Bishop TomBISHOP, Thomas L. - Passed away May 5, 2017.

A true renaissance man, entrepreneur and one of a kind. He was born in 1938 into a family of Wild West Show performers. His father, enamoured with the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show which he had seen in person in England, started his own show based in Ridgeville, ON starting in 1914.

Tom grew up performing along with his sister Lorna, trick riding and trick roping, and appearing on the CBC show the Cliff McKay Holiday Ranch in Toronto in the 1950's.

After high school, Tom began working at local radio stations and had his own show at the age of 18 called 'The Melody Corral ' playing cowboy music. He also had a popular show called the "Supper Club" at St. Catharines CKTB, and later an agricultural show on QRFM. 


EASEY, Gordon Walter - Let's go racing was a line you would always hear from Gord Easey.

With great sadness and heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Gordon Walter Easey on Friday, May 5, 2017.

Gord leaves behind his wife Sharon, son Brandon (Khamber) and daughter Brittany (John). Gord was a grandpa to Jacob and Callie (Brandon). He has a sister Barb (Bryan) and nephew Ryan.


Ellis RobertELLIS, Robert Paul - Passed away at his home in Grimsby on Friday, May 5, 2017, in his 71st year.

Loving husband of Carole and father of Christina (David), Robert (Laura) and Andrew (Ashley). Cherished grandfather of Holden, Conrad, Claire, Collin and Gregory.

Beloved son of the late Tom and Ann. Treasured brother of Karen (Doug), Tom (Carolyn), Liz, Pat (Kathie) and Cathie (Steven). Esteemed uncle to his nieces and nephews. Dear son-in-law to Louise Boychuk and brother-in-law to Susan, Mary Anne (Rudi) and Louann. He is deeply missed.


Culliton TomCULLITON, Thomas Rae 'Tom' - Suddenly on Friday, May 5, 2017 due to complications from diabetes, Tom passed away in his 61st year. He had a long history of battles with the disease.

He was predeceased by his wife Tammy Paquin. He has left behind his daughter Hollie Culliton (Jason Bird), son Donald Culliton, grandson Carson and many close friends.


McRAE, Andrew Floyd - It is with a heavy heart and tears in our eyes that we let all those who knew Andrew McRae know that after a courageous, lengthy illness he has gained his wings, and will be looking over us from the heavens.

Born September 15, 1943, Andrew passed away on Friday, May 5, 2017.

He leaves behind his brother and primary care giver; Robert McRae, his loving sister, who he lived with for the better part of his life; Viola Kertesz (the late Louis Kertesz).


BREITER, Frank – Passed away at the Welland County General Hospital on Thursday May 4, 2017 in his 89th year.

Beloved partner and best friend of Cuneira Van Kralingen. Frank will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by his family and many friends.


Coco IgnazioCOCO, Ignazio - Peacefully passed away, with family by his side, on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the St. Catharines Hospital at the age of 89.

Predeceased by his parents Giuseppe & Francesca and his sister Anna Burgio. Beloved husband of Giovanna for 60 years.

Loving father of Franca (Sam), Joe (Cindy), Lilla (Mimo). Cherished Nonno of Martino (Kathy), Ignazio, Jeffery (Dayana), John (Melissa), Angela, Paul (Xochil) & Giovanna. Great Nonno to Ayla.


Stuart PatriciaSTUART, Patricia Anne 'Pat' - Passed away peacefully after a stubborn fight against cancer, with her loving family at her side, at Douglas Memorial Hospital on Thursday May 4, 2017 at the age of 72.

Predeceased by her husband William 'Stuie' Stuart (2010).

Dearly loved mother of Kelly Stuart (Des Ellis) and Will (Wendy) Stuart.  Lovingly remembered by her partner George Willey.  Cherished grandmother of Maia, Ashley, Kyrin and Samuel.  Dear sister of Sandy Kerr (June) and Mary Lou (Ray) Belair.


Mirabelli LindaMIRABELLI, Linda (Santa Maria Gina) - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 82.

Beloved wife of Sam for 63 years.  Dearly loved mother of Mary (Amato) Natale, Josephine (Pepe) Mirabelli and Linda (Mike) Szymanski.

Cherished Nanna of Robert (Virginia), Luisa (Costantino), Paul, Sam (Colombrina), Melissa (Domenic), Lauren (Trevor), Adam (Lauren), Michael, Natalie (Michael) and great nephew Luca (Alicia). Big Nanna of Alyssa, Matthew, Andrew, Julia, Nico, Milana, Giuseppe, Caprice, Bruno and Bella.


Fyfe JimFYFE, James Duncan 'Jim' -  Passed away unexpectedly on Thursday May 4th, 2017 at the age of 55.

