Ballagh, Robert Leslie - At University Hospital in London, Ontario after a journey through cancer, Bob Ballagh passed away Wednesday, November 15th, in his 74th year. He was a devoted husband to Sandra (nee Douglas); a loving father to daughters Kate Ballagh-Steeper (Kevin), and Jennifer Strong (Greg). He was a doting grandfather to his four beautiful grand daughters of whom he was so proud; Martha and Maggie Steeper, Amelia and Sydney Strong. Predeceased by parents, Leslie and Dora Ballagh; sisters Marion Marquardt (Harold), and Joan Price (Bob), and brother-in-law Tom Hils. Survived by sister Alice Rempel (Victoria, BC), sister-in-law Judith Hils, and nieces and nephews. He will be remembered for his wit, integrity and sincerity. Friends will be received by the family on Saturday, November 18, from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Cattel, Eaton and Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Robert's Service will be held on Sunday, at 2:00 pm at SOUTH GATE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 120 Clarendon Avenue, Hamilton, where he was a faithful elder. The Rev. Robert Geddes officiating. Now in Peace with God. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Memorial Fund at South Gate Presbyterian Church or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Brewer, Shirley Elaine - Suddenly at the Hamilton General Hospital on Sunday, February, 4, 2007, in her 75th year. Beloved wife of the late Harold (1989) and dear mother of Barbara (Ron Lucas) of Corunna, Ronald (Sally) of Brantford, Dennis (Kerri) of Chatham, Debra Brewer of Dundas, Bradd of Dundas and Hal (Lynda) of Hamilton. She will be sadly missed by her 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Shirley was a member of the Dundas Senior Citizens Club. Friends will be received by the family on Monday evening from 7-9 and Tuesday afternoon and evening from 2-4 & 7-9 at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, where the Service for Shirley will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock. Interment White Chapel Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Freeman, Sarah Ethel (nee McCreadie) - Peacefully, at the Meadows in Ancaster, on Friday, February 2, 2007, Sarah Ethel Freeman, age 87, passed away with family members at her side. Sarah is survived by her devoted husband of 65 years, Alfred James Freeman, and their four loving children, son Russell Freeman and wife Lynn of Kingston; son Ross Freeman and wife Kelli of Delray Beach, Florida; twin daughters Judy Freeman-Werstiuk and husband Nick Werstiuk of Ancaster; and Jan Freeman of Hamilton. Sarah is also survived by eight grandchildren, Christopher Freeman, Paul Freeman, Angela Freeman, Brittany, Kendall and Connor Werstiuk and Brendan and Kiara MacRury. A private family service will be held at White Chapel Memorial Gardens in Hamilton. May she go with God.
Revell, Patricia - After a brief struggle with cancer, Patricia passed away peacefully at McMaster Hospital on Saturday, February 3, 2007. Beloved wife of the late Harvey Revell (2004), and dear mother of Neil and his wife Fran, Jane smith and her husband Bill, Susan Donovan and her husband Arthur and mother-in-law to Marlene. Predeceased by her son Sean and sadly missed by several grandchildren and great grandchildren and her brother James Woods and his wife Betty. Friends will be received by the family on Tuesday evening from 7-9 at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. A private family service and interment will take place at a later date. Expressions of sympathy to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada would be appreciated by the family.
Mackey, Arthur Alfred - Announcing the passing of Arthur Alfred Mackey, February 3, 1916 to January 30, 2007, of Dundas (formerly Toronto). Arthur was predeceased by Marie (Rogers), his bride of 58 years (November 2001). Art's love of sports was expressed in his involvement in golf (Summitt Golf Club) and curling both of which he pursued determinedly in the senior leagues in Dundas until his 90th year. As a native Torontonian, he always steadfastly cheered for the Blue Jays, Argos and Maple Leafs! Art was a proud member of, and wireless instructor for, the RCAF Ferry Command during WWII. In recent years shared many interesting stories about his war experiences. His business career after his start at Sangamo Electric led him into the fledgling field of computers in firms such as CNR, Price Waterhouse, Univac and ultimately to cofound the firm which became Mohawk Data Sciences Canada Limited. "Retirement" gave him time to do consulting, as well as indulge in golf (here and in Florida) and much enjoyable world travel with Marie. He will be sadly missed by daughter Joan Mackey (Michael Cheevers), Toronto; son Jim and daughter in law Janet, Dundas and his two grandchildren Gillian and Stuart who learned much from "Granpa Art"; brother James P. Mackey (Bracebridge); sister Beryl Reed (Bracebridge); nieces, nephews as well as a very kind and loyal group of friends. Many thanks to the staff in the Tulip Garden at St. Joseph's Villa for making his brief stay there comfortable. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the St. Joseph's Villa Foundation or the Leukemia Research Foundation. A celebration of Art's life will be held on Sunday, February 18, 2007 at 2 pm at ST. PAUL'S UNITED CHURCH, 29 Park St. West, Dundas, ON.
