Courvoisier PatriciaCOURVOISIER, Patricia France Mary  -  Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family, on September 12, 2017 at Groves Memorial Hospital in Fergus, at the age of 63.

Patti leaves behind her heartbroken husband Jimmy, with whom she spent 26 wonderful years. She was a loving and devoted Mother to Ang(Bruce), Adam, Nick and Joe(Emilie). Cherished Nana of Zoe.

Dear daughter of Patricia Banton and the late George Banton. She will be forever remembered by sister Maureen(Marshall), brothers Paul(Lorraine) and Peter. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews.


CORNER, John David  -  Peacefully, at Stedman Community Hospice, on Tuesday September 12, 2017, of Paris, in his 75th year.

Beloved husband to Sharon (Nee Miller); loved dad to Jennifer Phelan (Brian); cherished grandpa to his furry grandkids; dear brother to Pam Cradock (the late John), and the late Mary Lou Robertson (Jack) and brother in law to Carol Hulley (the late Wayne). Also survived nieces, nephews and friends.


Vag MaryVAG, Mary  - Mary passed away at Innisfree House (Hospice) in Kitchener on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at the age of 86.

Mary was predeceased by her beloved husband Steve.

Loving mother of Rick, Darlene and her husband Chris, Brian and his wife Cheryl and dear grandmother to Christopher and his wife Dominique.


Rabethge GloriaRABETHGE, Gloria Katherine (nee Schmidt)  -  The gates of Heaven opened wide and this special person walked inside, died peacefully at Woodstock Hospital on Monday, September 11, 2017 in her 87th year.

Loving wife of Ken. 

Loving mother of Terry Warner, Nancy (Al) Burgers, Jim Warner, Karen Hallman (Ben), Lynette (Russ) Blackwell, and step-daughter Terralene (Ron) Johnston.

Loving grandmother of Michael Warner, Leslie Olaskey, Grant Hallman, Ryan Taylor and step-grandmother to Robert, Tyler, Krystalyn and Kieran Johnston. Great-grandma to five grandchildren. 


RINGLER, Marina Edith Laura - Passed away peacefully on Monday, September 11, 2017 at the age of 95.

She will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by her children Nancy & John Rocks, Peter & Patricia Ringler, Dennis & Adel Ringler, brother Hugh Weston, grandchildren Katrina & Eric Ramsbottom, Aimee & Michael Johnson, James Ringler, Kirstin & Jeff Murray, Ryan Ringler, and Kelli Ringler, and her great-grandchildren Sebastien Ringler, Madison Ringler, Hilary Murray, Jillian Murray, Preston Murray, and Emma Johnson.

Marina was a Canadian War Bride who was predeceased by her husband Ronald Edwin Ringler (2000), and her son Christopher Ringler (1974).


Pasnyk AnnePASNYK, Anne Marie - Passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Monday, September 11, 2017 at the age of 87 years.

Loving mother to Donna, Lucy, Kathy, Danny (Marg), Patsy, Victor (Arlene) and David (Erica), all of Kitchener. Proud Baba to Mark and Talia, Michael and Andrew, Robert and Evan, James, Joshua and Jonathan and Anya. Proud Baba (great-grandmother) to MacArthur and Everly and Mila.

Survived by her brother, Walter Nudyk and his wife Irene and their son, Scott.

Predeceased by her husband Emil Pasnyk of Emil's Auto Body and son Mark Pasnyk, parents Harry and Alexandra Nudyk and son-in-law Bill Scheinmann.


RIEHL, Lon Douglas - Age 70, of Spruce Lodge, Stratford, passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Monday, September 11, 2017.

Lon was born on May 22, 1947, son of Ted and Kay Riehl (Schneider). Lon was predeceased by his father Ted Riehl (April 13, 2010). He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Stratford.

He is survived by his brothers Stephen Riehl (Laurie) and Perry Riehl (Michelle) and sisters Janet Roth and Sharon Riehl (Gary).


