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.

 

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. 

 

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.

 

Roszel GraceROSZEL, Grace Margarette  -  It is with profound sadness that the family of Grace Roszel (nee Halliburton) announce her passing, after a brief illness, on Monday November 13, 2017, at the age of 91 years, surrounded by her family, at Hospice Wellington in Guelph. 

Grace will lovingly be remembered by her daughter Margaret (Donald) Good, son Richard (Beverley) Roszel and son Paul (Susan) Roszel all of Guelph. She will also be fondly remembered by her 5 grandchildren, Wayne Good, Kimberly (Robert) Markie, David (Kari) Good, James Roszel, Lisa Roszel (Li-Hsin Chang) and by 7 great-grandchildren, Zachary, Cassandra, Sophie, Colton, Archer, Imogen and Cohen. 

Grace is survived by her sister Mary Ellen Shea and several nieces and nephews. She will be dearly missed by many great friends. 

 

Smith AnneSMITH, Anne  -  Went to be with her Lord and Saviour, peacefully in her sleep, on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at the age of 95 years.

Survived by her daughter Judy (Ed) Muegge and son Jerry (Sandra) Smith, eight grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.  Also survived by her sisters Edith Collins, Evelyn Battler and Alice Evans.

Predeceased by her beloved husband George in 1981, daughter Joan in 2007, son George in 2014 and two sisters Kay and Elizabeth.

 

Brown RalphBROWN, Ralph Carman - In deepest sadness, the family of Ralph Brown announces his passing at The Groves Memorial Community Hospital in Fergus on Sunday November 12th, 2017 in his 61st year.

Ralph will be sadly missed by his loving wife Kim and sons Michael and Kollin.

He is also survived by his sister Sandra of Mount Forest and predeceased by his parents Marion and Carman Brown.

 

Redmond BradleyREDMOND, Bradley 'Brad' Wade  -  Passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Innisfree House at the age of 49.

Beloved husband of Jo-Anne (nee Currie).

Loving father of Brandy, and stepfather of Kristopher, Nolan. and Justin (Kyla) Leis. Cherished Papa of Summer Brown, Noah and Preston Leis, and Kaylee Leis.

Survived by his siblings Byron (Corinne), Bruce, and Blair (Christine Webb). Will be missed by his nieces and nephews, Kevin (Constance), Adam (Meaghan), Megan, Savanah, and Ashton; and his great-nephew, John.

 

Prange WallacePRANGE, Wallace Walter  -  Passed away on Saturday November 11, 2017 at Sunnyside Home at the age of 91. Wally was born in Pembroke, Ontario on December 20, 1925.

Beloved husband for 53 years to Ruth (nee Simon).

Loving Father of James (Mary) Prange and Lisa (Richard) Griffin. Cherished grandpa of Ryan and Kylie Griffin and Matthew and Hannah Prange.

 

McCourt JamesMcCOURT, James (Jim)  –  Of Cambridge, passed away unexpectedly at the age of 57. 

Jim loved to tell stories about his family and friends. He was a real handyman always helping his family in his own way. He enjoyed going on hunting and fishing trips in Northern Ontario. Jim’s favourite working environment was at Lulu’s Roadhouse. He enjoyed listening to the music and it was there that he met some of his music idols.

Loving father of Jenna Quinn of Banff, Alberta. Dear brother of Marlene McCourt, Robert McCourt (Bonnie), and Reta McCourt. Special uncle of Christina McCourt (Jason Hawkins), Megan Rubidge (Jason), John McCourt, and David McCourt (Stacey LaPlante).

 

Vahey JoanVAHEY, Joan Evelyn (nee Thornton)  -  Passed away peacefully at St. Luke’s Place, Cambridge, on Saturday November 11, 2017 at the age of 85. 

Predeceased by her husband Lloyd Vahey (2008).        

Cherished mother of Craig (Sandy) Vahey, Brent (Pat) Vahey, Andrew (Roma) Vahey and Heather (Steven) Fairweather. Proud grandmother of Sharon, David (Vivian), Russell (Louise), Tom (Kat), Christina (Jay), Kathleen, Scott, the late Stacey, Brice (Courtney), Jillian (Ryan), Spencer and Krista and great-grandmother of Alexis, Matteo, Kamdyn, Solomon, Isolde, Gavin, Aiden, Abigail, Landen, Kaleb, Kian, Kaylie, Malerie, Julia, Jake and Cassidy. Joan will also be sadly missed by her step-grandchildren Helen, Jennifer, and Rachel. 

 

Aberle RuthABERLE, Ruth Eleanor  -  Died unexpectedly on Saturday, November 11, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener. Ruth Aberle, in her 89th year, of Elmira, was formerly of RR 1, West Montrose.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Bill Aberle (2005) with whom she shared 53 years of marriage.

