LYON, John (Jack) - Of Guelph, passed away, at Guelph General Hospital, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, in his 90th year. He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Vera (nee Hopwood). Missed by his daughter, Jane and her husband Peter Crawford of Guelph and granddaughters, Karen of Guelph and Suzanne of Vancouver. Predeceased by his sister, Dorothy and his brother, Tom. He was a Letter Carrier with Canada Post for 42 years. Cremation followed by inurnment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. A private family service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions to the Foundation of the Guelph General Hospital, 115 Delhi St., Guelph, N1E 4J4 or St. George's Anglican Church, 99 Woolwich St., Guelph, N1H 3V1, would be appreciated. Thanks to the Guelph General Hospital, fourth floor staff and Dr. Moodley for the exceptional care given to John and their support for his family. (Arrangements entrusted to Wall-Custance Funeral Home and Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph). A tree will be planted in memory of John Lyon in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, September 22, 2002, at 2:30 p.m.
HARRIS, Bernard - Suddenly, at Groves Memorial Community Hospital, Fergus, on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of Jean (nee Harwood) of Fergus; loving father of Debbie and her husband Bill Hiscott of Holland Landing and Dave Harris of Fergus; dear grandfather of Kelly and Ryan; great-grandfather of Mikayla. Friends will be received at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel, 280 St. David St., S., Fergus, on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to be held in the chapel on Monday at 2 p.m. Interment Belsyde Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. (Cards available at funeral home 519-843-3100).
LADD, Jane E. - Peacefully, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Sunday, January 27, 2002, at the age of 65. Beloved wife of Charles Ladd of Ayr, formerly of Waterloo and Guelph. Loving mother of Peter and his wife Sonia, Norina and her husband Jim, Charles (Chuck) and his wife Susanne and Dennis and his wife Anita; dear Gramma of Jessica, Garrett, Tisha, Patricia, Douglas and Devon. Dear sister of Norina Pamiak, Edith Holman and the late John Ongarato and Carolina Holman. Jane was a longtime member of the Catholic Women's League and the FCRV Happy Gang in Guelph. Resting at the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where the family will receive friends, today (Tuesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Vigil for Jane will be tonight (Tuesday) at 8 p.m. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, January 30, 2002 at Sacred Heart Church, Guelph at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Cambridge Memorial Hospital would be appreciated by the family.
FOUNTAIN, Pelma E.I. - Peacefully at The Elliott Home, Guelph, on Saturday, January 26, 2002, Pelma (Harrison) Fountain, in her 98th year, was the beloved wife of the late Charles Fountain (1973). Dear mother of Vera Grills and her husband Richard of Alberta, Jim and his wife Helen, Ted and his wife Mary, Grace Stewart and her husband Harvey, Joyce Morrell and her husband the late Harry, all of Guelph, Thomas and his wife Anna Margaret of Alliston, Mary Snow and her husband Nelson of Beaverton, Alice Woodhouse and her husband Robert of Downsview, Donald and his wife Jane of Georgia, Peter and his wife Janet of Milton, N.S., Linda Schneider and her husband David of Prince Edward Island, Donna Revell and her husband Steven of Erin, Dorris Willard and her husband Gerald of Burlington. Pelma will be missed by her 42 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her two sons, William and Kenneth; her brother, Lesley Harrison and by her sisters, Mabel Ware, Della Goard and Winnie Martin. Resting at Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph where the family will receive friends today (Monday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A complete funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, January 29, 2002 at 1 p.m., with Rev. David Dyke of Christian Church, Disciples of Christ officiating. Spring interment Everton Cemetery, Everton. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, 126 Norwich St. E., Guelph or The Elliott Home, 170 Metcalfe St., Guelph would be appreciated by the family.
