DUNBROOK, Grace (nee Schell) - Passed away, peacefully, at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, on Tuesday, June 15, 2004, at the age of 92.Beloved wife of the late Jerome R. (Pat) Dunbrook. Loving mother of Audre-Anne McKinnon (Howard) and Karen Mary Dunbrook, all of Kitchener. Cherished grandmother of Drina, Chris and Kimberly. Grace will be sadly missed by her great-grandchildren, Joshua, Brittany, Kara, Kellen, Stephanie, Taylor and Connor.Grace was a longtime member of Sacred Heart RC Church, Catholic Women's League and the Altar and Rosary Society.Grace's family will receive friends and relatives at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 621 King St. W., Kitchener today (Thursday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Family prayers will be offered at the funeral home on Friday, June 18, 2004 at 9:15 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart RC Church, 66 Shanley St., Kitchener at 10 a.m. Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener.Donations to the C.N.I.B. would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and may be made by contacting the funeral home at 745-9495
YOUNG, Mark J. - Passed away peacefully, after a courageous battle with cancer, at Stratford General Hospital, on June 7, 2004, at the age of 43.Loving father to Ashley, Sean and Scott; husband to Cheri.Cremation has taken place.Thanks to the caring and compassionate staff of the Stratford General Hospital.Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
SPETKO, William 'Bill' - Suddenly, at Mountain Lake, on Saturday, June 12, 2004, William Joseph Spetko of Wiarton in his 84th year. Loving husband of the former Josie Brenner, Cherished father of Nancy and her husband Bob Bearinger, of Owen Sound, Aleck and his wife Donna, of Wiarton and Michael, of Kitchener. Grandfather of Courtney, Sarah, William, Melody, Joshua, Jesse, Zachary, Delainey, and Robert. Predeceased by his parents, Aleck and Helen and his sisters, Nellie and Ann. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041 Tuesday (today) from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thence to Wilmot Missionary Church, RR 2, Petersburg where a funeral service will take place Thursday at 1 p.m. Visiting for two hours prior to service. A reception will follow the service prior to prayers and burial in Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Salvation Army would be greatly appreciated. A Red Maple tree will be planted at the funeral home in memory of Bill.
PINHEIRO, Joseph D. - Passed away, at home with his family, on Friday, June 11, 2004, at the age of 46. Joseph Pinheiro, cherished son of Daniel and Teresa Pinheiro of Kitchener. Dearly loved brother of Maria T. Pinheiro of Cambridge and Anthony T. Pinheiro and his wife Kimberly of Kitchener. Beloved uncle of Mellissa Pinheiro (Jason Connelly) and Tania Pinheiro (Nicolas Moyer), and Justin, Amaryn, Aaron, Logen, Keagan and Brayden Pinheiro. Joseph will be fondly remembered by his many, many friends and co-workers as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and god-children. Friends called at the Westmount Funeral Chapel, 1001 Ottawa St., Kitchener, 743-8900 on Monday from 7-9 p.m. and mat call Tuesday (today) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament RC Church (305 Laurentian Dr). Rite of Committal will follow at Williamsburg Cemetery. For those who wish, donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
POTTS, Murray - At his residence, on Friday, June 11, 2004, at the age of 64. Survived by his wife Ilona, his son Derek and his daughter Melina, all of London, his sister Mary Eileen Bellamy of Toronto, his niece Cheryl Brodie of Kitchener and his nephews Larry Jutzi and Patti of Kitchener, Dennis (Paula) Jutzi of Sarnia, Cal (Carol) Bellamy of Ottawa and his great-nieces and nephews Tom, Terry, Kenny, Shawn, Scott, Stephen, Sarah, Darryle and Jasmine and many great-great-nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister Frances (Rick) Wilkins and his brother George Keller. Family invites relatives and friends to Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home & Chapel, 51 Benton (at Church St.) 742-4481 for visitation today (Tuesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service will take place in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, June 16, 2004 at 3 p.m. Chaplain Michael Chow officiating. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy the family would appreciate donations to go to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario.
