HORDYK, Jacob 'Jake' - (April 24, 1924 - August 21, 2017) - Jacob (Jake) Hordyk, our father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017 at the age of 93.

He was born in Rotterdam, Holland and immigrated to Canada in 1952 with his wife Dina and 2 young daughters.

Settling in the Hamilton area, Jake worked at Stelco for 13 years before establishing Hordyk Construction. Working together, Dad and Mom built our first home, continually improving it as time and money allowed. Dad was known for the homes he built and quality workmanship. Even in his 80’s, he was still being asked to help others with their woodworking projects.

 

Tranter DavidTRANTER, David - Passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital, on Monday, August 21, 2017, in his 66th year.

Loved husband of the late Ali Cruz. Beloved father of Shane Tranter (Jessie Colinares-Tranter). Cherished grandfather of Stella, Sophia and Emma.

Dear brother of Julia Campbell and John Tranter (Janet). Uncle of Meghan (Daniel), Alex (Leslie) and great-uncle of Ruby and Ezra. David will also be missed by his very good friend Ron Green. Predeceased by his parents Lorna and William Tranter.

 

Menard PaulMENARD, Paul - It is with sadness we announce the passing of Paul Menard at the St. Catharines Hospital on August 21st, 2017 at the age of 64.

Loving father who will be greatly missed by his sons: PJ Menard (Megan) and Joshua Menard. Cherished Pepère of Mason and Abel Menard.

Dear brother of Louis (Carole) and Michael (Florina). Predeceased by his parents Paul Menard and Patricia (nee Beaulieu), as well as his brother Peter.

 

BOUCHER, Amelia Domenica - Peacefully with her family at Garden City Manor, St. Catharines on Monday, August 21st, 2017 at the age of 84 years.

Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Nelson Boucher (2012). Loving mother of Patricia, Kenneth (Georgina), Rick and Philip. Loved grandmother of Juliana, late Jason, Nadine, Nicole, Amanda, Brandon, Jordan and several great-grandchildren.

 

Pyke ShirleyPYKE, Shirley Linda - After a brief illness at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton on Sunday, August 20, 2017 in her 71st year.

Born in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia moving to Ontario in the 1970's. Loving mother of Craik & his wife Tamara and grandmother of Charlie & Braedon.

She is survived by her sisters Geraldine & Rob Greek, Betty Ann Levy, Ramona & Kim Langford and Sonia & Ken Strowbridge and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her love of more than 20 years, James Muir.

Shirley was a teacher throughout Niagara District for over 30 years.

 

Barker ArthurBARKER, Arthur Frank -  Peacefully with family at his side at Juravinski Hospital on Sunday, August 20, 2017, Arthur Frank Barker of Caistor Centre passed away at the age of 74.

Loving father of Art Barker, Brenda Chambers and Donna Barker. Cherished grandfather of Colleena-Rae Barker, Cody Chambers, Jesse Chambers, Kevin Jarvis, Racquel Jarvis, Kayla Jarvis and Dustin Jarvis.

Dearly missed by his sister Marilyn Barker Thornton (the late Brian) and his brother Rick Barker (Marg).

 

Strong BillSTRONG, William Edward ‘Bill’ – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Bill on Sunday August 20, 2017 in his 47th year, with his family by his side. 

Loving brother to Timothy, Tamara and Gregory (Donna). Special Uncle to Geoffrey, Haley, Dean and Aaron.

He will be sadly missed by his “Auntie Jo," as well as his extended family Nancy and Mike Gotsch and their children Holly and Chris. Predeceased by his parents Thomas Strong and Bonnie (Joe) Hyska.

 

Scollay BettySCOLLAY, Betty M. - (1940 - 2017) - Quietly passed away at her home on Sunday, August 20, 2017.

Predeceased by her parents James (Jim) and Olive Scollay and her brother David Scollay.

Will be missed by her nieces and nephew Cheryl (Anthony) Brands, Grant (Cathy) Scollay, and Catherine (Jon) Benoit, and her 8 great nieces and nephews.

 

Lacharity DorisLACHARITY, Doris Helen - Passed away on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at the St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 56.

Loving mother of Jessica (Zac Ferri) and Jeff (Sarah) and cherished Grandma of Nickolas, Julia, Eloise and Westin.

She will be missed by her siblings Debbie (Hal), Barb (Connie), John (Bobbie) and her many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

 

Carrelli AlexanderCARRELLI, Alexander Mario – (March 3, 1993 - August 20, 2017) - It is with great sadness that the family announces Alexander Mario Carrelli's passing on Sunday, August 20, 2017.

