Matthew Quinn Hofland
HOFLAND, Matthew Quinn - On Monday 23rd April 2007. Matthew went to be with his Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ after heroic efforts by his dear friends Trent Galbraith and Mike Moes at the scene of the accident. A grade 11 student who lived life to the fullest without regret; sports of every type were his passion, particularly basketball and baseball but especially mountain biking and dirt biking. He paid attention to his academics and excelled in sports and was always known for his passion and large heart. Matthew will be sadly missed by all of us and be permanently fixed in our heart. Beloved son of Quinn & Tracy and brother to Michael & Daniel; grandson to Pat, Adrian, Jack, Eleanor & Rany; nephew to Marc, Jason, Donna, Brian, Rose, Peter, Michael, Lori, Kerrie and Pete; great- nephew to Eileen and cousin to Taylor and Kaylee. Family will receive friends at the Niagara St. Chapel of BUTLER FUNERAL HOME, 424 Niagara Street, St. Catharines 2:00 pm-4:00 pm & 7:00 pm-9:00 pm on Thursday 26th April. Celebration of his Service to follow on Friday 27th 1:00 pm at Calvary Associated Gospel Church - 89 Scott Street, St. Catharines. In lieu of flowers as an expression of sympathy donations to Matthew Hofland Scholarship Memorial Fund - Eden High School C/O DSBN 191 Carlton Street, St. Catharines, L2R 7P4. Online condolences available at www.butlerniagara.ca BUTLER (905) 646 - 6322.
H. Edward James
JAMES, H. Edward - At West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Grimsby on Wednesday, April 25, 2007. Ed James of Beamsville, age 76 years. Beloved husband of Dorothy (nee Hunter) and dear father of Wayne and Deena, Earl and Tina all of Beamsville and Craig of Toronto. Grandfather of Josh, Jeffrey and Lyndsey. Brother of Gordon and Mary James of London. Mr. James is at the TALLMAN FUNERAL HOME, 4998 King St., Beamsville where the family will receive friends (today) Thursday 2 - 4 and 7 - 8:30 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the Church of Christ, 4900 John St., Beamsville on Friday, April 27 at 1:30 p.m. with interment to follow in Mount Osborne Cemetery, Beamsville. If desired, donation to a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
MAARHUIS, Richard - Passed away on April 24, 2007. Beloved husband of Sandra. Loving brother of Peter (Sharon), Ria (Ron), and Margaret (Dave). He will be missed by his precious Yorkie, Maggie. Nicheside service on Monday April 30, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens, 2250 Hwy. 20, Fonthill. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Lincoln County Humane Society would be greatly appreciated. Special thanks to Dr. Periera, 5th fl. nurses, housekeeper, and security guard that gave so much comfort and support.
MADDOCKS, Mary - At West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Grimsby on Tuesday April 24, 2007. Mary Maddocks of Beamsville, aged 87 years. Wife of the late Clifford (1986) and dear mother of David (Susan) Maddocks of Beamsville. Loving grandmother of Micheal (Justine), Kevin (Maartje) and Erin (Aaron) and great grandmother of Thijs. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at the TALLMAN FUNERAL HOME, 4998 King St., Beamsville on Friday, April 27 at 11:00 a.m. If desired, donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
McKINNON, James Charles “Jim” ~ Suddenly, at his residence in St. Catharines, on Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at the age of 53. Predeceased by his parents Charlie (2000) and Ange (1989) McKinnon. Cherished brother of Cathy (Jim) Bogusat, Maureen (Erik) Schryer, Debbie Knight, Kelly (Ron) Christie, Brian (Deborah Selby) McKinnon, Michael (Joanne) McKinnon, Christopher McKinnon, Guy (Karen) McKinnon and Tracey McKinnon. Uncle Jim will be loved and remembered always by his nieces and nephews Jillian (Rob), Lynsey, Jade (Thomas), Carly (Steve), Katelyn, Nicole, Joshua, Michelle, Duncan, Shawn, Sean, Jodie, Christopher, Corey, Nikki, Kyla, Jake and Jackson. Jim will also be sadly missed by dear friends Craig Knight, Dave Venus, Colin Boone and Steve Gray. Jim was a respected employee of General Motors for 30 years. He shared his passion for the Toronto Maple Leafs, smooth jazz and Bruce Springsteen with the family he so adored. Jim was a hero to his family and will be remembered with love always. Jim's family will receive their family and friends at the LAMB-BOCCHINFUSO FUNERAL HOME, 2 Regent St., Thorold on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in The Lamb Chapel on Saturday at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations in memory of Jim to The United Way would be appreciated by the family.
