Clement PhilipCLEMENT, Philip (James) -  (1953-2017)

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Phil on June 12th, 2017. Phil passed away peacefully in his sleep, and has finally been reunited with his late wife, Cheryl Clement (Horrocks) after missing her everyday for 7 years.

Phil is survived by his 3 children, Patrick Clement, Jess Nevitt (Ryan), Jen Chase (Rob), and his loving grandchildren Connor and Lily Chase. He also greets in heaven his late parents Evelyn and James Clement.


Modica Angelo MODICA, Angelo - October 21, 1946 - June 12, 2017

With deep sorrow we announce that on Monday, June 12, 2017 at the Juravinski Hospital, we said our final goodbye to a dear husband and father, Angelo.

Devoted and loving husband of 40 years to Rosalie. Cherished father to Joseph (Madeline Araujo) and Charles (Amanda Fraser).

Caring brother to Calogera Sferrazza, Salvatrice Greco, Peter and Mary Lou Modica, Louise and Joe Spina and
Mary and Romano Pecora. Dear brother-in-law to Liliana and Fred Ciprietti, Mary and Mario Caruso and Calogero Infurnari (Francesca). He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews who will remember their uncle Angelo with much love and affection.


BROOKS, Steven Thomas -  We called him Tom Tom, Stevie Tom, and even teased with Stephanie but to most he was Brooks or Brooksie. He loved good music, good food, a cold beer, good company, the Habs, hockey, and a good time.

He surprised us with his early arrival, a tiny preemie at 3.5 pounds, and lived his life to the fullest. He has shocked us leaving this world and left our hearts with a large void that will never be filled.


WILSON, Steve - Passed away suddenly on Monday, June 12, 2017 in his 55th year.

Beloved husband of Pamela Wilson. Loving son of Marlene and the late Vidal. Cherished father of Katrina and Gabrielle and step-father of Lisa and James. Step-grandfather of Taylor, Brandon, Abrey and Jaxon.


CONNOLLY, Anna May (nee McNally) -  Passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at the age of 82.

Predeceased by her loving husband John of 63 years. Cherished mother of Jack (Ann), Cheryl (Cal), David (Laurel), Tom (Maureen), and Patricia. Dear grandmother of Leslie, Allie, Morgan, Lisa, Ashley, Jennifer, Jason, Jeremy, and Taylor. Great-grandmother of Aiden, Joshua, Halle, Makaela, Drew, Evelyn, and Emma.


EDMOND, Joseph - Peacefully, at Hamilton General Hospital on Sunday, June 11, 2017 is his 93rd year. 

Loving husband of the late Florence Edmond.  Beloved companion of Joyce Potter.  Cherished father of John Celestin, Joseph Patrick Jr. and his wife Gail, James Martin and the late Jerry.

Devoted grandfather of Valerie Tait, Sadie Edmond and great-grandfather of Jordan, Abigail, Brianna and Austin VanderMolen. Survived by his brothers in Nova Scotia. 


Rook IreneROOK, Irene Mae - With her family at her side, Irene Mae Rook (nee Holton) passed away peacefully after a brief illness at St. Joseph Lifecare Centre on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at age 84 years. 

Beloved daughter of the late Frank Holton (Adera) and Lois.  Much loved mother of Susan (Bruce) Clavette, Karen (Paul) Eldridge, James (Sharla) Rook, Nancy (Bruce) MacGregor and David (Becky) Rook.

Also loved by grandchildren Lori (Wayne), Andrew (Beth); Marlena; Ryan and Kyle; Ashleigh, Malia, Addison, and Parker; and by great-grandchildren Henry, Timmy, William; and Camdon. Dear sister of the Reverend Roy (the late Margaret) Holton and the late Margaret (Lloyd) Stapleton.


Buchok MykhailoBUCHOK, Mykhailo - (September 24, 1927 – June 11, 2017) - 

The stars are brighter for his soul has risen to heaven and our mother, Stephanie, is smiling in joy that her dear Michael is with her once more.  He was her beloved husband for 63 years.  Their love for each other is a wonderful memory that we will hold in our hearts for ever. 

Ever wise, devoted and beloved father of Taras (Marusia), Slavka (Mark) and Natalia (Andrij), grandfather, and great-grandfather as well as brother to Stephania, and the deceased Hania, Josyf and Ivan. 


PAPP, Dezider - Peacefully surrounded by his family, on June 11, 2017 at the Juravinski Hospital in his 95th year.

Loving husband of Julia for 61 years. Dear uncle of Elisabeth and Olivia.

