Donald John (Lump) Hull
HULL, Donald John (Lump) 1952-2008 - It is with profound sadness that the family of Donald Hull announces his passing on Tuesday, February 5, 2008, eight months after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.
He was a devoted and much loved husband of Phyllis (MacKenzie) for 29 years.
His two sons, MacKenzie and Harrison will miss him desperately as will his daughter-in-law Kim.
Donald leaves behind his loving mother Jean Hull, sister Sandra Showalter (Clarence) and brother-in-law David MacKenzie.
Donald was predeceased by his father John H. Hull (2005) and mother-in- law Janet MacKenzie (2005).
Donald was a graduate of Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School and the University of Western Ontario.
After attending Althouse College in London, Donald began his teaching career with the Halton District School Board retiring in 2005.
His passion was golf but he loved to ski and travel as well.
His friends were very important to him throughout his life and especially during his illness.
He will be remembered for his sense of humor and good nature that were both evident every single day.
The family will receive friends at the GEORGE DARTE FUNERAL HOME, 585 Carlton Street, St. Catharines, on Saturday, February 9th from 7-9 pm. and Sunday, February 10th from 2-4 pm. and 7- 9 pm.
A celebration of Donald's life will take place at St. Paul St. United Church on Monday, February 11th at 11 am. with visiting at the church one hour prior to service.
Interment at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens, Fonthill.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice Niagara or the St. Catharines General Hospital Foundation.
Robert John (Bob) Johnson
JOHNSON, Robert John (Bob) - Peacefully at the General Hospital in St. Catharines in his 54th year.
Bob leaves behind his loving daughter Rachel Johnson. Son of Gord Johnson & the late Arlene Johnson.
Best friend and brother to Gord (Maureen), Dennis (Laurie), Eric, Joanne Kusch (Don) and Jill Van Ryssel (John).
Beloved uncle to Tammy, Andy, Cheryl, Denise, Matt, Shelby, Scott, Erin and Kayleigh.
Bob was predeceased by his niece, Karen Smith and is survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins in Hamilton.
A long time employee of the Region of Niagara, Bob loved cottage life and his feisty cat Toozy.
Cremation has taken place.
Friends are welcome to share memories of Bob at a celebration of his life at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 350, 57 Lakeport, Pt. Dalhousie, Ontario on Saturday February 9th from 1-6 p.m.
Bob loved reading so donations to the Thorold Public Library would be appreciated by the family, and may be arranged by calling the PATRICK DARTE FUNERAL CHAPEL 905-685-6584.
Special thanks to the I.C.U. staff on the 5th floor and in particular to Nurse Judy.
She made Bob's last days comfortable and gave much appreciated support to his family in his last days.
Richard Henry Kirbyson
KIRBYSON, Richard Henry - At the Welland County General Hospital on Thursday, February 7, 2008, Rick Kirbyson, of R.R. 1, Vineland, aged 48 years. Beloved husband of Shelley and dear father of Brianne and Spencer.
Loved son of Gerald and Lillian Kirbyson and dear brother of Steve, Karen and Steve.
Son in law of Bob and Isobelle Gravelle and brother in law of Debbie Gravelle and Chris and Lisa Gravelle.
Dear Uncle of Jeff and Lori, Patti, Kari and Steve, Trevor and Jess, Jordan and Katie, Megan and Cameron.
The family will receive friends at the VINELAND CHAPEL of the TALLMAN FUNERAL HOMES, 3277 King St. on Saturday 7-8:30 p.m. and Sunday 2-4 and 7-8:30 p.m.
Funeral Service in the Chapel on Monday, February 11th at 2 p.m.
Interment will follow at Mount Osborne Cemetery, Beamsville.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
C. Bruce Lockey
LOCKEY, C. Bruce - Passed peacefully into the arms of his LORD on February 6, 2008 in his 63rd year.
Reunited with father Ralph.
Much loved by his family and friends; mother Annie, wife Gwen, sons Rob and John, daughter-in-law Mahlah, granddaughters Rheannon and Maia, and siblings Wayne (Linda), Brian (Mary Lou), Alice (Lyle) Hall and families.
Bruce was a Queen Scout, grad of Mohawk College (HIT), second-generation farmer and 26 yr Thorold/Pelham Volunteer Firefighter.
