BLOIS, Danny – Suddenly on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 with his family by his side in his 62nd year.

Beloved father of Leanne and Bradley. Grandfather of Jordan, Noah, Chloe, Jada, and Josh. Brother of Derek. Danny will be fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Cherished partner of Chrystal King. He is predeceased by his sister Cindy and his parents Donna and William.

Petrina StjepanPETRINA, Stjepan - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the age of 93.

Loving husband of Anka. Cherished father of Zlatko “Fred” (Mirjana) and Zora “Dawn” Pavlakovich. Beloved grandfather of Nicole, Stephen, David, Derek (Jennifer), Christie (Geoff), Mark (Sharra) and John (Brittany), and great-grandfather of Nicholas, Grayson and Jenna.

Gardiner HughGARDINER, Hugh Hunter - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Hugh Hunter Gardiner in his 88th year.

Dad is finally reunited with the love of his life Eleanor. Devoted father of Sherry (Pat), Heather (Jerry), Tom, Steve and Sharon (Bob). Papa will be sadly missed by his many adored grandchildren. Dad also cherished the joyful times with his great-grand babies. They will truly miss their “Old Papa”, “Papa G.”.

Fowler GilbertFOWLER, Gilbert “Gil” – Peacefully on Tuesday May 8, 2018 at the Hamilton General Hospital,  in his 88th year.

Loving husband for 62 years of Ruby.  Devoted father to Marilyn (David) Jewell and Perry (Bridget) Fowler. Very special Poppy of; Kristyn (Derek), Greg (Paloma), Cameron, Peyton and Emily and great grandson Remy. Also lovingly remembered by his brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews and extended family members. 

Galvin MartinGALVIN, Martin John -  On Tuesday, May 8th, at the Juravinski Hospital, Martin John Galvin, beloved husband for 45 years of the late Norine (nee Graham). 

Much loved father of Mary Ellen and her husband Robert Plaenk, Roger, Daniel and his wife Samantha Moser, and Katy and her husband Dominic Dostie.  Grandfather of Anthony, Sebastian, Robert, Gabriel, Annie, Martin, Samuel, and Benjamin. 

He is also survived by his brother Daniel(Anne), his sisters-in-law Kathryn and Marie and many nieces and nephews. Martin was predeceased by his siblings Cameron, Mary, Gerard, Clare and William. 

Krutyholowa ZenkoKRUTYHOLOWA, Zenko - Suddenly and peacefully on Tuesday May 8th, 2018 in his 60th year.

Son of the late Peter and Anna Krutyholowa. Beloved husband of Mary and loving father of Stephanie, Jessie (Russell) Kerr and dear grandpa of Logan.

Dear brother of Kathy (Pat) Garvey. He will be lovingly remembered by his nieces, nephews and other family in Canada and the USA.

HAGAN, Terrence Lloyd (Terry) - November 13, 1937 - May 7, 2018

Terry passed away peacefully at St. Peter's Hospital, after many years of struggling with cancer.

Beloved husband of Geraldine (Gerry) nee Fortman. Loving father of Michael (Barbara) and Leanne. Very proud grandfather of Stephen and Curtis. Brother of Glenn (Arlene).

DUNN, Lawrence 'Wayne' - (March 3, 1942 - May 7, 2018) -

Wayne passed away at Grace Villa Nursing Home after a long struggle with many health issues he fought right to the bitter end and finally succumbed on May 7, 2018.

Left to mourn are Edna Twist, her family, Wayne's family and friends.

Rojek FranciszekROJEK, Frank (Franciszek) -  Passed away peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family on Monday, May 7, 2018.

Beloved husband of Mary (Marysia). Cherished father of daughters Irene Merritt and her husband Mark, and Julie (Jola) Malecki and her husband Steven. Loving and devoted Dziadzia of Jeffery, Tyler (Deanna), Madison, Bradley and Kendall.

Predeceased by his siblings Jan, Josephine, Stanislaw, Wyadyslaw and cousin Frank Kraska. Survived by sister-in-law Stanislawa Rojek and his niece Josie (Lyle) and Walter Rojek, and Cousin Antonia (Tony) Kraska, nieces Andrea and Marla (Ferretti) and niece Irene (Mark) Meloun and their children Patrick and Monica. He will also be fondly remembered by many other extended family members and friends.