He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.


Quesnel MarilouQUESNEL, Marilou - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Marilou on Sunday June 11 2017, in her 84th year.

She is the loved sister of Norman (Frank) and John. Marilou will be greatly missed by her niece's and nephews she is predeceased by her brothers Lorne, Charles "Taz", Neil, Robert and Dennis as well as her sisters Donna and Lorna, 


LESLIE, Gayle Ann Irene - Peacefully at St. Peter's Hospital after a courageous battle with Cancer on Saturday June 10, 2017.  Gayle Leslie (Caughie) of Hamilton in her 67th year. 

Beloved spouse of James "Jim" Robinson.  Loving mother of William Caughie, Tammy and her husband Matt Burgess and Tina Caughie and her husband Nathan Huber. Loving nana of Dillon, Nicole (Erick) Bradley, Natelie, Hailey, Sara, David and Jacob and great nana of Ray Ray.   


BEEKENKAMP, Arnolda Willemina (nee Van Wely) - “He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, He restores my soul.” Psalm 23.

Passed to be with her Lord on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Shalom Manor, Grimsby at the age of 98.

Cherished wife to the late Jacob Beekenkamp. Beloved Moe to Alice Tigchelaar. Loving Oma to Alexander, Jennifer, and Matthew (Nicole). Great Oma to Addison.


Lowe AubreyLOWE, Aubrey Glenn - Born in Verdun, Montreal, Quebec on November 22, 1927, Aubrey "Glenn" Lowe passed away suddenly at Hamilton General Hospital, Hamilton on Friday, June 9, 2017 in his 90th year. 

Predeceased by his beloved wife Joyce Violet Lowe (nee Bradley) of 67 years. Loving father to Glenn Stephen Lowe (Elizabeth Charette), Danny Jordan Lowe (Vicky Thomason), Michael Edward Lowe (Pamela Kalsner), Richard John Lowe (Ann Lowe), and Nancy Eva Wilk (Terrence Wilk).


Sykula StanleySYKULA, Stanley -  After a long, full life Stan passed away peacefully on June 10, 2017 in his 94th year.

Predeceased by his wife Helen (2008).

Loving Father of Barbara (Chuck), Dan (Jo-Ann) and Carol (Ed - predeceased). Jage of Rob (Karen), Jonas (Caroline), Jessica (Jason), Brandon (Nadine) and Michelle (Jason). Big Jage of Lawson, Lyric, Gavin, Mila, Paisley, Garner, Ethan, Ella and Emma.


Boswell WalterBOSWELL, Walter Edward “Ozzie” - (September 29, 1929 – June 10, 2017) -

With heavy hearts, the family of Walter Edward “Ozzie” Boswell announces his peaceful passing on June 10, 2017 in his 88th year.

Ozzie, a dedicated and proud family man, is survived by his loving wife Nancy Elizabeth (nee Fleischer) of Ingersoll, Ontario; his dear sister Mary Elizabeth Frances and brother-in-law Claude Cornu of Park City, Utah; his seven children David (Kathi), John, Caroline (Dave), Jennifer, Mary (Allen), Judy (Mark) and Christopher (Karen); 19 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. 


Iordan AuricaIORDAN, Aurica - With broken hearts we announce the passing of Aurica at Juravinski Hospital on June 9th, 2017, a month shy away of her 95th Birthday.

Aurica will join her beloved husband Dumitru after more than 60 years of being apart.

Loved mother of Neguta and Aurel and treasured grandmother to Daniela (and her husband John), Cornelia (and her husband Craig) and adored great grandmother to Dallas and Julia. Aurica will be dearly missed and will always be remembered and loved.

Our family wishes to thank the staff at Juravinski Hospital for their compassion and care.


Di Nardo NataleDi NARDO, Natale - It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the peaceful passing of Natale Di Nardo on Friday, June 9th, 2017 at the Hamilton General Hospital in his 86th year.

Natale was born on December 20, 1930 in Pietracamela, Italy.

Beloved husband of the late Ida Di Nardo. Loving father of Tina and her husband Ronny Lagast and Rita and her husband Pino Gallo. Loving grandfather of Chantal (Kevin Chan) and Daniel Lagast, Vittorio and Leandro Gallo.

Predeceased by his parents Antonio and Ernestina Di Nardo, and his brothers Padre Geremia, Giuseppe, and Primo.


Victoria JoseVICTORIA, Jose - With saddened hearts we announce the sudden passing of Jose at the Hamilton General Hospital on June 9, 2017, at the age of 79. 