Gracious family thanks to the doctors, nurses, spiritual care and staff at the St. Catharines General Trauma Unit and ICU.
Bruce is at the NIAGARA ST. CHAPEL of BUTLER FUNERAL HOME, 424 Niagara St. (south of Scott) where the family will receive friends on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.
Funeral Service will be held at Bethany Community Church, 1388 Third St., on Monday, February 11, 2008 at 11:00 a.m.
Private interment will take place at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Pelham Fire Department Station #3 or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.
Dorothy May Gregory
GREGORY, Dorothy May (nee: Haskins) March 30 1928 February 6, 2008 - Passed peacefully at home in her 80th year.
Beloved wife of George Gregory for 59 years.
Cherished mother of Susan Murdoch (Bill), Gary, Margaret Henry (Duncan), Wayne (Mary Margaret), Terry (Karen).
Loving grandmother of Shawn, Tyler Murdoch, Anna DaCosta, Jamie and Jessica Gregory, Marc Henry, Ryan, Adam, Candice Gregory, Wesley, Sarah and Joel Gregory.
Great grandmother of Emily, Liam Murdoch, Claire and James Murdoch.
Survived by her sister Karen Copeland.
Predeceased by her daughter Gail, her parents Luella and Archibald Haskins, brothers Alan, Paul, Doug Haskins and sisters Joan Dyke and Shirley Henry.
At Dorothy's request cremation has taken place with a private family burial.
In lieu of flowers, memorial remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Yvon Jean-Baptiste Leclerc
LECLERC, Yvon Jean-Baptiste - The family announces with sorrow, his death in Sudbury, Wednesday, February 6th, 2008 at the age of 81 years.
Son of the late Ovilda and of the late Aurore (née Lacasse) Leclerc.
Beloved husband of Marie Marthe Leclerc (née Vallée) of Sudbury.
Loving father of Gisèle Roussain (Randal) of Meaford, Marie-Paule Leclerc of Sault-Ste- Marie and Louise Drolet (Gerald) of Sudbury.
Dear brother of Yvette Frechette and René Leclerc (Rose) both of Sault-Ste-Marie, Jocelyn Cappellani of Campbell River, B.C., Gilles of Kelowna B.C., Pauline Drouin of North Bay and Gabriel of Wawa.
Predeceased by his brothers and sisters, Jacqueline, Simone Parent, Laurent, Robert, Armande Haman, Jeannette Stanskivicious.
Sadly missed by his grandchildren, Marie Blanche, Christopher, Anne, Eric, Lisa, James and by his great-grandchildren Patrick, Charlotte, Ruby and Adrien.
Lovingly remembered by his sister-in-law Huguette Doiron of Longlac.
Also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
The family will receive relatives and friends at the CO-OPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd. E. (at Notre-Dame), Sudbury Friday evening from and 7- 9:30 p.m.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, February 9th, 2008 at (time to be confirmed) in the Co-operative Funeral Home Chapel, Sudbury.
Donations to the Northern Cancer Research Foundation or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.
Emmanuel “Nel“ Jean Bernard Leduc
LEDUC, Emmanuel “Nel“ Jean Bernard - In loving memory of Emmanuel “Nel“ Jean Bernard Leduc, who passed away on Wednesday, February 6th, 2008 at the age of 89 years at Pioneer Manor.
Born in Thurso, Quebec on March 16th, 1918 to the late Philémon and Ernestine (nee Prud'homme) Leduc.
Husband of the late Gertrude (nee Parent) predeceased 1983.
Loving father of Monique Therrien (husband Ron) of Hanmer, Louise Vitols (husband Hal) of Sudbury, Lorraine Skanes (husband Gary) of Ottawa, Christine of Montreal and Patricia Achtereekte (husband Leo) of Russell.
Cherished grandfather of Richard (Marni), Stéphane (Monique), Ryan (Christine), André (Jennifer), Chantal, Dwayne (Mélanie) and Jesse and great grandfather to P.J.
Emmanuel is predeceased by all his siblings; Marguerite Legault (Raoul), Dolores, Anatole (Beatrice & Laurietta), Ivanhoe (Marie-Jeanne), Albanie (Lawrence of Sarnia), Rosario, Louis-Philippe (Carmelle), Paul (Simone), Jeanne d'Arc, Gaby Ouellette (Gérald), Roger (Gertrude) and Jean-Marie (Grace), Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Emmanuel retired from Inco as a hoistman, at the age of 63 and moved to Sturgeon Falls.
