Haber AdelineHABER Adeline (nee Straus) -  March 1st 1933 - September 13th 2017

After a brief illness surrounded by her family, Adeline has returned home to be with the Lord. Adeline leaves behind a legacy of love and devotion for her extensive family. Her faith was of deep importance to her throughout her entire life.

Beloved wife of 63 years of Donald Haber. Cherished mother of Donald (Suzanne), Susan Sheppard, Joanne, Kenneth (Linda), Bill (Lisa), Gregory (Cindy). Loving and outstanding grandma of Chantal, Michelle, Michael, Steven, David, Lisa, Danny, Kelsea, William, Gregory, Ellen and Olivia. Adeline is a proud great-grandmother of 9.

Loving sister of Sister Michaeline SSND, Sister Mildred SSND, Sister Caroline CSJ, Sister Christina CSJ, Sister Lucy CSJ and Lucille (Jack) Delisle.  Predeceased by parents Michael and Mary Straus, brothers Wilfred, Ralph, Jake, Gerard and Eugene.


Hill GaryHILL, Gary - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family and friends on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 in the comfort of his home at the age of 70 years. He was born September 13, 1947 in Brantford, Ontario.

Gary and his wife Donna (nee Gerrard) shared 45 years of marriage and raised two children, Kelly and Jason. Special Gramper to Wes, Damian, Taylor and Jess.

Gary leaves behind his brothers Doug (Janet) and Ken (the late Linda), his sisters Sally (Bob) (the late Ed), Cheryl and Patricia (Jacques), brother-in-law Rick (Deborah), sister-in-law Margaret (Gary), and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Elgin and Estelle, his brother Wayne and his sister Catharine.


GRAHAM, Jean - Went to be with her Lord and Saviour, peacefully at Seasons Bell Lane, Brantford on Wednesday September 13, 2017.  Jean Y. Graham in her 97th year. 

Pre-deceased by her brother Jack Graham in 2016.  Loved aunt to John Graham and Janice Haskett of B.C.   Also survived by step-nieces Kerry Hall and Pamela Cunningham of Alberta and many dear friends. 


PEARCE, Glenn - Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the age of 69.

Dearest husband of Tina. Devoted father of Jeff and his wife Kym Pearce, Timbo Pearce, Peter and his wife Chanda Giacomelli, Dina and her husband Kerrol Francis. Much loved grandpa of Isaiah, Amelia, Matthew, Sophia, Sammy, Maia and KJ.


Monachino SalvatoreMONACHINO, Salvatore - It is with deep sadness that the family of Salvatore Monachino announces his passing on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at St. Peter's Hospital, in his 89th year.

He will forever live on in the heart of Giovanna, his wife of over 59 years. Dearly missed by his children Stefana (Fred), Frank (Susan), Pat (Gina), Joe (Kendra), Rose (Amedeo) and Ross. Cherished Nonno of Nick, Amy, Giovanna, Mark, Jessica, Matteo, Luca and Nathanyl.


Alway DougALWAY, Doug - Suddenly, surrounded by his family, on September 13, 2017 in his 69th year. 

Beloved husband of Tricia.  Loving Daddy of Doug (Lesley), Jayson, Tara (Eric) and Breanne.  Cherished Papa of eight grandchildren. 

Doug will be sadly missed by his surviving brother and sisters, his work family and friends. 


DRESZEL, Leszek - It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Les after a valiant struggle with cancer at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice on September 14, 2017 at the age of 66. 

Cherished son of Lilian and the late Stefan.  Loving brother of Zena Thomas who Les referred to as his Guardian Angel and her husband Mark.  Survived by his children and grandchildren. 


TEEPLE, Agnes Towers - Peacefully at Park Lane Terrace, Paris on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 in her 81st year. Agnes Teeple, beloved wife of the late Robert Teeple (2003). 

Loving mother of Sherry Teeple and the late Rick Teeple (July 2017). Cherished “mommy” of Lala De Sousa and Stacey (Jeff) Rombough.


JONES, Ross Albert - It is with great sadness, we announce the passing of Ross on September 13, 2017.

Predeceased by his devoted wife Grace in 2002. Loving father to Michael, Kathryn, Paul, and his many grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Sadly missed by his faithful companions Charlie and Ginger.

Ross was a retired teacher for 35 years at Hill Park Secondary School. After retirement he enjoyed his woodworking, and volunteer work with the SPCA and RHLI museum.


GEROW, Thyra  Mary - On Wednesday September 13th, 2017 in her 93rd year.Gerow Thyra

Predeceased by her husband Charles Wendell Gerow.

