Cornick GordonCORNICK, Gordon - Gordon passed away suddenly at the Welland County General Hospital on January 21, 2018 in his 70th year.

Gordon is survived by his wife Darlene Furry, his step daughters Jenny Morningstar (Sean) and Carol Postma (Chris), his two step granddaughters Amber and Jade Morningstar, and his two sisters Cindy Hunter and Elaine Upper.

He was predeceased by his parents Beatrice Scott Cornick and William Cornick, along with his oldest son Gregory Cornick. He is also survived by his children Heather and her children Tyler, Donna-Jo and Clayton, Stephanie along with Marcus and Crystal and her son Matthew.


Grace JackGRACE, John Edward 'Jack' - Of Port Colborne, passed away at Portal Village on Sunday, January 21, 2018 in his 95th year.

Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Irene Grace, loving father of Elizabeth (Ace) Chapman, Cathy (David) Melville and Mariclare (John) Markopoulos, dear grandfather Corey Melville, Christopher Markopoulos and Jenna (Kraig) Scime, great grandfather of Ariana and Elaina, brother of Joan Grace. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Besides his wife he was predeceased by parents Edward and Marjorie Grace, his sister Mary Grace and his brother Tom Grace.


Romak JohnROMAK, John - On Sunday January 21, 2018 at the age of 96, John Romak passed away peacefully at Henley House.

He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Phyllis (nee Lastewka) and children John (Linda), Patt (Gord), Joanne (Kevin), Michele (Brian) and Marianne.

Sadly predeceased by son Greg and grandson Derek.


Cavers IreneCAVERS, Irma Mae (nee Hartnett) - Peacefully at McNally House Hospice with family at her side on Sunday, January 21, 2018, Irma Mae Cavers (nee Hartnett) passed away at the age of 86.

Beloved wife of the late John Frederick Cavers (2016). Loving mother of Bryan Cavers (Barbara), Brad Cavers (Darlene), Barry Cavers (Sandy), Arlene Leech (Ken), and Mel Cavers (Cheryl).

Cherished grandmother of 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren, and dearly missed by many nieces and nephews.


Janjac JoanJANJAC, Joan Mary – With her guardian angel and family beside her, Joan passed away at Hospice Niagara on Saturday, January 20, 2018.

She will be greatly missed by her daughter Christine Goulden (Dennis), her beloved granddaughter Kylie, and family pet Ebony who was always at her side. Also by her daughter Sandra Huffman (Scott), her grandson Jeremy and granddaughter Jessica.

Joan was predeceased by her husband Steve, son Michael, twin brother Jack and parents Alec and Marie Miller.


McDONALD, Jack - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Douglas Memorial Hospital on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the age of 88.

Beloved husband of Isabel for 62 years.Dearly loved father of Delores (Alan) Froggatt, Wayne (Peggy) and John (Jan).


Bernard MargBERNARD, Margaret ‘Marg’ Louise - (1928 – 2018 - On Saturday January 20th, 2018 in her 90th year, Marg passed away peacefully at home in the arms of her loving family.

Survived by her daughters Carol (Phil) Ellis, Brenda (Cliff) Tattersall, Sandie (Pete) Wilhelm, Marcia (Bob) Connacher, Gwen Potter (Gerard Rouse), Amy (Jack) Uramowski. Grandchildren: Trudy (Murray), Glenn, Tammy (Steve), David (Janet), Jennifer (Christian), Aaron (Tabetha), Ian, Joe, Jake, Jared and Andrew. Great grandchildren: Chelsie, Baylea, Xavier, Padraic, Avery, Owen, Corban, Sophie, Emilie, Katherine.

Predeceased by her husband Wilfred (2004); parents (Harley and Violet Bigger); brothers Bill, Glen and Bob Bigger; granddaughters Tricia Tremblay (1986), Megan Potter (1988).  


Simpson PeggySIMPSON, Margaret 'Peggy' - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the age of 81.

Beloved wife of 41 years to Jim. Loving mother of Brian (the late Honey) Pigott and Christine Maxwell (Alan Lickman).

Very proud grandmother to BG (Stef), Kimberly (Tristan), Courtney (Wally), David, Jennifer (John). Cherished great grandmother of Quinn, Grayson, Miela, Chloe, Kinsley and two more on the way. Also remembered by her sister Frances, her nieces and nephews.


Dobson JuneDOBSON, June Frances - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Extendicare Unit in Welland at the age of 89.

