Farrell KennethFARRELL, Kenneth Allen  -  Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Barnswallow Place in Elmira, at age 92.

Beloved husband of Faye (predeceased 2000), loved Father of Lynne and Don Peterson, Janice (predeceased 1982), loving Pa to Adam and Rachel Peterson, and Great-grandpa to Carter and Nolan Peterson. Also remembered by a sister Jean Fleet.

Predeceased by siblings Glen Farrell, Lloyd Farrell, Erma Lemon, Marjorie Pritchard, and Marion Carroll.


Cunningham MargaretCUNNINGHAM, Margaret Rebecca  -  Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Guelph on Tuesday July 11, 2017 at the age of 91.

Loving wife and best friend of Leslie for 60 years. Cherished mother of Janice and her husband Tim Hoff, Louise and her husband Stewart Niven. Will be fondly remembered by her grandchildren Emily Niven, Jessica Niven, Jennifer Dietrich, Melissa Hoff, Stephanie Hoff, Lindsay Hoff-Cairns and special canine friends Basil and Duffy. 

Predeceased by her parents Albert and Alice Hurst, and brothers Russell Hurst and Duncan Hurst.


RULLER, Melvin Charles  -  Passed away peacefully on July 11, 2017 at the age of 85 with his loving family by his side.

Beloved husband and best friend of Dorothy for 60 years. Loving father of Randy of Ottawa, Tim(Sandra) of British Columbia, Terry(Kellie) of Oakville, Martin(Lisa) of New Brunswick, Michelle(Ken) Lund of British Columbia and Mike(Jishu) of Kitchener. Lovingly survived by 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

He will be fondly remembered by his sister Lois Watkins of St. Jacobs and the Kimpel family. Mel is predeceased by his parents Charles and Gladys Ruller and his brother Clyde Ruller.


GOPSILL, Lloyd  -  Passed away peacefully on July, 11, 2017, with his family by his side.

Lloyd was survived by his beloved wife Edith. He was the loving father of Crystal (Colin) Graham, Sabrina Gopsill (Robbe Bonus), and Vanessa (Jerome) Drexler. Lloyd was the cherished grandfather of Mya and Ava Bonus, and Riley and Logan Drexler.

He will be missed by his friend Anne Break Jarvis. Lloyd will be missed and remembered by many family and friends.


Vandenberg JakeVANDENBERG, Jake  -  It is with such heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Jake, on July 11, 2017. Jake fought courageously; battling cancer, surviving a lung transplant, but, at the age of 63, died peacefully, due to postsurgical complications at Toronto General Hospital, surrounded by his family.

A loving husband, dad, son and opa, he leaves behind his wife of 42 years, and best friend, Bep; his children, Dave (Rachel) and Melissa (Cody); his grandchildren, Mikayla, Kiersten, Brooklyn, Tyler, Kylie and Morgan; Mother, Tinny; Mother-in-law, Dicky, and family friend John; siblings, John(Angie), Joyce (Maynard), Martin (Darlene), Phil (Yvonne), Betty (Jeff), Annette (Phil), Kenny (Tammy), Denise (Don); Brother in law, Jim (Liz); as well as many friends, nieces and nephews.

He will be reunited with his son, Mark, his father, Tinus, and his father in law, Elbert, in heaven.


Schuman FrancesSCHUMAN, Frances Lucy Anne (nee Leigh)  -  Passed away peacefully on July 11, 2017 in her 82nd year.

Predeceased by her loving husband John (Bud) Schuman.

Loving mother to Christine Loker and Jennifer Schuman. Forever remembered nanny to Matthew Schuman, Cameron and Devan Loker and Great Nanny to Landon Schuman.

Survived by sisters Betty (Ron) Lowther and Marilyn (Gregg) Holmes. Predeceased by brother Ron (Joyce) Leigh. Anne will also be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.


Pyke JosephPYKE, Joseph Lenard  -  Peacefully passed away at Lisaard House Hospice, Cambridge, on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 63 years of age. 

