GRAY, 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, 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, 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.
EVANGELISTA, Domenica “Mimina” - June 3 1929 - March 23 2017
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Domenica Evangelista on Thursday March 23, 2017 at the age of 87.
Dearest wife of the late Domenico. Domenica will be sadly missed by her sons Antonio and his wife Mary Lou, Bruno and his wife Andrea, Lucio and his wife Marie, and by her grandchildren Kyla, Domenic, Julian, Ela and Ana.
MULDER, Rev. Johannes 'Hans' - The Lord, at his time, took to himself our dear husband, father and grandfather, Johannes Mulder, on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the age of 88.
Beloved husband of Elizabeth "Lies" for almost 62 years. Dear father of Carl, and Paul (Alinda). Loving grandfather of Janessa, Kendall, Daniel, and Julienne, and great-grandfather of DJ.
He will also be missed by his sister Ge van Benthem, and brother-in-law and sister-in-law Hans and Corrie Sollie, all in the Netherlands.
Rev. Mulder was ordained as a minister of the Word in 1955 and faithfully, under God's blessing, served churches in Gees, the Netherlands, Carman, MB, Coaldale, AB, Cloverdale, BC, Toronto, ON and Burlington-Waterdown, ON.
HARRIS, John Frederick - Passed away peacefully at St. Peter's Hospital on March 23, 2017 in his 68th year.
Cherished father of Jaime Commisso (Mark) and Ryan Harris.
Loving grandfather of Declan and Raine Commisso.
He will be missed by his siblings Sandra Valvasori (John), Bob Harris (Pat) and Margaret Harris (Chuck) along with many nieces and nephews.
He will be fondly remembered by Sandra Harris. His fur friend Loco will miss him dearly.
NORRIS, Ronald Gordon - Passed away peacefully on March 23, 2017 at St. Peter’s Hospital at the age of 63.
Beloved husband of Linda for 44 years. Proud father of Vicki (Adam), Emily (Tim), and Kristin (Adam). Loving grandpa of Justin, Lily, Max, and Josephine.
He will be missed by his parents Roy and Josephine Norris, his siblings Arnie, and Nick (Kathy), his brother-in-law Tim (Pam) and his close friends Eugene and Paul.
WIEGELS, Walter - On March 22, 2017, Walter, a true gentleman, devout friend and skilled pilot, flew from this life on eternal wings.
Born on March 31, 1928, a survivor of WWII, Walter emigrated from his birthplace in Germany to proudly take on Canadian Citizenship in 1952.
VOLPINI, Lorenzo Antonio - Peacefully after a lengthy illness Tony passed away on March 22, 2017 in his 78th year.
Beloved husband of Giovanna for 41 years. Loving father of Joey, Ulisse, Alessio and Nonno of Desiree and Selena.
Dearly missed by his brother Peter (Shirley) niece Kimberly (Adam), nephew Peter Jr. (Bridgette) as well as his family and friends in Italy and Canada.
Tony was a retired employee of Stelco with over 40 years of service. He was passionate about tending his garden, watching sports and most of all his family.
UNDERWOOD, Nathan - Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton with his wife by his side, on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in his 75th year, Nathan Underwood, beloved husband of Martha Underwood.
Dear father of Steve (Tracey), Michael, Scott and the late Stan Underwood. Step-father of Darryl and Aaron Wells. Loving grandfather of Dylan, Dalton, Elijah, Meaghan, Jarred and great-grandson Connor. Step-grandfather of Joshua, Joel and Kassandra.
WILNEFF, Rolande “Babe” - With her family by her side, Rolande “Babe” Wilneff passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Villa at the age of 92.
Beloved mother of Carole Smith (Gordon), Jeannine Powell (David) of Toronto, ON and Martin Wilneff of Hamilton, ON. Cherished grandmother of Mathew.
