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Kenney EleanorKENNEY, Eleanor Grace Kenney  -  87, passed away peacefully at Cedarcroft Place, Stratford on October 22, 2017.

Born in Kuhryville, Perth County, daughter of the late George and Grace (Wootton) Kenney.

Eleanor taught all of her life in Blyth, Oakville and Stratford until her retirement.

She was a member of the United Church of Canada and was a volunteer with Friends of the Festival.


Tuerk MaryTUERK, Mary Frances Tuerk  - Age 71, of New Hamburg, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 22, 2017.

Born in Stratford, daughter of the late Frank Peter and the former Mabel Thacker.

Beloved wife of Frank Tuerk.

Loved mother of Lisa Slater (Paul), Lori Gonzalez (Neil) and Robert Walsh (Maude).


Payson GregoryPAYSON, Gregory Arthur  -  Passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at the age of 51 years.

Loving partner of Bobby Charlton and her children Brian, Brad, and Jessica, and grandson Liam.

Devoted son of AnnaBelle Payson. Loving brother of Debbie Payson, Tony Payson, and Liann Payson. Lovingly remembered by his nephew Tyler, brother-in-law Bert and Linda Chilton and their children Katy and Kristen, and sister-in-law Jackie Payson and Albert Skraba and Jackie's children Tabitha and Neaca. Also lovingly remembered by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Predeceased by his father Ray Payson and step-father Alex Payson.


Houben JamesHOUBEN, James 'Jim' Jacobus  -  It is with great sorrow that the family of James 'Jim' Houben announce his unexpected passing on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. 

Jim was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, and is survived by his wife and best friend Diane (Maloney).

He lived in Wartburg for much of his career, then enjoyed semi-retirement at McCullough Lake, Grey County, before moving back to Wartburg to spend more time with his grandkids.
His son, Adam, lives in Ottawa with his wife Ann Balasubramaniam and their 9 month son, Keeran, who loves laughing with Grandpa. His daughter Jenny lives in her childhood home in Wartburg, with husband Brad Weber, and three of grandpa's favourite blonde grandkids, Coleton (11), Hannah (8), and Blake (5).


WHITWORTH, Celia (nee Thornhill)  -  Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Guelph on Sunday, October 22 2017, in her 96th year.  

Beloved wife of the late W.A.O. (Allen) Whitworth (2009) .  

Loved mother of John (Karen) of Guelph and Ann (Ian) of Oakville. Loving grandma of Katelyn and Andrea. 

Predeceased by her four brothers Bill, John, Max and Jimmy. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews.


Rumney GlendaRUMNEY, Glenda Lillian Maynard  -  Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton on Sunday, October 22, 2017, in her 79th year. 

Glenda was predeceased by the love of her life, Brian Sproule in February 2016.

Dear sister of Joan (Chester) Farbotko. Loving aunt of Gienia (Tim), Frank (Michelle), Peter (Theresa), LeeAnn (Don), Tom and Stephen. She will be sadly missed by many great nieces and nephews and one great great nephew. Predeceased by her brother Donald (Thelma) Rumney.

Glenda was a longtime employee of Imperial Tobacco.


Curry KennethCURRY, Kenneth Wayne 'Kenny'  -  Passed away after fighting courageously to stay with his family, on Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 at Trinity Village, Kitchener at the age of  74. 

Beloved husband of Ginger for 41 years, whom he adored. 

Loving father of Kelly Curry (Shae), Kaylynn Casey (Trish), and Shannon Salter (Michael). Much loved Gumpa Gumpa, Papa and Grandpa Ken to Liv, Carter, Will, Bronson, Madison, Lydia, and Thomas.

Survived by his sister Sue Turko (Bob) and nieces Ashley and Raegen. Predeceased by his sister Heather. 


Fischer MurrayFISCHER, Murray  -  Passed away peacefully at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, on Sunday, October 22, 2017 in his 89th year. 

Beloved husband of Barbara for 62 years. 

Loving father of Leanne (Jim Bergsma), Cynthia (Alton Wilson), Scott, and Sheryl (John Cowles). Much loved Papa to Melissa, Matthew and his fiancé Esthera Catana, and Skylar. 

Survived by his siblings Donald, Ann, Gail, Douglas, and predeceased by his brother Jim. 


Huras JonHURAS, Jon William  -  Passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 at Innisfree House, after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 66.

Predeceased by his parents Orval and Ruby and brothers Douglas and Paul.

Survived by his sons Chris and Tim of Kitchener.

Jon enjoyed his church activities including singing in the church choir. He lived 'Just for Today' sharing his wisdom, experience, strength and hope with many friends in numerous 12 step programs.


Rennie JamesRENNIE, James  -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at People Care AR Goudie at the age of 85.

