CARON, (Keels) Rosalind
Of Cambridge, passed away, at her residence, on Monday, Dec. 17, 2001, in her 53rd year, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. Left to mourn is her husband, Raymond Caron; children, Terry (Judy) of Cambridge, Errol (Joanne) of Cambridge, Larry (Natasha) of Alberta, Joanne (Ron) of Cambridge, Michelle Hunt (Grandville) of Bell Island, Nfld.; grandson, Terry Hunt. Will be fondly remembered by her stepchildren, Kevin (Fiona), David (Rebecca), Michelle (Mike); cherished friend of Rose Marie. Rosalind will be sadly missed by her brother, Winston Hayden of Cambridge; sisters, Florissa Nugent (Roger) of Cambridge and Melinda Murphy (Gearld) of Scarborough. Friends will be received at Coutts and Son Funeral Home, 96 St. Andrews St., Cambridge, today (Wednesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Parish Rosary will be recited at the funeral home tonight at 8:30 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001 at 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Remembrances to the Cambridge Memorial Hospital "Medical Day Care", 700 Coronation Blvd., Cambridge, N1R 9Z9 would be appreciated by the family.
COLLINGWOOD, Ruby (nee Cadiou)
On Dec. 18, 2001, peacefully, at Pioneer Care Center, in her 91st year. Adoring wife of the late Joseph Percy Collingwood (1995). Ruby devoted her life to her family and grandchildren. Beloved mother of Sharon Johnston and her husband Gord of Paris, Gary Collingwood and his wife Karen of Maryhill, Melissa Wildfong and her husband Bob of Cambridge, Craig Collingwood and his wife Beryl of Ayr. Much loved by 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Ruby is predeceased by one grandson, Adam (1979). Resting at the Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas St., Cambridge where the family will receive friends on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2001 (this evening) from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, Dec. 21, 2001 at 2 p.m. at the Funeral Home Chapel with Father Bob Schroeder officiating. Cremation to follow. Family interment will be held at Memory Gardens, Breslau at a later date. Special thanks to the staff of the Pioneer Care Center for their dedicated care to "Ruby-Doo". As expressions of sympathy, donations to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.
HOFFMAN, Maria Vanilde
In her 46th year, died, at Henderson Hospital, in Hamilton, on Monday, Dec. 17, 2001, due to complications from treatment for cancer. She leaves to mourn her loving husband, David; son, Robert and daughter, Sara Jean to whom she was a wonderful and caring mother. She is survived by her parents, Jose and Maria Margarida de Oliveira of Cambridge and her brother, Joe Oliveira and his wife Diane also of Cambridge. She will be sadly missed by some special nieces and nephews as well as all the family members she leaves behind. Family was a big part of her life. She also has some close friends whose lives she touched who will mourn her passing. The family would like to thank the many people who prayed for her in her last months of life when she became ill. Maria was a follower of the Catholic faith and attended St. Aloysius Parish in Kitchener. She and her family also attended United Brethren in Christ Church in New Dundee. Maria worked at many different jobs in her life but her special love for children led her to a special calling late in life as an Educational Assistant. She graduated from Conestoga College and taught at St. Aloysius School in Kitchener. She will be greatly missed at that school as well as St. Patrick's where her children attended. The family thanks the staff and students at both schools for their support and prayers. Thanks to the doctors and staff at Cambridge Memorial and Henderson Hospital in Hamilton for their special treatment in the final days and weeks of her life. Friends will be received at the Westmount Funeral Chapel, 1001 Ottawa St. S. (at Westmount Road), 743-8900 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Parish prayers 6:45 Thursday evening. Funeral mass at St. Aloysius Church, 11 Traynor Ave., Friday at 12 noon. Interment in Wilmot Centre Cemetery following the funeral mass. A reception at the parish hall will take place after the burial. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Life on earth is so fragile and will never be the same for so many now that she has moved on to a better place. We would not wish her back again Amid this world of care For God in love has called her Home And we shall meet her there.
DILLY, Inez M.(nee Eby)
Beloved wife of the late Robert M. Dilly. She was a long-time kindergarten teacher in the Cambridge area. Surviving are her niece, Pauline and her husband Ercil Skaglin of White Lake, MI; three grandnieces and four grand-nephews. Also surviving are her step-daughter, Ruth and her husband George Cunningham of Orillia and her step-niece, Catherine and her husband George Ogilvie and their children, all of Cambridge. She was predeceased by her first husband, John T. Taylor; her parents, Enoch and Lucinda Eby and her brothers, Eldred and Roy. She was an associate member of Avenue Road Baptist Church. Friends will be received at Coutts &Son Funeral Home , 96 St. Andrews St. Cambridge on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2001 from 1 p.m. until the time of service. Funeral and committal services will be conducted in the funeral home chapel at 2 p.m. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener.
