Riewald CorneliusRIEWALD, Cornelius (Cor) - Oct 27, 1928 – May 15, 2017

Called home to the Lord in his 89th year, at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington. Loving husband of Janny for 36 years.

Predeceased by his first wife Ike (October 29, 1967).

Dear father of Sid, Winny and Sid Veenbaas, and Rita and John Dreyer. Cherished Pake of ten grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Survived by his sister Ida in The Netherlands, and sister-in-law Shirley Riewald.

Cor was the previous owner at Riewalds Garage. He will be missed by many friends.


Elliott DanielELLIOTT, Daniel Franklin - Peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Monday May 15, 2017 at the age of 75 years.

Beloved husband of the late Barbara (LaForme) Elliott. Loving father of Clint Elliott (Brenda), Teresa Elliott, Wilma Williams (Richard), and John Elliott (deceased) (Betsy). Dear grandfather of Bill Staats (Jen), Aaliyah, Lexie, Ryan, Daniel, Cailey, Mariah, Kailyn, Gussy, Amanda, Richard Dean (Lacey), Rich, Markie, Keisha, Rachel (Jonnie), Zoey, John, Raylene (Wayne), Baby Wayne, Layla, Robbie (Natasha), and Melissa.

Son of the late Robert & Leah (Green) Elliott. Brother of Barb Davis, John Elliott, and Eleanor Bomberry.  Brother-in-law of Grace LaForme, Fred LaForme (Betty), and Bill LaForme (Sue).  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.


diMatteo GinoDiMATTEO, Gino  - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Gino DiMatteo at the Emmanuel House, Hamilton on Monday, May 15, 2017 at the age of 79 years.

Caring husband of his late wife Concetta DiMatteo of 53 years. Beloved father of John (late Cynthia), Rose (Paul) and Peter (Mara). Cherished Nonno of Rosalia, Miranda, Kristin, Nicholas and Lukas.

Dear son of Antonio and Rosalia DiMatteo. Loving brother of the late Francesco (Concetta), Maria (late Panfilo), late Giovanni (late Joanne), Alberto (Donata), late Anna (late Donato), Giuseppina (Donato) and Antoinetta (late Vincenzo).

A special thank you to Emmanuel House for all their care and compassion.


Hinshelwood GreerHINSHELWOOD, Morton Greer - Born January 13, 1935, in Cambuslang, Scotland. Passed away May 14, 2017 after losing his battle with pancreatic cancer.

Predeceased by wife Frieda (1999), daughter Jackie (1982) and grandson Chris Whitmore (2007).

Survived by his daughters Audrey (Dan Whitmore) and Lindsay Hinshelwood. Will be missed dearly by grandchildren Janette Whitmore (Brian Hawrysh) and Brian Whitmore (Maeve Lawlor) and great- grandchildren Wyatt and Lucy Hawrysh. 


Fidanza PiaFIDANZA, Pia (nee Ranalli) - Surrounded by family, on May 15, 2017, in her 77th year. 

Pia was born in Cerchio, L'Aquila, Italy on November 23, 1940. 

Beloved wife for 58 years to Adamo.  She will be deeply missed by her children Nancy (Donny), Sandra (Bill), Linda, Andre and Gino.  Loving Nonna to Laura, Anthony (Luisa), Adam, Nicole, Ryan, Selina and Sara.  Cherished great-grandmother to Nicholas and Taylor. 

Predeceased by her parents Carmela and Luigi Ranalli, and siblings Venanzio (Rita) Ranalli, Maria (Antonio) Angeloni, Rocco (Mima) Ranalli and Agostina (Mario) Villanucci.

Predeceased by brother-in-law Pasquale (Yvonne).  Survived by her sister Antonietta Tirabassi and sisters-in-law Enza (late Luciano), Giuseppina (late Luigi) Difrancisco, and Eva (late Antonio) DiLegge.


LYONS, A. Marie (nee Ferchoff) - It is with great sorrow the family announces the passing of Marie Lyons, on Sunday, May 14th, 2017, at the John Noble Home, in her 87th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Orval Lyons (1997). Much loved mother of Robert (Emily) Lyons and Sharon (Wilson) Dafoe.  Loving grandma of Sarah, Sam, Stacy, Matt and Jenna. 

Dear sister of Reta (the late Wallace) Johnson, Leonard (Jeanette) Ferchoff and Henry (Vi) Ferchoff. Dear sister-in-law of Raymond (Alma) Lyons  She will also be dearly missed by many other family members and friends.


Snelling MaxSNELLING, Maximillian Steven 'Max' - Passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 14, 2017; he had just turned 20.

Max was the beloved son of Steven Snelling and Robin (Mark Eady). Devoted brother of Nicole Anne Snelling and Juliette Eady.

Treasured grandson of Roberta DeBraie; Tom and Helen DeBraie and the late Douglas F. and the late Beatrice Snelling. Much loved nephew of David and Adina Snelling, Mary Dawn DeBraie, Michelle DeBraie, David and Ascension DeBraie and Michael DeBraie.Sadly missed by his cousins; Adam, Jake, Olivia, Alexander DeBraie and Hayden Snelling.


