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Aitken RollyAITKEN, William 'Rolly' - Passed away peacefully at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Thursday, July 13, 2017, in his 84th year.

Rolly Aitken, beloved husband of Helen Aitken (nee Gauthier) for over fifty-four years. Loving father of Doug (Cathy), Jac (Connie) and Fern (Ted). Loved Big Papa of Matthew, Jennifer, Ricky, Paige, Teya, Shane, Stephanie, Michelle and Natasha. Great Papa of eight great grandchildren.

Dear brother of Anne (Reg Jones). Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Carl.

 

Russell LynRUSSELL, Eric Lynden 'Lyn' – (July 27, 1944 - July 12, 2017) - After a spirited and courageous battle, Lyn passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at home.

An inspiration to us all, we take comfort in remembering how his thoughtful and kindhearted gestures continued on through a difficult fight and now he is finally at rest.

He will be deeply missed by his beloved wife of 43 years, Elizabeth, his two children, Stephen (Karina) and Katie, to whom he devoted endless time and encouragement. And recently, he became the most proud ‘Papa’ to his precious grandson Lucas.

Lyn taught at Bridgeview Public School then Centennial Secondary School where he spent over 30 years teaching mathematics and co-operative education.

 

Jinks HelenJINKS, Helen Verna (nee Barnes) - Helen passed away at the St. Catharines Hospital on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 in her 81st year.

Beloved wife of the late Don Jinks (2000). Dear sister of Joyce Chrest (Charles) and sister-in-law of Shirley Barnes. Helen will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews, many of whom she loved and treated as though they were her own children.

Predeceased by her parents Maurice and Doris Barnes, brothers; Lloyd (Hilda), Don, Bill (Helen), Harry (Joanne) and sister Phyllis (Jack).

 

Cowell BevCOWELL, Beverley Jeanne 'Bev' - Passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 after a battle with cancer at Haldimand War Memorial Hospital, Dunnville, at the age of 82.

Loving wife and best friend of George for 63 years.

Dear sister of Jim (Emily) Stowe, and late Bill Stowe (Sandy Murphy).  Cherished sister-in-law of Hill King (late Gordon), Bette Phillips (late George) and the late Peg Cowell.

 

Dyck LindaDYCK, Linda Lou - It is with heavy hearts that the family of Linda Lou Dyck announces the passing of their beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and auntie on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Pleasant Manor.

As we mourn our loss… heaven's angels are sweetly singing as she is delivered safely into the arms of her Heavenly Father.

Linda Lou was the beloved wife of the late Henry (1990), cherished mother of Sandra Fossey, Judy Rive (Ken) and Robert (Debby). Also survived by her two younger sisters Adina Meek and Elsa Laing. Her eight grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren will always remember her loving and giving heart.

 

Corrado MariaCORRADO, Maria - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at Meadows of Dorchester on Wednesday July 12, 2017 at the age of 82.

Beloved wife of the late Francesco 'Frank' Corrado (2015).

Dearly loved mother of Rosemary (Mario) Ciccarelli, Mike (Dana) Corrado, Anna (Dave) Dufresne and Jerry (Amy) Corrado. Cherished Nonna of Liana (Cam) Moore, Jenna (Chris) Campoli, Bianca and Juliana Ciccarelli, Ariana, Larissa and Talia Dufresne, Katrina, Felicia and Alexa Corrado and Big Nonna of Theo Moore.

Dear sister of Donatella, Elisa, Antonietta and Gerardo and sister-in-law of Donatella, Pasqualina and Angelina.

Predeceased by her daughter Rosa (1955), sister Rosina, brothers Pietro and Antonio and her brothers-in-law Carmine, Pasquale, Benito and Giuseppe.

 

Simmons LillianSIMMONS, Lillian M. - It is with heartfelt sadness we announce the passing of a great lady. Lil passed away peacefully on July 12, 2017 at Garden City Manor at the age of 93.

Our family takes great comfort in knowing she has been reunited with the love of her life, her husband Frank (1996).

Survived by daughter Kathy (Tony) Miles, grandsons James, Stephen (Marcela), Scott, and Daniel (Lisa). Proud great grandmother of Lincoln, Franklin, Calvin, Luke, and many step grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by daughter Peggy and stepdaughter Carole Speck (John) and all of her 7 siblings.

 

Dueck JacobDUECK, Jacob N. – Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at the age of 93 years.

Predeceased by his wife Anne (Nickel) in 2016. Father of Sam Sr. (Karen) and Ruth (Peter) Maltese. Grandfather of Jodi (Matt), Sam (Paige), Taylor, Amber (Dustin), Nathan, Kristen (Steven) and great grandfather of Alex (Leah) and Tyler.

