Stoney Creek ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Estelle ShipmanThursday, January 19, 2017
Grimsby, in her 93rd year. Predeceased by Harry her husband of 63 years, her parents and six of her eight siblings. Survived by two sisters Martha Pratte of Rouyn, Que. and Simone Drury of Stoney Creek, Ont. Devoted mother to Wayne (Elizabeth), Barbara (Bill), Leonard (Julie) and Heather Shipman. Grandmother to 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. She was so happy to receive visits from several of her grandchildren in hospital. Special thanks to the staff at Maplecrest Retirement Home and the special care from nurses in Emerg and C Ward at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital. Visitation at STONEHOUSE-WHITCOMB FUNERAL HOME, 11 Mountain Street, GRIMSBY (905-945-2755) on Friday, January 13, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. followed by Funeral Mass at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 135 Livingston Avenue, Grimsby at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Private family burial at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations to a charity of your choice would be preferred.
Suzanne SantiniThursday, January 19, 2017
Friday, January 13, 2017 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. with Prayer Vigil 8:30 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, 934 Highway #8, Stoney Creek on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. If desired, memorial contributions to McNally House Hospice would be sincerely appreciated by the family.
Joyce WaltonWednesday, December 7, 2016
Joyce passed away suddenly at her home in Stoney Creek, on Thursday, November 24, 2016, in her 68th year. Loved sister of Tom Walton (Pat), Stan Walton, Joe Walton (Marj), Jim Walton (Louise), Ken Walton and the late Bob Walton (Marlene). Joyce will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Josephine and Mac Walton. Cremation has taken place with interment at Queen's Lawn Cemetery at a later date. If desired, memorial contributions to the Salvation Army would be sincerely appreciated by the family.
Writer remembered for love of history - Simcoe ReformerFriday, October 28, 2016
Medal in 2012 for her contribution to Canadian letters. She was a member of the Crime Writers of Canada and the Professional Writers Association of Canada.
Canadian Cremation & Burial Services of Stoney Creek handled arrangements for MacDonald’s funeral.
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Badgerow trial: Horror of killing has dulled after 35 years - Hamilton SpectatorFriday, September 30, 2016
As if the horror and injustice of a 23-year-old woman trying to make a short walk home and not making it has been dulled and flattened by time and repetition.
Diane was found dead in a creek near her Stoney Creek apartment in June 1981. Her case went cold for 17 years.
In 1998, Robert Badgerow, now 58, was charged with first-degree murder. He has already been tried three times before. (A conviction, an appeal, then two hung juries.) He is now the first person in Canada to be tried four times for the same first-degree murder charge.
Colin Vandenbrink, Diane's on-again-off-again boyfriend at the time of her murder, doesn't shed a tear when he takes the stand.
He tells the court he was a pallbearer at her funeral.
"I was given her nursing tag with her name on it, photos and a ring I had given her."
He recites it evenly. Matter-of-factly.
That is not to say that he wasn't devastated by her murder. He likely was. Or that it hasn't haunted him throughout his life. It probably has. But the days of raw emotion have long passed.
He testified about getting home from a weekend trip with a buddy and his mother telling him Diane was dead. He raced from Etobicoke to her apartment to frantically knock on her door.
But he recounts that now, on Thursday in a Kitchener courtroom, in measured tones. As though it happened to someone else.
Vandenbrink does however help make Diane real to the jury. She was five foot nine. Fit. A nursing assistant on a "geriatric ward" at McMaster hospital. She wore a white nursing uniform and little cap.
Together they liked to hike. She had a cat. Sometimes they smoked marijuana together. Sometimes they went to bars, par...
