Dell PaulDELL, Paul - Paul died on August 17, 2017 after living a wonderful life. Leukemia took Paul from us at age seventy-two. Cancer did not succeed in stealing Paul's sense of humour.

Lovingly remembering Paul are his wife Judy (nee House); son Jeff and his wife Jackie; daughter Terra Dell Kramer and beloved grandchildren: Sierra, Mackenzie, Preston, Ava and Evan. Predeceased by his parents Anna and Peter Dell and brother Stan (Sheila).

Paul is survived by his dear sister Elizabeth Chalupa (Tony) and his nieces and nephews. Also grieving with Judy are her brother Byron House (Donna) plus a supportive circle of family, friends and neighbours. God bless all of you.


Bonato LinoBONATO, Ildebrando 'Lino' - Passed way peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Wednesday August 16, 2017 in his 100th year.

Beloved husband of 55 years to Maddalena (Iacobaccio) Bonato. Dearly loved father of Natalie Kindy and cherished Nonno of Ryan Kindy (Tara) and Alexandra "Lexi" Kindy (Dylan).

Dear brother of Angelo (Livia) and Emilio and brother-in-law of Giuseppe Iacobaccio. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister Elvira, his brothers Giuseppe, Francesco, Agostino, Ottavio and Paolo and his sister-in-law Libera Iacobaccio.


Blazetich MaryBLAZETICH, Mary – Mary passed away peacefully at her residence, St. Charles Village, on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the age of 99 1/2.

Beloved wife of the late Joseph (2000) and cherished mother of the late Jerry (2015).

Survived by her daughter-in-law Jeannette Blazetich and sister-in-law Jennine Tryfiak.

She will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews, especially Marvin of Windsor and by her dear friend Pearl R. who was always there for her.


Gingulano CarolGINGULANO, Carol Anne - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family and friends, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Wednesday August 16, 2017 at the age of 77.

Dearly loved mother of Sharon Gingulano (Fred), Michael Gingulano (Tina) and Tracy Gingulano (Mark).  Cherished grandmother of Joshua and  Steven Lutz and Charlese Winny.

Dear sister of Peter (Sandra) Hayes, Margaret (Ron) Massey and Cathy (Larry) Shannon. Lovingly remembered by her nieces Lisa Adshead and Laura Federico and by many cousins

Predeceased by her parents Peter and Audrey Hayes and her sister-in-law Barbara Hayes.


Powell PhoebePOWELL, Phoebe E. - Passed away peacefully at Lookout Ridge Retirement Home, Fonthill on Wednesday August 16, 2017 in her 94th year.

Predeceased by her loving husband Steven.

Loving mother of Gary and wife Karen and Kevin and wife Lisa.  Cherished Nana of Taylor, Lauren and husband David, Matthew and Garrett.


Bergsma HennyBERGSMA, Hendrikje 'Henny' - Passed away unexpectedly and with her loving family by her side on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at the Welland Hospital, at the age of 83.

Much loved wife for 58 years of Hubert and loving mother of Marisa (Dave), John and Jeff.

She leaves behind her sister Tina Zylstra and her family.


Broadley AllanBROADLEY, Allan Elgar - Surrounded in love by his family Allan passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the age of 92.

Loved husband of over 72 years to the late Eva Vince McKerlie.

Loving father of Lynn and Elaine, Diane and Brian Holden, Cindy and the late Chuck Spearing.

Proud Papa of Elizabeth and Blair Gunn, Kimberly Holden, Allan Spearing, and great- grandchildren Ava, Lauren, Gavin, Lorelei, Alyvia and Colton.


Boverhof JohnBOVERHOF, John - The Lord in his infinite wisdom has taken unto himself his servant John Boverhof on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, surrounded by his family at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton at the age of 76.

Beloved husband of + Joanne (Dykstra, 1998), and Nancy (Visser, Vermeulen).

John was much loved by his children Ron (Jennifer), Kevin (Evelina), and Jeff (Jodie); step-children John (Sandy) Vermeulen, Doug (Theresa) Vermeulen, Denise (Kieran) Boyle, Dennis (Karen) Vermeulen and Julie (Paul) Russell.

Proud grandpa of 19 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandson.


Gallen JackGALLEN, Richard 'Jack' - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at his home on Wednesday August 16, 2017 at the age of 62.

Loving father of Melisa (Danny) LaRoche and Tanya Gallen. Caring grandfather of Keynan, Teven and Soleil.

Beloved son of the late Nelson and Colleen Gallen. Jack was a dear brother to 10 brothers and sisters and will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.


BIGGINS, Gwen Louise - Passed away peacefully on August 16, 2017 at the Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital.

