CEREKWICKI, Ethel Ann - Peacefully passed away at St. Joseph's Villa on Monday, April 17, 2017 in her 91st year.
Beloved wife of the late Felix. Loving mother of Pam Cerekwicki and Barb Thomas (Chris). Cherished Bapczi of Jessica, Elyce, Evan (Brianna) and Ethan.
ELLIOT, Robert William - in his 52nd year – far too soon – passed, at BGH on April 16, 2017.
The son of Joan Elliot Simon and the late Dr. Arthur W. Elliot. Dear husband of Shelley Marcella Elliot and loving father of Madison Louise Elliot.
Rob is survived by his sister Susan (Peter), brother David (Christine), sister Catherine (Warren), sister Bethany (Michael), nieces Heather (Dustin), Catherine, Melissa (Mackenzie), Kristen, Katie, Caroline and Olivia, his nephews Graham, Matthew and Adam, his great nieces Asher and Evelyn, his uncle John (Diane), Furzer (Marie) and George.
POTTER, Bishop David Kennedy - At the Brantford General Hospital on Sunday, April 16, 2017 in his 74th year, David Potter, beloved husband for 50 years to Erlene Potter.
Loving father of Michael (Nicole) and Mark Potter. Dearest brother of Marion (Steve) Smith and Gloria Jean (Ed) Baxter. Much loved grandfather of Mitchell and Liberty. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews.
McWILLIAM, George - Peacefully at home with his family by his side on April 16, 2017 in his 79th year.
Loving husband of the late Nona. Devoted father of Carrie Kennedy (David) and John. Proud grandpa of Jami Lee (Braedon), Tyler, Erin, Andrew (Marie-Eve), Kalie and great-grandpa of Avery, Emma and Eden.
Brother to John (Eileen), Christine (Ken), Elizabeth and Brian. He will be fondly remembered by his extended family and friends here and in Scotland.
A proud supporter of the Glasgow Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs.
SELLERS, Jeannette - Peacefully at Winbourne Park Long Term Care, Ajax on April 16, 2017 in her 88th year.
Predeceased by her beloved husband Walter (2006). Cherished mother of Carol (Bob), the late David (Heather), Corrie (Deb), Lynn (Bill), Dolores, Chesley (Shelley), and Judy (George). Very proud grandmother of sixteen grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren.
TOKARENKO, Augustin - Passed away peacefully at Extendicare Nursing Home in Hamilton in his 93rd year.
Loving father to Kasi-Mira Baxter (David) and Kathy Miljanovic (Mike). He will be missed by his grand- children Jonathan, Naomi, Benjamin, Cydney, Mitchell and great-grand- children.
VORONOFF, Charlotte (nee Heinrich) - Passed away peacefully at the Juravinski Hospital, on Sunday, April 16, 2017 in her 92nd year.
Beloved wife of the late Timothy Voronoff.
Dear mother of Tim Voronoff (Denise) of Jordan. Grandmother of Dr. Timothy J. Voronoff (Eyoko) of New York City and the late Troy (1975). Schutzi of Jillian Ballantyne of Beamsville and Garrett Serba (Kristin) of St. Catharines.
KURCEBA, Margaret Augusta - Passed away peacefully at the Juravinski Hospital on Sunday April 16, 2017 in her 85th year.
Predeceased by her husband Hilary (April 21,1994). Loving mother to Rick (Daria), Randy (Nancy) and Monica (Barry). Loving Oma to Alexander, Jason (Denise) and Jeffrey. Uroma to Brooklyn and Janaia.
She will be remembered by family and friends in Canada, Germany and the United States.
Special thank you to CCAC homecare and to the nurses and caregivers on F3 and F5 at the Juravinski Hospital. Thank you to the incredible care given to Margaret by Dr. Shott and Dr. Gillis. Thanks to Tahara for her guidance through this journey.
HALL, Betty Lavone - March 30, 1923 – April 16, 2017
Passed away peacefully at Orchard Terrace Long Term Care in her 95th year.
Survived by her twin sister Nettie Wilson, sister Hilda Messier, granddaughter Cindy Pocsai (Julius), great-granddaughter Katherine, daughter-in-law Elaine, and many nieces and nephews.
