Wilfred Stanley Roberts
ROBERTS, Wilfred Stanley - 1914-2007 - It is with joy in the memory of his life, that the family announces the passing of our father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend Wilfred Stanley Roberts on Wednesday, February 14, a month short of his 93rd birthday. Wilfred was born in Wentworth County in southern Ontario on March 22, 1914. Upon graduation from McMaster University in 1934, he entered the teaching profession. He taught on Pelee Island, in Athens Ontario and finally in North Bay where he retired as principal of Chippewa Secondary High School in 1972. Wilf was predeceased by his wife and partner, Lydia, in 1973. He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Ken and Marnie, Rick and Jackie and John and Barb as well as 8 grandchildren and 14 great- grandchildren. He will be missed as well by his dear friend Thelma Patterson. A Private Family Graveside Memorial Service will be held in Millgrove, Ontario in the Spring. A Service will be held in the North Bay Area at a later date. If desired, donations may be made in Wilfred's name to Alzheimer Society of Canada or to the Trinity United Church. Arrangements entrusted to the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME (across from City Hall).
Ruth Irene, nee McGraw Rushton
RUSHTON, Ruth Irene, nee McGraw - suddenly at home in London on Wednesday, February 14, 2007, age 85. Beloved wife of the late Harold. Loving mother of Terry and his wife Donna, and Phil. Dear grandmother of Jessica and Erica, all of London. Sister of Larry McGraw of Burlington. She will be fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews and long-time friends. Friends may call during the hour preceding the memorial service which will be conducted at the JAMES A. HARRIS FUNERAL HOME, 220 St. James Street at Richmond, London, on Sunday, February 18 at 2:30 p.m. Memorial contributions to ChildCan, Children's Hospital of Western Ontario or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged.
James (Jimmy) Agnew
AGNEW, James (Jimmy) - Passed away at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Sunday February 11, 2007. Loving husband of Maureen for 49 years. Dear father of William (Sandy), Pauline and her husband Mike Agnew, and Carol and her husband David Gorman. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Joseph, Jennifer, Koty and Jamie and the love of his life, great granddaughter Riley-Marie. Survived by his twin sister Terry Rollo (Jimmy). Jimmy was an original member of the Clan MacFarlane Pipe Band and was a drumming instructor and judge. Cremation has taken place. A service to Celebrate his life will be held at Grace United Church, 222 Victoria St., Niagara-on-the-Lake on Saturday February 17 at 11 a.m. A reception will follow at the church. Remembrances to “Out of the Cold“ would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of PASSFIELD MORTUARY SERVICES 905-682-0474.
Mary Lou Chetyrbuk
CHETYRBUK, Mary Lou - It is with great sadness we announce the loss of our Mother, Grandmother, Wife Mary Lou at the St. Catharines General Hospital - NHS on Thursday February 15, 2007 in her 66th year. Strong in spirit and mind, daughter of the late Hugh J. and Elma J. McDonald (Sloan). Mary is survived by husband Boris, sons Danny (Susan), Rick (Kelly) and daughter Kelly (Tim). Loving grandmother of Sarah, Jessica, Andrew, Brett, Lucas and Michael. Survived by brothers Daniel, Bill, Brian, Larry (Marg), Leo, Donald and sisters Jackie (Art), Sheila (Jim) and Shirley (Fred). Predeceased by brothers Ronald, Bernard, Gerald, Patrick and sister Barbara (Bob) Lounsbury. The family would like to thank Dr's Brian Kerley and Jeanie Walton for their care. Also the compassion and care given by the Palliative Care nurses at St. Catharines General Hospital. A special thank you to Father Andy Goodwin for his guidance. Mary Lou's family will receive friends at the GEORGE DARTE FUNERAL HOME, 585 Carlton Street Sunday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral Liturgy without mass will be held in the chapel on Monday, February 19, 2007 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. If desired memorial donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the St. Catharines General Hospital.
