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Offen ShirleyOFFEN, Shirley Edith (Miller) - Peacefully surrounded by friends and family on February 19, 2018.

Will be sadly missed by her children Linda, Darlene, Cheryl (Bruce), Dave (Linda) Kathy (Guy) and predeased son Roger.  Step children Diane, Bob (deceased) and Sandy (Jeff).

Very loved by her sisters, Dorthy (John), Donna, Jackie (Mike) and brother Lloyd aka Butch (Noela), predeased by sisters Patricia (Bill) and Jenny (Jim), mother Geraldine Miller and father Lloyd Miller.  A wonderful grandmother to many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

KOWALCHUK, Kate (nee Hawreliak) - Kate, born in Shandro, Alberta, passed away peacefully in her 102nd year on February 19, 2018 at Franklin Gardens Long Term Care Home in Leamington, Ontario.

Predeceased by her husband William in 2009. Kate is survived by her daughters; Barbara (John) Waldow and Gwen (Mike) Campbell; her grandsons John W. Waldow (Heather), Aaron Campbell (Caireen); her great-granddaughter Alice Waldow and her great-grandson Rowan Campbell.

LLEWELLIN,Grace Ellen -  passed away on February 18, 2018. 

Funeral Home Services for Grace are being provided by Cresmount Funeral Home - Fennell Chapel of Hamilton, ON.



DOWNS, William John - passed away on February 18, 2018. 

Funeral Home Services for William are being provided by Cresmount Funeral Home - Fennell Chapel of Hamilton, ON.



ALKEMA, Hilda Alida (nee Van Hof) - Peacefully on Sunday, February 18, 2018 in her 72nd year, at the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice, surrounded by her family, Hilda was taken up after a courageous two-year struggle with cancer, and is now seated in front of her faithful Saviour’s throne.

Beloved wife of Sid for over 48 years. Devoted mother of Craig and Arlene, Brad and Deb, Anna and Darren Bartels, Tom and Alyssa, Mark and Lynsie, and Lisa (Harbour Home). Cherished Grandma of 21 grandchildren. Dear sister of Wilma and Harry Kleine, Anne and Terry Moore and Bernice Van Hof. Hilda will also be missed by her many nieces and nephews and extended family.

Bartnik RonaldBARTNIK, Ronald Frank - Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on February 18, 2018 in his 66th year.

He will be greatly missed by his partner and special friend Enza. Loving father to Lee (Ashley) and Adrian. Cherished grandfather to Sophie and Mila. Dear brother of Gerri (Foy) of Texas.

He will be missed by Alessia and Valentina as well as extended family and friends.

Starzcala JohnSTARCZALA, John - John Starczala passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Hamilton General Hospital in his 92nd year.

Beloved husband of Anna Starczala. Loving father of Stephen (Barbara) and Peter. Proud grandfather of Hayden, Emily and Eric.

Survived by his sister Rose Kraszewski: and his nieces and nephews Christine Kraszewski, Richard Kraszewski, Marijan Cwiertnia, Egineniusz Cwiertnia, Jan Cwiertnia, and Dorota Jamroz (Andrew Chrzaszcz) and her children Michael Chrzaszcz, Kathy Chrzaszcz, and Christopher Chrzaszcz.

Elliott StevenELLIOTT, Steven Edward John - age 25, of Hamilton, Ontario passed away suddenly on Sunday February 18, 2018.

Cherished son of Carole Rivet and Edward Elliott. Loved brother of Tommy Elliott. Steven leaves behind his sweet boy Marcus.

Grandson of Rose (Neil), Leonard (Lise),Edward(Mildred). Nephew of Natalie(Danny), Mike(Julie),Travis, Margaret(Tom), Esther and Elizabeth. He will be greatly missed by extended family and friends.

AYERHART, Ricky Kenneth "Rick"  - passed away peacefully at home on, Saturday, February 17th, 2018 in his 60th year. 

Loved brother of Jane (John) Lipcsik, Joanne Ayerhart, Carrie (Paul) Dickson and David (Kim) Ayerhart.  Predeceased by his parents George and Christine Ayerhart, his sister June (Len) Gabriel and his brother Philip.  He will also be dearly missed by many other family members and friends. 