CHARTERS, Brian James Robert - (December 7, 1952 - April 15, 2017) - On April 15th 2017, in his 65th year, he passed away peacefully surrounded by his family.
Survived by his brown-eyed girl, his soulmate, Susan of 45 years. Best Dad ever to Katie (Will) Pataky, Brian (Jen) Charters, Abby (Mike) Gosselin. Loving grandfather to Owen, Ava, Autumn, Devon, and Gary the Dood.
Predeceased by his parents Bert and Winnie and brother John. Survived by his sister Lynne (Henry) Holtrop. Brother-in-law to David (Jo Ann) McFarlane and Brad McFarlane.
Son-in-law to Donald McFarlane and the late Norma McFarlane. Survived by several nieces and nephews.
TULLIO, Giulio – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Giulio, surrounded by his loving children, at the Brantford General Hospital on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at the age of 90.
Predeceased by his beloved wife Giuseppina (1999) and his infant daughter Carmela. Loving father of Teresa and Angelo Ligori and Tony Tullio and Josie.
Loving grandfather of Tania and Varun, Peter and Brianne, Tony Jr. and Lyndsay, Johnny, Kristina and Michael. Great grandfather of Gabriella, Luca, Navona and Adriana.
SVERKO, Stefani - Stefani suddenly and peacefully passed away in the arms of her loving family at St. Joseph's Hospital on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the age of 78.
Predeceased by her beloved husband of 56 years Jakov (Jack).
Cherished mother of Grace, and Ed and his wife Catherine. She will be dearly missed by the joys of her life, granddaughters Katlynn and LeeAnn.
Stefani will be fondly remembered by her many friends and family in Canada and Croatia, especially her sister Nina, sister-in-law Maria and her children Ivan, Veronika (Domenic), and their children.
DeJONG, Reverend Dr. Jacobus 'Jack' - Peacefully at Shalom Manor, Grimsby on Saturday, April 15, 2017, following a lengthy illness, the Lord called to himself Jack DeJong in his 68th year.
Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Smeding) for 36 years. Loved father of Joanna and Ryan VanHof, David and Crystal, Tim and Biz, Esther and Greg VanMiddelkoop, Nathan and Amber, Carina and Jon Kamstra, and Brendan. Dear Grandpa of Heidi, Taliah, Miriam, Elena, Edie, Gabriel, Callie, and Jack.
Loved… brother and brother-in-law of Clasina and Henry Klos, Siebe and Grace DeJong, Sita and John Vanderpol, Walter and Annette Smeding, Diane and Ed Vanderboom, Alice and Wally Bisschop, JoAnne and Herman (†) Faber, Ralph and Linda Smeding, Art and Sandra Smeding, and Rick and Michelle Smeding.
Dr. Jack DeJong served the church as pastor of congregations in London and Burlington from 1978-1990 and as professor at the Canadian Reformed Theological Seminary in Hamilton from 1990-2003.
KELLY, Jeannine Roberta (nee Dallaire) - Peacefully at her daughters’ home with the family by her side, on Saturday, April 15, 2017 in her 63rd year, Jeanine Dallaire, beloved wife of John Kelly.
Dearest daughter of Ethel and the late Roger Dallaire. Loving mother of Tina (Jon Cseke) Ambeault, John (Jessica) Kelly, Laura-Lee (Darryl Moyer) Kelly. Dear sister of Lionel (Dara) Dallaire, , Wayne Dallaire, Roseann (John Crawford) Dallaire. Much loved grandmother of Amia, Jayden, Colton and Wyatt.
MALLON, Denis - Passed away peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Saturday, April 15, 2017 with his loving “wyffe” Helen and his family by his side. Denis was in his 97th year of life.
He will be dearly missed and always remembered by his “wyffe” Helen of 65 years and “his gang”, Denis (Krista), Darlene, John (Carolyn), Anna-Marie (John), Nancy (Tony), Allan (Juli) and Maureen. He will also be missed and remembered by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren and extended family and friends.
HEUCK, Lieselotte - December 31,1931 - April 15, 2017
On the Holiest Day of the year, Lieselotte at the age of 85, peacefully was called home to her Heavenly Father to join her late husband Hans Heuck, and son Michael.