Wm. John Edge
EDGE, Wm. John - Passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2007 at the St. Catharines General Hospital-NHS after a short but brave battle with cancer at the age of 66. Beloved husband of Joyce. Much loved father of Dawn Toth (Jim) and Patti LaBelle (Glen) and stepfather of Martin McKinnon, Lynn Catalano (Henry), Cathy Mitchell (Jim), Susan McKinnon, Glen McCutcheon and Stephen McCutcheon (Gwen). He will be missed by his 14 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and by his sisters Joyce Moore of Stayner, Ontario and Dorothy Ralph of Sardis, B.C. Predeceased by his sister Joan Rabley and his brother Wilfred (Buddy). He worked for 40 years on the Canadian National Railway (MacMillan Yard, Mimico, Oakville and 277 Front Street). John was also a golfing nut which turned into a passion for fishing with Henry. John's family will receive visitors at the GEORGE DARTE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 585 Carlton Steet, St. Catharines on Sunday, February, 18th from 2-4 p.m. A funeral service to celebrate his life will follow in the funeral home chapel at 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
GALEA, Paul - We would like to announce the passing of our dear brother at Extendicare Nursing Home on Monday, February 12, 2007 at the age of 73. He will be greatly missed by his brothers Edward and Vincent and their families. Funeral Liturgy will be held at Star of the Sea Church, 34 Elgin St., Port Dalhousie on Monday, February 19, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. Entombment will take place at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens. BUTLER (905) 646- 6322.
Eleanor Clair (Swim) Krafve
KRAFVE, Eleanor Clair (Swim) - Passed away peacefully at the Chateau Gardens, Niagara-on-the-Lake, on Sunday, January 28, 2007 at the age of 91. Wife of the late Olof Frederick Krafve. Mother of Deborah (Bernard) Hartley, Geneva Krafve, Phillip (Dorothy) Krafve, Phyllis (Jim) Murray and Patricia (Bob) Terryberry. Predeceased by brother Leslie and sister Alva. Survived by sisters Lois Andrews and Margaret Townsend. She will be sadly missed by grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Funeral service was held in Barrington, Nova Scotia. Interment in Old Kirk Cemetery. A memorial service will be held on Sunday February 18, 2007 at Bethel Baptist Church 10 Arlington St., at 6:00 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to the HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, (905-684-6346).
Charles William Herriott
HERRIOTT, Charles William - On February 15, 2007 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital in his 87 year. Beloved husband of the late Bessie (1996). Dear father of Chris and his wife Linda, of Thorold and Derrick and his wife Helen, of Niagara Falls. Loving “Grandpa” of Lee-Ann (Keith), Kristen, Michelle Grout (Terry) and Brett (Christine). Caring great-grandfather “Pops” of, Marshall, Cameron, and Eve. Charles was a WWII Veteran with the Royal Navy. He was employed with Cyanamid of Canada Niagara Plant, retiring in 1983. In retirement, Charles enjoyed lawn Bowling with the Niagara Falls Badminton Club, and was a member of St. Andrews United Church. Family will receive friends at the MORSE & SON CHAPEL of the MORGAN FUNERAL HOMES, 5917 Main Street, Niagara Falls, on Monday evening from 7-9 o'clock. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 o'clock on Tuesday afternoon at St. Andrews United Church (5645 Morrison Street, Niagara Falls). As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Andrews United Church or to Tender Wishes.
Reinholdt “Sonny“ Lutomsky
LUTOMSKY, Reinholdt “Sonny“ - Passed away at Woodlands of Sunset Nursing Home on February 15, 2007 at the age of 87. Sonny is survived by his sisters Lilian Balis and Lydia Servos; and by his sister-in- law Marjerie Lutomski and brother-in-law John Lutomsky. Pre-deceased by his siblings Elsie Lutomsky, Albert Lutomski and William Lutomski and his wife (late Dolly). Sonny will be remembered by his nieces and nephews, George, Dirrel, Dawne, Alan, Linda, William, Donald, Lorraine, Brian, Mark, Paul and Susan and their families. The family will receive friends at the HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 75 Church Street (905-684-6346) on Sunday February 18th, 2007 from 7-9 p.m. Sonny's Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday February 19th, 2007 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow in Victoria Lawn Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Woodlands of Sunset Nursing Home would be appreciated by his family.
