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Hovius BonnieHOVIUS, Bonnie  -  Went home to be with her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, at Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell, on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 in her 97th year. 

Boukje 'Bonnie' (Wierenga) Hovius was reunited with her loving husband Lijkel 'Leo' Hovius, who predeceased her on February 21, 2018 after 70 years of marriage.

FLYNN, Marilyn Bernice (Dechert)  -  It is with heavy hears we announce the passing of Marilyn on April 4, 2018 after losing her battle with cancer. Marilyn was born Junie 1, 1945.

Loving Mother of Darcy Gordon Bigam, Christopher George Bigam of British Colombia. 

Zorzi GianninaZORZI, Giannina (Jean) Josephine (nee Beghetto)  -  Jean, as she was known by her friends, passed away peacefully and much loved on April 3rd, 2018 in her 87th year, after her arrival as Guelph’s New Year’s baby in

She and her late husband Adelino Zorzi were blessed with three children: her daughter, Jeanette Kupferschmidt (William) of Deep River, Ontario; and two sons, Leon of Waterloo and Gary of Guelph (predeceased). 

Ube HaroldUBE, Harold Robert 'Bob'  -  Safe in the arms of Jesus. A wonderfully kind, loving and generous Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather, Harold Robert Hube went to be with his Lord and Saviour on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. He was receiving treatment at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital for several days and passed away peacefully there. 

Bob leaves to mourn him, his wife of 60 years, Margaret Florence Hube and two sons; Joseph Hube (Mira) and Scott Hube (Lisa). A third son, Christopher Mark Hube predeceased him on November 21, 1965. 

Ritz MildredRITZ, Mildred Luella Anna  -  Left the world on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, after 93 years and is with her Lord Jesus and joins her husband John, her parents Carl and Edith Rose and her siblings; Bill Rose and wife Irene, Lavina Rudolph and husband Wilfred, Eileen Trentowsky and husband Gus, Martin Rose and wife Marjorie, Gordon Rose, Ella Rose, Aldeen Spivey and first husband Walter Diegel, Carl Rose and Glen Rose and brother-in-law Jerry Butson.

Boettcher FriedrichBOETTCHER, Friedrich 'Fritz' Wilhelm  -  After a long struggle with COPD Fritz can now breathe easily. He passed away at St. Mary's General Hospital on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at the age of 87.

Beloved husband of Brigitte for over 64 years.

Solmes DorisSOLMES, Doris Marian (nee Cunningham)  -  Passed away to be with her Lord on April 3, 2018 in her 89th year at St. Mary’s General Hospital, with her children by her side.

Predeceased by her loving husband of 52 years, Rev. Reginald Solmes.

Loving mother of Ruth Mill (Bruce) of Waterloo and David Solmes (Julie) of Langley, BC.

Matyas VioletMATYAS, Violet Ella 'Vi'  -  In her 87th year, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, Ontario.

She is survived by her loving husband Elmer (celebrating 63 years of marriage); her daughter Nancy Estey (Rob) of Toronto and grandchildren Spencer and Charlotte; and her son Stephen of Waterloo and granddaughter Alexandra.

Tomlin GaryTOMLIN, Gary  -  Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Innisfree House, on Monday, April 2, 2018, at the age of 77 years.

Gary Tomlin, of Conestogo, was the beloved husband of Karen (Podhornik) Tomlin.

Loved father of Steve (Luanne), Ray (Carla), Aaron (Jennifer Myers), and Alyssa (Logan) White.

WICK, Douglas Norman  -  On Monday, April 2, 2018, in his 92nd year, Douglas Norman Wick of Stratford Ontario went Home to a grand celebration with the Lord, leaving the rest of us behind in the dust.

He is predeceased by his loving wife Jean (Adair) Wick, brother Bob Wick, sister Dorothy Wick, and parents Oscar Wick and Beatrice (Mahaffy) Wick.

Hume MaryHUME, Mary Laurine  -  Passed away peacefully on April 2, 2018 in her 85th year at Groves Memorial Hospital.

Beloved wife of John 'Jack' for 38 years.

Loving mother of Helen(2017) (Carl) Kennedy and Len (Julie) MacLeod. Special Mom of Sharon MacLeod (John).

Metzger AliceMETZGER, Alice (Heintz)  -  The strawberry pies will not be as sweet, the canned beets will not be as tasty, and the pickles not as tangy without her loving touch. The red geraniums will not be as vibrant and the wild birds will not be as plump. Alice Metzger left us peacefully on April 2nd in her 84th year.

Alice was a long-time member of Hawkesville Mennonite Church, camped for many years at Chesley Lake. Avid sports fans who enjoyed watching curling, baseball and hockey.

