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Kane, Angela Ruth “Angie”

KANE, Angela Ruth – It is with profound sadness that the family of Angela announce her passing at her home in Naples, Florida on August 13, 2020 at the age of 56. A beautiful soul was lost that day. Beloved daughter of Katharine (Katie) Kane, predeceased by her father Raymond and brother John. Sister of Elizabeth Biddle (Brent) and Barbara Barrett (Larry). Loving Step-Mom to Raya Facey. Aunt to Alexandra (Jake), Jacqueline and Stuart Biddle, Vanessa and Madeleine Kane, their mother Valerie. Angie leaves countless treasured and cherished friends. Her focus in life was to share the healing , calming and balancing effects of yoga and to help people find inner peace and tranquility. Her love for her family and friends will always radiate in our hearts. She will be missed by all. Cremation has taken place and a private family memorial service will be held in Dundas with interment at St. Augustine’s Cemetery. In Angie’s memory donations can be made to the SPCA or a charity of your choice.

Jeske, Karin (nee Zabel)

1939 – 2020

With deep sadness, we announce the passing of Karin Jeske (nee Zabel) on September 11, 2020 at the age of 81. Born into war, food insecurity and dislocation, Karin emigrated from Germany at age 12 with her family. In short order, she learned English and warmly embraced Canadian life, and the values, peace, physical beauty and opportunities afforded here. Industrious, generous and outgoing, the list of Karin’s involvements during her married life in Ancaster is long. In between raising her two children, sewing, cooking wonderful meals and tending her garden, Karin upgraded her skills at Park Business College. Subsequently, she leant her friendly welcome and tech-savvy office skills to several medical practices in Hamilton, and ended out her career with a long run in Ancaster working for a family medical practice led by Dr. Helene Boutin and Dr. Cindy Goebel. With her husband Erwin, Karin was a faithful member first of Mission Baptist Church in Westdale (fondly remembered as a stirring soloist, choir member, and regular in the women’s group and craft circle) and in more recent years at West Highland Church (where the Jeskes joined the seniors group and helped manage The King’s Garden, producing thousands of pounds for local food banks each year). The family extends our deepest thanks for the incredible kindness and care Karin received during her time of illness – to her specialists at Juravinski Hospital, Dr. Kylie Lepic and Dr. Brian Leber; to the wonderful nurses at Oncology Day Services at Juravinski; and finally, to all Canadians who donate blood even during a pandemic (Karin called you her “unknown heroes”). The joyful heart of her family, Karin will be greatly missed by her loving husband of 58 years, Erwin Jeske; her brother Ulrich Zabel (Heidi Rudat); her children, Connie Jeske Crane (Stephen Crane) and Wilmar Jeske (Cathy Buntain Jeske); her grandson Zachary Crane; her extended family in Alberta and B.C.; as well as by her many friends, neighbours and co-workers in Ancaster and Hamilton and beyond. (Karin is predeceased by her parents Irma and Arthur Zabel, and her brother Klaus Zabel.) A celebration of Karin’s life will be held on Friday, September 25, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. at West Highland Church in Hamilton. To register, to attend in person please visit https://www.westhighland.org/events/event/246/memorial-service-for-karin-jeske/2020-009-25. (The service will be livestreamed and details will also be shared on www.westhighland.org as they become available.) In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations either to the West Highland Building Fund or to Canadian Blood Services.

MacIntosh, William James (Bill)

February 23 1936 – September 15 2020

It is with great sadness that our family announces the peaceful passing of our dear father, Bill Macintosh, in his 84th year. Predeceased by his loving wife, Ruth (Sept 15 2017), he is greatly missed by his children Timothy (Kathie), Deb (Joe), and Kate (John). He had an amazing influence on his seven grandsons, Ryan, Luke, Will, Jesse, Taylor, Erik and Jackson and always cherished their love. Hopefully, his adventurous spirit and humorous wit will be further passed down to his 4 great grandchildren. Although growing up on the south shore of Nova Scotia (sneaking lobsters at low tide), he began a successful career in the Royal Bank at the age of seventeen, which soon transferred him to Ontario. Here, he met the love of his life, Ruth, also a fellow Royal Bank employee, where they began a life together of 57 years,(ten different homes and cities) raising their three children during the challenges of frequent transfers, which he also taught us to embrace with enthusiasm and positivity. Bill touched many throughout his memorable life. He always found time to volunteer in the local Rotary Club, Cancer Society, Junior Achievement, Kinsmen, Dundas Creekside Condo Board, and Hamilton Probus, as well as making lasting new friendships and community connections along the way. Dad will lovingly be remembered for his unique style of storytelling, eye-rolling puns, summers at the cottages, barbeques, “enthusiastic” board games (he always had to be the Manager in Monopoly), and the sharing of many a Manhattan, Martini, and lessons on how to properly eat a lobster. You are greatly missed already. Our many thanks go out to all the caregivers at the Yorkville Retirement Residence, the Village of Wentworth Heights, his Visiting Homecare team, and St. Joseph’s HealthCare Centre, Guelph. Due to COVID restrictions and the safety of all our family and friends, a private celebration will take place at a later date.

