Crysler BettyCRYSLER, Betty D. – Passed away surrounded by her family on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at the age of 84.

Predeceased by her husband William (2006), her daughter Susan Crysler and her son William Jr. and her brother Bob. Sadly missed by her daughter Debra (Nelson) Ellsworth.

Dear Nana Honey of Shannon (Todd), Michelle (Chris), Adam and Rachael. Also survived by many great grandchildren, her daughter-in-law Laurie, her sisters Gwen and Joan.


MORITZ, Cynthia Marie - At her home in St. Catharines on Tuesday, June 27, 2017.  Cynthia Moritz aged 49 years.

Sister of Karl-Heinz Moritz.

Predeceased by her parents Helmut and Valentine Moritz.


LANDON, Charles Wesley - Passed away peacefully at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at the age of 67.

Beloved partner of Debbie Moraze and step-father of Joe Moraze.

Cherished son Ovanna and the late Wesley Landon. Dear brother of Dorothy (Peter) Manella, Ken (Pricilla) Landon, Judy (Denis) Pharand, Betty Reid, Kathy (Ed) Vandyk, Darlene Green, Lynn (Dave) Overton and the late Rick Landon (2015).


ALVES, Robert Marques - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved son, father and brother on June 26, 2017 at the age of 49.

Robert leaves behind his beloved mother Maria, his children Madysyn and Symona, his brothers Jorge (Lynn) and Maico (Ana). Dear Uncle of Carina, Leonardo, Stacey, Lisa, Miguel and Juliana.

Robert will be greatly missed by his aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and friends.

Robert has now been reunited with his father Jose and brother Abel.


Hayes AnnetteHAYES, Annette Elizabeth -  It is with tremendous sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of our dearly loved Annette on June 26th, 2017 at the age of 55.

Beloved daughter of Reginald (deceased 2002) and Colleen Hayes. Treasured sister of Cathy Butryn (Brian Howard), Michael Hayes (Mary Swales) and Jennifer Hayes (Dean Wakil).

Cherished aunt of Sarah Cadorette (Sean), Kelly Butryn (Frank), Zachary Hayes and Sydney Wakil. Adored great aunt to Emily, Elle, Teresa and Atley. Special god-daughter of Rhoney Gordon.


Jackson MaryJACKSON, Mary Patricia - (1930 - 2017) - Predeceased by her beloved husband of 59 years Edward “Ted” (2009).

Lovingly remembered by her children Debbie (Fred) Goit, Donna (John) Coverdale, Darlene (Parry) Moyer, and Doug Jackson.

Proud grandma to Matthew (Carolyn) and Michelle Goit, Nicole (Matti) Coverdale, and Jessica (Kyle) Horton, Adam (Ashley) and Andrew Moyer, Nathan and Braedon Jackson, and great-grandma to Jessica Goit, Jocelyn and Carson Horton, and Makayla and Zoey Moyer.


OBrien JoeO'BRIEN, Joseph Robert - Passed away on Monday, June 26th, 2017 at the St. Catharines Hospital at the age of 87.

Beloved husband of Veronica for 60 years. Cherished father of Kathleen (Tom) Barnes.  Loving Grandpa Joe to Ethan and Christian Barnes.

Joe will be sadly missed by his extended family, Elizabeth and Gordon Barnes, of Sundridge, as well as all of his nieces, nephews and friends in Canada and the U.K.


Hughes DonHUGHES, Donald Phillip – Peacefully and with his family by his side Don passed away on Monday, June 26, 2017 in his 78th year.

Beloved husband and best friend to Elaine for 54 years. Cherished father to Rodney (Christine) and Brian (Sharon). Special Grampa to Brandon (Samantha), Morgan (Jacob) and Zachary.

He will be sadly missed by his siblings John (Anna), Mary Gowland, Catherine (Milton) Findlay, Gertie (Bill) Stewart, Bill, Lloyd, Anna (Alex) Hopkins and Sharon Hughes.


Tan Ray Wee LeeTAN, Ray Wee Lee - Passed away, surrounded by his loving family, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Monday, June 26, 2017 at the age of 79.

Beloved husband of Grace Tan. Loving father of Tina (Benedict) Tee, Alvin (Joy) Tan and Fiona Tan.

Cherished grandfather of Melissa and Melanie Tee and Alexandria, Katheryn, Victoria and Olivia Tan.


