Waterloo

 

DAVIS, Keith Fontaine  -  Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at St, Joseph's Villa, Dundas, Ontario on Wednesday February 8, 2017, age 78 years.

Husband of Heather. Loving father of Laurie Herald, Leslie Griffiths (Darrin) and Daniel. Fondly remembered by Laurie and Leslie's mother, Joan. 

Dear brother of Paul (Phyllis), Guy (Jolene), brother-in-law, Gerry. Grandpa to Trevor, Amy, Brendan and Matthew.

 

Rickert IreneRICKERT, Irene Mary  -  Passed away peacefully at Victoria Place on February 8th, 2017 in her 102nd year. 

Predeceased by her husband Earl Rickert in 1994 after 57 years of marriage. Also predeceased by her brothers Wilbert, Elgin, Gordon, and Harold Gowing and well as her sister Winnifred. 

Lovingly remembered by her sons William (Karen) and Armand (Anita). Proud grandma to William Rickert (Bev), Wesley Rickert (Kathleen), Kirsten Hall (Mark), Wade Rickert, Gerrat Rickert (Christie), Darcy Rickert (Sue). Great grandma to Jennifer, Will Jr., Johnathon, Jaden, Alexander, Delaney, Ellis, Owen, Ben, Jess and Brook. 

 

BISSONNETTE, Larry Jerome  -  At age 63, of Stratford passed away peacefully at the Stratford General Hospital on February 8, 2017.

Beloved husband of Bonnie (Flaxbard) who predeceased him August 17, 2016.

Loving father of Michael Moore, Tim Moore (Sylvia) and Christina Bissonnette. Grandfather of Jocelynn and Brayden Nykamp, Kyle and Evan Moore.

 

Rumph PieterdinaRUMPH, Pieterdina 'Diny' (nee Drost)  -  Of Drayton peacefully went home to be with her Lord surrounded by the love of her family on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at the Wellington Terrace Nursing Home, Fergus in her 81st year.

Beloved wife of Hilbert Rumph for 60 years.

Cherished mother of Alfred and Helen Rumph of Drayton, Jacqueline and Ron Vanderwees of Winkler, Manitoba, Bernice Hoftyzer of Londsborough and the late Gerard Hoftyzer (2010), Nancy Rumph of Fergus and Arnold and Teresa Rumph of Drayton.

 

Mooney RobertMOONEY, Robert George 'Bob' -  (May 17, 1939 - February 8, 2017)  -  On Wednesday February 8, peacefully with family by his side, this world lost a wonderful man. 

Bob Mooney was a devoted husband, a loving father, grandfather, uncle, and brother-in-law, and a treasured mate to many.

His thoughtfulness and genuine spirit enriched the lives of all he encountered. A great lover of music, he delighted in sharing his knowledge and vast jazz collection and so enjoyed festivals, concerts and live musical performance. He will always be remembered as an honest man, a loyal friend and a gentle soul. Bob's zest for life and caring way will never be forgotten. 

 

Epplett PaulineEPPLETT, Pauline LaNore (nee Armbrust)  -  (10 October, 1929 Buffalo, N.Y. – 08 February, 2017, Paris, ON)  -  It is with much sadness but some measure of peace that we announce the passing of Pauline in the late afternoon of 08 February at Park Lane Terrace, after a brief recent illness and a much longer trial with Alzheimer’s.

Daughter of Harley and Ila (Stephenson) Armbrust of Pelham, ON, Mom is survived by sisters Dr. Nancy Armbrust (Lorne Carson) and Elizabeth (Bob Young), and children Tom (Julia), Lorie and Chris, and two grandsons, Colin (Jennifer) and Matthew MacDonald. 

She is pre-deceased by 2 children at birth, her husband Carl, and siblings Katharine, Jim and Barbara.

 

JOHNSON, David Edward  -  In his 75th year the beloved son of Allen and Luella and our dear sweet brother passed away quietly in the early morning of February 7th 2017.  

David was a gentle giant, a soul who deeply loved his family of origin and his family at Holody Home. He brought a different perspective to life, and the memories and moments he shared when spending time with us will always be cherished. 

He will be greatly missed by all; Paisley, Elana, Chris, Peter, Sheila, Holody Home and all of their families. 

 

SCHEDEWITZ, James Oscar (Jim)  -  Jim was born in Kitchener, December 22, 1960 and died peacefully, surrounded by family on February 7, 2017. 

Predeceased by his mother Doris Schedewitz (nee Hemmerich). Jim is survived by his father Earl Schedewitz and his wife Gwen. 

Left to mourn his passing are his children Sarah of California and Bradley (Sarah) of Hanover. Jim was blessed to have a grand-daughter Maddie and  sisters Sandra Janzen (Jack), Kelley Schedewitz (Jodi). He will be missed and remembered by step-sister Deb Chappell and family and step-brother Mike Chappell and family.

