her father Cyril Arsenault (2005) and her beloved grand dog Reilly (2017).

Sue was born in Brantford and grew up in the west end of Hamilton.


CIOMMO (nee: Picheca), Giuseppa (Josie, Pina) – It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Josie, surrounded by her loving family at the Brantford General Hospital on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at the age of 84. 

Reunited with her beloved husband, the late Antonio (2009).  Caring, nurturing, devoted mother of Tonina (Joe) Di Cresce, Jack Ciommo (Jennifer Keresturi) and Nancy (Eddie) Steele.  Very proud nonna of Jennifer, James, Lisa, Christopher, Myah, Sophie, Allie and great nonna of 6 great grandchildren. 


COLES Jefferey -  It is with great sadness on his 44th birthday, April 4th 2017 Jeff joined his wife Shannon (Coote).

Loving son of Reg and Karen. Beloved brother of Mike (Marcia). He will also be missed by his aunt Dianne and her daughters Stacy and Shantel.


DICKSON, Neil - It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Neil on April 4, 2017, in his 39th year.

Beloved son of Rena and David, loving brother to David. Neil also leaves behind close family in the U.K.


KHURANA, Paul – Surrounded by his loving family at the Brantford General Hospital on Tuesday April 4th, 2017, in his 75th year.

Beloved husband of Laura Khurana (nee Phillips) for 32 years. Much loved Father of Sonia Khurana (Bobby Anand and her mother Nimmi Khurana), Stephanie Khurana (Thomas Gludovacz) and Wesley Khurana (Priyanka Dhaliwal).

Dear brother of Bali (Rose), Madan (Priti), Jassie (Marianne) Khurana and Baljit Singh; loving son-in-law of Gwen Phillips. Paul will be remembered with deep affection by all of his nieces and nephews. 


BOLTON, Alice - Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at Juravinski Hospital on Monday, April 3, 2017 in her 90th year.

Loving wife of Leslie for 67 years. Devoted mother of Joanne Reierson (Evans), Ruth and her husband Tim Henderson. Loving grandma of Robin, Terri, Aaron (China), Carole (Marco), great-grandma of Leanne, Sarah, Nathalie, Conner, Sebastian, Ashlyn, Emme, Reid, Lucas, India and great-great-grandma of Haydon and Joey.


Jaundoo RudolphJAUNDOO, Rudolph - Formerly of Smythfield, New Amsterdam,Guyana. Surrounded by his loving family as he was received into the arms our Lord Jesus Christ, on April 3, 2017.

Rudolph Jaundoo was the beloved husband to the late Geneva Jaundoo who they shared 57 years of marriage.

Loving father of Maureen Fung-Fook, Rita Hussain, Gloria Naidoo, Shirley Jaundoo, Lloyd Jaundoo, Michael Jaundoo, Barbara Karan, Jacquelyn Jaundoo, Jennifer Wolfenden, and the late Glen Jaundoo.


Halil RamyHALIL, Ramy - Very suddenly at the age of 42 years old, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton. 

Beloved son of Faiz and Miriam.  Cherished brother of Lubna Abounaoum (George), Lila Saba (Jami), Rosa Hanna (Tom) and Habib Halil.  Loved uncle of Saba, Yasmine; Christopher, Alyssa and Olivia; Joey and Isabella. 

Ramy will be fondly remembered by many uncles, aunts and cousins. 

Ramy's smile and pure heart will be dearly missed. Our parties won't be the same without the best DJ there was. 


CHAPIN, Mary - Passed away suddenly in the comfort of her own her home, on Monday, April 3rd, 2017, in his 82nd year. 

Beloved wife of the late Jack Chapin for over 62 years. Loving mother of the late Joel (2004), and Marianne (Jeff) Dwyer.  Devoted Nanny of Christopher (Bailey), Michael (Jacque), and Stephen (Alison), and her great-granddaughter Mackenzie. 


Gennaccaro GiuseppeGENNACCARO, Giuseppe "Joe" - Peacefully at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice, surrounded by his loving family on April 3, 2017 at the age of 46.

Beloved husband of Joanne (nee LoPresti) for 17 years. Loving father of Carlo, Liliana and Joseph.

