Selig SandraSELIG, Sandra 'Sandy' (nee Irwin)  -  Passed away after a sudden and catastrophic illness on November 16, 2017 at the age of 64.

Sandy was born on October 10, 1953 in Aylmer, Ontario. She was a loving mother, daughter, sister, aunt, grandmother and friend and was loved in return by so many. She had a passion for all things concerning extraterrestrials and the wonders of the cosmos. She loved music and to dance and meet new people, engage in long conversations and could often be seen drinking her extra large triple triple Timmies and having a good smoke. She loved to laugh and had a wonderful sense of humour.


Seyler VictoriaSEYLER, Victoria Mary  -  Passed away peacefully at Nithview Community on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Victoria was born 92 years ago, a daughter of the late Frank & Anna Psutka.

Beloved wife of the late Clarence Seyler.

Loving mother of the late Judy English (David) of St. Agatha, Bonnie Bowman (Les) of New Hamburg, Randy Seyler (late Barbara) of Kitchener, Kandy Seyler of Waterloo. Dear grandma of Cindy, Penny, Tammy (Jon), Mark (Heather), Shane (Cailyn), Amy (Dan) and Sarah (Scott) and great-grandma of Crystal, Tyler, Jesse, Jessica, Jenna, Zach, Mikayla, Claira, Liam (predeceased), Leah, Addelyn and Allie.


McCABE, Jeanette Joyce (nee Witte)  -  Peacefully, at the Innisfree House on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at age 68. 

Beloved wife of Stephen McCabe.  

Loving mother of Stephanie Snyder and Kelly Berkin (Mike Malthaner) and step mother of Adele McCabe (John). Proud grandmother of Ryan, Corey, Joshua, Shelby and Eric. 

Dear sister of Alton Witte Jr. Predeceased by her parents Alton and Joyce Witte.


CLARK, Thomas Rex  -  Peacefully passed away at Saint Luke’s Place in Cambridge on November 16, 2017 with his loving wife Margaret of 53 years by his side.

Loving father to Andy (Nancy) and Dwayne (Angela), grandfather to Alex and Nicole. Fondly remembered by his brothers John (Wanda), Peter (Maureen) and Bill.

Rex will be remembered for his warm greeting and friendly smile. He made extra effort to ensure all felt welcome in his home, at his church, and at his workplace. Following a career in business management, Rex turned his focus to teaching business at Conestoga College for 15 years up until his retirement. He was a faithful fan of the Blue Jays, Raptors and Maple Leafs.


Breese BerylBREESE, Beryl Sarah (nee Howes)  -  Of Guelph, surrounded by loved ones, passed peacefully into the loving arms of the Lord at the Guelph General Hospital on Thursday, November 16, 2017, in her 98th year.  

Beloved wife of the late John Austin Breese (1995). 

Loved mother of Connie (Dave) Spencer, the late Herb Breese (1998) (Patricia), Jane Sheppard (Sid MacDonald) and Cheryl (Mike) Hendy. Loving grandmother of Michael, Shelley, Leanne, Pamela, Phillip, Jeffrey, Sarah, Stephen and Christopher. Cherished great grandmother of twenty-eight and great great grandmother of five. Predeceased by two brothers and one sister.


Boyle NormaBOYLE, Norma McLaren (nee Banks)  -  Passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the age of 73.

Survived by her husband Maxwell (Max) Boyle, son Gavin and his wife Cathy; grandchildren Madeline and Brendan.

Also survived by sister Margaret Bernard and her husband Jack.


DAUFENBACH, Ruth Elaine (nee Giesler)  -  Passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital at the age of 84.

Loving mother of Linda (Don) Seager, Pat (Richard) Emmerton and Peter (Lesley) Daufenbach. Cherished grandmother of Sean (Hannah), Cara (Chris) and Nathan (Nathalie) and great-grandma of Maciek and Timothy. Her four-footed family members: Pace, Dexter and Ginger will miss her dearly.

