Gove GordonGOVE, Gordon  - Gordon Gove, 77, of Mitchell passed away suddenly at Stratford General Hospital on Monday, August 28, 2017.

Beloved husband of Margaret Mroz.

Dear father of Anissa Mondello (Ben) and Bradley Gove.

Loving grandfather of Selena, Jacob, Eliana and Madelyn. Dear brother of Pauline Ginter (Jerry), Joan Buffett (Alf), Anne McKinnon (Earl), Norma Steckley (Bill) and Paul Gove (Veronica).


Steffler RobertSTEFFLER, Robert 'Bob' George - Passed away on August 28, 2017 in his 90th year after a lengthy illness. 

Much loved husband of Joy Steffler (Buck) for the past 11 years. 

Loved father of Sharon (Tony) Brooks, Diane (Peter) Praass, and step-daughter Dixi (Gary) Robertson.

Loving Papa to 'The Three B’s', Leanne (Anthony Schwander), Robbie (Ashley) and Melanie Brooks, Ryan (Candace), Nathan, and Derek Nielissen, and Dacia and Darren (Chrystal) Robertson. Great-Grandfather to Michael and Noah Schwander, Everly Brooks, Keegan and Camilla, Mya and Nash Nielissen. 


DAlton PaulineD'ALTON, Pauline  -  Born in Skerries, Co. Dublin died August 28th at her home in Waterloo with her family.

Beloved wife of Louis Joseph D'Alton (deceased). Devoted sister to Alice, Nessie (deceased) and Mary (deceased) of Dublin Ireland.

Loving mother to Mary, Alice (Brian), Claire, Louis, Mathias (deceased). Adoring grandmother to Mark, Louis, Sean and proud aunt of nieces and nephews in Ireland and Alberta, whom she held dear in her heart.


Valiquette RobertVALIQUETTE, Robert 'Bob'  -  Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Hospice Wellington on August 28, 2017. 

Bob, loving husband of 58 years to Shirley. 

Beloved father of Mark (Kerri), Tracy (Eric) Smith, Scott (Tammy), Jeff (Cleo), Michelle (Paul) McLean, and Craig (Natasha).


Baczkowski ZbigniewBACZKOWSKI, Zbigniew (Zbyszek) Lucjan  -  Passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 28, 2017 at the age of 61. 

Husband of Urszula, loving father of Wanda Costa and her husband Bryan. Cherished son of Czeslawa.

He will be remembered by all his family and friends in Canada and Poland.


Loewenberg FrederickLOEWENBERG, Frederick Walter  -  It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Frederick Loewenberg at St. Mary's Hospital on Monday, August 28, 2017.

Loving husband of Marthe, dear father of Dean (Liz ), Tonia ( John ) and Nadine. Cherished Opa of Bailey, Caleb, Julia, Jacob and Wyatt.

Dad's way of entertaining and making everyone laugh will be forever missed.


Wettlaufer Marion

WETTLAUFER (Hagen), Marion Magdelean  -  (January 23, 1930 - August 28, 2017)  -  Passed away peacefully in her sleep after a long and happy life. 

She was the beloved wife of  Donald (Boyd) Wettlaufer for over fifty years. It was her great wish to leave this world and join him.  

Her extended family and close friends gave her a wonderfully warm and loving life and received the same in return. 


Zinger ElizabethZINGER, Elizabeth 'Betty' (nee Snider)  -  Passed away peacefully at Lanark Heights on Monday, August 28, 2017 at the age of 91.

Beloved wife of the late Anthony 'Doc' Zinger (2015).

Loving mother of Judy (Jim) Lauber, Kathy Wagner, Mike (Josee) Zinger and the late Tom and Patricia Zinger. Proud grandma of  Kirk (Karen), Jason (Nikki), Holly (Rick), Jeremy, Tommy, Tyler, and great-grandmother of Matthew, Cameron, Karlie, Braeden and Chase.

Predeceased by her 3 brothers and 3 sisters.


Allen CraigALLEN, Craig  - It is with great sadness that the Allen family announces Craig's passing on Sunday, August 27th, 2017 at the age of 54.

Much loved husband for 27 years of Lisa.

Cherished dad to Kaitlyn, Matthew and Jenna.

Beloved son of Ross and Lorna Allen. Dear brother of Christine Smith, brother-in-law Ian Smith and uncle to Zac (Brooke).

Loved son-in-law of Joe and the late Joan MacDonald. Brother-in-law of Kristi (Chris) Hall and uncle to Kassidy and Carley.


Duffield CliffordDUFFIELD, Clifford  - Passed away peacefully at Groves Memorial Hospital in Fergus on Sunday, August 27th, 2017.

Dean was born on February 25th, 1935 in Quebec.

