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ROSSETTO, Domenico Sante - Peacefully on Sunday, May 21st, 2017 at the St. Catharines Hospital in his 83rd year.

Beloved husband of Helen (nee Slater) for 60 years. Loving father of Rino. Brother of Leone (Antoinette), late Esterina Rossetto of Italy, Rosetta (Louis) Marchetto, Louisa (Edo) Zugno, late Armida Silvello.

Domenico worked for ES Fox before retiring in 1995. He was Past President of Thorold Soccer Club, loved to travel and spend his winters in Florida.

 

Van Bergeyk JohnVAN BERGEYK, John - And He said unto me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness." ~ Corinthians 12:9.

After a life of abiding Christian faith, surrounded with the love of his family at McNally House Hospice, Heaven's gates opened and John was called home to be with his Lord on Sunday, May 21, 2017. John Van Bergeyk passed away in his 86th year.

Beloved husband of Grace (nee van der Hoef) for 56 years. Loving father of Larry (Nelly), Gilbert (Michele), and Geraldine Van Bergeyk.

 

Lewis RickLEWIS, Richard 'Rick' - It is with very heavy hearts and profound sadness our family announces the passing of Rick on Sunday, May 21st, 2017 at the age of 70.

Sally, Rick’s wife and best friend will forever cherish the 50 years they shared and will miss him deeply. Their son Brian will carry his dad’s legacy forever in his heart. Papa will be greatly missed by his beautiful granddaughter Ireland. He was predeceased by his eldest son Gregory (1968).

Rick’s sisters Karen (Doug), Dale (Gary) and brother Mark will fondly remember their dear brother.

 

Graham JanetGRAHAM, Janet Kathleen - Passed away at McNally House on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in her 65th year.

Beloved husband of Brian. Loved mother of Stephen Graham (Crystal Yeo) and Elizabeth Lidstrom (Henrik Lidstrom). Grandmother of Aidan, Malcolm, Bronwyn, Gwenyth, Vera and Viggo.

Beloved daughter of Doug and Kathleen Kennedy (deceased) and sister of Sue Rogers (Rob), John Kennedy (Virginia) and Pat Bond (Bob - deceased).

 

Markarian EdwardMARKARIAN, Edward - Passed away peacefully on Saturday May 20, 2017 at Royal Rose Place at the age of 91.

Predeceased by his loving wife Jasmine (nee Choghangjian) of 56 years.

Cherished Dad to Don (Marion), Adrienne (Dave), and John (Donna). Beloved Grandpa to Katie (Jeff), Jacyln (Nino), and great grandchildren Madelyn, Emily, George, Lincoln and Davin. Will be fondly remembered by many family members and close friends.

 

DAddario MikeD’ADDARIO, Michele 'Mike' - (May 7, 1941 - May 20, 2017) -

It is with immense sadness that we announce the passing of Michele (Mike) D’Addario at the age of 76, with his family by his side. His huge heart was too big for this world and it gave all it could before it couldn’t give anymore.

Cherished and devoted husband of 53 years to Anna Luisa (Marcantonio).  Dearly loved father to four daughters; Carmelina (Frank) Arcuri, Connie (Chris) Hockey, Lucy Belchior and Linda (Chris Van Bakel).

 

Sherwood MarySHERWOOD, Mary (Parkinson) - Passed away on Saturday May 20, 2017, at the Hamilton General Hospital with her family by her side, at the age of 74.

The loving wife of Roy and dear mother of Michael (Ann) and Ryan (Sandi). She deeply cherished her two granddaughters Noelle and Sarah. Dear sister of Robert (Dorri) Parkinson. Aunt of Julia (Kert), Jayne (Scott) and Matthew.

She was predeceased by her parents Scotty and Norene Parkinson and sister-in-law Margaret Ann.

 

Rossi PeterROSSI, Peter David – Sadly we announce the passing of Peter at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Saturday May 20, 2017 at the age of 52.

Devoted husband of Donna for 28 years. Proud father of Michael (Christina) and Shannon. Loving papa of Sofia.

Cherished son of Bruno and the late Gail. Dear brother of Annette (Jim) Coombes and Janet Rossi (Bill). Adored by many nieces, nephews, in-laws, cousins and friends.

 

Clausen HowardCLAUSEN, Howard Andrew - Passed away at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital on Saturday, May 20, 2017, in his 93rd year.

Devoted husband of Alice (nee Cramer) for almost 70 years. Loved father of Bill (Barbara), Andy (Pam), Jack (Carrie) and Ruth.

