Weatherston, Barbara Mary, B. Sc (P.E) B.Ed. M.Sc (Ergonomics) - Peacefully with her family by her side at Henderson Hospital September 7, 2004. Barb in her 53rd year was the beloved wife and best friend of John F. Weatherston. Much loved mother of Andrew, Beth, Tim and Patrick. Dear daughter of Jean Inch and the late Ben Inch of Orillia and daughter-in-law of Evelyn Weatherston of Flamborough. Sister of Suzanne Huften and Michael Inch of Orillia and Penny Wood (Rod) of Sault St. Marie. Sadly missed by brothers and sisters-in-law Don and Joan Morrell, Tony and Evelyn Garretto and Ian and Lynn Hunter. Survived by several nieces and nephews who will miss her dearly. Barb was a long time member of St. Mark's United Church. She has touched the lives of so many close friends and families and throughout their lives she will not be forgotten. Barb will always be remembered as a caring, warm and wonderful person. Friends will be received by the family Friday afternoon and evening from 3-5 and 7-9 at the Cattel, Eaton and Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Service for Barb will be held at St. Mark's Church, 1 Lyndale Drive, Dundas on Saturday at 11 o'clock. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
Bezusko, Jack Trian - Suddenly at home with the love of his life at his side on Monday, September 6, 2004. Devoted, beloved husband and best friend of Evelyn Elaine (nee Foreman) for 61 years. In his 83rd year of living and loving life. Loving Dad and pal to Gregory and Charmaine. Respected and loved father-in-law of Ken Brownell. Loving and doting proud grandfather to Stephanie and her husband Paul Juno. Proud, loving "Great Paw" (great- grandfather) to Peyton and Shelby. Predeceased by daughter Stephanie Jane., Survived by 3 sisters, Anne DeWinter, Mary Nagy and Lenora d'Eon. Friends will be received by the family Wednesday afternoon and evening from 2-4 & 7-9 at the Cattel, Eaton and Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, where a Service for Jack will be held on Thursday at 11 o'clock. In kindness, donations to the Sick Kids Hospital or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Hill, Bruce Stanley - At the McMaster Medical Centre on Monday, September 6, 2004 in his 81st year. Survived by his brother Gordon (Jean) and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Fredrick Hill and Edna A. Ryckman, his sister Alvina M. Johnson, his brother Leslie and sister-in-law Thelma Hill. Special thanks to John and Alice Mykytyshyn, of the Golden Valley Inn, Elm Villa Retirement Home, Dundas Retirement Home and the staff of Wentworth Lodge and CCAC. Friends will be received by the family 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 for Bruce will be held on Friday at 11 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Campbell, Norman James - Passed peacefully on Monday, September 6, 2004 at the Hamilton General Hospital in his 79th year. Survived by former wife Mary A. (Molly) Campbell. Fondly remembered by companion Ann McIntosh. Beloved father of Sheila, Maureen (Patrick) Hall, Paul (Anna), Michael (Rose). Grandfather of Michael, Andrew and Katie Hall, David and Ryan Campbell, Gregory and Mark Campbell. Survived by sisters May Bell and Gladys Reidy. Norman served in the RCNVR in WWII, dedicated 35 years of service to the Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Police Dept. and was an active member of the RCL, Br. #36, Dundas. Norman was an avid fisherman and a charter member of the Liar's Club. Friends will be received by the family Thursday afternoon and evening from 2-4 & 7-9 at the Cattel, Eaton and Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, where a Celebration of Life for Norman will be held on Friday at 1 o'clock. In kindness, donations to the RCL, Br. #36 Building Fund would be appreciated by the family.
