Joyce Mary Iles
ILES, Joyce Mary - A resident of Chatham passed peacefully Saturday April 28, 2007 at C.K.H.A. Public General campus in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Cyril W. Iles (1994). Survived by brother Leonard Austin and sister Kathleen Wallace of Essex England. Joyce will be remembered by many family members and friends. She spent her latter years at St. Andrew's Residence. The family will receive visitors Friday May 4, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the BOWMAN FUNERAL HOME, 4 Victoria Ave (519-352-2390). A funeral service will take place Saturday May 5, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment to follow in Maple Leaf cemetery. Donations to the Salvation Army would be greatly appreciated.
John “Jack“ Savage
SAVAGE, John “Jack“ - At the St. Thomas - Elgin General Hospital on Monday April 30th, 2007. John “Jack“ Savage of St. Thomas in his 84th year. Beloved husband of the late Charlotte (Russell) Savage (2003) and dearly loved father of John and his wife Lynda Savage of Blenheim; Gary and his wife Diane Savage, St. Thomas; David and his wife Ethel Savage, Union; Robert and his wife Lynne Savage, St. Thomas; Brian and his wife Elizabeth Savage, St. Thomas; Bradley and his wife Pamela Savage, St. Thomas and Patricia Ann and her husband Dean Galbraith, Ridgetown. Dear brother of William and his wife Peggy Savage of Don Mills. Jack is also lovingly remembered by a dear friend Dorothy Russell, by his grandchildren Denise Juck (Chris), John, Tristan (Charline), Colleen, Jason, Nathan (Kelly), Jessica, Wayne, Kyle and Santanna Savage and Curtis, Trevor and Nicole Galbraith and also be his great grandchildren Corey and Aaron Juck and Logan Jack Savage. Jack was born in Windsor on June 2nd, 1923 to Willard and Velma (Armstrong) Savage. He was a retired Train Conductor with N.Y.C., P.C. and Con Rail; he had served with the Canadian Army from 1942 to 1946. He was a member of Talbot Lodge #546 A.F. & A.M., of Grace United Church, of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen and a member of the United Transportation Union for over sixty years. Resting at the WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral services will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow in London. Visitation Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Masonic Service will be held Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Diabetes Association.
Dorothy Irene Shaw
SHAW, Dorothy Irene - A resident of Wallaceburg, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 30, 2007 in her 92nd year. Dorothy is the daughter of the late John William & Jenny Irene (Schoales) Turner. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Shaw (1986). Loving mother & mother-in-law of Jane & Tom McGee of Wallaceburg, Deborah Shaw of Peterborough, Margaret & Robert Wickett of Elmvale, Joanne & Ralph Shaw of Guelph and Eleanor & Alvin Lozon of Owen Sound. Dear grandmother of Alan & Stephanie, Bryan & Angela, Karen & Greg, David & Helen, Robert & Darlene, Matthew & Kelley, Erin, Allison and the late Bradley Joseph. Great grandmother of Marshall, Alyssa, Brendan, Rebecca, Joseph, Ryan, Emily, Alex, and Adelle. Sister-in-law of Frances & sister of the late John Richard Turner of Toronto. Dorothy had owned Shaw Hardware with her husband Joe, was Wallaceburg's Citizen of the Year in 1994, awarded the 125 Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal for Contribution to Community, inducted into the Wallaceburg Sports Hall of Fame as a female athlete, was a champion swimmer, rower, golfer, curler, bowler, baseball pitcher and card player. She was active in Knox Presbyterian Church and a tireless volunteer with the Canadian Cancer Society, Red Cross, Sydenham District Hospital Auxiliary, I.O.D.E and the Kinettes. Friends may call at the HAYCOCK- CAVANAGH FUNERAL HOME, 409 Nelson Street (at Elgin) in Wallaceburg from 7-9 PM on Wednesday and 2-4 & 7-9 PM on Thursday. The funeral service will be conducted by Rev. David Heath at the funeral home on Friday, May 4 at 1 PM. The interment will follow at Riverview Cemetery. If desired, remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society, Red Cross, Sydenham Hospital Auxiliary or the charity of your choice may be left at the funeral home 519.627.3231.
