WARREN, Patrick Michael 'Pat' - Pat passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital, on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Pat Warren of Thorold in his 80th year.
Retired Teacher with the Niagara Catholic School Board after 36 years of service. Pat started his teaching career in Anderdon Township before coming to Niagara. He was an Industrial Arts Teacher at several Catholic Schools in St. Catharines, including St. Nicholas and P.K. Kerwin. Pat also taught for several years at A.T. Clancy in Thorold and retired from St. Paul High School in Niagara Falls where he was affectionately known as "Papa Warren").
Pat was the beloved husband of Verna (Boccioletti). Dear father of Tim Warren (Sandra), Sharon (Ryan Tierney), Janice Michael and Daryl Warren.
MANCUSO, Helen - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Helen on Wednesday March 1, 2017 at the age of 87 at Oakwood Park Lodge.
Loving wife of the late Frank Mancuso (2002).
Beloved mother of John Mancuso (Mary), Frances Henderson and Connie Mancuso.
Cherished grandmother of Alicia, Andrea, Michelle, Tracey, John Paul and Mario. She will be fondly missed by extended family and friends.
BECKETT, Donna Jean - At the United Mennonite Home, Vineland on Wednesday March 1, 2017, Donna Beckett (nee Lang) in her 89th year.
Wife of the late Don (1994) and loving mother of John (Shelley), Ron, Barbara, Tom (Lisa), and Nancy (Duane) Esau. Grandmother of Geoff, Johnathan, Jordan, Brendan, Julie, Brittany, Ryan, Jami, Dylan, Tyler, Jesse, Ali and Mikey. Sister of David Lang.
TIMSANS, Stan - We are deeply saddened to announce the death of Stan on March 1, 2017, at the age of 91.
Stan was born and raised on a family farm in Pilskalne, Latvia. He will be dearly missed by his wife of 59 years, Ausma, his daughter Inese Hill, his son Peter and his daughter-in-law Ilze Lacgalve, and his grandchildren, Laura and Matthew Hill. Stan was predeceased by his brothers Peteris, Ksavers, and Antons. He is also survived by a niece and nephews in Latvia.
Stan was a refugee after the Second World War and made his way to Canada in 1951. In what is truly rare these days, he worked over forty years for one company in Niagara Falls (Greif Containers Inc.), having started as a bookkeeper and retiring from the firm as its President.
STEVENS, Wayne Ewart - Passed away suddenly in his 63rd year on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at Haldimand War Memorial Hospital in Dunnville after a short battle with cancer.
Predeceased by father Blake Lymburner, and father Lyle Stevens. Leaving behind his loving mother Evelyn Stevens. Loving father of Lindsey (Cody), Bruce, caring step-father of Kirk, and Gidget (Giuliano). Cherished grandfather of Cody Jr., and Katie, and step-grandfather of Justice and Cody.
Loving brother of Ken, and Karen (Nolan). Dear uncle to Ethan. Wayne will be dearly missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and life long friends.
ROSEBOROUGH, William 'Junior' - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Junior on Tuesday February 28, 2017 in his 69th year, at the GNGH.
Loving husband of the late Kathleen Hunt (2004).
Beloved father of Dean Boyd (Melinda), Kim Smith (Jamie), Carrie and the late Cheryl Boyd (2005). He will be missed by 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Cherished brother of Bernice Royer, Ernest Roseborough (Jeannine) and Joe Roseborough (Vie). He will be fondly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
INGOLD, Glenna Margaret - (July 13, 1926 – February 28, 2017) -
Peacefully, at Greater Niagara General Hospital on February 28, 2017, in her 91st year.
Predeceased by her parents, George and Angelina Ingold, sisters Ruth and Joyce and brother, Frank Ingold.
Survived by nieces Debra (Ernie) Jones, Pamela and Patricia, and nephews Frank (Jane) and Timothy (Heidi); great aunt to Aaron Jones (Dawn), Katy Jones, Tim Jones (Katie), Elizabeth and Alexandra Ingold; great great aunt to Sam, Gracie, Harper, Rylie and Sawyer Jones, and longtime friend and neighbour, Judy Keep.
WERNER, Anna - Passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 in her 94th year.
Beloved wife of the late David (1996).
