BYRON, Margaret Georgina
BYRON, Margaret Georgina - Died after a lengthy illness, on Friday, June 8, 2001, at Forest Heights Long Term Care Centre, Kitchener, at the age of 79 years. Loving mother of Wayne and Betty Anne Gardiner of London and Sharon and Doug Battler of Kitchener; mother- in-law of Alice McKinnon; dear grandma of Derek Gardiner, Linsay McKinnon, Shannon Battler, Stephanie Lebar and Trevor Gardiner; great-grandma to Kristen, Kayleen, Keith, Erin, Edward, Madison, Noah, Kyle and Tristan; sister of Herbert and Luella McLean, Vernon and Norma McLean, all of Mount Forest and Bob and Fern McLean of Arthur; special friend of Pat Evans. Margaret will be missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her first husband, Oswald Gardiner (1960); second husband, William Byron (1979) and her son, Keith Gardiner. Visitation at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener, 749-8467, Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p. m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Monday, June 11, 2001 at 2 p. m. Interment Woodland Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Grand River Cancer Centre or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family.
STREITER, Michael - Passed away suddenly, Wednesday, June 6, 2001, Michael Streiter, 18 years of age. Loving son of Michael and Monika Streiter of Waterloo; dear brother of Sonja Streiter and her fiance Chris Pratt of Waterloo. Michael will be missed by his grandparents, Helmut and his late wife Margaret Streiter of Kitchener and Hermann and his late wife Hannelore Abb of Germany. He will be missed by his dear friend Crista and his many uncles; aunts; cousins and friends in Canada and Germany. Michael was an exceptional student at W. C. I. and was intensely involved in the community activities. Michael's family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p. m. Sunday at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener, 749-8467. Funeral service will take place in the chapel of the funeral home 4:30 p. m. Monday, June 11, 2001. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. (Cards available at the funeral home).
LEWIS, Larry - Of Kitchener, passed away peacefully, in London, on Monday, July 30, 2001, in his 58th year. Beloved husband of the late Eileen. Loved son to Viola of Pembroke. Dear brother to Graydon and his wife Theresa, Lana Severin and her husband Lyle, Sandra Hopper and her husband Lloyd, all of Pembroke, Karen Dwyer and her husband Harold of Kitchener, Roseanne Scheuneman and her husband Terry of Mississauga and Pearson of Kitchener. Larry will be remembered by his brother-in-law, William Spencer of Kitchener and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his father, Elijah; brothers, Ken and Morgan and a sister, LeeAnn Spencer. Friends may call at the Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home and Chapel, 51 Benton at Church St., Kitchener on Tuesday (today) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday at 1 p.m. Interment Woodland Cemetery. Contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Kidney Foundation, would be appreciated.
METZGER, Elizabeth - Of Hanover, passed away, at The Village Senior's Community, Hanover, on Friday, June 8, 2001. She was 92. Survived by sons, John and his wife Carol of Hanover, Bob and his wife Margaret of Toronto, Alan of Guelph; grandchildren, Anne, John Edward, Daniel and Peter. Also survived by a brother, Bob and his wife Beulah McLennan of Medicine Hat, Alta.; sister, Clare Hotson of Kelowna, B. C. Predeceased by husband, Alvin; brothers, Alister, Roderick and Tom and a sister, Jean. Visitation at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Tuesday, June 12, 2001, 1 p. m. until time of a memorial service at 2 p. m. Interment in Hanover Cemetery, Hanover, Ont. Memorial donations to the Arthritis Society or St. Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
LASSEN, Sophie Marie
LASSEN, Sophie Marie - Of Hanover, passed away, at Hanover and District Hospital, on Thursday, June 7, 2001. She was 71. Survived by daughters, Ute Poechman of Hanover, Birte Lassen and her husband Allan Tognarini of Cambridge and Susan and her husband Raymond Wright of Walkerton; five grandchildren, Ryan, Scott, Jarrett, Jeremy and Justin. Also survived by sister, Helena Vowie of Glucksburg, Germany; sister-in-law, Eva Lashen of Mierwik, Germany and dear friends, Melitta and Norbert Nothnagel and Marie Bennington. Predeceased by her husband, Egon Lassen and son-in-law, Ron Poechman. Visitation at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p. m. where a funeral service will be held on Monday, June 11, 2001 at 11 a. m. Interment in Hanover Cemetery, Hanover, Ontario. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. c/o Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, (519) 364-3660.