PROWSE/SHEA, Sonya - One year old, died suddenly in her sleep, June 8, 2004.Survived and sadly missed by mother, Melissa; father, Chris and younger sister, Melanie; great-grandmothers, Margaret Shea of Alberta, Sandy Statlander of Kitchener; grandparents, Diana Prowse and Ron Brown and Gord Prowse of Brantford, Angela Shea of Kitchener, Lori and Charles Statlander of Kitchener and many aunts, uncles and cousins.Funeral services took place at Hill and Robinson Funeral Home in Brantford, Sunday, June 13, 2004. Cremation followed. You are our little angel. You will be sadly missed. Donations can be made in Sonya's name to a charity of your choice.
PYNES-PINOS, Pamela (nee Siminowski) - Died Saturday, June 12, 2004, at Lisaard House, in Cambridge, at the age of 51 years. Beloved daughter of Violet Siminowski of Cambridge and the late Casimir Siminowski. Loving mother of Felicia Pynes. Pamela will be sorely missed by her husband, David Paquette, whom were recently married. Cherished sister of Paul Siminowski of Cambridge and Peggy and her husband David DuCharme of Ottawa. Sadly missed by her mother-in-law, Pavla Pinos of Kitchener. A heartfelt thank you to Jack and Pat Kelly and their family, especially, Don and Jackie Aubin for the love and support shown to our family, as well as the Cambridge Memorial Hospital Palliative Care staff and the Lisaard House staff. Predeceased by her first husband, John (Jan) Pinos (1992) and father-in-law, Jan Pinos Sr. Pamela's family received relatives and friends at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, (507 Frederick St Kitchener 749-8467) Monday June 14, 2004 from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service for Pam will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, June 15, 2004 (today) at 11 a.m. Interment Parklawn Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Lisaard House would be appreciated by the family. visit www.obit411.com/1320 for Pamela's memorial.
RENIC, Ruza - Peacefully, surrounded by her family, at Lanark Place, Kitchener, on Monday, June 14, 2004. Ruza Renic, loving wife of Petar Renic; dear mother of Ante and his wife Veronika of Kitchener, Jakov and his wife Blazenka of Oakville, Matija Kovacevic and her husband Joe of Cambridge and Susie Niksic and her husband Zdravko of Mississauga. Loving grandmother to ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Ruza will be fondly remembered by family and friends in Croatia. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home and Chapel, 51 Benton at Church Street Kitchener (742-4481) on Tuesday (today) from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers will be offered Wednesday evening at 8 p.m. in the funeral home. Prayers will be recited on Thursday, June 17, 2004 at 9:15 a.m. Transfer will then be made to Holy Family Croatian RC Church for a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Father Zvonimir Kutlesa O.F.M officiating. Interment Willamsburg Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy by the family.
ROSE, Malcolm Joshua "Josh" - Passed away peacefully, on Friday, June 11, 2004 at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital at the age of 55 years. Beloved husband of Glenda (nee Keasey) Rose for 33 years. Dear son of Mary Rose (nee Marchant) of Kitchener and the late Thomas Rose. Dear father of Janet Abbott and her husband Randy, Tara Laurin and her husband Derick, and Benjamin Rose (Lisa) all of Kitchener. Dear grandfather of Maeghan, Meryn, Mackenzie and Conor Abbott, Matthew Chandler and Tally Laurin. Dear brother of Ralph (Gail) of Ethel, Terry (Linda) of Linwood, Wayne (Ursula), Debbie Furlong (Louis) and Cindy Cummings all of Kitchener. Josh was a long standing member of Carpenters Local 785, Cambridge and was an avid fisherman. The family of Josh Rose will receive relatives and friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday (today) at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener (749-8467). Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 16, 2004 in the chapel of the funeral home followed by a reception. Rev. Chris Little officiating. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre or Freeport Palliative Care would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). Visit www.obit411.com/1318 for the Josh Rose memorial.
