Brubacher MaryBRUBACHER, Mary  -  Passed away at Grand River Hospital, K-W Campus on Thursday, January 19, 2017. Mary was born 87 years ago, a daughter of the late Henry Gingerich and former Henrietta Perry. Mary resided in Wellesley and was formerly of New Hamburg and Milverton.

Loving wife of Abner Brubacher of Wellesley whom she married August 17, 1956. 

Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Mary Elizabeth and David Roth of Wellesley, Miriam and John Kuepfer of Millbank, Paul and Tanya Brubacher of Wellesley, Ruth and Dan Schrock of Wisconsin.


Murray HowardMURRAY, Howard Gordon  -  Passed away peacefully at the Stratford General Hospital on Thursday January 19, 2017 in his 97th year.

He was the beloved husband of Jean Murray, married for 74 years. Howard was loved greatly by his family.

Predeceased by his wife Jean and son James; he is survived by daughters Patricia (Bill) Cook, Cher (Craig) Harvey, and Debra (Lawrence) Masters; grandchildren David(Kim) Cook, Andrew (Rachelle) Cook, Vanessa and Chad Masters, Tracy (Tim) Hatheway, Danielle(Cam) Moffat, Lauren (Kieran) Bliss and Scott Harvey; and great grandchildren.


THOMPSON, Herman Hugh  –  Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Wednesday January 18, 2017 just nine days after celebrating his 80th birthday. 

Beloved husband of Mildred for 55 years. 

Dear father of Harry (Karen Van Doorn), Alice Stahlbaum (Larry Sr.), Ivan and Gayle Botelho (John).  Cherished Papa of Leanne Fagan (Rob), Larry Stahlbaum Jr. (Heather), Brian Stahlbaum, Brittany Swidrovich (Eric), Veronica Botelho (Jameson Pickard) and Ally Botelho (Nico Pasquale) and great-great Papa of Mason Stahlbaum and Cooper and Kendall Fagan. 


Gildner WilliamGILDNER, William 'Bill' John  -  Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at the age of 90.  

Predeceased by his beloved wife of 28 years, Freda (nee Black) in 1981.

Loving father to Paul of Waterloo, John (Jayne) of Port Credit and Brian (Susan Burt) of Toronto. Grandad to Amy, Drew and Callum. Also survived by his sister Doris Higgins and sister-in-law Colleen Gildner.

MacCormack FrancesMACCORMACK, Frances Mary  -  It is with great sadness that we announce that Frances Mary MacCormack passed away at the LaPointe Fisher Nursing Home in Guelph on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the age of 87 years. She was born in Hamilton, ON on March 26, 1929 and was the daughter of the late Frank and the late Ethel Spurgeon.

She is survived by the love of her life Neil MacCormack of Georgetown.

Frances was the loving mother of Sharron Leonard (Bob), Trish MacCormack, and Scott MacCormack (Christina). She was the proud grandmother of Alexandra, Jeremy, Cayla, and Declan. Frances is survived by her niece Kerren Thompson (Jim), and by her nephew Verdi Gough (Carolynn), and by many great-nieces and nephews.


Belluz MargaretBELLUZ, Margaret  -  With heartfelt love we wish to announce the passing of our mother and Nanna, peacefully at the Elliot Community on January 17, 2017,  one day after her 98th birthday.

She was the wife of the late Roy Joseph Belluz of Victoria Road North in Guelph and mother to MaryAnn Cordes (Paul Springer), Nola Brown (deceased) (Gary Brown), Marlene Belluz (Klaus Loske), and Roy Belluz (Kim Belluz).

She was the cherished Nana of Tanja, Lia, Lindsay, Tracy, Megan, Ambre, Becky, Dieter, Brandon and Tyler and proud great Nanna to Carla, Taylor, Cooper, Quinn, Owen, Addyson and Ethan.


Day RobinDAY, Robin William  –  Passed away peacefully on Tuesday January 17, 2017 at the Grand River Hospital, Kitchener.  Robin Day of Washington, ON in his 74th year.

Beloved husband of Barbara (nee Williams) whom he married July 9, 1966. Dear father Charlene Day-Knarr and partner Wade Belanger of Waterloo. Sadly missed by his grandsons Keegan & Daron. 

Survived by his brother Arthur & wife Helena and sister Ailene Deaville all of Toronto and by his niece and 2 great nieces. 


Kristoff FlorisKRISTOFF, Floris Margaret Rose (nee Bast)  -  Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at her residence Sunnyside Home in Kitchener, Ontario. Floris was born 78 years ago in Baden and was the daughter of the late John Bast and former Rosetta Helmuth.

Floris will be dearly missed by her husband Michael, her step daughters, her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren. 

