WHITELAW, Margaret E. - After a long illness bravely borne, Margaret E. Whitelaw (nee Wolfe) passed away, at her home, surrounded by her family, on Sunday, June 20, 2004, in her 71st year. Beloved wife of Vernon Whitelaw. Dear mother of Douglas and his wife Gloria, Joan and her husband John DeVries, Ron and his wife Heather, Stephen and his wife Laurie and Joyce and her husband Wayne Tyler. Sadly missed by 16 grandchildren; great-grandson, Tyson and sister, Myrna and her husband John Poole. Friends will be received at the Thomson & Collins Funeral Home, 160 St. David Street North, Fergus this evening (Monday) from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Visitation again on Wednesday, June 23, 2004 at Central Pentecostal Church, 7674 Colborne Street, Elora (midway between Fergus and Elora) from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m., Rev. Don R. Rogers officiating. Interment Belsyde Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial donations to the Canadian Bible Society would be appreciated by the family.
TURNBULL, William James - Of Brussels, passed away, at Huronlea Home for the Aged on Saturday, June 19, 2004. Bill was in his 84th year. Beloved husband of the late Marie (Baker) Turnbull. Dear father of Marion Uhler and her husband Ron of Burlington, Barb Fritz and her husband Jim of Brussels and Shirley Turnbull of Orillia. Dear brother of Dr. John Turnbull of Seaforth, Helen Habkirk of Ingersoll and Dorothy Lawless and husband Doug of Burlington. Also loved by his grandchildren, Tim Fritz and wife Lisa, Kim Strome and husband Ron, Steve Fritz, Greg Fritz and wife Jill, Patti Parnell and husband Jeff and Jeff Uhler and loving great-grandfather to Emma, Sarah, Abby, Daniel, Darian, Dustin and Luke. Predeceased by sister-in-law, Marion and brother-in-law, George. Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today (Monday) at the Schimanski Family Funeral Home, 401 Albert Street, Brussels, where the funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, June 22nd at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Joan Golden of Brussels United Church officiating. Interment at Brussels Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Brussels United Church, Shiner's Hospitals or the charity of one's choice. A Masonic memorial service under the auspices of St. John's Lodge No. 284 A.F. & A.M. will be held Monday at 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
TULISALO, Elli Susanna - It is with profound sadness that Raimo (Ray) and Kaarina announce the passing of their beloved Aiti, Grandma and Mumma, on Saturday, June 19, 2004, at North Bay General Hospital, in her 100th year. She was the wife of the late Kosti Tulisalo (1950). Cherished Aiti of son Raimo and daughter Kaarina; loved grandma of Tina and James and treasured Mumma of Jessica. Predeceased by her daughter, Hilkka Susanna (1936) and in Finland by her parents, Herman and Susanna Niemi; her brothers Jussi, Jaska, Herman and Masa and her sisters, Maija and Alma. Her beloved sister, Senja passed away February 1, 2004, in New Jersey. She is also survived by her nephew, Jorma and his family in New Jersey and nieces, Kerttu and Hilkka and nephews, Eero, Lauri, Jorma and Mauno and their families in Finland. Special "Aiti" to Liisa, Russell, Jason, Sarah, Will, Abby, Betty, Pat, Anita, Dennis and Kelly. Lovingly remembered as "Mrs. T." and the "Cookie Lady" by Joan and her family in Rhode Island and by her friends in North Bay and Waterloo. Ray and Kaarina were truly blessed to have had such a wonderful mother who filled their lives with such deep abiding love and joy and who made them her "life's work". Elli's family and friends are invited to share in the celebration of her remarkable life with visitation at the Martyn Funeral Home (across from City Hall) on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Elli's final journey "home" to Copper Cliff will be on Friday, June 25th for visitation at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church (12 Collins Drive) Copper Cliff, Ontario from 11:30 a.m. until time for services in the sanctuary at 1 p.m. A reception will be held in the Parish Hall following the service. Cremation to follow with burial in the family plot in the Park Lawn Cemetery, Sudbury at a later date. If desired, memorial contributions to St. Timothy's Lutheran Church would be appreciated.Martyn Funeral Home, 464 Wyld Street, North Bay, Ont. P1B 1Z5. 705-472-8810."Rakas Aiti, hyvaa yotta, ever loved ever remembered"
IRMA ERIKA TSCHIRSCHWITZ (nee Petri) 1926 - 2004 Passed away, peacefully, at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital on Sunday, June 20, 2004, at the age of 78. Beloved wife of Dieter; twin sister, Ilse Fedder, Gerda and husband Eugene Wohlgemut; brother, Hans and wife Renate Petri and sister-in-law, Emelie Petri. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews, and her family of St. John's. Predeceased by parents, Karl and Gertrude Petri and by a brother, Helmut. Friends are invited to share their memories of Irma with her family at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate Irma's life and faith will take place on Wednesday, June 23, 2004 at 11 a.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, 22 Willow Street, Waterloo with Rev. Doug Kranz and Rev. Stephen Weber officiating. A Reception will follow the graveside committal. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church or Global Hunger and Development and would be appreciated by the family.
