July 17, 1930 – May 1, 2019
Schiefer, Alfons Hugo – passed away peacefully on May 1, 2019 in his 88th year. He was a long time resident of Dundas where he applied his training as a cabinet maker for many years at Valley City Manufacturing making fine church and laboratory furniture. A lover of all things made of “wood”, with a palate for all things “cake”, and a passion for gardening – especially potatoes! Predeceased by his wife Irmgard and daughter Ingrid, he will be sadly missed by his son Harold, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, family and friends. Cremation has taken place and the memorial service will be held on May 24, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Turner Family Funeral Home at 53 Main Street, Dundas, ON.
William “Bill” Campbell MacKenzie
(November 3, 1957 – May 10, 2019)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bill MacKenzie, 61, who passed away peacefully at Carpenter Hospice House Friday, May 10, 2019 after his courageous battle with cancer. He was a loving husband, father, and son, survived by his wife, Susan Ferrier, mother, Mary, and predeceased by his father, William (2017). Bill was a loving father to his children, Rachel, and Evan, and stepchildren; Gordon (Victoria), Matthew, Alexander, Dalton, and Connor. Bill is also survived by brothers: John, Alex (Laurie), and Rob (Stephanie) and nieces and nephews; Tyler and Liam, Elizabeth, Jennifer and Madison, Jack and Katie, respectively. Bill was a well-known product consultant with the LCBO, recently retired in September 2017, friend of the Dundas/Ancaster/Burlington community, and known for his kindness and generosity to others. He carried with him a passion for fine wines, well-aged cheese and meat, and the sport of rugby while leaving a lasting impression on any person who crossed his path along the way. Visitations will be commenced at Turner Funeral Home in Dundas on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Bill’s name to the Ronald McDonald House Charities South Central Ontario would be greatly appreciated.
September 17, 1952 – May 9, 2019
WINDUS, John Edward – John died peacefully, in his 67th year, at the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice on the morning of May 9th, 2019 after a long and difficult struggle with glioblastoma. He was loved and supported by his wife April Zebroski, children Zachary Windus, and Veronica and Mark Dyer; mother-in-law Alice Zebroski; sister-in-law Carol Donahoe and her family Andrea Dorman and Daren Hockaday, Tyler, Alicia and Gabe, Laura Donahoe, and David Lindley; sister-in-law Liz and Tom O’Brien, Jennifer, Heather and Sarah. John will be greatly mourned by his mother Velma Windus, his sisters and their families: Barbara and Robert Root, Joyce and Roger Touw, Jeannie and Steve Grundy, Rene and Ken Rayner. He was greeted in heaven by his father Ed Windus, father-in-law Eddie Zebroski, beloved brother Michael Zebroski, infant brother James and sweet and most precious niece Scarlett. He left behind an extensive Polish family and many friends who will always miss him. John touched many lives as a teacher and principal with the Hamilton Wentworth Catholic District School Board. He enjoyed his post-retirement life as an award-winning photographer with Lifetouch. He really enjoyed his post-post-retirement life watching sports on his big screen TV with his four cats. He sang in the choir at St. Joseph’s and was a member of their Parish Council. We will always remember the incredible support we received from family and friends who drove us to Princess Margaret Hospital, fed us many delicious meals, looked after our cats, and comforted us during so many times of great sorrow. Visitation will take place at the Turner Family Funeral Home in Dundas on Sunday May 12th from 2-4 and 7-9 with Vigil Prayers at 8. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Hamilton, on Monday May 13th at 11am. Interment to follow at Woodland Cemetery. John spent the last five weeks of his life being lovingly cared for by the staff of the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice. We would greatly appreciate donations in his name to this remarkable facility. John’s quick wit and mischievous spirit will be greatly missed. Heaven will resound with the sound of his laughter.
January 29, 1946 – May 8, 2019
Wojtasik, Peggy Anne (nee Guenther) – It is with profound sadness that Peggy’s family announces her passing on May 8, 2019 at West Haldimand General Hospital in her 74th year. She will be forever loved and remembered by her husband of 41 years, Stan; her beloved son Carey (Danielle); the light of her life, her precious granddaughter Hannah; brothers and sisters Rae (Vera) Guenther, Pat (John Martel), Terry (Margie) Guenther, Sheila (Rick Binkley) and Nancy Robertson; brothers-in-law Walter and Jerry (Dianne) Wojtasik and sisters-in-law Stella (Bob Ziegler) and Janet (Weldon Reeves) and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Margaret and Alfred Guenther, sister-in-law Mary Guenther, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Audrey and Floyd Gillam. Many thanks to the nursing staff at the West Haldimand Hospital for their care and compassion. Donations in Peggy’s memory can be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation. In keeping with Peggy’s wishes, cremation has taken place and family will attend a private interment at Graveside. A celebration of Peggy’s life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #36, Dundas, 280 King Street West, on Tuesday, May 21st at 1:00 p.m..
