HUNT, Douglas Murray - It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Doug at the Brantford General Hospital on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at the age of 84.

Dear husband of Marjorie. Proud father of Anne DeRosse (Vitalio) and Sandy Vesz (Rob). Caring grandfather of Leah DeRosse, Rachel, Luke and Sarah Vesz and the late Ben DeRosse (2012).


Ford AudreyFORD, Audrey Mae (Whitehead) - Passed away peacefully at the Juravinski Hospital on July 6, 2017 in her 89th year.

Predeceased by her husband, Bill Ford in 1995. Audrey is survived by children Lynda (Len), Randy (Mary), Donna (Helmut) and Al & Sandy. Cherished Grandma to Lori, Alan & Rachel; Jesse & Genille; Joanna; and Laura, Robyn & Michael. Proud Great Grandma of sixteen.

Audrey is also survived by brother Jim Whitehead (Glenna) and sister Donna Rizzo (Sam). Predeceased by siblings Walter Whitehead, Bernice McKelvie and Ethel Fowler.

From the 1950’s to 1980’s Audrey was the bookkeeper for the family business, Wm. Ford Construction. She was a long-time member of The South Gate Presbyterian Church, and active member and volunteer at Sackville Seniors Centre for many years.


LOVEGROVE, June Elizabeth - Suddenly passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital on July 6, 2017 in her 76th year. 

Predeceased by her sister Sharon Blazejewski and parents Cyril and Edith Lovegrove.  She will be dearly missed by her family. 


ARCHER, Christopher James - Suddenly on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 44 years of age. Chris, loving son of Marlene Archer and Jim Archer.

Dear brother of Laurel Oakes (Dwayne). Loved father of Brayden and Macey (Kalvin Richards). Grandfather of expected granddaughter Ruby; fondly remembered by his wife Michelle Archer. Chris is also survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins.


ARBOUR, Kristopher J. - He left us too early, on Thursday, July 6, 2017, suddenly at his home, in his 27th year.

Beloved and cherished son of Joe and Sheri (Mayne). Deeply loved brother of Katelyn and Jacob. He will be greatly missed by his Nana Jean Mayne, Grandma Georgette Arbour and has now reunited with his Papa Ron Mayne and Grandpa Joseph Arbour.

Kris will be greatly missed by his many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and coworkers.


Dietz Douglas DIETZ, Douglas William (Bill) Reg. #22342 -  Sadly the last chapter in Bill's Book of Life has come to an end. Bill passed away on July 7, 2017 at the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice in his 77th year after a short but courageous battle with cancer.

Bill is survived by his loving wife Jan (Oliver) of almost 50 years, his nephew Kirk and many cousins. Brother-in-law to Mel and Carol Oliver. Predeceased by his parents Edwin and Irene and brother Harold and his wife Doris.

Bill joined the RCMP in 1962,“G Troop”, and served for 25 years in Prince George, BC, Toronto, Hamilton, Niagara and Windsor detachments where he retired in 1995 as Sergeant.


Lowe BarryLOWE, Norman Barry  (June 11, 1940 to July 6, 2017) –  It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of Barry Lowe.

Beloved husband and partner of Judy Currier for 29 years, Barry died at the Hamilton General Hospital on July 6, 2017 after a long battle with ALS. 

Barry is survived by his children Gordon Lowe and his wife Tammy and his daughter Brenda Lowe, as well as stepchildren Susan Currier and Andy Currier and his wife Loana.    He will also be truly missed by the joys of his life – grandchildren Quinton, Mason, Sierra and Hailey.


Anderson GinnyANDERSON, Ginny - After her courageous battle with cancer, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ginny Anderson, on July 6, 2017, at St. Peter's Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.

Cherished wife to Wayne. Loving mother to Bryan and Kevin. Darling daughter to Kathleen. Dear sister to, Katrina, Valerie, Julie, Bruce and David. She will truly be missed by her extended family and friends.


MEHLENBACHER, David Marshall - Peacefully at his home in Selkirk on Wednesday, July 5, 2017.  Dave Mehlenbacher, beloved husband for 51 years of Marilyn (nee Bousfield), in his 72nd year. 

