Hughes TedHUGHES, Rev. Fr. Edward Joseph 'Ted' - Reverend Edward Joseph Hughes died peacefully on August 4, 2017, the feast of St. John Vianney (Patron Saint of priests), in the loving care of family and close friends at home, in Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Waterloo, where he served as pastor from June, 2014 to the present.

Fr. Ted was born on June 21, 1957 in Hamilton where he grew up and was ordained a priest on May 8, 1982.

In addition to Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, he served at St. Dominic Parish, Oakville, Our Lady Immaculate Parish, Guelph, Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Hamilton, and St. Anthony Daniel Parish, Scotland.


WILLIAMS, Helen Eileen - Peacefully in her 88th year on August 4, 2017 surrounded by her family.

Predeceased by her husband Luke, and her brother Michael. She will be deeply missed by her son Steve (Kim), and her daughter Janet (Dan).

Loving Granny to Dave (Jodi), Ursula (Corey), Scott (Jessica), Lindsay (Kosta), and Richard (Hailey), and her 5 great grandchildren, with one more on the way.


MAKOWICH, Anthony 'Tony' - After a courageous battle, with family by his side Anthony “Tony” passed away on Friday, August 4th, 2017, in his 96th year.

Beloved husband of the late Verna (2006).

Loving father of Randy, Ted and his wife Margaret. Proud grandfather of Mark (Yee) and Kevin (Doris). Cherished great-grandfather of Brayden, Tyler, Jaryd, Kayla and Emily. Tony will also be missed by many nieces, nephews and his special friends Michael and Carol Gallagher.

He was predeceased by his parents Denis and Katherine Makowich and his sister Mary Klein.


Arruda AntonioARRUDA, Antonio Alberto - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Antonio after a lengthy illness, surrounded by his family at Emmanuel House on Friday, August 4, 2017 at the age of 65.

Loving father of Michael and Daniel.

Reunited in heaven with his parents Luis and Mariana. Dear brother of Mary and David Carvalho, and Luis and Christine Arruda.

Beloved uncle of Paul, Lauren, Theresa (Darrell), Paul (Lisa) and great-uncle to Lindsay.


PETROVIC, Ubavaka - Passed away at the St. Peter's Hospital on Friday August 4th, 2017 at the age of 77.

Beloved wife of Tomislav. Loving mother of Danica and Sandra (predeceased). Dear baba of Danilo, Danijela, Sofia, Mila, Anica and Milos.

Will be missed by her brothers, sisters and their families in Serbia.


Majer KresMAJER, Kresimir 'Kres' - It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that the Majer family announces the passing of our loving Kris Majer at the age of 75 on August 4th, 2017.

Beloved husband for 52 years to Mitze (nee Milinovich). Loving father to Belinda (Jason) and Michael (Carrie).

Wonderful Deda to Dalton (Madison), Carlie, Abbey, Ryden, Tori and Logun. Great grandfather to Amelia. Adored son in law to Vida Milinovich.


Gagnon JackieGAGNON, Jacqueline 'Jackie' (nee Guitard) - Peacefully, surrounded by her family at the West Haldimand General Hospital, Hagersville, on Friday, August 4, 2017, at the age of 85.

Beloved wife of Lionel for 64 years.

Loving mother of Brian (Sue), Richard (Debbie), Susan (Ken), Sandra, and Deb (Jeff). Loving grandmother of 15 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 9 great, great grandchildren.


YOUNG, Ralph Ormand - (August 26, 1926 – August 4, 2017) - Peacefully, in his 91st year, Ralph passed away at Highgate Residence, his home away from home where he had resided for the past several years.

Ralph was predeceased by his wife Elsie May (Riley) Young and siblings Lloyd, Calvin, Mary and Violet.

He will be forever missed by his sons Gary (Lyn), Gregory (Shirley) and grandchildren Kyle and Janine. His love, humor, sage advice, and wit will not be forgotten.


MacWhirter Kenneth


MacWHIRTER, Kenneth Chester James - Peacefully, surrounded by his family, at St. Peter’s at Chedoke on August 4, 2017 in his 71st year. 

Beloved husband of Ann (nee Whiteford) for 32 years.  Loving father of Rebecca Kozack (Edward) and Joshua (Breanna).  Cherished grandpa of Malachi, baby Kozack and Nick. 

