Godin MarieGODIN, Marie Irene Solange 'Sally' (Marchildon) - Surrounded by the love of her family on Monday, January 1st, 2018.

Sally, loved mother of Danielle (Derek), Kevin, Mike (Bess) and Joe (Debbie).

Dear grandmere of Alex and Josh (Pattawan) Reynolds, Kori, Kara, Daryll (Steve) and Kris Sloan, Michelle (Donnie) Toy, Karen, Joe (Brittany) and Brandon Sloan and 6 great grandchildren.

Predeceased by her granddaughter Cheryl Sloan and by her sisters Yvette "Mickey," Rolande "Ronnie," Rita, and Hughette. Lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.


Smith ErnieSMITH, Ernest K. 'Ernie' - B.A. M.Sc. - On January 1, 2018 in his 70th year at his home surrounded by his loved ones after a courageous battle with cancer.

He will be dearly missed by his partner, Tammy Hamilton, her family mother Pauline van der Grinten, sons Alexander Hamilton (Brittany Howlett), Matthew (Siobhan) Hamilton, grandson Finn and many cousins. Dear friend of Carol and Dave Harrod, Sandi McCormack, Arnie Norris, Fred & Linda Dainard.

Predeceased by his parents, Ernest and Margaret Smith, and by brother Hugh A. Patterson (Donna).


Ciolfi RosarioCIOLFI, Rosario – Peacefully passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018 in this 90th year.

Born in Castropignano, Italy. Immigrated to Canada in June of 1951.

Rosario served in the Italian Army from 1948 – 1949. Rosario initially worked as a farm labourer in Wellandport, Ontario. From 1953-55 he worked with Ontario Hydro Power Generation as part of the SR Adam Beck II Power Generation Project. In late 1955, he began working at Stelco, Page Hersey in Welland. He retired in January 1991.

Beloved husband of Franceschina Maddalena for 63 years and loving father of Mike (Connie) and Lorenzo (Doris). Cherished Nonno of Kirk and Blake.


STEVENSON, Mary - (June 18, 1936 - January 1, 2018) -

Passed away January 1, 2018.


Turner JuneTURNER, June - Peacefully in her 90th year on January 1st, 2018, June left this world on her final journey home enveloped in the love of her family and her dear friend Rose McKee.

Predeceased by her son Jim Turner, sister Shirley, brother Jack.

June was the beloved wife of Clifford Turner, loving mother of Karen (Ernest) Widmer of Grimsby ON, Douglas Turner of Mississauga ON, Nancy (Geoffrey) Gould of Prince Rupert BC and Barry Turner of Beamsville ON.


Peitsch RalphPEITSCH, Ralph Dennis - After a short but fierce battle with cancer, Ralph Peitsch was called home to be with the Lord on January 1, 2018. Ralph was 64 years old.

Ralph leaves behind his beloved wife Christel and four children, Stephanie (Jason), Tennille (Mark), Gloria and Dianne. He was the much loved grandpa of Ali, Tyler, Reid, Owen and Finn.

Ralph is also survived by his mother Milly of Beausejour, Manitoba and brothers Larry, Lawrence and Raymond. He was predeceased by his father Arthur and sister Audrey.


Dueck RobertDUECK, Robert Henry - (May 23, 1948 – January 1, 2018) - Peacefully at St. Catharines General Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

Bobby is survived by his wife Carol of 41 years. He leaves his children Sharon Monkhouse, James and his foster son Adam Linzender and grandchildren Seth, Kaitlyn, Makayla, Johnny and Jordan.

He was predeceased by his parents Henry & Anna Dueck.


ANDRES, Arthur 'Art'- At the age of 81, of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, graduated to his eternal home with His Saviour Jesus, on December 31, 2017 at home in Niagara-on-the-Lake with his beloved wife Helen Andres and children at his side.

Visitation will be held at Bethany Mennonite Church, 572 East/West Line, Niagara-on-the-Lake, on Wednesday, January 3rd from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.

Funeral service will be held at the church on Thursday, January 4th at 11 a.m. Family interment will take place at Niagara Lake Shore Cemetery prior to the service.


Francis GraceFRANCIS, Grace Renee - Of Extendicare, Port Stanley (formerly of Brelus Drive, Dunnville and Amica, Newmarket) has passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 31, 2017 in her 105th year with loving family by her side.

