Poor BrianPOOR, Brian - Peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Sunday, April 30, 2017. Brian Poor in his 66th year. 

Beloved husband of Jo-Anne (nee Copeland).  Loving father of Brian Jr., Lisa and Sarah.  Loved grandfather of Dylan. 

Pre-deceased by his parents Bill and Alice Poor, and a sister Susan.  Dear brother of Darren Poor, and of Leslie and her daughter Alicia.  Beloved nephew of Eric and Kathlyn Poor of Dutton.  Fondly remembered by his cousins and many friends. 

Brian worked for the City of Brantford for 28 years. 


Barbu AnaBARBU, Ana - Peacefully at St. Peters Hospital on Sunday April 30, 2017 in her 80th year. Born in Alibunar, Banat, Yugoslavia July 6th 1937.

Predeceased by her husband Jon. Loved mother of Stella and Vince Paduano and the late Elena Maran. Loved grandmother of Anna and George Miklea, Elena and Peter Gruba, Marie and the late Johnny Taran. Great Grandmother of Victoria and Isabella.

Also survived by her brother Ionel Ruzan and his wife Viora, nephew Nikita and his wife Victoria, great niece Mirela and her husband Kevin Costa and their son Enzo, sister in law Steluca and her husband Josef Cracun and family, and many other relatives and friends.


LLOYD, M. Joyce - Peacefully with her loving family by her side at the Brantford General Hospital on Friday April 28, 2017, in her 83rd  year.

Dear mom of Gregg, Peter (Charlene), Jeff and Susan Cassidy (Kevin), Adoring grandma of Aimee Lloyd, Kiara Cassidy, Quintin Cassidy and predeceased by Azaree Lloyd (1995).


Peitchinis KostandinosPEITCHINIS, Danny Gabriel (Kostandinos)  - 1928-2017 

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on April 30, 2017, at Juravinski Hospital.

Danny, who was in his 90th year, was born in Foufas, Greece and came to Canada in 1947 with his mother, to join his father who immigrated to Canada years earlier.

Danny will be sadly missed by his beloved wife of 61 years, Efrosini, children Freda (Dave), Chris (Petra), Greg (Jaime) and Angela (Tony). Cherished Papo of Miranda (Mark), Andrew, Skyler, David, Joelle, Philline and Daniel. Great-grandfather to Max and special nephew George (Irene).


Debnam AnnlieseDEBNAM, Anneliese - Passed peacefully with her devoted husband Harry by her side on April 30, 2017 at Emmanuel House in her 91st year of life.

She was a dedicated, loving mother to her children - Susanne “Sanne” and Rupert Schmidtberg, beloved Oma to her grandchildren Erik, Kaitlyn, Brian and Tashia, and proud great grandmother to Caleb and Brody. 

Her entire family wishes to extend a heartfelt thanks to the caring staff at Emmanuel House Hospice for their compassionate care over the past month.


BOSNELL, Leanne Margaret - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Leanne, at her home, on Thursday, April 30th, 2015. 

Companion of Aubrey Oakes.  Predeceased by her parents Morley (1996) and Norma (2011). 


Hill GrantHILL, Grant Xavier - It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I announce the sudden passing of beloved Grant Xavier Hill (born February 26, 2002).  Grant left us on April 30, 2017. 

Son of Heather White and the late Geoffrey Adam Hill.  Beloved brother of Riley Hill (Brody Whitlow), Serena Smyth, Georgia Smyth and Lillie Hill. 

Grandson of Ginger White, and Mark Jamieson, and Michelle Hill and Greg Hill.  Dear nephew of Toni White-Martin (Arthur Martin), Mark Jamieson Jr., Amanda White, Stephanie McNaughton, Angie Hill, and Jillian Hill (Greg Morris). 

Survived by many great aunts, uncles, and cousins. 


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BRZAKALA, Irena (Prominski) - Peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital on April 30, 2017 at the age of 82 with family at her side. 

Loving wife of 28 years to Edward.  Cherished mother of Swavic (Ellen) Prominski, Barbara (Roman) Szubert.  Baba to Sabrina (Dan) and Marc Szubert, Jessica (Mike), and Lucas Prominski (Erin).  Predeceased by her first husband Kostek Prominski (1978). 

