KIng CarolynKING, Carolyn Dorothy 'Paddy'  -  Passed away peacefully at Riverbend Place, Cambridge, with her beloved daughter by her side, on Thursday December 21, 2017 at the age of 82. 

Cherished mother of Jodi Clarke (Roger Caron). Proud grandmother of Alexandra.        

Beloved sister of Marilyn Stephens. Paddy will also be sadly missed by her niece Deborah. 


Walkom MyrtleWALKOM, Myrtle Irene (Innes)  -  At age 87, of Mitchell passed away peacefully at the Ritz Lutheran Villa on Thursday, December 21, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Charles Walkom (2001).

Dear mother of Anne Marie Heckman (Jim), Lloyd Walkom (Bev), Myrna Leaman (Howard) and Cynthia Grau (Mike). Loving grandmother of 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Dear sister of Elsie Gray (Cris) and Frances Lannin (Blythe). Dear sister-in-law of Annis Innes and Lloyd Hislop. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.


MartinKlassen CindyMARTIN-KLASSEN, Cindy Mae (Elliott)  –  Passed away peacefully at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at age 60. Dear daughter of the late Agnes and Ronald Elliott.

Beloved wife of Henry Klassen; loving mother of Kari Martin (Mike), Tammy Martin (Jody), Sheila Martin (Greg), Marcus Martin, Abe Klassen, Marry Klassen, and Henry Klassen. Cherished grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Dear sister of Ron Elliott, Daniel Elliott (Jen), and Lorrie Elliott (Tom).


Algar ChristinaALGAR, Christina (nee Farrell)  -  Passed away peacefully with family by her side at Grand River Hospital on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at the age of 75.

Christina is now re-united with her beloved husband John 'Jack' Algar, who passed away in 2009.

Loving mother of Jacqueline Howard (Rick) and Denise Algar (Erik Swanson). Adored 'Grandma Chrissie' of Jillian (Tyler), Kevin, Lindsay (Quy), Jason, Sarah and great-grandmother of Leah, Robyn, Cecilia and Theodore.


Veitch RobVEITCH, Rob  -  At Listowel Memorial Hospital, with his wife at his side on Thursday, December 21, 2017, Robert Gordon Veitch of Listowel, in his 46th year. 

Loving husband of Erin (Cook) Veitch, and devoted father of Evan and Karsyn.

Son of Ross Veitch and the late Ruth (Peachey), and brother of Rich Veitch, all of Listowel. 

Son-in-law of Ron and Marg Cook of Belgrave, and brother-in-law of Shannon Kucan of Wingham, and Chad Cook and Carolyn Ruff of Belgrave.


CHROBOT, Wanda Maria  -  (June 16, 1936 – December 21, 2017)  -  Passed away peacefully at Hospice Wellington with her family by her side.

Wanda Maria (nee Rosenbaum) Chrobot, wife of Chester Chrobot for 61 years.

Loving mother of Ted Chrobot (wife Barbe) of Concord, California, Barbara Reid (husband Brian) of Guelph, Ontario and Larry Chrobot (wife Carolyn) of Prince George, British Columbia.

Cherished Babcia (grandmother) to Diana, Christina and Matthew (Ted), Drew, Caitlin and Tristan (Barbara) and Andrew, Kathryn and Lauren (Larry).


Thorson ElaineTHORSON, Elaine Geraldine  -  It is with heavy hearts that we announce the unexpected passing of Elaine at her residence in Puslinch on Thursday, December 21, 2017, at the age of 78 years. 

She was the much loved mother of Rob Gogol (Danielle), the late Scott Gogol (1981) and the late Brad Gogol (2016) and daughter of Jennie Thorson (and the late Gerard). Elaine was the loving grandmother of Karen and great grandmother of Molly. She was the dear sister of Sheila Abercrombie (Michael) and Gayland Thorson (Rosemary). 

Elaine will be fondly remembered by her good friend Mario, many nieces, nephews, friends and former students from her teaching years. 


Nowack DonaldNOWACK, Donald Alan  -  Suddenly at his home on Thursday December 21, 2017. Don Nowack in his 79th year. 

Beloved husband of Norma (Kaufmann) for 54 years. 

Cherished father of Linda McNamara and Katherine Nowack both of Guelph. Sadly missed by his grandsons John and Brendan and many nieces and nephews.       

Special thanks to his PSW, Senait, who took excellent care of Don and provided support for Norma as his caregiver and to the Guelph Firefighters who were there to lend a hand at a moment’s notice.


Merritt ElizabethMERRITT, Elizabeth Ann  -  Betty passed away peacefully, with family by her side, at the Elliott Community, on Thursday, December 21, 2017, at the age of 80 years. This shining light has gone to be with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. 

She was the beloved wife of the late John (2015) for nearly 58 years. 

