March 30, 1924 – June 3, 2018

Passed away peacefully at Highgate Residence on June 3, 2018 in her 95th year. Beloved wife of Norman. Loving mother of Patricia (Ron) Greenwood, Allan (Gwen), and Robert. Caring grandmother to Jennifer, Jim, Dan, Kris, Karla and great-grandmother to Cecily, Katie, Ty, Meg, Sammi, Dray, Austin, Eden, Lauren, Elaina. Sister to Helen. Sophie spent her life striving for excellence at home and at work, exploring new ways to enlarge her world and savour life. She truly believed that you are never too old to try something new! Friends and family are invited to Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St, Dundas, on Sunday June 10 from 2 – 4p.m. for a Celebration of Life. Interment to take place at a later date. Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

February 16, 1950 – June 3, 2018

Passed away on June 3, 2018 at St. Peter’s Hospital in her 69th year. Beloved daughter of Joan (predeceased) & Robby. Loving mother of Stacy and Shayne. Caring grandmother to Jasmine (Jacob) and great-grandmother to Saige and Stephen. Sister to Wayne, Joanie (Frank), Susie (Annie), Danny (Deb), Chris, and predeceased by Jack (Rhoda). Will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Special thanks to aunt Susie for helping our mom and us through this journey. Friends and family are invited to Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St, Dundas, on Thursday June 7 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.. A Funeral Service will take place at St. Paul’s United Church, 29 Park St. W., Dundas, on Friday June 8 at 11 a.m. with interment to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Paul’s United Church.

July 10th, 1924 – May 31st, 2018 At St. Joseph’s Villa, Dundas. Wife of the late Clayton Lewis. Loved mother to Michael Stanley (Barbara), and Sheila Powell (Don). Grandmother of Shaun Stanley (Dianna), Jennifer Stanley, and David Powell (Tia). Great-Grandmother to Caitlin and Tyson, Evie and Ellie. Eldest sister to Margaret, Mary Dorothy (deceased), Tommy (deceased), Francis (deceased), and sister-in-law Jean Briggs. Long-time friend of Horace Stanley. Special thanks to Dr. Jim Williams and staff, and to the staff of St. Joseph’s Villa, Cherry Lane, especially Amy, Denae, and Matt. There will be a private family service for Joyce. If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

July 17, 1922 – May 26, 2018

Haake, Hermann – Passed away on May 26, 2018 at Wentworth Lodge, Dundas in his 96th year.  Beloved husband of Ursula (nee Barenthien).  Survived by brothers and a sister in Germany.  Retired from Stelco Field Forces Construction Mechanical Dept. in 1986 with 31 years service.  Cremation has taken place.  According to Hermann’s wishes no service will be held.  Heartfelt thanks to the wonderful caregivers at Wentworth Lodge, the staff at CCAC, friends and neighbours for their care and compassion.

May 4, 1929 – May 22, 2018

Kennett, Kathleen Margaret – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Kathleen Margaret Kennett (nee Hay) in her 90th year, on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.  Born in Farnham, Quebec, Kathleen was the daughter of Newton and Margaret Hay.  Predeceased by her husband of 63 years Terence James Kennett (2013).  Sadly missed by her children David (Jill) Kennett, Karen (Clint) Cooper and Terry Kennett, grandchildren Jennifer, Julie and Matthew and step grandson Ryan (Michael).  Kathy loved lazy summer days around the pool with family and friends at her Dundas home.  She will be remembered for her kindness and warm smile.  She had a wonderful zest for life and truly enjoyed each and every day.  She had a great passion for music, singing and dance.  Special thanks to The Meadows in Ancaster for their care and compassion. Cremation has taken place.  Interment and a celebration of life will take place at a later date.

October 4, 1938 – May 23, 2018

Doris Evelyn Elizabeth Deighton, 79, of Montreal, Quebec passed away peacefully on May 24 in the town of Dundas, Ontario. Doris was born in Montreal, Quebec to William and Elizabeth Green on October 4, 1938. She started her professional career at Bell Canada for over a decade before moving to Toronto and settling in at the Hudson’s Bay Company for over 27 years. She was a member of the Parish of our Lady Peace and St. Clements for many years in Etobicoke.  Doris is preceded in death by husband Ronald Deighton. Doris is survived by sons Stephen (Wife Lisa), Andrew (Partner Karen) and Gary,  her sister Thelma Duval, nieces and nephews and grandchildren, Foster, Chloe, Jonathan, Matthew, Christopher and Joshua. The family of Doris wishes to extend our sincere thanks to all of her co-workers friends and many relatives not named herein as well as the staff at Wentworth Lodge in Dundas for their treatment, caring and kindness during her stay. Friends will be received by the family on Saturday, May 26, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Doris’ Funeral at 11 a.m. at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Private family interment Monday in Oakville. Donation to the Alzheimer Society would be gratefully appreciated.

