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Kerekes JeanKEREKES, Jean Marie - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Royal Rose Place on Friday, August 11, 2017 at the age of 83.

Predeceased by her husband Eugene (2016). Dear mother of Debbie Rosnuk (Jerry), John Kerekes (Kathy), Linda St. Jean (Rolly), Rose Letkemann and Terri Robins (Phil).

Grandma of Terri Shaubel, Lindsay Ostermann, Nadine Ricica, Tonia Milot, Lukus St. Jean, Candace and Trevor Letkemann, Shawn and Drew Robins. Also survived by 14 great grandchildren, her brother Stevie (Betty) and her sister-in-law Clare Kerekes. Mom was a loving mother and grandmother.

 

McKinney MaryMcKINNEY, Mary Lubertha – On Friday, August 11, 2017, Mary peacefully passed away in her home after a courageous battle with cancer, to be with Jesus. “Oh, what a Saviour.”  She was 62.

Predeceased by her husband Walter, parents Hank and Elizabeth Koudijs, and sister Rita.

The oldest of nine, Mary is survived by Pieter (Lisa) Koudijs, Ellery (Trudy) Koudijs, Elizabeth Kohler, Henry (Tracey) Koudijs, Bill (Penny) Koudijs, Georgina Merson, John (Colleen) Koudijs and faithful canine friend Buddy.  She leaves behind many nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles. 

 

Mekker LillianMEKKER, Lillian  - Passed away peacefully at Portal Village on Friday, August 11, 2017 in her 86th year.

Beloved wife of the late Tony Mekker – 2011. She will be missed by her friends Anne & Burnie Champis, and Barbara & Larry Wolek.

Predeceased by her parents Andrew & Elizabeth Balasz, and by her sister Frances.

 

Walters KatieWALTERS, Katie (nee Hendricks) - On Friday August 11th, 2017 at Tufford Nursing Home at the age of 91.

Loving wife to Don for over 50 years. Beloved mother of Brian Hendricks, and stepmother to Robert Walters.

Katie was the tenth of twelve children of which she is survived by sister Doris and brother Tony, and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her nine siblings.

 

PAPROSKY, Thomas - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Thomas on Friday, August 11th, 2017.

Predeceased by his wife Lydia (2009). Loving father of sons Tom (Linda) and Martin (Lisa), daughters Janet (Wayne) and Anne.

Cherished grandfather of Stephanie, Adam, Andrew, Derek, Ryan, Amanda, Joshua and Bianca. Great grandfather of Zachary, Colton, Madeline and Jackson.

 

NESBITT, Robert Allan 'Bob' - It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Robert (Bob) Allan Nesbitt, of Thorold, on Friday, August 11, 2017 at the NHS-St. Catharines Site in his 64th year.

Best friend and loving husband for 41 years to Kathi Nesbitt (Bessey) and devoted dad to Chance.

Greatly loved son of Robert (deceased) and Eda Nesbitt. Much loved brother of Pat (Bob) Creighton, Nancy Parks, and Gord (Karen) Nesbitt. Predeceased by his loving in-laws Kenneth and Murdean Bessey.

 

O'BRIEN, Daniel - (February 7, 1945 - August 11, 2017) -

Passed away on August 11, 2017.

In keeping with Daniel's wishes, cremation has taken place.

 

HICKEY, Sharon Anne - Peacefully, on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 71 years of age.

Beloved partner of Dawn Anthony Steele.

Loving Mom of Tanya, Debbie & Alana Steele.

 

Sauve RogerSAUVE, Roger - Peacefully at Oakwood Park Lodge in Niagara Falls, Ontario on August 11th, 2017 at the age of 73.

Survived by his mother Juliette Sauve and predeceased by his father Ernest (1970).

Sadly missed by his siblings; Madeline, Ernie, Moe, Vivien, Sam, Justin and Denise Sauve and many nieces and nephews.

 

Doucet GhislaineDOUCET, Ghislaine (Martin) - Passed away at the Niagara Health System - Port Colborne Site on August 11th, 2017, Ghislaine Doucet (nee Martin) at the age of 57.

