EAGLES, John Clarence - (Member of Tuscan Lodge AF & AM No. 551 Hamilton and member of Plumbers, Steam Fitters and Welders Local No. 67). Peacefully, at Heritage Green Nursing Home, in Stoney Creek, on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002, Clarence Eagles, of Hamilton, in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Jean Watson; loving father of Ray Eagles and Ernestine of Hamilton, Glen Eagles and Debbie of Caistor Centre and Scott Eagles of Gravenhurst. Clarence will be sadly missed by several cousins and friends. Resting at the Butcher Family Funeral Home, 5399 Main St. S., Erin, where the funeral service will be held on Monday, Jan. 28 at 1:30 p.m., with Rev. Jeff Davison officiating. Cremation to follow. Visitation on Monday one hour prior to service time. If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or a charity of one's choice would be appreciated as expression of sympathy.
ALCORN, Reginald Merton - At Guelph General Hospital, with his family at his side, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, in his 91st year. Beloved husband of Geraldine "Gerry" (Anderson). Loved father of Wendy (Gord) McCarvell of Maple and the late Beverley Hatefi (1975). Loving grandfather of Laleh Hatefi and friend Sean Emerson of Guelph. Survived by a sister-in-law, Shirley Alcorn of North Bay. Predeceased by his brothers, Harold and Boyd Alcorn. Mert served as a scout master for 23 years in North Bay and had the privilege of shaking hands with Lord Baden Powell. He was a trustee for the scout camps Tillicum and Impeesa in North Bay. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War on the HMCS Kootney and then the HMCS Prince Rupert. Mert was a member of the Col. John McCrae Royal Canadian Legion No. 234 and the IOOF since April 1940 and was a PDDGM Retired from the University of Guelph in 1992. At Mert's request a private family service was held. Cremation and inurnment, Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. Memorial contributions to the Partners For Better Health Campaign, P.O. Box 936, Guelph, Ont., N1H 6M6. (Arrangements by Wall-CustanceFuneral Home, Guelph (519) 822-0051 or www.wall-custance.com)A tree will be planted in memory of Merton Alcom in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication Service Sunday, September 22, 2002 at 2:30 p.m.
GLEVA, John - Peacefully, at Guelph General Hospital, on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002. John Gleva, in his 82nd year, was born on February 29, 1920. He was the beloved husband for 56 years of Mary (London) Gleva. Loving father of Ron Gleva and Pat of Guelph, David Gleva of Keswick and Kimberley Carere and her husband Tony of Guelph. Dear grandfather of Heather, Jeff and Shawn Gleva, Bostin and Madison Gleva and Blake, Steffan, Marcus and Cierra Carere. Dear brother of Mary Symbaluk of Wawa. A memorial service will be held in the chapel of Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002 (today) at 11 a.m. Cremation has taken place. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
HENDERSON, Thomas Lawrence "Larry" - Peacefully, passed away, after a lengthy battle with cancer, with his wife Marie by his side, at Royal Terrace, Palmerston, on Wednesday, February 5, 2003, at the age of 82. Born April 30, 1920 in Kinloss Township. Throughout the years, Larry resided in many places including Listowel, North Bay, Guelph, Courtland and Tillsonburg before moving to Royal Terrace Retirement Living in Palmerston, Ontario. No matter where he lived, he made friends that would last a lifetime. Among many professions, Larry retired from the Ontario Reformatory in Guelph, Ontario as a Correctional Officer. In his retirement, he and his wife spent many winters in Panama Beach, Florida. Pastimes for Larry included spending time with family and friends, making trips to the Legion and playing cards. This past summer Larry was pleased to have his entire family with him for a special reunion. Sadly missed by his beloved wife, Mildred Marie (Opfer) Henderson. Loved by his four sons, Don and his wife Judy of Sault Ste. Marie, Ernie and his wife Pat of Kitchener, Bill and his wife Sandy of Waterloo, Ed and his wife Cindy of West Bank, Kelowna, British Columbia and three daughters, Linda and her husband Grant Wolfe of Port Elgin, Gayle and her husband Ken Kritzer of Waterloo and Brenda and her husband George Vutskos of Mississauga. Lovingly remember by 15 grandchildren, Darren (Elizabeth), Blake, Wade (Marcia), Kim (Mike), Tara, Tracey, Susan, Brian, Kelly, Craig, Sandra (fiance Mike), Andrew, Alex, Lisa and Kate. Cherished by eight great-grandchildren, Amber, Spencer, Terrance, Colin, Christopher, Steven, Laura and Rebecca. Predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Isabella (Purdon) Henderson and five brothers, David, Robert, Charles, James and Andrew. Larry's family will receive friends and relatives at the Robert Trench Funeral Home, 385 Main Street West, Listowel, Ontario(291-4840) Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service and committal in the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 11 a.m, Rev. William Johnston, Associate Minister, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Kitchener officiating. A reception and lunch will held at the Major Andrew McKeever Branch, 259 Royal Canadian Legion, Listowel, Ontario. A private family interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph, Ontario to be held next week. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Arthritis Society would be appreciated by the family. The family wish to express their sincere appreciation to the very caring staff at Royal Terrace, Dr. Semelhago and the many agencies who provided care through CCAC and Homecare. A special thank you to the nurses who provided private care over and above their regular jobs.
