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Catherine

Brought Back to Life Seven Times

This holiday season will be one Catherine will never forget, as she has been given another chance at life. Read more

Julie

A New Normal

It happened so quickly. It was just another typical day for Julie at home when she accidentally lost her balance and hit her head, resulting in serious medical consequences. Read more

Patient Chris Weylie

Helping Patients Smile

Chris Weylie has endured a lifetime of medical challenges, but the teams at St. Peter’s Hospital have worked to enhance his quality of life for nearly 14 years. Read more

A True Survivor

Lolla Ivascu of Hamilton has survived both cancer and a stroke, but she has never lost her determination to experience life to its fullest. Read more

Extra Time to Celebrate Life

David and Josie Lasci of Stoney Creek were married for 54 wonderful years. They were like “peas in a pod” according to David, who feels grateful to have shared so many happy memories with someone so compassionate and joyful. Read more

Giving Back to Her Home of 20 Years

Florence “Flo” Leet is famous at St. Peter’s Hospital. Everyone who passes her in the halls knows her name. Flo humbly credits her fame to the fact that she’s been a resident at St. Peter’s Hospital for 20 years. Read more

From Paralysis to Walking Around the Block

Greg Birch’s long-standing fear of needles could have cost him his life. Read more

“I Never Thought it Would Happen to Me”

Life for 57-year-old Lorna Rowell took a dramatic turn in November 2015. She was sitting at the computer with her husband in their Hamilton home on a video call with their son in Thunder Bay. When Lorna went to stand up, her strength suddenly left her. Read more

End-of-Life Care with Dignity and Respect

During their 43-year marriage, Ed Shimoji of Stoney Creek always aspired to give his wife Gail the best life possible. When Gail became terminally ill, Ed depended on the staff at St. Peter’s Hospital to ensure she would continue to have the highest quality of life until the very end. Read more

Getting Back on His Feet

It was like the ground was pulled from beneath his feet when Richard “Richie” Isles suddenly collapsed at his home in Hamilton. Read more