Dear son of Carlo and Angela Gennaccaro, son-in-law of Vince and Frances LoPresti, grandson-in-law of Giovanna LoPresti and predeceased by his grandparents Giuseppe and Emanuela Gennaccaro, Francesco and Maria Cappello, Calogero and Caterina LoPresti and Antonio LoPresti .

Cherished brother and brother-in-law of Frank and Gisella Gennaccaro, Giancarlo and Mila Gennaccaro, Charlie and Rosanna LoPresti, Kathy and Renato Guerini, Sabrina and Johnny Restagno and loving uncle of Daniel, Nicholas, Gabriella, Charlie, Juliana, Renato, Isabella, Antonio and Amadeo.


Ziemiak JulianZIEMIAK, Julian - Peacefully surrounded by his family on April 3, 2017 in his 89th year.

Beloved husband of Leokadia for 62 years. Loving father of Jerzy and Jolanta. Dearly loved Dziadziu of Alicia (Tom) Overgaard, Alexander, Jonathan, Thomas and Adam.

Missed by his sister, brother and extended family in  Poland as well as niece, nephews and their families in Canada.

Julian was a longtime, active member of the Symfonia and Church choirs within the Polish Community. He was a talented musician who played the accordion, harmonica and any other instrument by ear and had a love of dancing.


Kamstra WeikeKAMSTRA, Weike Fenje (nee van der Molen) - Peacefully, at Carpenter Hospice, on Monday, April 3, 2017 the Lord took his child Weike Kamstra to her heavenly home in her 85th year.

Beloved wife of the late Duurt 'Dick' Kamstra (1998).

Loving mother of Annette and Walter Smeding, Peter and Elizabeth Kamstra, Jim and Jennifer Kamstra, Rick and Jan Kamstra, Fran and Brian Knight, Joan and Hubert Bethlehem.

Dearly loved Grandma of 21 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.


Volkers HermanVOLKERS, Herman - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Herman Volkers on April 3, 2017 at Regina Gardens in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (1989) and Lois (2012).

Loving father of Shirley Clarke (James), Jennifer Seminerio (Enrico), Jeff Volkers (Luisa), and step-father to Laura, Christine, Mark and their families. Dear PaPa of Derek, Christopher, Larissa, Justin, Joshua, and Sabrina. Dear great-grandfather of Nicholas.

Dear brother of Jopie Visser (Jan). Survived by many nieces and nephews in Holland.

Herman was a proud 50 year life long member of IBEW Local #105.


Tarasca PatriciaTARASCA, Patricia (Pat) - Suddenly and tragically, Pat passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hamilton, on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the age of 57.

Pat was the soul mate and beloved wife of Joe Tarasca for 25 years. Loving and proud mother of Paul and his wife Amy, Andrew, and Anthony.

Devoted daughter of Herb and Margaret Hauser. Loving daughter-in-law of Natalina and the late Antonio Tarasca. Sadly missed by her four legged companion, Princess.

Forever remembered by her brothers and sister, many in-laws, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.


ROLOSON, Dorothy E. - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at the Brantford General Hospital, on Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 in her 92nd year. 

Beloved wife of the late Charles F. Roloson.  Loving mother of Lewis (Vicki) Roloson, Allan (the late Rosene) Roloson, and Fred (Judy) Roloson.  Devoted grandmother, great-grandmother, and great great-grandmother of many. 


PEVATTO, Scolastica - Peacefully with family by her side on April 2, 2017 in her 97th year.

Beloved wife to the late Ciro (1987). Loving mother to Iano Pevatto (Gail) and Joanne Matukaitis (Vic). Cherished Nonna to Jessica.


Liskauskas ValentinasLISKAUSKAS, Valentinas - Valentinas Liskauskas passed away on Sunday, April 02, 2017, at St. Peter's Hospital after a brave battle with cancer. Our immense gratitude goes out to Dr. Alex, the nurses and other caregivers on 3West, who took such good care of Val.

The most important thing to Valentinas was his family. He shared 57 loving years with his wife Irena, who loved and cared for him. They enjoyed taking time away with each other in Mexico – Ixtapa was their favourite.  He was very proud of his three children, eldest son Arunas, (wife Kristal and their children Audrey and Aleksander), Daiva, (her husband Michael) and youngest son Raymond.


