Dowell HelenDOWELL, Helen Mavis (nee Tingley) - (1920 - 2018) - It is with deep sorrow that we announce the peaceful passing, at home, of Helen Dowell, our dearly loved mother, grandmother and great grandmother on Thursday July 5, 2018 at the age of 98.

Helen was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia on January 31, 1920.  She and Eugene, her beloved husband of 53 years, were married on January 1, 1943 and raised their four children in Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.

They retired to Sydney, Nova Scotia and then to Chippawa, Ontario.

LeRose FrankLeROSE, Frank - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at Hospice Niagara on Thursday, July 5, 2018.

Loving husband of 45 years to Anne (nee Greco). Devoted father of Frank (Camille) and Christina.

Dear brother of John (Santina) Le Rose, son-in-law of Matilde Greco, and brother-in-law of Maria (Nick) Tricarico, Frank Greco, Rita Letourneau, and Julie (David) Rienzo.

Zomer Langendoen JeanZOMER-LANGENDOEN, Jean (Nymeyer)  We thank God for the long life of Jean (Nymeyer) Zomer-Langendoen. (June 27, 1930 – July 5, 2018).

Predeceased by her husbands Harry (Arend) Zomer (1984) and Bastiaan Langendoen (2017).

Beloved mother of Jackie & Henry Stuive and Bryan & Janette Zomer. Step-mother to John (Jocelyn) & Karen, Andy & Rhea, Ernie & Betsy, Don & Kathy, Jennifer & Tom, Christine & Ted, Sharon & Arnold.

KING, Dorothy Jean 'Dot' (nee Henry) - (Avon Representative for over 40 years) – At the St. Catharines General Hospital, on Thursday, July 5, 2018. Dot (nee Henry) of Thorold in her 70th year.

Beloved wife of Ed King for 51 years. Dear mother of Gerald "Gerry", Shawn and Amy. Loving grandmother to 15 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

Vanee RikVANEE, Rik - (April 2, 1930 - July 5, 2018) - A proud Canadian, dad passed peacefully surrounded by his four loving daughters at Douglas Memorial Hospital, after a bold and courageous battle with cancer.

He was greeted at heaven's gates by his loving wife Dirtjke Vanee (Veldhuizen), whom he missed with all his heart.

His four grateful daughters, Alice VanRavenswaay (Ben), Ena Neufeld (John), Jane DeJong (John) and Sharon Vanee (Daniel Melock) will forever have a void in their hearts that cannot be filled by any other. Dad loved and protected us whole heartedly, never leaving a doubt in our minds and we loved him in return.

Thibodeau DavidTHIBODEAU, W. David - It is with profound sadness that we announce his passing at home on July 5, 2018 at the age of 58 years.

He leaves behind his wife and best friend of 38 years Cindy (Stewart), his son & buddy Shawn (Leanne) and precious daughter Charmaine (Tim). Cherished Pappy to the lights of his life Colten, Chloe, Rayden, Connor, Alice and McKenna.

Dearly loved son of Laurien and Elizabeth Thibodeau, brother of John, Michael and big brother of & his biggest supporter Laurie Bielby (Doug).

HEDDEN, Kassandra Rose - Unexpectedly on Thursday, July 5th, 2018 at the age of 23.

Beloved daughter of Belinda (Roger) Langdon and Richard Hedden. Loving mother of Benjamin and Daniel Paschert. Loved sister of Kayla, Kelsey, Kyle, Katie and Christopher.

Dear granddaughter of Ray and Rosemary Hedden, and the late Cathie Reece and Addie Langdon.

Venne RonaldVENNE, Ronald - (1956 - 2018) - Suddenly, as a result of his failing health and complications, Ronald succumbed peacefully with his loving family at his side at the Welland Hospital on July 5th, 2018.

Devoted husband of JoAnne Tsanoff.

Loving father of Jauhna, Shane, Cassandra and his step-children; Robert, Lori and Jeremy.

Gavan LennoxGAVAN, Lennox - (1943 - 2018) - At his residence on July 5th, 2018, Lennox passed away peacefully with family at his side.

Devoted husband of 53 years to Ginette (nee Grenier). Loving father of Sandra Gavan and Cindy Martin.

Dear brother of Martin Gavan and Clare Brouse.

Shiels BrianSHIELS, Brian Steven - Suddenly passed away on July 4, 2018 in his 41st year.

Beloved son of Steven and Carol Shiels, and loving brother of Gillian (Gio), Kyle and Austin.

He will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews; Piper, Quinn and Wyatt and by many aunts, uncles and cousins from Canada and Scotland.

LAMONTAGNE, Noel - It is with broken hearts that we announce the sudden death of Noel Lamontagne on July 4th, 2018 at the age of 57.

Dear father of Amanda and Holly.

He will be missed by his brothers; Laurent (Monique), Francis (Suzanne), Yvan and sisters; Rosanne, Liette (Jules), Odette, Marjolaine (George) and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins in Welland and Quebec.

McILVRIDE, Beverley Anne - Peacefully, with the Lord on July 4, 2018 in her 68th year.

Loving daughter of the late Lloyd Fisher (2007) and Mary Fisher (nee Johnstone) (1998). Beloved sister of the late Barbara Fisher (1998).

Kerling DianeKERLING, Diane Caroline (nee Heidebrecht) - Born February 15, 1955 in St. Catharines and passed away on July 4, 2018, very suddenly but peacefully with her family at her side.

Much loved wife and best friend of 38 years to Bill Kerling. Devoted mother to Candice (Graeme Piercy), Wes and Travis. Cherished Oma to Rylee, Teddy, Zach, Ellie, and Asher.

Special sister to Pat (Barry), Danny (Inara), Mark (Deborah Ann), Beccy (Gary), Susan (Phillip), Tim (Marilyn); sister-in-law to Helene (Robert), Roy (Laurie), and Jimmy (Judy).

da Silva ManuelDA SILVA, Manuel - At his home on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, Manuel da Silva passed away at the age of 90.

Beloved husband of Maria da Silva for 59 years. Loving father of Seraphin da Silva (Svetlana Shmyk), Judy Crockett, and Armand da Silva (Michelle).

Manuel was loved by his many grandchildren Ansley (Christeena), Nathan, Jordan, Ashley, Makayla, Rebecca, Erica, Ethan, and great grandson Logan.  Dear brother of Josefina Pavao, and Maria Carvalho.

Lipiec JerryLIPIEC, Jerzy 'Jerry' - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father and Papa, Jerry Lipiec on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in his 82nd year.

Jerry passed away after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Loving father of Lester and his wife Denise. Dad will be deeply missed by his farming partner and son, Chris and his wife Anja who all resided on the farm together. Proud and loving Papa of Gerrit. Predeceased by his wife Lena (2005).

Honsinger DarleneHONSINGER, Darlene (nee Young) – It is with great sadness that the family of the late Darlene Honsinger announces her passing at the Welland Hospital on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at the age of 71.

Beloved wife of Larry for 52 years.

Devoted mother of Barbara (Howard Johnson), Duane, and Jo-Leen (Suzie Corbet) and cherished grandmother of Carrington, Cheyenne, Wesley and Emily.