Wald, Hildegard - at St. Peter's Hospital on Wednesday September 24, 2003, beloved wife of Willi, of Hamilton, in her 75th year. Dear mother of Evelyn (Gordon Cruikshank) of Dundas, Norman (partner Evelyn) of Hamilton and Carol (Mike Blazevic) of Burlington. Sadly missed by her 5 grandchildren Katelyn, Samuel, Christopher, Stephanie and Daniel, her sister Else Tenhagen of Germany and several cousins in Germany. Hildegard was a member of the Women's Group of St. Boniface Church. Friends will be received by the family on Friday afternoon and evening from 2-4 and 7:30-9 (Recitation of the Rosary at 7 o'clock) at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Funeral Saturday morning to ST. BONIFACE CHURCH, 420 Aberdeen Avenue, Hamilton, for Mass of the Christian Burial at 10 o'clock. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations to the VON would be appreciated by the family.
Jardine, David Norman - Passed away at McMaster University Medical Centre on Tuesday, September 23, 2003, at age 77. Beloved husband of Janette (Jeffords) and loving father of Richard of New York. Dear brother-in-law of Ellenor (Harley), Russel (predeceased)(Phyllis) and Beverley. Survived by his Aunt Ruth Roung (Jardine) and many cousins, nieces and nephews. Born in West Hamilton, he joined the Army in 1944 and served until the end of World War II. David graduated from McMaster University and the University of Toronto. He was an educator for 30 years and served as principal of Central Park School and Dundana School in Dundas, and Rousseau School in Ancaster. He had a great interest in local history and was author of "West Hamilton, a Village and a Church", co-author of "Ancaster's Heritage" and produced a television documentary, "The History of West Hamilton". He was a charter member and served on the executive of the Ancaster Rotary Club and was named a Paul Harris Fellow. He was president of the Ancaster Historical Society, a member of the Board of Management of Fieldcote Memorial Park and the historical board of the Hamilton Region Conservation Authority. Following his induction into the McMaster Alumni Gallery in 1994, he served on its selection committee for several years. The family will receive friends on Thursday afternoon and evening from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, where the Service for David will be held Friday morning at 11 o'clock. Private burial at Duart Cemetery. Donations to the Leukemia Research Fund of Canada would be appreciated by the family.
CHANTER, Lori, Suddenly on November 28, 2003 in her 52nd year. Loving wife of Douglas. Dear mother of Sarah (Shane) and loving friend of Ruth Anne. Dear daughter of Roy (predeceased) and Norma. Dear sister of Vikki and loving friend of Christine. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and cousins. A special thank you to the Henderson General Hospital ICU staff. Visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. on Saturday, December 6, 2003 at the Cattel, Eaton and Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
FERGUSON, Lillian "Phyllis" nee Bell, suddenly and peacefully at her residence in Hamilton on Thursday, November 27, 2003. Beloved wife of the late Alastair Ferguson of Hamilton and Orlando, Florida. Survived by her nephews Bradley Frid and his wife Sheila of Mississauga, George Frid and his wife Mary of Guelph and by her niece Charmaine Frid and her husband Stuart of Largo, Florida. Also survived by nephew-in-law Paul (Peggy), nieces-in-law Donna, Linda (Peter) and Wendy (Steve). Predeceased by her brothers Alexander and Gordon Bell and his wife Olga, sisters Elsie Taylor and Laura Sinker. Also by brother-in-law Maurice and his wife Kay and by nephew-in-law David (Eileen). Survived by many great nieces and nephews and their families. Phyllis was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Hamilton. Cremation has taken place. A private family interment will take place in the Spring. Donations to the St. John's Anglican Church, 320 Charlton Avenue West, Hamilton, ON L8P 2E7 would be appreciated by the family.
STODDART, Margaret Agnes (Jerry) - Passed away peacefully at Emmanuel House on November 19, 2003. Survived by James, mother of Peter (Rhonda) Stoddart, Toronto, Valorie and Bill Grisdale, Greensville, Grandchildren Tammy and Adam Lockwood, Chris and Sara Grisdale, Kimberly and Michael Stoddart and four Great-Grandson's Matthew, Ryan and Jamie Lockwood and Jonathan Grisdale. Jerry was a long time member of the U.C.W. St Paul's Church, Dundas and a past volunteer at Wentworth Lodge. Thanks to all the staff and volunteers at Emmanuel House for the constant care and dignity shown to mom and her family throughout her illness. Visitation at Cattel, Eaton and Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, Friday, November 21st from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service on Saturday, November 22nd at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Interment at Queens Lawn Cemetery, Grimsby at a later date. Donations to Emmanuel House, PO Box 1002, 90 Stinson Street, Hamilton, L8N 1S2 would be appreciated by the family.
Blackburn, Jack - Peacefully at St. Joseph's Villa on Monday April 5, 2004, beloved husband of Hilda, of Dundas, in his 80th year. Dear father of Christine Clarke (Peter) of St. George and Alan (Marie) of Dundas. Jack will be sadly missed by his seven grandchildren, Anthony, Marcus, Ben, Sarah, Dave, Vicky and Liz, and eight great-grandchildren and his sister Lily Walker of England. Predeceased by his brother Alfred. Friends will be received by the family on Wednesday afternoon from 1 until the time of Jack's Service at 2 o'clock at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Cremation to follow. Special thanks to the staff at St. Joseph's Villa and the Chaplain Bob Tees. Expressions of sympathy to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Society would be appreciated by the family.