James M. (Jim) Clendenning
CLENDENNING James M. (Jim) - of R.R.4, Blenheim passed away on May 1, 2007 peacefully surrounded by his family at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Born in South Harwich Township on the Eau Road family farm 84 years ago son of the late Russell and Kate (Fraser) Clendenning. He will be greatly missed by his loving and devoted wife Kate Hughes Clendenning. Jim was very proud of his children Dr. Martha Clendenning and husband Dennis Zahorodney, Elizabeth (Libby) Passmore and husband Wayne, Mary Genge and husband Mike, Jim and Julie Clendenning, all of Blenheim/Ridgetown area. Grandchildren Fraser, Erin, Kate, Maggie, Ann, Jill and James Edward (Jed) will miss Grandpa's hugs and kisses and candy stash by his chair. Beloved brother of Norma Rowe and husband John of Northville, Michigan, brother-in-law of Ethel Clendenning of Blenheim and Jack Kerr of London. Predeceased by brother Fraser Clendenning and sister Mary Jean Kerr. Jim was a founding member of the Erie-St. Clair Chapter of Ducks Unlimited Canada, a faithful noble of the Shrine for over 50 years and honoured as a Kentucky Colonel in recognition of his role in bringing dark-fired tobacco to Canada. The family will receive visitors at the J.L. FORD FUNERAL HOME in Blenheim on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will take place Saturday, May 5, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at New Scotland United Church, corner of New Scotland Line and Kent Bridge Road (Cty Rd 15). Interment to follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim. Those wishing to make a memorial contribution are asked to consider the New Scotland United Church Memorial Fund, CNIB and Ducks Unlimited Canada. A Masonic Service will be held on Friday, May 4 at 6:45 p.m. at the J.L. Ford Funeral Home.
DIETRICH, Russel - 47 years, of Tilbury, passed away suddenly on May 1, 2007. Beloved husband of Bibiane (Boivin). Loving father of Randy Dietrich and friend Delia, Cassandra and friend Marshall, all of Tilbury. Dearest son of the late Olive (Dietrich) St. Denis (nee Dennison) (1996). Dear brother of Ken Dietrich of Tilbury, David (Donna) Dietrich of Chatham, Bob (Sharon) Dietrich of Chatham, Eddie (Lisa) Dietrich of Toronto, Chris Dietrich of Peterborough, Paula Reaume of Tilbury, Harry St. Denis of Ottawa, and Olive (Scott) Robinson of Tilbury. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Russel was an employee of Woodbridge Foam Corporation, Tilbury. Visitation at REAUME FUNERAL HOME, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Parish prayers 8 p.m. Friday. Funeral service from the funeral home Saturday, May 5, 2007 at 10 a.m., then to St. Francis Xavier Church, Tilbury for Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. Memorial donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation appreciated.
Kenneth Jerome (Jerry) “Pops“ McDonald
McDONALD, Kenneth Jerome (Jerry) “Pops“ - 69 years, born August 20, 1937, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on May 1, 2007. Former husband of Yvonne (nee Chevalier) (2001). Loving father of Michael (Anne) McDonald of Merlin, Kenneth McDonald of Tilbury, Gary (Brigitte) McDonald of Tilbury. Proud and beloved grandpa of Craig (Victoria), Steve, Christopher, as well as Chris and Jeff. Predeceased by parents Jerome McDonald (1941) and Mary (Marshal) McDonald (1977). Dear brother of James McDonald (late wife Carol) (2003), and the late Margaret Carson (2006). Dear uncle of Kevin and Donnie Carson, and Scott McDonald. His contributions to his family, his friends, and to Chatham-Kent for many years will never be forgotten. Visitation at REAUME FUNERAL HOME, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral service at the funeral home Saturday, May 5, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Catherine Collins-Barker officiating. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation.
McKAY, Laura - A resident of Chatham, Laura Jean McKay passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Wednesday, May 2, 2007. Born in 1941, beloved daughter of the late George and Margaret (Gibson) Chappell. Laura was predeceased by her cherished husband Don (2006) and her sister Peggy Allison (1999). She was a loving aunt to 14 nieces and nephews, always patient, generous with her time, and interested in their lives. She is missed by her brothers-in-law Bruce Allison and Bob (Sharon) McKay, and sisters-in- law Dorothy McLarty, Kay McKay, and Anne McKay of Chatham. Laura operated Gulf Stream Installers with her husband Don for many years. Friends will be received at Evangel Community Church, 76 Sandys Street, Chatham on Saturday, May 5, 2007 from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. Memorial Service will follow at Evangel Community Church on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Cremation with interment to follow in Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. Donations by cheque to the Foundation of the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, Ontario (519)351- 2040. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com McKINLAY FUNERAL HOME 459 St. Clair Street Chatham, Ontario 519-351-2040.
