Hill, Shirley - at her home on Monday, April 30, 2007, in her 81st year. Beloved husband of Lawrence "Larry" and loving mother of Sharon and her husband Joe Houston of Uxbridge, Brian and his wife Donna and Terry and his wife Darci, both of Hamilton. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Karri, Lori, Evan and Olivia and her great grandson Jacob. 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, where the Service for Shirley will be held Friday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment Grove Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy to the S.P.C.A. would be appreciated by the family.
Frost, James (Jim) Francis - Suddenly at his cottage on Sunday April 29, 2007 in his 63rd year. Loving friend and wife of Mary for 39 years. Cherished father of Cindy, Wade and his wife Mia. Jim was a loving grandfather to his grandson Adrian. Jim will also be sadly missed by John and Judy Bowring. Jim was a retired high school teacher for the Hamilton School Board for many years. Friends will be received by the family Thursday afternoon and evening from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Cattel Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. A Celebration of Jim's Life will take place at the BINKLEY UNITED CHURCH, 1570 Main Street, West Hamilton on Friday at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Binkley United Church or the Heart and Stroke would be appreciated by the family.
O'Hara, Harry Vincent - At St. Peter's Hospital on Friday, April 27, 2007, in his 74th year. Predeceased by his wife Margaret in 1999, his brother Walter and Sister Edith. Harry is survived by his daughter Julie and her children, his son Michael and his wife Pat, brother Robert and his best friend Anne Grisdale. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Harry's life on Thursday evening from 6-9 pm at the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #36, 280 King Street West, Dundas. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Dundas Legion Br. # 36 or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
Taylor, Douglas Hazen - Passed away at McMaster Hospital on Saturday, April 28, 2007. He is sadly missed by his dear wife and friend Doris, his brother Abraham and his wife Betty and family, and Eva and her son Joe, and our girls Audrey and family, Edith and family, Lynda and family and by all his dear cousins and friends. Friends will be received by the family on Monday evening from 6-8 at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, where the Service for Douglas will be held Tuesday morning at 11:30 am. Interment White Chapel Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Holley, Mina - Having celebrated 90 years of life to the fullest, Mina Holley peacefully passed away on April 28, 2007. Mina's enthusiasm for life will be carried on by her children Beverley, Allen (Marlis), Brian and Susan, her 9 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and her sister Fran Hicks (Harold). Mina always sang like no one was listening and everybody around her, was better for knowing her. Friends will be received by the family on Wednesday afternoon from 1 until the Celebration of Mina's Life at 2 o'clock at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Cremation to follow. Expressions of sympathy to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Mills, David Coughlin - Suddenly, on Monday, April 23, 2007 in his 61st year, David passed away at his home in Hamilton. His fondest desire was to return to his beloved town of Norwich, Ontario to join his deceased mother Mary Irene Mills on his final journey home. Enjoying a life long and rewarding career in advertising, his successes were very often acknowledged by his business associates at The Hamilton Spectator, Yellow Pages, Frasers and most recently, The Gold Book. Dave is dearly missed by his adopted family Nancy Fulton, Scott Best and Laura and Craig Platt, the Friday Night Gang, the Thursday Night Dinner Club and his Saturday morning breakfast buddy. Friends will be received by the family Sunday afternoon from 2-4 p.m. at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. A Celebration of David's Life will take place at the ARN-LOCKIE FUNERAL HOME, 45 Main Street West, Norwich on Monday, April 30, 2007 at 3 p.m. Interment in Norwich Cemetery to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Jones, Gordon Thomas - Peacefully at McMaster Medical Centre surrounded by his loving family on April 22, 2007. Born in Liverpool, England on March 13, 1936. Beloved husband of Shirley for 50 years. Cherished father of Phil (Dorothy), Graham (Donna), Susan Ippolito (Joe), Joanne Duncan, and Steve (Jane). Adored by his grandchildren, Jennifer, Jason (Lindsay), David (Victoria), Corey, Megan, Liam, Michael, Bryan, Andrew, Amanda, Lindsay, Thomas, Laura, Kevin, and Trevor. Great-grandfather of Kasandra, James and Millie. Brother of Ronald, Dorothy, David, and Maldwyn. Predeceased by his sister, Joyce. Gordon was an employee of Wallace Barnes for 20 years. He was an avid fan of F-1 racing and Liverpool football. A special thank you to Dr. Scott Nash and all the staff in ICU. Cremation has taken place. Private interment will take place at a later date. Friends will be received by the family for a reception to celebrate Gord's life at the Cattel Centre (next to funeral home), 45 Main Street, Dundas on Saturday, April 28 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
MacKay, Donald Homer - Peacefully, at the Hamilton General Hospital, on Monday, April 23, 2007, in his 85th year. A proud Veteran of World War II, he has been reunited with his beloved wife, Eleanor, who predeceased him, January 21, 2001. He was a loving father to Anne and her husband Emilio, Mary and Laura. He was also a doting grandfather to Michael and Kathryn, Neil, Stewart and Maggie. He leaves behind a wide circle of friends who experienced his kindness, compassion and generosity of spirit. Friends will be received by the family on Wednesday afternoon and evening from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas where a Celebration of Don's Life will be held on Thursday April 26,2007 at 11 o'clock. Cremation to follow with a private family interment at Bayview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in Don's name to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or a charity of your choice. The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the kind, caring and compassionate staff on the 8th floor West of the Hamilton General Hospital for easing Dad's final journey along this difficult path.
