AYLWARD, Barry B. - Passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at the age of 59.
Family and friends are invited to remember Barry during visitation at Erb & Good Family funeral home, Waterloo, on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of the funeral home.
Memorial donations in lieu of flowers to the K-W Humane Society or St. Mary’s General Hospital Regional Cardiac Care Centre may be made.
ALLARD, Frances Ann (Fran) - Passed away suddenly at her Waterloo residence on March 21, 2017 at the age of 72 years.
Fran was the loving sister of Susan Parsons of Waterloo, John Allard ( Jane ) of Waterloo, Patricia Britton of Kitchener and Jim Allard of Guelph. Cherished aunt of Meghan Parsons-Opp ( Manuel ), Keeley Parsons-Miller ( Killian ) and Alex Britton. Beloved Great Aunt to Millie and Quinn Parsons – Opp. Devoted owner to her golden retriever Hoagy. Fran will also be remembered by her Brother in law Michael Parsons.
Predeceased by her parents Jack and Marjorie Allard and her brother Chris Allard.
WIDEMAN, Murray Allan - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Innisfree House, Kitchener, at age 81.
Beloved husband of Pearl (Grove) for 57 years.
Loved father of Louise Wideman, Janice Klassen (Art) and Denise Martin (Peter). Cherished grandpa of Jonathan, Joel and Maria Klassen and Timothy and Jeremy Martin. Dear brother of Ron (Lin) Wideman and brother-in-law of Herb Reesor. Predeceased by his parents Allan and Edna Wideman and a sister Verna Reesor.
WALKER, Yolanda Joyce Hope - Passed away peacefully on March 21, 2017 in her 64th year.
Yolanda was the loving wife of Paul for 43 years.
Cherished sister to Wendy(Michael) Kosturik, Tessa Nieuwenhuis(Scott Guyer), Robert(Lisa) Nieuwenhuis, Chris(Lisa) Nieuwenhuis and sister-in-law to Brent Walker(Meri Mars) and Leslie(Brian) Cross. She was special Auntie Nan to Elizabeth, Carolyn, Julianna, Andrea, Rachel, Emily, Caden, Noelle, Somer(Greg), Mackenzie and Lexi. Great Auntie Nan to Hannah, Maddy and Taylor.
KENNEL, Anson - Passed away on Monday March 20, 2017 at Nitview Community, New Hamburg. Anson was born 93 years ago in Wilmot Township and was the son of the late Albert and Katherine (Erb) Kennel.
Beloved husband of Esther (Schwartzentruber) Kennel whom he married October 7, 1950.
Loving father of Anita Watson( Jim), Cliff Kennel (Esther) Steve Kennel (Shirley), Arne Kennel (Sue), Charlotte Scheerer (Kevin). Sadly missed by his 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
JANTZI, Wesley Roy - Passed away on Monday March 20, 2017 at Hospice Wellington, Guelph. Wes resided in McGregor, ON and was born 83 years ago in Wellesley Township. He was the son of the late Simeon and Mary Ann (Roth) Jantzi.
Missed by his children Monica and Kevin Garside of Milton, Douglas Jantzi of Kitchener, Cheryl and Peter Garside of Drumbo, Barry and Charlotte Jantzi of Wellesley, Dana and Brent Hughes of Kitchener.
Grandpa of Olivia, Kassandra, Kyle, Alicia, Kirk, Cameron, Keiran and great-grandpa of Kyra.
COX, Donald Peter - (September 24, 1932 - March 20, 2017) - We want to celebrate the life of Donnie Cox, aka Papa. This man was an icon! He lived life for his wife and family. He adored the love of his life, Winifred 'Windy'. These two love birds were married for 64 years of unconditional love which was passed on to his children. Never a dull moment, laughs all around!
No one was a stranger to Papa and they loved his incredible sense of humour. Taking Dad to his appointments was life changing. For all those who endured his antics in the waiting room - THANK YOU!
SELLNER, Reginald Anthony - Passed away peacefully on Monday, March 20, 2017 at University Gates in Waterloo at the age of 84.
Beloved husband and best friend of Mary Ann (Pittner) for 55 years.
Cherished father of Joanne (Al), Paula (Colin) and Sara (Shannan). Proud and loving Grandfather of Daphne and Evan.
ENGLISH-HUFFMAN, Brenda - At age 64, of RR# 4 Aylmer passed away peacefully at the Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital on March 20, 2017. She was born in Rose Blanche, and raised in Petites, Newfoundland, daughter of the late Charles and Jessie (Greene) Francis.
Friend, companion, fishing buddy and wife of Ron Huffman, formerly married to George English.
Loving mother and best friend of Tanya English (Mike) and Tara Schill (Jeff). Loving Nana of Bailey, Ethan, Dylan, Ty and great grandma of Benjamin and Alyda.
