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.


Saunders ThereseSAUNDERS, Mary Therese  -  Of Arthur passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her children at the Caressant Care Nursing Home, Arthur on Monday, September 18, 2017 in her 89th year.

Beloved wife of the late Russell Saunders (1998).

Cherished mother of Brenda Murray of Port Elgin, Bob Saunders of Arthur, the late Ken Saunders and his wife Pat Saunders of Arthur, Ruth and Rob Leone of Oshawa, Lori and Bill McFadden of Belwood, Dan Saunders of Arthur, Ron and Deanne Saunders of Arthur, Leo and Monica Saunders of Arthur and Darcy and Rose Saunders of Alma. Grandmother of 22 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 2 on the way.


MONTMINY, Kenneth Gerard  -  With great sadness, the family announces that Ken passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Cambridge Memorial Hospital in his 66th year. 

Beloved spouse and best friend of Lorna for eight years. 

Loving step-father to Irene Mitchell (Dustin Moore), Thomas Mitchell and Jennifer Peitz. Devoted Papa to Cheyenne, Landen and Felicity. 

He will also be lovingly remembered by; sisters Janice Doyle and Brenda Robert, nieces, nephews, close friend Paul, as well as many others. He will also be missed by his John Bayis Park friends.


Scott AliceSCOTT, Alice (Reid) Scott  -  At age 86, formerly of Mitchell passed away peacefully at People Care Oakcrossing, London on Monday, September 18, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Blake Scott (2010).

Dear mother of Elizabeth McIntyre (Roderick) of London, Paul Scott (Cathy) of Mitchell and Murray Scott of Kincardine. Loving grandmother of Sean McIntyre (Debbie), Kyle McIntyre (Danielle), Jeffrey Scott, Stephanie Scott (Marc), Blake Scott and Jackie Bolan (Chad). Cherished great grandmother of Ava, Anderson, Luke, Finn and Vivienne.


Pate FrancesPATE, Frances  -  Peacefully passed away at Lapointe Fisher Nursing Home in Guelph on Monday, September 18, 2017 at the age of 87 years.

Lovingly missed by her daughter in law, Barbara Pate (nee Prince) and good friend Mrs. Prince.

Predeceased by husbands Dean Wilson and Lorne Pate, son Mark and daughter Patricia.

Loving sister of Ruth, Joan and Bruce (Helen), and aunt to many nieces and nephews.


Barbu MarijaBARBU, Marija  –  Passed away peacefully on Monday, September 18, 2017  at St. Peter's Hospital Hamilton, at the age of 85 years. 

Beloved wife of the late Jon Barbu (1997).  

Loving mother of Viorica Marioncu (the late Nicholas) and Viorel Barbu (Aurelija).

Proud grandmother of Thomas Marioncu, Jonathan Marioncu (Melanie), Maria Barbu and George Barbu (Christina), and great-grandmother of Austin Brown, Shawn Brown, Caleb Marioncu and Ariel Marioncu.


BERTELSEN, Dianne Emily -  It is with broken hearts we announce the sudden passing of Dianne Emily Bertelsen, age 54 of Stratford. Born in London, daughter of the late Dick and Dea (Carvell) Bertelsen and step-daughter of the late Deloris Bertelsen.

Loving and proud mother of her daughter Dana Bertelsen (Chad Gaunt). Best friend and true love of Rod McNaughton.

Dianne is survived by her siblings Brian (Michelle) Bertelsen, David Bertelsen and Keith Donovan (Debbie), along with nieces and nephews.


Guerney DouglasGUERNEY, Douglas Franklin  -  It is with great sadness that the family announces the sudden passing of Douglas Guerney on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the Guelph General Hospital at the age of 72 years.

He was the beloved husband of Lynne Guerney and the loving father of Josh Guerney.

Douglas is survived by his loving mother Lydia Donaldson. He was the dear brother of Marilyn Campbell ( the late Donald), Patricia Rayment (Den), and Dolores Taylor (John). Douglas will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.


Baxter RuthBAXTER, Ruth Doreen (nee Jarvis) - Former resident of Ayr and Paisley, Ruth passed away surrounded by family at Lanark Heights Long Term Care in Kitchener on Sunday September 17, 2017 in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Frank (2008). Loving mother of Patricia McBride (late John) and Joan La Croix (Edward). Proud grandmother of 4 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Beloved daughter of the late Arthur and Josephine Jarvis. Dear sister of Clarence (Pat), Hugh (Georgina), John (Sharon) and the late Walt (Elsie), Mary (Bob), Jean (Bob) and Gladys (Bob).


