DiDONATO, Dino - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dino at the Juravinski Hospital on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 in his 83rd year.
He passed peacefully as he succumbed to a short-lived battle with pneumonia.
Predeceased by Anna, his cherished wife of 51 years. Beloved father and father-in-law of Roy and Ann, Joe and Tammy, grandfather of Mark, James, Spencer and Alison.
DOWNIE, William Peter - Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, on Wednesday, Feb. 22nd, 2017 in his 86th year.
Beloved husband of the late Jean. Loving father of Ian Downie (Margaret Gazandlare), and Kathie Delic (Dave Servatius). Devoted grandfather of Jesson (Juanita) Downie, Sarah (Nick) Sunderland, Jamie (Amanda) McInnes, and David Delic, and his great-grandchildren Ellie and Lucie Sunderland and Logan and Carter McInnes.
FALLETTA, Eduarda (Dina) (nee Capitano) - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of a great mother, grandmother and great-grand-mother at St. Peter's Residence Chedoke on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 in her 92nd year.
Predeceased by her husband Angelo (1982) of 35 years. Survived by children Josephine (Charles) Terrana, Nicholas (Aileen) Falletta, and Maria (Sergio) Della Fortuna. Grandmother to Franca (Faisal) Khawaja, Dina (Kevin) Chrysler, Lisa (Ben) Attwood, Amanda Flis, Leah (Dave) Young, Derek (Laura) Falletta, Angelo Guevara, Luke Guevara. Step-grandmother to Frank (Michelle) Della Fortuna, Robert (Katie) Della Fortuna, and John (Delaney) Della Fortuna. Greatgrandmother to 11 and step-greatgrandmother to 7.
Dina was most happy being in her own home making dinners and having her family visit. She enjoyed her garden and took pride in her home. Dina and her husband Angelo immigrated to Canada with their 3 children and worked very hard making a life for all of them.
O'DELL, Charles William - Chuckie, Pop, Dad took his last cast on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at the age of 73.
Loving husband of Nancy for 52 years. Devoted father of Sherry, Michelle, and Scott (Tami). Fun-loving Pop to his seven grandchildren: Brayden, Darby, Reilly, Molly, Hunter, Hayden, and Liam, and one great-granddaughter Liliah.
He will be missed by all those who loved him. Chuckie will be fondly remembered for his sense of humour and mischievous antics.
BOUWMAN, Henry Lee William - Suddenly from his home in Hamilton on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, the LORD called to Himself Lee Bouwman, in his 40th year.
Loving Daddy of Ryan, beloved son of Ron and Betty Bouwman, dear brother of Esther and Jerry VanVelden, Gene Bouwman, and loved uncle of Mitchell and Jamie, Rikki-Lee and Andrew, Jesse and Ashley, Kyle, and Abby.
Lee will also be missed by his uncles, aunts and cousins.
MIHALIC, Branko - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Branko, surrounded by his family, after a brief battle with cancer, at the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice on February 22, 2017 at the age of 79.
Beloved husband of Barbara (nee Andrasic) for 48 years. Loving father of Julie Marinic (Rob). Cherished Deda of Rachel and Alex.
Dear brother of Cveta Brahovic (the late Sabo) of Slovenia, Zora Zver (Ivan), Milka Galovic, the late Josip Mihalic (Kata) of Croatia, Blaz Mihalic (Dragica).
Branko will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends in Canada, Croatia and the United States.
KAFKA, Joyce - Peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on February 22, 2017 at the age of 76.
Deeply missed by her husband Henry of 55 years. Loving and devoted mother of Laura Morrison, Allison Jill Souter (Dave) and Derrill. Grandma of Max (Daina), Dexter and Ben Souter. Great grandma of Anson.
Dearly missed by her siblings Betty, John, Patricia, Jim, Judy, Linda and their families.
Joyce was a longtime employee of Dofasco.
BAXTER, John F. - With profound sadness, the family of John F. Baxter of Brantford announce his passing at the Brantford General Hospital, on February 22, five days before his 98th birthday.
Predeceased by his son John Baxter; wife Marjorie Jean Pelling Baxter; parents J. Frederick and Elizabeth Agnes Baxter; son-in-law Peter Bernhardt; and brother Stuart Dillon Baxter.
