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WHITE, Jemima Ritchie - Passed away at Hamilton General Hospital, on Friday, June 30, 2017, in her 88th year.

Beloved wife of John White. Loved mother of Ian White (Rosemary), Sandra White, and Richard White (Henny).

Cherished grandmother of Sean, Morgaine and Geoffrey. Dear sister of Richard Grant and aunt of Richard Grant, Eileen MacDonald, Christine Bigelow, Valerie Parker and Debrah Guergis.

 

Shearer LiseSHEARER, Lise Germaine (Blais) – Passed away, suddenly, on Friday, June 30, 2017 at the St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 73.

Beloved wife of Keith Shearer and loving mother to her five children; Marilyn Staneff (Bruce), Jacques Bolduc, Suzie Bolduc, Clifford Guay (Melodie) and Stefan Guay (Angie).

Proud grandmother of Joey Proulx, Jessica Guay, Chad Guay, Madison Caron, Zackery Leblanc, Preston Guay, Jacob Leblanc, Brielle Guay, Daphney Bolduc and great-grandmother of Amelia Proulx.

 

Tresham AllanTRESHAM, Allan Ross - Allan passed away after long illness on June 30th, 2017 at Greater Niagara General Hospital in Niagara Falls, attended by family.

Allan was born June 2nd 1938 in Crowland Township ON, youngest son of Florence Winifred Hughson from Pilot Mound MB, and Frank Leslie Tresham from Hamilton ON.

Allan served in the RCAF from 1957 to 1960, where he attained the rank of Leading Aircraftman, and developed a lifelong affection for the CF-100. Allan retired from the Ontario Provincial Government in 1994 after 34 years of service in assessment roles across the province, retiring as Quality Control Manager.

 

Nojonen RayNOJONEN, Reima Olavi 'Ray' - (June 30, 1943 – June 30, 201) -

After a short battle with cancer Ray passed away peacefully on June 30, 2017 surrounded by his wife and family.

Beloved husband of Blanche, loving father of Allan (Debbie), Susan Janzen (the late Ken) (Will), Dan (Rachel), Carolyn (Carl), Sharon (Dan), Bob, John (Jen), and Irene. Dear brother of John (Aili), Timo (Susan), and Maija, predeceased by Lea and Matti.

 

MILLS, Lenore Nadine - It is with great sadness Nori passed away at Welland General Hospital on Friday June 30, 2017 with her family at her side.

Cherished mother to Candiss and loving grandmother to Christopher (Alicia), Brandon (Michelle), Riley and Lucas.

Predeceased by her husband Kenneth Mills and son Christopher.

She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

 

Shaver MarySHAVER, Ruth 'Mary' (Muirhead) - It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of our loving mother and grandmother Mary Shaver at the age of 92 on Thursday June 29, 2017 at her home.

Back in the arms of her beloved husband Harold Shaver.

Dear mother of Michael (Susan) Shaver, Kevin Shaver and Ruth (David) Burtnik. Cherished grandmother of Stephanie, Kevin Jr., Megan, Keith, Justin, Valerie and Gordon. Forever in the hearts of her sisters Ann (Don) Cannon and Carol (Norman) House, all of Northern Ireland.

 

Paquette RobertPAQUETTE, Robert Anthony - Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on Thursday, June 29, 2017, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital, at the age of 64.

Loving husband of Shirley, father to Jason and Mallorie and grandfather to Victoria and Catherine.

Dear brother of Donalda, Francine and Ron.

 

Leipert GerryLEIPERT, Gerald 'Gerry' Frederick - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by love, at St Catharines' Hospital at 10 am on June 29, 2017. He was 66.

Born in Kindersley, SK, on November 7, 1950, Gerry is predeceased by his father, Harry, and his brother, Todd.

He enjoyed a happy marriage of 45 years with his wife and co-pilot, Janet. He was a devoted father to Jeremy (Natalee), Jhennia (Rachel), and Jonathan (Sarah-Jane). He was the perfect Bumpa to Cassius and Imogen. He was brother to Dean (Kathy) and Kim (Wendy). He was first child to Esther. He will also be remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, and friends.

