SHERLOCK, Virginia Sophia - At age 96, of Stratford passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Wednesday April 19, 2017. Virginia was born in Rock Springs, Wyoming on November 5, 1920.
Cherished wife of the late Robert G. Sherlock (1990).
Loving mother of Susan Green (Jim), Jean Coxon (Bill), Anita Buitendyk (Ben) and Nancy Weicker (Wayne). Dear grandmother of Julie Erb (Darcy), Sandra Kuttis (Erik), Wesley Coxon (Preilene), Jeffrey Coxon (Laura), Andrew Buitendyk (Melanie), Carolyn White (Darryl), Adam Buitendyk (Jylian), Kristen Cook (Ryan), Francine Coxon and Jesse Weicker (Ashlie). Wonderful great grandmother of 20 great grandchildren (10 girls and 10 boys).
GORDON, David Alexander – Dave Gordon, passed away peacefully on April 19, 2017 at his home in Guelph, surrounded by his family, following an eight month battle with cancer.
Loving husband of 48 years to Cheryl Gordon. Dearly loved father of Brian Gordon of Cambridge, and Andrea Gordon (Poul-Erik Nielsen) of Guelph.
Cherished brother of Glenn (Shirley) Gordon of Bracebridge, ON. Dave will be fondly remembered by his sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, and especially by his Gordon and Davis cousins.
BUSGOS, Mary - Passed away at St. Mary's Hospital on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the age of 90.
She was predeceased by her husband Alex on October 2, 2015. Upon first arriving in Canada in 1951, she worked with her husband at Scotts Shoe Factory in Galt. he then worked at a textile mill and finally helped her husband operate Alex's Shoe Repair until retirement.
She is survived by her son John, a sister Vivian Hatges from Toronto, a brother Gus Sprialis from Australia, and 2 nephews Peter and Tom Hatges from Toronto. She will be dearly missed by her many friends.
MONCUR, Robert (Bob) Denis - Bob passed away peacefully on Wednesday April 19, 2017 under the loving care of the Pinehaven Nursing Home at age 84.
A lifetime resident of Kitchener-Waterloo, he is survived by his wife, Yvonne, son Ronald (Shirley), daughter Nancy (Richard) and daughter Jane (Bruce).
He will be greatly missed by his 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
ELSON, The Reverend George William - Went to his Heavenly Home to spend eternity with Jesus his Saviour, on April 18, 2017 at Brantford General Hospital.
George is survived by his wife and best friend Joan (nee Baxter); his daughters Ann and Gladys (John) of Cudworth, England, his brother Bob (Gayle). George is survived by many nieces and nephews and their families.
Predeceased by his Sisters, Mary Calrow, Dorothy MacDonnell, Olive Adeney, Barb Hatt and Winnifred Todd and brothers, Jim, Art and Charles.
REINHARDT, Anna Marie - Anna Reinhardt passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the Grand River Hospital, Kitchener at the age of 90.
Anna is reunited in heaven with her husband, Emmerich Reinhardt (2006) of Reinhardt Masonry to whom she was happily married for 58 years and her grandson Kyle Reinhardt (2017).
Anna will be deeply missed by her children Ann Adams, Janet (Harald) Jorch, and Emmerich (Tabea) Reinhardt. 'Oma' will be missed by all her grandchildren; Krista, Jason, Jeni, Mandi, Lauren and Rebecca, her 7 great-grandchildren and brother Konrad (Shirley) Keller.
TOSH, Barry Norman - Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at the Guelph General Hospital on Tuesday, April 18 2017, in his 59th year.
Beloved husband of 23 years to Jennifer. Loved father of Rachel, Thomas and Johnathan. Proud Papa of Caleb.
Will be sadly missed by his siblings Ken (Sandy), Ann (Don), Ron, Marylyn and Cara (Rod). Predeceased by his parents Norm and Mary Tosh.
SMITH, Sandra Nancy - Passed away at St. Joseph's Health Care Centre in Guelph following a brief illness on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the age of 74.
Beloved wife of the late Donald Smith (2001).
Loving mother of Mike (Charlene), Don (Shelley), Janice, Donna and the late Dana (1987) and Scott (2017). Proud Grandma of Dustin, Dallas, Charlee, Brady, Jeter and Donnie. Great grandmother of Zoey, Iris and Violet.
WALKER, Wayne Richard - Passed away suddenly at home on Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 at the age of 67.