January 29, 1925 – May 5, 2018

Measner, Donald Allen – Passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Hamilton General Hospital, Neuroscience Ward, with his wife Josephine Meeker and his niece Wendy Nelson by his side.  Born in Osceola, Wisconsin on the St. Croix River, on January 29, 1925, he was the youngest of nine siblings born to Edward and Mary (Busch) Measner, two of whom died in early childhood.  He is predeceased by the others, but has many, nieces and nephews and grandnieces and nephews in Canada and the United States.  He was also predeceased by William “Bill” Meeker and Edythe Meeker.  His studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he studied Landscape Architecture, were truncated by the 2nd World War when he served his country in the European Theatre in France, Germany (Saarland) and Austria.  His battalion returned for redeployment to the Asian Theatre when the war ended.  After some time, serving as a Landscape Architect in Arlington National Cemetery, he taught Cartography in Fort Belvoir, Virginia in the Engineer School.  His next posting was to Turkey, where he was assigned as a Geographic Attache on a team with the American Embassy in Turkey.  The team traversed most roads in Turkey.  Describing by word, map, and photograph the physical geography and human aspects of the landscape from horizon to horizon.  On return to the USA he entered private life as a Cartographer and Map Editor at Rand McNally and Hagstrom in New York City.  He and Jo met in graduate school at Columbia University in New York City where both were studying in the Department of Geography.  He left again for Turkey where he was studying “The Role of Sugar Beets as an Economic Innovator.”  During this time he lived and studied the industry in many villages in Central Turkey in… Continue reading

September 24, 1949 – May 9, 2018

Poyner, Lynda Lee –  passed away peacefully at St. Peter’s Hospital on May 9th , 2018 at the age of 68. Remembered by husband James Poyner, son John Poyner , his wife Melissa Poyner and grandchildren Trinity and Randy Richmond, step sons Raymond Poyner , his wife Debra Poyner and Timothy Poyner, sister Eleanor Emery and her husband Jim Emery and nieces Kerry, Michelle and families, and sister in law to Pat and Bob Poyner and their families. Predeceased by mother and father (Arthur and Eilleen Fuller), brother (Denis Fuller) and step daughter Lisa Wannop Poyner, missed by all other family as well. There will be no funeral service but a celebration of life will be held in June ,date to be announced. Donations can be made to the Lung Association and would be greatly appreciated by family.

April 13, 1923 – May 12, 2018

Passed away on Saturday May 12, 2018 at St. Peter’s Hospital in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late Ralph “Donald” Wilson. Loving mother of Adrienne (Ed) Rickus, Jeannette (Bob) Baynton, and Patricia “Trish” (Don) James. Caring grandmother to David, Lee-Anne, Matthew, Stephanie, Andrew and great-grandmother to Ethan, Kellan, Cole, Madison, Grace, Jack, Ella, Bennett and Conor. Sister to May (Roy) Heslop, Bill Rayner (Predeceased)  and Marie McDonough (Predeceased) and sister-in-law to Pat Rayner, Jean Wilson, Marie Wilson. Midge will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. She was a life-long member of Knox Presbyterian Church in Dundas. The family would like to give special thanks to Bertram Place for their care over the last 3 years. Friends will be received by the family on Wednesday May 16 from 7 – 9p.m. at Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St, Dundas. A Funeral service will be held on Thursday May 17 at 12:00p.m. at Knox Presbyterian Church, 23 Melville St, Dundas. In lieu of flowers, donations to Knox Presbyterian Church would be appreciated by the family.

August 25, 1926 – May 8, 2018

deLottinville, Joseph Bruce – With profound sadness, we announce the passing of our patriarch, Joseph Bruce, on Tuesday, May 8, in his 91st year.  Bruce has gone on to reunite with the love of his life, Lillian Irene (predeceased by 8 months).  Left to mourn are children, Carl (Linda), Brian (Christina) and Karen; grandchildren, Scott (Amber), Ryan (Ericka), Zachary and Sean (Margaret); and great-grandchildren, Angel, Aiden, Lily, Maya and Arya.  Bruce will also be missed by siblings Ed, Joyce, Leona and Wayne plus many deLottinville and Pearson family members.  Predeceased by siblings, Dorothy, Cliff, Winnifred, Blanche, Helen, Mary, Margie, Audrey, Mildred, Rita, Maude and Howard.  Bruce and Lillian shared a full life on their farm on Sulphur Springs Road for over 60 years as well as working together at Bruce’s TV and Walker’s Hardware before retiring to Creekside Drive in Dundas in the past few years.  Together, they helped dedicate deLottinville Park in Dundas, at the site of the farm where Bruce was raised, and were both active members of the Dundas Baptist Church and the Ancaster Historical Society.  Bruce was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion and the Masonic Lodge.  Special thanks to Gold Cross Home Healthcare (Sandi, Diane and Pearl), Amica, St. Joseph’s Hospital, emergency support services, residents of 4000 Creekside Drive for all the special care for both our parents and our family.  Many thanks to Uncle Wayne for his unending support and companionship for Bruce in the past few years.  Friends will be received by the family on Saturday, May 12 from 10 a.m. until the time of Bruce’s Service at 11 a.m. at the DUNDAS BAPTIST CHURCH (201 Governor’s Road, Dundas) with lunch to follow at the church.  Private interment will take place.  In lieu of flowers, donations kindly accepted for the Dundas Baptist Church… Continue reading