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McPherson MikieMcPHERSON, Michael Gary 'Mikie' - Passed away suddenly at home on Friday, August 18, 2017 at the age of 21.

Cherished son of Michael and Tammy, loving brother of Samantha and Emily (Kirk), and much loved boyfriend of Krystie Jenkins.

Devoted grandson of Gary and Patricia McPherson and Bill and Dorothy Chown. He will be forever missed by his “best friend” Diesel and his many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

 

Griffin GeraldGRIFFIN, Gerald Donald - Peacefully in his sleep at his home in Hamilton on Friday, August 18, 2017 after a battle with cancer, Gerald Donald Griffin at the age of 73.

Dear brother of Arva, Dan (the late Carole), Bonnie Needham, Rick (Dianne), the late Lanny and Cindy Atkinson (Murry).  Gerald will be missed by his nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Lon and Nell Griffin.

 

Milanovic BoraMILANOVIC, Borivoje 'Bora' - Peacefully, on August 18th, 2017 at St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 87.

Loving husband of Nina for 51 years.

Dear brother-in-law of Nada Lucic (Mirko), Mirjana Djudervic (Joco) and Zivka Aleksic (Velibor). He will be remembered by his nieces and nephews.

 

Kriter AudreyKRITER, Audrey Bernice - With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Audrey on Friday, August 18, 2017 at the age of 82.

Loving wife for 63 years of Ross. Loving mother to Sandra Lachance (Bob), Gerald (Irene), Shirley Strevett (Tim), Carolyn Hayes (Dennis). Predeceased by infant son Mark.

Loving grandmother to Kevin Lachance (Stephanie), Paul Lachance, Brian Lachance (Kristy), Jonathan Kriter (Melissa), Beth Rickett, Emily Mires, Steph Taylor (Kirk), Olivia Strevett, Cameron Strevett, Denver Hayes, Danielle Hayes, and Dylan Hayes. Loving great-grandmother to 14.

 

Daniels HaroldDANIELS, Harold Leonard – Peacefully, surrounded by family on Friday, August 18, 2017, we announce the passing of Harold (Danny) Daniels at Meadows of Dorchester in his 96th year.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Elizabeth (2000). Dearly loved father of Steve (Toni), Mike (Cathy) and Andy (Kathy), all of Niagara Falls. Cherished Grandpa of Ryan (Jessica), Lauren (Adam), Megan, Amanda (Josh).

He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Abraham and Barbara and his siblings Leitha, Ernie, Willis and Marjorie.

Harold proudly served in the RCAF during WWII in Coastal Command, was co-founder of the Niagara Falls Coin Club and was owner of “The Paint Pot” for 30 years.

 

Little VickiLITTLE, 'Vicki' (Margaret Victoria) (nee Nelson) - (1948 - 2017) - With courage, strength and determination following a long and arduous struggle with melanoma, Vicki died peacefully at home on Thursday, August 17th, 2017.

Loving wife of Patrick for 43 years and deeply devoted mother of Christopher and Alexandra, Vicki brightened the lives of those fortunate enough to love and be loved by her.

Her compassion, generosity and enthusiasm will be greatly missed by her family and her many friends.

 

Crumb MiloCRUMB, Milo Donald - It is with heavy hearts but with profound thanksgiving for a life fully lived that the family announces the passing of Milo Donald Crumb at Northland Pointe, Port Colborne on Thursday, August 17, 2017 in his 101st year.

Predeceased by his wife Phyllis (Sutton). Dear father of Carroll (Glenn) Beach and Dorothy (John) Barillier.

Brother of Jean (Bob) Murphy. Cherished Papa of Rhonda (Jim) Poth, Craig (Angela) Travers, and Michelle Barillier.

Also predeceased by sisters Annie (Sarge) McIntee, Jennie (Jack) Crumb, Ella Mae (Ernie) Putman, Clara and Bertha, brothers Gordon, George, Sandy, Curtis, Gerald, and triplet great-grandchildren.

 

BEAMER, Randy John - Passed away peacefully in Hamilton, on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at the age of 61.

Beloved husband and best friend of Wendy for 37 years.

Loving brother of Sam (Roxanne), the late Gordon (2015) and the late Norma Duncan (2015). Dear brother-in-law of Randall Duncan (Gayle). Randy will be dearly missed by many nieces and nephews, and his beautiful cat Buddy, and the late Smokey.

 

Holder CaroleHOLDER, Carole Anne (Kudrenski) - Peacefully at her home surrounded by the love of her family, Carole passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 73.

