COLOSIMO, Peter (Pierino) 1932-2010
Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at Grace Villa, on Monday, April 26, 2010, in his 78th year. Beloved husband of the late Norma (2005). Proud father to Danny, Joe and his wife Mary, Elsa Paredes and her husband Juan and Lina Bollert and her husband Brian. Predeceased by his children Angela and Ugo. Cherished Nonno to Peter, Christopher, Ashley, Michael, Brian, Sebastian, Noah, Alessia and Lauren. Loving brother of Pasquale (late Faustina), Vanda Notaro (late Rosario), Paolo and the late Umberto. Dear brother-in-law of Carolina Mirabelli (late Cesare), Ivo and Maria Costanzo, Ezio Costanzo and Pina, Alberto and Ginetta Costanzo, Dino and Anna Costanzo, Bice Vivolo (late Antonio) and Lidia Costanzo. Predeceased by Renato and Maria Costanzo. Will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends in Canada, U.S.A. and Italy.
Visitation at BAY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME –“William J. Markey Chapel”, 947 Rymal Road E., HAMILTON (905.574.0405) on Thursday, April 29, 2010 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm. Vigil Prayers will be said Thursday afternoon at 3:30 pm. Funeral Friday, April 30, 2010 at St. Luke’s Roman Catholic Church 200 Mt. Albion Road, Hamilton for Mass of Christian Funeral at 10 am. Entombment to follow at Bayview Mausoleum, Cemetery & Crematorium, 740 Spring Gardens Road, Burlington. In Peter’s memory, donations to the Alzheimer Foundation would be appreciated.
COLOSIMO, Elena (Lina) nee Mirabelli 1915-2010
Entered into rest, peacefully at Idlewyld Manor on Thursday, February 18, 2010. Loving mother of Frances (Mario) Pillinini. Dearest Nonna of Anna (Albert) Gusenbauer, Mark (Corie) Pillinini and Linda Pillinini. Cherished Great-Nonna of Kaela, Erika, Kyle and Sarah. Predeceased by her husband Vincenzo, her sister Ersilia Leo and brothers Mario and Nick, all of Hamilton and sister Dora of Italy. Lina was an employee of Imperial Tobacco in Hamilton and Guelph until her retirement in 1979. The family would like to thank Idlewyld Nursing Home, Orchard View Staff for their care and love shown to Elena. A special thank you to Maureen and Dawn.
Visitation at BAY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME – “William J. Markey Chapel,” 947 Rymal Road E., HAMILTON (905-574-0405) on Sunday, February 21, 2010 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Vigil Prayers will be said at the Funeral Home on Sunday at 3pm. Funeral Monday, February 22, 2010 at Regina Mundi Roman Catholic Church 631 Mohawk Road W., Hamilton for Mass of Christian Funeral at 9:30am. Entombment Our Lady of Victory Mausoleum at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations in memory of Elena to the CNIB or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Coloma, Ernesto Domingo 1934-2009
Born August 21, 1934 in Isabela, Philippines and happily married for 43 years to Puring Carlos of Pampanga, Philippines. He came to Canada in 1968 seeking a better life for his family. Ernesto will be sadly missed by his four sons and one daughter: Randy, Annalyn, Lester, Noel and Norman. Beloved grandfather to Sebastian, Nathan and Serena. Dear brother to Jerry/Matin, Norma/Mario, Oscar/Bien, Gaudencio (RIP), Rolly/Aida, and Alex/Norrie. Missed by friends and relatives in Canada, U.S. and the Philippines. To all the doctors, nurses and ICU staff at Hamilton General and St. Joseph’s Hospital, thank you very much for your loving care. Written by Ernesto - January 2009
Ernesto passed away peacefully on September 18, 2009 at the age of 75 from various medical complications. Visitation at Bay Gardens Funeral Home, 947 Rymal Road East Hamilton. (905 574 0405) on Monday, September 21, 2009 and Tuesday, September 22, 2009 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. A vigil prayer service will take place on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 8 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Margaret Mary Parish, Hamilton on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 10am followed by interment at Mount Hamilton Cemetery.
