Watson JaniceWATSON, Janice Pauline (Mills)  -  Died peacefully in hospice care at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Guelph on October 9, 2017 at the age of 81.

Gracious and supportive wife of 57 years to The Rev. Tom Watson.

Kind and patient mother of Valerie Gullett (Wayne) of Wawanesa, MB, Lorinne Martino of Brantford, ON, Sandra Watson-Brown (Derek) of Port Sydney, ON and the late Maureen Declercq.

Cherished grandmother of Katie Missinne (Brad), Lindsey Gullett (LeeAnne), Jaslyn Davidson (Shawn), Eric Declercq (Nick), Taylor Declercq, Andrea Martino, Kennedy and Clark Watson-Brown, and great grandmother of Dylan, Carter, Bo and Allana Davidson.


Reitz PatriciaREITZ, Patricia Evelyn  –  The family of Pat Reitz sadly announce that she died peacefully at the Village of Riverside Glen, Guelph, on Monday, October 9, 2017.

Pat was the loving wife and best friend of 66 years to Alex. 

Loved mother of Janet (Donald) Kaufman of Guelph, David of Waterloo, Tom of Cambridge and Brad of Toronto. Grandmother to Mark, Jennifer and Sara Kaufman (Jesse Bridge), and 'Grandma Pat' to great-granddaughters Zoe and Maren Bridge.


Kim MahnHoKIM, Mahn-Ho  -  Passed away peacefully on Monday, October 9th, 2017 at Freeport Health Centre at the age of 73.

Beloved husband of Young-Hee for 47 years.

Loving Dad to Jennifer Roggemann (John), James Kim (Yu-Seon) and Allison Kim (Steven Le Trung). Cherished Grandpa to Davin, Jarred, Janeen, Dana, Darim, Austin and Eugene.


Beatty CharlesBEATTY, Charles  -  At age 72, formerly of Stratford, passed away at his residence in London on Monday, October 9, 2017. Born in Kitchener, Ontario, son of the late Carl Beatty and is survived by his loving mother Doris (Joseph) Hurlbut.

Loving husband of Janet Lynn (Darbyshire) Beatty.

Charles is survived by his children Brad (Sherri) Beatty, Jeniese Beatty, stepson Jared Darbyshire and his grandchildren Brock, Brayden, Emilie, Adrien and Mia.

Charles will also be remembered by a sister-in-law Carylann Beatty.


DITTMER, Joseph 'Joe'  –  Formerly of RR3 Listowel, passed away peacefully at Hillside Manor, Sebringville on Sunday October 8, 2017 at the age of 88.

Beloved husband of the late Shirley (Hird) Dittmer who predeceased him in 2003. 

Father of Donald Dittmer and grandfather of Nancy Dittmer-Gulikers, Ken, Allan, Bill and Craig Dittmer.  Great grandfather of Aiden, Cole, Aubrey, Reid and Logan. 

Brother of Laura Middleton, Vera McMillan, Lillian Siemon and Charles Dittmer.


Brubacher RossBRUBACHER, Ross Denton  -  Passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, October 8, 2017, at the age of 57 years. Following a last visit with his mother and brother, his loving staff assured him his purpose of bringing good into the world was fulfilled and that his dad was waiting for him. He died calmly and securely in the arms of a loving staff member. Ross lived and died with much love surrounding him, leaving his biological and Reid Woods families with many happy memories.

Predeceased by his father Curtis, Ross is survived by his mother Alice (Snider) Brubacher and siblings Lorrie (Dan Perlman), Maurice, and Sanford (Colette), four nieces and nephews, four great nieces and nephews, Erin Strain and many other loving staff and friends from Reid Woods. The family wishes to thank and acknowledge the love, care, and friendship provided by his Reid Woods family since 1991.


Brough ShirleyBROUGH, Shirley Anne  -  Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph's Health Centre Guelph on Sunday, October 8, 2017, at the age of 80 years.

Shirley 'Shaky' Brough (nee Kocher) was the beloved wife of the late Jerome 'Happy' Fehrenbach (2011).

Loved mother of Janelle Brough (Mark Kibzey) and Barry Brough (Terry Gedda). Loving grandmother of Jeffery (Angela) Kleinknecht, Jenifer Kleinknecht (Derek Clost), Stephen Gedda, Kristin Gedda, and Mischele Brough; and great-grandmother of Dawson, Briar, Kallie, and Kaitlyn.


Rhodes JohnRHODES, John Rutherford  -  It is with great sadness that the family of Dr. John Rhodes announce his passing on Sunday, October 8, 2107. Dr. Rhodes was born in Chatham on September 24, 1929.

He was predeceased by his parents Jean and John Rhodes of Chatham and his wife Guinevere (Gwen) of Kitchener-Waterloo.

He is survived by his first wife Muriel of Kitchener and their sons Ted and spouse Reneta of Calgary, Doug and spouse Edie and Bob and spouse Sue, of Kitchener. And stepson Dave Seibert and his wife Judy of Kitchener and stepdaughter Guin and her late husband Ed Bihun of Ohio.


