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McQueen, Cheryl Rolene (nee Graveline)

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.

Neame, Dr. Savathrey (nee Naidoo)

June 7, 1933 – August 7, 2019

Neame, Dr. Savathrey (nee Naidoo) – It is with extreme sadness and great loss that the family of Dr. Savathrey Neame announce the news of her passing. Savi died peacefully, on August 7, 2019 at the North York General Hospital in her 87th year. Dear wife to the late Dr. Peter Brereton Neame and loving mother to Dion (Michelle) and Mizan (Christopher). Devoted and adoring grandmother to Caitlin, Tara, Sawyer, Turner (Chanel). Sister to Ramu, Pushpa and Prakash (Chinaam, Manor, Leela, Shawba, Chowie, Rabin). Predeceased by dear friends Naz Vellani, Amir Nazerali and Gun Bhatt. Savi’s irreplaceable presence, generous nature, kind soul and playful laughter will be dearly missed. A visitation will be held at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St. Dundas, on Wednesday from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. with a memorial service immediately following in the Chapel. Cremation to follow. A private interment will take place at Grove Cemetery.

Cooke, Lloyd Theodore

April 24, 1925 – August 3, 2019

Peacefully at St. Peter’s Hospital on Saturday, August 3, 2019, in his 95th year. Beloved husband of the late Marie (nee McLeod) and loving father to Susan Lochbihler (Johannes), Brian Cooke and David Cooke. Grandfather of Theresa Lochbihler and brother to Marion Toombs (George) and Betty-Lou Huskins (late Archie). Lloyd will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews. Friends will be received by the family on Wednesday afternoon from 1 until the Celebration of Lloyd’s life at 2 o’clock at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Legion Service at 1 o’clock. Interment to follow at Grove Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

Burke-Gaffney, Michael Desmond

February 9, 1949 – July 26, 2019

It is with profound sorrow that the family of Michael Burke-Gaffney announces his death on July 26th at the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice. Michael died holding the hand of his greatest love, best friend and wife of 47 years, Jan. Michael said goodbye to his four children, so proud of the wonderful young adults they have become, who were devoted to him during his illness over the last two years. He leaves behind his deeply cherished children Joseph and wife Lynne, Andrew and wife Bree, youngest son Jesse, and his daughter and golfing partner, Emily. He is survived by and was reunited in great joy with his brother Brian and family of Nagasaki. He is predeceased by his parents, Beth (Sparling) and John Burke-Gaffney and by his beloved younger brother, Tim Burke-Gaffney, and dearest niece, Leah MacAdam. He leaves behind his beloved nieces and nephews. Mike worked for over 30 years as a journalist and editor for the Catholic Register, as Managing Editor at the Toronto Sun and Post Media newspapers. He loved his job and earned the respect and admiration of his colleagues. He also gave to the community as a president of the Hamilton Association for Community Living and as an assistant to his son, Jesse at the Good Shepherd Food Bank. His greatest love next to his family was his golf game. An excellent golfer, he loved to play and enjoyed his Sunday games with the guys. As a parent he was a model for us all. Two of his proudest days were the celebrations of Joe and Andrew on their wedding days to the two beautiful young women who joined our family in this past year. His devotion to his two youngest, Jesse and Emily was unbound. He endured the long commutes to work in Toronto over many years so his children could be included in their neighbourhood schools at the Hamilton Catholic School Board, a choice he never regretted. It is difficult to find the words to thank our dearest friends and family who have supported us with love and kindnesses through these last years. We are so much more because of you. Our gratitude goes out to Dr. Kapoor, Liz and everyone at the Urology and Renal Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital , to the Juravinski Cancer Centre, to St. Joseph’s and St. Elizabeth’s Home Care, and to the LINH Palliative Care team. We are grateful to have had Michael at home up to the last few days of his life thanks to these supports. Michael spent his last days at the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice, a place of peace and kindness and we are deeply appreciative of the support and sensitivity shown the family by everyone there. In spite of the toll taken on him by his illness, Michael remained steadfast in his courage, humour and love for life and everyone dear to him to the end. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Assistance Program of Hamilton would be greatly appreciated. A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, August 1st at 11 a.m. at St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church, 58 Sydenham St, Dundas, Ontario.