Marjorie Jane Saunders
SAUNDERS: Marjorie Jane Saunders, formerly of St. Catharines, Ontario, passed away peacefully at her residence, Fairview Home, Brandon, Manitoba on Thursday, January 25, 2007. Marjorie is survived by: her beloved daughter, Carol (John) English of Brandon and son Frank (Annette) Saunders of Hollywood, California. She also leaves two grandchildren, Ethan (Janet) English and Sarah (Brent) Sobry. Marjorie was predeceased by: her loving husband, Frank in 1979 and beloved daughter, Shirley in 1992. Her funeral was held February 2, 2007 with dear friends Kathleen Porch of Oakville and Louise (John) Percy of Calgary also present. Marjorie was a resident of St. Catharines for about 55 years where she developed many of her closest life long friends. She was very active in the Women's Association at Queen St. Baptist Church and volunteered for the Red Cross with her daughter Shirley. Ina Grafton Gage Village was a wonderful home for 17 years prior to moving to Manitoba at the age of 88 to live with Carol and her family. Marjorie is remembered with great affection by all who knew her. She was a strong, courageous, wise and gentle woman who was always thinking of others. Thanks Mom for all that you've been and done for us; you gave us many gifts but the greatest of these was the gift of your life, your love and your faith. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Marjorie to a charity of one's choice. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements were with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
Margueretta Mae Sewell
SEWELL, Margueretta Mae - December 24, 1919 - February 11, 2007. Beloved wife for over 64 years of Robert George Sewell. Daughter of James Henry Lumley and Margueretta Furse. Sadly missed by her husband, sons, daughters-in-law, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Margueretta fought a courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease.
WATERHOUSE, Chuck - At his home in Smithville on Wednesday, February 14, 2007, Charles George Waterhouse in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Lorraine (nee British). Loving father of Debbie (Rob) McKellar and Karen Saint. Dear brother of Ross and Barney Waterhouse, and Adele and Art Matthews. Cherished grandfather of Rachael and Charlene McKellar. Predeceased by his sister Joyce Glynn and her husband Vincent. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends for visitation at MERRITT FUNERAL HOME, 287 Station Street, Smithville on Monday, February 19 beginning at 10 am, and the memorial service will follow at 11 am. If desired, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family and can be made through the funeral home (905) 957-7031
Earla Mae Bastien
BASTIEN, Earla Mae - Peacefully at Extendicare on Thursday February 15th, 2007 Earla Allan in her 71st year. Predeceased by her husband Gregory (Bud) Sands and fondly remembered by her former husband Wayne Bastien. Beloved mother of Kevin Sands (Polly) of Australia and Tracey Bastien (John Carroll) of Kingston. Dear daughter of the late James R. and Stella Allan. Dear sister of Iris Allan, Kingston, Elsie (Victor Campbell), Inverary, Susie (Harry Wooldridge), Glenburnie, Betty (Rick Forrest), Kingston, Heather Norton, Kingston, Robin Allan, Kingston, and the late Warren and Dale. Lovingly remembered by grandchildren Jaime Mae, Ella and Dayna. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Resting at the JAMES REID FUNERAL HOME, Cataraqui Chapel, 1900 John Counter Blvd. Funeral Service in the Chapel, Wednesday February 21 at 11:00 a.m. Reception in the James Reid Reception Centre, to immediately follow the chapel service. Reverent Bob Masters officiating. Interment Sand Hill Cemetery, Battersea. Friends will be received Tuesday 7 - 9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the RCBIS, Regional Community Brain Injury Services.
Joan Gwendolyn McCullogh
MCCULLOGH, Joan Gwendolyn - Peacefully at Helen Henderson Care Centre on Saturday, February 17, 2007, at the age of 80 years. Beloved wife of the late Clifford McCullogh. Loving mother of Diane Heales and her husband Bill of Trois Rivieres, Quebec and Janet Hansen and her husband Robert of Deep River, Ontario. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Erika and Jessica Heales and Tanya, Laura, Andres and Sara Hansen. Dear sister of Muriel Crosby of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. In keeping with Joan's wishes, cremation will be immediate. A memorial service celebrating Joan's life will be held at St. Peter's Anglican Church (4333 Bath Road) on Tuesday, February 20, 2007 at 11 am. A heartfelt thank you to the staff at Helen Henderson Care Centre for their compassion and attentive care. As expressions of sympathy and in lieu of flowers, memorial donations made to St. Peter's Anglican Church of to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family. (Donations by cheque only please)
Peter Lewis Nickerson
NICKERSON, Peter Lewis - With profound sorrow we announce Peter's death at age 57 on Saturday, February 17, 2007, peacefully, after a courageous battle with cancer. Cherished husband of Kathryn (Hull), dearly loved father of Michael (Patricia) O'Grady and Patrick (Alyson) O'Grady; beloved son of Gloria and Brenton (deceased); precious grandson of Catherine and Clifton (deceased); dear brother of Joanne (Jim McDonnell) and Catherine (Wayne Tatton); adored grandfather of Elysha, Mathieu and Liam O'Grady; loving uncle of Joe, Amanda, Leanne, Jeremy and Sarah; and devoted friend of the Crossman family. Peter, of Nova Scotian heritage, was an avid sailor and his love of the sea began with his experience as a Navy League cadet crewing the Brigantine (St. Lawrence II). At the age of 21 he was a licensed captain of the Miss Kingston Tour Boat Lines. Peter was Kathryn's anchor and guiding force, and sadly he will miss their joy together as grandparents. A gentle man, loyal friend, and a stellar individual in the face of adversity, we will miss Peter dearly and he will be with us in spirit, always. According to the family's wishes, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at GLENBURNIE UNITED CHURCH, 1028 Unity Rd., on Friday, February 23, at 2:00 pm., followed by a reception in the church hall. In remembrance, donations may be made to University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital, Palliative Care) or the Canadian Cancer Society. (Donations by cheque only please).