PASTARS, Anna - Suddenly on Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at N.H.S. General Site at the age of 82. Predeceased by her husband Joseph (1986). Anna will be missed by her dear friends Carol Nevestuk and Della Easby. At Anna's request a private graveside will take place at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the PATRICK J. DARTE FUNERAL CHAPEL (39 Court St., St. Catharines 905-685-6584).
Doris Mae Schappert
SCHAPPERT, Doris Mae - Peacefully after a lengthy illness at Versa Care on her 80th birthday. Loving wife of Ernie for 58 years. Beloved mother of Paula Ellen (Rob) Black. Survived by her brother Bill and his wife Janet Bauer and brother-in-law George and his wife Marion Schappert and sister-in- law Thelma (the late Phil) Schappert. Predeceased by her brother George E. Bauer and parents George C. and Irene Bauer. Doris will be deeply missed by her family and friends. The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 26 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 75 Church Street (905-684-6346). Funeral Service in Christ Lutheran Church, 140 Russell Avenue on Friday, April 27, 2007 at 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christ Lutheran Church or the charity of your choice.
Ella Mae Spencer
SPENCER, Ella Mae - Peacefully at Niagara Arms on Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at the age of 90 years. Beloved wife of the late Reginald Spencer. Loving mother of Dorothy Fowler (Eric), Darlene Piggott (Denis), the late Selma La Horey and Larry Spencer (Penny). Doting grandmother of Robert and Scott Fowler, Stephen Gavard and Laurel Woodhouse, Lisa La Horey and the late Jennifer La Horey, Sarah Love and Ryan Spencer. Loving and proud great- grandmother of 12 great-grandchildren. Dear sister to Noreen Hovey and Lois McNutt, both of New Brunswick. A family service in celebration of her life will be held at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 359 Grantham Avenue on Saturday, April 28, 2007 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lung Association, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to the HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 75 Church Street 905-684-6346
Sandra Anne Stoutenburg
STOUTENBURG, Sandra Anne - passed away peacefully after a courageous battle on Tuesday April 24, 2007 at the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital in her 63rd year. Sandra, beloved wife of Bob Stoutenburg of Collingwood. Loving mother of Shannon and her husband Mike Aikens and Christopher Stoutenburg. Will be forever cherished in the hearts of her grandchildren Jacey and Jackson Aikens. Survived also by her brothers Rick and his wife Cathy and Mike and his wife Danielle Robinson. Predeceased by her parents James and Frances Robinson. Visitation will be held on Thursday April 26, 2007 from 6-9 in the evening at FAWCETT FUNERAL HOMES, COLLINGWOOD CHAPEL, 82 Pine Street. A Celebration of Sandra's Life will take place on Friday April 27, 2007 at 1:00pm at the First Presbyterian Church, 200 Maple Street, Collingwood. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made payable to the General & Marine Hospital of Collingwood, the Oncology Unit at RVH in Barrie or the Canadian Cancer Society in Sandra's memory.
WALTERHOUSE, Beverley - Passed away at the Tufford Nursing Home, St. Catharines on Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Ernest Walterhouse (March 7, 2005). Dear sister-in-law of John (Audrey) Walterhouse. At Beverley's request there will be no visitation at the funeral home. Cremation has taken place. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the LAMB- BOCCHINFUSO FUNERAL HOME, 2 Regent St., Thorold. 905-227-0161.