Stewart DougSTEWART, Douglas Ronald - Age 79, of Stratford, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017 at Stratford General Hospital.

Born in Stratford, son of the late Louis and Laura (Delooze) Stewart. Survived by his best friend and true love of 58 years Lynette (McNaughton) Stewart.

Proud father of Derek (Diana) Stewart, Krista McIntosh (Randy Fryfogel) and Melissa McNaughton (Shawn). Grandfather of Marissa (Robin), Brittney, James (Mandi), Whitney (Evan), Kylee (Josh), Kara (Duane), Leah (Liz), Mitch (Heather), Joel and nine great-grandchildren.


Harris EvelynHARRIS, Evelyn 'Eves'  -  Peacefully passed away at her home, Stirling Heights LTCC, with her family at her side on Monday, September 11, 2017, at the age of 97 years.

Survived by her devoted sister Jean Foreman(George) and her beloved brother Dickie Johnally(Merle).

Predeceased by her adopted son John Dryden, her sisters Grace Moulton (Fitz), Daphne Parkin (Byron),        brothers Vincent Johnally (Ainee), George Johnally (Doscelyn), Horace Johnally(Peggy) and by her parents Charles and Adeline Johnally.

She will be lovingly remembered by over 4 generations of more than 40 nieces and nephews who affectionately called her 'Auntie Eves'.


Hooper StephenHOOPER, Stephen  -  Passed away peacefully at home with his loving wife, Betty Lou (Goudie) Hooper by his side in his 87th year.

Born in Toronto, the only child of William Francis Hooper and Florence Myra Hooper (Stephens). The family moved to Grimsby, and later St. Catharines where Steve attended school. His last two years of high school were spent at Ridley College, graduating in 1949. He loved attending reunions and being an Old Tiger. After three years as a student–in–accounts for a Chartered Accountant's firm, he decided to go to university.


Strauss GraceSTRAUSS, Grace Clara  -  Passed away peacefully, at St. Mary’s Hospital on Monday, September 11, 2017 in her 92nd year surrounded by her family. She was resident of Chartwell Assisted Living, Elmira.

Survived by her children Judy (James) Weaver, John Strauss, Peggy Ann (Peter) Swainston, Edward 'Ted' (Wanda Carter) Strauss, Deb (Gary) Martin, 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, sisters Rita (Ted) Maclean, Glady (Ron) Martin-Berger, Mary Ament and sister-in-law Rita Strauss. 

Predeceased by her beloved husband Jerome Strauss, daughter-in-law Bonnie Strauss, granddaughter Pam Wiebe, sister Anna Huber, her brothers Rev. Arthur Busch, Jack Busch and parents Charles and Isabella Busch.


Penner FrankPENNER, Frank  -  Passed away at his home at Parkwood Mennonite Home on Monday, September 11, 2017 at the age of 90 years. He is now at home with his Lord, reunited with his wife Anne (2010).

Devoted father of Dennis Penner (Brenda) and Karen Penner (Neil Wilson). Cherished grandfather of Derek Penner, Craig Penner (Courtney), L. Denae Penner, Julie Cullaton (Nick), and Rachael Witzke-Prendergast (Steve). Beloved great-grandchildren Cohen, Opal, and Cullen.

Also survived by his sisters Frieda Goertz and Anneliese Kroeker (Menno).  Frank will be lovingly remembered by his brother-in-law Hank and wife Marie and sisters-in-law Leona and Helen and her husband Harry. He will be deeply missed by his nieces and nephews.


Pinchin GeorgePINCHIN, George Anthony  -  Passed away suddenly Monday, September 11, 2017 at the age of 81.

George is predeceased by the love of his life Jean Frances Pinchin (2013).

George leaves behind his sons Steven (Joy) Pinchin, Colin (Donna) Pinchin and his daughter Sandra (Shane) Hebner.

