Peacefully passed away with his family by his side on Friday, June 27th, 2014 at the Hamilton General Hospital in his 54th year. "Tim" Timothy Peter Garec beloved partner of Christina Marie MacDonald. Loving father of his only son, Tim (Tracy) & Mari-ianne. Loving son of Jacqueline (Jerry MacWhirter) and the late John Garec. Dear brother of John Garec (Jane) and Kimberley Garec. Dear Uncle of Justin and Hannah. Especially remembered & missed by "Max" his loyal Shih tzu. Family and friends can visit Tim at Patrick J. Darte Funeral Chapel, 39 Court Street, St. Catharines, on Thursday July 3rd from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm. Tim's funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Friday July 4th, 2014 at 11 am. Memorial donations to the Lincoln County Humane Society would be a nice gesture & appreciated by the family. Tim loved all animals, especially dogs & cats. His loyal companion "Max" is a rescue. Tim will be greatly missed by his family and friends. We love you Tim and smile without hesitation of how much you made other's glow in your presence. You walked this life with much love, kindness & compassion. Sleep peacefully our beloved Tim.