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Gusek WalterGUSEK, Walter - Passed away peacefully at Millennium Trail Manor on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at the age of 82.

Beloved husband of the late Connie (2007).

Cherished father of Mark (Jacqueline), Lee Ann and Ted. Loving grandfather of Matthew, Cortney, Collin, Kyle, Dexter, Nicole, Jesse, the late Zane, Eliana and great grandfather of Lavinia.

 

HAYNES, Donald Leroy - Passed away on Wednesday February 8, 2017, aged 81 years.

Beloved husband of Charlotte Haynes and dear father of Rob, Doug (Shelley) and Brian (Judy).

Also survived by 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Predeceased by a sister Glenda.

 

Donnelly Richard JimDONNELLY, Richard James 'Captain Jim' - Peacefully passed away on Wednesday February 8, 2017 at Northland Pointe in his 86th year.

Beloved husband of the late Velma (Robinson) 1999.

Loving father of Jack (Brenda), Jim (Roxanne), Steven (Lynn), Pat Harrington (late Nathan) and Douglas (June). He is survived by sister Jean Samson, his 13 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his daughter Brenda Madere (Wayne) – 2013 and by his son Robert – 1973. 

 

Goodfallow JamesGOODFALLOW, James Walter - In his 35th year, after a long struggle with cystic fibrosis on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, James passed away in the company of friends and family at the Ottawa General Hospital.

He leaves behind his mother Lori, father David, brother Shaun, sister-in-law Tracy, and his adored niece and nephew Hanna and Connor.

James was dearly loved by his grandparents Charlie and Leona Summerfield, and the late Percy (2008) and Jean (2015) Goodfallow. Lovingly remembered by many aunts, uncles, cousins and devoted friends.

 

McADOREY, Ann - (1947 - 2017) - Peacefully, with her family at her side on February 8th, 2017 at Meadows of Dorchester in Niagara Falls.

Remembered by her loving husband Sammy, her two sons Conn, and his wife Diana, and Karl, and his wife Angela. Loving Granma to Sidney, Odin, Kiera and Samantha.

Born in Glengormley, Northern Ireland on September 9th, 1947, she was the tenth of twelve children. She made Canada her home in 1975 with Sammy and her two boys.

 

Mills MarionMILLS, Marion Jean – Peacefully at the Niagara Health System – St. Catharines Site, on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. Marion (nee Murray) of Thorold in her 91st year.

Wife of the late Bob Mills (2015).

Dear mother of Gary Mills (Margaret) and Barbara (Chuck Fluri). Loving Nana of Shane Fluri, Crystal (Adam Seekins) and Great Nana to Kylie and Lexi.

Sister of Irene Jenkins and Joan Henderson. She was predeceased by her siblings, Bud Murray and Daisy Murray. Marion is survived by her sister-in-law, Bessie Murray and will be missed by several nieces and nephews.

 

Laverty MarjorieLAVERTY, Marjorie - Passed away peacefully, at Edgewater Gardens, Dunnville on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the age of 96.

Beloved wife of late Patrick (2006).

Predeceased by sons Matthew (1945), Martyn (1980) and daughter Mary (1947). Survived by her children Marlene, Monica (Wayne) Cechet, Michael (Karen), and Mark (Linda). Also survived by daughter-in-law Barbara.

 

ZAHOS, Aikaterina 'Kathy' - Passed peacefully on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the age of 86.

Loving wife of John and beloved mother of Toula and her husband George Zis, and Manta Zahos.

Cherished Grandmother of Anastasia, Spiros, and Yianni.

 

Wright RichardWRIGHT, Richard Bruce - (March 4, 1937 – February 7, 2017) -

An acclaimed Canadian author, Richard Wright died peacefully at St. Catharines General Hospital with family at his side. He was 79.

Predeceased by Phyllis, his beloved wife of 51 years, he is survived by his sons Christopher (Vicki) and Andrew (Wendy) and his grandchildren Gage, Millie, Sydney, Abby and Nathan.

The youngest of five siblings, Richard was born in Midland, Ontario, to Laverne and Laura (née Thomas). He was a brother to Jim (Judy), Bill (Marilyn), Doug (Geraldine) and Joyce (Roy LaSalle).

