Cowen MauriceCOWEN, Maurice  -  At Caressant Care, Listowel on Friday, February 26, 2017, Mr. Maurice Gerald Cowen of Listowel, in his 95th year. 

Husband of the late Louise Cowen.  Father of Judy Heffer of Clarksburg, Betty and Tom Haugh of Kincardine, and Gary and Jeannette Cowen of Cambridge. 

Grandfather of Melissa Heffer and Jay Bodrog, Matthew and Karin Heffer, Mark Heffer and Lindsay Marynewich, Andrew and Brooke Haugh, Michelle and Steve Garretson, Ryan and Annette Haugh, Jasmine Cowen and Mitchell Smith, and T.J. Cowen, and great-grandfather of Gavin, Madeline, Jabel, Clive, Quinlan, Mikaela, Danielle, Anderson, Beckett, Emmett, Isla, Colby, and Emelina.


LASH, John Clarkson  -  Peacefully, in the early hours of February 25th, with his children at his side, in his 81st year.

Remembered by daughters Brenda Smallwood (Larry) and Heather Lash (Robert Lyn) and their mother, Audrey Lash, as well as grandchildren Raechel, Jackson, Riel and Henry. His sisters Thelma Spencer (Graham) and Joan Fraser (Bill), along with his friends Nancy Dietrich, Lucille and Joseph Faber will also fondly carry his memory.

John shared his love for Philosophy and Logic with countless students over many years.


BROWN, Iva Veletta  -  At age 92, of Stratford, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Hillside Manor. Born in Tara Township, daughter of the late Joseph and Rita (MacEwen) Barfoot.

Predeceased by her loving husband Jack Brown July 16, 2006.

Survived by her granddaughters Lorie Hoffmeyer-Macklin and husband Harvey and Stacy Hunt and husband Gary. Iva will be remembered by her brother Chauncey Barfoot and her many nieces and nephews.


Millar JamesMILLAR, James  -  Passed away peacefully at St. Mary's Hospital on Friday, February 24, 2017 in his 92nd year.

Beloved husband of Jessie (nee Todd) for 67 years.

Loving father of Gord (Vera), Brian (Carol), Karen Kennedy (Jack Weststrate) and Todd (Barb). Cherished grandfather of Trevor, Kristin (Brad), Melissa (Dean), Nathan (Katherine), Larissa, and T.J. and great grandfather of Kyala, Elisha and Emerson.


Zeller MargaretZELLER, Margaret Mary  -  Surrounded by her loving family, Margaret passed away on Friday, February 24th, 2017 at Sunnyside Home at the age of 89.

Beloved wife of the late Henry Zeller (1982).

Loving mother of Paul Zeller (Carol), Judy Majury (Paul), Linda Bretz (the late Brian) and Bill Coram. Grandma will be remembered by Natasha (Sheldon), Ben, the late Shannon (Joey), Jacob (Tereza), Joseph (Shelby) and great grandma to Teagan, Jake, Aurelia, and Augustine.


Schell DonaldSCHELL, Donald 'Don'  -  Peacefully on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Freeport Health Centre at the age of 75 years.

Don was the beloved husband of Eva (Shoemaker) Schell for 50 years.

Dear father of Rosanne and Pete Katerberg of Elora, Lisa and David Williams of Floradale, Leanne and Gary Jantzi of Wellesley, Norticea and Jason Pomery of Kitchener, and Tamara Schell of Elmira.


Hardman PeterHARDMAN, H. Peter  -  Passed away peacefully on February 24, 2017 surrounded by his family, at the age of 92.

Beloved husband of Joanie for 69 years. Loving father of Gillian Hardman and Peter (Stephanie) Hardman. Proud Papa of Matthew and Catherine Hardman.

Special uncle to Louie Medemblik. Peter will be remembered by many close friends. He was predeceased by nine sisters and one brother.


Mosure BarbaraMOSURE, Barbara Gertrude  -  Passed away on February 24, 2017 surrounded by her family, in her 98th year at Hospice Wellington in Guelph.

Beloved wife of the late Claude Mosure (2000).

Cherished Mum of Beulah Stahlbaum, Bernard (Anne) Miller, Beryl Henderson and Cheryl Hutt. Amazing Grandma of Dwight (Althea), Kim (Richard), Lisa, Kathleen (John), Dwayne (Kathy), Sherry (Robert), Sandra, Gerald (Jennifer), Cheryl, Shayne (Deborah), Christina (Paul) and Caitlin (Tara).


Dippel WayneDIPPEL, Wayne Douglas  -  Wayne began his new journey on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the age of 55.

