Munz TrudyMUNZ, Gertude Trudy  -  At age 92, formerly of Mitchell passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Columbia Forest Long Term Care Centre, Waterloo on Saturday, March 4, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Richard Munz (1992).

Dear mother of Ursula Munz, Richard Jürg Munz (Diane), Felix Paul Munz (Jeanette) and Ruedi Ralph Munz (Sandra). Loving grandmother of Rebecca Munz (Brad), Jonathan Munz, Laura Munz (Matthew), Alexander Richard Munz (Lindsay) and Matthew Munz (Miranda). Cherished great grandmother of Hayden, Trinity and Cyrus.


Sararas AlvinSARARAS, Alvin Wilfred  -  With heavy hearts the family announces the sudden and unexpected passing on Saturday March 4, 2017 at his home in New Hamburg  in his 80th year. Alvin was formerly of New Dundee and was the son of the late Samuel and Lillian (Parker) Sararas.

Beloved husband of Audrey (Swartzentruber) Sararas with whom he celebrated 56 years of marriage. Loving father of Steve and Debbie Sararas of Waterloo and Michele Sararas of Guelph. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Sam, Amanda and Natange.  

Remembered by his twin brother Andrew and Helen Sararas of St. Agatha, sister Sylvia Sararas of New Hamburg and sister-in-law Cora Sinstead of Aberfoyle. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Alvin was predeceased by a daughter Sheri Ann and brother-in-law Ronel Sinstead.


MacPherson BruceMACPHERSON, Bruce John - Peacefully, at St. Joseph's Health Centre, Guelph, on Saturday, March 4, 2017, in his 87th year.

Always and forever loved and missed by wife Lorraine, children Doug (Karen), Cathie (Mark), Wendy (Dave), Jim (Gail) and Bill (Tabatha), grandchildren Ryan, Tyler, Cody, Noelle, Shane, Cole, Victoria, Ryland and Jayda and great-grandson Ethan.

Although we can't see your smile and your hand we cannot touch, we will always have so many memories of you Dad, we love you so much!


ANDERSON, Gerald William  -  Peacefully passed at the St. Joseph's Health Centre on Saturday March 4, 2017 at the age of 64. 

Beloved and devoted husband to April (Ayres). 

A proud and compassionate father to his children David (Sarah), and Angela Muldoon (Connel). Gerald will always be remembered as the doting and cherished Papa, or Grandpa to Amelia, Evelyn, Caiden and Ava.


RASOOL, Sylvia Maria 'Bella'  -  Passed away peacefully, holding her husband’s hand on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at her home in Waterloo surrounded by family, in her 50th year.

Sylvia was the daughter of Sheik Mohamed Yussuf and Savita Allim. Beloved wife of Imran Rasool with whom she celebrated 18 years of marriage. Loving mother of Sameera Rasool.

Deeply missed by her brothers Kenric Allim, Alvin Allim and Kerwin Allim and sisters-in-law Esther Allim and Ruhi Allim. Sadly missed by many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and friends.


Wybrow DavidWYBROW, David Raymond  -  At age 61, of Stratford passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Saturday, March 4, 2017.

Cherished husband and best friend of his wife Susan Wybrow. Wonderful father of James Wybrow, Emily Richter (Chris) and Becky Wybrow (Kyle Rose). Loving grandfather of Norah and Caleb.

Dear son of Mildred Wybrow and the late Cecil Wybrow. David will be missed by his sister Brenda Hislop (Ross), Alan (Ann), Paul (Kay) and Chris (Mary) Wybrow, mother-in-law Anne Kant, sister-in-law Karen Kant and many nieces and nephews.


MacKenzie MargaretMACKENZIE, Margaret  -  Passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at her home in Waterloo at the age of 100.

Beloved wife of the late Hugh MacKenzie. Loving mother to Donald and his wife June. Cherished grandma to Todd (Lindsay) and Mark and great-grandma to Claire.