STONER, Norman William - On Saturday, June 19, 2004, at the age of 66. Norm passed away, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, in the loving embrace of his daughters, Noreen (Christopher Majek) of Edmonton, Alta., Lorna Lynch of Cambridge, Ont., Patricia (Paul Seraphim) of Ayr, Ont. and Sharon (Bob Sutherland) of St. Lazare, Que. Dearly loved 'Grandfather' will be missed by Brant, Tashina, Jaimi, Devin, Marissa, Cash, Jake, Colt and Liam. Resting at Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas Street, Cambridge, where the family will receive friends today (Monday) 7-9 p.m. The service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at 11 a.m. Cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation.
RODRIGUEZ, Juan Vincente - Passed away, peacefully in his sleep, after a lengthy illness, Saturday, June 19, 2004, at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital. Juan Rodriguez, 63 years of age, was the beloved husband of Maria (nee Abrantes) Rodriguez for 32 years. Dear father of Carlos, Andrea and Leo, all at home. Loving son of Obdulia Rodriguez in Spain and the late Jose. Dear brother of Maria and her husband Jose, Julia and husband Augustino and Jose Manuel and his wife Grizelda. Uncle of Jose and Rosa Maria. Juan will be missed by in-laws, Manuel and Lourdes, Antonio and Lourdes, Eugenio and Luzia and their families.Juan was employed at Waterloo Furniture Components, 1980 - 1994 until he was unable to work due to his illness.Juan's family will receive relatives and friends from 7-9 p.m. today (Monday) and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener 749-8467. Parish prayers 8:45 p.m. Tuesday evening. Prayers will be offered in the funeral home chapel at 12:20 p.m. Wednesday followed by procession to Blessed Sacrament RC Church (305 Laurentian Dr., Kitchener) for funeral mass at 1 p.m. Father Martin Vallely officiating. Interment Williamsburg Cemetery followed by a reception at the church.As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Neuro Centre of Toronto Western Hospital or Independent Living Centre would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). Special thanks to Doctors Ward, Tator, Fehlings, Milosevik, Mason and Maria for their special care and support over the years. Also thanks to the nurses on the 3rd floor of Freeport and Dr. Cook and friends and Management at Waterloo Furniture Components and also Elizabeth Neves and all the family and Fr. Martin Vallely for all their support. Visit www.obit411.com/1324 for Juan's memorial.
SUSAN REHKOPF (nee Kroft) 1902 - 2004 Peacefully, at Golden Years Nursing Home, Cambridge on Saturday, June 19, 2004, three days following her 102nd birthday which was on June 17, 2004. Susan was a member for many years of St. Philip's Lutheran Church, Kitchener and more recently of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Cambridge. She had been a member of the "Wilson Parkway Club" and worked for many years at Newtex Cleaners. Beloved wife of the late Soloman Rehkopf who predeceased her in 1958. Loving mother of the late Harold "Pat" (1974) and the late Lloyd (1999). Cherished grandmother of Wayne Rehkopf (Patricia), Sharon Rehkopf and Sheila Bowman (David). Dear great-grandmother of Matthew, Jeremy (Ingrid), Heather and Laura and proud great-great grandmother of Kathryn and Ethan Rehkopf. Predeceased by two brothers and nine sisters. She will be sadly missed by her daughter-in-law, Mildred Rehkopf and by many nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to share their memories of Susan with her family at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo this evening (Monday) from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Susan's life and faith will be held on Tuesday, June 23, 2004 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Neil Thomsen officiating. Donations in memory of Susan may be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Cambridge as expressions of sympathy and can be arranged through the funeral home - 745-8445
PODANN, David Joel - Passed away, peacefully, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Saturday, June 19, 2004, at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, Kitchener. David Podann of RR 1, Bright, in his 58th year. Beloved husband of Alice (nee Becker) whom he married May 9, 1967. Dear father of David and wife Patricia of Plattsville, Tim and wife Mandy of RR 1, Bright, Sherri and husband Barry Tune and Sheila Podann and friend Josh Nelson, all of RR 1, Bright. Sadly missed by his grandchildren, William, Ashley, David, Breanna and Mikayla. He is survived by his mother, Marjorie Podann of Tavistock; his brother, Peter and his wife Heather of Victoria, B.C., sisters, Margaret and husband Dennis Mazur and Louise and husband Vincent West, all of Chiliwack, B.C. Predeceased by his son, Robert and father, Milton Podann.Relatives and friends may call at the Glendinning Funeral Home, 40 William St., Plattsville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be conducted at the Chesterfield United Church on Wednesday, June 23, 2004 at 2 p.m., Pastor Maggie Plant officiating. Interment in Chesterfield Cemetery. Donations to the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.
