Murphy WayneMURPHY, Wayne  –  Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the age of 62.

Beloved father of Nikki, Kayla, and Corey.

Wayne will also be missed by his siblings Vince (Robbie), Eileen Pendergast (Jim), Dan (Marie), Brendan (Shane), Gary, Betty Danahy (Jack), Sharon MacGillivary, Peter (Molly), and Junior (Sandy); and his many nieces and nephews.


McPhail IvanMcPHAIL, Ivan William Edgar  -  While engaged in one of his daily farm activities, Ivan passed away suddenly in his 89th year on March 13, 2017. Ivan was active, and full of hope, plans and life’s promises until his last moments.

Ivan was born on October 7th, 1928 to John and Ethel (Patterson) McPhail. The dearly beloved husband of Evelyn Ruth (Bonham) with whom he had a constant and enduring companionship for sixty-one and a half years. An outstanding father to Margaret (Glen), Louise (Brad), John (Susan) and Joan.

The dedicated brother of Hazel (Don), Marjorie and Marion. Beloved brother-in-law to Ralph, Gordon, Bob and Bill who had gone ahead.


Sebben JeanSEBBEN, Jean (nee Milner)  -  Jean’s wonderful journey ended peacefully in her 89th year, on Monday, March 13, 2017 at Sunnyside Home in Kitchener. She is now reunited with her endless love; Bill (1963).

Her large family already misses her - William (Julia), Doug, Jane Gunn (Bob), Robert (Bill Schulz), and Steve (Lori). 

Jean was a devoted Grandma to Jennifer (Curtis McFadden), Amanda (Ryan Castle), Will Sebben (Colbey), Ben Gunn (Steph), Catrina (Mike Clark), Adrienne (Dave Elliott), Steph, Ted, Jill, and Leah Sebben, and was adored by her ten great-grandchildren: Addison, Kenzie, Oden, Bryce, Presley, Gavin, Myla, Sutter, Westin, and Quinn.


MACDONALD, Jason Matthew  -  Passed away peacefully on March 13, 2017 at the age of 40. 

Dear father of Matthew MacDonald and Abbey MacDonald. Cherished son of Robert and Brenda MacDonald of R.R. # 1 Moorefield. 

Brother of Rob and Jessica MacDonald of Harriston and April MacDonald of Arthur. Uncle of Jayden, Nigel, Spencer and Emily. Nephew of Rob and Helen Miller, Ron and Shayla Miller, Debbie Miller, Pat Miller, Velvet and Larry Breese, Cindy and Terry Masters, Janet and John Clark, Cheryl MacDonald, Darleen MacDonald and Garry and Tina MacDonald. 


MOORE, Bernice Clara  -  Peacefully passed away at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Monday, March 13, 2017 in her 79th year. 

Beloved wife of Geoffrey for 59 years. 

Loving mother of Cynthia, Christine, Fred (predeceased), James and William (Tammy).  Much loved by her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 


Sheard GladysSHEARD, Gladys Leola (nee White)  -  Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Hospice Wellington on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the age of 87.  

Beloved wife of Robert. 

Loving Mother of Bill of Calgary, AB and John (Mary) of Elmira. Proud grandmother of Katherine and Wesley. 

Fondly remembered by nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by her siblings: Bill, Floyd, Harvey and Glenna.


Smith GeorgeSMITH, George – Formerly of Atwood, passed away peacefully at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Listowel on Sunday March 12, 2017 at the age of 83. 

George was a member of Atwood Presbyterian Church where he had served as Elder. He was a Charter/Life member of the Atwood Lions Club and a recipient of the Lions Club International Melvin Jones Fellowship, the foundations highest honor in recognition of his commitment to humanitarian work.

He enjoyed horse racing, playing Lost Heir with his Atwood friends, NCO dancing and when living in Atwood, walking his poodles with his neighbour Jack Peebles.

Beloved husband of Lillian (Pehlke) Smith with whom he shared 63 years of marriage. 


Klaassen TedKLAASSEN, Ted - At Huronlea, Brussels, on Sunday, March 12, 2017, Mr. Theodor Johann Klaassen, formerly of Fordwich, in his 97th year,

Beloved husband of Elfriede (Degenaar) Klaassen. Elfreide and Ted were married in Germany in 1949, and immigrated to Canada in 1952.

Father of Johanna and Joe Nicholson of R.R.2, Bluevale, Gary and Angie Klaassen of R.R.3, Zurich, Weert Klaassen and Maureen Power of St. Thomas, and Theodor Klaassen Jr. and Erin Hudspeth of Kitchener. 


SVIEZIKAS, Elena  -  The family announces with great sorrow the passing of Elena Sviezikas on March 12, 2017.

Beloved wife of 67 years to Kazys (pre-deceased).