Margaret was born in Guelph, Ontario, daughter of  Lyth and Lillie (nee: Hammond) McDonald. Survived by her sister-in-law Shirley of Amherstburg. Predeceased by her brother Donald, sister Elspeth and sister Janet Smith.


Greco SylviaGRECO, Sylvia Constance (nee Hughes)  -  Peacefully, on March 4, 2017 in her 78th year. 

Loving mother to Fern Wilkinson and Kathryn Jones and the late Beverly Greco and Debra McClure.  Survived by her sister, Jennifer (John) Mosey. 

Cherished grandmother to Anna-Marie Greco, Vince (Gina) Greco, Jessica Wilkinson, Nicole Jones-Janzen, Mathew Jones, Jeffrey McClure, Michael McClure and Christopher McClure. Remembered lovingly by all her great-grandchildren.


Charles AlphaCHARLES, Alpha Michael  -  (Retired Professor - University of Waterloo)  -  Passed away peacefully at St. Mary's Hospital on Saturday March 4, 2017 at the age of 83.

Beloved husband of Margaret for over 50 years.

Loving father of Michele (Mike Turner) and Wayne.


JOHANNES, Caroline  -  Peacefully on Friday, March 3, 2017 at KW Health Centre of Grand River Hospital. Caroline Johannes in her 87th year, of Elmira.

Loving mother of John and Susan Dreisinger of Elmira. Dear grandmother of Christin and Stephen Hinbest, Kelly and Josh Boutotte, and Kimberly and Jason Weber. Also lovingly remembered by her great-grandchildren Reese and  Connor Hinbest, Eden and Madelyn Boutotte, and Sully and Ellie Weber. Also survived by her daughter Colleen and her family in the United States.

Sister of Dolly Holling of Elmira, and Edgar and Helen Reist of Tiverton. Predeceased by her parents Addison and Laura Reist, three brothers Harvey, Percy, and Lorne Reist, and two sisters Vera Bartman and Alma Schweitzer.


Quarrie DebraQUARRIE, Debra Ann  - Peacefully at her home on Friday, March 3, 2017.

Deb (Lindsay) Quarrie at the age of 58 years.

Devoted wife of John Quarrie of St. Catharines.

Beloved mother of Brandon Ricetto (Erin) of Guelph, Justin Ricetto (Kara) of Cambridge, Amanda Gibbs (Shawn) of Caledonia, Errin Milne (Chad) of Kitchener and Jeff Quarrie of Hamilton.

Loved grandma of Charlotte, Lilah and Adaline, with two more on the way.

Deb will be missed by her mother- in-law Kate Quarrie, her brothers-in-law Gerry Quarrie (Michele) and Jeff Quarrie (Colleen) and all her extended family in Ontario and New Brunswick.


Greguol MaryGREGUOL, Mary Lauraine (Petty)  -  Passed away peacefully on Friday, March 3, 2017 in her sleep at 83 years of age, after a long battle with dementia.

Beloved wife of James for 62 years.

Loving mother of Diane (Bernie) Strauss, Terry (Patricia) Greguol, Donald (Michelle) Greguol and Laurie Burjoski (Bruce Mulder). Cherished grandma to Matthew, Kelly, Steven, Scott, Michael, Ryan, Eric, Justin, Rachel, Mark and Luke and 6 great-grandchildren.


McMillan WilliamMcMILLAN, William John Allan  -  After a brief illness, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Grand River Hospital on Friday, March 3, 2017 in his 64th year. 

Loving husband for 26 years to Lorraine MacDonald. Beloved father of Kerrie and Adam (Shannon) and dearest grandfather to Tiffany, Tanner, Jasmine and Brody.

Bill is survived by his siblings Alvin (Lorraine), Sharon, Karen (Bob), Donald (Brenda) and Ronald (Krista). He will be missed by his many nieces, nephews, Lorraine's children Todd and Troy and their families. 


Knowles MaryKNOWLES, Mary 'Janice'  -  Passed away, surrounded by her family on Friday March 3, 2017 t the age of 80.