Rad AdrianaRAD, Adriana - (January 27, 1973 - May 14, 2017) - Peacefully with family by her side, Adriana passed away at the Juravinski Hospital.

She will be dearly missed by her parents Zofia and Bogdan Rad and her sister Mira (Brent) Beauregard and their children Lana and Noah.

Adriana leaves behind her longtime boyfriend Leszek Kowalski, as well as her immediate family here in Canada and in Poland.


Montecristo FrancescaMONTECRISTO, Francesca (nee Putrone) - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Francesca on Sunday May 14, 2017 in her 74th year surrounded by her loving family.

Beloved husband of Antonino. Cherished mother of Sam (Diana). Nonna dearly loved and will be missed by her grandchildren , Alessia and Christina.

Survived by sisters Lina (Vince) Brunogallo, Josephine (Carmelo) Mulay, brother Joseph (Teresa) Putrone and the late Carmelina (Joe) Capello. Also predeceased by sister Anna (late Giuseppe) Tuttolomondo.


Fields Mary AnnFIELDS, Mary Ann (Molly) - And ever fitting on Mother's Day, the Lord called Home the loveliest one he could find, our dear Mother, Granny and Granny Great, surrounded by those who adored her on Sunday, May 14, 2017. 

Beloved wife of the late Edward. 

Loving Mother of Eilish (Paddy), Mary (Bill), Patrick (Patty), Edward (Mary), Catherine (Joey), John (Cindy), Bernadette, Theresa (Vincent), Peter (predeceased), and Kevin (Lily).  Dearly loved by Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren. 


Malcolm WilliamMALCOLM, William James Ivan - Passed away peacefully at home after a long, happy life on Sunday, May 14, 2017 in his 90th year. 

Beloved husband of Alma for 50 years.  Loving father of Catherine (Murray), Julia Gibson (Jeff), Alexander (Sandra), and Mary Monkman (Rod).  Grandad of Clare, Ryan, Christopher, Grace and Samuel.  Brother of R.Keith (Fred) and D.Ian (Betty).  Much loved uncle of nieces and nephews and their families. 

Bill practised law in Hamilton for over 55 years and was a Life Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, a graduate of McMaster University and Osgoode Hall Law School, Class of 1956.  Bill was an avid supporter of the classical arts and music and was a dedicated chorister with the Bach Elgar Choir. 


Selka ChristaSELKA, Christa - It is with great sadness I announce the passing of my wife Christa, of 47 years, after her courageous battle with cancer which came to an end on 14 MAY 2017 at St. Peter's Hospital in Hamilton Ontario.

She will be deeply missed by her daughter Deborah (Horton), son-in-law J.R., and her two grandchildren Jessica and Joshua, living in California. She will also be missed by her sister Gisela Zeismann of Germany and many other family members.

I would like to thank Dr. "Bev" and her staff for the care and kindness given to Christa and the family.


MOORE, Joyce Elaine - Peacefully at Brantwood Community Service, Brantford on Sunday, May 14, 2017 in her 75th year, Joyce Moore, loving daughter of the late Edward and Alma Moore. 

Dearest sister of Jean Townson and predeceased by her siblings Shirley Oros, Gerald, Richard and John Moore.  Lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. 


PASS, Edward Douglas - Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Lifecare, Brantford on Sunday, May 14, 2017 in his 89th year, Ed Pass, beloved husband of the late Dorothy Pass (nee Jackson).

Loving father of Debra (Darwin) Bayham, David (Mary-Jane) Pass. Dear brother of Syd (Harriet) Pass and predeceased by Christopher Tenpenny, Nancy Brown, Jessie Walton, Eric Pass. Dear brother-in-law of Audrey Steer, Robert and Joann Jackson. Much loved grandfather of Peter (Cathy), Timothy, Michael (Michelle) and great-grandfather of Emily and Lucy. Will be remembered by many nieces and nephews.


BROWN, Jean -  (1931 – 2017)

On May 14th, 2017, Jean Brown passed away peacefully at Juravinski Hospital. 

Jean will be dearly missed by cousins, friends and Eaton’s colleagues.  Jean was predeceased by her parents David and Colina (Banton) and her two brothers, Patrick (1940) and John (1984). 


Johnson AlixJOHNSON, Alix (Bing) - 72, of Stoney Creek, ON passed away on May 14, 2017 after a rapid progression of Alzheimer's.

Alix was born in Trinidad & Tobago to Inez and Mieste Johnson on September 1, 1944.

He worked as a Steelworker for multiple companies for over 40 years. He enjoyed walking, gardening, DIY projects and family time. He was involved in the Afro Canadian Caribbean Association (ACCA) when his kids were young.

He will be remembered for his generosity, warm heart and many distinct mannerisms. He knew how to make you laugh.


Hayes DanielHAYES, Daniel John 'Dan' 'Diver' - Peacefully at home on Sunday May 14, 2017 at the age of 61 years.

Beloved husband of Glenda. Loving father of Amy, and Carolyn & Paul. Cherished Papa of Jackson, Lincoln, and Everly.

