MURDOCK, Brian Frederick - Suddenly, on Tuesday, March 23, 2004, aged 50 years. Brian Murdock of Cambridge will be fondly remembered by his family and friends and all who loved him. The family will receive friends at Coutts Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 96 St. Andrew St., Cambridge on Saturday, March 27, 2004 (today) from 10-11 a.m. A memorial service will be conducted in the funeral home chapel at 11 a.m. Cremation has taken place.
SMITH, Stella - After a brief illness, at the Brantford General Hospital, on Friday, March 26, 2004, Stella Mae (Mitchell), of Ayr; in her 91st year. Dear wife of the late Murray E. Smith (1987). Very special mother of Shirley and Robert Watson of Ayr; loved grandmother of Jamie and Eve Watson of Fort William, Scotland and Duane and Angela Watson of Ayr. Predeceased by infant twin daughters Florence and Faye (1938); sisters Laura Hogg, Helen Pipe, Blanche King and brothers Howard, Clarence and Dick Mitchell. Stella and her husband Murray owned and operated the Green Thistle Restaurant in Ayr for many years. She was also a longtime employee of the Queen's Hotel in Ayr. Details are incomplete. Arrangements made by Ayr Chapel, Wm. Kipp Funeral Home, 632-8228.
WATSON, Robert Sanderson - Passed away peacefully, at the K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, on Friday, March 26, 2004. Robert, in his 74th year, was the beloved husband of Mary Watson (nee Barton) for 54 years. Dad will be sadly missed by Janice and Doug Dietrich, Sue Freeman, Carol and Mike Armstrong, Barb and Jeff Watson, Rich and Liz Watson, and Jill and Shawn Buckwald. Loving papa to Shannon and Chris, Andrew and Kim, Katelynn, Jason and Sandra, Becky and Larry, Terri Lynn and Kevin, Erin and Shannon, Courtney, Amanda and Carlos, Adrianna, Evan and Kelsey. Great-grandpa to Nicholas, Hayley, Aidan and Kelly Lynn. Brother-in-law to John Barton. Uncle to several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his son Robert Bradley, his parents John and Helen Watson and brother, John MacDonald Watson. Robert's family will receive relatives and friends as a celebration of his life at the Westmount Funeral Chapel, 1001 Ottawa St. South (at Westmount Rd.), 743-8900, on Sunday, March 28, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Monday at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Williamsburg Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Grand River Hospital Foundation. A special thank you to Dr. Plaxton and staff of the Grand River ICU. You were always the strong one Dad. You lived a full and happy life and loved to dance. You will be sadly missed by all of your "little tiddly-winks"! Look down on us and help to keep us strong in our time of need. We know you'll be fixing something up there in Heaven, that needs fixing. We will miss you always, but will remember the happy memories and good times we've shared. We'll make sure that everything is "just tickety-boo!"
BELANGER, Verna - Passed away, on Thursday, March 25, 2004, at Stirling Heights Long Term Care Facility, Verna Belanger, 71 years of age. Beloved mother of Ward (Marnee) Griffiths of Kitchener, Faye Griffiths of Cambridge, Jill (Randy) Boomer of Cambridge and Pam Griffiths and her friend Mike Boutilier, also of Cambridge; loving grandmother of Ian, Kyle, Crystal, Melisa, Tyler, Carly, Carissa and Austin; dear great-grandmother of Michaela; dear sister of Reynold, Rosalie and Mildred. Verna is predeceased by her brothers, Norman, Ernest and Robert, also survived by many nieces and nephews. Verna served in the Royal Canadian Air Force with Nato from 1952-1956. She was an avid golfer and curler, and had a fond appreciation for art. Verna was a dedicated follower of Jesus. She will be fondly remembered as Koocum. Vernas family will receive friends at the Lounsbury Funeral Home, 1766 Franklin Boulevard, Cambridge, 658-9366 on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday afternoon at 2 p.m. Those who wish, may make a memorial donation to either Stirling Heights or to Lisaard House, or to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Sneddon, Ross Andrew
1935 - 2002
Passed away on Wednesday, November 27, 2002 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Kitchener in his 68th year.
