McCORMICK, Ronald Albert  -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ronald Albert McCormick on Friday, August 18th, 2017 at Hospice Wellington at the age of 82.

Beloved husband of 56 years to Joanne (nee Shaver).

Loving Dad to Karen (Matthew) Ward, Lisa (Louis) Boterman and Julie (Randy) Pett. Cherished Grandpa to Brian, Alex, Mark and Natalie Major, Jeff, Paul, Laura, Adam and Eric Boterman and Jessica and Andrew Pett.


Farrell MaryFARRELL, Mary Gertrude  -  Passed away peacefully on her 83rd birthday, August 17th, with her family by her side, at Hospice Wellington.

Beloved wife of Richard. Loving mother of Paul (Anne), Jim (Eileen), Dave and Mary Lynn (David). Cherished grandmother of Calum, Colette, Liam, Connor, Shannon, Nicole, Emilia and Danielle. Dear great-grandmother of Aria.

Pre-deceased by her parents Frank and Paulyne Costley (nee Hennessey).


Roy GeorgeROY, Gerard George  -  Passed away peacefully at home with family by his side on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at the age of 75.

Beloved husband of Jeannette (nee Cormier) for 48 years.

Loving father of Angela Roy-Kilgour (Milton) and Lynn Roy-Kilgour (Brian / BJ). Proud 'Pepere' of Trevor, Stephanie, Natasha, Travis and Cody and great-grandfather of Brianna and Alexis.


Ronquillo JoseRONQUILLO, Jose Estrada  -  Passed away peacefully at Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital, with family by his side, on Thursday, August 17th, 2017  at the age of 66. 

Beloved husband of Sylvia and loving father of Michael and Hazel.  

Dear brother of Ervin, Romeo, Irma, Louella, Marionito, Vivian, Lyn and Amor. Predeceased by his parents Jose Sr. and Gertrudes Ronquillo and his sister Marylou. He will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, classmates, coworkers and many friends.


Watt IreneWATT, Irene Margaret  -  Passed away peacefully at Innisfree House on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at the age of 85.

Beloved wife of the late Ian Watt (predeceased 2015).

Loving mother of Susan (Trish), Alan (Wendy) and Ken (predeceased 2013) (Natalie). Very proud grandma of Tamara (Andrew) Andrew (Tara), Matthew (Elise), Dan, Luke, Alana and Clio; step-grandma to Judi and Thomas. Cherished great-grandma to Brianna, Lauryn, Grace and Maverick.

Special aunt to Doreen (Bob), Sheila (Terry), Rob (Karen), as well as many adored nieces and nephews abroad.


Cromwell DorisCROMWELL, Doris (nee Gillies)  -  Peacefully passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2017, at the age of 86 years. 

Beloved wife of Francis Cromwell. 

Dear mother of Bob (Jane) and Doug (Susan). Cherished grandmother of Ryan Cromwell (Vanessa), Jenna Caetano (Kyle) and Micayley Cromwell and to great grandchildren Aria Cromwell and Remington Caetano.

Predeceased by her parents Louisa and William Gillies, brothers Bill and Reg and sisters Hilda and Jessie.


Myskiw BrianMYSKIW, Brian John  -  It is with sadness and a heavy heart that we share with you the loss of Brian on August 16, 2017. Brian passed away peacefully in the arms of his loving wife Yolanda ('Yolie') while on a camping trip with friends. Brian fought a courageous battle with cancer over the last year. He was a true fighter, staying positive and jovial to the end, enjoying life to the fullest with family and friends. He especially loved fireworks.

Brian is survived by Yolie, his wife and best friend for 29 years, loving sons Brandon (Julie) and Dustin (Louelle), his caring mother Anne Myskiw (late Mike),  brother Michael (Michele) and children Kristen, Tamara, Callie (Justin), and  Brady (Michelle). Favourite son-in-law of Willie Eeuwes (late Henry) and brothers-in-law Frank (Arlene), Mike (Sue), Paul (Lucy), Gary (Joanne) Eeuwes. Nieces and nephews: Jason (Danielle), Jolene, Janelle, Kaitlyn, Nicole, Henry, Luke, and Rachel Eeuwes. Many special friends.


Moore JamesMOORE, James Wesley 'Jim'  -  Passed away at his residence on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at the age of 57.

Beloved son of the late Derryl and Doreen Moore. Loving Papa of Kira and Marcus.

Loved brother of Cathy and her husband Robb, Trish and her husband Stephan, and Sandy and her husband Rick. Dear uncle of Jesse, Cory and his wife Renée, and great-uncle to Cohen.

Jim will also be fondly remembered by his long time friends Kevin, George and Sue.


Tardif MaryTARDIF, Mary Tardif  -  Passed away at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Harriston, on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 in her 95th year.

