December 29, 2019

Allan White Lion Allan White

Suddenly at home on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at the age of 74 years. Beloved partner to Dale. Loving Dad of Wendy, Pamela, Allyson (Anthony), Ian, and Dennis. Cherished papa of Sierra, Riley, Daylin, Chuckie, Cassandra, Jennifer, Matthew, Jordyn, and Mason. Great Papa to Malia, and Luna. Brother of Audrey, Omar, and Reta Powless (Martin). Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Alby & Kathleen (Davis) White, siblings Sheila, Keith, and Carlton.

For 21 years Al served with the Six Nations Fire Department as a volunteer Firefighter, Lieutenant, and Captain assigned to Station #4, and a retired masonry worker. He was also a musician (drummer), fierce competitor, champion demo derby driver, travelling to fairs, and a pit crew member with the Bomberry’s at Ohsweken Speedway. Al enjoyed lacrosse, Nascar, hockey, and Radio Bingo.

Allan joined Ancaster Lions Club in 1991

The family will honour his life with visitation at Styres Funeral Home, 1798 4th Line Rd., Ohsweken on Wednesday from 4-9pm. where funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, January 2, 2019 at 1pm. Interment Chapel of the Delaware Cemetery.

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Allan White.

December 13, 2019

Viola Wilson Lion Viola Wilson
September 16, 1947 – December 13, 2019

Called to Glory December 13th, 2019. Beloved Mother to Ron and Jennifer (Sara.) Dear sister to Jerry, Lydia (John), Hilda (Pete.) Predeceased by her sister Viera. Beloved fiancé to Mike Kayorie. Viola will be missed by many nieces and nephews and countless friends.

November 27, 2019

Jack Besser

With a heavy heart we must say goodbye to a wonderful man. Jack Besser, beloved husband of Frances. Loving and devoted father of Sandra. Survived by his sister-in-law Ruth Besser. Predeceased by his brothers Ben and his wife Ann Besser, and Lawrence, sister Renee and her husband David Goldenberg.

Jack Besser was a caring, giving and generous man. His long hours of volunteering with Reena Foundation and Muki Baum Association will be greatly missed. He donated his time, money and his heart to anyone and everyone. His wife Frances and his daughter Sandra were always his first priority. He will be sadly missed and remembered by all his nephews, nieces, family and friends. The world is a better place because of Jack Besser.

Memorial donations may be made to the Reena Foundation 905-763-8254 Ext.3630.

November 5, 2019

Hugh Nairn Robertson
August 25, 1926 - November 5, 2019

ROBERTSON, HUGH NAIRN August 25, 1926 - November 5, 2019 Passed peacefully at Scarborough General Hospital. Predeceased by loving wife Audrey Irene. Loving father to Phyllis Anne (Garry) Beube and Nairn Gard. He will be missed by grandchildren Ryan, Sarah, Joshua and Erika, along with great-grandsons Dawson and Leo, sister-in-law Phyllis Gilmour, nephew Glen (Maria) and Nancy and Alex and Chris.

A proud member of the Lions Club of Agincourt, he will be missed for his wit and wisdom. A celebration of life will follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to Providence Healthcare would be appreciated by the family.

It is with sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our father on August 19, 2019 at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital in his 79th year.

Loving father of Judy and Lynda. Beloved son of the late Charles Speck and Doris Speck (Sovereign). Brother to Burt (Louise) of Milton, Mary of Milton and Myrtle Green (Ted) of Oakville. Predeceased by: his brothers Howard (Marlene) “and Charles (Julie). He will be missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Bill was a long time devoted member of the Oakville Lions Club where he served as Club President, PDG of District A-711, and served on many committees.

A private family interment will be held. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. beginning with a Lions Club Service at 2:00 p.m. at
St. Clair Masonic Hall,
6321 Regional Road 25,
Milton, ON L9T 2Y5

In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Lions Foundation of Canada Guide Dogs or the Order of the Eastern Star of Ontario earmarked for Service Dogs.

August 2, 2019

Sally Ann Connor Lion Sally Connor-O’Breza

CONNOR, SALLY ANN (nee WILLIAMS) Passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019, at Joseph Brant Hospital, at the age of 77. Beloved wife of Ken O'Breza. Loving mother of Henry Connor (Mary), Katherine Cameron (Glen), Sheri Goldsmith (Matthew) and Cynthia Curran (Tam). Proud grandmother of Stephanie (Derrick), John, Taylor and Baillie. Cherished great-grandmother of Kaden. Dear sister of Philip Williams (Lynn) and Cathy Balzer (Carl). Predeceased by her brother Peter Williams. Sally will also be missed by her many nieces, nephews and extended family.

Sally had a career at the University of Toronto as a business and office manager. She was a dedicated member of The Lions Club in Burlington.

If wished, donations in memory of Sally to the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital would be sincerely appreciated by the family. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Please visit for further information.

August 2, 2019

Thomas David Watters Thomas David Watters
April 9, 1934 - August 2, 2019

Passed away peacefully on Friday, August 2, 2019 in Brampton Civic Hospital at the age of 85.

Loving husband of Irma Lorraine. Beloved father of Brian and his wife Lynda, Alan and his wife Pipa and to Linda. Cherished grandfather of Justine, Michael, Andrew, Amy and great grandfather of Jessica and Ashley. He is survived by his sister Elizabeth (Jerry Martel).

Lion Dave joined Brampton-Bramalea Lions Club in 1965. Dave blended a deep and compassionate caring for others with a tremendous wit, and wonderful sense of humour. A Melvin Jones Fellow, Recipient of Judge Brian Stephenson Award, Helen Keller Award, and Life Member of Lions Clubs International and Past Club Secretary.

He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his extended family and friends. Private cremation followed by burial in Nova Scotia.

In memoriam donations may be made to Emmanuel United Church – Brampton, ON

Sincere condolences to the family and friends of our dearly departed PDG Lion Clayton A. "Sonny" SOEHNER MJF (Melvin Jones Fellow), Life Member of Lions Clubs International and Past District Governor A7 1977-78.


Do take solace in the self-evident truth that "when someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure" and "death ends a life, not a relationship".

May God grant peace to the departed soul and strength to the family members to bear the loss.

In Sorrow

May 16, 2019

Rimple Thakkar Rimple Thakkar
August 5, 1969 - May 16, 2019

March 30, 2019

Joaquin Taduran Jr. Joaquin Taduran Jr.
September 26, 1941 - March 30, 2019

Visitation at PAUL O'CONNOR FUNERAL HOME, 1939 Lawrence Ave.E (Between Pharmacy and Warden) on Friday, April 5, 2019, from 3-5 & 7-9 pm. A complete funeral Mass on Saturday morning at 11 am in Our Lady of Assumption Roman Catholic Church ( 2565 Bathurst St).