Ieropoli RoccoIEROPOLI, Rocco  -  Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, November 30, 2017. 

Rocco (age 56) was the beloved husband of Carmela (nee Renda) Ieropoli for 29 years. 

He was the dear and loving father of Gabriella (Alessandro Gazziro), Stephanie (Cole Fernie), Andrea and Julia.

Rocco is survived by his dear sister Carm Reale (late Alfredo) and his nephew Vince and nieces Pina and Maria Teresa, all of Cimina, Italy.  He was predeceased by his parents Giuseppe and Giuseppa (nee Polifroni) Ieropoli.


Kenny JeanKENNY, Jean Gloria (White)  -  Passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, at the age of 73. Dear daughter of the late Grace and Robert White.

Beloved wife of the late Robert 'Bob' Kenny (2010); loving mother of Kevin (Veronica) Kenny.

Dear sister of John, Bobby, Larry, Laurie, Dave, and Alan.

She will be missed and remembered by her cat 'Sassy' and those in the Galt community that knew her and supported her.


Krull AudreyKRULL, Audrey (nee Ralph)  -  Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on November 30th, 2017, at Hospice Wellington.

Audrey was dedicated whole heartedly to her family. Born in Niagara Falls, ON Audrey was the wife of the late Lorne Hilts (1952), Drummond Wilson (1985) and Peter Krull (2010); loving mother of the late Donna (2015), and husband Hugh Borthwick (2016).

Grandmother of Patty (Aldo) Di Ruzza, Betty Borthwick and Brian (Anita) Borthwick. Great grandmother of Audriana and Nicholas Di Ruzza, Krystle, Kaitlyn, Kathryn and Rebecca Anderson.


Cosgrove PeterCOSGROVE, Peter Joseph  -  Passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 at home with his family by his side at the age of 84.

Beloved husband of Josephine. Loving Dad to Debbie (Pedro), Michelle (David), Michael (Allyson) Loren and Blair (Henrik). Cherished Papa Pete to 13 grandchildren. Predeceased by his granddaughter Emma (2001).

Peter's family will receive relatives and friends from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. on Sunday December 3rd at the Henry Walser funeral home, Kitchener, with prayers happening at 3:30pm. A Funeral Memorial Mass will happen at 11am at St.Clements Church, 745 Duke St, Cambridge, ON, on Monday December 4th.


McInnis LisaMcINNIS, Lisa Dawn  -  Passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener at the age of 56. 

Beloved soulmate of the late Glen Hackbart. Loving daughter of Thelma and the late Foster McInnis.

Dear sister of Robert, Kevin (Marlene), and Sharon Maxwell (the late Scott). Much loved Aunt to Courtney, and Nathan and dear niece of many aunts and uncles in Nova Scotia. 

She will be sadly missed by her special friends Patti and Albert and Sarah Jane.


Naciuk PaulineNACIUK, Pauline (Maliniak)  -  (April 1929 - November 2017)  -  Well, it was time to go! I had a nice evening playing games with the girls in the café and then, my prayers and dreams came true - it seemed like forever but, holie molie John (2016), we are finally together, once again. I know that Brenda is hurting but she has Peter to be there for her and we are thankful for him coming into our lives.

We were blessed with a wonderful long life together and having a variety of people who came and went throughout our life time. Our paths crossed through many years of working at the Cemetery Department of the City of Kitchener, all the years of hosting bus tours and this past year while residing at Doon Village Retirement Residence. God bless you one and all.


Tops KlausTOPS, Klaus  -  Passed away peacefully at Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital on Thursday November 30, 2017 at the age of 81.

Beloved husband of Erika for 57 years. Proud Opa of Heather Elizabeth Tops and Amber Grace Tops.  Loving father of  the late Ralf. Survived by his son Steven.

Klaus's family will receive relatives and friends from 12:30 pm  - 1:15 pm  on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at Henry Walser funeral home, Kitchener. Memorial Service in the Chapel on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.  Reception to follow.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.




Steepe BrianSTEEPE, Brian Kenneth  –  Passed away peacefully on November 30th, 2017 at the age of 67.

Predeceased by his wife Muriel (2011). 

Father of Sherry (Dan) Snyder, Kim (Marlene) Shanks, Jerry Wayne (Barb) Shanks and Carol Ann (Frank) Hummel. Brian will be missed by his many grandchildren, great- grandchildren and his furry companion Shep.

He is also survived by his siblings Valorie, Cheryl (Louie), Murray (Karen), Cheryl (the late Carl), Janice (Mike), Heather and Stephen as well as his half-siblings from Oshawa and Ottawa.


Westervelt WilleminaWESTERVELT, Willemina Aleida  -  Passed away peacefully in her home at the age of 89 years.

Loving wife of the late Hendrick Westervelt.