Ruggles, Eileen Mary (nee Zuber)

Passed peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital on Sunday, September 6, 2020. Predeceased by her husband Russell (2016). Dearly loved and always missed by her children Terry, Bob, Christine (John Muir), Rusty and Don; 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren and sister Eva (Harry Elburg). Predeceased by siblings Gerald, Alan, Doris, Jack, Roy, Jean and Don. Eileen was a long time member of the CWL, 5 Pin Bowler and Lawn Bowler. Friends will be received by the family on Thursday afternoon and evening from 2-4 and 6-8 at Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. To attend, please sign up at https://signup.com/go/LUbqjJt. Eileen’s Mass will be held at ST. AUGUSTINE’S CHURCH, 58 Sydenham Street, Dundas on Friday at 10:00 a.m. To attend the Mass, please sign up at https://signup.com/go/yHTNWzX. Cremation will follow. If you so wish, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or St. Augustine’s Church, would be appreciated by the family.

Pyle, Linda Shirley (nee Slavik)

March 12, 1951 – September 6, 2020

After an extended illness, Linda passed away quietly with family at her side at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Survived by her devoted husband of nearly 50 years David. Loving mother to Heather Wolfe, (Marcus) and Eric. Also survived by sisters Yarmila Dingle, and Denise Hartwell and sister in-laws Patricia Lawrence, and Jackie (Blair) Irvine.  Linda will be also be missed by her many nieces, nephews and friends. Linda lived in Greensville and Dundas most her life, and worked for many years at Lilja Chiropractic.  As per Linda’s wishes cremation has taken place. Due to pandemic restrictions service will be for family only with a small celebration of life at the Hamilton Air Force Association of which she was a long time member.

Van Der Dussen, Alida Johanna “Ada”

August 25, 1947 – August 28, 2020

Van Der Dussen, Alida (Ada), (73), passed away peacefully on Friday, August 28th at Peterborough Regional Hospital with her family at her side. Ada leaves behind and will be greatly missed by her daughter Margaret (Michel), her son Frank (Wendy), and two grandchildren Mitchell and Cole, as well as extended family members and friends. Ada immigrated from Holland along with her parents Herman and Lena Van Der Dussen and three siblings, Cathy (deceased), Gerry (deceased), and Peter. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a Private Family Service will be held on Friday, September 4, 2020, at 1 p.m. at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. For those wishing to participate in the Funeral, please join the livestream of the Funeral at https://event.forgetmenotceremonies.com/ceremony/?c=b0b2a93a-1d77-4b70-9ef1-fa714b2ac185. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to T.E.A.D., Equestrian Association for the Disabled.

Paradis, William Alfred “Bill”

May 9, 1925 – August 30, 2020

Peacefully in his 96th year, William (Bill) Alfred Paradis completed his wonderful life on Sunday, August 30, 2020. Happily married for almost 60 years to his loving wife Marie (née Steer) (1926-2006). Bill will be missed by his dear partner of later years, Barbara Grodzinski of Dundas. Proud father of Paul and Bev Paradis of Dundas, Bruce and Jane Paradis of Pickering, and Lynn and Patrick McGrade of Etobicoke. He was fondly known as “Gramps” by his grandchildren Jonathan (Heather), Jaclyn (Marco), Sarah (Trevor), Christian (Lauren), and Karen (Robb) Paradis, and Joe (Daniella), Leigh, Brenna (Chris), and Jack McGrade, and his great-grandchildren Lilly, Jayden, Scarlett, Penny, Easton and Taylor (with two more on the way).

Born and raised in Midland, Ontario, he started his career working in the Midland shipyards and later sailing lake freighters on the Great Lakes. He then moved to Toronto to start his family and was a faithful employee of CN Rail for 35 years. An avid football fan, in 1977 he was honoured by the City of Scarborough for his many years of volunteer service with the Scarborough Boys Football League as a coach and President of the league.