He is the beloved son of Caroline Rubin (Ray) & Ken Fyfe (Pat) and the treasured step-son to Georgia Fyfe (Bob).

Jim was predeceased by his brothers Johnny Fyfe, Dave Layzell and Bruce Bartley. He will be lovingly remembered by his sisters Kathy, Vanessa (Chris) and Nina (Paul) and his brothers Cary (Sue), Ronald, Andre(Myla), Chan(Mondai), Brian and Bill. He will be sadly missed by his daughter Shayla Fyfe, nephew Anthony, nieces Kayla, Kiersten, Kennadie & Korinity and many more nieces and nephews in Texas.


Bagnulo LorettaBAGNULO, Loretta - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Wednesday May 3, 2017 at the age of 68.

Beloved wife of 49 years to Ernesto Bagnulo.  Dearly loved mother of Attilio Bagnulo and Theresa Bagnulo (Frank).  Cherished Nonna of Tiana and Arianna.

Dear sister of Flavia Cicciarelli, John (Silvana) Roma, Battista (Elena) Roma and Luisa (Joe) Merante and sister-in-law of Maria Roma.  Dear niece of Elsa Loffredi.  Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Giovanni and Teresa Roma, her brother Nicola Roma and her brother-in-law Felice Cicciarelli.


McLeod ClaudiaMcLEOD, Claudia Gail (nee Moody) – Peacefully passed away with family by her side on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at the age of 77 years.

Beloved mother of Tammy (Andre) Whittom, Tim (Jen) and Kenny. Loving Grama of Amanda, Jesse, Tristan, Devon, Kaitlin, Steven, and Cameron. Great-grandmother of Noah, Maddy, Savannah, and Bentley.

Survived by her siblings; Gwen Jones, Jim (Ethel) Moody and Mike (Dianne) Moody, as well as several nieces and nephews. Claudia will be sadly missed by her beloved canine companion, Trixie.


Sargeant GrantSARGEANT, Grant Foster – At the St. Catharines General Hospital, on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.  Grant Sargeant of St. Catharines, aged 41 years.

Beloved husband of Sarah Seymour and loving father of Logan & Noah.  Dear son of Wayne & Janet Sargeant.  Brother of Blair Sargeant.

Son-in-law of Dave & Barb Seymour & brother-in-law of Becky (Mike) Aston and their son Isaac. 


Perry DonaldPERRY, Donald E. – Peacefully with his family at his side on Wednesday May 3, 2017 at Albright Manor, aged 90 years.

Beloved husband of Dianne. Predeceased by his first wife Miriam in 1994.

Dear father of Grayce Perry (Bob Norris) of Elora, Barbra Rose Perry (Gord McDiarmid) of Kingston, Joan Perry of Charleston, South Carolina, Shirley Perry of Edmonton, Sally (Fred Cleary) of Woodstock, Bob Perry (Elaine) of Dunville, Roger Perry (Catherine) of Beamsville, James ( Valariena – Syiemlieh) Perry of Shillong, and Jeffrey Canales. Also Dianne’s children Darlene (Rob) Knott, Jeffrey Knudsen, Suzanne (Nick) Komandanski and Patrick (Leoni) Knudsen.


Charlebois LouiseHANRATH-CHARLEBOIS, Louise Maria - Passed away peacefully after a battle with cancer on May 2, 2017 at the Dunnville Hospital in her 54th year.

Wife of Raymond Charlebois. Loving mother of Ian, Jacob (Jocelyn), Alicia, Ethan and Isaiah.

Louise is survived by her parents Willem and Dorothrea Hanrath and by her siblings Matt (Mary), Case (Eileen), Joe (Patti), Willem, Kitty (Shaun) and Tom (Cindy).


EVANS, Eini Martta (Wirtanen) - Passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at home in Welland, at the age of 86.

Beloved wife of the late Arthur Evans.

Cherished mother of Hank (Karen), Jim (Karen), Karen Miller (Al), and Anne-Marie. Loving Granny of Jeff, Paul, Ryan, Lauren (Zack), Jonah, Kurtis and Drake and great grandson Jamey.


Lambert GeorgeLAMBERT, George Rene – George passed peacefully, surrounded by his family at the Welland Hospital on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in his 78th year.

Dear brother of Rolande Rumsby (Bob), Grace Lambert, Lilianne Goodall (William) and brother-in-law of Marcel Bourque. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great-nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Philippe and Emérentienne Lambert, sisters Desneiges Boutin (Lucien), Marie-Jeanne Labbé (Regent), Rachel Bourque and brother Norman Lambert.


Daciuk JohnDACIUK, John Harold - (September 25, 1939 - May 2, 2017) - Passed away peacefully in the arms of his dearly beloved and surrounded by family at St. Peter’s Hospital, on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in his 78th year.

