Bush DebbieBUSH, Debra Ann 'Debbie' - (1956 - 2018) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Debbie at Jurvanski Hospital Hamilton on January 6, 2018 after a brief but courageous battle with cancer.

Debbie was the beloved wife of Dr. Thomas Schulz, Lowbanks, who cherished her from the moment they met.

Debbie worked for over 30 years at Canadian Tire Financial Services in Welland and Oakville where she was beloved by many. Most recently she worked at Tintern Road and Jack’s Style Collection in Jordan, helping people with fashion, a passion in Debbie’s life.


Dwyer JosephDWYER, Joseph - Passed away peacefully on January 6, 2018, with the comfort and love of his family by his side at the age of 95. Joseph was born in Mitchell, ON and moved to St. Catharines in 1941.

Joseph was predeceased by his parents Timothy Dwyer and Margaret Dwyer (DeCourcey), his wife Francesca (1992), sons Michael (1966) and Mark (2011), sisters Lucille and Rose and brothers Fergus and Frank.

Joseph is survived by his brother Ed Dwyer (Gerry), daughter Joanne Grigg (Mike Richardson), grandchildren Lisa Grigg-Collings (Ron), Tara Gesner (Greg), Holly Dwyer Hall (Stephen), Amanda Dwyer, Mark Richardson (Leona) and his great grandchildren Gabriel Hall, Kathryn Collings and Marcela Richardson and dear friend Lucille Smith.


Rainville LiseRAINVILLE, Lise (née Audit) - (June 1, 1946 - January 6, 2018) - With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Lise Rainville (née Audit), it is with great comfort knowing that she is now with her angels in Heaven.

Predeceased by husband Bernie (2010), daughter Lynn (2011), parents Wilfred (1995) and Dolorèse (2016), niece Joanne (2007) and sister Murielle (1953).

Loving mother of Dan (Tanya) Rainville.  Adoring memère of Allison, Jacob and Madelyn Rainville & Kyle and Brycen Lambert.  Also remembered by her son-in-law Robert Lambert.


Thomas LynnTHOMAS, Marilyn Dianne 'Lynn' (née McTaggart) - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Lynn Thomas on January 6, 2018, at the age of 81.

She is survived by her devoted husband, Jack, and her children Laura (Sarah), Jeffrey (Anna), Gregory (Ellen), Philip (Mary) and Katharine. She was a loving "GramLynn" to her grandchildren Hannah, Micah, Jacob, Emily, Jesper, Yannick and Pepin.

She is also survived by her sisters Judy (Bill) McKee and Susan Jewel, and her brother Doug (Johanne) Dyer.


Franko NoraFRANKO, Nora Henrietta (Hurst) - It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Nora on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the age of 85.

She is at peace, no longer trapped within the confines of her illness, dancing her way through heaven.

Loving wife and best friend of George for 61 wonderful years. Mother of Norrie Franko, Adrian (Cynthia) Franko and Paula (Michael) Weber. Grandmother of Christina, Alyssa, Chantal, Stephanie and Nicole. Sister of Tom Hurst and Vera Edwards.

She was predeceased by her sons Kevin and Gregory, her sisters Sarah, Elsie and Betty and her brother George.


Davis ClaraDAVIS, Clara Kathleen (nee Matthews) - At Collingwood General and Marine Hospital on Saturday, January 6, 2018, Clara Kathleen Davis (nee Mathews) passed away at the age of 93.

Beloved wife of the late Harold Davis.

Loving mother of Sharron Brennan, the late Wayne Davis (the late Darlene), Pat MacLeod (Hugh), Larry Davis (the late Sandra), Nancy MacLeod (Ken), Miles Davis (Deborah), Beverly Davis, Terry Davis (Valerie), Douglas Davis (Shelby), and Darryl Davis (Louann).


Patrick RebaPATRICK, Reba (nee Hamm) - The family of Reba Patrick announces her passing on Friday, January 5, 2018 at the Welland Hospital. She was in her 91st year.

She was the wife of the late Michael Patrick (2011); mother of Linda Harding (Jack) of Welland and Wayne Martin (Anne) of Timmins; grandmother to Kevin Harding (Sharon), Barry Harding (Danielle), Lindsay Martin (Darcy Steep) and John Martin and great grandmother to Reid Martin-Steep and Reily Martin-Steep.


Forster KeithFORSTER, Keith Joseph – Passed away peacefully at the Woodlands of Sunset on Friday, January 5, 2018 in his 86th year.

Cherished father of Joanne Webb, Jeff Forster (Shawna) and Carolyn Forster. Sadly missed by his grandchidren Sean Forster, Randy Forster, Christina Torch and Kevin Torch. Also survived by his brothers Brian “Bucky” and Terry “Duke”, sisters Connie, Bev and Joyce and their families.

