Beloved husband of Pearl (nee Mann). Loving father of Kim (Dave) Thompson, Sherri (Carl) Friesen, Jennifer (Dave) Klarer, Jeffrey (Fiorella) Hoogerdyk, Tamara Hoogerdyk (Bill Atkinson); his 10 grandchildren. Friends are invited to Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St, Dundas, on Sunday January 20th, 2019 from 1-3p.m. and 5-7p.m. A funeral service will be held on Monday January 21st, 2019 at 1:00p.m. at the funeral home. A private family burial to follow. Donations in memory can be made to a charity of your choice.

November 12, 1924 – January 10, 2019

Passed away peacefully in her 95th year at St. Joseph’s Villa, Dundas. Her sons, William “Bill”, John “Shin”, and Mark “Mickey Mouse” or “Caboose”, and their families were at her side. Born, raised and married Catholic at St. Augustine’s Church in Dundas, Edith wore her Dundas crest always proudly on her sleeve. Edith, besides raising three boys and many of their friends, was able to take on a service of participation in politics for over 30 years. Her husband, of 59 years, Walter, passed away in 2000. Besides her three sons and their spouses, Mary, Bonnie and Beverly, she leaves many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren! Very special thanks to Mabel Hoyes and Mary Thurston for their support and love over the years. As well, thanks to the LIHN’s and Bayshore for their compassion and support. The family extends their thanks to the staff at the Villa, and especially on Willow Grove. Their kindness and caring shone brightly! They brought great comfort and dignity as they cared for both Edith and the family at this difficult time. Friends are invited to Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St, Dundas, on Monday January 14th from 2-4p.m. and 7-9p.m.. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday January 15th at 11:30am at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Joseph’s Villa (Willow Grove).

Passed away at home surrounded by her family on January 5, 2019. Born in Wales to Harold and Blanche Evans, and the sister of Ian, she was the much beloved wife of Martin, the wonderful mother of Stuart (Kira), Sarah (Paul) and Susannah (Adam), and the loving nana of Iona, Oriana, Abigail, Maia and Julianne. Educated in the UK, as a highly respected teacher and administrator, Avril’s career included positions in Vancouver, Hamilton and Victoria. Sustained and empowered by her Christian faith, she radiated love and grace to all who had the privilege to know her as friend and colleague. She will be greatly missed by her family and wide circle of friends in Canada, the UK and the US. A service of celebration of her life will be held at Dundas Baptist Church on Saturday, January 19 at 11 a.m. Donations in lieu of flowers can be directed to the Canadian Mesothelioma Foundation, International Development Enterprises (IDE) Canada, and Circle of Friends for Newcomers (Hamilton).

July 20, 1947 – December 21, 2018

Wilson-Zebic, Dr. Thursa Rose – After a long battlewith severe health issues, Thursa passed away peacefully on December 21, 2018 at the age of 71.  Predeceased by her husband Dave Zebicand her parents Andy and Iris (nee Tye) Wilson.  Thursa will be greatly missed by her brother Drew Wilson and his wife Linda Kareckas; cousin Iris and her husband Gary Weller; Godson Brayden Roszl; very close friends Doug and Joanne Roche; mother-in-law Doris Noseck; sister-in-law Pam (Ted) Bajzert and family (Jordan, Caryn, Lily); and her beloved Goldendoodle Annie Brett. Thursa always had a special love for animals, which led to her career as a veterinarian.  She owned and operated her own practice, Niagara Pet Hospital in Grassie Ontario until she retired and moved to her dream home on Sturgeon Lake in Fenelon Falls.  In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place and a celebration of life will be held January 19, 2019, at Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St. Dundas, Ontario from 2-4.  Special thanks to PSWs Kim, Rebecca, Ashley, and Brittany;Occupational Therapist Valerie; and nurse Cathy at Ross Memorial Lindsay, Ontario. Donations to the SPCA, World Vision, Canadian Wildlife Federation, IFAW, or the Toronto Zoo would be appreciated by the family.

October 24, 1920 – December 29, 2018

It is with great sadness we mourn the loss of our mom, the heart and soul of our family on December 29th, 2018 in her 99th year. Devoted wife of the late Victor, dear mother of Marion, Cathy Lawrence (Greg), Vic (Santina), Laurie Neville (Doug), Dave (Jean) and Jeff (Cindy). Loving grandma to Sarah, Josh, Laura, Melissa, Tara, Becky, Stacey, Jessica, Kenzie and Michael, 10 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Sister of Jack Shaw (deceased), Lorne Shaw, Betty Roberts (deceased) and Bess Floyd. Mom’s life centred around her husband and family. She inspired each and every one of us. Thanks to the staff at Wentworth Lodge for their outstanding kindness and caring for our Mom. Friends will be received by the family on Thursday, January 3, from 2-4p.m. and 7-9p.m. at Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St, Dundas, where a service for Ruth will be held Friday January 4 at 11:00a.m. Interment to take place at Grove Cemetery.

“Always our pillar of strength”

March 18, 1939 – December 27, 2018

Passed away peacefully at Peel Manor in Brampton in her 80th year. Loving mother to William, Diane, Wendy and Andrew. Caring grandmother to 7 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Norma will be sadly missed by all that knew her. Friends and family are invited to Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St., Dundas on Wednesday January 2nd from 2-4p.m. & 7-9p.m.. A funeral service will be held on Thursday January 3rd at 11:00a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society.

