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Lowe LottieLOWE, Lottie Margaret  -  Passed away peacefully at The Wellington Terrace in her 105th year.

She is survived by her brother Tom McGladrey and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her loving husband Archie Lowe (2000) and by her 5 brothers, John McGladrey, Frank McGladrey (Viola), Jim McGladrey (Mary), Charlie McGladrey and Harvey McGladrey (Marg).

 

Langlois LouiseLANGLOIS, Louise  -  Passed away, at the age of 91 years, at the Guelph General Hospital on Saturday, April 1, 2017, with family by her side. 

Louise Langlois was the beloved wife of the late Peter St. Onge (1981) and the late Robert Langlois (1984). She was the dear mother of the late Maurice St. Onge (1994). 

Louise is survived by her daughters Rose Marie Lizotte of Guelph and Denise Harris of Niagara Falls.  She is fondly remembered by 10 grandchildren, by 22 great-grandchildren and by 13 great-great-grandchildren. 

 

Korten IngeKORTEN, Inge Herta  -  Passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 1, 2017  at Derbeckers Heritage House at the age of 89.

Beloved wife of the late Werner (1984).

Loving mom of Brigitte (Harper) Nelson. Cherished Oma of Ben (Rebecca), Randy (Andrea), Brandon (Caitlin) and Kristin. Special Oma to Brody, Paige, Cruze,Tyler, Brooklyn and Hailey.

Will be missed by her nephew Michael and niece Petra and their children of Germany. Predeceased by her brother Fredi and sister Marlies.

 

Shank ArchieSHANK, Archie 'Bud' Robert   -  Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family at St. Andrew’s Terrace, Cambridge, on Saturday April 1, 2017 at the age of 91. 

Loving and devoted husband of Jean Shank (nee Lemanski), who together would have shared their 67 wedding anniversary June 30th of this year. 

Beloved father of Pam Fulton. Proud grandfather of Bradley Fulton (Dave Timmins). 

Cherished uncle of Jim Sheppard (the late Avril) and their son Philip. Predeceased by his parents Arthur and Louise Shank and his sister Marjorie Sheppard (Jim). 

 

Laing EileenLAING, Eileen  -  Passed away peacefully at Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged, Parry Sound, ON, Saturday, April 1, 2017. She was in her 98th year.

Loving mother to Suzanne Pausner (Al Edward) of Parry Sound, and grandmother of Jay Pausner (Amanda Warwick) of Owen Sound and Tim Pausner (Paulette Sopoci) of Toronto. Very proud great-grandmother 'GG' to Emma & Jacob, and Jack & Avery.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Frederick Laing, daughter Judith Marie Brunton, son-in-law Jack Pausner, parents Joseph and Mildred Jay, brother Leon and her sister Mary Smith Burton.

 

Gimbel RonaldGIMBEL, Ronald Eugene 'Ron'  -  Of Kitchener, passed away peacefully with his daughters at his side on Saturday, April 1, 2017 after a family-filled day at his bedside.

Born in Breslau on September 2, 1933, son of Roy and Bertha Gimbel; husband of nearly 62 years of Jean Snyder. Survived by his children Joyce and Paul Bechtel, Lois Gimbel, Sandy and Kevin Stanford and Susan and Dan Lockett, and grandchildren Jennifer Bechtel, Kimberley (Steve) Wilhelm, Melanie Stanford, Christopher (Janine) Stanford, Jonathan Stanford, and Lahara Lockett, and great-grandsons Bradley and Brandon Wilhelm and Joseph Stanford.

Also survived by brothers David (Pam) Gimbel and Jim (Marg) Gimbel and several brothers and sisters-in-law.

 

Borghese TinaBORGHESE, Tina  -  Passed away at her home in Elmira on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at the age of 41 years.

Tina was the much loved daughter of Linda (Foster) and Don Borghese of Elmira. She is lovingly remembered by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Predeceased by her brothers Christopher (in infancy, 1970) and Tim (2012), and her grandparents Bruno and Lorraine Borghese and Alvin and Mamie Foster.

 

BRUBACHER, Eleanora (Bowman)  -  Peacefully went to be with her Lord on Friday, March 31, 2017 at Heritage House, St. Jacobs, in her 84th year.

Beloved wife for 59 years of Joseph W. Brubacher (2013).

Loving mother of Verna and Larry Bauman of Elmira, Irene and Leon Martin of Elmira, James and Fran Brubacher of Milverton, Dave and Shirley Brubacher of Elmira, Elaine and Durrell Brubacher of Milverton, and Mark and Laura Brubacher of Elmira. Dear grandma of 17 grandchildren and great-grandma of 34 great-grandchildren.

 

Lawrance JoanLAWRANCE, Joan Teresa  -  Passed away peacefully at Groves Memorial Hospital in Fergus, on March 31st 2017 in her 87th year.

She will be sadly missed by her sister Helen Sullivan-Knight, Daughter Catherine (Finlay) Craig and daughter-in-law Jayne (Michael) Lawrance.

