Benner Funeral Services
Fort Erie, Ontario

Recent Obituaries:

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Grace Farrell
2015-01-27
Farrell : Grace Ariel (nee Leigh) Passed away on January 27th, 2015 at Maple Park Lodge in her 88th, year. Beloved wife of the late J. Fraser Farrell(1987) and James Kelly (1982). Mother of Sandi Leigh (nee Kelly) Montgomery. Mother in law of Moe Montgomery (Barb). Sadly missed by their family. Predeceased by her parents John Albert Leigh and Evelyn (Lumsden). Also survived by her nieces and nephews. Sister of the late John Bruce Leigh and Lois (Maves) of Wisconsin U.S.A. and family, the late Graydon Robert Leigh, and the late Leslie (Thomas) of Trenton and family. Niece of the late William Lumsden, the late Eleanor and Lena of Welland and their families. Grace had many dear friends in Niagara Falls and Fort Erie. She was very active in sports at Maple Street School and N.F.C.V.I. in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Grace moved to Fort Erie in 1957 and was employed at the Consumers Gas Company for 28 years. She was very active in the P.T.A. and on the boards of the Stamford and Fort Erie Skating Clubs, Past President of the Fort Erie Rotary Annes, Past President of the Douglas Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and a member for many years. She also served on the Douglas Memorial Hospital Board for 3 years. Grace received life membership pins from the Hospital Auxiliary and Ontario Hospital Auxiliary and was recipient of the 2004 Ontario Volunteer Award. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends Saturday January 31st, 2015 from 10 am until the time of service in the chapel at 11 am. Interment to follow in McAffee Cemetery. If so desired donations to DMH Auxiliary would be appreciated by the family
Lillian Feeley
2015-01-26
Feeley: Lillian Lillian passed away at home on Monday January 26th, 2015 at the age of 98. Predeceased by her first husband Tom Watson her second husband Floyd Feeley and granddaughter Dianne Bosnak. Loving mother of Shirley (Ron) Gore and Arleen (the Late George) Harriman. Cherished grandmother of Dean (Sharon), Kenny (Jennifer), Marty (Charlotte) and Danny (Brenda) and Myles. Loving great grandmother of Amy (Chris), Steven (Jessica), Valerie (Joel), Melanie (Roger) and Lindsay (Andy), Teanna, Cody, Marlee, James and great great grandmother of Elliott, Drew and Connor. Predeceased by her 7 siblings. Also survived by her large extended family. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave. Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. Interment will be taking place tomorrow at 11am at St. John's Ridgemount Cemetery. If so desired, donations to Fort Erie Palliative Care would be appreciated by the family.
Norma Dawdy
2015-01-25
Dawdy : Norma Norma passed away unexpectedly on Sunday January 25th 2015 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 86. Predeceased by her husband James and her son Terry and dear friend Harold. Loving mother to sons Mark ( Briar) and Craig and mother in law of Marilyn. She will be sadly missed by her loving grandchildren and great grandchildren. Cherished sister of Sylvia. Also survived by her large extended family and many friends. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave. entrusted with private family arrangements. If so desired, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Thelma Galbraith
2015-01-25
GALBRAITH, Thelma On Sunday January 25th, 2015, Thelma suddenly passed away at the Welland Hospital in her 90th year. Predeceased by husband Jack (2005). Dear mother of Rod Galbraith, cherished grandmother of Stacy (Eric) and Corrie (Bill). Predeceased by parents Daisy and Albert Thyret, sisters Violet and Betty and brother Harry. Cremation has taken place. A private graveside service will be held in Greenwood Cemetery at a later date. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave. entrusted with private family arrangements
Peggy Kilpatrick
2015-01-23
KILPATRICK, Almira Margaret "Peggy" (nee Dennahower) - Passed away on Friday January 23, 2015 at the Douglas Memorial Hospital at the age of 87. Beloved wife of Arnold for 52 years. Dear mother of Yvonne (Fred) Hopkins. Cherished grandmother of Colin. Predeceased by her siblings George (Cathy) Dennahower, Charles Dennahower, Mary Morris and James (Barbara) Brown. Predeceased by her first husband Herbert Walpole and her children Charles, Jeffrey, Charlotte, Mary Margaret, Melanie and Melody. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave, Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. Peggy's family will receive friends on Wednesday January 28th from 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate Peggy's life will be held in the funeral home chapel on Thursday afternoon at 1 o'clock. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Fort Erie Salvation Army or the Fort Erie Fire Department, Central Station.
Guy Michael Ferraccioli
2015-01-23
FERRACCIOLI, Guy Michael Jr. - Passed away after a courageous battle on Friday January 23, 2015 at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital in Williamsville, NY at the age of 54. Beloved husband of Joanne for 28 years. Cherished Dad of Katie and Laura. Guy will be dearly missed by his mom Joan Mary (Collier) Ferraccioli, his siblings Rob (Tammy), Patti (Dave) Gloor, Paul (Denise) and Maria. Dear uncle of Alicia, Joe, Jessica, Christopher, Rebecca, Liam, Emma, Gwyneth and Lily. Loving son-in-law of Ross and Connie Cumming and brother-in-law of Cathy Cumming. He will be sadly missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends. Predeceased by his loving father Guy Michael Sr. Guy was a 25 year employee of Kaleida Health where he was dedicated to saving the lives of others and he instilled the same values in his children. He was an avid Buffalo Bills fan, photographer and gardener. He will be sadly missed by his furry companions Sam and Macy. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. Guy's family will receive friends on Monday January 26th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate his life will be held in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock. Cremation will follow. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Stone's Buddies at Women's and Children's Hospital of Buffalo or Wellspring Niagara.
Wasi Naz
2015-01-15
Wasi passed away suddenly in Cambridge Massachusetts on January 15th, 2015 at the age of 75. Loving husband of Aurora. Proud father of Waseem. Wasi is survived by his brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins in Pakistan and the United Kingdom and extended family in the Philippines, USA and Canada. Wasi was employed for over 35 years with Patheon (Custom Pharmaceuticals). An active and proud member of the Town of Fort Erie Wasi was involved with the Fort Erie Soccer Club, the Canadian Blood Services, Library Board, Multicultural Centre, the Hotel Dieu Hospital Board as well as many others. He served as the President of the Islamic Society of Niagara Pennisula and enjoyed sharing his enjoyment of Ham Radio Operations. Burial has taken place. The family invite you to share in a Memorial Service for Wasi on Saturday January 31st, 2015 at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church (310 Central Ave) at 11 am. If so desired, donations to the Islamic Society of Niagara Pennisula or the Building Fund of St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church would be appreciated by the family
Theodora Reddick
2015-01-15
Theodora Theresa Reddick (nee Warner) August 22, 1917-January 15, 2015 Theo passed away suddenly on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Greater Niagara General Hospital in Niagara Falls. Dear wife for 70 years of the late William Reddick (February 3, 2012). Loving mother of Susan Salzer and Mary Ellen Reddick of Fort Erie. Theo was the proud grandmother of Johanna Dockman of Whitby, Michele Staples of Welland and Samantha Gillam residing in Biloxi, Mississippi. She was great-grandmothe to Alyssa, Matthew and Graeme Staples of Welland, and Madison and Ellie Gillam of Biloxi, Mississippi. Theo happily resided for three years at Garrison Place. A private family service to celebrate her life will be held at Benner Funeral Services. The care and attention of Dr. Che will always be appreciated.