Benner Funeral Services
Fort Erie, Ontario

Recent Obituaries:

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Gary Littlewood
Gary Littlewood passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, Thursday September 13, 2018 at the age of 60. Beloved husband of Lynne Littlewood (nee Vye). Loving father of Matthew Littlewood and Amy and Andrew Van Zandt. Cherished grandfather of Brycen Littlewood. Dear son of Sally Littlewood (nee Iva Marie McDermott) and the late Thomas Littlewood. Gary loved his family, golf, cars and trips to the cottage. He will be fondly remembered by all who knew him. At his request, a private family service will take place. "Goodbyes are not forever, they are not the end. It simply means I'll miss you, until we meet again."
Ida Laird
LAIRD, Ida Beatrice (Knoll) - Passed away peacefully on September 17th, 2018 at Douglas Memorial Hospital in her 93rd year. Predeceased by her husband, Robert John Laird (2001). Devoted mother to Wayne Laird and Linda Miller. Loving grandmother to Christen (Shawn) Willick and Ashley (Matt) Lacroix. She will be greatly missed by her extended family and friends. Ida was a great wife and mother and her family and church were most important to her. Benner Funeral Services (1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie) has been entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive visitors on Wednesday, September 19th from 7-9 pm and Thursday, September 20th from 11am - 1pm. A service will follow in the Chapel at 1:00pm. If desired, memorial donations to Trinity Lutheran Church would be appreciated by her family.
Albert Swick
SWICK, ALBERT HAROLD - March 1, 1958 - August 30, 2018 It is with great sorrow that wife Sandra (Malcovich) announces the passing away of Albert at home. Son of Bud and Rhoda (both predeceased). He is survived by his sisters, nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. In place of a funeral there will be a Celebration of Life on Sunday September 23, 2018 at the community center of Black Creek Leisure Homes 3033 Townline Road in Stevensville ON from 1-4 pm. In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
Bridget Glynn
GLYNN, Bridget Mary (nee Connell) - passed away peacefully at her home, with her family by her side on Thursday, September 13, 2018 in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late John "Jack" Glynn (2011). Loving mother of Maureen (Danny) Weaver, Bridget Glynn, Tommy Glynn, Bernadette White, Kathleen (Daniel Tolley), Patricia (Jim) Doyle, John Glynn and Carmel (Russ) Fernandes. Cherished grandmother of Courtney (Josh) Connor, Brendan (Kylie) Weaver, Kate (Jay) Lafave, Meagan (Patrick), Jillian, Colleen and Kelsey Kleovoulos, Emma and Kalin White, Hannah and Ethan Doyle, Bridget and Eric Fernandes and Jason Glynn She will be lovingly remembered by her great grandchildren Erin and Brendan Connor and Carys and Kieran Lafave. Predeceased by her parents Patrick and Maria Connell and sons Brendan (1970) and Kieran (1975). Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive their friends at the Funeral Home on Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. A Funeral Mass to honour her life will be held on Monday, morning at 11 o'clock at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (Snyder). Interment will follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Snyder. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
John Sanelli
Sanelli : John John's brave struggle came to an end on September 11, 2018 at the Maple Park Lodge while he was surrounded by the love of his family. Much loved husband of Louise. Cherished father of Roy (Dianne) and Lynn. Beloved brother of Frank (Dorothy), Bob (Cam) and Nancy Avenus as well as the late Albert. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. John was well known in horseracing as a longtime Trainer and owner and will be missed by his many friends at Fort Erie and Woodbine. Benner Funeral Services entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Saturday September 22nd from 1-4 pm. The family extend their appreciation to the staff of Maple Park Lodge who provided John with compassionate and dignified care throughout his stay. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Fort Erie SPCA or to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Dana Trumann
Trumann, Dana Charles A varied and proficient well lived life came to an end on September 6, 2018 at the Douglas Memorial Hospital. Dana was a caring husband to Avril and father of Dana Jr.. A man of immense talent that he displayed as a Photographer and as an Engineer/ Draftsman. He proudly served in WWII, and continued his service locally as an English Language tutor, with the Fort Erie Lions Club and the Royal Canadian Legion. In keeping with Dana wishes, private services will be held with arrangements entrusted to Benner Funeral Services Fort Erie.
Jacqueline Torosian
Jacqueline "Jackie" passed away with her son by her side, at the Douglas Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at the age of 84. Loving wife of the late Walter. Proud mother of Michael (Carol). Sadly missed by brother Kenneth Brand (Anne) and sister Gail Wilson (the late Robert) Jackie was a proud and active member of St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, a member of the CWL and a board member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Friday from 6-8 p.m. Parish Prayers will be offered prior to visiting at 5:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church on Saturday morning at 11 a.m. Interment in McAffee Cemetery
John Fuller
FULLER, John "Jake" - Passed away peacefully on Sunday September 2nd , 2018 at the age of 94. He was surrounded by his family, Ken and Donna Eade, Andrew and Danielle Eade, Brooke and Mike Palleschi and Ryan and Mandy Jenson. Predeceased by very special family member, Debbie Eade. He will also be missed by his nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place and as per Jake's wishes, there will be no service. A special thank you to Dr. Kim Scher and the nurses in Palliative Care at Douglas Memorial Hospital. Your care and kindness will never be forgotten. Thank you also to Marilyn and all the staff at Garrison Place. You made his last year a truly amazing experience for both Jake and us.