Susca IlieSUSCA, Ilie - (May 7, 1953 - March 15, 2017) -

Ilie was born into a family of six siblings... he was the second. He graduated as a Civil Electrician and was a passionate, dedicated individual who thrived at completing any task.

He met his beloved wife Mariana and got married in Arad in 1978. Ilie accepted Jesus as his Saviour with water baptism in 1988.

He enjoyed his leisure days taking long walks with his wife, enjoyed quality time with son Marius (Cornelia), daughter Tabitha (Robert), eight grandchildren and was a passionate fisherman.


McAllister AnnieMcALLISTER, Annie - At age 88, formerly of Stratford, passed away at Trinity Village Care Centre, Kitchener on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

Born in Stratford, she was the daughter of the late Milej (Eli) and Mary (Halicki) Nester. 

Beloved wife of the late James (Bud) McAllister (1976). 

Dear sister of Helen Stemmler of Kitchener.  Besides her husband and parents, she was predeceased by brothers James Nester and William Nester and sister Joan Smith (Bob) and brother-in-law Jerry Stemmler. She will be missed by her nieces and nephews.


Jones NormaJONES, Norma  -  Passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Guelph General Hospital at the age of 88 years. 

She was the loving mother of Marlene Hayes (Wayne) and Adrian Jones (Laurie). Cherished Grandma of Calvin, Colleen, Courtney, Alannah, Melissa, Chantal and Derek. 

Norma was the dear sister of Noreen Blacker. 


Fetter DonnaMarieFETTER, Donna-Marie (nee Ford)  -  Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at Hospice Wellington on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in her 64th year with her family by her side. 

She will be sadly missed by her partner Frank Urban. 

Dear mother of PJ-Phillip (Suzan) Redwood, Tammy (Rod) Stokes and Stephanie (Kevin) Redwood.  Cherished grandmother of ten and great grandmother of three. Loved sister of Lynda-Ann (Bob) Chandler. Predeceased by her parents Alfred and Doris Ford.


Moore WillenaMOORE, Willena 'Willie' Ivy  -  With great sadness we announce her passing, on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at the age of 80. 

Beloved wife of D'Arcy for 60 years. 

Loving mother of Jim, Darcel (Larry), Bill (Martine) and John (Robin). Proud and devoted Nana of Tim, Tom, Kara, Jay, Ashlee (Mark), Kaytee (Brian), Cameron (Amanda), Melissa and Chantele (Juan) and Great-Nana to Zack, Hunter, Lola, Izabella, Hailee, Katelynn, Emma and Aiden. 


Lacey HelenLACEY, Helen Ann (nee Schlueter)  -  After a long courageous battle with cancer, Helen passed away peacefully on Tuesday March, 14th 2017 at Grand River Hospital-Freeport Site at the age of 77. Just a month short of her 78th birthday and three years and three days after her husband, Jim Lacey.

Much loved mother of Kimberlee Gondosch (Rob), Bradley Lacey, (Marilyn) and Trevor Lacey (Horatio). Beloved Nana to Rebecca, Breanna and Victoria Gondosch and Julie, Amy and Eric Lacey.

Lovingly missed by her brothers in-law Doug Lacey (Evelyn) and David Lacey (Herta), many nieces, nephews, family members and friends.


Marks WilliamMARKS, William Edward 'Bill'  -  Passed away peacefully after a brief illness at Grand River Hospital on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at the age of 69.

Beloved husband of the late Carole. Loving father of Billy Marks (predeceased), Michelle (Kevin Reay) and Kevin Marks (Sundeep). Proud Grandpa of Jake, Alyssa, Ryan, Kieron and Keaton.

Dear brother of  Dottie (Jim), Susie (Ray), Patty (Lorne), Barbie (Henry) and the late Jimmy (Diane).


Simkin WilliamSIMKIN, L.A.C. William Gordon  -  Passed away peacefully at his residence in Cambridge, on Tuesday March 14, 2017 at the age of 95.        

Loving and devoted husband of Norma Simkin (nee Murton), who together would have shared their 76th wedding anniversary in July of this year.        

Cherished father of Norma Egginton and the late Noreen Elizabeth, who preceded him in death in infancy. 


Silveira TrezaSILVEIRA, Treza Maria DaSilva  -  With sadness and heavy hearts, we announce that Treza Silveira passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family, on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at the age of 56. 

Treza loved to immerse herself in nature, especially when she would go bike riding. She also enjoyed playing golf, and was an excellent photographer. 

Treza will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by her parents Alice DaSilva and Manuel Jorge DaSilva, husband Jose Silveira, daughters Amanda (Anthony) Lima and Serina Silveira, granddaughter Arianna Lima, sister Marie (Yalcin) Manuela, and her nieces Angie (Kevin) Mougenot and Ashley (Jason) Chauinard. 


Graham ElizabethGRAHAM, Elizabeth Ann  -  Passed away unexpectedly at her home on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at the age of 73.

