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OBITUARIES  ...for ONTARIO - Southern Region  







McBRATNEY, Gwendolyn Mabel (nee McCAULEY)   -  Gwen passed away peacefully, on June 28, 2022, at the age of 93, at Bethell Hospice.

She will be dearly missed by her children, Gwen Smith of Elora, Wayne McCauley of Hunstville, late Brenda McNabb of Barrie, Mark McCauley of Orangeville; step-daughter, Lynn McBratney of Brampton; and her half-sister, Gail Norris of Collingwood.

Pelliccione LoretoPELLICCIONE, Loreto (Lawrence)   -   Peacefully, with his family by his side, at Markham Stouffville Hospital, on June 27, 2022, in his 78th year.

Beloved husband of Rose Celeste Pelliccione (nee Primerano) and loving father to Kelly Celeste Pelliccione, Lawrence Damian Pelliccione and his husband Christopher Jon Rodriguez.

Survived by his siblings, Anna De Cristofaro, Arturo Pelliccione (Helen) and Bernard Pelliccione (Rose).

Lawrence is now reunited in Heaven with his parents, Pasquale and Elvira; brothers, Loreto and Andrea; his sister-in-law, Nelda; and his brother-in-law, Settimio.

He will be held dear in the hearts of his many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

BLACK, Marjory Josephine (nee McCART)   -  Peacefully, with her family by her side, at Southlake Regional Health Centre, on Sunday, June 26, 2022, in her 83rd year.

Beloved wife of the late Douglas Edward Black and dear mother of Brenda (Tony Ducharme), Betty (Don Boyle) and Barry Black (Jan).

Ernewein ReneeERNEWEIN, Renee Elizabeth (nee KASTA)   -  It is with great sadness that we announce Renee's peaceful passing, early Sunday, June 26, 2022, at the Rotary Hospice in Stratford, surrounded by family and friends, after a long battle with cancer.

Renee is survived by husband, Rob (Ernewein); son, Weston; daughter, Chase; parents, Annette and Don Kasta; sister and brother-in-law, Kim and Stuart Soroka.

She will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by Uncle Paul DesRosiers; Aunt Jackie and Uncle Roy Keane; mother-in-law Brigitte Ernewein; other family members; and her many friends, clients and colleagues. Renee was predeceased by her son, Reese.

Renee was a true life force, a vibrant and talented lady whose love of life was obvious to all who came within her orbit.

SIMMS, Isaac Stewart Murphy  -  Peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Brampton Civic Hospital, on Sunday, June 26, 2022, Isaac Simms, at the age of 89 years, beloved husband for 68 years of Shirley.

Loving father of Catherine and her husband Frank Cadorin, Susan Bain, and Stewart Simms.

Abbott EvelynABBOTT, Evelyn Ada (Judy)   -   February 21, 1935 - June 26, 2022

Surrounded by her family, Evelyn (Judy) passed gently into God's Hands at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Sunday, June 26, 2022, in her 88th year.

Beloved Mother of Mark (Darlene) and Christopher (Mary-Anne); and loving grandmother of Michael, Ellen and Stephen; and a great-grandmother to Charlie.

She is survived by her sister, Patricia; and several nieces and nephews.

There are many friends to thank, but we wish to acknowledge the Stangenbergs, the Baileys, and the Gres families for their many years of love and friendship with our Mother.

Campacci AldoCAMPACCI, Aldo   -  God called Aldo peacefully, at home surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at the age of 87.

He will be forever loved and missed by his devoted wife, Denisa.

Beloved father of Ellen (Peter), Dolores (Joe), and Gary (Angie).

Proud nonno of Jonathan (Claudia), Michelle (Luca), Julia (Andrew), Christopher (Nadia), and Steven (Alessandra).

Cherished bisnonno to Chiara, Chloe, Simona, Penelope, Harlow and Hudson.

Aldo will be deeply missed by his many friends and his "DuROCK" family.

HARRIS, Joan Cienwen (nee BAILEY)   -  1933 - 2022  Peacefully passed away, on June 26, 2022, at the age of 89.

Reunited with her loving husband, Wilfred and her siblings, Ken, Jack and Vi.

Devoted mother of Jim, Andy (Janet) and Al (Lisa). Loving "Nannie" of Benjamin and Melanie.

