WEGNER, Barbara Ann - After a long and courageous battle with cancer, at Guelph General Hospital, on Thursday, May 9, 2002. Barbara (Starr) Wegner, in her 69th year, was the beloved wife of Alfred Wegner. Loving mother of Michael Wegner of Hamilton, Steven and his wife Liz of Courtice, Jeffrey and his wife Lynn of Guelph, Donald and his wife Rose of Brampton and David Wegner of Guelph; dear grandmother of Christopher, Alyx, Jennifer, Daniel, Matthew and Donald Jr. Resting at Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph where the family will receive friends on Sunday, May 12 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Monday, May 13, 2002 at 11 a.m. Interment Marymount Cemetery, Guelph. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.
BRUNDRETT, Laura - Peacefully, on Friday, Dec. 7, 2001, at her residence, Nithview Home, New Hamburg, Laura Brundrett, formerly of Guelph. She was born in Guelph 90 years ago, a daughter of the late Samuel and Sarah (Rose) Preston. Laura was a member of the Guelph Wellington Seniors Association, a member of the Seniors Program at First United Church, Guelph. She enjoyed card playing, tatting, gardening and selling flowers as her hobbies. Beloved wife of Granville Brundrett, who predeceased her June 8, 1974. Loving mother of Ewart and his wife Gwynedd Brundrett of RR 2, Baden. Special grandma of Mark Brundrett and his wife Karen Clarke of Australia, Laurence Brundrett and his wife Theresa Gilhuly of Waterloo, Nadine Brundrett and her husband Michael Carter of St. Catharines. Also remembered by Robert and Elizabeth Hampson of Guelph. Laura was predeceased by her grandson, Kelvin Brundrett (July 27, 1991) and her brother, Samuel Preston. A family service was held at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home , 291 Huron St., New Hamburg on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001 at 2 p.m., with Chaplain Ruth Martin officiating. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph this morning (Monday). As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Nithview Home through the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home at (519) 662-1661.
ATKINSON, Reta - Peacefully at her home on Saturday, December 8, 2001. Reta ( Croft) Atkinson wife of the late Orval Atkinson (1999). Dear sister of Bill Croft and his wife Maria, Joe Croft and his wife Glenna, Viola Worton and her husband George all of Guelph; and Marilyn Shaver of Dundas. Special aunt of Toni Pia of Guelph. Reta will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Mae and William Croft, her sisters Shirley Croft and Margaret Duff. Friends may call at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL - McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home , One Delhi Street, Guelph (from 1 to 3 p. m. Tuesday). Service at the Gilchrist Chapel on Tuesday, December 11, 2001 at 3:00 p. m. with Major Wayne Hong officiating. Cremation with Inurnment Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Canadian Cancer Society, or to the Salvation Army would be appreciated. A reception will follow in the Trillium Room of the funeral home.
McKEOWN, Margaret - Fifty year member of the St. Mary the Immaculate RC Church CWL in Elora, following a brief illness, on Saturday, December 8, at Groves Hospital in Fergus, with her family at her side, Margaret McKeown (Garvey) of Elora, in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Edward McKeown (1978). Loving mother of Adelle Aitchison of Elora, Joan and her husband Gary Herron of Guelph, Cathy and her husband Martin Bootsman of Fergus, Rosemary and her husband Dave Bott of Ariss, Raymond and his wife Diane of Hamilton and daughter- in-law, Barb McKeown of Stoney Creek. Lovingly remembered by 18 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren and one sister, Eileen Storzy of Cambridge. Margaret was predeceased by her daughters, Mary and her husband Cyril Richardson, Dorothy and one son, Edward; also three grandsons, Vincent, Robert and Joe and one son-in- law, Jack Aitchison; along with two sisters and four brothers; as well as 13 sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. 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. Monday, December 10, 2001 (today). Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Marys RC Church in Elora on Tuesday, December 11 at 11 a.m., followed by interment at the St. Marys - St. Joseph RC Cemetery in Elora. Remembrances to the Wellington Terrace Garden Fund or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home 846-5352).