Loving mother of Scott, wife Lee and family of South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario. Glenn, wife Wendy and family of Debolt AB, Dianne, husband Ron and family of Calgary AB.

Thyra was avidly engaged in music Belle-A-Dears, Brantford Music Club and First Baptist Choir.


Emerson AnnaEMERSON, Anna Catherine - Anna passed suddenly on Wednesday September 13, 2017 after suffering a medical emergency despite the heroic efforts of the emergency staff at St. Joseph's Hospital.

While fighting for her life, she delivered her son Charles Henry.

Staff at both St. Joe's and McMaster Children's hospital put in extraordinary efforts to help Charles, but he died on Friday September 15th in the loving arms of his Aunt and Sister.

Anna will be remembered as a Devoted Mother, a Loving Wife, a Loyal Friend and a Respected Professional.


Medeiros JoseMEDEIROS, Jose Da Silva - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jose on Tuesday September 12, 2017 at the age of 71 at St. Peter’s Hospital in Hamilton.

Adored husband of Geraldina (nee de Oliveira) for 46 years. Cherished father and father-in-law of Lucy and Mario Torres, Alcindo Medeiros, Raquel Ibarra Soria, and John and Christine Medeiros. Much loved Vavo of Noah, Gabriel, Isabella, Emma, Diego and Julianna.

Dearest brother and brother-in-law of Fatima and the late Jose Dos Santos, Lucia and Daciel Moniz, and Adelino and Maria Medeiros. Jose will be missed by many nieces, nephews, godchildren, family and friends in Canada and abroad.

Special thanks to St. Joseph’s Hospital CTU staff for their care and compassion, as well as the kind staff at St. Peter’s Hospital on Maplewood Ave.


Rebalka VictorREBALKA, Victor - It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Victor on September 12, 2017 at the age of 63. 

Beloved husband and best friend of Ann for 44 years. Proud father of Irena (who has her mom's brains and her dad's good looks).

Dear brother of Alex (Irene), Oksana Zaporzan (Steve) and the late Anatoli "Tony".

Godfather of Alexandra "Sasha" and son-in-law to Elsie Milkowych. 


Legere JenniferLEGERE, Jennifer Leeanne (Clark) - (April 5, 1977 - September 12, 2017) - Jennifer passed away peacefully in her home.

She will be greatly missed by her special son Xander and her loving spouse David. She was predeceased by her daughter Samantha.

Jenny will be sadly missed be her parents Sharon and George, her in-laws Debbie and Paul Sage and Rick Clark, her grandparents, extended family members, and friends.


Secor MarySECOR, Mary Eileen - (September 17, 1921 - September 12, 2017) - It is with great sadness and much love that her family announces the passing of Mary Secor.

Mary was born and grew up in Croydon, England. In 1942, she met and fell in love with a Canadian soldier, Robbie. As a war bride she travelled to Canada to begin her new life. Together they had a rich life filled with many rewarding experiences including square dancing, euchre parties, church activities and world travel.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Robbie (2000). Dearly missed by her daughters Jennifer Robson (George), and Pam Knowles, and her son David Secor.


Dolby HelenDOLBY, Helen - It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Helen at the Hamilton General Hospital on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the age of 76.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Jack. Loving mother of Jackie and proud grandma of Devonne and Chelsea.

Helen will always be lovingly remembered by Elaine and her children Cody and Breanne. She was the eldest sister to 14 siblings. Survived by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.


Ashbaugh GaryASHBAUGH, Gary Lloyd -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle with esophageal cancer, on September 12th at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Gary Lloyd Ashbaugh, in his 75th year. 

Beloved husband of Jacqueline for 50 years, and loving father of Jason.  Survived by his beloved brothers Grant (Marj), Peter (Janie), and predeceased by his parents Lloyd and Connie Ashbaugh (Howison),  sister Eleanor Leslie (Bob) and father and mother-in-law John and Jane Roach.

Loving Uncle to Lisa Owens (Jeff), Trish Henatyzen (Shaun), Paula Glubish (Richard), Debbie Riddell (Derek), Betty Ann Martin (Randy), and Daniel Vaughan (Haryeong) and their families. 


EGGEL, Conrad - Peacefully surrounded by his loving family, at the Brantford General Hospital on Monday September 11, 2017.  Conrad Eggel in his 89th year. 

Beloved husband for 55 years of the late Hilda (nee Bogensberger) (2008).

