STEWART, Gwendoline 'Gwen' (nee Scott)  -  Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Health Care Centre on Monday, November 27, 2017, at the age of 81. Born in Northern Ireland to Robert and Ellen Scott.

Beloved wife of the late Robin Stewart (1988). Loved mother of Ellen (Trevor). Cherished Nana of Isabel. 

Dear sister of Pearl (Alan) and the late Robert (Joy). Will be fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews John, Kerry, the late Jeremy, Tara, Aiden, Miles and their families, as well as extended many family members and friends.


Millar LaurettaMILLAR, Lauretta Jean Millar (nee Emslie)  –   Was born March 8th, 1921, the only child of Ernest and Mary Edith Ella; (nee Sheridan) Emslie. She spent most of her life around Guelph and area, and was best known by her middle name Jean. She attended school in Guelph and graduated high school and secretarial college. In her younger years she lived on College Heights, near the Agricultural College as her dad worked there in the area of animal husbandry. 

She married Gil Hammond on November 6, 1943 during the war. Her wedding dress was sewn by her mother and herself, out of silk. Gil who was in the army was able to get a well-used discarded parachute that became her wedding dress. After the war Jean and Gil moved to a small farm near Aberfoyle with some assistance from the government due to his war service overseas.


D’ARCHI, Joshua Michael  -  Passed away suddenly on November 27, 2017 at the age of 22.

Loving son of Michael and Darlene D’Archi of Belwood. He was the protector of his dear sister Becca. Cherished grandson of Mike and Rose D’Archi of Fergus and Diane Bragdon of Wasaga Beach. Forever loved by his girlfriend BreAnna Walter and her family.

Josh will be remembered by Aunt Elaine(David), Uncles Richard(Deanna), Anthony(Amanda) and Karlo and their families. Josh will be forever missed by his extended family Dan and Helen Gadomski, Rob and Tammy Campbell, Phil and Alaina Lewis, Wayne and Janet Lewis and all their families. Missing Josh is his best friend Tim Kerr and many others. King Louie is lost without you.


James DianaJAMES, Diana  -  It is with a great deal of sadness that the James Family announces the passing of our dear Diana on Monday, November 27, 2017. She lit up our lives and touched everyone, brightening up their world. Surely to be missed, but never to be forgotten.

Born in Hamilton, Diana was the daughter of Jack and Pearl Matthews. She cherished spending time with her husband Al, children Karen and Cheryl, sister Katherine and grandchildren Kyla and Evan.

Diana worked as a secretary at Willow Road Public School in Guelph for 24 years.


DelMedico MarilynDEL MEDICO, Marilyn Corrine  -  At Listowel Memorial Hospital on Saturday, November 25, 2017,  Marilyn Corrine Del Medico of Listowel, in her 84th year. 

Cherished daughter of the late Anne Davis and George & Eunice Del Medico. Beloved sister of Joanne Davis of Toronto. Cousin of Joanne and her daughter Karen.

Del will be lovingly remembered by special friends Debbie and Terry Seiler and their family, Pirjo Manoryk and all the staff and residents of Caressant Care, Listowel.


KOHL, Douglas Max  -  Passed away peacefully  on Sunday, November 26, 2017 in his 78th year.

Beloved husband of Diane for 35 years.

He will be sadly missed by his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.


Guglielmi RoccoGUGLIELMI, Rocco  -  Passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Hospital on November 26, 2017 at the age of 51.

Rocco will be sadly missed by his parents Giorgio and Domenica. Cherished brother to Robert (Bobi        Ann), and Tony (Caroline). Adored uncle to Karina, Matteo, Gabriella and Michael. Rocco will also be deeply missed by Tania and kids Chloe, Matthew and Dane.

Family and Friends will be received at the Corbett funeral home, on Wednesday November 29, 2017 from 6-9p.m. Funeral Mass will be held from St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church on Thursday November 30, 2017 at 1:30p.m. Entombment to follow at Pleasantview Funeral Home & Cemetery, Welland, ON, at 4p.m.