Cherished grandfather of Robbie, Christopher, Mark, Stuart, Cindy, Laura, Becky, Brian and Tom and great-grandfather of 19 great-grandchildren.

 

Koudys JohnKOUDYS, John Dirk - Went home to his Lord and Saviour, on Friday, May 19, 2017, in his 69th year.

Beloved husband of Yolanda. Loved father of Matthew and Lauren and grandfather of Stephen. Cherished son of Katharina and the late Jan Koudys (1999). Dear brother of Ted Koudys and his wife Kathy and Peter Koudys.

John was born in Leiden, Netherlands and came to Canada at the age of eight. He was a world traveller before raising a family and retiring from Dofasco. John expressed great appreciation for the care he received from everyone at the Hamilton General Hospital.

 

Buchanan ArtBUCHANAN, Arthur Alexander - (July 30, 1930 – May 19, 2017) - (Retired Transport Driver after 37 years of service) –

After a long battle with heart disease and many times beating the odds, Art died at the age of 86. More than once over the last five years, he was told he wouldn't have much longer, but his will to live was strong.

Cherished husband for 64 years to Marilyn (Wark). Dearly loved father of Sharon (Brian Gilkinson), Bruce Buchanan (Cathy) and Cathy (Dan Toppari).

 

Biro LeslieBIRO, Leslie - (1926 - 2017) - It is with great sadness the family of Leslie Biro announces his passing on Friday May 19, 2017 at the Welland hospital.

Born in Hungary, grandpa was the “Rock” to the family and lived a generous life of 91 years.

Husband of Mary, for 41 years, step father to Sharon Chevalier (Kyle Hope) and brother to Ilanka, and family in Hungary.

 

Barker AlbertBARKER, Albert - Passed peacefully at the St. Catharines General Hospital on May 19, 2017 in his 89th year.

Loving husband to Margaret of 50 years. Beloved Dad of David, Donald and Heather (Jody) Williamson. Cherished Papa/Grandpa of Hannah, Kirsten, Addison and Meghan. Albert will be missed by his sister Patricia Eydt as well as many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents James and Nora, as well as his brother Keith. 

 

WEBB, Madeline - Passed away on Friday, May 19th, 2017 at the St Catharines Hospital at the age of 93.

Beloved wife of the late Gerry B. Webb. Loving mother of Sharon.

She is survived by her sisters Marielle, Noella and Aurore. Madeline will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews.

 

DAngelo CarmD'ANGELO, Carmela 'Carm' - Passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the age of 62.

Beloved wife of Gustino 'Jim' D'Angelo and loving mother of David and Alayna D'Angelo.

Cherished daughter of Michele and Antoinette Lombardi and daughter-in-law of Lucia and the late Francesco D'Angelo (2000). Dear sister of Philomena (Domenic) Currado and sister-in-law of John (Joanne) D'Angelo and Ida (Pasquale) Vittorio.

Carm owned and operated Pettit Avenue Nursery School for over 40 years where she will be fondly remembered by her partner Barb and the children.

 

VANDENBERG, Grietje Geertruida 'Margaret' - Gone to be with her heavenly Father, at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, on Thursday, May 18, 2017, in her 88th year.

Beloved wife of Pieter for 62 years. Loved mother of Dorothy Williams (Larry), Shirley Verkuyl, Gerald Vandenberg (Shirley) and Rosalinde Wierdsma (Robert).

Cherished grandmother of Lacey (Luke), Adam (Kristen), Charles, Patrick (Andrea), Steven, Savannah (Chris), Jesse, Laura (Roy), Graham (Kalene), Benjamin (Kelsey), Samantha and Daniel (Jessika) and G.G. of Elsa, Isis, Peter, Asha, Uri, Jay, Owen and Jeffrey.

 

Cumming EleanorCUMMING, Inez 'Eleanor' (neé Egerter) - Passed away peacefully at Welland Hospital on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the age of 87.

Predeceased by her husband Robert, son Bruce and his wife Patti, sister Caroline, brother Burt and parents Harry & Edna Egerter. Lovingly remembered by her sons Brian (Tammy), Gerry (Brenda) and Harry (Diane).

Cherished grandmother of Sara (Tommy), Taylor (Cathy), Trevor (Elizabeth), Brent (Kat), Chris (Lauren) and Julie (John). Beloved great-great grandmother to Madison, Kenney, Anna, Sophie, Ryleigh, Taylor, Callie and Trent.

 

DOORNBOS, Hilda – In Welland on Thursday May 18, 2017, Hilda Doornbos, formerly of Beamsville, aged 93 years.