"Go in peace, Dad".
Paines, Jill Elizabeth, (Deutschenschmied) - Peacefully at St. Joseph's Villa on April 15, 2007. Much loved sister of David (Anne) Paines. Jill is predeceased by her loving husband Ervin. A Funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday April 17, 2007 at ST. AUGUSTINE'S CHURCH 58 Sydenham St., Dundas at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated by the family.
Robbins, Thelma - Peacefully on Tuesday August 7, 2007 at St. Peter's Long Term Care Residence at Chedoke. Loving wife and friend of Dennis for 58 years. Thelma was a loving daughter of the late Myrtle and Arthur Metcalfe and is also pre-deceased by her sisters Ruby (Glen Phibbs) of St Thomas; Louise (Young) of Burlington; and Velva (John Werby) of Woodstock. She is survived by her brother in law Ray Young of Burlington. Thelma was a cherished aunt of Michael, Peter, Janice; (Young), Dawn and Kent (Phibbs); and Pat, Mike, Dan and Steve (deceased) Werby. A special thank you to the staff and nurses at St. Joseph's Hospital and St. Peter's Long Term Care Residence at Chedoke for their compassion and care of Thelma. Friends will be received by the family Friday August 10, 2007 from 10 a.m. until the Celebration of Thelma's Life at 11 am at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. An interment will follow at Grove Cemetery. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Arthritis Society would be appreciated by the family.
Lethbridge, Muriel D. - Passed away peacefully at Ridgeview Long Term Care on August 6, 20007, in her 78th year. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Lethbridge. Will be sadly missed by David, Wendy, Paul, Donny, Gary, Randy, Tom, Les and many grandchildren and friends. Cremation has taken place. There will be no funeral service. A special thanks to staff at Ridgeview, Sara Caulder House. Your compassion and care was greatly appreciated. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.
Dillman, Harold Robert - January 31, 1934 - August 3, 2007 - Passed peacefully away at McMaster Medical Centre on Friday, August 3, 2007 in his 74th year. Loving husband of 50 years to Audrey (nee Varley) and loving father to Richard (Bev), Peggy-Sue Paterson (James) and Rob. Missed always by his granddaughters Breghan Paterson, Amanda, Sam, Kerri, Kellie and Erin Dillman. Remembered always by his sisters Carol (Matt), Joan (Gerret), Barb (Fred), Ruth (Joe) and Cathy (Norm) and brothers-in-law Roy Varley (Faye) and Ron Varley (Nancy). Predeceased by sisters Shirley DeJong, Elsie Peer and Mary Dalton and brother John. A special thank you to the Cancer Assistance Program who so willingly donated supplies to help make Harold's illness a little more tolerable as well as the CCAC and CRCU at McMaster for all their help and support. Friends will be received by the family on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Cremation will follow. A Graveside Service will take place at BURLINGTON MEMORIAL GARDENS, 3353 Guelph Line, Burlington on Friday, August 10, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Cancer Assistance Program would be appreciated by the family.
Maxwell, Julia Mae (nee Brown) - Julia passed away very suddenly on Friday, July 20, 2007 after a courageous and tenacious battle with brain cancer. She had gathered through the years a host of wonderful friends who supported her beautifully through the journey. Julia's family will always have a warm place in their hearts for the care and spiritual support she was offered along the way. Julia is survived by her husband, Rev. Rick Maxwell, son Cameron and daughter-in-law Ange of Brantford, brother Rob Brown and his partner Judy of Mississauga. Julia was also special sister-in-law to Ian and Kathy of Newmarket, and an affirming aunt to Grayson, Spencer, and Candace. Julia was predeceased by her parents Chester and Jean Brown and an infant child. Having grown up in Petrolia and Sarnia, she began her working career in Hamilton. Upon her marriage to Rick, they served pastorates in Kitchener, Owen Sound, Hamilton, and Toronto. A very musical person, Julia found herself involved in many choirs in addition to the churches of which she was a part. Always having had a keen interest in children's Christian education, she affected and loved many along the way. With a deep Christian commitment, Julia took her Faith into the many facets of her work. Until the time of her illness, Julia was the office manager of Christian Counselling Services of Toronto. Julia's family would like to offer a genuine "thank you" to the host of wonderful people at the Juravinski Cancer Centre, and the Henderson Hospital who so very capably and kindly looked after her through the illness. The Church of which Julia was a part, MacNeill Baptist Church of Hamilton, and a host of superb neighbours and friends gave enduring support and love in what was a very difficult odyssey. Cremation has taken place. A service of worship to celebrate Julia's life will take place at MACNEILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 1145 King Street West, Hamilton, on Saturday, July 28, 2007, at 2:00 p.m. Refreshments will follow. Julia's family will be at the church on Friday evening from 7 - 9 p.m. and Saturday from noon until 1:30 p.m. for visitation. As an expression of sympathy it would have been Julia's choice to support MacNeill Baptist Church, 1145 King Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 1L9, or Christian Counselling Services, 1009-2 Carlton Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1J3. Julia's family has been blessed with the indelible gifts of her grace, her fun, and her Faith.
