Banerjee SukumarBANERJEE, Sukumar (Shak)  -  Passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 26, 2017 in his 87th year.

Predeceased by the love of his life, Doris, of 54 years.

Loving father of Tina (Dom), Karen (John), Michelle (Art). Cherished grandfather of Madison, Hudson, Kayla, Joshua, and Nikolas.


DE VRIES, Jill Maureen  -  At age 58, of Bayfield and formerly of RR1, Fullarton passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Stratford General Hospital on Sunday, February 26, 2017.

Beloved wife of Andy De Vries.

Loving mother of Jaclyn De Vries (Shawn Van Loon), Cody De Vries (Louise Quenneville), Nikki De Vries (Matt Chessell) and Ted De Vries. Cherished Nana of Trypp, Elise, Evelyn, Lukin and Harrison.


Keefe FlorenceKEEFE, Florence (nee Lucarz)  -  Peacefully in her sleep, at Cawthra Gardens, Mississauga on Sunday February 26, 2017, in her 93rd year.

Beloved Mother of Allan and his wife Josée of Toronto, and Diana Seebach and her husband David, of Waterloo. Loving Babcia to Lianna and Nicole, of Waterloo.

Predeceased by her husband Albert in 1996. Sister of Mary  Donaghey and daughter of the late Andrew Lucarz and Helen (Tabor).


Schickler JohnSCHICKLER, John (Jack) Alfred George  -  Passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at the K-W Campus of the Grand River Hospital at the age of 86. 

Beloved husband of the late Joan (nee Schmidt) (2015). 

Loving dad to Wendy, John (Toni) and Curt (Sherri). Cherished Grandpa to Nick, Jodi (Sam), Teryl (Todd), Tyler (Elysha), David, Alicia (Mitch), Malina. Great grandpa to Austin, Caleb, Macy, Aubrey, Isabella, and Alexis.


LASH, John Clarkson  -  Peacefully, in the early hours of February 25th, with his children at his side, in his 81st year.

Remembered by daughters Brenda Smallwood (Larry) and Heather Lash (Robert Lyn) and their mother, Audrey Lash, as well as grandchildren Raechel, Jackson, Riel and Henry. His sisters Thelma Spencer (Graham) and Joan Fraser (Bill), along with his friends Nancy Dietrich, Lucille and Joseph Faber will also fondly carry his memory.

John shared his love for Philosophy and Logic with countless students over many years.


Brown IvaBROWN, Iva Veletta  -  At age 92, of Stratford, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Hillside Manor. Born in Tara Township, daughter of the late Joseph and Rita (MacEwen) Barfoot.

Predeceased by her loving husband Jack Brown July 16, 2006.

Survived by her granddaughters Lorie Hoffmeyer-Macklin and husband Harvey and Stacy Hunt and husband Gary.

Iva will be remembered by her brother Chauncey Barfoot and her many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Iva was predeceased by her daughter Lynda Hoffmeyer and brothers Stewart, Albert and Eldon Barfoot.


REVELL, Marg - Peacefully passed away at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Saturday, February 25, 2017, at the age of 69 years.

Beloved wife of Jack Revell. Dear mother of John, Jennifer (John) and Amie (Paulo). Loving grandma of Angela, John, Riley, Emily, Jenny, Eric and Ben. Survived by her brother Dennis (Sandy) and by her cousin Steve Bannon (MaryAnn).

Predeceased by her parents Leslie and Cecelia Atchison and by her siblings Geraldine and Tom and her uncle Louie Hourigan.


Tantardini AbelTANTARDINI, Abel Paul 'Yogi' 'Red' - (September 17, 1936 – February 25, 2017) -

Passed away at the age of 80 years, peacefully at home, with his family by his side, on Saturday, February 25, 2017.

Beloved husband of Sharon Tantardini (nee Smallacombe). Loved father of Sandra Tantardini, Cyndi Tantardini and her partner Rob Hogg, Paul Schmidt and his wife Sharon, daughter Terrie Tantardini and her partner Rod Dancey and the late Kenneth Muller. Survived by his brother Frank Tantardini and sister-in-law Marion Tantardini.


Wynnychenko BillWYNNYCHENKO, William Alexander 'Bill' - Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Guelph, on Saturday, February 25, 2017, in his 87th year.

Predeceased by his beloved wife of 49 years Gertrud “Anne” Liebthal.

Bill will be sadly missed by his daughters Janet Kurasz (Michael) and Marla Robinson (Wayne); grandson Kristopher Kurasz (Jennifer); great-grandchildren Isaac and Alana Kurasz and; Dorie, the last of a long line of cherished pets. He is survived by his sisters Pauline Cickello and Marie Arbuckle and brothers Morris and Walter Wynnychenko.