Bruyn ReginaldBRUYN, Reginald Douglas - Surrounded by his loving family at the Stedman Community Hospice, Brantford on Sunday, April 2, 2017.  Reg formally of Waterford, died in his 64th year. 

Loving husband of Brenda. Loving Dad to Matthew (Amanda), Melissa McKay (Jon), Mark & Meghan.  Beloved Papa to Jett & William. 

Survived by his sister Eleanor Nyp (the late Al) and brothers Domi (Karen), George (Maria) and Ron (Sue). Also survived by nieces and nephews. 


White ThomasWHITE, Thomas - Passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 in his 69th year.

Loving father of Tom White (Stacee Lickers). Dear brother of Terry (Lynne), Gary (Maddie), Robert, Jonathan and predeceased by Michael White.

Tom will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews and friends.

A heartfelt thank you to Brierwood Gardens Staff, Critical Care Unit and to the ER nurses and doctors at the Brantford General Hospital for their outstanding care and compassion.


Hedges Beverly

HEDGES, Beverly Ann Doreen - Passed away surrounded by her family on April 2, 2017, in her 76th year.

Mother of Joe (Jennifer), grandmother of Stacey (Aaron) Campanella and Jesse. 


Marras MariaMARRAS, Maria (nee Rillo)  - In her 83rd year passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family.

Beloved daughter of the late Giambattista and Maria Benedetta Rillo of Italy.

Beloved wife of Cosimo. Beloved mother of Remo, Italo, Bruno. A special mother to Becky. Cherished Nonna to Michael, Jaimie, Tessa, Sofia, Thomas.

Beloved sister and sister-in-law to Lina Cardilicchia (Carlo), Saverio Rillo (Lina), Eva Mugheddu (Basilio) and Edda (the late and Quirino Rainone), Emma ( the late Piero Cossu), Vittorio (Lina Iannella) and the late Annunziata and Aquilino Fasulo, all of Italy. Very sadly missed by all.


KONDOR, Elizabeth - Betty passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 1, 2017, in her 98th year at the Clarion Nursing Home, in Stoney Creek. 

Born in Hungary, she came to Canada as a child and moved to Welland.  After finding and marrying her soulmate, Betty moved to Tillsonburg where she and Frank bought a tobacco farm.  They eventually sold the farm and put down roots in Brantford, Ontario. 


Streun RitaSTREUN, Henrica Johanna 'Rita' (nee Verhees) - (May 4, 1928 - April 1, 2017) - Born May 4, 1928 in Aalst in the Netherlands, born premature at a time when “premees” were not expected to live.

She began her fight that day and had never stopped, not in the sense of a physical fight but on several fronts throughout her life.

The eldest of five children “Rita” grew up during WWII in a time of scarcity when food and heating supplies were scarce. She would sometimes wait in line for 2 to 3 hours to get a single egg for her ailing father. This time taught her to be careful with what see had and never to waste. She became very adept at sewing and knitting to make the best use of what they had. She made clothing and shirts, pants and socks go the extra mile.


LOEFFLER, Hedwig Bertha Johanna - It is with great sadness we announce Heddy's passing at Willowgrove LTC on April 1, 2017 in her 91st year. 

Predeceased by her husbands John and Josef and her daughter Renate (Lothar) Boeven. 


Sadiwskyj AnnaSADIWSKYJ, Anna - Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospital on Saturday, April 1, 2017 in her 87th year.

Beloved wife of Bohdan for 65 years. Loving mother of Oksana (Robert), Oleh (Wendy), and Markiyana. Cherished and proud Baba of Marc, Alyssa, Matthew, and Katie.

Survived by her brother Wasyl, and cousins Hanusia, Luba, Nadia, Mychajlo, and Myron. Predeceased by her mother Teodozia (1978), mother-in-law Olena (1969), sisters-in-law Halyna (1995), and Eva (2017), and her grandson Alexander (1988).

Special thank you to the staff at St. Joseph's Hospital I.C.U for their care and support. 


PARKER, Marvin 'Wayne' - Peacefully at home on Saturday April 1, 2017 at the age of 71 years.

Beloved husband of Teresa. Loving father of Jeffery, Billy, Diane, and the late Wayne.

Dear grandpa of Krystara, Jeremy, Jaden, Jerrid, Tyler, Katlyn, Nicole, and Travis. Loving step-father of Jason, and Jeremy.