POWER, Marilyn Grace (nee Simpson) - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the age of 76.
Beloved wife of 52 years to Brian Power. Dearly loved mother of Carolyn (Daniel) Wheeler and Kevin (Leigh) Power. Cherished grandmother of Patrick and Rebecca Wheeler, Michael and Christopher Power.
Dear sister of David (Molly) Simpson. Lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews and many friends.
Marilyn was a teacher for 25 years with the Niagara South Board of Education and spent 21 of those years at Maple Street School.
LYNDS, Dorothy Louise (nee Lawson) - (June 8, 1928 to October 11, 2017) -
It’s with great sadness and a heavy heart that Brian & Cindy Allen & Nancy & Ron Huckla announce the passing of their much loved aunt & surrogate mother Dorothy at Linhaven Home for the Aged in St. Catharines.
Beloved wife & soul mate of Randolph for 70 years.
Dearly loved sister of Frances Lawson. Predeceased by brothers Douglas (Della), Malcolm (Evelyn) and sisters Joyce Keefe (Roy), Evelyn Crysler (John), Joan Campbell (Allan), Ada Lynburner (Mike) & baby sister Freda Lawson. Predeceased by parents Murray & Kathleen Lawson.
ROOZENDAAL, Johannes 'Jan' - Passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the age of 86.
Much loved husband of Thea and devoted father of Ellen (Paul), Sharon (the late Mark) and Wendy. Cherished Opa of Jordan, Davin, Perry, Arden, Phillip, Allison and Daniel.
He leaves behind his loving family in Holland.
Jan lived life to the fullest, enjoyed time with his family, sports and all the friends he met along the way.
POGUE, Evelyn May - Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 in her 102nd year.
Predeceased by her loving husband J. Eric, and her son David Eric.
Evelyn is survived by her son John (Sara), daughter-in-law Paula, grandchildren Dustin (Gretchen) of Georgia, Ryan (Sandy) of North Carolina, and great-grandchildren Connor, Cassy-Lynn and Luke.
FEHRMAN, Linda Lee (nee Yoder) - Of Port Colborne, Ontario, passed away at Northland Pointe on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the age of 76 years.
Beloved wife of Paul C. Fehrman, loving stepmother of Ruth Ann (Johnnie) Bradshaw of North Carolina, Ellen Shirley (John) Bear of Pennsylvania and Paul A. (Amy) Fehrman of Port Colborne.
Dear grandmother of Andrew (Lisa) Graham of Florida, Sara Graham of Buffalo, N.Y., Michael Bear, Scott (Staci Fitzhugh) Bear, Becca (Joe) Potter and John L. Bear all of Pennsylvania, Elizabeth (Jonathon) Young of Ridgeway, John Fehrman and Mark Fehrman both of Port Colborne. Great grandmother of 9.
BRADLEY, Ruth ('Babs' to many) – Peacefully on October 11, 2017 in her 99th year at the Eventide Nursing Home, in Niagara Falls, with her daughters by her side.
Born in England, she came to Welland in 1949 and in her retirement years moved to Emsdale, Ontario. She was predeceased by two husbands, Leslie Hodsman (1944) and Stanley Bradley (1996).
Ruth is survived by her daughters Heather Yaeger and Coral Snelling (Garth). Dear grandmother to four; Tony, Shari, John and Elisha and their families. Loving great-grandmother to six and great-great-grandmother to four.
VANDERHORST, Melis 'Mel' - Born in Amsterdam September 29, 1938. Passed away at Albright Manor, on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, in his 80th year.
Loving husband of Willy. Loved father of Mel, Wayne (Annette) and Neil. Grandfather of Natasha, Melynda, Mitchell, Mason, Kayne, Simone and Carly. Dear brother of Eva Riphagen (Nick) and Fred Vanderhorst (Tonia) and brother-in-law of Wilhelmina DeWaal.
Predeceased by his parents Eva and Johannes and by his brother Peter.
LaROSE, Wayne – Passed away suddenly on October 11, 2017 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital in his 58th year.
He will be dearly missed by his father Roger LaRose, his loving sisters and brothers Louise Heisler (Arnold), Leanne LaRose (Thomas Kriens), Larry LaRose (Dee), Landre LaRose and Lauren LaRose (Susie). Forever remembered for his loyalty and generosity to his many nieces, nephews, friends and colleagues.
Wayne was predeceased by his mother Lavena LaRose and step-mother Jane LaRose.
