GREEN, Cynthia Helen (nee Peachey)  -  Of Palmerston passed away peacefully at the Royal Terrace Nursing Home, Palmerston on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in her 89th year. 

Beloved wife of Derek Green for 59 years. Loving mother of Jennifer Green and her husband Roger Morgan of Watsonville, California and Christopher Green of Aurora, Ontario. 

Fondly remembered by Veronica Jones of Barrie, Tommy and Joyce Blain of Oakville, Alan and Mavis Hill of Kitchener as well as many other friends. 


BARTMAN, Carl Walter  -  Of Palmerston passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family at the Palmerston and District Hospital on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at the age of 80. 

Beloved husband of Marilyn (Rode) for 57 years. 

Brother of Grant Bartman and Irene Moore. Brother-in-law of Marion Bartman, Eric Jonasson, Harold and Susan Rode and Carolyn and Ron Harkness. Fondly remembered by 15 nieces and nephews, 31 great nieces and nephews, 2 great great nieces and nephews as well as by many friends. 


Wrigglesworth RuthWRIGGLESWORTH, Ruth Marilyn (nee Awrey)  -  Passed away peacefully at The Elliott in Guelph on July 4, 2017. Ruth was born in Guelph, Ontario on February 29, 1944. 

Survived by her loving husband Charles (Ted) Wrigglesworth, and many relatives and friends. 

Predeceased by her parents John and Irene Awrey of Erin Township.


HOMUTH, Robert Bracken 'Bob' - (December 17, 1926 - July 4, 2017) -

Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

In accordance with his wishes, a private burial has taken place.


Topolsek BarbaraTOPOLSEK, Barbara Mary  -  Of Fergus, passed away peacefully with her friends and family by her side in the Palliative Care Suite at Groves Memorial Hospital on Monday, July 3, 2017, in her 77th year.  

Best friend and loving wife of Hermann. Caring mother to Paul of the U.K., Simon, Sayelle (Mike) McKenna. Adored Grandma of Emma, Cole, Samuel and Matthew.

Sadly missed by Teresa and Steven, David and Catherine Hollands and family.  

Barbara was a longtime member of All Saints Church in Erin, she will be fondly remembered by all her church friends.


Edwards ElaineEDWARDS, Elaine (Evans)  -  Passed away peacefully with family by her side at Innisfree House on Monday, July 3, 2017 at the age of 82.

Beloved wife of the late Reginald Duane Sovereign. Loving mother of Carol (Joe), Debbie (Gerald), Maria (Pete), Cheryl (Rick), Mary (Tom), Wayne (Donna) and Susan (Leo).

Proud grandmother of many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters.


Povey OlivePOVEY, Olive  -  It is with great sadness that the family of Olive Povey announces her passing at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on July 3, 2017 at the age of 77.

Most dearly beloved wife of James for over 59 years. Loving and adored mum of Ian (Cindy), Phil (Shonna) and Margaret. Cherished Nana of Aeron (Justin), James, Adam, Jennifer (Cory), Sarah, Mackita and Eric. Treasured Great-Nana of Dominic, Patricia and Elizabeth.

Olive was a very generous and giving woman, she worked hard for all she had built with her husband and never took it for granted. She instilled the importance of family and togetherness in her children and was a doting and deeply revered nana and Great-nana. She always found time to play with the kids. She loved kids. She loved to watch them play and hear their laughter fill the house and warm her heart. Sometimes we think it was an excuse for her to play bubbles or build sandcastles; playing with the kids is what she loved the best!


WEBER, Ion M.  -  Passed away peacefully on Monday, July 3, 2017, at St. Jacobs Place, at the age of 86 years.

Beloved husband of Emma (Frey) Weber. Dear father of Vera and Ray Shantz of Floradale, Murray of Guelph, Ray and Evelene of Wingham, Ron and Barb of Okotoks, AB, Shirley and Willard Martin of Elmira. Stepfather of Leon and Erma Frey, John and Nancy Frey, all of Pennsylvania.

