Bolton RobertBOLTON, Robert 'Bob' Edwin Arthur  -  Bob passed away peacefully at Hospice Wellington on July 25,      2017, due to complications from diabetes and kidney disease.        

He leaves his loving wife, Denise, and two sons; Steve and Geoff; two grandsons, Isaiah and Kody.

Predeceased by his father, Elwood, his mother, Mildred and his brother Gord (2009). Bob is survived by his   brother Peter, of Rockwood and sister Charlene (Denzil) of Pembroke. He is also fondly remembered by numerous nieces and nephews.        


Crawford WayneCRAWFORD, Wayne Alexander  -  Passed away suddenly at the age of 60 on July 24, 2017, at his home in Guelph, Ontario. 

He is survived by his mother Marylin Crawford, his long time companion Sheila Windsor, son Dave Crawford, daughter Morgan Harron, daughter Patricia Ennis, son Chris Crawford, daughter Jaymie-lee Whitby, grandchildren; Logan, Savannah, Kayla, Cadence, Hadrian, Kinsley, Sawyer, Gryphon, Adanna, Obinna, Jayelia, his brothers, sister and many nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his father Alec Crawford.


Jeans FlorenceJEANS, Florence 'Floss' Margaret Jeans (nee Clough)  -  Passed away peacefully at the Village of Riverside Glen on Monday, July 24, 2017 in her 99th year.  

She was the beloved wife of the late Robert 'Bob' Jeans (2000).        

Loving mother of Dr. Mary Ellen Jeans and Guy Jeans (Marlene). Proud grandmother of her cherished grandaughter Kalene. 

Floss is predeceased by her two sisters, Gladys Hill and Emily Ayerst.


Everett CindyEVERETT, Cynthia 'Cindy' Marie  -  Peacefully at Hospice Wellington on Monday, July 24th, 2017. 

Cindy (Marshall) Everett cherished wife of Al Everett for 42 years.           

Proud mother of Sarah (Rory Blaney) of Hamilton and Blair of Guelph. 

Devoted sister of Greg (Joan) of London, Scott (Julie) of Maryhill, Brett (Christine) of Guelph and Blake (Jodie) London. Always remembered by her sister-in-law Alicia Wright.  Loving aunt of Melissa, Chad, Donnie, Brian, Tommy, Alyssa, Brooke, Courtney, Nicole, Victoria, Bretton, Cassidy, Camryn and her special Jackson. 


WILHELM, Mary Gertrude (Cusler)  -  (June 15, 1920 – July 23, 2017)  -  At her residence, Greenwood Court, Stratford. 

Beloved wife of the late Nelson Wilhelm who predeceased her on October 9, 2000. 

Mary was also predeceased by her 2 sons Ross Wilhelm (2014) and Dale Wilhelm (2015). Survived by her daughters-in-law Anne Wilhelm and Nancy Wilhelm. Cherished grandmother to Marianne (Doug) Snyders, Jeanette (Stu) Tessmer, Jessie (Andrew) Young, David (Jessie) Wilhelm, Jonathan Wilhelm, Marilyn (Dale) Bundscho, Howard (Jane) Wilhelm, Charles Wilhelm, Donald(Leah) Wilhelm and 16 great-grandchildren.


MILLER, James Edward  –  Passed away peacefully on Sunday July 23, 2017 at the Stratford General Hospital.  Jim Miller of New Hamburg and formerly of New Dundee in his 75th year.

Dear father of Randy & Natalie of Stratford and Troy & Wayne of Richmond Hill. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Robbie, Avery, & Riley. 

Survived by his brothers David & Eleanor, Howard & Karen all of Kitchener and by his sister Mary & Robert Walters of Nelson, B.C.

Predeceased by his parents Norman & Eleanore (Haas) Miller.


Begg EdnaBEGG, Edna Ruth (Jinks)  -  It is with great sadness that we say good bye to Mom, Gramma, Great Gramma, Aunt and Friend, Edna (Jinks) Ruth Begg. On Sunday, July 23, 2017 surrounded by loving family, Jinks peacefully went to see her husband Norman Watson Begg (1916-1973).

Jinks was loving mother of Lynda (Jack), Yanon (Sharron), 6 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren.

A private service has been held at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Guelph.





DART, Timothy Ronald  -  Of Guelph, passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017, at the age of 51. 

Beloved son of Mary Dart.  

Friends will be received at Wall-Custance funeral home, Guelph, on Thursday, July 27 from 5:00-6:00 p.m.  A memorial service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 6:00 p.m.





Sullivan HannaSULLIVAN, Hanna Elva  -  Born May 7, 1919, died peacefully Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Health Sciences North, Sudbury.

Beloved wife of the late Daniel (Joe). Loving mother of Joanne Freeman (husband Bob), Linda Parker (husband Glenn) and Dan Sullivan. Dear friend of Julie Sullivan.