Collins (Irvine), Sandra (Sandy) 1940-2010
Suddenly March 31st 2010 at Simcoe Ontario; while gardening at home; in her 70th year, Sandy Collins (nee Catherwood) beloved daughter of the late Isaac “Ike” Catherwood and his late wife Doris; dear mother of the late Timothy Irvine, Cindy Pereira and her husband Anthony; Todd Irvine and his wife Lynda; Richard Irvine and his wife Sherry and Melissa Irvine. Mom is predeceased by our father and her former husband Roger “Duke” Irvine. Dear Nanna of Madison “Maddy”, Ryan, Dylan, and Dakota; Great grandmother of Preston; beloved sister of the late Monte Catherwood and his wife Teresa and the late Gary Catherwood. Sandy is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will gather Monday, April 5, 2010 from 6 – 9 p.m. at BAY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME 1010 Botanical Drive, Burlington, ON 905.527.0405 ( located directly behind The Royal Botanical Gardens) to say a gentle goodbye. Cremation will follow.
Sandy spent many years living in the Barbados W.I., her wishes include returning of some of her remains to the island where she had many friends, felt much peace and a place she loved so dearly. Moms remaining ashes will be interred with her very much loved son Timothy. Mom made friends easily and every where she went. All her life Sandy had a very strong love and connection to animals.
The family would greatly appreciate donations be made to the Humane Society Burlington, ON, 740 Griffith Court, L7L 5R9 (905.637.7325) www.burlingtonhumane.ca or the Simcoe and District Humane Society. P.O. Box 193 Simcoe, ON N3Y 4L1 (519.428.9161) or www.s-dhs.ca.
Codispodi, Sandra Elizabeth 1956-2009
Passed on April 23, 2009. Wife of Anthony (Tony) Codispodi. Proud and loving mother of Ashley and Elyse. Daughter of Anna and the late Henry Bernier. Daughter-in-law of Betty and the late Joseph Codispodi. Sister to Ken and Patty Douglas (the late Gord Brown). Sister-in-law to Jim and Maria, Joe, Adena, Michael, John and Debbie, Dan and Sheila, Pat and Laura. Aunt to Mathew, Scott, Aaron, Maureen, Elliot, Mazin, Sami, Natalie, Mallory, Steven, David, Danielle, Alexandra, Marissa and Anthony. Special girlfriend to Patti Boucher, Laurie Oneal, Patti Rivet, and Dawn Palychuk. A very special thank you to Sandra’s big sister Patty and to the Juravinski Cancer Centre and all the awesome staff and volunteers. Special thanks to Karen Madden and Laura Mishco. A big thank you to Doctors Mark Levine and Marissa Slaven. Additional thanks to homecare services especially to Rodica. Visitation at BAY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME, 947 Rymal Rd. E. (between Upper Gage and Upper Ottawa) HAMILTON, (905-574-0405) on Sunday, April 26, 2009 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. A Celebration of Sandra’s life will take place on Monday, April 27, 2009 in the chapel at 3pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Juravinski Cancer Centre would be greatly appreciated and we hope to see your participation in the BRIGHT RUN on September 12, 2009.
