Whittard JuneWHITTARD, Wilma 'June' (nee Dearborn) – Peacefully passed away after a short illness, with family by her side, on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at the St. Catharines General Hospital, at the age of 90.

Beloved wife of the late Earl.

Loving mother of Janice (Gary) Dyker, Dave (Julie), Ron, Barbara, and Robert. Cherished Grandma of Sara, Jeff, Mandy, Matt, Jesse, Ben, Marah, Melissa and their spouses; as well as 16 great-grandchildren.

June will be lovingly remembered by her daughter in law Deb Whittard, her sister Geraldine Rowland, her sister in law Eva Dearborn, her brother in law Forrest Whittard, and several nieces and nephews.


Tytaneck BillTYTANECK, Dr. William Nicholas 'Bill' - B.Sc. D.D.S. M.D. - Passed away peacefully on April 30, 2017 at the St. Catharines General Hospital in St. Catharines, ON at the age of 94.

Bill was born in Ituna, Saskatchewan on June 11, 1922, the son of Ukrainian parents Frederick and Anna Tytaneck. After high school, Bill attended the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg where he graduated with distinction in Science (1943), then studied Dentistry at the University of Toronto graduating in 1946.

After a stint in the Military Dental Corp, Bill met Theodosia (Zelinsky) who would become his bride of 70 years. Bill established his Dental practice in St. Catharines in 1946 largely to serve the Ukrainian community.

Despite having established a successful dental practice, Bill's true passion was Medicine. Every year he made his application to Medical School, then in August of 1953, he walked away from Dentistry and studied Medicine, graduating in 1957 from the University of Toronto and opening a general practice in St. Catharines. Bill's medical career spanned 5 decades where he made house calls, delivered babies as well as the office practice. He never left the office until everyone was accommodated.


Bradley RubyBRADLEY, Ruby Jean (nee Anderson) – Passed away on Sunday April 30, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at the Welland Hospital at the age of 86.

Beloved wife of Jack for 61 years. Loving mother of Sandra Bradley and Wayne (Belinda) Bradley. Proud grandmother of Andrea Tukendorf, Sharon (Ryan) Pollock, Jeremy (Annette) Eldridge and Brian Eldridge and great-grandmother of Isabelle, Abigail, Brayden and Lucie.

Dear sister of Louis (Darlene) Anderson. Loved by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by her grandson Joseph Tukendorf.


Hubbs JackHUBBS, John Ernest 'Jack' - (1935 - 2017) - It is with the deepest and most profound sadness that we announce the passing of John (Jack) E. Hubbs at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital on Saturday, April 29, 2017.

Jack was the loving husband of Helen Zywicki, father of Lisa Botten (Derek) and Kevin Hubbs, and dear brother of Marg Pattinson (predeceased) and Wayne (Luisa). He will also be missed by Janet Rutherford.

Jack was employed by CN for 18 years in Brantford and Hamilton and then founded Galaxy of West Lincoln, making him the first railway contractor in Ontario, working in the Maritimes as well.


DEFOREST, Margaret Morrison (McGlynn) - Peacefuly with her family by her side on Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at the St. Catharines Hospital in her 102nd year.

Predeceased by her husband Eric and son Dr. Martin.

Loving mother of Andy (Christine). Dear grandmother of Nick (Katharine) and great grandmother of Lina and Emma.


Beaulieu GaetanBEAULIEU, Gaëtan 'Gates' - On Saturday, April 29th, 2017, Gaëtan Beaulieu passed away at Royal Rose Place, three days after his 72nd birthday.

Beloved husband of Huguette Beaulieu, and cherished father of Michèle (Josh) of Edmonton, Natalie Saarimaki (Andrew) of Caledon and Eric (Ruth Ilyin) of Vernon B.C. Loved grandfather of two special granddaughters, Hannah and Megan Saarimaki.


Virag IrmaVIRAG, Irma - (Retired Registered Nurse) - Peacefully at her residence on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Irma (Vankos) of Thorold, in her 92nd year.

Wife of the late John Virag. Beloved mother of Patricia (Michael DeYoung), John Virag (the late Marlene), Geoffrey Virag, and the late Christina Virag.

Dear grandmother to Dianna (Jeff), Julie (Tom) and grandmother-in-law of Anna (the late Stephan Virag). Loving great grandmother to Christel, Erika, Brandon, Aaron, Alexander, Halyn and great great grandmother to Maks and Braylon.


Collins JeffreyCOLLINS, Jeffrey Allan - Passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 46.

Dearly loved son of Annette (Gary) Corriveau and Lewis (Denise) Collins. Cherished brother of Janet. Stepbrother of Scott, Mark, Jordan and Caroline. Jeffrey will be sadly missed by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was a lifelong resident of Kalar Road Residence and will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his caregivers and fellow residents.


Factor Kitchen KemieraFACTOR-KITCHEN, Kemiera - Kemiera was suddenly called home by our Heavenly Father April 29th, 2017 at the age of 3 months and 17 days.

Cherished daughter of Dominique Factor-Humphrey and Craig Kitchen.