Sexton RaySEXTON, Renald 'Ray' - Passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

Ray was born March 2, 1929 in Maria, Quebec to Gordon and Alice. He was predeceased by his brothers; Earl, Burns, Jeremiah, Reginald, and Patrick and his sister; Queenie Roussy.

Survived by his beloved wife Celestine, his brother Roddrick and sister Theresa Bourdon. Loving father of Cliff (Teresa), Gord (Maureen), Shawn, and Dwayne.


Ulisko MaryULISKO, Mary (nee Ilchenko) - (May 1, 1946 - June 25, 2017) - It is with deep sadness that we announce the loss of Mary Ulisko (nee Ilchenko).

She was the latest born to Solomia and Ewdokym, and was considered their beloved "miracle" baby.

In 1967 Mary was crowned the first Miss Ukraine of St. Catharines, and soon after that she captured the heart of William Ulisko. They married and moved north to Deep River early in her teaching career, where she eventually became a high school principal with the Renfrew County District School Board.

She had three daughters who all went away for university, so she and Bill moved back to southern Ontario to be closer to family. Mary continued her principalship with the District School Board of Niagara.


Zila EarthaZILA, Eartha Joan - At St. Joseph Healthcare Hamilton, on Sunday, June 25, 2017, Eartha Zila, aged 54 years.

Loving wife of Richard and cherished mother of Justine & Jas Mogford, Micaela & Sam Rainbow, Kalita & Cole McClure.  Gram of Hailey and Knox.

Dear sister of Martha (Cecil) Wells, Dwight (Dianne d. 2012) May, Steve (Phyllis) May, Pete (Cheryl) May, Sonja (Mike) Spigler and Wayne (d.2017)(Linda) May.


Bisson MarkBISSON, Mark - Passed away peacefully and while surrounded by his loving family and friends on June 25, 2017 after a short illness at his home at the age of 66.

Husband of 47 years to Rosemary and much loved father of Michelle (Wayne), Helene (Allan) Legault and Michael “Riley”.

Cherished Papa of Dylan, Sean, Markie-Rose (Gage), A.J., Mary (Tyler), Daniel, David, Rosie, Natasha and Sydney, and Great Papa of Avery, Alexis, Austin, Alana-Rose and soon to be baby Logan.


Wach ZorkaWACH, Zorka Marie - Passed away at Millennium Trail Manor on June 25th, 2017 at the age of 81.

Predeceased by her husband Kazimierz Wach and her parents Frank & Mary Murysek. Survived by sisters-in-law, Arelka Laciok and Jawja Wach, and, by her cousin, Bozena Zygiel.

She will be sadly missed by her longtime friends Helen & John Olsiak and family.


Bruinsma JohannaBRUINSMA, Johanna Maria (nee Van Dijk) - (October 9, 1941 - June 25, 2017) -

Peacefully at home with her loved ones by her side on Sunday, June 25, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Johanna, beloved wife of Homer for 57 years. Loving mother of Timothy (Rebecca) and Douglas (Liz). Devoted Oma of Sarina, Courtney, Tyler, Brittany and Ashley.


Reale DanREALE, Daniel Claude - It is with extreme sadness we announce the passing of Daniel Claude Reale on June 25th, 2017 at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton.

Devoted husband of Lori Ann (née Moro).  Loving father of Meghan (Ronald Realesmith) and Courtney (Neil Hingston).  Daniel will be watching over his unborn grand-daughter Evelyn.

Dear brother of Denise (Klaus Skowronnek), Marc, Patrick (Denice). Survived by his mother-in-law Viviane Moro and sister-in-law to Michele Giampaolo (Mike). He will be sadly missed by his nieces Kendra, Erika, Malayna, Brandi, Paige, Kelsey, Elisha, Kennedie, Olivia and Brynn and nephews Taylor and Jake

Predeceased by his parents Sam Cipolla and Joan (née Bisson) Reale-Cipolla and brother-in-law Frank Moro.


Sutton KenSUTTON, Kenneth Gerald – Passed away at Henley House on Sunday, June 25, 2017, aged 66 years.

Husband of the late Joanne (1999).

Dear brother of Linda Kratina, Gary (Susan) Sutton, Leonard (Giselle) Sutton, Edith (Wayne) Sykes.  Predeceased by a brother Brian Sutton.  He was a companion of Sharon.


