Niagara Falls ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Mike Taylor, keyboardist for Burlington, Ont.-based Walk off the Earth, dies - TheChronicleHerald.caSaturday, March 02, 2019
The band was scheduled to kick off a 2019 world tour with a New Year's Eve show in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Monday night.
A representative for Walk off the Earth says they won't be performing, but the show itself - which also features The Sheepdogs and Burton Cummings - will go on.
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MERLETTI, Dr. Henry P. - Buffalo NewsSaturday, March 02, 2019
MERLETTI, Dr. Henry P.
MERLETTI - Dr. Henry P. 88, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at O.L.P Nursing Care Residence. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of the late Teodoro and Maria (Mastorgio) Merletti; loving husband of Pasqualine "Lee or Lena" (DiPietro) Merletti; dear father of Dr. Theodore Merletti, Paul (Laurie Ricciardi) Merletti, Lisa (Greg) Ball, Dr. Michael (Joanna Cipollitti) Merletti, Lynne (Dan) Tompkins, Laurie (David) Kwiatkowski and John (Nicole DiBacco) Merletti; cherished grandfather to Christina and Matthew Ball, Maria and Leah Tompkins, Gabriella and Victoria Merletti, Catie and Lauren Merletti, Alaina and Jacob Kwiatkowski, and Luke Merletti; brother-in-law of Frank (Karen) DiPietro; uncle to Susan, Sandra and Mark Merletti; and great-uncle to Tyler and Andreas. He was predeceased by his brother, Eligio (Violet) Merletti. Dr. Merletti practiced Podiatry in Niagara Falls for 55 years until his retirement in 2012. Visitation will be on Sunday, December 9th from 3 - 8 P.M...
NEUFELD, Elizabeth Erika “Beth” (Zollenkopf) - Buffalo NewsSaturday, March 02, 2019
Friday, July 28, 7 to 9 PM at the Vineland Chapel of Tallman Funeral Homes, 3277 King St., Vineland, Ontario. Memorial service will be held at Mountain Park Church, 6970 Mountain Rd., Niagara Falls, on Saturday, July 29 at 10 AM. Interment will follow the service at Niagara Lakeshore Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Brain Injury Community Re-Entry are appreciated. Online condolences at tallmanfuneralhomes.ca
Funeral Home: Tallman Funeral Home Limited
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Institutions across Ontario pay tribute to victims of Humboldt Broncos bus crash - National PostThursday, April 12, 2018
In other signs of tribute, both the Canadian and American sides of Niagara Falls were illuminated in green and gold from 9 p.m to 9:15 p.m. Sunday night, to coincide with a vigil in Humboldt.The choice to light the Falls in the Broncos’ colours was “a symbol of binational support for the residents of Humboldt, Sask. as they deal with the pain and shock emanating from Friday’s terrible crash,” Niagara Parks said in a statement.In Toronto, a sign spelling out the city’s name outside City Hall was lit in green and yellow on the weekend.0CommentsShare your thoughts
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Heartbroken friends remember Niagara crash victim killed by alleged drunk driver - TheSpec.comThursday, December 14, 2017
Shania May, who first met Julia Pieroway in high school. Pieroway, 20, was confirmed by friends to be killed in a Sunday morning crash that occurred around 2:15 a.m. in Niagara Falls on Biggar Road.Jake Pirson, 22, has been charged with impaired driving causing death in relation to the incident.May first met Pieroway in high school, but the two didn't become friends until about a year ago, connecting over similar struggles with their love lives at the time."This girl completely changed my life," said May, recalling how Pieroway was always there to inspire her to better cope with challenges and pursue a healthy life.She remembers her friend as outgoing, positive and adventurous."When she wanted to do something she did it, she made the best of everything," said May, noting even now she can't get Pieroway's laugh out of her head."She had the most obnoxious laugh I've ever heard in my life," said May, laughing, recalling that fond memory before recounting how hearing of her friend's death brought her life to a standstill."My heart just broke," said May.That experience was echoed by another friend of Pieroway, Kayla Zabor, who heard about the crash via a phone call from a mutual friend."My heart just dropped," said Zabor, who credits Pieroway for helping her break out of her shell after they became friends a little over a year ago."We hung out almost every day," ...
