Benner Funeral Services
Fort Erie, Ontario

Recent Obituaries:

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Carlo Rossi
2017-07-26
Rossi: Carlo Albert Surrounded by the love of his family, Carlo passed away at Gilmore Lodge on Wednesday July 26th, 2017 at the age of 78. Loving husband of Irma. Proud father of Jennifer (Domenic) Inneo, Tina (Iain) MacDonald, Joy (Giancarlo) Gigone, Mario (Josie), Carl (Shelley) and Michael (Sherri). He leaves wonderful memories with his grandchildren Alex (Danielle), Jessica (Michael), Elizabeth, Julia (Caleb), Christina, Adrianna, Ben, Carley, Emily, Mario, Luke, Joey, Nolan, Philip, Samantha, Matteo, great granddaughter Olivia and many nieces and nephews. Also survived by his sister Nina Rossetto. Carlo and Irma were the proud owners of Ontario Bakery for over 30 years. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Friday July 28th from 3-5 & 7-9 and Saturday from 10 am until the time of departure for Funeral Mass to be held at 11 o'clock at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery Fort Erie. If so desired, donations to the Gilmore Lodge Auxiliary would be appreciated.
William Everett
2017-07-21
EVERETT, William Roland - passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, on Friday, July 21, 2017 in his 87th year. Beloved husband of Florence (nee Storm) for 60 years. Loving father of David (Lori), Richard, Lori-Anne Stickland (Phill), Douglas (Denise), Robert (Linda) and Craig (Juanita). Cherished grandfather of David, Sean, Gerry (Emily), James, Erica, Matthew, Ben, William, Ella and Elijah and great grandfather of three. He was predeceased by his daughter Pamela, daughter-in-law Sandra, parents Roland and Violet Everett and brothers Austin "Oscar" and Alan. He will be sadly missed by his best little buddy Cocoa. William was a 33 year member of the Fort Erie Fire Department Station 2 and had worked for the CNR in Fort Erie for 37 years. He was an avid woodworker had a great love of Genealogy and History. He was President of the Bertie Historical Society and spent many hours on the commemorative committee for the War of 1812. BENNER FUNERAL SERVICES, 1105 Benner Ave., entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive their friends at the Funeral Home on Thursday, July 27th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate William's life will be held in the Benner Chapel on Friday at 11 am . As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Anglican Church or the Salvation Army. "I'll be in the garage with all the machines turned on for some peace and quiet !"
Donald Pidgeon
2017-07-07
PIDGEON, Donald Adolph - passed away suddenly on July 7th 2017. Beloved husband of Tina Marie Pidgeon (Winger); cherished father of Carrie Deline, Amanda, Donald and Tamara Pidgeon and step children Christine Penner, Shane and Blake Cochrane and beloved grandfather of Christopher Pidgeon and Noah Deline. Dear brother of Bill, Dale, Murray, Frank, Cheryl and Pam. He will be lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by parents Frank and Betty Pidgeon. Donald loved to be wild, funny and free. He will sadly be missed by everyone he touched. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave, Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive their friends at the Funeral Home on Saturday, July 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the S.P.C.A.
Gary Haines
2017-07-04
Haines : Gary Keith - Gary passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on July 4th, 2017. Predeceased by his dear wife Beverly Ellen (nee Warry). Loving father of Julie (Wil) Gold and Thomas (Cheryl Bailey) Haines. Extremely proud grandfather of Maximilian Thomas Gold and Jane Beverly Elaine Haines. Also survived by his extended family and friends. Gary was born in Fort Erie and retired as a draftsman From Horton CBI. He was active in the community, having served as a board member with the Fort Erie Historical Museum and the Fort Erie Historical Railway Association (Friends of 6218). The family will receive friends on Monday July 10th from 6-8 pm at Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave. in Fort Erie. A celebration of life will be held in the Chapel at Benners on Tuesday at 1 o'clock. Interment to follow at McAffee Cemetery. If so desired, donations to Friends of 6218 or the Ridgeway drama group TASC would be appreciated by the family. www.bennerfuneralservices.com
Robert Clendening
2017-07-04
Bob passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) on July 1, 2017 in the Douglas Memorial Hospital. Bob (67) was beloved husband of 44 years to his best friend Martha, proud father of Ryan Clendening (Andrea) and Derek Clendening (Tim), Bupa to Owen and Emma. Brother to Wendy Wilson, and Cliff Clendening (Cheryl); brother in law to Warren and Susan Lewis, Mary and Gerry Sergenese, Matt and Beth Lewis and Roxie Clendening; Uncle of Sarah and Kevin Lewis, Stephen Sergenese, Brad and Shannon (April) Clendening. Predeceased by his brother in law Harold. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave, Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9. Funeral Services will be held at St. Paul's Anglican Church (Idylewylde and Niagara Parkway) on Friday morning at 11 o'clock. Bob worked with many wonderful people during his career as an accountant. He had a special relationship with his staff at Henry Schein Canada in St Catharines. He was the treasurer of St. Paul's Anglican Church for many years. Bob's family would like to thank PSW Miriam and the staff of Douglas Memorial Hospital who kept him smiling when the going got tough, during his four month stay. In memory of Bob, donations to St Paul's Anglican Church Building Fund 32 Idylewylde St Fort Erie, ON L2A 2L1, would be appreciated. "If Bob is with God, and if God is with you, then surely he cannot be far away"
Sandra Stover
2017-06-28
Sandra passed away at the Douglas Memorial Hospital on Thursday June 28th, 2017 at the age of 71. Cherished sister of Judy (The late Paul) Fell, Dale (Connie) Stover, Jayne (David) Baker and Mark (Florence) Stover. Sadly missed aunt of Kim Fell-Wilson, Keli Fell Pendakis, Alea, James, Matthew, Olivia, James, Everett and Allison. Friends and family will gather to celebrate Sandra's life at Greenwood Cemetery on Monday July 17th at 1 pm. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., entrusted with arrangements.
Lina Milanovic
2017-06-22
MILANOVIC, Lina - passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital, with her family by her side, on Thursday, June 22, 2017 in her 79th year. Loving mother of Anita Saieva (Frank) and Valerie Easter. Predeceased by her son John Baba. Cherished grandmother of Giuseppina and great grandmother of Warren, Ray Ray, and Tomareed. She will be lovingly remembered by her niece Ana Stefan, great niece Gloria Stefan-Reljic (Dejann Reljic) and great great nephew Nicki. Private family services have been held.
Bill Neal
2017-06-21
Neal : William "Bill" Bill passed away at the Welland County General Hospital on Wednesday June 21st, 2017 at the age of 87. Beloved husband of Betty. Bill, a proud and loving family man, leaves behind his son Barry (wife Diane) and their family Michael (Kristyn), Tanya (Jeff) (Tyler & Averie) and Heather (Warren), his son Rob (wife Hera) and their children Mitchell (Jessica) and Seneka (Jody) and his son Tom (wife Lisa) and their children Daniel and Matthew. He will be fondly remembered by his many friends and extended family. Predeceased by his daughter in law Janice (2001), 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Bill was a committed member of the community serving as past president of the Fort Erie Lions Club, Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus as well as a board member of many other organizations including the Niagara Peninsula Children's Centre. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Friday June 23rd from 3-5 & 7-9 pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday morning at 11 o'clock from St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church. If so desired, donations to the ALS Society or the March of Dimes would be appreciated by the family.