MCGILLICUDDY, Euphemia (Effie) Winnifred (nee McCallum) - Of Guelph, passed away, at Guelph General Hospital, Monday, Jan. 28, 2002, in her 100th year. Loved mother of Ruth and husband Don Holland of New Mexico and Lois Roy of California; loving grandmother of Pamela Holland, Steven Holland, Pauline Palmer and the late Robert Roy; great-grandmother of Chelsey; dear sister-in-law of Thelma McCallum of Sarnia. Predeceased by brothers, Duncan, Gordon, Kenneth, William and Jim McCallum and sister, Jean Thornicroft. Effie was a lifetime member of St. George's Anglican Church and Parish Guild. Funeral and committal service will be held in the Kirk Chapel of St. George's Anglican Church, 99 Woolwich St., Guelph, Monday, Feb. 4, 2002 at 1:30 p.m. Cremation. Memorial contributions to St. George's Anglican Church would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Euphemia McGillicuddy in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, September 22, 2002, at 2:30 p.m.
GOETZ, Allan Aloysius - At Lapointe Fisher Nursing Home, Guelph, on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, Allan A. Goetz, in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Anna (Liscumb) (Randall) Goetz and the late Isabel (1979). Dear brother of Mary Keating of Elora, Doris Johnston of Guelph, Rita Tefft and her husband Gene of Los Angeles and the late Wilfred Goetz and Florence Prior. Resting at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin Street North, Guelph, (today (Wednesday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.). Funeral on Thursday morning, February 7 to the Church of Our Lady for Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Cremation with interment of ashes at Marymount Cemetery. Vigil for Allan this evening (Wednesday) at 9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Partners for Better Health or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.
REDDISH, Martin Percy - Of Guelph, passed away, at his home, Saturday, January 26, 2002, in his 46th year. Loving father of Erica of Guelph; beloved son of Norma of St. Catharines and the late John Reddish; dear brother of Roberta (Al) Anderson of Scarborough, John (Gervaise) Reddish of Newmarket and Debbie (Glenn) Middleton of New Brunswick. Also survived by five nieces and nephews. Martin will be sadly missed by his friends who were with him until the end. Cremation. A memorial service will be held at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home and Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at 3:30 p.m. Memorial contributions to the VON (Palliative Care Program), 201-255 Woodlawn Rd. W., Guelph, N1H 9Z9, would be appreciated.A tree will be planted in memory of Martin Reddish in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, September 22, 2002 at 2:30 p.m.
KIRK, Nelson Alfred - At the John Noble Home in Brantford, on Monday, Jan. 28, 2002, Nelson Alfred Kirk, in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Gwenllian Margaret "Peggy" for over 66 years; dear and loving father of David and his wife Cyndy, Ann and her husband Dr. Eric Heathers of the United States; proud and loving grandfather of Kirk, Matthew, Laura Heathers, Jonathan and Andrew Kirk. Survived by his brothers, Chester (Helen), Alan (Joan) and his sister, Mildred (Glen); his sister-in-law, Glenys of the United Kingdom. Predeceased by his parents, Mabel and Alfred; his brothers, Harold (Marge), Andrew and his wife Yvonne. Survived by many nieces and nephews here and in the United Kingdom. Mr. Kirk was a veteran of the Second World War and served with the Lorne Scot Regiment in Holland. Cremation has taken place. A Masonic Service will be held on Friday, Feb. 1, 2002 at 7:30 p.m. at McCLEISTER FUNERAL HOME, NORTH CHAPEL, 495 Park Road North, Brantford. A memorial service will be held at Alexandra Presbyterian Church, 410 Colborne St. on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 11 a.m., Rev. K. Strachan will officiate. Donations to the Alexandra Church Memorial Fund, the Parkinson Society of Canada or the charity of your choice will be appreciated by the family. McCleister, 758-1553. 1 Corinthians:13 So faith, hope, love abide, these three, but the greatest of these is love.
FRANK, Lotte - At the Guelph General Hospital, Guelph, on Wednesday, January 23, 2002. Lotte Frank, at the age of 73 years. A great mother and good friend of Parry Frank of Belwood, Peter Frank (Cathy) of Beaverton and James Frank of Guelph. Cherished Oma of Joseph, Joshua, Ashley, Katie, Daniel, Michele, Jason and Kile. Great-Oma of Samantha. Survived by sisters, Gerda Stella of Oakville and Traudl of Germany. Predeceased by grandson, Bryan Frank (October 28, 2000). Lotte was devoted to the St. Joseph's Foundation where she volunteered for many years. She was a foster parent to many children too numerous to name and was a special "Oma" to them all. She will always be remembered for her "tough as nails" personality as well as her "unmatched patience". Friends may call at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL-McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph (from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday). Service at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL on Tuesday, January 29 at 11:30 a.m. A reception will follow in the Trillium Room of the Funeral Home. Cremation Woodlawn Crematorium. Memorial contributions to the St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation or the Guelph Wish Fund for Children would be appreciated.