Predeceased by his son Randy Forster, daughter Lindy Jane and grandsons Brian and Bradley Roy.


Ingold ColleenINGOLD, Colleen Ruth - Peacefully at Linhaven Long Term Care in St. Catharines on January 5th, 2018 in her 90th year.

Predeceased by her loving husband Frank (2015).

Sadly missed by her children; Debra (Ernie) Jones, Frank (Jane) Ingold, Pamela (Patricia) Ingold, & Timothy (Heidi) Ingold.

Beloved grama to Aaron (Dawn) Jones, Katy, Tim, & Katie Jones, Elizabeth & Alexandra Ingold. Great-Grama to Sam, Graci, Harper, Rylie & Sawyer Jones. Beloved sister to Samuel (Alice) Edgar.


Schutten HermanSCHUTTEN, Herman - The Lord called home His child Herman Schutten on Friday, January 5, 2018 at the age of 88.

Beloved husband of Tina Oosterhoff for 65 years.  Loving father of John Schutten (Genevie), Herman Schutten, Pete Schutten (Dianne), and Gerald Schutten (Jodi).

He is also survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and his brothers Jack Schutten (Ellie) and Gerhard Schutten (Elizabeth), sister-in-law Greetje Schutten, brother-in-law Peter Oosterhoff, and sister-in-law Linda Ruggi.

Predeceased by his sons Jake (1977), Theodore (1978), grandson Tyler Schutten (2012), and by his other siblings.


MALLOWS, Colin Alfred - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Colin Alfred Mallows on Friday, January 5, 2018 at the age of 80.

He will be greatly missed by his family. Loving husband for 61 years to Margaret (Peg) Mallows (Hufton), beloved father to Jill Woods (Peter) and Karen Skarja (Eric).

Cherished “Bumpa” to Simon Woods (Amanda), Christopher Woods (Chantal Peck), Heather Woods (Mitch Fougere) and Andrew Skarja and Jeremy Skarja.


Mazzotti LenaMAZZOTTI, Lena - The family of Lena Mazzotti sorrowfully announce the sudden passing of their devoted mother and grandmother at her residence, surrounded by her loving daughters on Friday January 5, 2018 at the age of 81.

She leaves behind her dear daughters, Audrey Mazzotti and Mary Giura, her loving son-in-law Mike, and the two loves of her life, her grandchildren, Peter and Lisa Giura.

Predeceased by her husband Ottorino Mazzotti and her parents Giovanni and Immacolata Cerenzia.


Kuper BrigitteKUPER, Brigitte Josephina (neé Dirks) - Passed away peacefully at Niagara General Hospital on January 5, 2018 at the age of 92.

Predeceased by her husband Karl (2008). Lovingly remembered by her children Margaret, Max, Hans.

Cherished grandmother of Donnie, Roxanne, Alberta, Valentina, and Nicholai and great grandmother of Sophia, Ethan, Angelo, Josephine, and Adrian.


Bagnulo PasqualinaBAGNULO, Pasqualina - Passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family on Friday January 5, 2018 at the age of 98.

Beloved wife of the late Antonio Bagnulo (2004). Loving and devoted mother of Camilla (Anthony) Alongi, Pasquale (Bonnie) Bagnulo and Vitale (Donna) Bagnulo.

Cherished Nonna of Sean (Monica), Matthew, Jessica and Riannon Bagnulo and great-grandmother of Daniella Bagnulo.


Benner VictoriaBENNER, Victoria Elise - Passed away in the loving and caring arms of her mother and embraced by her father and sister while surrounded by her entire family at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, on Thursday January 4, 2018, at the young age of 18 years old.

The cherished daughter of Patrizia Stocco and Kevin Benner, the adored sister to Natasha.

She is the beloved granddaughter of Gary and Natalie Benner and the late Bruno and Clementina Stocco. Treasured niece of Nadia (Mark) Adamczyk, Evelina (Shawn) Stocco, Michael (Kim) Benner, Leslie (Frank) Ruzycki, and Jennifer (Mike) Lambert.


BOWDEN, Shawn Jason – Passed away, suddenly at home, on Thursday, January 4, 2017 in his 37th year.

Beloved son of Lori Springer (John) and Arthur Bowden (Sheila). Loving grandson of Dara “Bud” and the late Ruth Bowden of Nova Scotia and the late Waldamar and Mary Springer of Welland.

Shawn will be sadly missed by his aunts and uncles; Delores and Joe Rioux of Newfoundland, Ron and Karen of Alberta, Terry and Donna of B.C., Bill and Margo of Port Colborne, Bob and Pat of Thorold, Gary and Chris of Welland, Trudy (late Mark) of Sarnia and Colin and Tammy of Port Robinson.