Beloved wife of the late E.T. (Ted) Summers (1964). Grace was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on July 26, 1913 to the late Rene and Margaret (Callaghan) Warren and was the last surviving member of her family.

She was predeceased by sisters Laura and Evelyn; brother Lorne; step-son Frank; grandson Paul; and nephew Jimmy. She was cherished by her surviving daughters Dorothy (David) Swan of Alliston and Patricia (Ken) Couchman of Port Stanley.


Murphy JoanMURPHY, Joan (nee Clare) - We are sad to announce the sudden passing of our beloved mother, Joan, on December 31, 2017 in her 92nd year.

She is now reunited with her husband Paul H. Murphy.

She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters Jodi Hall (Dennis), Paula Thomas, Sandy Mokrzynski (Ed). Cherished Nana of 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.


Zulinov DorisZULINOV, Daria 'Doris' (nee Hucajluk) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, Doris Zulinov on December 31, 2017 at the age of 92.

Predeceased by her beloved husband, Yaroslaw and parents Walter and Pauline Hucajluk. Loving mother of Janice Taskey (Lu), Vlad (Patricia), Barbara Charlebois (Charles) and Patrick (Barbara).

Cherished Baba of Olanna, Andrea (Rob), Julianne, Alex, Jason, Jessica (Todd), Jenna and Christopher (Laura). Great Baba to James, Levi and Sophia. 


KOCHAN, Belle Mary (nee Dore) - Peacefully on Sunday, December 31st, 2017 in her 94th year.

Predeceased by her husband Paul (1994). Loving mother of Andrew (Roxann) and Howard (Diane). Dear grandmother of Stephen (Tara), Lindsay (Jason), Kevin (Kym), Brooke. Great grandmother of Grace and Carter.

Survived by her sister Florence (Stanley) Hobbs.


Zuj RaisaZUJ, Raisa – Peacefully, went home to her Lord, surrounded in love with family by her side, on Sunday, December 31, 2017 in her 94th year, at Linhaven Home.

Dear wife of the late John Zuj (1975). Devoted and beloved mother of Alexandra "Sandra" (William "Bill") DeFoe, Peter Zuj (Cindy), the late Nicholas Zuj (2015) (Joanne), the late Daniel Zuj (1997) and her late infant daughter Marusia (1953).

Proud and loved Baba of Lisa DeFoe, William "Billy" DeFoe, Kathryn Zuj, Brooke Zuj, and Quinton Zuj. Great-Baba of Taylor.


Carter Edwards LoisCARTER-EDWARDS, Lois (nee Russell) - On December 31, 2017 at the age of 90, Lois once again reunited with Ed, the love of her life and husband of 70 years, who passed away earlier in 2017.

A loving wife, a supportive partner, and mother to Dennis (Karen), Leanne (Mike) and predeceased by daughter Lynda. Lois leaves behind grandsons Trent, Craig, Tyler, Justin and John and three great grandchildren Sean, Chloe and Callum.

Lois is also survived by sisters Audrey Gordon and Muriel Drolet.


Gill ArtGILL, Arthur John 'Art' - Passed away peacefully at Welland Hospital on Sunday December 31, 2017, in his 80th year.

Survived by siblings Norman (Elaine), Charles (Bev) and Norine. Loving Step Father to four children and missed by five nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Sydney and Audrey and spouse Phyllis Cosby.

Arthur graduated from Kemptville Agricultural College and farmed at Cooks Mills until his retirement. He was very active in the Niagara Regional Exhibition. He was a Past Master of Myrtle Lodge 337, 32˚ Scottish Rite, and member of the Port Colborne/Welland Shrine Club.


Ryan PaulineRYAN, Pauline - Passed away with her loving husband at her side, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Sunday December 31, 2017 at the age of 74.

Beloved and greatly loved wife of Mick Ryan for 56 years. Cherished mother of Michael Ryan and Kelly (Jamie) Burke. Loving grandmother of Michael and Jamie.

She was predeceased by her parents John Hansen and Ivy May Dunham and her brother Jack (the late Margaret) Dunham. Fondly remembered by her nephew Colin Dunham.


Robert JonathanROBERT, Jonathan Wylder - Jonathan Wylder Robert, precious baby boy of Crystal Barry and Matthew Robert, entered this world silently and still on Saturday December 30, 2017.