REEVE, R. Earl - At Guelph General Hospital, on Friday, January 25, 2002. R. Earl Reeve, in his 74th year, beloved husband of Laurene (Prentice) Reeve of Guelph. Loving father of Heather and her husband Rick Gray of Red Bay, Ont. Dear grandfather of Aaron and Marcey Gray. Dear brother-in-law of Robert Prentice of Hamilton, Mary Gonnan and Nancy Prentice and her late husband Gerald, all of Guelph, Harry Prentice and his wife Marion of Rockwood, Bill Prentice and his wife Donna of Ayton and Fred (Buzz) Smallcombe and the late Jean of Minn., U.S.A. Predeceased by his parents, Harold and Viola (Burton) Reeve and by his sister, Helen McKinnon. Resting at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home & Chapel, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where a private family service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, January 28, 2002. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Foundation of Guelph General Hospital would be appreciated by the family.
McFADZEN, James Howard - (Co-owner with his brother, Don, predeceased, Armet Industries, Guelph) Peacefully, at Woods Park Care Centre, Barrie, on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002, Jim McFadzen, of Barrie and formerly of Guelph. Husband of the late Kathleen; father of Brian McFadzen of Dunsford, Ont. and Leigh McFadzen of Barrie. Grandfather of three grandsons and two great-granddaughters. Private arrangements entrusted to the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Homes, Barrie.
WHETSTONE, Florian Suzanne (nee Bird) - Of Guelph, passed away peacefully, at home, Wednesday, January 23, 2002, in her 56th year. Beloved wife of William (Bill). Loved mother of Cheri and husband Mark Rudden of Guelph, Keri and husband Dave Smilanich of Salt Lake City, Utah and Rob and wife Amy Whetstone of Guelph; loving grandmother of Samantha, Tyler, Katie, Savannah, Emily and Kaitlyn; dear sister of Donna and husband David Appleby of Rockwood and Roberta Cunningham of Brampton; niece of Florian Riddell of Mississauga; sister-in-law of Michael and wife Cathy Whetstone of Fergus and nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Sunday (2-4 and 7-9 p.m.). Funeral service will be held, in the funeral home chapel, Monday, January 28, 2002, at 11 a.m., with the Ven. Archdeacon Thomas M. Greene officiating. Interment Memory Gardens, Breslau. (Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre.) Memorial contributions to the VON, 201-255 Woodlawn Rd. W., Guelph, N1H 9Z9 or Hamilton Regional Cancer Centre Foundation, 699 Concession St., Hamilton, L8V 5C2 would be appreciated.A tree will be planted in memory of Florian Whetstone in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, September 22, 2002 at 2:30 p.m.
KING, Frank Joseph - At Guelph General Hospital, on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002. Frank King at the age of 69 years. Beloved husband of Patti Hinds-King and the late Judy (Christie) King (1984). Loving father of Debbie Sinclair (Mike) of B.C., Donna Lefneski (Brad), Jason Hinds-King and Don Hinds-King (Kerri), all of Guelph. Loved papa of Shawna and Damian, Jennifer, Jonathon and Brandon. Dear brother of Josephine King of Leamington, Marie Marleau (Marv) of Windsor and the late Alec King. Sadly missed by his numerous nieces and nephews. Lovingly remembered by Dave, Michelle, Jordy, Jennelle and Kylie. Son-in-law of Norma and George McGill. Predeceased by his parents, Felix and Adaline King. Frank was retired from Fiberglas Canada after 38 years of devoted service and was a longtime active member of Norfolk Street United Church. Friends may call at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL - McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph (from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday). Service at Norfolk Street United Church, Norfolk and Cork Streets, Guelph on Monday, Jan. 28, 2002 at 1 p.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Norfolk Street United Church Capital Campaign, or the Hospice Wellington Building Fund would be appreciated.