Dear mother of Joyce Buchanan (Ian) of McKinney, Texas, Bernie Westervelt (Janette) of Kitchener, Sandy Inman (Dave) of Belmont, and Veronica Klingenberg (Dave) of Woodstock. Loving Oma of Andrea (Dave), Mark (Diana), Melissa, Alana, Kaylee, Braydon, Kelly (Nate), Jessica, Stephen (Jenny), Brian (Tania), Darrell (Jeanette), Jarrett (Evette) and to 14 great grandchildren.

Dear sister of Anneke Klomps of London, Gerda Hoopman of Holland, and Johan Houwers (Annie) of Holland. Known as a faithful friend with a servant heart, Willemina blessed the lives of many and will be missed.


Colvin MinaCOLVIN, Mina  -  Peacefully passed away at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, in her 91st year. 

Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Colvin (2008).

Loving mother of Lynne Atwater (Harry) and Anne Kennedy (Max). Grandmother of Jason (Judy), Jennifer (Chris), Alexa, Chris (Wendy) and Tim (Satsuki) and to 10 great grandchildren.

Sadly missed by her dear friend Al Howlett. 

Predeceased by her parents William and Clara McIntyre. 


MARTIN, Leah  -  Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at her residence, RR 1, St. Clements, at the age of 79 years.

Leah was the wife of Enos Martin.

Mother of Salinda and Aaron Frey, and Joseph and Louisa Martin, both of St. Clements. Stepmother of John and Sarah Martin, Louisa and Reuben Martin, both of RR 1, Badjeros, Jesse and Nancy Martin, Reuben and Magdalena Martin, both of Proton Station, Annie and George Martin of RR 1, Linwood, Joseph and Edna Martin of St. Clements, Elvina and Nelson Martin, and  Enos and Louisa Martin, both of Wallenstein. Numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


SILVEIRA, Nelson 'Bubba'  -  Passed away suddenly at his home on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at  the age of 43 years. 

Loving dad of Jordan (Kayla), Siera (Louis), and Mariah (Brian). Cherished grandpa of Harper, Payton and Myla. Beloved son of Maria and the late Jose. 

Dear brother of Carlos (Nancy). Survived by nieces Jessica, Brittany and Nevaeh and by many relatives  and friends. Will be dearly missed by Sandra Malandruccolo and her children.


Faichney BetteFAICHNEY, Bette (nee Anderson)  -  Passed away peacefully on November 29, 2017 surrounded by her family and their love in her 87th year at Riverbend Place.

Survived by her three daughters Deb Mosey (Art), Sandy Grimwood, Vic Daub (Don). Proud grandmother to Steph (Rob), Lindsay (Ian), Doug (Rachel), Jeff (Laura), Steve (Nikki), Matt (Steph), Mike (Sarah), Chris and Ashleigh. She will be lovingly remembered by her 20 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Don (1975), her parents Bill & Jean Anderson and her brother Don.


PETKER, Dorothy Mae (nee Sanderson)  -  Passed away at Westmount Long Term Care Residence on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at the age of 90 years. 

Beloved wife of the late Bernard Petker and Orval Law. 

Dear sister of Donald, Marilyn, John (Joyce), Lois (Peter), and predeceased by her sister Margaret (Mel).

Dorothy had a 37 year career working for the Federal Government in Ottawa, Kitchener, and Toronto.  She enjoyed her retirement years in Haliburton and later at Morningside in New Hamburg.


Krieck KennethKRIECK, Kenneth Mark  -  Passed away in his 90th year after a brief illness with his family members by his side.

He was the last surviving member of his family of 7 siblings being predeceased by his parents Alfred and Agnes.

Predeceased by his wife Ada. With much love he is survived by his children Debbie (Terry) Horst, Sandy, Larry (Rosebud!), Daniel (Linda), and the late Ken Jr.(2015) surviving wife Wendy, Karen, Gregory (William Rabbitts). He was a special grandpa (Poppa) to seven grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. An Uncle to many nieces and nephews.


Loughead LucyLOUGHEAD, Lucette (Lucy)  -  Peacefully, passed away at Hotel-Dieu Grace Health Care Centre, Windsor, Ontario, on Wednesday November 29, 2017 at age 81 years.        

Loving and devoted wife of the late Irvine Loughead, who shared 44 years of marriage together.

Cherished mother of Todd Loughead and his wife Krista. Proud grandmother of Travis. Survived by sisters Claudette, Louise, Carmelle and Julie. 

Predeceased by her parents Hector and Laurentia Mercier and brothers Egide and Jean.


Rowan ThomasROWAN, Thomas Arthur Neil (Tom)  -  Of Ariss, passed away suddenly at home on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at the age of 31.

Beloved son of Linda (nee Miller) and the late Robert Rowan (2003). Dear brother of Tina Ostryznik, Steven (Shannon) Ostryznik and Heather Rowan. 

Uncle Tom will be sadly missed by Marty, Shannon, Reese, Abbi and Natalie. Loved grandson of Sadie Miller. Fondly remembered by his aunts, uncles and cousins.