He was a loving Grandad to 7 beautiful Granddaughters Toni (Matt), Colleen (Jeff), Jennifer (Jon), Bailey (Matt), Krystal (Mark), Jessica (Jeremiah) and Kaileigh (Douglas). He is predeceased by his cherished Grandson Drew (1998). George had the pleasure of enjoying 15 Great Grandchildren Aspen, Reagan, Jaxson, Kylee, Leyton, Luke, Lindsay, Owen, Corben, Mae, Benson, Alexis, Emrey and Miah.


MAUS, Elizabeth Macintyre  -  Passed peacefully on September 11 at The Wellington in Hamilton after a life of achievement, public service and support and dedication to a large family. She had previously resided at St Elizabeth Village in Hamilton for more than 30 years. She had her 98th birthday in July.

Elizabeth was predeceased by her four sisters, Agnes, Jean, Margaret and Frances and four brothers John, Douglas, Donald and Hugh. She was born at Fairview Farm in Brant county and attended elementary and secondary school in Paris before earning her diploma in Nursing at Toronto General Hospital, her Teaching certificate at the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Western Ontario. 
She was a passionate educator and mentor during her accomplished career with active care and teaching hospitals in Toronto, London, Kitchener Waterloo, Port Colborne, Galt and Hamilton. She rose to become the Director of the Hamilton and District School of Nursing and as administrative head she oversaw the consolidation of regional schools into the current Mohawk College Department of Nursing.


Loree JamesLOREE, James Russell Luke  -  Peacefully, at the Guelph General Hospital, on Sunday, September 10, 2017, in his 84th year.          

Predeceased by his beloved wife Lena Loree (February 2017).

Adoring father of Cathy Loree Bulych (Bob Good), Peter Loree (Karyn), and the late Luke Loree (2007). Dear step-father of Sheree Sotheran (Roy), Loree Primeau (Kevin Wardrop) and Charlene Lloyd (Peter). Loved Grandpa of Matthew Johnson (Desiree), Alexandra Johnson, Jak Loree-Spacek, Luke Loree-Spacek, and step-grandchildren Shawn (Sarah), Matthew (Samantha), Aimee, and great grand-baby Charles.


Muqhar ElinMUQHAR, Elin (Dabit)  -  Our beloved mother 'Elin Muqhar' (Helen Mukhar) passed away at her home, surrounded by her family after a brief illness on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at the age of 93.

Loving mother of five children of whom two are deceased, Naser Mukhar and Rita Jeraiseh. Elin is survived by her three daughters Doris Bannayan and her family, Nada Ammouri and her family, and Lily Mansour-Nakhleh and her family. 

Elin had 18 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.


Nicholas JamesNICHOLAS, James William - Passed away at St. Mary's General Hospital on Sunday, September 10, 2017, at the age of 70 years.

Beloved husband of Lucinda Nicholas. Dear father of 6 children.

Also remembered by 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, 2 brothers and 3 sisters.


Chadwick GerryCHADWICK, Gerald 'Gerry' Edward - Age 80, passed away surrounded by family at the Stratford General Hospital on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Loving husband and best friend of Ruth Chadwick married for 59 years. Loving father of Cavell Fraser (Stan) and Brent Chadwick.

Proud grandfather of Mallory Henderson (Brad), Alissa Fraser (Chris), Jared Fraser, Aaron Chadwick (Becky), Courtney Downham (Mark) and Tara Chadwick. Great grandfather of Bria, Kira, Brooklyn, Owen, Ally, Colton and Lindy.

Survived by a sister Lynn Walton (Roy) and a sister-in-law Elizabeth Both (Klaus).


Robson PeterROBSON, Peter  -  Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his wife and daughters at The Village of University Gates on Sunday September 10, 2017, age 80.

Loving and devoted husband to Carol (nee Arndt) for 47 years. 

Dear father of Elisabeth Robson and Kristine (Chris) Johnston. Cherished grandfather of Anna and Peter Johnston. 

Will be fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and extended family members.


Nuttall AlfredNUTTALL, Alfred Hubert (Hugh)  –  Passed away peacefully, with his daughter by his side, at the Guelph General Hospital on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at the age of 97 years.

