Nickels TatjanaNICKELS, Tatjana  -  Passed away peacefully at Chartwell Elmira Long Term Care on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the age of 93.

Beloved wife of the late Paul Nickels (1995).

Loving mother of Beverley and husband Robert McKeown. Cherished grandma of James and wife Lori. Fondly remembered by Amanda and Laura.


Pafford MagdalenePAFFORD, Magdalene Rose  - The family regrets to announce the passing of Magdalene on Friday, May 12, 2017.

She will be greatly missed by her friends and family, especially her daughters, Yvonne (Hill) and Linda (Swackhammer).

Loving grandmother of Davy (Hill), Andrew (Hill), Jenna (Shearer) and Lauren (Swackhammer).

Great-grandmother of James, Talon, Kai (Hill) and Remi (grand dog). Special thank you for the loving compassion and care at Wellington Terrace Long Term Care, Fergus, entire nursing/PSW staff.


Ferreira ZeliaFERREIRA, Zelia  -  Peacefully and surrounded with love Zelia passed away at her home on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the age of 84. 

Dear wife of the late John Ferreira (2012) and loving mother of the late Daniel Ferreira (2005) and Fernando Ferreira (2006). 

Zelia leaves precious memories with her daughter-in-law Marilyn; grandchildren Michael (Cindy), Matthew (Melissa), Cassandra (Craig), Christopher and Nicholas (Brittany); great grandson Brody; brothers Horace (Armanda) and Fernando (Dina); sisters Fernanda (Tony) and Melinda; and brother-in-law Fernando. Much loved aunt to many nieces and nephews. 


Lambert JamieLAMBERT, Jamie Lynn (nee Plante)  -  It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Jamie Lynn Lambert (nee Plante), on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the age of 29.

She will be forever remembered by her three boys Nolan, Merik and Bennett and their father Mike Lambert.

Loving daughter of Louis & Julie Plante and sister of Mark Plante (Carla Vreeken). Sadly missed by her nephews Markus & Mason and niece Aubree. Dear niece of Yvonne (Guy) Bolduc, Anita Godbout (Rob Silver), Lori (Mario) Aires, Diane Plante, Ron Plante and Gary (Annette) Plante. She will always be loved by her many cousins and close friends.


McCORMAC, Daniel James  -  Passed away peacefully at Hospice Wellington in Guelph on Friday, May 12, 2017, in his 86th year.

Dan, who was born in Eganville on March 2, 1932, leaves behind, with fond memories, his loving wife and best friend of 59 years, Elizabeth (Lib) (Murray).

Lovingly remembered by his daughter Anne (Brian) Ruby and son Murray (Brenda), grandsons Darren (Nicole) and Jordan (Cody) McCormac, and Ryan Ruby, and great-grandchildren Gracie, Madyson and Nolan McCormac.


Savic NedjoSAVIC, Nedjo  -  Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at St. Mary’s Hospital, Kitchener on Thursday, May 11, 2017, age 84.

Beloved husband of the late Cmiljana Savic (2012). 

Loving father of Blagoje 'Bob' (Krista) and Ljubomir (Ranka). Will be fondly remembered by his grandchildren Bojana (Djuradj Kojic), Jovana, Nemanja, Djordje and Ana, and great-grandchildren Milan and Vukasin Kojic.


KressHillary ShirleyKRESS(HILLARY), Shirley Agnes  -  Peacefully, Shirley went to be with the Lord on May 11, 2017 at the age of 90 after a short illness.

Lovingly missed by her husband Reggie. Predeceased by Jack Kress (2002).

Forever remembered by Reggie's son Clive Hillary (Anne) from England, nephew Jack Link (Helen), Goddaughter Cathy Bauman (Bryan 2015), dear friend Shirley Rahman, friends Maggie Murphy, Sheri and Larry Palmer and many other family and friends.


Bruhin HansBRUHIN, Hans  -  Passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital at the age of 92.

Beloved husband of the late Pearl Bruhin and Hedwig 'Hedi' Brauer.
Father of Michael, of Alberta and Peter, of Switzerland and step-father of Douglas, of Arizona.

Brother of Wilhelmena 'Mina' Bruhin and Margaret Devonas (the late Otto), both of Switzerland. Survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his sister Esther Foerster, brother Alois Bruhin and his niece Suzanne Woodrich (nee Foerster).


Dorscht DavidDORSCHT, David John  -  Passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Grand River Hospital (ICU) at the age of 68.

Beloved husband of Helga Dorscht (nee Schneider) for 43 years.

