Benner Funeral Services
Fort Erie, Ontario

Recent Obituaries:

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Frank Bonuomo
2016-07-21
Bonuomo: Francesco Paulo "Frank"Born in Italy on August 10th, 1953 Frank passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hamilton on July 21st, 2016 in his 63 year. Loving son of Benvenuto and Rosario Bonuomo of Fort Erie. Cherished brother of Phyllis (Art) Nelson, Nina , John and Ben Bonuomo. Sadly missed by his nephews and nieces Steven, Michael, Jennifer, Jonathon, Elisa and Gabriella and great nephews Preston and Dylan. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Sunday July 24th, from 2-4 & 7-9. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Michael's Church on Monday July 25th, at 11 am. Entombment to follow at Fairview Mausoleum in Niagara Falls, Ontario. If so desired, contributions in Frank's name to the Cancer Society, Diabetes Association or the Fort Erie SPCA would be appreciated.
Antonietta Di Donato
2016-07-20
Di Donato: Antonietta Antonietta passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on July 20th, 2016 at the age of 64. Loving wife of over 40 years to Mario. Proud mother of two daughters Michelle (Judd) and Maria. Beloved sister of Anna (Joe) Bonaventura and Joan (the late Giovanni) Castelnuovo. Sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews including Ashley (Tyler) Bonaventura and Enzo Castelnuovo and her large extended family in Italy. Predeceased by her parents Enzo and Maria Castelnuovo. Antonietta was a loving wife and mother who cherished her time with her family. She took her enjoyment of baking and cooking and turned it into a catering business that she ran for many years. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave. Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Friday from 7-9 pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday July 23rd at 10 am from St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church. Interment to follow in Greenwood Cemetery. www.bennerfuneralservices.com
Rudolf Hilmayer
2016-07-18
Hilmayer : Rudolf Rudolf passed away at the Upper Canada Lodge on Monday July 18th 2016 at the age of 77. Beloved husband of the Late Linda. Cherished father of Lisa Hilmayer, Krista Thomerson, Kerilynn (Andy) Bath and Lauralee (Joe) Remollino. Proud grandfather of Clayton, Stephanie, Colin, Matthew, Emmalee, Caleigh, Julia, Alex, Lilly and Andrew. Sadly missed by his loving companion Jennie Pare and his brothers Walt (Judy) and Bill. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave. Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday morning 11 o'clock at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church. Interment to follow in Greenwood Cemetery. If so desired, donations to the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated by the family.
Mae Collingridge
2016-07-14
COLLINGRIDGE, Mae Alice Daughter of the late Charles B. and Alice H. Brown. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y. in 1919 and lived most of her life in Fort Erie. Predeceased by her beloved husband John H. Collingridge. Sadly missed by her son Charles (Sharon Olm) of Burlington and daughter Elsa (David) Ferguson of Dundas. Cherished grandmother of Kyla (Joseph) Hoyles, Laura (Jeffery) Sutherland, Kendall (Kathleen Coleman) Collingridge and Melanie Olm. Proud great grandmother of Lucy, Cameron, Wesley, Leah, Evan and Paige. She was a member of St. Paul's Anglican Church and the Anglican Church Women, Treasurer of the Peace Bridge Area Red Cross, Member of the Fort Erie Horticultural Society and the Bertie Historical Society as well as a volunteer with Meals on Wheels and the Friends of the Library. Cremation has taken place with interment to be in St. Paul's Cemetery. Benner Funeral Services has been entrusted with the arrangements. A funeral service will be held at St. Paul's Anglican Church on Thursday, July 28th at 11am. Family will meet friends at a reception in the Parish Hall following service. Flowers gratefully declined by the family. If so desired, donations may be made to the Primates World Relief and Development Fund of the Anglican Church or to St. Paul's Building Fund.
Terry Boles
2016-07-03
Boles: Terry William On July 3rd, 2016 while surrounded by the love of his family and 5 years to the day of losing his loving wife June, Terry joined her for a dance. Terry passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 82. Proud father of John (Debra) Boles, Chris (Peggy) Boles, Terri (Mike) Webb and Heather (Brad) Lorking. Loving grandfather of Ryan, Krista, Holly, Sarah, Ally, Jake and great-grandchildren Dekin, Sylas and Auzlyn. Sadly missed by his sisters Joan Illingsworth, Karen (Ron) Payne, Alaine (Jerry) Chobrda, Gail (the late Derek) Bradley, Laurie (Ray) Wensley his brothers Harvey (Maggie), Lyn (Carol), sisters in law Joan (Don) Hall and Theresa Boles and their families. Predeceased by his granddaughter Autumn and his brother Marty. Terry always looked forward to coffee time with Jack Smith who enriched his life with his friendship. His four legged friend Buddy had a permanent place on his lap. The family express their appreciation to Paramed, especially Miriam and Ron who provided dignified and compassionate care. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6-9 pm. Funeral Services will be conducted in the Funeral Chapel on Friday morning at 11 o'clock. Cremation will follow. If so desired, donations to the Diabetic Association or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Valarie Gabinet
2016-07-01
GABINET, Valarie Anne - Passed away suddenly on Friday, July 1, 2016 at the age of 56. Loving mother to Krystal (Mike) Kirk and Michael (Sarah) Gabinet. Wife of John Gabinet. Cherished grandmother to Colin, Tristan, Noah, and Charlotte. Beloved daughter of Hardy and the late Marilyn Gardner. Sister to Starr, Michele, and Harold. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave. Fort Erie, entrusted with arrangements. Valarie's family will receive visitors on Thursday, July 7th from 12-1p.m. A Funeral Service will follow in the Chapel at 1p.m.
Lilian McInerny
2016-06-28
McInerny : Lilian Lilian passed away at the Brampton Civic Hospital on June 28, 2016 at the age of 81. Beloved wife of the the late Neil. Cherished mother of Berenice (Jason) Jones. Loving grandmother of Quinn and Piper. She will be sadly missed by her sister Anne (Ken) Wilkinson. Predeceased by brothers Richard and Leonard Chadwick, and her sisters Olive Bryant (Ron), and Joan Daniszewski. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Saturday July 2nd from 11 am until the time of the Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1 pm. Interment to follow at McAffee Cemetery. If so desired, donations to the William Osler Health System Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Louise Morse
2016-06-22
Passed away peacefully with her family at her side at the Elizabeth Centre in Sudbury Ontario Wednesday June 22, 2016 at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late William Ernest Morse. She will be missed by her son William Robert Morse (wife Angie) and grandson Ian Andrew Morse. Predeceased by her parents Guiseppe Mileni and Maria Valentini, brother Joseph Mileni (late wife Rita), her sister Pasqualina Mileni, and grandson William Angus Morse. She will be in the prayers of her brother Guy Mileni (wife Jen) of Sarasota Florida, sister Helen Wilby (late husband Glen) of Fort Erie and brother Nick Mileni of Stoney Creek. She will be missed by her nieces and nephews Dina, Darla, Joey, Tina, Michael, David, Debbie, Danny, Dino, Nick Jr. and Tony. She will live in the hearts of the family And friends she made And be known always for the foundation she laid Because goodness and fairness never die. They go shining on like the stars in the sky Just as honour and truth endure forever, Death is powerless to destroy or sever, So her gallant soul has taken flight Into a land where there is no night Her spirit is alive, and she has only gone on To a brighter and more wonderful dawn. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave Fort Erie, Ontario entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Sunday June 26th, from 7-9 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St Michael's Roman Catholic Church 310 Central Ave Fort Erie on Monday June 27th at 11am. Interment to follow at McAffee Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to a charity of your choice.