Isherwood BettyISHERWOOD, Betty Jane (nee Durkin) – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Betty Jane Isherwood (nee Durkin) at the Welland Hospital on Saturday, February 17, 2018 in her 84th year.

Beloved wife of Richard Isherwood for 64 years.

She succumbed after a short battle with aggressive cancer, but put up a great fight. To many of us she was a mother, a mentor and a best friend.

McClary GeorgeMcCLARY, George – Passed away, peacefully at home, surrounded by the love and comfort of his family on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the age of 85.

Beloved husband of Lois (nee Cudmore) for 62 years. Cherished father of Susanne DaSilva (late Joseph), Stephen McClary, Sandra McClary (Joseph Posteraro) and stepfather of Randy Campbell.

Proud and loving grandfather of Christopher DaSilva (Lisa), Julia DaSilva, Joseph DaSilva, Jennifer DaSilva (David Bowman), Stephen Dean and Mandi McClary (Joel Hopkins). He will be sadly missed by many great-grandchildren.

RUNGELING, Dorothy Maude (Doane) – At Lookout Point Retirement Home, on Saturday, February 17th, 2018 Dorothy Rungeling of Fonthill, in her 107th year made her final landing in heaven's airport.

Beloved wife of the late Charles Rungeling and dear mother of Barry (Joan) Rungeling of Calgary, AB.

Loving grandmother of Charles, Berry and Albert, and great-grandmother of Tonilyn, Reanne, Katlyn and Jesse, all of Alberta.

Siemens EmmyliaSIEMENS, Emmylia – At the United Mennonite Home in Vineland on Saturday, February 17, 2018.  Emmylia Siemens, aged 88 years.

Predeceased by her husband Isaak Kroeker (1999).

Mother of Garth, Lynn and Jay as well as grandchildren and great grandchildren. Sister of Frank Palfy, Eugene Palfy and Helen Pettit.

Marno MaryMARNO, Mary - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family and in the arms of her beloved daughter Anne, on Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at the Meadows of Dorchester at 89 years of age, after a long and courageous battle with dementia.

Born April 13th, 1928 in Lennoxtown, Scotland in the midst of the gorgeous Campsie Hills to Thomas and Annie Leonard, the fourth of 12 children, Mary came to Canada with her sister Margaret in 1950. The two sisters were sent ahead of their parents and siblings to establish a home for the family to immigrate to.

Both Mary and Margaret worked tirelessly to accomplish this, and after a few short years had a home ready for the family, who followed in 1953. During this time Mary met William John Marno and the two were married July 16, 1955 at St. Patrick's Church. Mary and Bill went on to have three children Anne, Theresa, and William.

Zarafonitis NickZARAFONITIS, Constable Nicholas Alexander - It is with heavy hearts that the family of Nick Zarafonitis announces his sudden passing on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the age of 49.

Cherished son of Eileen and the late Alex (2002). He was the proud and loving father of James and will be affectionately remembered by James’ mother Shannon.

He will be forever missed by his sister Diana Carroll, brother-in-law Alan and niece Emersyn. Dear friend of Wendy Lawrason and father figure to her children Cassie and Jake. Also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Bortolin AntonioBORTOLIN, Antonio Alberto - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Antonio on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the age of 94 at the GNGH.

Loving husband of Aurora (nee Iseppon) for 66 wonderful years. Beloved father of Valeria Bortolin and Michael (Deborah) Bortolin. Proud grandfather of Dean Abbosh and Ariel Bortolin.

Survived by his two sisters Augusta and Angelina in Italy and two brothers-in-law; Mario (Judy) Iseppon and Tony (Hilda) Iseppon of Niagara Falls. Predeceased by his siblings Maria, Francesco, Luigi, Tarcisio, Guiseppe and Tomaso all from Italy.

WALHOUT, Corrie - Passed away in her 94th year, at Kilean Lodge in Grimsby, to be with her Lord and Saviour, on Friday, February 16, 2018.

Beloved wife of the late Hendrik Walhout. Loving mother of Robert and the late Ellen Hayner.

Cherished Oma of 7 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

Scodellaro TonySCODELLARO, Antonio 'Tony' – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Antonio Scodellaro at the Welland Hospital on Friday, February 16, 2018 in his 69th year.

