February 21, 1946 – June 20, 2019
Paterson, Carol (nee Lomanto) Peacefully on June 20, 2019 in her 74th year. Predeceased by her husband Tom Paterson. Carol will be lovingly remembered forever and never forgotten by her daughters; Linda McVea (Joel) and Lisa Ciccarelli (Bob); her dear grandchildren Josh (Bronte) Bobby, Braxton and Bronwyn. She will be missed by Linda and Lisa’s Dad (Aldo). Carol will be fondly missed by her brothers and sister and their families, and all her dear friends. Carol loved her gardens, horses and animals. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Hamilton Burlington SPCA would be appreciated. Heartfelt gratitude to the compassionate staff in the CTU Unit at St. Joseph’s Hospital for their loving care. Visitation and Celebration of Life on Tuesday, June 25th from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, Ontario. Private Interment will follow at a later date.
April 9, 1925 – June 17, 2019
Plant, Gerda – Peacefully passed on Monday, June 17, 2019 in her 94th year. Joining her partner John Lisson, parents Valentine and Lilly Schneider, sister Greta Gale (Robert), brothers Albert (Anne) and George Schneider. Left to mourn are daughter Barbara Morelli (Steve), Margaret Butcher (Doug), brother Bill (Sandra), sister-in-law Ilse Schneider, six grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and five nieces and nephews in Germany, US and Canada. Cremation has taken place and a private family Service will take place at a later date. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
On June 13, 2019, the Wilson family lost Don Wilson who peacefully passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital. Don had a full life and lived his life the way he wanted to. Don was born on May 26, 1945 in Hamilton to parents Jim & Jean Wilson followed by Lynda and Dennis. Don will missed by Dennis & wife Susan along with their children Ashleigh, Aaron & his wife Kendra; sister Lynda and her two daughters Christina & husband Rob; and Amanda & husband Ross and their 2 children Jimmy and Danny. Don loved music (everything from rock to classical), smoking a Cuban cigar, and sipping on a nice glass of scotch or brandy. He was an avid cross country skier and cyclist and had many great trips all over Canada and the US with his biking and skiing friends. Don was a great uncle, brother, and friend to so many people in the Hamilton area. He got pleasure out of helping others, and he enjoyed spending his time hanging out with friends at various bars and restaurants while watching football. Don loved driving and fixing his cars, and is most likely driving his Datsun 280 Z right now in heaven. According to Don’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no service however, a “Celebration of Life” will be held Tuesday June 18, 2019 from 4:00 until 6:00 at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Please bring a nice story to share with us. Cheers to you Don!
Arnold, Brian Wayne – July 21, 1969 – June 1, 2019. We are very sad to announce the passing of Brian at St. Joseph’s Hospital ICU, peacefully with his family beside him. He is predeceased by his father, Donald B. Arnold of Dundas, and his grandparents Leslie and Eileen Sharman of Ancaster. Survived by his mother Leslie Moran (nee Sharman) and step-father Dennis Moran of Dundas, his step-brother Darrick Moran (Tracey) of Waterford, his sisters Meagan Moran (Tyler Ulakovic) of Cambridge, and Colleen Moran (Jake Mills) of Lynden, his nephews Jase and Cole, and nieces Sydney, Indigo and Freya. Thank you to the staff of St. Joseph’s Hospital, his aunt and uncle Bruce and Louise Moran and our friends and neighbours. Brian was a kind, thoughtful person who will be missed very much. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family on Sunday afternoon from 1:00 until the time of Brian’s Service at 3:00 at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation, in lieu of flowers, would be appreciated by the family.
It is with great sadness that we inform you of his passing on Monday May 20th 2019 at age 78. His daughter Brenda, son in law Kevin Humphries and lifelong friend Donnie Robertson were by his side. He is now with his greatest love his wife Emily Mordue. Larry had a full life with a long career at Stelco, his passion for Hockey led him to OMHA where he was a Referee for years. He was an avid outdoorsman with many hunting and fishing trips to regal us with over the years. His archery took him all over the world. Emily and Larry had a very large circle of friends. He will be missed by his sons Brent and Bradley, daughter Brenda, daughter in laws Vicki and Pam and his son in law Kevin. His cherished grandchildren Brandon, Tyler, Shayla, Kelsey and Emily-Rose Mordue as well his great grandchildren (Tyler) Maddie and Charlotte,(Shayla) Weston and Maya Mordue thank him for the great memories. At Larry’s request he has been cremated, there will be a Celebration of His Life on Saturday June 15th from 1p.m. to 6p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Beverly Branch 500, Lynden Legion, 206 Lynden Road, Hamilton. Donations can be made in his honour to Heart and Stroke Foundation.
July 17, 1930 – May 1, 2019
Schiefer, Alfons Hugo – passed away peacefully on May 1, 2019 in his 88th year. He was a long time resident of Dundas where he applied his training as a cabinet maker for many years at Valley City Manufacturing making fine church and laboratory furniture. A lover of all things made of “wood”, with a palate for all things “cake”, and a passion for gardening – especially potatoes! Predeceased by his wife Irmgard and daughter Ingrid, he will be sadly missed by his son Harold, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, family and friends. Cremation has taken place and the memorial service will be held on May 24, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Turner Family Funeral Home at 53 Main Street, Dundas, ON.