Smith LeahSMITH, Leah Lynn - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the Stedman Community Hospice. Leah Smith in her 55th year.

Beloved wife of Bob Smith for 27 years. Loving mother of Brady and Shauni Smith. Cherished daughter of Mac and the late Arlene Beldom. Dear sister of Leslie Rock. Special aunt to Jamie and Daniel Rock (Amanda) and great-aunt to Skyler, Jensen and Raelyn Rock.

JUDD, Carol Ann - Peacefully, with her family by her side, Carol Ann passed away on February 17th, 2018.

Predeceased by her loving husband Gilbert, daughter Jerrie-Lee and son-in-law Chuck. Left with wonderful memories to cherish are her children: Bill (Joanne), Dan (Nancy), and Dodie (Wally),10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren as well as 12 brothers and sisters (of which 9 remain).

Carol was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 622, a member of the Ladies Auxiliary and loved to get a great game of cards going.

BERGSHOEFF, Marlene Gladys Frieda - 1937 – 2018

It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of Marlene on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the age of 80, the Lord took her home after a courageous battle with Alzheimer disease.

Survived by her beloved husband Arie of 56 years and her cherished children Christine and Kenneth and son-in-law James. Much loved grandmother of Cameron, Donovan and Shelby. Dear sister of John and predeceased by brothers Rev. George, Abraham and James Peters.

Borreccetti Tocchetto Dina BORRACCETTI-TOCCHETTO, Dina (nee Squadroni) - It is with profound sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Dina, in her 93rd year, at the Hamilton General Hospital, on Saturday, February 17, 2018.

Reunited with her beloved husband Vincenzo (2008). Loving mother to Emilio (Ornella Mary nee Gattafoni) and the late Italo (Marie nee Santaguida). Adored Nonna to Diana Borraccetti, Stephanie Blasioli and Christina Bernar (Eric). She was a proud Great Nonna to Julian and Alyssa Blasioli, Savanna and Corinne Codognotto, Milena, Marcus and Cruz Bernar.

WILCOCK, Bernice - Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Lifecare on Saturday, February 17, 2018.  Bernice (nee Bannister), of Brantford, formerly of Burford, in her 90th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Robert Wilcock (2005). Loving mom of Wendy Blair & Bob Theriault, Gord & Diane Wilcock, Ron & Diane Wilcock and Don & Charlene Wilcock.  Cherished grandma of 17 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by daughters Pamela Wilcock-Hall (2004) and Patricia Rose (2012).  She will be sadly missed by her family & friends. 

Baxter AllisterBAXTER, Allister Raymond “Ray” - Passed away on February 17, 2018 at the age of 84 from complications of pancreatic cancer.

Ray is survived by his wife of 58 years, Beverly “Joan” (nee Laidman); children Sherry (Herman) Zelle, Gloria (Kevin) Cruickshank, Tracey (Glen) Patterson, and Daryl (Jennifer) Baxter; Grandchildren Jenelle, Erik, Janessa, Aaron, Autumn, and Raya; sisters Ann (Allan), Adams, Ruth (Gerald) Bent, Alice Baxter, Clare (Johnny) Savoie, and brother George (Anne) Baxter; nieces and nephews Brenton, Brenda, Lynn, Stephen, Stewart, Kevin, Dawn, Jeanine, Kirk, Ian, David, Alicia, and Sarah.

Smith Shelley AnneSMITH, Shelley Anne - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at the Stedman Community Hospice on February 17, 2018.

Beloved wife of Michael and devoted mother of Allison and Sherry. Cherished daughter of Mary Anne Dawes (Davis) and Bruce Dawes. Loving sister of Dave Smeaton (the late Kim), Fred Smeaton (Laurie), Robyn Dawes, and Holly Dawes.

McClymont HelenMcCLYMONT, Helen - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Helen McClymont on Saturday, February 17, 2018 in her 70th year.

Beloved wife of Jerry McClymont. Loving mother of Mike (Jen) and Jeff (Stacey). Proud grandmother of Matthew, Megan, and Liam. Survived by her sisters Jenny (Sid), Alice (Fred), Ann (Albert), Grace (Bert), and Linda (Jake). Predeceased by her siblings Diny, Luke and John.