November 9, 1930 – May 1, 2019
Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Villa on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 in her 89th year. Beloved wife of Walter for over 62 years. Loving sister to Jack (2016), Harry (2018), Vera, and Margaret (2017). Predeceased by her son Gary (2004). She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Many thanks to all of the caregivers at St. Joseph’s Villa that supported Frances and the family on this journey. Friends and family are invited to Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, on Monday, May 6 from 3-4 p.m. with a Memorial Service immediately following at 4:00 p.m.. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Geneva Centre for Autism Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
March 23, 1947 – April 23, 2019
Judd, Norman David – It is with great sadness that the light and love of my heart passed away on April 23, 2019. Norm will be lovingly and forever missed and remembered by his wife Wendy, his daughters Danielle (Mark) and Patricia (Robert), granddaughter Bethany, grandson Edward. Norm will be missed by his loving family, Roger (Barbara), Ruth (John), Guy (Stella), Robert (Judy). Predeceased by his parents Albert and Annonciade, brothers Raymond and Nick. Norm will be missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family, golfing and coffee buddies. Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019, from 2-4 p.m., at Knollwood Golf and Country Club, 1276 Shaver Road, Ancaster, The Old Course. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be sincerely appreciated by the family.
“If you listen to your heart, we will never be apart”
November 7, 1929 – April 28, 2019. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Teresa Rosette (Morra) at St. Joseph’s Villa in Dundas on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Teresa was predeceased by her loving husband of 63 years, Gerry Rosette.
Teresa leaves behind her daughter LouAnne (Greg) Disher, her grandchildren Kelsey, Nicholas (Katlyn), Samantha (Josh) and great-grandson Dean Hoeppner.
Teresa was born in Toronto, Ontario the daughter of the late John and Lena Morra. Dear sister of Anna Granger, Don (Rachel), Paul (Shirley), Flo Duz (Al) and the late Rocco, Dena, Mary, Nancy, Dolly, Anthony, Betty and Josephine. Teresa will be remembered by her many nieces and nephews.
Teresa spent most of her youth in Bracebridge, where she had very special memories and spoke fondly of those times. Teresa trained at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Toronto and began her nursing career in Welland where she met Gerry. Gerry’s career took them to various cities across Canada. In 1984 they moved to Chippawa which was a life time dream of theirs to live along the Niagara river.
Teresa’s family will miss her dearly, she will forever be in our hearts.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Maple Grove Unit at St. Joseph’s Villa for the outstanding care and compassion they have shown mom and our family over the past few months.
Cremation has taken place, a celebration of life will be held at a later date, followed by the interment in Bracebridge, Ontario. Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Villa Foundation.
“Go in the Grace of God”
February 20, 1931 – April 23, 2019
Holroyd, James “Jim” – passed on April 23rd, 2019 at the age of 88. Jim was born February 20, 1931 in Oldham, Lancashire, England to William and Hannah Holroyd, and immigrated to Canada in 1978. He was a self-employed painter and decorator. Jim always had a story to tell, a joke to be shared, and a cheek of a grin. Jim was the beloved husband to his late wife Barbara, and brother to late sibling Peter Holroyd. Jim is survived by his sister Rita Barnes, and his brother Denis Holroyd (Sheila). Loving father to Peter (Annette), Janet (Steven), Gillian (Chris). Proud grandfather to Paula, Cheryl, Matthew, Sherilyn, Cole, Chelsea, and Luke. Jim was a “chuffed” great-grandfather to Archie and Leila. Family and friends are invited to attend visitation between 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, followed shortly after by a gathering at a nearby Pub. Jim had a great passion for reading, so in lieu of flowers, donations to the Hamilton Public Library would be appreciated. Help Jim give the gift of reading to others.
“On his ‘orse with his ‘awk in his ‘and”
Born March 30th, 1924. Mary Beth passed peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Good Friday, April 19th, 2019 in her 96th year, surrounded by family. Survived by her brother, Rev. Donald C. Brown and family; daughter, Susan Gogishvili and family; son, Charles Cummins and family; and the Capper and Munn families. She was an active member of St. James Anglican Church in Dundas and a teacher in the Hamilton Elementary School System for 29 years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, aunt and friend to many and will be lovingly remembered. Cremation has taken place. A Funeral service will be held at St. James Anglican Church, 137 Melville Street, Dundas, at 2:00p.m. on Saturday, May 4th, followed by a Celebration of Life which will be held at 4:30 p.m. at Baranga’s On-The-Beach, 380 Van Wagners Beach Road, Hamilton. All are welcome. Memorial donations to St. James would be appreciated by the family.
July 14, 1965 – April 20, 2019
Shaw, Garry Michael – Passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 20, 2019 in his 54th year. Beloved husband of Danielle. Caring brother to Rhona, Peter (Becky), and John Shaw (Mary). Beloved brother-in-law to John Segato (Debbie). He will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents John and Helen Shaw of Greenock, Scotland. Garry loved golfing with his friends. He enjoyed traveling with his wife and would try to golf abroad when possible. He enjoyed discussing politics as well as current events and would contribute letters to the editor in the Spectator. Garry had a great sense of humour and loved to debate. He loved his dogs, Dexter and Dusty, and missed Toto (2015) greatly. He enjoyed taking them for walks to the park. Friends and family are invited to Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, on Wednesday, April 24th from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.. A funeral service will take place on Thursday, April 25th at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Donations can be made in memory to the Hamilton/Burlington SPCA.