Dearly loved granddaughter of Jennilyn (Dave Runza) and Steven Humphrey, Kerry Kitchen and Rose Stewart. Loving great-granddaughter of Costantino and Marina Factor.

Dear grand-niece of Jessica, Janine (Rashawn) Martin, Jeannette, Donna and Jason. Loving niece of Stephennie, Steven, Aaliyah, Gabrielle Humphrey, Shantera Hoga, Keenan, Kerry and Ryan Kitchen.


Little AlbertLITTLE, Albert William John - Peacefully at the St. Catharines General Hospital with family on Saturday, April 29, 2017 in his 80th year.

Beloved husband of Marilyn Little (nee Clugston).

Loving father of Audrey (Patrick Simon), William John (Shirley) and Sandra (Mike Lane). Predeceased by his daughter Marilyn Joan (1960). Cherished grandfather of 8 and great grandfather of 14.


Rousselle ShelleyROUSSELLE, Shelley - It is with heavy hearts that the family of Shelley Rousselle announces her passing after a long battle with breast cancer at the age of 54, on April 29, 2017. With her loving husband by her side, she passed away peacefully at Hospice Niagara.

Shelley was an inspiration to all around her, taking on every day over the last four years with bravery and hope. She leaves behind her best friend and husband Darrin Rousselle, and her two beautiful daughters Sarah (Andrew) and Rebecca (Matthew), five grandchildren Holden, Grace, Ella, Cohen and Bentley who were the loves of her life.

She predeceased her parents Judy (Dave) Mullett, and Tom (Erena) Pymont and siblings Lorrie (Roger) Pelissero and Todd (Louise) Pymont, her father-in-law Maurice (the late Brenda) Rousselle, her brother-in-law Jared (Kristin) Rousselle, and sister-in-law Karyn (Andrew) Torcoletti.


Tremblett EvelynTREMBLETT, Evelyn - Surrounded by her family, Evelyn passed on Friday, April 28, 2017 at Hamilton General Hospital.

Loving mother of Daniel and his wife Boonwipha Tremblett, Carrie and her husband Blake Jensen. Cherished Nana of Parker. Dear sister of Don (Betty) Foster, Doug (Eileen) Foster, the late Marie Kluke and the late Jimmy Foster.

Predeceased by her parents Sidney and Doris Foster. Will be remembered by her nieces and nephews. Special friend of Linda (Lindo) Murray.


Bandy DoreenBANDY, Doreen Emma - Surrounded by her loving family, Doreen passed away at Gilmore Lodge on Friday, April 28, 2017.

Loving mother to Sandra Jarrell (Clifford), Velda Houle (Jim), Kevin Bandy, Roxanne MacMillan (Dan), Peter Bandy, Dwayne Bandy (Debbie), Colleen Bandy (Domenic). Predeceased by her cherished children Terry Bandy, Diana Bandy, and Paula Vincent (Walter).

Grandmother to Penelope, Kristian, Charmaine, Chantal, Dale, Michelle, Jason, Bruce, Brent, Brian, Chris, Nicole, Dianna, Alanna & Makayla. Predeceased by her cherished grandchildren Harold, David, Cheryl, Carey, Nicole, James, and Robert Jr. Great grandmother to 23 and great great grandmother to 3.

Doreen was predeceased by her husband, Embury Hector Bandy and her friend Bernard Marchand.


Fiore GailFIORE, Gail Linda - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital on Friday April 28, 2017.

Beloved wife of 48 years to Frank Fiore. Dearly loved mother of Christopher (Jessica) Fiore and the late Lisa Fiore (1996). Cherished 'Grandma Gail' of Elisa and Lucas.

Dear sister of Betty-Ann Giusti, Joseph (Nicole) Giusti and the late Mary-Lou Giusti and sister-in-law of Anthony (Lois) Fiore and Rosalind (Harry) Vincent.


Collins TedCOLLINS, Edward E.A. 'Ted' - Surrounded by loved ones at home, Ted passed away peacefully on Friday April 28, 2017, at the age of 88.

Beloved husband of Mavis for 68 years. Loving father of Ted Jr. (Ana), Larry (Ellen) and Carolyn (Jeff).

Proud grandfather/poppa to Chris (died 1988), Cindy (Rob), Brittney, Travis (Kitty), Kelsey (Tom), Lauren, Rachel, Melanie, Gillian, Lenna, and Jackson. Our father had a very special bond with his grandson Travis, which he will cherish forever. Great grandfather to Brooke, Kyle, Skyla, and Grayson.

Ted was born, raised and resided in Merritton, and was a pillar of the Merritton Community. Ted was a lifetime member of the Merritton Lions Club, A Merritton Volunteer Firefighter, and longtime member of the Merritton Legion, Branch 138. Ted was a retired employee of St. Catharines Hydro.


Swain JoyceSWAIN, Joyce Kathleen Edna (nee Sparling) - Joyce passed away April 28, 2017 at Queenston place with her family by her side. She was 86 years old and the wife and best friend of Henry A. Swain for 61 years.

She is survived by her daughter Susan Kathleen Henderson of Niagara Falls and by her twin grandsons David and Douglas Henderson.

