CLEARY, Amanda Raven Wendy Darlene - With tremendous sadness Amanda's family announces her passing on Tuesday September 6, 2016, at her home in her 34th year.
Dearly loved daughter of Linda and Fred Cleary, she will also be deeply missed by her brother Rod. Much loved niece to: Darlene Mazzuchin (Alfio), Marlene Keefe (Stan), Rita Grandmison (Gaetan), Darren Stinson (Lisa) and Wendy Bell (John).
She is predeceased by her uncles Darcy and Billy Stinson.
EBEL, Betty - Passed away peacefully at the Stratford General Hospital on September 6, 2016. Betty was the daughter of the late John and Esther Blom (née Hounsell).
Beloved wife of Ken 'Pete' Ebel; loving mother of Mark (Michele) of London, and Neal (Joan) of Stratford.
Treasured grandmother of Matthew, Natalie and Nicole Ebel and of Lisa and Rob Phillips and their children Carter and Chloe, and Ryan Mullin. Dear sister of Buddy Blom of Centennial, Colorado.
STRAUS, Gertie Edna - Passed away on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at the age of 75.
Dear sister of Lynn Bulmer and Vic Straus and his wife Sharon.
Cherished aunt of Jennifer Gazzellone (Pete), Debbie Becking (Charlie), Kim Stinn (Mark), Laurie Lawrence (Gary), Cindy Cooper (Al), Tracey Kuepfer (Jarett), Bill Bulmer (Tyandra), Lisa Straus (Jay) and Christopher Straus (Kelly).
PERRIN, Josephine 'Carmel' (nee McKenna) – Passed away peacefully at Hilltop Manor, Cambridge, on Tuesday September 6, 2016 at the age of 89.
Loving and devoted wife of Earl Perrin.
Cherished mother of Douglas, Ronald (Terri) and James. Proud grandmother of seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Carmel will also be sadly missed by her relatives and friends.
BLAKE, George Robert 'Bob' - After 91 years of dedication to his family, friends and community George Robert (Bob) Blake died peacefully in his sleep at Hospice Wellington, Guelph.
Predeceased by his wife Noreen Helen Blake (nee Luttrell).
Father of Lynne Blake-Dickson (Kirk) and Jim Blake (Myra Stephen), grandfather of Sarah (Jamie Steeves) and David, great-grandfather of Jack, brother of Eleanor Kerr, and Edward (Ted) Blake (deceased), brother-in-law of Beryl Rumgay and uncle of many nieces and nephews.
STEWART, Doris Marie (nee England) - Peacefully, at Brantford General Hospital, surrounded by the love of her family, on Tuesday September 6, 2016, a longtime resident of Paris, in her 96th year.
Beloved wife to the late Sydney Stewart (1987).
Loved and cherished mother to Merle Whiting (Robert) and Jane Guthrie (the late Bruce). Dear sister to Mary Glover (the late Lawrence); Greatly loved Gramma of Jeff (Jackie), Jane, Chad (Darcy), Sarah (Jamie), Meg (Tyler) and Mike (Amanda) and cherished 'GG' of her thirteen Great Grandchildren. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
PATTENGALE, Gordon Francis - Peacefully entered into rest at Sunnyside Home, Kitchener on September 6th, 2016, at the age of 88.
Now reunited with his wife of over 50 years, Sue (2009).
Lovingly remembered by son, Doug; daughter, Debbie (Tim) Hollinger and daughter in law, Nancy Pattengale. His memory will live on through his grandchildren, Heather (Paul) Zacharias of Rosebud, Alberta, Jodie Pattengale, Vicki (James) Zettler, Jeff Hollinger (his fiancée Anne Soares) and great grandchild Kaylee Zettler all of Kitchener.
HENDRY, Sylvia Patricia 'Grace' - Has passed away peacefully on September 6, 2016 at The Wenleigh Long Term Care Residence in Mississauga, previously of Guelph.
Grace is predeceased by her devoted husband, James (Jim, Jimmy) Hendry (2016).
Survived by her loving daughter Elizabeth (nee Hendry) and her husband Richard Green and dear grandchildren, Amber Rose and Ronin Green of Mississauga.
