Sutherland MaylingSUTHERLAND, Mayling 'May'  -  Passed away suddenly on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Grand River Hospital at the age of 69.

Beloved wife of George for 40 years.

Loving mother of Kendra (predeceased), and John Coleman and his wife Toni. Dear grandmother of Jesse, Travis and Johnathon. Loving sister of Jim Lem  (Gladys), Cheryl (late Gary Gies), Jack Lem (late Maureen) and Mike Lem (Cindy).


Wilson VernaWILSON, Verna (nee Martin)  -  Passed away peacefully  on Thursday, December 8, 2016 on her wedding anniversary, to join her beloved husband Glen Wilson who passed away in 1995. 

Loving mother of John and Lynn, Della, and Jeff  and Maggie Wilson. Much loved grandma of Jacqueline, Christopher, Zachary and Victoria. They will smile at their memories and will miss her.

One of four Mennonite children born to Norman and Alvina Martin, she is predeceased by her brothers Clifford and Eugene and survived by her sister Wilma Metzger of Elmira. 


MacLeod WilliamMACLEOD, William Earl  -  (1938 – 2016)  -  Born on December 1, 1938 in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Bill met his Heavenly Father on December 8, 2016, after his brief battle with cancer. He passed away at Grand River Hospital surrounded by family. 

Beloved husband of Ann (McMahon) for 47 years. 

Cherished father of Kim Estes (Paul), Linda Reidner (Scott), and Bill MacLeod Jr. (Dawn). His jovial spirit will be dearly missed by his grandchildren Bradley (Emerald), Brandon, Jonathan, Brooklyn, Talon, Austin, Ariana, and Emmett, as well as many nieces and nephews.  Loyal pet Vanilla will long for the many enjoyable car rides they shared. 


Martins JoseMARTINS, Jose Leonardo Oliveira  -  With great sadness, we announce that Jose passed away peacefully at Freeport Hospital, Kitchener on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at the age of 80. 

Beloved husband of Alda Isabella Martins for 58 years. 

Loving father of Johnny and Grace Martins, Cidalia Martins, Gilda Martins, and Mike and Goretti Martins. Devoted Vavo to grandchildren; Diana and Josh, Devin, Victoria and Hugo, Gregory, Krysten, Tatiana, Mackenzie, Xavier, Faith, Christopher, Corey and proud Vavo to great-grandson Xavier. 


Leech MarilynLEECH, Marilyn  -  Passed away suddenly at her home in Baden. Marilyn was born 80 years ago in Toronto and was the daughter of the late George and Edna (Greer) Brown.

Beloved wife of the late Lyall Leech who predeceased her November 5, 2003. 

Loving mother of Michael Leech of Hamilton and Karen Russon of New Hamburg. Sadly missed by her granddaughter Samantha and grandson Shaun (Taylor). Also remembered by son-in-law Ted Russon. Marilyn was predeceased by her sister Lois Brown in 2001.


Cabeke MariaCABEKE, Maria Helena 'Mary' (nee Hautekeete)  -  Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at Hospice Wellington on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. 

Beloved wife of the late Marcel T. Cabeke (1997).

Loved mother of Rosina (Richard) Ellis, Martina Fisher (Michael McInnis) and John Cabeke. Loving grandmother of Michelle, Christine (Cory), Patricia (Harry), John Jr. (Simone), Jenny, Jackie (Joe), Brad (Andrea) and Tracey.  Great grandmother of seven. Predeceased by sister Helena. Fondly remembered by Lana and Jim.


Weber HildaWEBER, Hilda  -  (1928-2016)  -  It is with great sadness I announce the passing of Hilda Weber (nee Schilling) on the evening of December 7 at home.

Predeceased by her husband Otto Weber (2009) and her brothers Emil and Jack Schilling.

Survived by her daughter Monica Weber and her sisters-in-law Elizabeth, Charlotte, Annemarie and Ulla, as well as nieces and nephews both in Canada and Germany.