MUNDY, William Bernard – William passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in his 75th year.
Beloved husband of the late Arlene (nee Emmerson) (October 13, 2013). Cherished father of Michael Mundy (Louise) and Terri Zezela (Jamie). Proud grandfather of Jamie, D.J., Daniel, Andrew, Aiden and Chloe.
Dear brother of Jim Mundy (late Norma) and Nancy Fox (Doug). Survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Harry and Ethel Mundy, brother Ron and sisters Lois and Faith.
William was a Firefighter with the City of Welland for 30 years. He loved keeping busy and was a Contractor for A1 Flooring right up until his health prevented him from continuing.
SCOTT, Todd Stewart Joseph - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on October 10, 2017 in his 45th year.
He will be sadly missed by his best friend and loving wife Tara. Loving father of Briana (Starsky), Frances and Kristopher.
Beloved son of Margaret Scott, Marlene Scott and son in-law of Dave and Maura Duchesne. Dear brother of Kim Lacroix (Paul), Jaret Scott, Paul Beck, Heidi Beck and brother in-law of Patrick Duchesne and Chris Duchesne. Predeceased by his father Gary Scott (2013).
PUTMAN, Vera Mae (Hawkins) - Went to be with her Lord at 11 pm Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 surrounded by family.
Vera was predeceased by her husband Walter Oliver Putman, son James and daughter Charlotte (Wreaks) Hardy.
Survived by her children Marilyn Taylor, Sharon Guy, Doug, Dennis, Betty (John) Davis, Bertha, Nancy (Wallace) Karr and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren as well as sister Ethel Putman.
She was predeceased by her sons in law Andrew Taylor and Alvin Guy and daughter in law Janet Putman.
ULLMANN, Hans - Surrounded by his loving family, with heavy hearts and deep sadness we announce the passing of Hans at the age of 85 on October 10, 2017 at the St. Catharines Hospital.
Very loved husband of Annemarie; cherished Dad of Bernie, Terry and his son Cory, Karen (John).
Deeply missed by his brother Gerd, sister Else and their families.
When we saw you sleeping so peaceful and free of pain, we could not wish you back to suffer that again.
PATTEN, Betty Mary – Passed away peacefully at Amica – St. Catharines Place Retirement Residence on October 10, 2017 in her 88th year.
Predeceased by her husband of 64 years, Thomas (Tom) Patten (2010).
Loving mother of Michael (the late Carolyn, nee Bryne 2014), Graham (Mary Jane, nee Martin), Wayne (Diane, nee Mauro) and Robert (Alison, nee Mitchell). Betty will be greatly missed by her grandchildren: Alison, the late Rob (1995), Blair, Jimmy, Jason, Brandon, Dylan, Ryan and great-grandsons, Jordan, Jesci and Colby.
FURRY, Donald Grant 'Don' - Don Furry passed away on October 10, 2017 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 90 years.
Don was born in Simcoe, Ontario. He lived most of his life in St. Catharines. He was fondly remembered as Bada.
He is survived by his daughters, Sandra (Hans) and Wendy (Tony), grandchildren Cory (Jenn) and Donald (Carrie), great grandchildren Chloe, Olivia, Owen, Kylie and Adelyn. He is predeceased by his wife Jean and his parents.
WATSON, Beverley (Locke) - Passed away after a full life and a brief illness on Tuesday October 10, 2017 at St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 84.
Predeceased by her loving husband Ian Watson and her brother Robert Locke.
She will be greatly missed by Carole Locke and her sons David (Marjorie), Donald (Barbara) and Kenneth. Nieces and nephews Katie, Shaina, Megan and Andrew and their loved families. Will also be missed by Suzanne (Armin), Patricia (David) & Ian (Sheron), nieces and nephews; Gillian, Robin, Patrick, Hilary, Kelly & Rebecca and their loved families.
OSBORNE, Heather Gaye - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our sister Heather Gaye Osborne, age 57 at Keswick, Ontario.
Loving mother of Michael and Crystal, predeceased by her daughter Chantelle (2000). Also recently predeceased by her loving mother Joanruth Osborne (May 26, 2017). Survived by her siblings Phillip, Rick, Dawn and Scott Osborne.
Heather previously lived in Niagara Falls and moved to the Toronto area many years ago.
SZALAI, Sheila - Passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Eventide Home at the age of 73.
Predeceased by her husband, Karl Szalai.
