Kirton SharonKIRTON, Sharon Helene - Passed away November 9th, 2017 peacefully at the age of 65.

She will be forever remembered by her husband Eddie, father, Peter Evans and her children Ross and Andrea Moore. “Nan” will be missed dearly by her grandchildren, great grandchildren and brothers and sisters.  

Sharon was the Executive Director at Portage Medical FHT. She was a past member of the Lincoln and Welland Regiment and 705 Communications Squadron. 


Walker DavinaWALKER, Davina Estelle (neé Inglis) - Passed away peacefully at the Port Colborne Hospital on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the age of 84.

Davina is now reunited with her beloved husband Bill (2012).

Devoted mother of Katherine Walker Lievense (Peter) and Bill Walker Jr. Cherished grandmother of Dana and Devan Schlosser, and Jade (Craig) and Genevieve Jones-Walker and cherished mother-in-law of Stephanie Jones. Loving great grandmother of Daphanie and Caia.


Rankin JohnRANKIN, John George - Passed away at McNally House Hospice in Grimsby, on Thursday, November 9, 2017, in his 77th year.

Beloved husband of Marlene. Loved father of Bill Rankin (Samantha) and Dana LeBlanc. Cherished grandfather of Sam, Charlie, Connor and Alec.

John served with the O.P.P. in Kakabeka Falls, Barrie, Elmvale and ending his career in Wasaga Beach after 30 years.


Nowicki TriciaNOWICKI, Patricia Dawn 'Tricia' – At the Juravinski Hospital surrounded by her family on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 in her 32nd year.

Beloved daughter of Richard and Nancy. Dear sister of Christopher (Tiffany) and Scott (Jennifer). Dear aunt of Leah and Lincoln. Niece of Arlene and Bob Jones, Rhonda and John Moore, Cedric Ribic, also survived by several cousins as well as Breanne and her many friends.

Predeceased by her grandparents Adam and Wanda Nowicki and Alvin and Patricia Slough, aunts Halina Nowicki and Kathryn Ribic.


Middlebrook JamiMIDDLEBROOK, Benjamin Davy 'Jami' - Peacefully at home on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at the age of 47.

Predeceased by his father Davy and sister Cheri Lynn. Loving son of Cheryl (Joe Hegedus) Patterson and much loved brother of Brad (Lise) and Bev (John) Weaver.

Cherished uncle of Matt and Hollie Middlebrook and Cheri-Lyn, Shannen and Johnny Weaver and great uncle of Aleah Middlebrook.


Kelly IrisKELLY, Iris – Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Millennium Trail at the age of 88 years.

She is survived by her step-daughter Patricia Logan (Doug) of New Hampshire. Loving sister of Fred Jewett (Miriam), John Jewett, Mary Anne Wickett (Tom). Iris will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband George (February 24, 1017).


Blackadder EarleBLACKADDER, Earle Ashton - Passed away on Wednesday November 8, 2017 with family in attendance.

Earle was the beloved husband of Gail Blackadder (predeceased) and loving father of Kelly Gignac, (Ray), Taz (deceased), Stephen (Karen), Jens (Sue) and Kenneth (deceased).

Much loved brother to Madeliane Bateman (Charles) and brother Billy (Carol) Blackadder. He was a loving grandfather of his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He practiced law in the Niagara Peninsula for over 50 years. He was always trying to beat someone in the courts, on the golf course or on the squash courts of Rice Road (The Court House).


Bishop JaniceBISHOP, Janice (Noseworthy) - It is with saddened hearts that we announce the unexpected passing of Janice Bishop (nee Noseworthy) on November 7th, 2017 at the age of 44.

Devoted partner of Terrence Jones.  Loving kinship mom to Isabella, Jaxon and Abigail.  Dear sister of Paulette Tucker (Obi), Robert Newell, Herbert Newell (Terry), Keith Newell (Francine), Trevor Noseworthy (Debbie) and Velma Harnum (Tony).  She will be equally missed by her nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Predeceased by her parents George Noseworthy and Doreen Pitcher and her step-father Gordon Pitcher.


Ward DonWARD, Donald James - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at the age of 75.

