ST. LOUIS, Jasmine - At her home in St. Catharines on April 4, 2017, in her 22nd year.
Jasmine St. Louis, loving daughter of Marilyn and Brian. Loved sister of Matthew, Drew and Jacob.
Cherished granddaughter of Ursula (Cam) and Tom, Barbara and Wayne.
Precious niece of Beverly and Brodie, Jason and Melissa and Tommy. Lovingly remembered by her great uncle Erich, her cousins and friends.
SERRE, Doug - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday April 4, 2017 at St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 61.
He was the loving husband of Denyse (neé Hourigan), the devoted father of Dan and Tim (Galina), the caring son of Patrick and the late Marlene Serre and the brother of Mike (Marilyn) and Pat (Linda) Serre.
Doug was a longtime member of Canada Border Services in Niagara. He will be remembered as an accomplished athlete with a dry sense of humour, but most importantly as a dedicated and proud father to his two boys.
REECE, James Michel 'Jim' - Born September 17, 1940 and passed away peacefully on April 4, 2017.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Gloria (neé Hannah), daughter Judy and son-in-law Kevin McCullough, son Jim and daughter-in-law Charlene (neé Senese) and grandsons Taylor, Dillon and Cody.
Jim leaves behind his brother Ben, sister Lorraine (Ted) Filiatrault, sisters-in-law Barb Smith, Betty Desson, Nita Reece and Carol Reece and brother-in-law Fred (Carol) Hannah as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
KISS, Alexander (Sandor) - Suddenly at his home on April 4, 2017 at the age of 85. Alex went to be with his Lord and Saviour.
He was a well-known and esteemed custom home builder, building many grand homes in the Niagara Area, and retiring at age 80. A cabinet maker by trade, he came to Canada from Hungary with his wife Mary in 1958. They ended up residing in Niagara Falls, then settling in Queenston until his passing. He was a former member of the Niagara Falls Kinsmen Club and loved riding his many bicycles.
He leaves behind his wife Mary of 63 years, whom he cherished, daughter Sarah-Jane, with whom he enjoyed many day trips and granddaughter Victoria whom he adored.
VOYNOVICH, Nellie – It is with great sadness but thanksgiving for a life well lived that the family of Nellie Voynovich announces her passing at Garden City Manor on Monday, April 3, 2017 in her 98th year.
Beloved wife of the late Paul Voynovich (1986).
Cherished mother of Marilyn Lawrence (Gary) and the late Peter Voynovich (Connie). Loving grandmother of Paula Lawrence, Pete Voynovich (Chantal), Matt Voynovich, Josh Voynovich (Bridget) and great-grandmother of Adele, Mabel, Maude, Arlo and Parker.
Dear sister of Jean Hajdu (late Jim). Predeceased by her parents Peter and Sophie Hodowan, brother Paul Hodowan (Bertha) and sister Mary Kmety.
WALSH, Willena 'Dookie' - Passed peacefully with family by her side on April 3, 2017 at the age of 69 after a brief battle with cancer.
Survived by her sister-in-law Mary, brother-in-law Ed Brock, nieces Tracey (Max) Turavani and Terry Ebejer, nephew Kevin (Karley), Paul (Tara) Ebejer and nephew-in-law Mike.
Predeceased by her parents Joseph and Anne, siblings Betty and Steve and her niece Audrey.
CONDIE, Stanley James - Passed away peacefully with family by his side on April 3, 2017 at the St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 78.
Loving husband of Phyllis of 47 years. Cherished father of Laura (Rob) Sullivan and Stanley. Grandpa to Anthony (Leslie) and Christopher (Jenny). Great-grandpa to 6 great-grandchildren.
Predeceased by his brothers and sisters.
DONNELLY, John - Passed away peacefully on Monday, April 3, 2017 at the age of 87.
Beloved husband of 67 years to Helen. Loving father to Alex (Kathy), grandfather to Tamara, Ian (Gloria), Daniel and David. Great-grandfather to Helena, Ava and Isla.
Survived by his brother Peter (Theresa) and sisters-in-law Anne Wright and Marie Batulis and many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by daughter Elaine, parents Henry and Christine, siblings Christine, Harry and Ruby.
McDOUGALL, Gerry - Surrounded by his many loving family members on Monday April 3, 2017 at the NHS - St. Catharines Site at the age of 80 years.
Loving husband to Pierrette (nee Gauthier) for 56 years. Beloved dad of Luc (Sandra), Guy (Lori) and Nancy (Stephen) Bailey. Cherished Papa to Jennifer, Chantal, Ian, Jessica and Sarah.
Devoted brother to Denise and Lise (Guy). Will be sadly missed by many family and close friends.
MASSARD, Frank Edward – Passed away peacefully at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Monday April 3, 2017 at the age of 97.
We are comforted to know that Dad is now reunited with his beloved wife of 58 years, Rita (2003).