McALISTER, Edith Patricia (nee Martingale)  –  Passed away peacefully, on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Hospice Wellington, in her 94th year. 

She was the loving wife of Ken (2013) for 68 years. 

Wonderful mother to Judy (Barrie), Jim (Debbie) and Dan (Cindy). Grandmother to Brad (Leah), Mark (Amber), Ashley (Chris), Lindsay (Jordan) and Caeleigh (Alex) and great-grandmother to Ethan, Reese and Olivia. 

She was an avid golfer, bowler, euchre and bingo player.


Giffen NormanGIFFEN, Norman 'Warren'  -  With broken hearts, we sadly announce the passing of Warren on Sunday October 8, 2017 surrounded by his family at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Guelph.

Warren is survived by his wife and best friend Merle, who he was married to for 62 years. 

Also loved and remembered by his daughters Brenda (Tom) and Shelley Victorio (Eddie); grandsons Benjamin and Brandon Victorio, Sister and brother-in-law Myrna and Eric Goltz and brother-in-law and sister-in-law Bill and Lois MacKinnon.


Dupe ScottDUPE, Scott William  -  With heavy hearts, the family announces that Scott passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the age of 37.

Proud and loving dad to his children Christian, Brooklyn and Drake. He leaves behind his longtime soul-mate Sarah and parents Terry and Darlene Dupe.

Scott will be lovingly remembered by his siblings Terri-Lynn and Jessica. He is reunited with his grandparents Jim & Gloria Dupe and Allan & Betty Amos.


Ellen StephanieELLEN, Stephanie Virginia  -   Of Bamberg, ON, died peacefully October 8, 2017 at Innisfree House in Kitchener, with her family at her side, after a long, hard fought battle with cancer. 

Born July 29, 1977 to loving parents, Bernie and Barbara (Weidner), sister Becky (Ted) McAlister, and grandmother, Hildegard Weidner (Roesler). 

Predeceased by her grandparents, Emil Weidner and Cornelis and Martha Ellen (Lap), Uncles Harold and David Weidner, Ernst Ellen and Henry Ten Pas.


Fish GwennethFISH, Gwenneth 'Gwen' Hope (nee Weatherley)  -  Passed away peacefully at The Village of Winston Park, Kitchener, on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the age of 81. 

Predeceased by her loving husband Daniel (2010). 

Loving mother of Daniel (Linda), Judi (Patrick), Jane, David (Cindy). Loving grandmother of Rachel (Dan), Daniel (Alicia), Steve (Nancy), Jennifer (Ron), Diana (Jeremy), Ryan (Brittnay), Alex (Alexi), Courtney and Jena. Great-Grandmother of Layne, Reese, Brooke, Quinn, Jackson, Tristyn, Emma, Mason, Isabella and Meeya.


Maloney FrancisMALONEY, Francis Leo  -  Died peacefully on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the Grand River Hospital in Kitchener at the age of 70.

Survived by his wife Sharon, children Rob (Rhonda), Richard (Jim), Maureen (Ian) and Brian (Tasha), and grandchildren Aidan, Brennan, Evelyn and Liam.

Also survived by siblings Jim (Jean) Maloney, Anne (Ferg) Kelly and Helen (Warren) Regier, and in-laws Linda (Frank) Fischer, Barb Wolfe, Jerry (Fran) Staples, Wilma (Wayne) Knight, Lorraine Noakes, Charmaine (Larry) Keller and Jeanette Connolly.


Ingram PeterINGRAM, Peter - After a long illness, Peter Ingram passed away October 8, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Joseph's Health Centre, Guelph.

Forever missed by his wife Doris Ingram, children Adina and David, stepchildren Greg and Linda, grandchildren Ella, Jacob, Nickolas, Rebecca and Sam, his sister Liz (Fred) Barfoot and family.

Peter loved helping neighbours, building, fishing, boating, and watching the animals in the backyard.


Vincent HelenVINCENT, Helen Violet (nee Mytrpolyt)  -  Peacefully at Freeport Hospital on Saturday, October 7, 2017, in her 92nd year.

Survived by her loving son Mark and her loving grandsons Matthew and Jeffrey (Taryn).

Remembered by her sister-in-law Geraldine Novasad and family.

Predeceased by her loving husband Gerald (1988), daughter-in-law Beatrice (2011), sister Pauline McGraw (2012), mother Jenny (1988) and many brothers and sisters-in-law.


Weiss NormaWEISS, Norma Effie (Johnson)  -  It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of Norma Effie Weiss (nee Johnson), of Kitchener. Norma passed peacefully at home, surrounded by her family on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 in her 89th year.

She will be profoundly missed by her loving husband of 63 years, Gerald, and her children, Steve and Brenda.

Norma will be lovingly remembered by her sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, her nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, caring neighbours and cherished friends.


Endres HildegardENDRES, Hildegard C.  -  At age 94, formerly of Stratford, passed away peacefully at Wildwood Care Centre (St. Marys) on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Born in Veitshoechheim, Germany, daughter of the late Jakob and Elisabeth (Gutbrot) Eissner.