Loving mother of Wendy Grant (Carey), Susan Mann (Glenn McKnight) and Stephen Mann (Chris Powell-Mann). Cherished grandmother of Sydney Mann and Jessica Ann Grant.

Survived by her sister Jennifer Nash (Peter) of England. Predeceased by her brother Jim Hayward.


FORRESTER, William 'Bill' Storrie - In his 92nd year, William "Bill" Storrie Forrester, of St. Marys and formerly of Niagara Falls, passed away peacefully on March 14, 2017 at Kingsway Lodge surrounded by family and companion.

Survived by his children Peter (Barb), David (Sandra), Vicki Graham (Nelson), Todd (Sharon), son-in-law Randy Forman, 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and his companion Aline Hall. Predeceased by his wife Florence, daughter Linda Forman, parents David and Mary, brothers David, James and Alfred.

He served in WWII in the infantry core with the 2nd battalion of the Irish Regiment of Canada, going overseas to England, Belgium, Holland, France, Italy and Germany from 1943 to 1946. He has been a member of the Royal Canadian Legion for 73 years.


Keunen JohnKEUNEN, John Marinus  -  Of Drayton peacefully went home to be with his Lord at his home in Drayton on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 in his 79th year. 

Beloved husband of Cobi (Dekker) for 54 years.  

Cherished father of Joe and Michelle Keunen of Bullhead City, Arizona, Brian and Joanne Keunen of Mapleton, Emily and Gerry deMol of Mapleton and Donna and David Grift of Waterloo. Dearest Opa of John Keunen and fiancée Jessica, Randy Keunen, Jolene Keunen, Melanie Keunen; Rachel Keunen, Aaron Keunen and fiancée Taylor, Benjamin Keunen, and Daniel Keunen; Esther and Mitch Freeman, Naomi deMol, Isaiah deMol; Josh Grift, Philip Grift, and Nathan Grift.


Leonhardt NitaLEONHARDT, Nita Kathryn  -  At age 86, formerly of RR1, Bornholm passed away peacefully at the Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Ross Leonhardt (1984).
Dear mother of Kim Leonhardt (Emme) and Kathy Patterson (Dan). Loving grandmother of Megan Patterson. Lovingly remembered by her sister-in-law Margie Beuermann and her family.

Predeceased by her parents Daniel and Edythe Beuermann and brother Robert Beuermann (1995).


Bender DoreenBENDER, Doreen Marie (nee McLeod, Piper) - (January 8, 1933 - March 14, 2017) -

Doreen passed away peaceably in her sleep with her family at her side on March 14, 2017.

She is survived by her husband Gary (married 38 years), son James Piper and daughter Deirdre (Frank Pescatore); grandsons Kyle and Dillon, granddaughter Sarah; and her specially loved great-grandson Ethan.

Doreen was predeceased by her parents William and Maude McLeod; first husband James B. Piper (1971); brother Charles McLeod, sisters Marguerite Nodwell, Wilda McLean, Ola Chamberlain.


Negoita ZamfiraNEGOITA, Zamfira - Passed away on Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 at The Westmount Long Term Care at the age of 88.

Loving wife of the late Traian Chivu.

Loving mother of Vasile, Floarea, Magdalena and Iuliana. Cherished by seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.


Folds DorcasFOLDS, Dorcas Lorraine  -  Passed away at 96 years young with her strong will, wit and determination. 

Dorcas was predeceased by her husband Charles (Speedy) Folds, her daughter Lori Folds, and brother Arnold Folds.

She is survived by her cousin JoBenna Lynn and her husband William Laforest, her friends Barb Forshaw-Coleman and husband Peter, Gloria Campbell, Joan Casselton, Janis Vondrau (Dale), Richard Gardham (Barb) and extended family. Dorcas cherished her many friends.


Cormier EthelCORMIER, Ethel  -  Peacefully passed away at Georgian Bay Hospital on Tuesday March 14th, 2017 in her 81st year.

Predeceased by her loving husband Henry Cormier and son Robert.

Sadly missed by her caring husband Alex MacPhail and family.

She will be forever loved and remembered by her children Daniel and Richard (Colleen); her dear grand-children Mark Cormier (Liz), Sarah Hunt (Justin) and Thomas and Amanda Cormier as well as her great grandchildren Peyton and Ben Hunt, and god-daughter Debra Joy.


Sharpe MarionSHARPE, Marion Pauline (nee Sills)  -  Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at Freeport Hospital, Kitchener on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in her 90th year. 

Beloved wife of Ralph Sharpe. 

Loved mother of Patricia (Vic) Paneghel, Eric (Sharon) Sharpe, Fred (Carol) Sharpe, Brad (Brenda) Sharpe and Paul (Lisa) Sharpe. Cherished grandmother of sixteen and great grandmother of thirteen.  Predeceased by her son Joseph Sharpe (January 3, 2014).  

