Playford EvelynPLAYFORD, Evelyn Thersa May  -  Our courageous and beautiful mother, Evelyn Thersa May Playford, went to be with our Lord and Saviour on Tuesday August 1, 2017. She fought long and hard to stay with us, never losing her positivity, dignity and faith. Mama was born August 13th 1932 in Kirkland Lake, Ontario.

She passed away peacefully, holding her grandson Christopher’s hand. We gain strength at this difficult time knowing she is now residing pain free in the Kingdom of Heaven.

Mama was known for her incredible smile, and warm personality, and was loved by all who knew her. She was called 'Nana' by people from all over the world, and was known to be the 'world’s best prayer warrior'. Friends, family and even strangers asked 'Nana' to pray for them.


HARDING, Bruce Edward  –  Passed away peacefully on Monday July 31, 2017 at the Woodstock General Hospital. Bruce Harding of Woodstock and formerly of Tillsonburg in his 88th year.

Beloved husband of the late Eloise (nee Storm) Harding who predeceased him February 9, 2017. 

Father of Kristine Harding and husband Gary Habel of Roseville and Cory Harding of Calgary.

Predeceased by his parents Frank & Lillian Harding and by his brother Frank Allen Harding and his wife June.


Struthers LorneSTRUTHERS, Lorne Allen  -  Passed away peacefully, with family by his side on Monday, July 31, 2017 at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, in his 93rd year. He is reunited in heaven with his beloved wife Eva (2016).

Beloved father of  Larry (Diana) and Allan (Denise) and proud Grandpa to grandchildren Jennifer (Regis) Dugal, Susie Hegan and Jonathan Struthers, and great-grandchildren Dylan, Aline, Jakob, Brielle, Austin and Cotter.

He will also be missed by his siblings; Shirley (Cameron), David (Maridel), Harold (Lorna), Charles (Marlene), Ruth (Lawrence), and Ann (Ken), sister in-law Irma, nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. 

Predeceased by brothers Ross, Stan (Beth), Robert (Lorene) and Donald. 


Diehl MartinDIEHL, Martin 'Marty' Joe  -  At age 66, of RR1, Brunner passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at St. Marys Memorial Hospital on Monday, July 31, 2017.

Beloved husband of Shelley Russell.

Dear father of Melissa Diehl, Kyle Diehl, Stephanie Russell (Travis), Jessica Russell (Jason), Justin Russell, Brandy Russell (Adrik) and Nathan Russell. He will be missed by his many grandchildren.

Dear brother of Melinda Raycraft (Edward), Frances Craig (William), Harvey Diehl, Frazer Diehl (Sharon), Dorothy Diehl, Doug Diehl, Helen Molyneux, Allan Diehl and Gloria Diehl. He will be missed by the Russell family including grandma Iva Barlow.


Martin CarolMARTIN, Carol Ann (nee Pidgeon)  -  Passed away peacefully at home on July 31, 2017 surrounded by family at the age of 61.

Beloved husband of Gary L. Martin for 42 years. Loving mother of Paula (Waterloo), Brian and Jennifer Martin (Acton) and Laurie and Kevin Cox (Brisbane).

Sister of Marsha Pidgeon (Elmira), Terry and Iris Pidgeon (Saskatchewan) Elly and Gord Snyder (Saskatchewan). Sister-in-law of Lois and Murray McDougall (Elora) and Kay Martin (Guelph). She was the daughter of the late George and Grace Pidgeon and daughter in-law of George and Margaret Martin.


Miller KennethMILLER, Kenneth Robert  -  Passed away on Monday, July 31, 2017 at Pinehaven Nursing Home at the age of 90.

Beloved husband of the late Carol Miller.

Loving father of Bruce Miller (Susan Taylor). Cherished grandfather of Amy Miller-Patterson (Eric), Jordan Miller and Cameron Miller and great-grandfather of Nolan. Survived by his daughter-in-law Mary Miller. Predeceased by his son Kevin Miller (July 29, 2017).


Nolan MaryNOLAN, Mary (nee Bruce)  -  Our loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully at Columbia Forest LTC on July 31, 2017 in her 95th year.

Mary was the wife of the late Simon Nolan (2016) and mother to their predeceased son Edward (1997). Left to mourn her loss are her 4 children Bruce (Gini), Barbara Pearce (Bill), Janet Armstrong (Don) and Bill (Patti). 

Much loved and admired by 11 grandchildren, Rob (Carolyn), Becky (Rob), Michael (Shanna), Steven (Breanne), Kara (David), Craig (Erin), Brent (Kelcey), Kyle (Erin), Lauren (Trent), Michaela (Patrick) and Liam and 6 great-grandchildren, Carter, Reid, Leighton, Hudson, Abby, and Grayson.


Nogueira FatimaNOGUEIRA, Fatima Maria  -  Passed away peacefully with her daughter by her side, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Monday, July 31, 2017 at the age of 64.

Beloved wife of the late Carlos Nogueira (June 28, 2007).