Survived by her sisters Betty McCutcheon, Barbara Nagy (Garry Kruger) and her brother-in-law, Albert Keller. Predeceased by her parents, Arthur and Edith Giesler; sisters, Doris (Walter) O’Krongli and June Keller; brother, Arthur Giesler Jr. (Shirley) and brother-in-law Jack McCutcheon. She is much loved by many nieces and nephews.


MARHULA, Maria  -  Passed away peacefully at Trinity Village Care Centre, Kitchener on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the age of 96 years.

Remembered by a sister in-law Elisabeth Leibersperger, and a niece Christine Bieber.

Predeceased by her husband Frank Marhula and her first husband Tony Refli. Also predeceased by a sister Kristina Leibersperger and a brother Peter Leibersperger and her parents Jacob and Magdalena Leibersperger.


Wright MarleneWRIGHT, Marlene  -  The family of Marlene Wright are sad to announce her passing at Hospice Wellington on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 in her 76th year.

She was the beloved wife of the late Leonard Wright (2010), and together they had 3 children, Sue, Mark, and Debbie. 

Cherished grandmother to Heather, Titania, Breanna, Tommy, Jeana, Jesse, and Michael. Great grandmother to Emily, Darren, Josh, Nicole, Leah, Carter, Zack, Kennedy, and Nathaniel.  Sister to Marion and Lorne, and through them she became an Aunt to 3.


MOORE, Wallace Glenn 'Wally'  -  At Brantford General Hospital, On Wednesday November 15, 2017 a longtime resident of R.R. # 3 Ayr, in his 86th year.

Wally was an avid outdoorsman, he loved his various collections. He was involved in many activities and organizations in the Paris and Ayr areas including the Paris Fairboard, Ducks Unlimited, and Hardy Bay Hunt Camp.

Beloved husband to Joyce (nee Tansley) for 64 years; loved dad to Doug (Michelle), Kathy Martin (Lachie), and Don (Carroll); cherished grandpa to Leslie (Aaron), Kendra (Tristan), Ryan and Kristyne; dear brother to the late Bob (the late Pat), and Lloyd (Barbara). Also survived by many nieces and nephews.


Pruegger MaryPRUEGGER, Mary Anne  -  Passed away peacefully at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 in her 65th year. 

Beloved wife of Franz. Loving mother of Jeremy (Ela) and Trevor. 

Will be sadly missed by her siblings Christy, Rena, Sylvia (Courtney), Fraser and Ann (George); by sister-in-law Calla (Dave) and by brother-in-law Stacey; and by her many nieces and nephews.


Moore AliceMOORE, Alice Patricia  -  Peacefully with caregivers at Cedarcroft Place, Stratford. Alice Patricia Moore passed away in her 98th year. Daughter of Reg and Alice West of Toronto, Pat was born in Hamilton in 1920. 

Mother of David (Sandra), of Toronto; Paul of Vancouver; Catherine of London; Jane Arthur (Alan) of Port Credit; Anne (Brendan Reilly) of Guelph. Pat was grandmother to Chelsea Arthur, Brennan and Reanna Moore. 

Predeceased by husband Dr. John Moore and granddaughter Courtney Arthur. 


French LillianFRENCH, K. Lillian (nee Legate)  -  Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at the Guelph General Hospital on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, in her 71st year.

Beloved wife and best friend of 51 years to Bill. Loved mother of David (Suzanne).

Beloved daughter of Marjorie Legate and the late Carmen Legate. Dear sister of Lynne Anne Fegan (George) and Donna Srivaseava. Predeceased by siblings, Bobbi-Lee, Colleen, Carman and Lloyd.


Manske RonaldMANSKE, Ronald 'Ron' James  -  Passed away at University Hospital, London, on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at the age of 74 years. 

Beloved husband of Shirley Manske for 53 years. 

Dear father of Julie and spouse Laura, Andrew, and Katherine and spouse Rob. Loving grandfather of Jakob, Kaleb, Tyler, Koyote, Heidi, and Anaïs. 

