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Bedard PeterBEDARD, Peter - Passed away after a hard fought battle with a recent illness at the St. Catharines General Hospital on April 19, 2018 at the age of 75 years.

Predeceased by his parents Dr. John "Ted" and Rita along with his sister Suzanne.

Loving husband to Diane (nee Kisel) for almost 50 years. Beloved father to Gregory and his wife Maria. Cherished grandpa and best buddy to William.

Devoted brother to Tim and his wife Judy and John and his wife Karen. Survived by his brother-in-law John and his wife Maureen.

HERSTER, Doris Lilian (née McMillan) (Klajnscek) Died peacefully on April 19th, 2018, in her 97th year at United Mennonite Home in Vineland.

Born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, raised in Toronto and lived in Thorold and St. Catharines since the 1940s. Predeceased by husbands Vladimir Klajnscek (1965) and Tony Herster (2007).

Beloved mother of Les (Silver) Klajnscek and Rich (Elsje Zwart) Klajnscek, grandmother of Kayleigh Kennedy (Kevin), Evan, Aidan, Oliver and Yulia. Grams to the Janecek, Hielema and Zwart families.

Frank GeriFRANK, Geraldine 'Geri' - Passed away peacefully at the St. Catharines General Hospital with her loving family by her side on Thursday April 19, 2018 at the age of 71.

Dearly loved sister of Vicki. Cherished aunt of Rae Ann, Deb, and Tim (Anne). Loving Great-aunt of Caleb and Sarah.

RISELLI, Bernardo - Passed away peacefully at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Wednesday April 18, 2018 at the age of 87.

Beloved husband of Elisabeth (nee Bauer) for 63 years.  Cherished father of Irene (John) Kotsch, Robert (Renee) Riselli and Ronald (Dawn) Riselli.  Loving grandfather of Mira, Ava and Ben.

Dear brother of Yolanda (Luigi) Politi, Ascenza Mollica, Antonietta (Achille) DeVellis and Nino (Connie) Riselli, Theresa Lisi and brother-in-law of Lena Riselli. He will be sadly missed by several nieces and nephews.

BUZANKO, Murray - On April 18th, 2018, after a long battle with Lewy Body disease Murray passed away peacefully at West Park Health Centre at the age of 74.

He leaves his wife Joan (53 years), daughter Robin (Chris) Kmicinski, son Dave (Robin) Buzanko, grandchildren Chad and Matt (Kerry) Brinkhurst, Warren and Katelyn Buzanko, sisters Iris and Zenia Buzanko.

HILL, Jean (nee Miller) – In the presence of loving family, Jean peacefully passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, just months short of her 100th birthday.

Wife of the late Douglas Hill (1977), beloved mother of Don (Lynn), North Vancouver, Gary (Debbie), Waterloo and Jo-Anne (Ian Russell), Toronto.

Proud grandmother of Jarrett and Brandon, North Vancouver. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and dear friends who had become family.

Despres DoloresDESPRES, Dolores Margaritte (nee Burke) - Passed away peacefully with family by her side at Hospice Niagara in St. Catharines on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, In her 88th year.

Dolores Margaritte Despres (nee Burke), beloved wife of the late Henry Despres.

Loving mother of Donna and her husband Barry Melville and Dan Despres and his wife Karen. Proud Nan of Robyn (Allan), Tina (Brendan) and Danielle. Great Granny of Cole, Carrington and Hunter.

Ottaviano DaveOTTAVIANO, David Sergio - It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Dave on April 17, 2018 in his 55th year.

Beloved son of Maria Ottaviano (late Mario). Dave will be sadly missed by his daughter Olivia and her mother Shirleen.

Dear companion and best friend Virginia Naccarato. He was a great and caring brother to Maurice (Suzanne) and Mark.

Cosgrove DavidCOSGROVE, David Rochford - Passed away peacefully in the presence of his devoted family at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 79 years on April 17, 2018.

Predeceased by his parents Jessie and Ken Cosgrove and his sister Pauline Wilkinson.

