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WIPP, George Howard  -  Passed away peacefully at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the age of 83.

Loving husband of Ann Marie for 31 ½ years. Cherished father of Scott in Manitoba, and Brad (Kim) in British Columbia. Proud grandfather of 8, and great grandfather of 5.

Predeceased by his parents Howard and Reeva Wipp, his son Paul, and his sister Elizabeth Snow.

 

CHAVES, Antonio  -  Passed away at his home on July 15, 2017, at the age of 65 years.

Resting at Corbett funeral home, Cambridge, on Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 9am - 10:45am. Funeral Mass will follow from Our Lady of Fatima RC Church, 185 Elgin Street S., Cambridge at 11am. Interment will follow at Parklawn Cemetery.

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WEBER, Ray Weber  -  At Victoria Hospital, London on Saturday, July 15, 2017, Mr. Raymond Nelson Weber of Palmerston, in his 56th year.

Loved son of Ronald and Pauline Weber of Listowel, and the late Marilyn (Brown) Weber (1968). Brother of Derek Weber of Palmerston, and the late Kevin Weber (2000). 

Private family services will be held, with interment in Palmerston Cemetery. Rev. George Russell officiating.

 

LENAJATI, Martha  -  Passed away at the Trinity Village Care Centre, Kitchener on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the age of 91.

Beloved mother of Tony S. Wirjanto and Julie Yamaguchi, mother-in-law of Carol and Katsuhiro, grandmother of Christine, Mizang and Shizu, and sister of HelinaTjandra.

Predeceased by her husband Edward Wirjanto and son Franky S. Wirjanto.

 

OUELLETTE, Paul Lucien  -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love and support of his family at Lisaard House, Cambridge on July 14, 2017. Paul was born in Edmonton, Alberta 61 years ago and was the son of Lucien Ouellette and Rachel Casavant.

Cherished father of Cathryn, Carolyn and Andrew and loving grandfather of Trejean. Brother to Louis Ouellette.

Paul was a successful Master Electrician and an accomplished tradesman.  He was loved and respected by many and will be missed by all.

 

Peterson AndrewPETERSON, Andrew Christopher Rainey  -  Passed away in Waterloo on Friday, July 14th, 2017 at the age of 31. 

Beloved son of Jon and Julia Peterson of Fergus. Loving brother of Benjamin of Guelph, Becca Brinston (Sean) of Alliston. Dear uncle of Chase and soon to arrive Levi. Loved grandson of the Rev. Canon William and Sandra Rainey of Guelph and the late Rt. Rev. Les and Yvonne Peterson.

 

Wright RobertWRIGHT, Robert Charles (Bob)  -  Of Guelph, passed away on July 14, 2017 in his 85th year.

He will be dearly missed by his sons and daughters-in-law, David Wright and Beth Reade, Bruce Wright and Darlene Blair, his granddaughter, Sarah and grandson, Ben.

Predeceased by his beloved wife of 54 years, Ruth Wright (nee Craig).

Born in Windsor, Bob moved to Guelph in 1939 when his father became the wartime manager of Zephyr Looms. He was a student at GCVI High School. After graduating from Queens University, he returned to GCVI for his entire career, initially as a History teacher and later as a Guidance Counselor. He became the Head of Guidance and the President of the Ontario School Counsellors’ Association. He commanded the GCVI Cadet Corp and was a Major when he retired from the Reserve Forces.

 

Genner DonaldGENNER, Donald L.  -  Don passed away peacefully at the Guelph General Hospital on July 14, 2017, with much of his family by his side.

Don leaves his children, Noah (Annette), Ari (Rhonda) and Devin (Alyssa). As well as his brother Larry and sister Jayne. He will be forever missed by his grandchildren Aly, Isaac, Annabella and Otto.

After graduating from the University of Waterloo Don worked for many years at the University of Guelph and Compusense.

 

Heffernan HelenHEFFERNAN, Helen (nee Gagne)  -  Passed away peacefully on Friday, July 14th, 2017 at Sunnyside Home at the age of 98.

