FARQUHARSON, Lloyd Shaw - (March 5, 1935 - October 27, 2017) - 

Passed away on October 27, 2017.


Revitt HarryREVITT, Harry - Following a brief but courageous battle with cancer, Harry passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the age of 83.

Devoted and beloved husband of Rollande for 62 years.

Dear brother of Clarence (Marjorie), Sadie (Alex) Smagata, Eva Holt and Sandra. Special Godfather to Alysa Gallen and Amy Wright. Also survived by his sister-in-law Doris “Chuck” Rivett and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his brothers Len and Lloyd and sisters Mary and Shirley.


KONKLE, Scott Bradley - At McNally House, Grimsby, on Thursday, October 26, 2017, aged 51 years.

Son of Audrey & the late Doug Konkle. Brother of Kelly.

Will be missed by his four-legged companion, Mia.


BOWMAN, Gary - (July 9, 1945 - October 26, 2017) - It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Gary Bowman.

Beloved husband of Marianne.

He will be sadly missed by his siblings Elaine (the late Bill), Judy (Ted) and Nancy (Mike). Brother in law, Rudi (Margaret) and sisters in law, the late Sister Joann S.S.N.D., Elizabeth (Peter), Willy (Harold), Connie (Ian) and Agie (Terry). He will be fondly remembered by numerous nieces and nephews.


Gecse AlexGECSE, Alex – Peacefully at the Niagara Health System, Welland Site, on October 26, 2017 at the age of 81 years.

Beloved husband of the late Heidi Gecse (2003). Loving father of Tom and his wife Kelley of Fonthill, Andy of St. Catharines, and Mike and his wife Carol of Kitchener.

Cherished grandfather of Sarah, and Jonathan. Alex will be sadly missed by all of his nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.


Fernandez PeterFERNANDEZ, Dr. Peter Giles, MD, FRCPC, FACP - Passed away peacefully at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, in his 86th year.

Peter Giles Fernandez, beloved husband of Dr. Dzintra Fernandez (nee Parums) for over 60 years. Loving father of Dr. Bridget Fernandez (Dr. Matt Deardorff), Anahata Fernandez L.L.B. (Timothy Pearkes L.L.B.), Dr. Angela Fernandez L.L.B. Loved Grandad of Nevé and Isabel.

Dear brother of Leo (Alice) and Stella (Eric). Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by six sisters and five brothers.

Peter went to medical school and began his clinical training in Internal Medicine in Sheffield, the United Kingdom. The Fernandez family came to Canada in 1970 and Dr. Fernandez completed a fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology in Montreal. The Fernandez family moved to St. John’s, Newfoundland in 1974 when Peter and Dzintra joined in the efforts of the newly formed medical school at Memorial University of Newfoundland. There his work focused on the clinical and physiologic aspects of hypertension and teaching of physicians.


Marlatt MargueriteMARLATT, Marguerite Marie - Peacefully, on October 25, 2017 at her home at the age of 87.

Predeceased by her husband Clay (1994). Loving mother of the Whipps children, Georgia Wior (Glenn), Cathy Reid (Jim), Chuck Whipps (Lorrie), Suzanne O’Callaghan (Des) and Danielle Waters.

Cherished Gran to Caitlin (Peter), Robyn (Mark), Daniel, Graeme Michael, Jared, Conor (Alicia), Sean (Chelsey), Shane, Ben, Kathleen, Chelsea and Shelby, and great grandmother to Reid, Caleb, Caden, Seth and River. She will be missed by her cousin Maureen Brogan in Scotland.


Lukacsy VictoireLUKACSY, Victoire Marie (Lemelin) - God and her husband Stephen welcomed her into Heaven, Wednesday, October 25th 2017.

Victoire was the beloved wife of the late Stephen Peter Lukacsy and devoted mother of Michel (Jay Vanderloos) and Lynn MacLeod (late Marvin) of Welland.

She was the loving sister of Pauline (Edward Pusiak) and sister-in-law of the late Margaret and Zoltan Bendes, Bert (late Marjorie nee Holcomb) and Elizabeth O’Neill (late Jerry). Victoire will always be loved and remembered by many cousins, nieces and nephews.


Tremblay DenisTREMBLAY, Denis Joseph Richard - It is with broken hearts that the family of Denis Tremblay announces his sudden passing on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in his 55th year.

Cherished husband and best friend of Lynn (nee Anderson). Seldom apart, Denis and Lynn were high school sweethearts who went on to spend 29 wonderful years together. Proud and loving father of Timothy.

Dear brother of Linda Briggs and brother-in-law of Barb Janssen (Henry), Nancy Krebs (Chris) and Ronald Anderson (Jackie). He will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Jacques and Germaine Tremblay and his brothers Jack and Eddie.


