McLAUGHLIN, Dawn Marie (Winkworth) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dawn on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the GNGH at the age of 62.

Loving wife of the late Paul (2001). Beloved mother of Jason (Leeann) McLaughlin and Michelle (Brad) Morris. Proud grandmother of Jacob, Dylan, Austin and Alysha and great grandmother of Ophelia and Octavia.

Survived by her mother Gladys Winkworth and her sisters Marilyn, Evelyn, Charlotte, Geri and Sandra (Emilio). Predeceased by many loved ones.


Warden StevenWARDEN, Steven Philip – Passed away, suddenly at home, on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in his 60th year.

Beloved husband and best friend of Christine Pope. Cherished son of Sandra and the late John Warden.

Dear brother of John (Sherry), Robert (Sharon), Karey (M.K.), Jacquelyn (Jeff). Uncle of Jeremy, Tiffany (David), Cassandra (Ed) and their children Trenton and Ayla and Shaun (Julie) and their children Hailey and Zach. Predeceased by his brothers Howard and Philip Warden. 

Also missed by his longtime friends Bret and Valerie Menezes.


MacLeod HildaMacLEOD, Hilda Kathleen (nee White) – Passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018, just before her 96th birthday.

Predeceased by her husband Keith “K.R.” MacLeod (1997). Hilda had lived a long and happy life. Her and her husband were dairy farmers for their long fruitful life before her sons took over the farm in 1977. She enjoyed her retirement, actively being involved in Beachcombers Seniors Centre for over 25 years.

She is survived by her sons Keith (Mary-Lou) of Stevensville, Paul (Ellen) of Embryo, Ron (Sherry) of Cobden, Dale (Joann) of Stevensville and 13 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren and her sisters Myrtie Montgomery and Gertie Federow and sisters-in-law Kay White, Betty White, Carole MacLeod and Florence MacLeod.


Menna GabrieleMENNA, Gabriele Francesco - Passed away peacefully at Welland ECU on Monday January 15, 2018 at the age of 81.

Beloved husband of Francesca. Dearly loved father of Josephine, Lino (Laura), Danny, Dominic, John and Freda.

Cherished grandfather of Adam, Sarah, Courtnee, Felicia, Jeremy, David, Amy and Kimberley. Dear great-grandfather of Grace, Spencer, Mason and Amelia.


Nicol BettyNICOL, Betty Doreen - It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother on January 15, 2018, in her 94th year.

Predeceased by her husband Colin and cherished great-grandson Nathan.

Betty leaves behind her sons Michael (Carol), Raymond (Nancy) and daughters Wendy Dumas (Robert) and Diane Urquhart (Don).


Crestani DinaCRESTANI, Dina  - Passed away suddenly on Monday, January 15, 2018, in her 64th year.

Beloved wife of Dale.

Loved mother of Sara Muttart-Gosse (Mark) and Jake Muttart and step-mother of Carol Sedano (Ben) and their children and Christopher Muttart (Elana).


Putman HelenPUTMAN, Helen Claire - Of Wainfleet, ON went to be with her Lord on Monday, January 15, 2018 at Haldimand War Memorial Hospital, Dunnville at the age of 95.

She was born in Dunnville on November 9, 1922 to Hugh and Anna (Brown) Miller. Predeceased by her husband Alvin (1984), son Alan (2000) (Kathy), brothers Carson, Keith; and sisters Gladys and Lois.

Helen is survived by her son Gary (Sylvia); grandchildren Barbara-Anne (James) Friesz, Clark (Julia), April Jeffs (John Vujasic); and great-grandchildren Braeden, Madeleine, Gordy, Thomas, Jamison, and Elianna.


Jodoin AimeJODOIN, Joseph 'Aime' - (Retired from Hayes Dana after 41 years of service. Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #138 and a member of the Merritton Lions Club) –

Peacefully at Niagara Health – St. Catharines Site on Monday, January 15, 2018. Aime Jodoin of Merritton in his 91st year.

Beloved husband of Dorothy (Rogerson). Dear father of Mavis (Tim Oakley). Loving grandfather of Darrell Oakley (Alison), Aimee Oakley (Dan McIntosh) and great grandfather to Ainzleigh, Riley and Jordan.


Saul PatriciaSAUL, Patricia Mary – At Hotel Dieu Shaver on Monday, January 15, 2018. Patricia (Kerr) formerly Stitt of Thorold in her 89th year.