She will also be sadly missed by her grandchildren Stephanie (Aaron) Macdonald, David (Estera) Lawrance, Heather (Michael) Plant, Jon (Sara) Lawrance and Karen (Stacey) Brake as well as her great grandchildren Aidan, Chase, Coleman, Max, Kyler, Nathan, Haley, Brienna, Finnley and Henry.

 

Carlin MaryCARLIN, Mary (nee Blyth)  -  Mary Anna Blyth passed away peacefully and with grace into God’s loving care on Friday, March 31st, 2017 at the age of 83.

Dear wife of the late James Anthony Carlin.

Beloved mother and step-mother of Claudia Moorhead, John (Toni), Cathy (Hugh McMorrow), Shellie Staples, Mary Green (Chuck Holmes), Maureen (John Frankcom) and Moira (Peter Edwins). 

 

Schnare TammySCHNARE, Tammy Joanne  -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tammy Joanne Schnare, on Friday, March 31, 2017, at Hospice Wellington, in her 44th year. After a brave battle with cancer, despite her admirable courage, determination and spunk, Tammy sadly lost her fight and found peace with her family by her side. 

Loving wife of Jeff Whalen.

Proud mother of Breanna Lillian Schnare and Noah William Schnare. Cherished daughter of Howard and Sheryl Schnare (Cabeldu).

 

MITROVIC, Branislav  –  Passed away on March 31, 2017 in his 84th year. 

Loving husband of Marica. Dearest father of Sofija.

Will be missed by sister-in-law Danica Josic and her family.

Visitation will be held at Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre, in Kitchener, on Wednesday, April 5 from 11-11:45 am with burial to follow at Woodland Cemetery.

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Kreutzer HelenKREUTZER, Helen Marie  -  Passed away at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital on March 31, 2017 at the age of 79 years.

Loving wife of the late Martin Kreutzer (2015). 

Dear mother of Randy of Kitchener, Raymond of Hanover, Martin Jr. of Kitchener and Kevin (Jennifer) of Niagara Falls. Grandmother of 4 grandsons and 2 granddaughters. Sadly missed by her siblings Cal, Claude, Bill and Melvin.

Predeceased by other brothers and sisters. A special thank you to cousin Kathy Shaw (nee Moser).

 

Lackenbauer CherylLACKENBAUER, Cheryl Anne  -  Passed away unexpectedly and peacefully with her sons by her side at Guelph General Hospital on Thursday, March 30, 2017. She was 65.

Predeceased by her husband David Lackenbauer in 2003.  Cheryl is survived by her sons, Scott Lackenbauer (Yvette) and Derek Lackenbauer (Tracy Arsenault); grandchildren, Kyle, Meagan, Madison, and Makayla; special niece, Natalie Lackenbauer; brothers, Brian Walsh (Sharon) and Glenn Walsh (Debra); and sister-in-law, Cathy Walsh.  Cheryl will be forever missed by her canine companion, Rosie.

Predeceased by her parents, Louis and Frances Walsh and twin brother, Merrill Walsh.

 

Gobbi RomaGOBBI, Roma Maria (nee Beghetto)  -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, Roma after a brief but serious illness, at the Guelph General Hospital, on Thursday, March 30, 2017 in her 81st year. 

Beloved wife of almost 57 years of the late Giovachino Gobbi (d. 2012). 

Survived by her children; Mary Lou, Gian Carlo (Marie), Rafaele (Grace), Robert (Silvana), Martin, Francis (Maria), Paul (Vicki), Rosanna, Michael (April), Teresa (Ian) and Cathy (Chris).  Predeceased by her son, Lino (d. 2012). 

 

Nauman GraceNAUMAN, Grace  -  Passed away at Lanark Heights Long Term Care on Thursday, March 30, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Grace was born 93 years ago in New Hamburg and was the daughter of the late Jonas Jantzi and former Mattie Schwartzentruber. She resided in Kitchener and was formerly of New Hamburg and Baden. 

Beloved wife of the late Clayton Nauman. 

Loving mother of Sandra Nelson of Kitchener and Brenda Malloch (Steve) of New Hamburg. Lovingly remembered by Grandchildren Steven Gingerich (Tracey), Trevor Gingerich, Jeff Malloch and Scott Malloch; and Great-Grandchildren Sidney and Evan.   

 

Beaupre RichardBEAUPRE, Richard 'Rich' George  -  Passed away peacefully at home, with his family by his side on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the age of 77.

Beloved husband of Jo Ann (nee Thaler) for 55 years.

Loving Father of the 'Beaupre Girls', Cheryl Beaupre (Gary Nower), Michelle (Brian) Parker, Susan Beaupre (Jeff Brick), and Cindy Beaupre. Treasured Papa to Brittany and Jon (Allison) Merkle, Jarrett (Erin) and Brooke Parker, Joel, Alex, and Josh Cairney.

 

Freiburger WilliamFREIBURGER, William Victor  -  Passed away suddenly following a brief illness at St. Mary's Hospital on Thursday March 30, 2017 at the age of 85.

Beloved husband of the late Helen (2009).