Much loved by Cathy, his children Matthew (Monica) and Joanna (Jason); by grandchildren Natalia and Sebastian; by his siblings Felicia Tew (Bob), Debbie MacIvor (Rick), Theresa Underwood, Raymond Pyke, Monica Underwood (Todd) and Loretta Soulnier (Guy). 

He will also be dearly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great nephews. 


Schmidt BrendaSCHMIDT, Brenda  -  At age 58, of New Hamburg  passed away on Tuesday July 11,  2017.

Loving partner of Bruce Schmidt. Cherished daughter of Jonas and Verna Schmidt. Dear mother of Dylan (Stacey Ferguson) Smith and Sam Kerr and grandmother of Denver Smith. Loving sister of Rosanna Rolfe, Gladys Campbell, Gloria Roulson (Rod) and Ab Schmidt (Gayle). Brenda will be missed by her brothers and sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her brothers-in-law John Rolfe and Jim Campbell.


Leudy LaraineLEUDY, Laraine Ruth  -  At age 70, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Monday, July 10, 2017.

She was a kind, caring, and sensitive woman who will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Laraine enjoyed sewing, knitting, and creating crafts, and she really loved to dance. 

Laraine will be forever loved and remembered by her son Jason Leudy and his wife Jennifer, her grandchildren -- or 'sweet angels' as she called them -- Katherine, Andrew, and Maxwell Leudy, her sister Linda Morlock, and her nieces Rachel Pernu and Kelly Morlock. 

Laraine was predeceased by her parents, Earl and Lilian Fisher. 


Silveira MariaSILVEIRA, Maria  -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Monday, July 10, 2017 at the age of 77.

Beloved wife of Jose. Loving mother of Jim (Marlene), Liz (Joe), and Lino (Nadine). Cherished grandmother of Carmen, Anne, Matthew, Adam, Tom, Emily, Chantel and Jade.

Predeceased by her parents, Martinho and Rosa Goulart, and by her brother Jose. Sadly missed by her sister Lucia, sister-in-law Fatima, and many nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.


Williston GeraldineWILLISTON, Geraldine Mary  -  Passed away peacefully on Monday, July 10, 2017 after a brief illness at the age of 71 at home surrounded by the love of her family. 

Beloved wife of Terrence for 45 wonderful years. Loving mother to Christopher (Nicole), Rebecca-Lyn (Riaz) and Benjamin. Adoring Nana to Arthur and Margaret. 

Dear sister to James (Sandra), Shirley, Bernadette, Elizabeth, Mary (Brendan), Patricia (Patrick), John (Joanne), Gerard (Karen) and Jacqueline (Michel). Predeceased by brother-in-law Robert McKee. Geri will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.


McDonald WilliamMCDONALD, William Bryan 'Mac Boy'  -  (February 17, 1945 - July 10, 2017)  -  It is with heavy hearts that William Bryan 'Mac Boy' McDonald's family and friends announce his sudden and unexpected passing at Health Sciences North, Sudbury on Monday, July 10, 2017 in his 73rd year.

Dear father of Dorothy McDonald (Brad) Foskett, Jackaline (John) Cripps, Mark Caron and Jeff Caron. Loved grandfather of James, Nathan, Richard, Dawn, John Boy, Catlyn, Cody and Jared. He will also be remembered by his five great-grandchildren.

Also survived by his brothers Rodney McDonald (Beverly), Douglas (Lorraine) McDonald and sister Marilyn (Gordon) Griffin. Sadly missed by his best friends and caregivers Glennis & Wayne Shaw. He is predeceased by his wife Eileen McDonald.


Thum ShirleyTHUM, Shirley May  -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday July 10, 2017 at Innisfree Hospice, Kitchener, at the age of 78.

