HERGOTT, Ralph J. - Passed away, peacefully, after a battle with cancer, at his home in Bridgeport, on Saturday, June 5, 2004, at the age of 64. Beloved husband of Joyce (nee Wickens) for 42 years. Loving father of Debbie Mazzocca of Winterbourne, Cathy Fyfe and her husband Ron of Bridgeport, and Mike Hergott and his wife Sherry of Waterloo. Proud grandpa of Robbie Mazzocca, Laura Fyfe, and Brent and Gregory Hergott. Survived by his sister, Evelyn Haffner and brothers, Bob Hergott and Ken Hergott. Also survived by his sister-in-law, Jeanette Yantz. Predeceased by his parents, Irvin and Dolores (Zuber) Hergott. Ralph had retired from electrical maintenance at J.M. Schneider after 44 years of service. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Bridgeport. Visitation will be held at The Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, 745-9495, today (Tuesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, June 9 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Michael Hackbusch officiating. Cremation. Reception will follow in the Ratz-Bechtel Family Centre. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Bridgeport, and may be arranged by contacting the funeral home or online through firstname.lastname@example.org. A special thank you is extended to the Care Partners nurses.
HOWELL, Audrey A. - Peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family, at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Sunday, June 6, 2004 at the age of 88 years. Kind and loving mother to Keith (Moya), Rita Little (Larry) of Bobcaygeon, June Boivin (Donna), Roy, Brenda, Guy (Lena) of Paris, Ont. Survived by 23 grandchildren 27 great-grandchildren. Beloved sister of Ida Miller and brother, Albert Howell. Predeceased by twin sons, Ronnie (1990) and Bobby (1998); grandson, Michael (2000) and four brothers and three sisters. Audrey was a lifetime member of St. Patrick's C.W.L. Friends will be received at Barthel Funeral Home, 566 Queenston Road, Cambridge, 653-3251, today (Tuesday, June 8, 2004) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Clements RC Church, 745 Duke Street, Cambridge, on Wednesday, June 9, 2004 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Mt. View Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be greatly appreciated by the family. The sky will be a lot brighter tonight
KEITH, Gertrude - At Saugeen Valley Nursing Centre, Mount Forest on Sunday, June 6, 2004. Gertrude Emmeline (Weiser) Keith of Mount Forest formerly of Cedarville in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Hugh Keith. Left to mourn are Ed (Dorothy) and families, Bernice (Art) and families and Mamie, Joan, Rita and Elsie. Predeceased by 1 sister and 7 brothers. Friends may call at the Hendrick Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, June 8th at 1 p.m. Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Egremont Township. Memorial donations to Louise Marshall Hospital or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.
KLINKMAN, Joyce - Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness, Friday, June 4, 2004, at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, Kitchener. Joyce Klinkman in her 72nd year was the beloved wife of the late Kenneth (December 1996). Loving mother of Steven and his wife Elizabeth, Susan McKenzie, Peter and his wife Janice Given, all of Kitchener and Jeffrey and his wife Jody of Bracebridge. Loving grandmother of Taryn, Nathan, Reed, Alex, Emily, Kyle, Robyn, Paige, Greer. Dear daughter of Audrey McRae of Kitchener and the late Angus. Dear sister of Kenneth McRae and his wife Liz of Ayr and Douglas McRae and his wife Carol of London. Joyce retired from Dare Foods after 25 years service. She spent her volunteer time as a member and Area Captain for T.O.P.S. and enjoyed her time at Kintail Beach. Joyce's family will receive relatives and friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday, June 7, 2004 (today) at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener 749-8467. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, 2004 at Kitchener East Presbyterian Church, (10 Zeller Dr., Kitchener). Rev. Mark Richardson officiating. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). Visit www.obit411.com/1308 for Joyce's Memorial.
McDONALD, Marion Elleda (nee Mahon) - After a very full life, Marion passed away, on Thursday, June 3, 2004, at the age of 90. She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth McDonald, in 1985. Her strong faith, devotion to family and unfaltering integrity will be missed by her children, Joan and John; son-in-law, Gale Jagoe; daughter-in-law, Dale Ross; granddaughters, Christine, Chloe, and kitty Tigger. She was a life-long member of First United Church, enjoyed decades of bridge games with her peers and had a remarkable capacity for friendship with people of all generations. A Memorial Service to celebrate Marion's' life will be held in the chapel of Little's Funeral Home, 223 Main St. E., Cambridge on Wednesday June 9, 2004 at 11 a.m., with a reception to follow. A special note of appreciation goes to the staff of the Palliative Care Unit at Cambridge Memorial Hospital whose compassion, care and support were outstanding. If desired, donations may be made to the Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation or the charity of your choice.
