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Wilde JimWILDE, James Walter 'Jim' - (August 18, 1951 - July 7, 2017) -

Beloved husband of Marjorie (nee Culp) 41 years. Father of Kevin (Terri) Wilde and Brian Wilde . Grandfather of Hailey and Kendal Wilde.

Son-in-law of Clara Culp and brother-in-law of Edith (Ron) Galbraith, Gail (Roger) Raddatz, Gloria (Larry) Bell and Lana Wilde.

Predeceased by parents, Robert and Anna Wilde, brother Stephen, and father-in-law Wallace Culp.

 

REEVE, Almeta Elizabeth (nee Bechtel) - (October 5, 1916 - July 7, 2017) - Wife of the late Walter Reeve and daughter of Herbert and Laura Bechtel, late, of Kitchener.

Also predeceased by daughter-in-law Bonnie Reeve, four sisters and a brother.

Mom will be lovingly remembered by her children Janice Putnam (Mike), John (Shirley) and Mark. "Gram" to Jennifer Putnam Noll (Ric), Jessica Putnam (Norbert Nabbe), Jason Reeve and Matthew Reeve. "The Great One" to Joscelyn, Erin, Jared and Avery Noll, Ebban Putnam and Adelaide Reeve.

Almeta is also survived by sisters-in-law Doris Bechtel and Erma Reeve, and many nieces and nephews.

 

James EricJAMES, Eric Winston  –  Passed away peacefully with his friend Debbie, brothers and children at his bedside on Friday, July 7, 2017 at the Freeport Hospital in Kitchener after one and a half years battling with his illness at the age of 54. 

Predeceased by his mother Sabina and father Alphaeus James. Eric was born on October 24, 1962 in Georgetown, Guyana, South America. 

He is survived by his friend Debbie L. Carpen, his 3 children Joshua, Naomi and Joseph and siblings Margaret, Francis, Peter, Philip, Charles, Hammond and Carmelita.

 

Woods KennethWOODS, Kenneth (Ken)  - December 23, 1934 to July 6, 2017

Retired International Vice President for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers AFL-CIO-CLC (Canadian Director)

After a wonderful life, blessed with love and laughter and a very deep faith, Ken passed away peacefully at Riverside Glen in Guelph, Ontario.

His family and friends spent many hours with him enjoying his wit and humility up until the very end.

 

Healey IanHEALEY, Ian Eric  -  Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Health Care Centre on Thursday, July 6th 2017, at the age of 71.

Beloved husband of late Marcia (nee Pinto, 2006). Loved father of Jason and Marian and her husband Travis.

Loving dear brother of Lynette, Andre, Byron, Kenny & Cheryl. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

 

Gottfried WalterGOTTFRIED, Walter Aaron 'Bill'  -  Passed away following a brief illness on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at the age of 92.

Beloved husband of the late Margaret (1992). Sadly missed by dear friend Ellie Verleye. Loving father of Bev (Ron) Ahrens, Nancy (Glenn) Shantz and the late David Gottfried.

Survived by daughter-in-law Barb Gottfried. Fondly remembered by his 8 grandchildren and their families. Dear brother of Irene Webb and the late Mildred, Norval, Harvey, Stewart, Alan, Mervyn, Emrie and Doug. Survived by sister-in-law Betty Gottfried.

 

Lee KaorLEE, Kaor  -  Passed away at home with family by his side on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at the age of 73.

Beloved husband of Khou.

Loving father of Mong Cho, Choua (Mai Lo), Ka Ying, Mong Yee and Benjamin Sa Sing Ly (Mai Lee Mua). Proud Grandpa of Wyatt, Lyla, Zander, Tyson, Andy, Brianna, Brooklyn and Makennah.

 

Thibeault DebbieTHIBEAULT (PFAFF), Debra 'Debbie' Martha May (Lang)  -  At age 60, of Stratford passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Stratford General Hospital after a long battle with her health onThursday, July 6, 2017.

She was predeceased by her parents Betty and Jack Lang and mother-in-law Phyliss Pfaff. She is survived by her loving husband Lyndon Pfaff and children Jason Thibeault (Jaclynn) and Amber Gulas (Aaron). She was a very special Nana to Charlotte and Bennett Gulas and Nixon Thibeault.

Dear sister of Jacalene (Larry) Wilson, Brenda (Gary) Mohr, Pat (Diane) Lang, Dale (Karen Schmidt) Lang. Dear sister-in-law to Lance (Sharon) Pfaff, Vaughn (Carolyn) Pfaff, Rondell Pfaff, Jodean Pfaff, Faye (Dale) Shiell, Lewallyn Pfaff.