She leaves behind her sons, Doug (Kim) Letourneau and Martin Letourneau; grandchildren, Michelle, Nataly, Patrick, Douglas, Michael, Maggie; and great-grandchildren, Jayce, Lucy, Faye, and Summer.
BELLAMY, Joseph 'Joey' - Passed away suddenly at his home on Monday, October 9th, 2017 at the age of 22.
Beloved son of Dan and Tina Bellamy. Cherished brother of Shawnnah (Jeremy) Staples, Erin (Savonn) Muon, Amanda Bellamy (Mitchell Ainsworth). Loving uncle of Jaedon, Madison, Kingsley, Gage, Holli, Lucas, Bella, Shyloh, Jacob, Beckham, Rowan and Charlie.
Much loved grandson of Vivian (the late Roanld) Bellamy and Alex and Betty Harry. He will be sadly missed by his girlfriend Jennifer Harrigan and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Joey had been a student at Niagara College in Welland and worked as an automotive apprentice at Canadian Tire on Montrose Road.
TELAHUN, Michael Eskinder - Our beloved son and brother passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017 at the age of 25 years.
Dear son of Eskinder and Mekdes, loving brother Dawit (Vanessa), Blen Telahan, Bruk (Stephanie), Selam (Jacob).
Survived by his Aunt Elleni and Uncle Ephrem nieces, nephews and extended family.
WILSON, Lexina Olive 'Lexie' (nee Taylor) - It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Lexie Wilson on Monday, October 9, 2017 at the age of 59, after a courageous battle against Ovarian Cancer, fought every day with dignity, hope, love and courage.
Lexie spent her final days the way she lived her life, surrounded by family and friends.
She was the best friend and soul mate to her husband John. Cherished mother of Mike Wilson (Jennifer), Jessie Wilson (Ben Kallender) and Vicki Wilson (Wayne Stillwell). Proud and loving grandmother to Ryan, Peyton, Madison, Quentin, Landon, Alexis and Landen.
McGHEE, Robert 'Bob' - With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Robert on Monday, October 9, 2017 in his 84th year.
Much loved husband of Claire of 39 years. He will be greatly missed by his brother Ken, sister-in-law Ellen and nephew Tom. Loving stepfather to Rob (Patty) Gregory and Cathy (Don) Hutt. Stepgrandad to Eric (Tori) Hutt and Holly (Derrick) Hunt.
Also survived by his grandniece Stephanie and grandnephews Andrew, Brandon and Tyler. Predeceased by his nephew Randy McGhee.
Born in Newmarket in 1933, Bob grew up in Aurora where he attended elementary and high school. He was employed by Toronto District School Board in maintenance and transportation for 35 years.
TROGRLIC, Jure 'George' - Passed peacefully from complications of pneumonia at Heidehof Home for the Aged, on October 9, 2017 at the age of 95.
Predeceased by his wife Barbara (Wetty) in 2009. He is survived by his children Dinko (Nada) of Croatia, Maria (Danny) of St. Catharines, and Marta (Gord) of Oakville. His namesake son George predeceased in 1987.
He is predeceased by his parents and all of his brothers and sisters from Croatia.
TAYLOR, Brian Robert – It is with saddened hearts that the family of Brian Taylor announces his passing on Monday, October 9, 2017 in his 68th year.
Beloved husband and best friend of Carol. Loving father of Jeff (Kim), Stephen (Elissa) and David (Jaime).
Brian was an avid fisherman, who will be missed by his 8 grandchildren.
POITRAS, Gemma (nee Brochu) - It is with the utmost sadness that we announce the passing of our wonderful mom Gemma Poitras (nee Brochu). She joined our dad Romuald (1975) on Monday, October 9, 2017 at the age of 90.
She leaves behind her devoted children Conrad Poitras (Barb), Jeannine deRuiter, Theresa Little, Monique Lallouet, Annette Poitras (Doug) and Jean-Claude Poitras.
She will be forever missed by her grandchildren Jason, Vanessa, Jessica, Christopher, Eric, Ryan, Benjamin, Ashley, Ronnie Max, Quinn and her three great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.
WOEHL, Melissa Elizabeth - After a lengthy illness, passed away at the Welland General Hospital on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the age of 36.
Beloved daughter of Tom Woehl ( Cathy) and Elizabeth Woehl.
Loving fiancée of Dom. Melissa will be sadly missed by all.