McMANUS, John Charles - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of John Charles McManus, of Salem, at the age of 56 years. Lovingly remembered by his wife, Nancy McManus (nee Clay) of Salem, his daughter Cheri and fiance Jason of Belle River and by his son, Patrick at home. Dear son of Charles and Eileen McManus of Elora and son-in law of Dorothy and the late Ian Clay Sr. of Fergus. Beloved brother of Thomas McManus and wife Karen of Elora, Mary Alice Roden and husband Dave of Salem, Elizabeth Gilmour and husband John of Salem, Michael McManus and wife Vickie of Cumnock, Teresa Dolinsek and husband Frank of Salem and Noreen Taylor and husband Dale of Salem. Loved brother-in-law of Frances Elliston and husband Bill, Ian Clay Jr. and wife Valerie and Peggy Agnew and husband Mike, all of Fergus. Predeceased by his mother, Alice Preston McManus, brother-in-law, George Clay and nephew, Gabe Roden. John is survived by many nieces and nephews and will be sadly missed by his family and many friends. He was loved by all who knew him. John was a talented tradesman with McManus Plastering & Drywall and was well known for his expertise in the trade he loved most which was plastering. John's family will receive visitors at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel, 37 Church Street, Elora on Sunday, June 13, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, June 14 at St. Mary's Immaculate Roman Catholic Church, 267 Geddes Street, Elora at 11 a.m. followed by interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Elora. As an expression of sympathy, donations to Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Diabetic Association would be appreciated by the family. (Cards available at the funeral home, 846-5352).
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.
SCHEU, John Wilhelm - Passed away, Thursday, June 10, 2004, as the result of complications from smoke inhalation, at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital. John Scheu in his 48th year was the beloved son of Lydia and the late Frederick Scheu (1992 ). Remembered by step-father Maurice Cooreman. Dear brother of Ann Meinzinger of Cambridge, Edith Hundt and her husband Murray of Hanover. Dear uncle of Melissa, Amy Meinzinger and Rob Paz, Cory and Terry-Lynn Hundt and Cara Hundt. John will be missed by many aunts, uncles, and friends. John was an employee of the City of Kitchener utilities department for 17 years. John's family will receive relatives and friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday (today) and Sunday at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener 749-8467. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday, June 14, 2004 in the chapel of the funeral home followed by a reception. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). Special thanks to all the nurses and Doctors at K-W Hospital ICU for all their special care. Visit www.obit411.com/1316 for John's memorial.
VAJDA, Vasile - Peacefully, at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, on Thursday, June 10, 2004, at the age of 41. Loving husband of Iboja. Dear father of Cristina and Thomas. Survived by his brother Andrew, his nephew Andrei, his niece Iulia and his parents-in-law, Ana and Francisk Checedi. Family invites relatives and friends to Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home & Chapel, 51 Benton (at Church St.) 742-4481 for a service in the chapel on Saturday, June 12, 2004 at 2 p.m. Visitation will take place 2 hours prior to service time. Pastor Nicu Brinda officiating. Interment Williamsburg Cemetery.
BAETZ, Karl William - At Listowel Memorial Hospital, on Thursday, June 10, 2004, Mr. Karl Baetz, of Listowel, in his 85th year. Beloved father of Kevin Baetz of Stratford and step-father of Harold and Shirley Hughes of Gainsville, Georgia. Predeceased by his first wife Vera Keep and his second wife Winnie Martin. A memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses on Saturday, June 19 at 2 p.m., with Floyd Williamson officiating. Cremation with interment of ashes in Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Robert Trench Funeral Home, Listowel (519) 291-4840.