Survived by sister-in-law Ethel Dueck. Predeceased by siblings Tina (Cornelius) Penner, Peter (Hilda) Dueck, Helen (Henry) Schmidt, Nick (Della) Dueck, Abe Dueck.

 

JURAS, Jim - With heavy hearts, we sadly announce the passing of Jim (Jimmy) on July 12, 2017 at the age of 48.

Husband of Charlene (Neudorf) and loving father of Miranda & Lauren. He will be greatly missed by many family and friends.

As giving as Jim was, it is no surprise that he has donated his organs to help save the lives of others.

 

FENTON, Alvin - On July 12, 2017, Alvin Fenton (66) passed away.

He leaves to mourn his loving spouse Marilyn Keller, family and friends.

 

Kish BevKISH, Beverly Ann 'Bev' - Peacefully at her home and after a lengthy battle on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the age of 65.

Much loved wife of Al, loving mother of Darren (Mandy) and Jeff (Amy) and adored Nana of Chase, Braeden, Carter, Abbie and Cadie.

Loving sister of Jim (Helen) Ferri, Gloria (Joe) Spadafora, and Bruce (Connie) and Debbie Ferri. Dear sister-in-law of Les (Cathy) Kiss, Kathy (George) Douglas, and David (Diane), Frank, Liz and Helen Kiss. Special cousin and lifelong friend of Gail (Bryan) Berrington. She will be missed by her many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

 

Stewart DonaldSTEWART, Donald Owen – Passed away peacefully at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the age of 81.

Predeceased by his wife Pearl (2003). Dear father of David (Catharine), Catherine and Lori (Darren) Laliberte. Beloved grandfather of Andrew and Lauren Laliberte.

Survived by his sister Janet Rintoul (James), sisters-in-law Florence Stewart, Rena Stewart and Ila Downey and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brothers and their wives Robert (Nellie), Charles (Laura) and Stanley (Margaret).

 

Lococo CeceliaLOCOCO, Cecelia (Mancuso) - It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved mother Cecelia Lococo at Meadows of Dorchester on Tuesday July 11, 2017 in her 90th year.

Wife of the late Anthony 'Tunney' Lococo (1989).

Cherished mother of Loretta (Carmen) DeMizio and their children Stefanie, Carla (Steve Oliver) and Anthony (Marlee Somerville), Danny (Erin) Lococo and their children Jennifer, Jason, Adam, Michele and her son Jay, Ann Louise (the late Jack DeGiorgio) and their children Catherine, Domenic (Kristie Rylands) and Marie. Two great-grandchildren Ethan and Austin.

Predeceased by her parents Domenic and Mary Mancuso and her brother Anthony 'Horn' Mancuso.

 

Woods EleanorWOODS, Eleanor deBeltgens (nee Baily) - At Greater Niagara General Hospital on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 in her 86th year.

Loving wife of the late Donald Woods of Ridgeway, ON.

Survived by her children Mary (the late Norman) Durocher of North Cobalt, David (Miriam) Woods of Simcoe, Andrew (Cathy) Woods of Stevensville and Frances (Steven) McCormack of Oakville. She treasured her grandchildren Michelle, Andrew, Jennifer and Stacey. Also survived by her sister Margaret Baily (the Reverend Canon Graham Cotter) of Cobourg and brother-in-law John Woods of Ridgeway.

 

Evans AlwynEVANS, Alwyn Beatrice - (February 18, 1924 - July 11, 2017) - On July 11, 2017 at Albright Manor in Beamsville, Alwyn passed away at the age of 93 with family at her side.

Born in Cirencester, England to Alvin and Beatrice Allsopp.

Predeceased by her husband George May 13, 1998 after 54 years of marriage. Sister to Billy (Dee), Joan (Barry), Cecily (Austin) and Gordon (Mary).  Mother to Ann (Ted) and Julia (Terry).

 

Rice BonnieRICE, Bonnie Joyce - It is with heavy hearts that the family of Bonnie announces her peaceful passing on July 11th, 2017 at the Niagara Health - St. Catharines Site.

She was Born in Truro, Nova Scotia on August 30th, 1952 to the late George and Jean Moore. Her great smiles, quick wit and infectious laughter will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was a cherished Mother to daughter Tammy and son Glen. She loved the title of "Nana" and was a proud Grandmother to Meagan, James, Amanda, Brandon, William and Luke. Aurora, her great-granddaughter was the apple of her eye.

 

Molenaar GerryMOLENAAR, Gerardus Joseph 'Gerry' - Passed away peacefully after a brief battle with cancer on July 10, 2017 in his 70th year.

