DELISLE, Fernand Joseph  -  With heavy hearts the family announces the passing of Fernand Joseph Delisle, at St. Mary's Hospital, in his 87th year. 

Loving brother to John (Gertrude), Jack (Lucille), Reg (Nadia), Christine (Fred Tricker), and Liz (Ted Guiducci). 

Predeceased by his parents Henri and Blanche (nee Juneau), and by his siblings Monique Beauseigle, Denise Clemmer, Yvon (Carol) and Claude. 

Survived by many nieces and nephews.


Stanzel RobertSTANZEL, Robert 'Bob' Ernest  -  Passed away peacefully at Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the age of 71.

Beloved husband of Anne-Marie (nee Dugas).

Loving father of Michael (Amanda) and Patrick (Kristie). Proud Grandpa of James.

Dear son of Etheleen and the late Walter. Survived by his brothers Garnet (Wilma) and Don (Barb).


Wiley JeanWILEY, Jean Thomson (nee DOUGLAS)   - Passed away peacefully, in her home at Arbour Trails, Guelph, on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, in her 94th year.

Jean was predeceased by her beloved husband Ellis (Bud).

She will be sadly missed by her daughter Susan and her husband Peter, her son Jim and his wife Kim, her grandchildren Greg (Silvia), Shane, Brandon and Leah and her great-grandchildren Malcolm and Natalie.

Friends and family are invited to attend a Celebration of Jean's Life on Friday, August 25th at 2:00 p.m. at Dublin Street United Church, 68 Suffolk St. W., Guelph.


Ainsworth DorothyAINSWORTH, Dorothy  -  Passed away peacefully on August 16 2017 at the age of 97.

Beloved wife of the late Harley.

She will be missed by her favourite nephew Bill England and other nieces and nephews.

Dorothy will be remembered by her caregiver and special friend Irene Espina. Thank you to her other caregivers Renee Harker and Michelle Bradley for their kindness and compassion and Joy Pinchin for her care of Dorothy.


Burkholder MarnieBURKHOLDER, Marnie Joyce (Medhurst)  -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the age of 85. 

Beloved wife of Stuart Burkholder.

Daughter of the late William and Margaret Medhurst. Loving mother of Janice Gottschalk (Herb), Ted Crowther (Carole), Rob Crowther (Janet), and Carrie Claus (Gerald). Cherished and proud Grandma Marnie of Jill (Ralf), Jamie (Pierre), Kim (Jon), Kate (Joe), Jake, Scott, and Maggie, and great-grandmother to Elsa, Ewan, and Sebastian. 


Schartzberg JoanSCHARTZBERG (Kersh), Joan  -  Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the age of 102.

Beloved wife of the late Percy Schartzberg. Daughter of Frederick Kersh and Amelia Kersh (Thompson).        Survived by her loving son Fred and his wife Mary; her grandchildren Greg (Terry), Lorelei (Tim McLean), and Joanie; her great grandchildren Arielle, Abigail, Jack, Jeff; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Joan is predeceased by her daughter Anne, Brother John (Jack) Kersh and Sister Amelia (Millie) Miller.


McIntyre IreneMcINTYRE, Irene (Mink)  -  Peacefully at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, Mrs. Irene Annie (Mink) McIntyre, formerly of Mississauga, Owen Sound and Chesley, in her 99th year.

Beloved wife of the late Roy McIntyre. 

Dear mother of Isaac and Patricia McIntyre of Mississauga, Mary Anne and Rick Dixon of Milton, Libby and Tim Deakin of Oakville, and Rev. Tom and Diane McIntyre of Paris.

Grandmother of Ryan, Steven, Danny, Paul, Cathy, Brennan, Brad, Mike, Kaitlyn, Jordan, Parker  and Jeremy, and great-grandmother of Kaden, Marlie, Riley, Elijah, Nathan, Delilah, Gracie, Hunter, Jacob, Leah, Emileah, Logan, and Austin.


TESSARO, Bruno Guiseppi  -  (Veteran WWII)  -  In his 93rd year, beloved husband of Mary (nee Shubert) Tessaro for over 63 years. Loved father of Paul and John. 

Dear brother of Emma Hohenadel (late Jim), Bruna Gumieniak (late Matthew), late Dino (Velma), late Eva Franceschini (late Albert) and the late Elsa Valeriote (Pacifico). 

Bruno loved his family, woodworking, and gardening and he was always known as a hardworking man.


