PIPE, Elston - At the John Noble Home, Brantford on Wednesday, June 9, 2004 Elston Pipe, formerly of Ayr and Drumbo; in his 92nd year. Dear husband of Edna Racknor. Predeceased by parents James and Catherine Pipe, brother Albert Pipe and sister Ida Pipe. He was born on the Tenth Concession of Blenheim Township. Mr. Pipe farmed until 1990 when he retired from a way of life he loved and moved to Telfer Place, Paris where again he volunteered and helped in any way he could. He was interested in organizations and was a past President of Ayr Cooperative, Drumbo Agricultural Society, Greenfield and Richwood Community Clubs, Treasurer of Drumbo Agricultural Society and Richwood United Church for 11 years. He was on the Drumbo Agricultural Society for 35 years and aided in the planning and building of the Agricultural Hall. Elston was a kind, gentle man and was always willing to do his part in life. Friends will be received at the Wm. Kipp Funeral Home, 184 Grand River Street North, Paris on Saturday, June 12 from 2 p.m. where funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Reverend Carol Ferguson officiating. Interment in Ayr Cemetery. Donations made to the Richwood United Church Memorial Fund would be gratefully appreciated. Wm. Kipp 442-3061.
REIST, Mary Evelyn (Evelyn) (nee Thomson) - Peacefully, with family by her side, on Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at St. Mary's General Hospital, Mary Evelyn Reist, of Kitchener, at the age of 80. Evelyn was a longtime employee of Auto Appraisal Ltd. in Kitchener and was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. She was very much involved with the Y.B.C. Bowling at Victoria Bowl and enjoyed the last six months with the seniors program at Sunnyside Home. Predeceased by her beloved husband, Bob Reist, in 1997. Loving mother of Margo Magwood and Betty Jean (B.J.) and her husband Bill Graham, all of Kitchener. Evelyn will be deeply missed by her grandchildren, Katrina, Ross, and Lisa Graham and Nicole Magwood. Survived by her sister, Joyce Byrnes and her husband Paterson Davidson of Guelph. Remembered by numerous nieces and nephews and their families. She will also be missed by all her loving pets. Besides her husband, Evelyn is predeceased by her parents, Rex and Mary Thomson, sisters, Dorothy and Marjory and her twin brother Ronald. Special Mom and Grandma to Patty, Austin and Tanner of Kansas City, Missouri, Ruth Alves, and Jan, Terry, Kelly, and Jenny McLoughlin of Bartlet, Illinois. Visitation will be held at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, today (Friday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, June 12 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Bill Lamont officiating. Reception will follow at the Ratz-Bechtel Family Centre. Cremation with interment in St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to St. Mary's General Hospital, 6th Floor, Respiratory Unit or to M.A.D.D. and may be arranged by contacting the funeral home at 745-9495
RETTINGER, Florence Ida - Of Cambridge, passed away, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Wednesday, June 9, 2004, in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late Arnold Rettinger (1996). Dear mother of William James Rettinger and his wife Ruth of Elmira and Shirley Anne Gleed and her husband Bob of Cambridge. Lovingly remembered by five grandchildren, Mark Hagey of Hamilton, Jamie Paul Hagey and his wife Robin of Cambridge, Gregory James Hagey and his wife Wendy of Nova Scotia, Joseph William Rettinger and his wife Debbie of Tara, Lori Ann Gallaugher and her husband Ian of Guelph and nine great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents, James and Ida Harvey; two brothers, James and Fred Harvey and three sisters, Helen, Grace and Gladys. Mrs. Rettinger was born in Guelph and has been a longtime resident of Preston. She, along with her late husband owned and operated Rettinger Building Supplies of Preston for many years. The family will receive friends at the Barthel Funeral Home, 566 Queenston Road, Cambridge on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 15, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. with Canon David Bowyer officiating. Interment in Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated by the family.
