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26 Ormond Street South

Thorold, Ontario  L2V1Y4

905-227-1732

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SHORTLAND, Sherry Ann (Van Vessem)
Peacefully on Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at the St. Catharines Hospital at the age of 55. Beloved wife of Fred. Loving mother of Angel, Cheri (Franco) and Bunita (Rich) Excellent. Dear Oma of Keya, Tyrell, Allora, Brinnah-Rae, Tristin, LaQueena, Rideja, Magesty, King-Richard, Dinaste, Destani and Royalty. Sherry worked for Padgett Business Services for 23 years. Daughter of Wanda and the late Cornelius. Sister of Mike, Donna (Todd) Starett, Charlene (Chris) Racey and Alex. Devoted mom to her dog Wookie. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Sherry's life will be held at The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 17, Thorold on Wednesday, December 10th at 2:00pm. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

 

DUFFY, David Richard
After a brief and courageous fight with cancer, David passed away at home surrounded by his loving family and most importantly his dog Bandit on Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at the age of 46. Son of Lynn and the late Don Duffy. Brother of Jodi. Uncle DupeDupes of Paige, Alex, Kyle, Jadyn and Jenna. Best friend of Becky and Bandit. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of his David's will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold.

 

BARRE, Eryka Mackenzie
Slipped peacefully away on Friday, November 28th, 2014 at the age of 4. Eryka will be sadly missed and remembered by her loving parents Alan and Krystal. Loved granddaughter of the late Al (Wendy) Barre, Lucy (Kevin) Gibson, Karen Jackson and Bill Haagsman. Cherished niece of Mallorie (Andrew) Dommash, Riley Gualtieri, Katelyn (John) Ainslie, James and Bryan (Ashley) Haagsman, Jason (Meghan) Corcoran. Eryka's smile will be greatly missed by many family and friends.
A Memorial Celebration will be held at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Saturday, December 6th at 12:00 noon. Visitation 11:00-12:00 noon. If so desired, donations to the Children's Wish Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

 

TURCOTTE, Juliette Marie (Hebert)
Peacefully on Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 at the age of 86. Predeceased by her husband Rosaire (2013) of 56 years. Loving mother of Jean (Angie) and Carole (Kelly) Saunders. Grandmere of Nicholas, Alessia, Megan and Kaitlyn. Survived by sister Bella Chenard and predeceased by siblings Beatrice Blouin, Marie Dubois, Marie-Anne Gauthier, Lea Manseau, Lucien Hebert, Fernand Hebert, Gilles Hebert and Clem Hebert. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Juliette was a lifetime member of St. Aloysius Church in Thorold South. Sister-in-law of Roger (late Alboma) and late Marcelle (late Gerrad) Fournier. Special thanks to the DiMillo family for the love and care. The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Vigil Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Thursday at 3pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Aloysius Church (317 Morton St., Thorold South) on Friday, November 28th at 10:30am. Rite of Committal at Lakeview Cemetery, Thorold. If so desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

 

ROACH, Gerald Thomas "Jerry"
On Sunday, November 16th, 2014 at the St. Catharines Hospital in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Patricia (Wilson) for 55 years. Predeceased by infant son Thomas and parents Eugene and Lily. Survived by brother Patrick (Norma) and sisters-in-law Carol Roach and Carole Jamieson. Brother-in-law of Marlene and Lorne Burtch and MaryLou and Don Andrusiw. Predeceased by sisters Lily (Pat) Luciani & June Roach and brothers Don, John "Jack" and twin brother Terry. He is survived by many nieces and nephews. Jerry worked for Fraser Paper for many years before his retirement and was an Associate Member of The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 17, Thorold. He resided at Henley House for the last year and we thank you for the care he received. Cremation has taken place. Funeral Service will be held at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Wednesday, November 19th at 11:00am. Interment at a later date. If so desired, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

 

McDowell, David Russell

June 2, 1925 - November 16, 2014

Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or service. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold.

 

DOCHERTY, Michael
Peacefully at home on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 in his 62nd year. Beloved husband of Anne (Mullen) for 38 years. Loving father of Claire (Stephen) Scovill, Paul (Kendra) and Nicola (Tyler). Dear grandfather of Victoria, Declan, Loughlin, Gage and Ethren. Survived by brothers of Frank (late Catriona), Gerard, Vincent (Frances) and predeceased by brother Tom. Brother-in-law of John (Anne), Michael (June), Jim (Linda) and Marian (Stephen) Robson. Predeceased by parents Daniel and Rose Docherty. He will be greatly missed by many nieces and nephews. Mike owned and operated Thorold Imports with his brother Vincent for over 20 years.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, November 14th at 11:00am. Cremation to follow. If so desired, donations to the Walker Family Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family.

 

RIVA, Irma
Peacefully on Friday, November 7th, 2014 at Millenium Trail Manor in her 77th year. Loving mother of Giovanni (Susie) and Randy (Maria). Dear grandmother of Jason, Tabitha, Matthew, Amanda and great grandmother of Abel. Sister of Edo (Joan) and Ron (Judy). Special thanks to the staff at Millenium Trail Manor and Willoughby Manor for their kindness and care. Cremation has taken place.  There will be no visitation or service.  Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold.


LAUDER,  Gordon Harold
Surrounded by his family Gord passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 at the Welland Hospital in his 83nd year. Predeceased by his wife Betty (2011) of 56 years. Loving father of Randy (Rose) and Sandra (Dave) Leemet. Dear Papa of Grant, Rachel, Justine and Renee. Gord worked for Hayes-Dana for over 30 years. Survived by sister Elva Barrett.
Cremation has taken place.  The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Sunday from 7:00-9:00pm.  Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, November 10th at 1:30pm. Interment at Lakeview Cemetery, Thorold.  If so desired, donations to Community Living Fort Erie would be appreciated by the family.


VENDROMIN, Edward Anthony

Peacefully at the St. Catharines Hospital surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 in his 90th year. Predeceased by his wife Dolores (2004) of 50 years. Loving father of Mary Anne (Brian) Bessey, late John (1996), Tom (Leah) and Edward D. all of Thorold. Dear grandfather of Brian G. and Casey (Vanessa) Bessey, Adam (Meghan) and Colin (Ashley) Vendromin. Great grandfather of Kimbel, Wayne and Steven, Olivia and Audrey Bessey. Survived by daughter-in-law Cheryl (Richard). Dear brother of Sunny Lethby, late Bruna Ugulini, Mary Grossi, late Quelo Vendromin, late Feruchio Vendromin, Elda Buzdygan, Eleanor Morellato, Lena Mazzei and Alma Carbonara. Brother-in-law of Charles Soper. Ed will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. He worked, owned and operated Ed's Service Station for 54 years. Ed served with the Canadian Army overseas in England and Europe from 1943-1946. He was a talented oil painter, patient fisherman, loved playing the accordian and listening to opera.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Vigil Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Sunday at 6:45pm. Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church (21 Queen St. S., Thorold) on Monday, November 10th at 10:30am. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to Sick Children's Hospital would be appreciated by the family.


GRAVES, Darryn
Suddenly on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 at the age of of 45. Beloved husband of Nancy (Savage). Loving father of Adam. Loved son of Dorothy and the late Ted. Dear brother of Bill (Stephanie), Troy (Katja) and the late Rick (Jackie). Darryn will be sadly missed by his grandmother Jean. Son-in-law of Phil (Pat) and brother-in-law of Jim (Pamela) and Steve Savage. He is survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A celebration of Darryn's life will be held at The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 138 (2 Chestnut St. E., Merritton) on Saturday, November 8th from 1:00-4:00pm. Cremation has taken place.

