Bulanda CarmelitaBULANDA, Carmelita - Passed away peacefully on November 18, 2017 at the age of 84.

Beloved mother of Michael Hlady and the late David Patrick. Predeceased by her husband Joseph Bulanda, Ben Hlady, and her siblings Miriam, Frances, Jack, Gerald and Hugh.

Survived by sisters Melanie and Beryl, many nieces and nephews, and members of the Bulanda family.


Kirkpatrick KenKIRKPATRICK, Kenneth L. - It is with sadness in our hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Ken on Saturday, November 18, 2017 with his family by his side. Ken was in his 89th year.

He has gone to join his wife the late Gwyneth (nee Jones) of 60 years. Cherished father to Susan (Frank) Hawkins, Ruth Kirkpatrick (Albert Kruger) and Kathryn Kirkpatrick.

Beloved Grandfather of Benjamin and Ethan, Lena (Chris) Mancini, Evan and Julian, and Aubrey, Reghann, Keenan and Ryan. Ken will be fondly remembered by his nephew Dennis Jones.


Buchanan DonBUCHANAN, Donald Lachlan - Passed away peacefully on November 17, 2017 at Northland Pointe in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Kalailieff). Loving father of Rob (Cherie) and Heather Porte (Dan). Dear grandfather of Owen, Connor, Sydney and Brianna.

Dear brother of Marjory Nichols, Bobbie Goodsell and brother in-law of Mary Hobbs, Edward Kalailieff (Bette), May Assellin (Norm). He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Sherman.


Dent BillDENT, William 'Bill' - At the Hotel Dieu on Friday November 17, 2017.  William Dent in his 88th year. 

Beloved husband of June. Will be sadly missed by his 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Survived by three brothers and their families in England.


GALLIERA, Lori Ann - Passed away peacefully at the St. Catharines Hospital on Friday, November 17th, 2017 in her 51st year.

She was the devoted wife of John Galliera and loving mother of Matthew.

Lori is survived by her parents Doris (Bittle) and Frank Perry. She leaves her siblings Wayne (Judy) Anthony, and Cindy. She was the much loved daughter in law of Eleanor and Mario Galliera and dear sister in law of Angelo (Virginia), Karen (Brent) Pym, Michael, Denis (Ashley), Joey (Lori), Danny (Jessica), and Jennifer.


Del Buono NicolaDEL BUONO, Nicola 'Nick' - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Nicola 'Nick' Del Buono at Millennium Trail Manor on Friday November 17, 2017 at the age of 91. 

Beloved husband of 66 years to Pasqualina (Zarra) Del Buono.

Loving father of Angelo, Jenny and Anna. Cherished grandfather of Robert (Jessie), Jason (Erin), Taylor (Jerica) and Karley and great-grandfather of Mackenzie, Isabella, Declan and Killian. 


Foreman MarionFOREMAN, Marion “Ducky” Georgina (LaViolette) - With heavy hearts, the family of Marion Foreman sadly wishes to announce that their beloved Marion has passed away.

After a brief illness the family matriarch died peacefully in her sleep at 8:40 am. on November 17, 2017 with family and loved ones at her bedside.

She was predeceased by her husband William (1991). She is survived by her children Lloyd (Lynn), Wanda (Bill), and Scott (Louann); also surviving her are nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two on the way.


KLASSEN, Mary - On November 17, 2017, God graciously called Mary Klassen home to be with her Lord.  She was surrounded by her family, and cared for with compassion & love by the staff at the St. Catharines General Hospital. 

Loving & deeply cherished wife of John Klassen for over 62 years and loving & cherished mom of John (Cathy) Klassen, Luise (Helmut) Wohlgemut, Eleanor (Gerhard) Siemens, David (Cynthia) Klassen.

Loving Oma of Brian (Karla), Danielle (Gary), Kelly Andrew (deceased), Kendra, Aidan & Calum and also 8 great grandchildren. 


Serianni JosephSERIANNI, Joseph – At the age of 84, died peacefully on Friday, November 17, 2017 at the Royal Rose Place LTC in Welland, Ontario.

He leaves his loving wife of 54 years, Julie (Ravazzolo) Serianni. Devoted and loving father and grandfather to Cinda Serianni and her husband, Timothy Ryan and their children Giulia and Gianna; his son, Derek Serianni and his wife, Andrea Serianni and their children Carina, Jordan and Harley.

Dear brother to his sister Franca (Chicca) Cardamone. Brother-in-law to Antonette Serianni, Raymond and Madeline Ravazzolo, Ida and late David DeSimone, Ramona and late Joseph Scrivani.


