Baker DianeBAKER, Diane Mavis Elizabeth  - October 10, 1954 - May 3, 2017

It is with great sadness and with the heaviest hearts, we announce the sudden passing of Diane Baker on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017.

Loving wife and soulmate of John Baker for 43 years.

Beloved mother of TJ Baker, John Baker Jr. (Sarah) and Crystal Nagy (Stephen).

Devoted grandmother of Caelin Baker; Brock and Shyanne Baker; Stephen and Kennedy Nagy.

Lovingly remembered by her brothers Kirk, Kevin, Jack, Jim and predeceased by brothers David and Howard.


KOMORI, Ken Hiromu  - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at the age 91.

Ken is survived by his wife of 68 years, Terrie (Sugiura) Komori and his children Michi, Mark and Lloyd.

Ken was born in Vancouver, the sixth of eleven children and is survived by his brothers Art and Joe.


LANE, Douglas Allen  - Passed away peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital on May 4, 2017.

He will be greatly missed by his loving wife, Joan (Lamb) of 70 years, his children, Sandra Mieske (Ron), Robert (Mary) and Susan Murphy (Gary) and his three grandchildren, Heather, Matthew and Shannon.


BARTLETT, Ada Haste  - Passed away into God's loving care on May 4, 2017 in her 92nd year.

Dearly loved wife of Bill. Cherished mother of Dannie (Vanessa), Beverly, Karl (Claudette), Robin (Danny) and Terri (Bill).


Barnby RosalindBARNBY, Rosalind - October 25, 1941 – May 4, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Heath in Oshawa surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday May 4th, 2017.

Predeceased by her brother George Coleman, survived by sister Alice Warden.

Loving mother of her two daughters, Jo-Anne Barnby (Tom), & Nikki Barnby.

Cherished Grandmother of Samantha (Jesse), Jesse, Angel, Stevie, Brandon, & Nathan.

Loved dearly, her Great-Grandchildren, Cole, Ethan, Avery, Chloe, Alanna, & Owen.

Rosalind will be deeply missed by all her extended family and friends.


FRALICK, Jessie Young (nee SHAW)  - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jessie on May 4, 2017, in her 96th year.

She died peacefully in her sleep at Hawthorne Place Long Term Care Centre in Toronto.


CATHCART, Mildred (nee Corneil) —  Mildred Ruby Cathcart (nee Corneil) passed away peacefully with family at her side at North York General Hospital, on Thursday, May 4, 2017, in her 89th year.

Loving wife of the late William Cathcart.


CALEY, David  - Passed away suddenly on May 4, 2017 in his 71st year.

Loving husband to Sandra for 40 years.


DI GIUSEPPE, Philip  - With sadness, we announce the sudden passing of Philip on May 4, 2017.

Born in Partanna, Italy on October 20, 1956, he is remembered for his lifelong passion for his Toronto business, House of Drapery.


BLOM, Anthony 'Tony' Roelof - Born May 20, 1922 in De Steeg, Netherlands, died May 4, 2017, Brampton, Ontario in his 95th year.

Beloved husband for over 65 years of Maria (De Reus).

Anthony (Tony) and Maria (Mary) immigrated to Canada in 1954. In the Netherlands, he worked as a machinist and used those skills working for Avro Aircraft company in Toronto for a few years. Eventually, he and Maria settled in Peterborough, where he started his own business, KEMCO, in service station maintenance.

In 2000, they moved to Holland Christian Homes in Brampton, moving into Grace Manor, the long term care facility there when health concerns made it necessary.


MITTERMAIER, Arthur  - Passed away in his sleep in Carleton Place, Ontario on Thursday, May 4, 2017.

Preceded in death by his beloved wife of 44 years, Miriam, devoted father of Katherine and Tony and grandfather of Jacob, brother of Erwin and Karl and father-in-law to Andrew and Michèle.

