Harris EvelynHARRIS, Evelyn 'Eves'  -  Peacefully passed away at her home, Stirling Heights LTCC, with her family at her side on Monday, September 11, 2017, at the age of 97 years.

Survived by her devoted sister Jean Foreman(George) and her beloved brother Dickie Johnally(Merle).

Predeceased by her adopted son John Dryden, her sisters Grace Moulton (Fitz), Daphne Parkin (Byron),        brothers Vincent Johnally (Ainee), George Johnally (Doscelyn), Horace Johnally(Peggy) and by her parents Charles and Adeline Johnally.

She will be lovingly remembered by over 4 generations of more than 40 nieces and nephews who affectionately called her 'Auntie Eves'.


Hooper StephenHOOPER, Stephen  -  Passed away peacefully at home with his loving wife, Betty Lou (Goudie) Hooper by his side in his 87th year.

Born in Toronto, the only child of William Francis Hooper and Florence Myra Hooper (Stephens). The family moved to Grimsby, and later St. Catharines where Steve attended school. His last two years of high school were spent at Ridley College, graduating in 1949. He loved attending reunions and being an Old Tiger. After three years as a student–in–accounts for a Chartered Accountant's firm, he decided to go to university.


Strauss GraceSTRAUSS, Grace Clara  -  Passed away peacefully, at St. Mary’s Hospital on Monday, September 11, 2017 in her 92nd year surrounded by her family. She was resident of Chartwell Assisted Living, Elmira.

Survived by her children Judy (James) Weaver, John Strauss, Peggy Ann (Peter) Swainston, Edward 'Ted' (Wanda Carter) Strauss, Deb (Gary) Martin, 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, sisters Rita (Ted) Maclean, Glady (Ron) Martin-Berger, Mary Ament and sister-in-law Rita Strauss. 

Predeceased by her beloved husband Jerome Strauss, daughter-in-law Bonnie Strauss, granddaughter Pam Wiebe, sister Anna Huber, her brothers Rev. Arthur Busch, Jack Busch and parents Charles and Isabella Busch.


Penner FrankPENNER, Frank  -  Passed away at his home at Parkwood Mennonite Home on Monday, September 11, 2017 at the age of 90 years. He is now at home with his Lord, reunited with his wife Anne (2010).

Devoted father of Dennis Penner (Brenda) and Karen Penner (Neil Wilson). Cherished grandfather of Derek Penner, Craig Penner (Courtney), L. Denae Penner, Julie Cullaton (Nick), and Rachael Witzke-Prendergast (Steve). Beloved great-grandchildren Cohen, Opal, and Cullen.

Also survived by his sisters Frieda Goertz and Anneliese Kroeker (Menno).  Frank will be lovingly remembered by his brother-in-law Hank and wife Marie and sisters-in-law Leona and Helen and her husband Harry. He will be deeply missed by his nieces and nephews.


Pinchin GeorgePINCHIN, George Anthony  -  Passed away suddenly Monday, September 11, 2017 at the age of 81.

George is predeceased by the love of his life Jean Frances Pinchin (2013).

George leaves behind his sons Steven (Joy) Pinchin, Colin (Donna) Pinchin and his daughter Sandra (Shane) Hebner.

He was a loving Grandad to 7 beautiful Granddaughters Toni (Matt), Colleen (Jeff), Jennifer (Jon), Bailey (Matt), Krystal (Mark), Jessica (Jeremiah) and Kaileigh (Douglas). He is predeceased by his cherished Grandson Drew (1998). George had the pleasure of enjoying 15 Great Grandchildren Aspen, Reagan, Jaxson, Kylee, Leyton, Luke, Lindsay, Owen, Corben, Mae, Benson, Alexis, Emrey and Miah.


MAUS, Elizabeth Macintyre  -  Passed peacefully on September 11 at The Wellington in Hamilton after a life of achievement, public service and support and dedication to a large family. She had previously resided at St Elizabeth Village in Hamilton for more than 30 years. She had her 98th birthday in July.

Elizabeth was predeceased by her four sisters, Agnes, Jean, Margaret and Frances and four brothers John, Douglas, Donald and Hugh. She was born at Fairview Farm in Brant county and attended elementary and secondary school in Paris before earning her diploma in Nursing at Toronto General Hospital, her Teaching certificate at the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Western Ontario. 
She was a passionate educator and mentor during her accomplished career with active care and teaching hospitals in Toronto, London, Kitchener Waterloo, Port Colborne, Galt and Hamilton. She rose to become the Director of the Hamilton and District School of Nursing and as administrative head she oversaw the consolidation of regional schools into the current Mohawk College Department of Nursing.


Loree JamesLOREE, James Russell Luke  -  Peacefully, at the Guelph General Hospital, on Sunday, September 10, 2017, in his 84th year.          

Predeceased by his beloved wife Lena Loree (February 2017).