 

Lotz LeslieLOTZ, Leslie Anne (nee O’Brien)   -  Passed away peacefully at Lisaard House, Cambridge, on Thursday July 6, 2017 at the age of 70. 

Loving and devoted wife of Alan Free. 

Cherished mother of Scott Calvank, Stephen Free, Chantelle Oliver and Jessica Free. Leslie will be sadly missed by her many grandchildren. 

Sister of Patrick (Valerie) O’Brien and Carole (Larry) Lautenschlager. Leslie will also be forever remembered by her many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

 

Cunningham RonaldCUNNINGHAM, Ronald – Passed away unexpectedly at Innisfree House, Kitchener on Thursday July 6, 2017 at the age of 46. 

Cherished son of Debra and Brian (Cathy) Cunningham. Special brother of Shawn (Tina) Michelle (Mike), Melissa, Laura and Elizabeth. 

Ronald will also be sadly missed by his aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.

 

Kreutzer JanetKREUTZER, Janet (nee Corcoran)  -  With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Jan at Grand River Hospital on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the age of 67.

Beloved wife of Marty for 47 years. Loving mother of Mike and Matt (Holly). Proud Grandma of Alexandra, Greyson and Henley.

Daughter of Grace and the late Michael Corcoran. Dear sister of Bob Corcoran (Joan), June Hill (Wayne) and the late Valerie Corcoran and Mickey Vandenboom (Clem). Survived by her brothers-in-law Paul Cugliari and John Kreutzer (late Ingrid). She will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews and their families.

 

Thao YeeHerTHAO, Yee Her  -  Passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the age of 82.

Beloved wife of the late Yong Sao Thao (June 23, 2006). Loving mother of Seng Thao (Yia ), and Nou Melendez (Erick). Much loved grandmother and great-grandmother of many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

Survived by her sister Lee Her in Thailand. 

She will be fondly remembered by all her family and friends.

 

Evans GeraldEVANS, Gerald 'Gerry'  -  Passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Hospital on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the age of 71.

Beloved husband of Loretta. Loving father of Brad and wife Lori and Chris and wife Marijke. Cherished grandfather of Tayler and Mason.

Survived by brothers; Don (Betty), Morgan (Ada) and Bruce, and sisters, Maxine Budgell (Ed – deceased) and Anne Manuel (Harry – deceased).

 

Burton CalvinBURTON, Calvin David  -  (May 31, 1938 – July 05, 2017)  -  Calvin passed peacefully away at home in the arms of his lifetime love, soul mate, and wife amid the warmth and love of their family. 

Calvin was born in Glovertown, Newfoundland, and found love within his family at day one; the same love he shared with all that knew him over the next seventy-nine years. His passion for woodworking, his unwavering optimism and love for nature were an inspiration to his family and many friends. If one was fortunate enough to meet Calvin, there was always a desire to see him again. His unique personality was a magnet and always attracted positive energy.

Survived by his loving wife, Queen, of over fifty years, his daughter and son in law, Penny and Darryl, and daughter, Tracy.

 

Watson JohnWATSON, John (Jack) Cuthbert  -  Passed away at home on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. 

Jack Watson, age 85 years, was the beloved husband of Nancy (nee Colley) Watson. 

He was the dear father of Peter (Ann) Watson of Boulder, CO, Susan Lewis (the late Chris Lewis, May 2017), Megan (Bruce) MacLeod and Sarah Watson, all of Guelph. 

Jack was the dear brother of the late Harry (Marilynn) Watson of British Columbia. 

 

Vizi MikeVIZI, Mike  -  Passed away peacefully on Wednesday July 5, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Health Centre. 

Beloved husband of Barbara (Scheuring) of Guelph.

Devoted father of Michael Jr. (Jeanette) of Guelph and Beatrice Tiessen (Steve) of Kitchener. Proud Grandpa of Stephen and Stephanie Vizi, Luke and Monica Porcellato, Sarah and Cole Tiessen. 

Mike will be missed by his family and friends.

 

Bumister JohnBUMISTER, John  -  A devoted Husband of 58 years, John Bumister (Boumeester), the most selfless man many have ever known, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Guelph, on the early morning of July 5th, 2017, after a brief illness.

John, who immigrated to Canada from Holland in 1952, worked for the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) for almost 40 years starting in accounting and retiring as a Vice President. Later going on to have a second career at the Treasury Management Association of Canada (TMAC) as the Executive Director.
John’s extensive career in international banking took him and his wife Harriette with their two sons, Scott and Paul, to such places as Jamaica, where Paul was born, Trinidad and Tobago and finally London, England.

