August 24, 1943 – October 17, 2017

Belbeck, Dr. Larry William – at Hamilton General Hospital on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, in his 75th year. Loving father of David and his wife Shilpa and Michael. Loving grandfather to Maya and Katelyn and sadly missed by his sons’ mother Barbara and his sister-in-law Bonnie Mercer. Dr. Belbeck will be fondly remembered for: being an extraordinary teacher at McMaster Medical School and the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy;  his part-time work in local veterinary clinics. Friends will be received by the family on Friday, October 20, 2017 from 3 pm until the Service at 4 o’clock at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Reception to follow next door at the Cattel Centre. Private family interment will take place in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, London. Expressions of sympathy to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or The Bridge (Hamilton) – from Prison to Community, would be appreciated by the  family.

March 22, 1925 – October 5, 2017

Moore, Kenneth Walker – Passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital on October 5th, 2017. Beloved husband of Pearl (nee Needham) for over 68 years. Loving father of Brad and Karen. Ken was retired from Dofasco after 43 years. He was a veteran of WWII. Friends and family are invited to Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St, Dundas, on Tuesday, October 10th, from 1-4p.m. A memorial service will be held at St. James Anglican Church, 137 Melville St, Dundas, on Wednesday, October 11th, at 2:00p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. James Anglican Church or a charity of your choice. Thank you to the staff at Amica and St. Joseph’s Hospital for their care and kindness.

February 3, 1935 – October 3, 2017

Bell, Russell Arthur – Passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, at the Hamilton General Hospital on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.  Dearly loved and missed by his wife Sallie of 55 years; his children Stuart (Stacey Farkas), Shirley (Gary Edwards) and Bronwyn Bell; grandchildren Alexis, Blake, Saige, Koen, Jaycob and Emma and by his brother Graeme (Elaine). Predeceased by his granddaughters Sydney and Angel. Russell was adored and will be sincerely missed by so many extended family, friends and loved ones here in Canada and in England, New Zealand and Australia. Russell was born in Christ Church, New Zealand to Arthur and Inga Bell on February 3rd, 1935. He obtained his first university degree, a Bachelor of Science from Victoria University, Wellington, NZ. He completed his Masters in Organic Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin and his PhD at Stanford University during which time he met, fell in love with and married Sallie. After a few moves, Russell and Sallie settled in Dundas, Ontario when Russell obtained a job with McMaster University where he worked for over 30 years. Russell became a highly respected Chemistry Professor who had a significant impact on many students and colleagues. He continued to participate in university matters throughout his retirement years.  Russell loved to travel and he and Sallie had many adventures together including sabbaticals in France, England and Australia. In addition to travelling, Russell enjoyed gardening, working on endless ‘projects’, enjoying the theatre with friends and most of all, spending cherished time with family. Russell was a kind and gentle soul whose great love, strength and wisdom remains in the legacy of his children and grandchildren.  Friends will be received by the family on Saturday afternoon from 2 – 6 at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas.  A Celebration of Russell’s life will follow at 88 Hopkins… Continue reading

Passed away at The Wellington on September 21st, 2017 in his 70th year. Loving father of David (Cathy), Mike, Christen (Jason) Turpin. Caring grandfather to Sydney Turpin and Mackenzie Beswetherick. Friends and family are invited to Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St, Dundas, on Wednesday September 27, 2017 from 10-11a.m. The service will be held in the chapel at 11a.m.

With heavy hearts, we announce the sudden passing of Jim, at his home, on September 21st, 2017 in his 59th year. Jim is survived by his adoring sister Donna and her husband Bob, as well as his two cherished nephews, Willie and Connor. Predeceased by his loving father, Donald (1998), and his beloved mother Josephine (2003). He will be missed by many close friends and family who loved him dearly. Jim’s greatest joy in life was time that he spent with his beloved dogs enjoying the great outdoors. Friends and family will be received at Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street Dundas, from 6:00 to 9:00pm on Monday, September 25, 2017. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday September 26, 2017 at 11:00am at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 526 Carluke Rd. W. Carluke, ON. Interment to follow at White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

“When I get where I’m going, on the far side of the sky, the first thing that I’m gonna do, is spread my wings and fly”

May 3, 1948 – August 25, 2017

Bruederle, Karl H. – Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital Friday, August 25th, 2017 of Dunnville.  Predeceased by his parents Ruth and Josef Karl Sr..  Remembered by good friend Rick Sherwood.  Former member of Copetown Lions Club and Copetown United Church.  Celebration of Life, Thursday, September 28th from 6:00 – 8:00 at the Copetown Community Centre, 1950 Hwy 99 at Copetown.  Donations to the Copetown Lions Club or Copetown United Church would be appreciated, Box 96, Copetown, ON L0R 1J0.