Special thanks are extended to Dr. Tarasiewicz and Hamilton General Hospital E. R. and 8 South staff for their loving care. 


Taylor LindaTAYLOR, Linda Margaret - January 14, 1951 – April 30, 2017

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Linda Margaret McArthur Taylor, daughter of late Margaret Hanes McArthur and Lloyd McArthur.  In her 67th year, surrounded by her two children, Linda died peacefully in hospital following a stroke. 

She will be sorely missed by her husband James B. (Jim) Taylor, her children Dallas and Delana (Pete), and her grandchildren Callaway, Blake, Austin, Colton, Harley and Alex. 


GRAVIS, Olga - November 16, 1922 - April 30, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Regina Gardens Nursing Home in her 96th year. Always loved and sadly missed by her son Garry (Penny).


Reale DomenicoREALE, Domenico – Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Brantford General Hospital in his 82nd year. 

Beloved husband of the late Giustina (2006). Loving father of Roberto and his wife Katharina of Brantford, Renato and his wife Suzanne of St. George, and Remo and his wife Daniella of Ancaster.   Loved Nonno to Nicole,  Christopher,  Michael,  Domenico, Alexandra, Mattea and Matthew. 

Dear brother of Americo (Pasqualina) of Toronto, Gino (Natalina), Angela Gabriele (Antonio) of Arpino  and predeceased by brothers Pasquale, Fedrico, Lorretto and sister Bianca all of Arpino.  Brother-in- law to Rosa Bove (Antonio) of Brantford, Elena Gaspini (Alberto) of Toronto and Anna Gabriele.  Also survived by many extended friends and family in Italy and Canada. 


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MILLER, Harry Frederick “Fred” - Peacefully at the Brant Centre, Burlington, on Saturday, April 29, 2017, Fred Miller at the age of 90.

Loving husband of the late Laura. Dear father of Harry (Ruth) Miller, Jackie (Ken) Gibson, Carol (Chas) Brennan, Jerry (Jean) Miller, and Sue (John) Ashley. Loved grandfather of 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.


HARMER, James David – November 30, 1929 – April 29, 2017

“Safe in the Arms of Jesus”…Until we meet again.

Jim was predeceased by his parents Clayton and Lillian (nee Davies) Harmer, his infant sons David and Andrew, and grandson Richard Folkerts.


CASPERSEN, Flemming - Peacefully passed away at home following a lengthy battle with cancer on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the age of 79.

Loving husband to Kathleen for 61 years. Dear father  of Karen (Bill) Rogers, Rosemarie Caspersen, and predeceased by Patricia and Randal. He will be dearly missed by his 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.


Albrich GertrudALBRICH, Gertrud (Trudi) - Passed away peacefully on Friday, April 28, 2017, in her 92nd year at home. 

Beloved wife of Michael, loving mother of and fondly remembered by Mark, Arlene, Harold (Alexandra), and Timothy Chatterton who had a special place in Trudi’s heart. Gertrud and husband Michael were post World War II immigrants who began with little but by much hard work and determination built a good life in Canada, sharing 59 years together. 


CHERNESKY, Mary Lena - December 30, 1922 – April 28, 2017

Passed away peacefully, at her home, in her 94th year. Predeceased by her loving husband Stanley Chernesky, parents, sisters and brothers, who will welcome her in her new journey.

She is lovingly remembered by her daughter Rosemarie (Trudy) Finockio. Cherished Baba to her grandchildren Kristin and Jeff Vaughan, Glenn and Andrea Finockio.


Leo JosephLEO, Joseph - With heavy hearts we announce the passing of our beloved Joe on April 28, 2017 in his 75th year.

Loved and deeply missed by his wife Mary. Cherished father of Lisa and grandfather "JoJo" of Matthew and Daniel.

Brother of Peter (Mary) and predeceased by his brothers Giacomo, Rosario (Connie), Romano (Tina), Frank (Josie) and sister Fernanda. Brother- in- law of Ruby (Bill), Shirley (Karl), Alma (Bruno), Jack (Flo) and Patricia. Uncle JoJo will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.


