SANDISON, Donald James - Surrounded with love, Don passed away at Hospice Wellington on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at the age of 82 years.

Dearly loved husband of Karen Bezeau.

Father of Raymond, Donnie, Duck and the late Stephen.


Benarus ElisaBENARUS, Elisa (nee Ferreira)  -  Our beloved wife and mother passed away peacefully, with family by her side, on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital at the age of 61.

Beloved wife and best friend of Leo for 42 years.

Loving mother of Steve (Kathy) and Mark. Loving Sister of Orlanda Couto and loving Tia to Tommy, Larry, Sandra, Brian, Kevin, and Jennifer.

She was beloved and will be greatly missed by her many other family and friends.


Gawthorne KennethGAWTHORN, Kenneth John - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at St Mary's Hospital at the age of 93.

Beloved husband of the late Esther (2003).

Loving dad of Ken (Debbie). Grandpa to Jay and Joey (Sheri) and Great-Grandpa to Brooklyn and Nate.

He is also survived by his favourite sister-in-law, Dianne Hause.


MAHN, Mildred Loretta   -  Passed away peacefully at Derbeckers Heritage House in St. Jacobs on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the age of 90. 

Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Mahn.

Lovingly remembered by daughter Debbie (Bill), son Larry (Annie), grandchildren Jessica (Ryan), Shannon (Phil), Lindsay (Vlad), James, Katie and great grandchildren Autumn, Zack, Simon and Sophie.

Mildred lived most of her life in Kitchener. She enjoyed playing bingo and visiting her son in New Zealand.


Morgenroth GertrudeMORGENROTH, Gertrude 'Gertie'  -  Passed away on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at Innisfree House at the age of 95 years and 6 months.

Loving mother of John and his wife Colleen of Southampton, the late Janice (2016) and her husband Jim Crane of Kitchener, and the late Judy Ball (1999).

Dear grandmother of Justin, Katheleen, David, and Morgan and great grandmother of Cullen, George, Lila, and Charlotte.


Pihura IrenePIHURA, Irene Pearl (nee Chornomaz)  -  Passed away peacefully and with dignity on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the age of 86.

Loving mother of Dr. Mike Pihura and his wife Margo of St. Catharines, Steve Pihura and his wife Ola of Kitchener, Bill Pihura of Cambridge, Anne Dlugokecki and her husband Ron and John Pihura (special friends Michelle and Payten), all of Kitchener.

Predeceased by her beloved husband, John (2008). Cherished Baba of James (Stephanie), Sonya and Matthew, Taylor and Olivia, Jeff, Allison and Melissa and much loved great-granddaughters Eva and Cali.


Hahn WayneHAHN, Wayne Gerry  -  Passed away peacefully, with family by his side, on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the age of 74 years.

Survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Dianne, his children, Kimberley (Raymond) Trafford of Waterloo, Kelly (Kevin) Williams of New Hamburg and his grandchildren Carley, Morgan and Callum Williams. 

Also survived by his brothers-in-law John (Leslie) Fortune, Peter (Norma) Fortune as well as several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Roy and Elsie Hahn (nee Esch), his brother Carl Hahn and brother-in-law Don Squire.


Jackson JeanneJACKSON, Jeanne Calder (nee Murray)  -  Of Rockwood, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, September 13th in her 93rd year.

Predeceased by her husband and best friend George W. Jackson.

Loving and devoted mother of Margie (Wayne) Michalski, Bob (Laurie), James (Linda), Carolynne (Bob) Askin, Andrew (Nadine), Douglas, and Sheila (Paul) Elder. 


Cunningham JackCUNNINGHAM, Jackson (Jack)  -  Passed away peacefully, at Wellington Terrace, Fergus, on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Jackson Douglas Cunningham, in his 99th year, was the beloved husband of the late Olive Cunningham.

He was the loving father of Doug (Deborah), Don (Linda) and Rick. Jack was the loving grandfather of Shawn (Cheryl), Jeff, Jackie (Rick) and Shelly (Mike); great-grandfather of nine and great-great-grandfather of one.

He is predeceased by his brother Norm and his sisters Greta and Vera.


McEwan MaryMcEWAN, Mary Helen  -  At age 98, of Stratford passed away peacefully at Greenwood Court on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 surrounded by her family.

Mary was the last surviving member of her family. She will be deeply missed by her niece Evelyn Schreiter (Bill). Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Thomas and Christina Forrest,her husbands Duke Hildebrand and Lewis McEwan, sister Christina Yeandle (Bill), brother Alex Forrest (Wilma) and sister Evelyn MacRae.