LEACH, Murray Ellis – Born February 24, 1955. Of Cambridge, Ontario, Murray succumbed to a heart attack in the early morning of September 5, 2016 in his home. He is joining his parents Ellis and Ellen Leach in heaven.
He is survived by his girlfriend Flo and his loving sons Cameron, Robert and Warren as well as his grandchildren Damien and Lorain.
He will be greatly missed by his siblings Ken, Marie (Steve), Jean (Jim) and Don (Carol), as well as his many nieces, nephews and friends.
KNARR, Helen Sharon - Peacefully passed away on Monday, September 5, 2016 at Grand River Hospital, at the age of 73 years.
Helen, of Linwood, was the beloved wife of the late Leonard Knarr (2012).
Loved mother and mother-in-law of the late Carol (2015) and Pete Haddock of Kitchener, and Shirley and Bob Stortz of Mount Forest. Loving grandmother of Ryan (Shannon) Haddock, Michelle (Tom) Ferguson, and Jamie Lynn Stortz, and great-grandmother of Braelynn and Amberlynn Ferguson.
ENRIGHT, Charles Albert (aka Charlie, Chuck) - Just past his 91st birthday, dad left us peacefully, Monday, September 5, 2016.
Survived by, and always biggest fan of, Doris (Mank), his wife of 68 years.
Best dad ever to daughter Debs (Jim Peluch) and son Jeff.
Cherished Grandpa of his three grandchildren, Denais, Wesley and Anna.
Uncle Chuck and Uncle Charlie to many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his father George (1942) and mother Lillian (Askin) (1967).
FERRANTONE, Nicoletta - (December 6, 1942 - September 5, 2016) - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Nicoletta Ferrantone, who succumbed after a courageous battle of cancer at Guelph General Hospital, at the age of 73.
She will be lovingly remembered by her husband and soul mate Alberto of 57 years, and her children Angela Fimiani (Anthony), Marisa Di Ilio (Daniel), Domenic Ferrantone (Grace), and David Ferrantone (Melissa).
She was the proud grandmother of Sarah, Matthew, Stephen, Bryan, Austin, Connor, and Luca.
HOGARTH, Jean (nee Didychuk) - Passed away on Monday, September 5th, 2016 at the Brantford General Hospital, with her family by her side at the age of 82 years. Jean was born in Toutes-Aides, Manitoba to Mike and Kate Didychuk.
At the age of 23 years, she married the love of her life, Scott Hogarth and they eventually settled in Paris, Ontario.
Jean’s (Baba) greatest joy in life was her children, grandchildren and great grandchild. They are all very special to her heart.
BELL, Roberta Louise - Passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, September 5, 2016 at age 85.
Predeceased by her husband Vernon Bell and her daughter Rebecca Dawson.
She will be sadly missed by her sisters Eleanor (Stuart) and Patricia; her children Lynda, Kim, Scott, Paul (Rita) and Andrew (Kathy). Lovingly remembered by her 9 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and her many nieces, nephews and cousins.
SHANNON, John D.E. - At Lanark Heights Longterm Care Centre on Monday, September 5, 2016 at the age of 73.
Husband of Beryl Shannon of 34 years.
Much loved father of Peter (Amy) Shannon, and stepfather of Karen (Steve) Willsteed and Shari Shaw.
Proud grandfather of Olivia and Sophia Shannon and stepgrandfather of Lucas Willsteed and Bailey and Natalie Shaw.
McCAIG, Robert James - Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at the Guelph General Hospital on Monday, September 5, 2016, in his 88th year.
Beloved husband of 67 years to Doris Irene (nee Schwartz) who passed away on August 21, 2016.
Loving father of Dave (Judy) McCaig, Murray (Lynette) McCaig, Nancy Worton (John Brooks), Doug (Terry) McCaig and Paul (Carol Ann) McCaig.
PATRZALEK, Theresa 'Terry' Marie (nee David) - Passed away peacefully with her husband of 53 years by her side at Grand River Hospital on Monday, September 5, 2016 at the age of 89.
Beloved wife of Ted. Predeceased by her 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Lovingly remembered by her nieces, nephews and their families.
Special thanks to Rosemarie for the love and care she gave Terry. Thank you as well to the doctors and nurses at Grand River Hospital for their compassionate care.
WELKER, Stefan - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Monday, September 5, 2016 at Lisaard House, Cambridge at the age of 84.