Floris is survived by her brother Harry Bast and Lorna and her sister Iris and Gregor Wagner as well as her many nieces, nephews and extended family. She will be missed by her special friends, colleagues and those whose lives she touched.


Morris MichaelMORRIS, Michael V.  -  Surrounded by loved ones, Mike Morris passed away on January 17th, 2017 at the age of 63. 

Proud and adoring father of Avery Brohman and her husband Eric.        

Loving brother of Patrick (Joanne), Nick (Antonella), Barbara Dumond (Joe) and Joan Morris.  Always loved and remembered by his many nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by his dog Gracie. Predeceased by his sister-in-law Cindy Morris and parents Jack and Patricia Morris. 


Kidd DougKIDD, Douglas 'Doug'  -  At Caressant Care, Listowel, on Monday, January 16, 2017, Mr. Douglas Wilson Kidd of Listowel, in his 93rd year. 

Husband of the late Thelma (Lewis) Kidd.  

Doug was loved by his stepchildren Wally and Gerry Wilkinson of Mount Forest, Lloyd and Sandra Wilkinson of Waterloo, and Wayne and Dianne Wilkinson of St. Clements, by his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and by his nieces and nephews.


Ray RobertRAY, Robert John Byron  -  After a long and full life, Bob died peacefully in Kitchener in his 92nd year. 

Beloved husband and best friend of the late Elinore Ray, they celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary on August 14, 2016, four days before Elinore’s passing.

Loving father of Kathy (Jeff Bryce) and Alan (John Montague). Dear grandpa to Jackie, Daniel (Lizzie McArdle), and James (Grace Kim), and great-grandpa to Riley.


Vadori MarcelloVADORI, Marcello (Mike)  -  Passed away with his family by his side, at the Guelph General Hospital on Monday, January 16, 2017.

Marcello Vadori, age 89 years, was the beloved husband of 62 years to Enrica Vadori of Guelph.

He was the loving father of Rick and his wife Sandy, Mike, and Lily and her partner John Gatt all of Guelph. Marcello was the proud Nonno of Amy, Steve, Ryan and his wife Alex, and Jordan.


Zinger AlbertZINGER, Albert Michael  -  At Hospice Wellington, Guelph, on Monday, January 16, 2017. 

Albert M. Zinger, age 68 years, was the dear father of Lindsay (Gary Riddell) of Guelph.  Loved Baba of Layton.

Dear brother of Regina Zinger of Guelph. Predeceased by his parents Max and Elizabeth (nee McNulty) Zinger.


DeCAIRE, Dennis Edward  -  Peacefully with his loving family by his side at Hospice Wellington on Monday, January 16, 2017, in his 74th year.

Beloved husband of Beryl. Loving father of Toby, Janet and Colleen and stepfather to Thomas. Cherished 'papa' to Connor and Taylor.

Survived by his 'chosen sister' Jackie. Predeceased by his parents Herbert and Nola and by brothers Hubert and Jim. He will be sadly missed by all his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


GRAHAM, John  –  Passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017, at the Guelph General Hospital, in his 73rd year.

John will be missed by his son, John William, by his former wives, Frances Ball and Trudy Graham and by his family and many friends in Scotland.


PETTIGREW, Donald Melvin  -  Passed away peacefully on Monday January 16, 2017 at the Woodstock General Hospital, Don Pettigrew of Bright in his 76th year.

Beloved husband of the late Muriel (nee Fulton) Pettigrew who predeceased him November 17, 2014. Dear father of Dale & Darla of Plattsville and Dean of R. R. #1 Bright. Cherished Grandpa of Abby and husband Jonny and Tess. Survived by his sister Mildred Sinclair of Bright.

Predeceased by his brothers Lorne & wife Ruth, Les & wife Betty and by brother-in-law Fred Sinclair.


Hamilton KathleenHAMILTON, Kathleen  -  At Listowel Memorial Hospital on Sunday, January 15, 2017, Mrs. Kathleen Ann (Schiestel) Hamilton of Listowel, in her 91st year.  

Kathleen was the beloved wife of Ken Hamilton, and loving mother of Lloyd and Judy Schnurr of St. Thomas, and Paul and Anne-Marie Church of Guelph. 

Grandmother of Andrew Schnurr, Russell and Heather Schnurr, Shannon Church, and Megan Church. Great-grandmother of Emily and Ryan Schnurr.


Wenger DonaldWENGER, Donald P. 'Don'  -  Passed peacefully at Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 85 years of age.

Best friend and husband of Ruth (nee Hackman) for 60 years.

Much loved father of Dona (Rob) Hoover of Dryden, Phil (Gail) of Washington DC, Harold (Jody) of Denver, Pa., David (Rose) of Kitchener, and Doug (Janelle) of Wellesley.