"Your love will light my way, your memory will ever be with me."

Cherished son of Barbara and Mario. Adored by brothers Bradley (Aanchal) and McKenzie (Cyndi). Dear grandson of Nicolina (Passero) and Pasquale Carrelli, and Madeline (Brunton), and Melvin Friesen (d. 2009).

 

Fougere MorghanFOUGERE, Morghan Ashley – On Saturday, August 19th, 2017, at the tender age of 18, Morghan’s path on this earth came to an end.

Even though it was a short walk, the prints left behind are deep and will sustain all of us through this hard time as Morghan has touched all of our lives and filled our hearts with love, laughter & memories.

Morghan is survived by too many people who love her and wish it wasn’t so. 

 

THORP, Percy Sidney 'Bud' – Passed away, peacefully, in St. Catharines on Saturday, August 19, 2017 in his 80th year.

Beloved husband for 53 years of Mary. Proud and loving father of Allan (Wendy). Dear brother of Joan Smith (Bob). Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Percy was well respected in his industry and at Ault Dairies where he spent ten years as a Management Consultant following his retirement.

 

Porter NeilPORTER, Neil - Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at the Welland Hospital at the age of 81.

Beloved husband for 60 years of Winifred (Nugent), and dearly loved father of Neil Jr, the late Ken, Bob, Paul (Juliana) and Darlene (Mark Landon).

He will be missed by his grandchildren Jamie Lee (Mark Maskaluk), Dustin (Carly), Trevor (Rachelle), Troy, Matthew, Kerissa (Jason), Karleigh (Luke Deruyte) and Kelsey (Steve), and great grandchildren Jayden, Aubree, Kellan and Baby Porter arriving in October. 

 

Pushchin IsabelPUSHCHIN, Isabel - Beloved wife to Alexander Pushchin for 49 years, Isabel passed away peacefully at home on Saturday August 19, 2017 in her 71st year.

Loving mother to Alex and his wife Alena and Luba and her husband Bruce Glover. Proud and loving Babusia of Elisabeth, Claudia, Victoria, Catherine, Anastasia and Lydia.

Lovingly remembered by her brother Alexander Karejew and his wife Celine. Loving aunt to Andrew Karejew (Julia) and Natasha Gunning (Patrick). Great aunt to baby Sophia Gunning and Isabel and Carter LaHaie.

 

Huard RonHUARD, Ron - Passed quietly on Saturday, August 19, 2017, at the Hamilton General Hospital, at the age of 79.

Loving husband of Ann Cecile (Mancuso) for 48 years. Beloved father of Ronalda Charbonneau (Denis), Ronald (Olga) and Heidi Huard. Brother of Marcel (Anita).

Cherished pépère of Emily Smith (Aaron), Nicholas Polegato, Brittnee and Drake Huard. Great pépère of Izabella, Scarlett, Sophia and Jackson.

 

Barrett KenBARRETT, Kenneth Wayne - Peacefully, on August 19, 2017 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital.

Predeceased by his parents Albert & Dominica. Loved by his siblings Jim (Barb), Linda Barrett and Shirley Ellison (Tom).

He will be missed by his nephews Ken Barrett (Ryoko) and Brad Barrett (Amy) and great nephew James Barrett. Especially missed and loved by Isabel Frost.

 

Dekker KarolineDEKKER, Karoline Frederika Augusta (ten Broecke) - Passed away at home with her loving family by her side the morning of Saturday, August 19, 2017 in her 75th year.

Beloved wife of Joe for 47 years. Loving mother of Joseph and James. Cherished Oma of Shandice and Kallista. Karoline will be missed by her long time friends Hilly Fokkens and Whilma Halberstadt.

Predeceased by her parents Pieter and Anna ten Broecke, and brother Just ten Broecke of the Netherlands. Sister in law of John (Regina) and Ronald (Kimberly) Dekker.

 

Shanahan JamesSHANAHAN, James Ronald - Passed away peacefully with Mary-Anne, his loving wife of 23 years at his side, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hamilton on Saturday August 19, 2017 at the age of 66.

Dearly loved father of Kaitlyn (Mark) Travis.  Cherished grandfather of Addie and Evie Travis.

Dear brother of Richard (Judith) Shanahan, Julie (Mike) Britza and brother-in-law of Bettyjean DeFoe and Irene (David) Scholfield.

 

Knezic BillKNEZIC, William 'Bill' – Passed away suddenly at his home on Saturday, August 19th, 2017 at 91 years of age.

