STROH, Violet - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family into the arms of Jesus, on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Nithview Community, New Hamburg.

Violet (nee Norman) of Wellesley in her 85th year.

Loving and devoted wife of Albert for 65 years.

Lord MurrayLORD, Murray George -  Passed away peacefully at Caressant Care, Arthur, on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Murray Lord, in his 96th year, was the beloved wife of Jean J. (nee Wishart) Lord.

He was the dear father of Glenn (Ann), David (Alison), Ronald (Mary Rose) and Donald (Daniela). Murray is survived by eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Baldwin GeorgeBALDWIN, George Emerson  -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by his wife and children on Saturday March 3, 2018, at the age of 87.

Emerson is sadly missed by his wife of more than 65 years, Marilyn, and children Diane Bohonoski (Paul), Douglas Baldwin, grandchildren Kristin Baldwin (Dennis Laurie), Blair Baldwin (Lindsay) and great grandchildren Nicholas and Mackenzie Laurie and Wesley Baldwin.

Long SylviaLONG, Sylvia Rose (nee Baker)  -  (March 18, 1933 – March 3, 2018)  -  In the quiet comfort of Hospice Wellington, Sylvia approached her final travel destination with the same calm spirit as marked her many worldly travels.
The Long/Gow team offered ongoing support as the departure date approached. Left behind, for this particular trip were Doug, with whom she had shared 62 ¾ years of marriage; her son Greg and his wife Briar (Monro) and their family, Cooper and Remi; her daughter, Andrea and her husband Shawn Gow and their family, Madeline, Graeme and Meredith; and her son Jamie.

Bobo VassilikiBOBO, Vassiliki (Pirakos) - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 at Saugeen Valley Nursing Home, in Mount Forest at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Prendi Bobo (1993). Loving Mama of Ken (Benjamina) Bobo.
Cherished Yaya to Prendi Joshua Bobo. Survived by her nieces in Greece.

Brown HarryBROWN, Frederick 'Harry' - (April 7, 1930 - March 3, 2018) - F. Harry Brown, after a long and industrious life has gone to be with his Lord. He died March 3rd, 2018 at Trinity Village LTC in Kitchener.

He leaves behind his beloved wife, Nina Jean Brown (nee Hughes), wed for 65 years. Loving father of Judy Brown, Kim Brown (Loretta) and Hughbee Brown (Carolyn) and grandchildren Eric (Ariel), Alex (Jenna), Luke (Sarah), Samantha and Darian.

Harry is remembered by his brother Clare and his wife Jean. He is predeceased by his eldest son Rick (1964), his parents Wilford and Lydia Brown, as well as his sister Olive, his brother Howard and his wife, Norma.

LICHTY, Roy  -  Passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at St. Mary's General Hospital, at the age of 85 years.

Roy was the beloved husband of Joyce (Cunningham) Lichty of Elmira.

Loved father of Brad (Corrine) of Elmira and Barry (Janet) of Elmira. Loving grandfather of Jessie, Megan, and Cody.

Patterson MaryPATTERSON, Mary Elizabeth  -  At age 91 of Spruce Lodge passed peacefully into her Heavenly home on March 3, 2018. Born in Stratford, she was the daughter of the late William Martin and Anne Cartwright. 

Beloved wife of Donald Patterson, whom she married at Harmony United Church September 25, 1948.

Mason EthelMASON, Ethel Maud  -  Passed away peacefully, in her 83rd year on March 3, 2018.

Beloved wife for 64 years of soulmate William (Bill).

Loving mother of Karen (Ron Honsinger), Julie (Dave Aussem), Keith (Sonya Mason), and Joanne (Fred Klein).

HESCH, Maria  -  Passed away surrounded by Love, at Trinity Village Care Centre on Saturday, March, 3, 2018. Born on February 3rd,1926 in Burghalle,Transylvania.

Predeceased by her devoted husband John Hesch (2012).

Treasured mother to Rosemarie and her husband John Emrich and Jane and her husband Ronald Schertzer.

OBrien EleanorO'BRIEN, Eleanor   -  Passed away peacefully, after a brief illness, with family by her side, at St. Mary’s General Hospital on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the age of 72.

Loving wife of Tom O’Brien for 43 years. 

Proud and devoted mother of Kerry O’Brien and his wife Krista and Kevin O’Brien and his wife Stephanie.

Schwartz PaulSCHWARTZ, Paul Vincent  -  Passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Innisfree House at the age of 78.

Beloved partner of Bernadette White. Loving father of Liane and Kris Burke.

Dear brother of David and Mark.

AKERMAN, Peter  - It is with great sadness that the family of Peter Akerman announces his passing from mesothelioma on March 3, 2018, at Hospice Wellington in Guelph, at the age of 70.

Peter will be lovingly remembered by his spouse, Rena Louise and his children Jordan and Sonia (Cheryl Rooney) and grandson Nathan.