Loving Mother of Richard (Viz) and Edward (Barbara). Cherished Grandmother to Leah (Jonathan) Schultz, Julie (Jeff) Hill, Martin (Rachael) and Michael and to 6 Great Grandchildren.
Sister to Aloisia Plank and Aunt to Frank Zakrajsek and his children Alan and Tim. Predeceased by her grandson Jonathan.
SUMMERS, Agnes 'Nessie' Henderson (nee Anderson) - Peacefully, with family by her side at Grandview Lodge, Dunnville on Tuesday February 28, 2017 in her 89th year.
Nessie Summers, beloved wife of the late Robert Fleming Summers.
Loving mother of the late Wilson Summers (Gwen), Gail Babiy (Terry), Stuart Summers (Karen). and Elaine Hoover (Joe). Predeceased by daughter-in-law Lorraine Summers.
HENDERSON, Peggy Rosina (nee Cope) – Passed away, peacefully, surrounded by her family, at the Welland Hospital on Monday, February 27, 2017 in her 85th year.
Beloved wife of the late John Graves Henderson “Jack” (2012).
Loving mother of Nora Pitkin, Kathleen Beaulieu (Kevin) and Peggy Kepecz (Zac). Cherished grandmother of Sheri Cherriere (James), Christopher Robins (Sara Skinner), James Henderson, Tyler John Kepecz, Brandon Kepecz (Kelly), and great-grandmother of Connor and Maddy. Dear sister of and Ronald Cope (Mary). Sadly missed by several nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her parents Alfred and Florence Cope and several siblings.
WINTER, Anneliese 'Ann' Marta - It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of our beautiful Mom on Monday, February 27, 2017.
Anneliese was born on Aug 29, 1934, in East Germany to Marta and Max Gonschior. She is the beloved sister of Inge, Klaus and Ursel. She is predeceased by siblings Heinz, Gerda and Doris.
Ann was the Beloved wife and soulmate of Gerhard (1998). Precious Mother and friend of Peter, Linda, Marion (1969), Garry (2012), Anny, Karin (Brad) and Barbara. Mom was the caring and loving Oma of Lauren, Kristen, Lindsay, Holly, Corey, Elly, Tawnya, Sarah, Amber, Jessica, Bradley, Ariel and Arden as well as 17 Great Grandchildren.
Mom is now in heaven with our Dad, her children Marion, Garry, Great Grandaughter Emilie, Son-in-law Webb and Daughter-in-law Melinda.
BONALDO, Gianni 'John' - Passed away peacefully at Meadows of Dorchester on Monday, February 27, 2017 at the age of 91.
Beloved husband of 60 years to Lydia Bonaldo. Dearly loved father of Sandro 'Sach' (Rose) Bonaldo and Franco 'Frank' Bonaldo. Cherished Nonno of Vanessa (Jordan) Rupay, Cassandra Bonaldo (Eric) and Johnfranco Bonaldo (Amber).
Dear brother of Anna Guerin, Aurora (Santin) Pinton and Teresa (Benito) Bressan and brother-in-law of Gabriella Bonaldo. Predeceased by his sisters Suor Fiorenza Bonaldo and Angela (Carlin) Petrin, his brothers Marcello Bonaldo and Gildo (Graziosa) Bonaldo and his brother-in-law Angelo Guerin.
LISICKY, Irene (nee Henry) - Of Port Colborne, passed away peacefully at Gilmore Lodge in Fort Erie on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at the age of 81 years.
She was a resident at Portal Village Retirement Home in Port Colborne for many years.
Irene is survived by her son Kim Lisicky and his wife Lorraine, son-in-law Rev. Lee Barnai and his wife Liz of Waterloo, grandchildren Nathan (Traci) Barnai, Aaron Barnai, Diandra Lisicky, great granddaughters Kendra and Faylynn Barnai, sisters Marion Deterling, Isabel Wood of Calgary, Alberta, brother-in-law Bazil (Claudette) Young of Hawkesbury and sisters-in-law Delsie Lisicky, and Jeannie Parry of Grimsby. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Frank Lisicky, daughter Shelly Barnai,
HILDEBRAND, Peter – Passed away peacefully at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at the age of 94.
Loving husband of Reta for 25 years. Dear father of Robert (Shirley) and Gerald (Claire) and step-father of Pat Bray (Lorna), Stephen Bray (Janet), Jeff Bray (Donna) and Catherine McGarry (the late Mark).