BLACK, Lois A.
BLACK, Lois A. - Passed away, at Sunnyside Home, Kitchener, on Monday, June 4, 2001. Formerly resided at the Walper Terrace Hotel. Lois was born at home, 19 Mary St., Kitchener on May 26, 1928. The daughter of James A. Black (1942) and his wife Ruby A. Nickel (1995). Survived by an older brother, William E. Black and his wife Janet of Cambridge and their family, Nancy, Mary Anne and Alex. Also by her younger brother, James A. "Sandy" Black and his wife Jean of Mississauga and their daughters, Lillian, Fiona and Morag. Lois was the proud great-aunt to five nephews and three nieces and great-great-aunt to one niece. Lois was a graduate of the former Waterloo College and the University of Toronto, School of Library Science. Lois had a varied career and travelled extensively. She was an employee of the former Waterloo Mutual Life and the Kitchener Public Library. Lois worked on the first book mobile in the North York Region. When in London, Lois worked at Selfridge Department Store and the American embassy. Re turning to Canada, she worked in Ottawa at the National Research Council. Upon returning to Kitchener she worked at the University of Waterloo Library until her retirement. At Lois's request, there will be no visitation or memorial service. Cremation has taken place and her remains will be interred at the gravesite of her parents in Woodland Cemetery. In memory of Lois, donations may be made to the Kitchener Public Library and may be made by calling the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, Waterloo, 745-8445.
BOEHMER, Floyd Oscar
BOEHMER, Floyd Oscar - Suddenly, at St. Mary's General Hospital, on Monday, June 4, 2001, Floyd Boehmer, of Kitchener. Floyd was the former president of A & C Boehmer Box Corp. and was a longtime member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church Kitchener. Beloved husband of the late Roberta (nee Gross); loving father of Jim, his former daughter-in-law Lynn and her husband Morris Rivait of Kitchener; dear papa of James, Krystal and Mat thew; survived by his cousins, Mrs. Earl Good of Kitchener, Mrs. Katherine Long of Ohio and Mrs. Gloria Ruehle of Michigan. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends may call at the Ratz- Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener (Note: change of day for service) on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 11 a.m. from the chapel. Reception to follow in the Ratz-Bechtel Family Centre. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery. Donations in Floyd's memory may be made to St. Mary's General Hospital Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society.
MELNYCHUK, Angela Loretta
MELNYCHUK, Angela Loretta - Passed away, peacefully, at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, on Tuesday, October 23, 2001, at the age of 72 years. Beloved wife of Walter Melnychuk of Waterloo; loving mother of Walter and his friend Lynn and Jeff and his wife Maryanne, all of Waterloo; proud grandmother of Monika, Andrea, Melissa, Krystal and Matthew; dear sister of Shirley Nissen and her husband Hank of St. Clements. Predeceased by her parents, Albert and Madeline Wagner and by her brother, John Wagner. A memorial service will take place at the K-W Naval Association, 315 Weber St. N. Waterloo, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2001 at 11 a.m., with Rev. Paul Ellingham officiating. Donations may be made to the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre and may be arranged by calling the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, at 745-8445 or through www.edwardrgood.com. The family would like to thank all the staff at the K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, especially the palliative care nurses, Carla, Kathy, Dee, Peg, Maaike, Kim and Pam.
