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DAL BELLO, Margaret Lorraine (nee Reid) - Lorraine passed away at G.N.G.H. on April 19, 2017 at the age of 82.

Loving mother of Brian & Margaret Dal Bello and Susanne & James Susin. Cherished Grannie of Julie & Greg Bridger, Ian Dal Bello, Matthew, Catherine, Andrew and Kevin Susin. Much loved Great Grannie of Ben & Lauren Bridger.

Survived by brother-in-law Ken Gibson and sister-in-law Ruth Reid and by her many nieces and nephews. Will be missed by best friends for life Vivian O'Brien, Jean Dal Bello and the late Peggy Guarasci. Predeceased by brothers Alan and Frank and sisters Eileen Ross and Pat Gibson.

 

Andres RichardANDRES, Richard Charles - Died peacefully in his sleep with his family by his side, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the St. Catharines General Hospital after a short illness, at the age of 49.

Beloved son of Christine Restivo (Sam) and Ron Andres (Claudette). Loving brother of Sharon Burns (Rob) and Jennifer Carbini (Marcello).

Uncle Rick will be deeply missed by nieces Maggie, Ella and Hannah Burns. Fondly remembered by dear friend Paris Cosby and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

 

Silvestri ConsigliaSILVESTRI, Consiglia (née Ventresca) - Peacefully at the Welland Hospital surrounded by her loving family, Consiglia (Ventresca) Silvestri passed away on April 19th, 2017 at the age of 91.

Devoted wife of the late Guido Silvestri (1999).

Cherished mother of Erigio, Joseph and Domenic (Karen). She will be sadly missed by her 5 grandchildren; Jonathan, Joey, Vanessa, Eric and Jenna (Josh) and her great grandson Alex.

Predeceased by her parents Giuseppe and Rachelle Ventresca and 3 brothers; Frank, Tony and Gelso.

 

Yedinak MarianYEDINAK, Marian Helen (Syrja) – Loving wife of Bill Yedinak for 31 years, passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the age of 57.

Beloved sister of Karen Smeja (Syrja) and sister-in-law of Stefan Smeja and Robert Yedinak. Special aunt to Christien, Zofia and Michael Smeja.

Loving daughter-in-law of Bill Yedinak Sr. She is also survived by Tiger, her faithful furry companion. Marian was predeceased by her parents Wilho and Erma Syrja, Brother Wayne Syrja (Lisa Hagan), mother-in-law Anne Yedinak and Harley, her first cat.

 

Finlay BarbaraFINLAY, Barbara - Barbara was called home on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in her 76th year.

Loving mother of Douglas, Laurie (Jim), Lawrence (Brenda), and Dwight. Proud grandma & nana of Mary (Tim), Ashley, Barbara-Anne and Corey. Best GG to Nellie, Dontae, Cohen, Landon, Daiqhuan and Taylor.

Dear sister-in-law to Judy. Barbara will be remembered by many nieces and nephews.

 

Simpson DougSIMPSON, Douglas M. – Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on April 18, 2017 at the age of 96 years.

Predeceased by his loving wife, Jean and infant son, Wilfred.

Beloved father to Mike (Kim). Cherished Grandpa to his grandchildren; Nathan Simpson, Erika (Matt) Bird and Kaitlyn Simpson (Tyler) and two great-grandchildren, Carter and Evelyn Bird.

 

Martin DonMARTIN, Donald Walter 'Don'  Passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Tuesday April 18, 2017 at the age of 67.

Beloved husband of Rae for 46 years. Loving father of Don Martin Jr. (Sandra) of Winnipeg, Manitoba and Patrick Martin (Carrie) of Niagara Falls. Cherished and most proud Papa of Myah of Niagara Falls and Audra and Deklen of Winnipeg.

Dear brother-in-law of Jim Flynn (Christine) of Oakville. Predeceased by his father Douglas Martin (1961) and beloved in-laws Bill (1996) and Marjorie Flynn (2006) of Toronto.

 

Lanthier CecileLANTHIER, Cecile (nee Beaulieu) & J. Raymond - On April 17th and 18th, 2017 respectively, Raymond (2 June 1921) and Cecile (28 July 1925) both passed away peacefully in their sleep at home.

Beloved parents of Laurier and Louis. Proud Grandparents of Christine (Troy), Jillian, Courtney, Danielle, David and great-grandson Rowan. Fondly remembered by their many nieces and nephews.

Raymond and Cecile were married for 72 years and passed within hours of each other.

They moved from St. Anne-de-Prescott, Ontario in August 1950. Raymond and Cécile were pillars of Niagara’s Francophone community for many decades.

 

Plato EdPLATO, Edwin Kenneth 'Ed' – Passed away suddenly at Hamilton General Hospital on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in his 90th year.

Beloved husband of RoseAnn Plato (nee Baker). Loving father of Sally Stafford (Mike). Cherished grandfather of Liam and Brayden Stafford. Dear brother of Earl Plato (Elaine) He will be lovingly remembered by the members of the Baker Family, his brothers and sisters in law, his many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Predeceased by his brother William Plato (Neva) and brother-in-law Gerry Sherk.