John leaves behind his son Frederick Baxter (Janis); daughter Anne Bernhardt; and his dear friend Betty Howell, as well as grandchildren Jamie (James Camp); Lindsay Baxter; Jennifer, Matthew and Timothy Bernhardt; and great-grandchildren Hudson, Sierra and Beckett Camp.
BEATTIE, Robert Lewis “Bob” - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bob on February 22, 2017 in his 81st year.
Beloved husband of Jeanine for 45 years. Loving father of the late Denise (1996), Victoria (Scott), and Robert (Renée).
Cherished papa of nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, and was more like a father than a papa to Megan, Devin, and Xavier. He will be sadly missed by his niece and two nephews.
Bob was a long-time employee of the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board.
MITTEN, Rodger Peter - Peacefully surrounded by the love of his family at the Brantford General Hospital on February 22, 2017 at the age of 77 years.
Beloved companion of the late Darlene Silversmith.
Loving father of Dwayne “Dago” (Cindy), Kimberley (Glen), Dena (Frank), and Roger (Amy). Dear Papa to numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Brother of Elizabeth Williams, Winnifred Thomas (Ronald), Sandra Silversmith (Gary), Peter Mitten (Kathy), and Brenda Mitten. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins.
McDONALD, Geraldine Francis - Passed away suddenly at the Brantford General Hospital on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at the age of 84 years.
Beloved wife of the late Ambrose “Andy” McDonald (1992). Proud and loving mother of Greg (Helen), Michele (Vince) Delisi, Ross (Helen), Stephen and Jeffrey (Jeanette). Cherished grandmother of 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
CANNIZZARO, Orazio - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our wonderful father, grandfather and great-grandfather Orazio Cannizzaro at the General Hospital on February 22, 2017, in his 90th year.
He will be profoundly missed by his wife of 61 years, Calogera Cannizzaro. Devoted father and father-in-law of Vincenzo Cannizzaro and his wife Josephine, Charlie Cannizzaro and his wife MaryAnn. Amazing grandfather to Charlene and fiancé Blake Payne, Christina and her husband Darryl George, Elora and Steven. Truly wonderful great-grandfather to Serenity and Benjamin.
For Orazio his family was his greatest happiness and the joy of his life.
MONTURE, Dustin - Suddenly on Wednesday February 22, 2017 at the age of 27 years.
Loving father of Eli, Kairo, and Diesel. Beloved son of Roxanne Farmer (Mike) and Wayne VanEvery (Lou). Dear brother of Tia, Tamara, Havana, Marvin, and the late Dayton. Cherished uncle of Daylen, and Lexi.
Grandson of Pat Monture, John Monture (Vera), Donna Henhawk (Raymond), and the late Marvin VanEvery. Nephew of John (Lori), Sherry, Johnna, Josh (deceased), Dale “Chester” (Linda), Pebbles, Suzie, and the late Ginger.
Also survived by his children's mothers Hillary and Becky and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
TYLDSLEY, Christina Thelma - Passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 2:15 p.m. in Hamilton, Ontario at the age of 89.
Predeceased by her husband Les. Loving mother of Bob (Joan) and Larry. Cherished grandmother of Dana and Jonathon.
Beloved sister of Marg (the late Jack) Dear aunt of Dave (Kathy).
FLUKE, Dorothy (Sheldon, nee Smith) - August 28, 1928 – February 21, 2017
Surrounded by the love of her family, Dorothy passed away, at Regina Gardens.
BOWLAND, Frank - Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, in his 82nd year.
Beloved husband of Donna. Loved father of Sandra Adams (Dave), Mark, Julie Masters (Mark). Predeceased by his son David. Survived by his daughter-in-law Deanna Watson. Loving grandfather of Katelyn, Kyle, Josh, Marleigh, Matthew, Jessica, Ashelle, Devin, Reid, Boyd and Quin.
Dear brother of Joseph and Helen. Survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
SFERRAZZA, Luigi - Suddenly at home, Luigi passed away on February 21, 2017 in his 83rd year.
Beloved husband of Teresa (nee Mastroianni) and the late Gayleen. Loving father and father-in-law of Angelo (Gino) and
Victoria, Mark and Renée, Daniel and Heather, Raffaele and Beth, David and Jill and Peter and Avril. Cherished Nonno to Brandon and Ashley, Amanda, Alicia, Alec, Darren, Giada and Giovanni. Bisnonno to Hayley-Rose.
