FOSTER, Neil Cragg  -  Passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at his home in Linwood, at the age of 82 years.

Beloved husband of Doris (Smith) Foster for 58 years.

Dear father of Robert and Susan Foster of Beamsville, Stephen and Cindy Foster of St. Agatha, Elizabeth and Dan Pilon of Edson, Alberta. Lovingly remembered by 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by his brother Brock Foster and sister Jean McKay.


Kelly HelenKELLY, Helen Elizabeth  -  Passed away at the Elliot Community, Guelph, on Sunday, June 18, 2017. 

Helen E. (nee Murphy) Kelly, in her 94th year, was the beloved wife of the late John T. Kelly (2010). 

She was the dear mother of Margery (late Ron Hartung)(2013) and Teresa (Norman Kane). Helen was a loved grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.  


Strome KaitlynSTROME, Kaitlyn  -  It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our precious daughter, granddaughter, sister, niece and friend Kaitlyn Strome in her 23rd year. Kaitlyn bravely battled cancer since January of 2015. Our memories of her will continue to fill our hearts with joy. Kaitlyn passed away at Hospice Wellington on June 18, 2017. 

Beloved daughter of Adela and Bill Strome and extended family to Julia Benben, Carol Strome, Christopher Strome, Mitchell Strome, Steve McCrae, Samantha VanSickle, Jake Airdie, Lonnie Airdrie, MaryLou Thompson and Beth Farquharson.


RIDDELL, Elliott  -  Of Kitchener passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital on Sunday, June 18, 2017 in his 56th year. 

Beloved husband of Kathy Marks. 

Dear father of Tammy Sheppard, Karly Oakley, Michael Riddell and Tim Riddell. Grandfather of Alexa, Spencer, Natasha, Nikita and Antonio. Great grandfather of Jacob. 

Brother of Audrey Arnald, Donna Vanderzwaag, Wanda Smith, Patsy Riddell, Wendy Callaway and James Riddell. Predeceased by his parents Audrey and James Riddell.


JORDAN, Anna Josephine (nee Rapciak)  -  Of R.R. # 4  Kenilworth passed away suddenly at her home on Sunday, June 18, 2017 in her 81st year. 

Beloved wife of the late John Jordan (2007). 

Cherished mother of Tony and Mary Jordan of R.R. # 4 Kenilworth, John and Karen Jordan of Princeton, Stanley and Ann Jordan of Elora and Marion and Helen Jordan of Elmira. Loving grandma of William, Michael and Nancy, Stephanie, and Ryan. Great grandma of Naomi, Michael Jr. and Aaliyah.


Maile ScottMAILE, Scott Anthony Sr.  -  (May 22, 1959 - June 18, 2017)  -  Passed away peacefully at his home at the age of 58.

Loving father of Scott Jr. and Jason (Erin).

Predeceased by his parents Donald and Ivy. Cherished brother to Paul (the late Connie), Dennis, David (Brenda), Donald, Susan (the late Rae), Karen, and Janet (Derek) and dearly missed by his many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.


Walford GeoffreyWALFORD, Geoffrey Maurice  -  Passed away suddenly at his home on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the age of 46 years. 

Survived by his wife Kellie Walford, daughters Katie and Maddie, parents George and Maureen Walford and siblings Todd (Andrea), Michelle McDonell (Scott) and by nieces, nephews, relatives, the GRT family and friends.

Geoff was best remembered as everyone’s best friend.


Darke RossDARKE, Ross Allenby  -  Passed away peacefully at home in his sleep on June 17, 2017, at the age of 92 years. 

He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving in the Canadian Airforce in bomber command as a rear gunner (426 Squadron).

He is survived by his loving wife Judith Darke, devoted son David Darke, daughters the late Susan Hill (predeceased 2011) and Julia Smith and loving granddaughter Mia Smith and sister Dorothy Joy and nephews Bill Joy, Jim Joy, Steve McCartney and niece Debra Ney. He will be sadly missed by his family.


Labao JaimeLABAO, Jaime Manuel Furtado  -  Peacefully passed away at his home on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the age of 63 years. 

Beloved husband of Maria Angelina. Loving father of Linda (Jamie), Susie and Diane. Cherished Vavô of Ciera, Selena, Andrew and Lexx. 

Survived by his siblings Joao (Aldina), Maria dos Anjos (Francisco), Jose Guilherme (Ilda), Eduardo (Maria Jose), Auxiliadora (Luis), Francisco (Paula), Gloria (Camillo), Joe (Shelly), Filomena (Nelson) Tony (Mary) and by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by his brother Horacio (Rosa), brother-in law Manuel (Urselina), and Maria De Carmo (Jose).


