Giles KeithGILES, Keith Robert – Passed away at his residence on Thursday, August 24, 2017, only one day away from his 67th birthday.

Loving husband of Linda Giles. He will be sadly missed by his daughters Beth and Julie and his grandchildren Ocean, Dalton, Ethan, Riley and Dominick.

He leaves many fond memories for his family and friends.


ROWE, Norah Kathleen - Formerly of Toronto, passed away at Portal Village in Port Colborne on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 in her 97th year.

Predeceased by her husband George William Lancey and her son Kevin Lancey.

Norah is survived by her daughters Maureen Brown of Port Colborne and Cathy Lancey of Vancouver, B.C., her grandchildren Denise, Andrea, Georgia, Christine, Caleb and Trevor and her great grandchildren Liam, Jake, Aiden, Keiran, Winnie and Ollie.


Colbourne FrankCOLBOURNE, Franklyn 'Mank' Cron - It is with great sadness that the family of Frank 'Mank' Colbourne announces his passing on August 23, 2017 at Chartwell Niagara Long Term Care Residence, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario after an extended illness.

Frank is survived by his loving wife of 64 years Angela 'Angie' Lewis of Brigus Junction, Newfoundland and their six children; Rick (Darlene) of Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, Joanne (Howard) Noseworthy of Callander, Ontario, Jamie (Sue) of Seattle, Washington, Walter of Seattle, Washington, Susan (Brian) Feeney of Coburg, Ontario and Lisa (Darren) Tapson of Guelph, Ontario.


Thurston DoreenTHURSTON, Doreen - Peacefully on August 23, 2017 at the age of 91. Our family takes great comfort in knowing she is at rest.

Predeceased by her husband Arthur James. Mother of Glenn (Anna), Denise (France) Selders, and Pamela (James) Overholt. Gramma of Emily, Olivia, and Matthew.

Survived by her sister Mary Olynyk and brother Richard Cotton.  Doreen will be remembered by her many nieces, nephews, and extended family members.


Penney EstherPENNEY, Esther Lillian - (June 21, 1926 - August 23, 2017) - Sadly, yet swiftly, after enjoying a long, healthy and loving lifetime, Esther has left us to be with the many loved ones who are waiting for her.

Born in Perdue, Saskatchewan to Vera Smith and George Prehodchenko, Esther had 4 brothers and 5 sisters. She owned a large farm with many acres (known as sections at that time) and the farm was once visited by King George V.  She loved to sew, cook and can fruits and vegetables and her favourite colour was blue.

Esther excelled in school but left in grade ten, as the farm was her number one priority.  At the age of 21, she came to Niagara Falls to visit her sister, and it was here that she met her husband Eric Penney, whom she married on July 13, 1958, and together they raised five children.


Bird JimBIRD, James Edward 'Jim' - Passed away peacefully at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on August 23, 2017, after a courageous battle with Parkinson's/PSP.

Beloved husband of 45 years to Lucette (Gendron) Bird.  Dearly loved father of Kelly (Thomas) Cappadocia.  Dear brother of Barry (Lois), Jack (June). Lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Wilfred and Cecilia Bird.

He was a longtime resident of Kapuskasing, and worked at Tembec for 25 years. He also worked as a Commissionaire in Niagara Falls for 10 years.


Stycznski ZofiaSTYCZYNSKI, Zofia – Unexpectedly and peacefully at the St. Catharines General Hospital on August 22, 2017 at the age of 90.

Predeceased by her loving husband Mietek for over 35 years. Beloved Mom to Stella (Danny) Rakic, and Dave (Bozena). Adored Babcia to Michael, Alexandra (Luther), Victoria (Jamie), and Samantha. Great grandmother to Olivia and Claire.

Survived by her brother Stanley (Kazia) Urysz and many loving family members and close friends. Predeceased by her 5 siblings.


Bis ReginaBIS, ReginaPassed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Hotel Dieu Shaver in her 89th year.

Beloved mom of George (Joanne) and Danuta (Jake Callihoo). Dear Babcia of Emily (Rob Horne), Simon and Samantha.

Regina will be dearly missed by all her brothers and sisters, Jessie Jedrzejewski, Irene Krawczyk, Helen Sokoluk, Joseph (Mary) Kacprzak, Christine (Guy) Rioux, and George (Betty) Kacprzak. Dear Ciocia of her many nieces and nephews. Loving friend and companion of the late Ed Barevich.


McDONALD, James McKenzie – Peacefully at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, James passed away in his 88th year.

