Wangler PaulWANGLER, Paul - Passed away peacefully at Meadows of Dorchester on Wednesday July 5, 2017 at the age of 89.

Beloved husband of the late Elfriede Wangler (1991).

Cherished father of Diane MacLeod and Peter (Jacqueline) Wangler.  Loving grandfather of Erika (Kevin), Stefanie (Michael), Baillee, Neil, and Jaime and great-grandfather of Michael.


Bromley DebraBROMLEY, Debra Ann (Crandell) -  Peacefully, on July 5, 2017 at St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 61.

She will be dearly missed by her mother Lillian. Beloved wife of Hugh. Loving mother of Hugh Jr. (Allison) and Ryan (Mary).

Proud grandmother of Hayley, Audrey and Alyssa. Dear sister of Roy, Marty, Sue, Terry and Bridgette. She is survived by many nieces and nephews.


Stranges AntoniettaSTRANGES, Antonietta – After a courageous battle with cancer, Antonietta passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday July 5, 2017 at the St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 69.

Beloved wife of the late Giuseppe (2015). Loving mother of Frank (Donna), Tony, Johnny (Lisa) and Teresa (Jan) Stransky. Cherished nanna of Julia, Jenna, Felicia, Jonathan and Dominik.

Dear sister of the late Maria (the late Pietro) Stranges, Rosina (Pasquale) Stranges, Angelina (Antonio) Stranges, the late Antonio (Rosa) Stranges, Bernando (Giovanna) Stranges and Lina (Giuseppe) Stranges.


Larouche Angela MarieLAROUCHE, Angela-Marie (nee Babin) - It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of Angela-Marie Larouche (nee Babin) at her residence on July 5th, 2017 at the age of 88.

Beloved wife of the late Lionel Larouche.  Cherished mother of Marc (Karen), Marcelle (Michael Coldham), Carole (Serge Landry) and the late Lionel Jr.

Angela will forever be in the hearts of her grandchildren, Mark (Carly), Natalie (Jeremy), Daniel (Ashley) and Sarah as well as her great grandchildren Hugh and Erin.


Hesser MaryHESSER, Mary Rae - Passed away suddenly on July 5, 2017 at Welland Hospital at the age of 93.

Predeceased by her husband Clayton. Survived by her sons David (Susan) and Gregory and granddaughters Christine Cameron, Kristen Saari and Erin Hesser(Ntare). Proud great grandma to Erich, Johnny, Duncan, Asante, Amani, Evaya, Connor and Jase. Great great grandmother of Jaxon.

Predeceased by her brothers James, Robert and Colin.


Srala MichaelSRALA, Michael Jacob - We are sad to announce the sudden passing of Michael on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at the age of 34.

Beloved son of Diane McKay and Stephen Srala and stepson of Bob McKay. Cherished stepbrother of Brandon McKay.

Loving nephew of many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Predeceased by his Uncle Stan and Aunt Judy and Grandparents.


Cherniuk IreneCHERNIUK, Irene (Dove) - It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Irene Cherniuk (Dove) at the age of 91 on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Ameca St. Catharines Place.

Predeceased by her husband William “Bill” (2001), and son Bill (1992).

Dear mother to daughters Colleen, Julie (Chris) and sons Michael (Jan), Philip and Richard. Proud grandmother of Alexandra, Lawra, Ellexis, Haley (Tyler), Kaitlyn, Mackenzie, Benjamin, Nathan and great grandmother to, Filomena.

Loving sister to Rita (Tom), Doreen, Eddie and late brother, Harold. Special Aunt to Natalie Bezruchka and also survived by many nieces and nephews extended family and friends.


Buchholz JerryBUCHHOLZ, Gerhard 'Jerry' - Passed away on July 4th, 2017 at the St. Catharines Hospital in his 82nd year.

Beloved husband of Agnes for over 54 years. Loving father to Arnold Buchholz and grandfather to Elinana. Predeceased by his daughter Arlene.

Dear brother of Richard (Mary), Reinhard (Selma) and Bruno (Helga). 


McLean ShaneMcLEAN, Shane Gerald Jason – Suddenly in British Columbia on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Shane McLean of Collingwood (formerly of Port Robinson), in his 24th year.

Beloved son of Sandra LeClair and John McLean. Brother of Nicole (Connor), John III (Jen), Nathan (Jodi) and uncle to Lincoln.

Shane will also be missed by his grandparents Nicole Hache, Gerald LeClair (Kathy) and the late Shirley and John McLean as well as his beloved girlfriend Lacey MacMurchy.