Beloved wife of the late Nelson (1993).

Loving mother of Patrick and his wife Bernice and the late David (2017) and his wife Margaret. Cherished grandma of Janine (Martin Pastink), Jennifer (Michael Clemens), Bernadette (Colin Cranston) and John (Annette) Heffernan, and great grandma of Liam, Noah, Kendra, Tori, Megan, Sarah and Zackary.

 

Vassell AlfredVASSELL, Alfred Leopold  -  It is with great sadness that the Vassell family announce the passing of a loving  husband, father and grandfather, Alfred Leopold Vassell, (Bunny), at  Sunnyside Home on July 14, 2017.

Alfred, 78,  was predeceased by his wife of 40 years Loris May Vassell. He leaves behind children Jennifer and Morris of Toronto, Joan, Sharon  and Alfred Jr. (Lil-Marie) of Kitchener.

Alfred also leaves behind sisters Eva and Cecilia Vassell and Ezemenda Connell, brother William, nephew Alphonso Hylton (Alma a.k.a Dotty), and many other nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by his many grandchildren and  great-grandchildren.

 

Shewchuk MorrisSHEWCHUK, Morris Walter  -  At age 83, on Saturday, July 14, 2017 at Stratford General Hospital passed away peacefully with Millie Chambers his loving partner of 36 years by his side. Born in Wakaw, Saskatchewan, son of the late John and Helen Shewchuk.

He leaves to mourn his passing and cherish his memory, his partner Millie Chambers. His children: Sonya (Peter) Shewchuk-vonKaufmann, Debbie (Mike) Shewchuk-Jones, Sherry (Lindsay) Krieser, Wayne (Teresa) Houle. His Grandchildren: Austin, Kyle, Adam (Kat) & family, Andrew (Shannon) & family. His sister: Elsie Marshall. Brother in-law: Ed Klopoushak. Sister in-law: Adele Shewchuk. Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

 

BOWMAN, Levi  -  Passed away at his residence in Hawkesville on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at the age of 50 years.

Levi was the son of Nelson and Susannah (Martin) Bowman of Hawkesville, brother of Esther and David Martin of RR 3 Wallenstein, Nancy and Alvin Gingrich of Dunsford, Mary Ann and Mervin Martin, and Lovina and Josiah Weber, both of RR 5 Listowel, and Henry and Ada Bowman of Hawkesville.

He is survived by his aunt Nancy Martin of Hawkesville and 29 nieces and nephews.

 

Docksteader RonaldDOCKSTEADER, Ronald David  -  Passed away in the early hours of the morning on Thursday, July 13, 2017.

Ronald was the loving husband of Cheryl Docksteader. He was the cherished father of Tara Marshall, and Ron (Kim) Docksteader, and the father-in-law of Travis Marshall. Papa had a special place in his heart for his 6 grandchildren, Jaylynn, Cameron and Brea Marshall, and Annabelle, Magenta, and Grayson Docksteader.

Ronald was the beloved brother of Pat Pilon and Joyce Sigrist (Arno). He was predeceased by his sisters Betty Brownley and Shirley Hugget, his brother Harvey Docksteader, and brothers-in-law Robert Pilon, and Rufus Brownley. Fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. He will be missed by many friends, especially Wendy.

 

Brouwer AnneBROUWER, Anne (nee Rumph)  -  Of Moorefield went home to be with her Lord surrounded by the love of her family on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the age of 64. 

Beloved wife of Larry for 44 years. Cherished mother of Angela and Dennis Sluys of Lynden, Cindy and Henry Thalen of Tara, Henry and Sonia Brouwer of Alma and Michelle and Tim Thalen of Palmerston. Dearest Beppe of Jessica, Carly, Adam and Trevor; Bryden, Branson, Kyla and Jayden; Jason, Kyle, Katie and Sarah; Lincoln, Liberty and Emerson. 