Scopel CleliaSCOPEL, Clelia Margaret  -  Passed away peacefully, with her family by her side at St. Joseph's Health Centre, Guelph, on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

Clelia (Lunardon) Scopel in her 92nd year, was the beloved wife of the late Girolomo (Jerry) Scopel (1987). She was the loving mother of Audrey Bellai and her husband Terry of Guelph, and the late Frank Scopel (2016) and his wife Angie of Burlington.

Clelia was the proud Nonna of Lisa and her husband Scott Dickieson, Patricia and her husband Josh Lodder, Christi Scarrow and her husband Mike, and Jodi O'Sullivan and her husband Paul, and Bis Nonna of Ryan, Adam, Luke, Jillian, Allison, Madison, Alex, Aiden, Lauren, Jacob, and Madeline.


Podger RobertPODGER, LEUT. Robert (Bob)  -  It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of our father, papa and brother, on June 17, 2017. 

He was predeceased by his wife, Maria.

Bob was the beloved father of Robert (Julie) Podger and Kerry Podger. He was the cherished papa of Robert and Jacob Podger.

Bob was the loving brother of Sandy, Sylvia, Sonya, Suzanne, Sheila and Jim. He will be deeply missed by many nieces and nephews.


MARTIN, David  -  West Garafraxa Township passed away peacefully at the Grand River Hospital, Kitchener on Saturday, June 17, 2017 in his 83rd year.

Cherished husband of Mary Martin for 58 years.

Dear father of Cathy Strong and her fiance Robert Timmermans of Saskatchewan and the late Earl Martin (2009), and his wife Kathryn Martin of Mount Forest. Grandfather of Katelynn, John and Leah, Keri, Jim, Keith,William, Sarah and Adam, Rachel and Joel and Lydia. Great grandfather of Payton, Marissa and Norah.

Brother of Margaret and Earl Graves of Elmvale. Brother-in-law of David E. and Judy Martin of Elora. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends.


Raby RuthRABY (JOHNSON), Ruth Margaret (nee Moyer)  –  Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at her residence on Saturday, June 17, 2017, in her 89th year.

Beloved wife of William (Bill) Johnson. Loved mother of Colette (Andrew), Kaya (Keith) and Brenton. Grandma will be sadly missed by Bhodhi, Hudson, Thomas and Hunter.

Dear sister of Anna Wilhelm. Predeceased by siblings Albert Moyer and Helen Goodall. She will be fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. 


Fauth SusanFAUTH, Susan Elizabeth – (June 30, 1957 - June 15, 2017) – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Susan Fauth; two weeks shy of her 60th birthday at the Guelph General Hospital.

Heaven has added an angel today. Susan was vivacious, spirited and outspoken and we loved her for it. With a big heart and large personality, she found solace in family, loving her boys with a fierce MaMa Bear mentality.

Her boys, Kyle and Blair Thompson, meant the world to her and the loss to them is profound.


MUSTARD, Shirley June  -  It is with heavy hearts that we announce Shirley's passing on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Cambridge Memorial Hospital at the age of 88.

Predeceased by her husband Robert Mustard (1999). She is survived by her son Charlie Robinson. Beloved Grandma to Samantha Robinson and dear friend to Colleen Smith, Clare Breckenridge, Janet Asbury and Jeannie Judge.

Shirley will be missed and lovingly remembered by her many friends in the Bridge, Probus and Gourmet Clubs.


Lamont CharlesLAMONT, Charles Douglas  –  Passed peacefully on Thursday June 15, 2017 at the Brantford General Hospital.  Doug Lamont of Plattsville in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of the late Velda (nee Kempthorne) who predeceased him May 2, 2000. 

Dear father of Tom & wife Cairn of Woodstock and Joanne & husband Jim McNiven of Bright. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Matthew, Quinton, Sarah and Aaron.

Survived by his sisters Ethel Goodwin of Oshawa and Margaret 'Peg' & husband Lloyd Parkhouse of Kitchener. He will be dearly remembered by Joanne Bourne of Mt. Pleasant.


Howells FrancesHOWELLS, Frances Amelia Sophie  -  After an extended illness, Frances Amelia Sophie Howells (formerly:  Rideout, nee Pelley) passed away peacefully on Thurs. June 15, 2017 at Telfer Place LTC in Paris ON., at the age of 82 years.

Frances was the daughter of the now deceased Cornelius and Maude Pelley (Stone) and was born in Harcourt Nfld on Sept 30, 1934.  Like many before her, Frances left home at the tender age of 16 seeking better employment opportunities in Ontario. She settled in what is now known as Cambridge where she found employment and raised 4 children.

However, you can take the Newfie out of Nfld, but you can’t take Nfld out of the Newfie, therefore Frances took many a trip down home.  The old Newfie saying, 'Stay where you’re at and I’ll come where you’re to.' rang very true in Frances’s heart when it came to going back home to visit family.