GOODSELL, Richard Arthur
Suddenly, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2001, in his 49th year. Beloved brother of Elizabeth Dubois and her husband Louis of Rock Island, Sylvia Hartley and her husband Lyle of Stanstead, Christine Laro of Cambridge and Patrick Goodsell and his wife Joanne of Rock Island. Richard will be sadly missed by his Uncle Bob and Aunt Annie; cousin, Scott and family. He is survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Herbert and Claire Goodsell. Richard was an avid sportsman and loved fishing. He was very active in Sheffield with their baseball teams. A memorial service will be held at Sheffield United Church, Sheffield, on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2001 at 7 p.m., Rev. Tim Hayward officiating. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada. Corbett Funeral Home,740-0669.
MOORE, Mark - On Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2001. Beloved son of Shirley and Richard Van Rooyen. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Please see tomorrowıs edition or call Coutts & Son Funeral Home, 96 St. Andrews St., Cambridge, 621-1650 for further details.
SPAK, Anne Loretta Smith Deane
December 15, 1916 - October 23, 2001.
A golden heart has stopped beating, two busy hands are at rest. In the lead of snow white doves and in the arms of the angels our love one has left, into the grace of God, in the autumn of the year. Anne, you will be dearly missed by your beloved husband, love, best friend of 63 years, John. Mom you will be lovingly missed and cherished forever by your children, Donna Marie and Alan John and son-in-law, Bill Sanders. Grandma, your grandchildren and great-grandchildren will love you always. Loriann Wilson and children, Paul and Ashley. Julie and husband Gunther Lass, children, Jordan and Emily, Kathleen and husband Blair Graham, children, Brittany and Maitland. Anne was born in Selkirk, Scotland, December 15, 1916 and came to Canada as an infant. In her young life she was a lively Scottish dancer and in many dance competitions. In the years that followed she married, raised her family, worked as a secretary and dispatch/matron for the Etobicoke Police Dept. in Toronto. On returning to Cambridge she was hired at Grandview Correctional Centre as a Matron, then to attain the positions of supervisor and senior supervisor, upon the closure of Grandview her last year before retirement was at Guelph Correctional Centre in Data Processing Dept. Anne spent her retirement years with John at their cottage in Southampton and their mobile home in Westwinds, Florida. She became a gifted and talented artist in ceramics leaving many beautiful creative pieces of her artwork to her family and adorning her home. She was also a life member of St. Clementıs Catholic Womenıs League. Anne was predeceased by her parents, James and Elizabeth Deane; brothers, Bartholomew and James. Wewish to extend our deepest heartfelt thanks to longtime family physician and friend, Dr. Harold Miller and to the staff of Golden Years Nursing Home for the care and compassion shown to Anne. The family will receive friends at the Barthel Funeral Home, 566 Queenston Rd., Cambridge, 653-3251 on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, Oct. 26, 2001 at St. Clementıs RC Church, 745 Duke St., Cambridge at 10 a.m. Interment in Park Lawn Cemetery, Cambridge. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Alzheimer Society of Cambridge would be gratefully appreciated by the family. Parish prayers will be recited at the funeral home on Thursday at 8:30 p.m.
Reach out your hand in comfort and in cheer and I in turn will comfort you and hold you near and never, never be afraid to die, for I am waiting for you in the sky, in my Father's house are many mansions. Sleep on sweet angel, eternal rest. And we love you.
Following a brief illness, Cecil Gingrich, of Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge, age 98 years, passed into the presence of his Lord, on Monday, Oct. 1, 2001, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary (nee Hunsperger); five sisters; three brothers and a grandson, Randy Weber of Edmonton, Alta. He is lovingly remembered by his daughters, Jeanne (Gordon) Weber of Orillia and Rev. Doris (Ivan) Gascho of Waterloo; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and three brothers, Arthur of London, Wayne and wife Justine and Clayton, all of Cambridge. Visitation will be held at the Fairview Mennonite Home, Auditorium, 515 Langs Dr., Cambridge, on Thursday, Oct. 4 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial service will be held in the Fairview Mennonite Home Auditorium, (parking available at Preston Mennonite Church), on Friday, October 5 at 10 a.m., with Rev. Mark Dillerharder, Rev. Woldemar Neufeldt and Rev. Audrey Mierau Bechtel officiating. Reception to fol-low in the auditorium of the home. Private interment in First Mennonite Church Cemetery, Kitchener. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge or to the Mennonite Central Committee. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, (519) 745-9495.