Siddall MichaelSIDDALL, Michael Leighton "Mike"   -  The family of Michael Leighton Siddall is terribly saddened to announce his sudden passing, as a result of a seizure, on Sunday, June 26, 2022.

Beloved son forever of Janice Siddall (nee Leighton) and the late Geoffrey Siddall (June 10, 2022), of Komoka.

Dear grandson of Ian and Janet Leighton (Cadogan) of Roseneath Landing and George and Betty Siddall (Tulpholme) of Belleville.

Nephew of Ian and Aida Cadogan, Ruth Siddall (Bob) of Ilderton, Howard Siddall (Robyn) of Colborne, John Reynolds Siddall (Karen) of London.

Special cousin to Robert, Emeryld and Austin Cadogan of Oshawa, Robert Todd Siddall (Christine), Charlotte and Henry of Ailsa Craig, Janet Siddall Smith (Brad) and Britain of Springbank.

KELLY, Andrew (Drew) Anderson   -  December 22, 1946 - June 25, 2022

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Drew Kelly. With his devoted wife, Mary, faithfully by his side, and surrounded by his family in the home he loved, Drew passed away peacefully, on June 25, 2022.

Drew was predeceased by his parents, Jim and Amy Kelly.

Demelo AntonioDeMELO, Antonio   - Sadly, but with grateful thanksgiving for his life, Antonio DeMelo passed away on a sun-filled day at his beloved cottage, on Saturday, June 25, 2022.

Just shy of 90, he had spent his last two days mowing the lawn, enjoying a bonfire with his son, John, and neighbours, and doing what he loved most – puttering around, as he opened the cottage for the summer.

We thought he would live forever, Tony – the successful businessman, negotiator extraordinaire and pillar in the Portuguese community.

We are heartbroken that he didn't. He was predeceased by his wife, Maria Resendes DeMelo; and he is survived by his children: Anne, John and George; as well as his companion, Lucia Mera; and his grandsons, Lucas and Julian. 

DiGiacomo MaryDiGIACOMO, Mary Lee   -  At Frost Manor, on Saturday, June 25, 2022.

Mary Lee DiGiacomo, age 66 years, loving daughter of the late Sam and Ruth DiGiacomo.

Dear sister of Andrea Kirby of Atikokan and John (Christa Metherel-Sedore) of Mt. Albert.

Special friend of Lance Bradimore.

Dear aunt of Megan Suggitt, Grace Sedore and the late Melanie Kirby. Great-aunt of Alyssa Chambers and Autumn, William and Cooper Suggitt.

Great-great-aunt of Regan and Meya Chambers.


ACKHURST, Douglas (Gordon)   -   Peacefully at home, on June 24, 2022, age 77, with his family at his side, after a valiant seven year battle with metastatic melanoma.

Survived by his adored wife and soulmate of 55 years, Muriel.

FREE, Bill  -   Bill said "Goodbye" on Friday, June 24, 2022, to his wife, Sonja; children, Ken, Wendy and Lori Anne, and their families, and to so many dear friends.

He will be greatly missed by all.

He will be remembered for his winning smile and sparkling blue eyes, positive outlook, his willingness to help his neighbours with snow shoveling, grass cutting and gardening advice.

His leadership qualities were gifts he shared in business, volunteer work, and with his devoted family.

SCHNURR, Michael Paul   -  June 16, 1947 - June 23, 2022

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Michael P. Schnurr on June 23, 2022, at Oakville Trafalgar Hospital, at the age of 75 years young.

Bhatia ChristineBHATIA, Christine Eileen   -  May 25, 1956 - June 23, 2022

It is with immense sadness that we announce the passing of Christine on June 23, 2022, at the age of 66.

Beloved wife to Krishan of 42 years.

Caring and devoted mother to Neha (Vahid) and Nikhil; grandmother to Lia.

Christine will be lovingly remembered in the hearts of her siblings, nieces, nephews, family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sick Kids Hospital.

Lehan EdwinaLEHAN, Edwina (nee SHEPPARD)    -  Edwina passed away peacefully, in the early morning hours of Wednesday, June 23, 2022, in her 93rd year.

Daughter of the late Vera and Edward Sheppard.

Predeceased by her beloved husband, Donald.