Loving mother of Brandon (Laura)Nogueira and Joanna Nogueira (Garrett Allen). Cherished grandmother to Geziah Allen.

Dear sister of Joe (Amber) Tomaz, Manny (Bobby) Tomaz, Liz Arsenault (Joey Arsenault July 17, 2017) and sister-in-law Wendy.


DALTON, Theodore  -  Passed away peacefully, on Sunday, July 30, 2017. Theodore was 93 years old.

He was the beloved husband for over 55 years to the late Elizabeth and they enjoyed life on the family farm together.

Theodore will be missed by his nieces and nephews.


Flint HorstFLINT, Horst Richard  -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones at Grand River Hospital, on July 30, 2017 the age of 76.

Horst is survived by his wife of 54 years, Beate Flint.

Loved by his son Stephen Flint (Caroline) and four daughters, Nancy Hawley (Raymond), Susie Earle (Stephen), Helen Baskin (Daniel) and Connie Dyke (Mark). Cherished opa of Christopher, Amanda, Christina, Andrew, Richard, Christina, Madison, Bradley, Melissa and Crystal and great-opa of CJ, Heath and Avery. Predeceased by grandchildren, Curtis and Jasmin.


Leis GraceLEIS, Grace Carol (Arndt)  -  Passed away peacefully at Chartwell LTC Elmira on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at the age of 75 years.

Grace was the wife of the late Robert Leis (2011).

Mother of Brenda Ziegler, John Leis, and Bobby Leis. Grandmother of Eric, Andrew, and Jordiandra. Great-grandmother of Samantha, Joshua, and Kaiden.


Boyd AnneBOYD, Anne Margaret (nee Barbour)  -  Of Fergus passed away peacefully at the St. Mary’s General Hospital, Kitchener on Saturday, July 29, 2017 in her 87th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Roy Boyd (1999).

Loving mother of Linda and her husband Larry Chapman of Fergus, the late Laura McLean (2006) and Mary Ann Mansfield and Bob of Mapleton. Cherished grandmother of Rob (Karrie), Sarah (Jared), Ryan (Zoe), Melissa (Michael), Jamie (Nicole), Jackie, Langlee and Lance. Dearest great grandmother of Alexis, Ciara, Maximus, Vivian, Gabriel and Elizabeth.  


KOCH, Gertrud  -  Passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Freeport Palliative Care Unit. Gertrud was born in Linden, Germany on March 15, 1928.

Gertrud met the love of her life Karl Koch shortly after WWII and married on May 20, 1950. In 1956 they immigrated to Kitchener and created a life for themselves. Gertrud was predeceased by her huband of 55 years Karl Koch. 

Gertrud was a loving and devoted mother to Herbert (Shirley), Karl (Heather) and Doris (Mark) Novak. Proud and loving Oma to Sonya (Andre Chin), Jeremey (Stacey). Alex (Jody Gates), Melinda (Mackenzie Triemstra), Michael, Shannon (Matt Nicklasson) and Great Oma to Camden, Mason, Avery, Rhea, Robyn Chin and Malcolm Chin. 


McFadden EricMcFADDEN, Eric Robert  -  At age 81, of Stratford, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Stratford General Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Stratford, son of the late Roy and Carrie (Steinacker) McFadden.

Survived by his true love and soul mate Doreen (Puschelberg) McFadden. Proud father of Debra (Allan), Robert (Dorothy) and Bruce (Michelle). Grandfather to Adam and Emily.

Eric will be remembered by the McFadden and Puschelberg families.


Rank GwendolineRANK, Gwendoline 'Gwen' Pearl (nee Fielder)  -  Peacefully at Eden House Care Facility on Friday, July 28, 2017 in her 99th year.

Predeceased by her beloved husband of 48 years, Walter Rank.

Loving mom of Julia Rhodes (Gary), Frances Jamieson (Scott) and Debra Deline (Ron). Cherished Grandma Paul, Grant (Michelle), David (Deceased 2015), Mark, Neil, Rebecca (Devin), Kristy (Brian), Matthew and Sheena. Adoring Great-grandma of Torin, Emily and Abigail.

She is survived by her Sister Mary Hodgman and Sister-in-law Shirley Fielder. She will be sadly missed by her many family members and friends.


Roth ClareROTH, Clare Benjamin  -  Passed away peacefully at his residence, The Village of Winston Park, Kitchener, on Friday, July 28, 2017. Clare was the son of the late John and Matilda Roth (Swartzentruber) and was born on the home farm in Petersburg, Ontario 79 Years ago.

Clare will always be missed and cherished by his daughters Michelle (Robert) Popma and Alyson (Sam) Wilson, his grandchildren; Joseph, Michael, Katelynn, Daniel, Spencer, Nicholas, Zachari and Matthew. 

He will be remembered by his brothers and sisters; Arthur (Marjorie) Roth of Colorado, Vernon (Betty) Roth of Breslau and Mildred Hauder of Nebraska.


HUNTER, Nancy Lorene  -  Nancy passed away at her residence in Guelph on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the age of 60 years. 