 

BACHYNSKI, Leo
At home on Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Sophie (Levchuk) for 62 years. Loved father of Ron of Vancouver, BC, Gary of Banff, AB and Dan (Karen) Red Deer, AB. Dear grandfather of Taylor and Travis. Dear brother of Olga (late Matt) Baraniuk, late Roy (Lois) Bachynski, late Bill (Jennie) Bachynski and late Natalie (late Ed) Keenan. Brother-in-law of the late George (Vicki) Levchuk. Predeceased by parents Michael & Lena Bachynski. Survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Leo worked at Lincoln Mechanical for 40 years. Special thanks to Dr. Chauhan and Garden City Pharmacy & Staff for their kindness and support.
Cremation has taken place. Funeral Service will be held at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Friday, November 7th at 11:00am. If so desired, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or St. John Ukrainian Catholic Church would be appreciated by the family.

 

PORT, Edward

March 25, 1937 - November 3, 2014

Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or service. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold.

 

HANNAN, Marian Teresa (Condon)
Peacefully at the St. Catharines Hospital on Thursday, October 30th, 2014 in her 89th year. Daughter of the late Charles Francis (Carl) Condon and Theresa Susan Condon. Beloved wife of the late John Patrick 'Pat' (2008). Loving mother of Jim at home, Bill (Marguerite) of Oakville and Mary (Leon) Evans of Fonthill. Sister of the late John Francis Condon and his wife Helen, Charles Edward "Ted" Condon and his late wife Lillian, Elizabeth Jean (Bet) Condon and the late Margaret Mary Condon. Marian was also sister-in-law to the late Thomas Hannan of Toronto, Marie, Jerry Desjardins of Toronto, Father Frank Hannan of Uptergrove, Bill and Lois Hannan of Uptergrove, Bernice, late John Bolan of Toronto, Joe Hannan of Uptergrove, late Eddie, late Urban (Pat) of Orillia, late Jimmy of Uptergrove, late Margaret (Hannan) Cudahy and the late Basil Cudahy of Toronto. Also survived by 35 nieces and nephews. Marian worked at the Catholic School Board of Niagara and was a parishioner of St. Julia's Church, St. Catharines. The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9pm.  Vigil Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Friday at 7:00pm.  Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at St. Julia Church (251 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines) on Saturday, November 1st at 11:00am. Rite of Committal at Lakeview Cemetery, Thorold.

 

GALLIERA, Murielle

March 23, 1936 - October 24, 2014

Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or service. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold.

 

DEVINE, Helen Cecilia
Peacefully on Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at the St. Catharines Hospital in her 94th year. Survived by brother Raymond and sister Mary (Ian) Paterson, and sisters-in-law Joan and Martha. Predeceased by siblings Leonard, Bernie (Mary), Paul (Fran), Frank, Don (Helen), John, James (Lorraine), Catherine McArdle, Alex (Eleanor). Helen will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. She was a hair and style specialist for many years while residing in Toronto. Helen was a longtime parishoner at Holy Rosary Church.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Vigil Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday at 3:30pm. Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church (21 Queen Street South, Thorold) on Wednesday, October 22nd at 11:00am. Rite of Committal at Lakeview Cemetery, Thorold. If so desired, donations to St. Vincent de Paul Society would be appreciated by the family.

 

WHITE, Paul Bryon
Paul passed away in his sleep at home on Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at the age of 62. He was the loved husband of Mary Lou (nee McCumber) for over 43 years; father of late Christopher (1976) and Jennifer (Dan) Gosselin and dear grandfather of Celia. He is survived by sisters Beatrice Lewis (Hamilton) and her sons Doug & Mike, Gloria (Tony) Berezowski (Nova Scotia) and their children Karen & Adam, Patricia White (David Keshen) (Toronto) and children Adrian & Sarah and brother late David (Ann) and their children Kathleen, late Robin & Susan. Also survived by brother-in-law Michael McCumber and his children Brad & Brianne. Predeceased by parents Lorne & Verda White. Paul will be missed by best friends Ewart & Chris Hackett, Godson Edward, Barbie (Kevin), Andy (Robin) Stephens and Barb Daly & Dave Gayman. He retired from Abitibi Paper in 2012, was past president of Local 101 and a member of Sullivan Park Association.
Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Wednesday from 7:00-9:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.

 

SHEPPARD, Patricia (Pat)
Peacefully on Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at the Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital in her 78th year. Predeceased by her husband Richard Sheppard. Loving mother of Cathy, Larry, Debbie, Ronnie, Sharon (Darren) Belleau, Bonnie (Brad) Simpson, Terry (Josie) Malone and Jeff (Heather). Dear grandmother of 19 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Survived by brother Fred Clark. Also survived by niece Linda and nephew Mike Curtis.
Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Friday, October 10th from 2:00-3:30pm. Funeral Service to follow in the Chapel at 3:30pm.

 

FILIPOW, BERNARD "Brownie"
Surrounded by his loving family on Friday, October 3, 2014 at Tufford Manor in his 96th year. Beloved husband of the late Roma Mary (Spironello) ( August 19, 2014) for 71 years. Loving mother of Bernard (Judith) and Sandra (Pat) Napoli. Dear grandfather of Roseanna (Spencer), Alexander, Anthony and Christopher. Great- grandfather of Everest, Ethan and Peyton-Taylor. Also survived by his brother-in-law Gino Spironello (Ciso Bellio) and predeceased by his sister Wanda (late Charles Knott). Brownie was a life long resident of Thorold, a longtime employee of the Ontario Paper Co., was an active member of the Thorold Amature Athletic Society, a member of Holy Rosary Church, the Holy Name Society and Capri Lodge.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm.  Vigil Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday at 3:30pm. Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church (21 Queen St. S., Thorold) on Wednesday, October 8th at 10:00am.  Rite of Committal at Fairview Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church or Alzhiemer's Society would be appreciated by the family.

 

EMOND (nee McInnis) Irene
Suddenly, but peacefully at her residence in Thorld, after a courageous battle with M.S. on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at the age of 68. Beloved wife of the late Leo Emond (2005). Loving mother of Kara Emond - Boughner, Nadine Emond and Michael Emond. Predeceased by her parents Irene and James McInnis and her siblings Dineen Holland and Jim McInnis. Dear sister-in-law to Jim Holland (late Dineen), Sharon Dewey (John), Kevin Emond (Wanda), Craig Emond (Susan), Roland Emond and Roger Emond. Special Aunt to Greg Holland, Mike Kotyk, Corey and Erica Emond (Jamie), Darcy,  Jason and Darren McInnis. Grandma will be sadly missed by her grandchilren Devon and Dawson Boughner and Wesley Emond. Our sincere gratitude goes ou to the many caregivers (friends), especially Liz, Melissa and Darlene who made Irene's last few years comfortable. Irene's family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME AND CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street , South, Thorold on Monday October 6, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment, Lakeview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the M.S. Society would be appreciated by her family.

 

BYNKOSKI, FRANCES JUNE (nee Berketo)
June 27, 1934 - September 29, 2014

Imagine stepping on a shore
And finding it Heaven
Of touching a hand,
And finding it God's Hand
Of breathing new air
And finding it Celestial
Of waking up in glory
And finding it "Home"
                       Author Unknown
Frances stepped onto that shore on September 29, 2014 from her own home with her loving family at her side, after a lengthy illness. Welcoming her "Home" is her loved husband John (2008), her children Catharine (2009) and Christopher (1975). Also predeceased by her loving parents, William (1985) and Fannie Stocklash (2000); brother William (1991) and sister Anna Marie (1947). Mourning her passing is her daughter Mary Beth Bynkoski and Grandchildren, Johnathan Bynkoski, Anna Danyliw (Mike) and their daughter Paige, Jeramy Egerter (Tanya) and their children Adam and Christopher; B.J. Egerter (Kelli) and their children Kendall and A.J.; Jessica Konert (Bobbi) and their children Casey and Isabelle and her son-in-law Ken Egerter. Also survived by her sister Margaret Bent, brothers Albert and David Berketo, their families, cousins and one Aunt Dora Paddey. The family wishes to thank C.C.A.C. and all the Para-Med Angels, Dr. Timothy Tatzel and staff. Also special thanks to Stephanie's, Michalla and my dear BFFNE Sandie Duck. Cremation has taken place and a Family Gathering will be held on Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at Amici's Banquet Centre, 2740 Merrittville Hwy. Thorold. Arrangements entrusted to the HAINE FUNERAL HOME AND CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold.