FILICE, Attilio - Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Willowgrove Nursing Home on February 21, 2017 in his 84th year.
Beloved husband of the late Giovina Nina (nee Brunone). Loving father of Santo and Karen, Frank and Sandra, Suzy and Silvio Napoleone. Cherished Nonno of Elaina, Nicholas, Olivia, Luke, Sophia, Paige and Jade.
SANTI, Inez - In the comforting presence of her family, Inez passed away on Tuesday February 21, 2017, at Caroline Place Retirement Residence in her 96th year.
Inez was the loving wife of the late Bruno Santi. Devoted mother and mother-in-law of Angelo and Susanne Santi, Dennis and Diane Santi, Roberta Santi and Colin May, Gregory and Wendy Santi, Zachary Santi and Heather Marsden. She was the dearly loved Nonna of Jason and Stephanie, Isaac and Ali, Selena and Anthony, Andrea and Nino, Bronwyn and Rob, Alexandra and Stefan, Zoe and Rocco. She was also the proud great-grandmother of Ethan, Phoenix, Emily, Raven, Leonardo, Mia, and Eve.
Daughter of the late Antonio and Regina Cometto and daughter-in law of the late Angelo and Pierina Santi. Loving sister-in-law of the late Rino and Bernice Santi and sister to four brothers and their wives. She had many nieces, nephews and cousins and life-long friends who were dear to her.
MARTIN, Catherine Ann (nee Chiarot) - Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Tuesday February 21st, 2017 after a hard-fought 12 year battle with breast cancer.
Beloved wife of Todd Martin, devoted and proud mother to Robin and Alexander.
Daughter to Rolando and Anne Chiarot. Sister to Ralph and twin Bruce Chiarot. Daughter in law to Helen and Lenny Martin. Sister in law to Judy Giacchetti and Joanne Chiarot. Aunt to Jillian Chiarot, Antonio and Angela Giacchetti and Elena Rice.
Beloved by her many Aunts, Uncles and cousins on both sides of her family with special mention for Nancy Chiarot, her loved mentor.
JUERGENS, Magdalena Dorothea - Passed away February 21, 2017 at Hamilton General Hospital in her 93rd year.
Loving wife of the late Heinz. Dear mother of Vera (Barry) Porter, and Doris (Nelson Connolly) Juergens. Proud Grandmother of Bradley, Andrew, Gabrielle, Simone, Audrey and great grandchildren Adria, Rowan, Elliott, Hudson, and Wyatt.
DAVIS, M. “Joan” (nee Gill) – Is at peace after a long and courageous battle with cancer at the Brantford General Hospital on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at the age of 74.
Leaving behind wonderful memories for her husband of 49 years Glen Davis and daughters Lisa Davis (Shane Parnis) of Melbourne Australia and Lori Ramey (Jim) of Oakland, Ontario.
THORNE, Howard - Passed peacefully surrounded by his children at the Brantford General Hospital on Tuesday February 21, 2017 at the age of 62 years.
Much loved dad of Tracy (Dru), Jason (Meg), Amy (Jay) and Ashley (Al). Proud Papa of Daniel, Jacob, Samantha, Elliott, Kennedy, Audrey, Logan, Ryerson, Grady, Olivia and Finn.
BOEM, Giovanni (Battista) - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our father and grandfather in his 79th year on February 21, 2017.
Beloved father of Paola Mossuto (Phil), Mara DiMatteo (Peter) and John Boem. Cherished Nonno of Melissa, Alisha, Nicholas, Lukas, Joshua and Austin.
Caring brother to the late Attilio, Erminio, Valeria (the late Beppe) and Luciana (the late Ernesto).
He will also be missed by nieces and nephews.
PEDERSEN, Robert - Suddenly at home on February 21, 2017, Robert Pedersen passed away at the age of 53 years.
Loving fiancé of Colleen. Dear brother of Diane (Karl) and Andrew.
Dear son of the late Sven and Margaret Pedersen.
Robert will be lovingly remembered by his step mother Tammy, nephew Chris, niece Victoria and many friends.