Jozef (Joe) Bis
BIS, Jozef (Joe) - Peacefully at West Park Health Centre on April 29, 2007 at the age of 83. Survived by his son George (Joanne), daughter Donna (Jake), their mother Regina Bis and his grandchildren Emily (Rob Horne), Simon and Samantha. Special friend to Vera Cebrynski and Paul, Cathy and Carolann who will miss him. A special thanks to Bruno and Lee Garus for their concern and friendship. Joe was born in Swoly, Poland and immigrated to Canada in 1948. He worked throughout Ontario for Ontario Hydro and later Newman Bros., St. Catharines as a mason. Joe and his family operated a fruit farm in Niagara-on-the-Lake for many years. In accordance with Joe's wishes there will be no service or visitation. Inurnment at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens in Fonthill. Family and Friends please join us at a memorial gathering to be held at Frado's Restaurant, 535 Queenston Street, at Homer Bridge, St. Catharines on Saturday May 5, 2007 from 1-3 p.m.
BRONOWICZ, Maria - Unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 6, 2007 at her home at the age of 83. Loving wife of Zbigniew of 53 years. Survived by her nephew Rafal Fratczak and sister-in-law Irene. Cremation. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2007 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (Oblate Street) at 10:30 a.m. followed by interment at Victoria Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the St. Catharines General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to PATRICK J. DARTE FUNERAL CHAPEL (39 Court St. 905-685-6584).
Joseph Nano Carlucci
CARLUCCI, Joseph Nano - Surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday May 1, 2007 at the Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital, at 78 years of age. Beloved husband of the late Janet for 50 years. Loving father of Joe (Jennifer), Cathy (Gene), and John (Olga). Cherished grandpa of Adam, Emily, Amanda, Matthew and Boris. Dear brother of Delphine, Raye, and Evo (Mary). Brother in law of Joyce (Jacques) Beaubien. Joseph was predeceased by his sister Joan. Joseph will be lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. He was employed with General Motors of Canada for 48 years. He spent many years coaching baseball in Merritton, loved the Yankees but lived for his grandchildren. Joseph is resting at the GEORGE DARTE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 585 Carlton St until Saturday at 9am. Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated in St. Julia Church at 9:30am. Rite of committal in Victoria Lawn Cemetery. Vigil prayers will be held in the funeral home on Friday at 2:30pm. Visiting hours are Friday 2-4 and 7-9pm. Memorial remembrances to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. The family wish to express a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Ken Taylor, Dr. Ditor, Dr. Casselman and Dr. Giesbretch.
JOHNSON, Mary “Pat” ~ Surrounded by her loving family at the Trillium Villa Nursing Home, Sarnia on Tuesday, May 1, 2007 at the age of 88. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Johnson (1988). Loving mother of Sandra (Ed) Boyko, Diane (Claus) Janzen and Michael (Marj) Johnson. Predeceased by daughter Gail (1983) and son Kevin (2003). Nana will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her grandchildren David, Grant (May) and Mark Boyko and Risa and Kyle Janzen. Dear sister of Patrick (Shirley) Cooney, John Webb, Teresa Lyons and Peggy Edwards. Pat worked at the Shaver Hospital for many years retiring in 1984. She was a war bride and a member of the Thorold War Bride Club. Pat'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. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 21 Queen St. S., Thorold on Saturday at 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment at a later date at Lakeview Cemetery, Thorold. Vigil prayers will be celebrated at the funeral home on Friday at 3 p.m. Memorial donations in memory of Pat to the Niagara Peninsula Children's Centre would be appreciated by the family.
