GASSE, Jean Elspeth (nee Reynard) - 1922-2017

Passed away peacefully at Heritage Green Nursing Home on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, in her 95th year. 

She was predeceased by her parents Robert and Sarah Reynard and sisters Bernice McQuade, Laura Spence, and twin June Laing.  Beloved Mother of Wendy Davies (Leonard), Janet Tovey, Nancy McQuaid (Ron), Stewart LaCombe and Debbie LaCombe (Tom). 


Tuite SeanTUITE, Sean - It is with sorrowful hearts that we announce the passing of our dear Séan in his 71st year, on Tuesday November 7th, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Séan was the beloved husband of Mary (Conaty), and cherished father of Sinead (Tim) and Rory (Michelle). The joys of his life were his grandchildren: Caidance, Reece, Ava, Annie, Merrin and Declan.

One of 11 children born to Michael and Jane (Dermody) in Co Cavan, Ireland; Patrick (Barbara), Noel, Austin (Carmel), Fechin (Margaret), Aiden (Kathy), Martin, Gerry (Monica), Paul (Mary), Bernadette, Teresa (Phillip). He will be greatly missed by his siblings, in-laws, nieces and nephews in Canada and abroad.


Szabo AlexandruSZABO, Alexandru - with great sadness, Alex passed away suddenly at his home on Monday, November 6, 2017 at the age of 66.

Cherished son of Piroska.

Beloved husband of Maria. Loving father of Kinga (Steve).

Proud grandpa of Hudson.

Devoted brother of Andrew.


Peressini GiovanniPERESSINI, Giovanni "Johnny"  - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Johnny on November 6, 2017 in his 85th year of life.

He is deeply missed by his wife Rita, children Diane (Greg Adams) and David (Iva).

Maria, Sofia, Markus and Elsa carry treasured memories of playing with their loving Nonno.

Survived by his sister Vittorina Petris in Italy, predeceased by brothers Elso, Maggiorino and Elio.


STONE, Melba - I slipped into a peaceful and eternal sleep at Hardy Terrace Long Term Care on November 6th 2017. Born September 14th 1921 in Boston Ontario.

Beloved wife of the late Lorne Nelson (1965) and Charles Stone (1987). She is mourned by a step daughter and best friend Diana Stone of Brantford. Late Richard Globe of Denmark, Ronald Globe (Janet) of Burlington, Nancy Hayes (Doug) of Fergus. Cherished Grandmother to five and loving Nana to seven. Survived by several nieces and nephews.


Szeksztello AntoliSZEKSZTELLO, Antoli - Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Monday, November 6, 2017 at the Brantford General Hospital in his 75th year.

Beloved Husband of 49 years to Zofia (nee Rembisz). Predeceased by his son Jan (2012). Loving Tata of Maria Anna Jackow (Piotr) and Ashley Koning (Michel), and survived by his daughter-in-law Joanna Szeksztello. Proud Dziadziu of Sebastian, Jessica, Alexander, Stephanie, Selina, Dominik, Matthew, Nicholas, Christopher and Simon.

Antoli will also be missed by his cousins “sisters” Galina, Zinaida, Tamara and Nina, his many nieces and nephews, and his extended family in Poland, Russia and Canada. Predeceased by his parents Jan and Maria Szeksztello.


TOLCHER, Brian Geoffrey - With his family at his side on Monday evening, November 6, 2017, Brian peacefully passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital.

He is survived by Gail, his devoted and loving wife of 39 years; his adored sons Andrew and Cameron; and his sister Cheryl (Bert) Nieuwold. Dear Uncle of Jeff, Matt, Melissa and Jack. Brian was pre-deceased by his parents Milford and Edith Tolcher, and his sister Avril.


Roberts JohnROBERTS, Rev. John - On Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, Rev. John Roberts was promoted to glory at the age of 95.

Beloved husband of Audrey (nee Head) for over 71 years. Loving father of Timothy (Karen), Stephen (Trish), David (Sandy), and Christina Slater. Cherished grandfather of 13 grandchildren and their spouses and great-grandfather of eight.

Dear brother of Grace (Don) Perkins and brother-in-law of Stirling Cantelo. Predeceased by his sisters Betty and Mary and brother Tom.


LALIBERTE, Elizabeth "Betty" - On Monday, November 6, 2017 at Parkview Nursing Home in her 85th year.

Survived by her children Michael, Mary Anne, Daniel and their spouses, as well as her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.


JJeffrey CoryEFFREY, Cory William Thomas - Suddenly on Monday November 6, 2017 at the age of 30 years.

