COSTA, Rosina - Passed away peacefully, with her daughter at her side, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Thursday February 22, 2007 at the age of 82. Beloved wife of 60 years to Domenico Costa. Dearly loved mother of Nazareno, Joseph (Carol), Sara, Frank and the late Sam Costa. Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her eleven grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren. Dear sister of Sam (Fina) and Quinto (Nazarena) Candeloro , Giuseppina (Domenico) Marzano and sister- in-law of Pina Candeloro. Predeceased by her brother Luigi Candeloro. Friends are invited to call at the PATTERSON FUNERAL HOME, 6062 Main St. visiting Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Ann's Church. The Rite of Committal will follow at Fairview Cemetery. The Vigil for Mrs. Costa will be celebrated Friday at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In memory of Mrs. Costa donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by her family.
Nicholas (Nick) Minov
MINOV, Nicholas (Nick) BSc.,MSc. LLB - Peacefully after a courageous battle with Cancer at the Greater Niagara General Hospital, February 20, 2007, surrounded by the love of all his girls and his nephew. Beloved and devoted husband of Anita Minov (nee. Usaty). Loved Papa of Mary Anne (Also called Manya) and Natalie Minov. Dear brother of Olga Wilson (Bill). Dearly loved son in law of Mary and the late Leo Usaty. Loved brother in law and friend of Leah Black (Dennis), and Papa Nick to his niece Alanna. Dear uncle of Carolyn Gignac (Brian) and their son Geoffrey, Rod Wilson (Trish) and their daughter Riley Claire. Dearly loved cousin of Nick Murza (Kathryn), and Zoya Prokopovich and other relatives in Byelorussia. Dearly loved by Kumi, Frank Lovasi and John Armenia and their families; dear friend of Bill Czaban. Nick was a longtime resident of Niagara Falls where he practiced law for over 30 years, pursuing all aspects of his career until the time of his death. He served his community as an active volunteer on the Board of Governors of the Greater Niagara General Hospital, as president of the Boys and Girls Club, and on the board of Niagara Concerts. An accomplished musician Nick played Trombone with the Niagara Falls Concert Band, Violin with Mercredi Musique Chamber Orchestra and was the Carilloneur of Christ Church. He was a member of the NAWCC, The St. Catharines Flying Club and the St. Catharines Amateur Radio Club VE3MFQ. As a world traveler Nick visited the four corners of the Globe including trips above the Arctic Circle to the lands that he loved. As a graduate of University of Western Ontario, his curiosity was ongoing and his quest for knowledge was infinite. Resting at the FUNERAL CHAPEL OF HETHERINGTON AND DEANS, 5176 Victoria Ave where the family will receive friends Thursday 7-9 Friday 2-4 and 7-9. The funeral service will be held at Christ Church, 4750 Zimmerman Ave. on Saturday February 24, 2007, at 11:30 AM. Cremation will follow. As an expression of sympathy contributions to Juravinski Cancer Centre (att'n Dr. Sebastien Hotte); GNGH Unit D or ICU; St. Josephs Hospital Hamilton - Urology Unit or Christ Church would be appreciated by the family.
