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SCHUBERT, Pauline - It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of Pauline on April 27, 2017 at the Brantford General Hospital.

Predeceased by her Husband Victor and Grandson Brent Hewings. Dearest and so loved by her son Victor (Kathy) and daughter Patti (Bill).

Cherished Gram of John (Nikki), Kristin (Brad), Victor (Christa), Matthew (Kristy) and Nadine (Rob). Loved, admired and respected by twelve Great-Grandchildren who called her GG, Jessie, Nathan, Jacob, Mitchell, Lucas, Trinity, Hayden, Lauren, Brandon, Zachary, Emily and Brayden.

 

Pray LucillePRAY, Lucille Joan (nee Guthro)Peacefully, at Idlewyld Manor, on April 27, 2017, in her 91st year. 

Predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Jack (2013) and son Robert (2009).  Loving mother of Michael (Dawn) and David (Karen) and proud grandmother of Evan, Justin, Matthew, Cara, Philip, Christopher,Steven and Shawna. 

Feisty is the word often used to describe Lucille, never afraid to give her opinion and this shone through the haze of her dementia. 

Lucille loved her home and garden, she made the world's best butter tarts. She was a talented seamstress, and also loved to travel the country, in early years, with Jack and 3 little boys in tow. 

 

RANKIN, Edward Norman “Sam” - Peacefully, and surrounded by family at Macassa Lodge on April 27, 2017 at the age of 84.

Loving and dear husband of Katherine (Kay) for 56 years. Loving father of Luanne (Dave), Bonnie (Terry), Debbie (Ed), Theresa (Frank), Caroline (Pat) and Rob (Stephani). He cherished his 16 grandchildren who brought him joy and delight.

 

CARTER, Shirley Mildred - Peacefully at Village of Glendale Crossing, London, Shirley passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017 in her 90th year.

Loving mother of the late Mike Millar, the late Bob Millar, and Terry Millar (Eunice). Dear sister of Betty Moore. Cherished grandmother of Dakota, Sabine, and Petra, and great-grandmother of Phoenix, Tatiana, Raelyn, Surya, and Isaiah.

 

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TELFER, Ruby Doreen (nee Boyer) - Peacefully passed away, Thursday, April 27, 2017, at her home in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, in her 88th year.

Doreen was predeceased by her husband, Bill (William) Telfer in 1976, her twin sister Doris Feeney (nee Boyer) in 2003 and brother-in-law Thomas Feeney in 2004.

She is survived by her two loving nieces Lorie (Denise Hawkins nee Feeney) and Debbie (Loreen Gendron nee Feeney). She will be greatly missed by all of her family and many friends. 

 

FRENCH, Marshall - June 12, 1918 - April 27, 2017 After a full life of almost 99 years, Marshall has left all of his adoring family and friends to spend eternity with his cherished wife of 71 years, Florence.

Marshall was predeceased by his son, Ralph French in 1993. Marshall will be lovingly remembered by his children, Roy (Diane),  Ross, Carrie (Ron) Kobus, Barb (Mark) Byrnes and daughters-in-law, Patricia (Ralph), Marilyn and Donna.

 

GREEN, Edward F. -  October 7, 1939 - April 27, 2017 

Please join the family in bidding a fond farewell to Edward F. Green, who passed away on April 27, 2017.

Ed will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 58 years Margaret (Costie) Green and his three children Edward (Silena) Green, Theresa (Edward) Szpytma, Susan (Todd) Kearney. His grandchildren; Nicholas and Benjamin (Chabot), Abby (Green) and Rachel, Zackary and Noah (Kearney) will surely miss his warm hugs, smiles, and sense of humour.

 

CARSON, Richard (Rick) Bradley -   January 21, 1975 - April 27, 2017, age 42. 

It is with great sadness and heartbreak that we announce the sudden passing of Richard (Rick) Bradley Carson.

Rick was a loving son to Bill and Penny Carson, cherished brother to Jeff (Cindy) and sweet uncle to Tyler and Josh Carson. Rick also leaves behind many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

 

Martinac MilanMARTINAC, Milan - Peacefully passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital on April 26, 2017 in his 96th year. 

Beloved husband of Zora (nee Jakovcich) for 67 years.  Loving father of Brian (Mary) and Dawn.  Adored grampa of David and Jessica. 

Predeceased by his brothers Petar, Ivan, Mate and his sisters Manda, Matija, Marija and Andja.  Will be sadly missed by nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, family and friends in Canada, Croatia, Australia and New Zealand. 