Pearcey EdwardPEARCEY, Edward Nathaniel - Passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Grand River Hospital at the age of 89.

Beloved husband of the late Phyllis Pearcey. Loving father of Donald Pearcey and Susan Pearcey. Cherished grandfather of Carrie, Shawn, Laura, Julie, Benjamin, Gregory, Katie, Jessica, Annie, Sarah, Sydney, Chelsea, Jillian, Kennedy and Kinnon and many great-grandchildren.

Survived by his daughters-in-law Janice Pearcey and Marilyn Pearcey and son-in-law James Burgess. Dear brother of Viola Cromi. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his children, Donna and Henry Verbakel, Gregory Pearcey, Randall Pearcey, Deborah Burgess and Laura Jean Pearcey.


PROKOPOWICZ, Ronald Stephen 'Ron' - Passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener at the age of 75.

Beloved husband of Diane (nee Grant) Prokopowicz for 55 years. Loving father of David (Laura), Michael and Bradley. Dear grandfather of William (Nichole), Blake, Eric, Matthew, Amanda, Stephanie and great-grandfather of Elizabeth and Noah.

Predeceased by his sister Shirley Sauve and Larry Prokopowicz.

Ron was the co-owner of the Stanley Park Sunoco for 25 years and recently the owner of Stapar Motors in St. Clements for 18 years.


SMALL, Margaret Rae (nee Boak) - Passed away peacefully, with family by her side on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Freeport Health Centre at the age of 95.

Predeceased by her husband, Iver Small (1982). Loving mother of Cindy Small, Kevin (Sarah) and predeceased by George James.

Cherished grandmother to Tanya and Amy and great-grandmother to Brandon, Joshua, Avery and Noah. Also survived by her sister, Jessica Campney and predeceased by her five brothers, Jim, Bill, Bob, Ray and Aaron Boak.


Bona GordonBONA, Gordon Anthony  -  With sadness and heavy hearts, we announce that Gordon Anthony Bona passed away on Sunday, September 17th, 2017 at the age of 63. 

Gordon was an avid fisherman who won the Rainbow derby in 1988. He enjoyed spending time with his buddies at the trailer in Owen Sound, sitting by the campfire, sharing jokes and stories. Gordon was a hard worker, so he loved to kick back and watch TV when he had the chance, and he truly cherished the time he spent with his family, as well as his very special fishing buddies, Rudy, Big Bill, and Matt.


RUNSTEDLER, Alvin Ephraim  -  At age 83, of Linwood passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital in Kitchener.

Alvin was born in Linwood to Herbert and Agnes Runstedler (nee Diebolt) on May 15, 1934. He married Ann Runstedler (nee Goetz) June 16, 1962.

Alvin is survived by wife Ann Runstedler, children Stephen (Cathy) Runstedler, Scott Runstedler, Valerie (Marc) Doiron, Bruce (Tami) Runstedler, Mark (Sheryl) Runstedler, sisters Anne (Walter) Grubb and Mary Cashubec,, brother Vince Runstedler, brother Wilfred (Theresa) Runstedler, brother Herbert (Linda) Runstedler, grandchildren Jesse, Jason, Matthew, Joel, Becca, Amanda, Jenny, Luke, Ferrin, Josh, Julia, Chloe, Brody and great-grandchildren Jaxxon, Lexxis, and Kinsley.


JACKSON, Olive 'Irene'  -  Peacefully, at Brantford General Hospital, on Sunday September 17, 2017, a longtime resident of Paris, in her 91st year.

Irene was a dedicated fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Blue Jays.

Beloved daughter to the late Fred and Henrietta Jackson; loved sister to Mabel MacPhail, the late Edith Meridew, Mildred Jackson, Florence Penner, Gladys Hudema, Leila Anderson, Laura Kreager and Carol Spurgeon. Irene was a part of the 'Nifty Nine' Jackson sisters; cherished aunt to 29 nieces and nephews, 37 great nieces and nephews and 16.8 great great nieces and nephews.


Melo GeorginaMELO, Georgina Sousa (Chaves)  –  Passed away peacefully at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at age 94. Daughter of the late Jose and Maria (nee Bettencourt) Chaves.

Beloved wife of the late Manuel Melo (2006); loving mother of Filomena (Valdemar) Picanco, and Victor (Gloria) Melo. Cherished grandmother of Susy Picanco (Paul Robson), Kevin Melo, and great-grandmother of Marisol Pardo.