Huot LauretteHUOT, Laurette - Sadly, we announce the passing of our mother Laurette at age of 96. 

Predeceased by her beloved husband of 50+ years, Leo Huot (1993) and infant grandson Justin Matthew Bowman (1974). 

Loving mom of Roger (Gloria) and Anita (Ross Bowman).  Memere to Mark (Christine), Jamie (Anie), Denyse (Farsheed Karanjia), Ross II (Kelly), Amber (Jay Connely) and great-grandmother to Alexie, Caleb, Katelyn, Maiya, Curtis, Ross III, Nicolette and Noelle.

Mom enjoyed family life, playing cards, dancing, and having a good laugh.  Her home-made mustard pickles were superb!  She was always pleasant and a super, one-of-a-kind angel. 

Gumbert WilmaGUMBERT, Wilma Marguerite (nee Ferguson) - On February 17, 2018, surrounded by her loving family, Wilma Gumbert peacefully joined her lord and savior for all eternity. Wilma Marguerite Gumbert (nee Ferguson), predeceased by her first husband Flory Pacific and her late husband Charles Gumbert passed in her 84th year.  

Dearly loved and missed by her three sons George Ferguson (Janice), Donald Ferguson (Cathy), Percy Pacific (Susan) and her five grand-children and five great grand-children.

Ryan ThomasRYAN, Thomas Lane - age 51, passed away suddenly on Saturday February 17, 2018.

Cherished son of Bertha Ryan, predeceased by his father James Ryan.

Loving father of Melissa(Chad), Tressa, Karissa, Chaneesa. Beloved grandfather of Annabel, Adelyn, Ivy. Brother to Earl(Valerie), Rob(Tracey). He will be greatly missed by extended family and friends.

O'NEILL, Clive - Peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Friday, February 16, 2018 in his 81st year.

Beloved husband of Agnes (nee Hicknell) for over 55 years. Honoured father of Dan (Carla) O’Neill and Cathy (Mike) Goodman. Cherished grandfather of Meaghan (Keifen), Sean and Vanessa.

Clive will be missed by brothers Garry (Idris) and Bryan and sister Sharon. Also left to mourn his passing are brother-in-law Peter, sisters-in-law Carolina, Mary and Marie. He will be missed by many nieces and nephews as well as life long friends Bob and Donna Wall.

LUDLOW, Eileen Dawn - Passed away peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Friday, February 16 in her 63rd year.

Eileen is survived by Glen and Shirley, Gerald and Greta (Donald and Sherri), Shirley and Douglas Brown, Wayne and Sharon (Stacey), Philip, Marion and Donald Garland and 6 great-nieces.

STACEY, Anita Zudora - Peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on February 16, 2018 in her 98th year.

Beloved wife to the late Frank. Loving mother to Linda Donaldson (Sam) and the late David Stacey and loving mother-in-law to Carol Goddard. Adored and cherished grandmother to April Cook, Beau Cook (Melissa), Melanie Stacey (Rick) and Jeremy Stacey and proud great grandmother to Sophia, Elijah, Nikko, Perry, James, Jacob and Cameron.

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LeBLANC, James  - passed away on February 16, 2018. 

Funeral Home Services for James are being provided by Cresmount Funeral Home - Fennell Chapel of Hamilton, ON.



HEITMEYER, Paul Johannes - Passed away suddenly at the Hamilton General Hospital on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the age of 77.

Cherished husband to Gisela for 50 years. Loving father to Marco and proud grandfather to Joshua and Michael. Paul will also be missed by many family members in Europe.

Blokker AntienBLOKKER, Antien 'Ann' (nee Hakkers) - On Friday, February 16, 2018, while surrounded by family, Antien Blokker was promoted to glory at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Cornelis (1991). Loving mother of Bert and Jean, John and the late Donna (2003), Christina and Herman Schutten, Gerry and Ricki, Dora and George van Popta, Lawrence and Geraldine, Henry and Pamela, and Andy and Debbie. Cherished Oma of 36 grandchildren and their spouses, and Great-Oma of 112 great-grandchildren.

She will also be lovingly remembered by her many family members in The Netherlands and Australia.