Beloved husband of 24 years to Mary Faith Franklin-Rennie.

Loving Dad to Caroline (Mike) Pattison and James (Kim) Rennie. Cherished Grandpa to Natasha (Dustin), Jacob (Paige) and Owen.

Survived by sister Jessie of Scotland. He will be missed by many nieces and nephews in Canada and Scotland, as well as by his special cousin Mary T. and his extended family and friends.


Schultheiss ElisabethSCHULTHEISS, Elisabeth (Hari)  -  It is with heavy hearts the family announces that Elisabeth has gone home to be with the Lord as well as her husband John. Elisabeth passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 at her home in Kitchener at the age of 93.  

Loving mother of John (Jamelia), Helmut (Nancy), Carl (Mandy) and Bob (Terri-Lynn). Much loved Oma to Lisa, Jamie, Erin, Daniel, Melissa, Meghan, Melina, Colton, Holden, Grayson, Madison, Tyler, Afiya and Akiya and their spouses. Proud great-grandmother to 17 great-grandchildren. 

Predeceased by her brother and 2 sisters.  

She will be missed for her warmth and caring personality. 


Dolotowicz ElizabethDOLOTOWICZ, Elizabeth (Betty) Ann (nee Harrington)  -  (August 20, 1927 – October 22, 2017)  -  The ambassador of Fairview Mennonite Home for the past 20 years has left the building. 

Left to celebrate her life are her children Debbie Toffner (Mike), Brian Dolotowicz (Debbie), Nancy Volz (Paul), Donna Dolotowicz, and Mary Leversidge (John), grandchildren Julie (Jason), Greg, Amanda (Clint), Melissa (Brett), Lindsay, Jocelyn, Whitney, Jennifer (Chris), Candace (Nick), Hilary, Adam, and Nicole, great-grandchildren Mackay, Hayden, Noah, Stella, Bo, Mackenzie, Jordan, Avery, Remmy, Vinnie, and Lasetta. 

Betty was predeceased by her husband Adam Joseph Dolotowicz (1996), her daughter Cathy Kay (2013), parents Patrick and Ada Harrington, sister Pat, and her brothers Buddy and Frances.


Cribb JoyceCRIBB, Joyce Alice  -  (September 4, 1930 – October 22, 2017)  -  Passed away peacefully at home, with loved ones at her side at the age of 87.

Adored wife of the late Les (2016).

Cherished mother and friend to Anne, Jacqueline, Lisa and David and their spouses Ted, Dave and Gail. Remembered with love by her grandchildren Tara-Lynn(pre-deceased 1980), Lyndsey, Kyle, Justin, Tori and Connor as well as great-grandchildren Jake and Robyn.


Knight DavidKNIGHT, David Franklin  -  Passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at home surrounded by the love of family at the age of 85. 

David, will be missed by Marion (nee Taylor), his wife of 62 years.

Loving father of Rob (Laura), Jennifer Knight (Gianni Peveroni), and Susan Knight (Todd Perreault).

Much loved Grandpa to Jordan, Christopher, Daniel, Luca, Anna, Marco, Jordyn, Riley, Aaryn, and Great Grandpa to Juliana, Tatyana, Avery, Layla, and Dominic. 


Simpson ColinSIMPSON, Colin  -  Passed away after a brief illness at the Grand River Hospital on October 21, 2017 at the age of 46.

Colin will be sadly missed by his brother Bernie (Karin), and his sisters Joleen (Real) and Marilyn (Jimmy); as well as many nieces and nephews.       

Predeceased by his parents Bernard 'Bud' and Helen 'Joan' Simpson.


Amaral ManuelMARAL, Manuel  -  Peacefully passed away at Stirling Heights LTCC on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at the age of 83 years. 

Beloved husband of the late Maria Amaral (nee Garcia). 

Dear father of Joe Amaral, Luisa Goverde (Marty) and Lucy King. Loving Avo to Aaron, Samantha (Jordan), Alexandra, Chelsea and Caitlyn. 

Survived by his sisters Lucia Pinheiro (the late Constantino) and Belmira Garcia (Manuel Vieira) and by many relatives and friends. Predeceased by his sister Maria Oliveira.


Lutz EdeltrautLUTZ, Edeltraut (Trudy)  -  Passed away at Caressant Care Nursing Home in Courtland, Ontario at the age of 85.

Loving wife of the late Hermann Lutz.

Dear mother of Loraine Gubbels and her husband Henry of Delhi. Loving grandmother of Emma Gubbels.

Predeceased by her parents Gottlieb and Karoline Sattelmeier. Also predeceased by her brothers Horst and Erwin Sattelmeier and her sister Renate Boetjer.


Mugford JamesMUGFORD, James  -  Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side October 21, 2017 in his 89th year.

