At Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll on Saturday, July 31, 2004, Myrtle Edith Schindel (Ryan), of Ingersoll, formerly of Hamilton and Cambridge, in her 87th year. Wife of the late James Patrick Ryan (1972) and the late Charles Schindel (1996). Dear mother of Marlene Bader (Leo) of Ingersoll, Patricia Kelly (Larry) of Cambridge, Lynda Ryan (Ernie) of Ingersoll, James Ryan (Dianne) of Cambridge and Blake Ryan of Ingersoll. Also survived by 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames St. S., Ingersoll today (Tuesday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Parish Prayers tonight (Tuesday) at 8 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Church, Ingersoll on Wednesday, August 4, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hamilton Wednesday at 3 p.m. Memorial donations to the Alexandra Hospital Foundation or Sacred Heart Building Fund would be appreciated.
ROBERT DUNSMORE SIMPSON "BOB"
1926 - 2004
At South Street Campus of London Health Sciences Centre, London, on Saturday, July 31, 2004. Bob Simpson in his 78th year. Much loved husband of 56 years of Jean Maxine Simpson (nee Merkley). Loving father of James and his wife Janice, grandfather of William Hartung, John Hartung, Kimberly Simpson (fiancee Grantley Creese) and Kate Webber and her husband Trent. Brother of Clifford Simpson (Gail), Nancy McKnight (Murray) and Marlene Grubbe; brother-in-law, Russel Dorscht. Son-in-law of Richard Hartung and his wife Marilyn. Predeceased by his daughter, Donna Hartung (1996); his sister Eleanor Dorscht (2003); and his parents, Clifford and Ethel Simpson. Bob will also he sadly missed by his friends at Grand Cove Estates, Grand Bend. He was the previous owner of Wondergrove Cottages, Grand Bend and retired in 1986. He was also an avid woodworker and loved golf. Friends are invited to share their memories of Bob with his family during visitation at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo, on Wednesday, August 4, 2004, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral in celebration of Bob's Life will be held in the funeral home chapel on Thursday, August 5, 2004 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. In Bob's memory donations may be made to the Canadian Celiac Association and can be arranged through the funeral home 745-8445
SKERRITT, Norman Leslie
Passed away, peacefully, at Hamilton General Hospital, on July 31, 2004, in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Alma (nee Walker). Loving father of Les and his wife Shelly of Alma, Donna and her husband Bob Cain of Calgary and Janice and her husband Gordon Jarrett of Elora. Dear grandfather of Brad and Megan Cain, Melissa and Danielle Skerritt and Abigail and Christopher Jarrett. Dear brother of Howard and Gordon, both of Elora. Predeceased by his parents, Fred and Elizabeth (nee Woods), sisters, Olive Shannon and Jean Martin and brothers, Roy and Alvin. Friends were received at Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel, 37 Church Street, Elora on Monday August 2, 2004 from 7-9 pm and will be received (today) Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will be held at Alma United Church on Wednesday August 4, 2004 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Elora Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Groves Memorial Community Hospital or charity of choice. (Cards available at the funeral home 846-5352)
TRIPP, Raymond Conrad
Passed away, on Saturday, July 31, 2004, at Stratford General Hospital. Ray resided in Calgary and was formerly of Kitchener and Stevensville. Ray was born 74 years ago in Toronto and was the son of the late Raymond and Madelyn (Mead) Tripp. Sadly missed by his five sons, Randy and wife Mary of Oshawa, Terry and wife Jennifer, Stewart, Wayne and Deana, all of Kitcherner and David and wife Glenda of Chatsworth. Lovingly remembered by his 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Doreen and husband Lewis Beam, of Stevensville. Also missed by a daughter-in-law, Patti Tripp of Kitchener and a number of nieces and nephews. Ray was predeceased by a grandson, Troy Tripp (1987) and brother, Calvin and wife Dorothy Tripp. Family and friends may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron St., New Hamburg an Wednesday August 4, 2004 from 6-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Thursday August 5, 2004 at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Ed Bankert officiating. Cremation to follow. Public interment to take place on Saturday August 7, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Stevensville Reformed Mennonite Church Cemetery where Gene Beehler will officiate. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
Passed away peacefully, on Monday, June 14, 2004 at her residence in Caressant Care Nursing Home, Listowel. She was born 92 years ago, a daughter of the late John and Delta (Fallis) Wilkin. Audrey was the beloved wife of the late Harvey Adams who predeceased her in 2000; the dear mother of Ralph and Sheila Adams of Atwood and Mary and Jim Holland of Nanaimo B.C.; a special grandma of Flora, Shirley and Steve, George, Nora and Chris and 4 great-grandchildren. She will be remembered by her sister-in-law, Verna Wilkin of Harriston. She was predeceased by her brother, Orrin Wilkin. A memorial service to celebrate Audrey's life will take place at the Atwood United Church on Saturday, August 7, 2004 at 11 a.m. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Atwood United Church can be made by calling Peebles Funeral Home at 356-2382.
