Passed away on June 15, 2010 in his 93rd year at Extendicare in Hamilton. Friend of Tony Laroque and family. The funeral service will be conducted in the Chapel of the JAMES L. PEDLAR FUNERAL HOME, 1292 Pelham Street, Fonthill, on Saturday, June 19th at 11:00 am with Reverend George Schmidt officiating. Interment to follow at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens in Thorold.
H. Pauline Cosby
Passed away peacefully with her son and grandson by her side, at Rapelje Lodge on Monday, June 14, 2010 in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Lawrence Cosby and loving mother of Brian (Barb) of Fonthill. Also loved by her 2 grandchildren Dave (Taylor) of St. Catharines and Beth of Mississauga. Loving great-grandmother to Briar. Predeceased by her daughter-in-law Barb (2006). Pauline was a hairdresser for many years and a volunteer with the Canadian Cancer Society for 10 years.
Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9 pm Wednesday, June 16th at the JAMES L. PEDLAR FUNERAL HOME, 1292 Pelham Street, Fonthill, where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Thursday June 17th at 10:00 am with Rev. Alan McLean of Fenwick United Church officiating. Interment to follow at Zion Cemetery, Wainfleet. In lieu of flowers memorial donations made to the Arthritis Society would be appreciated.
Marie Ann Luciow
passed away in Welland, on Friday June 11, 2010. Marie Luciow of Manitouwadge and formerly of Welland, in her 56th year. Survived by her loving partner Keith, mother Dorothy Burton, sisters Betty Jean Burton and Martha Cochrane (Len) all of Welland. Loving aunt of Garnet Cochrane (Stephanie) of Regina Saskatchewan and Shannon Cochrane (Don) of Welland. At Marie's request cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family from 7-9 pm. Wednesday at the JAMES L. PEDLAR FUNERAL HOME, 1292 Pelham Street, Fonthill, where the memorial service will be conducted in the chapel on Thursday June 17th at 1:00 pm.
Irene (Simoneau) Leguerrier
It is with deep sadness, that we announce the passing of Irene, in her 81st year. After a courageous battle with cancer, Irene passed away surrounded by her family on June 11. Beloved wife of 58 years to Charles-Guy. Devoted mother to Robert (Linda), Vivianne (Allan) and loving grandma to Christian, Philippe (deceased) and Marc. Irene had a great loving spirit in playing golf, bridge and travelling. But most of all she will be remembered for her great love of family.
Friends will be received by the family on Tuesday June 15, 2010 at the JAMES L. PEDLAR FUNERAL HOME, 1292 Pelham Street, Fonthill, from 12:00 noon until time of the memorial service in the chapel at 2:00 pm with Rev. Diane Beaman officiating. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Cancer Palliative Care Unit at the St. Catharines General Hospital.
John William "Jack" Anthony
Passed away at home with his loving family by his side on June 11, 2010 at the age of 90. Beloved husband of Eleanor for 63 years. Cherished father of Jim, Jill and Jack. Father-in-law of David and Inger. Beloved grandfather of Christy, John and Christopher. Sadly missed by his brother George and predeceased by his brothers Bruce and Lloyd. Jack was an outstanding athlete in football, basketball, softball and lacrosse, finishing his football career with the Hamilton Wildcats. He captained the Thompson Products basketball team and won a national championship. In business, Jack spent 40 years at Thompson Products (now TRW), rising to manager of the aftermarket division. Friends will be received by the family 1 hour prior to service (12 noon to 1 pm), with the funeral service being conducted at 1 pm. on Monday, June 14th, at the JAMES L. PEDLAR FUNERAL HOME, 1292 Pelham Street, Fonthill. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery.
Diane Rita Lawrence
Went to be with the Lord on June 4, 2010 at the Niagara General Hospital in her 71st. year. Loving wife of John and dear mother of Julie and Andrew. Cherished nana of Janelle. Dear sister of Sue and her family in Australia. Diane attended Living Waters Fellowship in Niagara Falls and Destin Assembly in Florida and will be greatly missed by both communities. Diane was very active in healing, preaching and teaching and saw many wonderful miracles in her life time. Her family are extremely proud of all her accomplishments. She lived many adventures and with her loving outgoing personality touched the lives of many in England, Malaysia, Greece, Guatemala, South Africa and Bosnia. Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Monday, June 7th at the JAMES L. PEDLAR FUNERAL HOME, 1292 Pelham Street, Fonthill. The funeral to celebrate Diane's life will take place in the chapel on Tuesday, June 8th at 1:00 pm. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations to the Living Waters Fellowship would be greatly appreciated.