Secord KenSECORD, Kenneth "The Professor" Morley - After a year battling with brain cancer, passed away peacefully at Hotel Dieu Shaver on October 24, 2017 at the age of 61.

Loving husband to Sue (nee Charkowy) for 38 years. Cherished Dad to Shane (Christina), and the late Philip (Amberley). Devoted Granpa to Ellie, Hunter and new baby (due in April).

Beloved son to Marjorie (nee Grant) and the late Edward Secord. Will be fondly remembered by his brother William "Billy" (Ingrid), sister Linda (Walter) Klassen and many loving family members and close friends. Predeceased by his brother Edward "Teddy."


Beaulieu NellieBEAULIEU, Mary Eleanor Edna 'Nellie' (nee Bristow) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, nana and great grandmother, Eleanor (Nellie) Beaulieu, at the Port Colborne Hospital on Tuesday October 24, 2017.

She is survived by her five children; Daniel J (Anne), Keith (Alex), Katherine Duguay, Kevin (Kathleen), Ken (Orie), her seven grandchildren; Anielle (Adam), Jesse (Brittany), Britany Duguay (Dan), Shannon Duguay (Tennyson), Jordan Duguay (Nathan), Tara Beaulieu, Nathan Beaulieu and her two great grandchildren; Taiya and Trystan Knight.

Predeceased by her loving husband Daniel Antonio Beaulieu and by her parents John Arthur George (Jack) Bristow and Elizabeth Clancy.


Lopoyda TonyLOPOYDA, Tony – With sons, their wives and grandchildren at his side, our father passed away peacefully at Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital on October 24, 2017 at the age of 93.

Beloved husband of 65 years to Lalka “Lana” Lopoyda. Loving father of Michael (Monica), Tony (Lana) and the late Ann “Annie” (1994). Dear deda of Kara, Krista, Matthew, Shawna (Jeremey) and Nancy (Ken) and deda to great-grandchildren Mikaela, Abby and Kai.

Survived by his sister Julie (late Mike) of Toronto, and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents George and Ana, 2 sisters Vasilija and Marcia and 2 brothers Bill and John.


Mantzanis StavroulaMANTZANIS, Stavroula (nee Vergados) Passed away peacefully at the Hellenic Home for the Aged in Toronto on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, aged 100.

Stavroula Mantzanis (nee Vergados), beloved wife of the late Elias (Louis)Mantzanis. Loving mother of John (Rina) and James (Sofia Diane). Loving grandmother of Elias James, Stefanie, Savannah, Nicolas and Peter. Great grandmother of Constantine and Ellie.

Dear sister of Tasia. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by three sisters.


Letlow ConstanceLETLOW, Constance Olitha - Passed away peacefully at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on October 24, 2017 at the age of 89.

Dearly loved mother of Marcia Letlow, Eljetha Callender, Clementia Bingham, Robert Letlow, Rudolph Letlow, Gavin Letlow, Beverly Hubert, Judith Abel, Peter Letlow, Michael Letlow, and Emil Letlow.

Loving sister of Ian Yarde, Ruby and Leila Letlow. Lovingly remembered by her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.


Wanless DaveWANLESS, David 'Dave' George - With sorrow, we announce Dave’s passing on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the Welland Hospital with his family by his side at the age of 74.

Loving husband of Ruth (nee Cornell) for 27 years. Devoted Dad of David (Pina), Leeann Sirianni and Greg (Jennifer). Cherished Grandpa of Ashley Sirianni, Bianca Wanless, Elijah Wanless, Emma Wanless and Ethan Wanless.

David is survived by his sisters; Joan Nevill (Stan) and June Hall (George) of England.


Hawley MaryHAWLEY, Mary Elizabeth (nee Ryan) - Peacefully on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in Niagara Falls at 94 years of age.

Beloved wife of Dennis for 63 years. Loving mother of John (Liz), Ransom (Jeniffer), Christopher, Adam (Julia) and Mark (Teresa). Proud Granma of Adam (Brianne), Ransom (Whitney), Jay (Samantha), Casey, Cody, Claire, Erica, Stephanie, Melissa and Nicholas; great-Grandma of Merritt, Easton and Ransom.

Mary is survived by her sister Trudy Ramsay. She is predeceased by her siblings Margaret Bragg, Isabelle Batchelor, Bill, Richard and Ethel; her parents Henry Ransom Ryan and Mary (nee Minnes).


Copfer ArtCOPFER, Art - (July 3, 1969 - October 23, 2017) - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden accidental passing of Art at his home in Bancroft, Ontario. He was born and grew up in Niagara Falls and Fonthill.

He leaves behind to mourn, his best friend and wife, Lisa, his two adored daughters; Janessa (Ryan), and granddaughter to be born in January, and Tianna, his brother Bob (Rosann) and sister Amy Riddick and proud mom and dad Twila and Tom Copfer, one nephew and three nieces, many aunts and uncles, valued friends including his constant companions, Bo Rangler, Cleo and Dani Girl.