Marshall DonaldMARSHALL, Donald Hicks  -  Passed away with his loving wife Jean by his side at the KW Grand River Hospital.

Beloved husband of Jean for 29 years. 

He is survived by his daughters Anne Marshall, Karen Vacik, step-father of Peter, Ann Marie (Stewart Pellat) and grandfather to three grandchildren. He is survived by siblings Allan Marshall (Kathleen) and Margaret (Don McFarlane).

He is predeceased by his first wife Katherine and their son Andrew, parents Robert and Margaret Marshall and brother Robert Marshall.


Bell CecilBELL, Cecil  -  Of Waterloo, passed away peacefully at The Village of University Gates, Waterloo on Sunday, November 26, 2017 after living a wonderful 99 years!

Cec, as he was known, was born in a farmhouse just south of Stayner, Ontario, on March 13, 1918 to Ernest and Jennie Bell. Survived by Sylvia Bell (Purdy), his loving wife of 74 years and their two sons, Don and Rick, four grandchildren, Lauren, Taylor, Trevor and Bronwyn and a recent great-granddaughter, Taylor.

After serving his country with the R.C.A.F. in WWII, he continued his 43 year banking career with the T.D. Bank. 


Jeanson MichelJEANSON, Michel Joseph Bertrand  -  (September 20, 1953 – November 26, 2017)  -  It is with broken hearts that we say goodbye to Michel, husband and life love of Carol Anne.

Born in Windsor Mills, Quebec, son of Claire and Gerald, Michel lived a life like no other. He was a man of passions: guitar, fishing and Portage. He touched souls and transformed lives with his therapeutic skills, music and personality. He was a man of loyalty, honesty and family, who cared about everyone and everything. Especially travel and Les Canadiens. Michel could light up a room. And he could ignite or put out a fire. Michel loved and inspired love in so many.


Bartlett JenniferBARTLETT, Jennifer  -  At the Grand River Hospital (Freeport), Kitchener, on Sunday, November 26, 2017. Jennifer E. Bartlett, age 42 years.

Beloved daughter of Gord and Gloria (Connell) Bartlett. Dear sister of Kristian (Andre) of Guelph. Will also always be remembered by Brad Hammond. Survived also by several aunts, uncles and cousins.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son funeral home, Hart Chapel, 1099 Gordon St., Guelph, on Thursday, November 30 at 11:00 a.m.


BLAIR, Marilyn Helen  -  Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at the Guelph General Hospital on Sunday, November 26, 2017, at the age of 62. 

Loved mother of Renee Crawford, Jeff Mask and Andrew (Marcy) Garmendez. Loving grandmother of Logan Crawford.

A memorial gathering to celebrate Marilyn’s life will be held at Wall-Custance funeral home, Guelph, on Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre.  


Baer BerniceBAER, Bernice Ella  -  Of Cambridge passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 25th, 2017 at the age of 87. 

Bernice was born in Galt, Ontario on March 31, 1930, the only child of the late Elton Baer (1986) and Jane (Marshall) Baer (2000). She resided with her parents on a farm near New Dundee until 1956 when she and her parents moved to Roseville. 

Bernice was employed as an Executive Secretary for 47 years by Economical Mutual Insurance Company in Kitchener, from where she retired in 1995. She was a member of the New Dundee and Roseville United Brethren Churches and the Women's Missionary Fellowship for many years. 


Clapham PeterCLAPHAM, Peter  -  With deep sadness we announce the passing of Peter Clapham after a courageous battle with Cancer. 

Peter is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mary Lou (nee Spencer), and his daughters Cori Aitchison (Alan) and Christine Howes (Steve), and predeceased by his son Christopher. Peter was the beloved Grandfather to Nicole Parker, Spencer Howes, Baylee Aitchison and Ethan Aitchison, and Great Grandpa to Alice Parker.