Arthur was an accomplished Engineer, Planner and Consultant, only recently retired from IBI Group.


NOCERA, Elisa  - Peacefully on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 with family by her side.

Devoted wife of Angelo.


ORTIZ, Gene  - Passed away at Scarborough Centenary Hospital on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.

Gene, beloved husband of Barbara.


Bonello JosephineBONELLO, Josephine  - Peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday May 3rd 2017, at Lakeridge Health Ajax, at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late John.

Loving Mother of Saviour (Rita), Doris, the Late Mario, and Manny (Terri).

Loving Nana of Julie, Tania, Brian, Paul, Jennifer, Scott, Lisa, Michael, Dawn and their families.

Josephine will be lovingly remembered by her friends, family and those that knew her.


Quinlan FordQUINLAN, Ford  - 11/27/1949 - 5/3/2017

It is with unspeakable shock and sadness that we want to let you know that our husband, father, grandad, brother, uncle, pastor, and friend, Ford Quinlan, died suddenly this morning. (May 3, 2017)

After having surgery for a serious leg injury in February, Ford was suffering from intense pain and discomfort that led to severe sleep deprivation.

This in turn led to symptoms of deep depression. He became far from his usual positive, persevering self.


Wood JoeWOOD, Joseph Arthur  - (April 9th, 1952 – May 3rd, 2017)

It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of Joe at his home in the forest surrounded by family and friends.

Joe was predeceased by his wife Vivian Varnum (2004) and his father Allan (2014).

He leaves behind his mother Doris Wood, sister Cathy, and his two wonderful children Matthew (Andrea) and Kristen (Joe) and their mother Heather. Joe was so loved by Liesje de Burger, his partner and long time friend. Herfamily will miss their Joe.

Joe lived life large and laughed hard and was giving and kind to so many. As a life time Kiwanian from 1974, he spearheaded many events, fundraisers, and leadership roles. In addition, Joe worked with and for many community organizations including Big Brothers and the United Way.


DOBBIN, Norma Audrey (nee PHELPS)  - On May 3, 2017, Norma died peacefully in her 89th year, surrounded by love at Country Home Care.

Norma goes to join her beloved husband Jim (predeceased October 2015).


BIKKER, Andrew — Andrew Bikker, 85, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket after a brief fight with cancer.


CASSAR, Isobel Margaret —  1941 - 2017

Passed away peacefully on May 3, 2017 in Etobicoke at the age of 75. Loving wife of Salvatore (Sam).

Caring mother of Andrew (Patricia), Celine (Rob) and Jenny-May (Paul).


DZICK, Ann Donna —  Born July 24, 1919 in Mulvihill, Manitoba, Ann served in the First Women's Navy class, Wrens, during WWII.

She started her lifetime career at Simpsons and retired as a head buyer at Sears.


FLOETHER, Ernst —  Peacefully at St. Joseph's Health Centre, on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in his 88th year.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Gertrud (2012).


GARRATT, Sylvia Gertrude (née van SOMEREN)  - May 5, 1927 - May 3, 2017

Died peacefully at home in Toronto, surrounded by family.

Born to A.W.E. and Jessie vanSomeren, Sylvia was raised in Hamilton, graduated in Occupational Therapy in 1947 from the University of Toronto, and married in 1950 to Philip C. Garratt who she met while holidaying at Lake of Bays in the summer of 1946.



GEORGIOU, Magdelena —  May 14, 1926 - May 3, 2017

Peacefully in her 91st year, Magdelena entered into rest on May 3, 2017, with her family by her side.


HAGGAN, Audrey  - Passed away peacefully at Markham Stouffville Hospital on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, age 88.

Beloved wife of Robert.


HARRIS, Henni Emmi —  Passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the age of 78.

Beloved wife of Edward "Ted".


KENNEDY, Shirley  - Peacefully in the presence of family on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, Shirley Kennedy (née Brooks), beloved wife of the late John Kennedy.