He will be forever remembered by his wife Dorothee, children Charlene Violin (Michael) and Rob.  Papa will be missed dearly by grandsons Tyler and Daniel. Loving son in law of Ursula Gash.

Don's sudden passing was just after watching his beloved Buffalo Sabres win a game, so he left us with a big smile on his face. Don was a proud Merritton boy who lived his whole life in St. Catharines where he raised a family, started many businesses, including Charter Building, supported his community and forged many many friendships over the years.


WILKES, George – Passed away peacefully at home from cancer on November 7, 2017.

He is survived by his wife Nancy and his sons Larry, Ron, Randy and their families. Also survived by Nancy’s son Henry Vegter and his family, and Roselynn Vegter and her family.

George was predeceased by his brother Denny and is survived by his sister Margaret Angyall and Shirley Sacco.

George was a long-term employee at General Motors.


Hall KathyHALL, Kathy - Passed away on November 7, 2017.

Kathy was a loving wife of Ron Weeks. Beloved mother of Ryan and Ashley Hall, Jessy Hall and a beloved stepmom to Jason and Stacey Weeks, Ryan and Jennifer Weeks. She was a devoted grandma to Conner, Taylor, Joshua, Kaitlyn, Hayden, Marley and Matteo.

She was a cherished sister to her late brother John.


Wilkinson JohnWILKINSON, John Harold "Wilkie" - Unexpectedly and with family at his home in Niagara Falls on November 7th, 2017 at the age of 88.

Predeceased by his loving wife Bernice (Oct. 2001).

Sadly missed by his son Adam (Cherie) Wilkinson. Beloved Papa to Aidan, Owen & Ella. Lovingly remembered by his sister Dorothy (Jack) Johnston & predeceased by his sister Marjorie (the late Harold) Crerar. Brother-in-law to Sheila (the late Michael) Howcroft and Adrienne (the late Wayne) McTaggart. Also remembered by many nieces & nephews.


DEBLY, Aditza Madelon - (1942 - 2017) - Peacefully in her sleep.

Private cremation has taken place.

Aditza will be sadly missed by her friends, family and the many animals she cared for during her life.


Wild IsabelleWILD, Isabelle Burnside (nee Weeks) - Died peacefully at the Port Colborne Complex Care Unit on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, three days after her 88th birthday.

Predeceased by her husband Leslie Michael Wild and her brother Cameron Weeks.

Survived by her children Stephen Matthew Wild, Isabelle Jane Verge (Carl), Sarah Anne Beaton (David), her grandchildren Elizabeth Granby, Michael Verge, Robert Beaton, and Meaghan Beaton, and her great grandchild Rogan Bellefeuille.


Greenlaw MarjanaGREENLAW, Marjana Dragica - (1952 - 2017) - Peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Beloved wife of David Greenlaw. Dear daughter of Angela Kosenda.

Loving sister of Drinka (Harold) and Nada (Lighie) and sister-in-law of Janis (late Kenny), Cindy (Dave), Rodger, Donald (Gizella). Will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Marjana was predeceased by her brother Boris.


Robichaud JoyROBICHAUD, Joy - Passed away peacefully at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Tuesday November 7, 2017 at the age of 76.

Beloved wife of the late Marcel (2002). Dearly loved mother of Darrin Robichaud (Deborah Jason) and Shannon (Glenn) Baker.  Special grandmother to her four legged grandchildren Miss Lilly Belle, Retlaw Yensid and Bristol.

Joy will be fondly remembered as Nana Joy by all of her former Tots-n-Tikes day care children. She was a proud member of, and Queen of the Regal Rubies of Niagara.


WIEBE, Norma Kathleen - At McNally House, Grimsby on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, Norma Wiebe of Beamsville, aged 75 years.

Beloved wife of George and dear mother of Brian (Renee). Grandmother of Dylan & Taryn.

Sister of Marg (Don) Hurst and the late Jeanette Turner.


Cuvay StephenCUVAY, Stephen  - Passed away at The Wellington Long Term Care, on Monday, November 6, 2017, in his 98th year.

Beloved husband of the late Olga (2003).