Parker, Reta, Lavina (nee Cowan) - Passed peacefully, with all our love on Monday the 29th day of January 2007 at 93 years. Predeceased by her husband (Roy Harmond), her brother Mark, and sister Margaret. Reta leaves her sister Dolores (Elgin) Forth and an extended family. Sadly missed by her niece Shirley (Jack) Irvine. Beloved mother of Donald (Linda Macinnis), grandson Michael and great grandson Riley. Reta was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, the Dundas Seniors Club and worked at Lennard & Sons, Wentworth Lodge & was an active community volunteer. The family wishes to express appreciation to the McMaster University Hospital, Wentworth Lodge, Hamilton General Hospital and St. Peter's Hospital. Friends will be received by the family on Friday afternoon from 1 p.m. until the Celebration of Reta's Life at 2 p.m. at Cattel Eaton and Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
Clark, Veronica "Ronnie" (nee McInnis) 1921-2007 - Peacefully at St. Peter's Hospital on Monday, January 29, 2007. Loving mother of Margaret Ann and Rudy Fecteau of Toronto, Marian Corcoran of Dundas, and Mary Richardson of Toronto. Dear sister of Clara and Joe Garrett and Catherine Stewart, all of Toronto. Predeceased by her husband Joe "Monty" Clark (1993) and by six brothers and three sisters. "Aunt Ron" to many nieces and nephews. She was a long time employee of Tiny Tots, Hamilton. Ronnie will be sadly missed by many friends at St. Vincent's Value Store and in Dundas. Friends will be received by the family on Thursday afternoon and evening from 2-4 & 7-9 at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Funeral Mass Friday morning at 11 o'clock at ST. AUGUSTINE'S CHURCH, 58 Sydenham Street, Dundas. Cremation has taken place. Prayer Service Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Special thanks to the staff at 2 East and 4 West at St. Peter's Hospital for their excellent care.
Nuell, Thelma Mae (nee Goddard) - Passed peacefully into the presence of her Lord on January 27, 2007 at Wentworth Lodge in Dundas, where she had resided since mid October. Born in Hamilton, May 25, 1911, youngest of four children born to Henry and Hattie Goddard. Thelma is survived by three sons, George (Sylvia) of Dundas, D'Arcy (Georgina) of Burlington and Gary (Donna) of Ancaster. Ten grandchildren, Brenda Paskevicius (Al), Tim, Ron, James (Lori), Steven (Brenda), John (Irene), David (Sharon), Darren (Michelle), Rhonda MacDonald (John) and Jason (Lori). Nineteen great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband George Sr. (February 1989), infant daughter Corrine June (June 1947) and great-granddaughter Emilee (February 1998). Also predeceased by all her siblings Harry and Norman Goddard and Gladys Davy. Friends will be received by the family on Monday evening from 7-9 at the Cattel, Eaton and Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas where Thelma's Service will be held on Tuesday at 11:30. Donations to the Gideons International in Canada would be appreciated. Interment White Chapel Memorial Gardens. The family wishes to thank the Wentworth Lodge staff for their wonderful care and compassion during Thelma's short stay. Also thanks to the C.C.A.C of Hamlton, Paramed Caregivers and Dr. Nash of Ancaster for all the care and compassion shown during the last four years while Thelma resided with George and Sylvia in Ancaster.
