Benner Funeral Services
Fort Erie, Ontario

Recent Obituaries:

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Magdalene June Johns
2016-04-29
JOHNS, Magdalene June (Max) - Passed away peacefully at home on Friday April 29, 2016 at the age of 82. Survived by her children Larry (Diane), Rochelle "Shelly", Faron (Jill), Beverly (Al), Patricia, the late Diana Johns and the late Sean Johns. She is also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her sisters Donna, Sharon, Faith, Ruth, Mary. Predeceased by her sister Carol. Family will receive friends at Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie, on Sunday May 1st from 6-9 p.m. and then at Styres Funeral Home 1798 4th Line, Ohsweken on Monday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate her life will be held at Styres Funeral Home on Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment will follow in the family plot in Ohsweken. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
Donald Morneau
2016-04-28
Don passed away at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Thursday April 28th, 2016 at the age of 66. Predeceased by his loving partner Frances Ann. Survived by his son Kasey Wyer and his step-daughters Connie and Pam. Sadly missed by his grandsons Michael and Bradly. Cherished brother of Mike (the late Dot), Raymond, Peter (Patti), Joanne (Mike) and Gaitane "Lerytte" (Ben) as well as many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister Paulette. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. Friends are invited to attend a service at Greenwood Cemetery on Tuesday May 3rd at 11 o'clock. If so desired, donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.
Millie Nepp
2016-04-26
Nepp: Melitta "Millie" Passed away peacefully on April 26th, 2016 at Tufford Manor in St Catharines. Loving wife of the late Joseph Nepp. Sadly missed by her children Maria (Chilly)Walpole, Karl (Jeannie) Nepp, Erika (Bruce) Matthews and Joe (Bonnie) Nepp. Cherished grandmother of 9 and great grandmother of 5. Predeceased by her daughter Anna Buchler Nepp and her grandson Karl Jr. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Saturday April 30th, from 2 pm until time of service in the chapel at 3 o'clock. If so desired donations in memory of Melitta made to S.P.C.A. or Dreams to Memories would be appreciated by the family.
Lena Davison
2016-04-26
Lena passed away suddenly at the Erie County Medical Center on April 26, 2016. Loving wife of the late George "Jerry" Davison. Proud mother of Debbie (John) Eden, Mark (Mary Ann), John and Peter (Lisa). She will be lovingly remembered by her five grandsons Mark, Branden, Reid, Mitchell and Braiden. Also survived by sisters Josephine Ripa and Elsie Pietz. Predeceased by brothers Harry and Mac Marcaccio. Lena was a dedicated member of St. George's Catholic Church and a life member of the CWL. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother as well as a trusted business owner and community member. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9. Funeral Mass will be held at St. George's Catholic Church in Crystal Beach on Saturday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment in Ridgeway Memorial Cemetery. If so desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Robbin Hodge
2016-04-12
Robbin passed away peacefully at home on April 12th, 2016 surrounded by the love of his family after a courageous battle with cancer in his 69th year. Loving husband of Linda (nee Law). Proud father of Todd (Sandra) and Tyler (Julie). Cherished grandfather of Phoebe, Owen, Lily and Christian. He will be sadly missed by his twin brother Richard "Dick", Jamie, Bruce (Nada) and sister Heather (Tom) Pongray and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents William and Gladys and his brother Scott. Robbin will always be remembered for his love of family,gardening and his generosity and kindness of heart. We as a family express our sincere gratitude to Dr. Yelamanchili and her team, to St. Elizabeth nurses Pat and Alex and to Dr. Scher for the outstanding care that he received. In keeping with Robbins wishes, cremation has taken place and a private celebration of his life will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Walker Family Cancer Centre through the One Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Benner Funeral Services, Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements.
