Stuart JackSTUART, James Douglas 'Jack' - Suddenly and unexpectedly, on Sunday, September 24, 2017 in his 55th year, Jack was taken from us.

He is survived by his wife Dorothy, their daughter Emily and by her brother Colton. He is also survived by his mother, Barbara Joyce Stuart and his brothers and sisters; Rob (Carol), Lori (Ed), Nancy (Pete), Rick (Lou), Cathy (Don), Marg (Vince) and Tom (Diane).

He was Uncle Jack to many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Robert Bruce Stuart (1991).


Cowan BarbaraCOWAN, Barbara Anne (nee Baker) - With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Barbara Anne Cowan (nee Baker), peacefully at home, surrounded by her family on Sunday, September 24, 2017 in her 78th year.

Loving wife of Dave for 55 years. Dearly loved mother of Michael (Cathrine), Beth (Ken) Brown, and Paula (Lee) Keddie.

Cherished grandma of Jackie (Graham) Long, Jonathan (Becky), Charlotte (Logan) McDermit, Shannon and Andrew Cowan, Philip (Brittany) Brown, Colin, Holly, and Hannah Brown, Joel, Chad, and Emilia Keddie. Great-grandma to Abigail, Maria, and Benjamin Long, Emma, Amelia and Adeline Cowan, and Luca Brown.


Sharpe ShirleySHARPE, Shirley Bettyann - Shirley would like to let you know that her work here on earth is done.

She came into this world on September 12th 1952, and was called home to be with her mother and father, Gerald and Betty Sharpe, on September 24th 2017 in her 65th year.

She was a huge family person and leaves behind her husband John Taylor, her sons Matt Van Vliet (Lee-Ellen) and little Johnny Taylor and her daughter Melinda Tremblay (Steven).

She had caring brother Rick Sharpe and her sisters Wanda Sharpe (Doug) and Darlene Sharpe who she leaves here on earth.


Blain AliceBLAIN, Alice – Peacefully on September 24, 2017 in her 99th year at Summit Place Long Term Care Home in Owen Sound, Ontario after living with cancer for 20 years.

Predeceased by her husband William Leonard Alvoy Blain, (1973) and Daughter Gail Natalie McLean, (1998).  Loving mother of Heather Gibb (Allan) and Alvoy Blain (Ruth). Proud grandmother of James and Lisa McConachie; and Alvoy, Travis and Kimberly Blain.

Survived by Brother Ted (Procyshyn) and Sister Sophie (Pikor).  Predeceased by 12 sisters and brothers.


ALDERSON, Theresa - Theresa passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Sunday, September 24th, 2017 in her 72nd year.

Loving wife of Malcolm. Proud mother of Cheryl (Ken), Ian (Carrie), Richard (Jodie) and Angela (Mike). Sadly missed by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and siblings Anthony, Judith and Irene.


Bythell DennisBYTHELL, Dennis Dean - Dennis passed away on September 24th, 2017 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital in his 75th year.

Loving husband of Donna for 52 years. Proud father of Denise Bythell and Diana (Matthew) Woehl. Loving grandpa of Adam and Natalie Woehl.

Dennis will be sadly missed by his siblings Paul (Lou), Connie (Bob) Mellow, Jon (Donna) and Susan (Jack) Smalldon as well as his many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Dean and Eileen, his sister Karen and brother James "Jim".


Kaleta MaryKALETA, Mary - (1928 - 2017) - Mary, while surrounded by her family, died Sunday the 24th of September, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital in Quebec, following a brief illness.

Born Mary Esther Kinsella, 1928, Templetuohy, Co. Tipperary, Ireland. In 1973, she immigrated to Canada with her family, settling in Fort Erie, Ontario until her move to Montreal. She lived a purpose-filled life serving her family, church and each community in which she lived.

She will be missed by so many, of whom their lives she has touched. Mary was predeceased by her husband, Tadeuz (Terry), son Stefan and sisters Kim MacDermott and Anna Diamond, both of Ireland. She is survived by her children Tyna & Jean Jallet of Roxboro, Pawel & Marina Kaleta of Elmira, Teresa Chernish of Red Deer, along with her 9 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.


Grimwood CliffordGRIMWOOD, Clifford Alvie - Former resident of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Clifford passed away peacefully at Hospice in Edmonton, Alberta, on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at the age of 64 years from a long battle with cancer.

He was predeceased by his parents David & June Grimwood.

He is survived by his wife Norma Cottreau, his children Marrisa Bennet, Brandon Grimwood, grandchildren, Cassandra, Brandon and Hannah. His sister and brother.


Eisenring MariaEISENRING, Maria (nee DeChellis) - It is with deep sadness that the family of Maria DeChellis Eisenring announces her passing on September 23, 2017 in Burlington, Ontario. She would have been 43 years old on November 12.