Loving mother of Eduardas (Gaye) and Loretta (Paul). Cherished Grandmother of Eduardas Jr. (Sarah), Avis (Ron), Jessica, and Kassandra (Ryan) and Great Grandmother to Danyka, Garrett, Addison, Jayla, Levi, and Zoey. Lovingly remembered by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


Sweeney StanleySWEENEY, Stanley John  -  (served in the Royal Canadian Navy)  -  Passed away at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Guelph, on Sunday, March 12, 2017. 

Stanley John Sweeney, in his 91st year, was the beloved husband of Mary (nee Sebin) Sweeney (1990). 

He was the dear father of Robert of Guelph and Janice Schut (Ed) of Vancouver. Stan was the dear grandfather of Aaron and Tracy. He was the brother of the late Rita Gelb and the late Leonard, James, Frank and Joseph Sweeney.


Mill DouglasMILL, Douglas F.  -  Peacefully with his loving family by his side at Morriston Park Nursing Home, Puslinch, ON, on Sunday, March 12, 2017, in his 90th year.

Predeceased by his loving wife Stefanie of 48 years (2011).

Loving dad to Caroline Mill-Mercer (Ron). He will be sadly missed by his family and many friends.


Mackie ShirleyMACKIE, Shirley Elizabeth (nee Spencer)  -  Peacefully, at Brantford General Hospital, on Sunday March 12, 2017, a longtime resident of Paris, in her 87th year.

Beloved wife to the late Graeme (1968); loved mom to Dave (Barb), Linda Hazlewood (Doug), Colleen LeRoy (Tim), Elaine Brown (Dave), Heather Peach (Doug), Allan, Keith (Tracy) and Bill (Cheryl); cherished grandma to 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren; dear sister to Doreen Churchill (the late Frank). Also survived by nieces and nephews. 

Predeceased by brothers Turk Spencer, Walter Spencer and Earl Spencer and a sister Jean Lyons.


Hamilton MyrtleHAMILTON, Myrtle May  -  Passed away peacefully, after a brief illness, with her family by her side at Hospice Wellington on Sunday March 12, 2017 at the age of 93.

Predeceased by her beloved husband, Norman Hamilton, and her loving daughter, Lauren Henry. Survived by her son in law, William Henry.

Remembered by her long time close friend, Donna Pringle.

Loving mother of Gord Hamilton (Lori) and  Doug Hamilton (Teresa).


DAVIS, Patricia Florence  -  At age 82, of London passed away peacefully surrounded by family at St. Joseph’s Hospice, London on Sunday March 12, 2017. Born in Stratford, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Elizabeth (Burrows) Davis. 

Patricia was an Associate Professor at the University of Western Ontario, retiring in 1989. 

Beloved sister of Marion Davis of Stratford. Dear sister-in-law of Virginia Davis of London. Dearly loved aunt of John Davis and wife Valerie of North Bay, Sarah Davis and husband Kirk Jones and their son John-Paul of Budapest, Hungary and Rebecca Kussner and husband Bryan and their children Hannah and Jacob of London.


Hundt DeloresHUNDT, Delores Mary Ann 'Dodie'  -  Passed away peacefully at St. Mary's Hospital on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at the age of 80.

Loving mother of Richard (Heather). Proud grandmother of Kyler.

Predeceased by her parents Monica (Huber) and Leo Hundt. Dear sister of Marie Letson, Betty Riehl, Janet (Bob) Finney, Elaine (Gerry) Schaefer, Bob (Joyce) Hundt, Len (Danya) Hundt, Shirley Ouimette, Ron (Maxine) Hundt and the late Marcella Linkert and Joseph, Johnny, Dorothy and Francis Hundt. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.


Mielke BrianMIELKE, Brian Arthur  -  At age 46, of Waterloo and formerly of Stratford passed away suddenly on March 12, 2017.

Brian is survived by his wife Mary (Drown). Loving father of Crystal and Katelyn.

Son of Arthur and Mabel Mielke. Brother of Karen Sherwood (Dan). Also survived by his father-in-law and mother-in-law Allen and Barbara Drown, brothers-in-law Donald Drown (Michelle), Mark Drown (Shannon) and nieces and nephews Jessica Sherwood, Kody, Tyler, Brandon, Jennifer and Sean Drown.


KASPER, Harry  -  Passed away peacefully at the Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital in Scarborough with close family beside him on his 89th year. 

Harry was the loving husband of predeceased Edith Kasper (2001).

Brother of Helen Loewen and uncle of David and Jennifer. Dear father of: Janet, Bob and Ron. Grandfather of: Adam Kasper, Alexandra Kasper and Andrew Kasper. Great Grandfather of: Xavier, Zachary and Desmond. 