Shirley leaves beloved husband Manfred, son Randy Shaw, grandchildren Matthew and Kayla Shaw, daughter Jodie Fera (Drew) and granddaughters Adrien and Erin. She also leaves her grandson, Kyle Pulido, her sister Fay Kunz (Rick) of Delta, BC, and sister-in-law Rita Ross of Kelowna, BC.
She is predeceased by her daughter Darlene Moxey and grandson Tyler, her sister, and dearest friend, Maureen McKnight, and brother Robert Ross. Shirley will be fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.


McKenna MargaretMcKENNA, Margaret Alice  -  With heavy hearts the family of Margaret McKenna (Summerhayes) announces her passing on July 10 ,2017 at Caressant Care in Fergus. Born February 21, 1930 Margaret is predeceased by her parents, Leo and Daisy Summerhayes.

She is the beloved mother of Thomas Wiltsie of Fergus and the late Doug Wiltsie(2014). Fondly remembered by her grandchildren, Tom (Jen), Cyndi (Simon), and Michael (Angela) all of Guelph. Great grandmother to Kaley, Eric, Brodie, Brandon, Taylor, and Liam.

Loving sister to Avis Volk and cherished by many nephews and nieces. Predeceased by her siblings, Frank, Ella, James, John, Thomas, and Norma.


Harrington ThomasHARRINGTON, Thomas  - Tom Harrington passed away peacefully at the Guelph General Hospital on July 9, 2017, with his family by his side.

A wonderful husband, dad, papa and great-grandfather, he leaves behind his wife and best friend of 64 years, Madeline and his children, Randy (Annette), Dave (Wendy), Frank (Mary), Janice (or Janee as Dad called her), Paul (Cathy) and Henning (Shirley).

Will be forever missed by his grandchildren, Colin (Rachel), Breanne, Ryan (Stacy), Tyler (Lindsay), Montana (Ryan), Madison (Brad), Savannah (Connor), Taylor (Natalie) and Rylee (Curtis) and great-grandchildren William and Ethan.


Cox RobertCOX, Robert (Bob) William  -  Passed away after a lengthy illness, on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital at the age of 86.

Beloved husband of Lois Cox (Leno) for 62 years.

Loving father of three daughters, Susan and Peter Huggins, Mary Jane and Gord Braid, and Julie and Graham Digby. Cherished 'Papa' of Ian, David, Ron, Sarah, Kristine, William and Nicole and 'Great Papa' of Erik, Kandis, Evan and Gwen. Dear brother of Nancy McLeod.


REID, Stasia  -  Passed away peacefully, on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Sunnyside Home, Kitchener at the age of 84.

Beloved wife of the late Randolph Reid (1989). Loving mother of Ronda Ellis (Kris). Dear grandma to Scott, Randy and Todd.

Dear sister of Florence Farwell. Predeceased by eight sisters and two brothers.


Eckmeier HertaECKMEIER, Herta (Jubile)  -  Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Sunday, July 9th, 2017 at Forest Heights Long Term Care at the age of 79.

Loving mother of Roy (Mary Lou), John (Debra) and Mike (Kathleen). Cherished 'Oma' of Michael, Terry, Ashley, Allison, David, and Alexander and 'Old Oma' to Avery.

Survived by her brother Helmut (Erna) Fritz, her nephew, Robert and her niece, Lydia. Will be remembered and greatly missed by her extended family.

Predeceased by her husband, Hans (2008). 


Ferreira FernandoFERREIRA, Fernando Augusto  -  Passed away suddenly on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital surrounded by his family at the age of 53.

Beloved partner of Kim Dool. 

Loving father of Isabella and Sophia.

Cherished son of Ester and the late Joao. 

Dear brother of Joao (Ana), Maria Rodrigues (Jose), Laurinda, Amelia Meireles (Luis), Jose Luis, Antonio (Lourdes), Eugenia Cardoso (Agostinho), Alfredo, Sergio (Ana) and Olivia Da Silva (Victor). Survived by brother-in-law Joao Ferreira and many nieces and nephews.

 Predeceased by his sister Ana Emilia.


