Stevens AnnSTEVENS, Antje 'Ann' - At Linhaven Home for the Aged, on Sunday, May 7, 2017 in her 89th year.

Beloved wife of Fred for 65 years.

Loving mother of Agnes Stevens (Sondra) and John Stevens (Michele). She will be missed by her grandson Michael, dear friend Heather Peacock, siblings Sophie Oosterhof (Gert), Jean Soeting (Ralph), Jack Bakker (Annie), Simon Bakker (Dianne) and Victor Bakker (Linda) and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her sister-in-law Audrey Bakker.


Augustine HelenAUGUSTINE, Helen (Ella) Patricia (nee Mooney) - On Sunday May 7th, 2017 God rang the bell to let Helen know heaven was ready for her.

Helen was a headstrong but kind wee Scottish lady who deeply loved her late husband William (Bill) and her huge family.

Her girls Claire (Doug) Ward, Janice (Gino) Arcaro, Laura Nixon (Mike Reid), Ellen (Drew) Wakeham, Phyllis (Greg) Sprout and Lorraine Augustine-Brunelle will love and cherish their Mom's memory forever.


Coddington RobertCODDINGTON, Robert William – With profound sadness the family of Robert Coddington announces his sudden passing on Sunday May 7, 2017 at his home in Grimsby, in his 63rd year.

Husband of the late Sandra (2010).

Loving father of Bob (Krysta) and Jackie (Ryan) Schroeder. Proud grandpa of Cooper, Parker, Piper and Reid. Lovingly remembered by Diane Curtas and her children Brandon & Lauren. Devoted to his fur babies Heidi and Catdog. Brother of Susan Bowling.

Robert retired in 2011 after 26 years with DSBN. He was passionate about car racing.


SEXSMITH, Pauline - Pauline passed away with her family by her side on May 7, 2017.

She is survived by her children, Nancy (Allen) Neamtz, Carolyn van der Sluis (Bill), Barbara DiCorrado, Shirley (Mike) O'Hearn, Skip Sexsmith and son-in law Tom Barrett.


DiMAURIZIO, Luisa - Passed with family by her side on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Hotel Dieu Shaver at the age of 89.

Loving wife of Marino of 60 years. Cherished mother of Rino (Susan) and Gino (Elfriede). Beloved Nonna of Michael, Noah, Matteo, Alessandro and Roberto.

Survived by her brother Don (Rosa) Baiocco. She will be missed by all family and friends. Predeceased by her parents Antonio and Luigina Baiocco.


Dwyer AnnDWYER, Ann Mary 'Annie' (nee Gasbarini) - Passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on May 6, 2017 at Linhaven Home.  

Predeceased by her devoted husband Frank Dwyer, sister Leta McMahon, brother Albert Gasbarini and parents Francesca and Santino Gasbarini. Ann will be greatly missed by her surviving sister Jean Gasbarini; brother Tony and many extended family and friends.

Forever loved by her children Jim (Anne), Janet (Judith), Mary Bell, Maggie Haines (Phil), Maureen (Mike) Zanardi and grandchildren Mike and Dan Dwyer, Mark (Colleen) Zanardi, Sarah Huntington (Rick), Bradley and Steven Haines.


Strang JimSTRANG, James M. 'Jim' - It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Jim on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the St. Catharines General Hospital, at the age of 64.

Beloved husband of Janice Dart Strang. Loving father of Lesley Niemann (Tony) and Erin Dart. Cherished grandfather of Joey, Jimmy, Max, Jeffrey, Quinn and Bodhi.

Dear brother of Robert (Maria). Fondly remembered by sister-in-law Carolyn Salo and his nieces and nephews.


Parisee RitaPARISEE, Marie 'Rita' (nee Rail) - Passed away peacefully with family by her side at the Greater Niagara Hospital N.H.S. on Saturday, May 6, 2017, in her 89th year.

Marie Rita Parisee (nee Rail), beloved wife of the late Henri Parisee.

Loving mother of Paul (Coleen) and Dianne. Loved grandma of Stephan (Vashti), Christopher (Tuana) and Mercedes (Mark). Great grandma of Aneesa, Christopher, Natasha and Vimal.

Dear sister of Charlie, Fernand (Rachel), Rubin (Edmond) and Angela (Adrian). Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by two brothers Andre and Arsene, by two sisters Andreanna and Chantel.


Avolio MarioAVOLIO, Mario - It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Mario on Saturday, May 6, 2017 with his loving family by his side. He was in his 81st year. 

Beloved husband and best friend to Gina (nee Ultimo) for 52 years. Cherished father to Enzo (Julie) Avolio, Nancy (Dennis) Bellefontaine and Rick Avolio. Special Nonno to Daniel, Matthew, Sarah, Andrew, Mehgan and Delicia.