Ives JoanIVES, Joan Marie (Doerr) - Passed away peacefully on Friday, November 17, 2017, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital.

Beloved wife of the late Donald (Bucky) Ives. Loving mother of David (Pauline) of Niagara Falls and Daniel (Trish) of Calgary. Cherished grandmother of Jordana (Jordan) Hernder, Taylor Ives, Ryan (Jessica) Ives and Courtney Prisque and great grandmother of Ava and Joeylynn.

Dear sister of Gerry (Muriel) Doerr, Sheila (Joe) Belli, Ron (Loise) Doerr, late Brian (Dianne) Doerr, and Harold (Lona) Doerr. Well loved aunt “AJ” to many nieces and nephews.


Cook BrianCOOK, Brian Peter - On Thursday, November 16, 2017, Brian passed away, leaving behind his wife and best friend, Dawn of 42 years, along with his much-loved fur-baby Bailey. 

Lovingly remembered by father -in-law Peter Jackson; sisters-in-law Anna (Nelson) Lacroix and Susan (Mario) Spiewak.  Missed by nieces and nephews Jacqueline (Todd) Eden, Garrett Lacroix, Rachel (Jason Chafe) Spiewak and Shawn Spiewak and great nephews Kyle, Carson, Ayden, Kalan and Keegan Brian. 

Predeceased by parents Margaret and Alfred, mother-in-law Eva and bother-in-law Paul. 


Herchmer MarionHERCHMER, Marion N. (Gibb) – Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her daughter and friends at Bella Senior Care on Thurs Nov 16, 2017. 

Predeceased by her husband William (Bill) Herchmer (1983).

Survived by her daughters Sandy Sharpe of St. Thomas, ON and Janice Herchmer of Niagara Falls; grandchildren Michelle Sharpe and Spencer Sharpe and great-grandson Evan Sharpe, all of St. Thomas. Predeceased by her son-in-law Lee Sharpe (2008).

Born in Niagara Falls, NY, Marion immigrated to Canada with her family as a young teenager.  Through Bill's work, the family lived in Toronto; Edmonton, AB; London, ON; and Niagara Falls, ON. 
While in Toronto, Marion worked as Supervisor at the Toronto Credit Bureau and as a loan officer at the Bank of Nova Scotia. 


Goor RitaGOOR, Rita (nee van der Woerd) - (May 21, 1925 – November 16, 2017) - After a life filled with love, action and adventure Rita went to be with her Lord and Saviour, Jesus at the age of 92.

Much loved Mom to Dorothy (Rob) Witte, George (Kim) Goor and Joan (Steve) Dekker. Most lively Oma ever, to Dannon, Sierra, Jasmine, Jaeleah, Kristen, Tyler, Tara and Lyle.

She is also survived by her sister, Gera, dear sister-in-law Liesje and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews in the Netherlands.


WILGOSH, Anne Marie – Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Rapelje Lodge on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the age of 97. 

Loving mother of Marie-Anne Sbrizzi (Al) of Fonthill.  Cherished grandmother of Cheryl Curcio, Deborah Lapointe (Frank), Paul Sbrizzi (Carmen) and Susan Sbrizzi.  Proud great grandmother of Michael Curcio, Braiden Curcio, Kayla Giguere, Jacob Giguere, Tristan Sbrizzi and Liam Sbrizzi. 


Kitchen KennethKITCHEN, Kenneth - Passed away peacefully at the Welland County General Hospital on Thursday November 16, 2017 at the age 87. 

Beloved husband of the late Shirley (2003). 


McManus JackMcMANUS, John 'Jack' – Jack passed away peacefully at home in Niagara Falls in his 93rd year on Thursday, November 16, 2017.

Beloved husband of 62 years, of the late Irene McManus (May 22, 2011). Dear father of David and his wife Debi of Newcastle, ON and Irene and Mike Schmidt of Beamsville, ON.

He is survived by his brother Colin of Hamilton, ON. Grandfather of Michael (Sherri), Keith (Amy), Allison (David), Andrea (John) and Craig (Kristi); great grandfather of seven and great-great grandfather of one.


MINOR, Edna - Edna passed away at the Douglas Memorial Hospital on November 16th, 2017.

Loving wife of the late Harold Minor. Her memory will be cherished by her family Sheila (Ken) Wismer, Don (Linda), Doug (Kim) and Linda Minor(Lee), her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Sadly missed by her brother Ken Hill (Marjorie 2005), nephew Mark Hill, niece Debbie (Neal) Roberts, nephew Luke Hill (Heidi), Great nephew Andrew Roberts and Niece Victoria Roberts, extended family and many friends.


