In Loving Memory of

Yvonne Jane Milne

1966 - 2022

Obituary of Yvonne Jane Milne

Surrounded by family, love and prayers, Yvonne passed away peacefully at St. Michael’s Hospital on Sunday, November 27, 2022 at the age of 56. We have comfort knowing that she is in the hands of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. Yvonne is the beloved wife of Russell, mother to Elizabeth, Joshua (Rikki) and Ethan and a loving Oma to Brayden and Michelle. She was also a cherished daughter of Jerry and Mary Hobers, dear sister to Raymond (Cathy), George (Sherry), Ed (Denise), Hilda (Dave), Doreen (Fred) and sister-in-law to Andrew (Stacy). Yvonne was a beloved niece, cousin and aunt to many whom she held dear. She will be missed by her friends, especially by her fur baby Pepper. Yvonne was predeceased by her brother Paul, sister-in-law Pauline (George), and her parents-in-law Arthur and Elizabeth Milne.

Yvonne was welcoming to anyone who walked into her cozy home and she found the greatest joy in entertaining her family and friends. She was an excellent cook and loved preparing meals for those she loved. Yvonne had the best moments in life with her family, especially when they all went camping to Grand Bend.

Together with her husband, Russell, they owned and operated Hometown Coffee Services for over 32 years. Recently they proudly retired from their business after many years of working with their wonderful customers and meeting friends throughout Niagara.

We are grateful for God’s strength and love as he carries us through this difficult time and we give Him thanks for sharing Yvonne’s beautiful life with us and for the memories we have.

A special thank you to all the attending nurses and doctors at Welland General Hospital and St. Mike’s Hospital for their excellent care and support.

In accordance with Yvonne’s wishes, cremation has taken place and arrangements are entrusted with Essentials Cremation and Burial Services. A memorial service to lovingly remember Yvonne’s life will be held on Wednesday, December 7 at 10 a.m. at Harbour Fellowship Church, 51 South Service Rd, St. Catharines, followed by coffee and refreshments in the church's atrium. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be given to a charity of your choice.

Service Information

Memorial Service

Date: December 7, 2022
Start Time: 10:00 am
End Time: 11:00 am
Venue: Harbour Fellowship Church, 51 South Service Rd, St. Catharines

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Mike and Judy McPhee
8 months ago

Our sincere condolences to you Russ, Yvonne’s children, parents, siblings and all who loved her.

We have very fond memories of Yvonne.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Mike and Judy McPhee

Norm & Lynn Paquin
9 months ago

Russ and family, We are so saddened and sorry to hear of Yvonnes passing. She was an amazing woman, always so kind, funny and loving. She will be missed. Sending you all Prayers for strength during this most difficult time.
Rest In Peace Yvonne💜
Love Norm &Lynn

Last edited 9 months ago by Norm & Lynn Paquin
Shannon Spurgeon ( Dickson )
9 months ago

So Heartbreaking. My condolence to Yvonne’s family.
I have lots of fond memories of Yvonne from Orchard Park. And I will aways remember her as a kind, caring person with a big smile that matched her heart.
Rest In Peace, my friend.

These photos were taken in the med – 80’s at OP.

Karen and Paul Luciani
9 months ago

Our deepest sympathy goes out to Milne family. Wishing you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

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Grace, John, Miguel and Laura
9 months ago

We met Russ and Yvonne through our love of Boston Terriers. Since our first interactions we consider Yvonne as. Close friend. She was a kind soul. During our few interactions over the years we enjoyed their company. My heart is broken for Russ and his family as well as for Pepper whom I know Yvonne adored and cherished. May God keep her close and may she Rest In Peace!
Russ we are sending our love and condolences. ♥️♥️

Marian Vandenburg
9 months ago

My deepest condolences to the Milne and Hobers families. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Marian VandenBurg

Tia Taylor
9 months ago

Deepest sympathy to Yvonne’s family. Sending prayers of comfort to all during this very sad time

Peggy Cernick
9 months ago

Sending love and prayers to Yvonne’s family. The warm memories you have of her will carry you through this hard time. God Bless

Denis and Becky Beaulieu
9 months ago

Our deepest condolences to the family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Shirley Webers
9 months ago

So sorry to hear of Yvonnes passing. We met many years ago in the back yards of Orangeville . Thinking of you all during this most difficult time of loss . Hugs !
Jack, Shirley, Corey Webers and. Lisa and Jon Kittmer.

The Gilbert Family
9 months ago

It is so hard to find the right words at a time like this. May you find peace, comfort, and all the love you need in the days to come. We have so many fun memories with her, she welcomed us like her own siblings.
Our Deepest Sympathies

Claude, Nancy, Jeremy and Valerie

Breault Dawn
9 months ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time of great loss. Sincere sympathy Dawn and Claude Breault

Maria Ciulla
9 months ago

Our thoughts and prayers to you all.
Alot of fond memories growing up with Yvonne on Blanmora Drive.
Rest in peace fly high with all the angels ❤️🙏

Sending love strength and prayers.

The Ciulla Family

Tania, Ralph, Joey and Nicholas Sacco
9 months ago

We are so sorry to hear about your loss. We’ve shared many nice memories with Yvonne and enjoyed all the meals she prepared.
Our deepest sympathy and condolences to you and the family.

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Karen Greaves
9 months ago

My fondest memories of Yvonne are her smile. She lit up a room. I remember her laughing and mostly her fun and mischievous sense of humor. May she rest in peace. May God bless and guide your family during this most painful time.

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Glenna Staufer
9 months ago

I am so very sorry for your loss. Yvonne was a wonderful friend and I will cherish all the fantastic meals she would prepare. My heart is broken with yours.

Heidi Tigchelaar
9 months ago

My heart goes out to all who knew & cherished Yvonne. This is a difficult time for those who love her & who will miss her dearly. May you find comfort as you celebrate her life & as you lay her to rest in our God’s arms. ❤️❤️

Dave and Mary Murray.
9 months ago

Our sincere condolences in your loss. Our thoughts and prayers to all the family.


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