 

Schmidt MurraySCHMIDT, Murray Clayton  -  Called to his eternal home, by his Lord and Saviour, on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the age of 92.

Loving brother to Virginia and William (Clara). Fondly remembered by his nephews David (Katherine) and Mark (Jodi) , his great-nephews Matthew and Nathan and his great-niece Mandi.

Predeceased by his parents Clayton and Clara Schmidt, nephew Robert and relative and longtime friend Pastor Ralph Huras.

 

Byrne CorneliusBYRNE, Cornelius Jeremiah 'Neil'  -  Passed away unexpectedly at Hospice Wellington, Guelph, on Wednesday July 5, 2017, at the age of 61. 

Cherished husband of Yvette Bilodeau. 

Loving brother of Marion Byrne, Geraldine Kent (Gary), Jim Byrne (Shelley), Christine Moore (Rod), Jerry Byrne (Nancy), Barry Byrne (Mary), Donnie Byrne, Georgina Pollock (Bill), the late Keith Byrne (Kathy), the late John Byrne, the late Jeanette Byrne and the late Barbara Ann Byrne. Predeceased by his parents Jerry and Alice Byrne. 

 

Gora MiroslawGORA, Miroslaw George  -  Passed away, never ending the fight, on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital at the age of 63.

Beloved husband of Jolanta for 36 years. Loving father of Rafal Gora.

Sadly missed by his brother Krzysztof (Krystyna), sister Barbara (Wojtek) and their families.

 

LEPAN, Ivo  -  Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at the age of 61.

Beloved husband of Mirjana. Loving father of Mladen, Ivana and Drazen.

Dear brother of Mato, Ivanka (Marijan Maros) and Ana (late Marijan Kristic). Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and the Radovanovic, Todorovic, Kapetanovic and Rosuljas families.

 

Henry DianaHENRY, Diana Henry  -  On Tuesday, July 4, 2017, Mrs. Diana Margaret (Melnyk) Henry of Listowel, in her 58th year. 

Wife of the late Rick Henry (2008).  other of Amanda and Justin Hamilton of Atwood, and Matthew and Emily Henry of Cambridge, and grandmother of Keegan and Paiton Hamilton.

Daughter of Marilyn Melnyk of Listowel, and sister of Linda Holborn and Barry Sage, and Wayne and Joyce Melnyk, all of Listowel, and Carol and Danny Hall of Teulon, MB. 

 

WICK, Ruthann Marie  -  Passed away at The Westmount on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at the age of 68.

Ruthann was predeceased by her parents, Dorothy and Edward Wick. She leaves behind her brothers Donald (Margaret) and family and Robert (Pat) and family.

Ruthann worked for John Forsyth; K-Mart and lately Zellers; meeting and making many wonderful friends along the way.  She was always a happy helpful caring person.

 

Lovell DorothyLOVELL, Dorothy May  -  Passed away suddenly on July 4 2017 at Louise Marshall Hospital, Mount Forest, in her 79th year.

Loving mother of Stephen, Susan(Robert), Robert, Judith, Tim(Alison), Mary and Louella(Robert). Cherished Nana of Gerard, Sarah, Rebecca, Josh, Spencer, Miranda, Jeffrey and Ava. Great grandmother of Norah and Olivia.

Remembered by her brother George McPolin and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She will be remembered by her dear friend Patricia Campbell.

Dorothy is predeceased by her son Keith, brothers David McPolin and Clarence Teeple and sister Irene Cameron.

 

Amos BillAMOS, Bill  -  Passed away suddenly on July 4, 2017.

Bill is predeceased by his wife Nancy (2005). He was the beloved partner of Julie Hosask. Bill was the loving father of Lindsay and Kevin and he will be missed by Serena (Chris) and Leah.

Bill is the cherished son of Jean and the late William Amos. He will be remembered by his brother Bob (Debbie) and their children, Derek (Dayle) and Daniel.

 

Toth RuthTOTH, Ruth Marlene (nee Love)  –  At her residence with family by her side on July 4, 2017, Ruth Toth of Tillsonburg in her 71st year.

Beloved wife of James 'Jim' Toth whom she married on October 24, 1965.  

Loving mother of Stacey & husband Scott Butler of Delhi and Jamie of Tillsonburg. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Tyler, Braydon and Jaxon.

Survived by her brother Ross Love and wife Charlene of Calgary and Sandy & husband Bob Parcharidis of Toronto and by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Cecil & Hazel (Hartley) Love and by sister-in-law Sharon Love.