DUBRICK, Elizabeth (Betty)
DUBRICK, Elizabeth (Betty) - At K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, on Monday, June 4, 2001, after a brief illness, in her 80th year. Betty was a resident of the Village of Winston Park Retirement Home, in Kitchener. Predeceased by her beloved husband, William H. Dubrick, in January of 1996. Loving mother of Donald and Donna Dubrick and Carol and the late James Anderson. Mother-in-law of Patricia Dubrick; cherished grand mother of Janet McVeigh and her husband Brad, Marcia Dubrick and her fiance Scott Dietrich of St. Clements, Cheryl Hatfield and her husband Grant of Kelowna, B.C., Christine Witten and her husband Adrian, Kathryn Anderson of Toronto and Kevin Anderson. Special great-grandmother of Brooke and Danica McVeigh, Brianna, Kaylyn and Jaide Hatfield, Courtney and Kiera Witten. Predeceased by her two sons, Ward in 1976 and Richard in 1997. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends for a memorial visitation at Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener on Wednesday, June 6, 2001 (today) from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 1-2 p.m. Memorial service will follow in the chapel on Thursday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Frank Haggarty officiating. Special thanks to Dr. H. Jolly, Dr. D. Winfield and the nurses in ICU, Emergency, Hemo-dialysis, 5A and 5D North at Grand River Hospital. Donations to Hemo-dialysis Unit of Grand River Hospital would be greatly appreciated.
HALL, Agnes "Louise" (nee Armstrong)
HALL, Agnes "Louise" (nee Armstrong) - Passed away, peacefully, on Thursday, June 7, 2001, at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, in her 78th year, after 51 years of marriage to her beloved husband, Jack Hall (May 6, 2001) Loving father of Tom Hall and his wife Ruth of Victoria, B.C.; also loved by her grandchildren, Kimberly and Jason. Mrs. Hall was a longtime resident of North Toronto and as a high school student, was a Sorority member affiliated with North Toronto Collegiate Institute. She held a variety of administrative positions with Bell Canada and the Children's Aid Society of Toronto. She was also a lifetime member of Eastern Star and for the last 20 years, a resident of "Scribbage Hall" in Ayr, where she became actively involved with the local Bridge club. Friends will be received at the Village of Winston Park, 695 Blockline Road (at Westmount) on Tuesday, June 12, 2001 at 1 p.m. A memorial service will be held in the Winston Park Community Hall on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. (dress is casual). Arrangements en trusted to Westmount Funeral Chapel, 743-8900. In lieu of flowers, donations to either the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Arthritis Society, would be greatly appreciated on Louise's behalf. The family would also like to extend their heartfelt thanks to Jack and Louise's many friends and neighbours, in particular, the Kaufman's, Dr. Kitzul and Dr. Williamson, the staff at the Village of Winston Park and to the staff of the palliative care unit of Freeport for their care, friendship and support.
FERRIER, James Murie
FERRIER, James Murie - At Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound, on Monday, June 11, 2001, in his 91st year, James Ferrier of Owen Sound. Husband of the late Ruby Sheppard. Father of Ronald, Lenore and her husband Lloyd McEachern, all of Guelph and Jamie and his wife Karen of Owen Sound; grandfather of George and Shawn Ferrier, Eugenia Rutledge, Peter Veen, Robert Veen, Paul McEachern and Nicholas and Cody Ferrier. He is also survived by ten great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son, Paul; his grandson, Sandy and his sister, Muriel. Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill St., Port Elgin (Town of Saugeen Shores) from 7-9 p.m. today (Tuesday). Funeral service will be conducted at the New Apostolic Church, 245 Delhi St., Guelph, on Wednesday at 11 a.m., with Rev. Paul Ilgner officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com
MATHESON, Mary - Passed away, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Tuesday, July 24, 2001, at the age of 90. Loving mother of Catherine Turner of Cambridge; cherished grandmother of April Turner and Michael Turner. She is survived by her sister, Theresa Beauchamp in Kansas City. Mary was a long-time employee of the Children's Aid Society. Predeceased by her parents, James and Bridgett Shaw and by seven brothers and sisters. At Mary's request cremation has taken place. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation. Corbett Funeral Home, 740-0669.
