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Jonas KarenJONAS, Karen Elizabeth - It is with great sadness that we share news of the passing of Karen Elizabeth Jonas on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at her home in Mississauga, Ontario at the age of 59.

She was the beloved wife of husband Stafford for 29 years.

She is the treasured daughter of Marian Loewen (Victor) and cherished sister of Donald (Evelyn) and Lorelei (Randy).

Neal DeannaNEAL, Deanna (Frid) - Passed away peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the age of 82.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Doug in 2011.

Deanna will be deeply missed by her children Denise and Douglas, her cherished grandchildren Russel and Paige and their mother Deborah, as well as her longtime friend Bernie and many extended family members and friends.

Hlatky MartaHLATKY, Marta - (December 05, 1924 - September 28, 2019) - With great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of our loving mother, Baba, and Pra Baba, Marta Hlatky.

Marta was born in a small village in Slovakia and immigrated to Hamilton with her husband and daughter via a refugee camp in Germany following communist persecution. She devoted her life to her husband and daughter, her grandchildren, and later her great-grandchildren.

She was the quintessential loving and gentle mother to all her family.  Her beloved husband of 59 years, John Hlatky, predeceased her in 2002.

McNicol RoseanneMcNICOL, Roseanne Quinn - Surrounded by her loving family, in her 89th year on September 27, 2019, at Joseph Brant Hospital, Roseanne left us to join her husband Robert in heaven.

She leaves behind daughter Laura (Adams) and son David.

Rose and Bob immigrated to Canada from Scotland in 1951. After raising her children, she began her career as a salesperson, first selling advertising for the Burlington Post newspaper before becoming one of the few female sales associates in the flooring industry.

Hamelin PierreHAMELIN, Pierre - (June 11, 1966 - September 27, 2019) -

Passed away on September 27, 2019.

Simpson BillSIMPSON, William 'Bill' - With great sadness we announce the passing of Bill at Trillium Heath Partners Mississauga on September 27, 2019 in his 90th year.

Beloved husband of the late Marie Simpson.

Devoted father of late Murray, Richard (Orlene), late Douglas, and Mark (Joe). Bill will be dearly missed by his grandchildren Murray, Ernistine and Greg.

Son of the late Fredrick and the late Violet Simpson.

Vesia MickeyVESIA, Mike 'Mickey' - (July 26, 1962 - September 26, 2019) - Our hearts are filled with immense sadness as we announce the sudden passing of Mike (Mickey) Vesia.

The man who touched many lives and never did anything in a small way is no longer here with us and we are all completely devastated. He was charismatic and beyond generous with everyone he met.

His determination led him to great success in all of his many business endeavours. From his younger days as a real estate agent, he surpassed all the goals he set. He was known for his effortless leadership abilities and his passion to always achieve greater success.

Chomyshyn DinaCHOMYSHYN, Dina (nee Zanatta) - It is with great sadness that the family announces the peaceful passing of Dina Chomyshyn (nee Zanatta) on Wednesday, September 26, 2019 at the Georgetown Hospital at the age of 92 years. 

Predeceased by her loving husband Harry Chomyshyn of Sudbury and parents Eugenio and Amabile (Parolin) Zanatta.

Beloved mother of Linda Fioravanti (predeceased) and Chloe Romanet (husband Dennis Romanet of Georgetown). Greatly loved and very proud Nonna Dina to Cameron and Natalie.

Coburn DonnaCOBURN, Donna - (October 4, 1964 - September 26, 2019) - Suddenly on September 26, 2019 we lost our beloved wife, mom, and nana.

She will be greatly missed by her husband of 32 years Philip, her children Jennifer (Shawn) Kaytor, Krista (Thomas) Miller, & Randy (Chloe) Coburn.

Also missed by her brother Donald (Trish) Harvey, brother in law Melvin Coburn, as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces, and nephews. She will be sadly missed by her second family the Murrays.

Mehta LilavantiMEHTA, Lilavanti - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on September 26, 2019 at Wenleigh Long Term Care, at the age of 88.

Beloved wife of the late Navinchandra Mehta. Loving mother of Sabu and his wife Hemanti.

Much loved Grandmommy of Jason and Rachael. Much loved sister of Vasumati Doshi of London, U.K.

Francis RichardFRANCIS, Richard Alfred - Passed away peacefully at Maple Villa Long Term Care Center in Burlington on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at the age of 84.

Beloved husband of Marina for 60 years.

Loving father of Donna (Stephen), Kara (Chris) and Mark (Bonnie). Proud grandfather of Andrew, Nathaniel, Natasha, Alexander and Eric.

Deakos Marie PauleDEAKOS, Marie-Paule - Peacefully surrounded by her family, Marie-Paule passed away on Thursday September 26, 2019 at home in her 83rd year.

Beloved wife of John for 52 years. Loving Mother to Robin (Rabia) and Mark (Tracy). Cherished grandmother to Mikial.

Sister to Claremont (Francoise), Rejeanne, Soulange, and Jeannine.

Predeceased by her brother Brenard and Real and her sister Madeline and brothers in law Carol, Pierre and Paul. 

Illes JosephILLES, Joseph Steve - (1959 - 2019) - On Thursday, September 26, 2019, Joseph Steve Illes passed away, his love for life cut short by a debilitating disease.

He is survived by a beloved wife, two loving children, and his parents for whom his love never wavered.