 

LOUGHRIDGE, Gordon
Peacefully on Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at Linhaven in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of Evelyn (nee Riddle). Survived by his daughter Briar. Grandfather of Tina, Kerry, Trisha, Nancy, Christopher, Alec, Danielle, Trevor and Travis. Predeceased by granddaughter Leah. Survived by several great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter. Brother of  Jean (late Art) Finnigan, Doris (late Stan) Carson, Barbara (late Cecil) Firth, Gwen (Paul) Irvine and late Dalton (Muriel). Gordon worked at Hayes Dana retiring in 1985.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Wednesday from 11:00-12:30pm.  Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, September 24th at 12:30pm.  Cremation to follow.  If so desired, donations to Heart & Stroke Foundation or War Amps would be appreciated by the family.

 

WAWSZKIEWICZ, Helena Mary (Szelemej)
After a very long courageous battle with diabetes on Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at the St. Catharines Hospital in her 69th year. Beloved wife of Edward. Loving mother of Mike and Nadia. Survived by her sister Zania of Poland and brother Bogdan Szelemej of St. Catharines. Helena was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church in Thorold. Special thanks to the Doctors and Staff at the St. Catharines Hospital for their excellent support and compassion. The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9pm.  Vigil Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Thursday at 3:30pm. Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church (21 Queen St. S., Thorold) on Friday, September 19th at 11:00am.  Cremation to follow. If so desired, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or St. Catharines General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

 

HILL, Ruth Helen (Smith)
Peacefully on Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at Garden City Manor in her 94th year. Predeceased by her husband James. Loving mother of James (Jennie), Gary (Susan) and the late Robert. Dear grandmother of six and great grandmother of eight. Survived by sister Joyce Yarr, brother Norman (Joyce) and sister in-law Helen Smith. Predeceased by sisters Betty (Tom) McDonald, Catharine (Peter) Damude, brothers William, Don (Joan) and brother-in-law Bill Yarr. Ruth will be sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. She was a member of Royal Candian Legion Branch 17 Ladies Auxiliary.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm.  The Royal Canadian Legion will hold a memorial service at the funeral home on Tuesday at 7pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, September 17th at 11:00am.  Cremation to follow.  If so desired, donations to CNIB or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.

 

STEVENSON, Marjorie Virginia (Cox)
Peacefully on Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at the St. Catharines Hospital in her 86th year. Predeceased by her husband William 'Bill'. Loving mother of Randy, Cindy and Sherry (Brandon) Macor. Loved grandma of Madison and Olivia. Survived by her sister Donna Cox. Marjorie was a longtime member of St. John's Anglican Church, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 17 Ladies Auxiliary, Canadian Corps Unit #44 and the Moose Lodge. Special thanks to Shirley, Dr. Linda Lee and the Oncology Unit at the St. Catharines Hospital for their help and support.
Cremation has taken place.  Funeral Service will be held at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Monday, September 15th at 12:00noon. (Visitation 11:00-12:00) In lieu of flowers, donations to St. John's Anglican Church would be appreciated by the family.

 

McKENZIE, Barry Ronald Charles

Passed away on Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at age 65. Loving husband to Shirley (Ryan) McKenzie. Loving father to Ron Barry Jr (Mary-Ellen), Shirleen (Ron). Loving grandfather to Kyla, Brady, Derron. He will also be missed by his brother Larry (Margie). He leaves behind many nieces and nephews. Memorial service to be held by family.

 

RANKIE, David Raymond
It is with heartfelt sadness that the Rankie family grieve the end of David's journey on Saturday, September 6th, 2014. Predeceased by wife Mary Lou (nee Meighan) of 45 years. Loving father of Blake (Amanda), Maridavid (Edmund) and Blair (Angela). Grandpa to Aidan & Tessa, Gregory (Ashley), Cassaundra & Jessica. Great grandpa of Madison. Survived by brother Arthur (Mary) and predeceased by brother Ron. David and the family would like to thank the Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital & the St. Catharines Hospital for their incredible care and all of David's friends and family for their love and support.  The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Thursday from 7:00-9:00pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, September 12th at 10:30am.  Interment to follow.  David has requested in lieu of flowers, donations to Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital, St. Catharines Hospital or Wellspring Niagara would be appreciated.

 

MARSHALL-YOUNG, Dorothy B. (Ayres)
Peacefully on Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at the St. Catharines Hospital in her 83rd year. Predeceased by her husband William and son Danny.  Loving mother of Greg (Alison) and Daryl (Dawn). Dear grandma of Kevin, Brandon, Cody, Tylar and Makenzie. Dorothy will be sadly missed by her dear brothers and sisters, numerous nieces and nephews, family and friends.
Cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Service will be held at Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home, 201 Minet's Point Road, Barrie on Saturday, September 13th at 1:00pm.  If so desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

 

COPELAND, David
In his 77th year, passed away suddenly on the 30th of August 2014 in St. Catharines General Hospital. Survived by his 4 children and grandchildren. Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, came to Canada in the year 1971. Sadly missed by his sister June Stilges, nephew Mark Stilges and family, also brother and sister and family in Ireland. Gone to rest in a better place. Thanks to staff at Glenhaven Home where he resided and staff at St. Catharines General Hospital 4A. Cremation has taken place and the family service will follow at 2 p.m. on Friday, September 5th Victoria Lawn Cemetery. Donations to St. Catharines Humane Society.

 

TISI, Fernand Joseph
August 29, 1926 - Aug 31, 2014
Fern passed away peacefully at Foyer Richelieu on Sunday at the age of 88. Overcoming numerous health issues, his will to live was an incredible force that kept him with us for this long. For that we are grateful, while hoping that he is now at peace and in a better place. Fern was born in St. Camille to a family of 17. Some of his fondest memories were the many family get-togethers that took place in the earlier years. He mastered many different disciplines during his life, ultimately becoming a carpenter by trade. He applied his carpentry skills to helping each and every one of his children renovate, build and ultimately improve their living standard. In his final work years, he was hired at the Ontario Paper Mill as a tradesperson. Any work performed throughout his entire career would always be done with skill, precision and pride of ownership. Some of his favourite travels were to Vermont, British Columbia, California, Florida, Hawaii, France and Italy. His father had immigrated to Canada from Italy as a young man. Fern's most memorable trip appeared to be when he had the opportunity to visit his father's birthplace and childhood home in a small town in the mountains of Italy called Bisaccia. Spending a great deal of time with his granddaughter as she was growing up and watching her excel in countless sporting events amongst other activities brought him a sense of pride and unparalleled joy. Predeceased by his wife Jeannine in 1991, his father Michael, mother Zelia, siblings Sylvia, Generome, Alice, Virgine, Luger, Albert, Armand, Irenee, Joseph, Lucienne and Real. He is survived by his sister and brother, Antoinette Boisvert and Gabriel Tisi; children Roger Tisi and wife Nadine, Gaetan Tisi and wife Sharon, and Denise Conway; grandchildren Ryan Conway, Michael Tisi, Sean Tisi and Stesha Conway and finally great-grandchild Aidan Conway. Special thanks to his sister-in-law Gilberte Tisi for helping in times of need. The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm.  Vigil Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday at 3:30pm.  Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church (21 Queen St. S., Thorold) on Thursday, September 4th at 10:30am.  Rite of Committal at Victoria Lawn Cemetery.  If so desired, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

 

LANESE, Nunzia 'Lina' (DiTillo)
(March 24, 1921 - August 22, 2014)
It is with great sadness that the family of Nunzia announce her passing, peacefully on Friday, August 22nd, 2014 at the St. Catharines Hospital. Predeceased by her husband Berardino 'Mario' (1994) and her parents Domenico and Bambina (Vitullo), one sister and three brothers. Loving mother of Incoronata (Luigi) Soccio, Ettore (Shelly) Lanese and Matilde (Mike) Holdsworth. Nonna will be sadly missed by her ten grandchildren, Riccardo Soccio, Robert (Rita) Soccio, Marlene (Carlo) Arghittu, Louie Soccio, Caroline (Jonathan) Selluski, Mario and Alexa Lanese, Ryan, Michael and Corey Holdsworth. Cherished Nonna of seven great grandchildren. She will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Nunzia was a strong woman who treasured and loved her family and was devoted to her faith. She was a member of Holy Rosary Church. The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9pm.  Vigil Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Monday at 3:30pm.  Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church (21 Queen St. S., Thorold) on Tuesday, August 26th at 10:00am.  Rite of Committal at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens. If so desired, donations to the March of Dimes would be appreciated by the family.

