Benner Funeral Services
Fort Erie, Ontario

Recent Obituaries:

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Frederick Bolton
2019-07-18
Bolton, Frederick Gregson "Fred" After a life well lived, Fred passed away at the Welland General Hospital on July 18th, 2019 at the age of 89. Predeceased by his first wife, Peggy, and his second wife, Helen. He will be missed by his children Craig (Colleen), Kim (Randy Jamieson), Scott (Dan Buchannon) and Stuart (Linda). Wonderful memories are left with grandchildren Jake (Julia), Lucas, Madison, Sydney, Maggie, Graeme, Abby and Matthew. Maverick will hear many stories of his great grandfather. He is survived by the members of the Chickie family. Fred came to Canada at age 23 with little money and few friends. With a work ethic and determination he developed into a successful business and community leader. He worked hard to start the Fort Erie business, Peninsula Plastics, which his son, Craig, now runs. Fred was a committed volunteer and gave his time to the Lion's Club, and several organizations involved in helping those in need. He was passionate about many social/political issues and the family will miss the many animated discussions. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie is entrusted with arrangements. The family invite friends to share memories and refreshments at the funeral home on August 11th from 11 am until the time of a service to celebrate Fred's life at 1 o'clock. If so desired, donations to the Alzheimer's Society Canada or United Way Niagara would be appreciated by the family.
June Elizabeth Stoddart
2019-07-18
Stoddart (nee Stewart), June Elizabeth March 8, 1935 - July 18, 2019 Peacefully, surrounded by her family, in the early hours of Thursday morning, June passed away at the age of 84. She is now reunited with her husband Ron, after being apart for almost 14 years. Loving mother to James (Melissa). Adoring DeeMa to her precious granddaughters Alexandra and Angelica. She will be missed by her brother Bill (Marilyn) as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends. A huge thank you to the staff at Gilmore Lodge for their exceptional care and compassion. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at Benner Funeral Home, 1105 Benner Road, Fort Erie. A Celebration of June's Life will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 11am in the Benner Funeral Home Chapel. Burial to follow at McAffee Cemetery, Fort Erie. If desired, donations in June's memory may be made to the Gilmore Lodge Residence Council.
Trudy Bombicino
2019-07-12
Bombicino Waltraud "Trudy" On Friday, July 12, 2019 with her niece, Clara by her side and surrounded by the love of her Eventide family, Trudy was reunited with her late husband Frank (March 2018). Her memory will live on with her family, brother in law Joe (the late Giustina); sisters-in- law Mari a (Armando), Anna (Lucio), Onorina (the late Luigino) and Clara (the late Mario). She leaves her nephew Sam (Robynn) Bombicino, nieces Clara (John) Fisher and Joanne (Elio) Colarossi, as well as many other nieces and nephews, and their families. Trudy and Frank lived for 64 years in Fort Erie where they established a love of their community. Trudy's last few years were spent at Eventide Home in Niagara Falls, where she received compassionate and dignified care from the exceptionally caring and dedicated staff. Deepest gratitude to Major Renee Clarke for her kindness and empathy, and for selflessly devoting much love and tenderness to Trudy in her final days. Thanks are also extended to Dr Philip McGarry for his care and concern during her time at Eventide. . Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Monday July 15th from 5-8 pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday at 11 o'clock. Interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery. If so desired, donations to the Salvation Army Eventide Home would be appreciated.
Barbra Carroll
2019-06-24
Carroll: Barbara Barbara passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Monday June 24th at the age of 85. Loving wife of the late James. Sadly missed by sons Jim (Margie), Michael (Kim) and Christopher (Melinda). Proud grandmother to Kaitlynn and Melissa. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. Cremation will take place. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated July 9th, at 11 o'clock at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church in Fort Erie.
Joe Muro
2019-07-08
Joe passed away unexpectedly at the Hamilton General Hospital on July 6th, 2019 at the age of 60. Loving husband of Kim. Proud father of Joseph Anthony (Jodi) and Kara Jean (Luca). Cherished son of Rosa and the late Antonio. Sadly missed by brothers Vince (Karen), Ralph (Melissa) and sister Mary (Eugene) Genco. Son in law to Yvonne and the late Herb McGirr, he will be sadly missed by brothers in law Herb and Bill. He leaves wonderful memories with his many nieces and nephews and will especially be missed by his four legged best friend Max. A loving and strong pillar of his family, Joe was looking forward to the birth of his granddaughter. For over 40 years, Joe was the proud owner of J. Muro Plumbing and Heating. An avid car and powerboat enthusiast, he will be missed by his many dear friends and colleagues. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2-8 pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday morning at 11 o'clock at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church Fort Erie. If so desired, donations to the the Hotel Dieu Shaver Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Sonya Weaver
2019-06-29
Surrounded by love, Sonya passed at the Douglas Memorial Hospital on June 29th, 2019 at the age of 61. Loving wife of Patrick. Cherished mother of Miranda (Nestor) and Brent (Lea). Sonya's license was BACKK05 reflecting the pride in being a grandmother to Brady, Alexander, Christian, Kash and Kolby. She will be sadly missed by brothers Robert (Judy) Anderson and Brian (Roberta) Anderson as well as her sister in law Angie (the late Michael) and many nieces and nephews. She touched the lives of many during her 44 years at RBC and as a Children's Liturgy leader at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church. Sonya will be sadly missed by her countless friends and co-workers. Benner Funeral Services entrusted with arrangements. Cremation will take place. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church on Saturday July 6th at 11 am. Friends are invited to meet with the family, to share stories and refreshments following Mass until 3:30 at The Plaice Restaurant. If so desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated
"Babs" Bertha Agnes Hall
2019-06-22
Peacefully with family by her side, Babs passed away on June 22, 2019 at Gilmore Lodge. Born in Grantham England to parents Robert and Bertha Bibby. Survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Edward Hall. Dedicated and adoring mother to Michael (Gina), Ian, and Kimberly (Chris). Devoted Mummy Babs to Mark, Andrew and Lauren, Caitlin and Jordan as well as Kennedy, Petra, Ava, and Haddie. Will be missed by her siblings Norah, Harry and pre deceased by Leslie. Babs managed the Town and Country Fashion Store in Niagara Falls for many years and was always known for her love of fashion and keen sense of style. She also had a love of travelling the world, cycling, gardening, golfing, and ballroom dancing. A special thank you to the staff at Gilmore Lodge for their exceptional care and compassion. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 28, 2019 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at Benner Funeral Home, 1105 Benner Road, Fort Erie. A Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 1:00 pm. Burial to follow at Ridgeway Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow back at Benner Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
Angela Muro
2019-06-22
Angela passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday June 22nd, 2019 at the age of 96. Predeceased by her husband Ralph. Sadly missed by daughter Josie (Mike) Kamatovic . Cherished grandmother of Dr. Michael (Elissa) Kamatovic, Dr. David (Noella) Kamatovic and Dr. R.J. (Michelle) Kamatovic. Sadly missed by great grandchildren Octavia, Sophie, Blaise and Michael as well as her brother Joe and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sister. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Saturday June 29th from 10-12 at the Funeral Home. Funeral Mass at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church will take place at 1230. Interment to follow in Greenwood Cemetery.