FOWLER, Angela Gloria (nee Bochno)  -  Passed away suddenly at St. Mary’s Hospital in Kitchener, on Monday, December 4, 2017 in her 65th year. 

Beloved mother of Andrea Baker and her husband Tom of Chilliwack, B.C. and Rachel Fowler and her partner David Cooper of Fergus. Loving grandmother of Avonaco, Aiyana and Danni.

Survived by her sisters Teresa, Rita and Maria and her brothers Michael and Peter. Predeceased by her siblings Danny, Terry and Gerard.


Aletter DonnaALETTER, Donna (Knechtel)  -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, December 4th at Grand River Hospital.

Beloved Wife of George Craig. Loving Mother to Dan (Andrea) Aletter and Karen (Terry) Seitz. Loving Grandma to Joshua, Amanda, Madison, Julia and Nicole.

Cherished sister to Tim (Audrey) Knechtel, and Kevin (Marilyn) Knechtel. Donna will be greatly missed by her friend Carolyn. Donna was predeceased by her brother Dennis Knechtel (1998).


FOURNIER, Sandra Lee (nee Bowman)  -  Passed away at Grand River Hospital after a short illness on Monday, December 4, 2017 at the age of 75.

Predeceased by her parents, Oliver J Bowman and Mary Elizabeth (nee Reiner) Bowman and brother-in-law Dennis Fleet.

Survived by sisters Marianne Quast and Brenda Fleet, brother Joseph (Liz Strub) Bowman and sister-in-law Isie Bowman.

Remembered by nieces and nephews; Lynn Corbett, John Maurice Gagnon, Michelle Gagnon, Jason (Maria) Fleet, Karry-Joe Fleet, Maggie (John Irving) Bowman, Joe (Renee Robertson) Bowman, Melissa (Joel Dougherty) Bowman, Jonathan Bowman and Amberly Bowman and several great nieces and nephews.


BAUMAN, Israel B.  -  Peacefully on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the home of George B. Martin, RR 1, Waterloo, at the age of 93 years.

Father of Almeda and George Martin of RR 1 Waterloo, Cleason and Verna Bauman of RR 3 Holyrood, Osiah and Lena Bauman of RR 2, Alma, Salome Bauman of St. Jacobs, Orvie and Esther Martin of RR 2, West Montrose, and Clayton and Susannah Bauman of RR 2, Drayton. Also survived by 31 grandchildren and 51 great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by his parents Eli and Nancy (Bowman) Bauman, wife Esther (Martin) Bauman, daughters Maryanne (1955), Malinda (2007), and Emma (Mrs. Orvie) Martin (1985), two granddaughters, and brothers Norman, Irvin and Sidney.


Briski JosipBRISKI, Josip  -  Passed away peacefully, with family by his side, on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital at the age of 80.

Loving Dad to Leonard (Kelley) and Dominik. Cherished Grandpa to David and Haley.

Dear brother to the late Danica (Tom) Brkich, the late Andrija (late Ljubica), Rudy (Mimi), Edo (Ivanka), Drago (Branka), Micika (late Tom) Ivancic, Nikola (Marica) and the late Mario.


Campbell LascellCAMPBELL, Lascell Alexander  -  Passed away peacefully, with family by his side, on Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 at Sunnyside Home in Kitchener at the age of 72.

Beloved husband of Joyce for 40 years.

Loving Dad to Dean, Roger, Leo and Leighton and step dad to Carey, Wendy, Shelley and Angela. Cherished Grandpa to seventeen.

Dear brother to Danny, Thomas, Florence and Lettis. Predeceased by his parents, Gerald and Adella and five siblings.


Nikolaou SimeonNIKOLAOU, Simeon  -  Surrounded by his family, Simeon passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the Freeport Campus of the Grand River Hospital at the age of 65.

Beloved Husband of Miranta Nikolaou, Loving Father of Chrisovalandou (Chrisi) Nikolaou, Evgenia (Niki) (Robert Todorovic), Georgios (George), Zacharias (Zach) (CourtneyTripp). Grandfather to Alexander and Sophia.

Brother of Eftixia (Tom). Uncle of Angie, John and family.


Ferreira GildaFERREIRA, Gilda  -  Passed away peacefully at Golden Years Nursing Home on December 3, 2017 at the age of 85.

Predeceased by her husband Miguel (1998).

Loving mother of Victor (Pam), Ana (Joe), Nellie (Darren) and Nelson (Holly). Adored Grandmother to Jamie, Melissa, Todd, Corey and Miguel.

Cherished sister to Maria(Benjamin), Connie(Jose), Maria Jose(David), Manuel(Alda) and Lucy(Serfim). Great Grandmother to Cohen, Rowan, Zaylen, Brittany and Sebastien. Predeceased by her sister Adriana(Jose) and brother Joao(Zelia).


