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.


Starc AlmaSTARC, Alma Marie - After a long battle with dementia, Alma passed away peacefully on January 4, 2018 at Albright Manor.

Predeceased by her loving husband Frank (1994) and brothers Stan and Jim.

Alma leaves behind her sons Randy (Nancy) and Rick (Trish). Cherished gramma to Ryan, Rachel, Cassi and Hayden.


Korte VivianKORTE, Vivian (Coutts) - On January 4th, 2018 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 83.

Wife of the late Warren. Loving and devoted mother to Stephen, Patrick, Christopher and Catherine. She will be lovingly remembered and always missed.

Dear sister of Charles, Francis, Ann, Mary, Mickey, David and Jean. Predeceased by her brother Kerry.


Rohatynsky TerryROHATYNSKY, Terry (Taras) - Passed away peacefully at the Extendicare in his 64th year.

Beloved son of Kateryna (1994) and the late Ivan (1973).

Dear brother of Marusia (Ivan Soroka), Eileen (Linton Parchment) and Mykhailo (Elizabeth Quinlan) Rohatynsky. Loving uncle to Ostap (Terri), Janet (Laurie) and Andrea (Curtis).


Paille AlainPAILLÉ, Alaine - C'est avec beaucoup de chagrin que notre famille annonce le décès d'Alain Paillé à l’âge de 56 ans le 4 janvier, 2018.

Il laisse dans le deuil ses enfants: Jennifer Gunneau (Taylor) et Jessica Calvert (Kirby) et ses 2 petits-enfants; Bronwyn Gunneau et Claire Calvert.


Booker DorisBOOKER, Doris – With thanksgiving for her life Doris passed away peacefully at the Royal Rose Place on January 4, 2018 at the age of 97 and a half.

She is reunited with her beloved husband Roy Lloyd (1996). Devoted mother of Nancy (Allen) Goodfellow, Wayne (Georgia) Booker, Linda (Larry) Bedard, John Booker, Gary (Cheryl) Booker and MarK Booker.

She leaves many fond memories for her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and her sister Thelma (Graeme) Scott and nieces and nephews.


Webb ValerieWEBB, Valerie (nee Walsh) - It is with heart felt sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Val on Thursday, January 4th, 2018 just 2 days before her 78th birthday.

Beloved wife and best friend to Gordon for 28 years.

Cherished sister to Heather and Beverly and sister-in-law to Wendy, Janice, Lynn, Brian, Paul and Robert.


Johnson ErnestJOHNSON, Ernest - Peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Northland Pointe, Port Colborne in his 91st year.

Loving husband of Janette for 68 years. Beloved father of Cathy Royer (Gary) and Anne Hamilton (Bill). Predeceased by his daughter Sandra and infant son Stephen.

Cherished Grandpa of Shawn, Stephen, Michelle, Erin, Joel, Jordy and Corey. Great-grandpa of Hayden, Mackenzie and Jordan.


Blokland TonyBLOKLAND, Teunis 'Tony' - Son of the late Cornelis and Jannigje Blokland, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Douglas Memorial Hospital in Fort Erie. He was 76 years old.

He is father to Sid and his wife Nancy, Harvey and his wife Kris, Linda and her husband Lucien, and Albert and his wife Heidi.

He is also grandfather to 10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. He is survived by his 3 brothers: Peter, Cor and Bill.


GRESLIK, Edward - Peacefully on Thursday, January 4th, 2018 at the Hamilton General Hospital in his 83rd year.

Eddie leaves behind his loving wife and dear companion Fern. Brother of Irene Greslik of St. Catharines.

Predeceased by his parents Michael (1965) and Maria (1990) and his sisters Ann Hall (1968), Olga Hirter (2001) and Mary Mantesso (2017).

Ed was a Stationary Engineer, retiring in 1996.


Anhorn MikeANHORN, Michael 'Mike' - (August 6, 1966 – January 3, 2018) - Son of John (1987) and Ann (2011) Anhorn, Son in law of Sandy (2011) and Pauline (2012) Riddle.

Peacefully at home, with Paula holding his hand and Mad Dog Murphy at his side, Mike drew his last breath. With superlative courage and strength Mike fought a vicious 2½ month battle with cancer.

Loving and devoted Husband of Paula, Dad of Vicki Uruski, and Pops of Mad Dog Murphy.


CLARKSON, Margaret (nee Convery) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Margaret on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the age of 92.

She leaves behind her sons Jim (Lorraine) and Ken (Lin), her grandchildren Amanda (Peter), the late Terry, Stacey (Gary) and Alana (Dave), her great-grandchildren Brooke, Josh, Michael, Katelin, Zachary and Zoe and her sister Katharine.


Hodgkins ClaytonHODGKINS, Clayton Ross - At St. Catharines General Hospital on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, Clayton Ross Hodgkins passed away at the age of 91.

