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Goetz PatrickGOETZ, Patrick (Pat) John  -  Peacefully passed away with family at his side on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Grand River Hospital - Kitchener at the age of 68.

Pat was a Retired Manager, Traffic and Logistics Collins & Aikman, Kitchener, ON.  He was a former resident of Kenilworth, ON and Kitchener since 1993.

Pat was born October 10th,1948, and is the son of the late Harold David Goetz and Viola Theresa Mansfield of Kenilworth, ON. His beloved wife Shirley (Bray) predeceased him on June 10, 2002.

Pat is fondly remembered by many cousins and their families.

 

West RogerWEST, Roger Alvin  -  Passed away peacefully with his loving wife Katherine at his side, on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Innisfree House at the age of 63. Also present at his passing, were his parents and his sister and Ken and Ruth Breeze. 

Cherished father of Ryan West of Kitchener and grandfather of Matthew Duffy of Pembroke. Roger will be sadly missed by Ebony, Ryder and Sunshine.

Loving son of Ray and Jean West of Hunstville and dear brother of Gloria Haight of Huntsville and Linda Hulcoop of British Columbia.

 

Zinken PatriciaZINKEN, Patricia (Pat) Rose  -  Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness, on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital at the age of 84 years. 

Beloved wife of the late Richard (Rick) Zinken (December 7, 2016). Mother of Jeff (Heather), Kim (Sheila), Chris (Peter), Dave (Cathy) and Kelly. Grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of 12. 

Sister of Terry (late Buster) and predeceased by her son Michael, 3 brothers and 2 sisters. 

 

Purcell JudyPURCELL, Judy  -  It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of our beloved wife, mum, mother-in-law and gramma. Judy passed away on May 27, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, London in the presence of her loving family.

Judy is survived by her husband of 52 years Francis (Fran). Loving mother of Suzanne Sidwell (Paul) and Heather Blowes (Rob). Adored gramma of Vanessa and Graham Sidwell, Alexa and Ava Blowes.

Loved sister of Joan Moorehead (Roger), Jim Stewart (Kim). Also survived by sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Anne Marie Munden, Rita Voigt, Leone McNeelands (Sam), Dennis Purcell, Tom Purcell, Mary Jo Brownell (Norm) and many nieces and nephews and their families.

 

SUMMERFIELD, Jack  -  Passed away peacefully in Hamilton surrounded by his wife, Stepson Scott, Step-Grandson Elias and Barbra on Saturday May 27, 2017 at the age of 86. 

Loving and devoted spouse to Ellie for 17 years.

Cherished Brother to Junie (Tom Berry). Jack will also be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews, extended family and friends. Predeceased by his siblings Ted and Mickey.

 

FLEMING, Ronald David  –  Passed away May 27, 2017 with his brother by his side. 

Predeceased by his parents Murray Fleming (1996) and Loretta Stere (2015), brother Bill Fleming (1999) and sister Deb Bastien (1996).

Survived by brothers and sisters Jack and Sylvia Fleming, Dan & Joan Fleming, Barbara and Philip Schaefer, Patricia & James Brenneman, Marjorie Kalbfeisch, Kevin Fleming, and Clare & Trish Fleming. 

 

Hull BeatriceHULL, Beatrice Muriel 'Betty' (nee Rishworth)  -  Of Arthur passed away peacefully at the Caressant Care Nursing Home, Arthur on Saturday, May 27, 2017 in her 100th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Fred Hull (2004). 

Cherished mother of Marilyn and Hans Theurer of Arthur, Barbara Windle and Mervyn Procope of Whitby and Carol and Brian Grover of Bobcaygeon. Dearest grandmother of Jon, Karl, Mark, Jennifer, Amy, Barrett and Brittany. Great grandmother of Alex, Ayla, Evelyn, Lillian, Colton, Noah and Simone. Fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews and friends.

 

Kidd GrahamKIDD, Graham - Graham Kidd was a lover of music, good food, Scotch and soccer.

His family is devastated that after living 15 years with a brain tumour, Graham peacefully journeyed to another space on May 26th, 2017 at Hospice Wellington.

Graham leaves behind his wife of 20 years Dorothy Vreeswyk-Kidd, his dearly loved children Noah and Sophia, and his dog Emmie.

 

Vogt GordonVOGT, Gordon  -  Of London, at University Hospital, London, on Friday, May 26, 2017 in his 84th  year.

Gordon Andrew Vogt was the husband of Gail (Cunningham) Vogt, brother of Joan McDougall of Cambridge, and brother-in-law of June Cunningham of Harriston.

Predeceased by his sisters Iris Sparks and Carol Vogt, brother Jack Vogt, parents-in-law Esther 'Peggy' and Victor Cunningham, and brother-in-law Gary Cunningham.