He will be missed by his sons Scott (Robyn), Terry, and by his girlfriend Barb, and her children Marnie and David. Dear papa of Byron, Jayden and Jax. Survived by his brothers Hank, Nick, Ted (Betty), John (Annette) and Ron (Cindy).

Predeceased by his parents Nick & Hendrika.

 

Benevento MariaBENEVENTO, Maria - Passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on July 10, 2017, in her 82nd year.

Beloved wife of 62 years to the late Leonardo. Cherished mother of Francesca (the late Mario) Caucci, Angela (Vince) Medici and the late Josephine Benevento-Maniaci.

Much loved Nonna of Pietro (Corrine), Leonardo (Emily) and Silvestro (Janelle) Caucci; Maria Rosa Maniaci, Angela-Marie (Matthew) McPherson and Leonardo Medici. Little Nonna to Milena, Cynthia, Sophia, Mario, Nicolas and Valentina. Dear sister of Rosario Tocco.

 

LAWRENCE, Bud McPherson - Passed away at the Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital in St. Catharines on Monday, July 10, 2017 at the age of 94.

Bud was recently widowed by his wife Thelma.

Survived by his nephew Alistair.

 

Dambeau MartyDAMBEAU, Martin Harold 'Marty' - Suddenly at his home on Monday, July 10th, 2017 in his 64th year.

Marty, beloved husband to Jan. Dear father of Martin and his wife Michelle, Step-father to Josh and Breanna. Poppa to Breanna, Shay-Lynn, Jabez, C.J., and Roxy.

Lovingly remembered by his sister Kelly and his nieces Crystal and Jackie.

 

Vasas CharlesVASAS, Charles - Passed away peacefully at Pioneer Elder Care, St. Catharines on Monday, July 10, 2017 in his 99th year.

Beloved husband of the late Anne Vasas (67 years). Father of Barbara Carll and Carol West. Cherished grandpa to Justin Carll, Tara Carll, Hali Carll and great-grandson Mathew Mattei and great-granddaughter Kailey Wilson.
He will also be missed by several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Rosa (Kohary) and Lawrence Vasas and siblings Rose Vasas, Kelly Vasas, Chester Vasas, Zoli Vasas, Eugene (Jim) Vasas.

 

Linton DavidLINTON, David - It is with saddened heart that our family announces the passing of our husband, father, papa and brother. David passed away at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Monday July 10, 2017 at the age of 75.

Beloved husband of Brenda for 53 years. Dearly loved father of Derek (Jaimie).  Cherished papa of Ella and Alec.

Dear brother of Lloyd (Deborah). Loving brother-in-law of Austin, Ron and Dennis (Joan) Pearson and Rhodena (Terry) MacKinnon. Predeceased by his loving nephew Terrance MacKinnon and his sister-in-law and brother-in-law Anita and Tom MacKenzie.

 

BOLL, Walburga Bernhardine 'Bert' (Rittner) -  It is with great sadness that the family announces the sudden passing of Walburga Bernhardine (Rittner) Boll in her 86th year on July 10th, 2017 at Greater Niagara General Hospital.

"Bert" was born October 1, 1931 in Germany. Predeceased by her loving husband Kenneth Edwin Boll. She will be missed by her sons Charles (Annelie) Rittner, Ralph Rittner (Beverley Knight) and Robert Rittner (Melanie Bajic).

 

White BillWHITE, William 'Bill' - Passed away peacefully, with his family at his side, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Sunday July 9, 2017 at the age of 80.

Caring husband of Vivian. Loving father of Derek (Lisa) White, Cherished brother of George White and Audrey Cousineau. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Bill worked for 23 years for Cyanamid of Canada before starting his second career with 5-0 Taxi and working for 22 years.

 

Mikolich LisaMIKOLICH, Lisa Marie – It is with great sadness that the family announces the sudden passing of Lisa Mikolich on July 9, 2017.

Lisa was deeply loved by her parents Frank & Mary Mikolich, her brother Don (Sarah) Mikolich, her sister Deanna (David) Hammel, her nephews James and Adam and niece Sophie, and all her family and friends.

 

Dunn BevDUNN, Beverly Joan 'Bev' - Our beloved mother, grandmother and friend peacefully passed away at home on July 9, 2017 at the age of 81.

Predeceased by her loving husband of 59 years, James Dunn on December 25, 2016.

She will be greatly missed by her three children, Jim Dunn (Kathleen), Jane Doan (Scott) and Jo-Anne Smith. She will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Jimmy (Katie), Courtney (Brandon), Caitlin, Amanda (Brad), Ryan, Owen and Madeline. She was also thrilled and honoured to be a Great Grandmother to Nora and Nicholas (Nico).