Milton, Donald Peter

Oct 29 1929 - Sep 21 2014

Milton, Donald Peter
Of rural Acton, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Sunday September 21, 2014, at age 84. Predeceased by Mae (Wingfield) 2012, his loving wife of 58 years. Dear father of Donna and John Kingsmill, Gary Milton, Peter and Cathy Milton, Cecilia and Dan Wheeler, Jamie and Ruth Milton, Jeffery Milton, and the late Matthew Milton. Loving Grandpa of 10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren with 2 more on the way. Brother of the late Joseph (Lois), the late Bernice (late Phil Blaney), the late Jack (Jessie), Charles (late Betty) and Margaret (Ray Blaney).
Donald was very well respected, valued and loved by all whom he crossed paths with. He was active in his church community and served with pride with the Knights of Columbus. He spent many happy hours playing euchre with good friends. He was a conscientious farmer and was always on the look-out for 'treasures' to add to his vast inventory. Donald's greatest love and pride was his family often saying, "Family comes first."
Friends will be received at the Blue Springs Funeral Home, Acton, Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. with parish prayers at 8:45 p.m. Funeral mass of Christian burial will be at St Joseph, Patron of Canada, Catholic Church, Acton, Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at 11 a.m. Cremation and interment will be at a later date, Fairview Cemetery, Acton.
Remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.



Badura, Vittoria

Jul 14 1925 - Sep 08 2014

The family of Vittoria Badura sadly announces her passing at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, on Monday September 8, 2014, after a long and valiant battle with Parkinson's disease,
at age 89.

Vitoria Garfoli, wife of the late George Badura (2004). Beloved mother of Frances and Gary Scott of Grimsby and Paul Badura of Toronto. Survived by brother Joe (Maria) Garfoli of Hamilton.

Vittoria was born in Italy and raised in France. She immigrated to Canada and married George. Settling in Hamilton, she trained and worked as an RNA at St. Joseph's Hospital.

Family and Friends will gather at Our Lady Of Mercy Catholic Church, 58 Dundurn St. N., Hamilton, for a funeral mass of Christian burial, Saturday September 13, 2014 at 9:45 a.m.
Interment, East Lawn Cemetery, Hamilton.
In lieu of flowers, donation to the Parkinson's Foundation or The Beamsville 4 Paws Rescue would be appreciated.


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Shortill, Viola Mary

Jul 14 1921 - Sep 03 2014

The family of Viola Shortill sadly announces her passing at Groves Memorial Hospital, Fergus, on Wednesday September 3th, 2014,
in her 94th year.

Viola Mary Spear, wife of the late Harry Shortill (1970) for 23 years. Loving mother of Donna Metcalfe of Fergus, Morley and Deborah Shortill of Hillsburgh, Bonnie Shortill and Gary Murr of Fergus, Arlene and Kirk Wannop of Cambridge and Penny Reid of Fergus. Loving Nana of 15 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren with one on the way. Predeceased by siblings Bessie Preece, Fred Spear, Sidney Spear, Lila Somerville and baby brother Roy. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family, friends and neighbours and most everyone she met. Viola was a big part of community life in Ballinafad as owner of the Ballinafad General Store and devoted member of the Ballinafad United Church. She said she had 3 careers. After Harry's death she raised the family and ran the store, worked for her daughter in the jewellery business and babysat the grand kids.
The family will receive friends at the Ballinafad United Church, Friday 1 to 3 and 7 to 9 pm and one hour before the service. The celebration of her life will be in the church at 11:00 am Saturday September 6, 2014. Reception to follow.
In memory of Viola, remembrances may be made to the
Ballinafad United Church or the Canadian Red Cross.



Brill, Mark

Jun 24 1958 - Aug 27 2014

The family of Mark Brill sadly announces his passing at Georgetown Hospital on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at age 56.

Mark Cedric Brill, loving husband and best friend of Treva Lee of Ballinafad. Dear father of Christopher Brill, Jeffrey Brill and Kalyn Carter and grandfather of Kylah and Dakoda. Much loved son of Lois and the late Tom Walker. Brother of Cindy and Dave Goulding and Karen Brill and John Nesset. Also fondly remembered by nieces, nephews and extended family.

As were Mark's wishes, he has been cremated. The family will celebrate his life at a private service.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.



Graham, James

Apr 27 1923 - Aug 06 2014

The family and friends of Jim Graham sadly announce his passing at Georgetown District Hospital on Wednesday August 6, 2014, in his 92nd year.

Colin James Graham, husband of the late Doris Blow. Also predeceased by sisters, Barbara Abraham and Thelma Hofstetter.

Along with being a proud WWII Veteran, Jim loved to golf and fish after he retired from Beardmore and was a member of St. Alban the Martyr Anglican Church.

Jim has been cremated and a celebration of life will be held at
St. Alban the Martyr Anglican Church, Acton, Wednesday,
August 13, 2014 at 11 a.m.

Interment, Fairview Cemetery, Acton.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Saint Alban the Martyrís Anglican Church would be appreciated.



Muehlbacher, Eduard

Jan 30 1928 - Aug 05 2014

The family of Ed Muehlbacher sadly announces his passing at William Osler Health System, Brampton on Tuesday August 5, 2014,at age 86.

Eduard Muehlbacher, loving husband of Margaret Guth for 64 years. Dear father of William and Zingra, Ted and Diane. Loving 'Opa' of Christopher (Sherri), James (Heather), Jeremy (Dayna), Brad (Elizabeth) and 'Great Opa' of Ivy, Connor and Logan. Brother of Rosa Muehlbacher of Toronto and the late William Venzanden. Also lovingly missed by sister-in-law, Maria Frost, and her daughters.

Family and friends will gather at the Blue Springs Funeral Home, Acton, for a celebration of life on Saturday August 9, 2014
at 11:00 a.m. Cremation interment, Fairview Cemetery Acton.
Reception to follow.

Remembrance may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society