Left behind to mourn are her husband Andri Eisenring and son Benjamin. Maria is survived by her parents Tony and Augusta DeChellis, in-laws Meinrad and Ursa Eisenring, siblings Frank and Lisa, Anthony and Cathy and nephews Alessandro, Anthony, Andreas, Antonio and Luca.

Maria also leaves behind family and friends in Switzerland, Italia, Australia, United States, and Spain. She was predeceased by her grandparents Francesco and Rosina DeChellis and Antonio and Berardina Cincis.


Gracey CliffordGRACEY, Clifford Bruce - Of Wellandport, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at the Hamilton General Hospital on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the age of 83.

Predeceased by his beloved wife of 55 years Marilyn June Gracey (2011). Dear and loving father of Judy Brough (Glen) of Dunnville and Kathleen Almas (Don) of Troy. Devoted grandfather of Benjamin and Caroline.

Cherished brother of Bill, late Norman, Ernest, Marion Lounsbury, Lorraine Smith, late Patty McLeod, and Donald.


Barlow DouglasBARLOW, Douglas - Passed away at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Saturday September 23, 2017 at the age of 84 years.

Douglas worked as a foreman in the carpentry shop for 35 years with the St. Lawrence Seaway.

Predeceased by his father John Henry and his mother Mary Ann (Cottrell).  Survived by friends of 40 years, Murray Cohen, Marilyn Barfoot and Gwen Barfoot.

Douglas was a member of Masonic Organisations for over 40 years, including McNab Lodge No. 169. He was also a long-standing Tai Chi instructor.


WELGAN, Mike - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Mike had just recently celebrated his 90th birthday with his family.

Beloved Husband of Irene (nee Stanek) for over 50 years. Loving Dad to Dianne (Alex) and Kim (Rob). Cherished Eepa to Mackenzie, Kendra and Alyona.

Mike will be dearly missed by his brother Tony (Marianne) and sister Vera as well as his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Joe.


Trapp KenTRAPP, Kenneth A. - It is with heavy hearts our family announces the peaceful passing of Ken on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at the age of 81.

Our family takes comfort in knowing he has been reunited with his beloved wife of 60 years, Mary (2015).

Ken will be greatly missed by his children Richard, John (Anne), Sandra, and Linda.  Cherished Papa of Ian (Melissa), Hayley, Stephanie, and Gavin.  Ken is predeceased by his dear grandson Ryan (2017).


Arlia SettimioARLIA, SettimioAfter a long and courageous battle, Settimio passed away peacefully in his 71st year on Saturday, September 23, 2017.

Beloved Husband and best friend of Anna Maria for 44 years. Loving Papa to Maria (Paul) and Mario (Deanna). Cherished Nonno to Bianca and Camilla.

Settimio will be dearly missed by his siblings Ada, Pietro, Mario and Giuseppe and their families in Italy and Switzerland. He will also be missed by his brothers- and sisters-in-law Carm (John), Carla (Dan), Ignazio (Tina), Tony (Carol), Lisa (Mike), Johnny, Valentino (Angel) and Rosalia (Sean) and their families.

Predeceased by his parents Nicola and Maria and his in-laws Giovanni and Rosina Boccia.


Reynolds CliffordREYNOLDS, Clifford George - With Josephine at his side on Saturday, September 23, 2017, Clifford George Reynolds passed away at Juravinski Hospital at the age of 73.

Beloved husband of Josephine Pamela Parry for 35 years.  Loving father of Jennifer, Kimberley, Lisa and Richard.  Dear son of June Reynolds (the late George).

He will be missed by his 11 grandchildren, six great grandchildren, siblings Harriet, Bonnie and Barry, and many friends.  Predeceased by one brother and two sisters.


Abrahams GemABRAHAMS, Gloria 'Gem' Elaine (nee Tomlinson) - Passed away peacefully in Canada on September 23, 2017 at the age of 89.

Born in 1927 in Manchester, Gem is predeceased by parents, husband and siblings.

She is survived by daughters; Dorothy Ann Sage (Leighton “Saggie”), Maureen Smith (Michael), grandchildren: Wayne and Craig Sage, Sarah and Ryan Smith and great granddaughter Emily Ann Sage.

Gem will be missed by nieces, nephews, grand and great grand nieces and nephews along with other relatives and friends.


Speirs TonySPEIRS, Anthony 'Tony' Alexander - Passed away surrounded by his family at Hospice Niagara on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 55 years of age.

Cherished partner of Kim Campbell. Loving father/Dad of Derek, Tara and Anthony Jr.; step-father of Kelly, Shannon, Jessica, Kimmy and Ashley. Dear Papa of Kayden, Layla, Tianna, Mikayla, Aveah, Cataleya, Jada, Rlla, Addison & Bryanna.

