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Lewis J. Sargeant
Callsign: VE3EYODied: 1982 08 —


Quietly at home, in his 70th year, Lewis James Sargeant, beloved husband of Nora McIntyre and dear dad of Mrs. Malcolm T. Reid (Sally) and Mrs. Gerald Baker (Barbara) and loved father-in-law and friend of Bud Reid and Jerry Baker, all of Hamilton. Dear grandpa of James of Halifax, Norman and Nancy Reid, Derek, Kenneth and Jeffrey Baker, all of Hamilton. Survived by his loving brothers Maurice and Robert of Hamilton and sisters, Lila Glencke of Toronto and Jane Harber of Hamilton and many nieces and nephews. Lew was a retire Westinghouse employee, a long time Mountain resident and an active member of the Canadian Amateur Radio Association (VE3EYO). He was a civilian radio instructor with the Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps. (Lions) and a friend to all he met. Resting at the M.A. CLARK FUNERAL HOME, 567 Upper Wellington Street, Mount Hamilton. Visiting Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel Monday at 1:30 p.m. Interment in Burkholder Cemetery. Donations to the Hamilton Amateur Radio Club Inc., PO Box 253, Hamilton or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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Konrad (Hans) Schmoll
Callsign: VE3SCHDied: 2013 01 17


It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Konrad, on January 17, 2013, in his 74th year, with his sister Margareta lovingly by his side. Beloved husband of Heidi of 52 years. Dear brother of Margareta (Bobby) of Washington and Otto (Sieglinde) of Germany. He will be missed by his special friends Julie, Ron and Judy as well all of his many friends and family. Konrad was employed as a well respected and extremely talented Machinist with Bermingham Foundations Solutions, from November 1969 until his retirement in 2008. He and Heidi were long time members of The Church of Our Savior The Redeemer. Konrad took great pleasure in being a Ham Radio Operator and enjoyed connecting with many friends around the world. Special thanks to the Doctors, Nurses and Staff of the I.C.U of St. Joseph’s Hospital. We will be always grateful to everyone, for making Konrad’s last day’s so peaceful. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Konrad’s life will be held at DONALD V. BROWN FUNERAL HOME, 36 Lake Ave, Dr., Stoney Creek, on Saturday January 26, at 12 noon, with visitation from 11:15 am. In kindness donations to the Alzheimer Society, would be most appreciated. Online condolences may be made at http://www.donaldvbrown.ca

Henry G. Schopf
Callsign: VE3KYIDied: 1981 03 06


After a lengthy illness at Chedoke General Hospital on Friday, March 6, 1981, of 945 Queenston Road, Stoney Creek, in his 67th year. Beloved husband of Kathleen (Foley). Beloved stepfather of Mrs. Alfred Mencini (Marilyn), Florida; Mrs. Jim Senos (Terri), Ottawa; Peter J. Moore, Parksville, B.C. Beloved father-in-law of Joan Moore of Ottawa. Lovingly remembered by eight grandchildren. Dear brother of Godfried of Germany. Former employee of McKinley Transport Company and member of the Hamilton Ham Radio Club. Friends will be received at the DONALD V. BROWN FUNERAL HOME, 36 Lake Avenue Drive, Stoney Creek on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Where service will be held on Monday, March 9 at 1:30 p.m. Interment in Mountville Gardens.