Cecile J. Briggs - WatertownDailyTimes.comWednesday, March 27, 2019
Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. There will be no funeral services and burial will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Massena.Cecile was born on November 14, 1933 in Cornwall, Ontario, the daughter of Claude and Bertha (Belanger) Villeneuve. She married Joseph Maugeri Jr. on February 21, 1958. He predeceased her on April 19, 1972. She later married Ivan Briggs on June 20, 1975. He predeceased her in June 2001.She enjoyed playing bingo, traveling and spending time on social media.She is survived by her son Joseph Maugeri III and his wife Becky of Clayville, NY; three grandchildren, Joseph, Benjamin and Matthew Maugeri; a brother, Cyril and wife Sylvia Villeneuve and two sisters, Claudette Lefebvre and Bernadette Good as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters Bernice Sequin and Marie Claire Payette.Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Memories and online condolences may be share with the family at www.PhillipsMemorial.com.
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BRIAN DAVID MUEHLMAN - Burlington County TimesWednesday, March 27, 2019
Brian enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an avid whitetail deer hunter, traveling throughout United States and Canada hunting with his grandson, Kurt. Brian was a USCG Charter Captain on Lake Ontario for 15 years. His most cherished time was spent with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Gail Krauss Muehlman; his mother and step father, Margaret (Rex) Smith of Wexford; daughter, Candi (Joe) Landles of Evans City; step daughter, Becky Flagler of Pittsburgh; siblings, Connie Federbusch, Laurie (Ron) Mahen, and Mark (Pam) Muehlman, all of Mercer; nine grandchildren, Kurt, Mariah, Rayna, Seth, Brandon, Riley, Connor, Liam, and Nico; and several nieces and nephews. Brian was preceded in death by his father, Paul Muehlman and his brother in law, Oscar Federbusch. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME, 200 Fountain Ave., Ellwood City. Friends will also be received at the funeral home on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the blessing service at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Father Mark Thomas will officiate. Interment will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Brian's memory may be made to the Steven King Foundation, 621 Street, Jetmore, KS 67854 or Victory Junction, 4500 Adams Way, Randalman, NC 27317. Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh. com.
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Clark Davey, 1928-2019: 'The true journalist of journalists' - Ottawa CitizenWednesday, March 27, 2019
He was heartbroken after failing his medical, but an English teacher told him that people would pay him to write. So he enrolled in the first journalism degree course taught at University of Western Ontario, graduating in 1948 and joining the newsroom of the Chatham Daily News.There, he worked under Richard "Dic" Doyle, but moved to Kirkland Lake when the Thomson newspaper chain made him editor-in-chief of the Northern Daily News. His time there was brief, however, as his girlfriend, Joyce Gordon, issued him an ultimatum: Northern Ontario or me. He chose her: they married in September 1952.In the meantime, he joined the newsroom of the Globe and Mail, where his mentor Doyle had been working for a year.As a reporter with the Globe, Davey covered national and international affairs, including the Suez Canal crisis, the St. Lawrence Seaway project and the cancellation of the Avro Arrow program. During the 1957 federal election campaign, he recognized that Tory leader John Diefenbaker was gaining momentum and might actually win, and convinced his editors to allow him to stay with the Chief's campaign for 40 days.
Clark Davey, former publisher of the Montreal Gazette, displaying a mock-up of the paper's new Sunday edition in 1988.
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When Doyle became editor of the Globe in 1963, he chose Davey as his managing editor, and, according to Mills, the two raised the broadsheet's reputation from that of a local paper to a national one. Davey was managing editor for 15 years before joining the Vancouver Sun in 1978. He was publisher there until 1983, when he took over at the Gazette. He was publisher of the Citizen from 1989 to 1993. He was also president and chair of The Canadian Press, and co-founder and president of the Michener Awards Foundation that oversees the country's most prestigious journalism prize."He was the true journalist of journalists," says Kim Kierans, journalism professor at University of King's College in Halifax and Michener Foundation board member. "He told me when I last saw him in November, ‘If we're not providing the encouragement for journalism organizations and journalists within them to do the journalism that matters, then we're in trouble as a democracy.'"He was also a lovely man, smart and sparkling … with incredible enthusiasm for the business and its future."According to Mills, Davey, who in 2002 led a protest on the steps of the Ottawa Citizen after Mills was fired for running an editorial critical of then-prime minister Jean Chrétien, was known as tough and gruff, "but deep down he was a really kind and thoughtful person, and a very good friend who was always fair to people. But if you didn't know him, he could be intimidating."And although he called the shots on the job, it was Joyce who ruled the home roost. According to son Ric, his father only stopped the presses twice - once while at the Globe, when Joyce called him to report that she and Ric thought they had just seen a UFO."That was the kind of pull she had over him," says Ric.Clark Davey is survived by his wife, Joyce; brother Kenneth George; children Ric (Rita Celli), Kevin (Margaret) and Clark Jr. (...