Fish DonnaFISH, Donna Margaret Marie - Passed away peacefully on February 24, 2017 at the Welland Hospital in her 67th year.

Beloved wife of Jim. Loving mother Cherie Reles (Brett), Jocelyn Marleau (Jerry) and Leanne Hall (Bob) Caring Grandma of Olivia, Chelsea, Noah, Evan & Lucy. Dear sister of Bev Wilcox and Boyne Huffman. She will be missed by many relatives and friends.

Predeceased by her parents William & Ethel Huffman and by her sisters Joyce, June & Shirley.

Donna enjoyed a very fulfilling career at C.T.F.S in Welland. After retiring, she loved to spend time with her family.


Ballyk DonaldBALLYK, Dr. Donald - (March 31, 1928 - February 24, 2017) -

Passed away in Toronto on Friday, February 24, 2017.

Dr. Ballyk was predeceased by his beloved wife, Lillian, and his son, Donald.

He is the loving father of Ann Ross (Doug McGregor), Catherine Aoki (Takamichi), John (Catherine), Donna (Gary Serafini), Paul (Beverly), Mary (John Harding), Barbara Ann (James Graham) and Peter (Michèle-Elise Burnett).

Grandfather of 23 and great grandfather of 3.


MacTAVISH, Laurine - At the United Mennonite Home in Vineland on Friday, February 24, 2017, Laurine MacTavish aged 83 years.

Wife of the late Hollis MacTavish and dear mother of Richard and his wife Lucy, and loving grandmother of Krysta, Sarah, Shannon and Travis. Great grandmother of Jacob and C.J.

Sister of John and Marjorie Peacock and John and Linda Fearns. Predeceased by brother Keith Peacock.


Miski BillMISKI, William John 'Bill' - (July 22 1927 - February 24 2017) - Passed away peacefully with family by his side at McNally House Hospice, Grimsby.

Bill has left us to join his beloved wife Jackie (2006).

Loving Father to Mike (Kathy) and Karen. Dear Brother to Viola (John) and Marilyn (Jack). Predeceased by his sisters Helen (John) and Lorraine (Vic). Grandfather to Kevin (Bonnie), Jeff (Talia), Leanne, and Alana. Great Grandfather Angel, Aiden, Neely, and Maya.


Davies GraceDAVIES, Grace Beatrice (nee Hiscock) (Lemon) – (November 12, 1922 – February 24, 2017) -

Passed away, peacefully, surrounded by her family, at the United Mennonite Home in Vineland on Friday, February 24, 2017 in her 95th year.

Cherished mother of Patricia Hegedus (Les) and Paula Whitaker (David). Proud grandmother of Vicki Hegedus (Steve Deppisch) Karen Beus (Roger), Michael Hegedus (Crystal), Janalee Wynder (Brandon), Tricia Tolman (Ryley), James Whitaker (Sarah) and Carrie Sciarra (Scott Boorman). Sadly missed by 21 great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by her parents Joseph and Florence Annie Hiscock, her first husband Norman Edgar Lemon (1951) and her second husband Ernest Davies (1989).


Sexton JeanSEXTON, Jean Victoria (nee Summers) - At Linhaven on Friday, February 24th, 2017 in her 90th year.

She is predeceased by her siblings Mildred Klenavic, Violet Clark, Fred Summers, Bill Summers and June Robertson. Survived by her sisters in law Marjorie Summers and Cora Summers. Dear mother of David, Jean McKinnon (Steve), Eric (Janice), Holly (Joe) Felice and Heather (Jeff) Murrell and daughter in law Helen Sexton.

Grandmother of 12. Great Grandmother of 17 and Great Great Grandmother of 4. Special friend and travelling companion to Dorothy Burtch.


Richards LenaRICHARDS, Engeline 'Lena' - Passed away on Friday, February 24th, 2017 at the St. Catharines Hospital at the age of 98.

Beloved wife of the late Willard for 50 years.

Cherished mother of Nancy (Ken Hopkins). She is predeceased by her son Gordon. Loving Grandma of Brett, Jennifer, Andrew (Jade), Kimberly, Danny, Keith and the late Mary. Great Grandma of Darryn, Euphemiea, Siobhan and William. Lena is predeceased by her sister Gertrude Theal.


Nolet ClaudetteNOLET, Claudette (Séguin) - It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved sister, mother, and grandmother, Claudette Nolet. Claudette passed away peacefully on Friday, February 24th, 2017, in Welland Ontario, after a short battle against cancer.

Claudette will be sadly missed by her sister, Liliane Séguin; her daughters, Brigitte (Chris), Stéfanie (Adam), Chantal (Earl); her two granddaughters, Téa and Macy; along with her numerous nieces, nephews, sisters in law and brothers in law, whose lives she touched.

Claudette was predeceased by her loving husband, Ronald Nolet; her mother, Claire Séguin; and her brothers, Cléo and Lucien.


Breton YvetteBRETON, Yvette Marie - It is with great sadness our family announces the passing of Yvette on Friday, February 24th, 2017 at the age of 88.