Sister of Hank Rumph, Pat and Bill Hessels, Hilbert and Jannie Rumph, Luke and Mia Rumph, Hilly and Bill Welmers, Helen and Menno van der Vinne, and Albert and Martha Rumph. Sister-in-law of Anne and Jake Lopers, Sid and Bonnie Brouwer and Joyce and Pat Lawler. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by her sister-in-law Grace Rumph.

 

Scherbarth IrvinSCHERBARTH, Irvin  -  Of RR2, Monkton passed away at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener on Thursday, July 13, 2017 in his 83rd year.

Dear brother of Erma Priestap (Norval), Walter Scherbarth (Muriel) and Glenn Scherbarth (Mary). Also surviving are his nieces, nephews and their families.

Predeceased by his parents John and Frieda Scherbarth, sister Ella Kelland (Lloyd) and niece Sharon Parr.

 

Staubitz WalterSTAUBITZ, Walter Franz  -  Peacefully passed at Trinity Village Care Centre, Kitchener, on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 88 years of age. 

Predeceased by his beloved wife Margaret. Loving father of Frank (Dorothy), Joe (Julia), Bill (Kathy) and Joanne Toth (Rob). Dear grandfather of Shaun (Amanda), Nicholas (Ariel), Kathryn, Brad (Sarah), Bethany, Wesley and Hanna; great grandfather of Jasper, Barrett and Levon. 

Sadly missed by his sister Angela McCarthy (Jim, deceased) and by many nieces and nephews. 

 

Sunnucks RonaldSUNNUCKS, Ronald John  -  (March 21, 1949 - July 13, 2017)  -  Born in Toronto into the Sunnucks and Reynolds families on the first day of spring; lived over the years in Etobicoke, Arkell and Guelph.

Ron loved a good chainsaw: he could position an empty pop can and drop a tree on it. He loved nature, made friends with the one-legged robin who hung out on the back lawn, with the two cats from next door, with any dog he met. He loved his wife Hedy, his son Jason, playing shuffleboard with his friends at the Red Chevron Club, going for breakfast at the Airpark Café.

Over the years he worked on the renovation of the Fergus Market, on the construction of the Guelph Dam, and in building maintenance; he drove long-haul trucks, and snow plow for the City of Guelph. He restored old furniture and sold it out of a booth at the Aberfoyle Antique Market.

 

Hamm VictorHAMM, Victor Jacob  -  Passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Innisfree House at the age of 90.

Beloved husband of Hilde Hamm for 67 years.

Loving father of Lillian Murphy (Todd) and Anita Brenner. Cherished grandfather of Cameron and Taylor.

 

Johnston RoseMarieJOHNSTON, Rose-Marie Therese (nee Roy)  -  Rosemarie passed away on Thursday, July 13 at the age of 62, with her husband Robert and daughter Michelle by her side.

She was predeceased by her parents Roland and Antoinette, her mother-in-law Marion, and one sister, Huguette. She is survived by two brothers, Francois (Linda) and Bernie, three sisters, Suzanne, Jeanette (Gordon) and Deanne, sister-in-law Beth, father-in-law Paul, and many nieces and nephews.

Rosemarie grew up in Edmonton, Alberta until she moved to Kitchener in 1990. She had many fond memories of holidays and weekends spent in the rocky mountains and missed them terribly.

WRIGHT, Eleanor Elsie (Lichty)  -  Passed away peacefully at the Wellington Hospice on July 13, 2017 after a long battle with Congestive Heart Failure.

She was a long term resident of Cambridge with her late husband of 67 years, Cecil Wright. She spent her last 4 years of her life at Arbour Trails Retirement Home in Guelph.

Eleanor was the cherished mother of Wayne (Anne) Wright of Guelph and Kristine (Wright) Thompson and the late Bruce Thompson of Minneapolis. She was the beloved Grandmother of Eric (Molly) Wright, Lauren (Raffi) Vartanian of Guelph, Brian (Lindsay) Thompson, Kevin (Kim) Thompson of Minneapolis and great grandchildren Levi and Zachary Wright and Margot Vartanian of Guelph.