Beloved husband for 44 year of Sandy (nee Hosking). Proud and loving father of Matthew (Angela) and cherished Nonno of Vincent and Joseph.

Dear brother of Lucia Labenski (Henry), John, Luigi (Lucy), Rita Cottone (Vince) and brother-in-law of Mary-Lou Finlay (Steve) and the late Michael Hosking. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Bellows MarilynBELLOWS, Marilyn Anne (McLean) – Peacefully after a courageous Battle with cancer, surrounded by her family at Niagara Health – St. Catharines site, on Friday, February 16, 2018. Marilyn (McLean) of St. Catharines in her 70th year.

Beloved wife of John Lake. Adored mother of Erika (Jamie Buchanan). Cherished Nana of Autumn and Brock. Sister of Joanne (Don Brown) and Auntie Namen to Dale (Karen) and Shon (Paula).

Marilyn will also be missed by her four-legged friend Moe and had retired from G.M. Canada.

Molesworth RonMOLESWORTH, Ronald 'Ron' – Ron passed away at Albright Manor on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the age of 84 years.

Husband of the late Katie (2003).

Ron worked at Bethesda Home for a number of years. He was a member of Twenty Valley Community Church in Vineland.

Martens AgnesMARTENS, Agnes – Peacefully at her home at Pleasant Manor on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the age of 95 years.

Beloved wife of the late Bill Martens (2004) and dear mother of Vic Martens, Ed (Becky) Martens and Cathy (Paul) DeBon all of Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Loved oma of Whitney, Billy, Daniel and Rachel.  Sister of Eduard Penner and Margaret Kroeger both of Germany.  Predeceased by sisters Minnie Penner and Katie Dick. Best friend of Jessie Bartel.

Allan GordonALLAN, Gordon James - Of Port Colborne, passed away at Northland Pointe on Friday, February 16, 2018 in his 91st year.

Beloved husband of Marrian (nee Sager) for 67 years, loving father of Jim (Martha) Allan of Port Colborne, dear grandfather of David Allan of Abu Dhabi, UAE, Elizabeth (Travis) Willick of Ridgeway, great grandfather of Brenna and Colton.

Brother of Gladys Allan and Wilda (Laverne) Russworm. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and his brother Edgar Allan and his sisters Doris Phillips and Leola Baker.

LEWIS, Dora Belle - Peacefully on Friday, February 16th, 2018 at Hospice Niagara in her 87th year.

Predeceased by her husband Ralph (1998). Loving mother of Diane (David) Tophen, John (Janice), Ralph (Gina), Melody (John) Howse and stepmother of Wayne (Susan) Arthurs.

Dear grandmother of 11 and great grandmother of 12. Predeceased by her parents Winnifred & Lloyd Lewis. Dora was a friend of Bill W for 48 years.

Demkowitz AlmaDEMKOWITZ, Alma Emma (nee Dold) - It is with great sadness that her family announces her peaceful passing at the United Mennonite Home (UMH) in Vineland, Ontario, on February 16, 2018,  in her 99th year.

Alma was predeceased by her first husband, Heinz Bartmeyer (1945) and her second husband, John Demkowitz (2009).

Predeceased by her parents and two sisters. Loving and devoted mother of Heidemarie (Wolfgang) Kaiser of Germany, Victor (Mercedes) Demkowitz of St. Catharines, and Michael (Mary-Theresa) Power of Fonthill. Alma was cherished by her grandchildren Oliver, Detlef, Alexandra, Matthew and Patrick.

Pretty MichaelPRETTY, Michael W. – On Friday, February 16, 2018, Michael passed away peacefully at Valley Park Lodge at the age of 77.

Beloved husband of 54 years to Margaret. Dear father of Michael (Sandy), Mark (Pauline) and Mollie (Jonathon) Lee.

Cherished grandfather and Papa of Robert (Jessi), Andrew, Abbie, Landon and Ella. Brother of Cecil (Judy) and Carolyn (Danny).

Grenier Paquette CeleineGRENIER-PAQUETTE, Céline (nee Laplante)  - At Foyer Richelieu Welland on February 16th, 2018, Céline (nee Laplante) Grenier-Paquette passed away at the age of 89.

Loving sister of Martine.  Dear friend of Ed & Marie Bélanger.  She will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents, Gédéon and Alfredina (nee Couture) Laplante, her first husband Alphé Grenier, second husband Léonard Paquette and her sister Patricia.