CORILLA "CORA" PONTIN 1907 - 2004 After a long and full life. Cora died peacefully, at Parkwood Mennonite Home in Waterloo, on Saturday, June 5, 2004, in her 98th year. Beloved mother of Judy and her husband Doug Lichty of Guelph. She will lovingly be remembered by her grandchildren, Wendy Adams, Shelley and her husband Darren MacIvor and Melanie and her husband Todd Moser; great-grandchildren, Amanda, Greg, Megan, Connor, Alysha and Nicole.She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Ray; five brothers; one sister and her parents. Friends are invited to share their memories of Cora with her family at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., on Wednesday, June 9, 2004. A service to remember her life will follow in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Following the service, friends and relatives are invited to the Reception Room of the funeral home for refreshments and a time to visit with the family. Interment will follow in Memory Gardens. In memory of Cora, donations to Parkwood Mennonite Home would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and can be arranged through the funeral home, phone 745-8445
ROSLYN, Lucy E. - With deep sorrow, we announce the passing of Lucy E. Roslyn, on Saturday, June 5, 2004 at Guelph General Hospital, surrounded by her family. Lucy was born October 8, 1927 in Winnipeg, the youngest child of Rozalia and Julian Stupak. Dear mother of Bernadine of Barry's Bay, Leighton and his wife Paulette of Sudbury, Kevin and his wife Celine of Newmarket, Lynn (Landon) Henry and her husband Bob of Elora and Shawn and his wife Sandy of Hawkesville. Beloved grandmother of Kelly and Heidi Klinck, Cory and Morgan Roslyn, Nicholas and Natasha Roslyn; Ryan and Holly Henry, Peter Nickel and Jacob Roslyn. Survived by her loving sisters, Gertrude Stupak, Elizabeth Polson and Ursula Katchin. Predeceased by her husband, Stanley (1973); son, Peyton (1968) and daughter, Dawn (1967). Resting at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home "Dublin Chapel", 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph where the family will receive friends today (Tuesday) 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Rosary Church (175 Emma St.) on Wednesday, June 9, 2004 at 11 a.m. Interment Marymount Cemetery, Guelph. A Vigil for Lucy will take place on Tuesday evening at 8:30 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. (cards available at the funeral home (519-822-4731)
W. PAUL SANDHAM 1943-2004 Suddenly at his residence, on Sunday, June 6, 2004 at the age of 60. Beloved husband of Carol of Waterloo. Loving father of Todd, Wendy and Heather. Arrangements are incomplete and may be obtained by contacting the Edward R. Good Funeral Home at 745-8445
SEITZ, Laura Bertha (Sachs) - Passed away peacefully at Trinity Village Nursing Home on Sunday, June 6, 2004, at the age of 90 years. Beloved wife of Leon John Seitz of Kitchener for 43 years. Daughter of the late Henry Sachs and Marguerite Alles. Dear sister of Malinda Monk of Hanover, Ontario. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sisters, Anne Henkel, Wilhelmine Kimmel, Alma Merner, Matilda (Tillie) Ahrens, and Adeline Sachs (May 2004), and brother, Albert Sachs. Laura's family will receive relatives and friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener (749-8467). Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 9, 2004 in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment Memory Gardens Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Trinity Village Nursing Home or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). A special thank you to the first floor staff of Trinity Village for your care to Laura. Visit www.obit411.com/1312 for Laura's memorial.
SIELING, Helen (Mrs. Edward) - Peacefully, on Saturday, June 5, 2004, at Heritage House, St. Jacobs, Helen (Spaetzel) Sieling, in her 88th year, formerly of Elmira.Dear wife of the late Edward Sieling (1987). Dear mother of Barbara Reynolds of Duncan, B.C., Doug and Maddy Sieling of Hanover, Keith and Darlene Sieling of Hamilton and Bruce and Carolyn Sieling of Wallenstein. Fondly remembered by her 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Sister of Mildred and Grant Harbach of Kitchener.Predeceased by her parents, Isaiah (Ike) and Elmina (Eby) Spaetzel; four brothers, Harold, Grant, Earl and Donald; two sisters, Dorothy Anger and Evelyne Lewis; one son-in-law, Doug Reynolds.The family will receive friends and relatives at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira, today (Tuesday, June 8) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Father George Nowak CR officiating, followed by interment in Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo.In her memory, donations to St. Mary's Hospital, Cardiac Care Centre would be appreciated by the family as expressions of sympathy.