MacLEOD, Malcolm 'Malkie' - It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Malcolm “Malkie” MacLeod, surrounded by his family at age 73 on Monday, May 7, 2018 in Hamilton, Ontario. 

Malcom was born in North Sydney, Nova Scotia and moved to Toronto when he was 16 years old. Malcolm had a deep affection for his roots and family in Cape Breton.  He was an avid sports fan and his true joy in life was watching his son Anthony and his granddaughter Emma play hockey.

FILIATRAULT, Jean - A wonderful and loving heart stopped beating on May 7th, 2018 when we lost an amazing woman, Jean Filiatrault, in her 69th year.

After living with lung disease for the past 6 years, Jean passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family, as she wished. Loving wife and best friend to Gerry for 47 years, Mother to Jamie (deceased), Dana and Gregory, and proud Grandmother of Brandon, sister to Jim (Marilyn), Sister-in-Law to Ronnie (Lucienne).

Emick GwenEMICK, Gwen - Peacefully passed away at St. Joseph's Villa on Monday, May 7, 2018 at the age of 86.

Predeceased by her husband Michael. Loving Mother of Brian (Lori Whalen), Carolyn Rous (Don) and Jeffrey (Diana). Cherished Nana of Tara (Kyle), Jeremy (Jenna), Jeffrey (Erin), Jordan (Sasha), Brandon (Sylvia), Andrew (Emily) and Aynsley (Joshua).  GG to Kieran, Ben, Niall, Mason, Quinn, Parker and Carson. 

Weagant BrandiWEAGANT, Brandi Michele - Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Brandi passed away at St. Peter’s Hospital on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at the age of 32.

Loving and proud mother of Benjamin. Beloved daughter of Mike Ross (Anita) and the late Tina Atkinson. Adored sister of Robbie, Ryan, Meaghan, Elisabeth, Stephanie and Justice. 

Brandi will always be loved and remembered by her Aunt Kathy, Uncle Dana, cousins Jara and Tyler, as well as her extended family and many friends.

Pacheco IrenePACHECO, Irene - June 18, 1932 - May 6, 2018

It is with broken hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved mother in her 86th year at St. Peter's Hospital, from this world to her eternal home in Heaven with Jesus our Lord and Saviour.

Cherished mother of Joe (Connie), Fernando (Joanne), Fernanda Pacheco, Dawn (Sue), Irene Barbosa (Joe), Tony, Paula Raposo (Frank), and Julie Cordeiro (Mike). Adored Vavo to 19 grandchildren and Visa Avo to 22 great-grandchildren. She will be missed by her sister Conceicao Pimental, and by many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Mahe AnitaMAHE, Anita Elizabeth - Passed away peacefully on May 6, 2018 in her 93rd year.

She is reunited with her loving husband Emery and beloved son Emery Jr. Cherished mother of Rosemary Mahé, Francis (Debbie) Mahé, Anne Mitchell (Allan) and Eileen Mahé-Krohn. Loving grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Sadly missed by her sister in-law's Connie and Janet. She will be greatly missed by extended family and friends.

Special thanks to St. Elizabeth's Villa 4th Floor and Hamilton General Hospital (Stroke Unit) for their love and care.

Cowan LarryCOWAN, Dr. Larry H. - (October 4, 1926May 6, 2018) - Passed peacefully in his sleep at home in Hamilton, Ontario in his 92nd year. 

Larry was born on October 4, 1926 to Luella and Jack Cowan in Charleston, West Virginia where at the age of 5 his family moved to the London, Ontario area where he attended public school, then the University of Western Ontario medical school where he graduated in 1951. 

He moved to the Hamilton ‘mountain’ where he set up his very successful family practice and cared for his many patients for 51 years. 

Vanderzee TheoVANDERZEE, Theo - Peacefully at Cedarwood Village, Simcoe on Sunday May 6, 2018 at the age of 88 years. 

Predeceased by parents Bouke & Feikje (Aukema) Vanderzee, and his siblings. 

Theo arrived in Canada September 26, 1952 and spent his 41 year career with the Canadian Gypsum Company in Hagersville. 

