The Hamilton Spectator Obituaries

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May 27, 2020

Jean Elizabeth Arnott

Jean Elizabeth Arnott

Jean passed away peacefully with her family by her side at The Court at Rushdale Retirement Home on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at the age of 88. Beloved wife of John Arnott for 64 years. Dear mother of Lynn (Tom) Oldfield and Sharon (Trevor). Loving Granny to Mackenzie. Dear...

Barbara Valerie CALDER

Barbara Valerie CALDER

It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we announce the passing of Barbara Valerie Calder. After a brief battle with cancer on Sunday May 24th, 2020 at the age of 83. Beloved wife of Douglas Calder for over 62 years and cherished mother to Christopher (Brenda) Jennifer...

Durdica "Georgina" Couture

Durdica "Georgina" Couture

Passed away at Joseph Brant Hospital, on May 25, 2020, at the age of 78. Will be missed by her loving husband Peter. Cherished mother to David and Christian (Kimberley) Couture and beloved grandma to Madison and Kennedy. Loved sister to Erika (Ray) Ducroix and sister-in-law to...

Douglas Lloyd DANIELS

Douglas Lloyd DANIELS

Passed away suddenly on May 24, 2020 in his 61st year, peacefully at home with his cherished wife Sandra of 33 years by his side. He is predeceased by his father Lloyd and his mother Rose (Ezewski). Loving father of his two sons, Kyle (Jen) and Andrew (Monica). Much loved...

Yvonne Liebhart

Yvonne Liebhart

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved sister and aunt, Yvonne Liebhart. She passed away peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospital in her 80th year with her sister Beth by her side. Loving daughter of the late George and Mary. Sister of the late George...

Kimberley Ann MCLEAN (Bishop)

Kimberley Ann MCLEAN (Bishop)

Passed away at her home in Hamilton, on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Loving daughter of Margaret Edwardson (John Kranyics). Predeceased by her father Gary Bishop and her step-father Sandy Edwardson. Cremation has taken place. A private interment will be held at Greenwood Cemetery,...

Deana Louise ROKOWSKI

Deana Louise ROKOWSKI

It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness, that the family of Deana Rokowski announces her peaceful passing on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hamilton at the age of 59. She will be sadly missed by Marty Rokowski, her loving and devoted husband of 30 years....

Dusan Satelmajer

Dusan Satelmajer

Passed away peacefully on May 23, 2020 in his 83rd year. Predeceased by his parents Friedrich and Ljubica and by his beloved wife Christiane (2008). His greatest accomplishment in life was adopting, raising, and forever loving his daughter Lynda Satelmajer. He was also quite...

Helen Irene SMINDAK

Helen Irene SMINDAK

Helen Irene passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020 in New York City from complications of COVID-19. Predeceased by her husband, Joseph (1993). Leaving to mourn are her son, Joseph, of Dayton, Ohio and daughter, Katherine and her husband, Stewart Grodman, her grandchildren, Kyra...

William John THOMSON

William John THOMSON

On Wednesday, May 20, 2020, William Thomson passed away peacefully at the age of 87. Born on November 19, 1932 in Hamilton to parents William and Ethel, Billy was predeceased by his two sisters Shirley and Dorothy. At the age of 19, he enlisted with the Corps of Engineers and...

May 26, 2020

Agnes E. PIROUET

Agnes E. PIROUET

Peacefully at West Haldimand General Hospital on Saturday, May 23, 2020 Agnes passed away at the age of 76 years. Beloved wife of Jack for 52 years. Loved mother of Susan (Colin) McGillivray, Sharon Pirouet (Tim) and the late Ian Pirouet (2013). Dear Nana of Justin and Jakob...

Gerhard Boris TRAPP

Gerhard Boris TRAPP

Gerhard passed away in his 70 th year, after a lengthy illness at St. Joseph's Hospital, on May 24, 2020. Predeceased by his parents, Elisabeth and Josef Wagner and his sister Diane. Loving brother to Susan and Christine Wagner and dear brother-in-law to Dana. He will be sadly...

Tracy Lyn WARREN

Tracy Lyn WARREN

Peacefully at home on Saturday, May 23, 2020, Tracy Lyn Warren in her 52nd year. Beloved mother of Betty-Jo Warren and Bradley McCaffrey. Cherished grandmother of Damion, Autumn, Aliyah and Nolan. Loving daughter of Betty Warren and dear aunt of Ashley Medeiros (Mario). She...

F. Garry WOODGATE

F. Garry WOODGATE

Peacefully on May 23, 2020 at the age of 78 at St. Joseph's Healthcare in Hamilton, Ontario. Survived by his sisters; Mary, Beverley and Sharon, as well as many nieces and nephews. Garry served in the Vietnam War for one year, then was transferred to a Germany Basecamp, where...

May 25, 2020

Anacleto Ramos Afonso

Anacleto Ramos Afonso

With a heavy heart we sadly announce that our wonderful father, Anacleto Afonso passed away on May 21st, 2020 at the age of 86. He was a devoted husband of 54 years to the late Maria Cecilia and a loving father to his daughters Sonia Masotti (Mike) and Thelma Mendes (Samuel)....