WITHEY, Elsie  -  Passed away at Guelph General Hospital at 1:05 p.m. on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the age of 79. 

She was the beloved mother of Danny Withey and Joanna Withey. Elsie was the cherished grandmother of Melissa, Jonathan, and Jessica Withey. She will be greatly missed by Donald Withey, father of Danny and Joanna. Elsie will be reunited with her daughter-in-law, Liliana Withey.

Elsie showed tremendous strength as she faced difficult obstacles but never gave up hope. Her family and friends will always remember her for her kind heart and dedication, always placing their needs before her own. Her outstanding personality will carry on through everyone that knew her.


Guirguis FakhriGUIRGUIS, Fakhri Younan Ghali  -  Went to be with His Lord and Saviour on August 15, 2017 at the age of 67, surrounded by his family. 

He was the dearest husband of Mary for 38 years. Dearly loved and cherished father of Sylvia and Lidia.

Dear brother of Sanaa (Lawrance) and Mervat (Ramzy) and late brother, Ernest (Marcel) of Egypt. 

He will be greatly missed by family and friends.


Pos DaisyPOS, Daisy Jacqueline  -  Passed  away peacefully at home on Tuesday, August 15th, 2017. Daisy (Pursley) Pos at the age of 93. 

Beloved wife of  Jack Pos. Loved mother of Mary Pos (Noel Knott) of St. Catharines and Rick Pos (Mary Jane Hardy) of Georgetown. Proud grandma of Sadie and Amy. 

Predeceased by her sister Viola Thompson.


Chrissley GordonCHRISSLEY, Rev. Gordon Harold  -  (B.A, B.Ed.)  -  Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, in his 83rd year. 

Dearly beloved husband of Mavis Chrissley (nee Rhude). 

Loved father of Darlene, Mervyn (Brenda) and Timothy (Betty). Cherished grandfather of Richard and Cameron Russell, Emily, Meagan and Madison Chrissley and Rachel (Daniel) Clarke. Great grandfather to Noah Aiden Clarke.


Brett EwenBRETT, Ewen Sydney  -  Passed away peacefully, with his wife and brother by his side, on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Innisfree House at the age of 73.

Beloved husband of Myrna for 46 years. Loving Dad to Norm (Ashley) and Kevin (Amy). Cherished Poppy to Ashton, Kirk, Logan, Landon, Victoria, and Adain.

The family would like to extend their appreciation to the staff at Innisfree House for their compassionate care.


Gnutzman GertrudeGNUTZMAN, Gertrude 'Trudy' (Ebert)  -  Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Freeport Hospital, Kitchener at the age of 91.

Survived by her children, Michelle (Robin Carmichael), Nicole (Scott Spann) and her sister, Marianne Hoffmann.

Predeceased in death by her loving husband John Gnutzman.


Schmidt EarlSCHMIDT, Earl W.  -  Beloved husband of Lina Schmidt (Sasseville) from Kitchener, passed away peacefully at Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital in Kitchener on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. 

Earl was born 79 years ago in Mornington Township, Perth County, Ontario. He was the son of the late Alvin Schmidt and Vera McLellan and is predeceased by his brother Lloyd Schmidt and sister-in-law Heidi Schmidt. 

Earl is survived by his wife Lina, his children Brenda Donovan, Janice Collins (James Kerr), Ronald Schmidt (Elizabeth Martens), grandchildren Sean Bell (Elizabeth) and Daniel Martens and great-grandchildren Julia and James. 


Snyder GrantSNYDER, Grant John -  It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of Grant Snyder, peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the age of 70.

Beloved husband, friend and soulmate of Sandy (nee: Lippert) for 49 years.

Loving Dad of Kelly, Mark and Maria. Cherished Grampa to Luka and Eleni.

Survived by his brother Lynn Snyder and brother-in-law of Ron (Diane), Janet, Ken (Janice), Barry (Peggy), Murray (Cathy), Mary, Larry (Debbie), Grant (Mary Jane).


Samms JaneSAMMS, Jane E. -  It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our amazing mom, wonderful wife, loving nana and great grandma. Jane E. Samms slipped away peacefully into the arms of her Lord at St. Mary's General Hospital on Tuesday August 15, 2017 in her 84th year.

Beloved and devoted wife for 64 years to Jim Samms.