Milan was retired from Dominion Glass after 34 years, longtime member of Croatian National Home and CFU Lodge 644. 

Special thanks to the nurses and doctors of 7 South at the Hamilton General Hospital for their compassionate care. 

 

CRANSTON, Roy - Peacefully surrounded by his family, at the Brantford General Hospital on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in his 97th year.

Loving husband for nearly 70 years of Bea (nee Hamilton). Wonderful and proud dad of Barb Watson, Doug Cranston (Pat Lawrence 2015), Joan Cranston and the late Scott Cranston (2008) (Janice). Devoted grandpa to Tyler and Max Cranston .

 

BODNAR, Polly (Ripco)  - (August 18, 1924 - April 26, 2017) - 

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Polly Bodnar. She passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loved ones with grace and dignity.

Predeceased by husband Antoni. Loving mother of  Donald (Bonnie), Mary (Brian), Michael (Cindy), Steve and Donna.

 

HALL, Edward - Peacefully surrounded by his family at St. Peter's Hospital, Ed passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in his 83rd year.

Beloved husband of the late Anne (nee Boccaccio). Loving father to Frank and Ana Hall, Joseph, Ann-Marie and Tom Cooper.  Proud grandfather to Justin, Jessica, Christopher, Samantha, Danielle and his sweetheart Carmela.

Ed will fondly be remembered by his extended family and friends from the Farmers Market to Tim's.

 

Griffin OrvalGRIFFIN, Orval  - At Hamilton General Hospital on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, Orval Wray Griffin passed away at the age of 73.

Beloved husband of Betty Jean Waite.  Loving father of (the late) Wray Griffin, (the late) Roy Griffin, Orval Griffin Jr. (Tracy), Karen Griffin (Jeff Houle), and Mark Griffin (the late Chris).

Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Tanya, Melanie, Cody, Jesse, Amelia, Amanda, Andrew, James and Sarah, and brothers Ross Griffin (Ruth), Ed Griffin (Marilyn), Wray Griffin (Donna), and Larry Griffin.  He will also be missed by many nieces and nephews.

 

BELL, Jeanette (nee Busa) - Passed away suddenly, at her home, surrounded by family on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at the age of 74.

Beloved wife of Gary of 53 years. Cherished mother of Christine Sakins (nee Bell), Wendy Teather and Steven Teather. Loved grandmother of Zachary Sakins, Matthew Sakins, Meaghan Greene and great-grandmother of Alex.

 

DePODESTA, Isabelle Angela - Passed away peacefully at Burloak Long Term Care, on Tuesday April 25, 2017 at the age of 86.

Predeceased by her beloved husband of 57 1/2 years Kenneth. Cherished mother of Kathy Perino and her husband Joe, and Joanne Roberts and her husband David. Cherished grandmother "Momma" of Lisa (Renato), Ken (Alexandra),  Mary (Matthew), Rebecca, and Daniel. Proud great-grandmother of Domenic and Drea.

 

SCHWEYER, Bryan George - Suddenly, at Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe, on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. 

Bryan Schweyer of Townsend, beloved husband of Janet (nee Elliott), in his 67th year.  Loving father of Emily and the late Lisa (1987).  Brother of Susan and Steve Otterman.  Predeceased by his parents George and Dorothy (nee Benner) Schweyer. 

 

Hoover MargaretHOOVER, Margaret (Peggy) Anne - On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, Peggy went to be with her Lord from Hospital in Chatham, Ontario in her 67th year. 

Beloved wife of Douglas Clayton Hoover. 

Peggy was predeceased by her parents John and Hilda Park and was sister to Donna Slack of London. She was sister-in-law to Gerald and Shirley Hoover of Cayuga, Reg and Adele Hoover of Orangeville, Ida and Roman Targonski of Mt. Albert and Elaine and Bill Cranston of Selkirk.  Also survived by nieces and  nephews. 

 

Downie IrisDOWNIE, Iris - Passed peacefully at Parkview Meadows retirement village Townsend April 25, 2017 at the age of 99.

Iris is survived by her 3 children Wayne Downie, Brian Downie, and Beverley Harris ( William ) also by her Sisters, Lorna Measure of Trail B.C., Edna Berry of Las Vegas N.V. and Viola Howe of Arlington V.G.

