Hamilton

 

Gauthier GarryGAUTHIER, Garry Raymond - Passed away suddenly at his residence on Monday, March 27, 2017 in his 60th year.

He was born August 9, 1957 in Brantford, Ontario and was a life-long area resident. He is survived by his loving wife Bozena, sister Louise, brother-in-law Robert, sister-in-law Eva, and brother-in-law Leszek.

He will be greatly missed by his nieces Nicole, Danielle (Andrew) and their infant son Matthew, nephews Michael, Stan (Erin), Richard, Chris (Amanda), Stan's daughters Alexandra and Amelia, and Chris and Amanda's daughter Katelyn.

 

Radoslav IvanRADOSLAV, Ivan (Janko) - After a day spent with his loving family, Ivan passed away peacefully in his sleep at St. Joseph's Villa on March 27, 2017 at the age of 88.

Survived by Albina Radoslav. Loving father of Emil (Elaine) and John (Heather). Cherished Nono of Michael (Amanda), Stephen (Jennifer), Daniel, Jarrid, Taysia and Austin. Pre Nono of Victoria.

Dear brother of Maria and Lilliana. Predeceased by sister Milena and brother Augustin. Ivan will be fondly remembered by nieces, nephews, family and friends in Canada, Croatia, Italy and USA.

 

Fry RussellFRY, Russell - Passed away like Elvis, in the comfort of his home, in his 66th year on Monday, March 27, 2017.

Loving husband of Helen. Cherished father of Edward and Christina (James). Will be missed by granddaughter Eleanor and fur-grandchild Rosie. Brother of Paul Fry and Shirley Fry.

Predeceased by parents Donald and Francis Fry. Life-long best friend of Robert Plenderlieth. He will also be missed by his extended family.

 

Hunter HendrikaHUNTER, Hendrika - Peacefully at Brantford General Hospital on Friday, March 24, 2017 in her 76th year, Hendrika Hunter, beloved spouse of Randall Clattenburg.

Loving mother of Robert Weir (Heather Iorio), Michael Weir and Barb Thibert (Mike Van Dijk). Will be lovingly remembered by her 7 sisters and 4 brothers. Survived by her grandchildren and 1 great-grandson.

 

DANIELSON, Allan Bernard - The family is sad to announce the passing of Allan Danielson in his 84th year on Monday, March 27, 2017, at Norfolk General Hospital.

Father of Lori (Fred), Paul (Beverly), Jeff (Sandy) and Drew, and companion Doreen Johnson. Allan also leaves behind several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by his wife, Elaine in 2009, and brothers, John, Harold, and Elmer.

 

McEachern LloydMacEACHERN, Lloyd Colin - Peacefully at his residence on Monday March 27, 2017, in his 89th year.

Beloved husband of Alicia (Alice). Cherished father of Brenda Lee Swanee (Steve), Sandy Goodlet (John), Deanna Carless (Stuart) and Daphne Sampson (Peter). Beloved grandfather of Tyler, Wyatt (Caron), Jake, Austin, Kiran, Madison and Katelyn.

Lloyd is survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews in Hamilton and New Brunswick.

 

Fotheringham HelenFOTHERINGHAM, Helen Dorothy (nee Ward) - (January 31, 1924 - March 27, 2017) -

It is with great sadness we announce that mom passed away peacefully, in her 94th year, with her family by her side, at the Nora Frances Henderson Hospital on March 27,2017.

A loving and caring wife of 63 years to Harry. Cherished mother to Ian (Marlene), Kim (Paul Hureau) and Janet (Terry Walker). Beloved grandma to Kate (Brendon), Breeann, Erin, Aimée and Cole. We are thankful she had the chance to meet her new great-granddaughter, Felicity.

 

Bonney MaxeenBONNEY, Iva Maxeen 'Mickey' (nee Joynes) - Peacefully with her loving family by her side at Stedman Community Hospice on Monday, March 27, 2017, in her 86th year.

Predeceased by her husband Howard (March 27, 2012).

Beloved mother of the 5 B's, Brian (Sarah), Bruce (Charmaine), Bev Spiegelberg (the late Tom), Brenda Bishop (the late Herb) and Barb Hilborn (Gord).

 

TEUFEL, Mary  - Passed away at St. Peter's Hospital, on Sunday, March 26, 2017, in her 83rd year.

Beloved wife of Edward for 60 years on April 27, 2017.

Loved mother of Wendy Teufel, Lori Kyle (Jay) and Ron Teufel (Jean Anne Needham). Cherished grandmother of Alex, Kaley, Kolby, Isabelle and Broden.