Dear sister of Dolores Sapinski of Timmins, ON and Roger Brabant (Lois) of Burlington, ON. She will be missed by her many nieces and nephews. Rolande was predeceased by her husband Murray Wilneff, by her sisters Jeannine Brabant and Liliane Hickey and by her brothers Serge and Fernand Brabant.
Rolande Blanche Marie Brabant was born on November 29, 1924, in Timmins, Ontario. The middle of 7 children of Antoinette and Ernest de Brabant, she grew up in a close-knit loving family.
GRAHAM, Scott - Peacefully at Norfolk General Hospital on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Scott Graham of Simcoe, in his 62nd year.
Loving father of Derek, Mitchell and Trevor.
Brother of Mark (Kathryn) Graham, Carmin (the late Marty) Walker and Lorraine (Joe) Triska. Uncle of several nieces and nephews.
WOLDHUIS, Emily - After a long struggle with Alzheimer's, Emily Woldhuis, in her 88th year, passed away on March the 22nd, 2017 at Shalom Manor in Grimsby.
She has left behind her husband of almost 66 years, Herman Woldhuis. She will be deeply missed by her children Frances (Stuart), Bill (Monica), Johanna (Mike) and Alma (Mark-deceased) and her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
GIARDINO, Eusebio - Peacefully, on March 22, 2017, Pio Giardino passed away surrounded by his loving family, in his 90th year.
He will be greatly missed by his devoted wife of 58 years, Anna, his three loving children Anthony (Teresa), Sonya (Steve), and Raymond (Kristina), and proud grandchildren Amanda (Harlan), Anthony, Samantha (Matteo), Adrien, and Cristian.
Pio was loved by his siblings, the late Grazietta (Carlo), Elodia (Mike), the late Lucia (Enzo), Gina (Joe) and Tony (Margaret), and sister-in-laws the late Angela (Peppino), Gianna (Marino), and brother-in-law Nicola (Sabrina). A special thank you to his little brother Tony for always being there and lifting his spirits.
SGRO, Stella Cecile - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in her 87th year.
Predeceased by her beloved husband Vito, and Son Alfy. Cherished mother of Ginny McCrea (the late Donnie), Joe Morelli (Donna), Angela Luker, Dominic, Paul (Leslie), Cathy McEwan, and Karen Vine. Proud grandma of 17 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Predeceased by her parents Lorenzo and Erminia Sangestini. Sister of Evelyn, Velia, Helen, Barbara, and Larry (Marita). Predeceased by her siblings Emily, Albert, Joe, and Rita.
LAIDLAW, Robert James - Peacefully on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 after a brief illness.
Loving husband for over 48 years of Marion. Devoted father of Joanne Pettit (Allan), Timothy Laidlaw (Barb), David Laidlaw (Kirsten) and Karen Stewart (John). Special grandpa to 10 grandchildren.
CERVI, Frank - Unexpectedly at his home, on March 21, 2017, at the age of 61.
Frank will be deeply missed by his children Louise (Trisha), Jason (Erika) and Jeremy (Rose) and by their mother Lucy, by his six grandchildren Melia, Max, Zac, Reid, A.J. and Brooke, by his brother Mario (Carole) and sister Nina (Fred).
Frank will also be fondly remembered by his extended family, friends and loyal customers at Top Quality Transmission.
MOUSSEAU, Lucienne - Peacefully passed away at Juravinski Hospital on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 in her 86th year.
Loving mother of Ghislaine (Jessie) Berry, the late Robert, David (Karen), Michael, Christine Saunders (Jeffrey). Will be sadly missed by all her grandchildren, great grandchildren and a great great grandchild.
Loving companion of the late William Quantrill. Predeceased by her late husband George Mousseau. Dear sister of Lucien Gaudet (Denise) both deceased, Raymond Gaudet (Colette) both deceased, Roland Gaudet, Ivan Gaudet (Yvonne deceased), Fernand Gaudet (Valerie).
PAUKOVIC, Katica 'Kate' - It is with profound sadness and broken hearts that we announce the passing of Katica on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 in her 91st year, with her family by her side.