Loving mother to daughters Carol Linseman and Laurie Wohlgemut. Nana to Adam Linseman and Brandon & Ryan Wohlgemut. Great Grandma to Ethan and Parker.


DeBoer SiebeDEBOER, Siebe 'Steve'  -  At age 70, of St. Marys and formerly of Lakeside, passed away peacefully at his residence surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Born in Burum, Netherlands, son of the late Bonne and Trijntje (Knot) DeBoer.

True love and soulmate of Monica (Homan) DeBoer.

Proud and supportive father of Brad DeBoer, Amanda (Jan) Mulder and Kevin (Jackie) DeBoer. Loving grandfather of Ryan, Kaitlyn, Dayna, Tamara, Trent, Tessa, Kevin, Anna, June and Travis.


TAYLOR, Jean Black  -  (Former Owner - Vicki's Boutique in Belmont Village)  -  Passed away peacefully at Sunnyside Home on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the age of 89.

Jean is now reunited with her late husband John Fraser Taylor (2007).

Loving mother of Rona Taylor, Moira (Colin) Wilton and Ian (Tracy) Taylor. Proud Nana of Daniel, Brandon, Michael (Monika), Cole, Lindsay, Fraser, Mackenzie and Wesley.


Uebele WalterUEBELE, Walter Gerald  -  Passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Forest Heights Long Term Care at the age of 83.

Loving Dad to Greg.

Survived by his siblings Doris and Donald. 

Predeceased by 2 sons Wayne and Mark and 4 siblings.


Ercegovic AnteERCEGOVIC, Ante George  -  At his home on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the age of 62. 

Father of Andrea Johnson (Mike), Reyna Ercegovic (Rob McIntyre) and Christopher Ercegovic. 

Brother of  Ellen, Rick, Vera, John and Cheryl, Frank and Dorothy, and George and Jacquie. 


Clarke HarveyCLARKE, Harvey  –  Of Atwood passed away peacefully at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Monday August 14, 2017 at the age of 83.

Harvey was a former 4H leader and square dance caller. He enjoyed coaching hockey and square dancing. 

Beloved husband of Marg (Conley) Clarke whom he married in 1958.

Loving father of Shirley and Alan Baker and their children Thomas (Nicole), Sara (Brian), Emily (Cody), and Isaac (Tasha); Murray and Sharon Clarke and their children Torie (Derek), Alanis (Ryan) and Austin; Brian Clarke and Jackie Birk; Tracy Courtney and her children Jillian (Graeme), Scott (Jess) and Tina; Paul and Tanya Clarke and their children Travis, Matthew and Samuel.


Arsenault DonARSENAULT, Donald Victor  -  Passed away peacefully on Monday August 14, 2017 at the Woodstock General Hospital, Don Arsenault of Woodstock and formerly of Bright in his 72nd year.

Beloved husband of Patricia (nee Bright) Arsenault who he married March 26, 1970. 

Dear father of Jackie & husband Gary Austin of Woodstock and Donald & wife Gail of Bright. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Ashley, Shelby, Mary and Lucas. 


DIXON, Rose (nee Hilborn)  -  Passed away with her family by her side at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Monday August 14, 2017 at the age of 72.

Loving wife of Dave. Cherished mother of Allan (April) and Bill (Traci) as well as grandmother of Amy and Erica.

In keeping with Rose’s wishes cremation has taken place.

As an expression of sympathy donations made to the Cambridge and District Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.




Porter TinaPORTER, Tina Kathleen  -  (March 24, 1964 - August 14, 2017)  -  It is with very heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Tina at KW Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, Kitchener on August 14, 2017.

Tina is survived by her husband of 26 years, Peter Settle and her devoted daughter Shannon both of Cambridge, Ontario.

Survived by her loving parents Norm and Betty Porter of Temagami, Ontario, and her two brothers Dale and Michael of Mississauga. Will be sadly missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who knew her to be a loving mother and wife, a compassionate and caring person with a keen sense of humour, an unforgettable laugh, and a delight to be around.


HARVEY, Thelma Ruth  -  At the Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Monday, August 14, 2017 at at 91.

Beloved husband of Robert Harvey.  

Loving mother of Ruth Pearce, Robert Harvey and Kathleen Cordeiro (Joe). Sadly missed by her grandchildren Edward, Katie, Thomas, Rachel (Donny), Selena (Jim) and her 7 great grandchilden.

Predceased by her parents William and Gladys Clark, her brother William Clark and her one great grandson.