 

Badulak LucasBADULAK, Lucas  -  With sadness and heavy hearts, we announce that Lucas Badulak passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 with his family by his side. He was 93. 

Lucas was recently predeceased by his sister-in-law, Marija Slosel. 

He will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife Alojzija Badulak (nee Kosi), daughters Vera, Luba, and Slava, grandchildren Lisa, Stephanie, Brittany, Mathew, and Christopher, nieces Suzi Godard (JC) and Olga Slosel (Chris Hagey), and grand-niece Elaina Hagey. 

 

Chelli RuggeroCHELLI, Ruggero  -  Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at St. Luke's Place on Tuesday February 7th, 2017 in his 90th year.

Beloved husband of 63 years to Lucia (nee Cerri).

Loving father to Maurice (Rose). Cherished Nonno to Carla (Anthony) Fernandes, Patrick (Shanel) Chelli and great Nonno to Luca, Blaise and Kane.

 

MURPHY, Ralph John  -  Passed away at A.R. Goudie Eventide Home, Kitchener, on Monday, February 6, 2017, at the age of 95.

Dear brother of Tom and his wife Joan of Vancouver and the late Arthur (2012) and his wife Helen of Kitchener. Much loved uncle and great-uncle to many.

Predeceased by his parents John and Mildred Murphy, brother Bill and sisters, Mary Krpan, Margaret LaViolette, Mildred Murphy, Eleanor Gaffney and Elizabeth Grace.

 

Castell PatriciaCASTELL, Patricia Jean  -  Peacefully at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener on Monday, February 6, 2017, one day after her 65th birthday, Patricia (nee Cole) of New Hamburg and formerly of Wellesley. 

Beloved wife of the late Jim Castell (2007). Loving mother of Lorne and his wife Janice of Nithburg. Dear grandmother of Nichols Castell, Ashley Castell and the late Rebecca Castell. 

She will be sadly missed by her brother Gary Cole and his wife Mary, niece Cristal as well as many extended family members. Predeceased by her parents Elwood (Al) Cole and Shirley (nee Cole).

 

McKay RoyMcKAY, Roy Douglas McKay  -  Passed away at his home in Fordwich on Monday, February 6, 2017 in his 88th year.

Roy was the husband of the late Evelyn McKay, and father of Kathleen McKay of Fordwich, Douglas McKay and his wife Vivian of Mount Forest, Melody Baker and her husband Wayne of Windsor, Megan Glen and her husband Jody of Chatsworth, and Lynn Scott of Barrie.

Remembered by his grandchildren Ryan, Pam and Evelyn McKay, and Cody, Rebecca, Rachele and Sara Glen, and by his great-grandsons Spencer and Caden McKay, and Felix Glen.

 

Graham WilliamGRAHAM, William 'Wally'  - Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at the Guelph General Hospital on Monday, February 6, 2017, in his 97th year, with his family by his side. 

Beloved husband and best friend of 72 years to Dora (nee Cockerill). 

Loved father of Larry (Debbie), Cheryl, and Steve (Nancy). Cherished grandfather of Dean, Wayne, Lorraine, Terra, Jessica, Joel, Amanda and nine great grandchildren. 

 

Burnett PhyllisBURNETT, Phyllis  -  Passed away peacefully on Monday, February 6th, 2017 at Cambridge Country Manor at the age of 88.

Beloved wife to the late George Burnett (1990).

Loving mom to Christine (Bob) Starrett and Heather (John) Grant. Cherished Nana to Amanda (Tim) Lucas, Joshua (Bridgette) Grant, Jillian Grant and Jessica Grant. Forever remembered by her great-grand children Emilie and Monte.

 

Gault MargaretGAULT, Margaret Adda (nee Bonner)  -  Passed away peacefully after a valiant struggle on Monday, February 6, 2017 at Grand River Hospital - Kitchener, at the age of 74. 

Beloved wife of the late Lavern Gault (1990). 

Loving mother of Paul Gault and Tracy Rowley (Andrew Morrissey). Cherished grandma to Ben and Brooke Rowley. 

 

Heffernan DavidHEFFERNAN, David Robert  -  Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on Monday, February 6, 2017 at Village at University Gates, at the age of 74. 

Beloved husband of Margaret for 49 years. 
Loving father of Bernadette (Colin Cranston) and John (Annette). Cherished grandpa to Megan, Sarah and Zackary. 

Loved son of Helen and the late Nelson Heffernan. Dear brother of Patrick (Bernice) Heffernan.

