Wilbrink, Alberdina

Wilbrinks_AlberdinaSeptember 24, 1915 –  March 29, 2016

The Lord, in His infinite wisdom, has taken unto Himself our dear mother, Alberdina (Diane) Wilbrink (nee Brunsveld), at the advanced age of 100 years, on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. Predeceased by her husband, Marinus, in July of 1993. Loving mother of Mary and John Droogendyk, Trudy and Jerry Hamstra, John and Rita Wilbrink, Wilma and Bill Droogendyk, Marina Wilbrink and Joyce and Rick Zwiep. Dear Oma to 15 grandchildren and their spouses and 36 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by an infant son, two grandchildren and nine siblings and their spouses. Visitation at Ebenezer Free Reformed Church, 253 Weirs Lane, Dundas, Ontario on Thursday, March 31st, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at the same church on Friday, April 1st, at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. L.J. Bilkes officiating. Interment at Mount Zion Cemetery following the service.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Shalom Manor and Gardens in Grimsby, Ontario, would be gratefully appreciated.

Lotocki, Francis Carl “Frank”

December 4, 1927 – March 27, 2016

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 27th 2016 at the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice in his 88th year.  Frank is predeceased by his loving wife June.  Cherished father of Janice, Frank (Nancy), and David (Ruth-Anne).  Frank is predeceased by his sisters Rose and Julia as well as his brothers Andrew and Bill. Survived by his brother Robert (Bill).   Frank will be sadly missed by his 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.  Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Frank’s Life will be held at the Hamilton Airforce Club, 128 King Street East, Dundas,  from 12- 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2016.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Juravinski Cancer Centre or the Hamilton Alzheimer Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

Buttrum, Ivy

buttrum_crop1May 23, 1915 – March 25, 2016

An awesome 100 years! Ivy passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Villa, Dundas, on March 25, 2016.  Born in Dundas, May 23, 1915. Beloved wife of the late Harry Buttrum. Dearly loved mom of Jim (Cyndy), Judy Willson Trotman (Craig) and Elaine deRuiter (Robert). Loved Grandma of Luke, John (deceased), Neil (Cindy), Christie (Evan), Gary (Kierin), Sarah (Jay), Shelley (Christian). Dear Great-Grandma of Caelan, Kase, Isabelle, Asher and Oliver. Loved Aunt to many; especially to Sandra Hicks and Pat Speakman. Ivy was predeceased by 3 brothers and her dear sister Evelyn (Auntie) Beauregard. Harry and Ivy were market gardeners in West Hamilton. Ivy sold their fresh homegrown vegetables at the Hamilton Market for 37 years. Starting in 1966, along with the market, Ivy started selling and escorting bus tours all over North America and Mexico  for C.H. Norton bus lines of Burlington. (Gladys Norton was her best friend on the market.) At the age of 65 in 1980, Ivy opened a full service travel agency, Ivy Buttrum Travel on Emerson St. in West Hamilton. Along with her daughters, Elaine and Judy, she worked until her early nineties. She loved people, animals, travelling and garage sales! Her kids were her everything and in return we loved her dearly. Special thanks for the kind and loving care at St. Joseph’s Villa. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held at Grove Cemetery, Dundas, on Friday, April 1st at 11:00 a.m. with a reception to follow at St. Paul’s Church, 29 Park St. W., Dundas. If so desired, donations can be made to The Salvation Army or HBSPCA.

Wright, Kenneth James (Ken)


Passed away quietly on March 25, 2016, in his 91st year, at Wentworth Lodge, Dundas. He was the loving father of Jerry (Ann) and Julie. Beloved grandfather of Tara (Josh), Astra (Steve), Hayley, Brittany (Mike), Gage, Larah and Real. Brother of Donald and Willard. Predeceased by his wife Jean Wright (Patterson) (1997). Predeceased by his parents Richard and Iva, and siblings Howard, Gordon, Dorothy, Bernice and Phyllis. Ken was born in Inverness Quebec but was a long time resident of Dundas where he worked at Westinghouse and later became a well-recognized employee at the Dundas Public Utilities Commission (PUC). He was known among the local community as someone who would serve and help others. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends at TURNER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 53 Main Street. Dundas – Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 7-9 pm. A service to celebrate Ken’s life will be held at the ST. MARK’S UNITED CHURCH, 1 Lyndale Dr. Dundas, on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 1 pm. For those who wish, memorial donations in Ken’s name may be made to the charity of your choice.

Wagg, Lenora Maude (nee King) “Lennie”

Wagg_LennieAugust 2, 1920 – March 24, 2016

Wagg, Lenora Maude (Lennie), RN – Peacefully passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at Regina Gardens LTC. Predeceased by her husband Ev (2015).  Dearly loved and missed by her children Donna, Paul (Judy), Nancy and Joan; her grandchildren Don (Megan), Mike (Holly), Dan (Deanna), Chris (Diane), Mike (Anna), Steven, Jason and Mark and ten great-grandchildren.  A sincere thank you to the staff at Regina Gardens for their kindness and patience.  Friends are invited to the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas on Monday, March 28 from 1:00 p.m. until the time of Lennie’s Service at 2:00 p.m.  Cremation has taken place and interment will be held at a later date.  If you so wish, donations to the MS Society of Canada would be appreciated by the family.