MILES, Beatrice - In Loving Memory of Mrs. Beatrice May 1904-2007 - The family announces with sorrow her death at the Rosedale Center in Matheson, on Sunday, February 18th, 2007 at the age of 102. Beloved wife of the late Fred Miles. She will be sadly missed by her family, friends, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Predeceased by her husband Fred Miles. As a memorial to Beatrice, a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. A tree grows, memories live. Family will receive friends on Saturday, February 24th, 2007 at the St. Andrew's United Church in Matheson, ON from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Funeral Services will be held at St. Andrew's United Church in Matheson, on Saturday, February 24th, 2007 at 11:00 am, with Reverend Cindy Laing officiating. Donations may be made to the Rosedale Center in Matheson or to the Matheson Public Library and would be appreciated by the family. (Cheques only please). Funeral arrangements in care of SALONS FUNÉRAIRES IRVINE & IRVINE FUNERAL HOMES Iroquois Falls (705- 232-4006)
Thérèse (née Viau) Brunet
BRUNET, Thérèse (née Viau) - The family announces with sorrow, her death in Sudbury, Friday February 16th, 2007 at the age of 82 years. Daughter of the late Calixte and of the late Marie (née Beaulieu) Viau. Wife of the late Roland Brunet, predeceased in 1985. Loving mother of Ernest Brunet (Sharon) of Guelph, Hector Brunet (Valeda) of Gatineau, QC, Marie Brown (Thomas) of Little Harbour, Newfoundland, Estelle Gauthier (Patrick) of Burlington and Dennis Brunet (Sue) of Sudbury. Predeceased by her son Euclide. Dear sister of Alcide Viau (late Denise) of Noëlville. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters, Telesphore (Leonie of Noëlville), Elise Dionne (late Ludger), Amanda Seguin (late Eugene), Rosanna Langlois (late Ted) and Jeanne Mongeon (late Leo). Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her 16 grandchildren, her 18 great-grandchildren, her 1 great-great-grandchild, numerous cousins, nephews and nieces. The family will receive friends at the St-David's Parish Hall, Noëlville, Sunday from 2-5 and 7-9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday, February 19th, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. in St-David's Church, Noëlville. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or to the Northern Cancer Research Foundation would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the CO- OPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury.
Ferdinand “Ferdie“ Joseph Frank
FRANK, Ferdinand “Ferdie“ Joseph - In loving memory of Ferdinand “Ferdie“ Joseph Frank, 77 years, Thursday February 15th, 2007 at the Sudbury Regional Hospital - St. Joseph Health Center. Beloved husband of Delcie (Smith) Frank of Sudbury. Loving father of Valerie (husband Patrick Corner) of Pickering, Cindy, and Darren (wife Tammy) both of Sudbury, Carolyn of Calgary and Randy (wife Leanne) of Brantford. Cherished grandfather of Andrew, Jeffrey, Christie, Kerri, Kevin, Ashley, Curtis, Ryan, Julia, Stephen, Rebecca, Amanda, Brian, Jarod, Carly and great grandchild Jari. Dear son of Joseph and Eva Frank both predeceased. Dear brother of Heddy (husband Fred Gadsby) of Saskatoon, Julius of B.C., Paul of Whitby, Elmer of Sudbury, predeceased by Michael, Katie and Andy. Sadly missed by nieces and nephews. Born in Prudhomme, Saskatchewan, he married Delcie in Sudbury, in 1951. Ferdie worked as a dispatcher with Petro Canada for many years, retiring in 1986. He was proud to be named a Lifetime Member at the Sudbury Curling Club. Ferdie enjoyed curling, golfing, fishing and especially spending time at his cottage, the “Mindemoya Hilton“, with his children and his grandchildren. Funeral Service in the LOUGHEED FUNERAL HOME 252 Regent St. at Hazel St. Monday February 19th 2007 at 1 pm. Cremation at the Parklawn Crematorium Donations to the Diabetic Association or the Heart and Stroke Fund would be appreciated (Friends may call 3-5 and 7-9 pm. Sunday or after 12 noon Monday)
William Ernest LaBatte
LABATTE, William Ernest - In loving memory of William Ernest Labatte, 84 years, who passed away Wednesday February 14th, 2007 at the SRH-Laurentian Site. Beloved husband of Muriel (Levesque) Labatte predeceased 1976. Loving father of David (wife Yvetté) of Topley B.C., Katherine (husband Maurice Quigley) of Deep River, Carmel predeceased. Joanne (Wendy) of Sudbury, John of Toronto. Cherished grandfather of Crystal, Danny, Richard, David Jr., Stanley, Dale, Clifford, Sierra, Raina, and great grandchildren Matthew, Mackenzie and Brooklyn. Dear son of Paul and Catherine “Kitty“ (Bonhomme) Labatte predeceased. Dear brother of Reginald “Bee“ and Jackie Labatte both predeceased. Dear uncle of Paul of Bowlands Bay. Bill lived in Penetanguishene in his youth working with his family in the Midland area as a commercial fisherman on Georgian Bay. He settled in Bowland's Bay in 1936. A proud Canadian he served overseas during WWII with the Canadian Army. He was a forester with the Ministry of Natural Resources retiring in 1982 with 35 years service. He was a member of the Ontario 1/4 Century Club. A Roman Catholic he belonged to St. Bernadine of Sienna Church. An avid outdoorsman he enjoyed hunting and fishing. The focus of his life was his loving family. Resting at the JACKSON & BARNARD FUNERAL HOME, 233 Larch St., Sudbury. Funeral Prayers in the R.J. Barnard Chapel, Monday, February 19th, 2007 at 7 pm. Cremation with interment in the family plot at the St. John's Cemtery, Garson. Donations to the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated. (Friends may call after 3 pm. Monday).