Loving mother of John René), Bruce (Karen) and Paul (Kelley). Betty was the grandmother of 8 and great grandmother of 3. 

She will be missed and fondly remembered by her sister, Irene Lewis, her sisters and brothers in law; Joan Yurchuk, Marilyn, Don, Daniel and Beverley Merritt, many nieces, nephews, caregivers and friends. 


CORRY, John  - July 3, 1966 - December 24, 2017

John will be deeply missed by his parents John and Dorothy Corry and by his siblings Mark (Jackie), Maureen (David) and Michael (Kathy).


Storm PeggySTORM, Peggy Lee  -  With sadness and heavy hearts, we announce that Peggy Lee Storm passed away on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at the age of 64. 

Peggy was both a 'sweet old lady' and a 'grumpy old lady,' depending on the day, but we loved her either way, and we knew that she loved us no matter what. Peggy would go above and beyond for her family, to provide for them, and to make sure they were well looked after. She did this for others too in the years that she worked as a Registered Nurse. In her down time, Peggy loved to watch hummingbirds, or shop for bargains at yard sales or the farmer's market. She would always say, 'Food tastes better when you share.' When Carmine came over for a lasagna dinner, he would look at her lasagna and jokingly claim that he 'made it in ceramics,' even though it was food. 


BURMASTER, Lorelei  -  Passed away peacefully at Cambridge memorial hospital with her family at her side on Wednesday December 20, 2017 at the age of 54.

Loving mother of Anthony, Michael.

Cherished Sister of Bryan (Kerry), Tim(Gemma), Ellen, Charlene and Jamie. Lorelei will also be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.


Pagnan AntonioPAGNAN, Antonio (Tony) Joseph  -  Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Tony—husband, dad, nonno, bisnonno, uncle, brother, brother-in-law, friend and 'private chauffer' was cherished and love by those to whom he meant the most. He was born in Dominion, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, on January 7, 1931 to immigrant Italian parents. 

Tony is now reunited with the love of his life, Sheila, who passed away on January 2, 2013. 

He was the beloved father of Lori Pagnan (Fred Thoonen), Carin (Robert Brown), Tony (Cecilia) Pagnan and Terry (Julia) Pagnan. Tony was the amazing nonno of Melissa (John), Eric, Matthew, Alex, Nigel and Noah. He was the proud and loving bisnonno of Kaydence, Mia, Aria and Veronica. 


Freriks JeanFRERIKS, Jean (Poppe)  -  At age 95, formerly of Mitchell passed away peacefully at the Wildwood Care Centre, St. Marys on Wednesday, December 20, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Henry Freriks (2012).

Dear mother of Henry Freriks (Mary) of Kitchener, Anita Giagnocavo (Greg) of Guatemala, Mary Barton of Holland, Michigan, Maggie Veltheer of Richmond Hill, John Freriks (Barb) of Mitchell, Lucy Greenhow (Andrew) of Loretto and Trisha Zanin (John) of London. Loving grandmother of 19 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.


Fasan MirellaFASAN, Mirella (Massaro)  -  Passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at St. Mary's General Hospital at the age of 67.

Beloved wife of 49 years to Walter. Cherished Mom to Julie (Doug) and Natalie (David).

Loving sister to Marcella (Sergio) and Elisa (Gaulter) and step-sister to Paolo.

She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, gardening, traveling, cooking and baking and shopping.


Kozokari PetarKOZOKARI, Petar  -  Passed away peacefully at Grand River Hospital on Wednesday December 20, 2017, age 80 years. Petar was a faithful member of St. John the Baptist Romanian Orthodox Church.

Beloved husband of Milica of 56 years of marriage. Loving father of Maria Rehner (Andrew) of Kitchener.

He is survived by nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews, Jovo (Zivka) Zmejkoski and their family Daniel and Antonio; Nevena (Goran) Kostadinovski and their family Teodora, Kristina and Sara.

Predeceased by a son, Steve (Vasa) Kozokari in 1994.


KITCHEN, Edward Stanley  -  Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in his 72nd year.

Dear father of Scott Kitchen and Randy Kitchen and his spouse Tina Bowering. Also survived by his grandson, Trevor.

Forever remembered by his brothers and sisters  and friend, Destiny Vieira.


Struthers IrmaSTRUTHERS, Irma Lenore  -  On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 Irma Lenore Struthers passed away peacefully at the age of 93. 

She is reunited with her beloved husband, Ross Struthers (d. 2003), in heaven. There, she also joins her siblings Robert, Jack, William and Raymond, granddaughter Leyla and her daughter-in-law Phyllis. 