Loving mother to Tim (Anne), Jeff (Justine) and Kevin (Carol).

Imaginative, witty and whip-smart grandmother to Michael, Sean, Megan, Emily, Claire, Kieran, Nancy, Heather and Ben - each of whom will carry her memory forward.

Dantchich NinaDANTCHICH, Nina (nee BOICHUK)   -  Peacefully, at Kingston General Hospital, on Wednesday, June 23, 2022, at 90 years of age.

Beloved wife of the late Demetry Richard Dantchich.

Loving mother of Andrea (Moe Jabouri) and Michael (Paula Jones).

Cherished grandmother of Alexandra and Maya.

Dear sister-in-law of Anne Pashkoff. Godmother to Deanna, Carol and Frances.

Predeceased by her siblings, Serge, Mary, Jennie and Peter.

She will be missed by all her nieces, nephews, grandneices and grandnephews.


Gadsden DonaldGADSDEN, Donald   -  Passed away peacefully, at Shelburne Residence, on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at the age of 88.

Beloved husband of Ruth. Dear father of Cathy (Gary Bogenrieder), Don (Tanis), Steve (Dana) and Greg (Tara).

Cherished grandfather of Kate Marie, Tyler, Matthew, Sage, Ivy, Ryan, Kira, Owen and Madison.

Dear brother of Roger and Joan.

Nakano IsoyeNAKANO, Isoye   -  Passed away peacefully at her home, on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at the age of 90.

Beloved wife of the late Kiyoshi Nakano.

Loved mother of Bart Nakano (Michelle), the late Karen Nakano and late Jennifer Nakano.

Cherished grandmother of Abbey and Allison Solomon and great-grandmother of Sydney.

Also remembered by her son-in-law, Albert Solomon.

SCOTT, Rev. Dr. George William   - April 28, 1943 - June 22, 2022

Passed away at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, in his 80th year.

Survived by his loving wife, Priscilla (predeceased in 2008 by wife Sandra, nee Nicoll) and his children, Rev. Maureen Weaver (Philip), David (Kelly), Marcy and Robert, and stepchildren, Daryl (Jennifer), Dean (Ulli) and Dale (Dana).

Olson MarilynOLSON, Marilyn Ruth (nee BENNETT)    -  Born in Montreal, Quebec, only child of William and Hazel Bennett.

Survived by her husband, Marvin, daughter, Carol Olson of Toronto, and son, David Olson (Rick McCarty) of Exeter, Ontario.

Marilyn was raised in Hudson, Quebec and later moved to Montreal and attended Montreal School for Girls.

In 1941, she moved to Ottawa, Ontario. Upon graduating from Nepean High School in 1948, Marilyn went on to earn her Registered Nurse Certificate from the Ottawa Civic Hospital in 1951.

Her nursing capabilities enabled her to advance to head nurse on the private duty floor.

Hall EricHALL, Eric Stanley   - Passed away peacefully, in his home, on the evening of June 22, 2022.

Eric was born in Tunstall, England, on March 4, 1930 to his late parents, Stanley and Maude Hall.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Ann, of 62 years.

Loving father of David (Jackie), Gary (Nancy), and Carolyn (Leo). Cherished grandfather of Shanleigh, Natalie and Gavin.

He also leaves his dear brother, Bernard, of Hazel Grove, England.

He will be missed by his many nephews, nieces, cousins and in-laws around the world.

MYNAHAN, Edward Gerard   -   Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family at Markham-Stouffville Hospital, on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, in his 96th year.

Beloved husband of the late Audrey.

Loving father of Pat (Anne), Ann (Mike), Teri (Pat), Kathy and Sandy.

PUDDISTER, Gary Patrick   -  Peacefully, at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg, on Monday, June 20, 2022, Gary Puddister, at 83 years of age.

Beloved husband of the late Patricia Irene Puddister (nee Spencer).

Loving father of Kimberley Bounsall (Rick) and Brent Puddister (Laura).

THEAKSTON, Mary (nee DEFINNEY)   -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mary Theakston, aged 87, on June 20, 2022, at Markham Stouffville Hospital. 

She was a beloved wife to predeceased Jim, of 61 years; and a loving mother to Ted (Sue), Terri (late Colin), Cheri (Russ Gregory) and Jim (Kelly).