Plumer BillPLUMER, William Edward 'Bill' - The family of William (Bill) Edward Plumer are saddened to announce his passing on March 15, 2018 in his 99th year.

He was a loving husband of Ruth (Blank) Plumer (1988) and Jeanette (Braid) Plumer (2011).

His six children, Lynne (Ernie 2017) Matschke, Lee (Tom) Normet, Kristen (John 1984) Peters, Michael Plumer, Truda (John) Howard, and Betty (Chris) Paton knew him as an ever-interesting, charming father who never ceased to amaze family and friends.

He had one sister, Doris Hipwell (2011) who married his best friend Jack. He will be missed by his niece, Jo-Anne Trousdale and nephew John Hipwell, who were always generous with their time.

Spada FrankSPADA, Francesco 'Frank' - It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Francesco Spada on March 14, 2018 at the age of 85.

He will be sadly missed by his wife of 59 years, Lina. Frank and Lina’s love story began at a very young age while growing up as neighbours in Mangone, Provincia Cosenza, Italy. Lina emigrated to Canada and Frank followed shortly after.

He will be sadly missed by his children Gino (late Cheryl), Maria (Tom) and Nancy. His grandchildren were his prized possessions. Loving nonno of Matthew (Jasmine), Stephanie (Thomas), Kaitlin, Vanessa and great nonno of Nina and Sloan.

Napper BobNAPPER, Robert 'Bob' Jr. – It is with great sadness that the family of Bob Napper Jr. announces his unexpected passing, due to complications of pneumonia, on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the age of 59.

He was the dearly loved father of the late Dawn (2010).

Cherished oldest son of Bunny (nee Rogers) and Bob Napper Sr. Dear brother of Patty Crowe (Wes), Larry Napper (Sue), Gord Napper (Sarah), Debbie Barrick (Basil) and James Napper (Sarina).

Dolan LevearnDOLAN, Levearn Willard – Passed away peacefully while surrounded by his loving family at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Wednesday March 14, 2018 in his 74th year.

Survived by his soulmate Sue Cloutier, children Wayne (Kim) Dolan, Jackie Dolan, Lorenzo Dolan, and Dorothy Burkes.  Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law and Little Raymond. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his son Willard, parents Lena and Ervin and his brother Doug.

Downer PatriciaDOWNER, Patricia Anne - At Vermont Square Long Term Care in Toronto, on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the age of 77 years.

Loving sister of Hansen Downer and his wife Kathryn of Kingston, ON and loving aunt of Karissa Downer of Toronto, ON and Michael Downer and his wife Lauren of Atlanta, GA.

Predeceased by her father John Henry Downer and mother Edna Sybil Downer.

Christian FeliciaCHRISTIAN, Felicia Lynn - It is with broken hearts that the family of Felicia Christian announces her unexpected passing on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the age of 32.

Cherished daughter of Linda Firth (Mike Addario) and beloved granddaughter of Donald and Loretta Firth. Loving niece of Jim and Patricia Firth.

Dear mother of Hailey, Makenzee and Cassandra.

Askey DerekASKEY, Dr. Derek Copeland – (1925 - 2018) - The sudden death of Dr. Askey at St. Catharines General Hospital on March 13, 2018 was a shock to us all.

Growing up in Winnipeg he was a choir boy soloist in his fathers church.  He was a sergeant in the Canadian Air Force, two years a High School Teacher and graduated with B.A. Honours in University of Manitoba in 1948.

In moving to Burlington he opened a very successful veterinary practice.  Upon retiring he moved to Vineland.

Ferry JeanFERRY, Jean Ruth (Jordan) – Peacefully at home with her family by her side, on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Jean (Jordan), formerly of Thorold, in her 88th year.

Wife of the late Omer Ferry.

Dear mother of Roslyn (George May), Joslyn (Stan Roberts) and Joanne Vlaar (the late Tony).

Hobbs MaryHOBBS, Mary Grace - Passed away peacefully at the Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton on Tuesday March 13, 2018 in her 91st year.

Born in Port Colborne, she lived in Hamilton most of her adult life before returning to Port Colborne after her husband’s retirement. Family was the centre of her universe and brought her tremendous joy.