Loving father of Wayne (Shari) of Selkirk, Wray of Selkirk and Rick (Erin) of Calgary.  Dear grandfather of Bethany, Lauren, Jaxon and Maci.  Brother of Mike (Liz) of Arthur, Brian (Deb) of Ayr, Linda Volk and Nancy Northrop, both of Thornbury. 


Mullen RobertMULLEN, Robert (Bob) -  Peacefully surrounded by his family on July 5, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Bob Mullen in his 81st year. 

Beloved husband for 60 years to Audrey.  Loving father of Catherine Newman (Lance), Lisa Lough (Ken), Bobbi Pakvis (Rob), and Mike Mullen (Tracey).  Dear grandpa of Kirstin, Sammy, Kelsey, Brendan, Courtney, Lindsay, Ashley, Ryan and Megan. Great grandpa of Aubrey. 

Dear brother of 5 brothers and sisters and predeceased by three.


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RUSSELL, Hazel Louise 'Miss Lyn' - Mama Lyn 83, of Riversdale, St. Catherine, Jamaica and Hamilton, Ontario. Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the Juravinski Hospital.

She is survived by her loving husband Oswald Russell, daughters Vinnette, Maple, Sandra and Fay-Anne; sons Lincoln, Norman and Damian, several adopted children, 16 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. 


BENNETT, Margaret “Peggy” – it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Peggy, at home on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in her 77th year. 

Loving wife of 49 years to Chesley.  Cherished mother of Tom (Tammy) and Bridget (Brad).  Proud grandmother of Ashley, Breanne, Alyshia and Holly.  Survived by her 12 siblings and many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her parents Patrick and Margaret Hagerty and 2 siblings. 


KOKOWSKY, Cyril Philip - Another great musician has joined the heavenly band.  Cyril peacefully passed away Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 at 77 years old leaving behind his loving daughter Natasha, granddaughter Kate and nephew George. 

Cyril's life time love of music and accordions brought joy to many in the Hamilton Community. 


WILSON, Elizabeth (nee Ashcroft, Smith) -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Elizabeth Wilson on July 5, 2017 at the Hamilton General Hospital in her 95th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Wilson and the late Gilbert Smith. Cherished mother of Sandralyn Martin (David), Gil Smith (Ellen), Martin Smith, and step mother of Ronn Wilson and Ross Wilson. 

Predeceased by her son Kevin.


Latendresse ErnieLATENDRESSE, Ernie - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Joseph "Ernie" Latendresse, who passed away peacefully at home on July 4, 2017 in his 86th year.

Loving husband of Elsie (nee: Gibb) for 65 years. Dear father of Mary (Victor), Donny (Suzanne), Catherine, Nancy (Ron), David and Brian (Crystal). Proud grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great grandfather to many grandchildren.

Loving brother of Helen, Cecil, Elsie, Anthony and predeceased by siblings Stan and Lorie. He will be dearly missed by many friends and community acquaintances.

We would like to thank the CCAC Palliative Team, The Juravinski Cancer Care Unit and the Cancer Assistance Program.


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BOTELHO, Jorgina De Lima - Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Jorgina passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at the Hamilton General Hospital at the age of 78. 

Beloved wife of José for 57 years. Loving mother of Joe (Lurdes), Carlos, Dimas (Anna), Ana, and Luciana (John). Cherished Vavõ to 16 grandchildren and 7 greatgrandchildren.

She will be sadly missed by her three sisters, many nieces, nephews, family and friends.


King EdithKING, Edith - Sadly on Tuesday July 4 at 11 am, our mother joined the Creator to walk hand in hand.  With the end of a long journey of pain and suffering, she now is in the arms of her mother, father and brothers. 

Loving mother of Elizabeth King, Lynn Martin (late Blair Martin), Faith Rivers and Troy King.  Loving Grandmother to Dawn King (Ty) VanEvery, Ethan Martin (Samantha), Quintan Martin (Hope), Ashley Henry-King, Harley VanEvery, Kylee, Keira and Jaxon King.  Loving great grandmother to Jazzmin, Tytus , Izayah, D. J. and Mnookmi VanEvery. 


