Jabs AlfredJABS, Alfred - Alfred Jabs Jr. passed away peacefully on Thursday January 25, 2018, surrounded by family both near and far, after his brave journey with Alzheimer’s disease.

Alfred was born in Wloclawek Poland on October 27, 1933. He moved to Canada in 1949 with his parents and married Elisabeth (nee Flach) on January 30, 1955. They were blessed with two children, Reinhard and Christine.

Alfred was very active in the New Apostolic Church, serving as a minister in the Hamilton and Niagara regions and overseas in India and Africa. He worked for many years at Port Colborne Dairy (delivering by horse and buggy until 1967) and then at Miracle Mart for 25 years until his retirement.  

 

Lee ShermanLEE, Sherman - Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness, surrounded by his family on Thursday, January 25, 2018.

Beloved husband of Theresa “Teri” (nee LeBreton). Cherished father of Brian (Pauline), Wendy (John) House and Kevin (Pauline). Greatly loved Papa to Jack, Steven (Shivani), Amy, Kaia & Jensen (and Anne Hammerbeck).

 

Heykoop BillHEYKOOP, Willem ‘Bill’ - It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Willem on Thursday, January 25th, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was 91 years old. Bill was a longtime resident of Fenwick.

He has gone to join his beloved wife, the late Wilhelmina ‘Wilma’ (2015). 

Cherished father to his 8 loving children Ann (Kirk) Drew, Cor (Leona) Heykoop, Minnie (Henry) Hol, Hank (Katie) Heykoop, John (Francine) Heykoop, William (Ruth) Heykoop, Jake (Lori) Heykoop and Joanne (Paul) Jay. 

 

Vloet EmilyVLOET, Emily Sarah (nee Whyte) - Formerly of Welland, peacefully on January 25th, 2018 at Garden City Manor, St. Catharines at the age of 75.

Loving wife of 57 years to Christopher and loving mother of Laurie Katch and husband Terry, Barbara Fournier and husband Mario, Marie Gurnick and husband John and Christopher Vloet Jr. and wife Jill.

 

Wyshniowsky RoynaWYSHNIOWSKY, Royna (nee McGregor) - At the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Thursday, January 25, 2018, with her family at her side, Royna Wyshniowsky (nee McGregor), formerly of Beamsville.

 

Wagner RayWAGNER, Raymond Allison - With great sorrow we announce the passing of Raymond Allison Wagner on Thursday, January 25, 2018 in his 87th year. Ray died peacefully with his family by his side, at McNally House, Grimsby, Ontario.

Ray was a devoted and beloved husband to Pansy "Pat" (nee Veinotte) for 66 years and a loving and cherished father to Susanne (Ted), Barry, and Michael (Ines).

Dear grandfather to Michael-Jon (Erin), Allison Rae (Louie), Ciara and Eden. His grandchildren will treasure the memory of their adored "Guppie". Ray was thrilled to welcome the birth of his great-grand daughter Ava Grace in November 2017.

 

RADERSMA, Tina (nee Stienstra) - (1928 - 2018) - Promoted to Glory. The Lord has called Tina to His eternal home on Thursday, January 25, 2018 in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of the late Harold Radersma (2009) for 58 years. Loving and caring mother to Tollina deWaard, Harry and Juli Radersma, Wilma and Gerry Chiasson, Renee and Pardo Vulcano, Joyce and Jim Buisman, and Jim and Laurie Radersma.

Proud grandmother of 15 grandchildren and happy Oma to 15 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by two infant grandchildren. Dear sister of Geertje Nauta and Sipke Stienstra of the Netherlands.

 

Dunseith ElizabethDUNSEITH, Elizabeth Louise (nee Clendennin)  - Passed away peacefully at her residence, with her loving family by her side, on Wednesday January 24, 2018 at the age of 80. 

Beloved wife of the late Garnet Dunseith. 

Loving mother of Debbie Moraze, Patricia (John) Korten and Tina (Bill) Bielecky. 

 

Weaver ArlleneWEAVER, Arllene  - passed suddenly at Albright Manor, Beamsville on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at the age of 80.

Predeceased by her husband Geoffrey (2015).

Dear mother, sadly missed by Eric (Tina), Jody (Tim), Cynthia (Gary) and Michael.