Rumor, Maria de Jesus

January 3, 1946 – July 21, 2019

Rumor, Maria de Jesus – It is with great sadness that the Da Silva family announces the passing of their beloved mother, Maria de Jesus Rumor who died on Sunday, July 21, 2019, peacefully surrounded by her husband Manuel, her children Victor (Helena), Manuel (Carla), Jorge (Cristina), Isabel (Paulo), grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by her father, brothers and sisters, extended family and friends. A special thank you to those who were with us every day to support us. Her LOVING kindness will be missed but never forgotten by those whose lives she touched. Friends will be received by the family on Tuesday afternoon and evening from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street Dundas. Mass will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 146 Park Street North, Hamilton. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to the Cancer Assistance Program.

Samson, Frances Irene (nee Graham)

March 26, 1926 – June 23, 2019

Passed away peacefully in her 94th year with her family by her side at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton on June 23, 2019. She was predeceased by Joseph, her loving husband of 59 years, and daughter Ann; also predeceased by brothers Ted and Bill, and sister Leona. She is fondly remembered by her sister Marion, her children Mary Ellen, Ted, Jane (Andrew) and Joan (Rob), son-in-law Kevin and her grandchildren Katie, Sammy, Jamie, Shannon, Mary and Jodi. Friends will be received by the family on Tuesday, July 23rd from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Funeral Mass will take place at ST. AUGUSTINE’S CHURCH, 58 Sydenham Street, Dundas on Wednesday, July 24th at 10:00 a.m., followed by a short reception in the church hall. Cremation has taken place and a private burial will be attended by the family. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul or Leprosy Mission Canada would be appreciated.

Oldham, Edward Harvey

July 27, 1935 – July 11, 2019

In his 84th year, peacefully at his home, Edward passed away on Thursday July 11, 2019.  During his remarkable life, he influenced and motivated innovation.  He was a Patent and Trademark Agent, with a long and distinguished career working for Westinghouse, G E Canada as well as his own practice.  When he was not in his office, you could find him working on his fruit trees, vegetable garden or working on his Volkswagen cars. He was an active member in his community with Rockton Agricultural Society and a supporter of the Arts in Hamilton.  Ed was a lover of music and sang for many years in the Burlington Welsh Choir and Canadian Male Orpheus Choir. Ed truly never recovered the loss of his wife, Frances Janet Oldham four years ago.  He was the proud father of Kym, Scott, Heather (Doug) Spence and Charlene.  His true joy, were his grandson’s, Gregory and Tyler Spence and Jacob Oldham.  He was the son of Ewart and Margret Oldham, brother to Jean (Jella) Nauta and late sister Ruth (Ritchie) Swan.  He was the brother in law to Bill Richardson, Noreen Richardson, Don and Lois Richardson and Peter and Laurie Sturm and many nieces and nephews.  His last four years of life where supported by some very special people but most of all Mark Pangowish and Bernadette Gamboa. It is because of their help, support and love for Ed that he had such a great quality of life. Visitation will be held at Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, on Tuesday July 16th from 2-4p.m. and 7 – 9p.m. Followed by a visitation on Wednesday July 17th at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 115 St Andrew’s Rd, Scarborough, at 11a.m. with a Funeral Service to follow at 12p.m.. Donations, in memory, can be made to Rockton Agricultural Society or the Kidney Foundation.

Knibbs, Roland “Vaughn” Scott

October 29, 1946 – July 7, 2019

Passed away at Wingham Hospital on July 7, 2019, in his 73rd year. Beloved husband of Yvonne (nee Coleman), and loving father to Donna Gibbs, Monique (David) Rimmer, Kimberley (Dave) Hicks, David (Alicia) Bradd and Roland Vaughn Scott III (Sheena) Knibbs. Vaughn will be sadly missed by his 18 grandchildren, and his newest grandbaby, named after him, Roland Vaughn Scott Knibbs IV, by his 8 great grandchildren, his brother Leslie (Beth), his nephews Scotty and Adam, his nieces Lodina and Gianna, and many special close extended friends here in Dundas and in NS. Vaughn was predeceased by his parents, Wenonah and Roland Knibbs, his first wife Donna “Judy”, and by his close friend Gerhard Stagmier. Vaughn was retired from NRay Services in Dundas. Vaughn was well known for being a big Roy Orbison fan, wearing black and dark sunglasses. Friends will be received by the family on Thursday afternoon and evening from 2-4 & 7-9 at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, where the Service for Vaughn will be held Friday at 1 p.m. Interment Grove Cemetery with reception to follow at the Cattel Centre. Expressions of sympathy to the Breast Cancer Society of Canada would be appreciated by the family.