Adoring father of Cathy Loree Bulych (Bob Good), Peter Loree (Karyn), and the late Luke Loree (2007). Dear step-father of Sheree Sotheran (Roy), Loree Primeau (Kevin Wardrop) and Charlene Lloyd (Peter). Loved Grandpa of Matthew Johnson (Desiree), Alexandra Johnson, Jak Loree-Spacek, Luke Loree-Spacek, and step-grandchildren Shawn (Sarah), Matthew (Samantha), Aimee, and great grand-baby Charles.


Muqhar ElinMUQHAR, Elin (Dabit)  -  Our beloved mother 'Elin Muqhar' (Helen Mukhar) passed away at her home, surrounded by her family after a brief illness on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at the age of 93.

Loving mother of five children of whom two are deceased, Naser Mukhar and Rita Jeraiseh. Elin is survived by her three daughters Doris Bannayan and her family, Nada Ammouri and her family, and Lily Mansour-Nakhleh and her family. 

Elin had 18 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.


Nicholas JamesNICHOLAS, James William - Passed away at St. Mary's General Hospital on Sunday, September 10, 2017, at the age of 70 years.

Beloved husband of Lucinda Nicholas. Dear father of 6 children.

Also remembered by 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, 2 brothers and 3 sisters.


Chadwick GerryCHADWICK, Gerald 'Gerry' Edward - Age 80, passed away surrounded by family at the Stratford General Hospital on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Loving husband and best friend of Ruth Chadwick married for 59 years. Loving father of Cavell Fraser (Stan) and Brent Chadwick.

Proud grandfather of Mallory Henderson (Brad), Alissa Fraser (Chris), Jared Fraser, Aaron Chadwick (Becky), Courtney Downham (Mark) and Tara Chadwick. Great grandfather of Bria, Kira, Brooklyn, Owen, Ally, Colton and Lindy.

Survived by a sister Lynn Walton (Roy) and a sister-in-law Elizabeth Both (Klaus).


Robson PeterROBSON, Peter  -  Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his wife and daughters at The Village of University Gates on Sunday September 10, 2017, age 80.

Loving and devoted husband to Carol (nee Arndt) for 47 years. 

Dear father of Elisabeth Robson and Kristine (Chris) Johnston. Cherished grandfather of Anna and Peter Johnston. 

Will be fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and extended family members.


Nuttall AlfredNUTTALL, Alfred Hubert (Hugh)  –  Passed away peacefully, with his daughter by his side, at the Guelph General Hospital on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at the age of 97 years.

Hugh was the beloved husband of the late Catharine Mary (Kay) (MacDougall) Nuttall (2010).

He was the loving father of Robert Nuttall of Rochester, NY, Leslie Grosser (Adam) of Victoria, B.C., and Beverly Nuttall of Guelph. Hugh was the proud grandfather of Kristina Elkin (Arsen), Andrew Grosser, and Bodan Nuttall-Licht.

He will be fondly remembered by his sister-in-law Anne Penston of Moncton, New Brunswick.


Goodwin EthelGOODWIN, Ethel Marguerite (nee Lamont)  -  Peacefully, at Wynfield, Oshawa, on Saturday September 9, 2017, formerly of Paris, in her 101st year.

Beloved wife to the late Franklin (1994).

Loved mother to Beverly Rook (Ron); cherished grandmother to Gail Dorgan, Stephanie Rook (Tyrone) and James Rook (Leisa); and great grandmother to Tyson, Hannah, Ameilia, Seamus, and Emerson.

Dear sister to Margaret Parkhouse (Lloyd) and sister in law to Ada Perriman and Peggy Goodwin. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brothers Clifford Lamont (Eveleen), Douglas Lamont (Velda) and brothers in law Stan Perriman and Clayton Goodwin.


Vallance MargaretVALLANCE, Margaret Ellen (nee MacDonald)  –  At the age of 77, passed away on Saturday, September 9th at Guelph General Hospital surrounded by her loved ones.  

She was born March 5th, 1940 in Windsor to Agnes and John MacDonald. 

Margaret is survived by her beloved husband of over 50 years Charles and loving children David Vallance, Susan Kenny, Peggy (Buddy) Pembleton and Nancy (Sean) Myslik. Cherished grandmother to Kelsea, Kristin, Jayme, Samantha and Cassidy.


Ellis BernardELLIS, Bernard Percival Trevor  -  Passed away on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, at the age of 75. 

Loving father of Shaka (Roberta Trinidad), Shani Ellis (Bishen Ulett), and Zachary Ellis-Hayden. Much loved grandpa of Kassa Ulett, Tristan Ellis, and Shai Ulett.  

Dear brother to Myrle Mayers, Carmen Watson, and Jean Dudley. Bernard will be remembered by Paulina, and Jennifer, nephews Philip and Paul Mayers, and all his family and friends in Canada, Barbados and abroad.


Fladby LucyFLADBY, Lucy Mary (nee Sopaz) - Peacefully passed away with her loving husband and daughter by her side after a courageous battle with cancer, on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Innisfree House, Kitchener at the age of 58.

Loving wife of Wayne and mom of Kylie.

Dear sister of Mary (the late Mike), Annie (Chester), Doris, Diane (the late Dave), Lillian (Jim), the late Michael (Phyllis), Arlene and Rita (Phil). Also survived by her nieces, nephews and their families. She will be forever remembered by her very best friend Wendy Schut.