Beloved husband of Franziska for 61 years.
Loving father of Sylvia Mullin (Larry), Heidi Welker (John), Anita Smith (Jeff) and Helga Drung (Bernie). Opa to Jennifer Lewis (Greg), Stefan Mullin, Katrina Hustwitt (Scott), Candice and Nolan Smith, Brandon Drung, Katie Santos (Alan), and Chelsea Lynch (Greg). Great-Opa to Breanna and Bennett Hustwitt, Hannah and Levi Santos.
RUSSELL, David Albert - Passed away on September 5th, 2016 at Grand River Hospital at the age of 82.
Beloved husband of Jean (Kalbfleisch) for 56 years.
Cherished father of Chris Read (Jeff) of Vancouver and Carolynne Malinowski (Rick) of Milton. Loving grandfather of Alec and Jessica Read, Katelyn and Nathan Malinowski.
HYDE, Nancy Eileen (nee Tarr) – Born September 13, 1937, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, September 5, 2016.
Predeceased by mother Laura Claire Tarr; father Norman Ellsworth Tarr and brother Norman Tarr Jr.
Survived by her daughter Lesley Woodhouse of Guelph, grandchildren Austin and Kathleen Woodhouse, brother Duane Tarr of PA and nieces and nephews. She will be missed by long term friend Karen Dunbrook.
KRUSPE, Myrtle Margaretha - At age 106, passed away peacefully at the Hillside Manor on September 5, 2016. Myrtle was born in Ellice Township, April 21, 1910, daughter of the late Oscar and Matilda (Seebach) Suehring.
Beloved wife of the late Victor Ezra Kruspe who predeceased her July 29, 1988.
Loving mother of Ronald Kruspe (Elizabeth) and Victoria English (Barry). Grandmother of Jennifer Bettles (Bruce), James Kruspe (Donegal), Matthew English (Dorothy). Great grandmother of Ryan and Alyssa Bettles and Alex English. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
HOPPS, Vernon Edward - Passed away peacefully at the family home after a short battle with cancer on Monday, September 5th, 2016 at the age of 93.
Beloved husband to Barbara of 67 wonderful years together, loving father to David (Danielle) and John, proud Grandfather to Lyndsay, Bryan, Shawn, Jennifer, Jeff, Joanne, Ryan, Dustin and Great-Grandfather to Byron, Austin, Cristina and Adrian.
Predeceased by his daughter Janet (1983). Vern will be terribly missed and lovingly remembered by his extended family and friends.
MOSER, Joseph Henry - Passed away peacefully at Grand River Hospital, K-W Campus on Monday, September 5, 2016 at the age of 85 years.
Joe is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Alma, their children Ed, Raymond, Elizabeth and Margaret-Anne.
Also survived by his brothers John (Rose), Charlie (Rose), Harold (Viola), Sylvester (Tina), his sister Catherine Kurt, brother-in-law Charles Bruder and sister-in-law Laura Voll as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
MUSSELMAN, Marjorie Mae - Passed away peacefully, following a brief illness, at St. Mary’s Hospital on Monday, September 5, 2016 at the age of 91 years.
Predeceased by her beloved husband Reuben in 2005 and her son Tom in 2010.
Survived by her children, Peter Musselman, Peggy Snyder (James predeceased 1991), John (Kathy) Musselman and daughter-in-law Mary Musselman (Dan Thomas), grandchildren Tanya, Jennifer (Brian), Brad, Joanna (Paul), Matthew (Laurie), Luke, Stephanie, Reuben (Madeline), Rachel (Darcy) and Daniel as well as her great grandchildren Owen, Leah, Cassidy, Katie, Molly, Travis, Kali and Jackson.
CYR, Dorothy - At Listowel Memorial Hospital on Sunday, September 4, 2016, Mrs. Dorothy Maria (Parker) Cyr of Listowel, in her 73rd year.
Beloved wife of the late Jerry Cyr.
She will be sadly missed by her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters, brother, nieces, and nephews.
PURKIS, Gladys (Kathline) - Born January 22, 1915, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 4, 2016 at her home, in the company of her beloved sister Isabelle Robinson.
Gladys is predeceased by her husband Reginald and son Gordon.
Gladys was a friend to many. Her good humour and quick wit will be missed.