Proud and loving grandmother of Dana, Brent, Carson, Curtis, Kari, Amber and Ryan. Also Nana to 9 great grandchildren.


Pryce DonaldPRYCE, Donald Don  - passed away on July 22, 2017, at St. Mary's General Hospital in Kitchener, at age 81.

Loving partner and best friend of Shelley.

Caring father of Lisa and Craig.

Beloved brother of Grace.

Predeceased by his siblings Audrey, Charles, John and Jean and his wife Barbara.

He will be missed dearly by his grandchildren, step-children, family members and friends.


SCHAEFER, Jeffrey  - Passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the age of 57.

Beloved husband of Lisa.

Loving father to Andrew (Jill), Kristin and Patrick (Stevie).


HERFURTH, Louisa  -  Peacefully passed away at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on July 22, 2017, surrounded by family.

Beloved wife of Wolfgang. 

Loving mother of Julia and Richard (Nicole). Cherished grandmother of Jennifer, Michael, Jamie, Taylor and Casey. Adored great-grandmother to Olivia and Myles.  

Dear sister to Hannelore and Annelise and brother Hans. She will be sadly missed by all her nieces and nephews and remembered fondly by her friends.  


STROME, Douglas Wayne  -  Passed away unexpectedly of natural causes, at his home, at age 57.

Dear brother of John Strome (Judy), David Strome (Charlotte) and Brian Strome (Barbara). Loving 'Uncle Dougie' to Annette (Craig), Sean, Jamie (Kim), Sara, Anthony (Kendall), Michael (Jessica), Erika (Bartosz), Adam, Rebecca, Kaitlyn, Melissa and Abigail. He was great uncle to 13 grandnieces and grandnephews.

Predeceased by his parents Don and Jean Strome.


CLAASSEN, Edith  -  Passed away peacefully at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Friday July 21, 2017, at the age of 96 years.

Predeceased by her husband Gunther Claassen (1993), and her son Ralph.

Cherished mother of Elvira (Andrew), and Evelyn Burke. Loving grandmother of Victoria, Nick, and 3 great grandchildren.


LAXTON, Wilfred Richard  - Passed away at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Friday, July 21, 2017 with his loving family by his side.

Wilfred leaves behind his loving wife Eleanor, his son Jason (Heather), his step-children Nancy, Steven and Kevin and his grandchildren Quinn, Vivian, Chantelle, Kevin, Tanner and Karly.


Fordham FrancesFORDHAM, Frances Anne  -  Passed away peacefully, with her family and friends by her side, at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, on Friday, July 21, 2017.

Frances Anne (Johnson) Fordham in her 85th year, was the beloved wife of 60 years to John Fordham of Guelph.

She was the loving mother of Chris Fordham and his wife Ann of Victoria, BC, Caroline Priamo and her husband Larry of Guelph, Jennifer Fordham and her husband Gord Cook of Niagara Falls, and the late James (1986). Frances was the proud grandmother of Samuel, Peter, and Alec Fordham; Tim (Megan Flaherty), Emilie Walters and her husband Nick, Sarah, Andrea (Marcus Gatto), and Dianne Priamo.


Whale WesleyWHALE, Wesley Franklin  -  Of R.R.# 1 Elora, passed away at the Groves Memorial Hospital, Fergus  on Friday July 21, 2017 in his 79th year. 

Beloved husband of Joyce (Leybourne) Whale for 58 years. 

Dear father of Patricia and her husband Dave Hunter of Alma, Brenda Whale of Fergus and Steve MacKay, Steve Whale and his wife Jane of Mildmay and Larry Whale of Teviotdale. Loving grandfather of Lee Ann, Andrew, Cory and Katy Hunter; Matt, Dan, Kathleen and twins Cameron and Curtis Whale. 


Brown WilliamBROWN, William E.J.  -  Passed away at St. Joseph’s Health Centre on Friday, July 21, 2017 at the age of 89 years. 

William was the beloved husband of Edna, loving father of Lucy and Pat, good friend and father in law of Pat’s husband Dave Storm and cherished Grandpa of William Jr. 

Cremation has taken place and there will be no services.


STEPHENSON, William John  -   Passed away at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the age of 66 years. 

Resting at Corbett funeral home, Cambridge on Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm. 
Funeral Service will follow from the chapel of the funeral home at 2:00pm.





BILODEAU, Normand  -  Peacefully, passed away at Hospice Wellington, Guelph on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the age of 78 years.

Beloved husband of Lauraine Bilodeau. Dear father of Suzanne Pardy (Gerald), Denise Bilodeau, Louise Bilodeau, Maurice Bilodeau (Monica) and Michelle Fishman (Igor). Loving grandfather of Michelle (Aaron), Matthew Pardy, Johnny, Richard, Abigail Ferguson, Phillip, Alexandra, Stephen, Nicholas, Isaac, Anestasia, Joshua Bilodeau, Emily, Zachary, Natasha, Rachel Fishman and two great grandchildren Marques and Adelaide Dutra.