Mom will be forever missed by her six children Michelle (George) Keeler, Fran Breton, Nicole (Pat) Porco, Richard (Shirley) Breton, Guy Breton and Denis Breton.


Fernick WalterFERNICK, Walter - Walter, in his 83rd year, died suddenly on Friday, February 24, 2017, on vacation in Florida surrounded by his family.

Predeceased by parents John and Irena, brothers Steve and Bill and brother-in-law Glen. Survived by sister Anne Doig.

Walter shared 58 years with the love of his life Vera, proud father of Doug (Jeanette) and Deborah (Antony) and loving grandfather to Jennifer and James.


Putney SandyPUTNEY, Sandra Aletha Alice - (June 28, 1947 - February 24, 2017) - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved wife and mother.

Sadly missed by her husband Bill of 34 years and her children; Bill (Shaunna), Scott Putney and her beloved fur baby "Bear".

Survived by her mother Norma Kennedy and predeceased by her father Alvin Kennedy. Sandy will be also be missed by her siblings; Bev (Dennis) Brisson, Dan (Marilyn) Kennedy, Bob (Pam) Kennedy, and Jim (Nancy) Kennedy.


BOYD, Ron - Passed away peacefully at Edgewater Gardens, Dunnville on February 24, 2017 at the age of 68.

Cremation has taken place.


EDWARDS, Jessica Lin - It is with great sadness that Robin and Yvonne have to announce the extremely premature death of their beautiful daughter Jessica who was only 23 years old and full of life.

She will be deeply missed by her brother Tyler (Ana), Justin (Amanda), her nieces Lily, Aila, Seraphina and Arwen. She was loved by her Grandmother Connie Milne and was met in heaven by her Grandfather Jack Milne. Jessica will be sadly missed by her Grandparents Sandra (Reginald) MacLean and Glen Edwards.

She has left behind Aunts and Uncles Pauline and Dave Ives, Kim Edwards, Glen Edwards, Heather Edwards and Mark Burbidge. She leaves behind many Cousins, great Aunts/Uncles and extended close family members. She will be missed by many friends plus people she has touched in her short but amazing life.


McMullen RonaldMcMULLEN, Ronald William - Peacefully, surrounded by his family at the St. Catharines General Hospital, on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the age of 85.

Devoted husband of 46 years to Darlene (nee Tobodo) McMullen. Supportive father to Bill (Christine) McMullen, Colleen (Bill) Bartolini, Christopher (Andrea) McMullen, Carrolyn McMullen and Susan (Steve) Canton. Loving Granddad to Nicholas, Alyssa, Dean, Liam, Sydney, Erin, Paige, Meghan and Jessica.

Predeceased by his parents, William and Edith McMullen and by his brothers-in-law, Gerald Mulligan and John Birney. Big brother to Betty Mulligan and Judith Birney. Brother-in-law to Danny and Ginette Tobodo.


McCaffery WayneMcCAFFERY, Wayne - Of Port Colborne, passed away at the Port Colborne General Hospital on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the age of 86 years.

Beloved husband of the late Joan McCaffery (2003), loving father of Jerry (Carol) McCaffery, Linda McCaffery Gibbs, Harold McCaffery and Barbara Tardif, father-in-law of Pauline McCaffery and Frank Kar, brother of Mary McCaffery, uncle of Scott (Marissa) McCaffery and Patricia (Dennis) Simon.

Also survived by 13 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and his loving companion Aline.

Besides his wife, he was predeceased by his daughter Dianne Kar, his son Donald, son-in-law Don Tardif, his brother Claire and his wife Maureen McCaffery and his parents Clarence and Evelyn McCaffery.


Matoga BarbaraMATOGA, Barbara Danuta (née Szarf) - It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the passing of our dear Mother on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the age of 89.

Beloved Wife to her late husband Julian Matoga (2004).

Dear Mother to Christine (Eric) David and Ted (Sharon) Matoga. Grandmother to Krysia Brown and Neil Matoga and Great Grandmother to Connor and Abbey Brown.


Ralph AnnaRALPH, Anna Christina (nee Mines) - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our beloved mother on February 24, 2017 at the St. Catharines Site -NHS in her 85th year.

Surrounded by her loving family, Anna is now at peace with her beloved busband Bob (2013).

She will be deeply missed by her seven children Cathy (Jim Smith) Sanders, Sharon (Gord) Maidment, Robin (Jack) Plante, Bob (Sharon), Randy, Pam, and Tracy (Bobby) Taylor. Adored Nana to 21 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.


Fogel WandaFOGEL, Wanda Josephine - Surrounded by her family at the NHS- St. Catharines Site, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with kidney failure early Thursday morning February 23, 2017 at the age of 78.

Beloved sister to Chester (Rose) Fogel, dear aunt of Matthew (Sheri) Fogel, Julie nee Fogel (Larry) Shale, Michael (Amanda) Fogel, Lisa Fogel, Stephen Pacia, Tom (Cynthia) Pacia, Sister-in-law to Gene Pacia and Irene Dwyer.

Predeceased by a brother Edward and a sister Genevieve, also a niece Denise. She will be missed by several great nieces and nephews.