Predeceased by her loving husband Karl J. Endres, October 21, 1993.

Loving and cherished mother of Juergen Endres and his wife Donna, proud grandmother of Kaitlin Endres and Karly Endres and her relatives in Germany (Horst, Hannelore and Janina).


Moura MariaMOURA, Maria Da Conceicao Cabral  -  Passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at the age of 67 years. 

Beloved wife of Antonio. Cherished mother of Jose (Marie) and Nelia (Mike).

Survived by her sisters Maria Rego (Joao) and Mary Lou Moura (Antonio) and by many relatives and friends.

Predeceased by her parents Jose Resendes Andrade and Anna de Moura Cabral.


Fior TheresaFIOR, Theresa  -  Our beloved mother Theresa, mentor and best friend, passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017, in her 99th year, at St. Joseph's Long Term Care in Guelph. This deep loss is shared by her daughters Rose Begg (Allister 2001) and Lillian Mokanski (Joseph).

Theresa was happiest when she shared her love of cooking and gardening with her family and friends. 

She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Debra Grant (Ken), John Begg (Elizabeth), Julie Jeffery (Brian), Janice Kukovica (Peter) and Mathew Mokanski (Deborah Elliot); great-grandchildren Jesse Whitaker (Tanya) , Stephanie Begg (Taco Zandstra), Jacob Kukovica, Nathan and Lisa Jeffery, Meaghan and Kyra Mokanski; and great-great grandson Eric Whitaker.


Larion LauraLARION, Laura Ann (nee Nemeth)  -  At Brantford General Hospital, on Saturday October 7, 2017, in her 64th year.

Beloved ma to Rob, and Melissa Larion (Christian Kaufmann); cherished gamma to Keegan and Mara. Much loved daughter to Reta (nee Knight) and the late Frank Nemeth.

Cremation has taken place.

Donations to SPCA or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.





Lee ArthurLEE, Arthur James  -  Passed away peacefully at home on October 7, 2017 surrounded by his family and friends after a 3.5 year long battle with cancer.

Loving father of Amy Neilson (Jay) and Eric Lee (Annie). Cherished grandpa of Cameron and Sam.

Art will also be sadly missed by his father Fred (Joan) and his brothers, Gord (Viki), Gary 'Gabe' (Patricia), Bill (Debbie), and Don.

Predeceased by his mother Patricia (nee Ellis).


Kruger HerbertKRUGER, Herbert Bertholt  -  The family of Herbert Bertholt Kruger sadly announces his death on October 7, 2017 at People Care AR Goudie, Kitchener, ON.

Herb, 87, is survived by his wife and most trusted friend of 38 years, (Jocelyn) Jockie Loomer-Kruger, treasured daughters from his first marriage, Martina (Jim) Munroe, Whitby, ON, and Jae (Andy) Shaw, Ottawa, ON, and younger brother, Erwin Al (Reta) Kruger, Comox, BC.

Also, remembering Herb with deep affection are Jockie’s daughters and son; Jennifer Bishop, Wolfville, NS, Heather (Darryll) Taylor, Truro, NS, and Robert (Madhavi) Bishop, Milton, ON. Grandchildren Cameron and Jerie Shaw, Rhea and Patrick Munroe, and Cady and Zach Bishop remember their Grandpa Kruger and Grandpa Herb in many tender ways.


Collier RobertaCOLLIER, Roberta (nee Page)  -  Passed away peacefully at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener with family by her side, on Friday, October 6, 2017 at the age of 53. 

Beloved wife of Sean Collier. Loving mother of Ashley. 

Dear sister of Lee Page and Ernie Page (Ann). Will be missed by her nieces and nephews. She will be fondly remembered and deeply missed by the Collier and Park families.

Predeceased by her parents Florence (Pat) Rose and Kenneth Page and her brother Donald Page.


Hodgson DoreenHODGSON, Doreen (nee Turner)  -  After a full life Doreen passed away peacefully on Friday October 6th, 2017 at Innisfree House in Kitchener at the age of 92.

Doreen was born in London, England on August 25th, 1925. She was the last survivor of her five siblings. She lost her three brothers during WWII and this deeply affected her through her entire life. Two sisters are also predeceased. She lost the love of her life, Gerry Hodgson, on November 22nd , 2015. They had been together for 70 years and her life was not complete without him. She leaves behind two sons and a daughter: Alan and his wife Monika, Marty and his wife Sherry and Julie and her husband Paul Reinhardt.


Cidade MariaCIDADE, Maria da Graca  -  Passed away peacefully at home with family by her side, on Friday, October 6th, 2017 at the age of 81. 

Beloved wife of Jose. 

Loving mother of Grace (Domingos), the late Joe (Alice), Helen (Abby), Danny (Anna), and Dennis. Much loved grandma to Amy, Matthew, Adam, Mark, David, and Robert, and great grandma to Lillianna, Hunter, Kylie, Leandro, Sofia, and Migual.

Dear sister of Helena Coelho, the late Manuel Lima. She will be fondly remembered by her extended family, many nieces and nephews.