At Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, Masha Epshteyn, aged 94 years. Dear mother of Amelia Thivina of Chicago, Ill., Anna Rokhkind and her husband Max and Nahum and his wife Bella, all of Cambridge. Masha is also survived by five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents, Naxum and Malka Grubstein; her husband, Berl; one brother and two sisters. A funeral service will be held today (Friday) from Beth Jacob Synagogue, Stirling Ave., Kitchener at 10 a.m. with Rabbi William Eisenstein officiating. Interment will be held in Beth Jacob Cemetery. Shiva will be observed at the home of her son, Nahum, 43 Robson Avenue. Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 745-9495.
MALE, Roy Norman
Passed away, on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2001, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Roy Male, 75 years of age. Beloved husband of Amelda Anne for 56 years; dear father of Darlene and her husband the late Neil Walker, Donna and her friend Don Mowatt, Bill and his wife Marilyn, Brenda and her husband Martin Woodcock, all of Cambridge, Ron and his wife Dianne of Paris, Debbie and her husband Gary Boomer, Joanne and her husband Mike Cutting, Rodney and his wife Tracy, all of Cambridge; dear brother of Marion, Harry Male, Dan Male and his wife Edna and Gord Male and his wife Anne; dear grandfather of 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mr. Male will be resting at the Lounsbury Funeral Home, 1766 Franklin Blvd., Cambridge from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday (today) and Saturday. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. with interment to follow at New Hope Cemetery. Those who wish may make memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
CURRIE, Marie (nee Ross)
Peacefully, following a lengthy illness, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Thursday, August 9, 2001, in her 87th year, Marie Currie, of Cambridge. Predeceased by her husband, the late J. Stewart Currie (1985). Daughter of the late Mary and Isaac Ross and also predeceased by her sister, Reta Campbell. Mrs. Currie was a member of Trinity Anglican Church. Friends will be received at Little's Funeral Home, 223 Main St. E., Cambridge, tonight (Friday) from 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Funeral services will then be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, August 11, 2001 at 11 a.m., with Canon Robert Grisdale officiating. Interment Mount View Cemetery. Remembrances to the Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation or the Canadian Red Cross "Homemaker Division" would be greatly appreciated. Jim and Linda Currie would like to especially thank the Canadian Red Cross "Home Care" and the nursing staff on 3B South at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital.
MELO, Carlos Pacheco
Born in St. Miguel, Azores, passed away, at Grand River Hospital, on Thursday, August 9, 2001, at the age of 65. Beloved husband of Julieta and loving father of Lorraine Rocha and her husband Humberto and Robert and his wife Ana, all of Cambridge. Loving grandfather of Jennifer, Nicole, Ricky, Jonathan, Brittany and Joshua. Dear brother of Manuel Lopez and his wife Helen of Brampton. Mr. Melo assisted for several years with the Portuguese Festival. Resting at Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas St., Cambridge, where the family will receive friends today (Friday) from 2-4 and 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated on Saturday, August 11, 2001, at 10 a.m., at Our Lady of Fatima RC Church, Father A. Cunha celebrant. Interment Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge. A parish rosary will be recited at the funeral home this evening (Friday) at 8 p.m.
CUMMING, Evelyn Roslyn (nee Franklin)
Peacefully, at home and surrounded by her loving family, on December 17, 2001, in her 74th year. Wife of Frank Cumming; wonderful mother of Linda Hennessy, Sue Andersen and Frank Cumming and his wife Mona, all of Cambridge; cherished grandmother of Ryan and Mike Hennessy, Virginia and Kristy Andersen and Ashley and Devin Cumming. Admired sister of Stuart Franklin, Reena and Bill Jamieson, Hazel Stager, Patricia and Louis Wright, all of Cambridge and Howard and Jean Franklin of Gilford, Ont. Predeceased by brother, Douglas Franklin (Eunice) of California and son-in-law, Fred Andersen. Evelyn was aunt to 16 nieces and nephews,20 great-nieces and great-nephews and two great-great-nieces. Evelyn was the heart of her home, loving her family and having a passion for life. She will be sadly missed by family, friends and her loving friend, Stan Stoyle. Evelyn was past manager of Franklin Lumber Company and she belonged to Kinettes, Zonta and Ladies Probus clubs. In her retirement, she volunteered for the Canadian Cancer Society and was an avid bridge player. Thanks are extended to the staff at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital and to her many friends for the kind support given. We celebrate her life. The family will receive friends at the Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas St., Cambridge, on Wednesday, Dec.19 from 4-8 p.m. A private funeral service will take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Medical Day Care at C.M.H. or to a charity of your choice, would be gratefully appreciated by the family, in lieu of flowers.
RICHARD, Geraldine Eleanor
At Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Sunday, Dec.16, 2001, Geraldine E. (Gerry) (Ambroise) Richard, in her 69th year.Beloved wife of Loutje (Lou) Richard of Cambridge; loving mother of Diane and her husband Steve Paylor of Guelph; loved grandmother of Jennifer and Jeff; dear sister of Patricia and her husband Joseph Fitzpatrick of Guelph, Ruth and her husband Paul O'Leary of Orangeville and Carl Ambroise and his wife Audrey of Guelph; dear step-mother of Jack Richard of Bright, James Richard of Ayr, Bruce Richard of Keswick and Paul Richard of Elora. Lovingly remembered by Patti Jo, Tracy, Jim, Marie Kelly, Suzanne, Paulette and John. Resting at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where the family will receive friends today (Tuesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2001 at 1 p.m. Cremation with interment of ashes at Woodlawn Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family. (Cards available at the funeral home, 822-4731). The family would like to extend special thanks to P.J., Tracy and Jim, to Rose and Jessica from Robertson Brown and to all the kind nurses on the third floor at Cambridge Memorial Hospital.