Dear brother of Patricia and spouse Harold. Loving uncle to Nancy, Kim, and Lynn. Predeceased by his parents Karl and Nancy 'Bonnie' Manske. 


Koch StevenKOCH, Steven Lloyd  -  At age 64, of Stratford passed away peacefully at the Mitchell Nursing Home on November 15, 2017. Born in Stratford, December 19, 1952, son of the late Allan and Phyllis (Schlueter) Koch.

Steven lived in Stratford most of his life where he worked at Hendrickson Spring for many years.

Loving brother of David (Jean) and Charles (Wilma). Steven will be remembered by several nieces and nephews.


Bauer DonaldBAUER, Donald 'Don' Roy  -  (September 23, 1927 - November 15, 2017)  -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Don Bauer at age 90 years.

He will be greatly missed by Janet, his loving wife of 67 years, his last surviving sister Dorothy, his two sons Kim (Jane), Jason (Kimberly), and his two daughters Carrie (Wayne) and Joan (Bill). He was the proud grandfather of ten grandchildren - Morgan, Dirk, Brooke, Sean, Brittany, McKenzie, Paige, Cain, Ryerson and Thomas, and his nine great-grandchildren - Dominic, Matthew, Liam, Jacob, Gabrielle, Hope, Lucia, Lukane and Rowen.


Pearson JosephPEARSON, Joseph Coulthard 'Joe'  -  Passed away peacefully at the Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the age of 74 years.

Beloved husband for 46 years of Linda (Cooper) Pearson of Elmira.

Loved Dad of Matthew and his wife Jessica of Kitchener, and Stacey Hillis of Kitchener. Cherished grandfather of Rachel and William Pearson, Grace and Cameron Hillis.

Dear brother of Joyce Hughes, Maureen Secord and her husband Harvey. Lovingly remembered by his in-laws Bob and Jane Cooper, Jim Cooper and their families, and mother-in-law Mary Cooper.


MacGregor JohnMACGREGOR, John 'Jack' Angus  -  Passed away on November 14, 2017 in his 90th year.

Beloved husband of Joan Evelyn (nee Cantlon/Booker) and the late Bonita (nee Bleich) MacGregor(1991).

Loving stepfather of Kent(Doreen), Rob(Christine), Randy(Karen) and Becky(Jason). Loving step-grandfather of Aaron, Serena(Joe), Danny(Holly), Jody(Jason), Jesse(Alison), Julie, Tim, Jessica, Jenna, Bryce(Jess) and step-great grandfather to Braden, Riley, Brinley, Isla, Bria, Xavier, Alyssa and Michael.


Scantlebury GloriaSCANTLEBURY, Gloria Carol  -  Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, with her family by her side. 

Gloria Carol (nee McLennan) Scantlebury, in her 77th year, was the beloved wife of Paul Scantlebury.

She was the dear mother of Michael (Dina), Victoria (Scott), Shannon (Dana), Mary, Joel (Heather), Christian (Shelley), the loving grandmother of Philippe (Amie), Andreas (Lisa), Zachary (Krystle), Isaiah, Xavier, Chloe Anne, Daniella (Christian), Cameron, Skylar, Mercedes (Curtis), Shyanne, Hailey, Devin (Jane), Savannah, Aisha, Xavier, Sade, Carissa, Nevaeh, Caleah, Ethan, Chance and Evan and special great-grandmother of Levin, Asher and Perla. 


BECKER, Lana Theresa (nee Roote)  –  Passed away on Tuesday November 14, 2017 at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital. Lana Becker of RR#2 Petersburg in her 70th year.

Beloved wife of the late Russel Becker who predeceased her January 25, 2010. 

Loving mother of Gary and wife Amy, Wanda and husband Scott Harley all of Plattsville, Kathy Becker of RR#2 Petersburg, Billie Jo Becker of New Hamburg, Serena of Kitchener and Lyndon of Kitchener. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Hunter, Rochelle, Hawkins, Kayla, Melissa, Amelia (Travis Thompson), Reese, Kaliope and by great grandchildren Hayleigh, Shyanne and Mackenzie. 