SCHAUS, Ethel Ann (nee Dietrich)
SCHAUS, Ethel Ann (nee Dietrich) - On Monday, October 15, 2001, peace fully, at the age of 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Schaus; dearly loved mother of Philip, Betty (Tom), Mary Jo (Brian) and cherished grandmother of John, Steven and Wyatt. Dear sister of Lorene and Al. The family wish to thank the staff of the Port Perry Nursing Home for their care and kindness. Funeral service will be held on Friday, October 19 at 2 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 445 Anndale Rd., Waterloo. Interment in Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christ Lutheran Church. Arrangements entrusted to the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, (519) 745-8445 or www.edwardrgood.com.
MILLER, Elizabeth (Bette)
MILLER, Elizabeth (Bette) - Passed away, peacefully, on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2001, at St. Mary's Hospital. Bette (nee Smith) Miller, in her 72nd year, was the loving mother of Dave Miller and his wife Anita of Cambridge, Brad Miller and his wife Beverly of Sarnia, Susan and her husband Rob Gunnell of Brantford, Melanie Miller of Cambridge and Lisa Struth and Al Schmidt of Kitchener; dear grandmother of Cassandra, Jessica, Matthew, Stephanie, Rory, Carli, Krystal, Bradley and Dustin. Bette was an active member of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Bette's family will receive friends on Monday, Oct. 22, 2001 from 6:30-7 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 7 p.m. at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 248 Westmount Rd. E., Kitchener. Interment Williamsburg Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to The Alzheimer Society of K-W would be appreciated by the family. Cards are available by calling the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 749-8467. Bette's family wish to thank the staff at Forest Heights Long Term Care for their caring attitude. Special thanks to the nursing staff at St. Mary's Hospital for their support.
SPEARE, Catherine May
SPEARE, Catherine May - Of Harriston, at Palmerston & District Hospital, on Tuesday, July 24, 2001, in her 42 nd year, after a short and courageous battle with cancer. Dearly loved and loving wife of John Patrick Turner; precious and loving mother of Mark and Caleigh Mugford; cherished daughter of Dick and Jean Speare and much loved sister of Carrie Fayez, her husband Khaled and their children, all of Harriston; dear daughter-in-law of Evelyn Turner and sister-in-law of Candee and Rob Backus, all of Markdale. She will be sadly missed by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call at the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston today (Thursday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p. m. A service of remembrance for family and relatives will be held in the funeral home chapel on Friday, July 27 at 2 p. m. Interment in Harriston Cemetery. Memorial donations to Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
POWIS, Stanley Reginald (Reg)
POWIS, Stanley Reginald (Reg) - For merly of Moorefield, passed away, peacefully, on Friday, July 27, 2001, in his 80th year. Beloved husband of the late Bernice Katherine Powis. Dear father of Patricia (Pat) and her husband Collin Campbell of Palmerston and Earl Powis and his wife Judy of Poplar Hill; loving grandfather of Shawn Campbell and his wife Crystal of Fergus, Chad Campbell and his wife Shelley of Palmerston, Kelli Powis of Ottawa and Dr. Jeffery Powis and his wife Dr. Alison Culbert of Toronto; loved great- grandfather of Dustin, Drake, Tailor and Tucker Campbell. Fondly remembered by one sister, Amy and her husband Bern Mayers of Grand Bend. Predeceased by one granddaughter, Shelley Campbell; two brothers, Leslie Powis and Alfred Powis and his wife Effie Powis. The family will receive friends at the Heritage Funeral Home, Palmerston on Sunday, July 29, 2001 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Rev. Gordon Dunbar will conduct the funeral service in Moorefield United Church, Moorefield, on Monday, July 30, 2001 at 2 p.m. Interment Bethesda Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or Moorefield United Church would be appreciated by the family.