Mary was predeceased by her beloved husband George William Hobbs (1998); she leaves behind her son Brian (Michel) Hobbs of Ottawa, daughter Jennifer (Stan) Cleary of Burlington, cherished granddaughter Terri-Lynne (Glen) Anderson of Los Angeles, California, great granddaughter Jordyn Mary Anderson, brother Ed (Bette) Kalailieff, sisters Margaret Buchanan, Maye (Norm) Asselin.

SULLIVAN, Norma Jean - Passed away peacefully at St. Catharines General Hospital with her loving sons by her side on Tuesday March 13, 2018 at the age of the age of 76.

Former wife of the late Daniel John Sullivan (2018). Dearly loved mother of Donald and Michael (Joelle Clay) Sullivan.

Cherished grandmother of Michael, Daniel and Rielly Ann. Predeceased by her parents Orville and Grace.

Argenta OdyARGENTA, Odilone 'Ody' - Passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Tuesday March 13, 2018 at the age of 85.

Beloved husband of 58 years to Diana (Pietrobon) Argenta.  Dearly loved father of David (Dina) Argenta and Paula (Anthony) Argenta-Capacchione.

Cherished Nonno of Gabriella Argenta, Marissa Argenta, Michael Capacchione and Pamela Capacchione.

Labbe ThereseLABBÉ, Thérèse (Carrier) With saddened hearts, the family of Thérèse (Carrier) Labbé announces that she went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 at the Foyer Richelieu. Our Mom lived a full life to the age of 89.

She is now reunited with her soul mate Gérard Labbé (2015). She is survived by her loving children, Norm (Susan Ward) Labbé, Marcel (Lucie) Labbé, Lyne (Richard) Trudel and Sylvie (William) Dalziel.

Cherished grandmother of  Miranda (David), Mark, Jolene, Micah, Levi (Nia), Spencer, Ashley, Chelsea, Mélanie, Emily, Janelle and her great-grandchild Aisling. Predeceased by her parents Louis and Ludivine Carrier (Lapointe).

Drummond DannyDRUMMOND, Danny Dale – Passed away suddenly in Welland on March 13, 2018 in his 72nd year. Danny resided in Port Colborne most of his life.

Survived by his wife Jessie, Stepdaughters Sarah and Charlene, his children Linda (Randy), Virginia (Luc), Tammy (Geoff), Danny (Joanne), Crystal (Adam), Bobbie Jo and Justin.

Johnston YvonneJOHNSTON, Yvonne Coral (Masterson) - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 in her 89th year, surrounded by her family’s love.

Yvonne was predeceased by Dr. Kenneth Johnston (1999), Glenn Masterson (1975) and her sister Glenna McCaffery (1999).

Yvonne leaves behind Lynn Sampson, Lesleigh Masterson, Scott (Susan) Masterson, Brent (Anne) Masterson, Gail Johnston and Laurie Johnston, grandchildren, great grandchildren, as well as nieces and nephews.

Nalezinski EdwardNALEZINSKI, Edward - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Edward at the GNGH on March 13, 2018, at the age of 60.

Father of Terri Manuel (Greg), Tina Glandon (Steve), and Dawnie Glandon (Richard). Survived by his mother Marie Dabald and his sister Betty Nalezinski (the late Daryl Beaulieu).

Predeceased by his father Michael Nalezinski. He will be remembered by nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Faber JohnFABER, John Anne - (1934 – 2018) – Passed away peacefully at the Henley House on March 13, 2018 at the age of 83.

John was the beloved husband of Shirley. He will be greatly missed by daughters Joan (Steve) DiStefano, Joyce (Lorne) Winther, son Richard (Dawn Ann) Faber, step-daughter Susan (Will) Janzen, step-son Al (Debbie) Nojonen.

John is also survived by Klaske (Willem) Zwier, Hielke (Iepic) Faber, Geertje (Geert) de Vries and Joltje (the late Bart) Nijholt, all living in Holland. John was predeceased by his parents Dirk Faber and Hendrikje de Graaf as well as his first wife Geraldine (Winkle).

Derda JohnDERDA, John Michael - It is with heavy hearts that the Derda family announces the passing of John after a lengthy and courageous battle against MS.

John passed away on Monday March 12, 2018 at the age of 61, with family by his side, so he could go in peace knowing that he accomplished his task of keeping them safe.

He leaves behind his beloved wife of 35 years Joanne (nee Vizgirda).

Cherished father of Jennifer and Michael Derda.  John will be sadly missed by his sisters Wanda Derda and Sue (Ken) Vail.

