MERKLE, Brittany Jo Ann - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beautiful Brittany on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at the age of 28.
Beloved daughter of Cheryl Beaupre (Gary Nower) and Dean Merkle (Kerri McGladdery). Loving sister of Jon Merkle (Allison Howarth) and proud aunt of Addalyn Merkle. Cherished granddaughter of Jo Ann and the late Richard Beaupre, and Marilyn and Ronald Merkle. Dear niece of Michelle Parker (Brian), Susan Beaupre (Jeff Brick), Cindy Beaupre, David Merkle (Helga) and Lori Zybala (Mike). Loving cousin of Jarrett and Brooke Parker; Joel, Alex and Josh Cairney; Daniel Zybala; and Stefanie and Keon Merkle. Fondly remembered by her dear friend Josh Fitzpatrick. Sadly missed by her puppies Charlie and Missy.
WEITZEL, John Christian - My dear brother John Christian Weitzel, age 68, passed away at his residence October 4, 2017. Born in Stratford April 16, 1948.
Survived by his sister June Mary Hazen and her husband Willard.
Predeceased by his parents Willard Henry and Elsie Mary (nee Neff) Weitzel, 2 brothers Mel Weitzel (2008) and William 'Lum' Weitzel (1992) and 2 nephews Tim and Wayne Slattery. John is survived by many nieces and nephews.
He worked at Hendrickson’s for many years until his retirement.
CAMPBELL, Lora Ann - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday October 4, 2017 at Grand River Hospital Freeport Campus, Kitchener after a brave battle with ovarian cancer.
Born November 3, 1958, Lora began her career as a nurse in 1978 in Cambridge, ON. Over the years she provided care to many patients, most recently at the St. Mary’s Cardiac Care Center where she worked for the last 12 years, and acted as Resource Nurse in the Eye Clinic.
She will be greatly missed by her mother Rose Schilling, her son James Campbell, his partner Robyn Mustill and their daughter Edie Campbell, as well as her son Ian Campbell and his partner Elizabeth Pittman.
BROUGHTON, William (Bill) – Of Listowel, formerly of Atwood, passed away peacefully at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Tuesday October 3, 2017 at the age of 94.
Bill was a member of Atwood United Church and a former member of the Atwood Lions Club. He was a true farmer but always found time for golfing, playing and coaching hockey, playing baseball and hunting. Bill enjoyed playing cards at the Men’s Club of Atwood.
Beloved husband of the late Betty (Rock) Broughton who predeceased him in 2005.
Loving father of Debbie Wilson (Frank), Richard (Bev), Robert, Greg (Diana) and Tom (Tammy). Special grandpa of Trevor, Amy (Andrew), Todd, Jamie (Kyla), Laurie (Wayne), Brad (Chelsea), Taylor, Nicole and great grandpa of Abbigayle, Aiden, Leah and Jake.
BARBOSA, Albano De Medeiros - Passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the age of 82.
Beloved husband of Eduarda (Maria) Barbosa.
Loving dad of Debbie Barbosa Tudisco, Robert Barbosa, Gary Barbosa and daughter-in-law Shelby Barbosa. Dear Vavo of Brianne, Chloe and Aliya Barbosa Tudisco, Kaden and Kennedy Barbosa, Ciara and Montana Barbosa.
Brother of Ilda Perreira, Natalia Barbosa, Barbara (Eduino) Oliveira, Maria Botelho, Eduardo (Connie) Barbosa, Jose (Olivia) Barbosa. Brother-in-law of Lourdes Barbosa and Helen Barbosa. Predeceased by his brothers Mario Barbosa and Manuel Barbosa, brothers-in-law Max Perreira and Jose Botelho.
LOGEL, Laura Joan (nee Fronchak) - Peacefully passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at her residence in Elmira with her son Doug at her side.
Laura, in her 79th year, was the beloved wife of Laverne and was two days short of their 60th anniversary.
Dear and devoted mother of Dennis of London, Julie and Wilfred Doll, and Douglas, all of Elmira, Steven and Yvette of Wallenstein (on the family farm), Rosanne and Tim Amos of St. Jacobs, and Betty Ann and Keith Hunt of Waterloo.
THOMPSON, Barbro (Gate) - Passed away peacefully at her home in Elora, with her family at her side and a view of her cherished garden, on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 in her 85th year.
Beloved wife of Fred Thompson and loving mother of Ken and Ian.
Survived by her brother Ulf and his wife Nina, nephew Per Gate and sister in law Sharon Smith. Predeceased by her brother Bengt and sister Britta.
HUTSON, Wilma (nee Hooper) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Wilma (Hooper) Hutson on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 in her 86th year.
Beloved wife of the late David Hutson (2007).
Cherished mother of Robert and Rose Hutson of Gowanstown, Bruce and Brenda Hutson of Chatham, John and Carrie Hutson of Toronto and Wayne and Lisa Hutson of West Montrose.