Dearly missed by his sons Frank Byron (Josie) and Neal Edwin. Loving G-Dad to Lesley Saxton (Mark), Jessica Massard (Josh Peressotti) and Amanda White (Kyle). Proud G-G-Dad of Madelyn, Cole, Nolan and Oliver.
SDAO, Francesco 'Frank' - It is with extreme sadness that we announce the passing of Francesco "Frank" Sdao surrounded by his loving family at the Rapelje Lodge on April 3rd, 2017 at the age of 82.
Devoted husband of Franca (nee Nobile) of 57 years. Cherished father of Kathy Sdao-Jarvie (Keith), Antonette Sdao Fraser (Doug) and Roger (Nicole Bahnub). Nonno will be forever in the hearts of his 7 grandchildren: Sonia, Nadia, Nathaniel, Zachary, Rachel, Madison, and Naomi and many nieces and nephews. Dear brother of Rosina (Mario Fucile), Maria (Carmelo Mazzei) and Antonio (Maria Grazia) and brother-in-law of Alba (Carmelo Adamo) and Maria Nobile.
He was predeceased by his parents Ruggero and Caterina (nee Berardi) Sdao, his in-laws Vincenzo and Antonietta (nee Bocchinfuso) Nobile, and his brothers-in-law Antonio Umberto and Angelo Raffaele Nobile.
CUTLER, Raymond 'Bud' - Of Welland, passed away Monday April 3rd, 2017 at the age of 81.
Loving husband of 59 years to Luedna “Eddie” Cutler. Dad’s legacy will live on in the hearts of his children Tim (Bev) Cutler, Cheryl (Tom) Pahowski, Cindy (Ted) Thompson, Bunny (Gary) Fulop, and Tom (Sheila) Cutler.
Kookoo will be fondly remembered by his 7 grandchildren Mark, Tim Jr., Jackie, Carrie, Ashley, Travis, Cassie and his 7 step grandchildren Rob, Chris, Ashley, Derek, Sarah, Kurtis and Aaron and 8 great-grandchildren. Bud is predeceased by his in-laws Bill and Bena Connor, Jackie and Glenn Shickluna, niece Christine, nephew Paul and grandson Harry.
PRITCHARD, Leah R. - At the NHS - General Site on Monday, April 3, 2017 in her 86th year.
Beloved wife of Reginald for 67 years. Loving mother of Wayne ( Jo), Helen Nixon (Jack), Marie Hudson (Dan), Bruce (Sue), Darrell, Todd (Patty).
She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren. Leah is survived by her sisters Linda Vincent (Herb), Vera McCabe (Max) and Yvonne Companion and Winnie Oxford and is predeceased by 12 brothers and sisters.
HORSNELL, Anne Elizabeth - Peacefully with her family at Extendicare on Monday, April 3, 2017 at the age of 73 years.
Beloved wife of the late Norman.
Loving mother of Danny, Mark (Cheryl Pithouse) and Susan Aubin (Chris Dwyer). She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Sarah, Christy, Jessica, Ivori, Sammy, Rachel, Ethan and Mason.
NELSON, Doris Kathleen (LAMPMAN) (nee Novack) - Of St. Catharines. Born May 23rd, 1935 and died peacefully on the 3rd of April, 2017.
Doris leaves behind her three cherished children, Carl "Owen" Lampman of Hamilton, Catherine MacPherson (Todd Rogers) of British Columbia and Scott MacPherson of Alberta.
Doris was a proud Grandmother to Jeanette (Dan), Jennifer (Larry), Vicki (Tony), Lisa (Mike), Carl Jr. (Kate) and Adam (Stephanie). Doris was also delighted to be a Great Grandma of 11 and Great, Great Grandmother to two. Left to mourn her also is her loving niece Marion (Jerry) and many dear and long time friends.
SNAZYK, Maria Anna - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear Mother Maria surrounded by her family on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the age of 87.
Beloved Wife of the late Wladyslaw. Cherished Mama to Donna (Oliviero) Daniel, Sid, Richard (Helen) and Andy (Iwona). Babci to Greg (Lauren), Jennifer, Ricky and Andrew (Tiffany).
She will be dearly missed by her relatives Krzysztof, Henryka, and Magdalena Skrzypczyk in Poland and other extended family members.
NEFF, David 'Arnold' - Passed away at Maple Park Lodge in Fort Erie on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the age 93 years.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Dorothy ‘Margaret’ Barker (1976), and second wife Mary Louise Bremner (2016).
Loving father of Patricia (Larry) Philp and Catherine (Paul) Dayboll. He will be fondly remembered by his grandchildren Taryn (John) Campbell, Becky (Robert) Oehler , Nathan Philp (Jordan Duguay), Joshua Dayboll (Madison Lambie) and one great granddaughter Morgan Rachel Campbell. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
MADERE, Micheal John - Of Port Colborne, passed away peacefully with his family at his side at his residence on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the age of 64 years.