 

LUKE, Melvin Earle - Passed away peacefully at the Juravinski Cancer Center, Hamilton on Sunday, March 26th, 2017 in his 65th year.

Beloved husband of Leslie. Melvin will also be fondly remembered by his many friends. He was well known for making friends wherever he went.

 

Marton FrankMARTON, Frank - It is with sad hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Frank Marton on March 26th, 2017.

To most, Frank was known as a loving and generous man who was very passionate about cars, walks around his neighbourhood, sun tanning in his garage, and spending time with family and friends.

Frank was born in Letenye, Hungary on June 9, 1936. There he met the love of his life Mary Marton. Together they moved to Canada in 1957 and spent 60 passionate years together. He was a proud Dofasco employee for almost 30 years, and always spoke highly of his time in the tin mill.

 

Kolodziejak PhilKOLODZIEJAK, Philip Michael – The family announces with great sadness and sorrow his sudden passing at the Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital at the age of 68 on March 26th, 2017.

Son of the late Philip and Ernestine Kolodziejak. Phil was the beloved husband of Gail (Moorcroft) for 43 years. Dearest father to Sara and her husband Stephen MacDonald; cherished grandpa to Jocelyn and Tyler.

Brother-in-law of Annabelle and Bill Groves of Hillsdale, The late Gary Moorcroft; Uncle of Tracey Groves and Christopher Armstrong of Hamilton, Jennifer and Blake Cousins of Barrie; John Moorcroft of Brantford.

 

SCHMIDT, Dieter Hans - Family, friends and neighbours sadly announce Dieter’s passing on his 78th birthday, March 26th, 2017 at the Stedman Community Hospice.

Cherished husband and best friend of Lela Schmidt. He will be dearly missed by sisters-in-law Barbara and Vera and nieces and nephews in Europe.

Patients, their families and staff at Lansdowne Children’s Centre and Brantwood Centre appreciated the professionalism and humanity Dieter demonstrated as a caring physiotherapist.

 

Miyasaka MayMIYASAKA, Miyeko 'May' - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of May, on March 26, 2017, in her 94th year, in her home surrounded by her family.

She will be deeply missed by her loving husband of 68 years, Mas. Beloved mother of Ruth Shkumat (Nick) and Jean Ventura (Jerry). Cherished grandmother to Melissa Page (Ronnie), Amanda Knowles (Mark), and Nick Shkumat (Tracey). Dear great-grandmother to Jimmy, Raymond, Lillian, Alex, Olivia and Lucas.

Predeceased by her parents Tokujiro and Momoye Takishita, and siblings Satsuko Omatsu, Isami Takishita, and Toshiko Kondo.

 

Cochrane VernaCOCHRANE, Verna Marguerite - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother on March 25, 2017 at the age of 89.

She was surrounded by her loving family and was reunited with her beloved husband and dear son Brian who passed before her. She will be deeply missed by her daughters Sandy Bacolini (Tom), Wendy and sons Alan and Gary (Christine) as well as her siblings, many nieces and nephews and close friends.

She was a wonderful and caring Nana to 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Verna was born and raised in New Brunswick where she met and married Arnold, the love of her life. They settled in Hamilton where they raised their children and enjoyed 62 years of marriage.

 

Smith BettySMITH, Betty Evelyn - After a courageous battle with cancer passed away, in her 82nd year, on Friday March 24, 2017 at St. Peter's Hospital in Hamilton.

Beloved wife the late Charles Smith.

Dear mother of Diane, Michael, Thomas and Ronda. Loving nanny to John, Ronnie, Michael, Lucy, Jerry, Melissa, Tabatha and many more grandchildren and great grandchildren.

 

Holt LindaHOLT, Linda Anne (nee O'Connor) - While surrounded by her family at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Saturday, March 25, 2017 Linda passed away at the age of 68.

Beloved wife of Joseph for 52 years. Loved mother of Brenda and Dan Jefferies and Amy Holt and dear grandmother of Lisa Jefferies.

Loved sister and sister-in-law of Jack and Lynne O'Connor, Joan Doyle, Carol and Harold Ross, David Holt, and dear aunt to many nieces and nephews. Linda will also be missed by her many close friends.

She taught crafts at the Hamilton YMCA for many years and was a member of the Busy Bodies at the Waterdown Legion.

 

Villeneuve DarylVILLENEUVE, Daryl Lawrence - Peacefully in his home on Saturday March 25th, 2017, God called upon Daryl to enter the Gates of Heaven, in his 59th year.