CATTERALL, Stephanie 'Stella' (Kurylo)  Peacefully at Tufford Manor, St. Catharines, on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Stella, formerly of Thorold, in her 90th year.

Wife of the late John "Jack" Catterall. Dear mother of John "Randy" (Mary) Catterall, Bonnie Morton and Tim (Lucie) Catterall.

Loving Nana to Courtney, Jessica (Andy), Jeff, Chelsey (Jay), Joel, Dane, Rachel and her great grandchildren Kaylan, Scarlett, Everleigh and Jones.

Predeceased by her sisters Irene Gould and Mary Gane. Aunt Stella will also be missed by many nieces and nephews.


Sheehan JoeSHEEHAN, Joseph William 'Joe' - Joe passed away after a brief hospitalization on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in his 96th year.

He leaves behind his beloved wife of 70 years, Marie, his loving children Michael, Howard, Paul and Linda as well as his adoring grandchildren Leah, Galen, Melissa and Stacey.

Joe was employed by General Motors as a cost accountant for 37 years. He retired from the Central Engineering Department in 1987. In World War II, Joe served throughout Europe with the 23rd Field Regiment (SP) RCA, part of the 4th Canadian Armoured Division.


FURNIVAL, Margaret (Witzell) - It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our dear Mother, Margaret Mary Furnival on July 4th, 2017 at the age 91.

After a short illness Margaret passed away peacefully, at Henley House in St. Catharines, with her daughter Margaret Ann at her side. She is survived by her children John (Janet) Furnival, Chris Furnival, Terry (Brenda) Furnival, Miles (Arlene) Furnival, Margaret Ann Lloyd and Philip Furnival.


COHEN, Marlene (Altman)– On July 4, 2017 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital, Marlene passed away in her 84th year.

Wife of Larry for 65 years. Mother of Bobby (Nancy), Steven, Michelle (Colin) Klein and mother-in-law of Joy.

Nana of Erin (Skylar), Rebecca, Josh (Sarah), Michael (Casie), Alex, Daniel, Geoffrey and great grandmother of Eli.  Sister of Rita (the late Sherwin) Goldman and Jane (Sam) Goorevich.


Haines GaryHAINES, Gary Keith - Gary passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on July 4th, 2017.

Predeceased by his dear wife Beverly Ellen (née Warry).

Loving father of Julie (Wil) Gold and Thomas (Cheryl Bailey) Haines. Extremely proud grandfather of Maximilian Thomas Gold and Jane Beverly Elaine Haines. Also survived by his extended family and friends.

Gary was born in Fort Erie and retired as a draftsman from Horton CBI. He was active in the community, having served as a board member with the Fort Erie Historical Museum and the Fort Erie Historical Railway Association (Friends of 6218).


DeGiuli NicholasDeGIULI, Nicholas 'Nik' - Passed away at his home on Monday July 3, 2017 at the age of 51.

Beloved son of Maria and the late Nicola DeGiuli. Dearly loved brother of Johnnie DeGiuli, the late Joe DeGiuli and the late Frank DeGiuli.  Dear uncle of Joseph and Michael.

Lovingly remembered by many aunts and uncles.


Lounsbury Mary LeeLOUNSBURY, Mary Lee (nee Thomas) - It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts that we as a family announces the passing of Mary Lee, on July 3, 2017 at the age of 65.

She has been the proud and loving wife to Gord for 44 years. Cherished mother of Aaron and Lindsay. Gramma to her grand pups Gucci the Pucci and Pogge.

Beloved sister to Pat Thomas (Steph) Gibsons of B.C. Predeceased by her parents Bob and Theresa “Toots” Thomas. She will be fondly remembered by many brothers in law and sisters in law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.


Benko AlexanderBENKO, Alexander - Passed away peacefully at Meadows of Dorchester on Monday July 3, 2017 at the age of 84.

Beloved husband of the late Theresa (Heilinger) Benko (2003).

Dearly loving father of Frank Benko and Eva-Catherine Benko-Brown.  Cherished grandfather of Megan and Alexandra Brown. Loving great-grandfather of Lincoln, Selah and Janeek.

Predeceased by his brother George Benko.


Pitkin GigiPITKIN, Gigi – Passed away peacefully with her daughters by her side, on Monday July 3, 2017 at the Welland Extended Care Unit at the age of 88.

Loving mother of Kathy Pitkin (Merritt Augustine), Keri Parker and Kristine deRaucourt (Doug Ireland).