BIRKETT, Gertrude Ida Rose. - Born in London, England on April 7, 1913, Gert slipped quietly from pain in Dundas, Ontario on August 29, 2004 in the company of her two daughters, Judith (Dundas) and Mary (Port Hope). She is also survived by her sons John (Toronto) and Paul (Vancouver), and Judith?s children, Whitney and Ian May. Mary?s husband, Curtis Brisbois quickly became a third son. Gert will be buried in Stayner Union Cemetery with John, her husband of almost 60 years, who predeceased her in 2000. As the daughter of a working widow, Gert grew up under the watchful eye of loving grandparents and of her older sister, Dorothy. During their marriage, Gert and John lived in a variety of places within Canada (mostly within Ontario) as John?s career developed. Dear friends remain in all of these places. As Windsor was home for the longest period of her life, many of Gert?s closest friends and most active involvements were there. Church groups, the I.O.D.E., and the Symphony Women were all given a great deal of enthusiasm and time. Gert loved to help others, and could be counted on as a generous and compassionate volunteer. As a cook and hostess, Gert was unmatched. It was rare that something grown in her own garden didn?t appear in a meal. The exceptional staff and volunteers at Wentworth Lodge in Dundas have made the last four and a half years pleasant ones for Gert, for every one of them treated her as a loved older relative. The whole family is indebted to them for their professionalism, care, and good cheer. As Gert was a woman of many interests, a memorial donation to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. A reception to celebrate Gert?s 92 years will be held from 2 ? 4 pm at Wentworth Lodge on South Street in Dundas, Ontario on Saturday, September 18.
Ahnert, Werner Albert - Suddenly at home on Tuesday, August 31st, 2004 in his 79th year. Lovingly missed by wife Loni of 53 years. Cherished always by sons Jack (Lorraine) and Ralph (Helen) and daughter Susan (Bob) Olkusz. Fondly remembered by sister Erika (Reinhold) Flemming of St. George and eight brothers and sisters residing in Germany. Opa will be missed sadly by seven grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Werner was a long time member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Hamilton. Friends will be received by the family Friday evening from 7-9 at the Cattel, Eaton and Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, where a Service for Werner will be held on Saturday at 9:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. John's Lutheran Church, 100 Huntley Street or the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated by the family.
Galer, Neil Haviland - Living out his life at home as he wished, Neil Haviland Galer passed away peacefully on his 83rd birthday, August 29, 2004, at McMaster Hospital, with his family close by. Loving husband of the late Edna Galer and proud father of Wayne and Sheri Galer , Lynda and Bob Kennedy, Don and Laurie Galer and Angela and Michael Grist. Adoring grandpa to John and Michele, Azure-Lee, Dustin, Scott and Tara, Jill and Jacob, Shelley and Mark, Julie, Fraser and Kristie, Andrew and Becky, Katelyn, Connor, Brittany and Jordan. Special great-grandpa to Talia and Eliana, Bronwyn, Ella and Naomi, Sadie and Shelby. Dear brother to Raymond and Elsie Galer, Muriel Mason and the late Marvyn Galer. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Neil spent his younger years farming in Villa Nova and later was a successful farm equipment dealer for over four decades. Church was always an important part of his life and his strong love for family was his primary focus. He will be dearly missed and fondly remembered. Friends will be received by the family on Tuesday, August 31, from 1-4 at the Dundas Baptist Church, 2001 Governor' s Road, where the Service to celebrate Neil's life will also be held the same evening on Tuesday at 7 P.M. Donations to the charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
Bacon, Marie Josephine (nee Barrese) - Peacefully at her home on Friday, August 27, 2004 with her loving Granddaughter Tanya, her daughter Janet and her son James by her side, Marie entered heaven, pain free, after a tough battle with cancer. Marie will be sadly missed by her brother Jack. She is predeceased by her loving companion Bert Illes. Many thanks to Lorie Phillips and mom's best friend Helen McFarlane for all their love and support. Mom will be missed by family pets Poopy and Mindy. A Private Graveside Service was held at St. Augustine's Cemetery, Dundas. Expressions of sympathy to the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated by the family.
Neilson, June Eileen (nee Moffat) - Peacefully at St. Joseph's Villa on Tuesday August 24, 2004 in her 77th year. Beloved wife of Ted Neilson. Loving mother of Jennifer, Carolyn (Wayne Feeney) and Peter. Dear Nana of Heidi, Bryan, Kendra, Quinn, Keegan and Aidan. Cherished daughter of Alex and Eileen (predeceased), and sister of Helen Churchill, Keith and Alex Moffat. June will be greatly missed by her many relatives, nursing classmates and friends. A private graveside memorial service was held at White Chapel Memorial Gardens. If so desired, expressions of sympathy to the Parkinson's Foundation would be sincerely appreciated by the family.
She will forever be in our hearts.