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ZAHN, Elisabeth -  Passed away peacefully on April 28, 2017 in her home at the age of 98.

Predeceased by her loving husband Erich. Survived by her daughter Judy.


BAKER, Vera "Marie"  - On April 28, 2017 at Briarwood Gardens LTC, at the age of 100, she went to rest eternally with her beloved husband Jack.

Loving mother of Bob (Marilyn) and Don (Pauline). Sadly missed by grandchildren Brenda (Dale), Deanna (Mark), Shelby (Carl) and the late infant Barbara, also missed by great-grandchildren Chris, Tyler, Jake, Luke, Taylor and Madison.


JONES, Easton Artland - It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Easton "Loxley" Artland Jones, 66, passed away on Friday, April 28, 2017, in Hamilton, ON.

Loxley is survived by his children Mark (Jane), Michael, Easton “Keto”, Brandi (Colin), Kingsley, Manley, Truley and Donley, his grandchildren Tionna, Savaughn, Kiara, Keyshawn, Kyra, Tequar, Jahkiry, Dejour, Queen, Princess, Tayven, Marquis, Desire, Ethan, London and Kaira, his great-grandchild Carter and his brother Maxwell.


Hart BillHART, William 'Bill' - (1924 - 2017) Bill, in his 94th year, passed away on April 28, 2017 at Macassa Lodge.

Beloved husband of almost 70 years to Florence (nee Irons) and proud father of Linda, Deborah and Robert (Loreen). Delighted grandfather to Christopher (Linda), Stacey (Markus), Martin, Carolyn (Lee), Victoria (Ryan), and Colin. Great-grandfather to Aidan, Owen and Evan.

Bill retired as deputy chief from Stelco fire department. Bill was proud of his WWII service in the RCN VR escorting convoys on the Corvette “Calgary”. He was a life member of the Stoney Creek Legion, Battlefield Branch #622, and a life member of the Veteran’s Service League. After building the family home in Stoney Creek, he served his community as a Saltfleet Township councillor.


MORRIS, Robert - Passed away naturally on April 28, 2017 at Campbell House Hospice, in Collingwood, ON in his 87th year. 

Deeply missed by his wife Sue Quigley and family, brothers John Shabatura and family and Ken Shabatura and family and sons Dennis Morris, Brad Morris, Kenny Morris, Robbie Morris and Seth Morris, 10 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren. 


Novoselac GeorgeNOVOSELAC, George Obrad - Peacefully after a short battle with cancer on Thursday, April 27, 2017, George Novoselac in his 75th year.

Born in Soko - Banja, Serbia during the war and raised in Novi Sad until he moved to Hamilton when he was 14 years old.

George was a hard worker and enjoyed a long career with Sears. Beloved husband of Martha Novoselac (nee Boyd) for 26 years. Loving father of Obrad, Michael (Sandy), Katharina Laurin (Darrin) and Kate Wadsworth (Jason). Proud Grandpa of Sean, Andrew, Neil, Owen, Hannah, Eva, Holly, Lorelei and Rowyn.

George will be sadly missed by many cousins both here in Canada and Europe.


BECHTEL, Susan - On April 27, 2017, Susan Gifford Bechtel passed away peacefully in her sleep at the Brantford General Hospital at the age of 71 years.

She leaves behind her beloved husband Dan Bechtel, and her loving children Shawn, David, Virginia, Dana and Charrie. Proud grandmother of many grandchildren.


ADAMS, Antoniette - It is with the deepest and most profound sadness that our family announces the passing of Antoinette Adams on April 27th, 2017 in her 63rd year. 

Antoinette was loved and cherished by all members of her family.  She was a loving sister to Thomas Badeau (Carla), Gladys Badeau, Maryann Waiton (John), Bernadette Kocot (Greg), Donna Smith (Larry), Edison Badeau (Valerie), Catherine Badeau, and Sandra Badeau. 


CORNER, Donald Joseph - Passed away peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital in his 89th year on Thursday, April 27th, 2017.

Beloved husband and best friend to Norma and loving father to Michael (Cheryl). Don was a member of the Hamilton Flying Club, golfer and musician.