He was married on September 15th, 1962 to Margaret Duffield (nee Leunissen).

Loving father of Michelle (Bill) Cuddie- Duffield and Michael (Patty) Duffield.

Cherished grandfather of Christine (Andy), Kyle and Nicholas.

Predeceased by his father Clifford, mother Jessica, brother Robert Ralph Duffield, and brother in- law, John Leunissen.


Roy ShelleyROY, Shelley Ann  -  With sadness and heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Shelley Ann Roy on Sunday, August 27, 2017. She was 47. 

Shelley was a woman who loved and appreciated all animals, but especially bunnies and the chipmunks she saw roaming about in nature. Shelley enjoyed playing cribbage and bingo, and often found luck with scratch tickets. 

She will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed by her husband Remi Roy, daughter Katarina Roy, mother Sandra Daoust, father Max Daoust, sister Brenda Brading, and many nieces, nephews, and her large, loving extended family. 


Fraser GregFRASER, Greg  -  Suddenly, in a tragic accident at his home on Sunday, August 27, 2017, Mr. Gregory John Fraser of Listowel, in his 56th year.

Beloved husband of Casey (Turbitt) Fraser. Dear father of Derek Fraser of Calgary, Alberta, and Alex Fraser of Vaughan. 

Son of Gwen (Ruttan) Fraser of Listowel and the late Glenn Fraser (1995), and brother of Leanne and Don Wilson of Listowel. Son-in-law of Tom and Pat Turbitt of Listowel, and brother-in-law of Kevin and Katherine Turbitt of Ancaster, and David and Melinda Turbitt of Ladner, BC. Also survived by nieces and nephews Terri and Cory Wilson, and Keeley, Gloria, Kate, and Keegan Turbitt.


YOST, Willard John  - Passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at his residence Knollcrest Lodge, Milverton.

Willard was born 96 years ago in Milverton and was the son of the late Albert and Irene Yost (Hoffman). 


Gunter MarieGUNTHER, Marie Cornelia (nee Vlug)  - Passed away peacefully on Sunday August 27, 2017 at the age of 72 after a long courageous fight with COPD.

She will be dearly missed by her husband John, her daughters Corrie (Rick), Sherry (Craig), and Colleen (Brian).

Maria is a proud grandmother to Ryan, Justin and Meghan.

Lovingly remembered by extended family in Holland.

Maria is predeceased by her mother Cornelia Payne and brother Jack Vlug (Angela).


Smith AlastairSMITH, Alastair Marshall Ingram - After a courageous battle with cancer surrounded by his loving family at Hospice Wellington on Sunday, August 27, 2017 in his 40th year.

Beloved son of Ken and Sandra.

Loving brother of Niall and his fiancée Donna. Favourite uncle to his niece Emma.


Hager HellaHAGER, Hella (Gernbock)  -  It is with profound sadness we announce the sudden passing of our Omi, Hella, who passed away surrounded by her family on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Grand River Hospital at the age of 87.

Beloved wife of 64 years to the late Bruno (August 18, 2016). 

Loving Mother to Manfred (Susan), Christian, Ingrid (Ray) and Angie (Gary). Cherished Omi to Amanda (Charles), Lee Thomas (Tobi), Chris (Sarah), Ryan, Heather (Nathan), Laura (Kenzie), Michael (Courtney), Lindsay (Matt), Derek and 11 great-grandchildren. 


LITTLE, Gregory Manson  -  It is with profound sadness the family of Greg Little announce his passing after a brief illness, on Sunday, August 27th, 2017 at Innisfree House, Kitchener at the age of 67. 

Greg, beloved husband of Susan Gibson for 37 years. Loving father of Jodi Bernard, Andrea Wales, and Alyssa Lowe. Cherished father-in-law of  Joseph Bernard, Don Wales, and Chad Lowe. Proud grandpa of Ava Wales, Maliyah, Berkleigh, and Niah Bernard, and Cohen Lowe. 

Dear brother of Cathy Bretfeld (Gary), Rick Little (Mary-Ellen), and Susan Leduc (Michael).  He is predeceased by his parents Wilfred and Gwendolyn Little and sisters Laura Little and Sherry Little. He will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, colleagues and friends. 


Winkler BrianWINKLER, Brian  -  It is with heavy hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Brian Winkler, on Sunday, August 27th, 2017 at Grand River Hospital at the age of 73.

Beloved husband and best friend of Beverley (nee: Noll).

Loving dad to Pete and Mark. Cherished Grampa to Alliyah and Madelyn.

Survived by his siblings Sandra Mayer of Great Barrington, MA, twin brother Bruce and his wife Pat and brothers-in-law Murray Noll and Harry Cameron.


Galway BruceGALWAY, Bruce  - Passed peacefully August 27, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, after a short struggle with liver cancer.