 

Brubacher EleanorBRUBACHER, Eleanor (née Barnes)  -  The family of Eleanor sadly announces her passing at Guelph        General Hospital on May 26, 2017 at the age of 91. Eleanor was born in Ailsa Craig, Ontario on November 1,   1925. 

Known as 'The Queen', Eleanor was married to Ray Brubacher for 68 years. They began their married life in   Bridgeport before moving to Ohio and Wisconsin, returning to Ontario in 1967.  

Mum, who never met a stranger, enjoyed gardening, painting, traveling, her beloved pets, and all the wonderful winters they spent at their home in Lakeland, Florida. Eleanor was a member of the Women's League of Trinity United Church in Guelph for many years, as well as the Women's Institute group. She was also an avid Green Bay Packers fan.

 

Beiler FrankBEILER, Frank  -  Passed away peacefully at Lanark Heights on Friday, May 26, 2017 at the age of 89.

Beloved husband of  the late Elisabeth (nee Reidl) (February 2017) for 65 years. Beloved only child of the late Elizabeth and Anton Beiler.

Loving father of Egon (Carol) and Tony (Lucy). Proud grandpa / opa of Kayla, Mark, Matti, Melanie, Erin, Lisa, Anna (Dan St. Denis), Anthony and great-grandpa of Hugo and Lucy.

Dear brother-in-law of Resi, Johann, Gerti and the late Henry.

 

Hess HenryHESS, Henry Leo  -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of family at the cottage on Friday, May 26, 2017 at the age of 81.

Beloved husband of Pat (nee Jadeski) Hess for 56 years.

Loving father of Greg Hess (Deb) of Sherwood Park, AB, Sharon Middleton (Ian) of Nobleton, ON., Jacqueline Madden (Paul) of London, ON and Joanne Davis (Steven) of Ile Bizard, QC. Grampa to Jessica, Brian, Blair, Drew, Tyler, Kelli and Kylie and Big Guy to Christopher, Kevin and Mark.

 

Storm GeorgeSTORM, George Alexander  -  It is with great sadness we announce the passing of George Alexander Storm on Friday, May 26, 2017 in his 84th year at his home surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer.

George will be greatly missed by his wife and best friend of 56 years Sylvia, his adoring daughter Diana (Connor) and his son Craig.

He will be missed dearly by his loving granddaughter Brooke (Josh), grandson Joshua and great grandson Lucas and grandsons Derek, Jack, Mack, Charlie and Noah. Also survived by a sister Joan Colwell.

Special thanks to Aunt Wanda for her love and support throughout this time and always.

 

Schmidt RonaldSCHMIDT, Ronald Joseph  -  At age 74 passed away Friday, May 26, 2017, at University Hospital in London. Ron was born on the family farm in Southeasthope Township Perth County, son of the late Lorne and Florence (Wilhelm) Schmidt.

Beloved husband of 52 years to Sharyn (Fountain) now of Middlesex Terrace, Delaware.

Father of Dennis (Cara), Jason, and predeceased by son Alan (1970). Grandfather of Heather, Luke, Drake, Eric and predeceased by Andrew (2015). Great grandfather of Roddrick.

 

MUELLER, Dorothy Jean - At age 86, passed away peacefully at People Care Centre, Tavistock on May 25, 2017.

Dorothy was born April 25, 1931 in Mornington Township, daughter of the late George and Florence (Rutherford) Tanner.

Beloved wife for 65 years of Bob Mueller. Loving mother of George Mueller (Marlene) and Joan Serrao (Stephen). Grandmother of Ashley Aarts (Chris), Sarah Gillies (Tyler), Melissa Bierhuizen (Rod), Adam Parco (Natalie). Great grandmother of 7 great grandchildren.

 

WESTBROOK, John David  –  Passed away peacefully at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Thursday, May 25, 2017 in his 79th year.

Beloved husband of Rita (nee Vivoda); loving father of Cheryl (Keith Hopkins) and Tracy (Vance Reay). Cherished grandfather of Tyler (Jennifer), Justin (Robyn), Nolan (Victoria), Ashton (Brandon), and Devin.

John was predeceased by his brother Bill Westbrook. He is survived by his mother-in-law Ludmilla Vivoda and by sister-in-law Sylvia Westbrook.

 

Smiljanic LjiljanaSMILJANIC, Ljiljana  -  Passed away at home, with her family by her side on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the age of 49 years. 

She was the beloved wife of Rade, the proud and devoted mother of Tamara Figundes (Diego) and much loved daughter of Bosa (and the late Velimir Kovacevic). 

Ljiljana is also fondly remembered by her sister, Gordana Radakovic, many cousins, nieces and nephews.        

 

SNIDER-TYNDALE, Ann Elizabeth  -  At age 75, of Stratford passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Thursday May 25, 2017.

Cherished wife of Ron Graver.