McIlroy, Neil John, Maj retired, MMM SSF CD

December 15, 1936 – July 1, 2019

Passed away at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital on July 1st 2019 in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Julie (nee May) for 38 years. Survived by brothers, Harry and Brian McIlroy. Father to Deborah Ann and John Merritt. Step-father to Kelly Rizzo and Matthew Rizzo. Grandfather to five grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Neil served with the Canadian Forces for 27 years, serving with 8th CH on retirement. Neil also served with the Fort Gary Horse Calgary and Lord Strathcona Horse. Neil was elected Chairman of the Board for the township of Restoule, ON, and served for approximately 8 years. He was an active member of the Restoule Lions Club and a former Mason in Toronto, ON. Friends and Family are invited to the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, Monday July 22nd from 2 – 3 p.m. with a Memorial service at 3 p.m., reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (Research).

Settimi, Frank

November 19, 1925 – July 1, 2019

On July 1, 2019, embraced by his loving family, Frank Settimi of Dundas, Ontario, passed away peacefully in his 94th year after a courageous battle. Frank is survived by his beloved wife Adelia (Velenosi).  Loving father of Ann Marie and Angelo Vecchi, Perry and Pieta Settimi.  Most adored Nonno of Lisa and Dave Kowalyk, Julie and Billy Hall, Nicole Settimi, and Cathleen and Aaron Michon.  Proud and cherished Nonno Frank of Anthony, Dylan, Sabrina, and Elena. Frank was born November 19, 1925 to Domenico and Assunta Settimi in Montefortino, Ascoli Piceno, Italy. Frank was oldest of 8 children; dear brother of Mario (deceased) and Maria Settimi, Giuseppe (deceased) and Rita Settimi (Italy), Laurina and Gino (deceased) Latini (Italy), Maria and Emilio (deceased) Cesarini, Pierina and Valentino (deceased) Pascucci, Ruggiero and Annie Settimi, Ottavio and Vincenza Settimi.  Remembered by sisters-in-law Elisa Velenosi and Verniece Anderson-Pay. He served in the Italian Army and later moved to Canada in 1948 where, through mutual friends, he met his beautiful bride and wife of almost 65 years, Adelia (Velenosi) Settimi.  In 1950, Frank began his career with Steetley Industries, whilst building his family with Adelia and raising their adored children, Ann Marie and Perry. Frank loved to spend time and create wonderful memories with his family and friends. He was an avid gardener who grew the most delicious raspberries, created the world’s best sausages and wine, and loved taking walks with his beloved cat MJ. We are blessed to have learned so many valuable lessons from Frank during his 93 years of life including how to pick apples the right way, to always wear a wide-brimmed hat in the sun, that dull forks are useless, to only eat corn if it’s fresh, to reuse your bread bags, and most of all to take good care of each other. We remember Frank as an independent, well-put together, warrior, who took his greatest pride in his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. We take comfort in knowing (as assured by his great granddaughter, Sabrina), that, although we cannot give him hugs and kisses now, Jesus will do it for us. Frank will be missed and forever loved by all those who had the pleasure to know him. Friends will be received by the family on Thursday, July 4, 2019 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Funeral Mass will be held Friday at 12 noon at ST. JOSEPH’S VILLA CHAPEL, 56 Governor’s Road. Followed by a reception. Private family interment. If desired, donations on behalf of Frank can be made to Margaret’s Place Hospice or St. Joseph’s Hospital – Palliative Care. Thank you to all the staff of St. Joseph’s Villa and St. Joseph’s Hospital for their excellent care of Frank.

Thank you to all the staff of St. Joseph’s Villa and St. Joseph’s Hospital for their excellent care of Frank.

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