TURNER, Irene Edna (nee Kent)
At her residence, in Kitchener, on Monday, Dec.17, 2001,in her 80th year. Irene Turner, formerly of Cambridge and Toronto, was the beloved wife of the late Victor Turner. Dear mother of Roy of Cambridge, Catherine and her husband Lawson Wood of Langley, B.C. and Glenn and his wife Marylou of Cambridge; loved grandmother of Jennifer, Jessica, Marissa, Amy, Daniel, Michael and Ian; dear sister of George Kent of Guelph. Predeceased by her brother, Clifford Kent. Friends will be received at Coutts & Son Funeral Home, 96 St. Andrews Street, Cambridge, on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001 at 11:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the charity of your choice.
At her residence, in Cambridge, on Monday, December 17, 2001, in her 53rd year. Left to mourn are her husband, Raymond and her five children. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. For further information please call Coutts & Son Funeral Directors, 621-1650
GALWAY, Michael (Blackie)
Passed away peacefully, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Monday, October 22, 2001, surrounded by his loved ones. Michael was born on April 16, 1943 on Bell Island, Newfoundland. Leaving to mourn his beloved wife of 35 years, Lorraine (Fitzgerald); loving father of Michele Kennedy, Kelly Silveira and Todd (Peggy); dear brother of John (Gloria) of Bell Island, Nfld., Raymond (Maria) of Cambridge, Paul of Labrador City, Marg (John) Ashford, Dianne (Robert) Fitzgerald, Alice (Bill) Tatai, all of Cambridge, Eileen (Stewart) Dixon of Labrador City, Cynthia (Terry) Skehans of Bell Island and Carol Galway of St. John's. Also survived by six grand-children; his mother and father-in-law, Gordon and Elsie Fitzgerald of Cambridge. Predeceased by his parents, John and Mary Galway and brother, Gabriel. Mike will be missed by many relatives and friends. Resting at the Corbett Funeral Home,95 Dundas St., Cambridge where the family will receive friends tonight (Tuesday) 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick's RC Church on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery, Rosary to be recited at the funeral home on Wednesday evening at 8:30 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the St. Vincent de Paul Society would be appreciated by the family.
GIGNAC, H. Margaret
On Sunday, Oct. 21, 2001, at her residence, in her 69th year. Margaret Brown, beloved wife of Ab Gignac for the past 46 years. Dear mother of Geoffrey and his friend Joy, Jamie and his wife Judith, Gary and his fiance´ e Traci, Anthony and his friend Kim, all of Cambridge, Kim Day and her husband Ed of Kitchener, Cindy Landoni and her husband, Ed, Gail Gignac, Janice Gignac, all of Cambridge and Marilyn Zimmerman and her husband Wayne of Florida. Survived by one brother, Robert Brown and his wife Peg of Paris; three sisters, Elspeth Sowden and her husband Art of Paris, Mary Dicken, Cathy Murphy and her husband Norm, all of Cambridge and two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Brown of Washington, Ont. and Lois Brown of Ayr. Lovingly remembered by 18 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Predeceased by her parents, Robert and Elizabeth Brown and two brothers, Harvey and Jack. Mrs. Gignac was a former employee of Dana Filters for 25 years, retiring in 1994. She enjoyed sports with the family, especially baseball and hockey. At Margaret's request, cremation has taken place. A private family service will take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Lisaard House, 990 Speedsville Rd., Cambridge N3H 4R6 or Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation, 700 Coronation Blvd., Cambridge N1R 3G2 would be gratefully appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the Barthel Funeral Home , Cambridge 653-3251.
MACHEL, Arthur Wilbert
September 23, 1938 - October 19, 2001
Died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, after a valiant battle with cancer. Predeceased by his parents, Gus and Amalia Machel. He will be missed by his wife, Heather; children, Craig and wife Helen, Nancy and Wade; sisters, Elsie (Jim) Kaufman and Hilda (Bob) Fisher and brother, Norm (Bonnie) Machel. A memorial service to celebrate Art's life will be held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 63 Grand Ave. N., Cambridge on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001 at 2 p.m. A reception will follow at the Galt Country Club. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation's oncology program or the One Voice One Vision Campaign, in support of Waterloo Region's three hospitals. Arrangements entrusted to Little 's Funeral Home (623-1290). TOWER.
BIETH, George Hallman
At Forest Heights Long-Term Care Centre, on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002, in his 84th year. Dearly beloved husband of Irene Shiels. Lovingly remembered by his brother, Charles and his wife Arlene and his sisters, Florence Winfield and Margaret Eby; his nieces and nephews. Mr. Bieth was a retired long time employee of CPR, a veteran of the Second World War and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Hespeler Branch. At. Mr. Bieth¹s request, cremation has taken place with arrangements entrusted to Memory Funeral and Cremation Centre, 579-5580. Expressions of sympathy to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
HUSSON, Betty Laurine
Born September 8, 1923, died January 30, 2002, at K-W Health Care Centre of Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, after a lengthy illness. Betty was the daughter of the late Harry and Ruby Husson. Sister of Muriel Taggart and William Husson. Sadly missed by nieces, Pat Dunker, Maureen Chesney and Joyce Meredith; nephew, Alan Husson and several great-nieces and nephews. Betty hadmanywonderful and caring friends. She was a longtime employee of Bell Canada and a member of the Bell Pioneers. Friends will be received at First United Church, 15 Wellington St., Cambridge on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002 from 1 p.m. until the memorial service time of 2 p.m. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Little¹s Funeral Home, 223 Main St. E., Cambridge, 623-1290.