Beloved wife of John Holder. Loved mother of Terry (Louise), Kathy Cahalane (Ryan), John "Jay" and Dwayne. Cherished grandma of Matt, Samantha, Zack, Abbey, Kieran, Kaden, Cory, Ryan, Tim and Madison.

Dear sister of John Slade (Janet). Predeceased by her brother William Kudrenski (survived by Kathy).

 

Bonato LinoBONATO, Ildebrando 'Lino' - Passed way peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Wednesday August 16, 2017 in his 100th year.

Beloved husband of 55 years to Maddalena (Iacobaccio) Bonato. Dearly loved father of Natalie Kindy and cherished Nonno of Ryan Kindy (Tara) and Alexandra "Lexi" Kindy (Dylan).

Dear brother of Angelo (Livia) and Emilio and brother-in-law of Giuseppe Iacobaccio. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister Elvira, his brothers Giuseppe, Francesco, Agostino, Ottavio and Paolo and his sister-in-law Libera Iacobaccio.

 

Blazetich MaryBLAZETICH, Mary – Mary passed away peacefully at her residence, St. Charles Village, on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the age of 99 1/2.

Beloved wife of the late Joseph (2000) and cherished mother of the late Jerry (2015).

Survived by her daughter-in-law Jeannette Blazetich and sister-in-law Jennine Tryfiak.

She will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews, especially Marvin of Windsor and by her dear friend Pearl R. who was always there for her.

 

Gingulano CarolGINGULANO, Carol Anne - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family and friends, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Wednesday August 16, 2017 at the age of 77.

Dearly loved mother of Sharon Gingulano (Fred), Michael Gingulano (Tina) and Tracy Gingulano (Mark).  Cherished grandmother of Joshua and  Steven Lutz and Charlese Winny.

Dear sister of Peter (Sandra) Hayes, Margaret (Ron) Massey and Cathy (Larry) Shannon. Lovingly remembered by her nieces Lisa Adshead and Laura Federico and by many cousins

Predeceased by her parents Peter and Audrey Hayes and her sister-in-law Barbara Hayes.

 

Powell PhoebePOWELL, Phoebe E. - Passed away peacefully at Lookout Ridge Retirement Home, Fonthill on Wednesday August 16, 2017 in her 94th year.

Predeceased by her loving husband Steven.

Loving mother of Gary and wife Karen and Kevin and wife Lisa.  Cherished Nana of Taylor, Lauren and husband David, Matthew and Garrett.

 

Bergsma HennyBERGSMA, Hendrikje 'Henny' - Passed away unexpectedly and with her loving family by her side on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at the Welland Hospital, at the age of 83.

Much loved wife for 58 years of Hubert and loving mother of Marisa (Dave), John and Jeff.

She leaves behind her sister Tina Zylstra and her family.

 

Broadley AllanBROADLEY, Allan Elgar - Surrounded in love by his family Allan passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the age of 92.

Loved husband of over 72 years to the late Eva Vince McKerlie.

Loving father of Lynn and Elaine, Diane and Brian Holden, Cindy and the late Chuck Spearing.

Proud Papa of Elizabeth and Blair Gunn, Kimberly Holden, Allan Spearing, and great- grandchildren Ava, Lauren, Gavin, Lorelei, Alyvia and Colton.

 

Boverhof JohnBOVERHOF, John - The Lord in his infinite wisdom has taken unto himself his servant John Boverhof on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, surrounded by his family at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton at the age of 76.

Beloved husband of + Joanne (Dykstra, 1998), and Nancy (Visser, Vermeulen).

John was much loved by his children Ron (Jennifer), Kevin (Evelina), and Jeff (Jodie); step-children John (Sandy) Vermeulen, Doug (Theresa) Vermeulen, Denise (Kieran) Boyle, Dennis (Karen) Vermeulen and Julie (Paul) Russell.

Proud grandpa of 19 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandson.

 

Gallen JackGALLEN, Richard 'Jack' - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at his home on Wednesday August 16, 2017 at the age of 62.

Loving father of Melisa (Danny) LaRoche and Tanya Gallen. Caring grandfather of Keynan, Teven and Soleil.

Beloved son of the late Nelson and Colleen Gallen. Jack was a dear brother to 10 brothers and sisters and will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

 

BIGGINS, Gwen Louise - Passed away peacefully on August 16, 2017 at the Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital.

Gwen was the loving mother of Christine Lemenchick (Mike), Michael Biggins (Pauline) and Laura Vigh (John).

Cherished grandmother of Nicholas Dazé, Olivia Lemenchick, Matthew and Kaitlin Biggins, John (Chantal) and Mackenzie Vigh; Great Grandmother to Jackson and Charley Dazé.