RUMPH, Thys - "I can lie down and sleep soundly because you, Lord, will keep me safe. Psalm 4:8." Peacefully, went to be with his Lord, on Saturday, June 12, 2004, in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Annigje (Drost) Rumph (1998). Loving Father of Hank and Grace Rumph of Drayton, Pat and Bill Hessels of Alma, Hilbert and Jannie Rumph of Holland, Luke and Mia Rumph of Listowel, Hilly and Bill Welmers of Greensville, Helen and Menno van der Vinne of Georgetown, Albert and Martha Rumph of Alma, Anne and Larry Brouwer of Alma. Fondly remembered by 37 grandchildren and 58 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by two sisters; two brothers and two infant grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the Heritage Funeral Home, Drayton on Tuesday June 15, 2004 (this evening) from 7-9 p.m., Rev. Peter Van Egmond will conduct the Funeral Service in the Christian Reformed Church, Drayton, on Wednesday, June 16, 2004 at 2 p.m. Interment Drayton Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Back To God Hour would be appreciated by the family.
RYAN, John V. - At his residence, in Cambridge, on Wednesday, June 9, 2004, in his 79th year. John Ryan is survived by his children, Stephen Michael and his wife Linda of Saskatchewan, Terrance of Niagara Falls, Robin Poulakis and her husband Nick of Mississauga, Kimberley Ryan of Brampton and Norman and his wife Jennifer of Aurora; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Dorothy Bugden of Cambridge and one brother, Herb. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be conducted on Friday, June 16, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Meadowvale Cemetery, 7732 Mavis Road, Brampton, Ont. L6Y 5L5 (1-905-451-3716). Arrangements entrusted to T. Little Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, Cambridge (519-623-1290)
KRAEMER, Kevin P. - Peacefully, after a brief illness, at the Groves Memorial Community Hospital, Fergus, on Sunday, June 13, 2004, in his 75th year. Loved and missed by his wife Jean (nee Downey) of almost 51 years. Dad will be sadly missed by Rose Mary Blenkiron and her husband Doug of Arthur, Paul Kraemer and his wife Linda of Fergus, Colleen Cudney and her husband Steve of Elora, Jack Kraemer of Fergus, Dianne Flewwelling and her husband Ted of Kitchener, Kevin Kraemer and his partner Joe Verberne of Waterloo, Patrick Kraemer and his fiance Kathy Mortimer of Toronto, Michael Kraemer and his wife Shannon of Guelph, Greg Kraemer and his partner Larry Harrison of Brisbane, Australia, Larry Kraemer and his wife Stacey of Elora, Anna Marie Green and her husband Marty of Canmore, Alberta and Kathryn Hennick and her husband David of Guelph. Grampa will be remembered by 22 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Also remembered by his brothers, James and his wife Fern, Hugh and his wife Phyllis; his sisters, Betty Frayne and her husband Eugene, Maryann McKay and her husband Richard; sisters-in-law, Gertie Kraemer and Peggy Kraemer and his brother-in-law, Ed O'Grady. Kevin is fondly remembered by his mother-in-law, Rosella Downey, the entire Downey family and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Mary and Albert Kraemer; brothers, John, Bernard, Harold and Neil; sisters, Kathleen Linesman and Peggy O'Grady; brothers-in-law, Ed Linesman and Jim McCaffrey and sister-in-law, Marion Kraemer. Friends and relatives may call at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home & Chapel, 37 Church St., Elora on Wednesday, June 16, 2004 (today) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Vigil prayers will be held on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 17, 2004 at 11 a.m. from St. Mary the Immaculate RC Church, Geddes St., Elora. Father David Cote officiating. Interment in St. Mary's - St. Joseph's RC Cemetery, Elora. A reception will follow in the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 229, Elora. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Mary's Church Restoration Building Fund, the Groves Memorial Community Hospital Building Fund or the Canadian Cancer Society as expressions of sympathy. Cards are available at the funeral home, 519-846-5352.