Beloved husband of the late Isabel Catherine Snyder (2010).  Loving father of Joanne Battersby (Scott), Janet Joyner (Daryl), and Marianne Brandt (Fred).

Cherished by his grandchildren Tricia DeBoer (Jeff), Dylan Battersby (Jenny), Daaron Joyner (Mandy), Janelle Delbove, (Crescenzio/Chris), Kurt Brandt (Nina), Kyle Brandt (Laura), and his great-grandchildren Stephanie DeBoer, Ryan DeBoer, Hunter Joyner, Matteo Delbove, Alivia Delbove, Elena Delbove, Rose Brandt, George Brandt, Caden Brandt, and Colby Brandt. Predeceased by his brother Clifford Hodgkins (the late Doris).

Clayton and his wife Isabel owned and operated Hodgkins Hardware in Smithville for 36 years.


Androney JackANDRONEY, John Louis 'Jack' - Suddenly at home, on January 3, 2018 at the age of 73.

Beloved husband of Millie for 47 years. Loving father of Christine (Matt) and Christopher (Kalin). He will be dearly missed by his in-laws, nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his sister Mary Murphy and brother George Androney.


Smith HarrySMITH, Harold C. 'Harry' - Passed away, suddenly, on Wednesday, January 3, 2017 in his 82nd year.

Harry was a banker at the Royal Bank on Rogers Drive and Niagara Street before transferring with the bank to Mackenzie, BC. in 1982. He left the bank to join his wife in their insurance business and then to become a Notary Public.

He always put people first and had an admirable work ethic—which he passed on to his three children.


Glenney RobertGLENNEY, Robert Joseph 'Bob' - Passed away into the presence of his dear Lord and Saviour on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at the age of 63.

Loving husband and best friend for 43 years of Becky (Leverington). Cherished father of Sarah, Victoria (James) Palmer, and Peter (Courtney Showers). Devoted grandpa of his pride and joy - grandson Aubrey. Dear brother of Ward (Lois), Dean (Vonita) and late Carolyn Baird.

Bob enjoyed his time on the dairy farm in Wellandport that he owned and ran with his wife Becky and family. He loved horses and most animals. He was committed to his church and was fond of his time as a Sunday school teacher.


Abbs DonABBS, Donald George 'Don' - Passed away peacefully at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the age of 78.

Cherished brother to the late Jim (the late Claire), the late John Lane, Len (Carol) Lane, Lorne (Betty) Lane, Doug Lane, Mike (Angie) Lane and Marie (Paul) Roadnight. He will be dearly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends, especially his dear friend Michelene Belleau and her family.

Predeceased by his parents Lloyd and Evelyn Lane.


Wunderlich JoelWUNDERLICH, Joel – Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the age of 77.

He will be forever missed by his loving wife Millie, his adored children Joanne, Dan (Gail), Anne Marie, Cathy (Steve). Cherished grandfather of Tyler, Caitlyn, Fiona and Max.

He was the proud owner/operator of Flat Rapids Camp, on the French River for 29 years. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.


McNulty JoanMcNULTY, Joan Karen – Peacefully at Henley House on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Joan (Green) of St. Catharines in her 87th year.

Wife of the late Jim McNulty. Dear mother of Charmaine (Jerry Nolan), Mickey McNulty (Nirvana), Jim McNulty (Cheryl) and Maria McNulty.

Loving grandma of eight grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.


Simpson IreneSIMPSON, Irene Yvonne - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Irene Simpson on January 2, 2018 at the age of 86.

Irene is now reunited with her husband Virgil (1987). Loving Mom to Marlene, Beverly (Rick) Mounsey, Nadine (Moe) Conn, Shelly (Charlie) Robson.


Daniels PamDANIELS, Pamela Seymour 'Pam' (nee Rigby) - With heavy hearts we announce the passing of the most beautiful soul we have ever known. Pam passed away with family at her side, on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018, in her 70th year.

Devoted wife of Brian Daniels. Deeply loved by their children, Stephen Cook (Angelina), Adam Cook, Amy Cook (Danielle), and Christopher Daniels (Jennifer). Predeceased by Ryan Daniels (2015).

She was affectionately known as "Panny" to her precious grandchildren; Alex, Georgia, Abbey, AJ, Aidan, Liam, and Edison Cook, and Brigid, Quinn, and Ainsley Daniels.

Predeceased by her parents Ann & Richard (Dick) Rigby, Pam was born & raised in St. Catharines alongside her treasured siblings, Tim Rigby and Robin Howe.


Rea BelindaREA, Belinda (Dilettera) - Peacefully called to Heaven surrounded by her loving family on January 2, 2018 at the St. Catharines Niagara Heath System in her 84th year.

Beloved wife of Francesco for 49 years.

Loving mother of Tony (Angela) and Angelo. Cherished Nonna of Melissa, Sabrina and Anthony.