Eichsteller, Waldemar "Walter" - Peacefully at St. Joseph's Villa on Thursday, July 26, 2007 in his 88th year. Loving husband to Martha (nee Bach) for 56 years and dear father to Manfred. Walter will be sadly missed by many relatives and friends in Canada and Germany. Friends will be received by the family on Monday from 11:00 until the time of Walter's Service at 12:00 at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Interment Garden Lane Cemetery. In kindness, donations to St. Joseph's Villa Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Adams, Frank H., O.N. September 12, 1926 - Peacefully at home with his family on July 23, 2007 in his 81st year. Devoted husband of Jean (Grightmire) for almost 59 years. Much loved father of Anna Marie Goldmann (Ken) of Greensville, Pam Holliday (Greig) of Toronto, and Greg Adams (Cindy) of San Francisco. Will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Wesley, Jeffrey (Jennifer), Paula (Don), Kaitlin, Grant, Ashley (Devin) and Stephen. Loving great-grandfather of Tyler, Leah and Abby. Predeceased by his parents Marie and Peter Adams, brother Larry and twin sister Minnie Sando. Frank was an electrical contractor by trade and could fix anything. He was generous in using his skills not only to assist family members, but at his Church and Lodge. Frank was a faithful member of Christ Church, Flamborough, for over 58 years and received the Order of Niagara in 2004. He became a member of Dufferin Lodge No. 291 in 1960, Master in 1970 and District Deputy Grand Master of Hamilton District C in 1987. He was a 32 Scottish Rite Mason. Frank was an avid golfer and member of Flamborough Hills Golf Club and will be greatly missed by his golfing buddies. Friends will be received by the family on Thursday, July 26 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at CHRIST CHURCH FLAMBOROUGH, 92 Highway #8, Greensville, where the Service for Frank will be held on Friday at 11 o'clock. Interment Christ Church Cemetery. A Masonic Service will follow visitation at 9:00 p.m on Thursday at the Church. Expressions of sympathy to Christ Church Memorial Fund, 92 Highway #8, Greensville, ON L9H 4V5, would be appreciated by the family. Special thanks to Dr. J. Crook, Dr. M. Jewett, Dr. Parameswaran, Dr. K. Shankardass, Nella and Mike (VON Hamilton), and personal care workers Luvern and Lorraine (St. Elizabeth HC). Husband, Dad, Grandfather and Great-grandfather - we love you and will miss you terribly.
God saw the road was getting rough
And the hills were hard to climb,
So He closed your weary eyelids
And whispered "Peace be thine".
Hazell, Rick - Suddenly and peacefully at his home on July 20, 2007. Loving husband, soul mate and best friend of Nancy for 36 years. Devoted and cherished father to Tom and Deana. Rick is predeceased by his parents Fred and Betty Hazell, and father-in-law Andy DeCola and is survived by his mother-in-law Nancy DeCola. Remembered by much loved sisters and brothers-in-law Sara and Brian Gallo-O'Toole, Joe and Terry DeCola, Tonella and Jon Griffin, and sisters Cathy and Jim Wilson, Christine Camara and Randy Wallace, and brother Matt Hazell. Rick will also be sadly missed by many loving nieces and nephews, friends and relatives here and also in Italy and England. Rick was a loyal employee of McMaster in the department of CIS for 38 years. Friends will be received by the family Sunday afternoon and evening from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the Cattel Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. A Funeral Mass will take place on Monday July 23, 2007 at ST AUGUSTINE'S CHURCH, 58 Sydenham Street, Dundas at 11 a.m. Family prayers will take place Sunday at 2 p.m. Interment St Augustine's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke foundation or Breast Cancer Research Fund would be appreciated by the family.
"The man and his music"