Irma will be dearly missed by her sons Rae (Susan), Steve, Dan (Marilyn), Neil (Marie), and Keith (Lynn), grandchildren Sandy (Bob), Matthew (Julia), Geoff (Christy), Ashley (Monica), Blaze, and Madelyn, and seven great-grandchildren. 

She will be fondly remembered by members of both the Chowen and Struthers families.


Goudreau PatriciaGOUDREAU, Patricia Mae (Hunter) -  Surrounded by her family, at Listowel Memorial Hospital, on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, Mrs. Patricia Mae (Hunter) Goudreau of Listowel, in her 78th year. 

Wife of the late John Jewell. Mother of John Goudreau and Tammy Young of Sudbury, Alastair and Jane Goudreau of Kingston, Dawn and Rob Beitz of Chesley, and Christa Jewell and Mike Young of Orangeville. 

Grandmother of Lindsay Goudreau and Wayne Clarke of St. John's, Newfoundland, Bryce Goudreau of Truro, Nova Scotia, Nora Goudreau of Kingston, Carlee Beitz, and Kasen Beitz, both of Chesley, and Mikayla Jewell-Martin of Orangeville, and great-grandmother of Allie and Lily.


LaRonde MichaelLA RONDE, Michael David  -  Passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at the age of 67.

Loving husband and dear soulmate of Elaine. 

Dearly remembered by sister Susan and her husband Paul Kirkey. Will be sorely missed by members of the Leighfield and Bingham families.

Predeceased by his parents Gordon and Helen La Ronde.


Aimola AntonioAIMOLA, Antonio (Tony) – (Original owner of Alloy Welding est. 1957)  -  Passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, at Hospice Wellington, Guelph, on Tuesday, December 19, 2017.

Tony Aimola age 95 years, was the beloved husband, of 72 years, of Mafalda (Finoro) Aimola.

He was the loving father of Vicki Veri and her late husband Freddy (2017), Susanna and her husband Mike DeAngelis, and Ron Aimola and his wife Jo Anne Waters. Tony was the proud Nonno of Roberto (Kelly), Deanna, Michael (Leeanna), Sara (Willem), Amanda, Emily, and Jesse, and Bis-Nonno of Samuel, Anna, Rebecca, Paolo, and Gianluca.


Cloutis WilliamCLOUTIS, William Constantine  -  It is with sad hearts that we report that William C. Cloutis passed away in the late hours of December 19, 2017 after a hard, but quick battle with cancer.

He is survived by his wife Dawn, son William Jr., daughter-in-law Rachel, grandson Ethan and many more family members and friends. We miss him wholeheartedly already. He was our strength in this world.

Arrangements out of Guelph. A Private Family Service will take place at a later time.

Bill, our love for you will be in our hearts forever. Love, your family and friends.




HILLOCK, Greta Pearl (nee Totten)  -  Peacefully, at Stedman Community Hospice, on Tuesday December 19, 2017, in her 88th year.

Beloved wife of the late John 'Jack' (2008); loved mother to Linda Taylor (Richard Schimp), the late Eva (Robert) Woods, Ken (Cathie) Hillock; cherished grandma to 6 grandchildren and 8 several great grandchildren; dear brother to Lawrence Totten. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by sisters Fern Robinson and Winnie Hunter.


Bauer NatashaBAUER, Natasha (Natalia)  –  The Bauer family is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Natasha (Natalia) Bauer on the 19th of December, 2017 at home in the company of her close family, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer.

Beloved wife and best friend of 55 years to Edmund. 

Loving mother to Veronika and Luke (Indira). Babi will be sadly missed by Hanna, Kaya, Michaela, Dylan and Jordon. 

She will be fondly remembered by family and friends in Guelph and the Czech Republic.


Riengeutte KeithRIENGEUTTE, Keith Edwin Joffin  -  Passed away peacefully at St. Mary's Hospital on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at the age of 63.

Fondly remembered by Janet 'Fluffy' Thompson. Loving father of Sherry Vanderhout (Chris Shaw) and the late Joffin Riengeutte (2001). Proud Grandpa of Breanne, Mikyla and Cayden.

Survived by sisters Tammy (Steve), Kelly (Squint) and Linda (Jim), brothers Kirk (Chris), Mark (Katie) and Edwin (Cathy) and brother-in-law Dave. Predeceased by his sister Wendy.

Sadly missed by his cousin Dave and his Tim Horton's friends and family.


Michael ConstantinosMICHAEL, Constantinos  -  (Longtime loyal employee - Budd Canada)  -  Passed away suddenly on Monday, December 18, 2017 at the age of 72.

Beloved husband of Athinoulla for over 47 years.

Loving father of Maria Encina (Eddie), Mike Michael, and Elena Michael (Rob Reynolds). Proud 'Pappou' of Nikolas, Loukas, Diego, Alex, Constantinos, Sydney, Isaiah, and Katrina.