John Bruce (1935-2017) was born in the Leaside area of Toronto to John (1908-1981) and Irene (1904-1949) and grew up with brother Paul and beloved stepmom Dorothy (1927-2009) in Etobicoke where he attended Richview High School, graduating after a couple rounds of Grade 13.

It was during the second round he was asked to the Sadie Hawkins dance by Jill Child, a date that ended in marriage, home and family.

Bruce was predeceased by his wife Jill (1937-2015); his brothers Paul Galway, M.D. (1933-2005) and Richard "Ricky" (1951-1954); and his grandsons Jeff Dunlop (1993-2016) and Greer Bates (1990-2016).


MARTIN, Henry W.  -  Passed away peacefully at his home, RR 1, Waterloo, on Saturday, August 26, 2017, in his 96th year.

Married to Viola Martin on September 19, 1945 who predeceased him on November 20, 2003.

Dear father of Marie and Harvey Weber of RR 2, Alma, Lorene and Israel Martin of RR 1, St. Clements, Gladys and Leonard Martin of RR 2, Drayton, Earl and Elaine Martin of RR 1, Elora, Marlene and Ronald Martin of RR 1, Waterloo, Paul and Elaine Martin of RR 1, Palmerston, and father-in-law of Earl and Carol Martin of RR 2, Alma. Lovingly remembered by 42 grandchildren and 145 great-grandchildren.


Van Der Kooy JacobVAN DER KOOY, Jacob - Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at his residence on Saturday, August 26, 2017, in his 87th year.
Beloved husband and best friend of 65 years to Baukje Van Dyk.

Loved father of the late Jan Van Der Kooy (2007) (Maxine), Neeltje (the late Ken) Parrish (Al Wilson), Jack Van Der Kooy, Tina (Paul) Norton, and Nico Van Der Kooy (Chris Keleher).

Loving Opa to 16 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Dear brother to Traus (Herman) VanRavens of The Netherlands.


DeRamos RosaliaDe RAMOS, Rosalia Abrenica  - Age 57, of Stratford and formerly of Balete, Philippines, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Stratford General Hospital.

Born in San Nicolas, Philippines, daughter of Leonida (Barairo) Abrenica and the late Felizardo Abrenica. Survived by her best friend and true love Librato De Ramos of 31 years.

Proud and loving mother of Glen De Ramos (Jamie). Rosalia is survived by her siblings; Resty(Lina), Helen (Ding), Nene (Pete), Susan (Benjie), Celso (Penny), Boy (Melyn), Baby (Lito), Manuel (Doyette), Elmor (Donita) and Bonna (Bryan).


Neil JolyneNEIL, Jolyne (formerly Larter, nee Bruce)  - Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Guelph, on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the age of 69. 

Much loved daughter and best friend to Gloria Bruce and wonderful and loving mother to Anissa (Cameron Hunter) and Adam Neil. 

She will be lovingly remembered by the Neil and Black families.

Predeceased by her husband, Bob Larter (1982) and her father, Jack Bruce (1985). 

Jolyne was a long-time employee of The Cooperators insurance where she made life-long friends that were always there for her. 


Kirkby MarleneKIRKBY, Marlene  -  At home on Saturday, August 26, 2017, Mrs. Marlene Kirkby of Listowel, in her 80th year.

Beloved wife of Murray Kirkby. Loving mother of Dr. Scott and Jennifer Kirkby of Jonesborough, Tennessee, and Tara Kirkby and Craig Richardson of Kitchener. Dear step-grandmother to Kyle and Shane Richardson. Sister of Donna Mason of Listowel.

Predeceased by her parents Carroll and Margaret Johnson of Fordwich.


Neumann OlgaNEUMANN, Olga  -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday August 26, 2017 at St. Joseph’s LTC, Guelph at the age of 88.

Survived by son's Gerhard Neumann of Kitchener, Ralph (Jeanette) Neumann of Guelph, six grandchildren Joel, Isaac, Hannah, Noah, Faith and Ruby, sister Edeltraud (Dieter) Nimz of Kitchener.

Predeceased by loving husband Gustav Neumann (2005), her parents Ferdinand and Blondine Baier, sister Herta and 2 stepsisters and 3 stepbrothers.


Paxton BarryPAXTON, Barry  -  Passed  away suddenly and peacefully at Hamilton General Hospital on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the age of 53 years. 

Beloved husband of Joy. 

Dear brother of Butch (Debbie), Rhonda Wortman (Kevin), Tim and the late Angela; Much loved brother-in-law of Franzis Randall (Allan), Franz Henke (Paula Prong) and Silke Henke and son in law of Franz and Eva    Henke. Barry will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Predeceased by his parents James and Gladys Paxton of Shelby, North Carolina.