BOSWELL, Frank William - MA, PhD (Toronto), Professor Emeritus, Department of Physics, University of Waterloo, on Tuesday, May 11, 2004, in his 80th year. Frank beloved husband of Gladys (nee Browning); loving father of David Boswell and his wife Elizabeth and Linda Boswell. Also loved by his three grandchildren Henry, Alison and Aaron. Dear brother of Phyllis Younger and John Boswell. Frank devoted his career to teaching and research at the University of Waterloo from 1959-2003. A visitation will be held at the Westmount Funeral Chapel, 1001 Ottawa Street South (at Westmount) 519-743-8900 on Friday, June 18 from 3-6 p.m. Memorial service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, June 19, 2004 at 3 p.m. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre would be greatly appreciated by the family.
BRENNER, Mary Edith "Sis" - Of Cambridge, on Friday, June 11, 2004, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital. in her 71st year. Dear mother of Vince and Linda, Jerry and Min, Joe and his wife Allison, Joanne Robinson and her husband Brad and Karen. Lovingly remembered by 11 grandchildren, Joshua, Christina, Jason, Leanne, Christopher, Jessica, Justine, Caleb, Bowen, Colton and Cameron and one great-granddaughter Dakota. Survived by three brothers Rod MacNeil and Marion, Don MacNeil and his wife Jitter, Fred MacNeil and his wife Elaine, and one sister-in-law Ann. Predeceased by her parents Neil and Gladys MacNeil, one son Phil (1990), two brothers Edwin and George and one sister Mary Catherine. Sis was born in Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and had been a resident of the area for the past 50 years. She was a member of St. Clement's RC Church. The family will receive friends at the Barthel Funeral Home, 566 Queenston Road, Cambridge on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Clement's RC Church, 745 Duke St., Cambridge on Monday, June 14, 2004 at 10 a.m. Interment in Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge. As expressions of sympathy, donations to MADD would be gratefully appreciated by the family.
HACHBOLD, Linda Faye - Passed away, peacefully, after a courageous battle with cancer, at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, on Friday, June 11, 2004, at the age of 42. Beloved wife of John whom she married on September 13, 1983. Loving mother of Daniel. Survived by her father, Julius Payne of Gastonia, North Carolina; two brothers, John Payne of Milton, Florida, Joseph Gary Payne of Charlotte, North Carolina, and sister, Deborah Perez of Charlotte, North Carolina. Predeceased by her mother, Virginia Savage-Payne in 1983. Linda had been employed with Priority Circuits in Kitchener for many years. She enjoyed traveling and was an avid reader. Visitation was be held at The Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, 745-9495, on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel Monday, June 14 (this evening) at 6 p.m. Following the service, a reception will be held in the Ratz-Bechtel Family Centre. To honour Linda's last wishes, cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre and may be arranged by contacting the funeral home or online at email@example.com. A special thank you is extended to Dr. Knight and his staff and the nurses of K-W and Freeport Hospitals.
HADJIGEORGIOU, Charalambos (Charlie) - Passed away peacefully, after a lengthy illness, on Thursday, June 10, 2004, at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital. Charlie Hadjigeorgiou, 69 years of age was the beloved husband of Androulla (nee Christodoulou) Hadjigeorgiou for 45 years. Loving father of Loukia and her husband Mitrofanis Panayiotou of Conestogo, Fytoula and her husband Savva Savva and Periklis Hadjigeorgiou and his wife Angela, all of Melbourne, Australia. Grandfather of Paul Panayiotou (Kristen), Andrea Ioannou (Kostas), Paul, Andrea, Charlie and Peter Savva, Harris, Nicholas and Peter Hadjigeorgiou. Survived by great-grandchildren Stelios and Loukia Ioannou. Dear brother of Katerina Nicolaou and husband Kyriakos of Kitchener and Marianna Theocharous and her late husband Charalambos of Cyprus and sister-in-law Alexandra Hadjigeorgiou. Charlie will be missed by many nieces and nephews and friends. Predeceased by his brother Christos Hadjigeorgiou. Charlie was the owner and operator of Lancaster Cleaners and Kypreos Restaurant from 1980-2004 and is still operated by the family. Charlie's family received relatives and friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday evening at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener 749-8467. Trisagion was held Friday evening at 8 p.m. Prayers will be offered in the funeral home chapel at 9:20 a.m. today (Saturday, June 12, 2004) followed by procession to St's Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church, (527 Bridgeport Rd., Kitchener) for funeral mass at 10 a.m. Father Constantine Hatzis officiating. Interment Parkview Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations to either the Kidney Foundation or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). Visit www.obit411.com/1317 for Charlie's memorial.