Duncan CecilDUNCAN, Cecil Fredrick  –  Peacefully, At Hilltop Manor Cambridge, on Wednesday June 14, 2017, in his 90th year.

Beloved father to Patricia Hewitt (William) and Wayne (Karen); cherished grandpa to Rhonda McIntyre (Michael) and Andrea and great grandpa to Eric; dear brother to Arthur (the late Vera). 

Also survived by several cousins, nieces and nephews.


Maus HaroldMAUS, Harold Roy - Peacefully, at Brantford General Hospital, surrounded by his family, a life-long resident of Paris Plains, in his 93rd year.

Harold was an active member of the The Paris Fair Board.

Beloved husband to the late Mae (nee Cunningham 1994); loved father to Susan Beacock (Tom) and Nancy Emmott (Harry).

Cherished grandpa to Brian Beacock (Holly), Allen Beacock (Rachel), Peggy Sue Young, Sandi Brock (Mark) and Lisa Morton (Karl), and great grandfather to 11 great grandchildren. 


Wilkin FernWILKIN, Fern Adelaide (Adams) – Passed away peacefully at University Hospital, London on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 in her 100th year.

Fern Adelaide (Adams) Wilkin was the beloved wife of the late Wesley R. Wilkin (1978) and dear friend of the late Stanley Darroch (2006). 

Fern is survived by her children Jeanette Chafe (Bill LaCroix 2015) of Etobicoke, and John Wilkin (Elisabeth Barrie) of London and brother Gerald Adams (Lydia 2016) of Calgary. 


Bowman MichaelBOWMAN, Michael John  -  After his 4th valiant battle with his third type of cancer, our son Mike Bowman has departed to be with Our Father in Heaven. On June 14, 2017, in his 42nd year, surrounded by family, Mike surrendered to this long time disease.

Loving memories have been left with his parents Bruce and Rosemarie Bowman, sister Michelle Rhoades and her husband Don Rhoades, his nephew and nieces Rich, Allie and Jessie Rhoades, his cherished partner Jaime Pinkerton, his aunts and uncles Kurt and Lori Nielsen, Andy and Terry Goodwin, John and Toni Langdon, David and Cindy Rektor, Karen Rektor and many cousins, relatives and friends.

Mike was predeceased by his grandparents, Orville and Edna Bowman and Emil and Anne Rose Rektor.


Hinrichs JohannaHINRICHS, Johanna Hinrichs  -  At age 95, formerly of Dundas, passed away peacefully at Hillside Manor, RR# 5 Stratford on June 14, 2017.

Johanna was born in Nijmegen, Holland, daughter of the late Herman and Jacobus Van Zoest. She was a former member of St. Paul's United Church, Dundas.

Loving mother of Corey Hinrichs and grandmother of Phillip (Jennifer), Brian and Steve. Great grandmother of Joshua, Kevin and Ryan.


Burns KimBURNS, Kimberley Ann 'Kim' (Widmeyer) - (1964 - 2017) - Passed away at home with family by her side on Tuesday, June 13th, 2017.

She leaves behind her loving husband and best friend Len.

Kim’s greatest joy in life was being a mother to Allyssa Savage (Alex), Montana (Nick), Lexey and Logan and also took great pleasure to being Nan to Trace and Trent Savage.

Kim was predeceased by her mom Ann (2011) and dad Jack Widmeyer (2012).


SMITH, Gary George  -  Peacefully with his loving family by his side at the Guelph General Hospital, on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in his 64th year.

Beloved husband of Petra for 42 wonderful years. Loving dad of Paul and Mark (Carrie). Cherished opa of Chloe, Dakota, Makayla and Carter.

He is survived by his father Clarence (Thelma), his brothers Douglas (Linda), Terry (Pat), and sister Barbara (Harold). He will be sadly missed by his many family members, cousins, nieces and nephews and a multitude of friends.


Noble MarilynNOBLE, Marilyn  -  At her home in Harriston, on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, Mrs. Marilyn Martin (Metzger) Noble went Home to be with her Lord, at the age of 54 years.

Loving wife of Brian Noble, devoted mother of Amy Noble, James Noble and Carly Ann Derderian, and William Noble, and grandmother of three.

Remembered by her sister Leona and Rick Martin of Atwood, and brother Rev. Willard and Lois Metzger of Drayton.


NEWBERRY, Christina Mary  -  Passed  away at Hamilton General Hospital on Tuesday June 13, 2017. Christina Newberry in her 66th year. 

Beloved wife of James Newberry. Dear mother of Roy Collett, Renee Collett, and Ryan Newberry all of        Guelph. Proud grandmother of Hailey Newberry, Ethan Crabbe, J’aimee Smith, Bryson Katsikaris and Ryker    Newberry. 

Christina was predeceased by her parents Elizabeth (Foley) and William Ezekiel.