Cory will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by sons, Hendrix, and Levon; their mother, Christie Martin; parents, Margaret Thomas and James Jeffrey;  sister, Ashley; brother, Tristan; aunts and uncles, Corene, Kathy (Doug), Reva (Kerry), Debbie (Dave), Joe, and John; cousins, JoAnne, J.R., Ganon, T.C., Ora, Russell, Christine, Miranda, Sheila, Jason, Amy, Stephanie, Daylan, Weylin, Ricky, Amanda, Kayla, Tisha, Jim, Chelsea, Travers and their families.

Predeceased by grandparents, James & Beatrice Thomas, and  Bill & Margaret Jeffrey; uncles, Harland, Russell, Junior, and David; cousins, Doug, and Tina.


SIRVINKAS, Olga - Peacefully, at the St. Joseph's Lifecare Centre on November 6th, 2017, in her 96th year. 

Beloved wife of the late John Sirvinskas.  Loving mother of Henry and his wife Carol, Edward, and the late Roman.  Grandma to Jonathan (Jenine) and Great-Grandma to Jacob, Jackson and Melina. 


Sobolewski JosephSOBOLEWSKI, Joseph Adam - February 17, 1945 – November 6, 2017

Surrounded by the love of his family in his 73rd year.  Loving husband of Carole for 47 years.  Adored father of Lisa (Tom), Kelly, Patrick (Ashley) and predeceased by his infant son Marty.  Loving "Papa" and greatest fan to Audra, Blake, Rhea, Gage, Rory and Russell.  Son of the late Adam and Margaret Sobolewski and loving brother to Emilia the late Virginia and the late Marlene.

Joe was employed at Stelco Fasteners and Genfast for 32 years. 

"Uncle" Joe was loved by many.  He loved his cottage life in Turkey Point and all his friends that would visit.  Special mention to his best friends Johnny, Leora and Terry who Joe loved and adored.  In keeping with Joe's wishes of never being forgotten, please raise a glass of whiskey and repeat the same story several times. 


Miles PaulineMILES, Pauline May - Peacefully at home surrounded by her family on November 5, 2017 in her 85th year.

Beloved mother to Douglas Mais and his wife Arlene. Cherished Grandma to Tianna. Dear sister to Cecil (Ruby), Joyce (the late Lewin), Larry (Grace), Winston (Anita), Hope (Albert), Ivor, Judith, Colin, Lorna, Allan and Carl and predeceased by siblings Owen, Elaine and Kathleen.

She will be dearly missed by all her extended family and friends.

Peggy was a longtime member of St. Michael's Anglican Church.


NELSON, Philip 'Phil' - On Sunday November 5, 2017, after a very courageous battle with cancer, and surrounded by his family, Philip Melville Nelson met his Saviour face-to-face. 

Meeting him in Heaven were his precious wife Kay, his parents Mel and Glenna, his brother John, his sister-in-law Cindy and his nephew Brian. 


CHAPMAN, Dawn Marie (nee Mitchell) -  Suddenly, entered into rest on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the Haldimand War Memorial Hospital, Dunnville, in her 56th year.

Beloved wife to Douglas for 31 years. Loving mother of Nikki. Dear sister to Carol Sumner (Bob) Patti Broughton (Paul) and predeceased by siblings Denise Giroux and Billy Mitchell. Dawn is also survived by her many in-laws, nieces, nephews and cousins.


BOGNAR, Anna (nee Hosszufaludi) -  Passed away peacefully at home on November 5, 2017 with Rita and Frank at her side at the age of 97 years. Anna was born in Hungary on November 22, 1919.

Lovingly remembered by her children Rita, and Frank, grandson Christopher, and predeceased by her husband Frank Sr., and daughter-in-law Roberta (nee Morassutti).  Anna will be sadly missed by Peter and Barbara Morassutti and the extended Morassutti family. 


Denike MarilynDENIKE, Marilyn Aileen - Is now resting in God's loving hands.  Went peacefully to sleep on November 5th, 2017 in her 79th year. 

Beloved daughter of Harry and Muriel Denike (deceased).  Dear sister of the late Donald Denike, Helen St. Denis and Leona Couch and their families.  Better known to her nieces and nephews as Aunt Marnie, she will be sadly missed by all three generations of them.  Will also be fondly remembered by many other family members, friends and co-workers. 

As an active member of the community, Marilyn dedicated her life to serving others.  Beginning in her early years as a pediatric nurse to her 65 years of service to Girl Guides of Canada she selflessly gave everything she had to others. 


Iampietro CarminaIAMPIETRO, Carmina - March 27, 1952 – November 4, 2017

Peacefully with family by her side at the Bob Kemp Hospice, Carmina passed away at the age of 65.

