Leadbetter EthelLEADBETTER, Ethel Helen  -  With heavy hearts we announce Ethel's passing on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at People Care Hilltop Manor and the age of 95.

Ethel is survived by her niece Kimberley (Steve) Blackie, nephew Duncan 'Jack' (Renee) Kellythorne both of California and cousin Bill (Margaret) Wylie of Kingston, ON.

Ethel will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by her friends: Monica and Fred Wright, Janet Storey, Cathy Percy of Pittsburg, Dorothy Christie, Patricia Campbell and their families.


FAULKNER, Neil Erza  -  Of R.R.# 3 Moorefield passed away at his residence on Saturday, September 16, 2017 in his 82nd year.

Son of the late Vera (Wetzel) and Benjamin Faulkner. Predeceased by his siblings Ross Faulkner, Alma Thompson, Gerald Faulkner and Helen MacLeod. Uncle of the late Colleen Evans, Ronald  Faulkner, Audrey Henderson, James Thompson, Jayne Baynes, Douglas MacLeod, Daryl MacLeod, Norma Lynn Mathieu, Heather Burns, Michael Faulkner and Pat  Hunter. 

Neil’s farm has been in the Faulkner name since 1911 and he lived  there for his 82 years.


Annis DoreenANNIS, Doreen (nee Kuhlmann)  -  Peacefully, at Park Lane Terrace, on Saturday September 16, 2017, a long time resident Paris, in her 89th year.

Beloved wife to the late Robert 'Bob' (1982); loved mother to Jayne Miles, Brenda Kruschenske, Jim (Debbie), Judy McHaffie (Ken), and Michael (Sandy); cherished grandma to 10 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Also survived by a niece and nephews. 

Predeceased by her parents Florence and George Kuhlmann, her sister Pauline Barber and a brother George Kuhlmann.


Sims LindaSIMS, Linda Elizabeth (nee Butler)  –  Passed away peacefully in her sleep at Hilltop Manor on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at age 72. Dear daughter of Stan and Gert Butler.

Beloved wife of the late Robert Sims; loving mother of David (Janice) Sims, and Robert (Cindy Clark) Sims. Cherished grandmother of Amanda (Ryan), Samantha (Andrew), Caeleigh, Maiya and great-grandmother of Tayden, Katie, Lexi, and Aiden.

Dear sister of Ed (Pat) Butler.


Hagar AubreyHAGAR, Aubrey Walter  -  At the age of 95, residing at Arbor Trails, Guelph, Ontario passed peacefully at the Hospice Wellington in Guelph on September 16, 2017.

Aubrey was born on Nov 29, 1921 at Wellandale Farm, Welland Ontario to parents Cecil and Mae Hagar. Aubrey was the eighth of ten children. He was raised on the dairy farm, schooled in Welland and graduated from the Ontario Agricultural College in 1945.

Aubrey had a passion for education and learning and this was evident throughout his personal and professional life. Aubrey’s professional career included contributions to Canadian Industries Limited, University of Guelph, Campus Co-operative, Conestoga College and Wellington County School Board as well as many volunteer and community organizations.


Humphrey RobertHUMPHREY, Robert Manell  –  Passed away peacefully on Thursday September 15, 2017 at Sakura House, Woodstock. Bob Humphrey of Bright in his 69th year.

Beloved husband of Linda (nee Currah) whom he married May 22, 1976. 

Dear father of Tom & wife Michelle of Arthur, Kerry and husband Andrew Heberling of Sherwood Park, Alberta, Cynthia & Kevin Brezynskie of Springwater and Bethany of Bright. 

Sadly missed by his grandchildren Mikayla, Clara, Anthony and Elliot.  


Thomas MaryTHOMAS, Mary Elizabeth (Wilhelm) Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on Friday, September 15, 2017 at her residence, Baden.  Mary was born 68 years ago in Kitchener and was the daughter of the late Wellington & Mary Wilhelm (Baufeldt).

Beloved wife of Craig Thomas with whom she celebrated 50 years of marriage with on August 11. 

Cherished mother of David (Frances) Thomas, Stephanie (Rod) Galambos, Angelica Thomas and George Thomas. Mary will be dearly missed by her grandchildren; Aimee, Julie, Jordan, Sarah, Sophia, Liam, Craig, Cranson, Nicola, Kate & Cohen as well as by her 2 great-grandchildren Brooklyn and Elizabeth. 


Dicken MildredDICKEN, Mildred Mary (Oldfield) - A former resident of Peterborough, passed away peacefully at Sunnyside Home, Kitchener on Friday, September 15, 2017 in her 91st year.

She was finally released from the ravages of Alzheimer's.

Beloved wife of 70 years to George. Loving mother of Anne (Robert) Morrison, and Steve (Diane) Dicken.