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ZAZULA, John - Born in Saskatchewan on July 29, 1929. Passed away peacefully on July 4, 2017 at Grace Villa Nursing Home in his 88th year.

Loving husband of Audrey for 66 years.

Cherished father of Ralph, John (Nav) and Gail Chapman (Angelo Carretta). Dear grandfather of Joel Chapman (Chantelle) and Nicholas Chapman (Taylor) and great-grandfather of Ceaira and Chloe Chapman.


Davey EdwynDAVEY, Edwyn MacKinnon (Eddy) -  After a short illness at his home on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.  Ed Davey, of Jarvis, in his 73rd year. 

Ed is survived by Donna Dennis and her family, Kim Slack, Gary Dennis and the late Karen McKeen.  Dear brother of Ken and Debby Davey of Kincardine and Marybelle and Bill Schumacher of Hanover.  Uncle of Erin and Ben Schumacher, Laura and Sarah Davey. 

Eddy was retired from All-Mix Concrete. 


SIME, Gordon - Peacefully, after a brief illness, Gord Sime passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at the age of 86.

Beloved husband of the late Mary Margaret (nee Black). Loving father of Jeff (Sarah), Jill (Howard Wong), Peter, Paul, Elizabeth (Mark Rogers), and Kate. Cherished Grandpa of Alex, Euan, William, MacKenzie and MaKayla.


BARICH, Vera – Vera passed away early morning July 4, 2017 after a courageous battle with melanoma at the age of 59.

She will be greatly missed by her mother Nada (father Jovo predeceased 2013) , sisters Donna (Mauro) and Aleksandra (Suren), brother Marko, and her nieces and nephews whom she spoiled and adored.


MILMINE, Shirley - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in her 92nd year.

Loving mother of Wendy Boylan. Cherished grandmother of Tammy (Dave) Popiez and great-grandmother of Lucas Popiez. Predeceased by parents Louis and Ann Stone, brother Murray Stone and dear friend Patricia Proulx.

A special thank you is extended to the staff at The Carlisle Retirement Residence, especially Angela and Therez, for their compassion and care.


Marklew DebbieMARKLEW, Debbie - At the Brantford General Hospital on Tuesday July 4th 2017. 

Devoted spouse of Brian Iezzi, loving and caring mother to Tim and Brenda. Cherished grandmother of Mason, Callum, Grace and Shelby.

Predeceased by her parents Dorothy and Allan Showers. Survived  by siblings Trudy Avey, Bill Showers and Frances Walker.

Debbie served as a trustee on Halton District School Board (1991- 2000), practised as a RPN for over 45 years and most recently at Park Lane Terrace.


BAERT, Adolphe Joseph - Peacefully, passed away, surrounded by his daughters on July 3, 2017 at the age of 87.

Beloved husband of the late Andrèe (nee Vanderwal). Survived by his children Marilyn Smith and Linda Clunies (Tony).

Dear grandpa of Devin, Ryan, Danielle, Michael, Adam and Brianna. Will be greatly missed by his companion Deborah Barry, Sue Kriening (Roland), Sydney and Sarah Kriening.

Adolphe was a proud retiree of National Steel Car.


Jongeling TheaJONGELING, Thea - Peacefully at the Villages of Wentworth Heights in Hamilton on Monday, July 3, 2017 in her 86th year, Thea went home to be with her Lord and Saviour.

Beloved mother of John (Brenda), Fred (Terry), Connie (Dan), Jane (Steve), Benita, Linda, Leroy, and Ron (Nancy).

Loving grandma to 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Survived by her sister Beatrix Bisschop.


VOLOUDAKIS, Paul - Peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital on Monday July 3, 2017.  Paul Voloudakis of Hamilton in his 81st year. 

Beloved husband of Aleka for over 52 years.  Loving father of Emmanuel and his wife Dimitra.  Dear grandfather of Paul and Steve.  Dear brother of Zacharia (Maria) and Niki.  Uncle to many nieces and nephews and friend to many within the Greek Community of Hamilton.