Loving brother of Elizabeth (Brister) and Allan. He was a nephew of Alex & Helen and Brian and the late Sarah Kennedy. Tony was an uncle of Elisha, Chris and cousin of Eleanor, Jan & Andrea.

He was predeceased by his parents Allan (1988) and Janette (nee Bruce - 2009).


Rooney Ingham WendyROONEY-INGHAM, Wendy Sue - (1962 - 2017) - Passed away peacefully in the presence of her loving family at home on September 22, 2017 at the age of 54 years.

Beloved wife to Terry. Amazing mom to Bronson, Savannah (Mohamed), Jaegar (Jackie), Scarlett, Cruise (Hannah), Sapphire (Ahmed), Barry and Tilly. Cherished Grandma to Jameel, Safia, and Amirah.

Survived by her devoted parents Shirley and Larry Ingham and sister Debra (Matt) Miller. Predeceased by her beautiful sister Diane. 


Kilty DavidKILTY, David - Died peacefully on September, 22nd, 2017 at home surrounded by family and good friends Don, Liz, Brian, Kathy, Bill, Nancy, Gary, Anne and Victoria, at the age of 72.

Beloved husband of Janet Rutherford for 36 years.

Loving father of Kristen (Graham) Toyne. Cherished grandad of Grayson David. Dear brother of Dan (Norma), Joe (Judy), Eric (Anne) and Angela. Brother-in-law of Liz (Donald) McEwan and Susan (Ed) Dorion.


Gordon LauraGORDON, Laura Beatrice (nee Kelty) - We are sad to announce the gentle passing of our beautiful Laura after a very courageous battle with cancer. By her side was her loving husband Jim "Rack" of 37 years, on Friday September 22, 2017 at St. Catharines General Hospital.

She is now reunited with her beloved daughter Shannon (1996). Survived by her sons Sean and James.

Cherished sister to Joan, Mary Lou (John), Cathy (Wayne),Glenda (Dave) and many loving family members, close friends and her cat Mallory. Laura will be fondly remembered by her sister-in-law Sandra and brother-in-law Mark.

Predeceased by her sister Marilyn, brother Peter, brothers-in-law Charlie, Stan, Ray, Cliff, John, and Jimmy.


McRoberts MargaretMcROBERTS, Margaret Rose (Adams) - (June 27, 1949 - September 22, 2017) - 

Born in Belfast Northern Ireland on June 27, 1949 Margaret McRoberts (Adams) as the oldest of six siblings, led a love filled and mischievous life in the Braniel.

Her life changed forever when she met her true soulmate Roy McRoberts and in July of 1970 they started their life together.


Nott EileenNOTT, Eileen Winnifred (Plato) – Passed away peacefully at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Friday September 22, 2017.

Wife of Jim; mother of Jim and Wayne; grandmother of Blake, Rachel and McKendry.

Sister of John and Pauline. Predeceased by her siblings Frances, Gerald and George.


MEKBEB, Barbara Cynthia (nee Willshire) - Passed away suddenly on Friday, September 22, 2017 at the age of 77.

Barbara Cynthia Mekbeb (nee Willshire), dear mother of Krystyn, and Andrew (Christine), of St. Catharines, Ontario.

Loving grandma of Carmela and Lia Mekbeb. Dear friend of Belay Mekbeb.

Predeceased by her mother Maxine Franklin and a sister Elaine.


VANDEN BOOGAARD, Shirley Ethel - Peacefully at United Mennonite Home, Vineland on Friday September 22, 2017 in her 79th year.

Shirley Vanden Boogaard, beloved wife of Kees Vanden Boogaard. Sadly missed by her canine companion Coco.

Born in Crenshaw, Mississippi she will be missed by her family in the area.


Abbruscato RosaliaABBRUSCATO, Rosalia - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Friday September 22, 2017 at the age of 63.

Beloved daughter of the late Vincenzo and Concetta Abbruscato. Dearly loved sister-in-law of Pina Abbruscato and Betty Abbruscato.

Predeceased by her brothers Frank and Mario Abbruscato and her sister Maria Gualtieri and her husband Frank.  Lovingly remembered by her nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and dear friends for life Lucy Foniciello and Rikki Robbins.


Ristine HelenRISTINE, Helen Winnifred (nee Ector) – With Gerald, her loving husband of over 62 years by her side, Helen passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Thursday, September 21, 2017 in her 82nd year.

She is reunited with her cherished son Timothy James who predeceased her in 2012.

Dear sister of Eleanor Kimber and Brian Ector and mother-in-law of Maria Ristine. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Ray and Emily Ector.