LUCIN, Baby Trinity Hallie Lynn - Peacefully in her sleep at her residence, on Thursday, June 10, 2004, at 8 weeks of age. Treasured daughter of Chrystal Lucin and Jared Kutschenreuter. Beloved granddaughter of Tammy and Shon Carroll and Michelle and Mike Kutschenreuter. Will be sadly missed by her great-grandparents and her great-great-grandparents. Loving niece of Shontelle, the late Justin Lucin (2002), Ciara, Savanna and many other great-Aunts and Uncles. Dear goddaughter of Jessie Rivers, Ryan Sachs and Sam Zepeda. Trinity will be dearly missed by everyone in her life and will be our guardian angel forever. Family invites relatives and friends to Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home & Chapel, 51 Benton (at Church St.) 742-4481 for visitation on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Service will take place in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, June 15, 2004 at 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy the family would appreciate donations to be made to the Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths or to the Malignant Hyperthermia Association.
NEEDLE, Terry Wayne - Passed away, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Friday, June 11, 2004, at St. Mary's Hospital, at the age of 58 years. Beloved brother of Nedra Lee and her husband Rusty, Francis and his wife Sharon, Linda Deveau and her husband Jerry, Donald and his wife Bonnie and Laura Rodgers. Terry will always be loved and remembered by his many nieces and nephews and his little dog Missy. Predeceased by his parents William and Rena Needle and his brother Bill. A celebration of Terry's life will be held in the chapel of the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King Street West, Kitchener on Monday at 1 p.m. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations to the Arthritis Society may be placed by contacting the funeral home at 745-9495
POOLE, Madeline E. - Passed away, after a lengthy illness, at Royal Victoria Hospital, in Barrie, on Friday, June 11, 2004, at the age of 59 years.Beloved wife of Gary for over 37 years. Loving mother of David. Madeline was born to a family of 14 and she will be greatly missed by her 11 surviving siblings.The family will receive friends at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 621 King St. W., Kitchener on Monday, June 14, 2004 (today) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the Ratz-Bechtel Chapel on Tuesday at 1 p.m. Interment Memory Gardens. Reception Ratz-Bechtel Family Centre to follow.As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre may be placed by contacting the funeral home at 745-9495 or online at firstname.lastname@example.orgA heartfelt thank you is extended to all the relatives and friends for your love and support, you will always be remembered.
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 (today) 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.
SCHNURR, Cora Annie - Passed away at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Walkerton, on Thursday, June 10, 2004. She was 84. Survived by her children, Mary Anne and Ken Ste. Marie of Hanover, Joan and Autry Doherty of Walkerton, Bob and Cathy of Mildmay, Harry and Grace of RR 2 Walkerton, Pat and Keith Weaver of Hanover, Barb and Dennis Foerster of RR 1 Neustadt, Joe and Kate of Hanover, Debbie Schenkel of RR 1 Walkerton, Theresa and Mark Mullen of Walkerton, Cheryl and Al Fidler of Formosa. Also survived by thirty-two grandchildren, twenty-eight great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and brother, Harry and his wife Doris Opperman. Pre-deceased by her husband, Clayton; one great-grandchild, Jessie; sister, Josephine; brother, Anthony and her parents, Andrew and Annie Opperman. Visitation Saturday (today) 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. CWL Service Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Parish Prayers Sunday at 7:30 p.m. and Knights of Columbus Rosary Sunday at 9 p.m. at Cameron Funeral Home, 1106 Yonge Street, Walkerton. Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, June 14, 2004 at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Formosa. Interment in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Formosa, Ontario. Memorial donations to the Children's Wish Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.