Missed by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters Helen, Hilda and Dora; brother Bill (Tina); in-laws Trudy, Betty and Ann.
CRICK, Thomas Jeffrey 'Tom' - It is with broken hearts that the family of Tom announces his passing after a valiant and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, the morning of Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the age of 53.
Tom leaves behind his soul mate of fourteen years, his loving wife Patricia (Koepke) Crick.
Devoted son of Vilma (Moretti) Crick and predeceased by his father Keith Crick (1993). Dear brother of Todd Crick (Deborah) and Trent Crick. Greatly missed by his niece Pamela and nephew Ethan. Sadly missed by his brother-in-law Karsten Koepke (Marina) and their children Susanna and Alexander.
DRAKEFORD, Eric Michael - (1927 - 2017) - It is with sadness that we announce the death of our father, grandfather and husband Eric Michael Drakeford.
He was a great man with deep faith, and a true desire to serve his loving Saviour, Jesus Christ. He unfailingly preached and lived the gospel, but equally was unfailing in his love for his wife Margaret, with whom he shared a happily married life for 56 years. Her love and care for him, especially in the last was unflinching in devotion.
He was a dear father to his 7 children and their spouses as well as a wonderfully ridiculous grandfather to his 14 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
TESTA, Maria - Passed away at Welland County General Hospital on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at the age of 93.
Beloved wife of the late Alessandro Testa (1980).
Dearly loved mother of Nick Testa and Aurora Testa. Dear sister of Nunzio Martini and Antonietta (Domenico) Tesauro. Lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brother Marco Martini and her sisters Pasqualina Martini and Angelina Martini.
PILKINGTON, Elsie Susan - Passed away in St. Catharines on Sunday, February 26, 2017, in her 82nd year.
Beloved wife of the late Paul (1985).
Loved mother of Paul Pilkington (Mirella) and Lori Barre and mother-in-law of Dianne Pilkington. Cherished grandmother of Paul Michael, Matthew and DJ. Dear sister of Dorothy Robinson. Predeceased by her children Dennis and Cheryl Lyn and her brother Melville Woodroffe.
MANN, Jean - Passed away peacefully after a long and happy life on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Welland Hospital, at the age of 91.
Predeceased by her husband Russell, son James, parents Bertha and Ernest Miller, siblings Raymond Miller, and Dorothy Upfold, and siblings-in-law Harry Upfold, and Eileen Grout.
Survived and sadly missed by her son David (Denise), daughter-in-law Barbara Mann (George DeRuyte), grandchildren Carrie Mann (Shawn Souder), Kelly Tipper (Gary Tomiuk), Joshua Beauparlant, Adam Beauparlant, great-grandchildren Lucas Clattenburg, James Tipper, Aleah Larochelle, and nephews Harry Upfold (Patty), and Gerald Upfold (Betty).
IVANAUSKAS, John - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John Sr. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the St. Catharines General Hospital.
Loving husband of Helene of 61 years. Beloved father of John Jr. and Ramona. Also missed by his last remaining brother Kazys and many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his parents Kazymera and Kazymeras and by his brothers Vytold, Vladas and Felix.
BELANGER, Yvonne Marie (née Delorme) - (October 18th, 1926 – February 25th, 2017) - “The loss of our mother can never be replaced, but the love of our mother can never be lost.”
Passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Bella Senior Care on Saturday February 25th, 2017 in her 90th year.
Predeceased by her beloved husband John, who she joined on his birthday. Now united in heaven with her cherished grandson Jordan Belanger.
Loving mother of Thomas, Patricia, James (Linda), Diane (Randy). Cherished grandmother of Alexandra, Roland, Daniel, Chanel, Joele, and Marie-Claude.
AMADIO, Bradley Charles - Passed away suddenly on February 25, 2017 at the age of 36.
Brad leaves behind a wife Melissa, his sons Austin and Kurtis.
Much loved son of Wendy and Bob Bevington and Ray and Fay Amadio. Brother of Daniel (Jennifer), Steven (Lisa), Rick Bevington and David Bevington. Niece Claire Amadio. Sisters Mellissa (Dan) Soloduik, Amanda (Matt) Pearce and Kimberly (Jamie) Hetherington.
FISH, 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, 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.