Eleanor May Wardell
WARDELL, Eleanor May - Beloved mother of Larry Wardell; cherished wife of the late Cecil Wardell. A member of the Church of Christ in Jordan. Died suddenly at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Wednesday, April 25, 2007. A graveside service will be held at Victoria Lawn Cemetery at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2007. She will be sadly missed. Arrangements entrusted to the HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 75 Church Street (905-684-6346).
Fraser Earl Crawford
CRAWFORD, Fraser Earl - of Port Colborne passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday April 24, 2007 at the Port Colborne General Hospital at the age of 53 years. He is survived by his loving children Travis Crawford and Nadine Crawford (Matthew Proulx) and their mother Mary Francine Crawford. Dear brother of Kyle Crawford (Sally), Dwight Crawford (Julia) and Randy Crawford (Debbie), dear uncle of Christine, Tammy, Lorraine, Deanna, Wade, Jeffery, Keith and Jake. He will also be sadly missed by his special step-children Myranda and Stacey. He will be sadly missed by all his loving family and many friends. He was predeceased by his parents Earl and Mildred Crawford. The Crawford family will receive friends at the PORT COLBORNE CHAPEL of the DAVIDSON FUNERAL HOMES 135 Clarence St. on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral will be held in the Chapel on Friday April 27, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. with the Reverend Steven Davis Officiating. Interment to follow in Oakwood Cemetery. Donations in memory of Mr. Crawford may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Liver Foundation.
Anne Marie (Nee Brooks) Dillon
DILLON Anne Marie (Nee Brooks) Passed away suddenly at Toronto Western Hospital April 22, 2007 in her 67th year, surrounded by her loving family. Anne will be deeply missed by husband Ron and children Phil (Melanie), Debbie Leighton (John) and Geoffrey. Nana is sadly missed by grandchildren Gregory and Nicholas. Dear sister of brothers Douglas (Nicole), Kenneth (Susan) and Michael (Trish) Brooks. Also lovingly remembered by brothers and sisters in law and many nieces and nephews and great nieces. Anne was active in the real estate field in Durham Region for 20 years. She and her husband retired and moved to Belmont Lake, near Havelock, Ontario. At Anne's request, cremation was arranged and a private family service will be held at Welland, Ontario which was her birthplace. Interment will be in Doan's Ridge Cemetery, Welland beside her deceased parents Jack and Anna Brooks (Nee Montean). In lieu of flowers, donations as expressions of sympathy may be made to Community Living, Oshawa 39 Wellington St. E., Oshawa, Ontario L1H 3Y1. Please indicate re: A. Dillon Memorial
BRADLEY, Alan - Passed away peacefully at the Welland County General Hospital on Tuesday, April 24, 2007 in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Margaret Bradley. Loving father of Dale and his wife Jane of St. Catharines. Dear Poppa of Hannah and Eve. Brother of Lillian Storey and Tom Bradley. Alan was an avid sailor and long time agent with State Farm Insurance. The family will receive friends at the HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 75 Church Street (905-684-6346) on Sunday, April 29 from 12-2 p.m.. Service to follow in the Chapel at 2 p.m. Donation to the Kidney Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Michele Di Santo
Di SANTO, Michele - Peacefully with his family at his side on Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at St. Catharines General Hospital at 86 years of age. Loving husband of the late Addorolata. Dear father of the late Albino and Anna of Thorold, Teresa and Antonio Ferrante of St. Catharines. Dearest Nonno of Michael (Jaime), Nicholas, Irene and Elisa. Brother of the late Irena (Giuseppe) Fratangelo of St. Catharines, Carmela (Paolo) Ferrante of St. Catharines, Giuseppe (Giovanna) Di Santo of St. Catharines, the late Luigi (Antonietta) Di Santo of Switzerland, Sister Lucia Di Santo of Italy, the late Filomena (Maurizio) Petrucci of Argentina. Mr. Di Santo was an active member of St. Alfred's Church, helped found the St. Alfred's Senior Citizens Club and was an usher with the church. Mr. Di Santo is resting at GEORGE DARTE NORTH CHAPEL, 585 Carlton St. until Saturday at 9 a.m. Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated in St. Alfred's Church at 9:30 a.m. with Rite of Committal in Victoria Lawn Cemetery Mausoleum. Visiting hours Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Vigil Prayers will be celebrated in the funeral home on Friday at 3 p.m. Memorial remembrances can be made to a charity of your choice.