Gwen was the loving mother of Christine Lemenchick (Mike), Michael Biggins (Pauline) and Laura Vigh (John).

Cherished grandmother of Nicholas Dazé, Olivia Lemenchick, Matthew and Kaitlin Biggins, John (Chantal) and Mackenzie Vigh; Great Grandmother to Jackson and Charley Dazé.

Gwen will be fondly remembered and missed by her sister Edith Gill, her best friend and soul mate Robert Ryan. Gwen leaves behind many nieces, nephews, extended family and special friends.


MacLeod MaryMacLEOD, Mary Catherine (McCaig) - It is with bittersweet sadness that the family of Mary informs you that Mary’s work here on earth was completed on August 16, 2017, having passed peacefully at the Woodlands of Sunset care facility in Welland, at the age of 95.

Predeceased by her husband Gordon, her sons John and Peter, Mary will be missed by her sisters Joan and Sally in Bangor, Northern Ireland, granddaughters Pamela in Welland, Ontario, Mary Ann in Santa Clara, California and grandson Callum in Midland, Ontario.

Her Great-Grandchildren, Galexy, Piper, Marijka, John, Gordon, Benjamin, Dallas and Liam will certainly miss all the extra treats Granny Mary passed along.


Patrick SuzannePATRICK, Suzanne (nee Charette) – Peacefully and surrounded by her family, Suzanne passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the age of 61.

Beloved wife of the late Wayne Patrick. Cherished mother of Jeff Meskis, Shannon Meskis and Jessica Ernest (Brandon Culp).

Proud and loving grandmother of Jade, Cameron, Samantha, Shai-Anne, Heydn, Giselle, Shannon, Robert, Alexander, Oliver and great-grandmother of Brandon, Kurestynn and Ethan.


BUCHANAN, Susan Donaldson – Peacefully on August 15th, 2017 in her 91st year, at the Heidehof Long Term Care Home in St. Catharines, Ontario.

Predeceased by her husband James Buchanan on August 16, 2015.

Loving mother of Jim and his wife Dorothy. Proud grandmother of Katey and Nicole Buchanan. Predeceased by sister Peggy Murphy and brothers Hugh and Jimmy Anderson.


Guilmette Ann MarieGUILMETTE, Dr. Ann Marie (nee Gallagher) - (November 17, 1951 - August 15, 2017) -

Esteemed Professor at Brock University in Recreation and Leisure Studies until her retirement in 2010.

Much loved daughter, sister, aunt, great-aunt, colleague, staunch advocate and mentor. Ann Marie is survived by Bonnie Gallagher (Paul), Arlene Gallagher Purpura (David), Lynn Gallagher Wolbert, Mike Gallagher and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews who will sorely miss all the treats.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Jim Guilmette, nephew Michael Purpura and brother Paul Gallagher.


Wolodzko AntoninaWOLODZKO, Antonina (nee Rudnicka) - Passed away peacefully on August 15, 2017 at the age of 85, at Henley House in St. Catharines.

Beloved wife of 65 years to Jan. Devoted mother to her daughter Christine Johnston (David). Amazing Babcia to her 3 grandchildren Matthew (Liz), Mark (Karen) and Jennifer (Bill). Loving Pra-Babcia to her 4 great-grandchildren Megan, Kimberly, Connor and Silas.

Antonina was predeceased by her parents and 12 siblings, but will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews around the world and especially by her sister-in-law Halina and niece Renee and their family in Chicago.


MOUNSEY, Thomas Richard 'Tom' - Peacefully at Extendicare St. Catharines, on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the age of 86.

Beloved husband of the late Beverley (nee Shantz) for over 59 years.

Loving father of Richard (Beverly), Late Debbie, and Randy. Cherished Grampy of Jesse and Rebecca, Kelly, Charles, and Samantha, Ryan, JoAnne, and Kody. Special Great Grampy of Liam, Olivia, and Annabelle, Tyra, Damya, Ada, and Ingrid.

Tom is survived by his brother Ken (Joan).


Panetta TonyPANETTA, Antonio 'Tony'  It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved father and grandfather. Antonio passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving children on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the age of 76.

Dear father of Frank (Donna), Marianne (John), Julie, Nancy (Nick), Karen and Maria (Justin). He will be missed by his 12 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and his dear sister Maria Laguda (Vince).

He was predeceased by his parents Frank and Marianne Panetta.


Lamb DesmondLAMB, James 'Desmond' - Peacefully, in his 85th year in St. Catharines, Ontario on August 14th, 2017 at Linhaven Home for the Aged.

Beloved husband of 51 years of Eileen (nee McGuiness). Adored father of Kevin (Kelly), Damian (Julie), Dominic (Meghan), Julie (Mike) and Paul (Ruth). Loving Granda to Owen, Anthony, Jessica, Conor, Kate, Maggie, Molly, Declan and Lily.