She is predeceased by her parents, James Hunter (1958), Beatrice (nee Richmond) (2012) and by her sister Catherine (1958).

Nancy will be fondly remembered by her extended family, neighbours and friends. 


Dej OttoDEJ, Otto Richard  -  Passed away, peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family, at the age of 88. Otto Dej, or Opi to his beloved grandchildren, is no longer with us as of July 27, 2017.

He will be missed by his wife of 66 years, Olga Dej, his 5 children, Sylvia (Dietmar), John (Donna), Marita (Randy), Martin, and Annette (Scott), along with his grandchildren: Michele (Ricky), predeceased by Jason, Melissa, Matt, Kayla, Andrew, Kristie, Rachel and great-granddaughter Molly.

Special thank you to the Stroke Unit and Emergency Department at Grand River Hospital.


Mabee LauraMABEE, Laura Elizabeth  -  (1925 - 2017)  -  Mom passed away peacefully in the presence of family at Chartwell LTC Elmira on Thursday, July 27, 2017, just three days before her 92nd birthday. She graciously waited for those who loved her to say goodbye.  

She was predeceased by parents James and Laura Bennett and sister Olivia Jane Morley.

She will not be forgotten by children:  David Mabee; Susan (Andy) Aitchison; Jennifer Durocher; Douglas Mabee (Jean Marc); and twins Lydia Hiller and Marion Morrison.


MOFFIT, Jo Anne  -  Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her daughters and Jeff at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Guelph. On Thursday July 27, 2017.

Jo Anne Moffit in her 58th year, was the beloved mother of Alisha Moffit (D.J.)and Carla Moffit-West (Jon). She was the loving Grandma JoJo of Alex, Alanna, Ashton, Drew, Paislie, Jacob and Jaelyn.

JoAnne will be remembered by her brother Robert Moffit Jr. and by her special friend Jeff Maness.

She was predeceased by her parents Theresa (2006) and Robert (Bob) Moffit Sr. (2015).


DE VOS, Dianne  -  Passed away peacefully on the morning of Thursday July 27, 2017.

Dearly loved and missed by her husband John and daughters Kristie (Roland), Penny (Peter), and Amy (Randy). Cherished Oma of William, Ayla, Vienna, Nadia, Deanna, Erika, and Anja.

The family would like to thank the staff at Guelph General Hospital and St. Joseph's Rehab. Special heartfelt thanks to the team at Hospice Wellington for their support and care during her short stay.


Campbell DouglasCAMPBELL, Douglas Lorne  -  Of Clifford, formerly of Guelph, passed away at his residence on Thursday, July 27th, 2017, in his 77th year.

Beloved husband of Denise. 

Loved father of Karen, Paula, Laura and Curtis and their mother Pat Campbell.  Loving grandfather of Amanda, Ashley, Ann, Jessica, Hailey and will be missed by many great grandchildren.


Wettlaufer JohnWETTLAUFER, John 'Jack'  -  With his family at his side, Jack passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital at the age of 72.

Beloved husband of the late Helen. Loving father of  Wade (Marcia) Wettlaufer of Ilderton, Wendy  Gillis, and Willa Wettlaufer (Stewart). Cherished 'Grampy' of his grandchildren, Lucas, Kurtis, Travis, Graham, Holly (Mike), Miranda, and Angel and his great-grandchildren, Abel, Maddex and Haidyn.

Dear brother of Diane Brezynski, David (Marianne), Michael and Brian (Kris). He will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews.


Reynolds CharlotteREYNOLDS, Charlotte Pearl Beatrice  -  Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at the age of 41 years. 

Devoted wife to Sengphet Vongprachanh for 21 years. Loving mother to Baylee Reynolds, Tia and Riley Reynolds. Loving grandmother to Khloe and Karleigh. Stepmother to Jamie, Tommy and Sengthavy Vongprachanh, and step grandmother to Remy. 

Charlotte was an amazing daughter to her mother Rita Diann McNeil, and oldest sister to Tammy and Amanda Reynolds. She will be forever remembered by extended family and many friends who remember her as a person who has changed their lives, and always stood by them.


SCHUT, Dorothy "June"  - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Sunnyside Home, Kitchener at the age of 91.

Survived by her children Dave (Monica), Dan (Laurie) and their children Colin, Erin and Kara; Jim (Patricia) and their children Kevin, Corinne and Nathan; Debra (Stuart) Thomson and their children Jessica and Amanda.


Hundt HelenHUNDT, Helen Catherine (nee Meyer)  -  Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Lanark Heights LTC at the age of 96. 

Beloved wife of the late Walter B. Hundt (2016). 

Loving mother of Murray and his wife Ede of Hanover, Donald and his wife Sharron of Atwood, Janet St. Cyr and her husband Bob of Waterloo and Kathy Hundt of Stratford. Cherished grandmother to Cory, Cara, Toby, Holly, Lee Ann, Christian, Julie, Andrew and lovingly remembered by many great-grandchildren.