Rev. John George Brownhill
BROWNHILL, Rev. John George - August 17, 1946 - February 15, 2007 Cherished husband and best friend of Marcia. Proud father of Stephen, fiancé Tasha Monahan and of Philip. Loving brother of Christopher. Will be missed by many other relatives. Rev. Brownhill was ordained into the Anglican ministry in 1979 and served in the dioceses of Toronto, Moosonee, and Huron. During this time, he touched the lives of his parishioners and was very active in the communities where he lived. He was a true witness to the love of our Lord. Family will receive friends at All Saints Anglican Church (City Hall Square) on Sunday, February 18 from 3 - 5 and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral service at All Saints Church, Monday, February 19 at 2 p.m. Bishop Robert Bennett as Celebrant. Cremation to follow with a private interment at St. Johns Anglican Church Cemetery at a later date. In kindness, donations may be made to Canterbury College or Heart of the City Hospital Foundation Angioplasty Program. Arrangements under the guidance of MORRIS SUTTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 519-254-8633.
Henry James “Harry“ Cooper
COOPER, Henry James “Harry“ - In loving memory of Mr. Henry James “Harry“ Cooper, formerly of Robillard Twp., who passed away peacefully, at the Huronia District Hospital, Midland on Friday, February 16th, 2007 at the age of 95. Predeceased by his wife Mary. He is survived by 3 children Mary (Ronald) Minnett, Fred (Peggy) Cooper & Donna Watson. Lovingly remembered by 11 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren. The family of the late Mr. Harry Cooper will receive friends at the MCDONALD FUNERAL HOME, Englehart, Tuesday, February 20, from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at The Living Way Church on Wednesday, February 21, at 11:00 a.m. Mr. George Duncan officiating. Spring interment at the Brentha Cemetery. In memory contributions to Elim Homes (Retirement) Waubaushene, ON will be greatly appreciated by the family.
James “Jimmy“ Callaghan
CALLAGHAN, James “Jimmy“ - Passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Saturday February 17, 2007 at the age of 67. Beloved husband of 41 years to Ethel (Feeney) Callaghan. Dearly loved father of Derek Callaghan of Niagara Falls. Dear brother of Patricia (Dwayne) Hawthorne of Florida and Mary Burns of Scotland and brother-in-law of Sheila Callaghan and Georgina (Jim) Wick of Scotland. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Malcolm. Friends are invited to call at the PATTERSON FUNERAL HOME, 6062 Main St. visiting Tuesday 11.a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation will follow. In memory of Mr. Callaghan donations in lieu of flowers to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Aurel Edward Paul “Goose” Quesnelle
QUESNELLE, Aurel Edward Paul “Goose” - The family announces with sorrow his death Thursday February 15th, 2007 in Sudbury, at the age of 69 years. Son of the late Herman and of the late Sarah (née Gamelin) Quesnelle. Loving father of Veronica “Roni” Quesnelle of Sudbury. Dear brother of René Quesnelle (Michelle) and Lucy Quesnelle all of Sudbury. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Aurel was a retired letter carrier for Canada Post with 42 years of service. He was an avid fisherman and a movie buff. His sense of humour will always be remembered. The family will receive friends at the CO-OPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd., East (at Notre- Dame), Sudbury Tuesday from 2-5 & 7- 9:30pm. A funeral service will be held Wednesday February 21st, 2007, at 11am in the Chapel of the Co-Operative Funeral Home, Sudbury. In lieu of flowers, donations to Pet Save would be appreciated.