 

SHARP, Ernest Wilfred 'Ernie'
At home on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 at the age of 74. Loving husband of Linda for 52 years.  Dear father of Lisa, Leslie and Lindsay (Desta) Williams.  Pa will by sadly missed by his grandchildren Natalie, Emily and Christopher. Ernie was employed with Metro Toronto Police and retired from the Ministry of Transportation. Many thanks and much appreciation to Thorold Fire and Niagara EMS for their gallant effort and compassion, and to the NRP and OPP officers for their kindness and support.
Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or service. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold.

 

HAMMOND, Allan Ross
It is with heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Allan Hammond on August 19, 2014, at the age of 67. Survived by his loving wife and best friend Lorraine. Allan also leaves behind his children Robynne Thiele, Kris (Lori) Thiele, Cheri Ann (Mike) Beckman and Shane (Tiffany) Hammond. Proud Papa of Christopher, Ryan, Megan, Jessica, Quintin, Kyler and Ethan. Also survived by his brother Bruce (Connie) Hammond. He retired from Abitibi in 2009, and was a member of the Plumbers Union Local 666. An avid boater, Allan was an active member of the Greater Niagara Boating Club and a true friend to anyone who needed one. As per his wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of Allan's life will be held on Monday, August 25, from 4-9pm at the Greater Niagara Boating Club. 4649 Lyons Creek Road, Niagara Falls. In lieu of flowers, donation to the Alzheimer's Society of Niagara.

 

FILIPOW, Roma Mary (Spironello)
Surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 at Tufford Manor in her 95th year. Beloved wife of Bernard 'Brownie' for 71 years. Loving mother of Bernard (Judith) and Sandra (Pat) Napoli. Dear grandmother of Roseanna (Spencer), Alexander, Anthony and Christopher. Great grandmother of Everest, Ethan and Peyton-Taylor. Survived by brother Gino Spironello (Ciso Bellio).  Predeceased by brothers Henry and William. Roma was a longtime member of Holy Rosary Church and the CWL, and Latina Lodge Chapter 27 Order of Sons of Italy.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9pm.  Vigil Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Thursday at 8:30pm with the CWL present. Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church (21 Queen St. S., Thorold) on Friday, August 22nd at 10:00am.  Rite of Committal at Fairview Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Brain Injury Association of Niagara or Salvation Army would be appreciated by the family.

 

JOHNSON, William Paul Jr. (Billy)
October 29, 1970 - August 15, 2014
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our son, brother, uncle, William Paul Jr. (Billy) on Friday, August 15th, 2014 at the St. Catharines Hospital after a courageous battle with Sarcoma Cancer. Beloved son of William and Lorraine Johnson. Dear brother of Lori (Jeff) Murphy and Kelly (Nick) Nekoui. Proud uncle of Cameron, Natasha, Jasmine, Megan and Katie. Bill will be sadly missed by his aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and his dog Harley. He was a tool and die maker at Dana for 18 years till its closure. The family wishes to thank Dr. T. Tatzel, Dr. R. Tozer, Dr. Bertothy, nurses at Juravinski and nurse Babes. At Bill's request cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Wednesday, August 20th at 11:00am. If so desired, donations to St. Catharines General Hospital Foundation (Walker Family Cancer Center) would be appreciated by the family.

 

PILUTTI, Adeline
After a lengthy illness on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at Tufford Nursing Home at the age of 92. Predeceased by her husband Jimmy Pilutti (1998).  Loving mother of Linda (Gary) Reece, Lana Wikobrado (Mustafa), Janie (late Derwyn) Griffiths, Rick Pilutti. Dear grandmother of ten and great grandmother of many.
Cremation has taken place and a private interment has was held. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold.

 

WOOD, Doris
(March 9, 1936 - August 11, 2014)
Surrounded by her beloved family, Doris passed away on Monday, August 11th, 2014 at McNally House Hospice in Grimsby. Loving Mother of Carol, Ian, and Phil. Wife of Raymond. Cherished Grandmother of Lonnie, Denny, Carly and Mitchell. Dearest Great-Grandmother of Charlotte, Dylan, Jack, Ryan, and Tyler. Remembered by Gabrial, Mason, Sianna, and Virginia. Will also be lovingly remembered by numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends in England. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Visitation for family and friends to Celebrate Doris’ Life will be held at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Sunday, August 24th from 1:00-4:00pm. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to McNally House Hospice.

 

PORCO, Rita
Peacefully surrounded by loving family on Sunday, August 10th, 2014 at the age of 91.  Loving aunt of Gloria (Elio) Porco, Teresa (Raphael) Porco and Pasquale Porco.  Dear great aunt of Paula (Brad) Deakin and Victoria Porco.  Great great aunt of Caitlyn Lily.  Survived by sisters Amelia (late Leonardo) Alessio, Angela (Angelo) Delvecchio and Connie (late Donato) Setacci.  Predeceased by her parents Pasquale and Guilia Porco, brothers Nicola (Catherine) Porco, Mario (Elizabeth) Porco, Joseph (Rosina) Porco and sister Carolina (Vincenzo) Martino.  Also survived by several nieces and nephes.  Many thanks to Dr. Pringle and staff at Extendicare for all their love and care.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm.  Vigil Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday at 3pm.  Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church (21 Queen St. S., Thorold) on Thursday, August 14th at 11:00am.  Rite of Committal with Entombment at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens.  If so desired, donations to the Our Lady of the Holy Rosary would be appreciated by the family.

 

SARCINO, Carmela Mary (Soave)
Peacefully on Saturday, August 9th, 2014 at Tufford Nursing Home in her 100th year.  Predeceased by her husband Anthony (1991).  Survived by two sisters Mae (late Eugene) O'Sullivan and Antoinette (late Ross) Cashmore.  Predeceased by one sister Mary (Albert) Saldarelli and three brothers Fred, Jack, John Soave.  Survived by many nieces and nephews.  Carmela was a member of Holy Rosary Church and the CWL, and former member of Blessed Virgin Sodality.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm.  Vigil Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday at 3pm with the CWL present.  Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church (21 Queen St. S., Thorold) on Wednesday, August 13th at 11:00am.  Rite of Committal at Lakeview Cemetery, Thorold.  If so desired, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

 

CALMUSKY, Mary
With heavy hearts we announce the passing of our beautiful Mother on Monday, August 4th, 2014. Mary was born on May 5th, 1924 (nee Koruna) in Thorold, Ontario where she lived her entire life. In 1948 she married the love of her life Henry (Hank) Calmusky and shortly thereafter they started their own version of 'My Three Sons' with the birth of Dan in 1949 and then the arrival of twins Randy and Gary in 1952. To say that Mom lived for her family is an understatement - her family was her life! She gave unselfishly and lived tirelessly to ensure that her children were given every opportunity that was possible. Her love was unconditional. In addition to raising her family, Mary worked at Towers, Dominion Stores and later at Sears Canada. She was not only our Mom, she was our hero! During times of crisis or panic her advice was always 'Get a good night's sleep and things will seem better in the morning.' She was right. Mary is survived by her husband Henry; sons Randy (Theresa) and Gary; grandchildren Ryan (Lani), Jennifer, and Kyle of Calgary; Alyson and Sean of Aurora; Lindsay and Michelle of Oakville; and great grandchildren Mia, and twins Carson and Kashton of Calgary. Mom we love you and through our many fond memories you will always be remembered and missed. Mother was predeceased by her brother William Koruna and her sister Jennie Kucharski. Our Angel is now reunited with our brother Dan who we are sure will proudly give Mom a tour of Heaven. At the family's request a private burial has already taken place.

