Yearly Archives: 2019

Daryl Walter Sherlock

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Daryl Walter Sherlock of Welland, Ontario at the age of 60 years on February 20, 2019. Daryl is survived by his loving mother, Dolores Young of Welland, Ontario; brother David (Andrea) Sherlock of Fonthill, Ontario; daughter Jennifer (Jason) McKenzie of Mayerthorpe, AB; son Trevor (Nadia) Sherlock of Sarnia, Ontario; daughter Melanie (Bill) Sherlock of Sarnia, Ontario; and grandchildren Justin, Madalyn, Michael, Paisley, Elizabeth, Brady, Henry and Winnie; nephews Jordan, Phil, and Eric. Daryl was predeceased by his father Paul Sherlock.

Daryl spent nearly 35 years with CN, CXS, and CP as an operator, brakeman, conductor and locomotive engineer. He was also an accomplished trombonist and photographer. In his younger years he served in the militia reserve of the Canadian Armed Forces. He loved his grandchildren, and was always close to his mother.

Daryl’s family wishes to thank the staff at the Welland and Hamilton General Hospitals for the care and compassion they showed Daryl in his final days. The family has designated the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation for memorial contributions which can be made at

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at the LAMPMAN FUNERAL HOME, 724 Canboro Road, Fenwick on Thursday, February 28 at 11 am. Visitation will be on Wednesday, February 27 from 7-9pm and Thursday, February 28 from 9 am until the time of service at 11 am.

Maryke Vandekamer

VandeKamer, Maryke

It is with deep sadness the family announce the sudden passing of Maryke on February 5, 2019 in her 98th year.  Predeceased by her loving husband Gerrit (1976).  Beloved aunt (Tante) of Janice Cox (Kevin), Stewart Flameling (Jocelyn), Margaret Heikkila (Brian); Stewart Flameling (Jan), the late Margarita Moate (2013), Lawrence Flameling (Patricia) and Edward Flameling.  Predeceased by brothers Schelte and Ype.  Loved by sister-in-law Tine; and the children of all of her nieces and nephews.  Cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 10 am at Lampman Funeral Chapel, at 724 Canboro Rd, Fenwick, ON.  Interment to follow at Riverside Cemetary in Wellandport.

Jean McPherson

McPherson, Jean Martha

Passed away peacefully at Shorthills Villa in Fonthill on Thursday January 31, 2019 in her 96th year. Loving mother of Diane Reed, Beverly Letford (Duart) and Ron. Dear Grandmother to Michael (Joanne), Jason (Kim), Adam (Kimberly), Amanda (Cory), Ezra and Leah. Great Grandmother to Christopher, Nicholas, Elise and Bridget. Jean is survived by her sisters Lillian Scott and Milly Peitsch. Predeceased by her husband Clair (Bill), brothers John and Arthur and son in law Tom. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday February 5th at 11:00A.M. at the Church of Christ 765 Welland Road, Fenwick. Interment at Lane Cemetery to follow. Visitation will take place from 10:00 A.M. until time of service. Arrangements entrusted to LAMPMAN FUNERAL HOME 724 Canboro Road, Fenwick.

Darlene Cosby

Cosby, Darlene passed away at Oakwood Park Lodge in Niagara Falls on Thursday January 17, 2019 at the age of 53. Loving sister to John (Grace), Dave (Karen), Kevin (Rose), Colleen Colbert (Bruce), Victor (Phoenix), Marilyn McBride (Chuck), Gary, Jim (Mary) and Robert. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at the LAMPMAN FUNERAL HOME 724 Canboro Road, Fenwick on Tuesday January 29th at 10:00 A.M. Interment at North Pelham Cemetery to follow. Visitation will take place from 9:00 A.M. until time of service.

Robert “Bob” Carson

Robert (Bob) Orrin Carson of Fonthill, Ontario, passed peacefully from this earth on January 21, 2019, at the age of 89.

Devoted husband to his wife Rosemary for more than 65 years.  Beloved by his sons and daughters-in-law: Rob (Barbara), John (Paula), Tom (Lynda) and Orrin. “Papa” will be deeply missed by his 3 grandchildren Rebecca, Rachel and Tommy.  Predeceased by his elder sister Mary Sampson and younger sister Margaret Stephen. Survived by his youngest sister Diane Casson and his brother-in-law Jack Evans (Sheryl).

Bob graduated third in his class from Queen’s University, Kingston in 1951 with a Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering and obtained his Master of Science from Queen’s in 1952. He began his career in Metallurgy at Orenda Engines Ltd. in Downsview shortly after graduation and was then recruited by Bethlehem Steel in PA, USA in the late 1950’s. He returned to Canada and finished off his career with 25 years at Atlas Steel in Welland, being an integral part of their R&D department. Bob lived in Fonthill for the majority of his life, and many people knew him as a quiet man with a big heart. His friends knew him as a “stand-up  guy”.  Rest in peace, Bob, Dad, Papa.

A private interment will take place in Kingston, Ontario with a celebration of life planned for a future date. If you would like to honour Bob’s life please, in lieu of flowers, give blood, donate to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.