Dear brother of Ray (Victor).  Ken will be sadly missed by nieces, nephews, family and friends. 

Special thanks to the staff of third floor at St. Peter’s at Chedoke for their compassionate care. 


King Ida MaeKING, Ida-Mae (nee LAFORME) - Peacefully at Iroquois Lodge, Ohsweken surrounded by her family on Friday August 4, 2017 at the age of 89 years.

Wife of the late George L. King. Loving mother of Robin (Sandy), Kathy (late Sonny), Kenny (late Dorothy), Clyde, Errol (Jackie), Dean, Veronica (Calvin), Valarie, Clynt, and Brandon.

Dear grandmother of 97 grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Sister of Flora, Reginald, Marie, Gloria, Bob, Mary, Alice, and Rusty. Also will be sadly missed by numerous nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her sons Rodney, Eugene, William, and Henri; daughters, Jewel and Judith; parents, Hank and Rose; sister, Anna and brother William.


AWDE, Phil - (September 4, 1924 - August 3, 2017)

Loving husband to Shirley (Nottingham, passed June 2013).

Loving father and best friend to son Tim, daughter Terry Dalimonte, her husband Dan, grandson Philip, granddaughter Elizabeth, and her husband Trever. 


Marcano TrevorMARCANO, Trevor Peter - (April 30, 1937 - August 3, 2017) -

In his 81st year, passed away peacefully at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017, with his family at his side.

Loving husband to Gloria Frances of 27 years, cherished father of Cheryl, Anton, Colin, Michelle, Gillian, Denise (Rodney), Richard and Karen (Trevor). Loving Grandfather to Aaron, Ashley, Jordan, Aidan, Tyler, Lucas, Erica, Christian, JustinKyle, Alison, and Jordan-Myles.


Brown SophiaBROWN, Sophia - Peacefully in her sleep, surrounded by her family, on August 3, 2017 at St. Joseph's Hospital in her 95th year.

Predeceased by her husband James and granddaughter Jo-Anne. Loving mother of Mary, Anne (Ed), Jane, Linda (Terry) and Lorna (Vicky).

Beloved grandmother of Mark (Diana), Mandy (Stan) and Steven. Dear great-grandmother of Joshua, Nick (Kayla), Kirstie, Nicole (Lizzie) and Jackson and great-great-grandmother of Leah and Chloe.


Savor MikeSAVOR, Misko 'Mike' - Peacefully, after a brief illness, at the Juravinski Hospital on August 3, 2017 at the age of 81.

Beloved husband of Zlata (nee Kolic) for 56 years. Loving father of Michael (Annemarie). Dear brother of Vera Cerovac (Slavko), Nada, Danica, Katica and the late Jelka.

Mike will be missed by nieces, nephews, as well as, family and friends in Canada and Croatia.


Hordienko JohnHORDIENKO, John - (October 25, 1923 - August 3, 2017) - Passed away peacefully in his 93rd year at St. Joseph's Hospital.

Beloved husband of Nina (Krestynski) for 55 years, cherished father of Christine (Nicholas) and Gregory (Joanne) and a kind and caring grandfather to Zachary, Megan, Sarah and Emma.

He will be greatly missed by family and friends both here and in Ukraine. After coming to Canada in 1946, John worked in forestry in Kapuskasing and fondly remembered both friends and experiences from that time in his life. Moving to Hamilton in 1947 he began work at Stelco and retired after 35 years.


Philbey JoanPHILBEY, Joan Frances - (1931 - 2017) - It is with deep sorrow we announce the passing of Joan Philbey at Park Lane Terrace, surrounded by her family at her side, on August 3rd, 2017.

Loved mother of Colin (Jeanette) and Martin (Alison). Cherished grandmother of James, Lisa, Patricia, Blair, and Erin. Beloved great grandmother of Janessa, Cameron, Haily and Lena.


McHolm IreneMcHOLM, Irene Isabel (nee Pillar) - After a brief battle with cancer, Irene passed away peacefully at home on August 3, 2017 at the age of 69, with her loving husband of 42 years, Doug, by her side.

Predeceased by her brother Rick in July 2017. Beloved sister to George Pillar (Jan) and sister-in-law Kathie.