Survived by his brothers Andre and Jean-Yves and his sister Pierette. Predeceased by his parents Arthur and Gilberte Bilodeau.


McPHAIL, Lionel  -  Passed away peacefully at home on Thursday July 20, 2017 at the age of 73. 

He leaves his wife of 50 years, Janet (Hornick) McPhail; his son, Chris and his wife, JoAnne; his daughter, Dawn and her husband Tyler Lessard; six much loved and cherished grandchildren; Ben, Callan, Amelie, Alec, William and Juliette.

Born in Regina, Saskatchewan and raised in Windsor Ontario, the son of Stewart and Annabelle McPhail, he relocated to Waterloo with his young family in the 1970s.


SINGH, Dr. Kirtan  -  Kitchener – Known to most as 'Darji', 98, died Thursday July 20, 2017 comfortably in his home.

He leaves his wife of 72 years, Jogindar Kaur ('Mummiji'); his son Bhuminder Singh and his wife, Jagdeep Kaur; his son Gurinder Singh and his wife, Harpinder Kaur; his daughter Satinder Kaur and her husband Manbir Singh; his grandchildren Birin Singh/Arti Panday, Berneet Kaur, Jotan Foster/Kenny Foster, Jakeet Singh, Virtaj Singh/Sarah Sullivan, Hena Singh, Jyotpal Singh and Jasmyne Jagpal; and his great grandchildren Nalini Singh, Nilesh Singh, Nishant Singh and Maya Singh.

Born on June 14, 1919 in the District Jhelum of Punjab (now Pakistan), Darji studied in Lahore, Bangalore and the United States.  He obtained his PhD in 1966 from Pennsylvania State University.  He served as a professor of Mathematics for almost 40 years – first at Khalsa College in Bombay and later at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.


BRANSTON, Floyd  -  On Thursday, July 20, Floyd Branston passed away peacefully in his 80th year, following a prolonged period of complicated health issues. He was surrounded by family and friends during his final days at Freeport Hospital.

Floyd was a loving and devoted husband to Carmel (nee Lowry) for 21 years, a loving father to daughters Robin (Stacy) and Melodie (O’Connell) and son-in-law Daniel O’Connell. He was a loving stepfather to Sarah and Yvan Rodrigues and Kyle and Kristin Bunte.

It was a great joy for Floyd to be Grampa to Daniel, Marley, Mikayla, and Dylan O’Connell and to Brooklyn, Annabelle, and Abbigail Bunte.


FAIR, Ivan Stuart  -  Of Arthur passed away peacefully at the Caressant Care Nursing Home, Arthur on Thursday, July 20, 2017 in his 88th year. 

Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Fair (nee McTavish 2012). 

Dear father of Ken and Brenda Fair of Arthur. Cherished gramps of Leanna and Tom Kelly, Laura and Phil Wassink, Rebecca and Benjamin Emery and Heather and Trevor Wilkinson. Much loved grandpa great of Allison, Rebecca, Kent, Dean, Miriam, William and Wade Kelly; Kate, Jack, Lance and Heidi Wassink; Estella, William and Levi Emery; Hilary, Alanna, Natalie and Daniella Wilkinson.


Schwartzentruber NyleSCHWARTZENTRUBER, Nyle  -  After a full life, Nyle passed away peacefully at Grand River Freeport Hospital on Thursday July 20, 2017 at the age of 87.

Beloved husband of Jean (Jackson) for 67 years, loving father of Brenda Thom and her husband Bob, proud papa of Lana Thom and fiancé Dave Bartlett and Chris Thom and his wife Deb.

Nyle was born in Baden the 3rd oldest of 14 children of the late Simon and Laura (Jutzi) Schwartzentruber.

He is survived by his brother; Wayne (Debbie) of London; and his sisters Leona Lichty of Monetville; Reta (Vern) Baker of Meaford; Ruth (Bob) Boettger of Kitchener; Arlene (Greg) Naumann of Baden; sisters in-law Noella of Sudbury; Janet of Vancouver, Pauline of Heidelberg, brother in-law Warden Jackson of Manitoba; and many nieces and nephews and their families.


Silver MargaritaSILVER, Margarita Mary 'Marg'  -  We celebrate the life of Marg Silver, who was born June 12, 1923 in Russia and passed away July 20, 2017 in Stratford, Ontario following a wonderful life of 94 years.

Daughter of the late Jacob and Maria Hoemsen (nee Heidebrecht), she is survived by brother Hugo and sister Betty. Predeceased by sister Kay and brothers Peter and Verner.

Mother to Kevin (Jane Homan), Joan, Robert (Jane Buss) and Mark (Julie Cammissa). Grandmother to Shane, Colleen, Ginette, Dominic, Oriah, Philip, Judy and Courtney. Great grandmother (Oma) to Kailin, Lexie, Cassie, Ethan, Dillon, Amy, Vanessa, Caitlin and Abigail. Great great grandmother to Charlotte.