Matyas PeterMATYAS, Bedrich 'Peter' – Passed away at home with his family by his side on Friday November 24, 2017 at the age of 72.

He will be greatly missed by his loving wife Vlasta “Vally” of 50 years. He will also be missed by his 3 children Vlasta Jr., Alex (David) and Tom (Christine) and his 7 grandchildren; Jessica (Greg), Robyn, Alicia, Zachary, Christian, Natalie and Ryan and great-granddaughter Cassidy. He also leaves behind his brothers and sister and their families.

Bedrich was born in Czechoslovakia. Immigrated to Canada in October 1968 with his pregnant wife and daughter. He owned his own business B.M. Awnings since 1984.


Corney JohnCORNEY, John Alfred Sr. - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of John Corney Sr. at his home on Friday November 24, 2017 at the age of 86.

Beloved husband of 32 years to Gail Corney. Loving father of Claudia Wyatt (Rob), John Jr. (Michelle), Jull Sutherland (Ralph) and Caroline Reid (John Laslo).

Predeceased by his son Robert, his parents Alfred and Agnes and his sister Sally Humphries. Dear brother-in-law of Robert Humphries, Donna Keenan, Arnold Pedersen, Wyona Hyde (Gary), Randy Pedersen (Michelle) and Rev. Derek Pedersen. He will be deeply missed by his grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and his beloved dog Abby.

John was a distinguished member of the real estate community, faithfully serving the Niagara area for over 50 years. John was also a proud member of the US 82nd Airborne.


Abbs ClaireABBS, M. Claire - At Tabor Manor, on Friday, November 24, 2017, Claire Abbs, aged 72 years.

Wife of the late Jim (2003). Loving mother of Catharine & Kevin Pickles, James & Susan Abbs, Amy & Allen Shute, Lloyd Abbs and Jennifer Kelly.

Survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Sister of Joseph Deschene and predeceased by 3 brothers and 10 sisters.


JENSEN, Johanne Sofie (Streymoy) - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday November 24, 2017 in her 81st year.

She is the loving wife of Willy, dearly loved mother of Erik (Tracey), John (Alexie), cherished Omma of Jordan and Jessica. She will be missed by family and friends in Canada, Denmark and the Faroe Islands.


Siuciak HelenSIUCIAK, Helen Mary - (1940- 2017)Passed peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, November 24, 2017 at the St. Catharines General Hospital.

Loving sister to Jenny. Cherished aunt to Barbara-Anne and Kelly (Tim). Helen will be missed by her great nieces and nephews. She will be forever missed by her great nieces Lori-anne, Leslie, and Karli, her great nephew Tyler and her great great nephew Nolan.

Predeceased by her best friend and loving husband Chester and longtime friend and brother in law Merle (Bob).


Theoret AnnaTHEORET, Anna - Passed away peacefully at Valley Park Lodge on Friday November 24, 2017 at the age of 91.

Beloved wife of the late Lionel (2000).  Dearly loved mother of Ivon (Eveline) Theoret, Linda (Doug) Carnrite, Nancy (Louie) Willick, Louise Conner (Norm Bernard).

Cherished grandmother of Brian Theoret and Louie Willick Jr.  Predeceased by her brother Chris Boboros.


Price JenniferPRICE, Jennifer 'Jenny' - It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of our beautiful precious daughter Jennifer. Jenny passed away peacefully at home in the loving arms of her momma and daddy on Friday November 24, 2017 at the age of 22.

Survived by her parents Scott and Annette Price. Cherished sister to Jamie (Kendra). Adored special auntie to Maya and Emmett.


Rocco CherylROCCO, Cheryl - Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at St. Catharines General Hospital on Friday November 24, 2017 at the age of 52.

Beloved wife of 29 years to Michael Rocco. Dearly loved mother of Michael Jr. (Brianne) and Chanell. Loving daughter of Helen and the late William Mason and daughter-in-law of Joe and Shirley Rocco.

Dear sister of Jim Mason, Fred (Lillian) Mason and Sandy Mason. Lovingly remembered by her nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.