Sister-in-law to David McHolm (Josie) of Vancouver and cherished Aunt to Rick (Jasmine), Dan (Shelley), Karen and Mike.


Jauernig KurtJAUERNIG, Kurt PaulIt is with great sadness that our family says goodbye to Kurt on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at the Norfolk General Hospital in Simcoe at the age of 74.

Beloved and dedicated husband for 50 years to Lil. Loving father to Paul (Joanne), and Lisa (Ron). Cherished by his grandchildren Stacy, Taylor and Brandon.

Predeceased by his brother Alfons (Maritta), Elizabeth (Joe), and survived by his sister Linda (Eugene). He will be missed by his many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, especially Bob and June.


Zamora ClarineZAMORA, Clarine Carmelita - Peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital, with her family by her side on Thursday, August 3, 2017 in her 85th year.

Clarine Zamora, beloved wife of the late Vincent Zamora.

Loving mother of Denise Zamora and Lynn (Mike) Gzik. Dear sister of Agustas Defreitas, Claude Defreitas, Angela Ball and the late Neville Defreitas. Much loved grandmother of Steven (Shannon) and Gregory.


Reid SeldonREID, Seldon Kent 'Sel' - Passed away suddenly at his home on Thursday August 3, 2017 at the age of 94 years.

Loving husband of the late Jean (1981). Much loved father of Ron (June), Gary (Robina) and Scott (Beverly). Cherished Papa of Lisa (Donnie), Adam (Ester), Beth (Ron), Bryan (Brandi), Sarah, Matthew (Bailing), Marcus and Shaughnessy. Great grandfather of 13 great grandchildren.

Sel is survived by his sister Ruth and Edith (Terry) and will be fondly remembered by his friend Lorraine.

He was very proud to be a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the 9th Brigade 3rd Division Highland Light Infantry, Cambridge and was injured on December 8, 1944 in Nijmegen, Holland.


BIRKETT, David James - Passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 in his 63rd year.

Dear brother of Ron (Sherron) Birkett.  Father of Matthew and Josh, and Miranda.  He will also be fondly remembered by Andrea, uncle George, and his nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 


Hill Stuart

HILL, Stuart Michael 'Mike' - Peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Thursday August 3, 2017 at the age of 56 years.

Loving father of Brandi (deceased), and Shaun.

Dear son of Glenn and Blanche Hill. Brother of Brian (Karen), Mark, and David.


Gill GaryGILL, Gary William - (October 4, 1947 - August 2, 2017) -

It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of Gary William Gill on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at St. Joseph's Hospital, aged 69 years.

He leaves behind his beloved wife, Mary Ann (Lee) Gill. Cherished father of Shannon Towers and Shane Gill. Loving father-in-law of Bryan Towers.


Tarbutt MaryTARBUTT, Mary -  After a full and eventful life, Mary passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on August 2, 2017 in her 91st year.  

Wife of the late Vernon and proud mother of her “priceless” children: Mary Theresa (Robert Climie), Suzanne, Vernon, Phyllis (Douglas Lewis), Paul (Marlene) and David (Shannon).


PENTLAND, Alison - Passed away peacefully in her 98th year on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.

Predeceased by husband Ernest Pentland. Loving mother of Robert (Sandy), David (Terri), Alan (Karen) and Lori (Brandon). Cherished grandmother of Alex, Cameron, Braden, Chris, John (Kathleen), Kristin (Bradon), Sara (James), Robert (Laurissa), Shauna-Lee and great-grandmother to five great-grandchildren.


Link WilmaLINK, Wilma (nee Wilson) (Gibson) - Peacefully at the Dunnville Hospital on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 in her 96th year.

Predeceased by her husbands, Arthur Gibson (1973) and Elmer Link (2008).

Loving mother of Judy and Don Evans, Jane Bryan and Jerry Gibson, as well as, Ron and Marlene Link, and Ross Miller. Cherished grandmother of 13 and great grandmother of 24. 

Predeceased by step-daughter Margery Miller, daughter-in-law Kim Gibson, granddaughter Janelle Foster, and great grandson Mitchell Benedict. Wilma will be fondly remembered by her many relatives and fiends.