Evelyn Barkley
2016-04-13
Evelyn passed away suddenly on Wednesday April 13th, 2016 at the age of 65. Beloved wife of Edward. Loving daughter of Auwina and the Late Gordon McDonald. Proud mother of Cory Swick. Cherished step-mother of Kevin (Lisa), Ken (Cindy) and Ed Jr. Cherished grandmother of Blake, Chelsea, Brooklyn and Cote. Sadly missed by her brother Gord (Lyn) McDonald and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her grandson Holden. Evelyn was a long-time employee of the Niagara Regional Police Force where she served as the Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chiefs. She was long-time member and supporter of the Bertie/Willoughby and Port Colborne Saddle Clubs. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangments. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-9 pm. Funeral Services will be conducted in the Funeral Chapel on Monday morning at 11 o'clock. Cremation to follow. If so desired, donations to the Trillium Gift of Life Foundation or the Fort Erie S.P.C.A. would be appreciated by the family.
Dorothy Terreberry
2016-04-11
Dorothy passed away at the Maple Park Lodge on Sunday April 10th, 2016 at the age of 82. She was the devoted wife of Chester who predeceased her in 2000. Loving mother of Les (Brenda) Terreberry, Patty (Bill) Spear and Judy (Stan) Shreve. Proud grandmother of Michael, Gregory, Jessica, Emily, Brian, Lauren (Casey), Rachael, Tania, Nicole and Brent and great grandmother of 8. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews, her extended family and friends as well as her puppy Duffy. Predeceased by her parents George and Monica Donnelly and her sister Dolly Robinson. The family extend their heartfelt appreciation to Dr. K. Scher and the staff of Maple Park Lodge for their dignified and compassionate care shown to Dorothy. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Friday evening from 6 pm until the time of services in the Chapel at 7 o'clock. Private family interment to take place. If so desired, donations to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Chi-Shing Chow
2016-04-04
Chi-Shing Chow Chi-Shing Chow, 80, beloved husband and father, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, on April 3, 2016 in Fort Erie, Ontario after a long struggle with Parkinson's. He is survived by his loving wife Phyllis, son Samuel. Loving brother of the late Alice Yau (the late Stephen), Lillian Yik (Yik Foon), and Catherine Chau (the late Siu Lun) of Hong Kong, Grace Chow (Chee Woo) of San Diego, Lawrence Chow (Susan), Phoebus Chow (Stella), and Raymond Chow (Benita) of Hong Kong. He will be missed by several uncles, his many cousins, nieces, nephews, friends, and neighbors. He was born on April 11, 1935 in Shun-Tak廣東順德, China. He graduated in the first graduating class from Hong Kong Baptist College in 1960. He came to Canada in March 1968, arriving in Toronto. He moved to and settled in Fort Erie with his wife and son in September 1968. Trained in the family business in Hong Kong as a jeweler, diamond setter, goldsmith, jewelry designer and gemologist, he started his own jewelry business in Fort Erie in 1973, retiring in 1999 at the age of 64, in order to spend more time with his ailing mother in Hong Kong. Chi-Shing loved to play baseball, sing hymns, eat well, travel and spend time with his family and friends. Chi-Shing was also an avid cruiser after his retirement, visiting many places and ports of call. He accepted Christ as his personal Saviour at the age of 21 after listening to Billy Graham speak in Hong Kong in 1956. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fort Erie since September 1968, and was involved in the youth group activities and church choir. He also became involved over the years with other churches, notably the St. Catharines Chinese Alliance Church, the Niagara Region Christian Community Church, and the Buffalo Chinese Christian Church, to name just a few. Chi-Shing had a heart for Christian missions and financially supported the efforts and work of Far East Broadcasting Canada遠東廣播, His Foundation (HK) 天鄰,Ambassadors for Christ in Canada使者協會, Chinese Christian Mission of Canada中信, Fountainhead Christian Charitable Association思源, and Metro Chinese Christian Mission. Friends will be welcomed at First Baptist Church (Bertie and Central) Fort Erie from 5 pm until 7 pm on Friday April 8th. A Funeral will take place at 7 pm. Cremation will follow. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements.