May 25, 1928 – September 7, 2019
Pyle, Doreen Francis “Skip” (nee Eves) – Passed away peacefully at Wentworth Lodge on Saturday September 7, 2019 in her 92nd year. Predeceased by her beloved husband David (1994). Loving mother to David (Linda), Pat Lawrence, Jackie (Blair) Irvine. Caring grandmother to Heather (Marcus), Eric, Kariann (David), Jodilynn (Kevin) and great-grandmother to 5. A special thank you to Wentworth Lodge for their excellent care and support for 10 years. A private family service has taken place.
August 29, 1919 – September 5, 2019
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Martha Veldhuis in her 101st year. She passed away peacefully on September 5th, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Villa, Dundas, Ontario. Martha will be welcomed into heaven by her Lord and Saviour, her late brothers Ben, Keith, and Hans, and their late wives, Marika, Jesse, Lucille, and Eleanor. She will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Martha was born on August 29, 1919 in Almelo, Holland to parents Maria and Jan Veldhuis. At the age of seven, Martha and her family immigrated to Canada and settled in Ontario. When World War II began, Martha joined the Dutch Military, where she drove an ambulance in Indonesia. Upon returning to Canada, Martha attended Bible College. After receiving her degree, she moved to Northern Ontario where she worked in children’s missions. In 1959, Martha returned to Hamilton and took up a post at her brother’s greenhouse in Dundas. Here, she headed up the retail sales branch of the family business, where she worked until her retirement. Martha was always blessed with “the gift of gab” and had the incredible ability to meld her love of scripture and her love of plants. She spent many years spreading the good word throughout Ontario to countless audiences. Martha was a long-time member of Philpott Memorial Church in Hamilton. Arrangements have been entrusted to Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St, Dundas where visitation will take place Tuesday, Sept 10th at 11am, with the funeral service directly following at 12pm. Many, many thanks to the PSW’s, nurses, support staff, and doctors on the 2nd floor of Maple Grove, St. Joseph’s Villa. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Philpott Memorial Church.
March 6, 1991 – September 3, 2019
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing at home of Colin at the age of 28, on September 3rd. Survived by his parents Jim Macintyre and Joan Styan, Colin will be missed by his many caring aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and friends. Many thanks to the medical team in the Cardiac Ward at Hamilton General Hospital, the 4th floor CTU unit at St. Joseph’s, and all of the EMS team and other professionals who did everything they could for Colin. Friends and family are invited to Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St, Dundas, on Wednesday September 11th from 2-4p.m. & 6-8p.m. For those who wish, donations may be made to Scouts Canada, The Salvation Army, or a charity of your choosing.
October 13, 1936 – August 31, 2019
McPhail, Donald Joseph – Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Saturday, August 31st, in his 83rd year. Leaving behind children from his marriage to Kelly Brown; Sydney Cook (Phil Mason), Joe (Nancy Wise) and Andy (Karen). Grandfather to Bryan (Jessica Godfrey), Corey, Shawna (Sergio Valencia) and Kyla MacDonald (Christian Wiedemer). Great grandfather to Sofia. Predeceased by his parents, Leonard and Alice. Predeceased by sisters, Patricia and Eleanor and brothers, John and Jim. Loved uncle to many nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbours, friends and associates. He was a baseball player with the Dundas Chiefs, served on Town Council and elected as Reeve in the 70’s, a member of the Lions Club, an avid golfer at Dundas Valley Golf & CC, a local businessman serving State Farm Insurance customers for over 20 years in town. In the late 80’s; Don began a new life with his extended family and soulmate; Joan Beaton. Together, they operated an outdoor advertising company known as Advantage Signs & Graphics. Don was instrumental in protecting the rights of third party advertisers in Hamilton, Burlington and Oakville. Don enjoyed dancing, walking, his lawn and garden, coffees, the Blue Jays and Fake News! He had a masterful sense of humor, a charming and persuasive personality even to the end. Thanks to Dr. Ana Dul, for her commitment to Don’s health care for many years, to the Palliative Care team at St. Josephs’ Hospital; Dr. Alton and Dr. Boyle. The Nursing team, Health Care Aid & PSW teams that supported us throughout were exceptional. A short service will be held on Sunday, September 15th at 2PM immediately followed by a Celebration of Life until 4PM at Turner Funeral Home, 53 Main St, Dundas, L9H2P7. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made the Canadian Tire Jumpstart Program. https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/canadian-tire-jumpstart-charitiesoeuvre-bon-depart-de-canadian-tire/#donate-now-pane
July 10, 1941 – August 30, 2019
Mead, Richard Harold, “Rick”, 78, of Dundas, Ontario passed away peacefully on Friday, August 30, 2019 with family by his side leaving behind memories that will last a lifetime, not just for family but for the friends and neighbours he was close to. Rick was born on July 10, 1941 in Hamilton, Ontario to Harold and Loda (nee Touchette) Mead. He was a proud member of the Dofasco Quarter Century Club. After retiring, he found tinkering in the basement and garage weren’t enough, so he joined the employment ranks yet again and spent the balance of his working life at Canadian Tire in Dundas. Besides work, his greatest accomplishment in life was his children Christopher (Judy), Michael (Michele), Brian (Shelley) and Paula and his grandchildren Caitlin, Kellie, Ashley, Johnathon, Lucas, Matthew and Andrew. Saturdays will never be the same for his brother and best friend Jim (Lynda). Rick was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers John “Jake” and Bruce. The family would like to thank his entire medical team, especially the Seventh Floor Hemodialysis Unit at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton. Friends and family are invited to a celebration of life at Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St., Dundas on Friday September 6, 2019 from 12-2 p.m. Donations can be made to the St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation – Nephrology Department.