Iris was predeceased by her Husband Kenneth Downie of York ON, Brothers Lindsay Hamilton of Shellbrook S.K.,  Delbert Hamilton of Shellbrook S.K. Sisters, Cora Kaiser of Trail B.C. , Bertha Koppang of Shellbrook S.K. Iris was born August 21, 1917 in Shellbrook S.K. to her parents, Robert and Irene Hamilton.

 

HEW, Rex - Rex Hew of Hamilton at the age of 86, on Tuesday April 25, 2017, died peacefully after a brief illness.  

Born in Montego Bay, Jamaica and migrated to Canada in 1975.  He resided in Hamilton for the last 17 years.

 

LEPAGE, Melvin - After a long and happy life (his own words) Mel passed away at home in his 89th year, April 25, 2017.

He was a devoted husband and best friend to Moira (nee Corbett) for over 59 years. Dear father of Karen, Michael and Gary. Blessed with seven grandchildren, Tara, Melanie, Kristina, Scot, Richard, Alex and Victoria; three great-grandchildren Carter, Lucas and Beckett.

 

MURPHY, Mary Olive -  Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at The Wellington Longterm Care in her 85th year.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Bill (2009) after 53 years of marriage. Dear mother of Bill (Rhonda), Flo (the late Richie), Lil (Bill), Pat (Kelly), Gerard (Cindy), David (Melissa), and the late John. Loving grandmother of Noelle, Kerri, Richard, Chris, Melissa, Katie, Nathan, Ryan, Michael, the late Will, Rachel, and many great-grandchildren.

 

JAMIESON, James - Unexpectedly passed away at home on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at the age of 55.

Jim was formerly of Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. Predeceased by his parents, Cecilia and Ray. He is survived by his son J.D. Dear brother of Ray, Stephen (Michelle), John (Oksana) and Colleen (Johnie).

 

PORETTI, Ada (nee Biason) - It is with great sadness, after a brief illness, we announce the passing of Ada at Hamilton General Hospital, on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the age of 82.

Loving mother of Mirella, Rosanna (Mark Ettridge), John (Carm Napper and family), Natale (Nicole). Loving nonna of Melissa,  Bianca (Troy McIlravey), Marcus (Samantha), Ciara (Zach), Charlie, Brandon, Ashley, Emily, Marisa, Dylan, Paige.

 

HAVERCAMP, Willy - The Lord took home His precious child Willy, of Simcoe, on Monday, April 24, 2017 in her 84th year. 

Cherished wife of the late Peter Haverkamp (2008).  Beloved mother and grandma of Wilma and Jim Wiersma of St Williams (Brenda and Justin, Brad, Phil and Ashley, Ian and Cali), Anita and Pieter Zijlstra of Beamsville (Brian, Janice and Brady), Eric and Adele Haverkamp of Simcoe (Jerilee and Mark, Brooke and Steven, Lance and Laney, Chad and Karisa), Yolanda and John DeVries of Dorchester (Chantel, Cole).  Grandma Willy will be sadly missed by her 9 great-grandchildren:  Brynn, Aubrey, Averie, Josephine, Ethan, Olivia, Kendall, Miles, and Michael. 

 

MILKO, Frederick “Butch” - Passed away peacefully at Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the age of 77.

Butch devoted his entire life to his children and family. He will be greatly missed by his children Theresa Anne (deceased), Justine (Don), Benjamin (Carole), Bernadette, Nina (Mike), Sarah (Robbie), Frederick (Bethany), Adam (Jayme), Jesse (Joanna), Harris (Leisha). Cherished grandfather of Jamison, Alysha, Justine, Brittanny, Jessica, Benny Jr., Kassidey, Samantha, Taylor, Reece, Avery, Augist, Daniel, Emma, Thomas, Simon, Chelsea, Jesse Jr., Conner and great-grandfather of Allison, Chelsey, Luna, Ruby and Edward.

 

Crawford AlanCRAWFORD, Alan Arthur - Passed away peacefully and unexpectedly on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the age of 71.

Al will be sadly missed by his beloved wife Sharon, daughters Lorrie (Chris), and Sandi (Dan), and grandchildren, Aedric, Elijah, Annalise, Levi, and Miriam.

Affectionately known as Joe, he is survived by sisters Lyn and Vicky. Predeceased by his brothers Peter and Paul.

Mr. Crawford will be remembered as a music teacher at Flamborough Centre and Spencer Valley, a hockey goalie, avid golfer and bridge player, a winter Texan, and a proud member of the United Empire Loyalists.