Schultz PeterSCHULTZ, Peter – of Guelph passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at University Hospital, London on Friday March 2, 2018 in his 40th year.

Peter graduated from St. Jerome’s, University of Waterloo, with a math degree in the fall of 2000.

Rudow GeorgeRUDOW, George Rudow - Passed away peacefully on Friday, March 2, 2018, at Columbia Forest LTC Centre, Waterloo, at the age of 99 years.

George Rudow was the beloved husband of Florence (Moore) Rudow (2012).

Smith GarySMITH, Gary Andrew - Passed away peacefully at the Groves Memorial Hospital in Fergus on Friday March 2nd, 2018 in his 39th year.

Beloved son of Susan and the late Stewart Smith, loving brother of Stew and his wife Paula, and Murray and his wife Shannon.

Gary will be missed by his adoring nieces Grace, Bella, Victoria, Carley and Alice. Lovingly remembered by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Litt VeraLITT, Vera Edna - Vera Edna Litt, age 79, of RR# 6 Woodstock, passed away peacefully at People Care, Tavistock on March 2, 2018.

Born in Paris, Ontario April 10, 1938, daughter of the late Orville and Grace (Kempthorne) Bond.

Vera taught elementary school for several years and later worked as an insurance underwriter. She was a faithful and active member of Hickson United Church and the UCW.

Beloved wife of Larry Theo Litt whom she married at Foldens United Church, July 29, 1972. Loving mother of Carl Ivan Litt (Noella) and Sara Jane Daigneault (Scott).

Proksch AnnaPROKSCH, Anna - Peacefully at Pinehaven Nursing Home, on Friday, March 2, 2018 at the age of 81 years.

Dearly loved wife of 56 years to Leo, and cherished mother of John Proksch (Nancy) and Ella Proksch. Anna leaves precious memories with her grandchildren: Joshua, Jeremy, Lillie, Kurtis, Dalen and Nate.

Predeceased by her parents John and Maria Lepprich and her sisters Maria Piesz, Katherina Kiss, and Susana Kovacs.

Edwards EdwardEDWARDS, Edward "Ed"  - Ed passed away peacefully, with family by his side, at his home in Waterloo, on Friday, March 2, 2018, at the age of 86.

Beloved husband of Ellen (nee Graham) for 60 years.

Cherished dad of Diane (John) Timmings, Ron (Marlane) Edwards, and Lori Edwards (Stuart Welsh).

Gartz RuthGARTZ, Ruth Elizabeth (nee Gilbert) - Peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family, Ruth passed on March 2, 2018 at the age of 91.

Predeceased by husband Edward, son Ken and 10 siblings.

Lovingly remembered by son Kevin, his wife Sandra, grandchildren Kristina, Ryan, Brad, Rylie, Keagan and Sam, Ken's partner Judy Pooran and special niece Connie Bates.

Bailey RuthBAILEY, Ruth Ann - It is with sad hearts that the family announces the passing of a strong, caring and witty woman. Ruth, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday March 2, 2018 at Spruce Lodge.

Born September 22, 1927 in Stratford to the late Anne Bellwood and James Hooper.

Loving mother of Christine Wilker and Donnie Robinson, Louise Allard, Laurie Nightingale and John Vanderline, Jamie Bailey and Trudie Wiseman, Scott Bailey and Cindy Vancoillie, and Jackie and Rod Schneider.

SEIBERT, David A.  -  (1941-2018)  -  On Friday March 2nd  Dave passed from a brain aneurysm surrounded by his adoring family.

He was a loving husband to Judy Ford (nee Apel), brother to Guin Bihun and an amazing father to Jeff, Derek and Stephanie Seibert (Nathan Stretch). Dave was predeceased by his beloved second son Steve Seibert. Mark & Heather Ford, and MaryJane & Dave Thomas joined his loving family and held a very special place in Dave’s heart.

DUFFIELD, Emma Elizabeth (nee Tansley) - of Arthur passed away peacefully at the Caressant Care Nursing Home, Arthur on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Lorne Duffield (1985) and the late Cliff Rice (1948).

Goetz ShirleyGOETZ, Shirley (Bateman) – Passed away peacefully at her residence in Cambridge on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at age 77.

Dear daughter of the late Cecil (1963) and Ada Batman (2006), and Calvin Barrett (2011)

Bonnet BarbaraBONNET, Barbara Marion (nee Tangeman) - Passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at the age of 81 years.

Barbara was a loving and devoted wife of the late Clarence (2017).

Both of very strong faith, are undoubtedly reunited together in His glory.  She will be fondly and lovingly remembered by her children Karen and Dale (Allison).

Nechacov StevanNECHACOV, Stevan - II Timothy 4:7-8 - I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.

He was baptized at the age of 17, and was a faithful member of the Apostolic Christian Church (Nazerene) for 76 years, serving as a minister of the Gospel for over 50 years.

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Village of University Gates at the age of 93.