Brockville area joins in mourning - Brockville Recorder and TimesThursday, April 12, 2018
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— City of Brockville (@BrockvilleON) April 9, 2018Organizations across Ontario were paying tribute to the victims of last week’s fatal bus crash.The bus carrying the junior hockey team to a playoff game collided with a semi truck in northeast Saskatchewan on Friday, killing 15 people and leaving 14 others injured.The fatalities included 10 young teammates, ranging in age from 15 to 21, and five team personnel. Like many people across the country, the Wilsons placed a hockey stick on their porch in what has become a universal tribute to the lost players.The book of condolences is the product of city staff’s collaboration with Brockville’s Irvine Funeral Home.The tragedy also hit close to home for Mike Galbraith, a funeral director at Irvine who helped coordinate the book of condolences.“As a hockey dad, as a parent, as a funeral director, I can appreciate the chaos that’s going on,” he said.“Sometimes, people need an outlet.”Signing a book of condolences is a small way of confronting the powerlessness one feels in the wake of such a tragedy, said Galbraith.“This one’s kind of near and dear to the heart,” he added.“If I had the means and the time, I would fly out there today on a plane and help them out.”The Brockville Braves plan on contributing one dollar from every ticket sold to Tuesday’s Game at the Memorial Centre to a crowdsourcing fund for the victims. Galbraith said another version of the book of condolences will be set up at the arena ahead of that game.“It will all be added to one and sent off at the end of the week,” he added.Some 30 people had signed the city hall book as of mid-afternoon Monday, as word of the tribute began slowly to spread.Some of the people signing came from out of town, including Prescott, Mallorytown, Delta and Kingston.All of the local signatures and messages will be conveyed to Humboldt city hall.Elsewhere locally, organizers of the Brockville Winter Classic Weekend used their Facebook account to post tributes to the Broncos and a link to the crowdsourcing page.Brockville Mayor David Henderson said the scope of the tragedy extends beyond the world of hockey.“I think it wa...
Appeal ends, nearly $6000 raised - Sault StarThursday, April 12, 2018
Hunter Chamberlain and their son, Bentley, died last Tuesday. Their SUV, northbound on Highway 69 near Parry Sound, crossed the centre line and collided with a transport. The SUV caught fire. Ontario Provincial Police have not released the names of the deceased pending identification by Ontario Centre of Forensic Sciences. Whitehead's best friend, Rebecca Chapman, launched a GoFundMe appeal (https://www.gofundme.com/help-support-jodey-whitehead) on Friday to help Victoria's mother, Jodey Whitehead, pay for funeral costs. Her goal was $2,000. That target was exceeded by more than 50 per cent within 24 hours with $3,186 donated by 66 contributors by 10 a.m Saturday. By Sunday afternoon, the tally grew to $5,980 from 136 donors. In an update, Chapman thanked donors and said the appeal was finished. “As per request by the family, I will be closing donations and taking the funds to them,” she said. “They decided that this is an overwhelming, but very appreciated amount of support, and that they would like me to close the fund as we have reached nearly $6,000.”Many donors offered their condolences about the trio's death. “My heart goes out to anyone impacted by this tragedy,” said Danielle Heatley. “I can't imagine the pain of losing a child and grandchild,” said MaryClaire Wood in a post. “I pray you find the strength to deal with this terrible loss.“Thanks to everyone for their generosity,” said Jonathan White...
'They lost their goalie': Don Mills Flyers pay tribute to murder victim Roy Pejcinovski in emotional return to the ice - Toronto StarThursday, April 12, 2018
Flyers and Marlboros. (Vince Talotta / Toronto Star)Pejcinovski was a promising prospect in next year’s Ontario Hockey League draft. “We remember him as a teammate and friend,” West said, urging the boys to “sit together, support each other, and keep playing the game.” And they did, but with a twist. The two teams tossed their sticks into pile at centre ice — with no discernible divide between Flyers and Marlboros. Players picked sticks at random, shuffling them like a deck of cards into two new teams.They then peeled their rival jerseys and put on new ones, black or white with a capital “R,” for Roy, in burgundy. The colour in the boys’ socks — orange and black for the Flye...