Predeceased by his parents Manuel and Clotilde Victoria. 

Beloved brother of the late Manuel (late Luisa) Victoria, Maria (Arthur) Abballe, Odete (late Manuel) Viveiros, Lino (Lina) Victoria, the late Fernando (Belmira) Victoria, and Lucy (Jose) Silva.  Jose will be deeply missed by his nieces and nephews as well as by his great-nieces and great-nephews. 

The family wishes to thank the ICU East at Hamilton General, and in particular nurse Sarah, for all their compassion and care. 


Mira Patricia



MIRA, Patricia Marie - Passed away peacefully at the Meadows LTC in her 98th year. 

Survived by daughter Jackie Henderson (Paul), pre-deceased by parents RoseAnna and Eugene Chartier, sisters Berthe, Loretta, Guertie, Adrienne, Jackie, and Rita, and brothers Louie and Simon.

Pat was born in Timmins, Ontario, served in the RCAF from 1943-1945, worked at Northern Telephone until she moved to Hamilton in 1963 where she worked until her retirement at the HSR.


Bielby AlBIELBY, Al Howard -  The family of Al Bielby are saddened to announce his passing on Friday, June 9, 2017, with his heartbroken wife by his side.

Al leaves behind his wife Debbie (Hannigan), his two step daughters, Tiffany Fraser (Nick) and Krystal Hannigan. Al was a proud and loving grandpa to Mason and Leah Fraser.

Predeceased by his parents, Howard and Marg Bielby.

Also survived by his brother Brian (Trisha) and his sister Chris Macintosh (Brad) as well as nieces, Amy, Erin, Rachel and Emily, and his cousin Doug Bielby (Laurie) with whom he shared the same sense of humour and love of practical jokes. He also leaves behind his little brother, Steve Gravefell (Kim) and his family, with whom he shared a forty, plus years friendship.


FISCHER, Patrick J. (Pat) -  Nov 25, 1949 – June 9, 2017

Devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend has passed away at the Juravinski Hospital. Pat has died surrounded by his wife, children and brothers with love, hope, and peace.

Beloved husband of Rose (nee Gaetan) for 46 years. Loving father of Derek (Melissa), Bradley (Charlene), and Karin (Lowell).  Grandpa Pat of Braedan, Griffin, Avalon and Drake. 


Chapman MaryCHAPMAN, Mary Isobel - Peacefully passed away, surrounded by her family, at Albright Manor on June 8, 2017 at the age of 87. 

Beloved wife of the late Ross for 50 years.  Loving mother of Tom (Sharon), Paul (Cheryl), Cheryl Laking (the late Randy), the late Nancy Millions (Gerry) and Don (Lynn).  Cherished grandma of Lisa, Shellie, Tommi-Leigh, Mike, Chad, Jennifer, Jodi, Brian, Lauren and missed by ten great grandchildren. 

Predeceased by her brother Howard Mann and her sisters Doreen Malashevsky and Dorothy Ferster. 

Mary will be fondly remembered by other family and friends.  Special thanks to the staff of 5 East at Albright Manor for their exceptional care. 


Lancaster RobertLANCASTER, Robert Ian - Suddenly in Alberta on June 6th 2017 at the age of 38.

Beloved son of Rose Booth. Proud father to Dylan Harrison. Dear brother to Emma, Lynne, Glen and Sean and nephew to Pat Foster.

He will be sadly missed by his extended family and many friends.

He will also be missed by his four legged pal, Raider.


DUNLOP, Jean - Passed away after a brief illness at St. Mary's General Hospital, Kitchener on June 7th, 2017 in her 81st year. 

Beloved wife of the late William (1993).  Loving mother of Jeana.  Devoted grandmother of Kyle Wallin and Joshua (Arden) Wallin. 


CHAPMAN, Joseph Thomas - After a battle with Alzheimer’s, Joseph passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital on June 7, 2017 at the age of 84. 

Beloved husband of Joyce.  Loving father of Tom (Kim), Beverly, Sean (Linda) and Michelle (Mike).  Dear grandfather of James (Tavia), Matthew, Curtis, Jeaneva and Ryan.  Proud uncle of Rick. 


NICHOLLS, Kevin Matthew - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Kevin on June 7, 2017 with family by his side at Juravinski Hospital, Hamilton.

Loved son of Robert Nicholls and Doris O'Connor. Loving father to Hannah and Benjamin. Will also be lovingly missed by his partner Lisa Forbes, Tim, Jane, brother Sean and sister Melanie along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.