Ion will be sadly missed by 10 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 11 step-grandchildren, 18 step-great-grandchildren, and the Ivan Sensenig family.


JOHNSON, Brian  -  At Listowel Memorial Hospital on Sunday July 2nd 2017, Brian Howard Johnson, in his 60th year after a courageous battle with cancer.

He leaves a loving family. Son of Marjorie Johnson of Listowel, brother of Barry Johnson and Julia Martin, and Wendy Pratt and Tim Gross, all of Kitchener, Cheryl and Stew Horton of Liverpool, N.S., Denise and Hamilton Ballagh of Palmerston, and April Johnson and Jim Anger of Wingham.

Uncle of Shannon Davidson, Michael Pratt and Cameron Campbell, Josh and Sarah Horton, Trevor Pratt, and Mathew Ballagh. Great Uncle of Isabella, Wesley, Hayden and Kamryn. Predeceased by loved father Howard and niece Holly Ballagh.


Kurtz DoreenKURTZ, Doreen Katherine  -  Doreen was notoriously late, but she decided to make an early entrance into heaven for her 86th birthday on July 20th. She passed away peacefully at Wellington Terrace, Fergus, on Sunday, July 2, 2017. 

Doreen K. (nee Waechter) Kurtz was the beloved wife of Gerald (Gerry) Kurtz for 63 years. 

Doreen was the dear mother of Trudy (Joseph Pavia), Lois (Michael Ingram), Lorna (John Comacchio), Mary Lisa (Rob Mitchell) and Tara (Morris KurtzFavero). Doreen is survived by her grandchildren Oliver, Johanna; Carly, Hailey; Blaire (Stephen Schoettler), Brenna; Clayton, Hayden; Mia, Brock and Clark; and by her new great-granddaughter Lila.


Lockyer DorothyLOCKYER, Dorothy Mildred (nee MacNeill)  -  Peacefully passed away with family by her side at Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge, on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 87 years of age. 

Predeceased by her beloved husband Jack. Loving mother of Warren (Connie), John Lockyer, Sue Green (Gary), Jim Lockyer (Kathryn), and Patricia Williams (David). Cherished and devoted grandmother of Rebecca (Lauchie), Adam (Caitlin), Margaret, Hannah, Jeffrey (Rebecca), Colin and Heather. 

Predeceased by brothers Donald (Mary), Bruce (Ruby), Murray (Phyllis). Dorothy is survived by much loved sister-in-law Mary, and by many nieces and nephews.


Carayannis GiannoulaCARAYANNIS, Giannoula 'Anna'  -  Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at University Gates Long Term Care, Waterloo, on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the age of 79. 

Beloved wife of Spiros for 53 years. Loving mother of Nina Ziakkas (Gus) of England, Gus Carayannis (Lucy) and Viki Carayannis (Jamie McCormack). Cherished Yiayia of Tony, Michael, and Sophia Ziakkas, and Olivia McCormack. 

Survived by her brother John Papazotos (Polixeni), her sisters Lambrini Nikolaides (Christo), and Dimitra Kalageis (Maki), and 3 brothers-in-law, and 1 sister-in-law in Greece. She will be fondly remembered by all her family and friends in Canada and Greece.


Heuchert HenryHEUCHERT, Henry Valendi  -  Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital, Kitchener on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the age of 85. 

Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Harth) for 65 years. 

Loving father of Rick (Janis) of Kitchener and Debbie Mangone (John) of Sault Ste Marie. Much loved grandpa of Michael (Megan), David (Jennifer), Jeffrey (Lindsay), Matthew (Emily) and Michael (Amanda) and great grandpa of Cassandra, Roselyn, Jane, Madelyn and Lilah. 

Dear brother of Darlene Gregory (Robert) and Audrey Jadeski (the late Robert) and Herb Heuchert (Carol), and brother-in-law of Ed Harth (Lynn). Predeceased by his parents Philip and Mary Heuchert. He will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.


Holland CarolHOLLAND, Carol Jean (nee Powell)  -  Passed away peacefully at her home with Sandy and Doug by her side, on Sunday, July 2nd, 2017 at the age of 82. 