Born in Bradford, England with brother Phil Woodford, Peter loved soccer (Manchester United), Darts, Fishing, Garage Sales and a Big English Breakfast or a quick trip to Farm Boy.


BAUMAN, Enoch B. -  Passed away at his home, RR 1, Wallenstein, on Saturday, November 25, 2017, at the age of 91 years.

Enoch Bauman was the husband of the late Annie (Martin) Bauman.

Father of Manassa and Catherine of RR 4, Elmira, Soloman and Rebecca of RR 1, Wallenstein, Rebecca and William Bauman of RR 4, Elmira, Enos and Elizabeth of RR 1, Wallenstein, Abraham and Judith of RR 1, Wallenstein, Emanuel and Louisa of RR 1, Linwood, Isaiah and Barbara of RR 1, Linwood, Enoch and Saloma of RR 1, Linwood, Joseph and Catherine of RR 1, Wallenstein, Melinda and Manassa Martin of RR 4, Flesherton, and Annie and John Martin of RR 2, Dundalk.


Schmidt RoseSCHMIDT, Rose Marie Theresa (Hahn)  -  It is with profound sadness that the family announces the sudden passing of Rose Marie Theresa Schmidt (Hahn) on Saturday, November 25, 2017.

Lovingly remembered by her son Gerald (Phyllis) Schmidt, daughters Brenda (Wayne) Himburg, Karen Durnin and Steve. Beloved Grandma to Travis (Cheryl), Rob (Andrea), Donna, Amber (Paul) and great-grandchildren Dylan, Dawson, Kenisha, Taylor, Eion, Taylor, Makayla, and Alicia. 
Also loved and remembered by Betty, Pauline, R.J., and Shailynn. Sister to Lorraine Degen and Rita Kennedy all of Kitchener, and sister-in-law to Bernice Hahn and Joan McMichael.


Wightman LeonardWIGHTMAN, Leonard Benjamin  -  At Palmerston & District Hospital on Saturday, November 25, 2017, Leonard Benjamin Wightman of Palmerston, in his 85th year. 

Husband of the late Ruth M. (Miller) Wightman.

Father of David Wightman of Palmerston, Duane and Denise Wightman of Drayton, Dale and Sarah Wightman of Denver, Colorado, Joy and Tony Disanto of Mississauga, and Karen Wightman of Toronto.


Harris JoyceHARRIS, Joyce Kathleen  -  At age 95, of Stratford passed away peacefully on Saturday November 25, 2017 at the Ritz Lutheran Villa in Mitchell.

Cherished wife of the late Eugene 'Bud' Harris (1983).

Survived by her children Paul Harris and his wife Kathy of Stratford and their children Tracy Ballantyne (Jason) and Matthew Harris (Tracey Mitchell); Mark Harris and his wife Ruth of Owen Sound and their children James (Melissa), Adrienne (Joel) and Andrew Harris. Missed by her great-grandchildren Cameron, Owen, Shema, Noam, Ellie and Frances. 


Giffin DorothyGIFFIN, Dorothy May  -  At age 97, formerly of Stratford, passed away peacefully at Fairview Mennonite Home in Cambridge on Saturday November 25, 2017.

Cherished wife of the late Gord Fleischman (1979) and the late John Giffin (2002).

Loving mother of Donna Hill of Sarnia. Dear grandmother of Cathy Passingham (Neil), Susan Vroom, and John Bloomfield and great grandmother of Dylan Vroom.

Also survived by her sister Grace Mecredy. Dorothy will be missed by several nieces and nephews.


Bartholomew JohnBARTHOLOMEW, John (Jack) Clayton  -  It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Jack Bartholomew, who died peacefully, surrounded by his family on November 25, 2017. 

Jack was cherished by his wife of 49 years, Jean, and his children Bradley (Cristina) Bartholomew, James (Heather) Bartholomew and Melissa (Nathan) Roth. He was the proud Poppa of Evan, Bella & Kayla.