 

Stanyer ThereseSTANYER, Therese Catherine McDonald - (June 9, 1931 – April 18, 2017) - Passed away in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

She is survived by her beloved husband of almost 66 years, Watson Stanyer; daughters Vicki Nicholls, Trudy Larose, Karen Nicholson; son Clayton Stanyer; brother Joseph McDonald, as well as 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

 

Gionet PhilGIONET, Philip Joseph 'Phil' - Peacefully on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 with his family by his side at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton at the age of 65.

Loving husband of Shirley Arndt for 21 years. Beloved Dad of Kim Arndt (Rick Tansley) and; Bradley, Stephen and Kendal. Survived by his siblings; Suzanne Fretz (Bill), Michael Gionet and Christine Sawatsky (Gord). Brother-in-law of Malcolm Kenney.

Predeceased by his parents Jean and Frank Gionet. Phil will be missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends, especially his four-legged travelling buddy, Riley.

 

Scott JaniceSCOTT, Janice S. 'Jan'Passed peacefully with her husband at her side on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Hospice Niagara, at 61 years of age.

Loving wife to Kenneth. Dear daughter of Betty St. Croix, the late William Weber. Dear sister of David (Hilda) Weber, Linda Weber and James (Chris) Weber.

Will be remembered by her father-in-law Thomas Bruce Scott and the late Dolores Scott, sister-in-law of Sheryl (Germaine) Tremblay, Susan (Greg) Johnson, the late Murray Scott and Kenneth's son, Adam (Jennifer) Scott. Survived by her nieces and nephews Trina (Joel), Michael (Janet), Steven, Scott (Marianne), and Frank.

 

Khan NazeerKHAN, Nazeer – Suddenly passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the age of 61 years.

Beloved husband for 25 years of Bibi "Saire". Loving father of Zaheer "Zack", Andrea, Farah, Nadra, and Rahim. Grandfather of 4.

Cherished son of Bhagmat Khan and the late Mohamed Safi Khan. Dear brother of Rafiqz, Raymond, Jameela, Reena, Yasmin, and Rozanna. Remembered by his nieces and nephews; Adam, Adrianna, Pierce, Hayden, Tiffany, Leanna, Amanda, and Suzie. Survived by his great niece and nephew; Gabriella and Noah.

He will be sadly missed by his father and mother in law; Mohammed Shafeek and Bibi Korisha, as well as the entire Shafeek family.

 

Gifford RonGIFFORD, Ronald Laverne 'Tiny' - At St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton on Tuesday April 18, 2017 after a brief illness, in his 82nd year.

Ron Gifford, beloved husband of the late Shirley Gifford.

Loving father to Todd (Sherry), Darrin (Chrissy), Terry (Mary Jean), Shaun (Kim). Proud Grandpa of Jacob, Hailey, Melissa, Kyler, Rick (Sara), Cynthia, Aleeta, Spencer, and great grandchildren Jordan and Jackson. Sadly missed by his sister-in-law Phyllis Gifford and by his nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his brother Ralph.

 

Davidson RonDAVIDSON, Ron William - Peacefully on April 18, 2017 passed in his sleep at home with family by his side at the age of 62.

Loving father of Marlo (Russell) and Jordan (Kari), former husband to Debbie.

Predeceased by Lois and Jim Bell, brother of Debbie (Phil) and Monica (Bob) and several nieces and nephews.

 

Goulding PhyllisGOULDING, Phyllis D.K. - Phyllis passed away at the Douglas Memorial Hospital on April 18th, 2017 at the age of 95.

Predeceased by her husband Gordon. She was a devoted mother to Gerald "Gerry" (Dianne), Reginald "Reg" and Trudith "Trudie" and they were by her side during these last difficult days.

Much loved by her 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Survived by siblings Sydney Hughes and Ronald (June) Marwood. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Phyllis was looking forward to the birth of another great-grandchild this summer.

Predeceased by her grandson Travis and a brothers Edward (Teddy) and Thomas (Tommy).

 

Pahl OttiliePAHL, Ottilie - Passed away on Monday, April 17th, 2017 at Tufford Manor at the age of 90.

Beloved wife of the late Reinhold. Cherished mother of the late Helmut (Shawn) Pahl and Egon (Pamela) Pahl. Cherished Oma of Jason, Jeffery, Kristy, Brandon and Brett. Great Grandmother of 8 great grandchildren.

Dear sister of Hilda (Helmut) Buchwitz and Fred (Vicki) Lachelt. She will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews. Adopted sister of the late Annie Bauer.

 

Poljanwoski PatriciaPOLJANOWSKI, Patricia D. - (1953 - 2017) - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family in her home on Monday, April 17, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late H. Richard (2009).