Morrison CatherineMORRISON, Catherine Marie (nee Buckley) aka. Baba  -  (1932 - 2017)  -  Passed away peacefully at her residence at People Care A.R. Goudie Home in Kitchener at the age of 85.

Marie was predeceased by her first husband Edward Buckley and her second husband Wallace Morrison.

Loving mother of Diana Ibbotson, Dale Russell, Louise Wallace (Shane), Dan Buckey (Trixie) all of Kitchener. Dear grandmother of  Tammy Reiner, Corrina Lidstone, Ryan Ibbotson, Jessica Russell-Flynn, Alana Russell, Melissa McHugh, Lindsay Hunter, Kyle Buckley , Katie Buckley, Sarah and Amy Mitchell. Great Grandmother of Todd Reiner, Tyler Reiner, Jack McHugh, Liam McHugh, Lilly McHugh, Thomas Lidstone, Richard Lidstone, Jason Lidstone, Jackson Flynn, Wesley and Jacob Ibbotson.


OHalloran HenriettaO'HALLORAN, Henrietta (Hetty) (nee Shields)  -  (June 3, 1931 - March 13, 2017)  -  Peacefully at St. Joseph's Healthcare Centre, Guelph, a Scottish Piper and Band of Angels welcomed Heaven's newest Angel. 

Born in Renfrew, Scotland, Hetty was predeceased by her loving husband Edward James (Ted) O'Halloran (2014). 

She was the cherished Mother of Joanne Marie O'Halloran and her husband Michael Bukeman, the precious Gran to Derek, Brendan and Jimmy O'Halloran and the beloved sister-in-law of Michael J. O'Halloran and his wife Sandra. Hetty was a sister of May, Helen, John and Robert Shields.


Wellheiser JamesWELLHEISER, James Patrick  -  Passed away suddenly at St. Mary’s Hospital, Kitchener, on Monday March 13th, 2017 at 70 years of age.

Beloved husband of Robin Bull.

Dear Brother to Carol Hepburn and Husband Keith, Enid Grine and husband Bruce, John Eckenswiller and wife Mary Ann, David Eckenswiller and wife Gina, Wayne Eckenswiller and wife Janice and Shannon Eckenswiller.


Brenneman DouglasBRENNEMAN, Douglas James  -  Passed away peacefully at home, after a brief illness with cancer, on Monday, March 13, 2017 surrounded by the love of his family. Doug was born 71 years ago in South Easthope Township, a son of the late Floyd Brenneman and former Bernice Wagler. 

Loving husband of Judy (Witzel) Brenneman whom he married on August 29, 1970. 

Beloved father and father-in-law of Steven & Megan Brenneman, Tricia & Chris Mol, Tracy & Greg McLean. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Peter & Leo Brenneman, Silas & Clara Mol, Raya, Kate & John McLean. 


SHEACH, Ruby Jean (Matthews)  -  (March 21, 1926 - March 13, 2017)  -  In her 91st year, Ruby passed away peacefully at St. Joseph's Health Care Center Guelph on March 13th.

Fourth child born to Milford and Annie Matthews of Egremont Township. Loving mother of three sons, David (Sandy) of Big Bay, ON, Robert (Barbara) of Markstay, ON and Angus (Debbie) of Kitchener, ON.  Predeceased by her loving husband David Sheach of Letham, Angushire, Scotland.

Ruby was a long service employee and retiree of Bell Canada where she was a life member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. She was a devoted member of St. James the Apostle Anglican Church where she served on the Altar Guild for many years.


HATCH, Mable Johanna (nee Weiler)  -  (November 30, 1924 – March 13, 2017)  -  Passed away peacefully at the Village of Riverside Glen in her 93rd year, with her loving family by her side. 

Beloved wife of 71 years to the late Nelson (2011). 

Loved mother and best friend of Donna (John) Kentner and Sandra (Steven) Hilbert. Dearest grandmother of Katie (Kris) Buckley, Heidi (John) Vandervorm, Jeremy (Katie) Hilbert, Ryan (Jenn) Kentner and Andrew (Cassie) Hilbert, and fourteen great grandchildren.


ROBINSON, Effie (nee SHIELDS)  - Passed away peacefully on March 13, 2017 at Hospice Wellington.

She will be missed by her daughter Liz and her husband Archie Nimmo.

Cherished grandmother to Graeme Nimmo.


Witzke WalterWITZKE, Walter Hans  -  Went home to be with his Lord and Saviour on Monday, March 13, 2017, shortly after being diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma at the age of 84, one month shy of his 85th birthday.

Walter was a founding member of Eastwood Christian Fellowship, where he served faithfully for many years.

Beloved husband of Elli for 56 years. Will be missed by his children Esther Schroeder (Harold), Krista Schulz (John), Martin (Claudia) and Melvin. Much loved Opa of Daniel (Michaela), Olivia, Matthew, Joshua, Benjamin, Samuel and Lukas. Great-grandfather of Declan.