 

Hansen HeinzHANSEN, Henry Heinz - Peacefully in his 89th year after his brief illness with cancer. Heinz passed away on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Heidehof.

Beloved husband of Hildegard for 65 years.

Devoted father of Christine (Jerry) Verilli and the late Veronica. Loving grandfather of Monica, Kevin and Jason.

 

Spyker PieterSPYKER, Pieter John - It is with broken hearts our family announces the passing of Pieter on Thursday June 29th, 2017 at the age of 26.

Pieter will be forever missed by his parents Peter and Alice. Ellissa (Jake), Tyler (Katelyn), and Evelina (Kyle) will forever cherish their brother’s memory.

Pieter is survived by his grandparents Peter and Evelyn Spyker and John and Joanne Zwier. Pieter is loved dearly by all his aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends who will always remember his beautiful smile.

 

Wood RobertWOOD, Robert S. - After a brief illness, on Thursday, June 29, 2017 in his 89th year.

Loving husband of Shirley. Father of Pat, Joanne, Chris, Bob and step-father of Kelly Nugent (Pat), Donnie Larmet, Tina Vanstone (Rob), Rhonda Bruginsma (Steve).

He will be missed by his many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends.

 

Daigle AlainDAIGLE, Alain - At the Extended Care Unit of Welland Hospital on June 29th, 2017, Alain Daigle of Welland passed away at the age of 68.

Dear brother of Gisèle (Camille Pelletier), Laurence, Jean-Claude (Mary), Denis (Monique), Aline (Gaétan Dostie) and sister-in-law Suzanne Daigle.  He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Laurent and Madeleine (nee Pelletier) Daigle and one brother Robert.

 

VIRAG, Travis - Suddenly on Thursday, June 29, 2017 as a result of an automobile accident, Travis Virag, age 38 years.

Lovingly remembered by his children Tanner, Olivia, Rylie and Parker, their mother Jody Godfrey and his son Tristan.

Beloved son of Lorri & Adam Giannopoulas of Dain City. Loving brother of Joey Virag & Jenna, Liza & Tony Safadi and Julia Giannopoulas & Tanner.

 

Voicey GaryVOICEY, Gary James – Gary passed away at the Welland Hospital on Thursday, June 29, 2017 in his 71st year.

Survived by his daughter Sheila Stonier and her husband Derek and their family.

Predeceased by his parents Roy and Ellen Voicey, and his brothers Douglas, Donald and Robert.

 

Booth SherryBOOTH, Joan 'Sherry' - Suddenly at her home on June 28th, 2017 at the age of 74.

Sadly missed by her husband Charles. Mother to Brett (Tracy), Derek (Brenda), predeceased by her daughter Christine (2008). Beloved grandmother to Charles, Sabrina, April, Tiffany, Brandon, Pillar, Dawson, & Brendan.

Sadly missed by her siblings Philip, Ozzie, Caroline, Roma, Brenda (Marvin), Kelly (Doug), Shelley (Stan), & Edward. Also missed by her good friends Pete & Doreen Quinlin.

 

Taylor AnnaTAYLOR, Anna May (née McIntyre) - It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our dear Mother, Nana, Aunt and friend on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Northland Pointe in her 84th year.

Anna will be sadly missed by her children Rosemarie, Hugh (Colleen) and Christine (James). Loving Nana to Shawnice, Alex, Katie, Bella and Brandy (Jared), and Great-Nana to Nicsson, Dexter, Alex, Kainen and Bailey.

She was predeceased by her grandson Mikey, her son-in-law Wayne, her brothers Ian, Eric and Donald and her parents Hugh and Mary.

 

Johnston VincentJOHNSTON, Vincent Earl - (1933 - 2017) - Passed away at the Niagara Health System on June 28th, 2017 surrounded by his beloved family and dear friends.

Vincent was born at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hamilton on January 6th, 1933. Son of the late William Johnston and Wilhelmina Simpson Johnston. Brother of Leonard (deceased), Grace (deceased), Kay (deceased), Marion (Quebec) and Elsie (Hamilton).

Survived by Ruth (wife), sons Edward (Laurie), Stanley (Joanne), Dale (Frances), Bradley (Janet) and daughter Evelyn (Brian);

 

MARTIN, Winston James - Peacefully on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 75.