Loving grandmother of Timmy (Julie), Joshua (Alia), Meagan (Joel), Katelyn (Brian), Lindsay (Ron), Tralayna (Nick), Kendalyn (Chris), Zackary and Maggie (Jon).

 

Groff RichardGROFF, Richard Jacob - In his 90th year, passed away January 24, 2018.

Survived by children: Cindy (Jim) Etzl, Bryan (Gail) Groff and grandchildren: Brandon and Taylor Etzl, Jordayne and Olivia Groff.

Predeceased by sisters Betty, Norma and brothers Alex, Peter and Eric. Sadly missed by Jayne and dear friend Gabrielle.

 

Bonomo BettyBONOMO, Betty - Passed away peacefully at St. Catharines General Hospital, St.Catharines, on January 24, 2018 in her 91st year.

Beloved wife of Frank Bonomo (deceased). Dear mother of Frank Bonomo Jr.(Ophelia), Dianna Bartlett (Ron), Patricia Baldaia.

Timmins MarionTIMMINS, Marion Theresa (nee Leon) - It is with deep sadness and great love that we announce the passing of Marion Theresa Timmins (nee Leon) on Wednesday, January 24th as the result of a tragic accident.

Marion will be forever missed by her loving husband of 55 years, William, her children, William Jr. deceased, Joseph (Vivienne), Daniel (Sandra), Brendan (Lori), Kevin (Jennifer), and Ryan (Yun).

Beloved Situ to Stephanie (Erik Zufelt), Meghan, Katie, Taylor, Shannon, Conor, Brenna, Kaleigh, Liam, Shea, Aidan, Owen, Carter, Sophie, Luke, Mark, Madeleine, and Leo.

 

Cieslik ChadCIESLIK, Chester 'Chad' – Chad Cieslik passed away suddenly at his residence on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.

Beloved brother of Viesia Pobega (late Tullio), uncle of Lianne, Sharla and her husband Aron, Alisia and her husband Louis-Martin and Michelle and great uncle of Aiden, Samuelle, Keira, Kobe and Marlo. He will be lovingly remembered by his companion Nancy Wallwork and her children Carly and Christopher.

He was predeceased by his parents Stefan and Anna Cieslik.

 

Chiavarini JustinCHIAVARINI, Justin - (1991 - 2018) - It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Justin Chiavarini, into God’s hands on Tuesday January 23rd, 2018.

Justin is deeply loved by his family and close friends. He is remembered for his kindness, his love of boxing and his great big smile.

Justin is survived by his mom Chone Maracle, his dad Joseph Chiavarini, his step dad Chris Pearson, his sister Sarah, his brothers Michael & Lucas, his aunts and uncles, cousins and other beloved family members.

 

Arsenault JeannineARSENAULT, Jeannine (nee Marois) – (July 16, 19024 - January 23, 2018) -  Passed away peacefully at the Welland Hospital with her loving family by her side.

She was predeceased by her loving husband of 50 years, Rene Arsenault. Jeannine will be dearly missed by her son Dennis (Sandy) Arsenault and her daughter Pauline (Yvan) Laroche.

Cherished grandmother of Marie, Sherry (Mike) and Theresa (Archie). Proud great grandmother of 6 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild on the way. She will also be sadly missed by her loving brother Lucien Marois and her many nieces and nephews.

 

ST. JEAN, Albert - Peacefully on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at West Park Health Centre at 84 years of age.

Dear father of the late Glenwood (Roma) St. Jean and Rolly (Linda) St. Jean. Loving grandfather of the late Christopher, Adam (Linda-Marie), Glenwood, Lukus St. Jean and 4 great grandchildren.

Brother of Arthur, Patrick, Allan and Leonard St. Jean.

 

Fleck JohnFLECK, John Weldon – Passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at the age of 79 years.

Beloved husband of Maija and dear father of Roy, Scott and Lisa. Grandfather of Norris and Rowan.

John served for over 30 years on the St. Catharines Fire Department, retiring in 1993 as a Platoon Chief. 

 

Veenendaal GilbertVEENENDAAL, Gilbert - The Lord, in His infinite wisdom, took His child, Gilbert Veenendaal to glory on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.