Cocco, Adolfo 1928-2010
It is with a heavy hearts that the family announce the passing our beloved father Adolfo Cocco. Adolfo Cocco, in his 82nd year. Loving husband of the late Rina . Dearest father of Mike and Arden, Yolanda and Fred Dinizo and Oreste and Bally. Nonno of Andrea, Melissa, Rachel and Daniel. Dearest brother and brother-in-law of Ida and the late Teodozio Cocco, Gilda and Antonio Di Benedetto, Teodozio Cocco and the late Italo Cocco all of Italy. Teresa Cocco and the late Corrado Cocco of Montreal. Salvatore and Berta Fede, Felicetta and the late Franco Paladino. Carlo and Graziella Fede, the late Maria Fede, Alda and the late Franco Di Cesare, the late Donato Fede and Anna Fede, the late Gino Fede and Antoinetta Fede and the late Teresa and Fausto Alfieri. Adolfo will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Cnossen, Peter 2008-2008
Peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital, on Thursday December 18, 2008, after a short illness, at the age of 73. Born in Sneek, The Netherlands in 1935, Peter and his family emigrated to Canada in 1949. He was the husband and bestest boyfriend of his wife of 45 years Diane Herechuk-Cnossen. Peter was the proud and devoted father to his two daughters Christine Bovis- Cnossen and Tanya Cnossen and his son and best mate Christopher Bovis. He was the doting Papa of his grandson Peter Christie Cnossen. He will be fondly remembered by many friends and family members including siblings Tinie, Kees (Hillie), and Wiebe (Pat). In accordance with Peter's wishes, cremation has already taken place. A Service to remember Peter will be held in the Chapel at BAY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME, 1010 Botanical Drive (across from the Royal Botanical Gardens), BURLINGTON (905-527-0405) on Tuesday, December 23, 2008 at 11:30 a.m. At the family's request, please do not send flowers. Donations in memory of Peter can be made to the Red Cross. Special thanks to the staff on Ward 7 at Hamilton General Hospital for their professionalism and respect when Peter was in their care.
Cliffe, Frederick Walter "Fred" 1927-2009
Displaying courage and dignity in dealing with a challenging degenerative disease. Filled with pride in the example he set, loved always and forever by his wife of 59 years, June and his children Peggy (Alain), Pat (Rick), John (Jacqueline) and Julie (Steven) as well as eight loving grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Fred will also be missed by his siblings: Dorothy, Don and Bill. Fred was a teacher at Ancaster High; member of Ancaster and Burlington Historical Societies; Ancaster Lawn Bowling Club; Aldershot Badminton Club; and the Aldershot Community Recreation Association. Thank you to Dr. Oczkowski, Dr. Ragonetti, and Fred's girls at Tansley Woods. Visitation at BAY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME, 1010 Botanical Drive (across from the Royal Botanical Gardens) BURLINGTON (905-527-0405) on Sunday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, March 30, 2009 at 1 p.m. Cremation with Enichement at Bayview Cemetery, Burlington. Memorial donations are greatly appreciated by the family and may be made to the Parkinson's Society.
"God be with you till we meet again – and say Hi to Gran."
Clemenger, Elizabeth Ellen 1961-2010
CLEMENGER, Elizabeth Ellen "Beth" (nee Stinson) Passed away peacefully on Friday, December 24, 2010 at M.U.M.C. Beloved mother of Joshua, Luke and Emily, wife of James and daughter of John and Tracey Stinson of Cincinnati, aunt of John (J.T.). Predeceased by her beloved brother Beau (John). Beth will be deeply missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends scattered around the world, particularly in the USA, UK, and Colombia. Beth touched the lives of so many as a friend, nurse, advocate and teacher, especially in Hamilton, Toronto and in remote communities in Northern Ontario. Heartfelt thanks to Nancy and to Beth's friends and colleagues in the ER and ICU at Mac for your care for Beth and kindness and support for us. A celebration of her life will be held at Bay Gardens Funeral Home, 947 Rymal Road East, Hamilton, on Saturday, January 1, 2011 from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. At Beth's request there will be no visitation or interment service. In lieu of flowers a donation to a healthcare related charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. "We'll see you there. Don't wait up, we'll find you."
CLAPPISON, Vera Mary 1927-2010
After a lengthy, painful illness, Vera passed away at her home, surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, March 11, 2010. Adored wife of 62 years to Maurice. Devoted mother to Paul and his wife Michele and Debra and her husband Andrew. Predeceased by her daughter Pamela. Loving Nanny and Grandma to Jennifer, Stephanie, Geoffrey, Lorraine, Jacqueline, Jonathan and Janet and Great Grandma to Christopher, Michael, Bryce, Nicholas, Pamela and Hannah. Special thanks to C.C.A.C, Bayshore, the VON and to Dr. Anne Woods.