 

Pereira FilomenaPEREIRA, Filomena De Sousa  -  (March 22, 1927 - July 12, 2017)  - Cherished mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother and Great-Great-Grandmother. Filomena is greatly loved and will be missed by her family and friends. Filomena passed away peacefully the morning of Wednesday, July 12, 2017 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loved ones.

Filomena was born in Santa Maria, Portugal where she met her husband Antonio and moved to S. Miguel where she raised 12 children. She later moved to Canada in 1970 where she built her new life with Antonio and her children.

Filomena loved having her children around and being a great mentor to her grandchildren. She was a wonderful mom, friend, confidant and an incredibly strong woman that we all looked up to. She built great friendships outside of her family that she cherished just as much.

 

Draper GretaDRAPER, Greta Beryl (Briard)  -  Passed away on July 12, 2017 at Freeport Hospital, Kitchener, at the age of 97 years.

For 62 years she was the beloved wife of Douglas Draper who predeceased her on Oct. 17, 2011.

Loving mother of Lorna Draper of Kitchener, Roy (Barbara) Draper of Elmira, and Ruth (Dennis) Funk of London, Ont. Dear sister of Earle Briard of Kingston, Ont.; grandmother to Douglas and Dan Draper, Jaimie and Kevin Funk and great-grandmother to Ryder.

She was predeceased by her sisters Lois McLellan (2013) and Amy Briard-Smith (1992), brother-in-law Gerald McLellan (2002) and sister-in-law Edith Briard (2016).

 

Camilleri BarbaraCAMILLERI, Barbara (Barb)  -  Passed away peacefully at Hospice Wellington, Guelph, on Thursday, July 13, 2017. 

Barbara (nee Harkies) Camilleri, age 68 years, was the beloved wife of the late Tony Camilleri (2006). 

She was the dear mother of Tonya (Todd) Campbell and Joseph.  Barb dearly treasured her grandson Evan.  She was the beloved Grandma Bawkii of Ryan Young. 

Barbara was the dearly loved daughter of Shirley Harkies and the late Bill Harkies (1882), and dearly loved sister of Bonnie (Dave) McCuen, Bob Harkies, Bryan Harkies and the late Bill Harkies. She was the loving sister-in-law of Debbie Harkies. Barb is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and beloved relatives in Malta and England.

 

Hayes GloriaHAYES, Gloria  -  Passed away at home in Hamilton, Ontario on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. 

Gloria (nee Dupuis) Hayes, in her 88th year, was the beloved wife of the late Edward Joseph John Hayes (1999). 

She was the loving mother of Fr. Dennis Hayes, CC, of Ottawa, Nancy and her husband Michael Burton of Hamilton, Cynthia and her husband Michael Armstrong of Barrie, Shelly and her husband Warren English of Guelph, Jennifer and her husband James Peloso of Okotoks, AB and Christopher Hayes and his wife Melanie of Guelph.

 

Gianoulias IoannisGIANOULIAS, Ioannis John  -  Peacefully passed away at his home in Cambridge, with family by his side on Thursday, July 12, 2017 at 71 years of age. 

Beloved husband of Athanasia. Dear father of Bill and Jim Gianoulias. Loving grandfather of Jonathan, Laney and Ian. 

Will be sadly missed by his brothers George from Greece and by Demetrios from California. 

 

Harrison NancyHARRISON, Nancy (Render)  -  Peacefully passed away at her residence in Cambridge, on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 85 years of age. 

Beloved wife of George W. Harrison. Loving father of Neil Harrison, Valerie Harrison, Denise McArthur (Steve) and Sean Harrison. Cherished grandmother of Erin Branco (Paulo), Stephanie Taylor (Scott), Mary Harrison, Jessica McArthur and Brett McArthur; and cherished great-grandmother of Logan Taylor and Oliver Branco.

Survived by brother Rex Render and sister Edna Lawn.