 

McGEORGE, Clyde Douglas
Peacefully on Friday, August 1st, 2014 at the St. Catharines Hospital in his 82nd year.  Beloved husband of Maureen (nee Gray) for 48 years.  Loving father of Kim D. (McGeorge) Chute, Eric McGeorge (Melissa) and Julie Ann McGeorge (Damien).  Dear grandfather of Amanda (David) Littlejohn, Eric and Rebecca Chute, Erika and Andrew Schneider, and Claire McGeorge.  Survived by sister-in-law Phyllis McGeorge.  Predeceased by brother Donald McGeorge and granddaughter Anita Gray Schneider.  Clyde will be sadly missed by several nieces and nephews.  He worked for Fruitbelt Trucking and Newman Steel for many years before retiring.  A proud Veteran, Clyde served in Korea in 1953-54 with 2nd Battalion, Royal Highland Regiment of Canada, Black Watch.  Clyde was an avid boater and was a member of the Smugglers Cove Boat Club for many years.  Many thanks to Dr. Rose, staff at Tufford Nursing Home and St. Catharines Hospital I.C.U. and special thanks to Bev E. for her exceptional care and friendship.
Cremation has taken place.  Funeral Service will be held at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church (12 Carleton St. S., Thorold) on Wednesday, August 6th at 11:00am.  If so desired, donations to the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada or St. Catharines General Hospital Foundation (Walker Family Cancer Center) would be appreciated by the family.

 

PIZZACALLA, Patrick Joseph
Peacefully on Monday, July 28th, 2014 at the age of 84.  Beloved husband of the late Barbara (June 30, 2014) for 58 years.  Loving father of the late Patrick Jr., Betsy, Ricky and Denise (Mike) MacLean.  Brother of the late Nick (Jo), Joe (Helen), late Tony (Florence), The Rev. Msgr. Dominic Pizzacalla, Grace (Don) Roberts and Rita (late Gary) McShane.  Predeceased by parents Luigi and Maria.  Pat will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.  Pat worked for Fraser Paper for over 40 years, retiring in 1989.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Thursday from 9:30-10:30am.  Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church (21 Queen St. S., Thorold) on Thursday, July 31st at 11:00am.  Rite of Committal at Lakeview Cemetery, Thorold.  If so desired, donations to the Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church (Building Fund) would be appreciated by the family.

 

STORIN, Georgina Marjorie 'Marj'
February 22, 1939 - July 24, 2014
Peacefully at home surrounded by her family.  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marj Storin.  Beloved mother of Teresa Genest (Claude), Jackie Parkes (Dave) and Patti Deley (Jerry).  Predeceased by son Harold Vankralingen (Theresa) and husband Lloyd Storin.  Survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren.  There will be a memorial service held at the Royal Canadian Legion 111 Church St., St. Catharines (back door) on August 2nd, 2014 from 1:00-6:00pm.

 

DEL DUCA, Raffaele
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Raffaele Del Duca, peacefully on Sunday, July 20th, 2014 at the St. Catharines Hospital at the age of 67.  Beloved husband of Ersilia (nee Grossi) for 40 years.  Loving father of Eric and Joseph (Veronica).  Predeceased by his parents Americo (2001) and Fortunata (2010).  Survived by aunts Maria (late Rosino) Mariani, Francesca (Raffaele) Risi, Battista (late Mario) Del Duca, Alfredina (late Antonio) Bianchi, brother-in-law Carlo & sister-in-law Anna Grossi.  Also survived  by family in Italy & Ireland Bernardina (Giuseppe) Grossi, Domenico (Antonietta) Grossi, Gina (Cosimo) Iafanni, Mario Grossi, Pietro (Anna) Grossi.  Raffaele will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins.  The family wish to thank the hospital staff and Lucy and Marsie from Homecare.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm.  Vigil Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday at 3:30pm.  Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church (21 Queen St. S., Thorold) on Wednesday, July 23rd at 12:00 noon.  Rite of Committal with Entombment at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens.  If so desired, donations to Holy Rosary Church, Alzhiemer's Society or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

 

CARRIERE, Margery Freda


VENDROMIN, Edward Anthony

September 12, 1941 - July 14, 2014

Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or service. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold.

 

McINNIS, Lois Marguerite (O'Hara)
Passed away peacefully with family at her side, in her 87th year, on Sunday, July 6th 2014, at the Port Colborne Hospital.  Predeceased by her husband John (2004).  Loving mother of Allan and Patti McInnis.  Precious Granny Lo to Aaron (Megan), Lee Anne, Jared, Kristen and Kayleigh.  Survived by her sister Ruth O'Hara, step-daughters Joanne (Leonard) Burleigh, Donna Newell and their families.  Aunt Loey to numerous nieces and nephews.  Lois was born August 18th 1927 in Isaac's Harbour, Nova Scotia.  She was a long-time Bell Canada employee retiring in 1977.  Lois was a faithful member of Trinity United Church in Thorold, singing in the Choir and active with the UCW.  'We love you a bushel and a peck.'
The family will receive friends a the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Monday from 7:00-9:00pm.  Funeral Service will be held at Trinity United Church (15 Pine St. S., Thorold) on Tuesday, July 15th at 10:30am.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Trinity United Church (Elevator Restoration Fund) would be appreciated by the family.

 

PIZZACALLA, Barbara Ann (nee Park)
After a lengthy illness Barbara passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, June 30th, 2014 at the age of 79.  Beloved wife of Pat for 58 years.  Loving mother of the late Patrick Jr., Betsy, Ricky and Denise (Mike) MacLean.  Predeceased by sisters Marjorie and Joan (Melvin) McNulty.  Sister-in-law of late Nick (Jo), Joe (Helen), late Tony (Florence), The Rev. Msgr. Dominic Pizzacalla, Grace (Don) Roberts and Rita (late Gary) McShane.  Babs will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.  She worked for Abitibi Paper for 23 years, retiring in 1995.
Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church (21 Queen St. S., Thorold) on Thursday, July 3rd at 11:00am.  Private burial to follow.  If so desired, donations to Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church (Building Fund) would be appreciated by the family.

 

SLACK,  Jeanne Elizabeth
February 22, 1924 - June 28, 2014.  Jeanne passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, June 28th at Linhaven at the age of 90 after a long struggle with Alzheimer's.  She was the cherished mother and best friend of Betsy Foster, adored grandmother of Samantha DeRose and Chad Davidson, and dearest great grandmother of Connor and Kyle.  Predeceased by father Richard Lewis, mother Jessie and sister Margaret.  During her 27 years as an Employment Officer for Canada Manpower, Jeanne found great satisfaction in being able to help hundreds of people in St. Catharines find meaningful employment.  After retiring from Canada Manpower at 64, Jeanne loved curling, golfing, lunching with "the girls" at the Club, puttering in her garden and packing a bag in preparation for a trip to anywhere.  In addition to her family, Jeanne will be greatly missed by her long-time friends, Eleanor Proctor, Shirley Martin, Moira Davidson, Joan Rothman and Audrey Collett.  In accordance with Jeanne's wishes, cremation has taken place.  The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Thursday, July 10th.  Visitation will take place from 10-11am, followed by a service celebrating her life in the funeral home chapel.  Internment will take place at Lakeview Cemetery immediately following the service.  Jeanne's family would like to express their deepest appreciation to all the staff at Linhaven, and especially thank the outstanding caregivers of Lincoln Unit and the remarkable Dr. Rhonda Collins who made every day the best it could possibly be for Jeanne over these past years.  Remembrances in Jeanne's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Niagara Region.                    "Forever in our hearts"