Best friend and loving soul mate of Linda Jean Madere. Devoted and loving Dad of James (Peggy) Madere and Kelly Madere (Shane). Dearest “G” to Alicia Madere (Kyle) and Cody Madere.
Loving son-in-law to Jean and the late Jim Marshall. Brother of Eugene Madere, Ken (Debbie) Madere, Jack (Bonnie) Madere, Diane Collins and Paul Madere. Also, survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his parents Jack and Violet Madere and son-in-law Paul Gingras Jr.
MALLAN, Liam 'Jim' - (1943 - 2017) - The “Big Yin” has taken his bow. Liam “Jim” Mallan has passed away in St. Catharines General Hospital on April 2, 2017 with his family by his side.
As fellow proud Scot Robbie Burns stated: “If there’s another world, he lives in bliss; If there is none, he made the best of this.” Loving son, brother and uncle, devoted husband to his teenage sweetheart, Anne, for just shy of 52 years.
Loving Dad to Pauline and Caroline, father-in-law to Kevin Sharpe and bursting proud Papa to the “Golden Child," Alicia.
GROSSI, Maria Incoronata (nee Fratangelo) - With deep sadness, with her loving family by her side after her courageous battle with cancer, Maria has gone to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the St. Catharines Hospital at the age of 78.
Cherished Mother of Agatha (Rocky) Colella, Teresa (Dan) Glassman, Tina (John) Cardillo and Debbie (Darryl) Kaine. Loving Nonna of Alicia, Alessandra, Nadia, Austin, Serena, Alcina and GianLuca. Great Grandmother of Owen, Aria, Abel and Chiara.
She is predeceased by her parents Giovannino and Maria Teresa Fratangelo and her brothers Vito, Fred and Tullio.
METCALF, Joan (nee Yaxley) - (September 10, 1925 – April 2, 2017) - Sadly, we announce the peaceful passing of our mom at Gilmore Lodge, Fort Erie.
Predeceased by her husband George William Metcalf (Dec. 2003).
She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her children Bruce (Diane), Wayne (Jackie), Susan Buitenhuis (Pete) and Judy Hingston (Randy). Proud grandma of Delorra (Jason), Jason, Rhonda (Al), Shawn (Anna), Marnie (Bryan), Kim (Matt), Christine (Jamie), Kyle, Neil (Courtney) and many great-grandchildren.
MORRIS, Mary Beatrice Monro 'Bea' - WRCNS - (June 2, 1920 – April 2, 2017) - Bea died peacefully at Sunnybrook Veterans Centre K wing in Toronto on Sunday April 2, 2017 in her 97th year.
Predeceased by her parents D. Eric M. Grier and Catherine A. Mackenzie, and her husband Alexander S. Morris (1998), she is survived by her children Shelagh E. Morris and husband John A. Cain of Paris, ON; Mary C. Morris of Squamish, B.C; and Iain A. Morris of St. Catharines, ON.
She is also survived by her sister Katharine N. Hooke (the late Harry G. Hooke) of Peterborough, ON, and her nieces Pamela N. Hooke of Toronto and K. Suzanne Hooke of Peterborough, and several Morris nieces and nephews in Canada and the U.K.
SCHOONBEEK, Liliane Bertha Alphonsa (Verstraete) - Peacefully on Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital in her 82nd year.
Survived by her children Kareena Schoonbeek (Norm), Dianna (Lloyd) Daigle and Jeremy (Nadia) Verstraete.
Dear grandmother of Ashley, Nathan, Adam and Connor. Great grandmother of Damien, Addison and Dalton. Sister of Fred (Barb) Verstraete.
OXFORD, Kathleen - It is with deep sadness the family announces the passing of Kathleen Oxford on Sunday, April 2, 2017 in her 68th year.
Caring partner of the late Robert Cabanaw. Dear daughter of Stella Oxford and the late Jack Oxford. Loving mother of Paul Oxford (Kasandra) and Shelley (Chris).
Cherished grandmother of Samantha (John), Kristen (Eddie), Kenny, Joey (Steph), Cameron and Alex and great grandmother of Lilly. Kathleen will be lovingly remembered by her sisters, brothers and many nieces and nephews.
ELIT, Arthur 'Art' - Art passed away peacefully on April 1, 2017 at Portal Village in his 87th year.
Born in Westpreuseen, Poland on July 27, 1930, he was the son of the late Adolf and Hulda (Maretzke) Elit and brother of the late Margaret Elit Pekrul.
He will be missed by his loving wife Wanda (nee Pekrul), children Laurie and David (Brigitte Plante) and grandchildren Vincent, Jeremie, Madeleine and Gabriel. Also survived by his nieces and nephews.