OBERREUTHER, Alfred K.
OBERREUTHER, Alfred K. - At South Bruce Grey Hospital, in Kincardine, on Monday, June 11, 2001, age 85 years. Beloved husband of Elisabeth; dear father of Ruby and her husband Jim Rakebrandt of Point Clarke and Judy and her husband Bill Mulligan of Kitchener; loving opa to Rick Rakebrandt and his wife Sheila and their children, Stephanie and Samantha, Sylvia and her husband, Jason Baird, Christopher Mulligan and Tim Mulligan and his friend, Christina Kunz; brother of Gerhard and Gertrude, both of Germany. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews in Germany. He was predeceased by his parents, Louise and Alfred Oberreuther and two brothers, Walter and Kurt. While living in Kitchener, Alfred and his wife Elisabeth, owned and operated Meadowcharm Flower Crafts at the Kitchener Farmer's Market for over 20 years. A private family service will be held in the chapel of the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St., S., on Friday, June 15, 2001, with Rev. Paul McIlwraith officiating. There will be no public visitation. Cremation will take place. Donations to the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and can be arranged through the funeral home.
MURRAY, Lewis O.
MURRAY, Lewis O. - At his home, in Waterloo, in the presence of his family, Lew died on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2001, age 77 years. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and can be obtained through the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, 745-8445 or www.edwardrgood.com.
BUCZYNSKI, Reverend Mary (nee Hartzman)
BUCZYNSKI, Reverend Mary (nee Hartzman) - In her 93rd year, born in Kitchener, Ont., went Home, to be with the Lord, at St. Luke's Place, Cambridge, Ont., on Tuesday, June 12, 2001. Predeceased by her husband Reverend Ignac Buczynski in 1979. Beloved mother of Alfrieda Herman and her husband Howard and Reverend John and his wife Lois, all of Cambridge; loving grandmother of Lisa Lalonde (nee Herman) and husband Tim, Jamie and Melissa Buczynski; great- grandmother of Victoria and Brandon Lalonde; dear sister of Stella Turow, Teresa Kowalski, Catherine Plens and Josephine Pachereva. Predeceased by one sister, Caroline Hyjek. Founder of Bethel Tabernacle of Preston, Cambridge, Ont. First female minister to be ordained by the Open Door Evangelistic Church Inc., in 1947. Friends will be received at Barthel Funeral Home, 566 Queenston Road, Cambridge (P) on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service to be held at Bethel Tabernacle, 1655 Queenston Rd., Cambridge on Saturday, June 16, 2001 at 1 p.m. Interment in Park Lawn Cemetery, Cambridge. In lieu of flowers, donations to Teen Challenge Farm would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. (Cards available at the funeral home).
BANNON, June D. (nee Humby)
BANNON, June D. (nee Humby) - After a lengthy illness, on Monday, Oct. 22, 2001, at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, in her 75th year. June retired, from K-W Health Centre where she was employed as a switchboard operator, after many years of service. Beloved mother to Mark and his wife Irene of Waterloo, Dean and his wife Linda, Ken Jr. and Leah Payette and her husband Paul, all of Kitchener. Cherished grandmother to nine grandchildren. Loved sister to Bill Humby of Quebec and Terry Davenport of B.C. In keeping with June's wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at the Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home and Chapel, 51 Benton at Church St., Kitchener on Wednesday at 2 p.m. Contributions to the Grand River Hospital Cancer Centre would be appreciated.
POTVIN, Lucien A.