Dear father of Andrew Dorscht and his wife Maggie and Lisa Brenton and her husband Victor. Special grandfather (Opi) to Izabella, Alivia, Nicholas, Lucas, Elaina and Emily.


Kramp MonaKRAMP, Mona  -  It is with heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Mona Kramp (Morrison) of Woodland Towers, Stratford on May 8, 2017. Mona was born Proton Township, Ontario in 1928, daughter of the late Andrew and Catharine (Adams) Morrison.

It was there she met her loving husband Russell Kramp who predeceased her in 2009 after almost 60 years of marriage.

She is survived by her children Charlene Brown (David), Rhonda Parsons (Ian), Terry Kramp (Heather), Lisa Merkel (Jarrett) and Roger Kramp (deceased). Grandmother of Tracey Segeren (John), Robin Parsons, Jeff Brown (Jen), Chris Parsons (Tara), Angela Muir (Mike), Jennifer Luckhardt (Paul), Daniel Kramp (Erin), Allison and Benjamin Merkel and 10 great grandchildren.


Kostigian JohnKOSTIGIAN, John  -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John Vartan Kostigian on May 10, 2017, at the age of 92.

John was a devoted husband to his wife, Joan (Case). 

He was a generous and loving father to his children Carrie, Holly, and Jason, and a kind father-in-law to Tracy (Johnston) and the late Timothy Wood. He was the proud grandfather of Zachary and Kyle Kostigian, and, Parker and Shelby Wood. 

He was a good brother to his sisters Nora (pre-deceased) and Alice. John was pre-deceased by his parents George and Mary.


Fleischauer EileenFLEISCHAUER, Eileen  -  At Listowel Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Mrs. Eileen Elizabeth (Scholl) Fleischauer of Listowel, in her 91st year. 

Beloved wife of the late Irwin Fleischauer, and loving and proud mother of Dale and Sheree Fleischauer, Darlene and David Werth, and Deborah and Mark Davidson, all of Listowel. 

Dear grandmother of Chrystal Colquhoun and husband Jon Bottoms, Kyra Fleischauer, Taryn Fleischauer, Brady Werth and wife Tracy, Cary Werth and wife Kaitlyn, Brett Davidson and wife Natasha, and Jenna Patterson and husband Scott.


RICHARDS, Douglas Edward (Doug) - Of Guelph, passed away suddenly at his home on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in his 57th year due to complications of sinus cancer. 

Will be sadly missed by his mother Pat, sister Lesley (Bob), nephew Kristopher (Heather), niece Amber (Les) and nephew Ryan. Predeceased by his father Leslie Richards. He will be fondly remembered by many relatives and friends.  

Doug was proud of his service on the board of the Mood Disorders Support Group Guelph.


Skibicki HenrykSKIBICKI, Henryk Jozef  -  Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Grand River Hospital on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the age of 76.

Beloved husband of Janina for over 51 years. Loving father of Arek Skibicki (Elizabeth) and Lidia Jach (Michael). Proud 'Dzadek' of Marcus and Evan.

Dear brother of Ted (Helen) and the late Adam. Uncle of Joanna (Bryan) and Andrew (Judy).


Zupan MajdaZUPAN, Majda  -  Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at K-W Campus of Grand River Hospital at the age of 83.

Beloved wife of 56 years to Josef. Loving mother of Joe Zupan (Tammy Hynes) and Helen (Nelson) Ribeiro. Cherished Mama of  Porter, Jeremy, Emma, Zachary, and Ethan.

Dear sister of Lencka (Pavel) Zupan. Also survived by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Sylvester and Helena, and her brother Janez Kosir.


Guillou AgnesGUILLOU, Agnes Genevieve  -  With sadness and heavy hearts, we announce that Agnes Guillou, aged 59, has passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 after a long battle with cancer. She was surrounded by the love of her family and passed peacefully.  

Born in France, Agnes excelled at French cooking and worked for many years as a French teacher at several elementary schools in Ontario. She loved to read non-fiction and even belonged to a book club. She also enjoyed walking, canoeing, knitting, and socializing with her many friends and family. She was well travelled, having been to France, Hawaii, Morroco, Spain, and many other destinations. Most recently, she travelled with her whole family on a week-long cruise in the Caribbean; a trip that meant the world to her. 


CRYSTAL, Jennie Barbara  -  Passed away peacefully at Cambridge Memorial Hospital in her 93rd year on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.  Born in Poland on March 6, 1925 to George and Nellie Tokarz. 