Survived by his daughter Kim (Mark), granchildren Devin and Lilly, sister Janis and brother Warren (Linda). Predeceased by his son Brian.
Cremation. Arrangements out of Kitchener.
BEBINGH, Elsien 'Ella' - At age 94, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at her residence on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Born in Beilen, Holland, daughter of the late Harm and Harmiena Kok.
Ella was predeceased by her husbands, Henry Huisjes (1982) and Derk Bebingh (2003).
Survived by her children Harmiena Kaldeway, Harry Huisjes (Liz Anderson), Alice Bebingh (Winston Wonch), John (Sientje) Bebingh, Alta (Henry) Van Vliet, Bert (Jackie) Bebingh and Richard Bebingh. Grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 39 great grandchildren.
BOLGER, Robert 'Lorne' Eugene - Went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Village at University Gates, Waterloo, at the age of 91 years.
Lorne Bolger was the beloved husband and best friend of Cindy (Martin) Bolger.
Dear father of Jim (Catherine) Bolger of Waterloo and Paul (Wendy Bezeau) Bolger of Conestogo. Loved grandfather of Robert, Kellen, and Michael.
FOERSTER, Sadie - Peacefully passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Lanark Heights, Kitchener, at the age of 86 years.
Sadie (Lewis) Foerster, formerly of Elmira, was the beloved wife of the late George Foerster (2010).
Dear mother of Sharon and the late Tom (2010) Sitone of Brightwaters, NY, and Gary and Valerie Foerster of Tillsonburg. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Thomas (Kim) and Dave (Theresa) Sitone, and Andrew and Elise Foerster, and great-grandchildren Adriana Sitone and Kai Sitone.
CABELDU, Donald 'Don' - Passed away peacefully at Riverside Glen Long Term Care Home on April 17, 2017.
Predeceased by his wife, Joan Cabeldu, (2007,) and his daughter, Donna Cabeldu, (2015).
Beloved father of Sheryl (Howard) Schnare, Michael Cabeldu, Wendy (Olaf) Stoll, Laurie Cabeldu (Alan Lovell), and Kerry Cabeldu (Paul Tucker). Don will be deeply missed by his 9 grandchildren and his 8 great-grandchildren.
EDGAR, William Samuel 'Bill' Edgar ~ at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Harriston, on Monday, April 17, 2017 in his 80th year.
Bill was the husband of the late Mary Ellen Edgar (2003) and father of James Edgar and Bonnie Kaye, and Elizabeth 'Beth' and Allan Powell, all of Harriston. Remembered by his grandchildren Eden and Aaron Powell.
Bill was predeceased by sisters Lois Dunlop and Patricia Saunders and brother Robert Edgar.
HALL, Kathleen (Kay) (nee RAWLINGS) - Peacefully at Parkwood Mennonite Home, Waterloo, on April 17, 2017 in her 92nd year.
Reunited with her loving husband Arthur (2001).
Mother of Brian (Loretta predeceased), Sarnia; Leigh (Lyn), Simcoe; Cheryl, Guelph; and Craig (Jodi), Kitchener. Nana to Stephanie, Jeremy, Kristopher, Michelle, James, Zachary, Kyle and Matthew. Great-nana to John, Ryan, Avril, Tyler, Katie and Ben. Survived by sister Helen Cull of Toronto.
Predeceased by parents, sister Betty and brother Herbert.
McRAE, Kenneth 'Ken' Angus - Of Ayr passed away on Monday, April 17th, 2017 at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital. He was in his 80th year.
Beloved husband of Liz, whom he married in 1958.
Dear father of Keven (Jane), Darren, Dean (Tamara). Dear grandfather of Kole, Kyle, Sarah, Dara, Galen, Maggie, Sophie, Hunter and Maddison.
Dear brother of Douglas and his wife Carol. Predeceased by his parents Audrey and Angus McRae, a sister Joyce and her husband Kenneth.
DOUGLAS, Edythe Hazel 'Edy' (nee Drummond) - Passed away suddenly and peacefully at her home on Monday, April 17, 2017 at the age of 87.
Beloved wife of Ronald Douglas. Loved mother of Sherry Logan of Oakville and Larry Douglas of Orangeville. Proud grandmother of Crystal Logan, Richard Logan both of Mississauga and Courtney Douglas of Canmore, AB.
Predeceased by her siblings: Pearl, Helen, Muriel, Walter and Gerald.
VAN ALPHEN, John - Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at the Guelph General Hospital on Monday, April 17, 2017, in his 87th year.