POTVIN, Lucien A. - The family re grets to announce the passing of Lucien Potvin, at St. Mary's General Hospital, on Wednesday, June 6, 2001, at the age of 72 years. Dear husband of Loretta (Desmarais) for 52 years. Loving father of Robert and his wife Mary-Jane of Waterloo, Gisele Enns and her husband Alfred of Waterloo, Cathy of Oshawa, Colette Scheibel and her husband David of Cambridge. He will be missed by his grandchildren, Chris, Sherri, Michelle, Stephanie, Andrea, Jason, Jamie, Jessica, Michael and Michelle and his great-grandchild, Megan. Survived by his sisters, Berthe Lacroix and her husband John of Ottawa, Jeanine Brennan of Gatineau, Que., Yollande Brotherton of Kitchener, Nicolle Larocque and her husband John of Russel and his brother, Albert Potvin and his wife Claudette of Ottawa. Predeceased by his brothers, Ovila and Romuald and his sister, Therese Dubois. Mr. Potvin was a member of St. Louis RC Church and the Rockway Senior Centre. He was a former employee of Uniroyal for 37 years. Mr. Potvin's family will receive relatives and friends at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers will be recited at 8 p.m. on Thursday during the visitation. Prayers will be offered at the funeral home on Friday, June 8, 2001 at 10 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. at St. Louis RC Church, 58 Allen St. E., Waterloo, Rev. Bernie Hayes CR officiating. Following the service, friends are invited to the church hall for a time of fellowship. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul, St. Mary's Hospital Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. We can't feel saddened over the loss of those we love. Without first remembering the joy of having them. The real sadness would have been... Never having had them in our lives at all.
FINLAYSON-BRENNER, Baby Riley Joseph
FINLAYSON-BRENNER, Baby Riley Joseph - Baby Riley was born at McMaster University Health Centre, Hamilton, on Monday, June 4, 2001 to parents Melanie Brenner and Mike Finlayson of Waterloo. Shortly after, our angel was taken to be with his grandfather, the late Harold Hickey. Riley will be forever in the hearts of his many relatives and friends. A private family service will be held Friday with interment in Williamsburg Cemetery, Kitchener. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener. Donations may be made in Riley's memory to the McMaster Children's Hospital, Neo-Natal Unit and may be placed by contacting the funeral home at 745-9495.
RICHARDS, Genevieve Mary Halley (Nugent)
RICHARDS, Genevieve Mary Halley (Nugent) - Passed away after a long, courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her loving family, at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, on Wednesday, June 6, 2001 in her 83rd year. Genevieve was born in Kelligrews, Conception Bay, Nfld. June 16, 1918. Loving mother of Rosemary (Roy) Dietrich, Anne-Marie (Clint) Essaunce, Gerry (Wendy) Halley, Adrian (Mary) Halley and Paul (Cheryl) Halley, all of Kitchener and Brian (Donna) Halley of Topsail, Conception Bay, Nfld. Step-mother to Mary, Albert, Kevin, Elizabeth, Alice and Geraldine. Also left to mourn, her sister, Eileen Dwyer of St. John's, Nfld.; sister-in-law, Tessie Barrett of Blyth; brother-in-law, John Halley of Kitchener and daughters-in-law, Anne Halley and Stella Halley of Kitchener. Also 31 grandchildren, 25 great- grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by her parents, Michael and Sarah (Purcell) Nugent; husbands, Douglas Halley in 1960 and Albert Richards in 1980; sons, Fabian in 1982 and Michael in 1994; brothers, Vincent, William, Phillip and Alexander; sisters, Elizabeth, Hannah and Marguerite (Sister Mary Jerome) and many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Genevieve was a teacher in various schools in Newfoundland for over 25 years, part of her duties being Church Organist and Choir Leader. During this period of her life, besides regular Masses and church duties, she played the organ for all weddings and funerals in her parish. Friends will be received at Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home, 51 Benton at Church St., Kitchener 742-4481, Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers will be recited on Saturday at 9:40 a.m. followed by transfer to St. Mary's RC Church for funeral mass at 10 a.m. Interment Woodland Cemetery. Parish prayers will be said Friday at 3:30 p.m. A special thank you to the staff at Freeport Hospital, Red Cross Home Care, Chrystel Osterling and the Home Care Nurses for their efficiency and kindness. As expressions of sympathy, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Cancer wing of Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital.