A veteran of the Korean War, Bill’s full life spanned two careers: first in the Canadian Armed Forces and then, as a banker with the CIBC.


SMITH, Thomas David - Of Damascus, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Saturday, February 25, 2017 in his 64th year.

Beloved husband of Wanda (Riddell) Smith for 40 years. Dear father of Donnie Smith, Wayne Smith and Rose Smith. Brother of Diane Clyde, Barbara Robertson, Marilyn Smith, Ellen McKenzie and Jim Smith. Predeceased by brothers Donald and Tony Smith.


Mantler JosephMANTLER, Joseph Ferdinand - Of Elora and formerly of R.R. #2 Drayton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 25, 2017 in his 83rd year.

Beloved husband of Frances Mantler for 61 years.

Cherished father of Frank and Bonnie Mantler of Mount Forest, Kate and Larry Dance of Niverville, Manitoba, Jim and Deb Mantler R.R. #2 Drayton, Gloria and Kevin Beyer of R.R. #2 Harriston, Pat and Luke Dobben of R.R. #1 Moorefield and Rick and Lynn Mantler of R.R. #2 Drayton.


Lace ClarineLACE, Clarine Violet (nee Jones) - Passed away peacefully in her 77th year at Hospice Wellington on Saturday, February 25, 2017.

Beloved wife and best friend of Doug Lace for 35 years. Dear mother of Sandra (Greg), Donna and Karen (Tim) and step-mother to Jennifer (Wayne) and Gord (Janet).

Special grandmother to Justin (Sondra), Emily (Scott), Faith, Caitlyn, Nick, Chad, Madison and Kody and great-grandmother to Julia. Loving sister of Howard (Maureen) and Glen (Barbara) and aunt to Brian, Stephen, Kevin (Alicia) and Kyla (Tyler) and great-aunt to Byron.

Predeceased by her parents John and Beatrice Jones.


Black VernaBLACK, Verna (nee Smart) - Of Guelph, passed away suddenly at Stone Lodge, Guelph on Saturday, February 25, 2017, in her 91st year. Verna has gone to be with her Lord and Saviour.

Beloved wife of 56 years to the late Garnet R. Black (2000).

Loved mother to Eric (Jean) Black, Sharon (Craig) Varley and the late David Black (2015). Loving grandmother to seven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. Dear sister-in-law to Ira and Evelyn Black and Ed and Marlene Larter. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a brother Eric Smart (2016).


Drannen HerbDRANNEN, William Herbert 'Herb' - Passed away peacefully at the Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital on Saturday, February 25, 2017, at the age of 88.

Beloved husband of 53 years to Arlene (Crosier) and lovingly remembered by his children, Lori and Tony Bestic and their daughters, Alexis and Sarah; George and Sheri Drannen and their sons, Matt and Mike.

Herb was predeceased by his parents, George and Violet Drannen and his brother Wilbert Robb.


Martinovic RudyMARTINOVIC, Rudolph Adam 'Rudy' - Passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer, on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Lisaard House, Cambridge at the age of 54.

Loving father of Amy. Much loved brother of Fred and his wife Cima, and Rick and his wife Raquel. Dear uncle of Stephanie, and Massimo.

Predeceased by his parents Rudy Sr. and Aurora Martinovic and his son Eric. Rudy will be fondly remembered by Carla Stachowski, his cousins and many friends.


Taylor Kathaleen RuthTAYLOR, Kathaleen Ruth (Wood) - Passed away peacefully with her family by her side, on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Pinehaven Nursing Home, in her 93rd year.

Beloved wife of the late Stanley Morris Taylor (2014). Loving mother of Diane Wallace, Marlene Stephenson and Murray Taylor. Cherished grandma of Sharon Wallace and Marilyn (Matt) Spencer and Nanny of Victoria, Alysha and Lauren. Special friend to Bob Stephenson.

Predeceased by her son Gary (in infancy), her parents Thomas and Catherine (Martin) Wood, brothers Lester Wood and Nelson (Eveline) Wood and her son-in-law Ken Wallace.


Wilk ZbigniewWILK, Zbigniew - Passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Grand River Hospital at the age of 69.

Beloved husband of Danuta Wilk. Loving father of Kasia Wilk.

Will be missed by extended family and friends.


Taylor KathleenTAYLOR, Kathaleen (Ruth)  -  Passed away peacefully with her family by her side, on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Pinehaven Nursing Home, in her 93rd year.

Beloved wife of the late Stanley Morris Taylor (2014).

Loving mother of Diane Wallace, Marlene Stephenson and Murray Taylor. Cherished grandma of Sharon Wallace and Marilyn (Matt) Spencer and Nanny of Victoria, Alysha and Lauren.
Special friend to Bob Stephenson.