Donald Joseph Sacco
SACCO, Donald Joseph - It is with great sadness the family of Donald Joseph Sacco (formerly of Niagara Falls) passed away after a courageous battle in his 63rd year at the Kingston General Hospital. He will be lovingly missed by his wife, Tharyn, his mother Marjorie, children MaryAnn (Mike) Sullivan, Chrissy (Jim) Davidson. Papa with the fish will be missed by Connor, Rielly and Allie. Survived by his brothers Ron and Bobby, sister JoAnn (Bobb) Barratt. Don will be missed by several nieces and his nephew and his close friends. Don was Predeceased by his dad, Joseph in 1996. A celebration of Don's life will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2007 at 6:00 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #623 Bath, Ontario. In memory of Don, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted to the GORDON R. TOMPKINS FUNERAL HOME, TOWNSHIP CHAPEL.
Robert Charles Webb
WEBB, Robert Charles, BA,(Hons), MA - With sadness, the family announces the death of their husband and father in his 82nd year, on Febuary 13, 2007. Bob died peacefully at the Kingston General Hospital with his wife and son by his side. Beloved son of Winfred and Olive (Jarvis) Webb. Brother of Harold, Fred and Reva. Bob is survived by his devoted wife Marion Jean (Lindsay) Webb. Loving father of David Webb and his wife Sheridan Alder of Port Dalhousie and Katherine Anne Hill of Kingston. Dear grandfather of Dylan Hill. Bob served overseas as a volunteer radar technician in the RCAF during the Second World War. He was a member of the Airforce Telecon Association. He serviced the radar sets onboard Dehavilland Mosquito nightfighters. Bob received his BA (Hons) from McMaster University and his MA (History) from Queen's University. He worked at Proctor and Gamble and for many years the family lived in Don Mills. Bob was the long time Director of Purchasing at Queen's University. Bob loved the outdoors. Scout Leader, fisher, camper, swimmer and poet. We will miss him forever. The family wishes to give our heartfelt thanks to the friends, neighbours and wonderful caregivers who helped us through this time. Memorial to be held in Embro, Ontario at a later date.
Reginald W.H. Wheeler
WHEELER, Reginald W.H. - Peacefully, after his battle with cancer, at the Kingston General Hospital, on Friday, February 16, 2007. Devoted father to Catherine and loving husband to his late wife Kaye. Predeceased by parents Reginald and Katie, sister Mona, niece Naida, and brother Stephen. A family memorial to be held in the spring by the water. As expressions of sympathy, for those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. (Donations by cheque only please).
Evelyn Margaret Wilson
WILSON, Evelyn Margaret - Peacefully surrounded by her family at the Carveth Care Centre on Friday, February 16, 2007. Evelyn McCalpin beloved wife of the late James Wilson. Loving mother of William and his wife Heather of Joyceville. Dear Grandmother of Jeff and Alana both of Joyceville. Predeceased by 1 sister Carol Campbell. The family will receive friends at the TOMPKINS FUNERAL HOME 63 Garden St. Gananoque on Sunday February 25, 2007 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, February 26, 2007 at 1 pm. Interment Gananoque Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or to the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario would be appreciated by the Wilson Family.