Jack is also survived by his sisters Delores (Wayne) Thaler and Shirley Nanson, as well as his brother Bill (Joan) Bartholomew.  He will also be greatly missed by his Wilson family 'siblings' and his many nieces and nephews. 


Blasco CodyBLASCO, Cody Myles  -  Passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at the age of 27.

Beloved son of Mark and Cindy Blasco.
Dear brother of Tanner Blasco. Dear grandson of Shirley Stoesser (the late Ron).

Cody will be missed and remembered by his aunts and uncles Martina Campbell (Sid), Dan Blasco (Samira), John Blasco and Dan Stoesser (Tracey) and cousins Nick Borda and Amanda Davidson (Jay) and Jeff and Josh Stoesser (Britt). He also be missed by his great aunts and uncles, cousins and friends.

Predeceased his grandparents Mario and Ivanka Blasco.


Flood DianneFLOOD, Dianne Marie (Karges)  -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dianne Marie Flood (nee Karges) on Saturday, November 25, 2017 after a short and valiant battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 74. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her through these past few months.

Dianne was blessed with a large and loving family. Dianne was born to the late Rita and Jerome Karges, on August 28, 1943 in Kitchener and attended St. Mary's High School. She married Len Flood on August 19, 1967 and recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Dianne and Len made a lifetime of memories in the KW region as members of St. Francis, St. Mark and Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Churches and as owners for many years of Len Flood Town and Country Furniture, Unique Traditions Imports and M&M Meat Shop - Erb Street Waterloo from 1990-2008. Dianne received KW's Retailer of the Year in 1999 for outstanding customer service. Many of her customers and employees became lifelong friends of the family.


Mawson PhyllisMAWSON, Phyllis Anne  -  Surrounded by family, she passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital at the age of 66.

Wife and best friend to Ernie. Mother of Jackie, Indigo, Jill, Sam, Katie. Stepmother to David, John, Daniel, and Thomas. Proud grandmother of Liam, Nathan, Lyla, Damian, and Baby Reaume.

Sister to Pat, Eunice, Nancy, Brenda, Heather, Steve, and Scott.


Kim WonKIM, Won Ho  -  Passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at London University Hospital at the age of 62.

Beloved husband of Jae Hee. Loving Dad to Robin & Luke.

Cherished Brother to  Erin, Don, Kevin and Karen Kim.

Won-Ho's family will receive relatives and friends from 5 - 6 p.m. on Tuesday November 28th at the Henry Walser funeral home, Kitchener, with a a service happening in the Funeral Home Chapel at 6 p.m. followed by a Reception.


Viani GiuseppeVIANI, Giuseppe Giovanni Viani  -  At age 88 of Stratford passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Wildwood Care Centre, St. Marys on November 25, 2017. Born in Lucca, Italy, son of the late Silvio and Adelina Viani.

Beloved husband for 65 years of Silvana (Viani).

Loving father of Giuliano Viani and wife Josie of Stratford, Claudia Viani and husband Douglas Beveridge of London and Monica Viani and husband Mitchell Lauzon of Stratford. Proud grandfather to Kennedy Hall and wife Brittany, Morgan Hall and fiancé Richie and Giuliana Viani. Proud great-grandfather to Titus and Shiloh Hall.


Taylor BettyTAYLOR, Betty (Sanderson)  -  A warm and gentle soul died on November 25, 2017. Betty (Sanderson) Taylor, age 93 lived all of her life in Stratford.

She spent her youth dancing at the Blue Moon, bike riding, swimming in the Avon and enjoyed the simple pleasures of small town life. After the war she married our dad Ernie Taylor (deceased 1995) and devoted her life to being 'the best mom ever' to her 8 children; Karen Gastmeier (Bill), Lynda Rankin (Dave), Barb Hills (Martin), Brian Taylor (Inge), Ellen Mathie (Jim), Ruth Sickinger (Wolf), Ross Taylor (Geri), April Taylor (Edward) and family friend Philip Yielding.

Betty is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren as well as other relatives and friends.