Bill Shane
Callsign: VE3FUY, VE3BLEDied: 1984 05 15

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Leslie Sharman
Callsign: VE3KTTDied: 1984 09 19


Suddenly at McMaster Medical Centre, on Wednesday, September 19, 1984, Leslie Sharman, beloved husband of Elleen Archer, in his 76th year. Dear father of Sylvia Berney of Toronto, David and Florence Sharman of Hamilton and Leslie Ann and Dennis Moron of Ancaster. Dear brother of Mrs. Alice Henderson of Waterdown and Mrs. Marian Cartwright of Dundas. Also surviving are seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mr. Sharman was the Director of Engineering for the City of Hamilton, a former Bandmaster of the R.H.L.I. Military Band, a well known local Ham Radio Operator and a member of Delta Lodge #634 A.F. & A.M. Toronto. Friends may call at the ANCASTER FUNERAL HOME, 378 Wilson Street East, Ancaster, on Thursday and Friday 7 to 9 p.m. Service in St. John’s Anglican Church, Ancaster, on Saturday at 2 p.m., Interment St. John’s Churchyard. If desired, memorial gifts may be made to the Ontario Heart Foundation.

Ernest Shaw
Callsign: VE3HZADied: 2008 01 03


Passed away at St Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton, on Thursday, January 3, 2008, at the age of 88. Ernie joins his beloved wife Martha who passed away September 3, 2007. Loving father of Robert Shaw and his wife Emilee of Burlington, ROy Shaw and his wife Sharon of Hamilton, Rita Shaw of Hamilton and Veronica LEgato of Hamilton. Cherished grandfather of 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Ernie was a retired, longtime employee of Comstock, an amateur radio enthusiast (VE3HZA), a member of the Ron Wicken orchestra, a RAF Veteran stationed at Mount Hope during WW II and a member of the Masonic Lodge. As an expression of sympathy, donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, in lieu of flowers, would be appreciated by the family. Cremation. Private family service. (Arrangements entrusted to SMITH’S FUNERAL HOME, BURLINGTON, 905-632-3333) www. smithsfh.com

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Dr. Jack Shekter MD.
Callsign: VE3IUDDied: 1991 09 12


At McMaster University Medical Centre, on Thursday, September 12, 1991, Dr. Jack Shekter in his 67th year. Beloved husband of Sonya. Loving father of Lee and his wife Randi, Michael and his fiancée Judi and Helayna. Dear brother of Claire Latner and Ben Shekter. Predeceased by his brother Harry. Jack was a former Head of Family Practice at McMaster University Medical Centre, and devoted 35 years of medical practice to the community at Westdale Family Medical Centre, he was a WWII R.C.A.F. Veteran. Funeral Service was held at Beth Jacob Synagogue on Friday, September 13, 1991, at 4 p.m. Interment Beth Jacob Cemetery. Shiva will be held at 88 Bertram Drive, Dundas. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Israel Cancer Research Fund would be appreciated by the family.

Max Martin Sigler
Callsign: VE3HYIDied: 2000 01 14


Suddenly at his home in Burlington, Ontario on Friday January 14, 2000. Max Siegler age 73. Beloved husband of Natalie (nee Oakler) Siegler. Loving father of Hans and wife Karolina of Hamilton, Ingrid and husband Don Banks of Burlington and Cathy and her husband Randy Stewart of Nova Scotia. Loved grandfather of Ester, Dario and Graham. A Memorial Gathering will be held at SMITH’S FUNERAL HOME 1167 Guelph Line (one stop north of QEW) BURLINGTON (632-3333) on Saturday January 22, 2000 at 1pm. If desired expressions of sympathy to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

Robert Arthur Skewes
Callsign: VE3DHJDied: 1992 11 5


After a courageous battle, at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital Burlington, on Thursday, November 5, 1992, Robert Arthur Skewes of Waterdown in his 71st year. Loved husband of Lillian Skewes and beloved father of Beverley and Gary Titley of Waterdown, Wendy and Hugh Stimers of Michigan, Roberta and Richard Calderbank of Burlington and Karen and Scott Donaldson of Hamilton. Loving Poppa will be sadly missed by Jacqueline and Amanda Bonner, Kimberely and Jeffrey Calderbank and Melinda Titley. Brother of Ernest, Richard, Vera Macquire, and Shirley Rivier. Friends may call at the KITCHING-STEEP FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill Street North, Waterdown on Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service on Monday at 11 a.m. Interment in The Field of Honour at Woodland Cemetery. Mr. Skewes was a member of the R.H.L.I. Serving overseas 1939-1946, passed President of the Waterdown Legion Branch #551. Member of the Hamilton POW Association, Member of the Hamilton-Burlington Amateur Radio Club (VE3DHJ) a Member of Grace Anglican Church and a Member of the Quarter Century Club of Camco. Donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Legion Service will be held on Sunday evening at 9 p.m.