WHITING, Doris (Wells) - Suddenly on June 9, 2004, at the Sandalwood Park Nursing Home, in her 79th year. Predeceased by her husband Frank. Dear mother of Sharron (Doug Buchanan), Valerie (Grant Weber), Lynda (Ken Danby) and Raymond Whiting (Marilyn). Dear Nana of Paul and Susan (Buchanan), Todd and Sarah (Buchanan), Kim and Deryck (Schwartz), Andrea and James (West), Christopher and Laura (Danby), Lauralea and Jim (Peterson), Stephen and Marisa (Whiting), Gregory Whiting, Carrie-Lyn Whiting and Karen Whiting. Dear Gran-nan of Ashley Elizabeth and Erin Danby, Garrett, Breanna, Aspen and Chantelle Schwartz, Cody West Dawson Peterson, and soon to be long awaited baby Buchanan. Dear sister of Dorothy Dustin, Ethel (Melvin Witmer), Violet Daley and brother Bob Wells. Predeceased by Laura Hallman, Flo Boulding, Roland and Ralph Wells. Beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews. Doris was a longtime Canada Customs officer. The family of Frank and Doris Whiting wish to extend a heartfelt thank you to the management and staff at Sandalwood Nursing Home for their wonderful care and many kindnesses to both our parents during their stay. Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, "Brampton Chapel," 52 Main Street South, Brampton today (Thursday, June 10) from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to be held in the chapel on Friday June 11 at 11 am. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.
BARTLETT, Cheryl Elaine - Suddenly at her residence, in Cambridge, on Wednesday, June 9, 2004, aged 46 years. Cheryl Bartlett (nee Sutcliffe) is the beloved wife of Bill Bartlett, dear mother of Elianna Bartlett at home and Mary Lynne Bartlett of Waterloo; loved sister of Brad Sutcliffe and his wife June of Brampton, Gwen Davis and her husband Fred of Chatham, Ron Sutcliffe and his wife Helene of Rosemere, Quebec, Verl McLay and her husband Bill of Owen Sound, Dick Hoare and his wife Ann Spain, Marilyn Smith and her husband Clayton of Southampton, Wendell Sutcliffe and his wife Elaine of Scarborough, Paul Sutcliffe and his friend Kathy of Sauble Beach, Tom Sutcliffe and his wife Pam of Minford, Ohio and Brenda Galbraith and her husband Butch of Owen Sound; dear daughter-in-law of Lyla and John Goodwill of Thorold and sister-in-law of Frank Bartlett and his wife Dianne of Hamilton and Marylynn North and her husband Randy of Fonthill. She is also lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Cheryl will be sadly missed by her many friends, co-workers and all who knew her. She is predeceased by her parents Peg and Hugh Sutcliffe, brother-in-law Hugh McLay and sister-in-law Sue Sutcliffe. Cheryl was a 25 year employee of the Bank of Montreal and was a longtime member of the RCL Auxiliary Hepworth Branch No. 586. Friends will be received at T. Little Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 233 Main St. E., Cambridge on Saturday, June 12, 2004 from 12:30 p.m. until the memorial service time of 1:30 p.m., in the funeral home chapel. A reception will follow at the RCL Preston Branch No. 126. Cremation has taken place. As a continuation of Cheryl's concern as a mother donations to an Education Fund for Elianna may be made through the Funeral Home or any area Bank of Montreal. Remembrances may also be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
BRENNAN, Kathleen "Kay" Julia - (1927 - 2004). Peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, surrounded by her family, on Thursday, June 10, 2004, Kay Brennan, of Waterdown has joined her husband Herbert John Brennan in a new and beautiful life, ETERNITY. They leave behind, with gracious hearts, a legacy of four beautiful children to carry on their love, Paul Brennan, Julia Randall (Glen), Anne Baker (David), Mark Brennan (Susan) and six grandchildren, the future of their family love, Jennifer, Steven, Sarah, Timothy, Christina, and Jessica. Friends may call at the Kitching, Steepe & Ludwig Funeral Home, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown (905-689-4852) on Sunday from 1-4 and 6-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas The Apostle Church, 44 Flamboro St., Waterdown on Monday, June 14, 2004 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow in St. Thomas Cemetery, Waterdown. If so desired, donations to the St. Thomas Building Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Recitation of the rosary for Kay on Sunday at 6 p.m. "Lord, I freely yield all my freedom to you."
