Carducci ArmandoCARDUCCI, Armando - Passed away suddenly, surrounded by his loving family, at St. Catharines General Hospital on Monday November 13, 2017 at the age of 81.

Beloved husband of 51 years to Concetta (Falivena) Carducci.  Loving father of Andy (Michelle) Carducci and Susan (Tony) Fugnitto. Cherished Nonno of Samuel, Jacob, Lia and Lola.

Dear brother of Agnes Saccucci and Eda (Nick) Varalli and brother-in-law of Antonietta Carducci, Bruno DeLellis, Josie Falivena and Domenica Falivena (Italy).  Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Chris Carducci, his sister Antonietta DeLellis and his brothers-in-law Mario Saccucci and Vito Falivena.


Williams PamelaWILLIAMS, Pamela Nellie (nee Beck) - It is with heavy but with grateful hearts that we share the passing of Pamela Williams at her residence in Port Colborne.

Pam was 72 years of age and she left us in the early morning of November 13, 2017 surrounded in the love and care of her family.

Pam is survived by her son Christopher Williams, daughter Lindsay Costello (Matt), and the sweetest grandchildren ever Brendan and Hayley Costello.

She will also be remembered by her husband Ralph. Pam was deeply loved and cared for by her sisters and brothers: Pat Ykema (Rudy), David Beck (Jennie), Beth Beck (Don MacDonald), Marie James, and Albert Beck (Brenda).


Hadjiyannakis MariaHADJIYANNAKIS, Maria - The servant of God, Maria, fell asleep on November 13, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.

Maria was born on January 20, 1938 in Gennadi, Rhodos, Greece. Loving wife of Andreas and their children Stasia & Manoli Loukas, Steve, Flora & Steve Milios. Cherished Yiayia of Marina, Peter, Stasia, Yiannis and Andreas.

Survived by her siblings Haristoula Alevizos, George Riniou and Victoria Cappelletti. Adored sister-in-law of Nikiforos and Katerina Hadjiyannakis.


Donatelli RosaDONATELLI, Rosa - It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of our sweet, loving mother and grandmother peacefully at her home on Monday November 13th, 2017, in her 92nd year.

Surrounded by the affection of her cherished family, Rosa is now an angel in heaven and reunited with her beloved husband, Giovanni “John” (2013).

Rosa is survived by her loving sister, Maria (Cosimo) D’Eramo. Cherished mother of Nino (Laura), John (Linda), and Frank (Sylvie). Most loving grandmother to Jonathon, Nina, Gina, Sarah, Carla, Michael and David. 


Schappert ErnieSCHAPPERT, Ernest Paul 'Ernie' – Peacefully at Heidehof Home for the Aged surrounded by his devoted family on Monday, November 13, 2017 at the age of 95.

Predeceased by his loving wife of 59 years Doris Mae (Bauer). Ernie is survived by his much loved daughter Paula Ellen and son-in-law Robert Black as well as his sister-in-law Marion.

Also predeceased by his siblings Philip “Doc” (Thelma), George, Adam (Emmy), Jack (Kay), Henry (Joan), William (Ann), Christina Gottinger and Tillie Ulmer, as well as these five members of the family Peter, John, Adolf, Elizabetha and Phillipina who died within ten days – Feb. 5-16, in 1912 in Melville, Sask. from a flu pandemic. Survived also by his many nieces and nephews.


Pieroway JuliaPIEROWAY, Julia Denise Anne - It is with unspeakable sadness that the family of Julia Pieroway announces her sudden passing, as the result of a motor vehicle accident, on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at the age of 20.

Beautiful and much loved daughter of Robert Jr. and Cheryl. Cherished sister of Jessica and Bobby. Beloved granddaughter of Derrice and the late Robert Pieroway Sr., and Bonnie and Edward Shea.

She will be forever missed by her uncles Dave Pieroway (Saskia), Reginald Wolfe (Christine) and by her many great-aunts, great-uncles, cousins and friends. Predeceased by her grandfather Reginald William Wolfe.


TULLY, Marcella Margaret (nee Castellan) - Passed away surrounded by her family on Sunday, November 12th, 2017.

Predeceased by husband Charles W. Tully. Loving mother of Debbie Wilsher, Valerie (Andrew) Tully-Pincus and Heather (Chuck) Immel. Devoted Nan to Emma, Ashley, Katie, Emily, Quentin and Simon.

Survived by sisters Milena (Danny) Cappellaro and Paula Calvitto, sisters-in-law Lynn Duffy and Donna Lee (Mike) Laveck and several nieces & nephews.


Lipinski JohnLIPINSKI, John Frank - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John Lipinski.

John enjoyed life and had a strong will to live, but lost his battle with cancer on Sunday, November 12, 2017, at the age of 68.  John passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the McNally House Hospice.

He was predeceased by his parents Franciszek (Frank) and Konstancja (Connie) Lipinski.  He will be greatly missed by his siblings Barbara Wolwowicz, Krystyna Logozny (Rick), Irene Kovats (Nick), and Stanislaw Lipinski (Janne Fjeld); nieces and nephews Tania (Chris), Andrew (Michele), Alicia (Phil), Mark (Julie), Dr. Matthew (Dr. Katie), Steven (Anna), and Michael; and great nieces and nephews Isaac, Ethan, Lucas, Marcus, Katie, Owen, Carter and Autumn.