Predeceased by her parents Leo Sopaz and Lillian (nee Demish).


Turcotte JohnTURCOTTE, John Douglas  -  Peacefully on September 9, 2017 best friend and loving husband of Carol-Ann (nee Box). Precious son of Bill and Pauline (predeceased 2000) Turcotte. 

Deeply missed and loved by his sister Laurie (Randy) Hertel and their children Jacob and Liana.

John will be remembered by friends and family as a gentle man who quietly encouraged others with his found faith. John loved serving through his gift of music at WMB Church and Ray of Hope. Forever a shining example of being at peace with God’s plan; we are joyful knowing he now worships at the feet of Jesus.
Romans 5:8


Wilms HerbertWILMS, Herbert 'Herby'  -  It is with profound sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Herbert Wilms on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at Grand River Hospital at the age of 78.

Beloved husband of Anita Wilms.

Loving step-father to Richard Engelhard.

Cherished brother of Gerda Kruze. Will be greatly missed by his extended family and friends.


Scott SylviaSCOTT, Sylvia Joan  -  Peacefullly passed away at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Saturday,        September 9, 2017.

Beloved wife of Jim Scott.

Loving mother of Suzanne (Dale), Jim (Cynthia) and Rob (Carla). Cherished grandmother of Mackenzie, Natalie, James Quinton and Connor.

Survived by her sister Anne McNeil and by many relatives and friends.


Blair CatherineBLAIR, Catherine  -  Long time Fergus resident Catherine Blair passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Groves Memorial Hospital.

She is survived by her sister Jeanette Panagapka of Gibsons, BC and nephews Paul Panagapka of Elmira and Mark Panagapka of Brantford.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Melville United Church, 300 St. Andrews St West, Fergus on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 11:00 am, followed by a reception.


Vollett TrevorVOLLETT, Trevor Brian Ross  -  It is with profound sadness that we announce his passing after a motor vehicle collision, on Saturday, September 9, 2017.

Trevor Brian Ross Vollett, in his 39th year, was the beloved husband of Stephanie. Trevor was the dear father and will be fondly remembered by his sons Deklan and Dalton.

He was the cherished son of Brian (Cathy) Vollett. He is survived by his loving brother Troy. He will be sadly missed by Vanessa, Jen, Steve, George and Judy.


MURDOCK, Sharon (nee Cole)  -  After a courageous fight with lung disease, Sharon passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family at the Guelph General Hospital on Friday, September 8, 2017 at the age of 68.

Sharon was the beloved wife of Gary for 47yrs.

Loving mother of Michael (Nicole), Nicole Miller (Colin) and Stephanie Lederman (Tim). Proud and devoted Grandma to Jackson, McKenna, Sydney, Reed, Coleson and Alyssa.


Crusz RienziCRUSZ, Rienzi Winston Gerald  -  Beloved Internationally Acclaimed Canadian Poet Rienzi Crusz passed away September 8th, 2017.

While committed to his craft as a writer, Rienzi worked diligently at The University of Waterloo until 1993 as a senior reference and collections development librarian.

He leaves behind his loving wife Anne of 42 years, his children Daphne, Maria (Hakan), John (Kim) and Michael (Joanna), and his beloved grandchildren Jens, Jasmina, and Ella.


Gibson EdwardGIBSON, Edward Joseph  -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by love on Friday, September 8, 2017 at The Westmount Long-Term Care Residence at the age of 87 after a short illness.

Well loved husband of the late Betty Ann (Saunders) for over 54 years.

Proud father of children Sharon (Ron) Martin, Steven (Rita), Stuart (Sigrid) and Scott (Leanne) who predeceased him in June 2017. Loving grandfather to Robyn (Maurits), Ryan (Leanne), Jessica, Ashley, Tyanna (Jordan) and Brittany (Kyle). Great grandfather to Mikaela, Nathan, Ben, Will, Axel and Alina.

Cherished friend of Lydia Winterstein. Son of Paul and Annie Golebioski (deceased).


FRITZ, John Arthur 'Art'  -  At Innisfree House, Kitchener, on Friday, September 8, 2017, Mr. John Arthur 'Art' Fritz of Cambridge and formerly of Listowel, in his 76th year.

Husband of Marguerite (Beyer) Fritz of Cambridge. 

Father of Merrie Lee of Elmira, and Mike and his wife Tracy, James, and Amy, all of Cambridge. Grandfather of Phebe, Dustin, Keegan, and Rhegan. 

Missed by his sister Louise and her husband Ken Gowing of Listowel, and by his many nieces and nephews.


Sabila BarbaraSABILA, Barbara (Moe)  -  Passed away peacefully at Stirling Heights with her family by her side on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 95 years of age.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Adam Joseph Sabila in 1993.

Barbara will be lovingly remembered by her children Nancy (John 1980) Munch, Robert (Rose-Marie) Sabila, and Douglas (Barbara) Sabila. She will be missed by her grandchildren Mike, Kevin, Jennifer, Geniene, and Jeremy, and 11 great grandchildren.