NOWAK, Ehrhard Heinz - At age 80, of Stratford, passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Monday, March 20, 2017. Born in Berlin, Germany, son of the late Friedrich and Gerda (Marks) Nowak.
Survived by his partner Alec Cooper of 44 yrs. Ehrhard is survived by his brother Helmut Nowak.
Ehrhard escaped Berlin in 1958 arriving in Montreal. He was trained as a Musicologist, working for the Canadian Opera Company from 1966 to 1971 as the Business Manager and retiring as the General Manager. Ehrhard worked later for the Stratford Festival Theatre for 25 years from 1977-2002 retiring as a Stage Hand.
GRUBB, Raphael Clemens - It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce Ray's passing on Monday, March 20th, 2017 at Brantford General Hospital in his 71st year.
He is the beloved husband to Belle of 24 wonderful years, loving father to Ray Jr., Rodney and Hope, dear brother to Loretta and Leo Montag of Elmwood, Isabelle and John Gannon of Calgary Alberta, Joe and Bonnie Grubb of Wingham, Harold Grubb and Philip Grubb also of Calgary Alberta, brother-in-law to Sharon Grubb and Harold Carter and special uncle to Jackie and John.
He is predeceased by his parents Leo and Gertrude Grubb, son Leo Stephen Grubb, siblings: Angeline and Donald Diemert, Hilda and George Elder, William Grubb, Robert Grubb, James Grubb, John and Dale Grubb and Barbara (nee Grubb) Carter.
SCHMIDT, Carl Edward - Passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Monday, March 20, 2017, at age 69.
Loved father of Christina Peplow (Jarrett) and Brandy Schmidt. Loving grandpa of Aiden. He is also survived by two sisters Sandy Wendling and Carla Fries and a brother Bill Schmidt.
Predeceased by his parents Carl (Gunboat) and Minnie (Brinkert) Schmidt and a sister Joan Schickler.
MOSER, Jean - Passed away peacefully at St. Mary's Hospital on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the age of 91.
Beloved wife of the late Colonel Moser (2016).
Loving mother of Kim Moser and Nancy and her husband Patrick Huguet. Proud Grandma of Nicolas (Caroline). Dear sister of the late Jack Pinder.
PARKS, Robert 'Peter' - At age 80, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Sunday, March 19, 2017.
Those who knew Peter will remember his bright blue eyes, charming smile and entertaining stories. Peter loved being surrounded by water, raised on the lake at family owned Barber's Beach and in later years moving to Kincardine.
Peter will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by his son Peter Parks (Laura), daughters Jayne Weber (Laurent), Sandy Gibson (Kenny), and Lisa Parks, sister Judy Seifert, sister-in-law Glenna Seifert, grandchildren Joshua, Jaime, Brayden, Cameron, Cody, Sabrina, and Andrew, and his great-grandchildren Ella and Brody. Peter was sadly predeceased by his son Scott Parks (1994), and his brother John Seifert (2016).
FIGUEIREDO, Helena Moura – Passed away peacefully at Hilltop Manor, Cambridge, on Sunday March 19, 2017 at the age of 93.
Predeceased by her beloved husband Joao Figueiredo. Helena was also predeceased by her parents Antonio and Maria Rosa Moura.
She will be sadly missed by her niece, who was more like a daughter to her, Olga Monteiro (Antonio), as well as her grandchildren Elsa, Betty (David), Diane and Eric (Stacey) and her great-grandchildren Jake, Zachary, Mackenzie, Sydney and Tyler.
TRAVIS, Nelson 'Sonny' - At Listowel Memorial Hospital on Saturday, March 18, 2017, Mr. Nelson John 'Sonny' Travis of Listowel, in his 68th year.
Son of the late Nelson and Beatrice (Reagan) Travis, and brother of Ann Travis of Listowel, and the late Elva Travis.
Also survived by his godchildren Gary and Cathy Kregar of North Bay, Teri-Lynn Kregar-Wick of Brussels, Michael and Joelle Kregar of North Bay, and Cindy and Brad Grant of British Columbia.
CHAPLIN, Olive Jean - (1924 - 2017) - Our beloved Olive passed away peacefully on Sat. Mar. 18th, 2017.
Born Olive Jean Wournell, April 13, 1924 in Halifax, NS, she was the much-loved wife of Lewis Chaplin who passed in 2005.
She was sister-in-law to Charlie and Della Boyce, NS, Mildred Cooke, NS, and Elsie Takacs, ON. She was a good friend to Ivan and Judy Purdy, ON and a very special aunt to nephew John Holland and wife Joanne, ON.
To the Kennas, Brian, Lilli, Nathan, Akiko and Lindsay, Olive was always part of the family, if not through blood then through love.