Greulich DavidGREULICH, David James  -  It is with heavy hearts that we announce David's passing on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Royal Victoria Regional Hospital, Barrie in his 35th year.

Loving husband to Jaclyn and father to Emilia, loving son to Darren and Mary Greulich and Gary Kavanaugh and brother to Deedra.

He is predeceased by and together again with his brother Andrew (2015). Cherished grandson to Herb and Darleen Greulich, Carmen Botelho and Nanny and Poppy Kavanaugh. David is also survived by his mother-in-law Lee and sisters-in-law Jen and Steph. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, friends and his extended family: The Kavanaugh Clan.


Becker DouglasBECKER, Douglas Albert  -  Died suddenly on Saturday, February 25, 2017 while honeymooning in Antigua.

Doug was born March 29, 1942 in Roseville, Ontario where he worked on the family farm. From there, he worked as a farm machinery mechanic at Vincent's Farm Equipment and then became a District Service Manager and Sale's Manager for Massey-Ferguson. Doug also worked with Midwestern Equipment and was in sales for London Life. He loved his participation in the Red Knights Precision Snowmobile Team for many years, touring around Ontario in the winter months.

Doug travelled extensively and finally retired in Florida where he lived for over 20 years, volunteering with Hampton Scholarship Program. He returned to the K-W area two years ago. He recently was married to Barb Massecar on February 18.


Millar JamesMILLAR, James  -  Passed away peacefully at St. Mary's Hospital on Friday, February 24, 2017 in his 92nd year.

Beloved husband of Jessie (nee Todd) for 67 years.

Loving father of Gord (Vera), Brian (Carol), Karen Kennedy (Jack Weststrate) and Todd (Barb). Cherished grandfather of Trevor, Kristin (Brad), Melissa (Dean), Nathan (Katherine), Larissa, and T.J. and great grandfather of Kyala, Elisha and Emerson.


Zeller MargaretZELLER, Margaret Mary  -  Surrounded by her loving family, Margaret passed away on Friday, February 24th, 2017 at Sunnyside Home at the age of 89.

Beloved wife of the late Henry Zeller (1982).

Loving mother of Paul Zeller (Carol), Judy Majury (Paul), Linda Bretz (the late Brian) and Bill Coram. Grandma will be remembered by Natasha (Sheldon), Ben, the late Shannon (Joey), Jacob (Tereza), Joseph (Shelby) and great grandma to Teagan, Jake, Aurelia, and Augustine.


Schell DonaldSCHELL, Donald 'Don'  -  Peacefully on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Freeport Health Centre at the age of 75 years.

Don was the beloved husband of Eva (Shoemaker) Schell for 50 years.

Dear father of Rosanne and Pete Katerberg of Elora, Lisa and David Williams of Floradale, Leanne and Gary Jantzi of Wellesley, Norticea and Jason Pomery of Kitchener, and Tamara Schell of Elmira.


Cowen MauriceCOWEN, Maurice  -  At Caressant Care, Listowel on Friday, February 24, 2017, Mr. Maurice Gerald Cowen of Listowel, in his 95th year. 

Husband of the late Louise Cowen.  Father of Judy Heffer of Clarksburg, Betty and Tom Haugh of Kincardine, and Gary and Jeannette Cowen of Cambridge. 

Grandfather of Melissa Heffer and Jay Bodrog, Matthew and Karin Heffer, Mark Heffer and Lindsay Marynewich, Andrew and Brooke Haugh, Michelle and Steve Garretson, Ryan and Annette Haugh, Jasmine Cowen and Mitchell Smith, and T.J. Cowen, and great-grandfather of Gavin, Madeline, Jabel, Clive, Quinlan, Mikaela, Danielle, Anderson, Beckett, Emmett, Isla, Colby, and Emelina.


Hardman PeterHARDMAN, H. Peter  -  Passed away peacefully on February 24, 2017 surrounded by his family, at the age of 92.

Beloved husband of Joanie for 69 years. Loving father of Gillian Hardman and Peter (Stephanie) Hardman. Proud Papa of Matthew and Catherine Hardman.

Special uncle to Louie Medemblik. Peter will be remembered by many close friends. He was predeceased by nine sisters and one brother.


Mosure BarbaraMOSURE, Barbara Gertrude  -  Passed away on February 24, 2017 surrounded by her family, in her 98th year at Hospice Wellington in Guelph.

Beloved wife of the late Claude Mosure (2000).

Cherished Mum of Beulah Stahlbaum, Bernard (Anne) Miller, Beryl Henderson and Cheryl Hutt. Amazing Grandma of Dwight (Althea), Kim (Richard), Lisa, Kathleen (John), Dwayne (Kathy), Sherry (Robert), Sandra, Gerald (Jennifer), Cheryl, Shayne (Deborah), Christina (Paul) and Caitlin (Tara).