MISCHUK, Lauretta (Fay) - With her family by her side, at Guelph General Hospital, on Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, Fay (O'Brien) Mischuk, at the age of 49. Beloved mother of Jennifer Mischuk and Jonathan (J.J.) Meyers and his fiancee Stephanie, all of Guelph. Dear grandmother of Dakota Mischuk and Dylan Meyers. Loving daughter of Bill and Vivian O'Brien of Guelph; loved sister of Madonna O'Brien, Sean and his wife Heather O'Brien and the late Paul O'Brien (1959). Survived by her nieces and nephews. Fay was a long-time employee of The Elliott Group, Guelph. Rested at the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph where the family received friends on Monday, Jan. 21, 2002. A Funeral Mass will be held at Church of Our Lady, 28 Norfolk St.. today (Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002) at 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to Hospice Wellington would be appreciated by the family.
GOULD, Shirley - On Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002 at University Hospital, with her family at her side, Shirley Gould of Guelph, in her 59th year. Survived by her loving sister, Mary Bradburn and brother, John Gould (Deby) of London. Predeceased by her parents, Mary (1984) and Allen (1992). Shirley is also survived by her nieces, Angela and Alicia and nephews, John, James, Daniel, Austin and John Ryan. Friends will be received at the Evans Chapel of Furtney Funeral Homes, 648 Hamilton Rd, London today (Tuesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Doreen James. Cremation at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Donations to the London Regional Cancer Centre or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Shirley.
GREGOR, Christina - Peacefully, at Wellington Terrace Nursing Home, Elora, on Monday, December 24, 2001. Christina (Fortalski) Gregor, in her 87th year was the beloved wife of the late John Gregor (1981). Loving mother of Ann and her husband George Israel of Guelph; loved grandmother of Kristine and her husband Harry Terpstra and Jim Israel, all of Guelph. Survived also by several nieces and nephews. Resting at Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph where the family will receive friends tonight (Thursday) from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday, Dec. 28 from 11-1 p.m. Cremation will follow. A Memorial Service will be held in Campbell River, B.C. at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Gideon Bible Society would be appreciated by the family. (Cards available at the funeral home).
WILLIAMSON, Ronald Ivan - At Grey Bruce Regional Health Services, Owen Sound, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2001, Ronald Ivan Williamson, of Markdale, in his 61st year. Dear father of Wendy Lynn Williams and Brenda Heaslip and her husband Todd, all of Guelph. Loving grandfather of Jacob Williams and Alexia Heaslip; brother of Merl, Betty, Fred and Glen; missed by Elaine Williamson of Guelph and his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents, Cecil and Odessa Williamson and brother, Keith. The family will receive friends at the May Funeral Home Markdale, Thursday from 2-4 and 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. where a funeral service will be held Friday, December 14, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. Interment in Markdale Cemetery. If desired donations to the Neonatal Unit - Children's Hospital, Hamilton or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
SMITH, Mabel (nee Reith) - Passed away, peacefully, at Wellington Terrace Nursing Home, in Elora, on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001, in her 96th year, formerly of Thamesford and Alma, Ont. Daughter of the late John Reith and Christina Weir. Dear wife of the late Lewis Smith (1974) and dear sister of Anne Laird of Ireland and the late Marion Carruthers (1997). Fondly remembered by three generations of nieces and nephews. The family will receive their friends at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel , 37 Church St., Elora from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12. Funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m., with Rev. Robert Matton officiating at the service, followed by interment at the Elora Cemetery. Remembrances to the Wellington Terrace Palliative Care or the Alma United Church in Mabel's memory would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home 846-5352).