Cherished Nanna to Craig (Jackie), Robin (Ryan), Lisa (Jeremy), and Heather (Micah). Proud great Nanna to Claire, Keana, Mia, Reid, Hannah, Linden, Kendall, and Brady.


Mattes LuiseMATTES, Luise Carola (Blank)  - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Friday, September 15th, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital at the age of 81.

Beloved wife of Willibald Mattes. Loving mother of Joe (Nancy) Mattes and Martin (Evelyn) Mattes.

Cherished Oma of Megan, Sam, Mercedes (Jesse) Kroisenbrunner, and Jeremy.  Fondly remembered by her sister Gertrud (the late Hans) Birle, and her two nephews, Hansi and Roger.


Vieregge MillieVIEREGGE, Emilie 'Millie' (Bollenbach) - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Innisfree House on Friday September 15, 2017 at the age of 75.

Beloved wife of Heinz for 54 years. Loving mother of Michelle Lantink (Mike) and Sylvia Weber (Tom). Cherished Oma of Stefanie, Eric, Derek and Courtney.

Dear sister of Hildegard Fister (late Herman) and Julius Bollenbach (late Yvonne).


Zettel TimZETTEL, G. Timothy 'Tim' - Passed away suddenly following a brief illness at Grand River Hospital on Friday September 15, 2017 at the age of 60.

Beloved husband of Darlene for 38 years. Loving father of Amanda (Scott Carson) and Scott (Jessica). Proud Grandpa of Makayla.

Dear son of Nancy and the late George. Survived by his sister Kristine (Bud Welshman), and brothers Tom (Suzanne) and Greg (Tammy).

Son-in-law of Don and Marlene Larke and brother-in-law of Darren, Michelle (John) and Donni (Mark). Uncle Tim will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and their families.


Cole DeeCOLE, Dee Ann (Gibbons)  -  At Stratford General Hospital on Friday, September 15, 2017, Dee Ann Cole of Clinton, in her 45th year. 

Wife of Kirk Cole. Mother of the late Kirk Jr. and the late Summer, both in infancy. 

Sister of Joe and Joanne Gibbons of Listowel, John Gibbons and Tiffany Wright of Goderich, and Kathy Gibbons of Lindsay.

Predeceased by her parents Doug and Eileen (Flynn) Gibbons, and her brother Doug Gibbons.


McGuire SeanMcGUIRE, Sean Charles  -  Passed away peacefully at Lanark Heights on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the age of 86.

Survived by his loving wife of 65 years Freda, his children Kathy (Mark) Gaskin of Brantford, Marlene (Carl) Sheely of Baton Rouge LA, Michael (Brenda) McGuire of Kitchener, Terry (Shelley) McGuire of Waterloo and Sean McGuire (Robert) of Toronto.

Proud grandfather to Kathryn (Melissa), David (Beverly), Ryan (Yvonne), Michael, Tara (Jason), Christopher (Katie), Erin (Andy), Oliver, Brittany, David (Alex), Eden (Ed) and Shayla and great-grandfather to Bennett and Emmett.


Arthur NoreeneARTHUR, Noreene Effie  -  Passed away peacefully  at North Bay Regional Health Centre with her family by her side on Friday September 15, 2017 at the age of 94 years.

Predeceased by her loving husband Jack Arthur Sr.  

Dear mother of Judy Biddiscombe (Harry) of Trout Creek, ON. Loving grandmother of Michelle Joyner (Rupert), Jamie Arthur (Jennifer) Gabe Biddiscombe and Olivia Hubbard,. Great grandmother of Chloe and Alicia Joyner.

Predeceased by her son Jack Arthur Jr. and her siblings Vernon Ratz, Violet Bain, Ken Ratz, and Ray Ratz.


Olsen AleksanderOLSEN, Aleksander 'Alek' Ritter  -  With great sadness, the family of Aleksander (Alek) Ritter Olsen announces the peaceful passing of their beloved father on September 15th 2017 at the Wellington Terrace in Fergus, Ontario.

A memorial for our father will be held on October 21st 2017 at St. John's Anglican Church in Elora with a private family celebration to follow.





Shewburg MauriceSHEWBURG, Maurice 'Moe' Ernest  -  At age 68, of Mitchell passed away in the late evening of Friday, September 15, 2017 at home with the love of his family surrounding him.

Caroline's husband for almost 39 years and proudest dad of Kent and Blake. He loved sports in every season, but couldn't bring himself to support anything emanating from Toronto. How will the Montreal Canadiens make it through another season without their most loyal fan! He was always keenly interested in the lives of all of his son's friends and he will be fondly remembered by his siblings, their families and all of Caroline's family.


Lemay GuyLEMAY, Guy Edouard  - (1933 - 2017)  -  With his family at his side, Guy passed away at home on Thursday, September 14, 2017.

Beloved husband of the late Monique (2005).