Szgatti KathySZGATTI, Kathy Anne – Following an eighteen-month battle with colon cancer, Kathy passed away peacefully at Douglas Memorial Hospital on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at the age of 63.

She is survived by her daughter Julie Cumming (Keith), her grandchildren Katlyn, Kyle and Matthew, her brothers Larry, Ken and Nick and their respective families.

Kathy was predeceased by her parents Anne and Alec Szgatti.


Olszewski RoseOLSZEWSKI, Rose - (November 6, 1924 - June 25, 2017) - Peacefully at Garden City Manor, St. Catharines at the age of 92 years.

Loving wife of the late Kazimier (1998). Dear mother of the late Carolyn (2014), Sharon Earle, Janine Robinson and the late Julian (2016).

Cherished grandma of Amanda Robinson, Melissa Rivard (Joel), Matthew Earle, Nicholas Earle, and Kailey Olszewski, great-grandmother Malia, Simon and Atticus. Loving sister of Frances McPhee.


Dyck MargaretDYCK, Marguerite 'Margaret' - Passed away peacefully on June 25, 2017 at the age of 92.

Predeceased by parents Frank A. and Maria Dyck.

Loving sister to Victor dec. (Mary dec., Marge dec., Bea dec.), Peter dec. (Irene dec.), Herman dec. (Bernice), Alvin dec., Rudy (Nelly dec, Joyce), Frank (Lorna), Paul dec.(Carol dec.), Maria Martha dec., John (Orpha dec.), Ernie (Judy) and Henry dec. (Anne).


HAWKINS, Keith Thomas - Born May 12, 1930 at Inverell, NSW, Australia, died June 25, 2017 at St. Catharines, Ontario.

Keith passed into the eternal presence of his Heavenly Father where he is at rest.

Keith was the much loved husband of Isobel and dear father of Dean, Lise, Rhonda and Erin, and loving Grandpa of Devlin, Eden and Duncan.


Herchmer DollyHERCHMER, Vera 'Dolly' Avalon - Vera Avalon Herchmer, known by most as Dolly, died on June 25, 2017 at the age of 92.

She was born on November 23, 1924 in beautiful Nova Scotia on Heisler’s Island, Indian Point, in Lunenburg County to Jennie Florence May Heisler (nee Zwicker) and Stephen Menno Heisler.

She was one of five children - 3 sisters - Ruth Spears, Margaret Wentzell, Joyce Rhuland, and a brother Lawrence affectionately known as Bub.


Storm MicSTORM, Franklin 'Mic' – Passed away doing what he loved, riding his motorcycle, on Sunday June 25, 2017 at the age of 56.

Survived by his best friend (wife) Wendy Storm. Proud dad of Ian, Jennifer, Teresa, Amanda-Rai, Felicia, Francine (Jonathan) and Angelicia, and very proud grandfather of 9.

Brother of George and Beverley. Missed by several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, close friends John and Sue Hudson and many other friends.

Predeceased by his parents Beverley and Albert, and his brother Corporal Albert Storm.


Nolet RockyNOLET, Roch 'Rocky' - After a lengthy illness, fought with strength and determination, Rocky passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, June 24, 2017 in his 75th year. He spent his final days surrounded by the love of his family.

Beloved husband for 49 years of Alice (nee Fuller).

Cherished father of Kevin (Jennifer) and Craig (Dianna). Proud and loving grandfather of Joshua, Vanessa, Maya, Zachary, Jackson and Raegan.


Wark DonWARK, Donald Roy 'Don' - Passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by the love of his family, on Saturday, June 24, 2017, in his 89th year.

Don was born on July 11, 1928, in Merritton, where he grew up and met the love of his life Sylvia. They were married in 1949 and spent their lives happily together for 63 years.

Don was a talented mechanic for over 45 years, owning and operating businesses in St. Catharines, retiring in 1992.


MIDDLETON, Eileen - In her 76th year, passed away June 24th, 2017.

Surrounded by her family, and loved beyond words by husband Robert of 55 years; daughters Alison, Lisa (Mark), and Louise (Rob).

Treasured Gramma of Jessica, Alicia, Connor, Sierra, Isabella, Spencer and Lincoln. Beloved Great Gramma of Tre’von, Malakai, and baby Sophia. Eileen will be deeply missed by her brother David (Anne) and her extended family in England.