SAUMUR-McGUIRE, Carmel - The family announces with great sorrow, her death at St. Joseph's Hospital in Thunder Bay on Thursday, February 15, 2007 at the age of 72. Predeceased by her first husband, Ivan Saumur in 1977. Survived by her husband Cornelius McGuire of Thunder Bay; her daughters, Nicole (Yvon) Roussy of Springtown, Lise Saumur (James Thompson) of Cochrane, Michelle (Dean) Larose of Cochrane; her grandchildren, Guy Roussy, Danielle Roussy, Candyce Larose and Chelsey Larose; her step-children, David Quirt of Thunder Bay, Patricia (Tim) Ainslie of Thunder Bay, Debbie (Leonel) Marsh of Thunder Bay, Cornell (Eleoner) McGuire of Kirkland Lake, Colleen (Peter) Lachapelle of Thunder Bay, Cheryl (Bruce) McDonald of Thunder Bay, Eileen Joy (Bruce) Carrier of Thunder Bay and Judy McGuire (John Jensen) of Thunder Bay; her step-grandchildren, Rhonda, Greg, Harold, Dwayne, Rachel, Terry, Malcolm, Jonathan, Riley, Cornell, Patrick, Nathan, Cassandra, Kirkland Lake, Alwyn, Eileen, Teri, Toni, Margaret, Michael and Robert; numerous step-great-grandchildren; her brothers and sisters, Demerise Belanger of Timmins, Louis (Shirley) Bouchard of Onaping Falls, Agnes (Bert) Gerow of Timmins, Hector (Leona) Bouchard of Regina, Sask., Fern (Rose) Bouchard of Timmins, Andre (Grace) Bouchard of Merida, Yucatan, Denis Bouchard of Toronto and Rose-Marie (Dr. Brian) Egier of Ancaster. She was predeceased by her parents, Hector Antonio Bouchard and Rose-Aime Bouchard, her sister Aurore Martin, her step-daughter Cathy Seguin and her step-grandson Sean. She will sadly missed by her beloved “Buddy“. In lieu of flowers, remembrance masses at St. Anthony of Padua, Timmins or Our Lady of Loretto (Father Al) of Thunder Bay would be greatly appreciated. A funeral service to celebrate her life will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday February 20, 2007 at St-Anthony of Padua, Timmins. Interment will follow at Abitibi Cemetery, Iroquois Falls. The family will receive friends on Monday February 19th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Maison funéraire LESSARD-STEPHENS Funeral Home, Timmins.(705)268-4488.
Cecil Ignatius Boutilier
BOUTILIER, Cecil Ignatius - February 1, 1925 - February 18, 2007. It is with great sadness that the family of Cecil Ignatius Boutilier announces his peaceful passing at the Brantford General Hospital on Sunday, February 18, 2007. Devoted husband of Rita (nee Snyder), loving father of Robert Boutilier of Vancouver, Marie Boutilier-Dean (Tony Dean) of Toronto, Teresa Boraski (Sam) of Brantford, and Kim Boutilier (David LePage) also of Vancouver. Grandpa Cecil will be greatly missed by his 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Cecil was a long term employee of Cockshutts/ White Farm and later, Plainsview Trailers. He was a lifelong member of the Knights of Columbus and an avid golfer. Special thanks to the compassionate nursing staff on 6B at the Brantford General Hospital. Family and friends will be received at THORPE BROTHERS' FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 96 West Street, on Tuesday 7:00 - 8:30 pm for a Memorial Visitation. A Mass will be held at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday at 11:00 am. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers donations to Camp Trillium on Rainbow Lake are appreciated. THORPE BROTHERS', 519- 759-2211
Bradley Richard Cook
COOK, Bradley Richard - Suddenly on Sunday, February 18, 2007, Bradley Richard Cook of Newburgh, in his 39th year. Best friend and much loved husband of Jane (Harrison). Loving father of Joshua and Mitchell. Brother of Bryan Cook (friend Ron Herman), California. Predeceased by parents Wilfred and Marie Cook. Dear son- in-law of Tom and Judy Harrison, Newburgh. Brother-in-law of Tom and Cara Harrison, Erinsville and Paul and Kelly Rogers, Tamworth. Uncle of Troy, Jillian and T.J. Harrison and Claire and Gavin Rogers. In Brad's memory, donations may be made to a trust fund set up for his children Joshua and Mitchell Cook. The family will receive friends at the WARTMAN FUNERAL HOME, 448 Camden Rd. at Newburg Rd, Napanee K7R 1G1, (613-354-3722). Funeral Mass at St. Anthony's Catholic Church Centreville. Interment St. Anthony's Cemetery. Times & days to be announced.