LEMON-LAWRENCE, Marcy Gayle  -  Passed away peacefully at the Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at the age of 60 years.

Marcy Lemon-Lawrence of Elmira was the beloved mother of Lindsay Richter and Ryan Lawrence. Also lovingly remembered by her son-in-law Bruno Richter and daughter-in-law Jordan Cool. Loved always and forever by her grandson Mason Richter and her mother Marie Lemon of Owen Sound.

She was predeceased by her father, Cy Lemon (2008).

Marcy was a social worker and a private adoption practitioner. She was also a teacher with the Waterloo Region District School Board. Marcy was an active choir member at Gale Presbyterian Church in Elmira.


Smithies LindaSMITHIES, Linda  -  It is with profound sadness that we announce Linda’s passing on Sunday, December 3, 2017 in her 62nd year.

Loving mom of Liam. Dear sister of David (Carleen) and Mark (Rosie). Predeceased by her parents Ken and Adele and by her stepmother Kaye.

She will be sadly missed by her close friends Sharon and Barb as well as her cats Nellie and Marty. Linda will also be remembered fondly by all her friends, colleagues and former students at Humber College.


Curtis WilliamCURTIS, William 'Bill' Patrick  -  (March 14th, 1944 - December 3rd, 2017)  -  It is with deep, and heavy sadness that we announce the death of Bill Curtis, who passed away peacefully at home on December 3, 2017.

Bill was born and raised in Guelph where he shared his time and energies on the strength and happiness of his family and friends. Never afraid to speak his mind, share a laugh or give someone in need the shirt off his back. He is the son of Mary Andrew (McCarvell) Curtis and William Joseph Curtis both deceased.


Skowron MargaretSKOWRON, Margaret (Rita) (nee McQuarrie)  -  Beloved wife of Jerzy for 70 years, passed peacefully into the hands of her Lord and Saviour on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Guelph. 

Treasured mum of Helen (Brian) Nicholson of Bolton, Linda Hughes, Rita Skowron, both of Guelph, and Suzan (Bobby) Cameron of Cambridge. Cherished nana to Christopher Hughes (Lisa), Arlene Hughes (Frank Joswig), Stacy Niemi, and Stefan and Heather Cameron, and cherished great-nana to Cameron and Shaelyn Hughes, and Caelin and Dominik Joswig.


Burnett GraceBURNETT, W. Grace  -  With her daughter Tracey at her side, Grace passed away on Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 at the Innisfree House at the age of 80.

Survived by her daughter Tracey Burnett; grandson Bowen; niece Kimberley Miller.

Thank you for the incredible support from family friends; Sharon Hemmerle, Kelly Dick and her family.

Predeceased by her dear partner, Jack Wolfe.


Haywood MarleneHAYWOOD, Marlene Lorie (Gretzinger)  -  Passed away peacefully, with family by her side, on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Innisfree House at the age of 55.

Loving mother of Lindsay and Derick (Maddi Chan).

Cherished daughter of Wanda and the late Alex Gretzinger. Dear sister to Harold Gretzinger (Marie Blunt), and Marvin (Mindy) Gretzinger. She will also be missed by her nieces and nephews, Taucha (Daniel), Brett, Bethany, and Cole (Emma) Gretzinger, Jordan and Aaron Haywood.


Labram VirginiaLABRAM, Virginia (Moore)  -  Passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Ronald Labram. Loving mother of Linda (late Terence) Plate and Alex Muise.

Predeceased by her brother and 2 sisters.


SMITH, Douglas C.  -  Passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital, one day after his 89th birthday.

Doug was the beloved husband of the late Doris (Moore) Smith.

Dear father of Kevin and Rose of Stayner, Gary and Beverly of Elmira, Alan and Nancy of St. Jacobs, Dale of St. Jacobs, Sidney and the late Kathy (Shantz) of Elmira. Much loved grandfather of nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Survived by sister-in-law Audrey (Bill) Gibson, brother-in-law Larry (the late Joyce) Moore. Predeceased by his parents Clarence and Marjorie (Wismer) Smith, brother Harold Smith, and sister Laureen Buchanan.


SLOAN, Pauline Simone  -  Peacefully passed away at St. Luke’s Place, Cambridge, Ontario, on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 80 years of age. 

Beloved wife of the late James Sloan. 

Loving mother of Jim (Ramona), Bill (Alicia), and Todd (Nicole). Cherished grandmother of Matthew Sloan and Bradley Sloan. 

Will be sadly missed by her siblings Mary Williams (Richard), Roy Pennell (Pearle), and Lorne Pennell (Mary). Pauline will also be missed by her many extended family members. 


Pearce ChristinaPEARCE, Christina Robyn  -  Passed away suddenly at People Care A.R. Goudie, Kitchener on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the age of 39 after a long and courageous struggle with Huntington's disease. She was born in Ottawa, Ontario on October 22, 1978.