Cherished mother of Tim Cutler, Michelle Doucet and Sarah Doucet.  Forever missed by her 2 grandchildren; Tanner and Hannah.

Dear sister of Roger Michaud (Gisèle) and Bertrand Martin (Elly).  "G" will be sadly missed by her second family at Convergys.  Predeceased by her parents Enoil and Célina Martin.

 

Irvine ChrisIRVINE, Christopher (Weasel) Aubrey - (1960 - 2017)-  On August 11th, 2017 in his 57th year, Chris passed
peacefully at Gilmore Lodge in Fort Erie.

Chris is survived by his mother Roberta, Grandmother Irene, bother Rob (Karen), sister Barb (Darren), nieces and nephews;  Jeremy (Starlynn) , Bobbi, Darren (Tina), Madison, Jessica (Jim), Jack and Katie.

He was predeceased by his Father John, Grandfather Robert, Uncle Paul and godmother Irene.

 

EDWARDS, 'Les' Lester - Passed away at his residence on Friday, August 11, 2017 at the age of 81.

Dear father of John (Rosie) Runnalls and grandfather of 4.

Loving brother of Glen, Dale (late Shirley), Gary (late Vicki) and Morley (Linda) Edwards. He is survived by many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Les was predeceased by his brothers Wayne (Linda) and Edmond (Linda) Edwards.

 

MASTORIS, Kilian - Kilian was born on July 11th, 2017 and passed away at the McMaster Children’s Hospital on August 10th, 2017.

He will live in the hearts of his parents Alexandros and Emma (nee Sloat) and his twin brother Ari forever.

Cherished grandson of Helena and Ken Sloat and Stavros and Kim-Arna Mastoris. He will be lovingly remembered by his aunts, uncles and cousins. Predeceased by his brother Beau William.

 

Martineau JustinMARTINEAU, Justin James - Suddenly at his home on Thursday, August 10, 2017, Justin James Martineau passed away at the age of 29.

Beloved son of Wayne Martineau and Shelley Korkoza.  Dear brother of Joshua Martineau (Mandy).

Cherished grandson of Ann Korkoza. Predeceased by his grandparents Alex Korkoza, Jacqueline and Leonel Martineau. Justin will be sadly missed by his aunts, uncles, nieces, cousins and friends.

 

Hickey BarbaraHICKEY, Barbara Jean (nee Hearn) – After a brief illness, with her sister Beverly by her side, Barbara passed away at the GNGH on August 10, 2017 at 80 years of age.

Predeceased by her husband David (2013), mother and father Beatrice and Stanley Hearn.

Loved dearly by Beverly and Brian Whitworth and family of Calgary, AB; Remembered by sister Betty Jolley (Harry) and family; Greatly missed by Jim and Jean Culp (cousins), Francis Leeder (aunt), Trisha and Wayne Degaust and family (cousins), Peter and Dena Leeder and family (cousins), Helen (Bill) Bartram (BFF), Pat, Nancy and Sandra (friends), her church community of Stamford Presbyterian, her Hamilton family and those who knew her both professionally and personally.

Barbara was the Executive Director of Big Brothers of Metro Toronto for 30 plus years

 

Lee MinaLEE, Mina - Passed away peacefully at the Welland Hospital on August 10, 2017, in her 98th year.

Beloved wife of the late Herbert Lee. Loving mother of Sandra Train (John) and Alan Lee (Patti).

She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Heather Rueck (Derek), Matthew Train (Amy), Alex Lee, Samantha Lee (Shaun Pepin), and great grandchildren Owen, Ian & Sienna Rueck, Camilla & Bennett Train, and Charlie Pepin.

 

McLeod StanMcLEOD, Stanley Robert 'Stan' – Passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017, at the age of 67 years.

Beloved father of Sean (Jenna Gibbs) and Adam (Alicia). Proud and loving "Pa" of Robyn Jacoba Lillian.

