Benner Funeral Services
Fort Erie, Ontario

Recent Obituaries:

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Nicholas Procaccini
2018-11-12
Procaccini : Nicholas Nick passed away unexpectedly at the age of 28. Reunited with his girlfriend Gabriella Riche. He leaves his loving parents Sherry Gray and Richard Procaccini. Always in the hearts and deeply missed by his sisters Courtney (Rafael) Onofrio and Danielle Procaccini as well as grandmothers Sandra Gray and Mary Lou Procaccini. Proud uncle to Logan and nephew to Sheila, Jason and Luke. His four legged best friend Bubba is lost without him. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. Friends are invited to the Funeral Home to visit and support the family on Friday November 16th from 1-3 pm.
Arnold Hayslip
2018-11-08
HAYSLIP, Arnold "Doc" - passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Gilmore Lodge on Thursday, November 8, 2018 in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Dorothea (nee Sider). Loving father of Norah Dawson (Jim) and Carol Lynn. Cherished grandfather to John and Thomas. He is survived by his sister Mary. Predeceased by his parents Edna and Allen, sister Evelyn Goss and brothers Warrenie, Lloyd and Howard. Thanks to Dr. Henry and the caring staff at Gilmore Lodge. Cremation has taken place. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive their friends at the funeral home on Friday, November 16th from 4 - 6 p.m. A celebration of life service will be held in the Benner Chapel on Saturday at 11 a.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Gilmore Lodge Family Council.
Debra Willick
2018-11-10
Debra passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Saturday November 10th, 2018 at the age of 63. predeceased by her partner Tom Jackson. Loving mother of Shawn (Christen) and the late Scott Willick. Cherished daughter of Alma and the late Douglas Walker and beloved sister of Don (Sharon) and Brian (Cathy). She will always be remembered by her nieces, nephews extended family and friends. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Tuesday November 13th from 7-9 pm. Funeral Services will be conducted in the chapel on Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment in McAffee Cemetery. Donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family
Evelyn Johnston
2018-11-02
Johnston : Evelyn Pearl Evelyn passed away at the Maple Park Lodge on November 2, 2018 at the age of 98. Beloved wife of the late Howard. Proud mother of Edna Mae Johnston and Donna Lee Johnston. Cherished grandmother of Jennifer (Richard), Becky, Cody, Kenny and Jordan as well as Great Grandchildren Matthew and Anna. Predeceased by her daughter Sharon and son Philip as well as her siblings Sidney, Kenny, Margaret and Ernie. She will be sadly missed by friends Diane and Joann. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave., entrusted with private family services. If so desired, donations to the Lung Association or the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #71 would be appreciated by the family. A special thank you to Dr. Scher, the caregivers from ParaMed, specifically Leanne, Susan and Catherine as well as the care team at Maple Park Lodge for all that you did.
Mary Digiorgio
2018-11-01
Surrounded by love, Mary passed away on Thursday November 1st at Douglas Memorial Hospital in her 93rd year. Mary will be missed by her loving husband and devoted caregiver Antonio DiGiorgio, who was always by her side. She is survived by four loving children Jim (Heather) Murray, Sharon and (the late Bob) Twidle, Raymond (Bette) Murray and Diana (Alistair) Gunn. She will be sadly missed by five loving grandchildren and also greatly missed by many nieces, nephews, family members and friends. Mary was a beautiful, strong, loving woman whose generosity was felt by anyone who met her. We would like to thank Dr. Scher and all of the staff at Douglas Memorial Hospital, Palliative Care Unit for their dignified loving care. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Monday November 5th from 12 noon until the time of services in the Chapel at 1:00 p.m. If so desired, donations to the Douglas Memorial Hospital Auxiliary for the benefit of Palliative Care or the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated by the family.
Angelina Cirasolo
2018-11-01
Cirasolo, Angelina Passed away peacefully on Thursday November 1st, 2018. Loving wife of the late Gerlando. She is the cherished mother of Josie and (Bob), Sam and (Darlene), Paul and (Kelly). Nonna to Jake, Ty, Mya and Dallin. She will be sadly missed by her sister Teresa Montanan sisters in law Mariana Salemi (Italy), Guiseppina Sicurella, brother in law Leo (Stella) Cirasolo and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her other siblings and her parents Giuseppina and Apollo Salemi. The family will receive visitors at Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie on Sunday November 4th from 2-4 & 7-9. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church on Monday morning at 10 o'clock. Entombment to follow in Pleasantview Memorial Gardens in Fonthill. If so desired, donations to St. Michael's Church will be appreciated by the family.
Kevin Geyer
2018-10-29
Kevin went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 29, 2018 at the age of 65. Beloved husband of Marilyn (nee Hyde). Loving father of Miranda Vanderburg (David) and Sabrina Crosbie (Timothy). Cherished grandfather of Annabella and Adeline Crosbie and predeceased by his grandson Elkan Crosbie. Dear brother of Larry Geyer (Jean), Catherine Geyer, Bonnie Nicholls (Richard) and Charles Geyer (late Grace). Dear step-brother of Neil McCallum (Debbie) and Margaret McCallum (Edwin Cotton). He will be lovingly remembered by several aunts and uncles and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Edwin and Belva, sister Belva Geyer, step-father Bruce McCallum, father in law Lynn and mother in law Marion Hyde, as well as brother-in-law Larry and his wife Carol Hyde. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive their friends at the Funeral Home on Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Kevin's Funeral Service will be held at Bethel Pentecostal Assembly, 500 Central Ave., Fort Erie on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Ridgeway Memorial Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Bethel Pentecostal Assembly.
Maria Marino
2018-10-29
Marino, Maurizzia 'Maria' Loving wife of the late Domenico Marino Passed away surrounded by her loving family at the age of 91. Born in Realmonte, Sicily, Italy on June 1st 1927 and moved to Canada in 1956. Survived by her 5 loving children Joseph Marino (Tatiana), of Fort Erie, Patrick Marino of Fort Erie, Dina Jones of Oakville, Angelina D'Ambrosio of Mississauga and Charlotte Marino of Mississauga Sadly missed by 7 grandchildren, Gregory (Katerina), Christopher, Nicole (Andrew) and Sam and 4 great grandchildren . Sadly missed by sister Calogera Fiannaca. Predeceased by parents Giuseppe and Angela La Gaipa. She will be greatly missed by many cousins, family members and friends Maria was a devoted and loving wife and mother. Her focus was primarily family and faith. She strived for peace courage, strength, health and joy. Maria enjoyed sewing and cooking for her family especially family gatherings and displayed a great sense of humour. She was a beautiful woman and will be remembered as an active, determined and strong willed woman. She was our Angel on earth and now resting in peace. Words cannot express how much we miss her. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 7-9 and Friday from 2-4 & 7-9. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday morning at 10 am from St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church. Interment to follow in Greenwood Cemetery.