 

CAPONE, Tommy
Peacefully on Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 at Cobblestone Gardens at the age of 91.  Predeceased by his wife Bridgey (1978), son Ronny (1996) and daughter Carol (2002).  Loving father of Linda (Peter) Dolynsky and Theresa (Rob) Peters.  Dear grandfather of Michelle, Renee, Tyler (Rachel), Matthew (Megan), Alex, Carli, Kelsey, Jodi (Dan), Michelle (Dan), Sandra and Ronny.  Predeceased by brother Ralph and sister Dorothy Burden.  Also predeceased by his companion Kay Hammond.  Tommy worked at Exolon for 43 years retiring in 1985.  He was a Veteran of WWII, serving with the Royal Canadian Dragoons.  Tommy was a member and Past President of the Canadian Corps Unit #44 and member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 17.  He enjoyed going to the cottage and spending time with family and friends, and will be greatly missed.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9pm.  Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, June 28th at 10:00am.  Rite of Committal at Lakeview Cemetery, Thorold.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the C.N.I.B. or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

 

WARKENTIN, Don
After a lengthy and courageous battle with COPD, Don passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loved ones, on Monday June 23rd, 2014 at the age of 75.  Beloved husband of Irene (Coletti) for 54 years.  Loving father of Shelley and Paula (Mark).  Devoted grandfather of Justin Louis, Vanessa Michelle, Emily and Stephen.  Predeceased by his parents, William and Susie and his brother Dave.  Survived by his siblings Bill (Carol), Viola (Lou) Friesen, Bob (Erna), Bert (Helen), Ed (Irene), and sister in law Eunice.  Also survived by sisters in law Mary (late Fred) Gabriel, Betty (late John) Coletti, and Lorraine (Jack) Hallarn.  He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.  Don was a member of Holy Rosary Church, Knights of Columbus Sacred Heart Council 2319, and the Sons of Italy, Club Capri.  He retired from General (Allied) Chemical after many years of service.  Don volunteered for many years with the Linwell Skating Club, and the Thorold Amateur Athletic Association.  The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to family and friends, Dr. J. Bertley, Dr. G. Kandasamy.  Don was able to remain at home as per his wishes with the support of CCAC, Red Cross, and Paramed.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9pm.  Vigil Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Sunday at 3pm with the Knights of Columbus present.  Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church (21 Queen St. S., Thorold) on Monday, June 30th at 11:00am.  Rite of Committal at Lakeview Cemetery, Thorold.  If so desired, donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.

 

BARNHART, Harold MacGregor
Peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, June 21st at the St. Catharines Hospital in his 86th year.  Predeceased by his wife Margaret (nee Gonzalez) of 54 years.  Loving father of Michael (Cathy), Marlene (Jay) Girard, Karen (Mike) and Elaine (David) McGilvray.  Poppa will be fondly remembered by his grandchildren Sandy (Ryan), Michael, Matt (Amanda), Riley and Clancy.  Great grandfather of Hunter, Cohen and Ella.  Brother of Dorothy (late Butch) Buchner, Grace (late Charles) McMillan, Muriel (late Joe) Gorman, Judy (Duane) Rutley, Richard (Monique) Barnhart and the late Helen (Michael) Poirier.  Brother-in-law of late Louis (Ethel), Louise (Clifford) Booker, late Robert (late Maria), Paul (Lois), Alice, late Raymond (Jeanne), late Henry and late Edward.  Harold grew up in the Cornwall Area, and served his country in the Korean War.  He then relocated in Thorold to work at Provincial Paper, retiring after 45 years in 1990.  Harold was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, lifetime member of Protection Hose Co. #1, and 60 year member of Thorold Legion Br. 17.  Now there will be more kisses in Heaven.  "When the angels start to sing, and they're handing out the wings, Lord keep me in mind."
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm.  Vigil Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday at 3pm.  Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church (21 Queen St. S., Thorold) on Thursday, June 26th at 11:00am.  Cremation to follow.  If so desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

 

LAUZON-GAMPEL, Yolande Marie (Drouin)
Peacefully on Monday, June 2nd, 2014 at Extendicare in her 96th year.  Predeceased by her husbands John Lauzon and Samuel Gampel.  Loving mother of Christine (Philip) Doyle, Paul (Rose) Lauzon, Marie Moffett (Max Klutka), Jocelyne Lauzon and Jeannie Lauzon (Kevin Herring).  Dear grandmother of Mark (Karen), Peter, Sandra (Ryan), Manu, Ivan, Angela, Robin and Mia.  Great grandmother of Aidan, Max, Thea, Aiyana, Elijah, Micah, Liam, Hilary, Daniel and Colin.  Survived by three siblings Françoise, Jacques, Mimi, and predeceased by eight siblings Camille, Bertrand, Rachel, Marcelle, Pierrette, Gaetan, Gaston and André.  Special friend of Tracey McGarrigle.  She was a house-mother for Holy Cross Father's Seminary, and RNA with Niagara Senior Residences.    Thank you to the amazing staff at Extendicare for the loving care and St. Julia Church choir of which she was a proud member.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Thursday from 7:00-9:00pm.  Vigil Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Thursday at 8pm.  Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at St. Julia Church (251 Glenridge Ave.) on Friday, June 6th at 10:30am.  Rite of Committal at Fairview Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Sick Kids Hospital would be appreciated by the family.

 

SHUGAN, Joseph
Peacefully on Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at the St. Catharines Hospital in his 96th year.  Beloved husband of Anne (nee Zeliznak) for 67 years.  Loving father of Carol Anne (Graham) Jack, David (Cindy) and Joseph (Jodi).  Dear grandfather of Christian (Heather), Philip, and great grandfather of Zoey.  Survived by one sister Nancy Bauz, and predeceased by four brothers Michael, Stephen, Daniel and William.  Joseph was employed with TRW for 36 years, retiring in 1981.  He was a member of the TP Old Guard and an avid New York Yankee baseball fan.  God bless Dad for he was called up to the major league.
Cremation has taken place.  The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9pm.  Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, May 30th at 10:30am.  If so desired, donations to Friends of Linhaven would be appreciated by the family.

 

BONNETT, Charlotte Alexina (nee Bolton)

Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or service. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold.

 

KEHOE, Ruby Christina 
It is with sad hearts that we have to announce the passing of Ruby after a brief illness on Friday, May 16th, 2014 at the Juravinski Hospital in her 82nd year, predeceased by Carl, her husband of 64 years.  Ruby will be deeply missed by daughters Christene (Dennis), Tracy (Steve), Carol (Donovan) and her son Carl (Claire).  Ruby was a cherished grandmother of Patrick, Joseph, Sara, Carie, Stephen, Breanna and Ingrid and great grandmother of Meghan, Andrew, Mitchell, Aidan, Liam, Hannah, Rachel, Grace and Brayden.  She was a devoted wife, a wonderful mother and grandmother.  Always generous with her time and help.  Family and friends will remember her for her many talents, especially sewing, quilting, and gardening.  She was a prolific baker and her delicious treats will be missed by all her family.
Cremation has taken place.  Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL on Wednesday, May 21st,  at 10:00am.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or The Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

 

MARSH, Pearl Agatha (MacTavish)
Peacefully on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 at the St. Catharines Hospital in her 75th year.  Beloved wife of Milton for 48 years.  Survived by her brother Holly (Lauren) MacTavish and sister-in-law Donna MacTavish.  Also survived by 'adopted son' Lester (Lisa) Laffin, sister-in-law Shirley Laffin and brother-in-law Carson Bonnar.  Pearl will be missed by many nieces and nephews.  Best friend of Helen MacMullin-Dinner.  Predeceased by her parents Ralph and Beda MacTavish, sisters Bertie (Cliff) Hubbard, Charlotte (Leo) Keating, Arlene Sample, brother Bev MacTavish, sister-in-law Corrine Romano-Sault and niece Wendy Romano.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Friday from 11:30-1:30pm.  Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, May 16th at 1:30pm.  Interment at Victoria Lawn Cemetery.  If so desired, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

