CLARK, Olive 'Peggy' Hannah (Formerly Sharpe) (Sanders) - Passed away peacefully at Huronlea Home for the Aged in Brussels on Tuesday October 10, 2017 in her 95th year.
Beloved wife of the late George Sharpe and Reg Clark. Loving mother of Ken Sharpe and Keith Sharpe (Carol) and stepmother of Judy Carle and Susan Vanatter. Proud grandma of Brad, Barry, Denise, Ray (predeceased), Christine (Keith McCulskie) and great grandmother of 7 great grandchildren.
Survived by her sister Mary Matlock.
PEKURAR, Paun 'Dorel/Dino' - (Dorel's Foods) - Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at the age of 65.
Beloved husband of Cristina.
Loving father of Dorel (Teresa), Sharlyne (Jason), Ingrid and Elena. Proud grandpa of Corry-Anna, Hank, Dominik, Isabella and Brooklyn.
Dear brother of Stella and the late Maria. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews.
BECKER, Eileen - It is with great sadness, the Becker family announces the passing of Eileen Marie Becker, age 87, peacefully at Spruce Lodge, Stratford on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Born in Logan Township, daughter of the late Harold and Theresa Cooper.
Eileen spent most of her time raising her children, being the wife of a soldier of World War II; she relished in the accomplishments of her grandchildren and she had a great sense of humour and had a fondness for animals. Eileen would never ever pass up a good Timbit.
Eileen was predeceased by her husband Gordon (1980), a brother Harold and by son-in-law Raymond Cook. Loving mother of Theda (Doug), Joanne Cook, Brian (Ann), Cheryl, Alex, Debbie and Karyn (Andrew).
METSKE, Simon - Passed away at Juravinski Hospital on Monday, October 9, 2017 at the age of 59. Simon went home to be with his Lord after a challenging life on this earth. He now has no more pain, his soul is free and he is safe in the arms of Jesus, never more to suffer.
He is reunited with his parents, the late Martin (March 13, 2001) and Antje 'Anne' Metske (February 26, 2008), and his sister Maria Barendregt-Spriel of Ingersoll.
Much loved brother of Martin Metske Jr (Roseanne) of Lucknow, and Henry Metske (Shirley) of Kirkwall. Special uncle to Sharon Spriel of Ingersoll, Rachel Spriel of BC., Joe Spriel of Woodstock, Kathy Spriel-Hunt (Steve) of Corunna, Nadine Metske of Cambridge, William Metske of Kirkwall, and Mike Metske (Tina), Jeff Metske (Heather), Tim Metske (Amanda), and Lisa Metske (Scott) all of Lucknow.
GIMBY, Susan Patricia - Passed away at Grand River Hospital K-W Health Care Centre on Monday, October 9, 2017 at the age of 75 years.
Susan was the loving wife of Ronald John Gimby of Waterloo.
Dear mother of Terry Gimby (Sharon Fay) of Waterloo, Tracey Reid (Jeff) of Waterloo and Trevor Gimby of Waterloo. Dear grandmother of Chrissy and Bobby Gimby and Riley and Tyler Reid. Great-grandmother of Charlie.
Sadly missed by her sister Sandra Niergarth of Waterloo.
Predeceased by her parents Walter and Lillie Niergarth.
HILLIS, Mary Victoria - Passed peacefully surrounded by her family at River Bend Place, Cambridge, on Monday, October 9, 2017 in her 94th year.
Beloved wife of the late James Robert Hillis.
Will be sadly missed by her 4 children, William John (Sharon), Theresa Ann (Norman) Wylie, James Douglas (Dale), Mary-Louise (Phillip) Pyne; by 10 grandchildren, Norman, Tara, Craig, Sam, Victoria, Katie, Leanne, Jaclyn, Gregory (deceased), and Jay; and by 13 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
WATSON, Janice Pauline (Mills) - Died peacefully in hospice care at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Guelph on October 9, 2017 at the age of 81.
Gracious and supportive wife of 57 years to The Rev. Tom Watson.
Kind and patient mother of Valerie Gullett (Wayne) of Wawanesa, MB, Lorinne Martino of Brantford, ON, Sandra Watson-Brown (Derek) of Port Sydney, ON and the late Maureen Declercq.
Cherished grandmother of Katie Missinne (Brad), Lindsey Gullett (LeeAnne), Jaslyn Davidson (Shawn), Eric Declercq (Nick), Taylor Declercq, Andrea Martino, Kennedy and Clark Watson-Brown, and great grandmother of Dylan, Carter, Bo and Allana Davidson.
REITZ, Patricia Evelyn – The family of Pat Reitz sadly announce that she died peacefully at the Village of Riverside Glen, Guelph, on Monday, October 9, 2017.
Pat was the loving wife and best friend of 66 years to Alex.
Loved mother of Janet (Donald) Kaufman of Guelph, David of Waterloo, Tom of Cambridge and Brad of Toronto. Grandmother to Mark, Jennifer and Sara Kaufman (Jesse Bridge), and 'Grandma Pat' to great-granddaughters Zoe and Maren Bridge.
