January 12, 1930 – September 27, 2018

Smith, Robert Leroy “Bob” – Passed away peacefully with family at his side at Wentworth Lodge in Dundas on Thursday, September 27, 2018, formerly of Brantford, Cambridge and St. Thomas.  Predeceased by his beloved wife Marilyn (2012).  Dearly loved and missed by daughter Penny and husband Steve Garrison; granddaughter Janelle (Kyle Dore); great-granddaughter Ella Jane; siblings Marion (Craig Otto), Barb (Bob Cox), Art (Vonna); sisters-in-law Shirley Smith, Patricia (Richard Atkinson) and Betty Beaudry.  Predeceased by parents Herman and Helen; brother Lee and sister Shirley (Alf Robertson).  Bob lived his life with joy.  He had the gift of gab and easily struck up a conversation with friend and stranger.  Through his life Bob was a community builder and friend to all.  Bob cherished his time spent with family and friends at his Haliburton Sunrise Cottage.  He was an avid fisherman, putterer and handyman extraordinaire and most recently bingo caller.  Bob was a long time employee of Massey-Ferguson and throughout his life he was an active member of several faith communities and most recently he found a home at Knox Presbyterian Church, Dundas.  Special thanks to the staff at Wentworth Lodge for the care and compassion Bob received.  Friends will be received by the family on Sunday afternoon from 3 – 6 p.m. at Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas.  Bob’s Service will be held at KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 23 Melville Street, Dundas on Monday at 11:00 a.m.  Private interment will take place in Cambridge, ON.  If you so wish, donations to Knox Presbyterian Church, Dundas would be appreciated by the family.

February 4, 1961 – September 24, 2018

Berkes, Cynthia Lynn (nee Dillane) – It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Cindy at St. Peter’s on Monday, September 24, 2018 in her 58th year.  Loving daughter of Ed (and the late Ann) and step-mom Carol.  Devoted mother to Noelle.  Cherished sister to Sean, Tyler (Jenn) and Blake (Rachel).  She will be fondly remembered and missed by godmother Wendy  and friend Al, uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.  Thank you to her many devoted and long time friends for their support, compassion and visits during Cindy’s journey.  Thank you to the VON, staff 3 East at St. Peter’s, for your exemplary care and compassion.  Friends will be received by the family on Sunday, September 30 at 11:00 a.m. until the time of Cindy’s Service at 12:00 p.m. at Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas.  Cremation has taken place.  In lieu of flowers, donation to the VON, St. Peter’s Palliative Care or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.  Rest in Peace Cindy

June 17, 1923 – September 24, 2018

Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Villa on Monday, September 24, 2018, in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late John Sampson (1983) and the late Larry Kilgour (2003). Loving mother of the late Doug (Anna), Dan (Janice), Scott (Joanne) and Laura Ginther (Kent), and step-mother to Patricia Kadechuk (late Glen), Judy Colantino (Peter) and Nancy Kilgour (Keith Pacey). Loving grandmother to 13 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Marie will be sadly missed by her dear friends Dolly and Shirley. A Celebration of Marie’s Life will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Cattel Family Centre (beside Turner Family Funeral Home), 53 Main Street, Dundas. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Huntington’s Society, the Good Shepherd Centre or the Down Syndrome Society would be appreciated. Special thanks to the staff of Cherry Lane at St. Joseph’s Villa for their excellent care of our mother.

May 4, 1928 – September 21, 2018


Passed away on Friday, September 21, 2018, in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Hermann (May 2018). Mourned by family in Germany and friends in Canada. Cremation has taken place. In accordance with Ursula’s wishes there will be no service. Heartfelt thanks to the wonderful caregivers and staff at Shalom Village.

April 15, 1937 – September 18, 2018

Hambly, Margaret (nee Jones) – Maggie passed away peacefully on September 18, 2018, at the age of 81, after a short and unexpected diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer. Beloved wife of the late Don Hambly (1995) and loving Mum to Victoria (Harry Coffie) and Barry (Hanri Jobert). Donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Trillium Gift of Life Network would be greatly appreciated. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. followed by a reception until 5:00 p.m. at Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St., Dundas.