Beloved wife of the late Douglas Frederick Holland (2012). Loving mother of Christine Sheppard (Gary Sundholm) and Sandra Malich (Doug). Much loved grandma of Brandi Mah (the late Terry), Tom Ginn (Shauna), and Karen Ginn, and great grandma of Emma and Kara Mah and Tommy and Cleo Ginn. Dear sister of Thomas Powell (Dorothy). 

She will be fondly remembered by everyone who knew her. 


Marji FaridMARJI, Farid Lafi  -  It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Farid Lafi Marji, he passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the age of 97.

Loving Father of Peter Said (Sue), Joe Said (Abla), Issa Marji (Elaine), Mosa Marji (Cathy), Ruth Haddad (Sam), Avon Marji (Salman), Diana Karadesh, Nicki Qubrossi and Ibraham Said.

Beloved grandfather of 26 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.


McLeod LorneMcLEOD, Donald Lorne -  Passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer, in Stratford on Sunday, July 2, 2017, at the age of 81.

Lorne is survived by his friend and former partner, Mary McLeod; daughter Kari McLeod (Rick Lusk) of Victoria, BC; son Greg McLeod, grandchildren Spencer, Ruby and Nora of Stratford and sister Joyce (Dennis) Sky of Victoria, BC. Also left to cherish his memory are many dear family members and friends.

Lorne was predeceased by his father Donald McLeod, mother Muriel Cutting and brother Earl McLeod.


Plant ColinPLANT, Colin Kenneth Gerald  -  Passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, July 2, 2017, at his home in Waterloo, at the age of 42 years.

Colin will be deeply missed by his mother Brenda and step-father Kevin Luscott of St. Jacobs, children Ethan and Kaitlin Plant, grandmother Lillian McKee, Uncle Harry (Kathy) Ruddick, many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Fondly remembered by his friends at SHOW and the The Working Centre.

Colin was predeceased by his father James Plant (1982), grandparents Gerald McKee, Kenneth and Lexia Ruddick, and loved cousin Kathy.


Sangoi NormaSANGOI, Norma Marie Monica  -  Passed away in her 94th year on July 2, 2017 at Derbecker’s Heritage House in St. Jacob’s.

Norma leaves behind two children; her devoted son, Pierre (Tammy McAughey) and grandchildren, Justin (Karen Hough) and Jordan Sangoi and Amanda Ohashi. Her loving daughter, Yvette Cybulskie (Ric) and granddaughters Cara-Mae Hackett (Tony O’Neill) and Leah MacLeod. Also mourning Norma are her great-grandchildren Torin Sparks and Talia O’Neill, as well as cousins Isobel, Bertha and Joan.

Norma was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Eligio Sangoi in June 2013.


Ratza EdwardRATZA, Edward Joseph  -  In his 81st year during the early morning of July 2nd, 2017 at Hamilton General Hospital, Edward passed away peacefully surrounded by family.

Edward was born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario where he spent much of his life before retiring to Cambridge, Ontario. He is survived by the love of his life of 58 years Gisèle and his three daughters Jocelyne McDowell, Charlotte and Stephanie (Rob) and his eight grandchildren Jessica (Marlon), Ted (Kaitlyn), Matt, Abigail (Justin), Rebecca, Samantha, Olivia (Ben) and Zachary.

He is also survived by his sister-in-law Shaureen Ratza, her three children Sharon (Guy), Janet (Graham) and Steve, brother-in-law John Rheaume and his daughter Lori (Allan) and sister-in-law Lily Gauld (Terry) and niece Francine Charbonneau and many great nieces and nephews.


Watson DavidWATSON, David Wyllie  -  Of Ayr, passed away suddenly on Sunday July 2, 2017, at the age of 52 years.

Cherished son of John and Joan Watson; Loving father of Sarah and Reid Watson; beloved brother to Janice Weber (Tom) and uncle to their children Laura and Dexter; Sadly missed by Jennifer Watson; Jennifer’s parents Edna and Floyd Jenkins; Her brothers Jeff (Joanne) Jenkins and Jason (Lisa) Jenkins; David’s nephew and nieces David, Nicole, Jenna and Leanne Jenkins; Cousins, and extended family.