Gandour GloriaGANDOUR, Gloria Magdalan  -  It is with deep sadness and a profound sense of loss that we say goodbye to Gloria. Surrounded and comforted by the love of her family, Gloria passed away at the Guelph General Hospital on Monday, April 2, 2018 in her 88th year. 

Of Lebanese descent, Gloria was a fiercely independent woman and she made her way through life with stubbornness, faith and optimism. She was a very giving person and she loved life, but her priorities were: her family, her faith and her passion for cooking. 

CRESS, Doris M. (nee Hussey)  -  Peacefully, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Monday April 2, 2018, a long-time resident of North Dumfries Township, in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife to the late Donald (1976); loved mother to Shirley Ford (the late Larry) and Lorna Smith (Don); cherished grandmother to Scott Ford (Michelle), Ryan Ford, Andrew Smith (Brittany) and Emily Smith (Ryan) and great grandmother to Aidan, Jack, Mackenzie, Nolan, and Skylar; dear sister in law to Dorothy Hussey.

McGee LillaMcGEE, Lilla Isobel (nee Laing)  -  Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at LaPointe-Fisher Nursing Home on Monday, April 2, 2018, in her 93rd year.

Beloved wife of the late Elton Joseph 'Judd' McGee (2006). 

Loved mother of Sharon (Bob) Myslik and Heather (Jerry) Fagel.

Major MarjorieMAJOR, Marjorie Jean (nee Carroll)  -  Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at Hospice Wellington on Monday, April 2, 2018. She lived a full life in her 89 years. 

Born April 28, 1928 in Loverna, Saskatchewan she moved with her family to Hillsburgh, Ontario during the depression and then the family settled in Guelph. 

Kenalty KevinKENALTY, Kevin Thomas  -  Passed away peacefully at Hospice Wellington in his 74th year, Monday, April 2nd, 2018.  

Beloved husband of 43 years of Julia Kenalty (Porter).

Loving father to son Cameron and Grandfather to his wonderful grandchildren Sophie and Jacob. Father-in-law to Amy Krohn.

Iwan StanleyIWAN, Dr. Stanley Robert  -  (1930-2018)  -  Passed away peacefully at Hospice Wellington in Guelph, Ontario on Monday, April 2, 2018 with his son Stephen at his side. 

He is survived by his children, Susan (Greg), Thomas (Kyungshin), Michael, and Stephen (Jennifer), and by his grandchildren Joshua, Brooke, Emma, Max, Casimir, and Lilly. He is also survived by the Rider family, Margaret (Frank) Groselle, Jim (Josephine) Rider, Joe Rider, and Sherry Setchell, and the many nieces and nephews who graced his life with his beloved Millie.

Sheehey ThomasSHEEHEY, Thomas Joseph (Joe) – Passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at the age of 93 years.

Joe joins his late wife, Alice (Toni), who predeceased him in 1982, along with his sister, Eileen Sheehey, in 2014 and grandson, Kyle, in 2018. 

Melitzer SheldonMELITZER, Sheldon Laverne  -  'I’ve gone home to Heaven to be with Jesus'  -  At 94 years, of Elmira, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, April 1, 2018, at Freeport Hospital.

Devoted husband of Lorna Melitzer for 22 years.

Hahn JoanHAHN, Joan  -  It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Joan Hahn passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2018, at Hospice Wellington, Guelph, at the age of 76 years. Throughout her illness this amazing woman showed love, strength and concern for others, always putting her family first.

Moretto AngelinaMORETTO, Angelina (Carretta)  –  Passed away peacefully with her family by her side, at Guelph General Hospital, on Sunday, April 1, 2018.

Angelina (Carretta) Moretto, age 88 years, was the beloved wife of the late Albino Moretto (2015).

Checkley ShawnCHECKLEY, Shawn Leslie 'Chuck'  -  Of Arthur passed away suddenly at the Groves Memorial Hospital, Fergus as result of an accident on Sunday April 1, 2018 in his 44th year.

'Precious' son of his Mother, Sue Checkley and his late Father, Leslie Checkley (2013).

COOK, Richard 'Wayne'  -  Passed away with family by his side at Lee Manor, Owen Sound on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at age 78.

Beloved husband of Carole Cook (Schaaf).

Loving father of Patricia Green (Tim), Darryl Cook (Debbie) and Darlene Weaver (Bob).

ROURKE, Georgina 'Rena' (nee Spalding)  –  Passed away unexpectedly at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the age of 90. 

Predeceased by her beloved husband Francis Rourke. 

Boyd DerekBOYD, Derek Ian  - Died peacefully on March 31, 2018, surrounded by family.

Derek was born in Brighton Sussex, England and married Diana Rosemary in 1950, celebrating 63 years of marriage before her death in 2013.

A WWII Navy Veteran, with degrees in mechanical and electrical engineering.