Hugh was the beloved husband of the late Catharine Mary (Kay) (MacDougall) Nuttall (2010).

He was the loving father of Robert Nuttall of Rochester, NY, Leslie Grosser (Adam) of Victoria, B.C., and Beverly Nuttall of Guelph. Hugh was the proud grandfather of Kristina Elkin (Arsen), Andrew Grosser, and Bodan Nuttall-Licht.

He will be fondly remembered by his sister-in-law Anne Penston of Moncton, New Brunswick.


Goodwin EthelGOODWIN, Ethel Marguerite (nee Lamont)  -  Peacefully, at Wynfield, Oshawa, on Saturday September 9, 2017, formerly of Paris, in her 101st year.

Beloved wife to the late Franklin (1994).

Loved mother to Beverly Rook (Ron); cherished grandmother to Gail Dorgan, Stephanie Rook (Tyrone) and James Rook (Leisa); and great grandmother to Tyson, Hannah, Ameilia, Seamus, and Emerson.

Dear sister to Margaret Parkhouse (Lloyd) and sister in law to Ada Perriman and Peggy Goodwin. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brothers Clifford Lamont (Eveleen), Douglas Lamont (Velda) and brothers in law Stan Perriman and Clayton Goodwin.


Vallance MargaretVALLANCE, Margaret Ellen (nee MacDonald)  –  At the age of 77, passed away on Saturday, September 9th at Guelph General Hospital surrounded by her loved ones.  

She was born March 5th, 1940 in Windsor to Agnes and John MacDonald. 

Margaret is survived by her beloved husband of over 50 years Charles and loving children David Vallance, Susan Kenny, Peggy (Buddy) Pembleton and Nancy (Sean) Myslik. Cherished grandmother to Kelsea, Kristin, Jayme, Samantha and Cassidy.


Ellis BernardELLIS, Bernard Percival Trevor  -  Passed away on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, at the age of 75. 

Loving father of Shaka (Roberta Trinidad), Shani Ellis (Bishen Ulett), and Zachary Ellis-Hayden. Much loved grandpa of Kassa Ulett, Tristan Ellis, and Shai Ulett.  

Dear brother to Myrle Mayers, Carmen Watson, and Jean Dudley. Bernard will be remembered by Paulina, and Jennifer, nephews Philip and Paul Mayers, and all his family and friends in Canada, Barbados and abroad.


Fladby LucyFLADBY, Lucy Mary (nee Sopaz) - Peacefully passed away with her loving husband and daughter by her side after a courageous battle with cancer, on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Innisfree House, Kitchener at the age of 58.

Loving wife of Wayne and mom of Kylie.

Dear sister of Mary (the late Mike), Annie (Chester), Doris, Diane (the late Dave), Lillian (Jim), the late Michael (Phyllis), Arlene and Rita (Phil). Also survived by her nieces, nephews and their families. She will be forever remembered by her very best friend Wendy Schut.

Predeceased by her parents Leo Sopaz and Lillian (nee Demish).


Turcotte JohnTURCOTTE, John Douglas  -  Peacefully on September 9, 2017 best friend and loving husband of Carol-Ann (nee Box). Precious son of Bill and Pauline (predeceased 2000) Turcotte. 

Deeply missed and loved by his sister Laurie (Randy) Hertel and their children Jacob and Liana.

John will be remembered by friends and family as a gentle man who quietly encouraged others with his found faith. John loved serving through his gift of music at WMB Church and Ray of Hope. Forever a shining example of being at peace with God’s plan; we are joyful knowing he now worships at the feet of Jesus.
Romans 5:8


Wilms HerbertWILMS, Herbert 'Herby'  -  It is with profound sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Herbert Wilms on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at Grand River Hospital at the age of 78.

Beloved husband of Anita Wilms.

Loving step-father to Richard Engelhard.

Cherished brother of Gerda Kruze. Will be greatly missed by his extended family and friends.