CLEMENS, Lloyd Carl - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lloyd Clemens, on June 9, 2004, at the Grand River Hospital, Kitchener. Lovingly remembered by his wife Margaret Clemens (Wolfe) of 47 years. Beloved brother of Edward (Doris) Clemens, Glen Clemens (the late Kay) (2003), Isobel (Murray) McBain, and Velma Parks, all of Cambridge. Fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and cousins, and other close relatives. Predeceased by his parents Willis Reid Clemens and Mary Clemens. Lloyd owned and operated Guy's Interiors of Kitchener for over 30 years. He was a member of St. Andrew's United Church (Preston), and was very dedicated to the workings of the church, serving on many of the committees and the board of St. Andrew's. Lloyd was a cherished member of the congregation and will be sadly missed. Lloyd gave back to his community. He gave freely of his time and talents as a volunteer to St. Luke's Place, as a founding member of the board in September of 1974, and he continued to serve until his retirement in 2000. He served as chairman of the House Committee which later became the Property Committee during that time. Lloyd was also a member of two life lease committees during the 1980's and 1990's. A memorial service will be held at St. Luke's United Church on Saturday, June 12 at 11 o'clock. A private interment will follow at a later date at Wanner Mennonite Cemetery. Those who wish, may make a memorial donation to either St. Luke's Place Foundation or to St. Andrew's United Church, Preston. Arrangements in care of the Lounsbury Funeral Home, 1766 Franklin Boulevard, Cambridge 519-658-9366.
EHRET, Alfred Anton - Passed away peacefully, Tuesday, June 8, 2004, at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, after a courageous battle with Cancer. Loving husband of Agnes (nee Paulsen) Ehret for 53 years. Dear father of Edward (Marlies) of Kitchener and Thomas (Norma) of Cambridge. Grandpa of Christopher, Jonathan, Benjamin, Rebecca and Evan. He is survived by his brother Heinz and sisters Therese and Margarete and nieces and nephews, all of Germany. Alfred was born on January 4, 1928 in Marienbad, Sudetenland. In 1951 Alfred and Agnes emigrated to Canada. In 1966 Alfred started to work for Budd Canada Ltd. and became general foreman of the tool and die department retiring in 1990. He then pursued travel, skiing, scuba diving but most of all he enjoyed golfing six days a week. In respecting Alfred's wishes there will be no visitation. A funeral service will take place at 1 p.m. Friday, June 11, 2004 (today) in the chapel of the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener 749-8467. Interment Memory Gardens Cemetery. A reception will take place at the funeral home following the interment at Memory Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). Visit www.obit411.com/1315 for Alfred's memorial. The family would like to thank all the doctors and nurses who took care of Alfred during his illness and friends and neighbours for all their help.
LECLERC, Lori Lynne - Passed away suddenly, on Wednesday, June 9, 2004, in Kitchener. Lori Lynne Leclerc, 30 years of age, beloved wife of Andre (Bingo) Leclerc, dear mother of Alex. Loving daughter of Linda Sayers of Lucknow and Larry and Joyce Sayers of Stratford, dear granddaughter of Joan Evans of Lucknow, dear step-sister of Denise (Mike) Lovell, Stratford and Mike (Wendy) Gregory, St. Marys, dear daughter-in-law of Andre Sr. and Lorraine Leclerc, dear granddaughter of Olivine Leclerc, Quebec, dear sister-in-law of Brenda (Dave) Rice and Denise (Ted) Stortz, all of Cambridge, cherished aunt of Kaitlyn Rice and Amanda and Greg Stortz. Lori's 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. with vigil prayers being held at the funeral home on Sunday evening at 7 p.m. The funeral mass will be held at St. Mary's Church on Monday morning at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at New Hope Cemetery. Those who wish may make a memorial donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the charity of your choice.