Beloved husband of 49 years to Connie (nee Weicker). Loving father to Lisa and Nathan Peach and Mark Cosgrove and Christina Roman. Cherished Grandfather to Emma and Chelsea Biancaniello and Loren Cowan.

OConnor KevanO’CONNOR, Kevan Thomas - April 17, 2018. Funny, irreverent, the purveyor of bad jokes and the life of every party, Kevan passed suddenly, being as spontaneous as ever!

Kevan had many names – Honey, Daddio, Kevy, Uncle Kev, UK, gentleman farmer and real estate mogul. Everybody loved his superhero personas and we never knew what to expect next from him.

Through his 40 plus years as a realtor, he guided many newcomers to our town, befriending each and every one. His love for his family shone like a beacon and he was generous to a fault. Kevan’s life cannot be described by mere words, but it can be seen in the fabric of Niagara-on-the-lake, the people who oved him and the way he celebrated life every day.

SHORT, Darrell Donald – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Darrell Short on April 17, 2018, at the age of 61 years.

Beloved son of Donald & Shirley Short of St. Catharines. Dear brother of Pamela (Trevor) Short and Tim (Corrine) Short. Loving uncle of Sarah, Donelle and Madison.

Darrell enjoyed his work in the math department at Brock University for over 30 years.

Junke MaryJUNKE, Mary Elizabeth Catharine - (October 31, 1922 - April 17, 2018) -

Mary Elizabeth Catharine Junke was born on October 31, 1922 in Toronto, Ontario and passed away on April 17, 2018 in Beamsville, Ontario.

Hamilton JimHAMILTON, James Rennie 'Jim' - Of Niagara Falls, passed away suddenly on April 17, 2018 at the age of 75 years.

Recently predeceased by his adoring and dedicated wife Eileen Mary Hamilton. Loving father of Christopher George of Vancouver, BC and Jennifer Ann (Neil Stuchbury) of Toronto. Beloved and admired Bompa of Olivia and Liam Stuchbury, who will miss him dearly.

Predeceased by his parents George and Ruth Hamilton. Jim is survived by his brother Peter George (Carol) of Toronto, and Ruthanne Stiles (Michael) of Toronto.

Underhill RenieUNDERHILL, Renie Joan (nee Vanderweide) - (October 4, 1952 - April 17, 2018) -

It is with heavy hearts, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, the family of Renie Joan Underhill announce her passing, holding the hands of her loving family, at Hospice Niagara, in her 66th year.

Renie, "Momma Bear," "Gramma" is lovingly missed by her husband and soul mate, Robert. She is the cherished mother of Carrie (Rich) and Dawn (Trevor).

Brooks MargaretBROOKS, Margaret Jean (nee Sutherland) - In her 87th year passed peacefully with her favourite Cardiac Care Nurse by her side at the Niagara Health St. Catharines Site Tuesday April 17, 2018.

Predeceased by her husband and best friend of 50 years Roy (2006).

Survived by her two sisters Ruth Symons and Janet Edmondstone. Margaret was a very proud mother to her five children; Catherine Kuckyt (David), Barbara Baines (Ross), Bonnie Brooks, George Brooks (Suelyn) and her youngest Jonathan Brooks (Cindy).

ANGLE, Della Elaine - With great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Della Angle at Grandview Lodge in Dunnville, with loving family by her side on Monday, April 16, 2018, in her 90th year.

Predeceased by her husbands Douglas Angle (1990), and Roy Hedley (2011).

Loving mother of Debra (Hugh) DeNuke, Deanna (Dave) Swift, Denise (Alan) Barnes, Dawn Angle (Stan Lane), Darilyn (David) Dickhout, and Deidre (Richard) Dickhout.

Levesque EvelynLEVESQUE, Evelyn – Passed away peacefully, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by family on Monday April 16, 2018 in her 88th year.

Cherished wife of Gerry Levesque for 67 years. Dear mother of Peter (Lisa), David (Teresa), Paul (Sandy), the late Michael (2014) (Dianne), Daniel (Roxanne), Kathleen Amadio, Ernestine (Rick) Morandin and Edmund.