Gwen will be fondly remembered and missed by her sister Edith Gill, her best friend and soul mate Robert Ryan. Gwen leaves behind many nieces, nephews, extended family and special friends.

 

MacLeod MaryMacLEOD, Mary Catherine (McCaig) - It is with bittersweet sadness that the family of Mary informs you that Mary’s work here on earth was completed on August 16, 2017, having passed peacefully at the Woodlands of Sunset care facility in Welland, at the age of 95.

Predeceased by her husband Gordon, her sons John and Peter, Mary will be missed by her sisters Joan and Sally in Bangor, Northern Ireland, granddaughters Pamela in Welland, Ontario, Mary Ann in Santa Clara, California and grandson Callum in Midland, Ontario.

Her Great-Grandchildren, Galexy, Piper, Marijka, John, Gordon, Benjamin, Dallas and Liam will certainly miss all the extra treats Granny Mary passed along.

 

Patrick SuzannePATRICK, Suzanne (nee Charette) – Peacefully and surrounded by her family, Suzanne passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the age of 61.

Beloved wife of the late Wayne Patrick. Cherished mother of Jeff Meskis, Shannon Meskis and Jessica Ernest (Brandon Culp).

Proud and loving grandmother of Jade, Cameron, Samantha, Shai-Anne, Heydn, Giselle, Shannon, Robert, Alexander, Oliver and great-grandmother of Brandon, Kurestynn and Ethan.

 

BUCHANAN, Susan Donaldson – Peacefully on August 15th, 2017 in her 91st year, at the Heidehof Long Term Care Home in St. Catharines, Ontario.

Predeceased by her husband James Buchanan on August 16, 2015.

Loving mother of Jim and his wife Dorothy. Proud grandmother of Katey and Nicole Buchanan. Predeceased by sister Peggy Murphy and brothers Hugh and Jimmy Anderson.

 

Guilmette Ann MarieGUILMETTE, Dr. Ann Marie (nee Gallagher) - (November 17, 1951 - August 15, 2017) -

Esteemed Professor at Brock University in Recreation and Leisure Studies until her retirement in 2010.

Much loved daughter, sister, aunt, great-aunt, colleague, staunch advocate and mentor. Ann Marie is survived by Bonnie Gallagher (Paul), Arlene Gallagher Purpura (David), Lynn Gallagher Wolbert, Mike Gallagher and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews who will sorely miss all the treats.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Jim Guilmette, nephew Michael Purpura and brother Paul Gallagher.

 

Wolodzko AntoninaWOLODZKO, Antonina (nee Rudnicka) - Passed away peacefully on August 15, 2017 at the age of 85, at Henley House in St. Catharines.

Beloved wife of 65 years to Jan. Devoted mother to her daughter Christine Johnston (David). Amazing Babcia to her 3 grandchildren Matthew (Liz), Mark (Karen) and Jennifer (Bill). Loving Pra-Babcia to her 4 great-grandchildren Megan, Kimberly, Connor and Silas.

Antonina was predeceased by her parents and 12 siblings, but will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews around the world and especially by her sister-in-law Halina and niece Renee and their family in Chicago.

 

MOUNSEY, Thomas Richard 'Tom' - Peacefully at Extendicare St. Catharines, on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the age of 86.

Beloved husband of the late Beverley (nee Shantz) for over 59 years.

Loving father of Richard (Beverly), Late Debbie, and Randy. Cherished Grampy of Jesse and Rebecca, Kelly, Charles, and Samantha, Ryan, JoAnne, and Kody. Special Great Grampy of Liam, Olivia, and Annabelle, Tyra, Damya, Ada, and Ingrid.

Tom is survived by his brother Ken (Joan).

 

Panetta TonyPANETTA, Antonio 'Tony'  It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved father and grandfather. Antonio passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving children on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the age of 76.

Dear father of Frank (Donna), Marianne (John), Julie, Nancy (Nick), Karen and Maria (Justin). He will be missed by his 12 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and his dear sister Maria Laguda (Vince).

He was predeceased by his parents Frank and Marianne Panetta.

 

Lamb DesmondLAMB, James 'Desmond' - Peacefully, in his 85th year in St. Catharines, Ontario on August 14th, 2017 at Linhaven Home for the Aged.

Beloved husband of 51 years of Eileen (nee McGuiness). Adored father of Kevin (Kelly), Damian (Julie), Dominic (Meghan), Julie (Mike) and Paul (Ruth). Loving Granda to Owen, Anthony, Jessica, Conor, Kate, Maggie, Molly, Declan and Lily.

Born in Clydebank, Scotland to Owen and Mary Lamb on October 30, 1932 and predeceased by his elder brother Peter.