LESLIE, Janet Lynn - With profound sadness the family of Janet Lynn Leslie announces her passing at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener, Ontario, on June 9th, 2004 at the age of 47. Beloved wife of Kevin Wong. Loving daughter of Alexander and Lilias Leslie of London. Dear sister of Alistair, Laurie and her husband Graham, Neil and his wife Dinah, and Malcolm and his wife Quan. Janet will be sadly missed by her mother-in-law, Iris Lau of Hong Kong; brothers-in-law, Patrick Wong and James Wong; sisters-in-law, Maria Leung and Anna Leung, and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and friends. She will be fondly remembered by the legacy she left behind at Janet Lynn's Bistro in Waterloo. Visitation in the Lloyd R. Needham Funeral Chapel (520 Dundas St., London) on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, June 14th, 2004 at 1 p.m. Interment to follow at Woodland Cemetery. In memory of Janet, contributions to the Grand River Hospital Cancer Centre would be greatly appreciated.
LINTOTT, Dorothy - Dorothy May Lintott of Stratford, passed away suddenly, on Sunday, June 6th, 2004, four weeks before her 90th birthday. Dorothy was born in Ottawa on July 5, 1914, where she lived until she married and moved to Belleville for many years, later retiring in Stratford. Predeceased by her husband, Perce Lintott. Dear mother of Carol (John) MacKenzie of Kitchener and Diane (Ed) Patterson of Victoria, B.C. Grandchildren, Don, Paul, Tracy and Jennifer. Great-grandchildren, Taylor, Ciara and Kyle. A memorial service will be held at the Heinbuck Funeral Home, 156 Albert Street, Stratford on Saturday, June 19, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. Rev. John Spencer will officiate. Interment will follow in Avondale Cemetery, Stratford. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association through the funeral home at 271-5062. "A Mother's Love ... Is Forever"
MacLEAN, Brenda - After years of helping others, Brenda died peacefully with her family by her side, at London Health Sciences Centre, Westminster Campus, on Wednesday, June 9, 2004. Devoted mother of Trevor and companion Paula Jones and Tawnya and companion Mike Murray, all of London. Cherished daughter of Lois Hodgert and the late William Hodgert (1988) of Seaforth. Loving sister of Bryan Hodgert and his wife Linda of Heidelberg. Predeceased by her nephew Daryl (1984) and by her infant brother (1949). After a challenging nursing career she will be sadly missed by her family, friends and nursing colleagues. Visitation will be held tonight (Thursday) from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, (2 blocks north of Oxford) where the funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, June 12, 2004 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Ted Nelson officiating. Interment will take place at Exeter Cemetery on Monday, June 14, 2004 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to honour Brenda's memory may be made to the London Health Sciences Foundation (Palliative Care or Cancer Centre).
JOYCE MARIE MANSZ
1940 - 2004
After a courageous battle, at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, on Wednesday June 9, 2004, Joyce Mansz, age 64. Much loved sister of Charles Mansz; sister-in-law of Patricia Mansz; loving aunt of Marissa (Paul) and Amanda (Richard). Joyce will be lovingly remembered by her great-niece, Autumn and by her many relatives and friends. Predeceased by a brother, Alex and by her parents, Marie and Victor Mansz. A special thank-you to Dr. Radwhan, Dr. Donna Ward and their supporting staff.Friends were invited to share their memories of Joyce with her family at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King Street South in Waterloo on Friday June 11, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A morning prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, June 12, 2004 (today) at 10:30 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Michael's RC Church, 240 Hemlock Street, Waterloo at 11 a.m. with the Rev. James Malone as celebrant. Cremation. Interment in Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Cancer Institute of Canada, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or the Humane Society Kitchener-Waterloo and can be arranged through the funeral home at 745-8445