Devoted and loving mother of Larry and Kathryn of Kitchener, John and Linda of Mildmay, Diane and Steve Watts of Paris, Janet and Peter Bingeman of Petersburg, David and Amber of Guelph, and Stephen of Elmira. Cherished grandmother of 17 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

 

Miles KevinMILES, Kevin Paul  - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Kevin Miles on November 11, 2017 at Guelph General Hospital in his 68th year; his loving wife Laura Miles (nee Divell) of 47 years by his side.

Loving father of Sharon (Jeff) and David Miles.

Devoted grandfather to Keisha and Brianna.

Loved brother of Linda Christian (Terry).

 

Bennett SeanBENNETT, Sean  -  Passed away on November 11, 2017 at the age of 27. 

Loving son of Tom and Maureen, cherished brother of Meghan (Arthur) and Mallory (Justin) who will lovingly carry on his joyful spirit. Sean was the adored Uncle to his loving 4 year old nephew Bennett.

Sean was a kind and gentle soul with a beautiful heart. He was a friendly and considerate person, warm and polite to all those he met, and he will be remembered for his warm smile and his generosity of spirit.

 

Rowden BlairROWDEN, Blair  -  Passed away peacefully on Friday, November 10th, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital at the age of 63.

Beloved spouse to Anne Rowden. Loving Dad to Alex (Meagan), Tiffany, Eric and Aaron.

Dear brother of Paul (Carol).

Predeceased by his parents Cecil Rowden and Rita Willis.

 

Hood JamesHOOD, James Dinnis  -  Passed away peacefully at St.Mary's Hospital on Friday, November 10th, 2017 in his 86th year.

Loving father of Michael (Jackie), Keith, Colleen Hergott (Keith). Special grandpa to Jonathan. Predeceased by his wife Reta in 2009.

James before retirement was a licensed plumber and belonged to Local 527 Plumbers and Steamfitters. In his spare time he loved to tinker with his antique cars. He also enjoyed in his younger years coaching many minor league baseball teams in Kitchener.

 

Kiss IrmreKISS, Imre (James)  -  Passed away on Friday, November 10th, 2017 at Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital at the age of 71. Through all of his numerous illnesses he's been the most courageous and brave soul, he is finally pain free.

Beloved husband of Anne.

Loving father of Leslie and Michelle Kiss, John Kiss, James Kiss. Cherished grandfather of Benjamin & Kassandra.

Dear brother of Mari Rosza (Hungary). Predeceased by twin sister Kati, sister Ildi and by parents.

 

Rees MildredREES, Mildred  -  Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday November 10th, at the age of 79.

Survived by her children Patrick, Elizabeth, Carol (Cecil), Leslie (Mindi), Marlene and Dean (Alice). Beloved grandmother of 18, cherished great-grandmother of 13.

Mildred will also be sadly missed by her sister Ida Ezekiel, brother Francis Whalen (Patricia) and by family friends Mike Condo and Jennifer Clarke. Predeceased by siblings Dave, Fred, Raymond, Mary, Margaret and Elizabeth.  Loving daughter of the late Patrick and Ellen.

 

OConnor ThomasO’CONNOR, Thomas Michael 'Bear'  -  Passed away peacefully at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Friday November 10, 2017 at the age of 58. 

Loving partner of Joyce Brown. Cherished father of Tom O’Connor Jr (Nicole), Timothy O’Connor, Heather Brown and Andrew Brown. Proud grandfather of Taylor, the late Tia, Tamara, Cayden, Sophia, Thomas, Alexis, Sophie, Khloe and Zuri.        

Son of Ingeburg Teagan and the late Thomas James O’Conner. Tom will also be sadly missed by his sister Monica (Rob) Lowe, as well as his nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. 

 

HogendoornMurray KarlaHOGENDOORN-MURRAY, Karla  –  Following a strong fight with many health complications, Karla lost her battle and passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Juravinski Hospital, Hamilton on Friday November 10, 2017, Karla Hogendoorn-Murray of Wellesley in her 36th year.

Beloved wife of Jeremy Murray who she married July 20, 2013. 

Loving daughter of Kees & Tineke Hogendoorn of Baden. Dear sister of Kees Jr. & his wife Amanda of Baden. She will be remembered by her mother and father-in-law Doug and Linda Murray of Plattsville, by her brother-in-law Adam & Stephanie Murray of Bright and sister-in-law Jennifer & husband Terry Dean of Simcoe. Sadly missed by her nephews Cole & Quinton Hogendoorn, Jase Murray & niece Payton Murray. Survived by her grandparents Gerrit & Dini Treur of Holland and by Jeremy’s grandparents Bill & Joyce Murray and Hilda Swartzentruber all of Tavistock.