CARPENTER, Emma Anna - Born on February 1st, 1935 and peacefully passed away on February 16th, 2018 at Douglas Memorial Hospital at the age of 83.

Daughter of the late Frank and Mary Nemeth.

She was predeceased by her beloved son Stephen. Loving mother of Julianne (David W. Putman). Sadly missed by her chosen daughter Pamela (George) Mackie.

LITTLE, Gilbert - Passed away peacefully Friday February 16, 2018 with his family by his side.

Gilbert was survived by his wife Lillian, his children Linda (predeceased), Ken (Anne Marie), Doug (predeceased), Sharon Kohut (Dan), Lisa Brown (Dave), grandchildren: Rachel, Sarah, Jennifer, Kristie, Megan, Gregory and eight great-grandchildren.

Losier ChadLOSIER, Chad - Passed away suddenly at his home on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the age of 36.

Beloved father of Estelle Losier. Loving son of Hector and Kathy Losier.

Cherished brother of Keith (Cheryl) Losier and Derek (Meaghen) Losier. Caring uncle of Zachary, Ethan, Hannah and Anderson.  Fondly remembered by Estelle's mother Aliye Losier.

Knox KyleKNOX, Kyle William - Passed away on February 15, 2018 at the age of 27, at Welland County General Hospital.

Loving son of Dawn (neé Gallant) Knox and brothers Justin Knox (Chelsea) and Kevin Knox. Predeceased by father Daniel Justin Knox and grandfather George Wellington Gallant.

Greatly missed by his grandmother Trudy Gallant, uncles and aunts, Ken VanAlstine (Dana), Bill Knox and Nancy Contino-Knox.

Palumbi SilvestroPALUMBI, Silvestro - Passed away suddenly at his home on Thursday February 15, 2018 at the age of 77.

Beloved husband of 52 years to Barbara (Williams) Palumbi.  Dearly loved father of Mark (Kerrie) Palumbi, Laura (Terry) Sheridan and Tanya Palumbi.  Cherished Nonno of Matthew, Victoria, Nicolette, Brianna and Kirsten.

Dear brother of Silvana (Umberto) Nardangeli and Maria (Gino) Silvestrone.  Mr. Palumbi had worked at General Motors as a tool and die maker, retiring after many years of service.

SENDZIK, Saundra - (January 16, 1940 - February 15, 2018) -

Saundra Sendzik passed away on February 15, 2018.

Rand EleanorRAND, Eleanor Kathleen (Goble) - Passed away peacefully in her sleep at the Niagara Health System - St. Catharines Site Hospital on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the age of 92.

Predeceased by her husband Charles. Loving mother of Maureen Royle (Vaughan), Colleen Koziarski (Henry) and Kavin Hawley.

Cherished grandmother of Amanda Conrad (Matthew Ott), Jessica Conrad (David Marchal), Peter Royle, Stephen Koziarski (Katie) and Robert Koziarski (Robin). Great-grandmother of Avery Ott, Noah Ott, Maeve Conrad, Sadie "Sarah" Koziarski and Benjamin Koziarski.

Osborn MaryOSBORN, Mary Elizabeth - Passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Gilmore Lodge in Fort Erie in her 89th year.

Dearly loved mother of Beverly (Paul Serveau), Gary (Carol) Farnan and Randy (Elizabeth) Farnan.

Affectionately known as “Grandma O” to her grandchildren Gary (Suzanne) Farnan, Leanne (Jeremy) Hayman, Blake (Rhonda Horton) Farnan, Shauna (Steve) Roch and Matthew (Stephanie) Farnan, as well as step-grandchildren Kristen (Bryan) Leveille, Amy (Matthew) Higgins, Michael (Melissa) Everett and Andrew (Sarah) Serveau.

Shelton LoisSHELTON, Lois (Campbell) – It is with heavy hearts that we announce Lois’s passing in her 61st year as she returned to her heavenly home surrounded by family on February 15th, 2018, after a fierce battle with cancer.

Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her struggle and ultimately gave her peace.

Predeceased by her parents, Verne and Evelyn Campbell, brother Douglas Andrews and nephew Kevin Pilon. Lois is survived by sister Marilyn Pilon (late Maurice) and sister Terrie Nantais (Tom).