Dear son of Joyce & the late Jack Hayes. Brother of Jim. Son-In-Law of John & Theresa Kingdon. Brother-In-Law of Susan & the late Paul, Robert & Monica, Kevin & Liz, Janice & Scotty, Sheila & John, and Brian & Renelle. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and cousins.


Westcott BonitaWESTCOTT, Bonita - Peacefully on May 14, 2017. Bonnie passed away at Orchard Terrace Long Term Care in her 97th year.

Predeceased by her parents Wellington Arthur Westcott and Henrietta June (nee Scholton) and her sister Gladys Gleason (January 2008).

She will be greatly missed by nephews and nieces Richard Gleason (Paulette), Samuel Gleason (Marilyn), Boneta Ohrn (Brad), Kay Peters (Gary) and their families as well as many cousins and extended family in the USA.


MADY, Leslie -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Leslie Mady on May 13, 2017 at Grace Villa at the age of 81.

He will be missed by his wife Helen. Loving father of Terry (Callie), Rob (Susan), and Tammy. Proud grandfather of Caleb, Alyssa, Luc, Erin, Adam, and Cameron.


Sepe FrancescoSEPE, Francesco - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a very special husband, father and nonno on Saturday, May 13, 2017 in his 81st year.

Loving and dedicated husband to Mimma for 54 wonderful years. Devoted father of Joseph (Lidia), John (Ashfa) and Frank (Adela). Special nonno to Katelyn, Michael, Victoria, and Isabella, and to Christian and Noah and their mother Leigh-Ann.

Dear brother and brother-in-law of Maddelena (late Domenico) Riccitelli, Carolina and Antonio Santaniello in Italy, dear brother-in-law of Anna and Panfilo Colaprete, Lino and Tomassina Giancarlo.

Predeceased by his parents and in-laws Giuseppe and Margherita Sepe, Giovanni and Petronilla Giancarlo, his brother and sister Gennaro (Iolanda) Sepe, Filipetta (Nunzio) Rega. Survived by many nieces and nephews in Canada and Italy.


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PERAZZO, Luigi - Peacefully at Macassa Lodge Nursing Home, surrounded by his loving family on May 13, 2017 at the age of 91.

Beloved husband of Luigia (nee Valente) for 65 years.

Loving father of Ermilena and Gerardo Manganiello and Robert and Renee Perazzo. Cherished Nonno of Davide, Robbie, Jessop and Megan.

Dear brother and brother-in-law of Piero and the late Bertilla and the late Mario and Clara. Sadly missed by many family and friends in Canada and Italy.


Kellner GiselaKELLNER, Gisela - After a short illness, Gisela Kellner passed away at home with her family at her side on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at the age of 86 years. 

Beloved wife of Frank for 65 years.  Dear Mother of Frank Kellner of Burlington, Ron (Jasna) Kellner of Oakville, and Rob (Julia) Kellner of Dundas.  Oma to Katrina Russel (Luke), Brendan (Melanie), Sonya Dreher (Marko), Lydia, Nicole Antic (Hrvoje), and Paige.  Uhr Oma to Abigail and Leo Patrick. 

Gisela is predeceased by her sister Magdalena Hayworth (Joseph).  She will be remembered by her nephew Andrew and his wife Iwona and their children Maya and Benjamin; also her niece Christine Simpson and her husband Bruce and their children Hannah, and Lili. 


Gard JackGARD, Jack Laurence - On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton, Jack Laurence Gard passed away with his family at his side in his 83rd year. 

Predeceased by his beloved wife Deanna (nee Laurie) (2007).  Loved father of Randy, David, Rick (Debbie), and Jack Jr. (Tiffany).  Proud grandfather of Gabriella, Joseph Jack, Payton, and Jordan. 

Survived by his brother Glenn and predeceased by his brother Warren.  Jack will be remembered by many other relatives and friends.

Retired Staff Sergeant Jack Gard of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police which he served proudly for decades.  Jack's special brand of comedy was surpassed only by the love of his beloved Montreal Canadiens.  A1 Dad. 


HAVENS, Isabel Lois - Peacefully, passed away on May 13, 2017 at the age of 79. 

Beloved wife of the late Gerald for 60 years.  Cherished mother of Brenda (Sam) Tassone, Jim (Isobel) and Mike (Therese).  Much loved Nanny of eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren. 


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SMITH, Donald K. - Peacefully, at the Brantford General Hospital on May 13, 2017 in his 85th year. 

Husband to the late Joan Smith (nee Miners).  Loving father of Larry (Jan), Craig (Anna) and Steve (Virginia Dewsbury). 

Beloved Papa to Nicholas, Taylor (Roberta), Colin (Stephanie), Jennifer (Scott) and Cody (Julia).  Great-grandfather to Jazlynn, Addyson and Jared. 


REEVE, Gary William – passed away peacefully at the Stedman Community Hospice – Hankinson House on Saturday, May 13, 2017.  Gary was in his 76th year. 

Beloved Dad of Greg Reeve and Barbara Gerow.  Proud Grandfather of April (Luke) & Garner and Jaycee & Jacob. Dear brother of Margaret (the late Allan) Sage, Fred (Carol) Reeve and Joan (Ralph) McCurdy.