Dear brother of Tom (the late Jean). Stan is survived by his niece Nadine (Michael) Gray and her children; Haiven and Allura; and his nephew Blair McLeod and his family.

Stan was a longtime and proud member of the St. Catharines Golf and Country Club and a longtime Real Estate Agent in the city of St. Catharines.

 

Hawryluk OlgaHAWRYLUK, Olga - On August 10, 2017, God took to Himself our beloved Olga, in her 92nd year.

Predeceased by her husband Peter (1978); her sister Sonia; and her daughters: Dyonisia (2015) and Nadia(2002).

Survived by brother George (Hattie); her daughters: Anna and Sonia (Bill); her sons George and Eugene (Rita); her 7 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

 

Etsell MurielETSELL, Muriel Jean (nee Hope) – After a brief illness on Thursday August 10, 2017 in her 94th year.

Beloved wife of the late Thomas Wesley Etsell (2001).

She will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by relatives, friends and neighbours.

 

Beaupit BevBEAUPIT, Beverly Lynne 'Bev' (nee Keck) - Passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Thursday August 10, 2017 at the age of 72.

Beloved wife of Gary for 52 years. Dearly loved mother of Cathy (Ted) Burke, Greg (Tammy) Beaupit, Karen (Dave) Stevens and Jo-Anne (Mark) Young.

Cherished grandmother of Kelly (Keith), Shayne, Madison, Kyle, Jessica, Eric and Emma.  Dear great-grandmother of Charlee.

 

SEMPLE-BRAUN, Fenella - Passed away quietly after a long battle with cancer, at McNally House, on Thursday, August 10, 2017, at the age of 64.

Beloved wife of Les. Loved sister of Miranda Semple, Rory Semple and Shaun Semple and the late Russell, Felicity and Jamie.

Predeceased by her parents Marie and Stuart. Dear daughter-in-law of Anna and Leslie Braun and sister-in-law of Richard Braun (Kathy). Fenella will also be missed by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and many dear friends.

 

Hall MarkHALL, Mark – Passed away, peacefully, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hamilton on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the age of 59. Mark spent his final days surrounded by his loved ones.

He was predeceased by his son Justin (May 2017) and his parents Rita and Gerald.

He is survived by his daughter Miranda (Raymond Boilard) and his granddaughters Angela and Rosaline. He will be sadly missed by his brothers Jeff, David and Jerry and their families.

 

James BaileyJAMES, Bailey Shannon - At home on Thursday August 10, 2017 in her 29th year.

Bailey James, beloved daughter of Dennis and the late Penny James.

Sadly missed by her brothers Philip and Bradley and by her sister Lori-Ann.

 

Rawcliffe DavidRAWCLIFFE, David - Passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017 in his 56th year.

He will be fondly remembered by his daughters Rebecca and Crystal. Sadly missed by grandchildren Emily, Ranne and Bentley.

Always in the heart of his sisters Carol Coulthurst and Susan Gettings (Alan) and his many aunts, uncles, cousins, Hope and the rest of his nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents James and Grace and his brother Jim.

 

CROWTHER, Carla (Silveira) - Suddenly on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 at the age of 44.

Beloved wife of James Crowther. Much loved stepmother of James Jr., Jordan and Emma Crowther, she devoted herself as a second mother.

Daughter of Jose & Berta Silveira. Sister of Ismenia (Ray) and Sandra (Eric) Highfield. Beloved aunt of Serena, Marisa, Brayden, Claire, Adam, Mark, Madeline and Reid. Sister-in-law of Wes (Jen) Crowther.

Carla was a beautiful person and generous soul who left a lasting impression on all who knew her. She valued family above all else. She will be missed beyond words. Carla had a successful career in marketing and merchandising.

 

Comeau FrancesCOMEAU, Frances Mary (Lane) – Peacefully on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Allendale Long Term Care facility in Milton, Ontario.

Beloved wife of the late Robert Comeau.

She leaves to mourn, her brother John (Margaret) and her sister in law Yvette (the late Gilles). Predeceased by Yves, Louise and George. She was the much loved aunt of several nieces and nephews.