Ella Louise Cox
COX, Ella Louise - Peacefully, at the Kingston General Hospital on Saturday, February 17, 2007, age 82 years. Ella Louise Cox (nee Morrow), beloved wife of the late John G.S. Cox, who predeceased her on November 26, 2006. Dear mother of Dr. Brian G. Cox and his wife Judith, of Augusta, Georgia, and Charles D. Cox and his close friend Glenda Ricketts, of Kingston. Lovingly remembered by her granddaughters, Kelley Ann Gass (Dennis), of Atlanta, Georgia, Janice of Texas, and Amanda and Shannon, of Ottawa, and also by her great grandsons, Timothy and Daniel of Texas. Predeceased by her parents, Charles and Myrtle Morrow and brothers, George and Orval Morrow. Ella will be always fondly remembered by her family and numerous friends, including her church family at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Resting at the JAMES REID FUNERAL HOME, CATARAQUI CHAPEL (1900 John counter Boulevard). Funeral service in the chapel on Friday, February 23, 2:00 p.m., with Rev. Lincoln Bryant officiating. Interment Cataraqui Cemetery. Friends will be received from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., immediately preceding the service. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Clock Tower Fund, or a charity of choice, would be appreciated by the family. (Donations by cheque only please)
Mary Ellen Mason
MASON, Mary Ellen - Peacefully at Oakwood Park Lodge, February 17, 2007 in her 93rd year. She is predeceased by her husband, Nathaniel (1972), sons Warren and Robert James and daughter-in-law Melvie. Surviving family members are daughter Doris and husband Clarence, sons David, John and wife Shirley and Dwight, 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. The family would like to express much appreciation to the staff at Oakwood for the kind and loving care that was extended to our mother for the eight years that it was her home. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2007 at 2 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 6457 Montrose Rd., Niagara Falls, Ontario. Burial of cremated remains will take place at a later date at Bonavista, Nfld. Remembrances to the Kingdom Hall would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of PASSFIELD MORTUARY SERVICES, 905-682-0474.
SAGE, Verda Jean – Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family at The Meadows of Dorchester on Saturday February 17th, 2007 at the age 87. Beloved wife of the late David (1994). Dear mother of Dave (Linda), Gary, Rick (Angela), Ken (Bronwyn) and Don (Cathy). Cherished grandmother of Jackie, Cathy (Anthony), Ryan, Tyler, Kyle and Corey. Great- grandmother of Kayla, Brenden and Spencer. Predeceased by her parents Allan and Edna Baxter. The family will receive friends at the MORSE & SON CHAPEL of the MORGAN FUNERAL HOMES, 5917 Main Street, Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the chapel Thursday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. In memory of Jean, donations may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation or World Wildlife Fund Canada.
M.E. Simone (nee Soucy) Smith
SMITH, M. E. Simone (nee. Soucy) Peacefully passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2007 at the Millennium Trail Manor at the age of 73. Beloved mother of Ivan (Eileen), David and Doreen (Keith) Harvey. Dear grandmother of Rachael, Ruth-Anne, Bethany and Wesley. Sister of George (Hugette) Soucy of Hull, Quebec. Simone was a longtime member of Niagara International Worship Centre. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at HETHERINGTON & DEANS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5176 Victoria Ave. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 21, 2007 at Niagara International Worship Centre (Frederica St. and Dorchester Rd) at 11 a.m. Interment to follow in Fairview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made to Epilepsy Niagara would be appreciated by the family.