SNIDER, Shirley Elaine - On Friday, June 4, 2004, at Toronto East General Hospital, at age 76 years.Shirley (nee Moss), is survived by her loving husband, Murray C. whom she married September 2, 1949. Dear mother of Rev. Mark (Darlene) and David (Heather); seven grandchildren, Joel (Melissa), Sharla (Peter), Jared, Jeremy (Sandy), Jennifer, Matthew (Melissa), Chad (Christine) and six great-grandchildren. Shirley is also survived by sisters, Arlene (Eugene) Felhaber, Mary (Harold) Neal and brother, John (Val) Moss.She was predeceased by her daughter, Judith Parrott (2002); sons, Jonathan (1985), Timothy (1954), John (1953). Also by her parents, Milton and Verna (Thaler) Moss.Shirley was proud to be a 6th generation descendant of pioneer Joseph Schneider, one of the first settlers to come from Pennsylvania to settle in what is now Kitchener.Shirley's family will receive relatives and friends today (Tuesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener (749-8467). Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 9, 2004 at Bethany Evangelical Missionary Church (160 Lancaster St. E., Kitchener) followed by a reception at the church. Rev. Mark Bolender officiating. Interment Woodland Cemetery.As expressions of sympathy, donations to Ray of Hope would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). Visit www.obit411.com/1310 for Shirley's Memorial.
WAHL, Robert Bruce (Bob) - Passed away, peacefully, on Saturday, June 5, 2004, at St. Mary's Hospital. Bob Wahl, 85 years of age, was the beloved husband of Ingeborg (nee Persson) of Kitchener for 57 years. Beloved father of Elizabeth Ann Reimers of Toronto, Richard Bruce Wahl and Christine Ruth Wahl, both of Kitchener. Dear grandpa to Aaron and Martha Wahl. Dear brother of Warren and his wife Evelyn of Pembroke. Predeceased by sisters, Ruth Ball, Gladys Grant (Smiley) and Helen Pearson and brothers, Jack and Edward Wahl and son-in-law, Wilhelm Reimers (Bill) (1990). Bob was a veteran of the Second World War 24th field ambulance and a 50 year member of R.C.L Waterloo Branch No. 530. After retiring from John Forsyth in 1985, Bob enjoyed doing many woodworking projects at home. Bob's family received relatives and friends from 7-9 p.m. Monday, June 7, 2004 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener, 749-8467. Legion service 6:45 p.m. was held Monday. Funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. today (Tuesday, June 8, 2004) in the chapel of the funeral home followed by a reception. Rev. George Sim officiating. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). A special thank you to the sixth floor nurses at St. Mary's Hospital and Dr. Kitzul and Dr. Hentschel for their patience and compassion. Visit www.obit411/1311.com for Bob's memorial.
WINTERHALT, Oscar - Passed away peacefully, on Friday, June 4, 2004, at Village of Winston Park Nursing Home. Oscar Winterhalt in his 81st year was the beloved husband of the late Joan (nee Scorgie) Winterhalt (2000). Dear brother of Bernice Heiman and brother-in-law of Albert Schlachter both of Kitchener. Uncle to Thom Heiman and his wife Mary Ellen and family of Burlington, Mary Pat and her husband Lou Flores of Toronto, Carol Kuntz and family and Susan and husband Pat McGrath and family, all of Kitchener. Predeceased by sister Marguerite Schlachter (1995) and parents George and Margaret (nee Moogk). Oscar served with the RCAF 1942 - 1972. Oscar's family will receive relatives and friends from 7-9 p.m. today (Monday) at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener 749-8467. Prayers will be offered in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, June 8, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. followed by procession to St. Aloysius RC Church for funeral mass at 10 a.m. Interment Woodland Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Alzheimer Society or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). Visit www.obit411.com/1309 for Oscar's Memorial.