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Wharton PaulWHARTON, Paul Raymond   -  1936 - 2022   Beloved friend and husband of Theresa Ravanello-Wharton.

Father to the late Adrian (1960-1990), Rick (Lorelei), Clare, and Julian (Nicole) Wharton. "Pops" and "Grandad" to grandchildren, Dylan, Brittany, Brendan, Sarah, Logan, Robin, Jonas, Cassidy, Sara, Joshua and Julian Paul.

Great-grandfather to Nomi Dagenais, the daughter of Sarah and Justin.

Youngest son of the late Dorothy Hampson and Cyril Aspinall Wharton; brother of the late Frank Wharton (Eire) and the late Brian Wharton (Joan Milner). Uncle to Peter, Philip, and Paul Wharton (United Kingdom). "Carissimo Cognato" to the late Mary Sorrentino (Florida), the late Mary Larosa Ravanello (Amherstburn), and the late Norma "Momi" O'Reilly-Topham (Windsor). "Zio Klutzi" to his many favourite nieces and nephews, and "piccolo paolucci" to the Italo-Canadian community in Newmarket.

BARCLAY, Doreen Joyce    -  Surrounded by the love of her children, peacefully, at Moira Place Long Term Care, Tweed, on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 in her 85th year.

Daughter of the late Georgina "Nany" Smith. Beloved wife of the late Ronald Barclay.

Patient, loving, beautiful, witty and sweet mother of Charlene (Brian), Richard (Arlene), Jennifer (Rodney) and Larissa (Paul).

Gowdy ClarenceGOWDY, Clarence Nelson   -   November 20, 1920 - September 28, 2022

Passed away peacefully in his 102nd year.

Predeceased by his loving wife Ruth of 70 years.

Proud father to Richard (Judy).

He will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Kathleen (Steve), Rick, and James and great grandchildren Audrey and William.

Predeceased by his brother Max.

He will also be greatly missed by his many nieces and nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Employee of Canada Packers before he retired after 47 years of service. He proudly served in the Royal Canadian Air Force overseas in World War II.

Robinson FrancisROBINSON, Wm. Francis   -  Peacefully, at home, in Bradford, on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, Wm. Francis Robinson, in his 94th year, beloved husband of the late Lois Robinson (September 23, 2021).

Loving father and father-in-law of Marie and Bill Clements, Wilfred and Betty Robinson, Edward and Lyn Robinson.

Cherished grandfather of Robert and Nicole Clements, Susan and Chris Charette, Ben Umpleby, Mitchell, and Cameron Robinson.

Fondly remembered by great-grandchildren, Olive Eliza Clements, Ben, and Kaitlin Charette.

Predeceased by his parents, Ed and Ada Robinson; and his sister, Irene Sheardown.

Girardin HelenGIRARDIN, Helen Girardin (nee Fisk)  -  Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at 83 years of age.

Loving wife of 48 years to Richard Girardin. Beloved stepmother of Michelle Abraham.

Cherished grandmother of Cole Abraham, Marin Hendry (Ian Finstad), Maya Hendry and great-grandmother of Ivy Finstad.

Predeceased by her sister Marjorie Dool (Donald). Dear aunt of Ken Dool (Terri), Glenn Dool (Karen), and Nancy Dool-Kontio (Tom).

Great aunt of Kacey Dool, Jesse Dool, Jordan Dool, Aaron Kontio, and Riley Kontio. Also missed by her extended family and friends.

Helen lived a big, wonderful and charmed life and loved it all. She loved her family dearly, they provided endless joy to her.

Palazzese EnricaPALAZZESE, Enrica    -  God called Enrica home at the age of 83 after a courageous battle with Cancer.

She is now reunited in Heaven with her beloved husband Frank and her parents Angelo and Querina Ricci and will always be remembered by her dear children, Mark (Kim) and David (Lucy).

Enrica was an incredibly proud Nonni to Jessica, Franky, David Jr., Sarah, and Matteo and also her grandpuppy Simba.

Cherished sister to Livio, Dora and Diane (Lou) and sister-in-law Julia.

Missed by her nieces, nephews, her godchildren and her countless friends.

An avid foodie and great cook, Rickie, as she was also known, was a sociable and big hearted lady who will be missed by all who had the honor of knowing her.

WEBSTER, Jean Elizabeth (Liz) (nee Ross)   -  It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Jean Elizabeth Webster on Tuesday, September 27, 2002, in Oakville, at the age of 82.

Beloved wife of George Webster. Loving mother of Laura and Jennifer (Doug).