June 7, 1955 – December 23, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Diana Lynne Murray, age 63, on December 23, 2018 peacefully at her home in Dundas, Ontario. Lynne will be lovingly remembered by her sons Nathan (Nicola) and Brad (Ashley), her mother Verna, her brother Bill (Karen), her sister Kelly (Wayne), her niece Chantelle, her mother and father-in-law Bill and Alice, and her partner Ian.  She will also be forever remembered by her extended family and many dear friends. Lynne is preceded in death by her husband Mark and her father William.

Born in Camp Shilo, Manitoba, Lynne was the eldest daughter of William and Verna (Marshall) Laur. She spent her childhood in Lahr, Germany with her family and new found friends she affectionately called her “army brats”, with whom she kept in touch her entire life.  After moving back to Dundas in 1973 and graduating from Parkside High School, she married Mark Murray in 1980 and raised her two precious sons.  After the death of her husband in 2009, she again found love and spent the last three years of her life with Ian Rockall.

She worked at Shoppers Drug Mart for 31 years where she displayed a wonderful ability to brighten the lives of her customers and colleagues.  Lynne truly lived life to the fullest, enjoying time with her family, friends, and animals while at home or travelling.  She will always be remembered for her selflessness, generosity and infectious laugh. The grace, dignity and strength she displayed during her illness remain an inspiration to those who carry her in their hearts. A special thank you to Ian for his loving care and support of Lynne during her final days.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday January 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St., Dundas, Ontario.

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September 25,  1948 – December 24, 2018

With heavy hearts, on Monday December 24, 2018, in his 70th year, we said goodbye.Beloved husband of Linda, loving father of Karen (Rick), Cheryl (Jeff), Susan (John),  grandfather of Jordan, Andy, Brian, Curtis, Arwyn and Owen. Much loved by his siblings Carol, Allen (Marjolaine), Leonard (Rebecca) and many nieces and nephews.  Previously deceased by his brother Kenny and his parents James and Della. Phil will be remembered by all as a man with a great sense of humour and desire to entertain others. He was a comedian until the end, referring to his time at the hospital as “Hotel General.” We are incredibly thankful to the wonderful staff at Hamilton General Hospital 4West and CCU for the care and compassion shown to him.  A Celebration of Life will take place on Sunday December 30th at the Hamilton Police Association (555 Upper Wellington St, Hamilton, ON) between 2-4pm if you would like to join us in a tribute to him. As an expression of sympathy, donations can be made to the Cardiac Care Unit of Hamilton General Hospital.

April 18, 1930 – December 21, 2018

Weiss, Charles Francis – Charlie passed away peacefully at Wentworth Lodge on Friday, December 21, 2018 in his 89th year.  Beloved husband of Ferne for 67 years. Loving father of Paul (Lisbeth) and Steve (Brenda).  Doting grandfather of 5 grandchildren Adam (Kirsten), Stephanie, Kimberly (Dan), Geoff (Jaclyn) and Rochelle (Kyle) and 9 great-grandchildren Declan, Kali, Charlotte, Abigail, Ben, Emmy, Elliot, Jonah and Lucy.  Valued friend to anyone who knew him.  Predeceased by siblings Eldon, Raymond and Beverly. He always had a smile on his face and never complained.  Charlie loved golf and was a member of the Hole-in-One club.  He was a runner and health fanatic long before it was fashionable.  He enjoyed 33 years of retirement after working at Mohawk College as the Director of Administration Services.  Special thanks to Dr. Anna Emili and the staff at Wentworth Lodge for their exemplary care and compassion.  Friends will be received by the family on Saturday morning, December 29th, from 10:30 a.m. until the time of Charlie’s service at 11:30 a.m. at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas.  Cremation has already taken place and a private interment will be scheduled for a later date.  Donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

Rivers, Frank Edward Thomas

April 26, 1925 – December 21, 2018

Frank was predeceased by his beloved Ruth, wife of 67 years.  Caring father to Douglas (Linda) and Ruthanne.  Grandfather to Lynda (Chad), Cindy, Tara, Jennifer (Adrian), Leanne (Dennis) and Elaine (James).  Great-grandfather to 15.  Frank was a proud Veteran of the Second World War, serving with the RCNVR aboard H.M.C.S Joliette.  He was a skilled carpenter by trade, and worked at Otis Elevator until his retirement in 1987.  Dad was a long-time member of the Hamilton Stamp Club, The Steel Workers Organization of Active Retirees (S.O.A.R), a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 36 in Dundas, and up until two weeks before his passing he enjoyed swimming twice a week at Dalewood Pool, for over 33 years!.  He will always be remembered for his great sense of humor and his dedication and love for his family.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 27th from 2-4 and 7-9, with Legion Service at 7:00, at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street Dundas where Frank’s Service will be held on Friday, December 28th at 1:00 p.m.  A celebration of Frank’s life will be held Sunday, January 13th at the Dundas Legion, 280 King Street West from 1-4 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 36 would be appreciated.