Ross was the beloved husband of Diane (nee Knapp) Sneddon. Loving father of Tracy and her husband Don Ross of Toronto, Chad Sepers and his wife Donna of Guelph, Robert (Hap) Sneddon and his wife Laurie Powers of Cambridge, Andrew MacPherson Sneddon of Kitchener, Samantha Sneddon of Waterloo and Reagan Sneddon and Jeffrey Yuke of Kitchener. Grandfather of David and Jacqueline Ross, Lane Yuke, Chelsey, Jacob and Alicia Sepers. Predeceased by his parents, Andrew and Agnes Sneddon. Loving friend to all who knew him.
The family of Ross Sneddon will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9PM Friday at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener (749-8467).
Funeral service 1:00 PM Saturday November 30, 2002 in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment Woodland Cemetery.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Epilepsy Foundation or the St. Mary’s Hospital Palliative Care would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home).
The family would like to thank Dr.’s Ho, Sharkey, Owens, Irwin and the nursing staff of the fifth floor St. Mary’s Hospital for their care.
1960 - 2003
Passed away in New York City on January 31, 2003.
Beloved partner of Michael Lindner of New York City. Step-daughter of Dianne (Zinkan) McAllister and her husband Bob. Dear sister of Jan Zinkan and her husband Miro, Christina Collard and her husband Lewis, Sandy Spiegelberg and her husband Wayne. Dear aunt of Sean, Matt, Taryn and great-aunt of Madelyn.
Predeceased by her parents Marjorie and Carl Zinkan.
A private family service will be held (no visitation).
As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Ontario Lupus Association 590 Alden Rd. Suite 204, Markham, ON, L3R 8N2 would be appreciated by the family (cards available by calling the Henry Walser Funeral Home 519-749-8467).
1928 - 2003
Passed away at Trinity Village Care Centre on June 12, 2003 at 74 years of age.
Dear husband of Katherine (nee Genzinger) Wilhelm and loved father of Cathy and husband John Matthews, Raymond Jr. and wife Pia both of Mississauga and Michael and wife Cindy of Kitchener. Loving grandfather of Sarah Matthews. Survived by brothers James (Jeanette) and Lawrence (Carol). Brother-in-law of Laura Wilhelm, Tony Wagner of Walkerton, George Genzinger (Marilyn) and Elizabeth Beatty (Gord) of Lakeside, ON.. Predeceased by his parents Edna (Weiler) and John Wilhelm and his sister Catherine Wagner and brother Wilbert Wilhelm.
Raymond’s family will receive relatives and friends from 2-4 and 7-9pm Sunday at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener (749-8467). Parish prayers 2:30pm Sunday afternoon.
Prayers will be offered in the funeral home chapel on 10:30am Monday, June 16, 2003 followed by procession to St. Aloysius R.C. Church (11 Traynor Ave., Kitchener) for funeral mass at 11am. Fr. Cornelius O’Mahony officiating,
Interment Woodland Cemetery.
If desired, donations to Trinity Village Care Centre or St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation may be made as expressions of sympathy (cards available at the funeral home).
We are very grateful for the loving, compassionate care given to Raymond by the staff of Trintiy Care Centre.
1961 - 2003
Passed away suddenly at the age of 42, on Wednesday, September 3, 2003. Judy is now resting with her beautiful daughter, Abby.
Beloved wife and best friend of Michael Iutzi and cherished mother to Ryan and Taylor. Much loved daughter and daughter-in-law of Ray and Josie Caravaggio and Stan and Marg Iutzi. Sister and sister-in-law to Rick Caravaggio and his wife Jan, Marie Peever and her husband John, Cheryl and her husband Daryl Shane and Shelley and her husband Brian Townend. She will be sadly missed by her aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends.
Judy’s family will receive relatives and friends on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9pm and will continue on Saturday from 10-11am at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener (749-8467).
Funeral service 11am Saturday, September 6, 2003 in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment Parkview Cemetery.
As expressions of sympathy donations to the Grand River Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home).
1982 - 2005
At peace in her mommy’s arms, after a lengthy illness, at Grand River Hospital, K-W Health Centre on Monday, August 08, 2005 at the age of 23 years.
Loving daughter of Cherilyn Gill. Sister of Lisa Simpson and Jeannette George. Shelly will be fondly remembered by uncle Jeff, Lisa Wade, Leslie Holland, her grandparents, George and Vaunne Gill, uncle Greg, uncle Wes and their families.