She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Matt, Nick, Michal, Andrew, Matias and Adam, and her great granddaughter Krystal, as well as many other family and friends.


Harte JohnHARTE, John Peter - John passed away peacefully at Hospice Niagara with his family by his side on July 3rd, 2017.

Husband and friend to Janice for 46 years. Devoted father of Karen (Darren) and Jennifer. Cherished Grampa to Roxie and Rosie Loucks and Leannan Harte-Shannon whom he adored and doted upon.

Big brother to Margaret Upper, Roderick (Maria), Peter (Sandy), Raymond (Marilyn), Brian (Janet), Gerard (Laurie), Kevin (Jean), Catherine (Regina), Alice (Steve) Mirtsos, Emily (Ed) Kavanaugh, Anne (Chip) Carpenter. Brother in law to Pat and JP Carriere, Louise Parnell, Isabel and Judy Harte.


Culp RobCULP, Robert Allan - Peacefully, with the love of his family on Monday July 3, 2017 at the Haldimand War Memorial Hospital, Dunnville in his 69th year.

Rob Culp, beloved husband to Kathy for 47 years. Loving father to Robert and Kathy and Jeremy and Judy. Proud and loving Papa of Austin, Hudson and AJ.

Lovingly remembered by his brothers Ron (Janice) and Tim (Sandra) and brother-in-law Dave Peters (Susan). Sadly missed by his nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his parents Reg and Donna Culp and by his brother Rick.


Tchorz MatthewTCHORZ, Matthew Bryan 'Matt' - Following a tragic accident, Matthew Bryan Tchorz of Campden passed away on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the age of 35.

He was the beloved husband of Nicole and father to Michael, Dylan and Brooklyn.

Matthew was a loving son to Dennis Tchorz (Donna) and Debbie Tchorz, and brother to Tracy Jubenville (Mark), Scott Tchorz (Kristin), and Natalie Tchorz (Jack).


Arnold DonARNOLD, Donald Billie - (February 8, 1929 to July 2, 2017) -

On Sunday July 2, 2017 in the home he built, surrounded by the love of his family, Don was called to his Heavenly home, in his 89th year.

Dearly loved husband of Myra (Biesenthal), for almost 67 years. Beloved father to Lynne Goulet (Al) and Sherry Interisano (John).

Dear Papa to Renée Goulet (Nick Burton), Bunny Stephenson (Adam), Tyler Interisano and Kristina Interisano. Dear Great Papa to Billie Ramona Stephenson. Also survived by several nephews and nieces.


Losier RonLOSIER, RonPassed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the age of 92.

Beloved husband of 55 years to Diane. Devoted father of Daniel, Marc, and Stephen. Proud Pépère of Nicholas and Joshua.

Dear brother to Bill, Betty-Ann, Anita and brother-in-law to Amo, Eileen, Ted, Paul and the late Maurice. Ron will also be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by ten siblings.


Wojtas JadwigaWOJTAS, Jadwiga Mary Wojtas - (1933 - 2017) - Passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 2, 2017 with her loving family by her side.

Beloved wife of 64 years to Zygmunt. Cherished Mother of Charles (Barbara), Valerie (Tony) Merlo and Christopher. Predeceased by her daughter Basia (1985).

Deeply loved Babcia of Robert, Justin (Patricia), Adam, Krystyna, and Christian. Beloved sister of Elizabeth (Joseph) Zabek and sister-in-law of Arlene Konopka. Predeceased by her brother Zenon Konopka, her sister Valerie (Cyril) Bulanda. She will be deeply missed by many nieces and nephews.


Cunnington RogerCUNNINGTON, Roger Allan - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Roger on Sunday July 2, 2017, at the age of 82 at Sunnybrook Hospital.

Loving husband of Joan Cunnington (nee Pitts) for 56 wonderful years. Proud father of David Cunnington (Rachael). He is survived by granddaughter Kate Tanaka.

He will be fondly remembered by his many friends and business associates.


MacDonald LeoMacDONALD, Leo Francis - We are greatly saddened by the passing of Leo on Sunday, July 2, 2017. Leo passed away peacefully at the Woolcott Wing of the Welland Hospital surrounded by loved ones.

Deeply missed by his beloved wife Sandra (nee Perrin). Loving father of Alice (Paul) Florian, Genevieve (Kevin) Darrow, Vince (Talitha) MacDonald, Joseph MacDonald, Claire Young and Neil (Vanessa) MacDonald.

He was a cherished grandfather, great grandfather and step grandfather.