Wife of the late Rick (2012).

Mother of Ineke Lukanchoff, Rudy (Sue) and the late Martin (1991). Grandmother of Caroline DeJong, Chris Mazzone, Stephen Mazzone. Great grandmother of the late Courteney (2002), Michelle Tucker and Matthew Lalonde. Great great grandmother of Matias Tobora.

 

Golden CecilGOLDEN, Cecil Wallace – Of Welland, peacefully at his residence on Thursday, May 18, 2017, in his 91st year.

Cherished husband, for 69 years to Edna (nee Wells). Beloved father of Betty Belzner, Terry Shirkie (Bernie), Gary Golden, Sandra Golden, Grace Spence and Gail Mackay (Ross).

Loved grandfather of Rachel, John, Ryan, Matthew and Amy Belzner; Ginny, Craig and Jeffrey Golden; Ashely Nyberg; Stephanie, Christopher, James, Thomas and Jacob Golden; Darrell Golden, Lena Broughton, Amanda Ventresca (Marco), Eric Spence (Marie), Justin Spence (Etsko) and Curtis, Phillip and Daniel Mackay.

 

Luciani RobertaLUCIANI, Roberta 'Bobby' (nee Campbell) - In her 80th year, peacefully and with dignity and courage at home on May 18, 2017.

Beloved wife of Joseph Luciani, who held her hand until the end. Lovingly remembered by daughters Amy (René Lemay) and Angela Luciani and grandchildren Brigitte, Jason and Bailey Lemay.

Survived by sister Margaret (Greta) Robertson and predeceased by sister Louise Campbell. Auntie Bobby to numerous nieces and nephews, who will cherish the memory of being called chicken.

 

Ivanauskas HeleneIVANAUSKAS, Helene - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Helene on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at the St. Catharines General Hospital.

She is now reunited with her loving husband John.

Beloved mother of John Jr. and Ramona.  She will be missed by her siblings Violeta, Raimundas, Viktoras as well as many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sister Sarlota.

 

Tassillo CelesteTASSILLO, Celeste - We are sad to announce the passing of Celeste Tassillo at Meadows of Dorchester on May 17, 2017 at the age of 82.

She is now reunited with her loving husband Giuseppe and her son Nick. Beloved mother of Gabriella and beautiful Nonna to Lorraine, Amanda, Sarah and Kristen.

Survived by her sister Elena and brother-in-law Aldo Morlacchetti and many nieces and nephews. She will be missed by her friends and extended family.

 

Falk HelmiFALK, Helmi – Peacefully, surrounded by her family at Tabor Manor, on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, Helmi Falk, aged 76 years.

Beloved wife of Peter for 58 years.  Loving and caring mother of Mary & Herman Wiebe, John & Tina Falk, Rob & Karlene Falk.

Dear Oma to Jocelyn (Bree), Nicole (James), Vanessa (Davie), Karlene (Mitchell), Steven (Madison), and Dale. Also survived by 4 great grandchildren and many nieces & nephews. Sister of Erika, Hildie, Artur, Rudi, Hartmut, Zieghart and Ewald.

 

Traver Wade HarllomTRAVER-WADE, Baby Harllom James - It is with heavy hearts that Sarah Traver & Rob Dafoe-Wade announce the passing of their stillborn son on Wednesday May 17, 2017.

He is forever loved and dearly missed by his grandparents Brian & Linda Traver, and Edwin Wade & Laura-Lea Pybus, great grandfather Arthur (the late Carol) Traver, uncles Kyle Traver, Justin Dafoe and Tommy Dafoe, as well as many other family members and friends.

 

Ball JamesBALL, James Albert - Passed away suddenly at home, on Wednesday May 17th, 2017, age 59.

He is survived by his best friend and soul mate, wife Nancy. Will be missed by his son Eric, and Nancy's children Rebecca (Justin) Wagner, Scott (Jennifer) Hudson, and Steven Hudson.

Cherished Grampy Jim to Gavin, Joel, and Benjamin.

 

Kotyk GwenKOTYK, Gwendolyn Lois (Bastings) - (October 5, 1926 - May 17, 2017) - 

You’ll never know just how much I love you,
You’ll never know just how much I care…
("You’ll Never Know” - Dick Haymes)

Gwendolyn Kotyk passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 17, 2017.

Predeceased by her loving husband of 60 years, Walter (2009). Beloved mother of Linda Carriere, David Kotyk, Gary (Kate) Kotyk, and Glen Kotyk. Predeceased by son-in-law, James Carriere (2001).