Dad will be remembered by all who knew him as a happy and contented man, who loved his family, a good joke, a noisy game of cards, spending winters in Springhill, Florida, and summers at the cottage he built on Six Mile Lake, which his family still enjoys.

His family will honour Bill with a private gathering. Donations may be made in Bill’s memory to KidSport Ontario – https://www.kidsportcanada.ca/ontario/donation/

Pegg, Clarke Russell

May 24, 1947 – August 21, 2020

Pegg, Clarke Russell – My heart is broken and tears continue to flow announcing Clarke Russell Pegg of Dundas, Ontario, the love of my life in his 74th year, passed away Friday morning, August 21, 2020 at home with his wife by his side after a challenging battle with cancer. Born in Hamilton, Ontario and grew up in Ancaster. Predeceased by parents Jean (Norsworthy) and Russell (Rusty) Pegg. He will be deeply missed by his wife and life partner, of over 36 years, Susan Pegg (Smith) and (fur-babies) Gracie and Katey. He will be lovingly remembered by his sisters Lana Costigan (Jack) of Port Dover and Lee Marcucci (John) of Mississauga and family. Thank you for the love and support to our very dear friends, especially during these last months. Thank you to the doctors, nurses and his team of health care providers over this past year, starting with family physicians, Dr. Goebel and Dr. Boutin; Dr. Hotte at the Juravinski Cancer Centre, and Dr. Shayegan at St. Joseph’s for their valliant efforts. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Juravinski Cancer Centre, St. Joseph’s Hospital Hamilton – Urology Dept. or Hamilton/Burlington SPCA. Cremation has taken place. Due to COVID restrictions, a private Service of Remembrance will take place at a future date.

Brooks, Beverley Rose “Bev” (nee Kane)

Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late Don Brooks (2014). Loving mother to Michele (Vince), Pat (Annie), Leslie (Mark), Janice and Jennifer. Caring grandmother to Meghan (Dustin), Derek (Sara), Jordan, Tyler, Matt, Josh, DJ, Shannon, Patrick, Nolan, Sammi and great-grandmother to Addison. Survived by her siblings Wally, Gordon and Jackie. Predeceased by her siblings Jeannie and Joey. She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. She was a long-time member of the Legion and will be missed by her S&B group and Golden Girls. A private family funeral service will take place at 1:00p.m. on Friday, August 28th which you can attend virtually at https://event.forgetmenotceremonies.com/ceremony?c=66bc3fca-ffe6-45ec-8677-fe769f30b547. A Celebration of Bev’s Life will take place at the Dundas Driving Park, Pavilion 4, on Saturday, August 29th from 1:30-4:30p.m. Please practice all provincial Health Guidelines. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Lung Association.

Hood, Gladys Lena

Quietly at St. Joseph’s Villa, Dundas, on August 16, 2020 the spirit of life passed from Gladys to the mystery and glory of eternity with God. Her time of pain and suffering and loneliness is over. Loving wife, dear friend and companion for many years of Arnold Hood. Married June 18, 1955 in St. James Anglican Church, Hespeler (Cambridge) Ontario. Gladys was born in Paris, Ontario, January 10, 1931. Gladys attended elementary school in Paris and Galt, where she also attended high school at Galt Collegiate Institute. Gladys also worked for the Toronto-Dominion Bank in Galt. Predeceased by her parents Albert and Lena Griffiths, and step-mother Frances, also by her brother Neill and his wife Verna and nieces Faye and Jill. Gladys was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a wonderful homemaker. Gladys will be greatly missed by her husband, Arnold of Dundas, son Peter of Ancaster, daughter Jo-Anne (Blair) of Dundas, son Steven (Jackie) of Hepworth, and six grandchildren, Christopher (Amanda), Ryan (Shannon), Kyle, Trevor, Jamie and Alexandra, and by two great-grandsons, Morgan and Brooks and many nieces and nephews. Interment for Gladys at the Kirkwall Church Cemetery following a private Graveside Service. For those who wish to donate in memory of Gladys, please consider Knox Presbyterian Church, the Alzheimer Society or a charity of your own choice. Many thanks to the nursing staff of Cherry Lane, fourth floor at St. Joseph’s Villa, Dundas, for care and kindness. Also to the staff and residents of the Chartwell Georgian for their care and help while Gladys was a resident for almost two years.