Bursey HardyBURSEY, Hardy Pierce  - Passed away with his family at his side on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the age of 69.

Beloved husband of Mary for 49 years.

Loving father of Lisa, Nicole (Darrell) and Terry. Proud 'Poppy' of Jacob and  Isaac Asma and Maxwell Derosie.


Meyer RaymondMEYER, Raymond Laverne  -  Passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital, at the age of 67.

Beloved husband of Cathy for 45 years.

Loving father of Melissa Bartman (Andrew) and Amanda Meyer (Todd). Cherished Poppie of Talia, Malayna, Brianna, Emily and Nate. Predeceased by his grandson Austin and his parents Russell and Wilma.


Kostas KallaKOSTAS, Kalla (Kalypso)  -  It is with great sadness that we announce that Kalla (Kalypso) Kostas passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Hilltop Manor Residence in her 90th year.

Beloved wife to John Kostas of 67 years, loving and devoted mother to Paul (Soula) Kostas and Christina (Richard) Wilson, cherished 'Yiayia' to four granddaughters: Martha (Ronald) Rheinheimer, Theresa (Jesse) Wilson, Catherine (Scott) Bormann and Helen (Jason) Fortino and ten great-grandchildren: Emma, Luke, Christopher and Henry Rheinheimer, Isabella, Joseph and Benedict Wilson, Mathias, Dominic and Anastasia Bormann. She will always be loved and forever remembered.


Beaudry ShirleyBEAUDRY, Shirley Winifred  -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener at the age of 87. 

Beloved wife of Raymond for 64 years.

Loving mother of Beverley (Vaughn) Embro-Pantalony (Burlington), Diane (Robert) Miller (Kitchener), and Ronald (Jessica) Beaudry (Kelowna). Proud and loving Nana of Ashley (Marty) Stuehler, Dustin (Robyn Warsylewicz) Miller, Zachary (Caitlin Moser) Miller and Alexa (Brian Heffernan) Bradshaw. 
Blessed great Nana of Emma Grace and Jackson Simon Stuehler.


Veenstra FrederickVEENSTRA, Frederick 'Fred' Hendrik  -  Of Drayton passed away at Victoria Hospital, London, Saturday, March 11, 2017  in his 85th year. 

Beloved husband of the late Jantje 'Jenny' Hessels (2006). 

Loving father of Albert Veenstra of Drayton and Tracy and her husband Mike Echlin of Deep River, Ontario. Loved Opa of Jennifer Echlin and Stephen Mask of Deep River, Michelle Echlin and Patrick MacLanders of Naniamo B.C. and Nathan Echlin of Deep River. 


Strong CarolSTRONG, Carol Jean (nee White)  -  Passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the age of 72. 

Loving mother of Jack McLean, Kelly Claer, James McLean (Keith Lemos) and Tammy Nankivell (David). Proud grandma of Robert (Michaela), Curtis, Adam, Emma, Katrina, Raven, Jack Jr. and the late Mercedes; great grandma of Shamas and Gabriel. 

Dear sister of Diane Adams, Linda Martin (Wayne) and Donna White. Fondly remembered by many friends. 


Palacios DomingoPALACIOS, Domingo  -  Passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Grand River Hospital at the age of 87.

Beloved Esposo of Catalina.

Loving Papi of Miguel Angel Palacios (Delfina), Ana Gloria Ramirez (Jose), Carmen Orellana (Alfredo), Ricardo Antonio Palacios, Maurcio Ernesto Reyes (Flor), Mario Antonio Palacios (Kelly) and Margarita Palacios.


BAUMAN, David M.  -  Passed away at his home, RR 4, Elmira, on Friday, March 10, 2017, at the age of 71 years.

Survived by his wife Selina (Martin) Bauman, and his children Lydian and Jessie Sherk, Ammon and Elvina Bauman, Mary and Nelson Sherk, Nancy and Levi Bauman, Lena and Aden Sherk, Simeon and Saloma Bauman, Selina and Levi Martin, Judith and Elam Bauman, Saloma and Norman Martin, Elizabeth and Melvin Frey, and Leah and Anson Martin.

Also remembered by five brothers, four sisters, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


MURRAY, Reginal  'Reg'  –  Passed away peacefully on Friday March 10, 2017 at Woodingford Lodge, Woodstock.  Reg Murray of RR#1 Bright in his 92nd year.

Beloved husband of Helen Alice (Chesney) Murray who he married November 15, 1947.

Survived by his brother Bill & wife Joyce of Tavistock, sisters Annie Mae and Mildred, sisters-in-law Shirley and husband Bill Crosby of Paris, Katherine Chesney of Woodstock and by many nieces and nephews and will also be missed by his four-legged companion Ginger.