BUCKLE, Wilfrid Alexander
BUCKLE, Wilfrid Alexander - On Wednesday, October 17, 2001, at Heri tage House Nursing Home, St. Jacobs, at the age of 91 years, formerly of Waterloo. Beloved husband of Stella (nee Schnurr) of Waterloo; loving father of Gerald Buckle and his wife Joan of Waterloo; cherished grandfather of Teresa Clayfield and her husband Keith, Mel Buckle and his wife Cindie and Sharon Bell and her husband Marty, all of Waterloo. Lovingly remembered by his great-grandchildren, Bryan and Gerald Clayfield, Melissa Buckle and Sarah, Michael and Kayleigh Bell. Survived by his sister, Dorothy Herzog of Kitchener. Predeceased by his brothers, Edward, Albert, George and Joseph. The family will receive friends at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, today (Friday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p. m. Parish prayers will be held at the funeral home tonight (Friday) at 8 p. m. Morning prayers will take place at the funeral home on Saturday, October 20, 2001 at 10:15 a. m. followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at St. Michael's RC Church, 240 Hemlock St., Waterloo at 11 a. m., with the Rev. James Malone as celebrant. Interment to follow in Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario as expressions of sympathy and may be arranged by calling the funeral home at 745-8445 or through www.edwardrgood. com.
BRETHAUER, John Gordon
BRETHAUER, John Gordon - At Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Friday, July 27, 2001, in his 75th year. Dear husband of Jean and beloved father of Donald and wife Louann, Terry and wife Lyla, Diane and husband Bob, Susan, Sharon and husband Chris, all of Cambridge and Karl and wife Pat of Sarnia; beloved brother of Ernie of Cambridge and Ross of Port Elgin, Dorothy of Kitchener and Marion of Paris; dear grandfather of 10 grandchildren and one great- grandchild. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Clara and son Leslie, his brother, Wilfred; his sisters, Ethel, Ruth and Barbara-Jean and his nephew, William. Friends will be received at the Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas St. Cambridge, today (Saturday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 63 Grand Ave. N., Cambridge, on Sunday, July 29, 2001 at 2 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Oncology Department or Lisaard House would be appreciated by the family.
HUGHSON, Lilian Mary ( Downes)
HUGHSON, Lilian Mary ( Downes) - Peacefully, at Sunnyside Nursing Home, Kitchener, on Friday, July 27, 2001, Lilian Mary (Downes) Hughson, formerly of London, in her 82 nd year. Beloved wife of the late Alexander Cameron Hughson (1991). Loving mother of Kathryn Rose of London and Christine and her husband Don Moore of Kitchener; loved and cherished by four grandchildren, Christopher and Jamie and Rose and David and Jennifer Moore; dear sister of Joan and Cal Evans of Bobcaygeon; loved by her nieces, Sandra, Dianne and Barbara. Friends may call at the McFarlane & Roberts Funeral Home, 2240 Wharncliffe Rd. S., London, on Monday (today), from 2-4 and 7-9 p. m. where the complete funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 32, 2001 at 1 p. m. Cremation. Donations to the London Humane Society, 624 Clarke Rd., London, Ont. N5 V 3 K5 gratefully acknowledged. A tree will be planted in memory of Lilian.
LeBLANC, Fredrick Joseph
LeBLANC, Fredrick Joseph - Of Harriston, passed away suddenly, on Thursday, July 26, 2001, in his 45th year. Beloved husband of Tanyia Squire; dear father of Lisa, David, Jessica, Brandon and Travis; loving grand father of Teddy and Katlyn. Loved son of Aime LeBlanc of Mount Forest and Alexina LeBlanc of New Brunswick; brother of Bernice LeBlanc of New Brunswick, Dorine LeBlanc of Harriston, Nerie LeBlanc and Dawn of Palmerston, Cindy LeBlanc of Mount Forest and Rene LeBlanc of Mount For est and his fiancee Tracy. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 29, 2001 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Heritage Funeral Home, Palmerston where Father Gary Schlack will conduct the funeral service in the funeral home chapel on Monday, July 30, 2001 at 11 a.m. Interment Palmerston Cemetery.
CLOUGH, Susan (nee Spencer)
CLOUGH, Susan (nee Spencer) - At Carmel Heights Retirement Residence, Mississauga, on July 27, 2001, at the age of 95 years, formerly of Waterloo. Loving wife of the late John Clough who predeceased her in 1973. Dear mother of James and his wife Roberta of Toronto and mother-in-law of Mary Lou Clough of Waterloo. Arrangements will be published in Monday's edition of the Record or may be obtained by calling the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, Waterloo at 745-8445.