Dear husband to Margaret. Loving father to Margaret (Bruce Merza).

Dearest grandfather to Sarah Merza and her finance Joe Hrga.


Michalko GeorgeMICHALKO, George - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of George on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at the age of 80, surrounded by his family in his favourite place, at home.

George was married to the love of his life, Carole (nee Turner), for 57 years.

Loving father of Rodney (Jill), Steven (Lisa), Joseph (late Sue) and Julie (Al Larochelle). An amazing Grampa cherished by Stephanie, Christie, Bradley, Kailie, Ross Michalko and Josh and Alaina Larochelle.

Lovingly remembered by Frances Turner (sister-in-law), Kathryn Foster (sister) and Pegi Michalko.


Froese JakeFROESE, Jacob 'Jake' - It is with sad hearts that we share the passing of Jacob Froese on August 22, 2017, at the age of 84.

Jake will be dearly missed by his beloved wife of almost 60 years, Erna (Heinrichs).  He was a wonderful dad to his sons and daughter-in-law; Mark, Gerry and Donna (Epp) and Gordon. A cherished Opa to his granddaughters Jasmine and Alexi.

Survived by his brother and sister-in-law Peter and Lou Froese, sister-in-law Margaret Heinrichs and brothers-in-law Bill Janzen and Paul Moon.

Jake was a History and English teacher for more than 30 years, finishing his career at Beamsville District Secondary School.


Rempel EvaREMPEL, Eva (nee Schmidt) - It is with sadness of heart that we announce the passing of Eva Rempel on August 22, 2017. We rejoice that she is now in the presence of her Saviour whom she loved and served.

Eva was born in Gretna, Manitoba on February 17, 1917 and was predeceased by her husband, Abram in 1990, her parents and seven siblings.

She is survived by her children Edwin (Alvina), Neil (Carolyn), Trudy, Rose (John), John (Joyce), and Cathy (Ted), 18 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.


EVANS, Brigitte M. (Six) - Peacefully on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital, at the age of 84.

Beloved wife of the late Lawrence "Larry" Evans.

Dear sister of Renate (Walter) Roessler. Sister-in-law of Jim and Bob Evans.

Brigitte was an active member of Willodell Golf Course for over 40 years.


COSOLETTO, Ines - Peacefully with her family by her side at Albright Manor, Beamsville on Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 shortly after her 93rd birthday.

Beloved wife of the late Jimmy Cosoletto (1990). Loved mother of the late Rosemary (2000). Dear grandma of Patricia (Wade) and great-grandma of Vanessa and Jaxon.

Loving sister of Helen (late Tony) Mauro, the late Mary (late Domenic) Iannizzi, late Louie (late Tillie) Citrigno.


Ricker DonnaRICKER, Donna Mae (nee Moodie) - In Loving Memory of a Dear Mother. Passed away at Grandview Lodge on Tuesday August 22, 2017 in her 86th year.

Donna Ricker, predeceased by her husband Roy “Buck” Ricker.

Loving mother to daughter Dianne Ricker (Maloney), son Dave Ricker and wife Anita, and daughter-in-law Joan. Predeceased by her son Bill Ricker. Proud and loving grandma of Shayna, Chelsea, Sasha, Devin, Jaz Lyn, Kirsten, and Taryn.

Survived by brothers Ronald Moodie & Reginald Moodie. Predeceased by sister Joyce Ricker, brothers Robert Moodie & Roy Moodie.


Reinhart JeramieREINHART, Jeramie Matthew Ernest – Passed away suddenly at home, on Monday August 21, 2017 at the age of 22.

Loving and devoted big brother to Martina, Mia, Olivia and Levi; grandson of Enelia Reinhart (the late Ernest Albert), son of Mary (Will) and the late Jeramie Joseph Gallagher; devoted companion of Missy Drolet; nephew of Albert Ernest Reinhart and the late Giuseppe Ernest Reinhart.


Fromberger LouisFROMBERGER, Louis Francis – Peacefully, surrounded by his family on Monday, August 21, 2017 in his 91st year.

Beloved husband of Mary (nee Gazo) for over 60 years. Loving father of Frank, Anne-Marie (the late Alphonse Salemi) and Michael (Michéle). Proud grandpa of Monica, Tom, Joshua, Philippe and Sophie.


Tellier RayTELLIER, Raymond – It is with sad hearts that the family of Raymond Tellier announces his sudden passing, at his residence, on Monday, August 21, 2017 in his 94th year.