Cherished son of Wilfred and Dorothy (nee Geisel). Loving brother of Dawn Marie Dippel. Very special uncle of Kristin Dippel, with whom he was very close. Remembered by many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He will be missed by his faithful companions Molly and Abbey.

Wayne was a 25 year employee with Canpar and in 2010 became a Personal Support Worker and served the London area for the last 6 years. He was an avid outdoors man. Wayne was a member of RCAFA Wing 404.


Wendland OttoWENDLAND, Otto  -  Passed away peacefully at KW hospital surrounded by family on Thursday, Feb 23rd at the age of 80 after succumbing to pancreatic cancer.

Born in Karlinkow, Poland of German descent, he is predeceased by his parents Ferdinand and Ottilie (nee Shielke) and sister Edith Hoedl, and survived by his brother Bruno and wife Erika, as well as his sister Erika and husband Siegmar. 

He was a beloved uncle to four nieces and four nephews, a devotion carried onto the following generation of 19 great-nieces and great-nephews.


FRIAS, Maria  -  Passed away peacefully at Cambridge Memorial Hospital with her family by her side.

Beloved wife of the late Francisco Frias.       

Dear sister of Ernesto da Rosa(Hortence), the late Delfim da Rosa, Manuel da Rosa(Maria Rosa), Miguel da Silva(Georgina), Jose Silva. Loving sister in law of Constantina and Ondina. Aunt of Maria de Lourdes Moura(Manuel), Teresa Rodrigues(Antonio). Great Aunt of Steven(Katie), Alyssa(Kevin), Jeffrey(Kelsey).


Smith NormaSMITH, Norma  -  Peacefully, at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Thursday, February 23, 2017, Mrs. Norma Frances (Diller) Smith of Listowel, in her 82nd year. 

Loving wife of the late Albert L. Smith (1999).  

Cherished mom of Karen and Brian Allen of Listowel, Denise and Brian Boertien of Palmerston, and the late Murray Smith (2012).


Hennige RodHENNIGE, Rod  -  Had a long battle with many ailments, but passed away peacefully in his sleep, at his home in Waterloo, on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the age of 64.

Rod is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Laura (nee Burton).  Loving son of Marion Hennige.  Father of Jason (Kim), Steve (Claudia), Rachel Simon (Paul), Shelly Duldhardt (Jeff), and Paul Vacon (Janik).  Beloved and cherished Poppy of Logan, Brooklyn, Alexia, Bryce, Kelcie, Emily, Owen, Olivia, Matthaeus, Aiden, Abigail, Camden, and Charlotte. 

Dear brother of Rick (Sonya) Hennige, Kathy Fuendling, and Lisa (Dan) Bechtold. Loving uncle of many nieces and nephews.


Miller JeanMILLER, Jean H.  -  Died peacefully at her residence, The Village at University Gates on Thursday, February 23, 2017 with her family by her side.

Cherished mother of Donna Roberts, Patricia Miller and Carol (Jim) McKinley.

She will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Lori (Dan) Schaefer, Scott Butchart, Melanie (Steve) Chris, Todd Roberts, and Mike (Ashley) Roberts and ten greatgrandchildren – Blair, Brookelyn, Ethan, Joshua, Sarah, Katie, Madelyn, Desmond, Claire and Connor.


SCHAAN, Rev. Herbert James  -  Passed away peacefully on Feb. 23, 2017 at Columbia Forest Long Term Care Centre , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada at age 75. His Children were by his side.

Herb was born in Vernon, BC.  He is the dear father of Vanya Lang (Ron) and Paul Schaan (Mandy), greatly loved grandfather of Koby (Kelsi), Theron, Dawson, Chay, Kody and great grandfather of Marina. 

He is survived by his sister Loretta Nagel (Roger) and nephews Stephen (Carolyn) and David (Beth) all of Missouri. He was predeceased by his parents Louise (Popp) and Herbert W.


Dijkstra TomDIJKSTRA, Tjomme 'Tom'  -  Thursday morning, February 23, 2017, Tom passed away quietly and peacefully at home, surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren.

Tom was born in Friesland, The Netherlands, the youngest of five children, with an adventurous spirit. In his early twenties, he spent a year working on a dairy farm in Ontario. During this time, he met his future wife, Jantine van Steenbergen. In December 1986, he returned to Ontario as a landed immigrant. The following October, Tom and Jantine got married and, shortly after, settled in Fergus. Within eleven years they had added two daughters and four sons to their family.


GIVLIN, Patrick Leo  -  At age 85, of RR#1 Dublin, passed away peacefully at Hillside Manor on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Born on September 12, 1931 in McKillop Township, son of the late Ambrose Givlin and the former Agnes Flanagan.

Patrick farmed all his life with his late brother Joseph on the family farm and was a faithful member of St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Dublin.