Stephen, Marjorie Clara (nee Shephard) – Passed away at St. Joseph’s Villa, Dundas, on August 25, 2019 in her 95th year. Formerly of Milton, Durham, Mississauga, and Toronto. Predeceased by her loving husband, Norman Michael (1992), parents William (1960) and Clara (1992), sister Georgina McBride (1986), and brother Bill (2009). Marjorie graduated from St. Michael’s Hospital School of Nursing (1947) and received a certificate in public health nursing from University of Toronto (1948). “Stevie” worked for St. Elizabeth Visiting Nurses in Toronto from 1947-1980. Marjorie treasured her many loving nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews and she was very proud of them. She also enjoyed the many good friendships made over the years through seniors knitting and crafts groups. Family and friends are invited to celebrate Marjorie’s life and to share memories on Sunday, September 8 from 2:00-4:00 pm, Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, Ontario. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations to Arthritis Society would be appreciated.
Passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday August 28th, 2019 in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of Brent “Pop” Anderson. Loving mother to Ron (Cindy) Bartley, Randy (Nicole), Sharon (Jeff), Darren (Tabi), and Kevin (Angela). Caring grandmother to Stacy, Lisa, Megan, Connor, Cooper and great-grandmother to Emma, Lyla, Coltyn, Minika and one more on the way. Her greatest joys in life were family, home, her flowers, and the Y&R. Friends and family are invited to Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St, Dundas, on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 from 2-4p.m. and 7-9p.m.. A funeral service will take place at the funeral home on Wednesday, September 4 at 11:00a.m.. Donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Royal Botanical Gardens.
Midghall, Joan Marie – Peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital on Saturday, August 24, 2019, in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Clifford and loving mother to Paul (Susan), Bill (Maryann), Mary Ann Radnor (John), Catherine Midghall and Michael Midghall. Loving grandmother to; Ashley, Andrea, Sarah, Katie, Julianne and Christopher and great grandmother of Cassius. Friends will be received by the family on Wednesday, August 28th from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Funeral Mass Thursday morning at 10 o’clock at ST. AUGUSTINE’S CHURCH, 58 Sydenham Street, Dundas. Interment St. Augustine’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Special thanks to PSW Helen and her team, ParaMed, Dr. Mike, the VON and the Dr’s, nurses and staff on 6 South at the Hamilton General.
“In our Hearts Forever”
VanSickle, Mildred May – Peacefully at Hampton Terrace, Burlington, on Saturday, August 24, 2019, in her 99th year. Beloved wife of the late Herbert and dear mother of Ron (Sue) of Stoney Creek and Craig (Joanne) of Woodstock. Loving grandmother to Kristine, Kyle (Ainslee), Vikki and Jacqui. Mildred will be sadly missed by her sister Eleanor Watson of Barrie. Predeceased by her brother Raymond and brother-in-law Harold. Friends will be received by the family on Tuesday, August 27 from 10 until the Service for Mildred at 11 o’clock at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Interment to follow at VanSickle Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
McQueen, Cheryl Rolene (nee Graveline) – Passed peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Born May 23, 1944 in Flin Flon, Manitoba to Margaret Skalazoob and Roland Graveline. Step-daughter of Merle Hannigan. She is dearly loved and will be missed by husband Nairn of 46 years; her sons Mark (Jodi) and David (Andrea); grandchildren Matthew, Evan, Ethan and Blake. Cheryl graduated from Cathedral Girls High School. She was a proud member and Past-President of St. Joseph’s School of Nursing (graduating in 1966), Alumni Association. Obtained a Master of Arts in Ministry and Spirituality at the University of Toronto (graduating 1995). She practiced nursing in Canada’s Arctic, where she survived a plane crash, and practiced in Ontario at McMaster University Hospital and St. Joseph’s Villa as well as Saskatchewan at the Saskatoon City Hospital and Royal University Hospital. She founded a company and a program dedicated to helping people cope with grief and loss. She loved travelling the world with her husband to 60+ countries. She enjoyed monthly lunches with the birthday girls, scrapbooking family memories and brunches with the grandkids. She was an avid baker, poetess and fan of the Toronto Blue Jays, and she was a gracious and fun-loving host to large Christmas and Canada Day parties. Friends will be received by the family on Friday, August 16th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sts Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 50 Brucedale Ave. East, Hamilton, on Saturday, August 17th at 10:00 a.m.. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton Foundation or St. Joseph’s Villa Foundation would be appreciated by the family.