Loving father of Cheryl Breen (Perry), Bill (Shari), Brian, and Wayne (Susan). Cherished grandpa of Matthew Breen (Laura), Nancy Leyte (predeceased), Pamela Breen, Natalie Breen (Bhanu) and Amy (Roxanne), Troy, Danny (Emily) and Jimmy (Renee) Freiburger, and great grandfather of River and Brooks Breen and Abigail Freiburger.

 

Paul AdalbertPAUL, Adalbert Mark -  Passed away on Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at his home in Kitchener, at the age of 76.

Mark worked for many years as the Managing Director of the Central Ontario Co-operative Housing Federation, where he retired only a couple years ago. Before incorporating COCHF in May 1992, Mark worked on the development of many housing co-ops throughout British Columbia. Mark served as a dedicated volunteer with Compass Kitchener for over 4 years, on multiple subcommittees with his most recent role as Vice Chair.

He was a gentleman and will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by all his close friends and co-workers.

 

Scherer KonradSCHERER, Konrad  -  It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Konrad, following a courageous battle with cancer, at St. Mary's Hospital on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the age of 83.

Beloved husband of Theresa for over 58 years.

Loving father of Reinhold (Norma), David, and Wil (Janice).  Proud Opa of  Kevin (Katrina), Caitlin (Joshua), Julianne, Sarah and Scott and great grandfather of Logan and Blake.

Survived by seven sisters and one brother. Predeceased by one brother and two sisters.

Schultz RitaSCHULTZ, Rita Helen  -  Passed away, peacefully on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital at the age of 93.

Beloved wife of the late Bruce (2008). 

Loving mother of David (Anne), Jane Sauve (Doug), Brian (Karen), and Nancy Psutka (Mark).  Dear grandmother of Tricia Duckett (Matt), Kelly Grebinski (Evan), Rob Sauve (Jen), Shawn Sauve (Tanis), Michelle Schultz (Darcy), Tim Schultz (Ashley), Katie Psutka, Jennifer Psutka and Kyle Kingsley.  Great-grandmother of Jacob, Tyler, Sam, Benjamin and Layla Sauve, Kieran and Jackson Duckett, Emma Grebinski, Jacob, Joshua and Sebastian Schultz.

 

Radunske RobertRADUNSKE, Robert (Bob) Otto  -  Passed away on the morning of March 29, 2017 after a strong battle with pancreatic cancer at Innisfree House in Kitchener. Bob was the son of the late Otto and Gertrude Radunske.

Beloved husband of Shelly Radunske (Lewis) whom he married June 27, 2009.

Proud father of Chadwick (Dahlia) Radunske, Rachel (Kevin) Radunske, Brock (Kelly) Radunske, and Abby (Tim) Songin and step father to Christian (Melissa) Lewis. Sadly missed by his Grandchildren: Lucy, Nolan, and Trudy.

 

DaRosa FranciscoDA ROSA, Francisco  -  Peacefully passed away at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at the age of 84 years. 

Beloved husband of Angelina.       

Survived by his sisters Maria Odete Da Silva (Manuel) and Maria de Conceicao Da Rosa (Joaquim), relatives and friends. Predeceased by his brother Rogerio Da Rosa.

 

Buchanan MervynBUCHANAN, Mervyn 'Merv'  -  At Listowel Memorial Hospital, on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, Mr. Mervyn Alex Buchanan of Listowel, in his 75th year. 

Husband of Gwen (Gardner) Buchanan. Father of David Buchanan of Vancouver, B.C.  Brother-in-law of Doris Childs. 

Predeceased by his sister Verna Dietrich.

 

Assimacopoulos GregoryASSIMACOPOULOS, Gregory  -  ~Bring me Greece, bring me youth, take me home to my mountains, to my ocean, take me home to my Kalli.~

Born on a scenic mountain in Kouvela, Messinias Greece on March 15th 1930, Gregory took his last breath and slipped away quietly at 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday March 29th in the presence of his beloved children and devoted sister. Gregory had a dream of his wife several days before his passing. She told him that their children were fine, and that it was time for him to be with her. When he awakened from his dream Gregory had a strong desire to smell the incense his wife had burned often in their home. Gregory asked his son to bring him the incense so that he could smell its aroma again. He did and later that day he fell ill. His last wish to his children was 'Bring me Greece and my youth.' He had a powerful passion for his home country and the music of the clarinet, and the old folk songs the instrument played. He is there on his mountain, the old man and the clarinet, the music in the distance, and he stands hand in hand with his beloved 'Kalli' smiling upon him and admiring his handsome young face.

 

Dumas ElsieDUMAS, Elsie May  -  Passed away peacefully at The Village at University Gates, Waterloo on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in her 90th year.

Dear Mother of Paul (Susan) and Pauline (Tom) Clayfield. Cherished grand-mother of Pamela, Doug (Tricia) and Timothy (Andria). Will be lovingly remembered by her great-grandchildren Samantha, Colten, Addisen, Illyria, Quorra, Inara and Savannah; also Doug Martin and his wife Marg.

Predeceased by her parents Hilda and Roy Turel; brothers Lincoln and Clifford and sister-in-law Jean, and grandson Thomas Clayfield.