The greatest gifts were given to us by Shelly, these were courage, strength, and unconditional love.
A private family committal service to be held in the Thorton Cemetery, Whitby.
In Shelly’s memory, make someone you love happy!
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Grand River Hospital or a charity of choice would be appreciated and may be obtained through the Henry Walser Funeral Home, Kitchener (749-8467).
“Love you forever and ever and ever and always, Angel.”
1919 - 2005
Passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 9, 2005 at Fairview Mennonite Home at the age of 86.
Beloved wife of Fred Hackbart for 61 years. Dear mother of Gary and his wife Florence, Lloyd and his wife Ruth all of Waterloo, Bruce and his wife Maria of Breslau, Gerald and his wife Carolyn, Glen and his partner Lisa McInnis, Brian and his wife Trisha all of Kitchener, Neil and his wife Janice of Harriston, Kathryn and her husband Bill Troubridge of Elora and Carolyn Benyair of Fergus and the late Raymond (1975) and Morris (1958). Rose will be missed by 13 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents Henry and Matilda (nee Maurer) Kern.
Rose’s family will receive relatives and friends from 7-9 PM Saturday and 2-4 and 7-9 PM Sunday and 10AM – 10:45 AM Monday at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener 749-8467.
Funeral service 11 AM Monday, June 13, 2005 in the chapel of the funeral home.
Interment Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau.
As expressions of sympathy donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home).
1986 - 2004
Died suddenly in a car accident on Friday August 27, 2004 in New Hamburg. Born April 30, 1986, AT St. Mary's Hospital.
Elliot was deeply loved and cherished by his family, including His mom Darlene Long and husband Mark Smullen and His father Dennis Long and wife Leovina Canete. His smile and wit will be missed by little sister Madelaine Ruth and brother Oliver Long. He is also mourned by step-sisters May and June Canete, Dan Thompson, and Grandparents Donald Long of Grafton, Condon Corbett of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and Marie and Leo Smullen of Ireland.
Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by Aunts, Uncles and cousins, including Susan and Mark St.Louis,cousins Mark, Adam, Rose, Aaron, and Isaac, all of Niagara Falls, Bruce Corbett, of British Columbia, and Condon Corbett Jr., of Cape Breton, Lorna and Dan Bandstra of Cape Cod, David and Siobhan Smullen , Ciara and Aoife Smullen, and Martin Smullen, all of Dublin, Ireland. He is also lovingly remembered by Aunt Beverly Silk and husband Leon, cousins, Amanda and Paul of Toronto, Sandra Wunder and her husband Dennis of Kitchener, Ginny Burt and her husband Paul, and cousins Denise and Heather all of Toronto, Uncle Wayne Long and his wife Linda of Toronto. Predeaceased by his grandmother Helen Phyllis Long (nee Kropf) of Kitchener.
Missed by Great Aunts and Uncles and cousins including Aunt Gen Corbett of Kitchener, Mary Buffet of Nove Scotia and Uncle Danny Corbett of New Brunswick, Karen and Herb Benedict and cousins Raven and Mike, Judy, Phil, Michael and Timothy Christenson all of Kitchener.
Elliot was a proud Honours Graduate of Grand River Collegiate and was an Ontario Scholar. He was about to attend the University of Waterloo in the faculty of Mathematics and computer sciences.
He was very close to a unique and wonderful group of friends, many of who were camping with him at the time of the tragedy.
Elliot was born with a complex cardiac defect and had several surgeries early in life. In spite of many obstacles he excelled at everything he did. He was a peer counsellor for Special Hearts, and a volunteer with the Manulife Ride for Heart at Rest Station One for the last 10 years.
He was respected and beloved by everyone he met.
Elliot’s family invite relatives, friends and especially his graduating class to share memories of Ellliot from 7-9 PM Monday and 2-4 and 7-9 PM Tuesday at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener 749-8467.
Funeral Service 1 PM Wednesday, September 1, 2004 in the chapel of the funeral home. John Pearce of Stanley Park Community Church officiating.
Internment will take place after the service followed by a reception in the family room at the funeral home.
Donations in Elliot's memory to Special Hearts are appreciated by the family and can be made through the funeral home.
"You're in the arms of the Angels, may you find some comfort here"