David Wright Ellis
David Wright Ellis
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David passed away in Rapelje Lodge in Welland on May 25th. He died peacefully surrounded by family. He will be missed by Carolyn, his wife of 63 years, his sons, Robert (Jean) in Oakville, Doug in Sarnia, and daughter Barbara (Don) in Fonthill. He leaves grandchildren, Jessica, Marisa, Caleb, Douglas and Carolyn and five great grandchildren. He was predeceased by daughter Kathryn and grandson David. David was born in Lloydminster on January 3, 1923. His early schooling was in Lloydminster and St. John's College in Winnipeg. He graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1946. He spent most of his career with Imperial Oil. He enjoyed hobbies such as hockey, golf and traveling with Carolyn. He loved building and playing organs and for many years was an organist in the Anglican church. He was actively involved in his church affairs. A memorial service will be held on June 23rd at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Anglican Church in Sarnia. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Parkinson Society - especially in the PEP (Parkinson Education Programme). The address is:
4500 Blackie Rd Unit 117
James Raymond Wells
Passed away at the Welland Hospital on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 in his 85th. year. Beloved husband of Joan ( Sisler) Wells. Dear father of Jim and Scott Wells (Beverly) and step father of Gordon Sisler (Janice Giesbrecht), Cathy Sisler, Laura Schmitt (John) and David Sisler (Kathryn). Cherished grandfather of Paul and Collin Wells, Julia and Laurel Sisler, Michael Schmitt, Kealan and Jared Sisler.Survived by his sister Florence. Predeceased by his brother Robert Wells and sister Ada Wells. Missed also by his daughter-in-law Lezlie Harper ' Wells. Jim was a Veteran of WW2 and served on the HMCS Capilano, also a member of the Sawmill Golf Club and the St. Catharines Golf and Curling Club. At Jim's request cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family from 6-9 pm on Sunday, June 6, 2010 at the JAMES L. PEDLAR FUNERAL HOME, 1292 Pelham Street, Fonthill. The memorial service will by held on Monday, June 7, 2010, at 11:00am at Fonthill United Church, 42 Church Hill, Fonthill with Reverend Dr. Garry van Bruchem officiating. As an expression of sympathy donations to the New Walker Family Cancer Center or Fonthill United Church would be greatly appreciated.
Robert "Bob" Haymes
it is with heavy hearts and great sorrow that the family announce the passing of Robert (Bob) Haymes on May 29, 2010, in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Joan for 55 years. Robert was the cherished father of Brenda Dixon (Ken), Bill Haymes (Donna), Sue Valovich (Tony), and Tim Haymes (Nancy). Remembered with love by grandchildren Tanya and Kerri Dixon, Joe Lamontagne (Mel), Karen Laffin (Dale, Samantha and Erik), Kelsey, Kendall and Kirsten Haymes, Tyler and Justin Haymes and great-granddaughter Raeanne Lamontagne. Also survived by his sister Violet Christensen. He was predeceased by his parents, Ken and Matilda Haymes, brother Gerald, sisters Helen Gilbert, Dorothy Bradley, Anna Beddall, Jean MacDonald, Emma Desy and son-in-law Paul Lamontagne. Bob was a member of the Fonthill Lions Club, Welland Curling Club, Sparrow Lakes Golf Club and the Welland Senior Hockey Club. Friends will be received by the family on Monday from 7-9 pm. and Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the JAMES L. PEDLAR FUNERAL HOME, 1292 Pelham Street, Fonthill, where the complete funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Wednesday June 2nd at 11:00 am, with cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to Fonthill Lions Club CNIB, or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. The Fonthill Lions will conduct a service at the funeral home Monday evening at 7:00 pm.