Christina was a loving daughter to Dorothy (nee Gerber) and the late Bob Pearce (2014) and a cherished sister to Tim. She leaves her aunts Elsie Gerber, Alice (Paul) Yantzi, and her cousins Heidi (John) Bailey, Heather Yantzi as well as her aunt Kaye (Garth) Baumann and her cousins Lynn Siegrist (Tony Galindo), Karen Kamps, David (Shandel) Pearce . 

She is predeceased by her grandparents Frank and Kay Pearce, Dan and Laura Gerber and uncle Norm Gerber.


Jordan AnthonyJORDAN, Anthony Frank (Tony)  -  Our beloved husband father friend went home peacefully surrounded by family on Dec 2/17, at Fairview Mennonite home.

Beloved husband of Mary (Charlton) Jordan for over 66 years. Dear father of Anna Thompson, Marie Adam (Gary), Anthony (Maureen), Robert and Gloria (Ed). Precious grandfather to Jamie, Jeff, Joseph, Rose Marie, Mari-ann, Patrick, Kyle, Ryan, Lucas, Elizabeth, Paul and Catherine and to 10 special great grandchildren.

Tony was born in Poland in 1925 and after his service in WWII became passionate about world peace and spread this message of peace and hope to all he met.


TERRY, Clarice  -  Passed away peacefully on December 2, 2017 at Groves Memorial Community Hospital in Fergus, Ontario at the age of 92.

She will be very much missed by the following family: Cathy Terry-Chapman (Kim Chapman), Calvin Chapman (Megan Urban), Corinne Chapman, Barbara Bosher (nee Pearcey), Debbie Bosher (deceased), Ken Emes (Katherine Swartz) Kyra Emes, Kyle Emes, Lois Totafurno (nee Pearcey)(John Totafurno), Adam Totafurno (Cassie Garret). 

Clarice loved her family, her cottage in Haliburton on Kennesis River and music, in particular opera and choral music. 


Miller JohnMILLER, John Wolf  –  Passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 2, at the age of 90, at home surrounded by family. Son of Orie and Elta Miller.

Survived by his son, Christopher Miller (Hennie) and daughters Jeanette Ewert (Lowell) and Karen Bearinger (Larry).

Forever remembered by his grandchildren, Scott, John, Emily, Jessica, Stephanie, Matthew, Maya and Jacob, and great-grandchildren, Renee, Jordan, Jaiden, Hannah, Jacob, Oaklyn, Ethan, Orie, and Owen.


Sheridan DeniseSHERIDAN, Denise  -  With great sadness, the family announces that Denise passed away at home on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the age of 67. 

Beloved wife of Bill for 45 years. 

Loving mother of Mike and Tricia (Paul). Proud Nanny to Josh, Sara and Blake. 

She will also be lovingly remembered by siblings Carl (May) and Betty, sister in-law Vicky (Gary), brother in-law Bob, many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. 


Lord ElizabethLORD, Elizabeth Doris (Kenny)  -  Passed away peacefully at the Wellington Terrace in Fergus, Ontario, on December 2, 2017 in her 82nd year.

Loving mother of Diane Woodworth and her husband Marc. Beloved grandmother of Daniel and Elise.

Survived by her brothers Gerald and Clarence.

Predeceased by her husband Jean Lord (2014) and her parents Camille and Ida Kenny.


Steinman ReubenSTEINMAN, Reuben  -  Passed away peacefully at his residence, Nithview Community, New Hamburg on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Reuben was born 98 years ago, a son of the late Abraham Steinmann and former Mary Roth. 

He will be dearly missed by his siblings; Arthur Steinmann, Ervin and Erma Steinmann, David and Ruth Steinmann, Irene Bender, Dorothy and Willard Schwartzentruber, sister-in-law Leona Steinmann and will be missed by his many nieces and nephews. 

Predeceased by his brother Walter Steinman, sister Mabel Steinmann and Reuben Kennel, Ruth and Ross Bender, sister-in-law Florence Steinmann and brother-in-law Ervin Bender.


Thomson JohnTHOMSON, John Douglas  -  Passed away peacefully at the Village of Riverside Glen LTC, on Saturday, December 2, 2017 in his 88th year. 

John leaves behind his best friend, soul mate and devoted wife of 63 years, Nancy (nee Loree); their children Rick (the late Judy), Martha Charron, and Bob (Sally). He will be greatly missed by his grandchildren; Angela, Shelby (Ron), Andrea (Matt), Ben (Larissa), Adam and Evan. He was the great Poppa to Parker, Layne and Oliver. 

Predeceased by his parents Archibald and Lillian and his brother Mac.


MERCER, Michelle Paula  -  Passed away peacefully with her loving family at her side on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Grand River Hospital- Freeport Palliative Care Unit.

Beloved wife of Roberto Alves. She was the most loving and devoted mother to Kyle Mercer. 

Michelle will be lovingly remembered by many family members and friends.