Born in Clydebank, Scotland to Owen and Mary Lamb on October 30, 1932 and predeceased by his elder brother Peter.


DIntino CesiraD’INTINO, Cesira – Passed peacefully at Henley House on August 14, 2017 at the age of 96.

She is now reunited with her husband Emilio and son Fernando (the late Lucille).

Beloved mother to Gabriella (Cesare), Giulio (Pasqualina) and Elvira (Vittorio). Proud Nonna to 12 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.

Loving sister to Amerizia, Gabriele and Corrado. Predeceased by her siblings Antonietta and Fiorindo.


SCHROEDER, Freda (Banman) - Peacefully at home in Niagara Falls, with her family by her side, on August 14th, 2017, at the age of 82.

Sadly missed by her husband Edward and her children; Larry (Tracy) Schroeder and Linda (Paul) Ward.

Beloved Mama to Gary (Jacqueline) Schroeder, Deanna Ward and Brandon Ward, Great-Mama to Jacob Schroeder.


Taylor RichardTAYLOR, Richard Bamforth - Passed away peacefully on Monday August 14, 2017 in his 85th year, at St. Catherines General Hospital.

He is survived by his wife Monica Taylor (nee Murray) his sons James Taylor (Julie Laventure) and Paul Taylor (Anna-Marie Taylor), his grandchildren Michelle and Ryan Taylor, and his sister Joane Brooks.

Born and raised in Toronto, he was a long-term employee of Kodak Canada at the Weston Plant. Retiring to Niagara-on-the-lake he became an avid volunteer at the Niagara Historical Society & Museum where his contributions made many life-long friends.


Taylor GraceTAYLOR, Grace Thurza (nee Culp) - Peacefully at Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital, St. Catharines, on Monday August 14, 2017 at the age of 91.

Beloved wife of Sidney for over 60 years. Loving mother of Wendy Longo (Paul), and Terry. Cherished Nana of Derek (Amanda), Kevin, and Michael.

Grace is survived by her sister in laws Doreen Taylor, Hilka Culp, and Margaret Taylor. Grace was predeceased by her brothers George (Dorothy) Culp, Herb (Wyn) Culp, Edward (Irene) Culp, and Frank Culp, brothers in law Herb Taylor, Ron Taylor, and Arn (Jean) Taylor. She will be missed by her nieces, and nephews.


Boyd PatriciaBOYD, Patricia Eileen - Our extraordinary mom, Patricia has gone to be with the love of her life Norman. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Patricia in her 91st year. On August 14, 2017.

Predeceased by her beloved Norman of 68 years.

Loving mother of Dell Ann (Donald) Monforton, Susan (Phillip) Harrison, Patricia (David) McClung, Daniel (Susan) Boyd, Richard (Dixie) Boyd, Deneen (Paul) Kucharuk, and also predeceased by her daughter Doreen Brown and son Norman Boyd JR.


Zecchini FrancoZECCHINI, Franco Antonio - (Carpenter with the St. Lawrence Seaway) – Suddenly at his residence on Sunday, August 13, 2017. Franco Zecchini of Thorold, in his 51st year.

Loving spouse to Cheri. Beloved father of Keya and Brinnah. Dear son of Pasquale and Rina Zecchini. Best friend and brother to Carlo (Jessica). Uncle Frank will also be missed by Brittany, Arrayha, Sophia and great uncle to Bentley and Braelin.

Franco is survived by several aunts, uncles and his cousins who grew up together as brothers and sisters within this tight knit family.


VAN de KLEUT, Johanna (nee Teeuwsen) – Passed into the presence of the Lord on August 13, 2017, Johanna of Jordan Station, in her 90th year.

Wife of the late Harmen Van de Kleut (2012) and dear mother of Walter and his wife Geraldine, Diane (predeceased), John and his wife Robin, Caroline and her husband John DeBruyn.

Grandmother of Aron (Rachel), Caleb (Kalina), Kyle, Reuben (Joanna), Rebecca, Amanda, Jacob, Samuel and Christopher. Great Grandmother of Rowan, Molly and Asher.


Dick ValerieDICK, Valerie Ann - (1952 - 2017) - It is with extreme sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Valerie at her residence on August 13, 2017.

Beloved wife of Ian. Loving mother of David (Melissa), Amy (Bryan), Cassandra and Amanda.  Dearly missed by her grandchildren Taylor (Tina), MacKenzie, Ian, Willow-Grace and great granddaughter Lilah Gloria.

Survived by her siblings Lisa Bowlby, Beth Cotter, Keith & Michael Waters and many other loving relatives and friends.