Art and Lisa owned and operated Copfer's Cabins for the last 5 years and met many repeat guests who were treated like family. He passed away on his 14 acres of heaven which will forever be his 'Work of Art.'


Fabiani TommasoFABIANI, Tommaso - Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on October 23, 2017 in his 89th year.

Beloved husband of Rosa (nee Scalzo). Loving father of the late Saveria Fabbro (Sergio), Frank Fabiani and Rosanna Bye (Henry).

Caring nonno of Olivia Zetes (Jim), Pamela Jarram (Joe), Evan Fabiani (Kristy), Derek Fabiani, Sara Fabiani and bis-nonno to Trenton Zetes, Tayah, Chloe & Joey Jarram, and Mack & Coby Fabiani.

Predeceased by his brothers Frank and Tony, and by his sister Maria.


Grice PatGRICE, Patricia Fae (nee Winter) - On Monday, October 23, 2017 at the age of 88.

Pat was predeceased by her husband George (2006) and sister June.

Dear mother of Jim (Elizabeth) and Don (Maryann), cherished sister of Marg (Harvey) Chamberlain. Pat will be lovingly remembered by her niece, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren, who were a source of great pride and joy for her.


Doyle IdaDOYLE, Ida Elizabeth - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Monday October 23, 2017 at the age of 92.

Predeceased by her husbands James Curran and James Doyle and her son Robert.  Dearly loved grandmother of James Curran and Caroline (Michael) Giura.

Dear great grandmother of Christina (Dave) Gibson, Anthony (Amber) Giura, Robert Curran, Rebekah Curran and Rhiannon Curran.  Great-great grandmother of Keenan and Rory Gibson. Cherished mother-in-law of Christine Craig. Loving life-time friend of Caroline Bilotta.


Castronovo DecimoCASTRONOVO, Decimo – Peacefully passed away at the age of 105 at Millennium Trail Manor, surrounded by his family on October 23, 2017.

Beloved husband of the late Venera Castronovo (2011) for 70 years. Dearly loved father of Carmelina Stante, Tonina (Frank) Sasso, Jacqueline Bortolussi and Jim (Rose) Castronovo.

Predeceased by his parents Carmela and Vincenzo Castronovo, 9 brothers and sisters in Sicily and USA and son-in-law Bruno Bortolussi (2015).


Hawke DonaldHAWKE, Donald Samuel - Passed away peacefully after a short illness on Monday, October 23, 2017, at Linhaven in St. Catharines.

Survived by his wife Mary, daughters Barbara Burtch (Murray), and Irene Romagnoli (Armand), his sister Margaret Bray (Dennis) in England and niece Claire Strom (Jim) in Florida and great niece Phoebe in North Dakota.

Predeceased by his parents, his brother Cyril (Ivy) in England and nephew Simon.

Don was born in London, England and joined the British Merchant Navy near the end of WWII. In the Merchant Navy and on the Lakers and Salties Don traveled around the world.


Thompson EleanorTHOMPSON, Eleanor Letita - On Monday, October 23, 2017, at the Wellington in Hamilton.

Loving companion of many years Donald Cameron.  Mother of Glenn & Kathy Thompson, Karen & John Rao and Sherry McMahon.  Grandmother of Michelle, Lindsay, Amber, Matthew and Connor.

Sister of Ernest Spear and Sandra Best.


McDONALD, Audrey Ann - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Audrey McDonald on October 22, 2017 at the age of 89.

Loving mother of Les, Ron and Janet. Cherished grandmother to Miriam (John), Ruth Ann (Shannon) and Caleb (Sandra) and great-grandmother of Trinity. She will be missed by her brother Ron.

Predeceased by her husband Ross and by her 6 sisters and 4 brothers. 


Ladouceur MarciaLADOUCEUR, Marcia Eve - (Passed away unexpectedly at home at the age of 60.

Predeceased by her father Marc (2009). Cherished daughter of Sally and much loved sister of Mark (Cindy), Peter and David (Donna). Loving aunt of Amy, Sarah (Harvey) Daneluk, Matthew and Justin, and great aunt of Hazel Daneluk.

She leaves behind her many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Marcia was a dedicated health care professional, spending her years serving the Niagara Region.


Zeldenrust SidneyZELDENRUST, Sidney (Sytze) - The Lord took unto himself His child Sidney, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton surrounded by family on Sunday, October 22, 2017 in his 83rd year.

Born in Groningen, The Netherlands and emigrated to Canada in 1962. Beloved husband of Margaret (Meiske Venhuizen) for 53 years. Loving father of Yvonne Hessels (Ted), Joyce Sonneveld (John), Richard (Karen), and Edward.