Crosgrove, Francis Lee (Frank) - Peacefully, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's/Parkinson's disease, at Wentworth Lodge, on Sunday, November 27, 2005 at 62 years. Beloved husband of forty years, best friend and soulmate of Barbara. Dearly loved father of Darrin Crosgrove (Kelly) and Leanne Brunton (Jeff). Cherished grandpa of Matthew Crosgrove and Allister, Gavin and Katie Brunton all of whom he was so proud. Predeceased by brothers James (Kay) and David (Pat). Loved brother-in-law of Beverly Stacey (Don), Shirley Schraven (Joe) and Diane Bevan. He'll be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Special thanks to caregiver Floramaria, the wonderful caregivers at St. Josephs Villa day program and the kind and caring staff at Wentworth Lodge. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service for Frank will take place on Wednesday morning at 11:00 o'clock at the Cattel, Eaton and Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas . Expressions of sympathy to the Alzheimer Society or Parkinson's Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
"You are the music in our hearts"
Poole, Clara Georgina "Babs" - Peacefully at Blackadar Nursing Home on Saturday, November 26, 2005, in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Bernard (2002), and loving mother of Bernie (Anne) of Comox, B.C., Bob (Patricia Lynn) of Richmond, B.C., Shirley (Dave Turner) of Strabane, Ron (Faith) of Woodstock and Pat Miller of Hamilton. Sadly missed by her 16 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren; her sisters Betty (Ron Oughton) of Hamilton and Winn Eales of Portsmouth, England; and many nieces and nephews. Babs served with the WRENS during WW II, was a member of the Steel City Squares and was very devoted to her family. Friends will be received by the family on Monday evening from 7-9 and Tuesday afternoon and evening from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, where the Service for Babs will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Hamilton Food Bank or the Wesley Urban Ministries would be appreciated by the family.
Burke, William D. "Bill" - It is with heartfelt sadness that I announce the passing away of my dearest father and best friend (one of the best that God could lend). He has courageously battled multiple illnesses in the past year and succumbed in his 86th year at McMaster Hospital On November 20, 2005 with his daughter Janis at his side. He leaves behind his daughter Janis at his side. He leaves behind his daughter Janis Burke-Ter Steege (and her late husband Simon who predeceased him in 2003), her step-brother Graeme (Kim) Burke of Kelowna, Graeme's brother and sister, Jeff and Judy Shand of Vancouver, William's sister Muriel and nephew Andrew Arnold of Burlington, nieces and nephews Betty Dachyshyn of Edmonton, Carol (Al) Spracklin of Edmonton, Elmo (Nona) of Haliburton, Bertie Lymburner of Fairbank, Alaska, Mike McKinley of Couquitlam and Myrna Partridge of Kamloops. There are many surviving great nieces and nephews and many wonderful friends that were like family to us. "Bill" was cremated and interment will be at a later date in Tilsonburg. I would like to thank all the wonderful doctor's and nurses who cared for my Dad with such kindness and compassion, also the staff at McMaster Hospital H.E.L.P. staff and volunteers, E.M.S. Ambulance and Fire Dept. staff, St. Elizabeth's Health Care, C.C.A.C St. Joseph's Villa Day program staff, D.A.R.T.S and anyone I failed to mention. In lieu of flowers, donations are welcomed to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Kidney Foundation, Alzheimer Society, Canadian Cancer Society or charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.
God has called you home to be with Him, Simon and Mom. I miss you all.
Rodway, Dorothy Enid (nee Stringer) - On Thursday, November 24, 2005 at McMaster Hospital in her 93rd year. She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Ernest (2003). Loving mother of Ern (Bev) of Brantford and John (Jody) of Port Perry. Dear grandmother of Kent, Kristen (John), Natalie (Vito), Jon-David, and Melissa and great grandmother to Rebecca, Clara, Daniel and Adrian. Born in Toronto in 1913, Dorothy graduated from the University of Toronto and taught mathematics at Dundas District High School, retiring in 1973. Dorothy was an active member of St. James' Anglican Church (Dundas); an avid curler (Dundas Granite) and lawn bowler (Dundas Lawn Bowling Club). Friends will be received by the family on Monday afternoon from 1 until the Service for Dorothy at 2 o'clock at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Interment Grove Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the S.P.C.A. would be appreciated by the family. Many thanks to the staff at The Georgian Retirement Home (Dundas) and McMaster Hospital for their excellent care.