Cherished by her remaining children, Klaus, Nancy, Cindy and Dorothy, grandchildren and great- grandchildren.
Long time member of Pilgrim Lutheran Church and the Germania Club of Hamilton.
CHARTERS, Brian James Robert - Charters Brian James Robert, April 15th 2017. In his 65th year, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family.
Survived by his brown eyed girl, his soulmate, Susan of 45 years. Best dad ever to Katie (Will) Pataky, Brian (Jen) Charters, Abby (Mike) Gosselin. Loving grandfather to Owen, Ava, Autumn, Devon, and Gary the Dood. P
redeceased by his parents Bert and Winnie and brother John. Survived by his sister Lynne (Henry) Holtrop.
Brother-in-law to David (Jo Ann) McFarlane and Brad McFarlane. Son-in-law to Donald McFarlane and the late Norma McFarlane. Survived by several nieces and nephews.
A graduate of Architectural Design, later owning his own construction company. An avid motorcyclist in his early years, and a lover of classic cars and collectibles in his later years. He was a diehard Ti-Cat fan and season ticket holder.
BOLTON, William Colin - Passed away at Hamilton General Hospital on Saturday, April 15, 2017, in his 71st year.
Beloved husband of Estela and much loved father of Shania, Linda, David, Richard, Terry, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and sister Jean.
BREARLEY, Isabella (Bella) Tester Shepherd (nee Craig) - March 15, 1909 - April 15, 2017
Isabella, in her 109th year, passed peacefully in her sleep at The Meadows Long Term Care in Ancaster. She is now in the loving and waiting arms of her beloved husband, William.
She is predeceased by her two oldest grandchildren Julie Anne Brearley (6), Sean MacKenzie Patterson (9), her son Kenneth, daughter-in-law Patricia, son-in-law Kaye Duncan Patterson.
WARNKE, Gerda - After a life well lived, Gerda passed away April 14, 2017, at Hardy Terrace in Mount Pleasant at the age of 93.
Gerda was predeceased by her husband Willi (2007).
Left to mourn her death is her daughter Gudrun (Gudi) Dawson and her husband Ed and the "loves of her life", her grandsons Grant Dawson (Laura) and Blake (Katie) Dawson.
DALGETTY, Joyce Marilynn (nee Belbeck) - Passed away suddenly on Friday, April 14, 2017 after a long illness.
Beloved spouse of the late Dougald Dalgetty (2004).
Cherished Mum to Christine and Sal, Scott and Kristal, Sean and Connie. Proud and loving Nannie to Emilia, Nicolas, Patrick, Miranda and Lauren.
TOWNSON, Paul - At the Brantford General Hospital on Friday, April 14, 2017 in his 54th year.
Paul Townson, much loved son of Jeanne and the late Robert Townson.
Dearest brother of Chrystal (Robin) McCoy, Robert (Glynis Giles) Townson, Paula Townson, Dennis Townson and the late David Townson. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews.
RATUSZNYK, Gertrude Agnes - With her son and daughter by her side on April 14th, 2017, at Foxridge Community Care Centre in her 95th year.
Beloved wife of the late Michael Ratusznyk Sr.
Dear mother of Michael (Delcy) Ratusznyk of Brantford and Rosemary (the late Pat) Newton of Port Dover. Dearest grandmother of Jason (Sue-Anne), Renee (Peter), Michael (Jasmine) and Kristopher. Great-Grandmother of Mackenzie and Logan.
SVILAS, Vytautas 'Vic' Zigmantas - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Vytautas (Vic) on Friday, April 14, 2017 in his 96th year.
Beloved husband of 60 years of the late Janina (2011).
Loving Father of Richard (Monika) and Arvid. Grandpa of Michael (predeceased), Christel, Kerri (Harry) and Laura. Survived by many nieces and nephews.
Longtime member of the Hamilton Lithuanian Gun Club.
GRIFFIN, Margaret Catherine - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Margaret on Friday, April 14, 2017 at the age of 86.
Beloved wife of the late William Griffin.
Mother of Will (Norma), Rob (Gayle), Debbie, Richard (predeceased), Brenda, Don (Karen) and Linda. Grandma of 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.