BEWS, Margaret "Peggy"
BEWS, Margaret "Peggy" - Passed away, peacefully, at the Lisaard House in Cambridge, on Tuesday, October 23, 2001, in her 88th year. Peggy was predeceased by her husband, Richard in 1977. Loving mother of Mary Jane and her husband Ernie Donaldson of Kitchener. Proud and loving grandmother of Brian and Sarah Donaldson and Deanna and Shawn Young and great-grandmother of Philip, Jonathan and Jordan. Also survived by her sister-in-law, Jane Joss and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her twin sister, Molly. Peggy was a faithful member of St. Francis of Assisi RC Church in Kitchener, where she was a long standing member of the CWL. Peggy was very generous with her time, volunteering with the Canadian Cancer Society as a canvasser well into her 80's. Mrs. Bews' family will receive friends at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St., S., Waterloo, today (Thursday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A morning prayer service will be held in the funeral home on Friday, October 26, 2001 at 9:15 a.m., fol lowed by the Mass of Christian Burial at St. Francis of Assisi RC Church in Kitchener at 10:00 a.m., with Rev. Paul Voisin, CR, as celebrant. Interment to follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau. Following the graveside service, friends are invited to join the family in the St. Francis Parish Hall for a time of fellowship, refreshments and remembering. The Parish Prayer Service will be held at the funeral home Thursday afternoon at 3:45 p.m. In Peggy's memory, donations may be made to the Lisaard House and can be arranged through the funeral home, 745-8445 or www.edwardrgood.com.
CLAPP, Harold Johnston
CLAPP, Harold Johnston - On June 4, 2001, quickly and peacefully, Harold Johnston Clapp, age 85. Loved husband of the late Janet Milne Howden Clapp; respected father of Tom (Janet) of Winchester, Judy Woodworth (Ron) and Mary Ann Millar (Ron) of Kitchener, Doug (Deborah) of Fernie, B.C. Loving grandad to Chris, Catie and Tim Clapp, Jennifer, Susan, Chris and Bob Millar, Travis and Molly Clapp. Brother to Dorothy Clapp and Mary Spratt of Manotick. Predeceased by brother, Edward and sisters, Frances Richardson and Betty Birchall. Resting at the Winchester Funeral Home, 505 Church St., Winchester, where family will receive friends on Friday, June 8, 2001 (today) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 9 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment to follow at the South Gower Cemetery. In memoriam donations to the Anglican Parish or a favourite charity would be appreciated.
IMLAU, Ewald - Peacefully, on Wednesday, June 6, 2001, age 65 years, of Waterloo. Loving husband and best friend of Ruth (nee Kohl); dear father of Nancy Dawson and her husband Bob of Waterloo, Carrol Paleothodoros and her husband Bill of Mississauga, Evelyn Imlau-Temple and her husband David of Kitchener and Mark Imlau and his wife Tracey of New Hamburg. Cherished grandfather of Devin, Roger, Scott, Michael, Paul, Gina, Elizabeth, Magdalana and Benjamin. Survived by his sister, Erika and her husband Karl-Heinz of Germany. Predeceased by his parents, Franz and Marie Imlau and his step-father, Alois Zapf. Mr. Imlau's family will receive friends at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2001, until the time of the funeral service at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment in Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo, followed by a time of fellowship in the funeral home Reception Room. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated.
ALLISON, A. Mabel (nee Grantham)
ALLISON, A. Mabel (nee Grantham) - Passed away suddenly, at her home, on Wednesday, June 6, 2001, aged 96 years. Mabel was a longtime member of the Astor City LTB Lodge in Guelph. Loving wife of the late Alfred Allison (1975). Lovingly remembered by her niece, Lena Grantham of Fergus. Predeceased by her brothers, Stanley and John and her sister, Louisa. Also predeceased by her nephews, Stanley and Norman. Friends may call at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home & Chapel, 280 St. David St. S., Fergus on Friday, June 8, 2001 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, June 9, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. Mr. Ray Pearse officiating. Interment in Belsyde Cemetery, Fergus. A reception will follow in the Wellington Room of the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice as expressions of sympathy and may be made by contacting the funeral home at 843-3100.