Baker, Leonard Charles - After a brief illness at St. Joseph's Villa on Sunday, April 4, 2004 in his 91st year. Predeceased by wife Margaret on March 29, 2004. Dearly loved father of Marie and husband Ross Sanderson, George and his wife Jutta and Judi Lambert. Sadly missed by sister Shirley (Bob) Blades. Predeceased by brother Reginald (Jackie). Devoted and much loved Grandfather to Karen O'Marra (Amedee Leblanc), Dan (Milka), James (Sheila) and Janice Davis (John). Great-grandfather to Jennifer, Dawna, Lindsey, Melissa, Michael, Angela, Matthew, Thomas, Allison, Johnathan, Rachel, Naomi and many nieces and nephews. Leonard was a Veteran of WWII, a Retiree of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company and a member of Delta Tabernacle, currently Paramount Alliance Church. A special thanks to all the staff and the Guild at St. Joseph's Villa for their compassionate care and love for Leonard. Cremation has taken place. A Private Family Memorial Service will be held at a later date for Leonard and Margaret. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Joseph's Villa would be appreciated by the family.
Anderson, Dorothy - Peacefully at St. Peter's Hospital on Saturday, April 3, 2004 in her 85th year. Previously of Sheffield, England and resident of Dundas since 1997. Beloved wife of Telford for 61 precious years. Dear mother of John and his wife Kelly. Loving Grandmother to James and John and dear sister to her brother John. Dorothy was a member of the WAAF (Women's Auxillary Air Force) from 1939-1943. Special thanks to the staff at McMaster and St. Peter's Hospitals, in particular Dr. W. Scott Nash. Friends will be received by the family Thursday morning from 10-11 at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, where a Service for Dorothy will follow at 11 o'clock. Cremation has taken place. Interment to follow at a later date in England. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Autism Society Ontario (Hamilton Chapter) would be appreciated by the family.
Baker, Margaret Lillian - Peacefully with her family at her side at St. Joseph's Villa on Monday, March 29, 2004 in her 87th year. Beloved wife of Leonard, dearly loved mother of Marie and husband Ross Sanderson, George and his wife Jutta and Judi Lambert. Sadly missed by sisters Ilene Skelly and Barbara Conrad. Predeceased by sisters Marion Hodgkins and Eveline Richards and brothers Jim and Jack Richards. Devoted and much loved Grandmother to Karen O'Marra (Amedee Leblanc), Dan (Milka), James (Sheila) and Janice Davis (John). Great-grandmother to Jennifer, Dawna, Lindsey, Melissa, Michael, Angela, Matthew, Thomas, Allison, Johnathan, Rachel, Naomi and many nieces and nephews. Margaret was a Charter Member of Delta Tabernacle, currently Paramount Alliance Church. A special thanks to all the staff and the Guild at St. Joseph's Villa for their compassionate care and love for Margaret. Cremation has taken place. A private family Memorial Service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Joseph's Villa would be appreciated by the family.
Gillow, Edna Mary - at St. Joseph's Villa on Tuesday March 30, 2004, in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Edward, of Dundas, and predeceased by her daughter Joan Ennett . Dear mother of Kenneth (Moneen) of Dundas. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Mark Ennett (Maria), Kathryn McInnes (Kevin) and Nancy MacDougall (Don) and her great grandchildren Peter and Talia Ennett. Edna was a longtime resident of Dundas and a longtime member of St. Augustine's Parish. Friends will be received by the family on Thursday morning from 10 until the Funeral Mass at 11 o'clock at the ST. JOSEPH'S VILLA CHAPEL, 56 Governor's Road, Dundas. Interment St. Augustine's Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy to the St. Joseph's Villa Foundation would be appreciated by the family. A special thankyou to the caring staff at St. Joseph's Villa.
McGregor, Wilfred Earl - Passed suddenly on Friday, March 26th at his home in Copetown in his 78th year. Predeceased by wife Jackie (1996). Sadly missed by daughter Lynne and her husband Rob and son Ian and his wife Sian. Loved dearly by grandchildren Taylor, Alanna, Carter and Quinn. Remembered dearly by sister Helen (Doug) Vermilyea and sisters-in-law Peggy and Doreen and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers Stewart, Gord, John and Art. Friends and family will be received on Tuesday afternoon and evening from 2-4 & 7-9 at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas where a Service for Wilfred will be held on Wednesday at 11 o'clock. Interment at Leith Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
McCain, Charon Honor (nee Burke) - It is with profound sadness that Charon's family announces her passing Monday, March 22, 2004 in her 53rd year after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Preceded by her mother, Honor Ivy Burke. Charon leaves husband David McCain to mourn along with her father Gerald (Aileen), sisters Nancy Popovich husband Sam), sister Kathryn Burke (husband Paul Reid and nephews Colin and Kyle Burke Reid). Uncles John Burke (Dorothy) and Francis, Aunts Anne Jester (husband William), Theresa Morry (husband George), step-daughters Deborah Schmidt (nieces Andrea and Rachael), Denise Sartor (husband Paul and nephews Tyler, Jacob and Nathan). Charon was a long time staff member of McMaster university and was involved in the Arts and Science program. For many years she was an active and respected breeder and exhibitor of West Highland White Terriers under the Burcharon prefix. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will take place on Thursday afternoon and evening from 2-4 & 7-9 at the Cattel, Eaton and Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, where a Service will be held on Friday at 11:00. Interment to follow at a later date.
STEFAN, Janos - Peacefully at Wentworth Lodge in Dundas, Ontario on March 18, 2004 at age 77. Beloved Husband of Maria Stefan. Predeceased by his parents, Janos Stefan Sr. and Anna Stefan. Former employee of International Harvester/ Navistar.