Loving mother of Corrine, Kendra, Kathy and Lisa (Hedley).

Beloved Sister to Blain, Winston (Roxanne), Drew, Graeme, Dale (June) and Myron. Predeceased by her parents Leslie and Florence McKee and her sister Avis. Proud Grandmother to seven Grandchildren and six Great-grandchildren. Janice will also be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and best friends  Jacqui and Shorty. Janice will also be missed by her four-legged friend Berrie.


WEIGEL, Frederick William  -  Passed away at Grand River Hospital on March 3, 2017 in his 83rd year.

Fred is survived by two daughters, Peggy (Rick) Kanaya, Cindy (James) Lippert and three sons, Dan Weigel, Terry (Cindy) Weigel and Maury (Lynda) Weigel as well as eight grandchildren: David, Trevor, Lindsay, Nicholas, Samantha, Matthew, Zachary and Stephanie.

Fred is also survived by his brother Robert (Marlene) Weigel and sister Margaret (John) Schuller.


Reidel DorothyREIDEL, Dorothy Catherine 'Dolly'  -  Passed away peacefully, at Derbecker’s Heritage House, St. Jacobs on Friday, March 3, 2017 at the age of 91 years. 

Predeceased by her beloved husband William 'Bill' Reidel (1993) and her parents Edwin and Dorothy (nee Brown) Dechert. Also predeceased by her sisters and brother-in- law Alice (John) Mallinson and Elsie Guillemette.

Survived by her brothers-in-law Euclide Guillemette of Kitchener and Ray Reidel of Wiarton and sister-in-law Clara Yost of K-W as well as several nieces and nephews.


Friesen MonicaFRIESEN, Monica Bonita  -  It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Monica on Friday, March 03, 2017 at the age of 54.

Cherished daughter of Edelgard and the late Henry Friesen and loved sister of the late David Friesen.

Monica will be fondly remembered by aunts and uncles, Erica (Helmut) Franzen, Elvira (Albert) Weber, Fred (Heather) Hendricks, Chris (Harold) Steffler and Maran Hendricks (Dave Lepa), by Guenter Golke, by her best friend Michelle Taylor and her children, Dalton, Jared and Dakota and by all her cousins.



Arnold JohnARNOLD, John Orr  -  At St. Joseph's Health Centre, Guelph, on Friday, March 3, 2017.

John O. Arnold in his 96th year was predeceased by his beloved wife of 70 years Eileen (McCaffrey) (2016).

He was the proud father of David and his wife Sylvia of Mississauga, Elizabeth McMillan and her husband Lloyd of Orangeville, and Jane Arnold and her partner Richard Barss of Calgary, AB. He was the dear grandfather of Christopher McMillan (Tomi) and Ian Arnold (Michelle) and step-grandfather of Jackie Taylor (Andrew) of Georgetown, Julie McMillan of Toronto and Alec McMillan (Corissa) of Winnipeg and of 6 great-grandchildren.


Bateman DonnaBATEMAN, Donna Marie  –  Passed away peacefully on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge in her 71st year.

Beloved wife of David Sr. Bateman; loving mother of David Jr. (Lori), and Michael (Michelle) and Kevin (Annette). Cherished grandmother of Marinna (Jonathan), Cody, Nickolas, Jasmine, and Tyler. Dear sister of Sharon, Jerry, Rick, Linda, Deb, and Judy.

Donna was predeceased by her parents Clifford and Maria Lambke and sister Barb.


Podger LloydPODGER, Lloyd Henry  -  Passed away with his family by his side at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Friday March 3, 2017 at the age of 81. Lloyd had a positive attitude and wanted to get better, but his heart was failing which led to other complications. 

Beloved husband of Norma Podger (nee Harman), who kept the fire burning and cared for him during his struggle. 