Dear brother of Margaret O’Brien, Sister Leona Givlin, C.S.J., Rose (Frank) Whaling, Marie Givlin and Viola (Harold) Moser. Dear uncle to several nieces and nephews.


Kot JozefKOT, Jozef  -  It is with heavy hearts that Jozef's family announces his sudden and unexpected passing at his home, in Cambridge on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 in his 69th year.

Left to mourn are his wife Ilona Kot, children; Livija (and husband Josip) Montibeler, Vencel (and wife Chantal) Kot and his much loved grandchildren: Sonja, Daniel and Maya.


Galvin DoreenGALVIN, Doreen Jeannette  -  Passed away suddenly and peacefully in the morning of Wednesday February 22, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital in Kitchener, the beloved wife of Brian James Boswell Galvin for 66 years.

Only child of Henry and Jeannette Grey, Doreen was born in London, England, on September 14, 1919. In 1940, from her hillside home in Pett on the south coast of England, she watched the Battle of Britain being fought daily overhead, and this prompted her to volunteer for the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF). She was called up in 1941 and was trained initially as an aircraft plotter. Eight months later, she was commissioned as an Intelligence Officer. Her first duties were in photo interpretation; later she served in several Top Secret capacities on operational RAF stations, until the end of the war in 1945.


Hackbart ClaytonHACKBART, Clayton Harvey  -  Passed away peacefully following a lengthy battle with pulmonary fibrosis on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 in his 89th year. Clayton was born on July 25, 1928 in Wellesley Township to Edwin Hackbart and Hilda (Duench) Hackbart.

Beloved husband of 61 years to Margaret (McLachlin) Hackbart.

Dear father of Stephen Hackbart (Luisa), Dale Hackbart and Michelle Schnurr (Chris). Cherished Grandpa/Poppa of Chantelle, Mikayla and Spencer Hackbart and Zackary and Dylan Schnurr.


Sullivan KathleenSULLIVAN, Kathleen May (nee Simpson)  -  Passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

Loving mother of Jennifer Sullivan (Peter Litvak), John Sullivan, Kimberly (Cole) Weber, and Pamela Sullivan (Gary Cunniam). Proud Nana of Wyatt Weber and Orla Cunniam.

Dear sister of Alana (Robert) Dunn. Predeceased by her parents Albert and Eileen Simpson, and her brother Sandy. Kathy will be fondly remembered by her extended family and friends.


Swartz RuthSWARTZ, Ruth (nee Eissfeldt)  -  Passed away following a brief illness at Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the age of 87.

Beloved wife of the late Rodney (2012).

Loving mother of Timothy and his wife Kim and Sherry and her husband Cliff Hill. Cherished grandma of Philippa and Fiona.


Trocha HildeTROCHA, Hilde  -  Passed away suddenly at Centary Hospital in Scarborough on Wednesday, February 22, 2017  at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Hans (1988).

Loving mother of Ingrid Shumak (Alan) and Elmer Trocha (Bea). Proud Oma of Chris Glofcheskie (Dana), Jason Shumak, Lisa Trocha, Kelly Jackman (Jereme) and Erin Trocha and great-grandmother of Hans, Evan, Kayden, Madison and Wyatt.


Plant MarjoirePLANT, Marjorie Frances Mae  -  Peacefully at Riverside Glen Nursing Home in Guelph on February 22, 2017 in her 76th year.

Predeceased by her husband Ron Plant (1986) and her parents Francis ('Dud') and Kathleen ('Kay') Runnells. Loving mother of daughter Lisa and son Jeffrey (Becky). 

Marjorie will be sadly missed by sisters-in-law Mary Lou (Len) and Sylvia (Morley, deceased).  Fondly remembered by her cousin Pat, her niece and nephews, caregiver Beth, and friends.


Loree LenaLOREE (PRIMEAU), Lena (nee Woychowski)   -  Peacefully with her loving family by her side at the Guelph General Hospital on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 in her 84th year.

Beloved wife of James Loree. Predeceased by her loving husband Rene Primeau (1979).

Dear mom of Sheree Sotheran (Roy), Loree Primeau (Kevin Wardrop) and Charlene Lloyd (Peter) and stepmom of Cathy Bulych (Bob Good) and Peter Loree (Karyn) and predeceased by Luke Loree (2007).


Borges JoseBORGES, Jose Pacheco  -  Passed away at Innisfree House on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at the age of 85 years. 

Beloved husband of Cremilde Borges (nee Pereira) for 61 years. 

Dear father of Antonio Borges and Filomena Hoffman (Tim). Loved grandfather of Michael (Jennifer), Steven, Eric, and Victoria, and great grandfather of Cameron.