Golbeck BeatriceGOLBECK, Beatrice  -  Passed away in her 91st year at Innisfree Hospice, Kitchener, on December 7, 2016.
The daughter of Henry Voll and the former Louisa Hahn. She was born in Linwood, Ontario.

Beatrice is lovingly remembered by her three children, Patricia Parsons (Robert), Dianne Wittig (Frank) and Terry Golbeck (Shelley). Dear grandmother of Christina Butt (Jeff), Jonathan Oswald (Anne-Marie), Tobias Wittig (Christine), Richelle Pearce (Jackson), Alexis Roseborough (Cam), Taralyn Golbeck, Karen Reiner and Kris Parsons. Great grandmother of Abby and Jillian Butt, Ava Oswald and Jaimen Allison, Christopher and Alianna Wittig, Cole Roseborough, Penelope Pearce, Kayla, Kyle and Cameron Reiner. Great great grandmother of Aria,Liam and Paisley Reiner.

Predeceased by her husband, Laverne Golbeck, friend Earl Trutter, brother Melvin Voll, and sisters, Irene Hertel and Mabel Masyk.


Jacobi DoreenJACOBI, Doreen Olive (nee Heimpel)  -  With deep sadness, the children of Doreen Jacobi announce the passing of their mother at Innisfree House on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at the age of 79.

Doreen was the precious and much loved mother of Susan and her husband Don Brenner, Linda and her husband Stan Knight and Steven Jacobi and his wife Nancy. She was the cherished Nana of Brianna Doreen Jacobi 'the apple of her eye'. She was the special Nana of Jessica, James and Michelle Conlon.

Doreen is survived by her dearly loved brother Bruce Heimpel (Marge), and his children Pattimarie Wagner (Wayne) and Jeff Heimpel (Nadine) and their families. Also dearly missed by Joy Heimpel.


Whiteside AmyWHITESIDE, Amy  -  At age 93, passed away peacefully at the Haldimand War Memorial Hospital, Dunnville, Ontario on Tuesday Dec. 6, 2016.

Cherished wife of the late Jack Whiteside (2009).

Loving mother of Esther Brown (Patrick) and Lenor Anderson (David). Dear grandmother of John Brown (Tawnya), Esther Oleksinski (James) and Murray Anderson (Cassandra Simpson), great grandmother of Mancer, Jenna, Lisa, Robert, Morgan, Adora and Tristan and great great grandmother of Mavrick.


Rowe DorisROWE, Doris (nee Mountford)  -  Passed away peacefully at the Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell, on Tuesday December  6, 2016 in her 97th year.

Survived by loving daughter, Susan, sisters  Elsie(Tom), Hilda(Roy), Joyce(Bill) and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her husband, Dr. Robert Rowe, sister Nellie(Bill), brothers Fred(Nora), Wilf(Evelyn) and Bill.


Hancott ShawnHANCOTT, Shawn Elvis  -  After a short but courageous battle with cancer, Shawn passed away peacefully at his home in Kitchener, Ontario on December 6th, 2016 at the age of 53 years. 

Shawn is predeceased by his father, the late Hayward Hancott and his father-in-law the late Roger St. Denis. 

He leaves to mourn his best friend, soulmate and wife Colette (St. Denis) of 25 years, his loving mother Delores Hancott of NL, his three children Nicole (Tyler), Shannon (Anne) and Cecilia, all of NS. His sister Charlene (Chris) Gillingham of NL, his brother Roderick (Lenora) Hancott of AB, his youngest sister Gina (Deon) Wheaton of ON, his grandsons Cale, Reid and Carter, his sister-in-law Monique (Rod) Hanlon of ON.


Stone FrederickSTONE, Frederick 'Fred'  -  Passed away peacefully at home on December 6, 2016, surrounded by his family.

Loving husband of Elizabeth.

Cherished father of Robert, and Cathy Allum (Dave). Fred will also be sadly missed by his brother Don; his sisters Patricia Kelly (Paul), Dorothy Hunt (Blair), and Marie McGrath (Kevin); and his sisters-in-law Mary and Linda.