BUSZCHAK, Bob - It is with great sadness that I share the news that the love of my life Bohdan Buszchak passed away peacefully in his sleep after a courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the age of 70.
Beloved husband and soulmate of Helen Buszchak. Dear son of the late Fenia and Ivan Buszchak. Cherished father of Terry Buszchak and daughter-in-law Nadia and Eva Nowak and son-in-law Sebastian. Much loved grandpa of Isaac, Miles and William. Dear brother of John Buszchak and Irene Fuchs.
Bob will be remembered for his generous spirit, humor and endless help for those in need.
LOZIER, Gary - At age 52, of Mitchell passed away suddenly at Stratford General Hospital on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.
Beloved husband of Cathy Lozier.
Dear father of Karina Vessie (Derek) and Curtis Vessie (Katrina). Loving 'Papa' of Nolan, Reegan and Taitum.
Dear brother of Paul Lozier (Joanne) and David Lozier. Dear son-in-law of Rhea Cameron. Dear brother-in-law of Mary Ryan (Joe), Barb McCaughey (Fred) and Rich Cameron (Denise). Also surviving are his nieces and nephews.
DEHN, Agnes (nee Teske) - It is with great sadness, yet Divine peace that we share the news that our sweet mom Agnes Dehn passed away peacefully in her sleep after a courageous battle with cancer on Monday October 2, 2017 at the age of 90.
Dear daughter of the Late Daniel and Maria Teske. Beloved wife of the late Herbert Dehn.
Cherished mother of Trudy Medel (Karl), Lory Krepstakies Gutschon (Ernie), and Giselle Currie (Randall).
Much loved Oma of David Scherbinsky (Linda), Dan Scherbinsky (Patti), Lisa Haller (Oliver), Tiffani Schmidt (Dean), Tiffani Sabri (Akki), Stephani Currie, Justin Currie, Rob Krepstakies (Karin), Linda Meier (Reiny), Randy Krepstakies (Erica), and Natalie Mantej (Jeff).
ENGLISH, Robert Thomas 'Bob' - Passed away peacefully at St. Mary's Hospital on Monday, October 2, 2017 at the age of 80.
Beloved husband of Patricia for over 40 years.
Loving father of Marlene Regier (Jim), Mark Feeney (Sonia), Greg Feeney (Brenda) and Marilisa Racine (Richard). Proud Grandpa of Joe, Jeff, Holly and Luke Regier; Adam, Jessica, Jake and Dan Feeney; Emily, Hannah and Ally Feeney; and Ben, Kenneth, Grace and Amber Racine.
MAYER, Carol Ann (Flowers) - Passed away peacefully at Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital on Monday October 2, 2017 at the age of 79.
Beloved wife of the late Danny (1990).
Loving mother of Cheryl (Brad Huehn) and Kim (Chris Forrest). Proud Nana of Taylor, Allyson, Nathan, and Noah Huehn, Alicia and Kaitlyn Skuce, and great grandmother of Charlotte and Adrianna.
Dear sister of Edith Handy (late Bob), Donna Yendt (late Bob) and the late Roland Flowers (Helen) and Doris Hoffman (Jim).
SOUSA, Cremilde Moniz - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family at Hilltop Manor on Monday October 2, 2017 at the age of 92.
Predeceased by her beloved husband Ilberto.
Cherished mother of Jorge Sousa (Shirley) and Maria Ferguson (Bob). Proud grandmother Cassandra, Alysha, Lisa Durocher (Greg), Anabella Di Risio (Tom) and Natasha Ferguson (Alex) and great-grandmother of Chelsea (Ryan), Maddison, Domenic and Charlee.
ROZSAVOLGYI, Steve - Of Guelph, passed away at Hospice Wellington on Monday, October 2, 2017, in his 89th year.
Beloved husband of Ida. Loved father of Steve and Maria. Loving grandfather of John. Will be fondly remembered by Jean Paul.
Steve’s wishes were to be cremated and a private family service has already been held.
DICK, Joyce Eileen (nee Kees) - Passed away peacefully at Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, on Monday, October 2, 2017 at the age of 85.
Beloved wife of the late Ron Dick.
Loving mother of Kenneth Dick (Frances Mandin), Ronald Dwight Dick (Jackie Peters), and Terry Dick. Cherished grandma of Robin.
Dear sister of Barbara Lassenba (the late Howard), and Linda McLachlan (Robert). She will be fondly remembered by nieces, and nephews.
MORRISON, Gordon Robert - (June 15, 1944 - October 2, 2017) - Beloved husband of Noreen Morrison. Loving stepfather to Patrick, Michael, Marty (2005) and Maureen Ancio. Cherished and proud grandpa to his 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
No public visitation as a small private family service will be held.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Grand River Hospital Foundation - Cancer Centre or the K-W Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.