Mario will be sadly missed by his brothers Alberto (Iolanda) and Tonino (the late Anna). He is predeceased by his parents Francesco and Giacinta (nee Cercone) Avolio, his father and mother-in-law Vincenzo and Giuseppina (nee Marchionda) Ultimo and his brother Pasquale (Maria) Avolio.


Nutma JelleNUTMA, Rev. Jelle - In his 90th year, our father, grandfather, and great grandfather, brother, friend and pastor has gone to be with his Lord and Savior whom he loved and served, on Saturday, May 6, 2017.

He is survived by his wife, Alida (Brouwer) and his 5 children, Harry (Miriam), Sid (Alice), Margaret (Richard), Faith (Terry), Andrew (Darlene), and 23 grandchildren; Jeremy (Johanna), Gregory (Joanna), Andrew (Heather), Alexander (Leanne), Alyda (Jesse), Levi, Caleb (Shelley), Ryan (Katie), Rob (Courtney), Kurtis (Jaclyn), Kyle (Amelia), Olivia (Steve), Jesse (Desiree), Danae (Justin), Joshua (Anne), Brady (Rachel), Kristen, Charles (Erin), Alisha, Jessica (Dylan), Sara, Cole, Liam.


Muir ThelmaMUIR, Thelma Mildred - Thelma loved life and often said she thanked God for every morning she awoke. She faced life's trials valiantly and with great optimism. Sadly, she passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the E.C.U. in Welland, as beautiful in death as she was in life.

Thelma was predeceased by her father and mother, George and Penelope Muir, as well as all four of her siblings and their spouses, George (Dorothy), Bill (Betty), Agnes (Ed) and Peggy (Dave). She leaves behind many nephews and nieces as well as their children and grandchildren. Thelma was significantly active in some of their lives until her death and loved them all.

Thelma lived most of her life in Hamilton, and after completing high school she had a long and successful career there, working as a collection agent in the offices of Robinsons and Zellers. She also worked at Eatons and as a counter person for General Electric in Hamilton. She moved to Niagara Falls in her retirement.


Freeman GordFREEMAN, Gordon W. - At the admirable age of 91, Gord passed away peacefully on Friday, May 5, 2017.

He will be greatly missed by his loving wife, Mildred “Scotty” and her family. Loving father to Pamela, Craig, and Mark. Proud Grandfather of Erin and Laura (Sean); and Great Grandpa to Carter and Dominic.

He will always be remembered by Vickie Freeman, Shelley Waite, and extended family and friends. Gord was predeceased by his first wife of 51 years, Gwen (1996) and brother, Bruce Freeman.


Domingo BillDOMINGO, Abraham Cabading ‘Bill’ – Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his wife, sister-in-law and children after his battle with cancer at Greater Niagara General Hospital on May 5, 2017 at the age of 60.

Beloved husband of Lydia (Baylon) Domingo and loving father of Jacqueline, Sean and Andrew Domingo.

Dearly loved brother and youngest sibling, lovingly remembered by his brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brothers and sisters Susan Jovillar, Felly North, Lita Llorera, Pete Domingo, Mabini Rosales, Edna Sabalburo, Phillip Domingo and their families.


PATITUCCI, Luigi 'Gigi' - (Master Barber for over 60 years) – suddenly at the Niagara Health System – St. Catharines Site, on Friday, May 5, 2017. Luigi Patitucci of St. Catharines, in his 75th year.

Beloved husband of Nona Lee (Mudicka). Dear father of Paolo Patitucci, Elisa (Dino Chiappetta), Linda (Mark Toner) and Dino Patitucci (Helena). Loving Nannuzzo of Louis, Giuseppe, Sara, Elisa, Paolo, Julia, Alexis and Domenico.

Brother of Francesco Patitucci (Vanda) and the late Carlo, Domenico, Chiara, Giuseppe and Settimio. Brother-in-law to Agatina, Lucia, Umberto, Anna and the late Rosa.


Anderson MikeANDERSON, Michael Frederic - (May 25, 1967 - May 5, 2017) - (Amity Lodge Af&AM #32) -

Survived by his parents Don and Barbara Anderson; son Jake Anderson; Uncle and Aunt Jim and Marita Anderson; sisters Caroline Derderian (Dave), Suzanne Anderson (Colin Field); cousin Teresa Anderson; Nephews Aidan and Liam Derderian, Arie and Saul Field; former wife Jacqueline Anderson and her sons Grant and Ben Dickhout; partner Betty Barwell and her sons Zachary and Grayson.

Mike was born in London, Ontario and grew up in Oakville. He spent his life in construction and was very imaginative and creative in his workmanship. He built some fine houses in Oakville, Dunnville, and Tobermory, including the Family Cottage at Cape Chin on Georgian Bay.


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.