Sirianni MikeSIRIANNI, Michael Anthony 'Mike' - Softly in the night, Mike left us on Thursday February 23, 2017 at the age of 70.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Karen (neé Simpson), his daughters Amy Lynne Brohm, her husband Kaspar and their son Lane Anthony, Liza Katharine DeLazzari, her husband Carl and their sons Edward Joseph and Michael Peter.

Mike is survived by his sisters Vicki (the late Ken) Parr, Joyce (Doug) Monteith and his brother Joseph (the late Linda) Sirianni. He will be missed by his in-laws David (Carol) Simpson, Donna (Dave) Simpson, Lorie (Ken) Prohaszka and Pam (Kent) McDonald and by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Angeline (Sacco) Sirianni, his sisters Maryann (the late Jim) Hetherington and Ruth Anne Kallaur (Tony) and his infant brother Frankie.


Booth JaniceBOOTH, Janice Gail (nee Sigurdson) - (June 11, 1943 – February 23, 2017) -

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Janice, surrounded by her loving family, at the Douglas Memorial Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Predeceased by her husband Garry, her daughter Kelly Sisnett, her sisters Dolly Schihl, Doris Mulenbruch, her brother Lionel Sigurdson and her BFF Sylvia Oliver.

Cherished mother of Scott (Kathleen), Karen Pierce (John) and Craig (Kelly).


Gerlach MargaretGERLACH, Margaret (Dyck) - Passed away peacefully at Tabor Manor on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the age of 100 years.

Beloved mother to Alvina (Walt) Andres, Hugo (Linda) Dyck, Harry (Elly) Dyck, Bob (Susan Ross)Dyck, Evelyne (Larry) Street, Junetta Neudorf (John Reay), Harvey (Debbie) Dyck, Ruby (Tommy) Brotherston, Kathy (Larry) Dueck.

Predeceased by her husbands Anton Dyck (1985) and Herbert Gerlach (2011). Also predeceased by her son David Dyck (1997) and granddaughters Sandra Dick (2016) and Tammy Berezowski (2013).


Corman GeorgeCORMAN, George - At Extendicare on Thursday February 23, 2017, George Corman, aged 95 years.

Husband of the late Evelyn Corman (2013). Dear father of Wayne (Carol) Corman and Susan (David) Honey.

Loving grandfather of 6 and great grandfather of 17.


Riddell JackRIDDELL, Jack Mason – With great sadness, but thanksgiving for a life well lived, the family of Jack Riddell announces his peaceful passing, at home, on Thursday, February 23, 2017 in his 95th year.

Beloved husband of the late Pina (nee Orsini).

Cherished father of Vincent (Fern), Heather (Jim Tykoliz), Jason (Lynn) and the late Thomas (1972). Dear brother-in-law of Ivy Riddell and Olga Mylchreest. Sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brothers Ken, Reginald (Marge), Maxwell Long (Doreen), sisters Helen Swain (Ted), Gloria Golding (Ray), brother-in-law Ezzio Orsini (Rena), Dario Orsini (Lucy) and sister-in-law Marion Orsini.

Jack was a proud Veteran, serving with the Canadian Armed Forces. He worked for Page Hersey/Stelco for 37 years, retiring in 1981.


DALMAN, William Henry 'Bill' - Passed away at his residence on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 95 years of age.

Loving husband for 65 years of Jean Dalman (predeceased).

Beloved father of David (Mary), Barbara (Jim) Moore, and Margaret. Sadly missed by his granddaughters; Adrienne (Andrew) Fossheim, Katherine and Julia; his great-granddaughters Natalie Fossheim and Kimberly Fossheim and his niece Lois Holden (Bob). Predeceased by his brother Bob (Doris) Dalman.


Horvath LindaHORVATH, Linda (nee Crawford) - (1948 - 2017) - It is with sadness we announce the passing of Linda on February 22, 2017 at home surrounded by loved ones.

Loving wife of 23 years to Mark. Cherished Mom of Sheri (Shane) McGowan, Lori (Matt) Kenyon, Bruce, Gail Waters, Vicky (Victor) Janzen. Beloved Grandma of 9 grandchildren.

Also missed by her siblings Gary (Marg) Crawford, Sharon Crawford, Les (Pat) Crawford, Dave (Barb) Crawford and Robin (Ken) Mills.


Carter Edwards EdCARTER-EDWARDS, Edward 'Ed' - The tenor voice, endless jokes and talks about his POW experiences that were so much a part of Edward Carter-Edwards are now history. In his 94th year, Ed passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at McNally House.

Born in Montreal in 1923, his family moved to Hagersville then Hamilton. Ed joined the RCAF during WWII. When his Halifax bomber was shot down June 1944, he was captured and incarcerated along with 167 other allied airmen in Buchenwald Concentration Camp. After liberation, Ed returned home and married Lois (nee Russell) in 1946 and settled in Ancaster.

Ed’s voice could be heard in productions of the Hamilton Theatre Company, Harlequin Singers and Church choirs at Ancaster, Hamilton and Smithville.

After retiring from Westinghouse/Camco, Ed and Lois moved to Bala and Bradenton, Florida before settling in Smithville in 1994.