Sister of John Snider. Also survived by her brother and sister-in-laws. Loved by many nieces and nephews and her family of friends. 

Predeceased by her parents Chester and Elinor Snider.

 

Gallina LouisGALLINA, Louis  -  At age 86, surrounded by family on May 25, 2017.

Survived by Paul (Laurie), Terri (Bill Knetsch), Michael (Yves), Peter (Stephanie) and grandchildren, Adam, Amanda, Sarah (Jamie), Dario, Adam Knetsch & Rose Knetsch. 

Lou is predeceased by his beloved wife, Donna (2009), his brother Fred and sister Mary.   

 

Knill RossKNILL, Ross Kenneth  -  (June 26, 1936 - May 25, 2017)  -  Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Hospice Wellington in his 81st year.

Beloved husband and soul mate of the late Elizabeth Ann Knill. 

Loving father of Richard Knill, Jeffrey Knill (Donna),  Karen Inglis (Brian) and Stephen Ricker (Karen). Cherished Papa of Leanne (Shannon), Scotty (Rebecca), James,  Hana, Samantha, Liza, Allison,  Dakota  and great grandfather of  Elliott McLaughlin.

 

Lanfranconi EdwardLANFRANCONI, Edward George  -  Passed away peacefully with family by his side on Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at Lisaard House at the age of 80.

Beloved husband of Karen. Loving dad of Michael (Amy). Cherished grandpa of Kaitlyn. Brother of the late John (Cheri), Patricia Adey (Charlie). and Claude (Heather).

Brother-in-law of Jim and Anna Marsh. Uncle to Barbara-Jean Adey, Jennifer Reddington, Danny Lanfranconi, Lara Lanfranconi, Jason Marsh (Tony), Aundrea Boulay (Glen), Tanya Lanfranconi, and Jessica Lanfranconi. Great uncle of Scarlett Boulay and Gianluca Marsh.

 

Monteith MaryMONTEITH, Mary Alice  -  At age 87, of RR# 3 Embro passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on May 25, 2017. Mary was born in Thorndale, March 8, 1930, daughter of the late Leonard and Violet (Tay) Burgess.

Beloved wife for 69 years of Fraser Monteith.

Loving mother of Diane Monteith (Sandra Forsyth) and their son Matthew Monteith-Forsyth; Brian Monteith (Louise) and their children Curtis (Lisa), Vanessa, Ryan (Shannon); Harold Monteith (Norma) and their children Christopher (deceased), Tanya Meakin (Jamie); Gary Monteith (Angela) and their children Alicia, Krista Knudsen (Ted), Trevor Rose (Brook). Great grandmother of Emma, Connor,Hayden, Chelsea, Leigha, Benjamin and Clara.

 

GAGESCH, Frieda  -  Passed away unexpectedly yet peacefully on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Grand River Hospital at the age of 90.

Beloved wife of the late Andreas (2000).

Loving mom to Fritz (Barbara) and Karl (Gloria). Cherished Oma to Vanessa, Steven (Courtney), Sara (Kris), Kristen, Geoffrey, Jaclyn (David), Alex and Nick and Great-Oma to Declan, Gryffin, Connor, Carson, Kamden, Emmerich, Logan and Ava.

 

Simpson GarySIMPSON, James 'Gary' - Passed away peacefully following a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in his 80th year.

Beloved husband of Laurie for 55 years. Loving father of Linda (Jane), Shannon (Dan) and Val (Tony). Proud Grandpa of Taylor, Benjamin and Jacob. Dear brother of Brian.

Gary graduated in 1961 with a degree in Civil Engineering from McGill University. After working for the cities of Scarborough and Brampton, the family moved to Waterloo where Gary worked as the Assistant City Engineer. In 1966, Gary joined E & E Seegmiller Construction as Project Engineer, eventually retiring in 2000.

 

Bechtold WernerBECHTOLD, Werner - Passed away peacefully following a lengthy illness at Grand River Hospital on Wednesday May 24, 2017 in his 87th year.

Beloved husband of Relinda (nee Nentwig). Loving father of Dan (Lisa). Proud Grandpa of Stacey (Aaron), Heidi (Devon) and Kyle (Jill) and great grandfather of Oliver, Opal, Oxford and Orion.

Dear brother of Relinda Speck. Predeceased by his parents Anna and Wilhelm and brothers Walter and Wolfgang.

 

Bombardier DonnaBOMBARDIER, Donna Jean (nee Ramsay) - Passed away in the loving arms of her family on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at the age of 69.

Beloved wife of Joe for 39 years. Loving mother of Doug (Marilyn) and Scott (Trish).

Dear sister of Shirley (Dennis), Ian (Micheline), Cathy (Mark), Connie (John) and the late Robert. Fondly remembered by the Bombardier family and her nieces and nephews whom she cherished.