Benner Funeral Services
Fort Erie, Ontario

Recent Obituaries:

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Frances Mary Peltzer
2016-05-24
PELTZER, Frances Mary - Passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with Kidney Disease on Tuesday May 24, 2016 at the Welland Hospital at the age of 67. Beloved companion of Paul Cooper. Dear sister of Judy Doneff (John). Cherished Aunt of Roger Doneff and the late John Doneff Jr. and great aunt of Lena Doneff. She will be lovingly remembered by Stacey Cooper. Predeceased by her parents Tony and Helena Peltzer. Frances was a long time hairdresser in Fort Erie. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. Cremation has taken place. Frances' family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 11-12 o'clock followed by a service in the chapel. A reception will follow. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation.
Rachel "Rita" McNaul
2016-05-20
MCNAUL, RACHEL ?Rita? ? Peacefully on May 19, 2016 at Douglas Memorial Hospital at the age of 75. Beloved wife to Joseph for 55 years, loving mother of Louise (Phil), Phil (Darcey), and Debbie. Cherished Nana of Joseph and Kevin and great grandmother of Olivia. Sister of Sally (Pat), Georgina and the late Adrienne, Betty and the late Roy, Margaret (Hugh), Suzie (Derek) and predeceased by sister Jane. Rita will be missed by several nephews and nieces. A Special thank you to Dr. Scher and to all the Palliative Care staff at DMH. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. Cremation has taken place. Private family services. In memory of Rita those who wish may donate to Fort Erie COPE.
Tristen Bredin
2016-05-17
Bredin: Tristen Kyle Tristen passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday May 17th, 2016 at the age of 17. Sadly missed by his grandparents Karen and Peter Bredin and his parents Steven Bredin and Jennifer Gosling. Forever remembered by his grandmother Jean Gauthier, his sister Natasha Cherbonneau, brother Jordon Cherbonneau and their families. Also survived by his many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. Cremation has taken place. A service to celebrate Tristen's life will be held in the chapel at 1 o'clock on Saturday May 21st, followed by a time of refreshments and a time of sharing with the family. If so desired, donations to Pathstone Mental Health Niagara.
Gerald Kenneth DeBeau
2016-05-14
DeBEAU, Gerald Kenneth "Jake" - Passed away peacefully on Saturday May 14, 2016 at the Douglas Memorial Hospital at the age of 81. Beloved husband of the late Marilyn (nee Wren) (2008). Dear father of Blair DeBeau(Tracy Biddle) and Scott DeBeau. Cherished grandfather of Gregory. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie have been entrusted with arrangements. Cremation has taken place. Jake's family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday May 18th from 5-8 p.m. A memorial service to celebrate Jake's life will be held at St. Paul's Anglican Church, 32 Idylewylde St. Fort Erie on Thursday May 19th at 1 o'clock. Entombment will follow in the church cemetery. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Margaret Hartman
2016-05-14
Margaret HARTMAN (nee Parson) Margaret passed away on May 14th, 2016 at the Douglas Memorial Hospital at the age of 88. Beloved wife of the late James Arthur. Dear mother of William "Bill" Hartman (Diane) of Stevensville, Debi Lucas (Paul) and Bev Blair (Dan) all of Fort Erie. Beloved grandmother of Jillian (Jamie), Scott (Michelle), Kati (Greg), Dayna (Will) and Bryan (Jackie). Great-grandmother of 11. Also survived by her brother Howard Parson, many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her grandson Kevin Hartman, great grandson Titus Grelowski and her brother Murray. Margaret was a dedicated wife, mother grandmother and great grandmother who placed her family above all. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner St., Fort Erie, has been entrusted with funeral arrangement. Cremation has taken place. A family service with close friends will be held on Wednesday May 18th at 11 am at St. Johns Stevensville United Church, 14789 Sodom Rd. Stevensville, ON. Entombment of the ashes will follow at McAffee Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations to the One Foundation to benefit the Fort Erie Palliative Care or to the Canadian Cancer Research Institute would be appreciated by the family.
James Berry
2016-05-09
Berry: James William Passed away at Greater Niagara General Hospital, Niagara Falls, Ontario on May 9th, 2016. Loving father of Paul Berry and Leigh-Ann Crawford and proud grandfather of Kaitlin and Summer. Sadly missed by niece Judie (Carl) Renshaw and nephew David (Dawn) Mathewson. Predeceased by sister Marjorie Mathewson. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will take place on June 21st at 1 o'clock at Greenwood Cemetery.
Liette Ternowski
2016-05-05
Ternowski, Liette Suddenly passed away at St. Catharines General Hospital on Thursday May5th, 2016 at the age of 67. Predeceased by her loving husband Ronnie John (2008). Proud mother of Ronald (Tracy) and Danielle(Dan). Loving grandmother of Brendan,Victoria and Bodhi. Dear sister to Robert (Michelle), John (Donna), Suzie and Richard (Lynn). Also survived by many Aunts, Uncles, Nieces and Nephews. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave. Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Monday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral Services will be held in the Benner Funeral Chapel on Tuesday morning at 11 am. Interment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery. If so desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Magdalene June Johns
2016-04-29
JOHNS, Magdalene June (Max) - Passed away peacefully at home on Friday April 29, 2016 at the age of 82. Survived by her children Larry (Diane), Rochelle "Shelly", Faron (Jill), Beverly (Al), Patricia, the late Diana Johns and the late Sean Johns. She is also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her sisters Donna, Sharon, Faith, Ruth, Mary. Predeceased by her sister Carol. Family will receive friends at Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie, on Sunday May 1st from 6-9 p.m. and then at Styres Funeral Home 1798 4th Line, Ohsweken on Monday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate her life will be held at Styres Funeral Home on Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment will follow in the family plot in Ohsweken. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.