Bunting, Malcolm - It is with immense sadness we announce the sudden passing of Malcolm at his home on Thursday, November 24, 2005 in his 78th year. Loved forever by his wife Margaret and children Neil, Karen and Bob. Dearly remembered by his sister Betty (Bill Macfarlane) and his four grandchildren Brian, Brandon, Jesse and Caitlin and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Jim and Jessie Bunting. Malcolm was a Past Master of Tuscan Lodge (1977) No. 551, A.F. & A.M., an Outer Guard with the St. John's Chapter Officers and a Past Commander with the Hamilton Power Squadron. Friends will be received by the family on Monday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Service for Malcolm at 11:00 a.m. at the Cattel, Eaton and Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. A reception will follow the service at the Cattel Centre (next door to the funeral home). Interment Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens to follow reception. In kindness, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
Trevison, Mary - Unexpectedly but peacefully, at home on Monday, November 21, 2005 in her 83rd year. Predeceased by her husband Anthony. A loving and dear mother to Lorraine Noble (Fred), Carol Gawrylash (Dennis) and Mary Goodbrand (Jim). Wonderful grandmother to Tony (Jackie), Danielle, Sally (Lance) and Jennifer (Brad) and great-grandmother of four. Predeceased by her siblings Ronald and William Kean and Anna Munro. Mary was a long time member of the Sackville Senior Centre where she enjoyed the company of many friends. A special thank you to Officer Patrick Mitchell and his associates of the Hamilton/Wentworth Police Dept. for their care and compassion. Friends will be received by the family on Thursday evening from 6-9 at the Cattel, Eaton and Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas and also on Friday from 10:00 a.m until the Celebration of Mary's life at 11:00 a.m. In kindness, donations to the Juravinski Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
de Bruin, Geertje "Grace" - 1916-2005 - Born in Zwaagwesteinde, Friesland, Holland passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 19, 2005, at St. Joseph's Villa, Dundas. Beloved wife of the late Jake de Bruin (!993) and loving mother of Henk and Marie de Bruin from Nova Scotia and Theresa and Keith Motson of Ancaster. Beppe to many grandchildren and great grandchildren and survived by one sister in Holland. A private family service with burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Burlington has taken place. Donations to St. Joseph's Villa would be appreciated by the family.
Marshall, Jeannie - Peacefully on Monday, November 21, 2005 at St. Peter's Hospital. Loved dearly by husband Jack and son Bill and daughter-in-law Ann and brother Joe in Scotland and sisters Betty and Mary. Remembered always by her grandchildren Mark and Barry (Beth) and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by daughter Moira and son Robert. Jeannie was an active member of the Senior Citizens Club and enjoyed playing darts at the Legion and Air Force Club just to enjoy the company of her friends. Many thanks are extended to St. Joseph's Home Care, especially to Janice, St. Elizabeth Health Care and St. Peter's Hospital for their care and compassion. Friends will be received by the family Wednesday evening from 6-9 at the Cattel, Eaton and Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, where a Service for Jeannie will be held on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. A reception will follow the Service at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #36, Dundas. Cremation to follow. Private family interment at a later date. In kindness, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Fritshaw, Daisy Florence - died peacefully at St. Joseph's Villa, Dundas, on Saturday, November 19, 2005, in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Donald Fritshaw and loving mother of Beverly Warwick and Eleanor Bowers. Mother-in-law of Wally (Bussy) Warwick and grandmother of Wally, Cheryl, Marianne, Linda, Geraldine, Wendy, Donna, Debbie and Tom. Stepmother of Carol and Alex Chonka and Elaine and Glen Crawford. Sadly missed by her 17 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, her sister Violet Buchanan and sister in law Ellen Esmond of Tugaske, Saskatchewan. A Celebration of Daisy's Life will be held on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Interment of ashes to follow at Woodland Cemetery.
Potter, Vicki (Ena Victoria MacFarlane) - With great sadness we have lost Vicki after a very courageous battle with cancer on Sat. Nov 19, 2005 at home. Vicki will be greatly missed by her much loved husband, friend and soul mate, Bob of Dundas. Loving Mother of son, Rob & wife Valerie Potter, of Grimsby, daughter Leanna Eves, of Dundas. Cherished Grandma of Karina Butler, Heather Eves & Yvonne Potter. Also will be very much missed by sister Marie and husband Tom Welsh of Hamilton. And their children, AnnMarie, Tracy, Mark and their families. Many in-laws, nieces and nephews. Vicki was a volunteer at MUMC. She was a member of Royal Canadian Legion BR. 36, Knox Pres. Church and Pineland Greens Golf Club. Visitation at Cattel, Eaton and Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas on Tuesday afternoon and evening from 2-4 & 7-9. Service at KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 23 Melville Street, Dundas on Wednesday morning at 11:00 am. Reception to follow at Royal Canadian Legion Br 36 Dundas. In lieu of flowers, donations to Legion Br.36 building fund, Knox Pres. Church building fund or a charity of your choice. Words cannot express our deep appreciation to the doctors, nurses, family and friends for their love and support. To the flower fairies, food fairies, pilot and co-pilot a very special thank you. "When there is love, there is no parting"
Manning, Grace - Peacefully at her home on Friday, November 18, 2005 in her 71st year. Beloved wife of the late Denis Manning (2005). Dearly loved and missed by her son David (Maria) of New York, daughters Julia Newton (Tony) of Toronto and Hilary Manning-Lundy (Earl) of New York. Remembered always by her grandchildren Helen, Richard, Robert and Liam. Fondly remembered by close friends John Pennoyer, David Inman and Joyce Hand. A Celebration of Grace's Life will take place on Wednesday, November 30, 2005 at 11 o'clock at ST. JAMES' ANGLICAN CHURCH, 137 Melville Street, Dundas. Cremation has taken place.
Poulton, Dorothy Irene - Peacefully at McMaster Hospital in her 87th year. Predeceased by her loving husband Elmer Laverne Poulton. Will be sadly missed by her sons Chuck (Joyce), Jack (Jane), Mike (Vada) and their families, and her daughters, Marlene (Ches), Shirley (Eldon), Sue (Gary), Kate (Brian), and Dolly (Barry) and their families. Dorothy is predeceased by two brothers and four sisters. Dorothy will be missed by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Thank-you to the McMaster Hospital ICU staff for all their care and compassion towards Dorothy. Friends will be received by the family Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. at the Cattel Eaton and Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, where a Celebration of Dorothy's Life will take place on Friday at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Interment at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.