Jacques FrancesJACQUES, Frances Jane  -  Passed away with her family by her side at Hospice Wellington on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at the age of 60 years.        

Franny was the beloved wife and best friend of George. 

She was the devoted, proud and loving mother of Craig (Jasmin) and Darryl. Cherished Grandma of Gunner and Sawyer.

Franny was the dear sister of Marlene Fields (John Langford), David Guyett (Michelle) and Murray Guyett (Jen). Daughter in law of Louis Jacques and Sister in law of Diane (Brian), Cherie (Rick), Carol (Roland), Brian, Brad (Kim) and Tracy. 

Franny will also be remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.


PARISH, Margaret E.  -  Peggy passed away at home, on September 20th, in her 91st year. 

Beloved wife of Robert Parish (Bob) for close to 69 years. 

Survived by sister Carole Mulholland (Spencer) and several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.  Pre-deceased by her brother, Cliff Marsden (Linda).

Formerly of Scarborough for many years, Peg enjoyed her last three years at Rivera Stone Lodge in Guelph.


Dumart KatharineDUMART, Katharine 'Kay' Dumart - (1923 - 2017) - After a full life, Kay passed away in the early hours of September 20th, 2017.

Kay was a lifelong resident of Waterloo before moving to Heritage River Retirement Residence in Elora last year. 

Kay was predeceased by her beloved husband, Jack, (John Walter Dumart) in 1972.

Kay was the cherished mother to three sons: Peter (Jill Dumart), David (Sandy Dumart) and Woodrow (Kim Hodgson.)

Loving Grandma Kay to Andrew (Jenna), Craig (Hailey), Jeffrey (Erin), Matthew, Jackson and Paige and Erin (Adam) and Jaclyn (Corey). Kay took delight in spending time with the latest addition to her family, great-grandson Brayden Dumart.  


Whitehead MaryWHITEHEAD, Mary Jane  - Passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Saint Luke's Place, Cambridge in her 84th year.

Beloved wife of the late Harvey Whitehead (2009).

Loving mom of Laurie (Keith) Whitehead of Cambridge, Wayne (Kathy) Whitehead of Cambridge, Dennis (Fay) Whitehead of Paris, Tom (Delan) Whitehead of Calgary, Leann (Jim) Goodman of Kitchener.


Martin JoyceMARTIN, Joyce Darlene  -  Passed away suddenly at her home on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at the age of 56 years.

Joyce (nee Martin) was the beloved wife for 37 years of Murray Martin of Elmira.

Loved mother of Travis and his wife Janet, and Corey and his wife Leslie. Adoring grandma to Kya.

Dear daughter of Lena Martin of Floradale, and sister of Elroy and his wife Sue Martin. Lovingly remembered by Murray's siblings: Ruth and her husband Allie Misener, James and his wife Susan Martin, Paul and his wife Janice Martin, and many nieces and nephews.


Twasnick DianeTWASNICK, Diane Lydia  -  Passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Grand River Hospital, at the age of 59 years.

Diane is lovingly remembered by her aunts and cousins in the Oshawa and Ayr areas.

She was predeceased by her parents Edward and Veronicá Twasnick.

Diane was a longtime employee of the Grand River Raceway and will be missed by all of her friends at the raceway as well as the LCBO and Food Basics in Elmira.


Tustin AnnTUSTIN, Ann Tustin  -  Passed away at her home in Listowel, on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 in her 57th year.

Ann was the mother of Patrick, Richard, Samantha, Carla, and Hannah, and Nana of Dakota, Damian and Hailey.

Remembered by her sister Irma, brother Wayne, and many nieces and nephews.


Snyder FloydSNYDER, Floyd Martin  -  Passed away at his home in Kitchener on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at the age of 78. 

Floyd was predeceased by his loving wife of 47 years, Sylvia (nee Douglas) on February 26, 2017.

Dear father of Dale Snyder (Sandy) of Cambridge, Mark Snyder (Emmy) of Guelph, and Grant Snyder (Mike) of Nanaimo, B.C. Loving grandfather of Sophia Snyder. 

Fondly remembered by his sisters Salome Harrison, Ina Martin, Edith Pekarek, brother Paul Snyder (Martha), and sister-in-law Diane Cressman.


THOMSON, Rose Thomson  -  At age 81, of Guelph, died peacefully on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 in the early evening, at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre in Chesley Ontario, surrounded by her family.

During her final months, she remained positive and fun loving. Rose chose to spend the time she had remaining and make the most of it, connecting with friends, spending quality time with her children and grandchildren, and causing general mischief at the Cedar Rail Campground in Scone, her home away from home.

Born on April 19, 1936 in Cultus, Ontario, Rose is the daughter of the late Mary and Martin Hesch. She is predeceased by sisters, Kathleen Kuras, Margaret Rotter, Mary Kynast, and Mary Fischer.


