Rodel Edgar LawsonRODEL, Edgar Lawson “Ted” - Passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Monday May 22, 2017 in his 99th year.

Predeceased by his parents, Wilfred and Mary, and his sister, Eleanor.

Beloved husband of Gwen for 70 years. Loving father of Brian(Flo), Keith(Betty), and Chris. Cherished grandfather of Jason(Diana), Kerri(Dan), Jennifer(Neville), and David(Stacey). Treasured great grandfather of Abbey, Baden, Luke, Cooper, Stella, Lawson, and Sofia.

Ted served in World War II for 5 years, serving overseas with the Algonquin Regiment.


HILL, Karen (nee MacLean) - Was called home on, Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at Hamilton General Hospital, in her 71st year. 

Loving mother of James Hill and godmother of Barb Thibert.  Dear sister of Charles Alexander MacLean.  Much aunt of Samantha and Roberta MacLean. 

She will also be missed by her life long friends Patricia Simonsig and her daughter Justina Simonsig, her close friends Nancy Giles and Belinda Rush and many other family members and friends.


Lucente DesioLUCENTE, Desio Francesco - Surrounded by the family he loved, on Monday, May 22, 2017, Desio, age 82, found peace, claiming his eternal place in Heaven beside God, where he was reunited with his father, Franco, his mother, Assunta, and sister Carla.

Dearly beloved husband for 57 years of Pat who he cherished, respected and loved with every fibre of his being. Precious father of Susan (Nick) Rizzo, Rosanne (Larry) Stevens and Patricia (Tim) Dawson.  Adored and cherished grandfather of Danielle, Andrea and Nickolas Rizzo, Justin, Michael and Marc Stevens, Timothy and Zachary Dawson.  

Loving brother of Franca (Peter) Overdevest.  Dearly loved brother-in-law of Assunta (the late Tony) Stante, Frank (Mia) Minna, Ray (Ina) Minna, Lousie (Mike) Amato, Bill (Gord) Minna, Linda (Vito) Agriesti. Admired uncle of many nieces and nephews.  


Dorsey GeraldineDORSEY, Geraldine - Peacefully and surrounded by the love of her family at the Stedman Community Hospice on Monday, May 22, 2017, at the age of 89 years. 

Beloved wife of the late Walter Dorsey (2009).  Loving mother of the late Allan (2012) (Patti), Gary (Sandy), Debbie (John DalBello), Noreen (Randy Novak) and Paula (Jim Turkiewicz). 

Much loved grandmother of Sean (Jennifer), Joy (James Bloomfield), Jan-Michael, Mandy (Colin Blackwood), Tyson (Mia), Nathan (Leanne), Stephanie (Darren Contardo), Danielle (Jeff Baxter), Elyse (Derek Rose), Shea, Cody, Connor, Dylan, Karleigh (Paul Petrella), Keaton (Ana) and Traynor.  Proud great-grandmother of Quinntin, Isabella, Roman, Alex, Angelica, Michaela-Violet, Carson, Brett, Kaleiah, Riley, Taydem, Maddyn, Lucas, Alexander, Van, Gunnar, Zoey, Hudsyn, Bentleigh, Palmyr and Emma. 


Zdybel LucjaZDYBEL, Lucja (Lucy) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lucy on May 22nd, 2017 in her 67th year.

Loving wife to Ryszard . She will be sadly missed by her children Marzena Calorio and her husband Giorgio, Robert Stolc and his wife Agnieszka and Radoslaw Stolc. She leaves behind her grandchildren Peter, Arlen, Krystian and Ada.

Lucy is survived by her sisters Marysia and Ewa and her brothers Janek, Stasiek and Tadek. She will also be greatly missed by Ryszard's children Tomasz and his wife Helena, Jacek and his wife Iwona and grandchildren Jakub, Zosia, Monika and Tomek as well as many nieces and nephews.


kerekesch HenryKEREKESCH, Heinrich "Henry" - January 12, 1931 - May 22, 2017 

On this 22nd day of May 2017, at 9:40 pm, under celebratory fireworks for its adopted son, our beloved father, husband and Opa, left this worldly place for a long awaited meeting with a fellow carpenter, one with whom he had a lifetime of conversations but had never met in person.

They had often talked in the morning, at breakfast, lunch and supper as well as at night. One talked, the other listened. Now they collaborate together in their workshop - leading, guiding and protecting us from above.


 SUTHERLAND, Violet " Lorraine"  (Nee Rycroft) -  With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Lorraine in her 100th year on May 22, 2017 at Shalom Village Long Term Care Facility. 