KIM, Mahn-Ho - Passed away peacefully on Monday, October 9th, 2017 at Freeport Health Centre at the age of 73.
Beloved husband of Young-Hee for 47 years.
Loving Dad to Jennifer Roggemann (John), James Kim (Yu-Seon) and Allison Kim (Steven Le Trung). Cherished Grandpa to Davin, Jarred, Janeen, Dana, Darim, Austin and Eugene.
BEATTY, Charles - At age 72, formerly of Stratford, passed away at his residence in London on Monday, October 9, 2017. Born in Kitchener, Ontario, son of the late Carl Beatty and is survived by his loving mother Doris (Joseph) Hurlbut.
Loving husband of Janet Lynn (Darbyshire) Beatty.
Charles is survived by his children Brad (Sherri) Beatty, Jeniese Beatty, stepson Jared Darbyshire and his grandchildren Brock, Brayden, Emilie, Adrien and Mia.
Charles will also be remembered by a sister-in-law Carylann Beatty.
DITTMER, Joseph 'Joe' – Formerly of RR3 Listowel, passed away peacefully at Hillside Manor, Sebringville on Sunday October 8, 2017 at the age of 88.
Beloved husband of the late Shirley (Hird) Dittmer who predeceased him in 2003.
Father of Donald Dittmer and grandfather of Nancy Dittmer-Gulikers, Ken, Allan, Bill and Craig Dittmer. Great grandfather of Aiden, Cole, Aubrey, Reid and Logan.
Brother of Laura Middleton, Vera McMillan, Lillian Siemon and Charles Dittmer.
BRUBACHER, Ross Denton - Passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, October 8, 2017, at the age of 57 years. Following a last visit with his mother and brother, his loving staff assured him his purpose of bringing good into the world was fulfilled and that his dad was waiting for him. He died calmly and securely in the arms of a loving staff member. Ross lived and died with much love surrounding him, leaving his biological and Reid Woods families with many happy memories.
Predeceased by his father Curtis, Ross is survived by his mother Alice (Snider) Brubacher and siblings Lorrie (Dan Perlman), Maurice, and Sanford (Colette), four nieces and nephews, four great nieces and nephews, Erin Strain and many other loving staff and friends from Reid Woods. The family wishes to thank and acknowledge the love, care, and friendship provided by his Reid Woods family since 1991.
BROUGH, Shirley Anne - Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph's Health Centre Guelph on Sunday, October 8, 2017, at the age of 80 years.
Shirley 'Shaky' Brough (nee Kocher) was the beloved wife of the late Jerome 'Happy' Fehrenbach (2011).
Loved mother of Janelle Brough (Mark Kibzey) and Barry Brough (Terry Gedda). Loving grandmother of Jeffery (Angela) Kleinknecht, Jenifer Kleinknecht (Derek Clost), Stephen Gedda, Kristin Gedda, and Mischele Brough; and great-grandmother of Dawson, Briar, Kallie, and Kaitlyn.
RHODES, John Rutherford - It is with great sadness that the family of Dr. John Rhodes announce his passing on Sunday, October 8, 2107. Dr. Rhodes was born in Chatham on September 24, 1929.
He was predeceased by his parents Jean and John Rhodes of Chatham and his wife Guinevere (Gwen) of Kitchener-Waterloo.
He is survived by his first wife Muriel of Kitchener and their sons Ted and spouse Reneta of Calgary, Doug and spouse Edie and Bob and spouse Sue, of Kitchener. And stepson Dave Seibert and his wife Judy of Kitchener and stepdaughter Guin and her late husband Ed Bihun of Ohio.
McALISTER, Edith Patricia (nee Martingale) – Passed away peacefully, on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Hospice Wellington, in her 94th year.
She was the loving wife of Ken (2013) for 68 years.
Wonderful mother to Judy (Barrie), Jim (Debbie) and Dan (Cindy). Grandmother to Brad (Leah), Mark (Amber), Ashley (Chris), Lindsay (Jordan) and Caeleigh (Alex) and great-grandmother to Ethan, Reese and Olivia.
She was an avid golfer, bowler, euchre and bingo player.
GIFFEN, Norman 'Warren' - With broken hearts, we sadly announce the passing of Warren on Sunday October 8, 2017 surrounded by his family at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Guelph.
Warren is survived by his wife and best friend Merle, who he was married to for 62 years.
Also loved and remembered by his daughters Brenda (Tom) and Shelley Victorio (Eddie); grandsons Benjamin and Brandon Victorio, Sister and brother-in-law Myrna and Eric Goltz and brother-in-law and sister-in-law Bill and Lois MacKinnon.
DUPE, Scott William - With heavy hearts, the family announces that Scott passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the age of 37.
Proud and loving dad to his children Christian, Brooklyn and Drake. He leaves behind his longtime soul-mate Sarah and parents Terry and Darlene Dupe.