GRAHAM, Matthew - Peacefully, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Wednesday, April 25, 2007, in his 69th year. Predeceased by his wife Iris (2005). Loving father of Daniel (Carla), David, Kelly Peletier (Vic) and Leanne Richard (Chris). Dear brother of Mary Smith (Ron), David Graham (Helen), Gladys Brewer (Art 2004) and Wilson Graham (Donna). Proud grandfather of 10 grandchildren and 3 great- grandchildren. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He will be missed by the family of his companion, Shirley Wilson (2006) and many friends in Chippawa. Matt was retired from the General Motors foundry. In accordance with his wishes, there will be no service. Cremation has taken place. A private celebration of Matt's life, for family and close friends, will take place at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to George Darte Funeral Home, 585 Carlton St., St. Catharines, Ontario.
LAPINE, Erva - After a brief illness at the NHS - General Site on Thursday, April 26, 2007 at the age of 78. Beloved wife of the late Raymond (1986). Cherished mother of Linda Lapine, Valerie Cook, Heather Idzenga (Ron Lyon), Paul Lapine and Joy Lapine (Patricia Toth). She will be greatly missed by her 8 grandchildren and 7 great- grandchildren. She is survived by her sister Sandra Hale (Alan). She is predeceased by her brother Howard Carley. Erva was a Past President of the Merritton Lionettes and a past member of Rebekah Lodge #87. Mrs. Lapine is at the NIAGARA ST. CHAPEL of BUTLER FUNERAL HOME, 424 Niagara St. (south of Scott) where the family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, April 30th, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the CNIB would be appreciated by the family. BUTLER (905)646- 6322.
Charles Alfred Webb
WEBB, Charles Alfred - On Wednesday, April 25, 2007 surrounded by his loving family, Charles left to join his wife of sixty two years Mary Jean Atherton Hall (June 9, 2006). Loved father of Beverley (Dean) Culliford, Dennis (Helen) Webb, Dale (Joan) Webb and Dean (Brenda) Webb. Will be greatly missed by his grandchildren, Susan, John, Stephanie, Nathaniel, Amber, Rachael, Owen and Matthew and his great- granddaughter Tia. Brother of Velma Russell and Doug (Nancy) Webb. Brother- in-law of Agnes Wilson, Tom (Ethel) Atherton, Shirley (Peter) Nazwaski, Myrtle (Malcolm) Wardman, Emily (Pat) Gorman and Joyce Webb. Predeceased by his brothers Roy (2005) and Carl (2006). Charles was a veteran of WWII serving with the 48th Highlanders in the Canadian Army in Sicily and Italy. He was a postal carrier in St. Catharines for 34 years until his retirement in 1979. An avid lawn bowler, he was a member of the Glenridge Lawn Bowling Club for many years and later Port Dalhousie LBC. He was involved in many of the activities at Ina Grafton Gage and will be missed by the friends he made there. Charles was involved in both his children's and grandchildren's sport activities always appearing on the sidelines to cheer them on. The family will receive friends at the HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 75 Church Street (905-684-6346) on Friday, April 27, 2007 from 7 - 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. A private service for family members will be held in the chapel on Saturday, April 28, 2007. Interment will take place at a later date in Maple Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Ina Grafton Gage Foundation.