Miller AntonMILLER, Anton John - Passed away following congestive heart failure, at the age of 86, on Sunday, November 12, 2017.

Loving father of David, Janet, Luka, and Paul (Elaine), and grandfather of Carley, Ryan, Candace, Hailey and Nolan.

Predeceased by his grandson Trenten and granddaughter Jade.


Detlor AliceDETLOR, Alice Gertrude (nee Brown) – It is with heavy hearts the family announces the passing of Alice Detlor on Sunday November 12, 2017 at the age of 92.

Alice was the doting wife to Hugh (March 2002) and a loving and caring Mother to Mary Ann Askeland (Steve 2013) and Donald. Dedicated Grandma to Joan, Carolyn and Mark, and Great Grandma to Jamie and Matthew.

Alice was the oldest of 7 siblings and leaves behind her brother – Robert Brown (late Bev) brother in law Bruce (late Bessie) and sister in law Mary Helen (late Harold). Predeceased by her siblings Margaret Binkley, Jean Barr, Beverly and Edwin Brown.


Brown BruceBROWN, Robert 'Bruce' – Passed away at the Welland General Hospital on Sunday November 12, 2017 at 81 years of age.

Loving husband of Shirley for 58 years. Cherished father of Kevin (Janice), Jeffrey and Shelley. Dear grandfather of Matthew, Jakeb, Ashelly, Kaitlin and Jessica.

Dear brother of Helen (Ralph) Smith and Dorothy Furler. Lovingly remembered by his family and friends.


Gutthardt AstridGUTTHARDT, Astrid (Kuhl) - On the first day of the week, very early in the morning… Luke 24:1a

After a brief illness with her family at her side, God graciously called Astrid home to be with her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ at the Niagara Health System – General Site on Sunday, November 12, 2017 in her 84th year.

Loving and deeply cherished mother of Jutta Gutthardt, Sherif and Sigrid Nabhan, Richard and Alison (Cann) Gutthardt, and Margaret Gutthardt. Deeply loved Oma of Justin Andreas, Abigail Joy and Euan John Uwe.

Predeceased by her loving husband, Uwe, her parents, Richard and Lilli (Maron) Kuhl (Klein), her step father, Henry Klein, her brother, Dieter Kuhl, her brother, Arno Kuhl, her sister in law, Ute Grob, her brother in law, Roland Grob, and her brother in law, Franz Rusch.


Pietsch HeinzPIETSCH, Heinz - Sadly taken far too soon on November 12, 2017 at home in the arms of one who truly cared, loved him and only wanted the best for him always.

Loving husband to Joanne Baranek of 26 years. Cherished father to Katrina (Paul) Paradise and adored Opa of Hendrix. Survived by his mother Irmgard. Forever treasured by his enormous circle of dear friends and extended family. Predeceased by his father Hans.

Born on July 1, 1954 in Scheidegg, Germany, he immigrated to Canada at age 3 with his parents, settling in Port Dalhousie.


Mooradian ArnoldMOORADIAN, ArnoldPassed peacefully with his three boys at his side on November 12, 2017 at the age of 82.

Beloved husband of the late Gail (2017). Survived by his sons John, David and Michael. Grandchildren Ara, Katie, Talin, Trent, Nicklaus, Carter, Jack and Brooklyn. Predeceased by much loved sister Lucy Dardarian and brother "Mikey" Minoian.

Arnie spent his life in St. Catharines and was proud to have grown up in the (still) family home on Carlton Street in "The Dogpatch", where he was surrounded by good friends and his extended family.


Coutu MargueriteCOUTU, Marguerite (Sauvé) - It is with saddened hearts that we announce the unexpected passing of Marguerite Coutu (nee Sauvé) on November 12th, 2017 in her 78th year.

Beloved wife of Lucien Coutu. Cherished mother of Michel (Beth) and Rosanne (Janet).  She will be forever in the hearts of her grandchildren Laura and Colby.

She will greatly be missed by her niece Helene Doerfler and her good friends Jeannine and Buck. Predeceased by her parents Donat and Eva (née Storm).


Cercone YolandaCERCONE, Yolanda (nee Silvestri) – Of Welland, passed peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Sunday, November 12, 2017 in her 100th year.

She was predeceased by her husband Giuseppe and her daughter Elisa Rubino, her sons-in-law Marco Rubino, Pasqauale Rubino and Vince Manna, brother Attilio Silvestri and sister Lina DeChellis and her granddaughter Rosemary Westbye.

She will be sadly missed by her children Ilda Rubino, Carlo (Sylvia) Cercone, Wanda Manna and her grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.


Ingram RyanINGRAM, Ryan Walter – (1982 - 2017) - Peacefully on Sunday, November 12, 2017 with his fianceé Candi Lee by his side.

