Strangways MarySTRANGWAYS, Mary - Passed away at Joseph Brant Hospital, on February 10, 2018, at the age of 82.

Beloved wife of William “Bill”. Loving mother of Paul (Roberta Grosland), Chris (Yumiko Huang) and Anne (Cade Thomson).

Doting grandmother to Megan (Carlos) Ribeiro, Adrienne (Kevin Innes), Patrick and Ava Lovell. Great grandmother to Devin Ribeiro. Loving Aunt to Brad, Jeff and Terry Anthony.

Mary cherished her family and friends more than anything else. She also was passionate about education: she graduated from Victoria College, University of Toronto and then went on to teach high school, elementary school, adult education and even continued this passion in retirement by being a Docent at the Royal Ontario Museum.

Howarth JimHOWARTH, James Clayton 'Jim' - (January 22, 1928 - February 10, 2018) -

Jim, son of the late Robert and Kathleen (nee Ward) Howarth passed away quietly with his beloved wife of 64 years Joyce at his side.

He was predeceased by his brother Jack. He will be missed by his children Laura, Bob (Barbie) and Gord (Anne) as well as grandchildren Jamie, Megan, Kiera, Erika (Brad) and great grandchildren Emmet and Theodore. Jim will be fondly remembered by sister-in-law Kitty and extended family.

Jim spent 38 years in the road construction business, primarily with Chevron Asphalt, where he and Joyce developed many lifelong friendships across the country. Jim was past president of the John Howard Society of Ontario.

Fortune EglantineFORTUNE, Eglantine Fredericka (nee Anderson) - Passed away quietly in her sleep in the early hours of Saturday, February 10, 2018.

Born in Vauxhall, British Guyana on December 9, 1927, she immigrated to Canada in June 1984 and worked as a Health Care Provider in Montreal until she moved to Mississauga in 1998 to be with her daughters.

She was a long-standing faithful member of Kingdom Glory Ministries until she became ill in April 2015.

Bourque RuthBOURQUE, Ruth Margaret (Macnamara) - Passed away peacefully, on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Billings Court Manor, Burlington in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of the late William T. (Bill) Bourque (2015). Dear mother of Susan (John Wigle) of Hamilton, Bill (Ann Marie Priestner) of Burlington, Paul (Beverly Newransky) of Calgary, Robert of Ancaster.

Proud and loving grandmother of Rachel, Kate, Meghan, Sarah, Trent, Brendan, Sylvie, William, Natalie, Matthew, and Emily.

MASON, John Wheeler 'Jack' - (Member of Oakville Legion Branch 114, served with the Ontario Tank Regiment 1939-1945) - 

Peacefully at home with his family at his side on Friday February 9, 2018 at 96 years of age.

Beloved husband of the late Margaret Mason (nee Storey). Loving father of John and his wife Shirley and Margaret Goodyear  (Peter). Dear grandfather of Paige and her husband Bob Jones, Hilary and her husband Tony Santelli, Greg Goodyear (Kerri), and Jeff Goodyear (Brad). Great-grandfather of Blake, Brianna, Jorja, and Lola. Predeceased by his son in law Tom Goodyear.

Trojnar JeanetteTROJNAR, Jeanette - (1925 - 2018) - Peacefully passed away at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on February 9th, 2018.

Predeceased by her loving husband Julian. Beloved mother of Patricia (Andrew) Kosmachuk and Rick (Bev) Trojnar.

Cherished grandmother of Laurelle (Michael) Crossland, Katie (Matt) Hibbitt, Dr. Lisa (Derek Gateman) Trojnar and great grandmother to Charlie and Amelia Hibbitt.

Mitchell MargaretMITCHELL, Margaret - We have lost the matriarch of our clan. Margaret passed away peacefully at the Joseph Brant Hospital on Friday February 9, 2018. Margaret, in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of the late John. Loving mother of Ray (Shelley), Sheila Fiorini, and Heather Young (Angus). She will be sadly missed by her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Dear sister of Jean Strachan and Elizabeth Smollet, both of Scotland.

Dos Santos MariaDOS SANTOS, Maria Arlete (nee Henriques) - Passed away peacefully at Sunrise Richmond Hill on Friday, February 9th, 2018.

Beloved wife of 63 years to Manuel dos Santos. Loving mother to Jorge (Ana Paula) and Christina (Marco). Proud and devoted grandmother to Shania.

Masluch EwaMASLUCH, Ewa - Peacefully on Friday February 9, 2018 at the Milton District Hospital in her 91st year.

Ewa, beloved wife of the late Stefan. Loving mother of Luba and her husband Stephen Chereshnevsky and Miroslaw and his partner Ewa.