Gagne DianeGAGNÉ, Diane B. (nee Jacques)  -  Diane was welcomed into heaven by her Lord & Saviour on November 14, 2017 while surrounded by her family and their love in her 71st year.

Beloved wife of Jacques Gagné for 46 years. Loving mother to Chad (Kim) and Trisha. Proud nana to Ethan and Claire.

She will also be lovingly remembered by her siblings Irene, Alec, Blanche, Dorothy, Elizabeth, Rose, Armand, Raymond, Mae, Eileen, Joseph, Louis, Jimmy, Sharon, Nolan and Brian. Diane will be missed by many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family.


Parsons LauraPARSONS, Laura Mary (Nee O’Leary)  -  (Of Baden)  -  It’s with broken hearts we announce the passing of our well-loved Mother and Nannie. Laura passed away peacefully surrounded by all her children and grandchildren at Freeport hospital on November 14, 2017 at the age of 84. Born November 6, 1933 on Bell Island, Newfoundland, daughter of the late Charles and Margaret (Kent) O’Leary. 

Predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Jonathan (Jack) in May 2015. 

Treasured Mother of Paul (Karen), Ramona (Peter 2014) Schuitema, David (Connie), Terry (Carol), Robert, Laura (Brad) Becker. Precious Nannie to Paul, Jonathan, Joshua, Tyler, Ashley, Brett, Megan, Jessica, Alex, Taylor, Nicholas & Jordan, and 3 great grandchildren Nathaniel, Madison, Evangeline and excited for the arrival of her 4th in February. 


Davidson GordonDAVIDSON, Gordon  -  At age 77, passed away peacefully at the Mitchell Nursing Home on November 14, 2017. Born in Stratford, July 18, 1940, son of the late Robert and Nancy (Cheer) Davidson.

Beloved husband of Mary (Townsend). Loving father of James Davidson and Catherine Davidson (deceased December 1, 2016).

Also survived by a sister-in-law Florence Davidson. Predeceased by his brother Robert Davidson (1984).

Gordon was an employee of Fram for 34 years until his retirement in 1994. He was a member of Life Church, Stratford.


Brown LeslieBROWN, Leslie John 'Les' - Passed away peacefully after a brief illness at Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital on Monday, November 13, 2017, at the age of 74 years.

Beloved husband for 53 years of Irene Brown of Elmira.

Dear father of Cara Brown and Gareth Brown, and father-in-law of Tara Brown. Loved grandfather of Gavin and Dylan. Lovingly remembered by his cousins and extended family in Wales.

He was the retired owner/operator of the Winenot Store in Kitchener and will be missed by his many friends and customers.


Dyck SarahDYCK, Sarah  -  At the age of 93, Sarah slipped peacefully into her next adventure on Monday, November 13, 2017.

A true Child of the Sabbath, Sarah was born to Abraham and Agatha (Peters) Dick on Sunday, September 28, 1924 on a farm in Wilmot Township. The second of four children – sisters Helen and Anne and brother Arthur – she finished her schooling at age 11 after which she helped out on the farm and eventually found work at the Sunshine Factory in Waterloo. But nothing could quell Sarah's insatiable passion for learning. She excelled at piano and organ and went on to study at Bethel College in Kansas (where she met husband Bill), at UWO's Waterloo campus and eventually at the University of Waterloo where she earned a Master of Philosophy degree in English.


FERZANOVIC, Milena  -  Following a brief battle with cancer on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at the Freeport Hospital, in Kitchener, with her family by her side, Milena Ferzanovic (nee Kurtes) of Kitchener age 64 years.

Beloved wife of the late Vojo (2015).

Loving mother of Debbie Vujic and husband Sasha of Mississauga and Rada Constantinou and husband Frix of Kitchener. Dearest grandmother of Aleksandra, Anastasija and Michael.