He will be forever missed and always loved by those who were planning for and anticipating his arrival. Left to grieve are grandparents Andre and Shirley Robert, Laura Labadie, and Robert and Suzanne Barry. Predeceased by his grandma, Margaret Barry, we are certain that she is now holding Jonathan in her arms.

Also feeling this great loss are Jonathan’s aunts and uncles, Annette Robert, Melanie and Trevor Bouck, and Rachel Barry. He will forever be missed by his cousins Elise and Wesley Bouck.


Sinnige AdrianSINNIGE, Adrian - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at the age of 90.

Beloved and devoted husband of 56 years to Nel. Loving and proud father of Laurence (Eileen), Diana and John (Amanda). Much loved Opa to Chris, Alex, Nico, Katie and Eric. Dear brother of Ed (Gerry) and Marian.

Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews, both in Canada and in the Netherlands. Predeceased by several siblings.

Adrian loved his work as a Field Worker for the Ministry of Community and Social Services.


McMillan DoloresMcMILLAN, Dolores Stella - (1935 - 2017) - With heavy hearts, we announce the peaceful passing on December 30, 2017 of our beloved wife, mother, grandma and great-grandma Dolores.

Survived by her loving husband Earl. Adored mother to Ken (Cindy), Len (Michelle) and Penny (Frank). Grandma to Dawn, Bryan (Emily), Brandon (Carly), Travis and extended grandma to Sara, Rachel, James (Angelique), Shelby, Taylor and Dalton. Great-grandma to Cohen, Grayden, Benjamin, Mason and Everly.

Dolores was predeceased by her parents Stella and Max Krayewski and best friend and sister Florence Henderson.


Watson JoyceWATSON, Joyce Evelyn (Allan) - Joyce Watson passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter Carol on December 30, 2017 at the age of 93.

She was the beloved wife of Harold, who predeceased her in 2005, and the much loved mother of Lorraine and Rick Sibbick, Jean Garner and Carol and Ted Brenneman.

She was the cherished Nanny of Josh and Kelly Brenneman and Holly Brenneman and her fiancé Ryan Walden and the adoring Great Nanny of Emilia, Keagyn, Breanna, Addyson and Haleigh.


Bean MayBEAN, May - Passed peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Bella Senior Care Home, Niagara Falls at the grand age of 97.

Cremation has taken place.


Pascale JoePASCALE, Giuseppe 'Joe' - Peacefully at home with his loving family at his side on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at the age of 89.

Beloved husband of Palma (nee Belcastro) for over 63 years. Loving father of Maria Cockburn (Bill), Giacomo Pascale (Jennifer), and Tina Di Rosa (Victor).

Cherished Nonno of Joshua, Giacomo, and Jennifer. Great Nonno to Braxton (mom Paige).


Kelter JoeKELTER, Edward James 'Joe' - With great sadness the family announces the sudden passing of Joe at home on December 30, 2017, at age 76.

Devoted husband of Geraldine, father of Elaine (Ian), and beloved Papa to James and Natalie.

Predeceased by his father Royal Edward ‘Ted’ Kelter and mother Alice. Survived by loving siblings Gwen, Art (Gwen) and Marilyn Barfoot, and mother in law Viola Fishleigh.


Tufford MaryTUFFORD, Mary Margaret (nee Lounsbury) – Mary passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 30, 2017 in her 98th year.

Beloved wife of the late Phillip Tufford (1997).

Mary was the last surviving member of her immediate family.  Predeceased by her sister Gladys Pinfield (Alf) and brothers Charles (Florence), John, William (Nellie), Roy (Helen)(Dorothy), Hugh (Margaret) and Gordon (Vera).  Survived by nieces and nephews. 


Kubowicz KatieKUBOWICZ, Katherine 'Katie' – Passed away peacefully at Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at the age of 89.

Loving grandmother of Bill jr, Taras and Anthony and her adopted grandson Jeff. She was predeceased by her husband Elias Gannam and her son Bill Kobowicz Sr.

Katie will be sadly missed by her dear friends Irene and Jean and her favorite dog Maggie (the barker).


LEONARD, Charles - Passed away peacefully at Millennium Trail Manor on Friday December 29, 2017 at the age of 80.

Beloved husband of the late June (Stillwell) Leonard.

Dearly loved son of the late Thomas and Annie Leonard.  Cherished brother of Mary, Patricia, John, Thomas and Dennis. Predeceased by his siblings, Elizabeth, Nan, Helen, Margaret, Cathy and Eric.