Cherished father of Paul Podger (Sheila) and the late Glenn Podger (Cheryl). Proud grandfather of Tyler (Leigh-Anne), Gracie (Gerrit), Emily (Dylan), Katelyn (Craig) and Jackson (Charlotte) and great-grandfather of Madison. 


Bois MichaelBOIS, Michael Kenneth  -  It is with broken hearts we announce the passing of Mike on March 3, 2017 at the age of 33. 

Mike leaves behind to mourn his beloved mother Bonnie, his beloved children Destiny & Brayden, also to mourn is his beloved sister Crystal Pereira (Gary) of Cambridge and his beloved brother Dan Mercer (Leslie) of Waterloo. 

Mike also leaves behind many nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles that he loved dearly. Mike leaves behind his dear grandma Yvonne Bois of Sudbury and many friends. 


Labron BrianLABRON, Brian David 'Labe'  -  Passed away at the Stedman Community Hospice, on March 2, 2017 in his 47th year after a short battle with cancer.

Labe leaves behind his wife Tracy (Marcy), daughter Emily Marcy, his parents Janice and Gord Labron, sister Stacey Dempsey (Darryl), niece Hannah Dempsey, nephew Shawn Dempsey, brother in–law Jason Marcy (Kristine), nephews Alex Marcy and Max Marcy, who Brian loved to watch play hockey and Sidney, Labe’s dog.

Labe was a long time employee of Tigercat Industries in Brantford. It has been said that his first love was his job at Tigercat then his wife and then his daughter. Some of us think his big white Dodge Ram might have been number two.


Kritz PatriciaKRITZ, Patricia Margaret (nee Campbell)  -  (September 29, 1941 - March 2, 2017)  -  Passed away peacefully with family by her side, after a courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Innisfree House, Kitchener. 

Beloved wife of Dennis for 54 years. 

Loving mother of  Debbie Bester (Brad) and Jeff Kritz (Samantha). Cherished grandma of Wesley, Joshua, Timothy, and  Riley Bester and Evan and Olivia Kritz.


Davis RobertDAVIS, Robert 'Bob' Jordan  -  (December 3, 1933 – March 2, 2017)  -  It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Robert J. Davis on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Grand River Hospital, at the age of 83 years.

Bob will be deeply missed by his wife Betty (Densmore), his children, Julie (Barry Glofcheskie), Valerie (Todd Soehner) and Andrew (Melanie) Davis.

Gramps’ love will be missed by Alex, Morgan, Jordan, Becky, Matthew and Carson. Lovingly remembered by Ron Densmore (Betsa), Wanda Densmore (Terry) and Lynn Densmore (Eyk); Larrisa, Katrina and great-granddaughter Rayah. Bob will also be fondly remembered by the extended Schneider family.


MacMillan DorothyMACMILLAN, Dorothy Bernice  -  Passed away peacefully at Groves Memorial Hospital in Fergus, on Thursday, March 2, 2017 in her 91st year.

Predeceased by her husband Gordon Leslie MacMillan in 1985 and her son Donny MacMillan in 1997.

Loving mother of Wendy Gottmers (Fred), Karen Boyd (David), Brenda Bauman (Dennis) and David MacMillan (Amanda). Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Ashley (Emily), Alexandria (Patrick), Russell (Stephanie), Marisa (Darryl), Jordan (Nicole) and Anna. Caring great grandmother to Frederick. Dorothy will be sadly missed by her longtime friend of 82 years Jean Oakman.


Lyle AlfredLYLE, Alfred (Alf) James  -  Passed away, peacefully, at the Guelph General Hospital on Thursday, March 2, 2017. 

Alf Lyle, age 85 years, was the loving companion and best friend of Ruth Montgomery. Beloved husband of the late Doreen May (nee Smith) Lyle. He was the dear father of Jimmy (Margie), Danny, Karen (Ron) Granville, Dave (June), Debbie (Ken) Spies, Alfreda (Joe) Fergus, Beth (Scott) Grant. 

Alf is remembered by 15 grandchildren, by 24 great-grandchildren and by 3 great-great-grandchildren.