She is also survived by her sister Ellen Duly (late Wilfred) of Niagara Falls. She was the daughter of the late Kathleen and Kenneth Sparling of Niagara Falls. She was predeceased by a sister June A McDonald of Utah, a brother Earl L. Sparling (Sheila) of Toronto. She was also survived by several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.


Bird EllenBIRD, Ellen Martha (nee Kyle) - Passed away peacefully at Garden City Manor on Friday April 28, 2017 at the age of 85.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Everett.

Dear and loving mother of Wayne (Joanne) and David (Anne Marie). Dear step-mother of Linda and predeceased by stepchildren Bryon and Elizabeth.

Cherished grandmother of Flora, Lora, Joseph, Eva and step-grandmother of Ashley, Miranda, Jenn, Jamie, Taylor and Kohle. Great grandmother of 11 grandchildren.


Geddes DonnaGEDDES, Donna Marie - At McNally House, Grimsby, on Friday, April 28, 2017. Donna Geddes of Beamsville, aged 63 years.

Wife of Craig, and mother of Ayla O'brien, Chris Linfoot and Kurt Fohr.  Grandmother of Bianca & Tim.

Sister of Ed (Maureen) Switenky, and Sandra Smith. 


Morandin JosephMORANDIN, Joseph - Passed away at St. Catharines General Hospital on Thursday April 27, 2017 at the age of 79.

Beloved husband of the late Eileen Morandin (2012).

Loving father of Linda Morandin, Barry (Janet) and Tim (Marci) Morandin. Cherished Nonno of Briar and McRory Grant, Olivia, Matthew, Domenic, Ella and Gabriel Morandin.

Dear brother of Carmella (Tony) Centofanti and Tony Petrucci. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister Ida Mons.


EPP, Helen - (1922 – 2017) – At the United Mennonite Home in Vineland on April 27, 2017, two months shy of her 95th birthday, the oldest of 12 children.

Wife of the late John (1965).

Survived by daughter Agnes and son Martin, sisters Marie W., Frieda H., brother John and many nieces and nephews. Special loving Mom to the Johnson and Flintoft families.


Niven AnnNIVEN, Ann - Peacefully, in her 92nd year, at McNally House Hospice in Grimsby, Nan passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017 with her daughter by her side.

Nan was greeted in heaven by Rab (2005) her husband of 54 years and her daughter Lesley (2012). Nan is survived by her daughter Carol Ann and her son Bob.

She will be missed by many family and friends here and in Scotland.


Dauginas AlgiDAUGINAS, Algi - Passed peacefully at the St. Catharines Site on April 27, 2017 at the age 75.

Devoted father of Shawn (Jennifer) and Tevukas of Alyssa, Damyn and Joshua. Sadly missed by his sister Aldona (Romas) Zubrickas and his many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Paranas and Domicele and his sister Vita. 


Scott GeorgeSCOTT, George Wesley - Passed peacefully, but suddenly on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the age of 86.

Loving husband of Shirley of 62 years. Beloved father of George (Terri) of Welland. Dear grandfather of Jordan (Samantha) and Matthew of Vancouver.

Survived by his sisters Ede of St. Catharines and Irene of Winnipeg and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sisters Gertrude and Alice of Winnipeg.

George arrived in St. Catharines, by way of Winnipeg, as property of the Boston Bruin organization and was placed on the St. Catharines Teepees Farm Team. He worked at TRW for 42 years and was an active member of the "Old Guard".


MURRAY, Dorothy May (McNaughton) - (1919 - 2017) - Passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Lakeridge Hospital, Oshawa in her 98th year.

She was predeceased by her husband of 66 years John (2008), by her parents Ivo Daniel & Grace Elizabeth, and her beloved brothers: Ralph (Mary), Jack (Eve), Duncan (Flora), Warren (Lily), and Donald (Annie).

She will be sadly missed by her daughter Carol (Ross) Pattenden and her grandson Colin Grant Elion who always put a sparkle in her eyes; as well as sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law and many nieces and nephews.


Farr ArtFARR, Arkell 'Art' - (1928 – 2017) - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our dear father, grandfather, great grandfather and uncle after a short illness. Arkell passed on April 27, 2017 at the St. Catharines General Hospital.

Loving husband of the late Elizabeth “Dusty” Farr (2006). Proud father of Arkell (Penni) Farr. Grandfather of Arkell (Kelly) Farr and Hillary (Colin) Walker, great grand papa of Abby and Dusty; they were the apples of his eye.

He will be fondly remembered by nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Predeceased by his brother William, his sisters Helen, Francis and Laura.


KARR, Eileen Julia (nee King) - It is with great sadness that the family of Eileen Karr announces her passing after a lengthy battle with cancer. Eileen passed peacefully in her sleep on April 27, 2017 in her 74th year.

She will be lovingly remembered by her children Mike, Brenda (Steve) Szerepi, Matt and Angela (James) Taylor. She will be missed by her grandchildren: Chelsea, Brady, Miah, Maquoia, Phoenix, Alexis, Austin and Calleigh. Predeceased by her mother Edna (1991).