WENZEL, Pirjo 'Rita' (nee Lahtinen) - Of Waterloo, Ontario, passed away peacefully in her 72nd year on Monday, October 2, 2017 at Innisfree House Hospice, Kitchener.
Loved and adored by so many people, Rita will be sadly missed. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Jim, daughter Laura (Trevor) sisters Susan (Mark) Adam, Tina Lahtinen, Penny (Garry) Nott and brother Michael (Heidi) Lahtinen. She will be dearly missed by her nieces and nephews Tyler, Cody, Jamie, Jeffery, Robyn, Kris and Katy.
HOSHOOLY, Helen Maryann - Died peacefully at St. Mary’s Hospital in Kitchener after a brief illness in her 89th year.
Helen has gone to be with her Lord Jesus, to whom she devoted her life and all that she did. Born in Guelph Ontario in 1927, Helen is survived by her sisters Mary Lapshinski of Guelph, Jenny Burjoski of Kitchener and pre-deceased by her parents Michael and Annie, brother Alex Hoshooly and sister Annie Olynyk. She will be missed and very fondly remembered by her 8 nieces and nephews, many grand-nieces and nephews.
Helen spent her life as the owner of Baby Point Beauty Salon in Etobicoke and was more than 40 years in her location there. She was a devoted member of St Cecelia’s Catholic Church and will be missed by her friends and members of her prayer group.
ENGLISH, James Oliver - Passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Mercy Hospital, Buffalo, New York, at the age of 82.
Beloved husband of Ruth Cressman-English (nee Stevenson). Jim will also be missed by his faithful dog Zoi.
Dear father of Tanya Sullivan (Rod), Cynthia Bentzen (Mike) and Stephen English. Dear grandfather of Daniel (Bonnie) and Natalie Sullivan.
Dear sister of Joyce Kehn (and her late husband Richard).
PAHL, Stuart Edward - (March 4, 1949 - October 1, 2017) - Loved husband of Catherine Pahl. Loving father to Rodney Pahl and step-father of Blaine Chetwynd.
Beloved owner of Mr. Cheebers, he was Catherine's best friend ever.
Dear brother of Keith (Wendy) Pahl and John Decker. Uncle of Brian and Warren Pahl.
TEAHEN, Jim - Made his last wildly inappropriate and probably sarcastic comment on Sunday, October 1st, 2017. He passed away quietly in his home in the care and company of his loved ones.
He leaves behind his son Shawn Teahen, daughter Angela Teahen, husband Dan Lynch, and grandson Finlay.
Jim is also mourned by his brother David and wife Ilene Teahen, his Sister Teresa and her husband Peter Mitchell, and his sister-in-law AnneMarie Munden as well as many nieces and nephews.
Jim's canine friend and companion Oscar was by his side until the end.
McCORMACK, Beverley - With love and gratitude for her time with us, we remember Beverley Lynn McCormack.
Beverley was born in Parry Sound, to John and Helen, where her father worked in the war effort. Raised mostly in Burlington, she was the loving and always supportive eldest sibling to her two dear brothers, Philip and Tom. After high school, Beverley went to Queen's University where she graduated in 1963 with a BA in English and Psychology.
Married in 1964, she taught grades three and four before her children Alexandra and Brynley were born. She would return to teaching years later in Vancouver, where she taught adults English as a second language.
DAL BELLO, Angelo Valentino - Passed away at Riverside Glen, Guelph, on Sunday, October 1, 2017.
Angelo Dal Bello, in his 90th year, was the beloved husband of the late Anna Maria (nee Tedesco) Dal Bello (2002).
He was the dear father of Lina and David (Michele) and the loving Nonno of Sebastian, Beatrice and Grace.
Angelo is survived by his siblings Fortunato (Maria) Dal Bello, Giustina (Danilo) Porcellato, Giovanina (late Giacinto) Dussin and Giulio (late Noreen) Dal Bello and by his sister-in-law Louise. He will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.
ROBINSON, Gord - At age 69, of Monkton passed away suddenly at his residence on Sunday, October 1, 2017.
Beloved husband of Nadine Robinson.
Dear father of Paul Robinson (Brenda) and Micheal Robinson (Julie). Loving grandfather of Selena and Brittany. Dear brother of Gloria Tyson, Bert Robinson (Lynda), John Elliott (Liz) and Terry Elliott (Debbie). Dear step-son of Lorne Elliott. Also surviving are his brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his parents Frank and Joyce Robinson and sister Jean Schneider.
TOELLNER, David Moises - Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Hamilton, on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the age of 55.
Loved son of the late Helga Feldhaus (nee Toellner). Dear brother of Mark Feldhaus (Heather) of Rockwood and uncle of Heidi and Carter. David will be remembered by his aunts Heidi Rammanger, Margie French; his uncle Reinhard Toellner and many cousins.
He was a very private person with a fond passion for the arts.