Survived by brother-in-law Celestino Vasconcelos and many nieces and nephews.


SEIBERT, Thomas Malcolm  -  Tom lost his battle with leukemia at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, early on Sunday, September 17th 2017 at 83 years of age. 

He will be missed by his close friend and partner Patricia Murphy; by sons Paul (Ann), Scott (Lynn McNeil), by grandchildren Jessica Spurdza (Jared), Justin (Katie Wentworth) and great grandson Clarke. 

Will also be missed by his brother Peter (Susan). Tom is predeceased by his brother Keith and is survived by his sister-in-law Norma. 


Livingston AudreyLIVINGSTON, Audrey Lewis (Howard)   -  Loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother. Lifelong writer and teacher. In her 104th year, on September 17, 2017 at Greenwood Court, Stratford Ontario, with family by her side, Audrey passed away, joining her beloved husband Ted.

She was the cherished mother of Carol (Bob) Savage, Peter (Fran) Livingston, Wendy (Bill) Addison, Jim Livingston and Roslyn (Reid) MacDuff. She was adored by her 13 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren, with whom Audrey shared wise advice and provided a loving example of a full life, well lived.


Hymers ThomasHYMERS, Thomas Victor (Alex)  -  At age 33, passed away suddenly on September 17, 2017.

Loving husband of Martina (Trachsel) and father of Brianna and Addison.

Beloved son of Tom and Debra Hymers. brother of Michelle Simon (Daniel) and Benjamin Hymers (Krystal). Also survived by his mother-in-law and father-in-law Marianne and Daniel Trachsel, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Rebecca Trachsel (Chris), Ryan Trachsel (Laurie), Andrea Trachsel (Josh). Uncle of Tye, Brody, Grace and Victor. Also survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins.


Roth DorisROTH, Doris (Baechler)  -  Passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at VON Sakura House, Woodstock.   Doris was born 86 years ago in East Zorra Township and was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Baechler (Bender). 

Beloved wife of the late Alvin Roth who predeceased her in 1961. 

Dear mother and mother-in-law of Diane Roth of Courtney, B.C., Wilbur & Peggy Roth of Kitchener, Cliff Roth & Anne Schlorff of Waterloo, Stewart & Wendy Roth of Woodstock, Susan & Mike Brenneman of New Dundee. Doris will be forever loved by her 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. 


Bonnet CharlesBONNET, Charles Alfie Clarence  -  Peacefully passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017, at the age of 88 years.        

Clarence was a loving and devoted husband and father. A man of very strong faith and a friend to all those who knew him. He was a talented pianist, punster and lover of all things chocolate!

Clarence will be dearly missed by his wife of over 55 years, Barbara, by his children Karen and Dale (Allison) and by all those whose lives he touched along his beautiful journey here.


Fendley JimFENDLEY, James Douglas 'Jim' - With profound sadness on Saturday, September 16, 2017 while in Toronto General Hospital at the age of 62, Jim unexpectedly passed away.

Loving and devoted husband of Brenda Fendley for 22 years. Proud and loving father of Cody Fendley (Jocelyn Bovay), Shaelyn Fendley, and Adam Fendley. Dear grandfather of Lillie, Jaelyn, Niahlah and Michael.

Predeceased by his dad Peter and his mom Violet. He is survived by his brothers Bob (Paula), Kenny, Keith (Deb), Tim, Bill (Robin), Jeff and sister Linda Fendley-Coull (Paul).


Ritter ShirleyRITTER, Shirley Mae (Kaminska) - Passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at The Village of Winston Park, Kitchener at the age of 91.

Loving mother of Anne (Bill) Brubacher and Bruce (Cathie). Loving grandmother of Nickolas (Megan) Mula.
Great-grandmother of Molly. Dog Grandma of Kenzie Mae.

Fondly remembered by her nephews, Daniel, Paul, John, and Tom and their families. She will be greatly missed by her extended family and many friends.

Predeceased by her husband, Harold, her sister, Reta Stauffer, and her brother-in-law, Walter Stauffer.


BEATTY, Cleora Loreen (nee Linton) - Passed away suddenly on Saturday September 16, 2017 at her residence. Loreen "Lorry" Beatty of Port Rowan in her 85th year.

Beloved wife of Christopher P. Beatty who she married May 14, 1955.

Loving mother of Lana & husband Pat Gahagan of Courtice, Gina & husband Mark Watts of Oakville and Carla & husband Matthew Trowell of Stoney Creek.