Daniels JoannaDANIELS, Joanna Margaret - It is with great sadness that the Daniels daughters, Jennifer Daniels (Ryan) and Sara Lococo (Ron), announce the passing of their beloved mother on June 21, 2017, following a struggle with cancer which she fought with grace, a sense of humour and an ever present smile.

Although our hearts are heavy, we take some comfort in knowing she is now reunited with her beloved parents, Joseph Thorp and Margaret Thorp/Smith and her much loved “second Dad” Harold Smith. She will also be welcomed by David, her brother and kindred spirit.


Demchuk BettyDEMCHUK, Elizabeth 'Betty' – Passed away suddenly at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Wednesday June 21, 2017 at the age of 80.

She will be greatly missed by her two daughters Wendy of Mississauga and Vicki of Niagara Falls.

She will also be missed by her 4 grandchildren Daryl Patchett, Leigh-Ann Gall, Michael Patchett & Derrick Franklin as well as her 3 great-grandchildren Alexander, Emily and Dylan.

Sister of Shirley Searle of Kitchener & brother Bob Delaney of Dartmouth.


Gizzie MaryGIZZIE, Mary Carmelina (Potalivo) - Mary’s family is sad to announce her passing on June 21, 2017 at the Welland General Hospital at the age of 86.

Beloved wife of the late Alex (1981). Loving mother of Anthony (Diane), Gary (Lou-Anne), Rosemary Royer and Julia Muscato (Gary). Proud grandmother of eleven and great grandmother of two. Predeceased by daughter-in-law Margaret.


Grillo MariaGRILLO, Maria - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Wednesday June 21, 2017 at the age of 90.

She was the loving wife of the late Tommaso Gugliotta (1968) and the late Francesco Grillo (2002).

Dearly loved mother of Carmelina (Domenico) Anello, Frank (Maria) Gugliotta and  Domenico (Kelly) Gugliotta. Predeceased by her sons Giacomo and Anthony Gugliotta.


Theberge Jean GuyTHEBERGE, Jean-Guy - Passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday June 21, 2017 at the age of 76.

Beloved husband of 52 years to Linda (Warford) Theberge. Loving father of Chantal (Ralph) Black, Diane Theberge (John Gould), Lori Theberge (Mike Gualtieri), Brigitte Theberge and Denis Theberge.

Cherished Papa of Nick (Sara), Josh, Bianca, Christopher and Calex.


Beach CharlotteBEACH, Charlotte (nee Page) – Passed away peacefully, with her much loved family by her side, at Maple Park Lodge on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the age of 95.

Beloved wife of the late Allen Beach (1978).

Loving mother of Don (Cindy), Ken and Ruth Schinkel (Bruce). Cherished grandmother of Bruce Jr. (Julia), Sarah (Matt), Laura (Shawn), Nathan (Kerissa), Carlie and Jessica and “G G” of Hudson, Ashlyn, Kinley and Ellie. Predeceased by her granddaughters Katie and Alyssa, sisters Helen and Eleanor, and brother Jim.


Farrell BillFARRELL, William Horton 'Bill' – With family by his side, he passed peacefully on his 91st birthday, June 21, 2017.

He was the beloved husband and friend of Joyce Anita Farrell (nee Feir) for 66 years.

He was a loving father to Wayne Farrell (Jenni), Darlene Koudys, Marilyn Boyd, Terry Farrell (Diana) and Jo-Anne Brunner (George) and a loving grandfather to his 8 grandchildren and his 6 great grandchildren.


Miakanda JosephMIAKANDA, Joseph - After a brief illness at the NHS - General Site on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 in his 53rd year.

Loving father of David and Benny.

Survived by his brother Daniel Samba, sister Elizabeth Samba and his niece Clemance Batamoi currently residing in the Congo. Dear friend of Andre Tshowa.


Whitcomb BobWHITCOMB, Robert William 'Bob' - On Tuesday June 20, 2017 passed peacefully at Garden City Manor at the age of 92.