June 11, 1920 – September 15, 2017

FREELOVE, Joseph – Passed away peacefully at the Emmanuel House on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the age of 97. He was predeceased by his wonderful wife Barry and is lovingly remembered by his daughter Joanne, son-in-law Tony, his cherished granddaughter Lisa (Greg) and adored grandson Brian (Emily). He will be sadly missed by his brother Harry Freelove, his sister-in-law Helen Edmonds, his wonderful nieces and nephews and his much loved great nieces and nephews.  Joe’s friends meant the world to him and the times they shared together will not be forgotten.  Joe was a WW2 British war veteran and prisoner of war. He worked for Westinghouse Canada for 35 years. He was a proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 36 (Dundas).  Joe loved spending his summers at his cottage on Lake Erie and playing golf was his greatest passion which he continued to enjoy right into his early 90’s.  Joe’s Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 2 – 4 pm at the Dundas Royal Canadian Legion 2nd floor at 280 King St. W. Dundas, ON  L9H 1W1.  If you so wish, donations made to Good Shepherd Centres Emmanuel House or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

September 8, 1942 – September 14, 2017

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Ken in the ICU of the Juravinski Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario on September 14, 2017, in his 76th year. Ken was the beloved husband, best friend and soul mate of Carol-Anne (nee Colling). Ken leaves to mourn his children Chris (Cathy), Kevin (Leah), Jennifer and Andrew (Teresa) and stepsons Kevin and Robert (Julie) Fox. Ken was a proud grandpa to Brendan, Stephanie, Nicholas, Julia, Jared, Wyatt, Madeline and Olivia. Ken was predeceased by his parents, Dolphie and Jennie Lawrence of Durham, ON. He is survived by his “big sister” Eileen (Ken) Hooper also of Durham, ON. Ken will be sadly missed by brothers and sisters-in-law and numerous nieces and nephews. Ken was born and grew up in Durham, and upon graduation, began a career with CIBC which took him around Ontario, including stays in Burlington, Oakville and St. Catharines with various positions in the bank in the Niagara area. After 20 years with the bank, Ken began a new career forming his own bookkeeping business. That business led him to a small company in need of his special talents where he would spend the remaining 25 years of his working life proudly helping it to grow and thrive. He got enormous satisfaction in retiring as vice president of Engineered Plastics Inc. and of the long-time friendship he forged with its owner. In retirement, Ken enjoyed cruising to Alaska followed by a trip through the mountains on the Rocky Mountaineer and a road trip around Newfoundland. He was an avid reader, loved jigsaw puzzles and was the historian for the Lawrence family having over 10,000 names, with details in his Family Tree program. Ken sat on the Board of Directors for our condominium, filling in the role of financial officer. Ken was quiet gentleman with a quirky sense of humour who was always ready… Continue reading

After an amazing life, lived to the fullest, passed away peacefully September 14, 2017, one day short of her 97th birthday. Beloved wife of George B. (Barney) Portsmith. Predeceased by her first husband Arthur Strauch. Loving mother of Marolyn Cook and David and Marnie Strauch. Predeceased by her daughter, Carolyn McGill and sons-in-law Donald McGill and Bruce Cook. Very special Grandmother of Sandy, Allen (Erin) and Rob (Julie) Cook; Jeff (Jen) Strauch, Amy (Paul) Ksiazek and Sherry LaFrance. Adored Great-Grandma of Ethan Cook, Ethan and Peyton Emmett, and James and Emily Ksiazek. Kay outlived her siblings: Doris Killman, George Alton and Marg Alton. Kathryn was a long-time member of Copetown United Church. Kay will be remembered for her extraordinary creative talents. Her paintings, quilts, hooked rugs, carvings and knitting will continue to be enjoyed by all her family and friends. Kay lived most of her life smiling, enjoying it all and left with no regrets. Friends and family are invited to Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St, Dundas, on Sunday, September 17 from 2-4p.m. and 7-9p.m. A memorial service will be held at Copetown United Church, 2218 Governor’s Road, Copetown, on Monday, September 18 at 11:00 a.m. Donations to Copetown United Church or a charity close to your heart would be greatly appreciated by the family.

February 4, 1949 – September 13, 2017

McAllister, Millie Ann (nee Tudorov) – Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital on September 13, 2017 in her 69th year. Loving mother to Jackie (Dave) and Scott. Caring grandmother to Callan and Ruby. Millie was born in Zadar, Croatia. She was a longtime fan of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Cremation has taken place.