Predeceased by her husband Robert “Dobby”.

She will be missed by her sister-in-law Helen Knight, nephew Kevin (Sue) Krusell, niece Sandra Craig-Hallam and great nephews Eric and Jeff.


Ovenden MarjorieOVENDEN, Marjorie Elaine - After a tough battle with Kidney Cancer, Marjorie of Fonthill passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the age of 71.

Special wife and best friend of Jim for 49 years. Loving and caring mother of Andrew, Phil (Andi), and Amy (Rob) Granacki. Devoted grandmother of Naomi, Hudson, Raistlin and Alistair.

Sadly missed by siblings Anne (John) Bebbington and David (Linda) Neff. Predeceased by parents Ron and Gladys Neff, and brother Jim Neff. Also remembered by her niece, nephews, extended family and many friends.


Peltzer IrenePELTZER, Irene Anna (nee Rathgeber) - 95 years young, passed away peacefully with family by her side Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Heidehof Home for the Aged in St Catharines.

She was born Dec 7 1922 in Weiden, Germany and immigrated to Canada after WWII and shortly thereafter met her late husband Joseph. Reunited once again with her husband Joseph and son Norman.

A loving mother to 4 surviving children, Joe (Darlene), Linda, Erich/Bob (JoAnn), Iris (Jeff) and oma to 8 grandchildren Tyler, Logan, Madison, Jaime, Brian, Kevin, Megan, and Noah.


DAmico NormaD'AMICO, Norma (nee MacPherson) – Passed away  peacefully on Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at the age of 82.

Beloved wife of Michael for 59 years. Cherished mother of Michael, Joanne (Don) Ferguson, Jim and Dan (Leigh-Ann). Loving Grandmother (Ra) of Donald (Amber), Danielle (Joey), Braden and Riley

She is survived by her sister Dolly, sister in law Rose, her brother in law Frank (Marilyn) and her sister in law Pauline (Jack). Norma was predeceased by her siblings, Shirley, Dorothy, Vonnie, Jackie and Peter.


Calder WendyCALDER, Wendy LeVan (Lambert) - Passed away on January 20, 2018 at the age of 80 from cancer.

Wife of John for 59 years, mother of Pastor Laurie (Rod) Ricker & Jay (Sandy) Calder.

Grandmother to Ben (Kendel) Ricker, Stephanie (Tim) Clayton, John (Brittany) Ricker, Jennifer (Phil) Kropf, Jessica (Sean) McGuire, Melissa (Justin) Cole, Sarah Ricker, Anna Ricker, Jesse Calder & Luke Ricker.


FINDLAY, Mary M. (nee Watson) – Peacefully passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018, in her 97th year.

Beloved wife of the late John. Loving mother of Susan Tippett, Ian (Ariannis Torres Nobrega) Findlay and the late Sandy Findlay.

Proud Grandma of Jessica, Cassandra, Jennifer, Matthew, and Michael. Great-grandmother of Emilia, Alexandra, Kaelynne, Myles, Emma, Abigail, Quinn, Nigel, and Taylor.


Wintle AnselWINTLE, Ansel G. - Ansel Wintle passed away peacefully at the Valley Park Lodge, at the age of 90 after a lengthy illness on January 20, 2018.

He will be sadly missed by his wife Marjory (nee Auld) for 35 years. He leaves behind 4 sons and 2 step sons, David Boucock (Kelly) and Kevin Boucock.

Survived by 4 brothers & 2 sisters throughout Canada, brother-in-law Winston Auld (Elaine) and many nieces, nephews & grandchildren.


McDonald SandyMcDONALD, Sandra Gertrude 'Sandy' (Bracken) – It is with broken hearts that the family of Sandy McDonald announces her unexpected passing at the Welland Hospital on Friday, January 19, 2018 at the age of 65.

Beloved wife and best friend of Larry Mallett. Cherished step-mother of Larry Mallett and Rudy Mallett (Stacey). Proud and loving grandmother of Marissa (Adrian), Jack, Charlie and great-grandmother of Michael.

Dear sister of Floyd McDonald (Susanna Dokkie-McDonald). Predeceased by her parents Lloyd and Helen Bracken.


Gregson DouglasGREGSON, Douglas – It is with sadness, but thanksgiving for a life well lived, that the family of Douglas Gregson announces his peaceful passing at Rapelje Lodge on Friday, January 19, 2018, four days after celebrating his 92nd Birthday.