Dear father of Rene (Cathy), Marion Cunningham (the late David), and Fritz (Lesley). Much loved Opa of Graham (Laura), Sheena, Jocelyn (Sean), Sean, Mark (Jennifer) and Laura Hajdu (James), and to many great grandchildren. 


WETHERELT, Laurie John Albert - Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at his home on Monday, September 11, 2017 in his 74th year.

Beloved husband of Grace for 53 years. Devoted father of Kelly (Syl) Riel, Brenda Wetherelt (Ivan), Cyndi Bailey (Aaron). Much loved grandpa of Todd (Summer), Jesse, Laurie, Carter and great-grandpa of Parker and Dominic.

He will be greatly missed by his best-friend Fred Roussel (Eleanor) and by many other family members and friends.

Laurie retired from Dofasco with 30 years of service.


Ruggi FredRUGGI, Alfred (Fred) - Called home by the Lord, Alfred (Fred) Ruggi died peacefully in his sleep at Shalom Manor in Grimsby on September 11, 2017 in his ninety-first year. 

He will be sadly missed by his beloved wife of over fifty-nine years, Linda. Fred was the dear father of Jim and Marg Ruggi, Annie-Lynn and Ronn VanAndel, and Jake and Deanna Ruggi, the beloved grandfather of eleven grandchildren and their spouses, and proud great grand-dad to twelve great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by his sisters Louise and Fran, and his brother Joe, Fred is survived by his older sister Gilda.

He was a long-time member of Canadian Reformed Churches in Smithville and Hamilton.  Fred spent many years as a sales agent in real estate and at Sears Canada.


MORROW, Norma - Peacefully at Brierwood Gardens, Brantford on Monday, September 11, 2017 in her 92nd year.  Norma Morrow, beloved wife of the late Earl Morrow. 

Loving mother of Marilyn (Fred) Budd, Midge (Victor) Simard.  Much loved grandmother of  6 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.


NIXON, David Lindsay - December 10, 1963 - September 11, 2017

Passed away at Yarmouth Regional Hospital, Nova Scotia after a particularly difficult battle with cancer. 

Beloved husband of Virginia, devoted son of Jack (deceased) and Lois Nixon.  Brother of Joanne Lishman (Ralph, deceased) and Mary Lou Ellis (Jim).  Uncle to Julie, Amanda, Erica and Ryan. 


Donald AlexDONALD, Alexander Jonathan 'Alex' - (May 14, 1993 - September 11, 2017) - It is with profound sadness we announce the sudden passing of our precious son, brother and friend Alex at the age of 24.

Cherished son of Rick Donald (Rose) and Sheryl Donald (Marco). Loving brother and best friend of Chris Donald. Grandson of John and Ann Thorburn, the late Lt. Col. H.L. and Frances Donald and Nesta Donald.

He will be deeply missed by his dog Oscar, many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.


CROSS, Madeline Barbara - It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Madeline Cross, on September 11, 2017, her 90th birthday.

Predeceased by her husband Stewart in 1995. Ever loving mother of Cheryle (Brian Pearson), Bill (Sharon), and Karen (Barry Gair). Adored nanna to her grandchildren Ryan (Jen), Breanne (John), Brandon (Jessica), Daryl (Erin), Shawna (Alan) and Stacey (Ben). Great-grandmother of four. Also survived by loving sister Marlyn, and brother Lloyd (Audrey).


MAUS, Elizabeth Macintyre - Passed peacefully on September 11, 2017 at The Wellington in Hamilton after a life of achievement, public service and support and dedication to a large family.

She had previously resided at St Elizabeth Village in Hamilton for more than 30 years. She had her 98th birthday in July.

Elizabeth was predeceased by her four sisters, Agnes, Jean, Margaret and Frances and four brothers John, Douglas, Donald and Hugh.

She was born at Fairview Farm in Brant county and attended elementary and secondary school in Paris before earning her diploma in Nursing at Toronto General Hospital, her Teaching certificate at the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Western Ontario.

She was a passionate educator and mentor during her accomplished career with active care and teaching hospitals in Toronto, London, Kitchener Waterloo, Port Colborne, Galt and Hamilton.


Cripps SharonCRIPPS, Sharon Frances - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Sharon on September 9, 2017 in her 73rd year.

Loving mother to Bill (Marie) and Glen. Dear sister to Helen Hubert (Kerry) and Bruce Marshall (Debbie).

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

Sharon was a retired teacher with the Halton Catholic District School Board. After retirement, she travelled to many different countries teaching English as a second language then returning home and tutored in many ELS programs.