Scott will be lovingly remembered by his siblings Terri-Lynn and Jessica. He is reunited with his grandparents Jim & Gloria Dupe and Allan & Betty Amos.
ELLEN, Stephanie Virginia - Of Bamberg, ON, died peacefully October 8, 2017 at Innisfree House in Kitchener, with her family at her side, after a long, hard fought battle with cancer.
Born July 29, 1977 to loving parents, Bernie and Barbara (Weidner), sister Becky (Ted) McAlister, and grandmother, Hildegard Weidner (Roesler).
Predeceased by her grandparents, Emil Weidner and Cornelis and Martha Ellen (Lap), Uncles Harold and David Weidner, Ernst Ellen and Henry Ten Pas.
FISH, Gwenneth 'Gwen' Hope (nee Weatherley) - Passed away peacefully at The Village of Winston Park, Kitchener, on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the age of 81.
Predeceased by her loving husband Daniel (2010).
Loving mother of Daniel (Linda), Judi (Patrick), Jane, David (Cindy). Loving grandmother of Rachel (Dan), Daniel (Alicia), Steve (Nancy), Jennifer (Ron), Diana (Jeremy), Ryan (Brittnay), Alex (Alexi), Courtney and Jena. Great-Grandmother of Layne, Reese, Brooke, Quinn, Jackson, Tristyn, Emma, Mason, Isabella and Meeya.
MALONEY, Francis Leo - Died peacefully on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the Grand River Hospital in Kitchener at the age of 70.
Survived by his wife Sharon, children Rob (Rhonda), Richard (Jim), Maureen (Ian) and Brian (Tasha), and grandchildren Aidan, Brennan, Evelyn and Liam.
Also survived by siblings Jim (Jean) Maloney, Anne (Ferg) Kelly and Helen (Warren) Regier, and in-laws Linda (Frank) Fischer, Barb Wolfe, Jerry (Fran) Staples, Wilma (Wayne) Knight, Lorraine Noakes, Charmaine (Larry) Keller and Jeanette Connolly.
INGRAM, Peter - After a long illness, Peter Ingram passed away October 8, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Joseph's Health Centre, Guelph.
Forever missed by his wife Doris Ingram, children Adina and David, stepchildren Greg and Linda, grandchildren Ella, Jacob, Nickolas, Rebecca and Sam, his sister Liz (Fred) Barfoot and family.
Peter loved helping neighbours, building, fishing, boating, and watching the animals in the backyard.
VINCENT, Helen Violet (nee Mytrpolyt) - Peacefully at Freeport Hospital on Saturday, October 7, 2017, in her 92nd year.
Survived by her loving son Mark and her loving grandsons Matthew and Jeffrey (Taryn).
Remembered by her sister-in-law Geraldine Novasad and family.
Predeceased by her loving husband Gerald (1988), daughter-in-law Beatrice (2011), sister Pauline McGraw (2012), mother Jenny (1988) and many brothers and sisters-in-law.
WEISS, Norma Effie (Johnson) - It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of Norma Effie Weiss (nee Johnson), of Kitchener. Norma passed peacefully at home, surrounded by her family on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 in her 89th year.
She will be profoundly missed by her loving husband of 63 years, Gerald, and her children, Steve and Brenda.
Norma will be lovingly remembered by her sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, her nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, caring neighbours and cherished friends.
ENDRES, Hildegard C. - At age 94, formerly of Stratford, passed away peacefully at Wildwood Care Centre (St. Marys) on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Born in Veitshoechheim, Germany, daughter of the late Jakob and Elisabeth (Gutbrot) Eissner.
Predeceased by her loving husband Karl J. Endres, October 21, 1993.
Loving and cherished mother of Juergen Endres and his wife Donna, proud grandmother of Kaitlin Endres and Karly Endres and her relatives in Germany (Horst, Hannelore and Janina).
MOURA, Maria Da Conceicao Cabral - Passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at the age of 67 years.
Beloved wife of Antonio. Cherished mother of Jose (Marie) and Nelia (Mike).
Survived by her sisters Maria Rego (Joao) and Mary Lou Moura (Antonio) and by many relatives and friends.
Predeceased by her parents Jose Resendes Andrade and Anna de Moura Cabral.
FIOR, Theresa - Our beloved mother Theresa, mentor and best friend, passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017, in her 99th year, at St. Joseph's Long Term Care in Guelph. This deep loss is shared by her daughters Rose Begg (Allister 2001) and Lillian Mokanski (Joseph).
Theresa was happiest when she shared her love of cooking and gardening with her family and friends.
She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Debra Grant (Ken), John Begg (Elizabeth), Julie Jeffery (Brian), Janice Kukovica (Peter) and Mathew Mokanski (Deborah Elliot); great-grandchildren Jesse Whitaker (Tanya) , Stephanie Begg (Taco Zandstra), Jacob Kukovica, Nathan and Lisa Jeffery, Meaghan and Kyra Mokanski; and great-great grandson Eric Whitaker.