 

DICK, Olga (nee Danyluk)
It is with immense sadness that we announce the passing of our beautiful, beloved mother Olga with her children at her side, surrounded by love, at the St. Catharines Hospital on Monday, May 12th, 2014, in her 72nd year.  Cherished and treasured mother of Brian of Thorold and Dianne (Jason) Caldarelli of Oakville.  Adored Baba to her sweetheart Ryan Caldarelli who gave her such great joy and strength to keep going.  Also survived by her brother Michael "Junior" (Pat) Danyluk and sister Sonya (Jack) Patterson.  Aunt of Michael (Tanya) Patterson and Phillip Patterson.  Sister-in-law of Robert (Roberta) Dick and their family and Paul Dick.  Predeceased by her husband Edward (2003) and parents Wasyl (2010) and Tekla (2002) Danyluk.  Olga had a gentle and kind spirit and she provided much love and guidance to family and friends.  She was extremely gifted with wisdom, loved to give advice and was strong willed.  In her earlier years, she enjoyed her time at home raising her children before working for Henderson's Pharmacy.  She truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures: giving advice, eating chocolate, cooking, shopping with her daughter and spending time and doting on her grandson.  The family would like to thank all those who supported Mom throughout her journey.  Thank you to her "girls" at Henderson's; Shelley, Renata, Frances and Fran who made Mom smile and laugh.  Thank you to John Henderson for his support and giving Mom the opportunity to work and carry on as normal till the end and thank you to Tyler Custers for his support and helping Mom to her appointments.  Also thank you to Dr. Tatzel and the nurses of 3B for all of their wonderful care.  Mom, you fought a good fight and have definitely deserved your rest.  We are so proud of you.  Thank you for all the love you gave us.  We'll love you forever, we'll like you for always, as long as we're living, our Mom and Baba you'll be.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9pm.  Panachyda will be held in the funeral home on Thursday at 7:30pm.  Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at St. John Ukrainian Catholic Church (91 Lakeshore Rd., St. Catharines) on Friday, May 16th at 10:00 am.  Rite of Committal at Lakeview Cemetery Mausoleum, Thorold.  If so desired, donations to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation or Walker Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family.

 

FERRY, Stella 'Sally' (Feor)
Peacefully at home on Saturday, May 10th, 2014 in her 89th year.  Predeceased by her husband Leo (2000).  Loving mother of Karen (Micheal) Biancaniello, Elaine (Charles) Grierson, Wayne (Norma), Leonard (Phyllis) and Jack (Peng).  Stella will be sadly missed by many grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Sister of Marie Stevens, Helen DelGobbo, Pat, Charlie, Louie and the late George Feor.  She was a loving and devoted wife of 44 years to Leo, and will be missed by all who loved her.  Special thank you to Dr. Brooks and Dr. Crystal from Quest Community Care, and Catherine, Bo, Helen, Lisa, Adrianna, nurses Kim and Christine for their care.
In accordance with Stella's wishes cremation has taken place.  Funeral Service will be held at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Thursday, May 29th at 11:00am.  Interment to follow.  If so desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

 

BARCLAY, Margaret Helen
Peacefully at home on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 at the age of 70.  Loving mother of David Saunders.  Dear sister of Barbara Stevens and the late Desmond Barclay.  Predeceased by her parents James and Kathleen Barclay.  Margaret worked for the City of Kingston and CUPE before her retirement.
Cremation has taken place.  There will be no visitation or service.  Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold.  If so desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

 

CLARK, Dorothy (Patterson)
Peacefully on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 at the Niagara Falls Hospital at the age of 87.  Born on January 25th, 1927 in Gaspe, Quebec.  Beloved wife of Howard for 51 years.  Loving mother of Barbara (Ron) Kiley, Ann (John) Borozny, Myles (Deanna) Patterson and James Clark.  Dear grandmother of nine and great grandmother of three.  Survived by one sister, and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Friday from 7:00-9:00pm.  Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, May 10th at 11:00am  Cremation to follow.  If so desired, donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.

 

PUGH, John Douglas
Peacefully with his family at his side on Monday, May 5th, 2014 at the St. Catharines Hospital in his 68th year.  Loving father of Barbara (Ken) Alexander and Debbie Pugh.  Dear grampy of Alanna, Sydney, Sarah and Brandon.  Brother of Jayne (Brian) Gander and David (Michelle) Pugh.  Predeceased by his parents Allan and Marion and sister Debbie Pugh.  John will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews as well as family on the east coast.  He was employed with TRW for 30 years, retiring in 2007.
Cremation has taken place.  There will be no visitation or service.  Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold.  If so desired, donations to the Lincoln County Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.

 

DOYLE, Donald 'Donny'
Peacefully on Sunday, May 4th, 2014 at the St. Catharines Hospital in his 76th year. Beloved husband of Wilma Poirier (Rubel) for 38 years. Predeceased by his parents Joe and Vi Doyle. Survived by several cousins. Don worked at General Motors for 30 years, before retiring in 1994. He was a longtime and devoted member of The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 17, Thorold for 52 years, where he enjoyed Wednesday afternoon snooker with the boys. Donny was an all around volunteer and couldn't wait to lend a hand, and was always there to welcome new members. Donny was also a member of The Canadian Corps Unit #44, Thorold and Past President of the Sullivan Park Association.
Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Donny's life will be held at The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 17, Thorold on Friday, May 9th from 4:00-7:00pm. If so desired, donations to The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 17, Thorold would be appreciated by the family.

 

CLARINGBOLD, William Robert "Bill"
Died lovingly surrounded by family on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at West Park Health Centre in his 77th year.  Beloved husband of Bonnie (Billett) for 55 years.  Loving father of Judy (Patrick) Claringbold-Rhude and Lori Claringbold.  Dear grandpa of Connor (18), Brynn (16) and Zoe (8).  Brother of the late Nan (Herb) Longhurst, Mina (Don) Eymann and Larry (late Kate) Claringbold.  Loved by many nieces and nephews.  Bill worked for EMCO Supply for 49 years.  His colleagues remember his ever present smile and diligence.  For 30 years, "Mr. C", dedicated his time to being a parent, coach, and referee to ringette.  He introduced ringette to The Soo, and in 1995 coached the St. Catharines Senior Girls team to Provincial silver.  From coast to coast, Bill lived and built everything from beautiful gardens to well stocked bars.  He was "Uncle Bill" to many and was always there to give a hug or help anyone who needed it.  His love for travel often lead him and the family for a "little drive", like leaving Calgary and ending in Vancouver!  Bill enjoyed years of bowling, golf, and dancing with Bonnie.  He was most proud of his daughters, Judy a nurse, and Lori a teacher.  Dad was our rock, our hero.  Bill will be missed dearly by his grandchildren who remember his open arms, stories at bedtime, giggles and his unconditional attention and love.  Good night, Grandpa.

There will be a celebration of his life, July 13th, 2014. Specific details to follow.