BARLOW, Bridget (nee Kelly)
Passed away suddenly at home, on Monday, August 2, 2004, at the age of 75 years. She was the beloved wife of the late Bernard Barlow (1990). Loving mother of Allan (Marilyn) Barlow of Kitchener, Vicki (Joe) Butler of Waterloo and Jacqueline (Ivan) Brinson of Kitchener. Grandmother of Christopher, Sarah, Laura, Jenna and Daniel. Bridget was born on October 28, 1928 in Ireland. She moved to England after the Second World War, met Bernard and they brought their family to Canada in 1966. She was a devoted member of St. Joseph's RC Church. Her sense of humour will be missed by all, especially her grandchildren. Bridget's family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener (749-8467). Parish prayers Thursday evening at 8:45 p.m. Prayers will be offered in the funeral home on Friday, August 6, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. followed by procession to St. Joseph RC Church, (148 Madison Ave. S., Kitchener) for a funeral mass at 10 a.m. A reception will follow in the church hall after the interment at Woodland Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Carmel of St. Joseph would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home.) Visit www.obit411.com/1355 for Bridget's memorial. Irish Eyes Are Smiling
Of Drayton, went home to be with his Lord, peacefully, on Monday, August 2, 2004, in his 88th year.Beloved husband of Hennie Stevens, the late Freda Visscher and the late Janet Boonstra. Loving father of Jack and Margaret Boonstra of Ajax, Martha and Herman Buitenhuis of Rockwood, Betty and Bill De Haan of New Hamburg, Sally and Terry Irwin of Inglewood, Grace Rutledge of Collingwood and Peter and Ingrid Boonstra of Peterborough. Loved grandfather of 17 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. He will be fondly remembered by the Visscher and Stevens children; grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.Predeceased by one brother, Pieter Boonstra and one sister, Grietje Tijsma. The family will receive friends at the Heritage Funeral Home, Drayton on Thursday, August 6, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Rev. Paul Drooger will conduct the funeral service in the Drayton Christian Reformed Church, on Friday, August 7, 2004 at 11 a.m. Interment Memory Gardens, Breslau.In lieu of flowers, donations to Back to God Hour or Canadian Bible League would be appreciated by the family.
BOWEY, Isabella Blanche (nee McMillan)
Of Palmerston, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Monday, August 2, 2004, at Palmerston and District Hospital, in her 81st year. Beloved wife and best friend of William (Bill) Bowey for 52 years. Dear mother of William John (W.J.) Bowey and his wife Liz of Ottawa, Wendy and her husband Heribert Friedrich of Terrace Bay, Heather and her husband Ron Gibson of Drew, Nancy Bowey and her husband Terry Bucholtz of Hornepayne. Loved grandmother of Emily Bowey, Anthony, Christopher, and Steven Friedrich; Amanda, Jason and Jeremy Gibson; and Ashley and Brittony Le Fever. Loving Great-Grandmother of Tucker VanTol and Skylar Friedrich. Fondly remembered by her sisters Alice Thring, Peggy Peart, Betty Mugford, Sheila Savage, Joyce Thring and Marg Dessert and brother Bill McMillan. The family will receive friends at the Heritage Funeral Home, Palmerston, tonight (Wednesday evening, August 4, 2004) from 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Rev. Gord Dunbar will conduct the Funeral Service in the Palmerston United Church, on Friday, August 6, 2004 at 11 a.m. Graveside Service and Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph at 2 p.m. As expressions of sympathy donations to Canadian Cancer Society, Palmerston and District Hospital Foundation or Palmerston United Church would be appreciated by the family. Royal Canadian Legion, Frank Lambier Branch 409, Palmerston will conduct a Legion Service in the Funeral Home on Thursday evening, August 5, 2004 at 6:30 p.m.
BROWN, Suzanne "Sue" Delia (nee Lefort)
With her angels to guide the way, Sue - mother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend extraordinaire - passed away, at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, early Tuesday, August 3, 2004. She was 56.Frustrated by cancer's appearance in her life, she was determined to teach it like she taught us all, that she was the boss. She fought with passion and dignity and she left the party only when the fun was done. We loved to learn from her.Sue will always be remembered by her sons, Kevin (Leslie) of Kitchener and Paul (Leydy) of Waterloo; her sisters and brothers, Colette (Bill) McCann of Ottawa, Bob (Ghyslaine) Lefort of Marathon, Mike (Linda) Lefort of Timmins, Marc Lefort of Barber's Bay, Linda (Neil) Gloster of Porcupine and Larry (Karren) Lefort of Thunder Bay and her many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Marguerite and Gilles Lefort.The family will receive friends and relatives at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 621 King St. W., Kitchener on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Friday, August 6, 2004 at 11 a.m. Interment at Memory Gardens, Breslau. The family thanks the CCAC and CarePartners "Team 7" nurses for their support.Memorial donations to Freeport Health Centre or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be made by contacting the funeral home at 745-9495 or through firstname.lastname@example.org.