SHCHEPANIK, Helen Anne (nee Sekulich) - Peacefully passed away at Pinehaven Nursing Home on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 at the age of 83.

Predeceased by her beloved husband and best friend, Peter (2009) for 55 years.

Loving mother of Debra (Robert) Tonin of Waterloo, Sandra (Serge) Quirion of Longlac and Rick (Wendy) Shchepanik of Bowmanville.

Bowie GordonBOWIE, Gordon Taylor - Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at Riverside Glen on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, in his 82nd year.

Beloved husband of Svea Madeliina Bowie. Loved father of Scott (Anne) Bowie and Jim (Kelly) Bowie. Cherished grandfather of Lucas, Cameron, Liam and Andrew.

Dear brother of Robert (Rose) Bowie. Will be missed by his much-loved cat Tuxedo.

Gordon was born in 1936 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He studied at McMaster University and the University of Toronto. He went on to be a Principal and Educator at Etobicoke DSB (now Toronto District School Board).

STEINBURG, David C. - (January 4, 1961 - February 28, 2018) -

Passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Grand River Hospital, KW Health Centre at the age of 57.

KANE, Paul - Passed away peacefully at home in Kitchener, on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at the age of 58.

Beloved son of the late James and Mary Kane. Loving brother of Jim, John, Martin and their families. Beloved nephew of Margaret Beard. Paul will be fondly remembered by all his family and friends.

Jansen GaryJANSEN, Gary John - Gary passed away peacefully at Hospice Wellington on Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 after many visits by family and friends.

Gary, 55, was the loving father of Katie, and much loved son of Diane, brother of Rose (Kingdon), Angela (Smith) and her husband John, and Paul Jansen and his partner Tammy.

Gary will also be missed by his nephew Sean and nieces Rachael, Meaghan and Ailish as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends. We will miss his smile, warm heart and good humour. Predeceased by his father, Louis.

Benninger TerryBENNINGER, Terry Richard - At St. Mary’s Hospital on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at age 68.

Loving father of Mike (Jeanette), Stacy (Justyn) and proud grandfather of Scott, Lucas, Ashley, Cadence, Tyler and Allyssa.

Dear brother of Linda Kopp and predeceased by his sister Judy Benninger. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews.

Purdy JackPURDY, Jack Leslie - After a lengthy illness, Jack peacefully passed away on Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 at the age of 67 at Grand River Hospital - Freeport Site with his loving family at his side.

Beloved husband to Lynda of 40 years.

Loving dad to Kurt Purdy and Leslie-Anne (Grant) Unsworth.

Williamson AnnWILLIAMSON, Ann May (nee McLelland) - As a result of an accident, on Tuesday February 27, 2018, long-time resident of Paris, on her 75th year.

Bannon DoreenBANNON, Selena 'Doreen' - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Selena Doreen Bannon (Doreen) in her 68th year on February 27, 2018. Following a long courageous battle with cancer Doreen passed at home surrounded by her family.

Beloved wife of Michael Bannon for 46 years, mother to Melanie Bannon, Sean Bannon (predeceased 1978), Megan (Ron) Gervais, Amy (Steven) Sheffar and Daniel Bannon (Kristan).

Cherishing memories of a special Grandma are Claire, Henry, Dannika and Michaela, around whom her world revolved. Doreen will be fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews and her extended family.

Pearson HelenPEARSON, Helen Bernice - Helen Bernice Pearson, age 91, of Greenwood Court, Stratford and formerly of 124 Church Street, Stratford was surrounded by family when she passed away into splendor on Tuesday February 27, 2018.

Born in Caledonia, she was the daughter of the late Reginald Gillan and the former Priscilla Douglas.

Beloved wife of Vernon Lamont Pearson, whom she married at Park Baptist Church, Brantford on February 16, 1951 and who predeceased her on June 13, 2006.

Dear mother of Judith Dawn Pearson of Burton, New Brunswick, Brian Craig Pearson and wife Cathy of Stratford, and Laura Christine Pearson of London.

Miller LeslieMILLER, Leslie Edward -  Passed away peacefully on Tuesday February 27, 2018 at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital at the age of 81.

Beloved husband of the late Joan Kappler (2014).

McBride WayneMcBRIDE, Wayne Keith – of Guelph, formerly from Fergus and Grand Valley.

Beloved son of the late Garfield and Velma (Collier) McBride. Dear brother of Orma (Jim) Prentice of Guelph and Jean (Ted) Farrelly of Alma.

West GeorgeWEST, George - Passed away  peacefully at Golden Years Nursing Home, Cambridge, ON on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at the age of 91.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Phyllis West (2017).

George will be lovingly remembered by Phyllis’s family: Joanne Suffern (late Barry)(2018), of Guelph, the late Tom Kostal (2013) (Joanne), the late John Kostal (1988), (Francis Cox), Brian Kostal (Kim) of Palmerston, Bruce Kostal (Suzan) of Guelph, Maryella Ferguson (Roy) of London, Bill Kostal (Bev) of Guelph and Michael Schieck (Shana) of Ohio.

Bigelow MargaretBIGELOW, Margaret (nee Watson) - (January 20th, 1918 – February 27th, 2018) - With sadness we announce the passing of our beloved mother.