OBrien Shaw GenevieveO'BRIEN-SHAW, Genevieve Mary - (August 12, 1926 - September 12, 2017) - Our hearts are broken but so blessed on the passing of our Mom, age 91. God has taken our earth Angel into his kingdom.

Waiting for Mom in heaven are her first husband Edward (1979), and her son Bill (2008).

Mom's beautiful soul will live on in her family. Loved and cherished by her husband Doug, children Bev Wright (Scott), Lisa Richard (Marc), and Paul O'Brien (Mike), grandchildren Ronnie Wright (Lindsay), Lyndsay Wright (Nick), Cameron Wright, Joshua Richard (Vickie), Kyleigh Richard (Alex), Jamie O'Brien, and Mark O'Brien, and her great-grandson Rhyus McTaggart.


Schneider ShirleySCHNEIDER, Shirley Mae - With great sadness, we announce the passing of Shirley Mae Schneider, age 73, at LHSC Victoria Campus surrounded by her loving family on September 12, 2017.

Devoted, loving wife and best friend of 53 years of Ken Schneider. Loving mother of Darin and wife Patti, Mark, Rod and wife Jackie. Proud Grandma of Mathieu, Mikayla, Kate and Luke.

Shirley will be dearly missed by sisters-in-law Ruth Ebel, Janet Schneider, Kathy Schneider, Gloria Schneider and Shirley Bracegirdle, her cousins Jack Hoffmeyer and Carol Hoffmeyer as well as many nieces and nephews.


Podrebarac LouisePODREBARAC, Louise Katherine (nee MISENER)  - With her family at her side, Louise passed away peacefully at the K-W Campus of Grand River Hospital on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the age of 80.

She was born October 14, 1936 in Simcoe, Ontario.

Beloved wife of 56 years to George Podrebarac.

Loving mother of Gary (Susan), Scott (Andrea) and Craig (Ginger).


Hill FrederickHILL, Frederick Joseph  -  Passed away suddenly at Grand River Hospital on Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 at the age of 69.

His loving wife Leonna Hill and daughter Mallorie Hickey. Proud Grandpa Fred of Joseph Hickey and Adeana-May Hickey.

Survived by his sister Susie Curnew. 

Predeceased by his parents, brother Charlie and sister Emma.


Podrebarac LouisePODREBARAC, Louise Katherine (nee Misener)  -  With her family at her side, Louise passed away peacefully at the K-W Campus of Grand River Hospital on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the age of 80. She was born October 14, 1936 in Simcoe, Ontario.

Beloved wife of 56 years to George Podrebarac. Loving mother of Gary (Susan), Scott (Andrea), and Craig (Ginger).

Cherished grandmother to Julia, Molly, Kate, Paul, Camille, and Maggie. Dear daughter of the late Vera and Gordon Misener.

Predeceased by her sister Patricia Anderson (nee Misener) and brother Joseph Misener.


Quinlan MarilynQUINLAN, Marilyn Elizabeth (nee Bishop)  -  Passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, September 12 at Bob Rumball home for the Deaf in Barrie at the age of 78.

Mother of Wayne (Cathy) Quinlan (predeceased), Donna (Mike) Milloy, Susan Quinlan, and Nancy (Clint) Thorne. Grandmother Shawn (Melissa), Sarah, Robert, Michael, and Clinton Junior. Great-grandmother to Maiya and Lucas.

Special friend and mentor to Irene Fox.

Fondly remembered by many friends and extended family, especially her nieces.


Zepf KatherineZEPF, Katharine 'Kathe' (Scharzwalder)  -  Passed away peacefully with her daughter Anne by her side at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the age of 96. 

Predeceased by her devoted husband Christian (1982).

Loving mother of John (Nidia) and Anne. Cherished Oma of Brian and Ricky, whom she loved dearly.

Survived by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends in Canada, U.S. and Germany.


Hartnell CarlaHARTNELL, Carla Barbara  - Passed away peacefully at Cambridge Memorial Hospital with her family at her side. After a brave battle with Cystic Fibrosis she is now at rest with the Lord. 

Loved and cherished by her devoted husband Jeff, sons Graham and Connor and daughter Emily. 

Also remembered warmly by her sister Virginia (David) Windley, brother Norm (Pauline) Petri and sister Karen (John) Campbell and all her nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Helmut and Emily Petri.