Beloved husband of Rose for 67 years, Loved father of Sherry Bender (Paul), Janice Phelan (Jim) and Joanne Cubbidge (Don).

Jim is predeceased by his daughter Rosemary and sons John, Marty and Peter. 

He will be greatly missed by his ten grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, sisters Sadie Trenchard and June Byrne of Glace Bay NS, Ann Mitchell of Oshawa and many nieces and nephews.


Nash DeniseNASH, Denise (Gross)  -  At age 53, of Mitchell passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Saturday, October 21, 2017.

Beloved wife of Ian Nash.

Dear mother of Brad Nash (Ashley) and Liz Weaver (Albert). Loving grandmother of Isabelle, Max and Chloe.

Cherished daughter of Betty Gross and the late Karl Gross. Dear sister of Kelly, Tim and Randy Gross. She will be missed by the Nash family.


Kemp EarlKEMP, Earl  -  At age 88, of Mitchell passed away peacefully at the Mitchell Nursing Home on Saturday, October 21, 2017.

Beloved husband of Vera Kemp.

Dear father of Carolyn Bragg (Jim), Dianne Smale (Ken), Wendy Ridgway (Terry) and Clifford Kemp (Connie). Loving grandfather of twelve grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.

Dear brother of Betty Vock-Cowell, Harold Kemp (Marg) and Shirley Zimmer (Laverne). Dear brother-in-law of Bill Cornish, Phyllis Kemp and Anne Kemp. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.


LEBLANC, Shirley Ann (Beilstein)  -  With her family at her side , Shirley passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital at the age of 74.

Beloved wife of 54 years to Don. Loving mother of Jeff (Heather) and cherished grandma to Mitchell and Talon.

Sister of Marlene, Linda, Jeanny and Steven.


Sweezey WilliamSWEEZEY, William 'Bill' Richard  -  With great sadness, the family announces that Bill passed away while surrounded by loved ones at St. Mary's General Hospital, on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the age of 51. 

Beloved father of Ashley (Mark) and Nick. Proud Pappy and Papa to Danielle, Isabelle and Jace. 

Loving brother of Kim, Tami (Mike), Glen (Dianne), Jamie (Billie-Jo), Trish (Rob), Judd (Shelley), and Jade (Trevor).  He will also be lovingly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and 'greats' as a favoured uncle and be missed by many other family and friends.

Bill is reunited with his son Nathan (2008) and parents Richard Sweezey (2009) and Darlene Stevens (2006).


Neudoerffer NormaNEUDOERFFER, Norma Cecelia (nee Barrett)  -  At age 79, died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, October 21, 2017. 

Born in Orangeville, ON on December 21, 1937, the fourth of five daughters to Thomas and Alta (nee Williams) Barrett, her early childhood was marked by the death of her mother when she was four. Raised by a loving extended family, including her father, stepmother, Dolly (Mary Wheeler), beloved aunts and uncles, Jessie and Leslie Bowman; Norma Williams; Carl and Irene Williams, and dear family friends, Frank and Connie Cooper, she spent her childhood growing up in Niagara Falls, Galt, and Terra Cotta.


BURRIDGE, Nellie  -  Passed away peacefully on Friday, October 20, 2017 in her 72nd year.

Beloved wife of Gary Burridge. Loving mother of Kimberly (Ron) Caton. Devoted Nana of Spencer, Logan and Derek.

Nellie is survived by her siblings Mabel (Pius) Brennan, Kirby (Linda) Walsh, Bill (Linda) Walsh and Ren (Shirley) Walsh. Predeceased by her parents William and Elizabeth Walsh and her brother Ford Walsh. Nellie will sadly be missed by many extended family members and friends worldwide.


CARD, Edward (Ted)  -  Suddenly at home October 20th in his 85th year. 

Beloved husband and best friend of Yvonne for 62 years. 

Dear son-in-law of Blanche Pinder-Norris and father of David (Cindy), Alan (Susanne), Wendy (Dan), Tim, Mark (Melinda). Cherished grandfather of Travis and Robert Oakes, Matilda Sarah and Carol Card.


Engel KennethENGEL, Kenneth Engel  –  Formerly of Monkton, passed away peacefully at Knollcrest Lodge, Milverton on Friday October 20, 2017 at the age of 84. 

Ken was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Monkton.  He enjoyed hunting and playing cards with his Monkton friends.

Dear brother of Shirley Boyd (William), Ross, and Betty Capling (Garry).  Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews Randy (Val), Patti (Don), Rick (Marion), Chris (Amber), Greg (Stephanie) and Kristan (Shawna).

Predeceased by his parents Norman and Elsie (Holman) Engel and his sister Judy Mitchell.