DAMAREN, Marie Catherine - Passed away, on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001, at Guelph General Hospital. Marie (nee Cremasco) DaMaren, 60 years of age, was the beloved wife of Angelo DaMaren. Loving mother of Brian DaMaren and Michele Hickingbottom and her husband Scott, all of Guelph. Treasured nona of Eric, Andrew and Lucas Hickingbottom. Dear sister of Anthony, Aldo, Victor, Louis and the late Margherita (1982). Daughter of the late Marcellina and Joseph Cremasco. Will be missed by many cousins, nieces and nephews. Marie had a heart of gold and was as strong as steel. Resting at Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home , 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where the family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Vigil for Marie will be Wednesday at 8 p.m. Funeral Mass on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001 at Holy Rosary Church at 10 a.m. Entombment at Our Lady Immaculate Mausoleum, Marymount Cemetery, Guelph. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Guelph Wish Fund for Children would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home).
GRANT, Bruce Kelly - Of Guelph, passed away, at the Henderson General Hospital, Hamilton, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001, in his 76th year. Beloved husband of Doris (nee Malleau) Grant; loved father of Bruce (Deborah) Grant of London and Nancy (Larry) Hergott of Golden, B.C.; loving grandfather of Jeffrey and Brittany Grant and Conrad and Simon Hergott; dear brother of Donald, John and James Grant and Anna Mae Blewett, all of Guelph. Friends will be received at the Wall- Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, today (Tuesday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001 at 11 a.m. Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Reception Centre. Interment Memory Gardens, Breslau. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society, 4A-214 Speedvale Ave. W., Guelph, N1H 1X4 or Canadian Diabetes Association, 1-14 Irvin St., Kitchener, N2H 1K8, would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Bruce Grant in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, September 22, 2002, at 2:30 p.m.
LOVADINA, Benito - Passed away, peacefully, at his home in Guelph, as a result of cancer, on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001. Benito Lovadina, in his 72nd year, was the beloved husband of Amabile (nee Tagliapietra) Lovadina. He was the dear father of Doris and John Lee and Denise and Edward Preto, all of Toronto and loving grandfather of Evyn and Ethan Lovadina-Preto. Benito is survived by one sister, Pierina Piai of Vittorio Veneto, Treviso, Italy; two brothers-in-law, Girolamo Tagliapietra and Giovanni Tagliapietra and three sisters-in-law, Emma Favaro, Sofia Reato and Margherita Dal Bello, all of Italy and a nephew, Luciano Favaro of Guelph. Benito is predeceased by his parents, Giuseppe and Amalia Tagliapietra. Friends may call at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home and Chapel, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where the family will receive friends, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2001 (today) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Vigil for Benito will be held this evening (Tuesday) at 8:30 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church, 98 Alice St., Guelph, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2001, at 9:30 a.m. Entombment, Our Lady Immaculate Mausoleum, Marymount Cemetery, Guelph. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Italian-Canadian Seniors' Home Project, would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home).
MARCHESICH, Carlo - Passed away, suddenly, at Walkerton General Hos- pital, on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2001, Carlo Marchesich, in his 67th year. Beloved husband for 13 years of Donna Mae (Weltz) Marchesich. Dear father of Tony and his wife Tracy Marchesich of Guelph. Loving grandfather of Hannah and Abbey Marchesich. Survived by two brothers and two sisters and their families in Slovenia. Carlo will be missed by his first wife, Teresa Marchesich of Guelph and by many friends and relatives. Predeceased by his son, Robert Marchesich (1993); his grandson, Matthew Marchesich (1997); his brother and sister in Italy and by his mother and father in Slovenia. Resting at Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home , 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where the family will receive friends today (Tuesday) 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 1-2 p.m. A complete funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2001 at 2 p.m., Pastor David Worobec of Spiritwind Christian Centre officiating. Cremation will follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home).