Porter WesleyPORTER, Wesley  -  Peacefully at Royal Terrace, Palmerston, Wes went to be with his Lord and Saviour on Sunday, July 9, 2017 in his 91st year.

Loving husband of the late Ruby Porter (nee Watson) for 66 years. 

Father of Bonnie Martin and her husband Howard of Kitchener and Ken Porter and his wife Janice of Harriston.

Wes will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Julia and Ed Welsh, Jennifer and Kory Ronan, Joanne Martin, Keely Porter and Janessa Porter.  Cherished great grandfather of Rachel, Karolina, Mackenzie, Gabriel, Christiana, Jessica, Alex, and Emma.


Rogers TerryROGERS, Terry Jerome  -  Of Palmerston passed away peacefully at the Groves Memorial Hospital, Fergus on Friday, June 9th, 2017 in his 44th year. 

Beloved husband of Shelley Noble for 20 years. Cherished father of Owen, Logan and Brayden. 

Dear son of Brian and Janet Rogers of Palmerston. Brother of Craig Rogers of Palmerston. Son-in law of Brian and Mary Noble of Palmerston. Brother-in-law of Tammy and Craig Donaldson of Harriston. Terry will be sadly missed by his aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.


Peterson LindaPETERSON, Linda Ann (Godson)  -  Passed away, Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the age of 49.

Beloved wife of Jeff for 22 years. Loving mother of Jasper (14 years) and Cooper (12 years). 

Dear sister of Lois Heller (Randy), William (Owen) Godson and Lisa Scott (Darrell). Loving daughter-in-law of Jerry and Dianne Peterson. Dear sister-in-law of Jarid (Brenda) Peterson and their daughter Ayrial and Jonathan (Joe) Peterson (Teryn) and their daughters Violet and Zoe.

Predeceased by her parents William and Katherine (nee Lambert) Godson.


POLZIN, Audrey Anne (nee Schurman)  -  (1932 - 2017)  -  Audrey passed away peacefully on July 8, 2017.

She was the dear wife and friend of Raymond for 66 years. Survived by her husband as well as her loving son Steven of Gabriola Island, B.C.. Her very precious grandchildren David Dryland and wife Kristy and Jennifer Dryland and mate David Jeske. The lights of her life were her wonderful great grandchildren Ashley, Ben and Kate.

She is also survived by her son-in-law Jim Dryland, her sisters-in-law Nancy Schurman, Rhoda, Pat and Trudy Polzin.


Minshall KennethMINSHALL, Kenneth William  -  Passed away peacefully on Saturday July 8, 2017 at the age of 81 years. 

He is survived by his cousin, Joan of Windsor, his North Lodge family and a large circle of friends he made over the years with Community Living Cambridge. 

A special thank you to the staff of Community Living Cambridge for their years of care and support. In memory of Kenneth, donations made to Community Living Cambridge would be appreciated. 


Greenwald JosephGREENWALD, Joseph  -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of family on Friday, July 7, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital at the age of 84.

Beloved husband and friend of Eva (nee Soth) Greenwald for 58 years. 

Loving father of Ingrid Evans (Mark Sorenson), Robert Greenwald and Nancy Dupuis (Gary). Dear Opa to Jim Evans and Michelle Evans; Joseph and Matthew Greenwald and Owen Dupuis.

Dear brother of Konrad Gruenwald (Katie). Predeceased by his parents Andres and Julia Greenwald.


Stanley TeddySTANLEY, Teddy Ronald - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of family on Friday, July 7, 2017 at Innisfree House at age of 74.

Beloved husband of Barbara (nee Ballard) Stanley for 47 years.

Loving father of Jennifer Stanley (Riston Tapp) and Nicole Stanley (Derek Kinsman).

Dear brother of Marie Becker. Cherished by Barbara's brothers and sister and their families. Teddy will be missed and remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his sister Nina Flood, Leo Stanley, Edward Stanley.