Beloved wife to Joseph Crystal. Predeceased by first husband Bernard O'Geil. 

Loving mother to Ronald O'Geil (Carol), James O'Geil (d. 2015) (Sharon), step-mother to Janet (Todd). Cherished grandmother to 7 grandchildren; Duane, Lee (Shylo), Tina (Stephen), Michael (Chrissy), Michelle (Don), Jeffrey and Angie. Great grandmother to 11 great grandchildren. 


Murakami GwendolynMURAKAMI, Gwendolyn (nee KOYANAGI)  - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our mother, Gwen Murakami.

Gwen passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

Following a long hospital stay, Gwen succumbed to the injuries she sustained during a fire at her home on April 7, 2016.

Gwen and her late husband Harry were partners in life and business.

They owned, managed and operated TOKO Service Centre Ltd in Waterloo.


Zai MichaelZAI, Michael  -  Passed away peacefully at Hospice Wellington on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 in his 91st year.

Beloved husband of Maria Zai (nee Sellenkowitsch) for over 66 years.

Loving father of Kathy (Troy Beecraft), Ted (Sybille) and John (Shelley). Proud 'Ota' of Michael, Jason, Stephen, Jeffrey, Andrew and Christopher and loving great-grandfather.


Digangi GuiseppeDiGANGI, Guiseppe (Joseph) "Joe"  -  Age 81, of Stratford, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Spruce Lodge (Stratford).

He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.

Born in Italy, son of the late Salvatore and Guisepina (Merlina) DiGangi.

True love and best friend of Michelle (Lecomte) DiGangi.


TOPOROWSKI, Gary Joseph  -  Passed away unexpectedly at his home in Kitchener on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at the age of 58.

Gary’s gregarious personality and passion for life will be dearly missed by his wife Patti, son Jason, daughter Joanne (Ian Gutwinski), father John Toporowski, brother Dennis (Arlene), sister Darlene Bryan (Danny), extended family and many co-workers and friends.

Gary was predeceased by his mother Muriel in 2003.


Lipp EleanorLIPP, Eleanor Jane  -  Passed away peacefully on May 9, 2017 at Eden House Nursing Home at the age of 90.

Beloved wife of the late Ian Lipp(1994).

Dear mother of the late Maureen Goodwin(2016) and her husband Terry, Carol Lipp, the late John Lipp(1995) and his wife Margaret, Heather West and her husband Mark and Gord Lipp and his wife Colleen.


Elgie DavidELGIE, David Nelson  -  Passed away peacefully at Groves Memorial Hospital in Fergus at the age of 88 years.

Beloved husband of Wilma (nee Maximchuck) and was the loving father to William (Dawn) Elgie and predeceased by son George (survived by daughter-in-law Pat).

Elgie and was also survived by 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.


KERR, Wayne Kenneth  -  Passed away peacefully at Innisfree Hospice, Kitchener on May 9, 2017 in his 65th year.

Loving spouse of Gloria MacKinnon of New Hamburg. Cherished son of Muriel Luck of London and the late Charles (Dempsy) Kerr. Cherished father to Sarah Kerr and partner Tom Brazier of London and Elizabeth (Biff) Kerr of Hanover. Loving Papa to Jean-Marie Kerr-Brazier. 

Dearly missed by his sister and brother Kathryn Chabwa and her husband Aaron of Tillsonburg and Kevin Kerr of Ottawa. Dear Uncle to Kyle and his wife Yasmine Chabwa of London and Tandi Chabwa of Tillsonburg.


Friess ShirleyFRIESS, Shirley Diane  -  Passed away at home on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 in her 74th year.

Beloved wife of the late Don Friess (2005).

Loving mother of  Donna and David Wismer, Terri and Mark Bauer, Richard and Denise Wright, Stephanie and Wes Brown, David and Deanne Friess, and Linda and Darren Miller. Proud 'Gramma' of Chase (Ines), Jordan (Rebecca), Tyler, Matthew, Jonathan, Noah, Alexandra, Ezra, Lucas, Emily (Richard), Elise, Grace, Kate, Matthew and Rachel and great-grandmother of Cohen.


Harcourt JodiHARCOURT, Jodi Lynn  -  Passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at the age of 42.

Beloved daughter of Mary and Doug Campbell. Dear sister of Krista Godwin (David), Kim Ali (Steve), Angie Tilbury (Brian) and Robert Campbell (Maureen). Jodi will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends.

Predeceased by her father Norman Harcourt.