Beloved husband and lifetime partner of Judith for 54 years. Loved father of Janice Daciuk and Lori Pook (Sean). Proud grandfather of Jesse.

Dear brother of Tony Daciuk and his wife Joan. Predeceased by his brothers Walter Billetski, Pete Daciuk and many beloved friends.

John had a long and successful career as a Chartered Accountant, retiring from his position as Managing Partner at BDO Dunwoody Ward Mallette in Hamilton in 2002. He continued to work for a handful of clients up until a year ago. He was one of the lucky ones who truly enjoyed his profession and his work.


Gillott KenGILLOTT, Kenneth 'Ken' - (1922 - 2017) - Peacefully passed into the hands of The Lord on Monday, May 1, 2017.

Beloved husband of the late Muriel Gillott (2013). Cherished father of Maureen ( Allan Grubb), Karen (JimTreacher) and Diane (Haydn Kirby).

Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Chris, Amanda, Crystal, Nicole, Daniel, Katie and great grandchildren Scarlett, Amelia, Kaelan, Atticus, Jessie and Sadie.


Nickel JacobNICKEL, Jacob - Passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Monday May 1, 2017 at the age of 86.

Beloved husband of 61 years to Leny Nickel. Dearly loved father of Jane (Ed) Dyck and Debbie (Jack) Sauve. Cherished Grandpa of Bryan and Alex Dyck, Michelle (Darryl) Freel and Justin (Kristy) Sauve and Great-Grandpa of Zachary Freel.

Lovingly remembered by his brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews.


Richardson MarjorieRICHARDSON, Marjorie Rae - Passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Monday, May 1, 2017 at the age of 73.

Dearly loved mother of Douglas James Richardson. Beloved grandmother of Danielle J. Richardson.

Loving daughter of the late Rachel Bruder (2002) and Earl Douglas Bruder (1982). Predeceased by her brother David Forbes Bruder.


Guerra GiuseppeGUERRA, Giuseppe - Passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Monday, May 1, 2017 at the age of 89.

Beloved husband of the late Eva Guerra (2012).  Dearly loved father of Angela Guerra.

Mr. Guerra came from his native Italy to Niagara Falls in 1952 where he raised his family.  He had a long career as a welder with Horton Steel, retiring after 34 years of service.


Boese AlvinBOESE, Alvin Victor - At the St. Catharines General Hospital on Monday, May 1, 2017, Victor Boese, aged 76 years, of Virgil.

Predeceased by his wife, Hertha (2014).

Beloved husband of Vivian Wiens and dear father of Barry (Jennifer) with Joshua, Derek and Matthew from St. Catharines; Glen (Karen) with Nathan and Cameron from Ottawa; Kevin (Nancy) with Luke, Ian, Allison and Lia from Abbotsford, B.C.

Brother of Lil Boese, Art (Cindy), d.Harry (d. Janet), d. Jacob, John (Rita), David (Karin), d. Richard, Helen Boese and Ken (Gay).


Hughes SophieHUGHES, Sophie - Peacefully passed away on Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at the St. Catharines Hospital at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Stewart Hughes for 62 years.

Loving mother of Denis (D) and Bonnie Hughes and Dianne (the late Paul) Perron.  She was blessed with 3 grandchildren Rob (Lori) Hughes, Matt (Caity) Perron, Andrea (Jeff) Hansen (nee Perron) and 5 great granddaughters.

Sophie is predeceased by her brother John (the late Violet ) Kowalski, Walter (the late Mary) Harris, Joseph (the late Helen) Kowalski, and Frank Kowell and her sister in law Grace (Dwight) Lee and Harry (Vonna) Hughes.


Duliban JamesDULIBAN, James 'Jim' - (July 3, 1924 – April 30, 2017) -

On Sunday, April 30, 2017, James Duliban passed away peacefully, with his family by his side at Hospice Niagara in his 93rd year.

Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Apolonia Duliban, sister Amelia and brothers Edmund and Eric (Anne). Survived by his loving wife of 73 years Margaret (Jolley).

Devoted father of three sons, Jim (Sheila nee Bissell), Tom (Linda nee Breau) and Dave (Charlene nee Tice) and one daughter, Noreen (Ron Wright). He was the proud Grandpa to many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Brother of Edward (Isobel) and uncle to several nieces and nephews.


McIntyre OlgaMcINTYRE, Olga - Peacefully at home, Olga passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at the age of 86.

Olga has been reunited with her son, Tommy. Beloved mother of Tanya (Rick) Moore.

Loving Baba of Jeffrey Page, Michael Page, Natasha Page, Sarah Miller (nee McIntyre), Michael McIntyre, and great-grandmother of Sophia Page, Spencer Miller, Liam Miller and Elliot Miller. Olga was recently predeceased by her sister, Vera Baranoski.