Daryl leaves behind his loving son Nicholas and a large community of cherished friends. He was predeceased in death by his wife, Patricia (nee O’Connell), and parents Lawrence and Florence.

Loving, kind and true, Daryl touched the lives of everyone he met. A graduate of Mohawk College, Daryl worked over twenty years with Sears Canada. Hockey was his passion. Daryl was a volunteer at Lawfield Minor Hockey for 20 years. He has held the position of President for the last 8 years and was also the chair of the RHL Committee overseeing House League Hockey for the entire city.

 

Denman OrrinDENMAN, Orrin Rexford - It is with great sadness that the Denman family announces the passing of Orrin Rexford Denman.

Beloved husband of Barbara and loving father to Elizabeth, Christopher and the late Bruce. Cherished grandfather to Cameron, Elizabeth's son.

Orrin passed on Saturday, March 25, 2017. He spent a wonderful morning shopping and had a lovely lunch and then died in his sleep that afternoon.

 

Del Conte AnnaDEL CONTE, Anna - Born in Vittorio, Aquila, Italy on July 13, 1929. It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of their mother and nonna Anna Del Conte (Golini) peacefully with her family by her side at the Hamilton General Hospital on Friday, March 24th, 2017 in her 88th year.

Predeceased by her loving husband Gabriele (2003). Dearly loved mother of Lino (Cecilia) and Franco. She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Peter, Frank, Andrew and Victoria.

Sadly missed by her dear brother John Golini (Ennia). Brother and Sister-In-Laws Pasquale, Vilma Del Conte, Velia and the late Antonio Del Conte. Lucia and the late Ottovio Cialone, Francesca and the late Enrico Ciampa of Italy.

 

Wilson DonaldWILSON, Donald Frank - Surrounded by family on Friday, March 24, 2017, Donald passed away peacefully in his 87th year.

He is predeceased by his loving wife of 65 years, Gloria Wilson (nee Dean) (Sept. 2016). He is survived by his sons Gary, David, Robbie, Scott, and Greg.

Loving grandpa to Linda (2013), Jennifer, Jessica, Amanda and Steven. Great-Grandpa to Ashley, Jacob, Emily, and Emma.  Don is survived by his brothers Allan and Bruce Wilson.

 

Thurston GeorgeTHURSTON, George Albert - Peacefully in his loved home, on March 24, 2017 in his 83rd year.

Loving husband of Darlene. Beloved father of Mary, Linda, Christine and Billy Thurston. Cherished grandpa of Chad, Chrystline, Johnathan and Jaclyn and great-grandpa of Kayla.

Predeceased by his brothers Frank, Tom and Jeff. Survived by his siblings Bill, Theresa, Margaret and Alice.

 

Grover BobGROVER, Robert Anthony John 'Bob' - (April 15, 1956 - March 24, 2017) -

With tremendous sorrow we announce the passing of our beautiful dad. Bob Grover was in his 61st year, and passed peacefully holding his wife’s hand. He was surrounded by his children at Hamilton General Hospital.

He leaves behind his loving wife Dora of 43-years; his Little Women; Rosie-Ann (Ian), Mary-Lee (Sean) and Sherry-Lynn. His only son, Bobby Jr. (Micky). He was Papa and best friend to three-year-old Belladora George– his cherished granddaughter. She will never forget the daily flag parade, doing Taekwondo in the yard and the tangerines in your pocket.

 

Gray BillGRAY, William 'Bill' - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bill Gray on March 24, 2017 at Albright Manor at the age of 89.

Loving husband to his late wife Eunice. Cherished father of Peter Gray and his wife Laura, Susan Tolys and her late husband John. Proud Grandpa to Jordan and Lauren Gray.

Dear brother to Joan Hawkins (Herb) and the late Eunice Gillen and Pat Whitsed. Brother-in-law to Liz Baldassero (Lorne). Bill will be missed by many nieces and nephews.

 

Fink SandraFINK, Sandra Lee (nee Fisher) - Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospital on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the age of 74.

Loving Mother of Derek (Ramona), Scott, and David (Cindy).

Grandma of Ashley, Neil, Jessie, Danny and Zachary. Survived by her brother Brian Fisher.

 

Robertson BobROBERTSON, Robert 'Dr. Bob' - It is with deep sadness that we announce the sadden passing of a good man with a big heart, on Friday, March 24, 2017, at his home in Caledonia.

Beloved husband to Bette for 49 years. Loving father of John (Kimberly) and Jenny. Devoted grandfather to Kayla. Loving grandpaw to Riggins.

Dr. Bob will be sadly missed by his friends in the drag racing community and the members of the Hamilton Corvette Club.