Loving father of Lori (Guy) McDougall and Winston (Faith). Grandpa of Jennifer, Jessica and Kaya.

Brother of Bob (Faith), late Eric (Lynn), Joan (Jim) Avey, and Marian (Willie) Grekul.

Winston retired from TRW in 2001. He enjoyed golfing, bird watching and spending time at the cottage.

 

Wood WarrenWOOD, Warren - Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital, at the age of 49.

Loving son of Frances (nee Downing) and the late William Wood (2002). Dear brother of Heather Turcotte (Tony Valeri) and uncle of Brandy, Nicole and Daniel.

Fondly remembered by many friends and co-workers.

 

Morningstar GloriaMORNINGSTAR, Gloria Jean (Cox) - Passed away peacefully with family by her side at the Welland Hospital on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at the age of 77.

She is survived by her son Barry Morningstar (Linda). 5 grandchildren Tylar, Kayla, Briar, Justin and Bryce. Special aunt and friend of Gloria Mannell (Dave Ferneyhough). She will be missed by her friends Carole Hotton and Elga Rusis. An extra special thank you to Heather Ogilvie and Linda Moore for being there when she needed you.

Predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Ellis Morningstar Jr. and her parents Harry and Polly Cox.

 

Garritano SilvioGARRITANO, Silvio - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his children, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at the age of 97.

Predeceased by the love of his life, Adelina (nee Salfi) (2002).

Loving father of Clara, Teresa (Pat), Frances (Tom), Jim (Lena) and Rosetta (Kyle).  Dearly devoted Papa of Paula (Dan) and Christina Piraino, Jessica (Hans) and Erika (Sean) Snodgrass and Jackson and Gabriella Wagner. Step-Granddad to Angie and Ashley Costa.

 

HILL, Roberta (nee Clark) - Passed away peacefully on Wed June 28th, 2017 with her family by her side at the age of 77 years.

Beloved wife of the late Robert (2016) for 45 years.

Loving mother of Linda Hudson, Scott (the late Theresa) Phillips, Debley (Scott) Ross and Cindy Curtis. Cherished Nana to 7 grandchildren; Kyle Hudson, Dylan and Elyssa Phillips, Sean and Shannon Ross, Liana and Brittany Curtis.

 

Berg WalterBERG, Walter – Passed away Wednesday June 28, 2017 at the age of 82 years.

Best friend and travelling companion of his wife Janice. He is survived by his son Walter and Donna, daughter Laurel Osadchuck and her husband Gerry. Opa of Duncan, Cameron, Melanie, and Karl.

Leaves sister Christine Dick, brothers Henry, John and his wife Susan, Art and his wife Mary, along with many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister Lydia, brothers Peter, George and Victor, and his parents George and Anna Berg.

 

STOVER, Sandra Gail - Sandra passed away at the Douglas Memorial Hospital on Thursday June 28th, 2017 at the age of 71.

Cherished sister of Judy (The late Paul) Fell, Dale (Connie) Stover, Jayne (David) Baker and Mark (Florence) Stover.

Sadly missed aunt of Kim Fell-Wilson, Keli Fell Pendakis, Alea, James, Matthew, Olivia, James, Everett and Allison.

 

Chambers IreneCHAMBERS, Irene Ethel (nee Toth) - Peacefully at Upper Canada Lodge following a long and debilitating struggle with Alzheimer’s on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at the age of 73.

Dearly loved daughter of the late Steve and Mary Toth. Adored wife of Donald for 44 years.

Loving sister of Ernest (Carol), Louis and Darlene (Fernand) Baillargeon. Loved sister-in-law of Janet (Dennis) Armstrong and Ken (Caroline) Chambers, Bob (Carol) Morris and the late Patricia “Petie” Morris.

 

SOKOLOSKI, Irene (Herbynchuk) - Peacefully on Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at Chateau Gardens Nursing Home in her 97th year.

Predeceased by her husband Mike (1993).

Loving mother of Lorraine (late Robert) Chilcott. Dear grandmother of Lisa (Chris) Tanser. Loved Baba of Emily and Dario. Survived by her sister Lee DeGordick.