November 2, 1926 – September 9, 2018

Passed away peacefully in her sleep, in Dundas, on September 9, 2018 in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of Ronald McKenzie Arner of Dundas; mother of Patricia Lynn (Patti) and her husband Alex of Burlington, and Paul Arner and his wife Angie of Dundas; grandmother to McKenzie and Maddison Arner, and Liam and Nolan Passmore; sister of June Horachek and the late Tom Horachek of Stoney Creek; sister-in-law of the late Arthur and Ann Arner of Kingsville. She will be dearly missed by many nieces and nephews and other members of her family. Thank you to the Nurses and PSWs at St. Joseph’s Villa for their kindness and care for the past year; and a special thank you to Cathy and Princess! A private family burial to take place. Donations can be made, in memory, to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

June 27, 1951 – September 7, 2018

Dennett, Diane Jean (nee Wallace) – Passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hamilton on Friday, September 7, 2018.  Predeceased by husband Jake.  Diane will be deeply loved and missed by her brother David and wife Joan; nieces Lisa and Kristen and great-niece Ava Victoria.  Her dog Corki misses her dearly.  Friends will be received by the family on Tuesday afternoon from 12:00 until the time of Diane’s Service at 1:00 at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas.  Cremation will follow.  If you so wish, donations to the Ancaster Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.

July 13, 1935 – August 31, 2018

Plante, Paul Eugene – After a short illness, Paul passed away on August 31, 2018 at St. Peter’s Hospital at age 83. Husband of Sheila (deceased 2001) and loved father of Michele Fitzner (David), Linda Lanteigne (Jean-Paul) and Marcel Plante. Grandpa of Angie, Richard, Michael, Jean-Marc and Wade. Great grandfather of 7. Paul was a longtime member of RCL Br. #36, Dundas. As per Paul’s wishes, no visitaion or service, cremation has taken place, with interment next to Sheila at Grove Cemetery.

September 16, 1934 – August 29, 2018

WALSH, Stuart John – Died August 29, 2018 peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving wife Vivian and daughters, Beth (Victor), Christine, and Lynn (Dave).  In death, he joins his beloved son Dannie (died 1978).  He is the cherished grandfather of Michael (Amy), David (Amanda), Erinn (Andrew), Shaun (Diana), Dannie, Scott and Sarah (Matt), great grandfather of Mark , Leo and Giuliana and uncle to Penny (Doug), father to his chosen  daughter Nicole and best friend to Donnie.  Stuart was born in Saint John, New Brunswick on September 16, 1934, one of 10 children, he is survived by his brother Ronald (Renee).  He was an avid sportsman; hockey was his passion. In fact, he continued to play hockey until he was 60.  He was a lifelong railway man beginning as trainman at the CPR in Saint John until he retired from Dofasco in 1999.  Stuart was a longstanding member of St. Joseph’s Church where he served as an usher.  He will be greatly missed by the many members of his extended family, his friends, neighbours and his church community.  Visitation from 9-11:00 a.m.  followed by Service at 11:00, Saturday, September 1, at ST. JOSEPH’S CHURCH, 260 Herkimer St. Hamilton, ON.  In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Joseph’s Church or Parkinson Canada.

November  25, 1968 – August 29, 2018

Gallaher, Tamara Alice “Tammi” – Peacefully at St. Peter’s Hospital on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, in her 50th year. Beloved wife of Brian and loving mother to Jason. Sadly missed by her father Steve Gerlofs, her in-laws Don and Betty Gallaher,  and predeceased by her mother Pat and stepmom Gail. Also sadly missed by her sister Janet Hannis (Dalton) and brother Dirk (Leslie), brother-in-law Kevin, her Robinson step-siblings; Paul (Carol), Eric (Carolyn), Gary (Mary) and Marnie (Trevor).Tammi will also be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received by the family on Friday morning from 10:30 until the Service at 12 noon at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Interment Grove Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy to the Juravinski Cancer Centre or St. Peter’s Hospital would be appreciated by the family.