 

Richard AlethaRICHARD, Aletha Gertrude (née Finnan) - Passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 in her 85th year, surrounded by her loving family.

Beloved Wife of the late Joseph A. (1999).

Cherished Mom to Karen (Tom) (Furry Grandchild Bailey), Sharen (Mike), Laura, Lisa and John (Sandra). Loving Grandma to Kyle (Casey), Christine, Emily and Amanda and Great Grandma to Abby. Loving Sister to Pauline and Albert Finnan.

Aletha is predeceased by her parents Anthony and Ursula Finnan and her sisters Ruth and Patricia, all of P.E.I.

 

STEWART, Kathryn Martha (nee McMahon) - Peacefully at Valley Park Lodge in Niagara Falls Ontario on February 7th, 2017 at the age of 90.

Sadly missed by her daughter and best friend Pam.

 

Roebuck EvelynROEBUCK, Evelyn M. – (1935 - 2017) -On Tuesday, February 7, 2017, Mom left us to continue her journey with Dad (Larry).

She will be forever missed by Donna and Tom (Murray), Arlene and Kevin (Hedden), Lynn and Brian (Clark), Susan and Kevin (Porritt), as well as her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

 

MARSHALL, William 'Billy' - Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the St. Catharines General Hospital, in his 76th year.

William “Billy” Marshall, beloved husband of Anna Marshall (nee Craig).

Loving father of Yvonne Young (Mike Loney) and Gail (Robert Casselman). Loved Pappa of Taylor and Corey (Krista). Great Pappa of Christopher, Noah and Abigail. Predeceased by his son Brian.

 

Thin EileenTHIN, Eileen Dorothy (Fernay) - (1946 - 2017) - It is with great sadness that our family shares the news that on February 7, 2017 Eileen passed at our home after a difficult battle with cancer.

Eileen was the beloved wife of John, and loving mother to Kendra (Perry), Chris (Lorna), Cameron and Jordan.

Dear sister to David (deceased) and dear sister in law to Margaret, Mary, Ben, David and Heather. Eileen was a loving grandmother to Chloe, Erika, Madison and Alexis, and will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews.

Eileen was passionately involved with the E.L. Crossley Marching Band for more than thirty years, long after her children graduated from high school.

 

HOLMES, Linda (Horn) - Peacefully at McNally House on February 7, 2017 at the age of 56.

Wife of Ron, daughter of Bob and sister in law of Pat and Doug (Linda). Step-mother of Carri-Lynn, Shelly and Scott (Callie). Nana to Jessica, Nicholas, Melissa and Gracie. Dear friend of Arden and Heather.

Predeceased by mother Margaret and brother Ron.

 

Wheeler MarionWHEELER, Marion Geneva - At Albright Manor on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, Marion Wheeler passed away in her 100th year.

Wife of the late William (2000) and dear mother of Bill, sister of Catharine Smart.

 

Solose MadelineSOLOSE, Madeline (née Schankula) - Passed away peacefully, with family by her side, at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the age of 93.

Beloved wife of the late Anthony Solose (1996).

Loving mother of Kathleen Solose (Erich Keser) of Saskatoon, Jane Solose of Kansas City, Missouri, and Deborah (Michael) Clarke of Flagler Beach, Florida, and cherished grandmother of Ariel Solose (Shawn Erker) of Vancouver, and Michelle and Jonathon Clarke of Flagler Beach, Florida.

Dear sister of Anne Bermel of Brantford. Predeceased by her parents, Mary and Kaspar Schankula and brother Henry.

 

Johnson DorisJOHNSON, Doris Una - Passed away peacefully at Eventide Home on Monday February 6, 2017 in her 99th year.

Beloved wife of the late Gordon Johnson (1988).

Dearly loved mother of Dianne Olsen and Robert Johnson (Leslie).  Cherished grandmother of Blake (Liz), Jenny (Dave), Bruce (Amy), Pamela (Chris) and Michael and great-grandmother of Luke, Isabelle, Elle, Cole, Joshua and Henry.

 

BURKETT, Ray Harrison - Peacefully passed away on Monday, February 6th, 2017 at the Welland General Hospital, in his 95th year.