Maitland JohnMAITLAND, John 'Jack' Frederick  -  Passed away peacefully at Groves Memorial Hospital in Fergus on Wednesday September 20th at the age of 89.

He leaves behind his daughter Marnie (Rod) Kidder, mother of Ashley and Shawn Bowden; his son John (Shelley), parents of Amy, Becky, Rachel (Jordan), and John; his son Scott (Jill), parents of Connor, Taylor, and Carley; and his great grandchildren Dominic and Jackson (Ashley) and Claire (Rachel and Jordan).

Predeceased by Frances Maitland on December 15th, 2016, the mother of their children.


PETTIPIERE, June Patricia (nee Carl) - (November 3, 1928 to September 20, 2017) -

Predeceased by husband Herbert Pettipiere (d. 2000) and brother Gordon in childhood.

Survived by children Steven (Sue McCaffrey), Linda Petrie (Steve) and Keith (Anne Campbell), her grandchildren Ryan (Angela), Adam, Tyler (Melissa), Scott (Sarah) and Aaron; Jenny (Scott) and Lisa (Nathan); Stephanie (Keith), Mark (Erinn), Ashley (Ryan), and Matthew; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by her siblings Gary (Mary), John (Carol), Raymond, and Nancy Low (Doug).


Reid DaphneREID, Daphne (Kohls) - Passed away, surrounded by the love of her family, on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital at the age of 73.

For all who knew her, you know how much Daphne adored her grandchildren. Her daughters and their families were her pride and joy.

Daphne moved to Kitchener in 2014 to be closer to her family.

There have been many wonderful memories.

Daphne worked for many years in property management for her family's business in Oshawa.


Brubacher MaryBRUBACHER, Mary Marlene  -  Passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Grey Bruce Health Services – Lion's Head, nine days short of her 78th birthday.

Beloved wife for 56 years of Kenneth Brubacher of Miller Lake.

Dear mother of son Michael and wife Myrna Brubacher of Lakeside, and daughter Michele and Randy Harris of Alliston. Loving grandma of Allan Jones, Richard, Danielle and Nicolas Brubacher, Alexander and wife Cindy Brubacher, and great-grandma of Alexis and Kelsey Brubacher.


Swaniga DouglasSWANIGA, Douglas Andrew 'The Swan'  -  Passed away peacefully, following a brief battle with cancer on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the age of 74 years.

Doug is survived by his loving wife Gail of just under 55 years, his daughter Tana (Rocky) Nash, granddaughter Tate Brezina and her father Greg Brezina as well as two brothers Reto (Sheila) Swaniga and Harold Swaniga, nieces and nephews Lisa, Teresa, Andy, Grant and their families.

Predeceased by his beloved daughter Erin in 2006 and his parents Andrew and Irene (nee Crettex) Swaniga.


Dakin FrancesDAKIN, Frances Caroline  -  Passed away suddenly at the Guelph General Hospital on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at 3:45 a.m. 

Frances Caroline (nee Lasby) Dakin was the dear mother of Kim Drohan (Robert McInnes), Barton Drohan, Corrine Drohan and the late Marcia Drohan (2016) and step-mother of Lori Rolland Orr and Lisa Rolland Cannell. She is lovingly remembered by three grandchildren Jennifer Reid, Kendra Drohan and Natasha Byng. 

Frances is survived by her four siblings Doreen (Ron) Hauck, Ruth (late Tony) Contini, Charles (Kathy) Lasby and Sam Lasby. She was predeceased by her sister Doris Wilson.


Davis MargueriteDAVIS, Marguerite (Squire)  -  At age 94, of Mitchell passed away peacefully at the Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Hartley Davis (2003).

Dear mother of Terry Davis (Dorothy), Marlene Matheson (Ken), Sam Davis (Rob) and Carolyn Harris (Bob). Lovingly remembered by her many grandchildren, great and great great grandchildren.

Dear sister of Marjorie Gray. Also surviving are her nieces and nephews.


Graham KennethGRAHAM, Kenneth Earl  -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Hospice Wellington Residence on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the age of 89. 

Loved father of Gayle Rogers (Sandy) and Randy Graham (Donna); Grandpa to Ryan (Ashley), Breanna (Craig), Kelly (Kristine); great grandpa of 5. 

Survived by his sisters, Rita, Norma and Dorothy; sister in-law Shirley Billings and many nieces and nephews. 

Predeceased by his wife Eileen (1997); his parents Cecil & Jean; siblings Elsie, Iris and Grant; brothers in-law Kitch Head, Robert Burnside, Doug Billings and sister in-law Doreen Graham.


HARMS, George  -  At his home in Kitchener on Tuesday, September 19. 2017 at age 68.

Loving father of Tina Martens (Henry), Arron Harms, Adrian Harms and predeceased by his son Alex. Proud Grandfather of Kayla, Jesse, Adrien, Ayden and Tyla.    