LEGATE, Norma Bernice  -  (October 16, 1925)  -  Died peacefully at Cambridge Memorial Hospital Tuesday December 6, 2016 after saying goodbye to her children.

She leaves behind her son, George (Ruth Exon) and daughter, Leslie; grandchildren, Christa (Jesse Cooper), Phillip (Payge Mildebrath); and two great-grandchildren, Angus and Maire Cooper.

Norma was predeceased by her husband and love of her life, George Legate Sr. During their life together in Toronto she was an active volunteer for Sick Children's Hospital. She happily knit through life. Most recently she has resided at Queen's Terrace, Cambridge to be close to her family.


Kennedy EdmundKENNEDY, Edmund Lockie  -  WWII Veteran  –  Passed away peacefully at Innisfree House, Kitchener on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in his 96th year.

Beloved husband of Jean (nee Smith) Kennedy.

Loving father of Jeanne (Curtis) Cutting and Jennifer (Ron) Chaput. Cherished grandfather of Courtney (Josh) Bayley and great-grandfather of Felix.


NUNN, Lorna Nellie (nee Crabbe)  –   Peacefully, at Park Lane Terrace, Paris, on Tuesday December 6, 2016 formerly of Cambridge and PEI, in her 96th year.

Beloved wife to the late Reginald (2008); loved mom to Jean Dorosh, David (Betty Lou), and Allison;
cherished grandma of Julie Morris (Drew),  Paul Fleming, Tricia Makcrow (Mark), Steven Nunn, Michaela Nunn and Kaitlin McMichael and great grandma to Julian and Chloe Morris and Vanessa and Sarah Makcrow and Paisley Nunn.

Predeceased by her brother Robert Crabbe, and Grandson Michael.


Gimmer NoraGIMMER, Nora  -  Peacefully at the Guelph General Hospital on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. Nora (Robson) Gimmer in her 80th year. 

Wife of the late Lloyd Gimmer (2009).  

Beloved mother of Jo-Anne Freeth (Bill) of Guelph, Debbie Macdonald (Steve) of Brampton, Chris (Norma) of Guelph. Loved grandmother of Heather, Kaitlynn, Hayley, and Colleen. 


DONAHUE, Captain William 'Bill'  -  Passed away peacefully on Monday, December 5th, 2016 at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Cambridge in his 70th year. Dear son of the late Lawrence Donahue and Kathleen Pells.

Beloved husband and best friend of Jan Donahue; loving father of Christopher (Tammy), Jennifer (Graham), Geoffrey, and Aaron. Cherished Grandpa of Jonah, Emily, Maya, Katelyn, Faye, Bobby, Molly, and Brody.

Will be missed by brothers Rick (Dee), Dan (Sheila) and by brother-in-law Gene (Marcia) and mother-in-law Barb Sanvido. Dear uncle to Matthew, Greg (Lindsay), Anne, and Candice.


DOUCETTE, William (Bill) J.  -  Of Guelph (born in Halifax), passed away peacefully at Hospice Wellington on Monday, December 5, 2016 at the age of 72 years. 'Veni, vidi, vici', I came I saw I conquered.

Bill was with the Provo Corps and stationed in Edmonton and Germany and then returned to Edmonton where he remustered to R.C.E.M.E. He continued his distinguished career with the UN Peacekeeping service. Upon retiring he served with the reserves and with the Sheriff’s Department in Kentville, NS.

Much loved husband of Paula Doucette (nee McGrath) for 45 cherished years.


Schumacher MarySCHUMACHER, Mary Elizabeth  -  On the morning of December 5th 2016 God has called his angel home.
She was 75 years of age. 

Mary spent 54 years as a doting wife to her husband, Gary. She was selfless in her love for her three children, grandchildren and great grandchild. 