Predeceased by her lovely husband of 58 years, John Norman Sutherland.  Will be missed by her loving family.

Mother to Norman (Afifa), Donald (Jacqueline), Ruth and Barbara (Albert Liddiard).  Grandmother to Neil (Elena Aminkova), Jay,  Elizabeth (Dave Oliver) and Graham (Ellen Simone)  Great-grandmother to Meredith and Jackson. 


HILLGARTNER, Ralph Lewis - (February 19, 1919 – May 22, 2017)

It is with broken hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Ralph Hillgartner, age 98, with family at his side at St. Peter’s Hospital, Hamilton. 

Predeceased by his beloved wife Mary Evelyn (2010) to whom he was happily married for 58 years. 


DA MAIA, Joao (John) - Passed away at Hamilton General Hospital on Monday, May 22, 2017.

Predeceased by his parents Maria Freire and Jose Mario Maia and his brother Manuel.

He has left behind his wife Charlene, three brothers, two sisters and their spouses. He also leaves behind two sons, one daughter, one daughter-in-law and four stepdaughters.


MOXHAM, Joshua Ryan - Passed away suddenly on May 22, 2017 at the age of 32.  

Beloved son of Jackie (Tyrone) and Terry. Best friend and brother of Jason. 

He will be sadly missed by his half-sisters, half-brother, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and  friends.


Holloway LisaHOLLOWAY, Lisa Rosalie - With heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Lisa on May 22, 2017 in her 39th year.

Cherished mother of Melanie and will be remembered by Chadwick (Holloway) Sobota and Kasandra (Holloway) Sobota.

Dear sister of Twyla. Loving aunt of Dakota and Quinn. Predeceased by her parents Garth and Wanda Tompkins.


Moskal Anna

MOSKAL, Anna - Peacefully in her sleep at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice, on May 22, 2017 in her 90th year.

Predeceased by her husband William and daughter Zenia Shmayda.

Will be deeply missed by her son-in-law John Shmayda. Cherished grandmother of Julie (John) Graham, Irene (Mark) Ward and Todd Shmayda.


ROACH, Annie Wilson (nee Cluckie) - Of RR#2 Holland Centre, passed away peacefully on  Monday, May 22, 2017, age 89. 

Beloved wife of the late Leo Roach.

Dear mother of Betty Ann Emery (Garry), Leona Roach, Sharon Byrne (Michael), John Roach (Brenda), Raymond Roach (Sue).Cherished grandmother of 11 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. 


PENNER, Grace - 1932-2017 

Peacefully, on Monday, May 22, 2017, our dear mother passed away surrounded by the love of her family, comfortably at home.

Grace is predeceased by her first husband, James Abercrombie (1987) and her second husband, John Penner (2016). She will be deeply missed by her daughters Ann McKay (Stephen McKay) and Carol Abercrombie. Adoring grandma to Andrew McKay (Catherine Schembri), Alexandra McKay (Isaac Copeland), Riley Gallagher (Ivy Gallagher), Grayson Gallagher and Gage Gallagher. 


Campanella MariaCAMPANELLA, Maria (Ippolito)  - (March 28, 1934 - May 21, 2017) -  

Peacefully surrounded by the love of her family at the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice, Maria entered into the arms of our Lord at the age of 83.

Born in Racalmuto, Sicily, Maria was the daughter of the late Luigi and Giuseppina Ippolito.

Beloved wife of the late Salvatore Campanella, loving mother to the late Carmelo Campanella and adored great-grandmother to the late Savanna Kovacs.


Pryce AustinPRYCE, Austin - (March 25, 1956 - May 21, 2017) - 

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Austin on May 21, 2017. 

Dear father of Robert, Andrew and Coleen.

He will be sadly missed by his brothers, sisters, other family and friends. 


Thomson DorisTHOMSON, Doris Irene (nee Nadeau) - After a long battle with heart disease, Doris passed peacefully at Juravinski Hopsital on May 21, 2017 at the age of 73.

Dear wife of Robert for 48 years. Loving mother of Steven. Beloved sister of Roger (Liz), Noel (Betty), Lucien, Noella Bourbonnais (the late Maurice), the late Marcel and the late Lucy and Fred D'Intino.

She will be missed by her extended family, friends, neighbours, former co-workers and loved ones.

Doris was a proud Registered Nurse for over 30 years at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton.


McCUTCHEON, Marion - Passed away peacefully, on Saturday, May 20th, 2017, at Hardy Terrace, in her 95th year. 