KRYSCIAK, Bob - At Guelph General Hospital, Guelph on Sunday June 13, 2004. Boleslaw Krysciak of Harriston at the age of 82. Beloved husband of Joan (Wade) Krysciak. Bob has been sent to heaven to reunite with his daughter, the late Diana (Krysciak) Eames and his goddaughter, the late Lydia Krysciak. Dear grandfather of Robyn Eames and Michael Eames. Is survived by his brothers, Franek Krysciak and wife Jadiga and Tadeusz Krysciak and wife Susan. Predeceased by his sister, Marianne Pilarski and husband Lucien and his brother, Josef Krysciak. Bob will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, family and many friends. Friends may call at the Hendrick Funeral Home, Mount Forest, today (Tuesday) from 7-9 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated at Saint Mary's Catholic Church, Mount Forest on Wednesday, June 16, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
LANTZ, Walter - Of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital, on Monday, June 14, 2004. He was 79. Survived by wife Reta (Ortman) Lantz; sons, Garry and wife Linda Lantz of Neustadt, Ken and wife Janet Lantz of Hanover, Darren Lantz of Hanover; daughter Dianne and husband Robert Bryant of Woodstock; grandchildren, Tausha, Nicole, Christopher, Nathan, Amanda, Chad; three step-grandchildren; great-grandchildren, Jessica, Brandon, Yanni, Carsin and five step-great-grandchildren. Also survived by brother, Milton and wife Jean Lantz of Elmira. Visitation at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, June 18, 2004 at 11 a.m. at St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover. Interment in Hanover Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or St. Matthews Ev. Lutheran Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
PETRINKA, John Stephen - Passed away suddenly, on Sunday, June 13, 2004, at his residence. John Petrinka, beloved husband of the late Helen (2001). Loving father of John of Cambridge, Marie (Peter) Wardle of St. George, Gary (Karon) of Southampton, Sharon Hickey of Cambridge and Lori (Luc) Christieans of Brantford. Dear grandfather of seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter and predeceased by one granddaughter. Dear brother of Zigmund Petrinka of Cambridge. Predeceased by his sister, Ali Powers and his brothers, Adam and Peter Petrinka and Steve Stando. John will be sadly missed by his very special friend, Betty Wilson. John's family will receive friends at the Lounsbury Funeral Home, 1766 Franklin Blvd., Cambridge, 658-9366 on Thursday afternoon from 1-3 p.m. with the service to follow at 3 p.m. Those who wish may make a memorial donation to either the Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Association of Ontario.
NURSKI, Cornella (Nellie) - Peacefully in Ottawa, at the Perley Rideau Veterans Health Centre, with her family at her side, Saturday, June 12, 2004, Cornella Nurski, in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late Mitchell Nurski. Loving mother of Janice and her husband Andre Laberge. Loved grandmother of Marek. Dear sister of Josephine and Ted Blaszczynski and Edward and Beverley Klementoski. Also survived by her nephew, Ron Blaszczynski and great-niece, Chrissy Blaszczynski. Dear sister-in-law of Apolonia, Jozefa and Jasia and survived by many other nieces and nephews, all of Poland. Predeceased by her parents, John and Anne Klementoski and brother, Walter. Mrs. Nurski, born and raised in Preston, lived all her married life in Hamilton, moving to Ottawa five years ago to be close to her family. Remembered at the Perley for her great smile. Visitation at the P.X. Dermody Funeral Home, 796 Upper Gage Avenue (between Fennell and Mohawk), Hamilton, (today) Wednesay 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with Parish Prayers at 8 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be offered at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church on Thursday, June 17 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Ancaster. Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.