Courvoisier PatriciaCOURVOISIER, Patricia France Mary  -  Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family, on September 12, 2017 at Groves Memorial Hospital in Fergus, at the age of 63.

Patti leaves behind her heartbroken husband Jimmy, with whom she spent 26 wonderful years. She was a loving and devoted Mother to Ang(Bruce), Adam, Nick and Joe(Emilie). Cherished Nana of Zoe.

Dear daughter of Patricia Banton and the late George Banton. She will be forever remembered by sister Maureen(Marshall), brothers Paul(Lorraine) and Peter. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews.


CORNER, John David  -  Peacefully, at Stedman Community Hospice, on Tuesday September 12, 2017, of Paris, in his 75th year.

Beloved husband to Sharon (Nee Miller); loved dad to Jennifer Phelan (Brian); cherished grandpa to his furry grandkids; dear brother to Pam Cradock (the late John), and the late Mary Lou Robertson (Jack) and brother in law to Carol Hulley (the late Wayne). Also survived nieces, nephews and friends.


Vag MaryVAG, Mary  - Mary passed away at Innisfree House (Hospice) in Kitchener on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at the age of 86.

Mary was predeceased by her beloved husband Steve.

Loving mother of Rick, Darlene and her husband Chris, Brian and his wife Cheryl and dear grandmother to Christopher and his wife Dominique.


Rabethge GloriaRABETHGE, Gloria Katherine (nee Schmidt)  -  The gates of Heaven opened wide and this special person walked inside, died peacefully at Woodstock Hospital on Monday, September 11, 2017 in her 87th year.

Loving wife of Ken. 

Loving mother of Terry Warner, Nancy (Al) Burgers, Jim Warner, Karen Hallman (Ben), Lynette (Russ) Blackwell, and step-daughter Terralene (Ron) Johnston.

Loving grandmother of Michael Warner, Leslie Olaskey, Grant Hallman, Ryan Taylor and step-grandmother to Robert, Tyler, Krystalyn and Kieran Johnston. Great-grandma to five grandchildren. 


RINGLER, Marina Edith Laura - Passed away peacefully on Monday, September 11, 2017 at the age of 95.

She will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by her children Nancy & John Rocks, Peter & Patricia Ringler, Dennis & Adel Ringler, brother Hugh Weston, grandchildren Katrina & Eric Ramsbottom, Aimee & Michael Johnson, James Ringler, Kirstin & Jeff Murray, Ryan Ringler, and Kelli Ringler, and her great-grandchildren Sebastien Ringler, Madison Ringler, Hilary Murray, Jillian Murray, Preston Murray, and Emma Johnson.

Marina was a Canadian War Bride who was predeceased by her husband Ronald Edwin Ringler (2000), and her son Christopher Ringler (1974).


Pasnyk AnnePASNYK, Anne Marie - Passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Monday, September 11, 2017 at the age of 87 years.

Loving mother to Donna, Lucy, Kathy, Danny (Marg), Patsy, Victor (Arlene) and David (Erica), all of Kitchener. Proud Baba to Mark and Talia, Michael and Andrew, Robert and Evan, James, Joshua and Jonathan and Anya. Proud Baba (great-grandmother) to MacArthur and Everly and Mila.

Survived by her brother, Walter Nudyk and his wife Irene and their son, Scott.

Predeceased by her husband Emil Pasnyk of Emil's Auto Body and son Mark Pasnyk, parents Harry and Alexandra Nudyk and son-in-law Bill Scheinmann.


RIEHL, Lon Douglas - Age 70, of Spruce Lodge, Stratford, passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Monday, September 11, 2017.

Lon was born on May 22, 1947, son of Ted and Kay Riehl (Schneider). Lon was predeceased by his father Ted Riehl (April 13, 2010). He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Stratford.

He is survived by his brothers Stephen Riehl (Laurie) and Perry Riehl (Michelle) and sisters Janet Roth and Sharon Riehl (Gary).


Stewart DougSTEWART, Douglas Ronald - Age 79, of Stratford, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017 at Stratford General Hospital.

Born in Stratford, son of the late Louis and Laura (Delooze) Stewart. Survived by his best friend and true love of 58 years Lynette (McNaughton) Stewart.

Proud father of Derek (Diana) Stewart, Krista McIntosh (Randy Fryfogel) and Melissa McNaughton (Shawn). Grandfather of Marissa (Robin), Brittney, James (Mandi), Whitney (Evan), Kylee (Josh), Kara (Duane), Leah (Liz), Mitch (Heather), Joel and nine great-grandchildren.