Loving husband to Polly (nee McKelvey) for 67 years. Loving father to Crystal (Jim Lewyckyj), Hal (Debbie Simpson), Lyndal, and David (Mari Kaukonen).

Cherished Grandpa to Carlie (John), Jeffrey (Breton), Dustin (Tasha), Leslie-Anne (Marko), Bryn (Siobhan), Kyler (Hannah), Kally and Samantha (Chris). Beloved Great Grandpa to Olivia, Peighton, Charlie Rose, Ellie and Addyson.


Adams CliffADAMS, James 'Cliff' - Passed away peacefully at the United Mennonite Home after a long battle with heart disease on June 20, 2017, at the age of 88.

Beloved husband of Anna of 51 years.

Survived by his sisters Fay (the late Bob) Ferris and Isobel (George) Leslie and many family members and friends. Predeceased by his siblings Ken, Nan, and Peggy Truman.


WILLICK, Eleanor Catherine - Died peacefully at Valley Park Lodge on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 86 years of age with family members in attendance.

Loving mother of Mary Ann Richardson (Daniel). Beloved youngest sister of Frances Repa, Margaret Mateyk and Florence Martin.

Predeceased by her parents Henry Willick and Elizabeth Schneider; brothers Arnold, Gordon, Lawrence, Maurice, Dennis; sisters Audrey O’Reilly, Sr. Carlotta (Ruth) Willick I.B.V.M.


DAVIES, Patrick – Passed away peacefully at GNGH at the age of 87, on Tuesday June 20, 2017.

He will be greatly missed by his wife Denise as well as his children Justin (Donna) & Greg (Sheila). He will also be missed by his grandchildren Ryan (Katie), Maddie & Gillian & great-granddaughter Ava.

Patrick is survived by his 2 sisters Dorothy & Monica and predeceased by Joan, Catharine & Michael in England.


Wellenreiter JohnWELLENREITER, John – Passed away peacefully at the Woodlands of Sunset on Monday, June 19, 2017 in his 84th year.

Cherished father of Carl Wellenreiter and proud grandfather of Mathias John Carl Wellenreiter. He will be sadly missed by his sister Theresa Barth, her sons Steve and Jack and their families.

Predeceased by his parents Matt and Eva Wellenreiter.


Chase DavidCHASE, David Herman – Following a lengthy illness, David did it his way and passed away quietly at home, with his family by his side, on Monday, June 19th, 2017 in his 73rd year.

Beloved husband and best friend of Linda (nee Noyes) for 55 years.

Cherished father of Mark Chase (Diane) and Tracy Nero (Mario). Proud and loving grandfather of Jamie (Jamee), Jennifer (Josh), Jonathan, Thomas, Autymm and great-grandfather of Nolan.


Creamer MaryCREAMER, Mary - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at Hospice Niagara on Monday June 19, 2017 at the age of 81.

Beloved wife of the late Peter Creamer (2002).

Cherished mother of Peter (Nancy) and John (Cheryl). Loving grandmother of Kirsty (Scott) Langford and Sheryl Creamer (Paul Boychuk). Great-grandmother of Hannah.

She will be sadly missed by her brother Danny and nieces and nephews in Scotland.


Robazza SerafinaROBAZZA, Serafina - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Serafina at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Monday June 19, 2017 at the age of 83.

Beloved wife 61 years, less 4 days, to her devoted husband, Giovanni. Loving mother of Luciano (Diana) and Carlo (Dodi) and proud grandmother of Giovanni Roberto Robazza.

Survived by brother-in-law Settimo. Serafina had special closeness to her nieces Josie DeLazzari, Ida (David) Duke and great-nephew Michael (Lyha) Romeo.


Gibson KarenGIBSON, Karen Elizabeth - (1953 - 2017) - It's with a heavy heart that I announce the passing on June 19, 2017 of Karen Gibson (nee Twitchin), my wife and soul mate of 44 years.

Courageously she battled cancer right up to the end when all hope quickly vanished.