MEYER, Marion - Peacefully, at Palmerston and District Hospital, on Saturday, June 19, 2004. Marion Joyce (Conner) Meyer of Listowel and formerly of Teviotdale in her 69th year. Loving wife of Paul Meyer and loving mother of Paulette Dailey and her husband Dean of Tiverton, Julie Hartung and her husband Bruce of Palmerston, Dianne Dailey and her husband Murray of Harriston and Jeff Meyer and his wife Sheri of Bowden, Alta. and grandmother of Laura, Melanie, Andrew, Josh, Amanda, Joel, Amelia, Kyle, Lindsay, Alyssa, Cole, Deandra and Caitlynn. Twin-sister of Marjorie Johnson and sister of Eleanor Simpson, Doris Burton and Neil Conner. Predeceased by her parents, Charlie and Cora Conner and her son-in-law, Jim Dennison. Marion was a member of Palmerston EMC for 31 years. Friends may call at the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston today (Monday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from the Palmerston Evangelical Missionary Church on Tuesday, June 22 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Heise Hill Cemetery, Gormley. Memorial donations to Gideon Memorial Bibles would be appreciated. "Many will remember Marion and Marj from the many years of 'Twins Treasurers and Friends' garage sales. We love you and we 're going to miss you"
GERALD McNAUGHTON 1929 - 2004 At K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, on Friday, June 18, 2004, at age 74. Loving husband of 50 years of Lee; beloved father of Les and Barb and Heather and Ed; cherished grandpa of Taylor, Blair, Alexandra and Cassidy. Predeceased by his brother, Floyd and sister-in-law, Marjorie. Gerry was a devoted employee of M.T.D. Products Ltd. for 42 years and an honourary member of the C.M.A. Friends are invited to share their memories of Gerry with his family at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Tuesday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service in celebration of Gerry's life will be held on Wednesday, June 23, 2004 at Historic St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 137 Queen St. S., Kitchener at 1 p.m., with Rev. Allan Scharlach officiating. A reception will follow at the church. Cremation will take place. In Gerry's memory, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Cancer Society and can be arranged though the funeral home - 745-8445
LEADER, Edwin Charles - Passed away at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on June 19, 2004. Edwin Charles Leader, 94 years of age, beloved husband of the late Isabel (1994). Dear father of Edwin (Wilda) of Campbell River, B.C., Grace (the late Armand, 2004) Cayer, Fern (Derwyn) Gingrich, Calvin (Linda), all of Cambridge, Ruthann (Milton) Tomlinson of Belleville, Wayne (Joanne) of Cambridge and Brian (Brenda) of Richmond Hill. Dear grandfather of 21 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and predeceased by two great-grandchildren. Dear son of the late Mary and Robert Leader; dear brother of Harold (the late Audrey) of Guelph, Stanley (Lillian) also of Guelph and Violet (the late Harry) Rigby of Fergus. Predeceased by his brothers, Robert (Florence), Melvin, Theodore (Susie and formerly Mabel), Victor and his sisters, Adeline (Pat) Kostal, Alvena (Harold) McMillan, and Kathleen (Tom) Atkinson. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mr. Leader is resting at the Lounsbury Funeral Home, 1766 Franklin Boulevard, Cambridge, 658-9366 on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Saint Luke's United Church, 1620 Franklin Boulevard, Cambridge on Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. with interment at Wanner Mennonite Cemetery. Those who wish may make a memorial donation to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to Gideons International.
LANDRY, Ruby (nee Klentz) - Passed away suddenly, at home, on Saturday June 19, 2004, at the age of 72. Ruby joins her husband, Maurice (1981). Loving mom of Ann (Jean Paul) Savard, Sandra (Gary) Landry, Kathleen (Rose) Landry, David (Donna) Landry, Barb (Bill) Prior, Ken (Joanne) Landry. She will be sadly missed by her 19 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Ruby is the beloved sister to Nelson, Arthur and Grace, all of Pembroke. Special friend to Barb and Dorothy and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, Fred and Elizabeth Klentz; son, Ron; brothers, Lorne, Kenny, Stanley, Gordon; sister, Rene and son-in-law, Al.Friends and family were invited for visitation to Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home and Chapel (742-4481) 51 Benton at Church St., Kitchener, Monday and are invited today (Tuesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday, June 23, 2004 at 2 p.m. with Canon David Hartry officiating. Interment at Woodland Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Lung Association.