Marion is survived by many nieces and nephews.  She is predeceased by her parents Chester and Laura McCutcheon, her brother Robert (Maida), her sisters Jean, Amy (Arch) and her niece Jane. 


Walker LouiseWALKER, Louise (nee Wunderlich) -  It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved mother and grandmother. Louise passed away suddenly with her family by her side on Saturday May 20, 2017 at the age of 81.

Louise will be joining her husband Peter in their next life’s journey. 

She will be missed by her daughter Pamela Hewitson (Tom) and grandchildren Sarah, Beth and Liz.

Louise is also fondly remembered by her siblings the late Lorne Wunderlich (Jean), Janice Hitzroth (the late Al), Joel Wunderlich (Millie) and Brenda Paszkat. 

Louise was a selfless, giving person who dearly loved her family.  We will remember vacations at Flat Rapids Camp, Euchre and Rummy, Sunday dinners and sharing many laughs.


Randall LindaRANDALL, Linda Diane -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by her children on May 20, 2017 in her 65th year.

Loving mother of Zoe(Jay), Shane(Zinta), Staci(Dave), Kyle(Velvet), Kayla, and Kelsey(Mike). Loving grandma of Zack, Emma, Nicholas, Jacob, Coen. She will be sadly missed by family and friends in England and Australia.

Linda was a registered nurse for over 40 years and will be greatly remembered for her devotion to her family.

A special thanks to Dr. A.J. Zizzo, Dr. Zbuk, the palliative care team, and the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice for the kind and compassionate care they showed to Linda.


Schaefer IngeburgSCHAEFER, Ingeburg (nee Kress) - was a woman of kindness and steadfast resolve. She died in the presence of her loving children at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice on May 20, 2017.

Born in Hammelburg Germany on February 25th, 1937, Inge survived unfathomable challenges and immigrated to Canada in 1955.

She settled in Hamilton with her mother Maria Gabrysch, sister Gertrude, and brother Roland. Inge raised a family of three children with her husband Guenter, and together they operated mercantile and hospitality businesses in the area.

In retirement, they enjoyed their homes in Florida and Gravenhurst before settling in Binbrook to be closer to family and friends. Her family and home were great sources of pride for Inge.


ELFORD, Doctor Arthur Ronald D.C.  - Passed away peacefully Saturday, May 20, 2017 in his 88th year.

Will be sadly missed by his daughter Patti Riley and son-in-law Henry Gruyters, grandson Mick Riley and Kenzie, granddaughter Teaghan McDougall and Tyler, grandson Zachory Elford and Morganne, nieces Ann Elford Milencoff and Arlene Sokalski, and sons-in-law Mark Riley and Tom Dinsmore.

Predeceased by wife Greta Elford Robinson, by son Gregory Elford, and by companion Jan Kings.


RUTHERFORD, Mary Margaret 'Maggie' (Beal) - It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of Maggie at home on Friday, May 19, 2017 in her 55th year.

Beloved wife of David for 25 years. Loving mother of Andrew and Erin.

Caring sister of Jane Froncisz, Ron (Tracy) Beal, Ken (Debbie) Beal, Tim Beal, Andy (Jane) Beal, Bill (Linda) Beal and Terry Beal. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Dear daughter-in-law of Patricia and late Dale Rutherford and sister-in-law of Diane (Randy) Wallace, Alan (Laura) Rutherford.


CHAMPAGNE, Chrystal Nicole "Rick""Little Guy" - It is with great sorrow the family announces the passing of Chrystal Champagne on Friday, May 19th, 2017, in her 26th year.

Much loved mother of Chanel.


Graham JaniceGRAHAM, Janice - Peacefully with family by her side on May 19, 2017 in her 50th year.

Loving mother to Noel and Sarah. Beloved daughter to Margaret and Pat Cuss. Dear sister to Lorraine Seimen (Richard) and Karen Jones (George).

She will be fondly remembered by Fran (Dennis), George (Inge), Susie (Nelson), Doug, all of her nieces, nephews and close friends.


Lindsay DoreenLINDSAY, Doreen Gertrude - Passed away peacefully at St. Peter’s Hospital on Friday May 19, 2017 at the age of 86 in Hamilton.

Dear mother of Jim and Jayne (Nick) VanDerLelie.  Loving grandmother to Lauren. 

Born in Birmingham, England she came to Canada in 1955. Doreen was a long-time volunteer at McMaster Hospital between the years of 1980 to 2016.

Following her retirement from D’Allaird’s Centre Mall she enjoyed years of travelling and gardening.