 

Melville RobertMELVILLE, Robert 'Bob'  -  At age 68, of Stratford, passed away at his residence on Monday, February 6, 2017. Born in Peterborough, son of the late Douglas and Margaret (Wrightman) Melville.

Bob is survived by his wife Deb of 45 years, his son Andrew Melville and daughter Kerry and her husband Shawn Till. Proud and loving Papa of Brennan, Brooke and Callen (Booboo) Till.

Bob will be remembered by his siblings, Margaret (Gordon) Thompson, Peter (Mari Ann) Melville and Susan (Bob) Riddle, along with many nieces, nephews and their families.

 

Yawney DoreenYAWNEY, Doreen Loretta (nee Miller)  -  Passed away suddenly after a brief illness on Monday, February 6, 2017 in her 87th year.

Predeceased by her husband A. G. (Tony) Yawney.

Loving mother of Dave and Robert Yawney. Dear Grandma of Colleen (Steven Horn) and Heather (Steve). Great-grandmother of Sebastian and Valerie.

 

Adams JohnADAMS, John  -  Passed away peacefully at Riverbend Place, Cambridge, on Monday February 6, 2017 at the age of 90. 

Predeceased by his first wife Thelma (1975) and his second wife Betty (2016).        

Cherished father of Greg Johnston (Elise), Sharon Scanlan (Tom), Cathy Whiteside (Paul), Paul Adams (Lorraine) and Robert Johnston (Lisa). Proud grandfather to Siobhan, Matthew, Darren, Victoria, Laura, Samuel, Monica, Sarah, John, Denise, Joseph, Adam and Madeline and        great-grandfather to Cooper and Ryder.  

 

Khan DrKHAN, Dr. Arshad  -  Loving husband to Rita, and father to Rajal (Jennifer) and Aanchal (Bradley), passed away surrounded by family on February 5, 2017, at St. Mary's Hospital, in Kitchener. 

He is survived by his brother, Amin (Talat) and his sister, Parveen. 

He was a dedicated psychiatrist in Kitchener-Waterloo for 29 years and a devoted member of the community. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

 

Schmidt MarySCHMIDT, Mary Theresa  -  Passed away peacefully, on February 5, 2017 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Guelph. 

Mary was the beloved wife of predeceased husband, Peter Schmidt. 

Mary was the loving mother to David (Fay), Richard (Dale) and Les (Francie) Schmidt. She was a caring grandmother to Ryan, Peter, Sheila, Jason and Taylor Schmidt. 

 

Weber HowardWEBER, Howard 'Harold' Arthur  -  Peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, February 5, 2017, at the age of 72 years, after a courageous 16-year battle with prostate cancer.

Harold was the beloved husband of Carole Weber of Harriston, and father of Sherri and Steve Wylie of Harriston, and Mark Weber of Mississauga.

Missed by his grandchildren Spencer and Samantha, sister Beulah and Grant Chambers, and brother Eldon and Agnes Weber, all of Harriston, and brother-in-law Irving Stinson of Guelph.

 

Jackson EdnaJACKSON, Edna Matilda Josephine (Bowes)  -  Passed away peacefully at Hospice Wellington on Sunday, February 5, 2017 in her 100th year. 

Predeceased by husband Wilfred (1995) and parents Charles and Edna Bowes. 

Dear mother of Douglas Jackson (Carol) of Winnipeg, Marley Russ (Bill), Karen Russ (Richard) of Cambridge.  Loved grandmother of Jason Russ, Melissa Russ of Cambridge, Greg Russ (Heather) of Kitchener, Dawn Clarke (Brian), Shane Jackson (Amber) of Winnipeg. Grandma great to Robin, Noah, Owen Jackson, Abigail and Aiden Clarke of Winnipeg, Jordan Ackie, Ethan Russ of Cambridge, Ada Theo, Fallon, Siemens-Russ and Step Grandma to Liam Siemens of Kitchener.

 

Marinovic NadeMARINOVIC, Nade  -  Suddenly at his residence in Kitchener on Sunday February 5, 2017 at the age of 67.

Nade is survived by his brother Vice and his wife Cathy Marinovic of Waterloo, mother Stana Marinovic of Policnik and by many brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews around the world.

Predeceased by his father Kuzman Marinovic and brother Ivica Marinovic.

 

Fish NormanFISH, Norman Elsworth  -  Of Cambridge, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at the Guelph General Hospital on Sunday, February 5, 2017, in his 90th year. 

Beloved husband and best friend of 70 years to Deby Elizabeth (nee Fletcher). 

Loving father to Gordon, Nancy (John) Sperlins, Mary Hack, Norm (Joanne), Louise (Paul) Bellai and the late Ken. Cherished grandfather of many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Dear brother of Clarence (Shirley) Fish.