Beloved husband of Grace (nee vander Sleen).  Devoted father of Jenny (Roger) Vanoostveen, Evert Veenendaal (Diane), Gerard Veenendaal, Joanne (Scott) Miedema, Cherie (David) Michels, and Matthew (Robin) Veenendaal.

Loving grandfather of 17 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

 

DeRoche MargaretDeROCHE, Mary 'Margaret' (Bering) - It is with great sadness that the family of (Mary) Margaret DeRoche (Bering) announces that she passed peacefully in the early morning hours of January 23, 2018 at the United Mennonite Home (UMH) in Vineland, Ontario, in her 99th year

Margaret was the beloved wife of the late Gerard Alfred DeRoche (1980) and is also predeceased by her youngest child, (Paul) Mark (2015).

Loving and devoted Mother of Edward of St. Catharines, Larry (Julie) of North Bay, Linda (Neil) Johnston of Jordan, Alan (Connie) of Vineland, Mary Anne (Brian) Minard of Fonthill, Margaret (Neil) Comfort of St. Ann’s, and Annette (Hank) Scott of Wellandport.

 

Acaster JessieACASTER, Jessie  - Jessie passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on January 23rd, 2018 at the age of 81.

Loving wife and best friend of nearly 60 years to Clive.

Proud mother of Candace (Tom) Moon and Lynn (Chris) McGrath. Cherished grandmother of Emma (Stephen) Cosby-Costiff, Karla McGrath (Cameron) and Nicholas (Christy) McGrath.

 

Clin Jean LucCLIN, Jean-Luc  – It is with heavy hearts, but with thanksgiving for a life will lived, that the family announces the peaceful passing of their dear father and grandfather Jean-Luc Clin on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at the Welland Hospital with family at his side.

He has joyfully reunited with his beloved wife and soul mate Madeline “Peggy” (nee Hefner) who predeceased him in 2010.

 

ROSE, Austin Edward - Passed away peacefully at Garden City Manor, on Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018.

Austin, beloved husband of Kathleen.

He will be sadly missed by his sister Marion Larmour, his nephews and nieces.

 

Totten RonaldTOTTEN, Ronald Allison 'Scotty' – It is with broken hearts that the family of Ronald Totten announces his unexpected passing, at home, on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at the age of 73.

Beloved husband and best friend of Nancy (nee Napper). Devoted father of Mellodee Totten (late Greg Olm), Rhonda Totten (Wade Ostermaier) and Jennifer Totten (Blaise MacDonald).

Proud and loving grandfather of Allison Totten - Jacques (Korey), Jessica Totten (Tyler Borsella), Ronny Totten, Brody Totten Ostermaier (Meaghan O’Connell), Liam Totten-Ostermaier, Kaitlyn Totten (Cote Barkley), Hollie Totten and great-grandather of Cali Cruise Totten, Mackenzee Totten and Myah Borsella.

 

Audit SimoneAUDIT, Simone Marie Alice (nee Côté) - Of Port Colborne, passed away at Portal Village on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 in her 96th year.

Beloved wife of the late Albert Audit (1960), loving mother of Gaetan (Monique) Audit, the late Yvon Audit, Rejean Audit and Joanne (Joseph) Davis.

 

McQuay JimMcQUAY, Jim - It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Jim McQuay on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 in his 66th year.

Jim will be lovingly missed by his wife and best friend, Bernice.  Jim and Bernice spent the past 15 years together building cherished memories, traveling and enjoying each other’s company.

Jim will also be dearly missed by his children, Shauna and Troy (2016) McQuay, stepchildren, Gary Messenger (Kina), Crystal Dimeo (Vince), siblings, Linda Robinson (David), Sandra Stanley (Rick), John McQuay, Jerry McQuay (2005), grandchildren, Ginnea, Ava, Olivia, Troy, Rachel, Brandy, Stephen and great-grandson, Seth.

 

Vanderberg DonaldVANDERBERG, Donald Gerard - Peacefully passed away with his loving family by his side on Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at his residence at the age of 63.

Beloved husband of Elaina for 43 years. Cherished father of Aaron (Robyn) Vanderberg and Kathryn (Adam) Rapsey. Loving Opa of Abbygale, Isabella and Emmett with a fourth grandchild on the way.

Donald will be sadly missed by many family and friends.