 

MACORETTA, Judy Louise (Fetterly)
It is with great sadness and broken hearts that we announce the passing of our loving wife, mother and nonna, Judy Macoretta on April 30th, 2014 in the ICU unit of Welland Hospital.  Born and raised in Buffalo, New York on April 8th, 1950.  She was the loving wife, soul mate and only true love of Angelo for almost 44 years (August 15th).  Dearly loved and cherished mother of Melissa Ann (Doug) and Lana Marie (Dustin).  Adored and loved Nonna of Zackary, Noah and William.  Predeceased by son Russell Joseph (March 12th, 1979) and granddaughter Kyrie (July 7th, 2007).  Also predeceased by parents Charles and Evelyn (Dill) Fetterly, sisters Dorothy and Donna, brothers Charles, William and Donald, and in-laws Rosario and Consiglia (Ciolfi) Macoretta and sister-in-law Jane Macoretta.  Survived by sister Evelyn (Jim) of San Diego, Calif., sisters-in-law Josie and Rosemary (John), brothers-in-law Aldo (Marla) and Frank.  Also many, many nieces, nephews and cousins throughout the USA and Canada.  We were fortunate to have travelled to Italy a few times and also to other European countries.  Also to Venezuela, Mexico and throughout the USA where her family lived.  Most recently to Cuba for the marriage of Lana and Dustin.  Judy loved being a hostess to many family gatherings and occasions as family was most important to her.  She was a cook extraordinaire, pie and pastry baker, which gave her great pleasure to do for her family and guests.  Judy was an ardent and faithful fan of the Buffalo Bills since 1966.  She was a huge fan of boxing and UFC.  Judy was a Girl Guide leader for Thorold Guides and Brownies for many years.  She was a member of Holy Rosary Parish for over 33 years.  Judy was a very determined and strong willed person.  Nonna loved to dote on her grandchildren and couldn't wait when they came to visit, running to hug and kiss nonna.  Her grandchildren were the spark plugs that kept her firing on all cylinders, whether in poor health and sickness or feeling fine.  The girls and their children were her whole world.  Thank you to all the doctors, nurses and respirologists in the ICU for their complete care and attention in treating Judy during her stay.  Special thanks to Val for her care, support and advice to the family during Judy's previous stay during Christmas week, allowing us to enjoy these last 4 months with our wife, mother and nonna.  A huge thank you and hugs to nurse Alison for her care, support, compassion, and respect to our whole family during this most dreariest day of our lives.  Thank you to Father Vijay of St. Kevins for giving Judy her last Rites, Judy was surrounded with love and adoration as her hands were held by her husband and daughters for her final journey.  In honouring Judy's very strict wishes, there was no visitation and a private service was held in the chapel with Father Chris officiating from Holy Rosary Parish.  A private graveside service followed at Lakeview Cemetery in the family plot on May 2nd, 2014.  Thank you to the cemetery staff who assisted in carrying Judy to her final resting place.  Lastly, thank you to Dan Haine and his staff for the professionalism, assistance, care, advice and compassion shown to the Macoretta family during this most difficult time in our lives.  If so desired, donations can be made to McMaster Children Hospital, pediatric oncology and would be appreciated by the family.
"Miss me - but let me go
I want no tears in a gloom filled room.
Why cry for a soul set free?"
I Will Love You Forever Coo…..Ange!

 

PIETROBON, Maria (De Marchi)
Peacefully on Friday, April 25th, 2014 at Bella Senior Care in her 93rd year.  Predeceased by her husband Olindo (1966) and brother Felice (1982).  Survived by her sister Serafina Martinelli and nieces and nephews in Italy.  Also survived by nephews Albert (Joan) and Lino (Santina) Martinelli, Giuseppe, Gianni and Luigino De Marchi, and her son Garry.  Maria was born in Italy, came to Canada in 1954 and lived most of her life in Thorold.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Monday from 7:00-8:30pm.  Funeral Service will follow in the Chapel on Monday, April 28th at 8:30pm.  Cremation to follow.  If so desired, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

 

VERDE, Ernest Tony 'Ernie'
Died peacefully on Thursday, April 24th, 2014 at Hospice Niagara, in his 89th year.  Predeceased by his wife Yvonne (1970), parents Michele and Christine Verde, brother John Verdi, and sister Marie (Fran) Bedore, he is survived by: his children Sylvia, Linda and Tony (Lorraine) Verde and Christine (David) Garrett; his grandchildren Karyn (Mike) Bruneel, Heather (Dylan) Robicheau, Trisha, Patrick (Kimberly) Garrett, Julie Garrett, Steven and Gregory Verde; his great-grandchildren Aidan, Macy and Zoe Bruneel, Celeste Robicheau and Matthew, Meghan, Josiah and Hannah Garrett; his sister-in-law Sybil Verdi, brothers-in-law Robert (Shirley) and Morris (Pat) Kelsven, 14 nephews and 10 nieces.  Ernie was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary parish since he moved to Thorold in 1957, from Dilworth, Minnesota, USA.  A parish reader and altar server at Holy Rosary for more than six decades, he was also a member of Sacred Heart Council 2319 Knights of Columbus.  His varied background included working for Northern Pacific Railroad in Minnesota, research and then computer programming for Carborundum in Niagara Falls, NY, then for Brock University, and finally Ontario Paper Company from which he retired in 1991 after 14 years.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Vigil Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Sunday at 3:30pm with the Knights of Columbus. Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church (21 Queen St. S., Thorold) on Monday, April 28th at 11:00am. Rite of Committal at Lakeview Cemetery, Thorold.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Niagara would be appreciated by the family.

 

VOELKNER, Alex
Suddenly on Monday, April 21st, 2014 at the St. Catharines Hospital in his 78th year.  Beloved husband of Gisela (Glaeske) for 57 years.  Loving father of Michael (Diane), Monica and Rick (Michele).  Dear Grandpa of Justin, Quinn, Cullan, Lauren, Christopher, Owen, Nicholas and Grace.
As per Alex's wishes cremation has taken place.  There will be no visitation or service.  Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

 

GOODWILL, John 'Jack'
Peacefully on Saturday, April 19th, 2014 at the St. Catharines Hospital in his 91st year.  Beloved husband of Lyla (Mortimer) for 42 years.  Loving father of MaryLynn North, Janet (Glenn), David (Anna Maria), John (Carol), Frank (Diane) and late Bill (Cheryl) Bartlett.  Dear grandfather of seven and great grandfather of one.  Predeceased by three sisters Doris (Eldon) Anderson, Brenda (Fred) Neale, Ruth (Lloyd) Reinhart, two brothers Gordon (Sylvia) Goodwill, George (Jean) Goodwill.  Jack was a Veteran of WWII, serving with the 8th Canadian Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment.  He was a longtime member and Past President of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 17 (Thorold).  He retired from Ontario Paper Company as supervisor of maintenance.
The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm.  The Royal Canadian Legion will hold a memorial service at the funeral home on Tuesday at 7pm.  Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, April 23rd at 11:00am.  Interment at Lakeview Cemetery, Thorold.  In lieu of flowers, donations to The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 17 Poppy Fund would be appreciated by the family.

 

RYAN, Jean Elizabeth

June 24, 1923 - April 16, 2014

Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or service. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold.

 

MATIER, Samuel
It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Sam Matier on Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at Valley Park Lodge, Niagara Falls in his 90th year.  Predeceased by his wife Mary Jane 'Maisie' (1996).  Loving father of Cathy (Les) Rushton, Jim (Sandra) Matier and Carol (Ross) Yarnell.  Dear grandfather of Christopher (Kelly), Mark (Stacey), Michael (Christina) Matier, John (Cindy) Yarnell, Samantha (Adam) McArthur and Richard (Ashley) Rushton.  Great grandfather of Tanner, Jack, Madeleine, Reece, Brynn, Piper and Caydence.  Predeceased by daughter Sandra (1960) and great grandson Denver (2011).  Survived by his sister Emily Lilley and niece and nephews in Northern Ireland.  Special thanks to the caregivers at Valley Park Lodge for their compassion and understanding.
At Sam's request cremation has taken place.  The family will receive friends at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Thursday, April 17th from 9:30-11:00am.  Funeral Service will follow in the Chapel 11:00am.  Interment at Lakeview Cemetery, Thorold.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army would be appreciated by the family.

 

CHAMPION, Robert Llewelyn 'Llew'
Peacefully on Monday, April 7th, 2014 at the St. Catharines Hospital in his 72nd year.  Dearly loved husband of Margaret 'Peggy' (nee Smith) for 49 years.  Loving father of Robert (Natalie), James and Heather (Michael) Mambella.  Dear Papa of James, Sarah Jane, Andrew, Robert and Catherine.  Brother of Bill (Elizabeth) Champion.  Survived by his mother-in-law Betty Smith.  Predeceased

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