Joining "The Field of Dreams"
Costelloe, Michael Christopher Patrick - Born April 14 1946 in London England died December 10, 2004 Husband and soul mate to Amy for thirty-six years. Father of Aidan and Sarah, much loved Poppa of Beatrice, Penelope and Patrick. Loving brother of Pauline and uncle of Anthony and Paul. Predeceased by his parents Patrick and Lily. Mike will be missed by his cousins and friends in England, Ireland ,Zimbabwe Australia and the United States. He will be greatly missed by his special family of friends and colleagues here in Hamilton, Mississauga, Toronto and Bellville. Mike has been a leader in education all his professional life. His work in curriculum design and implementation and Catholicity will live on in schools throughout Ontario. His commitment and dedication to his family, his Catholic faith and his profession as a teacher, vice-principal, principal and program coordinator has been recognized throughout the province. Mike continued his love of education after he retired by working as an adjunct professor for Canisius College in Buffalo New York, guiding students studying to be teachers. Mike's work will live on in the students that he taught and the teachers that he served. Friends will be received by the family on Saturday and Sunday afternoons and evenings from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Funeral Monday morning at ST. ANN'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, (corner of Wilson St. and Fiddler's Green Road, Ancaster) for Funeral Mass at 11 o'clock. Cremation to follow. Prayer Vigil Sunday evening at 8 o'clock in the Funeral Home. Special thanks to Drs. Frajierdo, Tandon and Mantel and the staff of the Juravinski Cancer Centre , VON nurses Kathy and Wendy, spiritual advisor Joanne and social worker Charlene. Donations can be made in Mike's memory to the Juravinski Cancer Centre, Wellwood Resource Centre, or the Good Shepherd Centre.
Adolphe, Hazel Kitchener (Wilson) - Peacefully at St. Joseph's Villa on Wednesday December 8, 2004 in her 87th year. Beloved wife of Alfred and loving mother of Jeannette Weegar (Bruce). Cherished Nana of Kimberlee Costigan (Joe), Kelly Saint (Scott), and Kandace Perkins (Brian). Sadly missed by 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter. Predeceased by her siblings, Bert, Vi, Jack, Clara, Lornie, Norman and Marie. Hazel loved to garden and could often be found in her Award Winning gardens. She was a member of St. Augustine's CWL and had enjoyed bowling and curling. Hazel was an Avon Lady for many years. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Augustine's Church, 58 Sydenham Street, Dundas on Tuesday December 14 at 10 o'clock followed by a "Celebration of her Life" at the Parish Hall. Private family interment to take place. Donations made to St. Joseph's Villa, in her memory, would be appreciated by the family. A special thank you to the staff and all of her friends at the Villa for all of their loving care.
Kelly, Ruth Louise(nee Kerr) - It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Ruth Louise Kelly in her 89th year on December 8 at the Rosslyn Retirement Home in Hamilton. Ruth is predeceased by her loving husband Douglas Blewett Kelly of Peterborough and her parents Thomas and Gertrude Kerr of Toronto. Ruth is survived by her children: Judy Tranter(Wil) of Toronto, Susan Courneya(Paul) of Ancaster, Ian Kelly(Marlene) of Toronto and Linda Kelly(Carl Fraser) of Dundas. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren: Chad, Jackie, Mark and Andrew. Ruth was born in Toronto and after attending Havergal College, graduated from the University of Toronto in 1937. During her younger years, Ruth spent her summers at the family cottage on Chemong Lake, near Peterborough. She met her future husband, Doug Kelly at the Pines Pavillion in Bridgenorth . They both loved to dance and attended many parties at the Pines. After marrying Doug, she lived in Peterborough and raised 4 children. Ruth's life revolved around her husband and family. Ruth and Doug both enjoyed sailing and spent many happy hours trying to win those sailing races on Chemong Lake. After Doug died, Ruth moved to Hamilton to be closer to her 2 daughters. During the past few years, Ruth had lost her memory of present day events, but she still kept her great sense of humour and will be remembered by all as a very sweet and gentle lady. The Rosslyn was a very special place for Ruth and her children. The family wishes to thank all the staff at the Rosslyn for the wonderful care they have given Ruth over the past two and a half years. Ruth was always treated with much kindness and compassion by all the caring staff members. Also special thanks to Dr. Chan. There will be a private family funeral at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home in Dundas. In lieu flowers, the family wishes donations be made to the Alzheimer's Society or the C. N. I. B.
Goodbye Ruth, Doug is waiting for you.