CUSHING, Mary Pearl - Passed away peacefully at the Royal Terrace in Palmerston, Ontario, on March 18, 2017 in her 102nd year.
Predeceased by her husband James Joseph Cushing Jr. (1972) and her son Christopher Eugene (2004).
Loving mother of Michael, Anne Mulvey, Carol Mulvey (Robert), Patrick (Sylvia), Tom (Mary) and Jay (Debbie). Fondly remembered by her 14 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, her brother Gene and daughter-in-law Cheryl Cushing.
FRANGOS, Athanasios 'Tom' - At Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Saturday, March 18, 2017, Tom Frangos of Havelock, formerly of Guelph, in his 80th year.
Beloved husband of Lynda (nee Lewis) for over 53 years.
Dear father of Patricia Frangos of Fergus, Irene Fitzpatrick (Alan) of Fergus, and Steven Frangos (Teresa) of Hamilton. Papou will be sadly missed by James, Jacqueline and Jessica; Laura and Andrea; Shane and Jessica; Taylor and Mallory and his seven great-grandchildren.
KLEPPE, Cornelis Marinus 'Kees' - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the age of 92.
Beloved and devoted husband of the late Maatje 'Marj' Helena Kleppe (d.2012).
Loved father of the late Dingeman 'Mickey' (d.Edith) (d.2007), Jan (Tina), Johannes 'Hon' (Clarajeanne 'CJ'), David, and Elizabeth (Andre Cuncins). Proud Opa of Dennis, Jason, Casey, Sharonann, Cindy, Susan, Janeen, Amy, Angela, Torry, Lainy, Nayden and their families.
SCHAFER, Elsie (nee Wolfe) - It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Elsie at Chartwell Elmira Long Term Care Residence on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the age of 87.
Predeceased by her husband Arno (2014), stepdaughters Mary and Brenda Adamson, parents Herman Sr. and Catherine, brothers Alvin Duench, Dick, Fred and Herman Jr. and by sisters-in-law Lydia (Alvin) and Helen (Dick).
Elsie is survived by her stepson Murray and brother-in-law Lloyd. Sadly missed by her nieces and nephews and those that thought of her as their second mother.
HANCOCK, Patricia - Of Stratford, passed away peacefully on Saturday March 18, 2017.
Beloved wife of the late Jack Sterling and the late Raymond Hancock.
Loving mother of Marguerite Burris (David), Jim Delafranier (Cheryl), Bob Delafranier (Lenore) and Peter Delafranier (Tricia). Dear grandmother of 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
IMBERT, Stephen Paul - After a brief illness, at Hospice Wellington, on March 18, 2017.
Stephen Paul Imbert, beloved husband and best friend of Norma (Kerr).
Also left to mourn, her daughters Linda Skippon (David) and Colleen Williams (Steven) and grandchildren Nicholas and Madeleine Skippon, Spencer, Olivia and Bella Williams, his brothers Jonathan and family of Central Elgin and Michael (Dorothy) of Uxbridge and their children Thomas and Alex.
Predeceased by his parents Wilfred and Ethel Rose, Elora and brother David John in England. Steve will be greatly missed by his many friends in places around the world.
FORSZEN, Glenys A. – Passed away peacefully at Guelph General Hospital on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the age of 87. Born December 7th, 1929 in Guelph, Ontario to Ferdinand Nils Forszen and Marjorie Helen Simpson.
Beloved sister of Ruth (Lionel) Biggs and predeceased by brother Richard Allan Forszen. Much loved by her nephew Douglas (Colleen) Biggs, and grandnephews Joshua, Ryan and Gavin Biggs. Fondly remembered by many relatives and friends.
Glenys will always hold a special place in our hearts.
DUVALL, John Maynard - Passed away on Saturday March 18, 2017 at Grand River Hospital at the age of 95.
Beloved husband of the late Marjorie Duvall.
Loving father of Rodger Duvall (Karon), Linda Stemmler (Ronald) and John Jr. Duvall. Cherished grandfather of Angelina Duvall, Kelly Walesa (Robert) and Kari Trakalo (Paul) and great-grandfather of Brandon, Ashley, Alyssa and Kayla.
GESINGHAUS, Gloria Anne (nee Kuntz) - Passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital in her 75th year.
Beloved wife of the late George (January 2017) for 56 years.
Loving mother of Brad Gesinghaus (Dee), Cindy Morrissey (Rob), Daniel Gesinghaus (Karen), Laurie Underwood (Fuzzy) and Lisa Nyusa (Charlie) and mother-in-law of Laurie. Dear grandmother of Brandon, Trevor, Nicole, Amanda, Shawn and Christopher and great grandmother of Keira.