Dear brother of John Harms (Elizabeth), Helen Friesen (Corneilius), Margartha Wiebe (Jake), Jacob Harms, Susan Peters, Nady Dueck (John), Justina Bueckert (Henry), Mary Bueckert (Ben) and Sara Friesen. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and cousins.  

Predeceased by his parents Johan and Margaret Harms.


Broda GailBRODA, Gail Louise - Passed away peacefully on September 19, 2017 in her 69th year.

Loving mother to Tammie and Alicia (Chip). Adored Nana to Justin, Jayden, Liam and Makayla. Cherished sister to Debbie Broda and her nieces Cristen and Stephanie.

She will also be missed by her brother Gary (Marg) and kids.


Weston JohnWESTON, John - John passed away peacefully at Hospice Wellington, Guelph on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

Survived by his loving wife Elizabeth (Betty), cherished daughter Teresa, son-in-law Andy Munro and grandson, Bruce, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents, Antony and Michelina, sisters Victoria Chornaby, Marie Blair, Helen McCullough, Eleanor Terentiak, Ann Dorosh and Pauline Lipowski, brothers Michael and Frank Weston and several nieces and nephews.

John proudly enlisted and served with the Highland Light Infantry Regiment (Galt, ON), in support of Canada's WWII efforts and participated in the liberation of Holland. He remained an active member of the Regimental Association in the years thereafter.


Hishon IreneHISHON, Irene Marie  -  At age 93, formerly of Stratford passed away peacefully at Knollcrest Lodge (Milverton) on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Born in Sturgeon Falls, daughter of the late Wilfred and Leta (Hickey) Rabillard.

Predeceased by her husband, the late Joseph Patrick Hishon (March 1979).

Loving mother of Michael (Bernice) Hishon, Jack Hishon, Linda (John) Charbonneau, Lillian (Sam) Wyatt, Gerry (Ellen) Hishon, Ken (Diane) Hishon, Dan (Lois) Hishon, Theresa (Jeff) Gleadall and Joe (Sue) Hishon. Grandmother of 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.


JOLIVET, Robert George 'Bob' - (Longtime Member of Royal Canadian Legion; Canadian Air Force; Member of Moose Lodge) -

Passed away peacefully at St. Mary's Hospital on Monday, September 18, 2017 in his 90th year.

Beloved husband of Margaret for over 69 years. Loving father of Richard (Liz), Susan and the late Leslie. Proud Grandpa of Jennifer (Sean) and Ryan.


Bogdon ShireenBOGDON, Shireen Isabelle  -  (1930 – 2017)  -  Sad are our hearts that love you. We sadly announce our Mother's journey from this earth and into the arms of our Lord. 

Our Mother was the binding grace of the family.  She was made of devotion, joy, pain, and sacrifice.  She was also our smiles and laughter when we were all together. She was a Mother with unfailing strength, encouragement, and understood your hopes and dreams. We would like to thank you for a lifetime of devoted, selfless love. 

Predeceased by her daughter Angie. Survived by her daughters Lori (Dennis), Pam, Colleen (Lynn), Judy, Bonnie, her eldest Jolene, and her only son, Mark.  She had seven grandchildren. 


DINGLEDINE, Elden 'Bob' Wyatt - Of Cambridge, formerly of Burlington, Bob passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, September 18, 2017 at the age of 97.

Survived by his loving wife of 74 years, Helen Elizabeth “Betty” (nee Bennett). Cherished father of the late Paul (2014), the late Jane (1950), Barbara Armstrong (Glen), and Susan Mull (Denny).

Proud grandpa of Kate Wiley (Curtis), Ross Moncur (Leane), Cathy Patus (Jason), and Denise Tulk (Matt), and adored great-grandpa of Clara, Joe, Wesley, Lily, Shannon, Jake, Aaron, and James.


MacQueen VelmaMACQUEEN, Velma Minnie  -  Peacefully at the Wellington Terrace in Fergus, on September 18, 2017 in her 90th year.

Predeceased by her husband Duncan in 1999.

Beloved mother of Wayne (Sabrina), Gary (Treva) and John (Dianne). Loving grandmother to 8 and great grandmother to 8.

Survived by her brother Royden and his wife. Predeceased by 1 great grandchild, her sister Jean and brother Albert.


Fraser CharlesFRASER, Charles Sr.  -  Passed away peacefully on September 18, 2017 at Caressant Care at the age of 85.

Beloved husband of the late Grace Haugh (2014).

Loving father of Charles Jr.(Mary) of Elora, Helen Leitch(the late David 2010) of Guelph and Jean Weiler(John) of London. Grandpa of Krista Fraser(Cody), Todd Fraser, Carol McCormack(Mark), James Leitch(Krystal), Candice Morrison(Jay),Jonathan Weiler and  April Thornley(Harris). Great Grandpa of Austin, Meaghan, Genevieve, Safiyyah, Olivia, Trace and Shea.