Benner Funeral Services
Fort Erie, Ontario

Recent Obituaries:

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Monica Bergatt
2014-08-19
After a courageous struggle Monica passed away at the Douglas Memorial Hospital on Tuesday August 19th at the age of 65. Cherished mother of Daniel. Adored daughter of Annemarie (the late Heinz) and dear sister of Manfred. Monica will be sadly missed by her nephew Jason. Monica was employed as a Customs Officer and most recently worked at the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. A celebration of Monica's life will take place in the Benner Funeral Chapel on Tuesday August 26th at 1 pm.
Mary Graham
2014-08-20
GRAHAM, Maria Louise - Mary (nee Faiazza) Passed away on Wednesday August 20th, 2014 at Gilmore Lodge at the age of 83. She is now reunited with her husband Don Graham (2008). Loving mother of Mary Lynn (Bruce) Meagher and Rich (Dora) Graham. Proud Grandma of Brandon, Evan, Dylan, Cassandra and Michael. Mary will be sadly missed by her sisters Vicki (Jack) Cox and Barb (the late Jim) Wilkie, and fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews and extended family. Family and friends will be received at BENNER FUNERAL SERVICES, 1105 Benner Ave. Fort Erie, on Friday August 22nd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., and Saturday August 23rd from 10- 11 a.m. A funeral ceremony will be held in the chapel on Saturday at 11 a.m. followed by interment at Ridgeway Memorial Cemetery. If so desired, donation made to Fort Erie Minor Hockey would be appreciated by her family
Nancy Steele
2014-08-18
(nee Cadwallader) Nancy passed away at the Douglas Memorial Hospital on Monday August 18th, 2014 at the age of 62 just 2 weeks after the death of her husband Samuel. Proud mother of Sean (Kelly) Steele of Ridgeway and Lisa (Dave Kracht) Steele of Minnesota. Dearly loved grandmother of Brody, McKenna and Ashlynn. Nancy devoted her life to her family and her faith as an active member of the Chippawa Presbyterian Church. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. A private family service will be held. If so desired, donations to the Chippawa Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund would be appreciated by the family.
Herbert McGirr Sr
2014-08-13
Herb passed away at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Wednesday August 13th, 2014 at the age of 72. Loving husband of Yvonne. Proud father of Kimberly (Joe) Muro, Herb McGirr Jr. and William (Meme) McGirr. Cherished grandfather of Joey, Kara, Megan and Gavin. Also survived by his sister Patricia (Guy) Girgenti and his brother Ron (Joan) McGirr, his nieces and nephews and his many friends. Herb was a proud and active member of the Fort Erie Community. He served as the Chair of the EDTC, Community Living Fort Erie and many other local organizations. Professionally, he was employed by and constantly championed the Fort Erie Racetrack and all it brought to Fort Erie and served as a member of the Ontario Racing Commission. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. A service to celebrate Herb's life will take place in the Benner Funeral Chapel on Monday August 18th at 11 am. If so desired, donations to the Kidney Foundation or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
Eva Richards
2014-08-12
Born in Wales on April 14th, 1927 Eva passed peacefully at Maple Park Lodge on Tuesday August 12th, 2014 in her 88th year. Loving wife of 67 years to Windsor. Cherished mother of Windsor Jr., Bill (Marlene) and Brian. Sadly missed by her 6 grandchildren 6 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. The family thanks the caring and compassionate staff of Maple Park Lodge. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave Fort Erie, Ontario entrusted with private family arrangements. If so desired, donations to the Alzheimer?s Association would be appreciated by the family.
Marilyn Robley
2014-08-07
Born in Mattapan Massachusetts Sept 1933, Marilyn passed away at the Douglas Memorial Hospital on Thursday August 7th, 2014. Sadly missed by her loving husband Waldo. Cherished mother of John (Linda) and Marilyn (Patrick) Dunn. Proud grandmother of Tracy (Colin) Bodley, Shelly (Jeff) McGregor and Six Great Grandchildren, Braydon, Jonathon, Allison, Eric, Catlyn and Alex. She will be fondly remembered by her cousins in Dalles Oregon and Milton Mass. USA and a host of friends. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Sunday August 10th from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral Mass will be held on Monday morning at 10 am from St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church. Interment to follow in McAffee Cemetery. If so desired, donations to St. Michael's Church Building Fund would be appreciated by the family
Geerlof Van Meeteren
2014-08-05
Geerlof Van Meeteren passed away peacefully at Douglas Memorial Hospital. Though his earthly journey is over he begins his everlasting life with the Lord and his beloved wife Eva. Private Funeral Services have taken place
Sam Steele
2014-08-04
Steele : Samuel Orval Sam passed away at the Douglas Memorial Hospital on Monday August 4th, 2014 at the age of 64. Loving husband of Nancy. Proud father of Sean (Kelly) Steele of Ridgeway and Lisa (Dave) Kracht of Minnesota. Dearly loved grandfather of Brody, McKenna and Ashlynn. Cherished son of Rose Steele and the late Blake. Sadly missed by his brothers Ron and Dave and sisters Cathy and Rosalee. Sam was a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather who made his family and his home a priority in his life. He was an active and devote member of the Chippawa Presbyterian Church and was employed with John Deere Welland Works for over 30 yrs. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. A private family service will be held. If so desired, donations to the Chippawa Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund would be appreciated by the family.