Mary Lewella Johnston was born December 19, 1922 in Port Credit to William and Ruby (English) Johnston.
She is survived by her children Helen Stickney of Englehart, and Peter Tardif of Kaslo, BC, her grandson John Stickney and his wife Pam, her great-grandsons Jacob and Liam, and her sister Lillian Plumb of Meadowvale.

Mary was predeceased by her husband Horace Tardif in 1998, and by her sisters Ruby Caullay and Aleta Watterson.


Norrish JohnNORRISH, John Garnet  -  Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at the Guelph General Hospital on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, in his 88th year, with family by his side.

Beloved husband and best friend of 62 years to Joyce (nee Mervyn). 

Loved father of Bob (Barb) and John (Andrea). Loving grandfather of Melissa (Brian), Krista (Dan), Teresa, Laura (Nathan), Jackie (Devan), Matthew and Elaena. Cherished great grandfather of Grace, Griffen, Wyatt, Leo, Jaxon, Alexa, Braxton and Xackery. 


Seidle JoanSEIDLE, Joan Anne  -  Passed away peacefully with her son Stacey and his wife Lisa, and her daughter Alyssa and her husband Clay by her side on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Joseph Brant Hospital at the age of 72.

Loving mother to Stacey Stuart (Lisa) and Alyssa Cook (Clay). Cherished Gramma to Aidan, Meadow, and Ripley.

Sister to Edwin Seidle, Donna Simmons, Ken Seidle, Paul Seidle, Rose Mary Burkhart, John Seidle and Robert Seidle.

Predeceased by her parents Edwin and Mary Seidle.


DELISLE, Fernand Joseph  -  With heavy hearts the family announces the passing of Fernand Joseph Delisle, at St. Mary's Hospital, in his 87th year. 

Loving brother to John (Gertrude), Jack (Lucille), Reg (Nadia), Christine (Fred Tricker), and Liz (Ted Guiducci). 

Predeceased by his parents Henri and Blanche (nee Juneau), and by his siblings Monique Beauseigle, Denise Clemmer, Yvon (Carol) and Claude. 

Survived by many nieces and nephews.


Stanzel RobertSTANZEL, Robert 'Bob' Ernest  -  Passed away peacefully at Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the age of 71.

Beloved husband of Anne-Marie (nee Dugas).

Loving father of Michael (Amanda) and Patrick (Kristie). Proud Grandpa of James.

Dear son of Etheleen and the late Walter. Survived by his brothers Garnet (Wilma) and Don (Barb).


Schartzberg JoanSCHARTZBERG (Kersh), Joan  -  Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the age of 102.

Beloved wife of the late Percy Schartzberg. Daughter of Frederick Kersh and Amelia Kersh (Thompson).        Survived by her loving son Fred and his wife Mary; her grandchildren Greg (Terry), Lorelei (Tim McLean), and Joanie; her great grandchildren Arielle, Abigail, Jack, Jeff; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Joan is predeceased by her daughter Anne, Brother John (Jack) Kersh and Sister Amelia (Millie) Miller.


McIntyre IreneMcINTYRE, Irene (Mink)  -  Peacefully at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, Mrs. Irene Annie (Mink) McIntyre, formerly of Mississauga, Owen Sound and Chesley, in her 99th year.

Beloved wife of the late Roy McIntyre. 

Dear mother of Isaac and Patricia McIntyre of Mississauga, Mary Anne and Rick Dixon of Milton, Libby and Tim Deakin of Oakville, and Rev. Tom and Diane McIntyre of Paris.

Grandmother of Ryan, Steven, Danny, Paul, Cathy, Brennan, Brad, Mike, Kaitlyn, Jordan, Parker  and Jeremy, and great-grandmother of Kaden, Marlie, Riley, Elijah, Nathan, Delilah, Gracie, Hunter, Jacob, Leah, Emileah, Logan, and Austin.


TESSARO, Bruno Guiseppi  -  (Veteran WWII)  -  In his 93rd year, beloved husband of Mary (nee Shubert) Tessaro for over 63 years. Loved father of Paul and John. 

Dear brother of Emma Hohenadel (late Jim), Bruna Gumieniak (late Matthew), late Dino (Velma), late Eva Franceschini (late Albert) and the late Elsa Valeriote (Pacifico). 

Bruno loved his family, woodworking, and gardening and he was always known as a hardworking man.


WITHEY, Elsie  -  Passed away at Guelph General Hospital at 1:05 p.m. on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the age of 79. 

She was the beloved mother of Danny Withey and Joanna Withey. Elsie was the cherished grandmother of Melissa, Jonathan, and Jessica Withey. She will be greatly missed by Donald Withey, father of Danny and Joanna. Elsie will be reunited with her daughter-in-law, Liliana Withey.