Dear father of Linda Claydon and her late husband Don (2016) and John Lemay (Claire). Cherished grandfather of  Louise Robillard (Chris), Steve Lemay, Jason Potvin, and the late Julie Potvin (2016) and great-grandfather of Claydon Potvin-Hunt.

God father to Pauline Monique Bergeron and the late Carol Veillette (2016).


Sandford JanetSANDFORD, Janet 'Lynn'  -  Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the age of 67 years.

Lynn is survived by her children Tara (Mike) Fthenos, Marcus (Aleisha) Sandford and their father Paul Sandford. Remembered as Gammie to her beloved grandchildren Manoli and Elias Fthenos and her grand-pet Lily.

Lynn is also survived by her three brothers Gary (Val) Rolls, Ken (Jeanne) Rolls, Kevin (Carole) Bonham, brother-in-law Reid Howell, step-brothers and step-sisters James (Glenda) Bonham, Donna (Norm) Voisin and Tim Bonham. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.


Morris DennisMORRIS, Dennis  -  (retired Sgt. of the Guelph Police Service)  -  Passed away peacefully, at Hospice Wellington, on Thursday, September 14, 2017, in his 74th year. 

Beloved husband of Alinda Morrison (nee Davies); loving father of Steven (Hanna) and Andrew Morris; proud grandfather of Rachael and Ryan Morris;  brother of Norm Morris (Pat); stepfather of Mark (Nancy) and Kevin Morrison; brother-in-law of Joy McIntosh (late Tom), Terry Davies, late Gerald Davies (Sandra) and late Gail Trask (nee Davies) (Vern); godfather of Merrilee Perreault (Sam); and uncle to many nieces and nephews.


ZEHR, Mary Catherine  –  Passed away peacefully on Thursday September 14, 2017 at her residence Cambridge Country Manor. Catherine was born in Wilmot Township 81 year ago a daughter of the late William S. Zehr and Druscilla Bender.

Catherine is survived by her brother Nelson Zehr and his wife Barbara of Wellesley. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews and by many family members of the Jutzi and Roth families.

Predeceased by her sister Laurene Roth.


Ryder ShirleyRYDER, Shirley Jean (nee Haennel)  -  Passed away at Hospice Wellington, Guelph, Ontario on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at the age of 88.

Beloved wife of Arnold Douglas Ryder for 63 years. 

Loved mother of Wendy (Frank McCrystal) of Regina, SK and Dave (Sandy) Ryder of Guelph, ON. Grandma to Charlie McCrystal, Hailey McCrystal, Sam Ryder and Emily Ryder.


Delaunay AnthonyDELAUNAY, Rev Anthony - Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at the age of 62.

Beloved husband of Yoland for 38 years. Loving father of Deborah and Alyssa. Proud "Paps" of Vienna. Loving son of Allan and the late Olga "Gaga" Delaunay.

Fondly remembered by his brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and extended family.


McLelland AnneMcLELLAND, Anne Louise  -  Passed away peacefully at Riverside Glen, Guelph, on Thursday, September 14, 2017.

Anne Louise (nee Buckholz) McLelland, in her 101st year, was the beloved Wife of the late Clifford McLelland (1989). She was the dear Mother of William of Port Elgin, Joanne of Guelph, Marilyn (Jack) Williams of Victoria, BC, Alan of Elora, John (Stephanie) of Guelph and Tom (Ruth) of Milton.

Anne was the loved Grandmother of ten - Laura, Chris, Kate, Elizabeth (Bess), Kevin, Ian, Rachael, Mathew, Tara and Sean and the Great-Grandmother of two - Noah and Maya. 


Blaikley JessicaBLAIKLEY, Jessica Morrison - (October 27, 1988 - September 14, 2017) -

With deep sadness, we announce that Jessica Morrison Blaikley passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at the age of 28.

Adoring mother of Cameron, beloved daughter of Maggie, dear sister of Kyle (Kelly), loving niece of John Blaikley. Jessica was a beautiful soul who could light up a room with her infectious smile and radiant personality.

She will be so deeply missed and forever loved by everyone who knew her. Eternally in the loving care of her grandparents Jessie and John Blaikley.


SANDISON, Donald James - Surrounded with love, Don passed away at Hospice Wellington on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at the age of 82 years.

Dearly loved husband of Karen Bezeau.

Father of Raymond, Donnie, Duck and the late Stephen.


Benarus ElisaBENARUS, Elisa (nee Ferreira)  -  Our beloved wife and mother passed away peacefully, with family by her side, on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital at the age of 61.

Beloved wife and best friend of Leo for 42 years.

Loving mother of Steve (Kathy) and Mark. Loving Sister of Orlanda Couto and loving Tia to Tommy, Larry, Sandra, Brian, Kevin, and Jennifer.

She was beloved and will be greatly missed by her many other family and friends.