KILGALLEN, Grace Euphemia (Tait) - Passed away peacefully at the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital on Monday, March 12, 2018 at the age of 89.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Lewis in 1993. Loving mother of Doug (Sherry) and Don. Mother-in-law of Marisa Kilgallen.

Cherished grandmother of Kristen (Brad McKague), Bradley, Jillian (Balinder Sohal), Shane and Anthony (Nancy). Proud great-grandmother of Arya and Karam.

Schroeder JohnnySCHROEDER, Johnny - Passed away peacefully at the Welland Hospital on March 12, 2018 in his 72nd year.

Beloved husband of Nikki Schroeder (nee Legault). Loving father of Lance Schroeder (Corinne), Wesley Schroeder (Karen), Shawn LaCourse (Steph), and step father to Diane Villemure (Pierre), Helen Neville (Jim) and Richard Lemelin.

Dear grandfather of Autumn, Benjamin, Eleanora, Cadence and Cohen.

MAURO, Helen (nee Citrigno) - Surrounded by her loving family at the Meadows of Dorchester, Niagara Falls, March 12, 2018 on her 90th birthday.

Beloved wife of the late Anthony "Tony" Mauro (1989). Loving mother of Laura (Al) Girotti, Diane (Wayne) Patten, Anna Paulo (John). Cherished grandma of Trevor (Sara), Andrew, Lindsay (Jake), Alana (Mike) and very special greatgrandma of Kylie.

Predeceased by sisters Mary (Domenic) Iannizzi, Ines (Jimmy) Cosoletto and brother Louie (Tillie) Citrigno.

Wardell ElsieWARDELL, Elsie May - Her Lord and Saviour called our mother and grandmother home from Grandview Lodge, Dunnville on Monday, March 12, 2018, in her 83rd year.

Loving wife of the late Raymond Emmerson Wardell (2002). Beloved mother of June (Glen) Kavanagh of St. Catharines and Rose (Fred) Merritt of Smithville.

Loving grandmother of Roswitha, Julie, Emily, Jennifer and Stephanie and 8 great grandchildren.

Bowden WayneBOWDEN, Wayne Bruce - Peacefully on Monday, March 12, 2018 at North York General Hospital, Toronto after a courageous struggle against cancer.

Wayne Bowden of Toronto, son of the late Bruce and Joyce (nee Lantz), in his 71st year.

Beloved brother of Brenda (Al Rankin) Lyon and Mary Lynne (John) Battle.

Wayne will be sadly missed by his nephews Jesse (Shannon), Matthew (Amy), Kevin (Sonya) and Mark (Laura), 1 great niece and 4 great nephews.

HOLDER, 'Rod' - Peacefully at his home with Wendy at his side; sister Loretta, brother-in-law Norman and his faithful dog Chance on Sunday, March 11, 2018.

Son of the late Nina and Victor and brother of the late Vern and Bob Holder.

Rod will be sadly missed by Marilyn, Justin, Carrie and Michael.

Falk PeterFALK, Peter – Peacefully surrounded by his family at Tabor Manor on Sunday March 11th, 2018 in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of Helmi (May, 2017). Gentle & loving father of Mary & Herman Wiebe, John & Tina Falk and Rob & Karlene Falk.

Cherished Opa to Jocelyn (Bree), Nicole (James), Vanessa (Davie), Karlene (Mitchell), Steven (Madison) and Dale. Brother of Tina, Gerhard, Albert, Alvina, Annemarie, the late Trudy and the late Heini.

York GeorgeYORK, George Michael – Of St. Catharines, Ontario, went on extended vacation on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at the age of 85.

George was born in Tiny Township near Penetanguishine, Ontario.

Beloved husband to Geraldine. Survived by four daughters, one son and several grandchildren. Also survived by several nieces, nephews and one brother Hughie. He was predeceased by 10 brothers and 4 sisters.

George was a retired member of the Ontario Provincial Police after serving for 31 years in various locations throughout Ontario.

Adams BevADAMS, Beverly Joan (nee O’Hearn) - Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Maple Park Lodge in her 84th year.

Bev has reunited with her loving husband Joseph (2009).

Loving mom to her children Sherry (Rick) Berard, Shelley (Doug) Booth, Danny (Joanne) Adams, Kelly Jo Adams (Joe Fazio).