BECHTEL, Marilyn G.
Passed away, from Earth to Heaven, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Friday, January 25, 2002, age 70 years. Beloved wife of Willis Bechtel; dear mother of Audrey Bechtel and her companion Bryan Shaver of Cambridge and Donna and her husband Steve Shaw of Strathroy; loving grandmother of Jeffrey Shaver, Dylan and Lindsey Shaw; sister of Doreen Woolner and her husband Walter of Breslau and Doris Harms of Grand Bend. Also survived by dear nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Reta Bechtel of Kitchener, Ruth Gentle of Kitchener, Clarene Martin of Waterloo and brother-in-law, Clare Bechtel of Maryhill. Predeceased by her parents, Beniah and Hilda Rosenberger. At Marilyn's request, there wil be no visitation at the funeral home. A family interment will take place at Breslau Mennonite Cemetery on Tuesday. Friends and relatives are invited to the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Tuesday, January 29, 2002 for a memorial service at 3 p.m with Rev. Pete Olsen officiating. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Emmanuel Bible College or a charity of your choice and may be arranged through the funeral home, 745-8445 or www.edwardrgood.com
LITTLE, John Arthur "Jack"
At Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Verna and dear father of Janet Hagey and husband Robert of Cambridge, Peter Little and wife Pat of Princeton and Marian Cunningham of Cambridge; beloved grandfather of Laura, Sarah, Alison and Janelle Hagey, Nathan, Christopher and Tyler Little and Jonathan, Jeffrey, Jacklyn and Joshua Cunningham. Cremation has taken place. A private family service has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to Corbett Funeral Home Limited, 95 Dundas St., Cambridge.
MEZGER, George Joerg Arthur
Of Cambridge, passed away peacefully, at home surrounded by his family, on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002, in his 60th year. Beloved husband of Nancy (nee Debrusk) and loving father of Rob and his wife Marlyn, Heidi and her fiance Keith, Mark Clawsey and Cathy Zalischuck and her husband Terry, all of Cambridge. Dear grandfather of Ashton, Dylan, Christopher, Bradley and Amie and her husband Ellory and great-grandfather of Chloe, Karisma and Brandon. Mr. Mezger was predeceased by his stepson, John Clawsey. A memorial service will be held at St. John's Anglican Church, 567 Queenston Rd., Cambridge on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002 at 2 p.m., Canon David Bowyer officiating. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements are entrusted to Corbett Funeral Home, 740-0669. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Frape, Dr. Mueller and Heather, as well as to all of the nurses in the Oncology Unit at Cambridge Memorial Hospital and to those at CCAC. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Cancer charity of your choice.
MURRAY, Frances G. (Fran)
Peacefully, at Hanning House, her home for the past several years, on January 26, 2002, following a courageous thirty year struggle with Parkinson's Disease. Born in Galt in 1916, beloved wife of the late Gordon Murray. Loving mother of Linda Murray and her spouse Sonny Zelenkovich and Lois Murray, all of Ancaster; dear grandmother of Jeffrey Houle of Palo Alto, Calif. and Danielle Houle of Toronto. Visitation at Coutts & Son Funeral Home, 96 St. Andrews St., Cambridge, will be held from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, with a funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to The Parkinson Foundation of Canada or Knox's Galt Presbyterian Church. A very special thank you to John Clare, Grace Clare and the staff at Hanning House for their compassionate, loving care and special thanks to Minny for her companionship.
REINHARDT, Mrs. Carrie (Birdie)
Passed away, peacefully, on Saturday, January 26, 2002, at Leisureworld Caregiving Centre, Elmira. She will be lovingly missed by her daughter-in-law, Mary Jane Reinhardt and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband, Albert Reinhardt; her daughter, Betty Campbell; her son, Douglas Reinhardt; her sisters, Kate Fiehl and Lomie Schlegel and her parents, William Gabel and Hanna Geiger of Wallaceville. The family will receive friends at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the parish prayers will be recited at 8:45 p.m. Prayers will be said at the funeral home on Wednesday at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral mass at Our Lady of Lourdes, 173 Lourdes Street W., Waterloo at 10:30 a.m., with Father Edward Sheridan celebrant. Interment Woodland Cemetery to follow. Fellowship will be shared at the Ratz-Bechtel Family Centre following the interment. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Freeport Health Centre or St. Mary's Hospital Building Fund. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude for the incredibly compassionate care and respect given to Birdie by the caregivers of Leisureworld Caregiving Centre in Elmira.