MICHAEL, Betti Lou (nee Warden Pringle) - (October 1 , 1931- November 24, 2017) - Age 86. From Port Robinson, Ontario.

"Along the stillness of the waters, a garden blooms: forever remembered."

Betti: Author, Historian, Postmaster, wife, mother of five, grandma to many, great- grandma and friend to all. Her awards, achievements and successes are to vast and plenty to list. "She was more than anyone will know."

In her retirement savour to St. Paul's Church where she herself was married on February 4, 1950. Betti, sadly left us on a cloud with her husband unexpectly November 24, 2017 after a successful heart surgery.


MILLER, Steve – Passed away suddenly on November 23, 2017, at 48 years of age.

Cherished son of Margaret Skinner (Kevin).

Loving brother of Darrell (Michelle), Cheryl Podetz (Dave), Amanda Huffman (Trevor), and Timothy Skinner. Proud Uncle of Justine (Dean) and Ethan, Katelin and Kristen, Seth, Beau, Chase and Myles, Mason and Oliver.


HARE, Alfred Lavern - Passed away at Haldimand War Memorial Hospital on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at the age of 86.

Predeceased by his dear wife and best friend June (Wren, 2014).

Loving father of Barbara (Tom) Pridmore, and Sharon (Cliff) Knoll. Cherished grandfather of Tom (Charlene), Todd (Larissa), Jacob; and great-grandchildren Logan, Brianna, Cooper and Rya.


Lopes MariaLOPES, Maria - At Kilean Lodge, Grimsby, on Thursday, November 23, 2017, aged 82 years.

Dear mother of Lourdes (David) McCluskey and Kelly-Anne (Rui) Martins.

Loving grandmother of Tyler, Nicole, Rachel & Lisa. Great Grandmother of Sophie & Jason. Sister of Fernanda Figueiredo and the late Jose Figueiredo.


Clark JohnCLARK, John - Peacefully, in his sleep on November 23, 2017 at Chartwell Niagara, Niagara-on-the-Lake at the age of 80.

Cherished husband of Dorothy for 57 years and loving father of Julie.

John emigrated from Scotland in 1967 and made a very good life for his family. He was an avid golfer, being as comfortable in the Board Room as he was on the golf course. He will be remembered as a kind, compassionate, charming, smart, business savvy, humorous, sporty and generous man.


Jones DJJONES, Doyle Lee - (September 21, 1945 - November 23, 2017) -

DJ “Power House” Jones was an accomplished musician and entertainer who’s career spanned over 50 years!

He was a People Polydor/Mercury recording artist who played with everyone under the sun and across every genre, but is most remembered for his work with James Brown, The Dynamic Insiders, The Platters and the Ink Spots.


KELLER, Sharon – On Thursday, November 23, 2017.

Predeceased by her parents Norman and Aune. Beloved sister of Al (Cathy), Gary (Donna) and Shelly (Andy). Proud Aunt of Richard (Jacqueline), Carolyn, Michael and Melanie (Cal). Great Aunt of Mikaela.

Dearest friend of Beverley Dodd, Christopher Lemieux and too many cherished friends to mention.

Sharon graduated from both Laurentian University and Brock University. She spent her illustrious teaching career in excess of 30 years at E.L. Crossley Secondary School.


Kaiser KarlKAISER, Dr. Karl J. - Peacefully, after complications of a stroke, Karl Kaiser passed away on November 22, 2017 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 76.

The seventh of nine children, Karl was born in St. Veit an der Gölsen, Austria and was son to Joseph Kaiser and Katterina Renz.

After marrying Silvia Kaiser, Karl moved to Canada where he began a new life. While attending Brock University and raising a young family, he co-founded Inniskillin Wines and dedicated his life to Canadian wine.

A husband, Papa and Grandpapa, Karl will be deeply missed and his memory cherished by his wife Silvia, three children Magdalena, Andrea (John), Maximilian (Mary Colleen) and seven grandchildren Ryan, Madison, Jacob, Willow, Maximilian, Sophia and Oliver, and by John, father to Maximilian and Oliver.