Margaret was the wife of the late Rev. Dr. Jesse E. Bigelow (2000) for more than 57 years. Loving mother of Cameron Bigelow (Linda) of Orillia, ON, and Bruce Bigelow (the late Joy) of Oliver, B.C.

Xiong ChongXIONG, Chong (Hang) Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Febuary 27, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital.

Beloved wife of Zathao Xiong. Loving mother to Kia and Zoua Xiong.

Chong will be greatly missed by sister-in-law, May Thao Xiong, predeceased by brother-in-law Song Cheng Xiong and predeaceased by sister-in-law, Tchong Vang Xiong.

Pfenning AndreasPFENNING, Andreas Johann - Passed away suddenly and unexpectedly as a result of a hunting accident on Monday, February 26, 2018 at the age of 24.

Andreas will be deeply missed by his parents Ekkehard and Jennifer (Lenhardt) Pfenning, cherished brothers Markus and Tristan and by his girlfriend Tylin.

Survived by his paternal grandmother Barnhild Pfenning and his maternal grandparents Peter and Hettie Lenhardt and Laurie and Brian Hanninen as well as by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Predeceased by his paternal grandfather Wilhelm Pfenning and cousin Florian Wurzbacher.

WOODS, Beulah Yvonne - (October 13, 1937 - February 26, 2018) -

Beulah Woods passed away on February 26, 2018.

Grenier RoseGRENIER, Rose Marie 'Rosie' - (November 22, 1947 - February 26, 2018) - Passed away at Innisfree House on Monday, February 26, 2018, at the age of 70 years.

Beloved wife of the late Joseph Zuk. Dear mother of Trevor Benninger (Jeanne). Loved grandmother of Coty (Tiffany) and great grandmother of Kadence, Sienna, and Lincoln.

Dear sister of Robert, Lucette, and Georgette. Also remembered by many nieces, nephews, and friends.

McKie RobertMcKIE, Robert Alexander - Passed away on Monday, February 26, 2018 at St. Joseph's Health Centre at the age of 89.

Beloved husband of Dorothy for over 65 years. Loved father of Julie McKie (Tim McArthur) of Burlington, Wendy Thompson (David) of Tea Gardens, NSW, Australia, Sharon Hecktus (Tim) of Kitchener, Keith McKie (Rhonda) of Grand Valley, and Patricia Anderson (John) of Owen Sound.

Cherished grandfather to 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Emily Finney and John McKie.

Predeceased by his son Robert in infancy and his parents, Alexander and Emily McKie and siblings, Hugh, Arnold and Donalda Hudlet.

Wahl JamesWAHL, Reverend Father James, CRThe Congregation of the Resurrection announces the death of Father James Albert Wahl, CR on February 26, 2018, of Lanark Heights Long Term Care, Kitchener. He was 78 years old, in his 60th year of religious life and 52nd year of ordained priesthood.

Father Wahl is predeceased by his parents Edgar and Mary (nee Vogel) Wahl and a brother David. He is survived and lovingly remembered by his brother John (Doreen), nieces and nephews and many friends.

GRAFF, MaryPassed away peacefully in her sleep, on February, 26th, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Kitchener, in her 88th year.

Predeceased by her parents, Otto and Margaret Vogelsang, whom she cherished, devoted husband Donald Wesley Graff and beloved sister, Alice Ott.

Andrews ValerieANDREWS, Valerie Andrews - It is with extreme sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Valerie Andrews on February 26, 2018 at the age of 74.

Beloved wife to Geoff for 53 years and loving mother to Helen and grandmother to Nicole and Kathryn.

LANDRY, Jean-Pierre - of Arthur passed away at the Grand River Hospital in Kitchener on Monday, February 26, 2018 at the age of 70. 

Beloved husband of  Claire (Giguere) Landry for 45 years. 

Pike RalphPIKE, Ralph - Ralph Pike, age 82, of Stratford, passed away suddenly at his residence on Monday, February 26, 2018.

Born in Grand Falls, Newfoundland, son of the late Alexander and Alma (Templeman) Pike.  Life companion and true love of Dianne (Parkes) Pike of 62 years.

Proud and loving father of John (Christie) Pike, Jodi (David) Doxey, June (Roger) Leitch and Papa to Megan, Sarah, Jessie, Zach, Morgan, Kate, Carter, Mitchell and Andrew.

Mank StewartMANK, Stewart Ross - Passed away on Monday, February 26th, 2018 in his 92nd year following complications of the flu.

Stewart was born at home, in Waterloo, September 30, 1926. He was predeceased by his parents Herman and Edna Mank, by his sister Ethel and his brother, Fred.

Stewart is survived by his son Robert and his wife Grace of Cambridge, and by his daughter Pamela of Kitchener. Stewart was particularly blessed by the friendship of George Rupert, Keith Parker, Charlie Mattice and Barry Wylie for many years.

Thomas VernonTHOMAS, Vernon John - Passed away with family by his side at St. Mary's General Hospital on Monday, February 26, 2018 at the age of 88.

Beloved husband and best friend of Helen for 69 years. Sadly missed by his beloved daughters Carol Harvey (Butch) and Lynda Dopp (Ken).

Loving Grandpa of Charlie Dopp (Sophie) and Christa Saunders. Proud Great Grandpa of Amelia Saunders and Christopher Dopp. Loving uncle of Shirley Marcy (Tom) and their family.