Dear sister of David Lennox (Phyllis) and Bill Lennox (Marian).

ALLDRED, Elizabeth (Betty) Agnes   -  Peacefully passed away at Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston, on Monday, September 26, 2022.

Betty Alldred of Alliston and formerly of Gilford, at 82 years of age.

ASH, Douglas   - Peacefully, at Post Inn Village in Oakville, on Monday, September 26, 2022 at the age of 86.

Beloved husband of Diane Ash (née Ring) (deceased) for 44 years.

Loving father of Courtney (Bryan) and grandfather of Ashley, Colin, and Emily.

Matheson NancyMATHESON, Nancy Elisebeth (nee Powell)   -   On Sunday, September 25, 2022, Nancy Elisebeth Matheson, passed away at Georgian Bay General Hospital, surrounded by her family, in her 81st year.

Beloved daughter of the late Ernest Powell and Jessie Armstrong.

She will be dearly missed by her adoring husband, Dr. Donald I. Matheson; her devoted daughter, Carrie Craig (Kevin); and son, Jeffery Wilkinson (Ronda); her step-children, Janet File (Jim), John Matheson (Jennifer) and Jim Matheson (Bruce McCuaig).

Her grandchildren, who were her pride and joy, Spencer and Grace Craig, Jesse, Josh, Nancy and Grant Wilkinson, Anne-Marie and Amanda File, Joseph and Faith Matheson.

She was the beloved sister of Karen Powell.

GILLAN, Rosemary (nee SHANAHAN)   -   May 4, 1932 - September 24, 2022

With sadness and warm memories, we announce the passing of Rosemary Gillan.

Rosemary was predeceased by her beloved husband Bernard.

BISCOTTI, Berthe (Betsy) Alberta (nee ROUSSELLE)   -  It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Betsy, in her 86th year, on September 24, 2022.

She died peacefully after a lengthy battle with cancer, surrounded by her devoted and loving husband of 66 years, Michael Biscotti and her daughters Mary Lynn Biscotti, Diane Ross (Gordon) and Lisa Pietras (Greg).

Bateman EvelynBATEMAN, B. Evelyn (nee DRAPER)   -  Died peacefully on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at the age of 92, at Creek Way Village in Burlington, Ontario.

Evelyn was predeceased by her husband Rodney (1985), her sister Dolores (Dot) Laurie (2014) and her brother James (Jim) Draper (2020).

Evie will be missed by her sister-in-law Shirley Draper.

Evie was a cherished aunt to Debbie Aziz (Bill), Diane Draper (Miles DeRosse), Derek Draper (Jenn), Leanne Laurie and Kevin Laurie (Tammy) and a great-aunt to Stephanie Macyszyn, James and Jillian Aziz, Joshua, Jakob, Joseph and Jamisen Draper, Eric and Megan Laurie.

DIBRANOU, Ruth Christine  -  Passed peacefully, on September 24, 2022, in Newmarket, with her nephew, David, by her side.

Ruth's kindness and wit will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.

Bierman JosefaBIERMANN, Josefa   -  July 2, 1923 - September 24, 2022

Released from a decade-long journey with dementia, Josefa has now joined her loving husband, Jakob (predeceased 2011).

Josefa met Jakob in Germany in 1952.

Jakob left for Canada in 1953, but it was not long afterwards that Josefa left Germany to join him (1955).

Within days of her arrival, the two were married.

Not just a partner in love, Josefa was a constant support to Jakob as his construction business flourished.

As the two retired, they enjoyed travelling the world, spending winters in Florida or summers at their Kawartha cottage.

Caskenette WilfredCASKENETTE, Wilfred Joseph   -   It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Wilfred Joseph Caskenette, on September 24, 2022, at the age of 94 at his home in Etobicoke.

Survived by his brother Edward and many nieces and nephews.

Wilfred was predeceased by brothers Robert and Ronnie and sisters; Marquerite, Eileen, Shirley and Joan.

Wilfred was a longtime resident of Mimico and a parishioner of St. Leo's Church.

You would often find him riding his bicycle, working around his house or 'back in the day' at the Blue Goose Tavern with friends.

He loved his fishing trips with his friends but always mentioned how the "big one got away".

Crawford BarbaraCRAWFORD, Barbara (WATSON) (nee ROBERTSON)   -  Peacefully on Saturday, September 24, 2022, in her 96th year.

Daughter of the late Archie and Hazel Robertson of Clarkson.

Sister of the late Jack Robertson.

Beloved wife of the late Allan Crawford (2005).

Loved mother of Lynn (Peter) Zions, and Janet (Kevin) Schreiner, USA.