Special friend to Rita Owen and will always be remembered by the wide circle of friends David made over the years.


WRIGHT, William John (Bill)  -  Passed away at the Juravinski Hospital, Hamilton on Saturday July 1, 2017, at the age of 67 years.

Bill Wright, of Elmira, is lovingly remembered by his partner Dulce Wale and was predeceased by his first wife Bonnie (Rau) Wright (2012).

Loving father of Stephanie and Marv Schaus, Ryan and Lori Wright, and Jamie and Nicole Wright. Loving Pa to Tegan and Cade Schaus; Gavin Wright; and Emily and Brenden Wright.

Harrison Raymond 

HARRISON, Raymond Sidney  -  In loving memory of Raymond Harrison, born November 2, 1927 and died peacefully at Morriston Park Nursing Home, Guelph ON, on July 1, 2017.

Leaving behind his wife of 65 years, Barbara Harrison; his two daughters Janine White and Tracey Cale; son in law Thomas Cale; grandchildren Meghan Sheen, and Alisha and Chad White.  

May his humour be enjoyed in his new life as was to his family and friends.


Coulson JohnCOULSON, John (Jack)  -  Passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the age of 66. 

Jack is predeceased by his wife Marjorie Coulson (nee Kloepfer) and his twin brother, Jim Coulson (Jan 1968). 

He was the cherished father of Jim (Colette) Coulson, Matt, and Nicole. Jack was the loving grandfather (Papa Jack) of Curtis and Lucas Coulson, Austin, Hayden, and Kayla Coulson, Mackenzie Finamore, Delilah and Georgia Markland. Survived by his sisters Kathleen and Noreen.


Griffioen SimonGRIFFIOEN, Simon  -  Passed away on July 1, 2017 at the age of 86.

Simon was the beloved husband of Johanna (Batelaan) Griffioen. He was the dear father of Peter and his wife Martine, Sandra and her husband Nick Koiter, all of Guelph, Ernie and his wife Kim, of Lindsay, and Ken and his wife Mari, of Wisconsin, U.S.A. Simon was the loved opa of 17 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Dear brother of the late Willie Overdijk and her husband Johannes of Barrie, late Bill and his late wife Gerrie, late Henk and his wife Johanna of Kitchener, Jane Uyl and her late husband John of Guelph, Joanne Oosterdag and her late husband Han of Mississauga, the late Nick and his wife Mary of Bowmanville, Ida Andringa and her husband Gordon of Bowmanville, the late Japp and his late wife Dinie, the late Rie, and Jan and his wife Greetje all of Holland.


Zaryski JeanZARYSKI, Jean 'Jennie' (nee Zaretsky)  -  Peacefully in Harriston, Ontario, on Saturday, July 1, 2017 in her 104th year.

Beloved wife of the late Jack Zaryski who predeceased her in 2000. Mother of Ruth (David Jackson), Jim (Susan), and Gerry aka Justen and Linda Zarytski.

Much loved grandmother of Eric Jackson (Jennifer) and their children Cole, Julian, Chloe and Olivia; Lara (Michael Conlon) and her daughter Tatyanna Stevens; Tim (Alexandra McIntyre-Smith) and their daughter Sophia; Tanya Zaryski and her son Joshua Lewis; Karl Zaryski (Caroline McLachlan Darling); Toban Zaryski; and Linda’s sons Michael and Anthony Smith.


Stuiver BettySTUIVER, Betty Joan (nee Fehrman)  -  With great sadness we announce the passing of Betty Joan Stuiver on July 1st, 2017 in her 77th year surrounded by her family at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital.

Devoted wife to Leonardus (Rick) for 48 years. Loving mother to Chantel, Lisa and Melissa (Alan). Adored Nana to Sarah and Andrew.

Predeceased by her parents John and Iola Fehrman, brother Melvin and grandson Derek.