Devoted Uncle of Alyssa, Brayden, Brooklyn, Kingston, Kaydenz  and Bentley. Brother of Micheal (Danielle), Sara (Josh), Hunter, Connor and Ayden. Survived by his parents Brion and Judy.

Special grandson of Art and Carolyn. Step Dad of Kayla, Kyle, Noah and Michael. Remembered by his uncles Jim (Carol) and Greg (Maryanne).


Loro RobbieLORO, Robert 'Robbie' - Passed away suddenly and tragically on Sunday November 12, 2017 at the age of 48.

Beloved son of Lena and the late Ivan Loro (1986). Dearly loved brother of Anthony Loro, Danny Loro, David Loro and Anne-Marie Thielman. Loving uncle of Emily and Jacob.

Also surviving are several aunts, uncles and cousins.


Gemmell NormaGEMMELL, Norma Elizabeth (Brett)  - At Henley House on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Norma (Brett) formerly of St. Catharines in her 79th year.

Wife of the late Bill Gemmell. Dear mother of Roger Gemmell (Traci), Patty (Karl Legault), Bill Gemmell, Michele (John Risi) and the late Darlene Smith.

Loving grandmother of Scott Gemmell, Christen Gemmell, Peter Legault (Melissa), Jason Legault (Dawn), Jamie Legault (Jessica), William Gemmell (Sheila), Carolyn Gemmell, Aaron Smith (Kaylah), Bronson Smith, Aubrey Smith (Peter Smith), Kourtney Risi, Sydney Risi and great grandmother to 14 great grandchildren. Sister of Walter Brett (Karen).


Revell LoisREVELL, Lois Ann - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lois on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at the age of 86.

Beloved wife of Don for 62 wonderful years. Dearly loved mother of Sharon Trojner and her husband Frank. Cherished Nana of Matthew and Christy Trojner.

Lois was predeceased by her dearest children Lynn and John Revell, her much loved sister Joyce Mackenzie and her loving parents Robert and Betty Mackenzie.


Dohar MarcellaDOHAR, Marcella - Passed away peacefully at Meadows of Dorchester with her loving family at her side, on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the age of 86.

Beloved wife of 66 years to the late John Dohar (2016).

Dearly loved mother of Zoltan (Debbie) Dohar and Val (Don) Cahill. Cherished grandmother of David (Stacey), James (Amanda) and Richard (Amy) Dohar, Christopher and Catherine Cahill and great-grandmother of Hunter, Mason, Hailey, Ethan, Riley, Evan, Emily and Ryder.


Webb JimWEBB, Douglas James 'Jim' - After a brief, courageous  battle with cancer, Jim peacefully passed surrounded by family on Saturday, November 11, 2017 age 65.

Beloved husband and best friend of Nancy for 45 years. Dear son of Douglas and the late Nancy Webb.  Loving father of Tanya (Allen) Plourde, and Trevor Webb.

Proud Papa of Hailey and Brianna Plourde, and Landon, Zander and Kamryn Webb.  Loving brother of David (Ellen) Webb, and Nancylynn (Chris) Opiola.


Ferri BobFERRI, Robert 'Bob' - It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of ‘Bob’ on Saturday, November 11, 2017 in his 80th year with his family by his side.

Loving father to Bob (Lana), Karen Stratford and Chris (Christine). Cherished Grandfather to Curtis, Dakota, Megan, Ryan and Dylan.

Predeceased by his granddaughter Bailey, parents John and Rosina and his brother Louis.


FRIESEN, William Elmer 'Bill' – At St. Catharines General Hospital on Saturday November 11, 2017, at the age of 94 years.

Bill Friesen has gone to join his first wife Agnes (1998), his second wife Nellie (2014), his daughter Donna Thiessen (2015) and his grandson Robbie (1974) in glory.

He leaves behind his children Linda (Ian) Bye, Kathy (Don) Walker, Jake Thiessen, Bill (Sue) Friesen and Lois Ouellette. Also survived by 12 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and by his sister Grace Wichert.


Armstrong RonARMSTRONG, Ronald H. – It is with deep sadness that our family announces the passing of Ron on Saturday November 11th, 2017 in his 84th year.

Left to cherish Ron’s memory is his loving wife Loraine, children Steve and Diane, James and Rita, Cathy and Mark Patterson. Loving Grandpa to Evan and McKensi, Katy and Liam, Jessica and Trevor, Megan and Matt, Gordon, Gina. He was a very special loving Great ‘Grandpa Ron” to Roselyn, Autumn and Rory.

Predeceased by his father Russell Armstrong, his mother May Armstrong Weekes and stepfather John Weekes. He leaves behind sisters Shirley, Marlene and brother Geoff. As well as extended family members and close friends.


Oswald KatieOSWALD, Katherine 'Katie' - Passed away peacefully in Tijuana, Mexico on Monday October 30, 2017 at the age of 22.

Cherished daughter of Will and Yvonne Oswald. Katherine was an accomplished singer and actress, having trained at AMDA in New York City and was currently completing her B.A. in Performing Arts at Brock University.

Her spectacular smile, warmth and kindness will remain in people'​s hearts forever.