Fuller KyleFULLER, Kyle Aldege William - (December 15, 1997 - April 16, 2018) - 

It is with deep sadness and admiration we say goodbye to the strongest Man… Kyle Fuller, who lost a hard, long fight with cancer at Juravinski Hospital, where he battled until the very end on Monday, April 16.

Kyle was called to be an Angel with his father Kenny, mother Julie, sister Korie, brother in law Tyler and his Goddaughter Addilyne at his side.

Bisci RaymondBISCI, Raymond – Passed away peacefully at his residence on Monday, April 16, 2018 at the age of 80 years.

Born in Port Colborne, he has lived in this area most of his life.

Survived by his beloved wife Patricia Bisci, children Timothy (Karen) Bisci, Terressa (Mathew) Sernasie, grandchildren Jared and Spencer Sernasie, Reese, Sydney, Addison and Seth Bisci. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Di Maurizio ArmandoDI MAURIZIO, Armando - It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Armando, surrounded by his family, at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Monday, April 16, 2018 at the age of 80.

Beloved husband of Elke of 55 years. Loving father to Luana (Aldo) and Mory (Virginia).

Cherished Nonno to Nicole, Alexander, Brandon, Josephine and Devin.

O'BRIEN, Norma Jean - Passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018 at the St Catharines Hospital at the age of 66.

Beloved wife of Donnie. Cherished mother of Cathy (Vince), Donna (Lee) and Wanda. Loving Nanny of Shayne (Angelina), Jaymee (Zak), Kristy and the late Bradley Loving Great Nanny to Alice, Mordecai and Thane.

Loving daughter of Marjorie and the late Morey. Sister of Larry (Debbie), Jackie, Lori (Marvin), Linn (Dave) and Carole (Bill). She will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews and friends.

MacGILLIVRAY, Dina - Passed away peacefully at Port Colborne General Hospital on Monday, April 16, 2018 in her 91st year.

Predeceased by her husband Clifford (1994).

Loving mother to Lori Finch and Don MacGillivray and cherished Nan to Adam Finch and Curtis and Erin MacGillivray.

Burlock WendellBURLOCK, Wendell Lewis - Passed away peacefully with family by his side April 16, 2018 at Hospice Niagara at the age of 87.

Wendell will be lovingly missed by his wife Margaret (nee VanHelvert) and his children Lorrie Bischoff (Detlef) of Mississauga and Steven Burlock (Karen) of Brampton.

Cherished grandfather to Kristen, Andrea, Brendan and Hillary and great grandpa to Ethan. Missed by several nieces, nephews, cousins and their families.

Predeceased by his wife Olive (nee Cocks) his sister Elzena Clarke and brothers George, Elbridge and Hazen.

Frechette IvanFRECHETTE, Ivan - Peacefully, at Rapelje Lodge on April 16th, 2018 Ivan Frechette passed away at the age of 80.

Loving father of Mark (Chantal). He will be forever in the hearts of his grandchildren; Bryce, Brayden and Brody.

Dear brother of Renée (John Tétreault), Andrée (the late Andy Demers), Gilles (Yvonne), Serge (the late Linda).  He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Ralph and Louise Frechette.

DiMartile AlmaDiMARTILE, Alma Gertrude (nee Smith) - Formerly of Welland, passed away at Northland Pointe, Port Colborne on April 16, 2018, in her 99th year.

Beloved wife of the late Abe DiMartile (2002), she is survived by her sons Brian (Betty Ann) and Craig, sisters-in-law Violet DiMartile, Lorraine Lucianni and many nieces and nephews.

Powell JunePOWELL, June (Major) – Surrounded by her family, June passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, April 15, 2018 in her 78th year, after a brief and courageous battle with cancer.

Beloved wife and best friend of the late George Powell (2014). Cherished mother of Sid (Lois), Allison (Dennis), George Jr., and Susie (Brian).

Loving grandma to seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.