Never has a woman given so much to others while not expecting anything in return. The only thing she might demand was a cookie or two from Tim Hortons. Mary would go on countless shopping trips - for everyone but herself. She thought only of others and their celebrations, success, losses and triumphs. This is a testament to all the unopened gifts she bought for others and forgot to deliver. 


Wiltse LudenaWILTSE, Ludena Elizabeth  -  Surrounded with love, at The Village of Winston Park, on Monday, December 5, 2016 in her 99th year. 

Beloved wife of the late James Wiltse (1989), Ludena will be lovingly remembered by her son Bruce Wiltse (Geraldine). 

She leaves precious memories with her grandchildren Wendy Miller (Fred) and Chris Wiltse, and with her great grandchildren Michaella, Mackenzie, Katlyn and Brayden. Predeceased by; her sons Gary and Terry, her brother Garfield, and her sisters Gladys, Orkney, Fern, Miriam and Dorothy. 


MacLellan CarolMACLELLAN, Carol (Moore)  -  At her home in Preston on Monday, December 5, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer in her 69th year. Carol passed away peacefully in the arms of her loving companion Christopher Lindsay.

Dear mother of Carole Ann Moore-Gregory (Bob), Catherine MacLellan (Albert) and Norma Jean MacLellan (Rod); also sadly missed by her eight grandchildren; Dakota Gregory, Cheyenne Gregory (Aaron), Patricia MacLellan (Jamie), Jessie Dwyer, Blade Dwyer, Bradyn MacLellan (Victoria), Kaitlyn MacLellan (Bryndle) and John MacLellan and seven great-grandchildren, Beau, Brittany, Hailey, Owen, Travis, Madison and Jace.


Habschied KatharinaHABSCHIED, Katharina 'Katie'  -  Peacefully passed away on Monday, December 5, 2016 at Barnswallow Place, Elmira, at the age of 92 years.

Katie, of Elmira, was the beloved wife of the late Josef 'Joe' Habschied (1996).

Dear mother and mother-in-law of Anni and Ron Gowing, Gary and Rose, Joseph 'Joe', all of Elmira, and Wayne Gowing of Edmonton, Alberta. Loving Oma of Duane and Heather Gowing, Gail Gowing, Ryan Gowing, Tara and Vince Carnovale, Michael and Miranda Habschied, and great Oma of Evan, Easton, Mitchell, Max, Simon, Elliott, Oscar, Heidi, and Hunter.


Nixon RoyNIXON, Roy Wesley  -  Passed away peacefully at Groves Memorial Hospital in Fergus, on Monday, December 05, 2016 in his 94th year.

Roy will be remembered by his daughter Brenda Day and his son William Nixon.

Survived by his sister Ruth Dirstein (Gerry) and his brother Kenneth. Roy was predeceased by his 6 brothers and 4 sisters.


HARPER, Margaret 'Marge' Immaculata (nee Kennedy)  -  Passed away on Monday, December 5, 2016.

Predeceased by her first husband, Paul Comeau, by her brothers Edward, James and Albert, by her sisters Regina and Rita and by her nephew Timmy Kennedy. 

Left to mourn their losses are her loving and devoted husband, Ralph Harper, her brother William J. Kennedy of St. John’s, Newfoundland, her sisters Mary Keiley of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Anne Kennedy of Groton, Connecticut, her sisters-in-law Kathleen Kennedy of Burton, New Brunswick and Donna Kennedy of St. John’s, Newfoundland, her cousins and many nieces and nephews. 


Atkinson MarleneATKINSON, Marlene Sharon (nee Dent)  -  Marlene sadly passed away at the age of 56 at the St. Michaels Hospital in Toronto.

Lovingly remembered by her sons Alex and Aaron and her daughter Christina.

Survived by her mother Wilma Dent, her sister Susan Dent. Fondly remembered by her nephew Taylor Cohen, and her niece Alana Dent. Predeceased by her Father Barry Dent (2015) and her Sister Kimberly Dent (2012) (Cohen) and her brother Steven Dent (2015).