SPARKS, Verna (Roswell) - Peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer at Stedman Hospice, Brantford on Saturday May 5, 2018. Verna (nee Roswell), of Harley, in her 78th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Allen Sparks (1999).   Loving mother of Elizabeth & Richard Sloot, Joe & Kelly Sparks, and Vern & Tobi Sparks. Dear grandma of Ashley, Riley, Braden, Garrett, Lucas, Cody and Madison.  Also survived by her sister Mary & Wes Swannell.

VanAndel CornelisVanANDEL, Cornelis Roeland - The Lord, at his appointed time, and in the full assurance of faith took home his child, Cornelis Roeland VanAndel to be with Him on May 5, 2018 in his 88th year.

A long time resident of Chatham and Harwich Township and an employee of the Public General Hospital, Cornelis was born in Zevenbergen, the Netherlands on September 9, 1930 and immigrated to Canada at the age of 20.

Lawrence ShirlleyLAWRENCE, Shirley Grace - It is with profound sadness, after a brief illness, we announce the sudden passing of our beloved Mom, Nanny and GG on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the age of 90. 

Predeceased by her loving husband, Bill (1973).  Cherished mother of Donna Benoska (Al), Debbie Coupe and Bill Lawrence (April).  Loved nanny of Cathy Benoska-Dolomont (Dave), Allan Benoska, Jimmy Coupe (Colleen), Amy Coupe (Scott Daley) and Billy Lawrence.   Dearest GG of Kyle, Katie and Kevin Benoska, Maddy Coupe and Jack Daley.

TOELLY, Chris - Passed away on May 5, 2018 at the Brantford General Hospital at the age of 31 years.

Beloved dad of Anaya, Marshall and Alexis. Chris will be missed by his parents Joseph and Nathalie Toelly, and his brother Matthew Toelly.

He will be fondly remembered by all of his extended family and friends.

REU, Karl Leonard - Peacefully, at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice on Saturday, May 5, 2018.  Karl Reu of Jarvis formerly of Selkirk and Simcoe, in his 89th year. 

Husband of the late Margaret (Skater) (2007).  Dear father of Fred and Debbie of Hamilton, Rob and Teresa of Pitt Meadows, B.C., Lori and Chris Wright of Hamilton.   Loving grandfather of Justin Reu, Nicholos Reu and wife Jenna Metcalfe, Amber Reu and great grandson Jack Reu.  Brother of the late Doris  (Elson Holrod)Taylor and Harold (Reta) Reu. 

Karl was a retired employee of C.G.C., Hagersville. 

Measner DonaldMEASNER, Donald Allen – (January 29, 1925 – May 5, 2018) - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Hamilton General Hospital, Neuroscience Ward, with his wife Josephine Meeker and his niece Wendy Nelson by his side.

Born in Osceola, Wisconsin on the St. Croix River, on January 29, 1925, he was the youngest of nine siblings born to Edward and Mary (Busch) Measner, two of whom died in early childhood.

He was predeceased by the others, but has many, nieces and nephews and grandnieces and nephews in Canada and the United States.

Mortimer JohnMORTIMER, John Thomas - Passed away peacefully on May 4, 2018 in his 74th year with his loving wife of 43 years Edith (nee Govang) by his side.

Cherished father of Paul, Lloyd (Brenda) and Marianne (Ron). Loving grandfather to Alan, Raymond, Dylan and Kaitlyn. Dear brother of Barry. He will be greatly missed by extended family and friends.

John was a retired employee of HSR where he worked for over 35 years .

GRACEY, Gwendolyn Chilvers - Passed peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Saviour, at the Heritage Green Nursing Home, Stoney Creek on Friday, May 4, 2018 in her 92nd year. 

Beloved wife of the late John (Jack) Gracey (1977). 

Gwen was a longtime faithful member of Garside Bible Church. 

Pietrantonio AnnaPIETRANTONIO, Anna Maria -  Peacefully at Willowgrove Long Term Care Residence, at the age of 89 on May 4, 2018.

Beloved wife of the late Vincenzo (2000). Dearest mother of Vince and Aleksandra. Loving nonna of Saverio, Asia and Nicole. Dearest sister and sister-in-law of Gino and Ida Giuditta, Onofrio and Lina Vincelli, Giuseppe and the late Sofia Pietrantonio all of Hamilton.

Anna Maria will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends in Canada and in Italy.