Devoted grandmother of Michael, Mark and Lilianna.

MacRae PaulMacRAE, Paul Allan - (March 29, 1988 - February 8, 2018) -

Paul Allan MacRae passed away on the evening of February 8th, 2018 after a long and courageous battle with brain cancer. He was surrounded by his family and friends at home.

Paul was the beloved son of Ian and Babette, cherished brother of Deanne and Jenna and grandson of William, Thelma (deceased), Catherine Muriel (deceased) and Denis Allan (deceased). Paul was 29 years old. 

Fergusson AllanFERGUSSON, Allan Arthur - (March 27, 1927 - February 8, 2018) - On February 8, 2018, Allan Arthur Fergusson passed away in Oakville with family by his side.

Allan was predeceased by his loving wife Jean Finlayson in 2012. Allan was the beloved father of Jane (Greg), Marjorie (Christopher), and Catherine (Michael) and cherished grandfather of Mira, Konrad, Kate and James.

He is survived by his brother Norman (Isabel) Fergusson and predeceased by his brothers Layton, Bruce, Donald, and Hughes, and his sisters Dorothy and Hildred.

Ross ShirleyROSS, Shirley Elizabeth (nee Ham) - Our wonderful mother and grandmother passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018, with her daughter Lynn by her side, at the Brant Centre Long Term Care Residence in Burlington, Ontario.

Beloved wife of the late Donald (2014). Shirley will be greatly missed by her son Don (wife Nelleke Bak) of Ireland, and daughter Lynn Crosby (husband Jeff) and her adored grandchildren Steven and Amy, of Burlington.

Predeceased by her sister Catherine Younger, and her parents Alan and Elizabeth (“Billie”) Ham.

Vucinic MarinaVUCINIC, Marina - Passed away at Joseph Brant Hospital on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the age of 51.

Loving daughter of Barica and Zvonko Vucinic. Beloved mother of Olivia.

Marina will be greatly missed by her family, friends and extended relatives in Croatia.

Ryan CatherineRYAN, Catherine Mary (Ayres) - Aged 66, passed away Thursday, February 8th, 2018, in the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, surrounded by family, after a short battle with cancer.

From her birth in Oxford, on July 5th, 1951 to her death on Thursday, she was a constant source of kindness to those around her.

Dewar SimonDEWAR, Simon Denis - It is with broken hearts that we announce Simon’s passing in Oakville, surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, just after his 49th birthday.

Beloved husband of Ceri Riley. Loving and devoted dad to Ethan and Landon.

Cherished son of Jaqueline and the late Denis Dewar. Much loved brother of Samantha and Emma. Dear son-in-law of Marie Adams (Pete) and Terry Riley (Karen).

Pulcine KevinPULCINE, Kevin James - Died peacefully, at the Carpenter Hospice in Burlington on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at the age of 55.

Loving son of James "Jim" (Veronica Onyskiw) and the late Kay Elizabeth. Beloved brother of Donna Toth (Ron Robinson), Sandee Tatham and stepbrother of Cynthia Mudd. Cherished uncle of Katie and Andrew Toth and Charlie and Will Tatham.

Kevin graduated from the University of Guelph with a BSc (Hons) in 1987. Over the past decade, he was proud to be employed by Zeton Inc., most recently as a mechanical technician. He was never afraid to put in extra hours when needed and was always a true team player.

Toman CaroleTOMAN, Carole (nee Sheehan) - Unexpectedly passed away at her home in Burlington, on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the age of 75.

Beloved wife of the late Clifford Toman (2002). Loving mother of Dan (Teresa Mongeon), Bob (Natalie), Lisa (Seth Miller), Brenda (Frank Casini) and Brian (Tammy Palassian).

Cherished Nana of Lindsay, James, Emma, Bennet, Samantha, Logan, Dante, Sarah, Jordan and Sean. Dear sister of Vivian Sheehan and the late Linda Hallett.

Gerritsen SophiaGERRITSEN, Sophia - At Joseph Brant Hospital on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, just two days shy of her 93rd birthday.

Beloved wife of the late Johannes Gerritsen. Loving mother of Jean (Arnie), Gary (Angela), Lucy (Michael), and Lucien (Rhonda). Cherished Oma of Michael, Lauren, and Eric, Aiyana and Bridget, Nash, Kai and Tehya.

Silva TonySILVA, Antonio 'Tony' - (1960 -2018) - Passed peacefully on Wednesday February 7, 2018 at the Oakville Trafalgar Hospital.

Tony leaves behind his two daughters Bianca and Rheanna.