Ray is survived by his wife Lorna (nee Johancsik). Cherished father of Wray “Pudgy” Tellier, Renee deSmit and the late Curtis Tellier (April 2017). Proud grandfather of Crystal, Delanie, Kailea, Rayanne, Justin, Tahnee (ZacK) and great-grandfather of Montana, Samantha and Kynlea.

Dear brother of Ruby Harpwood (late Jack). He will be sadly missed my many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Julia Tellier, brothers Cyril (Lelia), Rene and sisters Evelyn and Lucy (Nick).


Bickerton AlBICKERTON, Albert John  - (July 1, 1932 – August 21, 2017) - In his 85th year.

Al was a lawyer, a pilot and an author who never finished a book.

He was known for his sense of humour, his sharp mind and the exploits his friends and family will talk about long after he's gone.

Al had four wives, three children, three grandchildren, a sister and her family in Calgary. He also had a cat, Baby, he loved very much (predeceased).


Ferri JamesFERRI, James Vincent 'Jim' - Passed away peacefully at home with his loving family by his side on Monday, August 21, 2017 at the age of 71.

Much loved husband of Helen and loving father of Dean Ferri and Dawn Ferri VanKralingen. Devoted Grandpa of Devin, Kody and Sophia Ferri, and Kara and Kylie VanKralingen.

Survived by his brother Bruce (Connie), sisters Gloria (Joe) Spadafora and Debbie Ferri, brother in law Al (the late Bev) Kish and many nieces, nephews and friends.


MORIN, Vivian Ellen - We are sad to announce the passing of Vivian on Monday, August 21, 2017 in her 102nd year.

She is now reunited with her one true love David (1962).

Cherished, devoted and loving Mother of Barbara & Dennis McGuire. She loved Dennis as her son and would do anything for him as he would do anything for her. Sister of Aileen McPherson of Bowmanville. Predeceased by siblings Henry, Evelyn, Albert, Alex, Ernie, Beatrice and Leo.


OBrien MervinO'BRIEN, MervinAfter a long illness, Mervin passed away peacefully with family by his side on Monday, August 21, 2017 at the age of 83.

Beloved husband to Maryellen (nee Shea) for 58 years. Loving father of Peter & Diane, of Cumming, Georgia, Sean & Nancy, Maureen & Danny, Kathleen & Rick, all of St. Catharines. Predeceased by his son-in-law, Mike.

Proud grandfather & papa to Juliet, Ellen, Madeleine, Hannah, Jack, Claire, Dan and Kate. Cherished brother of Sheila (the late Vic), Sharon (Lance) and brother-in-law of Marilyn.


Gay RickGAY, Richard 'Rick'After a hard-fought battle, Richard passed away peacefully on Monday, August 21, 2017 at the age of 74.

Much loved husband of Theresa Sym. Cherished father of Tania (Basil) Mercuri, Stephen (Tracy), Jessica Lance (Josh Mallory) and Lindsay Lance (Braeden Martindale). Proud papa of Hailey, Kylie, Kaelyn, Jocelyn, Devin and Griffin. Beloved son to Aletha Davies.

Dear brother of Ken (Ena) and Peter (Margo). Rick will also be fondly remembered by many in-laws, nieces and nephews.


Charlebois SuzanneCHARLEBOIS, Suzanne - Passed away peacefully on Monday, August 21, 2017 at the age of 71.

Beloved wife of Michel.


Cahill GertrudeCAHILL, Gertrude (nee Doucette)Passed away peacefully on Monday, August 21, 2017 in her 95th year at the Eventide Home in Niagara Falls.

She will be dearly missed by her sister, Rebecca Reid (nee Doucette). Predeceased by her loving parents Patrick and Mary as well as her brothers Fred, Lester and Raymond Doucette.

Beloved wife of the late Robert Michael Cahill (1995). Dearly Loved Ma and Mom to the late Carl (2010), Mary Tucci and Doreen Green.


Rey LoretoREY, Loreto - Passed away peacefully at Albright Manor, with her loving family by her side, on Monday August 21, 2017 at the age of 81.

Beloved wife of the late Nicasio (1999).

Dearly loved mother of Nenita (Junior) Marcaida, Virginia (Ross) Navarro, Sylvia (Jaime) Ocasion, Edgar (Violy) Rey, Edna Rey, Nicasio Jr. (Rosalie) Rey, Lorena (Ramir) Luz, Leo (Sharon) Rey, Grace (Sherwin) De Leon, and Christopher (Alma) Rey.