Pre deceased by her husband Michael. Will be missed by her partner Chris Runcieman. Loving mother to Danielle (Vince Leone) and Jennifer (John) Grubich. Adoring nonna to Chiara, Thomas, Chelsey and Emma.


Seichter AntoniaSEICHTER, Antonia - It is with broken hearts we announce the passing of Antonia Seichter who passed away peacefully at home.

Loving and devoted wife of the late Rudy Seichter for 59 years. Cherished mother of Gary (Addie) and Veronica Tristani. Loving and proud grandmother to Paul, Alexandra, Melissa, Lauren (Sebastian Crosta), Jessica, Brandon, Ryan and Abby. She is survived by many relatives in Argentina and Slovenia.

Antonia’s greatest joy was being surrounded by her family. We will miss her kind and gentle demeanor and her beautiful smile. She was our rock and will be deeply missed by all she touched.


Butterworth VernaBUTTERWORTH, Verna (nee Vollick) - Peacefully passed at Park Lane Terrace, Paris on November 4, 2017 in her 94th year. 

Predeceased by her beloved husband William "Bill" and her son Stephen.  She is survived by her children Thomas (Norma), Eva (Karl), and James (Kirsty). 

She will be deeply missed by her grandchildren Tiffany, Caitlin, Samantha, Cassandra, Vanessa,  and her great-grandchildren Austin, William, David, Hannah, Douglas, Charlotte, Nicholas, and Edward. 


PAVLETIC, Ivan - It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Ivan on Saturday, November 4, 2017 in his 72nd year.

He will be missed by his wife and best friend Marica Buturajac-Pavletic, son Darko, daughter Sanja, stepdaughter Jasna and her children Monika and Ljenko, stepson Josip Buturajac and family, sister Katica (Drago) Kovac, brothers Jure and Stjepan.


Smith ShirleySMITH, Shirley Jean (nee Mullins) -  After a courageous fight Shirley passed away with family by her side on November 4, 2017 at the Juravinski Hospital at the age of 56.

Cherished daughter of Anna Moser and the late Gerald. Loving mother of Gabrielle and Sabrina and their father, John and his daughter, Jolene. Treasured sister of Sylvia(Mark), Judy(Raymond), and Barb. Best friend of Teresa Breau. She leaves behind many nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

Shirley will always be remembered for her care and compassion to her clients and staff at Fabutan, Centennial Pkwy.


Gartley JamesGARTLEY, James Ross - Peacefully with his loving wife Judy by his side, on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017

Ross passed away at the age of 85 years. Beloved father of Laurie (Wendy), Randy (Bev) and Pam (Dave) Marler. Adored stepdad to Tracey (Al) Doughty, Wendy (Kent) Evans, Rob (Brooke) Vokes. Predeceased in 2000, by his wife Lillian (nee Coulson).

Dear brother of Jeanne (Morley) Hood, and predeceased by his brothers Neil and Don (Marg). Ross and Judy shared 16 cherished grandchildren as well as six treasured great-grandchildren.

Ross was a dedicated Stelco worker for many years. Ross and Judy thoroughly enjoyed their golfing trips to Myrtle Beach with their special friends Bob and Joan. They also loved playing cards and dominoes with their family.


CANE, Catherine Jean - Peacefully on Friday, November 3, 2017 at the age of 97.

Predeceased by her husband Charles Bruce Cane. Loving mother of Linda (Paul), Joan (Jon) and Doug (Christine). Beloved grandmother of six and great-grandmother of eight.


MacDONALD, Jack (John A.) - On November 3, 2017 it is with deep sadness and heavy hearts we announce the passing of Jack at the age of 72. 

Beloved husband of Valerie and the late Anna.  Loving father of Kari Dinter, her husband Scott, and their sons Ty, Karter and Dante Dinter of Edmonton, Alberta.  He also leaves behind daughter Shelly Kellett and her husband Rob and their children Brittany Kellett, Tori DiIulo and her husband Mike.  He will also be missed by his precious great grandchildren Alexi Kellett and Noah DiIulo. 


Scottie EleanorSCOTTIE, Eleanor M. (nee McPhail) (formally Hughes) - September 6, 1926 – November 3, 2017

A former resident of Dundas, Eleanor passed away at St. Joseph's at Fleming, Peterborough on Friday, November 3, 2017 in her 92nd year. 

Daughter of the late Leonard and Alice McPhail.  Predeceased by her husband Adam Scottie. Loving mother of David Hughes (predeceased) and Amy Hughes and her partner Joanne Heaphy.