Stepmother of Cindy Crawford, Rod (Judy) Crawford, and Dave (Toi) Crawford (Thailand).

Super Grandma to Kate (Bobby Gasselle) Zions and Heather Zions, Matthew Schreiner and Claire (Michael) Simmons, Sean (Christina) Crawford and Stephen Crawford, and Angie Crawford.

McAULEY, Roger   -  Roger passed away suddenly at Soldier's Memorial Hospital, Orillia, on Friday, September 23, 2022, at the age of 70 years.

Roger, beloved husband and best friend of Lise (Mooney) for 31 years. Proud father of our dog, Moo.

REGNER, Edeltrude "Trude" (nee Fröhlich)   -   1928 - 2022  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Edeltrude Regner on September 23, 2022.

Loving wife of the late Johann Regner.

The best mother in the world to Linda (Joe Dykeman) and Yvonne (Mike Kimble).

WHITEHEAD, Arthur Adamson    -  September 2, 1932 - September 23, 2022

On Friday, September 23, 2022, Arthur Adamson Whitehead, age 90, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family.

Beloved husband to his one and only Annie.

Cherished and sorely missed by his children Joanne (Tom), David (Denise), and Brian (Kathy).

Keay GeraldKEAY, Gerald Albert   -  June 29, 1933 - September 23, 2022

Peacefully on Friday, September 23, 2022 at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital with his daughters by his side.

Beloved and loving husband of Win (Deceased July 15, 2012), father of Dianne and Byron; Bill and Marlene; Sheila; Ian; David and Alice; Gerry Jr. and Tammy, grandfather of Rebecca, Jessica and Andrew Madrid; Mieka and Sonja Theil; Matthew and Jason Keay; Sara Rinehart and Joey Letarte; Deanna, Abigail, James David (JD) and Ashlynn Keay; great-grandfather of Sophia Letarte, and loving brother of Ronald Keay (Deceased April 3, 1999).

Gerry was dedicated and loved in all he did as an educator, coach, volunteer, and sports enthusiast, but above all as husband to Win, the love of his life, and as a father, family member, and friend to so many.

Bragiannis JimBRAGIANNIS, Jim Demetre   -   It is with sadness we announce the passing of Jim Bragiannis, on September 22, 2022, aged 89.

Beloved husband of 58 years to Cassiani and dear father to Pauline (Gary), Kathy (Paul) and Peter.

He was papou to Nathaniel, Thomas, Daniel, Alicia and Jakob.

Beloved brother-in-law to Sally and uncle to his many nieces and nephews.

Much-loved by the rest of the family in Florina, Greece.

Dunnett EmilyDUNNETT, Emily (nee COCOMILE) Dunnett    -  Passed away Thursday, September 22, 2022, at the age of 91.

Beloved wife of Tom Dunnett, married 71 years.

Loving mom to her girls, adored nanny to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Kristus Darzs and Cortelluci Vaughan Hospital for their tender care.

ANTONANGELI, Vince   -  It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Vince Antonangeli, at the age of 80, on Thursday, September 22, 2022.

Beloved husband of Anne (nee Munday). Dearest brother of Giuseppe, Santino, Angelo and their families.

Cleveland DarleneLEVELAND, Darlene   -  Passed on September 22nd, at the age of 73.

She will be remembered for her strength and resilience, rivaled only by her kindness.

Quick to help a friend or neighbour, Darlene was always ready with a smile and hug, casserole or pie in hand.

Darlene and her family are forever grateful to her expert team of physicians: Drs. Rose (retired), Kourikis (Juravinski Cancer Centre), Leonard, Lagrotteria (St. Catharines General), Chadwick and Bertley.

The family also thanks the Critical Care team at St. Catharines General, in particular, the spectacular nurses who cared for Darlene.

Merrill AlineMERRILL, Aline M. (nee Corcoran) Merrill   -  After a lengthy battle, passed away peacefully on September 22, 2022, at the Lisaard House, Cambridge, at the age of 82.

Aline leaves behind her brothers, Frederick (Barbara) Corcoran and Donald (Gisele) Corcoran; 5 nieces and 3 nephews; as well as grandnieces and nephews.

She will forever remain in the hearts of her extended family and friends. Predeceased by her parents, Justin and Henrietta Corcoran. She was a long-term employee of HSBC, Mississauga.

Visitation will be held at Coutts Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 96 St. Andrews St., Cambridge, on Thursday, September 29 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., with the service beginning at 2 p.m. Cremation will follow. Interment will take place in Cambridge, at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lisaard House are appreciated.