July 11, 1926 – April 6, 2017
McNamara, Michael Alphonse – Died April 6th, 2017 peacefully at the age of 90 with his family by his side. He was a longtime resident of Hamilton, Ontario and enjoyed his retirement years in Dundas, Ontario at the St. Joseph’s Estate condominiums. He is survived by his loving wife Mary Ann of 62 years; children: Michael (Christina); Ann Marie (Alan Humphrey); Maureen Hubert (Glenn); Paul (Tammy); Colleen Sayer (Christopher), son-in-law John Pataracchia (Diana), grandchildren Rachel, Angela, Michael (Megan), John; Danny and Christopher (Ali); Benjamin; Alex and Caleb; Stephanie and Aaron; sisters Mary and Helen; his nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and Aunt Halvetta Kelly. Michael is predeceased by his parents John and Marie (Kelly), brother Jack, daughter Teresa and brother-in-law Michael Boyle. Michael worked as a property manager at the Hamilton Housing Authority and following retirement as court registrar for the Ontario Court of Justice. He was a devout Roman Catholic and passionately volunteered with the St. Vincent de Paul Society, as a Eucharistic Minister and an usher. Many thanks to the staff of St. Joseph’s Hospital; Dr. Ayeni and staff at St. Joseph’s Villa; Dr. Singh and all at Turner medical. The family is grateful for the supportive care and devotion shown to Michael. Visitation will be held on Sunday afternoon and evening from 2-4 & 7-9 at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Mass will be held Monday morning at 10 o’clock at St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church, 58 Sydenham Street, Dundas. Cremation to follow. Donations to the St. Joseph’s Villa Foundation or Good Shepherd in Michael’s honour would be appreciated in lieu of flowers. Michael’s enjoyment of the company of his family and many friends will always be remembered. His life was a blessing and our memories a treasure.
We love you dad/grandpa,
With much love,
Rachel, Angela, Michael and Megan, and John.
Thankyou for your love, our memories will forever be in our hearts.
My dear Friend, I am saddened to hear of the passing of your father. My sincerest condolences to you and your entire family. I offer my prayers and thoughts during this difficult time.
Domenic and Gwen Lunardo
I was very sad to read of Michael’s death. We worked at the Court House together for many years. Michael was such a good man always ready to help in any way he could. He spoke often of his family with great pride, and his faith. I am very glad I had the chance to know Michael.
Marilyn & Tom Scott/ Janice & Ronald Peet
Marilyn, Tom, Janice, & Ronald wish to express our condolences on the passing of Michael (Al),
a Husband, Father & Grandfather. Also a truly Kind and Gentle Man.
We’ve had many years of fun together at several Social Gatherings.
The most beautiful times of our lives, can never be lost.
For they live in our hearts & memories forever.
Our prayers and thoughts are with you.
So sorry , Gerry and Michael had many good chats on bench. He was a wonderful man
To the McNamara family
We offer our deepest sympathies in the loss of your husband, father, and grandfather.
Henry & Mary d’Eon
Corinne & Larry Austin