Elsie showed tremendous strength as she faced difficult obstacles but never gave up hope. Her family and friends will always remember her for her kind heart and dedication, always placing their needs before her own. Her outstanding personality will carry on through everyone that knew her.


Guirguis FakhriGUIRGUIS, Fakhri Younan Ghali  -  Went to be with His Lord and Saviour on August 15, 2017 at the age of 67, surrounded by his family. 

He was the dearest husband of Mary for 38 years. Dearly loved and cherished father of Sylvia and Lidia.

Dear brother of Sanaa (Lawrance) and Mervat (Ramzy) and late brother, Ernest (Marcel) of Egypt. 

He will be greatly missed by family and friends.


Pos DaisyPOS, Daisy Jacqueline  -  Passed  away peacefully at home on Tuesday, August 15th, 2017. Daisy (Pursley) Pos at the age of 93. 

Beloved wife of  Jack Pos. Loved mother of Mary Pos (Noel Knott) of St. Catharines and Rick Pos (Mary Jane Hardy) of Georgetown. Proud grandma of Sadie and Amy. 

Predeceased by her sister Viola Thompson.


Chrissley GordonCHRISSLEY, Rev. Gordon Harold  -  (B.A, B.Ed.)  -  Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, in his 83rd year. 

Dearly beloved husband of Mavis Chrissley (nee Rhude). 

Loved father of Darlene, Mervyn (Brenda) and Timothy (Betty). Cherished grandfather of Richard and Cameron Russell, Emily, Meagan and Madison Chrissley and Rachel (Daniel) Clarke. Great grandfather to Noah Aiden Clarke.


Brett EwenBRETT, Ewen Sydney  -  Passed away peacefully, with his wife and brother by his side, on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Innisfree House at the age of 73.

Beloved husband of Myrna for 46 years. Loving Dad to Norm (Ashley) and Kevin (Amy). Cherished Poppy to Ashton, Kirk, Logan, Landon, Victoria, and Adain.

The family would like to extend their appreciation to the staff at Innisfree House for their compassionate care.


Gnutzman GertrudeGNUTZMAN, Gertrude 'Trudy' (Ebert)  -  Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Freeport Hospital, Kitchener at the age of 91.

Survived by her children, Michelle (Robin Carmichael), Nicole (Scott Spann) and her sister, Marianne Hoffmann.

Predeceased in death by her loving husband John Gnutzman.


Schmidt EarlSCHMIDT, Earl W.  -  Beloved husband of Lina Schmidt (Sasseville) from Kitchener, passed away peacefully at Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital in Kitchener on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. 

Earl was born 79 years ago in Mornington Township, Perth County, Ontario. He was the son of the late Alvin Schmidt and Vera McLellan and is predeceased by his brother Lloyd Schmidt and sister-in-law Heidi Schmidt. 

Earl is survived by his wife Lina, his children Brenda Donovan, Janice Collins (James Kerr), Ronald Schmidt (Elizabeth Martens), grandchildren Sean Bell (Elizabeth) and Daniel Martens and great-grandchildren Julia and James. 


Snyder GrantSNYDER, Grant John -  It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of Grant Snyder, peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the age of 70.

Beloved husband, friend and soulmate of Sandy (nee: Lippert) for 49 years.

Loving Dad of Kelly, Mark and Maria. Cherished Grampa to Luka and Eleni.

Survived by his brother Lynn Snyder and brother-in-law of Ron (Diane), Janet, Ken (Janice), Barry (Peggy), Murray (Cathy), Mary, Larry (Debbie), Grant (Mary Jane).


Samms JaneSAMMS, Jane E. -  It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our amazing mom, wonderful wife, loving nana and great grandma. Jane E. Samms slipped away peacefully into the arms of her Lord at St. Mary's General Hospital on Tuesday August 15, 2017 in her 84th year.

Beloved and devoted wife for 64 years to Jim Samms.

Loving mother to daughters Carol Linseman and Laurie Wohlgemut. Nana to Adam Linseman and Brandon & Ryan Wohlgemut. Great Grandma to Ethan and Parker.


DeBoer SiebeDEBOER, Siebe 'Steve'  -  At age 70, of St. Marys and formerly of Lakeside, passed away peacefully at his residence surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Born in Burum, Netherlands, son of the late Bonne and Trijntje (Knot) DeBoer.

True love and soulmate of Monica (Homan) DeBoer.

Proud and supportive father of Brad DeBoer, Amanda (Jan) Mulder and Kevin (Jackie) DeBoer. Loving grandfather of Ryan, Kaitlyn, Dayna, Tamara, Trent, Tessa, Kevin, Anna, June and Travis.