VANDYK-COX, Christina (nee Grootveld) - Peacefully at Tufford Nursing Home, on Thursday November 16, 2017, at the age of 91 years.

Beloved wife of late Jan (1962), and the late Merle (2004).

Loving mother of James Vandyk (Nancy), Arnold Vandyk (Elaine), Margaret Slack (Craig), Ronald Vandyk (Karen), Kenneth Vandyk (Jessica). Cherished grandma of 11, and a special GG of 26 great grandchildren.

Christine will be sadly missed by her sisters in law Betty, and Nell, and all of her extended family members and friends.


GRAUS, Joseph Karl - Suddenly, at NHS – St. Catharines Site, after a brief illness on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 77 years of age.

Loving husband of Carol (nee Preenen) for 57 years. Caring father of Ron, Carolyn (Steve) and Jamie (Sheila). Pappa Joe of Faith, Austin and Cameron.

Brother of Annie Szumowski.


Wiley LaurieWILEY, Laurie Clara – Peacefully at Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga surrounded by her family on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the age of 56.

Beloved daughter of Alfred and Joyce. Dear sister of the late Heather, Kevin (Kim), Lee and Amy.

Laurie worked as a Processing Clerk with the City of Mississauga for over 12 years. Laurie was always cheerful and bubbly… she always found the positive side of things. She will be dearly missed.


Roy JeanROY, Jean Arthur - Passed away peacefully in the presence of his beloved family at his home on November 15, 2017 at the age of 78.

Cherished husband to Louisette (nee Lefort) for over 47 years. Devoted father to Alain (Angie), Louis (Angela), and Francis (Maxine). Loving grandfather to Ethan, Dylan, Camden and Toby.

Will be fondly remembered by his siblings Rita (Bill) Ball, Gilbert (Yvonne), Denise (Bob) Jameson, and many family members and close friends. Predeceased by his brothers Andre and Denis.

Jean worked at AECL as a technician in Chalk River, ON for over 35 years.


Dupon RitaDUPON, Rita (nee Rypsma) – (June 6, 1933 - November 14, 2017) - Rita passed away peacefully at the age of 84 on November 14, 2017, and will be returning to the loving arms of her true love John Dupon Sr.

She leaves behind her six children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A sweet goodbye to my friends at Black Creek Village.


McCLUNG, R. Hartley - Died on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Edgewater Gardens, Dunnville after a long illness, in his 90th year.

He was predeceased by his wife Becky (2004).

Survived by his sons Bob (Debbie) of Ridgeway, David (Vicky) of Cayuga, Larry (Janet) of Ottawa, and Michael (Heidi) of Ajax, thirteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.


Wood MarionWOOD, Marion Christine - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at Helen Henderson Care Centre in Amherstview at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Dr. James Norman Wood.

Cherished mother of Stephanie Menard of Kingston, Chris (Jo-Ann) Wood of Oakville and Brian Wood of Regina, Saskatchewan. Loving Nana of Jessica (Avery), Matthew, Jason (Lisa), Taylor, Ashley and Kyle and her great grandson Lincoln.

She was predeceased by her Greek parents Chris and Olympia Campbell and her brothers George and Ted Campbell.


Frayne KathyFRAYNE, Kathleen 'Kathy' (nee Boyuk) - Passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

Beloved wife of Earl Paulenko. Loving Mom of Tommy (Tamara), Marissa, Daryl and Sarah. Adored Nana to Alexis, Piper, Trinity, Halen and Thomas.

Cherished sister to Marlene (Richard) Beallie, Elaine (Jeff) Sonoda, Tammy (Brian Smith) Boyuk and Philip (Dave Moriarity) Lamothe. Aunt to Tara (Bill Gill) L’Ecuyer and Stephen Smith and Great Aunt to Layla Laciok. She will be dearly missed by many cousins, friends, family and especially Melanie Frayne.


Gingulano DonGINGULANO, Dande 'Don' - Passed away peacefully at River Road Retirement Residence on Wednesday November 15, 2017 at the age of 95.

Dearly loved father of Sharon Gingulano (Fred), Michael Gingulano (Tina) and Tracy Gingulano (Mark).  Cherished grandfather of Joshua and Steven Lutz and Charlese Winny.  Lovingly remembered by his nieces, nephews and cousins.

Predeceased by his parents Antonio and Antonetta and his six brothers and sisters.

Mr. Gingulano was a veteran of World War II, having served in Europe with the 48th Highlanders Regiment.