Sister Joyce School Sister of Notre Dame LORENTZ

Sister Joyce School Sister of Notre Dame LORENTZ

Died suddenly on May 21, 2020 in Kitchener, Ontario. She was 69 years old and in her 48th year as a School Sister of Notre Dame. Predeceased by her parents Albert and Lucy (Boegel) Lorentz and her sister Rose Dietrich. Lovingly remembered by the members of her religious...

Published in The Hamilton Spectator on May 25, 2020.

Violet McWilliam McArthur

Violet McWilliam McArthur

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Violet McArthur in her 93rd year. Aunt Vi was such a caring, generous, strong woman, for sure a woman to admire! Aunt Vi was our cherished aunt and she was a huge part of our family and Sunday dinner crew. Family was...

Neils Peter OSTERGAARD

Neils Peter OSTERGAARD

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Peter on May 22, 2020 in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Asta (nee Kjarsgaard) for 63 years. Loving father of daughters Dianne (Kevin) Rutty and Linda (David) Gould. Cherished Papa of Kyle (Cait) Rutty, Joel...

Irene Sobering

Irene Sobering

Sobering, Irene (nee Reddock) LT.,RCAF, WD Peacefully at St. Josephs Hospital in her 99th year, on May 20th, 2020, dearly loved wife of George Sobering (deceased 2007), Mother of Robert (Cindy) Donald (Linda) and Grandmother to her beloved Taylor (Kristyn). Irene was a Veteran...

Larry SPERANZINI

Larry SPERANZINI

(1943-2020) After a brief but bravely fought battle with cancer, it is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Larry on Friday, May 22, 2020 at home, surrounded by his loving family. Much loved husband of Nancy (53 years) and beloved father of Sheryl Fisker, Barb McDonald...

May 23, 2020

Helen Barbara ARMSTRONG

Helen Barbara ARMSTRONG

It is with sadness and loving memories that the family of Helen Armstrong announce her peaceful passing on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at Ridgeview LTC in her 95th year. Helen led an active, involved life. She was a veteran of WWII, a long time, active member of Stoney Creek...

Jill Corinne Bolton

Jill Corinne Bolton

1942-2020 Jill has left Dundas for the last time on May 21st. The family would like to commemorate this in today's style: PHONE A FRIEND! If you knew Jill, then call a friend and pass on a happy story about her - be it about teaching, travel, Woman to Woman, Body and Soul, St....

Donald Barry Carrington Lt. Col. Ret.

Donald Barry Carrington Lt. Col. Ret.

November 14, 1928 - May 20, 2020 There is a little less laughter around the dinner table these days, because on Wednesday, May 20th, Don Carrington passed away in his 92nd year after a brief illness that was not related to Covid-19. He was the beloved husband of Joyce for 65...

Joyce M. CASSIDY

Joyce M. CASSIDY

After an extended medical battle Joyce Cassidy (nee Swenor, nee Little) passed away at Shalom Village on May 20, 2020 in her 90th year. Predeceased by her husband Richard and first husband Frank. Loving mother of Frank Swenor and Jeff Swenor. Beloved Grandma to Katelyn, Frank...

Ronald Joseph Collura

Ronald Joseph Collura

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ron at St. Joseph's Villa in Dundas. Beloved husband of Rosemary Jean for almost 60 years. Loving father of Jason (Jenni-Lynn), and proud grandfather of Jaylyn and Jayde. Predeceased by his daughter Rhonda in 1990....

Zofia "Sophie" CWIERZ

Zofia "Sophie" CWIERZ

Sophie passed away peacefully on May 19, 2020 at Hamilton Continuing Care. She was the beloved wife to Stephen and leaves behind her daughter Lucy. She was the daughter of Janek and Victoria Kotaba. She was the youngest twin of 4 sisters (2 sets of twins and a baby sister). A...

Alfons Gerard "Al" DECOCK

Alfons Gerard "Al" DECOCK

Alfons Gerard 'Al'; (retired form Ford Motor Co. after 35 years of service, devout and proud member of Burlington East Presbyterian Church) After a brief illness at the Joseph Brant Hospital on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Al, in his 87th year, beloved husband of Paula (nee...

Cresino "Chris" DiFILIPPO

Cresino "Chris" DiFILIPPO

October 1, 1933 - May 20, 2020 Chris passed away peacefully at the Juravinski Hospital on Wednesday May 20th, 2020. Dear husband and best friend of Anne DiFilippo (Fratoni). Dear father to Deborah, Julianne and John DiFilippo. Grandfather and great-grandfather of three. Dear...

Violet (Armitage) "Ann" Higgins (Paisley)

Violet (Armitage) "Ann" Higgins (Paisley)

Violet "Ann" Higgins (Nee Paisley) (Armitage), age 82, of Hamilton, Ontario passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020. Loving wife of Ken. Beloved mother of Debbie (Dave) and Wendy. Cherished nannie of Jennie-Leigh and Brianne. Great-grandmother of Tyler and Lucas. Sister to...