In Sturgeon Falls he belonged to the Legion, and was an avid bowler and participated in many golden age events.
He had strong work ethics and also enjoyed working part-time as a bricklayer.
Thank you to the dedicated staff in Pine at Pioneer Manor and to Dr. Jacques for the care of our father since his admission in 2000.
Memorial Funeral Mass in St. Jacques Church, Cté Blvd., Hanmer, Monday, February 11th, 2008 at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
(Friends may gather at the church after 10:30 a.m. Monday).
(Arrangements entrusted to the LOUGHEED FUNERAL HOME).
George William Robert McEwan
McEWAN, George William Robert - In loving memory of George William Robert McEwan, 84 years, who passed away Wednesday evening, February 6th, 2008 at the Extendicare York.
Beloved husband of Fleurette (Roy) McEwan predeceased 2003.
Dear son of George and Ann McEwan both predeceased.
Loving brother of Norman of Stoney Creek, predeceased by Murray.
Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.
Born in North Bay, he married Fleurette in 1942.
George worked in sales for over 50 years, at 20th Century Theatres, Mid Canada Radio and for 10 years as the sales manager at the Sudbury Star, retiring in 1992.
He was a man of great faith who worked hard for the Roman Catholic Church, Catholic Charities, mass for Shut Ins, Legion of Mary and was a proud 4th Degree Knights of Columbus.
George was a veteran of World War II and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 76, Sudbury.
George was always active in his community, a founding member of the Sudbury and District Kennel Club, Sudbury and District SPCA, founding President of the Sudbury Chapter Experimental Aircraft Association and a founding Board Member of the Sudbury Food Bank.
Resting at the JACKSON AND BARNARD FUNERAL HOME, 233 Larch St.
Funeral Mass in Christ the King Church, 68 Beech St., Monday, February 11th, 2008 at 10:00 a.m.
Cremation at the Park Lawn Crematorium.
Prayers 3:00 p.m. Sunday. Donations to Mass for Shut Ins would be appreciated. (Friends may call 2-5 p.m. Sunday only).
Karen Lynn (nee Arnott) Meunier
MEUNIER, Karen Lynn (nee Arnott) - In loving memory of Karen Lynn Meunier (nee Arnott), 47 years, who passed away at the Sudbury Regional Hospital - Laurentian Site on Wednesday, February 6th, 2008.
Beloved wife of Henry Buettel of Val Caron.
Loving mother of Tammy Meunier of Sudbury and Amber Meunier of North Bay.
Dear sister of Carolyn Cerilli (husband Giovanni) of Garson and Rick Arnott (wife Dorothy) of Hamilton.
Loving daughter of Bill Arnott of Lavigne and Margaret Cote (predeceased).
She will be sadly missed by her granddaughter Maddison and niece and nephew Erica and Matteo.
Karen was born in Sudbury on June 22nd, 1960.
Some of her favourite pastimes were watching movies and playing Yahtzee but most of all, she simply enjoyed being surrounded by her family.
As per her wishes, there will be no visitation.
Memorial Service in the LOUGHEED FUNERAL HOME, 252 Regent St. (at Hazel St.), Sudbury, on Saturday, February 9th, 2008 at 1:00 p.m.
Cremation at the Park Lawn Crematorium.
Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Arthritis Society would be greatly appreciated.
(Friends may gather at the funeral home after 12:30 p.m. Saturday).
Dorothy Lorraine Conway
CONWAY, Dorothy Lorraine - of St. Catharines, Ontario passed peacefully on Saturday, January 12, 2008 in her 83rd year.
Mother of Sheridan of Quebec and Dwight Conway of Orlando, Florida.
Grandmother of Kathy of Richmond Hill, Justin and Casey Daust of Quebec and Jonathan Conway (deceased 2006) of Daytona Beach, Florida.
Great-grandmother of Louis and Kaitlyn of Richmond Hill, Julian and Matt of Quebec and Olivia Lynn Conway of Daytona Beach, Florida and many nieces and nephews.
Cremation has taken place, a Memorial Service to celebrate Dorothy's life will take place at Grace Anglican Church, 238 Geneva Street, St. Catharines on Saturday, February 9th, 2008 at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson Foundation.