Benner Funeral Services
Fort Erie, Ontario

Recent Obituaries:

Please install the latest Flash Player to experience the full version of this site.
Click the "Get Adobe Flash Player" button to download it for free.

Get Adobe Flash player
Mary Lou Ralph
RALPH, Mary Lou - On Tuesday March 20th, 2018 Mary Lou peacefully passed away, in the home of her chosen daughter, Lynn Wolbert. She is survived by her brother James "Jim" Patterson (Anne), and nieces and nephews Jamie (Cathy), Bruce, Annie (Dave). She is predeceased by her brother Neil. Mary Lou will be missed by many great friends and will be remembered for giving to the community and volunteering her time with Zonta and WARM. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave, Fort Erie, entrusted with arrangements.
Douglas Rogers
ROGERS, Douglas Carl - passed away peacefully at Douglas Memorial Hospital, on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 in his 66th year. Beloved husband of Caroline Carlo-Rogers. Beloved youngest son of the late Marguerite Grace Rogers. Loving brother of Sharon Lawrence (Jack) of Trenton, Larry (Judy) of Campbellford, Beverly Ann Lounsbury of Dundas and Helen LaPierre (David) of S. Surrey, B.C. Dear brother-in-law of Barbara Marks (Gerry) and Rose Hobbs (Doug). He will be lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He will be sadly missed by his beloved Shelties, Mya and Abbie and was predeceased by Sophie and Shelbie. A very special thank you to Dr. Scher and Dr. Alyfayedh, the attendants of the E.M.S., Nurses Morgan, Ashley, Joyce and Kate and everyone at the Douglas Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Unit. A service to celebrate Doug's life will be announced at a later date. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Society or Fort Erie S.P.C.A. BENNER FUNERAL SERVICES, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements.
Marjorie Passero
Passed away peacefully on March 18, 2018 in her 99th year. Predeceased by her husband, John Passero (1963). Loving mother to John (Sandee) of Maryland, U.S.A. and Wayne (Judy) of Toronto, ON. She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren and extended family and friends. Benner Funeral Services (1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie) has been entrusted with arrangements. Cremation has taken place and an interment will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Fort Erie SPCA would be appreciated by her family.
Kimberly Sherwood
Sherwood: Kimberly Ann Kim passed away peacefully in her sleep at the Douglas Memorial Hospital in Fort Erie, surrounded by her loving family, on March 20th, 2018 in her 48th year. Loving wife and best friend of Brian. Proud mother of Bridgette-Ann, Cameron, Adam and Chelsea Harper (Jordan) Barkley. Cherished grandmother of Jaxson Harper. Always in the hearts of her parents Gord and June Ewing of Ridgeway. Sadly missed by the members of the Ewing, Hill and Sherwood families and her many friends. Kimberly enjoyed camping, going to the YMCA for aerobic and yoga classes, family movie nights and just simply being with her children and watching them grow in their life experiences. She was a former member of the Kinette Club of Stevensville. The family would like to thank the staff of Douglas Memorial Hospital, the Paramed nurses and the staff and teachers at OLV who have been amazing along with the numerous friends and family who have given us unbelievable support and help as we went through this journey. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Friday March 23rd from 1-3 and 6-9 pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church on Saturday morning at 10 o'clock. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. If making contributions in Kim's memory, please consider the charity of your choice.
Altagracia Ortiz
Lois Williams
Williams, Lois Marie - after a long and fulfilling life, Lois (nee Moran) Williams passed away peacefully, with her family at her side, at Maple Park Lodge, Fort Erie on Wednesday, March, 14, 2018 in her 86th year. Predeceased by her husband Stanford, daughter Lynn, sons Evan and Stanford and sister Jean. She will be lovingly remembered by her children Ivor Williams (Heather) and Penny Pauze (Dave), grandchildren Jordan (Kalyna), Ryan (Samantha), Justin (Lisa), Colin and Kayla and great grandchildren Olive, Noa, Rene, Wyatt and Carter. Dear sister of Patricia (Don), Geri (Joe) and Jimmy. BENNER FUNERAL SERVICES, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. In memory of Lois, memorial donations may be made to Douglas Memorial Hospital Palliative Care.
Gary Bateman
BATEMAN, Gary Wayne- It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Gary (Champ) Bateman in his 63rd year, on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in Fort Erie, Ontario. Predeceased by his parents Gertrude and Hubert Bateman, mother-in-law Audrey Shavalier and brother-in-law, Patrick (Chevy) Shavalier. Loving husband of 39 years to Jinny (nee-Shavalier) Bateman, cherished father of Pamela (Jon) Bateman, Krystal (Kyle Earle) Bateman and "Grampy" of Keira Earle. Gary also leaves behind brothers, Jimmy, Donny and Huey (Lynn) Bateman as well as his loving adoptive family, Barb (Chuck) Kenyeres, Susan, Cindy, Laurie and Joe. Gary will be sadly missed by his father-in-law Patrick Shavalier, brother-in-law Rusty Shavalier, his wife, Marlyne and goddaughter, Ashley Shavalier; sister-in-law April Shavalier, her son Patrick Shavalier as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, best friends Bill and Wanda Lear, his many camping friends, neighbors, wonderful drinking buddies and cherished dogs, Max and Dublin. Gary recently retired from CP Rail after 40 years of service. A celebration of Gary's life will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall (upstairs) 6101 North St., Niagara Falls on Saturday, March 24th at 1 p.m. Interment to take place at a later date. If desired, memorial donations may be may to the Cancer Society.
Robert Mercer
Mercer : Robert Alexander Robert passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Thursday March 15th at the age of 68. Beloved husband of Fiona. Proud father to Ian (Cassie) and Caitlin (Kevin) Foley and grandfather of Matthew and Jaxson. Survived by his brother Lindsay and sister Ethel (Issam) Massouh. Uncle Robert leaves Megan, Shelby, Erin, Nickolas, Sarah, Rebekah, Devon, Bryan and Stephen with great memories. Predeceased by his parents Victor and Jeannie and his brother Stephen. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with private family arrangements. If so desired, donations to assist Bob's co-workers through the Niagara Paramedic Benevolent Fund would be appreciated by the family.