Beloved husband and best friend of 59 years to the late Anne Visser (June 2016).
Loved father of Ria (John) Sloot and Joanne (Max) Burt. Loving grandpa of Jessica, Andrew, Jonathan, Joshua, Daniel, Stephanie, Kevin, Kyle and Rachel. Great grandfather of five.
MORTON, William Earl (Bill) - Born May 6, 1931, passed away with family at his side, on Monday, April 17, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener.
Survived by his loving wife Audrey of 40 years.
Much loved father of Peter (Betsy), Nancy (Brad), Karen (Tracy), Stephen (Glenda), and David. Predeceased by his son David (2002) and granddaughter Amanda (2013). Cherished Grampa of Sandi (Dwayne), Vicki (Jason), Kristin (Steve), Meghan, Caitlyn (Etienne), and Alex. His eight great-grandchildren will miss him dearly.
DAVIS, Maureen P. - 'Close as Pages in a book' - At age 87, of R. R. 2 Stratford, passed away suddenly at London Health Sciences Centre-University Hospital Campus on Monday, April 17, 2017. Born in Huddleston, England, daughter of the late Reginald and Dora Burrell.
Beloved wife and best friend of Robert H. Davis.
Maureen was a retired teacher, librarian, proof-reader extraordinaire, bird watcher and a Blue Jays fan.
VAN NORMAN, Dorothy Vivian - Passed away peacefully on Monday, April 17, 2017 in her 100th year.
Dorothy was predeceased by her loving husband Lloyd (1980).
She will be fondly remembered by her children Ronald (Barb) Van Norman, Barbara Slotegraaf (John, 2011), James (Shannon), 8 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
KEMPTHORNE, Harry – Passed away peacefully on Monday, April 17, 2017 at the Brantford General Hospital at the age of 99.
Devoted husband to Kathleen Kempthorne for 70 years.
Loving father to Marg McComb and Rick Kempthorne. Cherished grandfather to Frank (Brandy), Darryl (Andriene), Mike (Jeanette), Christine (Pierce) and David. Beloved great grandfather of 4 and great-great grandfather of 3.
Predeceased by his parents Susan and Thomas Kempthorne.
COSTIGAN, Jean Elizabeth - Passed away, peacefully, at Hospice Wellington, Guelph, on Sunday, April 16, 2017.
Jean Elizabeth (nee Yates) Costigan, in her 84th year, was the beloved wife of James Robinson Costigan (1989).
She was the dear mother of Robert (Gail), Donna and William (Kim). Jean was the loving grandmother of Bobbie, Sean (Laura), Ryan, Mark, Daniel, Jonathan and Thomas and she was the great-grandmother of Rory.
RASPER, Vladimir Francis - It is with great sadness that our family announces the passing of Dr. Vladimir Rasper. Vladimir left us peacefully, on Sunday, April 16, 2017, at the age of 87.
Vladimir was an honest, witty, fiercely intelligent and caring man, who loved learning, music, drama, baking and travelling the world. He was a friend and mentor to many and truly cherished those relationships. Above all though, Vladimir was a loving and generous husband, father and grandfather.
He will be greatly missed by his wife and best friend, Jarka, his son and daughter-in-law, Vlad and Sophie, his granddaughters, Katie and Alex, and his daughter and son-in-law, Dita and Bram. His loss will also be felt back in his beloved Prague.
REID, Harold Corbett (Hal) - Peacefully in hospital on April 16, 2017 in his 92nd year.
Survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Mildred (Ziegler), brother Don of Kelowna and family Scott (Kathryn), Christy (Tom Towers), grandchildren Jeff (Tia), Matt, Kathryn (Phil Kraft), Jonathan, Christopher and great-grandson Nikolas plus one soon to be born.
Retired after a successful career from Zurich Insurance.
Veteran of WWII RCAF Porcupine Squadron 433 as a mid-upper gunner on a Lancaster bomber.
JOHNSTON, Paul Richard - It is with great sadness that the family announces the peaceful passing of Paul at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at the age of 84.
Beloved husband of Virginia for 45 years. Loving father of Leanne (Jannie) and Grandpa to Hannah and Hayley (Adi).
He will be lovingly remembered by nephew David (Bonnie) and his family Ashley, Liam and Isabella, niece Laurie, nephew Steve, nephew Mark (Desiree) and his family Matthew and Christopher, family friend Gary as well as many other close family and friends.