KOZUB, Alexandra - It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved and adored Mama and Babycia Alexandra Kozub as the Lord called her to him on Tuesday, May 1, 2007. Beloved wife of the late Nikolay (1997); left to remember her in our hearts and to carry on her legacy are her daughter Larissa and husband Mark. Her precious granddaughters Tiana, Adrianna and Taryn. She will be sadly missed by cvati Edward and Halyna Tkach and family and Jim and Janya Tibbs. Our Mama and Babycia was a truly amazing woman with a strong faith and ever abiding love for her family who were the centre of her world. Alexandra will be remembered for her love of gardening, her beautiful Ukrainian embroidery, her amazing cooking, her love of life and her 2 beloved cats Zikra and Murka. Alexandra is a member of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. George's and the Kalyna seniors group. The family will receive friends at the HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 75 Church Street (905-684-6346) on Friday, May 4, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Panachyda (prayers) will be held in the funeral home Friday, May 4, 2007 at 7 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. George's, 75 Facer Street, on Saturday, May 5, 2007 at 10 a.m. Interment in Victoria Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. George's building fund would be appreciated as an expression of sympathy. “Vichnaya Pamyat Mama“
MAXNER, Cameron Charles “Goob” ~ Suddenly, on Tuesday May 1, 2007, while in London, Ontario Cam passed away at the age of 44. He was a heart recipient of 13 years. Beloved husband and best friend of 28 years to Paula. Loving father of Taylor and Mitchell. Dear son of Dianne and Chuck and brother of Tracey (Bruce) Riediger. Special son-in-law of Doug and the late Sadie (2004) Taylor and brother-in- law of Ken (Barb), the late Lorraine (2000), Jerry (Lee Anne) and Bobby (Tracy). Cam is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Cam'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 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Cam to the Trillium Gift of Life Network would be appreciated by the family.
NEMETT, Mary - At West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Grimsby on Tuesday, May 1, 2007. Mary Nemett of Vineland, formerly of Beamsville, aged 78 years. Beloved wife of Ernie and dear mother of Leona (Vic) Adams of Toronto, Ernie (Maria) Nemett of Milton, Ed (Maggie) Nemett of Beamsville and Sue (Jamie) Blain of Jordan. Loving grandmother of Josh (Sarah) Blain and Trevor and Ryan Nemett. Sister of Sue Mark of Niagara Falls, Ann Jaques of Fergus, Irene (Peter) Gaasenbeek of Cambridge, the late John (Phyllis) Sokol of Stoney Creek and the late Andy (Lorraine) Sokol of Burlington. Mrs. Nemett is at the TALLMAN FUNERAL HOME, 4998 King St., Beamsville where the family will receive friends on Thursday 2 - 4 and 7 - 8:30 with Vigil at 8:30 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Helen's Church, Maple Grove Road, Vineland on Friday, May 4 at 11:00 a.m. with Rite of Committal in Mount Osborne Cemetery, Beamsville. If desired, donations to the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated by the family.
PARSON, Donald - Don passed away peacefully on Sunday April 29, 2007 at the St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 75. Predeceased by his wife Victoria Grace. Dear father of Richard, Kenneth (Cindy), David, Diana. Grandfather of Jennifer (Justin), Ricky, Sarah (Kenny), Vanessa (Rich), Christopher and Denise. Great grandfather of Lucas and Sydney. Brother of William, Pheobe and Dorothy. Predeceased by sister Audrey. Memorial service will be held at PLEASANTVIEW MEMORIAL GARDENS, Fonthill on Saturday May 5 at 11 a.m. in Chapel 5.
SFORZA, Antonio - Died peacefully on May 1, 2007 with his family beside him at the St. Catharines General Hospital in his 86th year. Loving husband of Virginia for 58 years. Father of Placido, Sergio, Frank and daughters-in-law Ascenza, Rosanna and Christine. Loving Nonno (Nonnetto) of Anthony, Daniele, Margherita, Janice, Michael (Emily), Gina, Mark and many nieces and nephews. Antonio is resting at the GEORGE DARTE FUNERAL HOME, 585 Carlton Street until Friday at 9 a.m. Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. in St. Alfred' Church, 272 Vine Street. Visiting hours are Thursday 2- 4 and 7-9 p.m. Vigil prayers will be said in the funeral home on Thursday at 3 p.m. Entombment at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation or St.Catharines General Hospital Auxillary Memorial Fund in Antonio's honour.
SOWA, Helena - Peacefully at the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Grimsby on Friday, April 27, 2007 at the age of 71. Beloved wife of Severyn. Loving mother of Yolanda Chorus (Ted Eveline) of British Columbia, Jack Sowa (Lisa) of Beamsville, Emilia Sowa of Germany and Andy Sowa (Christine) of Smithville. Dear grandmother of Emilia, Mary, Alyssa, Reanna and Jordan. Will be missed by her sister Sophie Haight (John) of Grimsby. Predeceased by her brother Frank Sowa (Mary). A private family service and interment have taken place. If desired, expressions of sympathy can be made to a charity of your choice and would be sincerely appreciated by the family. A special thank you to Dr. Woodland, Kathy Reid and all the staff at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital for their wonderful care and support. (Arrangements entrusted to STONEHOUSE-WHITCOMB FUNERAL HOME, Grimsby 905-945-2755)