Dorothy Mary Joynt
passed away at Extendicare, Welland Hospital, on Monday May 24th 2010 in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late John Robert Joynt (2008). Loving mother of Brian and his wife Judy of Guelph and predeceased by her daughter Nancy Schmidt. Dear mother-in-law of Lonny Schmidt of Welland. Also loved by her grandchildren David Joynt and his wife Gillian, Paul Joynt, Ryan Schmidt and her great-grandson Logan. Dear sister of Cal Storie and his wife Ann of Welland and sister-in-law of George Joynt and his wife Mary Ellen also of Welland. Dorothy was a proud charter member of Wesley United Church in Welland.
Following Dorothy's wishes cremation has taken place. A memorial service to celebrate Dorothy's life will be conducted at Wesley United Church, 244 First Ave. North, Welland, on Thursday May 27th at 1:00 pm., Rev. Kim Wright officiating with reception to follow at the church. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Wesley United Church Memorial Fund.
passed away peacefully at Rapelje Lodge, Welland, on Monday May 24th 2010, in her 104th year. Helen was a long time resident of St. John's Ontario. Beloved wife of the late James Abbott (1958). Predeceased by her son James Abbott (1980), brother Jack Lundy and sister Louise Lundy. Helen will be fondly remembered by her goddaughter Marjorie Dixon and the Ursulak families Dave and Rhonda of Naniamo BC., Chris and Rhonda, Nathan and Nina of Milton Ontario. Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 & 7-9 pm Thursday May 27th at the JAMES L. PEDLAR FUNERAL HOME, 1292 Pelham Street, Fonthill. The funeral service will be conducted at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 1557 Pelham Street, Fonthill, on Friday May 28th at 11:00 am with The Reverend Canon David Browning officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Holy Trinity Anglican Church Building Fund or to Rapelje Lodge Foundation or to a charity of your choice.
Phyllis Edith Murray
passed away at the Welland Hospital, on Monday May 24, 2010, in her 94th year. Predeceased by her husband Raymond Murray (1974) and her sons Jerry (1993) and Jim (2008). Loving mother of Scott (Deb), Sally Barrett (Pat) and mother-in-law of Linda Murray and Barbara Murray. Stepmother of Claudette White (Doug), Jim, Patricia, Leonard and Sharon. Also loved by her 10 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her sister Mildred Smith and brothers Alan Terreberry and Ellison Terreberry. Friends will be received by the family from 7-9 pm. Wednesday May 26th at the JAMES L. PEDLAR FUNERAL HOME, 1292 Pelham Street, Fonthill. Ther funeral service will be conducted at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Port Robinson, on Thursday May 27th at 11:00 am with cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Shirley Lou Levay (Salter)
Born December 9, 1935, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on May 23, 2010 at Lookout Ridge. Survived by children John (Dot) Levay, Jane (Bob) Mackenzie, grandchildren Sarah and Michael Mackenzie, and brother Charles (Annabelle) Salter. Predeceased by husband John Rudolph Levay, and her parents Lambert Salter and Vera (Donald) MacIntyre.
Born in Welland, Shirley lived most of her life in Fonthill where she was a Realtor for many years. In her younger years, she coached, played and refereed fastball, basketball and volleyball at the high school and collegiate levels. She is also recognized on the Welland Sports Wall of Fame.
An avid and highly skilled poker player and a class act all the way, she was dedicated to learning all she could about the world around her, had a great sense of humour, loved her dogs, travelling and cherished her many friends.
In lieu of visitation, a celebration of Shirley's life will be held on Wednesday May 26th at the Mackenzie residence,12 Beechwood Crescent, Fonthill beginning at 4 pm. If desired, donations to the Welland Humane Society in Shirley's honour would be appreciated.
The family is grateful for the outstanding care and compassion bestowed upon Shirley by the staff of Lookout Ridge. (James L. Pedlar Funeral Home incharge of funeral arrangements)
Percy Gordon Peters
Suddenly at his home in Waterdown on Tuesday, May 18th 2010 in his 78th year. Beloved husband of the late Ruth Peters. Loved brother of Willie, Pearl, Violet and Francis. Predeceased by his siblings Walter, Roy Lawrence, Pete, Harry, June, Mabel and Gladys. Also remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may visit at JAMES L. PEDLAR FUNERAL HOME 1292 Pelham St., on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where a Funeral Service will be held on Friday, May 21, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Reverend Bill Thornton Officiating. Interment Pleasantview Memorial Gardens. If desired donations can be made to the charity of your choice.