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RIP Ann Stewart

Obituary for Ann Stewart STEWART, Ann It is with great sadness and heavy hearts we announce the passing of Ann in the early hours on November 25, 2020 at the age of 72. Ann will be reunited with the love of her life and husband of 50 years, Peter. Predeceased by her mother Cesira Marciano (Vacca), father Guido DiCenzo, and brother Paul. She will be missed dearly by her children Jason(Teresa), Angie (Ben), Jackie, 6 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, many extended family and friends. Ann built a loving home for her family full of joy, tradition and music. She inspired all by her strength and endless energy running marathons, Zumba classes and trail walks with friends. Fond memories of her time spent in Hamilton, New Brunswick, Port Elgin, Belize, San Francisco, Edmonton, and Italy. Special thank you to the amazing and heroic ER & ICU teams at Juravinski Hospital for their compassionate care. Cremation has taken place and Celebration of Life to be scheduled. In lieu of flowers donations would be appreciated to Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation. Online tributes and condolences may be made on "Remembering Peter Stewart, Keep on Smiling" Facebook group.

RIP Margaret Anne Arlene Curran (Hammond)

Obituary for Margaret Anne Arlene Curran (Hammond)   With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Arlene, peacefully and surrounded by her children, on August 21, 2020 at the age of 76. Loving wife of Richard (2010), devoted mother of Jeff, Scott (Kate) and Kim (Norm) and adoring nana to Holly, Kristyn, Emily and Matthew. Arlene was the youngest child of Irene (Robinson) and Frank Hammond, sister of Judy (2010) and Len (2006), loving niece of Joan Hammond (Tom, 2017) and dear sister-in-law of Susan Hammond and Tom and Mary Curran. Arlene will be missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Mom's love of her family and immense pride in her children and grandchildren knew no bounds. We are certain that our dad, Richard, was there to greet mom with love as she began this new journey. With all of our love to our Mom and Nana. Until we meet again. Visitation will be held at the DONALD V. BROWN FUNERAL HOME, 36 Lake Ave. Dr, Stoney Creek, on Thursday, August 27, 2020 from 5 to 8 p.m. Due to current restrictions, please visit 

RIP Lois Mae Spencer (Somerville)

SPENCER, Lois Mae (nee Somerville)
Peacefully passed away on Saturday, September 1st in her 92nd year. Beloved wife to her late husband John (d.1998); dear mother to Jan (Chuck/John), Kelly (Glenn), and Tracy (Jim); cherished grandmother to John, Scott (Cleophee), Spencer, Bryan, Jesse (Alex), Brent (Laura), and Lindsey; a delighted great-grandmother to Hildur, Jacques, and Lexie; and aunt to several Somerville and Spencer nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Alfred and Edith and her older siblings Jeanne, Hazel, Norma, Bill, Ross, and more recently by her younger brother Richard whom she deeply missed. A resident of Hamilton, Hamilton Beach, and Burlington, Lois was an active participant in life. Based out of the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club, she and Jack loved to sail and entertain aboard the Wyndrift and Pirate King. Lois golfed and curled at the Glendale Golf and Country Club, lawn bowled, painted, carved, crafted small pieces of furniture, proudly belonged to the Lois' Club, enjoyed bridge, and socializing with the Mohawk College Retirees Association and her numerous friends including lifelong friend Gwen Stephenson. While osteoporosis slowed her down in later years, she kept her wit and smile for all to experience. Special thanks to the staff at The Williamsburg Retirement Home, Doctors Comeau and Zhu, and the 7th floor nursing staff at Joseph Brant Hospital. At Lois' request there will be no service. If desired, donations may be made to Osteoporosis Canada. " May there always be wind in your sails."

RIP Richard Gordon Somerville

Obituary for Richard Gordon Somerville SOMERVILLE, Richard Gordon Peacefully on May 13, 2018 at the age of 91. Will be sadly missed by Violet, loving wife of 68 years, daughter Barbara (Colin), son Grant (Angela), sister Lois Spencer (Jack), grandchildren Mihaile, Richard (Megan), Steven and Andrea, great grandchildren Louella, Ophelia and Rooney, and his many nieces and nephews. The youngest of seven children he is predeceased by sisters Jane Somerville, Hazel Stewart, Norma Curran and brothers Bill and Ross. Richard spent 43 years at Stelco, retiring as a general foreman in the electrical division and with many fond memories. He was an avid golfer, loved to sail and was a member of the Sea Cadets Old Boys Association. His greatest love was time spent with family and friends, and is remembered by all that met him for his happy and kind personality. In keeping with Richard's wishes a Celebration of his Life will be held July 8th from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Edelweiss Centre in the St. Elizabeth Village, Hamilton, where he wanted family and friends to enjoy time together recalling the countless good times he felt fortunate to share. Cremation has taken place.