Beloved wife of Eustace Saul and the late Art Stitt. Dear mother of Larry Stitt (Susan), Donna (John Derousie) and the late David A. Stitt, Norman Stitt and David J. Stitt.

Loving grandma of Lisa Derousie (Ian Grampolo), Emily Stitt, Mike Derousie, Ben Stitt, Shawna (Chris Urban), Daniel Stitt (Maegan), Charles Stitt and David Stitt Jr.


Anderson WarrenANDERSON, Warren - Warren, of Port Colborne, passed away at the Douglas Memorial Hospital in Fort Erie with his family at his side on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the age of 71.

Loving husband of Linda (nee Slow) of 36 years, dear father of Nancy (Mario) Jordan, Lesley (Angus) Deiter, Nadine Anderson and Shaun Anderson, loving papa of Eric Saudelli, Erin Saudelli, Emily Deiter, and Maggie Deiter.

Warren was predeceased by his parents Lewis and Helen Anderson and his brother Paul Anderson.


Schwendinger RuthSCHWENDINGER, Ruth Rose - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Monday, January 15, 2018 at Hospice Niagara at the age of 81.

Beloved wife of Alois for 59 ½ years. Kind, loving and thoughtful Mom to Linda (Garry) and Glenn (Chrissy). Cherished Oma/Grama to Katelyn (Toby), Nicole, Kristen, Matthew, Keith and Rachel.

She will be dearly missed by her siblings Orpha (Gerhard), Horst (Anneliese), her nieces and nephews and numerous friends.


Grant NanGRANT, Nan Elizabeth - At Kilean Lodge on Monday, January 15, 2018, Nan Elizabeth Grant passed away at the age of 85.

Beloved wife of the late Bill Grant (2010).  Loving mother to Bill Grant (Carole), Bob Grant (Sheila), and Dave Grant (Lynn).  Cherished grandmother of Tara, Neil (Jennifer), Matt, Josh, Tyler, Jessica, and Travis, and great-grandmother of Makayla, Karlee, and Chloe.

Dear sister of Doris Fage.  Predeceased by great-grandson Emmett Rawlings, brothers Doug Mingo and Eugene Mingo, and sister Carole Cameron. Nan will also be remembered by Barb Grant.


Cheeseman KathleenCHEESEMAN, Kathleen May (nee Copland) - Peacefully at Albright Manor on Monday, January 15, 2018, Kathleen May Cheeseman (nee Copland) passed away at the age of 97.

Beloved wife of the late Edward Cheeseman. Loving mother of Marilyn Shirton (Larry), and Linda Shirton (Brian).

Cherished grandmother of Jeffery Shirton, Kevin Shirton (Rachel), Katherine Shirton (Jeff Harrington), Jenny Carpio (Jon), and Lorrie Shirton (Corbin McLachlan), and great-grandmother of Khloe, Case, Josie, and Wade.


Macmillan BettyMACMILLAN, Elizabeth 'Betty' - Peacefully at home, on Monday, January, 15, 2018 at the age of 69 years.

Beloved Wife of Duncan for over 47 years. Loving Mother to Campbell (Amy), and Alex. Cherished Nana to Easson, and Catherine.

Betty is survived by her Mother Bertha Patterson, sister Donna Traugott, and her brother Jim Patterson.


Zagaritis EliasZAGARITIS, Elias - It’s with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of the servant of God Elias Zagaritis on Monday, January 15, 2018 in his 79th year.

Elias was born on June 28, 1938 in Kaparelli, Greece.

Beloved brother of Peter (Maria) and Stella. Adored uncle of Cindy (Terry), Erica (Peter), Katina (the late Dimitri), Dimitri (Athina), Bobby (Eleni). Great uncle to Ella, Peter, Athan, Tasos, Yianni, Effie, Georgios, Costadinos and Efrosini.

Predeceased by his parents Haralambos and Sotiria and siblings Efrosini and Serafim.


Bottacin TonyBOTTACIN, Antonio Aurelio 'Tony' - Passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family on Sunday January 14, 2018 at the age of 81.

Beloved husband of 56 years to Adriana (Busolin) Bottacin. Dearly loved father of Linda (Nick) Bruch, Annalisa Bottacin, Maria Rosa (Chuck) Rickman and the late Paola Bottacin (1997).

Cherished Nonno of Katrina, Evan and Rachel Bruch, John Anthony and Erik Reimers, Brad (Nikki), Brent (Keilah), and Blake (Erin) Rickman and Bisnonno of Jacob Rickman.