Loving mother of Philip (Kori Davis), Michael (Angela), David and James (Bobbie). Proud and devoted Nana of Courtnee, Meghan, Amber, Keira, Owen, Dylan, Kristina, Alivia, Callen, Malcolm, Abigail and Sarah. Dear sister of Donna (Dick), Mike (Stella), Diane (Brian), and Deirdre (Barry). Predeceased by her siblings Bob and Pam.

 

Ainsley EdithAINSLEY, Edith Mary – Passed away peacefully at Meadows of Dorchester at the age of 97 on Monday April 17, 2017.

Predeceased by her loving husband Lorne (Ted) Ainsley.

She will be greatly missed by her children Bruce (Mari) Ainsley & Linda (Don predeceased) Saldarelli as well as her grandchildren Brittany, Brett, Christopher (Heather), Brandon Ainsley (Niki Saint Angelo), Kristi (Kevin) Shearer, Katie Rassega, Kellsi Rassega & Kristopher Rassega.

 

Lanthier RaymondLANTHIER, J. Raymond & Cecile (nee Beaulieu) - On April 17th and 18th, 2017 respectively, Raymond (2 June 1921) and Cecile (28 July 1925) both passed away peacefully in their sleep at home.

Beloved parents of Laurier and Louis. Proud Grandparents of Christine (Troy), Jillian, Courtney, Danielle, David and great-grandson Rowan. Fondly remembered by their many nieces and nephews.

Raymond and Cecile were married for 72 years and passed within hours of each other.

They moved from St. Anne-de-Prescott, Ontario in August 1950. Raymond and Cécile were pillars of Niagara’s Francophone community for many decades.

 

Nulty JoeNULTY, Joseph 'Joe' - Surrounded by family and friends, Joe passed away peacefully on April 17, 2017 at the Maple Park Lodge after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease at the age of 88.

Beloved husband of over 60 years to Mary. Loving father of Caroline Kacur and Suzanne (Les) Griffis. Cherished grandfather of Kyle (Claudia), Katelyn (Ryan), Courtney and Emily.

Also survived by his sister Ethel and many nieces and nephews in Ireland. Predeceased by 2 sisters and 4 brothers.

Joe was a well-known and respected golf course superintendent and retired after many years from Rio Vista Golf Course in Fort Erie.

 

Freeman Tykolis LiamFREEMAN-TYKOLIS, Liam – Passed away suddenly at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Monday, April 17, 2017 in his 17th year.

Cherished son of Stephanie Freeman and Terry Tykolis (Nena). Loving brother of Aidan Tykolis, Dylan Tykolis and John Johnson.

Beloved grandson of Yolande Tykolis (late Stephen), Gail and Kirk Anderson and great grandson of Jean Anderson. Liam will be lovingly remembered by his Nana Val Freeman and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Predeceased by his grandfather Harry Freeman, great grandparents George Sr. and Adele Newburgh and great uncle George Newburgh.

 

Fritshaw GrantFRITSHAW, Grant Ronald - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at the St.Catharines General Hospital on Monday, April 17, 2017 in his 78th year.

Beloved husband of 52 years to Joan. Dear father of Kevin (Elaine). Grandfather of Matt (Bailey) and Josh (Megan).

Brother of Brian (Joanne), Bruce, Joan Wood (the late Clarence) and the late Douglas. Brother-in-law of
Erica Rapson (the late Tom), Ken Hayes (Judy), Gary Hayes (the late Pat) and the late Diana Bracken. Also survived by nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Vera and Roger Fritshaw.

 

Lay WarrenLAY, Warren - Passed away peacefully at Deer Park Villa on Monday, April 17, 2017 in his 88th year.

Husband of the late Pat Lay (2003).

Father of Bill (2014) Diane Lay. Grandfather of Sonya (2011), Ashley (Brian) Martin. Great grandfather of Trenton and Cooper. Also survived by his friend Betty Duffield.

 

Prokich AleksandarPROKICH, Aleksandar - (1918 - 2017) - Peacefully on Monday, April 17, 2017.

Born in Kicha near Temeswar, in Banat, Romania to Zarko and Marija Prokich. Initially mobilized into the Romanian Army during World War II, subsequently joined the Soviet Army. Made his way through Europe on foot and immigrated to Canada in 1951.

Married the late Angelina Prokich (nee Macri) in 1954 and taught school for 24 years in the Niagara Region. During retirement he wrote short stories in his native Serbian.

 

Iamarino JohnIAMARINO, John - Passed away peacefully, after a lengthy battle, surrounded by his loving family at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Sunday April 16, 2017 at the age of 86.

Beloved husband of the late Rosa (Tedesco) Iamarino (2006).

Dearly loved and devoted father of Joe (Cyndee) Iamarino and Dennis (Kim) Iamarino. Cherished Grandpa of Adam (Jacquelyn), Mark, Jamie and Clea. Dear brother of Pat (Joanne) Iamarino and brother-in-law of Antoinette Iamarino. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, Godchildren and cousins from around the world.