Douglas was surrounded by the love of his family as he passed away in his sleep.

Beloved husband for 64 years of Jean (nee McKay). Cherished father of Susan (Gerry), Sandra and Bill. Proud grandfather of Amy, Kelly and Ezra.


Thomas JoanTHOMAS, Mary 'Joan' - Passed peacefully in the loving arms of her family on January 19, 2018 at the age of 84.

Joan was predeceased by her adoring husband Peter, sister Beth and daughter-in-law Jackie.

Cherished mother, Joan leaves behind Dave (Jackie), Nancy (Mel), Joanne (Paul), Frank (Frances), Norma (Russ), Jim (Kathy) and Robbin.


Proctor EleanorPROCTOR, Eleanor - Died Friday, January 19, 2018 in her 96th year.

She is survived by her brother David Stevenson (Sonia) of St. Catharines.

Eleanor was predeceased by her husband Francis A. “Ches” Proctor, her sisters Margaret Vincent (Hugh), Monica Stevenson, and her parents George and Monica (Swayze) Stevenson.


Weaver AllanWEAVER, Allan Edward 'Sprout' - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather Allan Edward Weaver of Port Colborne. Encircled by his entire family at Hospice Niagara, Sprout passed away on Friday January 19, 2018 at the age of 78.

Survived by his loving, devoted and sometimes cranky wife Lorelie (nee Near), sons Allan and wife Bernice, John and wife Beverly, daughter Susan and husband Carmine Esposito.

Also, ten grandchildren Sarah-Laine (Steven), Satchel (Carra), Allana (Brent), Julian (Karl), Cheri-Lyn, Shannen, John Henry, Erica, Lexine (Colin) and Carmine. Great- Grandchildren Shea, Sariah, Dallas &???.


Neufeld GabbyNEUFELD, Gilbert 'Gabby' - Passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Thursday January 18, 2018 at the age of 84.

Beloved husband of 63 years to Janet (Zoia) Neufeld. Loving father of Kim Neufeld and Rob Neufeld.

Cherished grandfather of Amanda (Mike) Auer, Ashley Neufeld-Roy, Matthew (Brittany) Helsby and David Neufeld.  Lovingly remembered by his six great-grandsons.


Simko MichaelSIMKO, Michael – Peacefully, on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Niagara Health St. Catharines Site at the age of 92.

Dear husband of Katharine for 65 years. Loving father of Jeanette (Stefan) Kamendy, Christine (Mike) Dzugan, Kathleen (Nicholas) Trach and predeceased by his infant son Michael.

Dzedo of Melissa, Christina (Matthew), John (Jodi), Carla (Ryan), Stefan (Francesca), Michael (Rosie), Laura (Rob), Luke, Nicholas (Angela) and Adrian. Great Grandfather to Joseph, John, Jamie, Jack, Lauren, Julia, Robbie, Rebekah, Erika, Daniel, Julia, Grace, Angelina, Niko and Charlotte.


Ferrara NorbertoFERRARA, Norberto Claudio - Of Port Colborne, passed away at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the age of 84 years.

He is survived by his daughter, Josie Ferrara, his granddaughter Tatiana and his former wife Nancy Ferrara, all of Toronto.


SERLUCA, Anna (Salvagio) - Peacefully, on January 18, 2018 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 81.

Beloved wife of Joe for 58 years.

Dear sister of Giacomina Marsala and Andrea Salvagio (Lina). Sister-in-law to Tony Serluca (Teresa), Luigi Serluca (Rocchina), Armando Serluca (Carmela), Rosa Serluca and Maria Serluca (Dominico). Anna is survived by many nieces and nephews.


Zinatelli DaleZINATELLI, Dale (nee Masterson) - Passed away peacefully, after a long battle with illness, surrounded by the love of her family, on Sunday, January 14th, 2018 at the St Catharines Hospital, at 66 years of age.

Beloved wife of Mario for 38 years. Loving mother of Carlo and Mariella. Dear sister of Louise Masterson, Laura Masterson (Paul), Peggy Wright (Steve).


ANDERSON, Catherine (nee Smith) – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Catherine Anderson on January 18, 2018 at the Welland Hospital, in her 93rd year.

Reunited with her beloved husband Bruno (1993).

Loving mother of Carol and second mom to Terrilynne Purdy and Ann Johnston. Cherished nana of Samantha (Nathanael) Morris and Alana (Jordan) Broughton.