William “Bill” Campbell MacKenzie
(November 3, 1957 – May 10, 2019)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bill MacKenzie, 61, who passed away peacefully at Carpenter Hospice House Friday, May 10, 2019 after his courageous battle with cancer. He was a loving husband, father, and son, survived by his wife, Susan Ferrier, mother, Mary, and predeceased by his father, William (2017). Bill was a loving father to his children, Rachel, and Evan, and stepchildren; Gordon (Victoria), Matthew, Alexander, Dalton, and Connor. Bill is also survived by brothers: John, Alex (Laurie), and Rob (Stephanie) and nieces and nephews; Tyler and Liam, Elizabeth, Jennifer and Madison, Jack and Katie, respectively. Bill was a well-known product consultant with the LCBO, recently retired in September 2017, friend of the Dundas/Ancaster/Burlington community, and known for his kindness and generosity to others. He carried with him a passion for fine wines, well-aged cheese and meat, and the sport of rugby while leaving a lasting impression on any person who crossed his path along the way. Visitations will be commenced at Turner Funeral Home in Dundas on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Bill’s name to the Ronald McDonald House Charities South Central Ontario would be greatly appreciated.
September 17, 1952 – May 9, 2019
WINDUS, John Edward – John died peacefully, in his 67th year, at the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice on the morning of May 9th, 2019 after a long and difficult struggle with glioblastoma. He was loved and supported by his wife April Zebroski, children Zachary Windus, and Veronica and Mark Dyer; mother-in-law Alice Zebroski; sister-in-law Carol Donahoe and her family Andrea Dorman and Daren Hockaday, Tyler, Alicia and Gabe, Laura Donahoe, and David Lindley; sister-in-law Liz and Tom O’Brien, Jennifer, Heather and Sarah. John will be greatly mourned by his mother Velma Windus, his sisters and their families: Barbara and Robert Root, Joyce and Roger Touw, Jeannie and Steve Grundy, Rene and Ken Rayner. He was greeted in heaven by his father Ed Windus, father-in-law Eddie Zebroski, beloved brother Michael Zebroski, infant brother James and sweet and most precious niece Scarlett. He left behind an extensive Polish family and many friends who will always miss him. John touched many lives as a teacher and principal with the Hamilton Wentworth Catholic District School Board. He enjoyed his post-retirement life as an award-winning photographer with Lifetouch. He really enjoyed his post-post-retirement life watching sports on his big screen TV with his four cats. He sang in the choir at St. Joseph’s and was a member of their Parish Council. We will always remember the incredible support we received from family and friends who drove us to Princess Margaret Hospital, fed us many delicious meals, looked after our cats, and comforted us during so many times of great sorrow. Visitation will take place at the Turner Family Funeral Home in Dundas on Sunday May 12th from 2-4 and 7-9 with Vigil Prayers at 8. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Hamilton, on Monday May 13th at 11am. Interment to follow at Woodland Cemetery. John spent the last five weeks of his life being lovingly cared for by the staff of the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice. We would greatly appreciate donations in his name to this remarkable facility. John’s quick wit and mischievous spirit will be greatly missed. Heaven will resound with the sound of his laughter.
January 29, 1946 – May 8, 2019
Wojtasik, Peggy Anne (nee Guenther) – It is with profound sadness that Peggy’s family announces her passing on May 8, 2019 at West Haldimand General Hospital in her 74th year. She will be forever loved and remembered by her husband of 41 years, Stan; her beloved son Carey (Danielle); the light of her life, her precious granddaughter Hannah; brothers and sisters Rae (Vera) Guenther, Pat (John Martel), Terry (Margie) Guenther, Sheila (Rick Binkley) and Nancy Robertson; brothers-in-law Walter and Jerry (Dianne) Wojtasik and sisters-in-law Stella (Bob Ziegler) and Janet (Weldon Reeves) and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Margaret and Alfred Guenther, sister-in-law Mary Guenther, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Audrey and Floyd Gillam. Many thanks to the nursing staff at the West Haldimand Hospital for their care and compassion. Donations in Peggy’s memory can be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation. In keeping with Peggy’s wishes, cremation has taken place and family will attend a private interment at Graveside. A celebration of Peggy’s life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #36, Dundas, 280 King Street West, on Tuesday, May 21st at 1:00 p.m..
November 9, 1930 – May 1, 2019
Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Villa on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 in her 89th year. Beloved wife of Walter for over 62 years. Loving sister to Jack (2016), Harry (2018), Vera, and Margaret (2017). Predeceased by her son Gary (2004). She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Many thanks to all of the caregivers at St. Joseph’s Villa that supported Frances and the family on this journey. Friends and family are invited to Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, on Monday, May 6 from 3-4 p.m. with a Memorial Service immediately following at 4:00 p.m.. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Geneva Centre for Autism Foundation would be appreciated by the family.