Schofield PeterSCHOFIELD, Peter Gary  -  Of Arthur passed away peacefully at the Grand River Hospital, Kitchener on Sunday, January 15, 2017 in his 62nd year. 

Beloved husband of Mary Schofield (Nugent) for 31 years. Dear father of Brandon and Tom both of Arthur. Son of Gary Schofield and Halina Schofield (Tomaszewski) both of Ottawa.

Brother of Michael and Jacqui Schofield of Ottawa. Brother-in-law of Helen and Tom Finn, Peter Nugent, Marie Nugent all of Ottawa. Uncle of Sarah Finn of Ottawa.


Tomada LucianoTOMADA, Luciano Attilio  -  Passed away peacefully at St. Andrews Terrace on Sunday,  January 15, 2017 at the age of 80. 

Beloved husband of 61 years to Ilva (nee Vittorio).  Loving father to Nadia (Roger 'Reg') Delisle and Fabiano (1999). Cherished Nonno to Diana (Bradley) Hartzke and Gregory Tomada.

Luciano will be missed by his brothers Franco Tomada and Paulo (Loretta) Tomada both of Italy, daughter in law Goretti (Frank) Portela, sister in law Nella, brother in law Ilvo (Anna) both of Italy, cousins, nephews, nieces and many extended family.


Sebalji AnnaSEBALJI, Anna  -  Passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Trinity Village Care Centre at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Frank. 

Loving mother of John and the late Joseph. Proud grandmother of David (Kristin) and Jennifer. Cherished great-grandmother of Lucas and Oliver.


CASBURN, Bruce James  -  (P.Eng.)  -  Peacefully passed away at his home on Saturday, January 14, 2017, at    the age of 68 years. 

Beloved husband of Cathy Casburn. Loving father of James (Sarah) and Bobby (Jackie). Cherished grandpa of Hannah, Emily and Ryder. 

Survived by his siblings Doug (Roxanne), Joanne, Tom (Barb) and Susie (Scott). Predeceased by his parents Jim and Pat Casburn and by his first wife Heidi.


Remers AnthonyREMERS, Anthony (Tony)  -  Passed away at his home with family by his side on Saturday, January 14, 2017, at the age of 57 years.

Tony Remers was the special brother of Inge (Walter) Lawrence, Hildegard, Ruth, Herb, and Wally (Elaine). Also brother of Friedhelm Remers of Berlin, Germany. Uncle of Randy Indoe, Angela (Dennis) Gingrich, Mark (Paula) Remers, Ryan Remers, Jeremy Remers (deceased 2016), Krystal Remers, and Charmaine (Michel) Martel. Great-uncle of Anna, Rebecca and Rachel Gingrich, Anna Kenney, Matthias and Daniella Remers, and Myka Martel.

Predeceased by his parents Rudi (2002) and Elisabeth (January 2017) Remers.


Coulter SharonCOULTER, Sharon  -  Suddenly, on Saturday, January 14, 2017, Mrs. Sharon Elizabeth (Hubbard) Coulter of Gorrie, in her 75th year. 

Beloved wife of Cliff Coulter of Gorrie. Mother of Murray and Sandra Coulter of Kitchener, Marion and David Gray of Moorefield, Marlene Coulter of Waterloo, and Michelle Ross and Darrell Paradis of Milverton. 

Grandmother of Tate and Reid Coulter, Rebecca, Dawson, and Bryce Gray, Jayden Ross, and Sydney Paradis.


Schnarr MarySCHNARR, Mary Ann  -  Passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Kitchener in her 89th year.

Loving wife of the late John Jerome Schnarr (1990).

Survived by her children Anne Schnarr, Mike (Suzanne), Maggie Maw, Joseph (Nicole Legault). Also survived by grandchildren Claudia (Marc) Rochon, Christophe (Jocelyn), Nathan, Emilie and Owen Schnarr; and great-grandchildren Mary Elizabeth Rochon, Austin, Brianne and Madeline Schnarr. Also survived by her sister Jean Hartleib (SSND).


Schmidt RobertSCHMIDT, Robert 'Bob'  -  Passed away peacefully at KW Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, Kitchener on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at the age of 86. 

Beloved husband of the late Doris Schmidt (2014). Loving Father of Doug and his wife Tineke and Debbie and her husband John McIntyre. Dear Grandpa of Stephen Goneau (Ainsley Vaculik), Mark (Sarah) Goneau, Matthew McIntyre, Kimberley (Mike) Whaling, Cameron (Melanie) McIntyre and Great-grandpa to Emily Goneau. Will be fondly remembered by his sister Joan McMichael, sister-in-law Rosie Schmidt and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Herbert and Edna Schmidt; brothers Edward and Gary and sister Connie Detweiler.