Beloved wife of Dave. Loving mother of Rob and the late Chad. Cherished daughter of Mavis (the late Frank)  Twitchin. She will be sadly missed by her two nieces Nicole and Holly Stubbs, her mother in law Joyce Gibson and her sister in  law Judy (Mike) Cooke.


Piett ErlandPIETT, Erland Norman - Passed away peacefully on June 19, 2017 at the age of 89.

Predeceased by his wife Isobel (Nov. 2015). Survived by his daughters Sandra (Thom), Victoria (Mike), son Dean and grandchildren James, Matthew, Adam, Andie, Mike and Maddy.

Erland spent years in the Real Estate business, but his greatest interests were breeding thoroughbreds for the racetrack at his horse and grape farm in Vineland, and showing and winning championships at the Royal Winter Fair.


PETLEY, David - (1955 - 2017) - Of Dunnville, passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

Survived by his loving wife of 20 years Rose Calcagni; his mother Irene Petley and sister Bonnie Arbour.

David was a caring father, stepfather, and grandfather to Nicole, Christopher, Jonathan, Patrick (Jaden, Emma, Adriano, Sophia), and Anthony.


Rode RoseRODE, RosePassed away, after a short fight with cancer, with her family by her side on Sunday, June 18th, 2017 at the age of 92.

Wife of 68 years to the late Otto (2014). Mother of Richard (Hilda) and Michael (Rina). Grandmother of Gordon (Jennifer), Kenneth (Vanessa) and Katie; great-grandmother to Victoria, Mathew, Makayla and Abby.


TREDWELL, Marjorie Loraine (Powell) - (May 31, 1933 - June 18, 2017) - At the age of 84.

Farewell to a loving mother.

Marjorie was predeceased by her husband Earl "Bud" Tredwell and will be sadly missed by her children; Randy, David, Sherman, Deborah and Timothy. Beloved grandmother to Megan and Liam.


COLBOW, Elizabeth - (September 30, 1924 - June 18, 2017) -

Peacefully on Sunday, June 18th, 2017 at Chartwell Niagara.

Elizabeth, wife of the late Konrad (1997). Dear mother of Roland and his wife Brenda. Loving grandma to Bradley and Christyn and her husband Jeremy Grampola.

Lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews in Scotland.


WELSTEAD, Margaret Joyce (nee Fisher) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Margaret on June 18, 2017 at Henley House at the age of 86.

Loving wife of the late Stanley Welstead (2010).

Beloved mother of Susan (Owen). Proud grandmother of Jamie, Becky and Tim. Predeceased by children Wendy (Chuck), Peter (Monika), Barry and Jamie, and siblings; Isa, George and Jean.


Taylor ShirleyTAYLOR, Shirley May Florence - Peacefully slipped away just after 2 o'clock a.m. on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at GNGH.

Beloved partner of Robert Trottier. Mother of David and Cathy. Grandmother of Cody and Melissa. Great Grandmother of Dublin.

Daughter of the Late John and Roberta Hughes, of Niagara Falls. Predeceased by her former husband William Taylor.


Urias BrianURIAS, Brian Francis –  Sadly, we announce the passing of a dear man, Brian Urias, surrounded by his family on June 18, 2017 at Port Colborne Hospital, at the age of 64.

Husband of Linda (Barnett) of 45 years. Brian will be greatly missed by daughters Tara (Jeff Harrigan) and Krista Gabriele (Paul). Proud grandfather of Adrian, Juliana and Angelo. Fondly remembered by Claytin, nieces, nephews and friends.

Predeceased by parents; John and Mary Urias, brother Ron and sister-in-law Joan Spowart.


YAKUBOWICH, Mary Margaret 'Peggie' (nee Boles, formerly Kaufman) – Peacefully passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Chartwell Niagara in her 93rd year.

Beloved wife of the late Arnold Kaufman and the late Harry Yakubowich.

Loving mother of Mari-Lynn Kaufman Kelley of New Jersey. Dear sister of Wilson A. Smith of Mississauga. Predeceased by her parents.