Benner Funeral Services
Fort Erie, Ontario

Recent Obituaries:

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Scott Biller
2017-05-16
BILLER, Scott - passed away at the Erie County Medical Center, on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in his 55th year. Beloved husband of Cassie (nee Sider) for 29 years. Loving father of Robert, Taveia Bartol (Adam), Elizabeth and Bryce and cherished grandfather of Darrion. Dearly loved son of Deanna and the late Robert Biller. Dear brother of Heather Hall (Kevin). Predeceased by his brother Bruce. Dear son-in-law of Larry and Sharon Sider and brother-in-law of Steven Sider and Amber-Dawn Sider. He will be lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Scott was an avid fan of the Boston Bruins and was a member of the Chippawa House Bowling Team. He loved his family and enjoyed riding his Harley and driving his Volkswagens. BENNER FUNERAL SERVICES, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive their friends at the Funeral Home on Sunday from 5-8 p.m. and Monday from 1-4 and 6-9 p.m. A service to celebrate Scott's life will be held at the Fort Erie Leisureplex Banquet Hall, 3 Municipal Centre Dr., Fort Erie on Tuesday, at 2 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, Canada.
Jaqueline Daley
2017-05-16
Jaqueline passed away at the Welland County Hospital at the age of 79. Predeceased by her parents and sister Florence Smith. Loving mother to Janet (Franco) Gigone, Dan (Angela), Ray (Jackie) and Mike (Theresa). Proud grandmother of Brittania (Patrick) Davis, Justin, Nick (Molly) Gigone, Dan (Allsion), Barny (Erin), Laura (Peter) Patrakus, Parma Cashman, Greg, Mike (Peggy), Jackie, and Spencer; and many great grandchildren. Jaqueline lived most of her life in Fort Erie. After moving to Fort Erie she began a life waitressing at Leo's Restaurant and Bridgewater Country Club. Known to many extended children as grandma "Red". She will be missed by all that knew her. The family would like to express sincere thanks to ICU at Welland General for their care. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave, Fort Erie has been entrusted with funeral arrangements. The family will receive visitors on Tuesday May 23rd from 9:30 until the start of the service at 11 am. If so desired, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by her family.
Joan Moore
2017-05-16
Passed away peacefully on Friday, May 12th, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 88. Loving wife of 66 years to James "Jim" Moore. Devoted mother of Laurie (Dave) Nash, Stephen Moore (Kit Weir), and Kerry Moore (Brent Neal). Sadly missed by her grandchildren Greg, Julie, Carly, Erica, Maggie, and Caeden. Great Grandchildren Finn & Ashlin Joan was a founding member of the Fort Erie Figure Skating Club and engaged in lengthy efforts to ensure its success. She spent many years working as an administrative assistant for Fleet Industries. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. A Celebration of Joan's Life will take place at a later date If so desired, in memoriam contributions to the Fort Erie SPCA would be appreciated by the family as Joan was a great animal lover.
Nancy Duffy
2017-05-10
DUFFY, Nancy Ann (nee Norris) - passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family and friends, at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Loving wife of Robert Duffy and beloved daughter of Harvey and Isabel Norris. Dear sister of Dianne Karr and loving aunt to Sara and Scott Karr. She will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and friends. Nancy had worked at Sherwin-Williams for 27 years. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Road, Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. A private family service will be held. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Walker Family Cancer Centre.
Edith Love
2017-05-06
Love : Edith Evelyn (nee Pearce) Born in Fort Erie on October 16th, 1923 Edith passed away peacefully on Saturday May 6th, 2017 at the Welland Hospital in her 94th year, surrounded by the love of her family. Cherished mother of Sharon (Mike) Johnstone, Tom Love, Pat (Jerry) Lefebvre, and Gord (Lynne) Love. Sadly missed by grandchildren Melisa (Larry), Jeff (Cinnamin), Chris (Kathy), Jodi (Brent), John (Lisa), Tommy, Candice (Donald), Tara (Chris), Jami (Selena), Tiffany (Ryan), 15 Great Grandchildren and 2 Great-Great Grandchildren. Edith will be lovingly missed by her brother Walter Pearce. Predeceased by her parents Thomas and Beatrice Pearce and siblings George, John, Dennis and Eileen Pearce. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Friday May 12th, from 10 o'clock until time of service in the Chapel at 11 o'clock. Interment at Greenwood will follow a reception. If so desired, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Remember her as she used to be A kind and gentle soul Always a smile and a helping hand She was good at the mother role. Miss her a little, but not too much And not with your head bowed low Remember the joy and Laughter shared And lovingly let her go.
Jordan Devereux
2017-05-04
Devereux, Jordan Daniel Charles. It is with very heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Jordan, in a car accident on Thursday May 4, 2017 at the tender age of 23. He was the cherished son of Danny and Paula (nee Canham). He was a loving brother to Jesse, Jonah and Molly. He is predeceased by grandparents Howard and Mary (nee Deline) Canham. He was dearly loved by grandparents Danny and Pat (nee Plato) Devereux. He was also a treasured nephew of Tim and Tina Kaleniuk, Dean and Lori Warkentin, and Jay and Tricia VanNatter. He will also be especially fondly remembered by his special love Katie Sauder, his fishing buddy, cousin and best friend Zac VanNatter along with many other cousins. He will also be missed by his many friends at Black Creek Metals where he excelled as a welder. Jordan was an amazing guy who loved fishing, fixing up cars, and playing hockey. He enjoyed being surrounded by friends and family and was always good for a witty one liner to make everyone laugh. The family will receive friends at the Benner Funeral Home in Fort Erie on Monday May 8th from 1 - 4pm in the afternoon and from 7 - 9pm in the evening. Services will be held in the Chapel on site on Tuesday May 9th at 11 o'clock. If desired, donations can be made to the Alivia's Rainbows or Team Kelsey charities in honour of Jordan.
Viola Carter
2017-04-28
CARTER, Viola - passed away peacefully at Maple Park Lodge on Friday, April 28, 2017 in her 93rd year. Predeceased by her husband Archie Carter (1983) and daughter Norma Mederios (2006). Loving mother of Virginia DeFrias (late Joe). She will be lovingly remembered by her many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. BENNER FUNERAL SERVICES, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. A service to celebrate Viola's life will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, May 2nd at 11:00 o'clock with visitation beginning at 10:00 o'clock and interment to follow in Greenwood Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Phil Plato
2017-04-24
Plato: Philip Alan After a courageous battle Phil passed away surrounded by the love and support of his family at the Douglas Memorial Hospital on Monday April 24th, 2017 at the age of 31. He was the cherished son of Alan and Patricia (nee Matthews). His sister Amanda (Joe Rowling) and nieces Julia and Caitlin are left with wonderful memories of a loving brother and uncle. Special thanks to the Candeloro family for all of their support. His large extended family includes aunt, uncles, cousins and many wonderful friends who knew Phil through his sporting involvement or his work at DJB as an accountant. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 5 until 9 pm. Services will be held in the Chapel on Friday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment to follow in Greenwood Cemetery. If so desired contributions to a Scholarship Fund at Lakeshore Catholic High School would be appreciated by the family. Information available through the funeral home.