He was a high achiever throughout school with a love for history and earned a degree in Bio-chemistry (University of Toronto 1982.) He worked hard as a farmer, bio-chemist, programmer, a poet, and more. He saw a part of life’s intricate story.

Officer BillOFFICER, William 'Bill'The family of William Officer is with deep sorrow in the passing of a wonderful husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather and great grandfather.

On Thursday, September 26, 2019 in his 91st year at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

Beloved husband and best friend of the late Elizabeth Officer (nee Graham, formerly Connelly).

Loving father of Paul(Donna) and Margaret (Greg) grandchildren Megan (Kyle), Jeffrey, Stephen, Heather and Lesley. His great grand-daughter Madison brought him much joy these last few months.

Nicholson LloydNICHOLSON, Lloyd - Seventeen years after heart surgery (thanks to Dr. V. Chu) and two and a half years post stroke (thanks to Dr. L. Catanese), Lloyd (Lloydie) reluctantly left us on September 25, 2019.

Born to Jim and Sadie on June 6, 1947 in Stanchel, PEI.

Survived by his brother Lowell (Tyler James, deceased). Survived by his loving wife Suzy (Sue Syer). Proud dad to Rhonda, Tracy (Jay), Jodi (Darryl), Kyle James and Erin (Camiel). His grandkids were very special to him: Lindsey (Jesse), Katie, Dana, Lauren, Hannah Jaymes, Cammy, Lyla and Rylee.

Petrauskas TonyPETRAUSKAS, Tony - (1949 - 2019) - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, with family at his side.

Beloved husband of Herma Petrauskas née Louter.

Dear father of Michelle (Scott) Walker née Petrauskas and Ryan (Melissa) Petrauskas; grandfather to Hailey, Isaiah, and Josiah Walker; and Luke, Abigail, and Phoebe Petrauskas; and brother to Ruth Anne Wheeler.

McAleese JimMcALEESE, James 'Jim' - (April 8, 1927 – September 25, 2019) -  James (Jim) McAleese passed away peacefully on September 25, 2019 at Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington, at the age of 92.

Beloved husband of Mary for 60 years. Loving father of Anne-Marie Killip (Chris), Teresa Kunzel (Steve), Paul McAleese (Jeni) and Kevin McAleese (Kerry).

Proud grandfather of Andy (Traci), Jeff (Christina), Ryan (Sarah), Lauren, Cole, Chloe, Kenzie and great grandfather to Hailey, Cody, Gabriella and his soon to be fourth great grandchild.

Hotchkiss RossHOTCHKISS, Ross Macklyn - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ross Hotchkiss on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at Ian Anderson House in Oakville, ON, at the age of 79.

Ross was a devoted husband of 55 years to Rita, and a loving father to Lisa (Bryon), Michael (Lisa), Candice (Glen) and Todd (Alisha).

Proud grandfather to Tess (Jeff), Eden (Banan), Alex, Carly, Taylor, Michelle, Carolyn, Nicole, Summer, Paige, and great- grandfather to Cordelia, Calliope, Mohammad and Sofia.

Madeira NormandaMADEIRA, Normanda Maria Da Costa - It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Normanda Maria Da Costa Madeira. She was called to Heaven on September 25, 2019 at the age of 90 and is now resting in eternal peace.

She will be forever missed by her loving son Tony Madeira, devoted daughter-in-law Rose, and her adoring granddaughters Michelle and Alita.

She is survived by her siblings Maria, Francisca, Jose, Fernanda, Elmira, and Miguel.

Killam VaughanKILLAM, Vaughan Leon - Passed away at Princess Margaret Hospital on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at the age of 43.

Cherished son of Jocelyn and Leon Killam. Loving brother of Shelly Killam. Proud uncle of Ethan and Mason Bredemeyer.

Dear nephew of Marion (late Ishmael), Carole (Gary), George (Kathy), Margaret (Roger) and Sheila (Bill), Patricia, Martin (Joanie) and Nila (Ray).

Fabello OrtiFABELLO, Orti - Surrounded by his family, and now in the arms of the Lord, Orti, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, in his 81st year, at Hamilton General Hospital.

Beloved and cherished husband of Claudette (nee Demers) who shared 58 years of marriage, making beautiful and cherished memories with music and dancing as an integral part of their lives.

Family was the centre of Orti’s life.

Most caring and loved father of Claudia (Tom) Sweeney and Glenn (Anastasia) Fabello, who exhibited relentless strength, courage and commitment to whatever he undertook.

Doherty SteveDOHERTY, James Stephen 'Steve' - “My bags are packed” was a favourite saying of Steve’s when asked about death or dying, and on September 24th, 2019, peacefully in his sleep, He packed his bags and went home.

James Stephen Doherty was born in Lurga, Co. Mayo, Ireland on Dec. 26th, 1929. He was the youngest of a large, loving Irish family. He led a blessed life in rural Ireland and Dublin when as a young man with immense courage and a healthy sense of adventure, left Ireland for Canada.

In Montreal he met his partner and love of his life, Bridget Neligan. Together they began a new adventure. They were married and had three daughters before moving to Calgary and then to Burlington. He was a kind, most patient, loving father and devoted husband.

TURNER, Larry EdwardSuddenly at his home in Milton on Tuesday September 24, 2019 in his 91st year.

Husband of Elisabeth and father to James.

Grandfather to Kelly (Sebastian) and Christian and great grandfather to Braxton and Brooklyn.