Urquhart AnneURQUHART, Anne Beresford  -  (July 15, 1951 – November 29, 2017)  -  Mum passed away peacefully at home after a sudden and unexpected illness, with her great love of 28 years, Bruce Hutchings by her side.

She is survived by her children Savannah Sattler (Steve), Victoria Raab (Mike) and Paul de Wet (Ashley), whom she loved unconditionally; by her grand-daughters Stella Anne Raab and Taylor Susanne de Wet, whom she adored with her whole heart; and by her daughter by heart, Laura Hutchings, whom she loved deeply.

Born to John Daniel (d. 1992) and Jean Beresford (d. 2005), Anne was the second of five children, sharing a spirited childhood with best friend and big sister Robin, and siblings Jim, George and Margaret.


Murray RuthMURRAY, Ruth Jean (Whitehead)  -  At Brucelea Haven, Walkerton, on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 in her 87th year.

Ruth was the wife of the late Earl Murray (2001), and beloved mother of Ronald and Rita Murray of Mildmay and Rick and Laura Murray of Chesley.

Remembered by four grandchildren; Michael Murray and Heather of Kitchener, Laura and Mark van Eykeren of Kitchener, Nolan Murray of Chesley and Shayne Strader of Clifford, and two great-grandchildren Claire and Gavin van Eykeren.


Lague DaleLAGUE, Dr. Gordon Dale  -  At age 72, of Cambridge, Ontario, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, November 29th, at 7:30 pm.

Dale was born in Whitby, Ontario to Joseph and Jean (Collins) Lague. He continued to live in Whitby while attending University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry. In 1969 he graduated with honours and setup a practice in Port Perry, Ontario. In 1973 he relocated his family and practice to Brantford, Ontario.

Dale was a loving husband and father. He is survived by his wife Claire Tinsley of 36 years, sons Robert and wife Wendy Lague, Steven Pascoe, Joseph Lague and partner Quinn Allan, Alex Lague and wife Charlotte Blackmore.


Breckner ReginaBRECKNER, Regina (nee Kramer)  -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Grand River Hospital on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the age of 85 years.

Regina was born June 26, 1932 in Zukmantel, Romania. She came to Canada in 1953 with her parents Johann and Katharina Kramer and resided in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church and the Transylvania Club, Kitchener.

Mother to Gerhardt Breckner, Guenther Breckner (Petrina) and Rosemarie Klaehn (Shawn). Loving Oma to Samantha Gallant (Ryan), Stephanie Klaehn, Kyle and Tyler Breckner, as well as great grandmother to Lorelai Gallant.


Bell DavidBELL, David Taylor  -  Passed away peacefully at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Cambridge, on Tuesday November 28, 2017 at the age of 67. 

Loving and devoted husband of Emily (nee Kirshner). 

Cherished father of Amanda Bell (Rick Comeau), Danny Bell (Cindy Waugh) and Iona Crocker (Jason). Proud grandfather of Kye, Tyrie, Koen, and Lachlan. 

Sadly missed by his brothers Robert and Raymond and sisters Ann, Janice, Elaine and their families of Scotland. 


Heffren EarlHEFFREN, Earl James  -  Passed away peacefully on November 28 2017 in his 85th year.

Loving Dad of Lee(Jana) of Penticton BC and Cathy of Summerland BC. Grandfather of Cole, Kyle(Jodi), Clay and Clinton and Great Grandfather of Logan, Abigale, Isla and Adley. He will be remembered by many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by sisters Velma, Ina and Linda.


ZIMMERMAN, Eleanor  -  At Palmerston & District Hospital on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, Mrs. Eleanor Marie (Hill) Zimmerman of Harriston, in her 83rd  year. 

Beloved wife of the late Arnold Zimmerman. Cherished mother of Edward Zimmerman of Harriston.

Dear sister-in-law of Marjorie Zimmerman of Clifford, Wray & Sharon Zimmerman of Fordwich, Verna Orth of Kitchener, Reta Seyler of Wellesley and Marion & Finlay Pfeffer of Clifford. Eleanor will be lovingly remembered by her cousins and extended family.


VanBeurden ArnoldVAN BEURDEN, Arnold  -  Of Palmerston and formerly of Meaford passed away suddenly at the Palmerston and District Hospital on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 in his 88th year. 

Beloved husband of Clara (Van Herwynen)  for 64 years. 

Dear father of Mary and Henry Post of Palmerston, Jack and Barb Van Beurden of Brampton, John Van Beurden and his fiancé  Cary Ledingham of Markdale and Arlene and Gary Rudolph of Brampton.


McMahon PatrickMcMAHON, Patrick J.R.  -  Passed away peacefully at home after a long illness on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at the age of 50.

Beloved son of Lise and the late Michael F. McMahon.

Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Arrangements out of Kitchener.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to DEBRA Canada would be appreciated by the family.