Benner Funeral Services
Fort Erie, Ontario

Recent Obituaries:

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June Harkins
2014-07-30
Harkins : June Marie June passed away peacefully in her sleep at the Maple Park Lodge on Wednesday July 30th, 2014. Loving wife of the late Keith Garnet Harkins. Proud mother of Andria Winslow, Rosemary Salvatori, Jennifer Reinman, Barbara (Rick) Hubbard and Dan (Lorri) Harkins. Cherished grandmother of 14 and great grandmother of 12. She will be sadly missed by her brother Sid (Teen) Rose and her extended family and friends. Predeceased by her sons in law Guy Salvatori and Paul Reinman. We will remember Mom for her love of animals and gardening. Special thanks to the staff at Maple Park Lodge for caring for Mom in such a dignified and professional way. Benner Funeral Services 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. Private interment services will be held at Greenwood Cemetery. If so desired, donations to the Fort Erie SPCA would be appreciated by the family.
Elsie Westrope
2014-07-28
Westrope: Elsie Elsie went to be with the Lord on Monday July 28th, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Chuck. Her daughter Karen (Ernie) Romano and sons Don (Marianne) and Bob (Terri) mourn her loss. She will be sadly missed by her loving grandchildren Michael (Tiffany), Deanna (Frank), Denise, Tricia (Paul), Amy (Jon), Katie and Jonathan and by her great grandchildren Victoria, Antonio, Emma, Jacob and baby Rawlins. Also survived by her many friends and extended family. Predeceased by her sister Jean Douglas. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Friday August 1st from 2-4 & 7-9. Funeral Services will be held at the Garrison Road Church 1351 Garrison Rd. (at Pettit) on Saturday morning at 11 am. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. If so desired, donations to Grows - Seeds of Hope Ministries (seedsofhopeministries.ca) would be appreciated by the family. We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord. 2 Corinthians 5:8
Robert Potts
2014-07-28
Potts : Robert Bob passed away on Monday July 28th 2014 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital. Bob is survived by his daughters Joanne and Carol and their families. He will be remembered by his many friends at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 71 and St. Paul's Anglican Church. Bob is predeceased by his first wife Betty and his second wife Marie. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. Funeral Services will be held at St. Paul's Anglican Church on Friday August 1st at 11 am. Interment to follow in the Columbarium. If so desired, donations to St. Paul's Memorial Fund would be appreciated.
Harold Walpole
2014-07-20
Walpole: Harold Eugene Harold passed away at the Douglas Memorial Hospital on Sunday July 20th, 2014 at the age of 79 with family by his side Predeceased by his wife Janet (1996). Will be sadly missed by his children Karen and John (Monica). Cherished grandfather of Carlee, Devon and Hannah Harold will be sadly missed by his feathered friend Barney who has provided companionship for over 35 yrs. and his many wonderful friends at the Fort Erie Racetrack. Sincere appreciation to the outstanding nurses and doctors at Douglas Memorial Hospital for the care and compassion shown to Harold and our family during this difficult time. Family and Friends are invited to Royal Canadian Legion Br. 71 on Saturday July 26th at 11 am for a service to celebrate Harold`s life followed by refreshments. If so desired memorial donations may be made the SPCA or Last Chance Horse and Pony Rescue would be appreciated by the family.
Kimberly Cowan
2014-07-18
Cowan : Kimberly Ann Kimberly passed away suddenly at home on Friday July 18th 2014 at the age of 47. Dear wife of Brian. Predeceased by her cherished son Brian Jr. Loving daughter of Janice and Gary House. Sadly missed by her brother Michael (Kristin), sisters in law Heather, Christine, Robin and brothers in law Clifford and Jason. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Predeceased by her mother and father in law, Clifford and Joyce. The family express their appreciation to the wonderful home care nurses and doctors that provided compassionate and dignified care to Kimberly during her illness. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 11 am until the time of service at noon on Thursday July 24th, 2014. If so desired, in lieu of flowers donations to the McMaster Children's Hospital would be appreciated by the family.
Arnold Sider
2014-07-19
Sider : Arnold Arnold passed away surrounded by family at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Saturday July 19th 2014 and is now reunited with his wife Donna (nee Campbell 2013) safe in arms of their Lord. Proud father of Dianne (Tony) Quinn, Kathryn (Mel) Annett and Jeff (Cheryl) Sider. Loving grandfather of Stephen, Michael (Allanah) and Matthew and great grandfather of Reilly. He is the cherished brother of Alma Marr, Ruth (Ray) Lofthouse, Stan Sider and Carol Stayzer. Predeceased by his brothers in law Roy and Orlin and sister in law Mable. Also survived by his many nieces and nephews and extended family. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment to follow in McAffee Cemetery. If so desired, donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Dorna Searchwell
2014-07-13
Dorna passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on July 13th, 2014 at the age of 64. Wife of Gilbert of Fort Erie. Mother of Ninfa Wisdom and Ron (Tania) Wisdom all of Maple. Also survived by her grandchildren Renee, Chase, Ron Jr., Dante and Christina. She will be sadly missed by her extended family and many friends at the Fort Erie Racetrack. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. A service to celebrate her life will be held in the Benner Funeral Chapel on Saturday July 19th at 1 pm. If so desired, donations to the Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
Norman Kent
2014-07-08
Kent : Norman Gary Passed away at the Douglas Memorial Hospital on Tuesday July 8th, 2014 at the age of 63 Loving husband of Kathy. Cherished father of Nicholas (Valerie), Michelle (Keith) and Sandi (Matthew). Proud grandfather of Xander. Beloved son of Ellen and the late Walter Garrick Kent. Sadly missed by his brother Kenneth Blair (Marian) Kent , his mother and father in law Albert and Yvonne Cook, his sisters in law Catherine Kent, Tricia (Randy) Golob and Cheryl (Larry) Riss and Brother in law Steve (Penny) Cook. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Bryan David Kent. Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Friday July 11th from 10 am until the time of Funeral Services at 11 o'clock at St. Paul's Anglican Church. Interment to follow in St. Paul's Cemetery. If so desired, donations to the Head Injury Association of Fort Erie would be appreciated by the family.