"Absent from the body, present with the Lord"
Feswick, Anne - Peacefully on January, 25th 2007, Anne Feswick of Queens Gardens Nursing Home passed away in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late John Feswick and eldest daughter of the late Michael and Marcella Granka of Brantford. Anne is survived by two sons, Walter and his wife Muriel Feswick of Dundas, Ontario and George and his wife June Feswick of BeaverBank, Nova Scotia. Anne will be sadly missed by her 15 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Also surviving are her brother Nicholas Granka of Toronto and sister-in-law Anne Granka of Burlington. Anne is predeceased by her daughter Audrey klein of Kitchener, Ontario and brothers Bernard, Walter, Eddy, Peter Granka and sister Mae Muraike. George and Walter would like to thank their cousins Ms. Charlotte Miller and Ms. Shirley Shepard for all of their kind care and compassion towards Anne throughout the last few years, it has been greatly appreciated. Friends will be received by the family on Saturday from 1 p.m. until the Celebration of Anne's Life at 2 p.m. at the Cattel, Eaton and Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. A reception will follow the service at the Cattel Centre (located beside the Funeral Home). The service will be officiated by Brian Bevan of the Delaware Kingdom Hall Hamilton. Cremation has taken place, an interment at Breslaw Memorial Gardens will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Lawrenson, Arthur - Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, January 24, 2007 in his 73rd year. Dearly loved and missed by his wife Beryl (nee Crook), daughter Lynne (Norm Wingfield) and son Gary (Sherri). Remembered fondly by his grandchildren Kayla, Stephen and Ashley. Arthur loved to travel and play golf and was a member of the Flamborough Hills Golf Club. A special thank you to Ellen, Victoria and the EMS Team. Friends will be received by the family on Saturday morning for a reception to celebrate Arthur's life from 10:00 to 12:00 at the Cattel Centre, 45 Main Street, Dundas (next door to funeral home). Cremation has taken place and a private family interment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Colley, James Robert - January 20, 1920 - January 24, 2007 - Suddenly at his home on Wednesday, January 24, 2007. Beloved husband for over 50 years to the late Mildred Emily Colley. Survived by his 2 sons Gregory Wayne and Douglas Gordon and his 5 grandchildren Milissa, Samantha, Jordan, Jessie and Halle. As per his wishes, cremation has taken place. A Celebration of James' Life will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2007 from 1 - 4 p.m. at the DUNDAS VALLEY GOLF & CURLING CLUB, 10 Woodley's Lane, Dundas, Ontario L9H 6Y6.
Nelson, Katherine Elizabeth "Betts" (nee Howes) - Peacefully at her home on Wednesday, June 13, 2007 with loving family by her side. She is predeceased by husband Frank, brothers Alex and Bill, sisters Ruth, Helen, Jean, Sue and Grace, and survived by sister Dorothy. Dearly loved by her many nieces and nephews Carol, George, Debra, Cheryl, Patti (Anderson), Ruth, Linda, Ronald, Katherine, David, Bill (Howes), John Lawson, Bob Patterson, Kim, Jay, Jill (Howes), Diane, Judy (Harper), Bob, Don (late), Jim, Ken (late)( Paddon). Aunt Betts also holds a warm place in the hearts of many great grand nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Service for Betts on Thursday, June 21 at GROVE Cemetery, 129 1/2 York Road, Dundas at 11:30 a.m followed by a Celebration of Life at the Cattel Centre (next door to funeral home), 45 Main Street, Dundas. Special thanks to Rose Lawson, Dr. Mazurka, Dr. Holt-Turner, Nurses Betty Ann, Janice Bethune, and Norma Walton. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Juravinski Cancer Centre.
Remember me with smiles and laughter,
For that's how I'll remember you all,
If you can only remember me with tears,
Then don't remember me at all.
Hachmann, Lynn (nee Thomas) - Peacefully at St. Peter's Residence at Chedoke, on Wednesday, June 13, 2007 in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Frederick H. Hachmann. Dear mother of Allison Roung and her husband Douglas, Grant and Paul (Dee). Loving grandmother of Christopher (Kathy), Matthew, Philip, Paul and Bryan and dear great-grandmother of Serena. Sincerest gratitude to the staff at St. Peter's Residence at Chedoke for their excellent care and compassion. A very special thank you to Carlos at St. Peter's for his dedicated caring and love for Lynn. Friends will be received by the family on Monday evening from 7-9 p.m. at the Cattel, Eaton and Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Cremation has taken place and a private Service and interment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzherimer Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Morrison Theodore "Ted" - May 6, 1924 - June 9, 2007 - WWII Veteran (RCAF) - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family at McMaster University Medical Centre in his 84th year. Survived by his daughters Pamela (Jack) and Lenore and his son Ted (Late Nancy), his sister Eleanor Burke and nieces and nephews in Nova Scotia, Eleanor, Tony, Jon, Francis, Anita (JT) and Darlene (Patrick) and daughter-in-law Carol. Loved always by his grandchildren Jeffrey (Kerri), Scott, Trevor (Chantel), Selena, Grace, Jane, Leah, Eric and Sarah and his great-grandchildren Tristen, Brayden and Jolie. Predeceased by his son Lee and daughter Shelley and sisters Irene and Mary. We are grateful for his many good friends especially Ken and Irene Slote of Dundas. Ted was very proud to be a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Dundas, Branch #36. Friends will be received by the family on Tuesday afternoon and evening from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Funeral Mass at ST. AUGUSTINE'S CHURCH, 58 Sydenham Street, Dundas on Wednesday at 11 o'clock. Interment St. Augustine's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum (Bolingbroke Project), 9280 Airport Road, Mount Hope, ON L0R 1W0, (www.warplane.com) would be appreciated. The family would like to express appreciation for the caring attitude and kindness expressed by the CCU and the ICU at McMaster Hospital.
"Take care, comb your hair Dad!"