Survived by his sister Luella (late Karl) Hoover, sister in law Janet Burkett, brother in law Steven Stefanchuk, and his 10 nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his brother Floyd Burkett and sister Joyce Stefanchuk.

 

Oxley GeorgeOXLEY, George Allan - Peacefully, at Grandview Lodge, Dunnville on Monday February 6, 2017 in his 87th year.

George Oxley, beloved husband of the late Marion Oxley.

Loving father of Ken and Rhonda and the late Cindi Meskey. Proud grandpa of Trevor (Jasmine), Lindsay and great grandpa of Chloe. Sadly missed by his brother-in-law Lloyd Boose. Predeceased by his sister Violet Oster. Sadly missed by his nieces, nephews and their families.

 

Arthur IreneARTHUR, Irene Esther - It is with profound sadness that the family of Irene Arthur announces her peaceful passing at Rapelje Lodge on Monday February 6, 2017 after a long battle with dementia.

Loving mother of Brian and his wife Karen. Proud grandmother of Trevor (Meaghan Gizuk) and Jennifer (Chris) and great-grandmother of Emma.

Predeceased by her parents George and Esther Arthur.

 

Van Luttikhuisen GerryVAN LUTTIKHUISEN, Gerrit Willem 'Gerry' Passed away peacefully at the Welland Hospital on Monday, February 6, 2017, at the age of 78.

Beloved husband of Janet (Leeuwenburg) for 55 years. Loving father of David (Randi). Dearly loved Opa of Jordan and Brandan Van Luttikhuisen and also of Tristan and Ashton.

He is also survived by his brothers Hank (Jan), John (Janet) and a sister-in-law Mary Jane Van Luttikhuisen. Dear brother-in-law of Jake (Elsie) Leeuwenburg, Jasper (Liz) Leeuwenburg and Fred (Jenneke) Leeuwenburg, as well as a number of nieces and nephews and their families.

Predeceased by his parents Jan and Teunisje (Westerveld) Van Luttikhuisen, a brother Tony (2012), infant brother Jan and his father and mother-in-law Ary and Janet (Grootendorst) Leeuwenburg.

 

Kelba GarryKELBA, Garry (Garfield) Jr. - It is with profound sadness that his family announces his passing on Monday, February 6, 2017 at the Welland County General Hospital in his 56th year.

Loving husband of 34 years to Lisa, loving father of Amber (Korey) Dame and Trevor (Kristyn) Kelba, dear son of Garry Sr. and late Sharon Kelba (1999), brother of Sandra (Tim) Kelba, Lonnie (Debbie) Kelba, brother-in-law of Joanne (Gino) D’Aloisio and Nancy Sargus.

He will be sadly missed by his loving cousin Sandy. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews nieces and many many friends.

As Chairman of BRO Port Colborne, he contributed to many charitable causes throughout the Niagara Region.

 

Kuchar PatriciaKUCHAR, Patricia (nee Doliszny) - Passed away on February 6, 2017 at Garden City Manor at the age of 87.

Predeceased by her husband Tony (1967) and her son Peter (2008).

Loving mother to Michael (Kim) and Jeanne (Phil). Cherished Baba to Missy (Patrick), Bobby, Shari, Andrea, Nadya, Anthony and Barbara. Beloved Great grandmother to Benjamin and Hayden.

Devoted sister of Ben Doliszny and many loving family members. Patricia was very active in the St. Catharines Ukrainian community.

 

HARPER, Jill Marie – Passed away at the Niagara Falls General Hospital on Sunday February 6, 2017 in her 58th year after a courageous battle with cancer.

She touched the hearts and minds of many people especially those to whom she had a close working relationship in the Food and Beverage Industry in NOTL.

When not working, she had a passion for adventure and raced on sailboats her entire life having inspired many others to follow in her footsteps. She leaves her beloved Shark “Rampant” to her nephews whom she adored to carry on the sailing legacy begun by her father who was a long time member of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Sailing Club.

 

LASZEK, Theodore Andrew 'Ted' - Ted passed away on February 6th, 2017 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 63.

Sadly missed by his siblings Irene (Ken) Kane, Helen (Walter) Bak, John (Christine) and Roger, Predeceased by his brothers Paul, Richard and Tim, his mother Eugenia and his father Andrew.

Ted will be remembered by his extended family and friends.