Loved father of Ron (Jo-Linda), Paul (Gundel), Tony, Rick (Stacy) and the late Steve. Cherished grandfather of seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by his brother Frank Cuvay.


Ermacora LidaERMACORA, Lida– Passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Monday November 6th, 2017 at 92 years of age.

She is now reunited with her beloved husband Giulio and daughter Sandra.

Mother of Joseph. Cherished grandmother of Brandon and Justin. She leaves many fond memories for her family and friends.


Mazzer ElinorMAZZER, Elinor - Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family, on Monday, November 6th 2017 at the St Catharines Hospital, at 68 years of age.

Loving mother of Janice (Mike Porter) Cherished grandmother of Jemelie (TJ Charlton), Joriana (Josh Van Hezewyk) and Chaedra Porter.

Elinor will be lovingly remembered by her brothers, sisters, family and friends, especially Luc Lesvesque.


Epp MaryEPP, Mary - (March 14, 1925 - November 6, 2017) -

Mary Epp (Tante Mimi) passed peacefully at Heritage Place, Virgil and went to meet her Lord & Saviour on November 6, 2017.

She was predeceased by her parents, John & Maria Epp and brothers John, George, Neil and Jack and sister Kay Wall.


Foresi GinoFORESI, Gino - Gino passed away peacefully at Heidehof Home in St. Catharines on November 6, 2017 in his 89th year.

Beloved husband of the late Mary Foresi (Hornick).  Dear father of Laurie Huneault, Lana Smith and John (Frances) Foresi.  Loving grandfather to Shonna, Michelle, Krystal, Patrick, Scott, Michael, Daniel, Michael and Andrew. Wonderful great grandfather to Jaden, Colton, Jaxon, Van, Josie, Zac, Cruz, Timmy and Nelson.

Gino was predeceased by his parents Ludovico and Josephine, son in law Tom Smith, his brother Alfred and nephew Joseph.


Hyatt JeanHYATT, Jean Josephine - Passed away peacefully at Northland Pointe on November 6, 2017 in her 91st year.

Beloved wife of the late George Hyatt, and her late longtime partner & friend Lester Shand. Loving mother of Dennis Hyatt (Virginia), Diana Brozovic (Doug), Brian Hyatt and Ernie Godin (Jeaninne).

Dearly missed by her grandchildren Adam Brozovic (Summer) Aaron Brozovic (Miryana), Jessica Eccelstone (Lee), Meagan, Alex and Ashley Hyatt, and five great grandchildren.


Kicinski MariaKICINSKI, Maria Wanda - Passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Extendicare in Welland at the age of 91.

Predeceased by her loving husband Teodor (2001) and son Leon (1966). Loving mother of Ted (Sherree).

She will be missed by her best friend Steffa, God daughter Wanda and Sherree’s family.


Labine NormanLABINE, Norman Victor - Passed away peacefully at his residence in the care of his wife of 35 years on Sunday November 5, 2017 at the age of 73 years. After a lengthy illness and decades of pain he is now at peace.

Survived by his wife Valerie Fleming, beloved cousins Susan (Bob) Laurin and Charlie (Judy) Torok and families. Grandchildren Tyler and Kaitlyn Labine, daughter-in-law Tammy, mother-in-law Irene Fleming, sisters-in-law Darlene (John) O’Neil of Port Colborne, Marcy (Carl) Carr of Lindsey, Ontario.


Giles AgnesGILES, Agnes Evelyn (nee Wesley) - Of Welland and native of Texas, passed away peacefully with her loving family at her side after a brief and courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, November 5, 2017 in her 82nd year.

Beloved wife of 56 years to Leo. Devoted mother of Mitzi Gimenez (Alain), Melanie Stevenson (Carlo Vite), Robert Mitchell, Angela Daley (Dan) and predeceased by daughter Marsha Mitchell.

Loving sister of Lucy Holman, Marie Martinez Richter and predeceased by brother John Wesley. Cherished grandmother of David Stevenson (Anamaria) J. Wesley Stevenson (Andreia), Brent Stevenson, Kristen Statema (Case), Steven Aston (Veronica Miles), Kelly Aston, Samantha Mitchell (Jake Nixon) and 8 great grandchildren.