Visitation at BAY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME – “William J. Markey Chapel,” 947 Rymal Road E., HAMILTON (905.574.0405) on Saturday, March 13, 2010 from 7 to 9 pm. Funeral Service to celebrate Vera’s life will be held in the Chapel on Sunday, March 14, 2010 at 1 pm. Donations in memory of Vera to the Juravinski Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family.
CASEY, Gerald F. 1919-2009
In hospital, surrounded by his 5 loving children on Tuesday August 4th , 2009 in his 91st year. Beloved husband of the late Jean (1995). Loving father of Sharon Ballah (Bevan), Jean Mondoux (Gary), Mary Kelly, Michael (Marilyn), and Kevin (Nancy). Survived by his 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Gerry was retired from Atlas Steel with 35 years of service. A special thank you to the staff and residents of Aberdeen Gardens for their care and friendship. Visitation will be held at the BAY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME, 947 Rymal Road East (between Upper Ottawa and Upper Gage) on Thursday August 6th from 1-3 pm. The funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Thursday August 6th at 3 pm. Cremation. Memorial donations made to St. Joseph’s Hospital Palliative Care would be appreciated.
Casarsa, Kathleen 1928-2009
It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother Kathleen, beloved wife of the late Guido Casarsa. She died peacefully at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice, Hamilton on Thursday, January 8, 2009 in her 81st year. Mom will be greatly missed by all her children and many grandchildren; David (Janine, Christine, Alicia), Karen Lilley (Cliff, Elizabeth, and the late Stephen), Stephen (Clara, Sara, Lindsey), Robert (Kerry, Rylie, Andrew, Matthew), Paul (Kathi, Kailyse, Anna, Shayne), Cathleen Beattie (Paul, Angelina, Amelia). Much loved sister of Mildred Johnson (Len), the late Audrey Marable-Fink (the late Sam Marable, the late John Fink), the late Edward (Ted) Smith (Cathy Piva). Loving sister-in-law of Elda Boccolon (the late Celso), Sylvia Foster (Alec), Nellie Casarsa and loved by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Mom enjoyed camping at Killbear Park with family and friends, her Tuesday afternoon bowling league, and travelling. She fulfilled a life-long dream and returned to her birth place in Bolton, Lancashire England where she celebrated her 80th birthday with her two daughters. To Mom, family meant everything and she viewed her children and grandchildren as her greatest pride and joy. She leaves us to again be with her beloved husband Guido in the Kingdom of God and is reunited with departed family and friends. Come celebrate Mom’s life with us at BAY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME, 947 Rymal Road East (between Upper Gage and Upper Ottawa) HAMILTON (905.574.0405) on Saturday from 7:00pm-9:00pm and Sunday from 2:00pm – 4:00pm and 7:00pm – 9:00pm. Vigil Service for Kathleen will be held on Sunday at 8:00p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Margaret Mary Parish, 20 Idlewood Avenue, Hamilton on Monday January 12, 2009 at 11:30a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Burlington. Memorial donations may be made to the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice or Pancreatic Cancer Research through the Juravinski Cancer Centre.
Caruso, Celestino 1946-2008
After a courageous battle with cancer he passed away at home with family by his side on Friday October 24, 2008 at the age of 62. Dear brother of Carlo and his wife Anna, Teresa Di Febo and her husband Antonio, and Emilia Prisco and her husband Raffaele of Italy. “Uncle Charlie” will be lovingly missed by Carmela, Adela and her husband Frank (great-nieces Victoria and Isabella), Maria, Nick, Adele and her husband Nigel, Enrico, Luisa and many other nieces, nephews, and cousins in Canada and Italy. Predeceased by parents Nicola and Adele Caruso; siblings Primiano and surviving wife Teresa, Salvatore and surviving wife Angelina Caruso and Angela Di Tomaso and her husband Pasquale. Visitation at BAY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME, 947 Rymal Road East (between Upper Gage and Upper Ottawa) HAMILTON (905-574-0405) on Monday October 27, 2008 from 11 a.m. until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 1 p.m. Cremation has taken place.