Predeceased by her beloved husband the late Ivan Paukovic (2002) and daughter Katica (1958). Beloved mother of Diane Lulich and her husband John. Loving grandmother (Baka) of Jeff, John and his wife Raphaela, Jordan and his wife Kim. Cherished by her precious great grandchildren Vienna, Mateo and Jack.
She will be missed by her relatives and friends in Croatia and Canada.
KELLERER, Rupert - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved father at Juravinski Hospital on March 21, 2017 at the age of 91.
Predeceased by his wife of 48 years, Elizabeth (2006). Cherished father of Judy and Nancy (Jim). Loving Opa of Jessica, Adam, Drew and Erin. Great Opa of Hunter.
Will be missed by his family and friends, especially Anna Kroninger.
CURIC, Steven Matthew - It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden and tragic passing of our dear Steven on March 21, 2017.
Steven was infectious; his smile and laughter always lit up the room. He was the best brother, son and friend that anyone could ask for.
In Steven's passing, it is our duty to bring mental health awareness to the forefront, especially for those in the LGBT community. This is a very serious issue that cannot be overlooked. Steven was a volunteer for the LGBT youth line.
AUCLAIR, Dorothy - It is with great sadness that the family announces the peaceful passing of Dorothy on Monday, March 20, 2017 at Park Lane Terrace, Paris in her 89th year.
Beloved wife of 63 years to Marcel. Loving mom of Robert (Colleen), Johanne Volk (Gary), Guy (Dawn), and Diane Couture (the late Paul).
Proud grandma of Melissa, Matthew, Robbie, Lyndsay, Stephanie, Alexandra, Zach, and great-grandma of Braylin, Elise, Quin, Maislyn and Bella.
Dorothy will also be deeply missed by many extended family and friends.
A special thanks to all of the staff at Park Lane Terrace for all of their care and support.
BURNS, Florence Victoria (nee Barrett) - August 27, 1919 - March 20, 2017.
Peacefully passed away at Union Villa on Monday, March 20, 2017 in her 98th year.
Florence was born in Lower L’Ardoise on Cape Breton Island. She along with her sister Margaret and Kay and brothers Walter and Joe grew up in a close knit family and community.
RUGGIERO, Giovanni - February 24, 1926 (Roseto Valfortore, Foggia, Italy) - March 20, 2017
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Giovanni at home with his loving family by his side at the age of 91.
Loving husband of Caterina for 56 years. Devoted and caring Father of Tony and his wife Carla and Phil. Proud Nonno of Michael, Alicia, Marcus, Jacob, Chelsea and Chloe.
Dearest brother-in-law of the late Antonio Figliola and Libera. Dearest brother of the late Donato (Late Michelina) Ruggiero of Italy and Domenica (late Donato) Romano. Giovanni will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews, Lucy, Annie, Connie, Josie and Giuseppina (Italy).
CHEVRIER, Thérèse Marie (nee Belair) - Thérèse Marie Chevrier passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 20, 2017 at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington in her 90th year.
Predeceased by her beloved husband Rhéal Chevrier (2000). Loved mother of Lise Carrier, Carole (Jerry) Doddato, and Rejean (Wanda) Chevrier.
CHRYSLER, Lois Florence - Peacefully passed away at Emmanuel House Hospice on Monday, March 20, 2017 at the age of 88.
Predeceased by her beloved husband Thomas. Cherished mother of Larry (Donna), Ted (Joan), Sharon Arnold (the late John), and Susan Sarnelli (the late Peter).
Loving grandmother of Larry Jr., Patrick, Chuck, Kevin, Alithea, Andrea, Shawn, Monica, Jennifer, Billy, Robyn, Danny, Tanya, J.J., Angela, Dora, and Carmen. Lois was also a very proud great-grandmother and great-great grandmother.
She will be dearly missed by her sister Thelma Mobbs.
The family wishes to thank all of the staff at Emmanuel House Hospice for the kind and compassionate care they provided.