Horace Slater
Callsign: VE3AALDied: 1985 08 24


At The Henderson General Hospital on Saturday, August 24, 1985, Horace Slater, beloved husband of Reta and dear father of Patricia and her husband, David Bush and Diana Slater. Will be sadly missed by granddaughters, Laura and Jenna. Friends may call at the L.G. WALLACE FUNERAL HOME, 151 Ottawa Street North, Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. In the Chapel followed by interment at Eastlawn Cemetery. L.G. Wallace, 544-1147

Everett Small
Callsign: VE3HQDied: 1995 02 17


Entered into rest at West Haldimand Hospital, Hagersville on Friday, February 17, 1995, Everett Small of Caledonia, in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late Agnes Woolley. Dear father of Darryl and Pat, Betsy and her husband Frederick Smith, all of Cayuga, Keith and Linda of Caledonia. Dear grandpa to Darren, Kristin, Ryan, Kathleen and Victoria. Predeceased by his brother, Eric and grandson, Jeffrey. The Funeral will take place from the Miller Funeral Chapel, Caledonia on Monday, February 20th at 1 p.m. Interment in Caledonia Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m Donations to West Haldimand Hospital or Caledonia Presbyterian Church would be appreciated.

Walter Smith
Callsign: VE3VZDied: 1998 07 06


Suddenly on Monday July 6, 1998, Walter Smith, in his 82nd year. Husband of Gertrude (Trudy), father of Ken and his wife Donna-Lee, grandfather of Colleen and Gregory. Predeceased by daughter, Carol. Born in Hamilton, spent World War II overseas with the R.C.A.F. In the Radar Unit, held radio amateur call sign VE3VZ since 1933, founded the Walter Smith Company of Hamilton. Family and many friends share many fond memories. A Service of Remembrance will be held on Thursday at 1 p.m. From the DODSWORTH & BROWN Funeral Home, ROBINSON CHAPEL (King Street East at Wellington), 522-2496.

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Norman Lloyd Arthur Smith
Callsign: VE3BKDied: 1995 — —

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J. Harvey Stone
Callsign: VE3ILDied: 2000 11 18


At the Hamilton General Hospital on Saturday, November 18, 2000, beloved husband of Jean (nee Savage), in his 74th year. Dear father of Lynn (Bruce Weber) of Mississauga and Reverend Glenn Stone of Sackville, N.B. Loving grandfather of Robert and Michael and sadly missed by his sisters Mabel (Vic Cooke) of Simcoe, Lillian Sonnenberg of St. Catharines, his brother Franck (Eunice) of St. Catharines and his sister-in-law Bessie Stone. Predeceased by his brothers Vic, Stan and Len, his brother-in-law Gerald Sonnenberg. Harvey was a member of Valley Lodge #100 A.F. & A.M., The Macassa Bay Yacht Club, was amateur radio operator VE3IL for 57 years, was a member of the Golden Horseshoe Fishing Club and an active member of Christ Anglican Church. Harvey served overseas in WWII with the Merchant Navy. Friends will be received by the family Monday evening from 7-9 and Tuesday afternoon and evening from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Funeral Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at CHRIST CHURCH ANGLICAN, Bullock’s Corners. Interment Christ Church Cemetery. Donations to Missions to Seaman, Port of Hamilton, 600 Ferguson Street, Hamilton L8L 4Z9 would be appreciated by the family. Masonic Service Tuesday evening 8:30 p.m. in the Funeral Home.
(President 1985)