Carter (Nichols), Elinore 1922-2009
Elinore Carter (Nichols) passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 4th, 2009 at Brant Centre with her family at her side. Elinore was a devoted and loving mother. She is survived by daughters Gail, (Denis), Valerie, Marilyn, Norma, Barbara (Louie) and son Glenn. Also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her son Craig. Visitation for the public will be held on Tuesday January 6, 2009. from 7 – 9 p.m. and on Wednesday January 7, 2009 from 11 a.m. - 12 noon at BAY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME, 1010 Botanical Drive (across from the Royal Botanical Gardens), BURLINGTON (905-527-0405). Cremation to follow with interment in Montreal.
Carr, Paul Howard 1948-2010
CARR, Paul Howard
Peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, in his 63rd year. Will be dearly missed by his wife Jackie. Always loved and forever remembered by his son Dean and his wife Kelly. Cherished by his daughters Vicky (Scott), Nicola (Simon) and Amy. Cherished Grandpa Paul to Owen, Benny, Oliver and Eli. Survived by his sister Betty Hopkins. Remembered always by Dean’s mom Cathy and his brother and sister Luke and Emily. Will never be forgotten by his friends at the garage on the 2nd Concession. Paul was a 10 year employee and property manager with Bentall Real Estate.
Visitation: Visitation at BAY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME, 1010 Botanical Drive, BURLINGTON (905.527.0405) on Thursday, June 24, 2010 from 5pm to 9pm.
Service: A Celebration of Paul’s Life will be held in the Bay Gardens Chapel on Friday, June 25, 2010 at 11am.
Cemetery: Internment Woodland Cemetery
Cremation: Bayview Cemetery, Crematorium & Mausoleum
740 Spring Gardens Road
Carmichael, Ashley Maegan "Mugs" 1992-2008
Maegan was taken from us in Hamilton on Tuesday, April 8, 2008 at the innocent age of 15. Lovingly survived by her mother Debbie; brother Justin; grandparents Shirley and Gordon Carmichael; uncles Shawn and Buddy; aunt Caroline; and numerous relatives. She was a dear friend and will be missed by all. Visitation at BAY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME 1010 Botanical Drive (across from the Royal Botanical Gardens) BURLINGTON (905.527.0405) on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, April 18, 2008 at 1 p.m. Interment Woodland Cemetery, Hamilton.
Carey, John Stanley 1923-2008
Peacefully at McMaster University Hospital on March 2, 2008. Beloved husband of Jean and dear brother to Eric Carey of Derbyshire, England. John was employed by Westinghouse for over 35 years and a proud Canadian. John will be remembered by his many friends and family for his great sense of humour, spontaneous serenades and wonderful smile. In respecting John's wishes, cremation has taken place and no services will be held. A special thank you to McMaster Family Practice Unit and Bay Gardens Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Assistance Program in John's memory would be greatly appreciated.
Carbone, Savina 1927-2009
Peacefully, surrounded by family on Sunday, November 29, 2009, at 82 years of age.
Beloved wife of Fortunato Carbone. Much loved mother to Santo and Maria Carbone, and Norma Gravina. Mother in law to Denyse Carbone and Joe Gravina. Cherished Nonna to Joel and Nicolas Carbone, and Maxine and Nicole Gravina.
Predeceased by her sisters Erminia, Lina and Caterina, and brothers Joe and Domenico. Survived by her brothers Alfredo and Jimmy. Also predeceased by her sisters in law Anna and Antonia, survived by her in laws, Angelo and Elsie, Grazia, Rita and Richard, Ida and Tom, Cosmo, Angela, and Helen.
Will be forever remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends. Savina’s kind and gentle nature and generosity will be lasting memories to all.
Thank you to the paramedics and Emergency OR staff, and special thanks to the ICU East staff at the Hamilton General Hospital.
Visitation at BAY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME – “William J. Markey Chapel”, 947 Rymal Rd E, HAMILTON (905.574.0405) on Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 from 2pm -4pm and 6pm -9pm. Vigil Prayers will be performed at 8:30pm. Funeral Service will be held at St Anthony of Padua Church on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 10am. Reception at Bay Gardens to follow at 1:30pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Sick Kids Foundation would be appreciated.