Beloved husband of Lorraine (nee Lasota) for 66 years.

He is now reunited in God’s home with his cherished daughter, Gloria; his parents, Steven and Barbara Knezic; sisters, Mary Horjan, Elsie Frankow, Rosalia Knezic, Annie Draskovich; and brothers, George and Joseph Knezic.

 

Vrbanek AnnVRBANEK, Ankica 'Ann' – Surrounded by the love of her family, Ann passed away at the Welland Hospital, on Saturday, August 19th, 2017 at 63 years of age.

Beloved wife of Joseph. Loving mother of Joe.

Survived by her mother Katica Salinger and her brother Vid Salinger.

 

Bartfai JuliannaBARTFAI, Julianna - It is with great sadness that we announce that Julianna Bartfai passed away on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at the age of 88.

She was predeceased by her husband Julius in 1994.

Julianna is survived by her much loved and cherished family. She leaves to mourn her six children Alex (Ebe), Kathy (Michael), Julius (Patti), Julie, John (Susan), Jeff (Tracy), seven grandchildren Krissy, Evan, Lauren, Sarah, Jula, Rachael and Alan, four great-grandchildren Justin, Daniel, Alia and Jace, and three great-great grandchildren Arrianna, Jah’laya and Jevon.

 

Campagna DavidCAMPAGNA, David Thomas 'Cheval' - Peacefully at the Campbell House Hospice in Collingwood, Ontario on August 19th, 2017 Dave lost a short but hard fought battle from the recurrence of a previous illness at the age of 63.

He is survived by his loving wife Carol Griffiths, Daughter Lindsay (Jeff), Son Eric (Heather) and their mother Marcy. Also survived by his Brother Chris (Elaine) and Sister Leanne Briggs (Mike), Step-Children Erin Devito, Bryan & Emma Bateman, several Aunts and Uncles, adoring nieces and nephews and as a special "Poppy" to Luca, Victoria & Siena Devito.

Predeceased by his Parents Anthony (1993) and Wanda (1983), Brothers Mark and Paul (1999) and by his special friend and cousin Doree (2006).

 

Taylor BarbTAYLOR, Barbara Joyce (nee Haylor) - Barbara Joyce Taylor passed away on August 19, 2017 at the age of 90.

She was born in Niagara Falls, Ontario on December 25, 1926. Barb was the beloved wife of Walt for 52 years. Our family was delighted to celebrate Mom's 90th birthday on Christmas Day 2016.

Just a few weeks following that celebration, our mom fell at home. As a result of her injuries, Mom could no longer return to her own home and subsequently was required to receive care briefly at two hospitals. On March 3, Barb moved into long-term care at Cambridge Country Manor prior to transferring to Chartwell Elmira on March 30 until her passing on August 19, 2017.

 

TAYLOR, Nicole - Passed away peacefully on August 19th, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer.

She leaves behind her son Rodney, siblings Louis Bourdages (Lina), Rose Horth (John), Helen Ozycz (Thom) and Denis Bourdages (Soraya).

Nicole was loved by Mary Pappaianni, grandchildren Megan, Nathan and Sidney. She will be missed by Bill Weasner, family and special friends.

Nicole was predeceased by her husband Paul, son Ryan, nephew Brian, friend Debbie and her best furry friend Putt Putt.

 

Mazur WalterMAZUR, Walter - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 19, 2017 in his 93rd year.

Beloved husband of the late Olga (2010). Loving father of Beverley Belliveau, Philip (Karen) and Christopher (Lisa).

Proud grandfather of Alisha (Richard), Wesley (Sarah), Charlotte (Curtis), Tyler, Ryan, Isabelle and Minda. Cherished great-grandfather of Anna, Sarah, Adam, Nadia, Joseph and Alexander. Dear brother of Anatole, Tillie, Patsy, Nadia, Mary and John.

Walter was a master plumber and started his own mechanical contracting company.

 

Taylor BarbaraTAYLOR, Barbara Joyce (nee Haylor)  -  Passed away on August 19, 2017 at the age of 90. She was born in Niagara Falls, Ontario on December 25, 1926. 

Barb was the beloved wife of Walt for 52 years.

Our family was delighted to celebrate mom's 90th birthday on Christmas Day 2016. Just a few weeks following that celebration, our mom fell at home.  As a result of her injuries, mom could no longer return to her own home and subsequently she was required to receive care briefly at two hospitals. On March 3, Barb moved into long-term care at Cambridge Country Manor prior to transferring to Chartwell Elmira on March 30 until her passing on August 19, 2017.