SCHNARR, Maurice (Beaver) - Passed away, unexpectedly, in Kitchener, on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2001, in his 44th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Patty (nee Uniac). Their 20th year Anniversary was just celebrated on October 10, 2001. Devoted and loving dad to Alex (16) and Emily (12). Beloved son of Maurice and Muriel Schnarr of Goderich; beloved son-in-law of Joan and Jerry Uniac of Kitchener. Remembered lovingly by his sisters, Joanne Freer (Paul) of Brampton, Karen Uniac (Jeff) of Kitchener; Big brother to David Schnarr (Cindy) of Kitchener and Paul Schnarr (Ruth) of Kitchener who knew he was always there for them. Brother- in-law of James Uniac and Lori Lockhart of Fergus. He is also survived by his 95 year old grandmother, Margaret Schnarr of Goderich. Lovingly remembered by nieces and nephews, Katie, Kyle, Alana, Marisa, Joseph, Matthew, Kayla, Zachary, Nathan, Tyler, Brody, Lauren, Cameron and Hillary. Predeceased by maternal grandparents, Ken and Belle Wallace and paternal grandfather, Maurice J. Schnarr. He was a lifelong member of the Carmel Church and was also involved in Kitchener Minor Hockey. Beaver's family will receive friends at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener on Monday, Dec. 10 (today) from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service which will be held in the Ratz-Bechtel Chapel at 2:30 p.m., Rev. Brad Heinrichs and Rev. Michael Cowley officiating. Private family interment at Kitchener Mt. Hope Cemetery. Reception will follow in the Ratz- Bechtel Family Centre. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (JDF) or the Carmel Church School Building Fund. "He will be greatly missed by all"
MILLER, Eileen Winnifred (nee De a th) - Peacefully, at her home, on Sunday, December 2, 2001. Eileen Winnifred (De a th) Miller, in her 80 th year. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Lloyd Miller (1987). Loving mother of David, Ken and his wife Gerri, John and his wife Kathy, Debbie Kelly and her husband Leo, Judy, Michelle Smith and her husband Nigel. Loved grandmother of 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Resting at Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N. , Guelph, where the family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 4, 2001 from 2-4 and 6-7:45 p. m. , followed by a Funeral Service in the funeral home chapel at 7:45 p. m. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Guelph Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. (Cards available at the funeral home or by calling (519) 822-4731).
BERRINGTON, Emma - Emma Berrington passed away, on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2001, at The Village of Riverside Glen, Guelph, in her 89th year. She was a dears sister to her late brothers and sisters Ethel Sweet, Annie Johnson, Alfred Berrington and Frederick Berrington. She was a dear aunt to Ted Sweet, Ted Johnson, Dave Johnson and Joyce Chittock and was also survived by her great nieces and nephews. Miss Berrington is resting at the Lounsbury Funeral Home, 1766 Franklin Blvd, Cambridge from 7-9 p.m. this evening (Monday) with vigil prayers being held at 8 p.m. The funeral mass will be held at St. Mary's of the Visitation Church on Tuesday morning at 11 a.m. with interment at New Hope Cemetery. Those who wish may make a memorial donation to St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation.
LOWIN, James Roy "Jim" - Passed away, peacefully, at the Guelph General Hospital, on Saturday, December 1, 2001. Jim Lowin at the age of 72 years. Beloved husband of Doris (Ridley) Lowin. Loving father of James Courchain of Quebec, George Courchain and Elizabeth and her husband Bob Hannah, all of Guelph. Survived by sisters, Betty Howard (Norm) of Orangeville and Evelyn Chatten of Orillia. Also survived by brothers, Jack Lowin (Maxine) of Mount Forest, George Lowing (Anna Marie) of Limehouse and Bob Lowin (Shirley) of Victoria Harbour. Cherished grandfather of 8 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the GILCHRIST CHAPEL - McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph ( 519-824-0031). Memorial contributions to the Lung Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.
CARNOCHAN, Shirley Harriet Rose (nee Godfrey) - Of Guelph, passed away, at McMaster University Medical Centre, Hamilton, Monday, Nov. 26, 2001, in her 59 th year. Mother of Mike Day, Samantha (Ian) Bushey and Kevin Biggs. Grandmother of MacKenzie, Brayden and Jayden Bushey. Predeceased by her parents, Carmen and Mary Godfrey and a sister, Cathy. Friends will be received at the Wall- Custance Funeral Home and Chapel , 206 Norfolk St. , Guelph Thursday (7-9 p. m. ). Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel, Friday, Nov. 30, 2001, at 11 a. m. with the Rev. Nancy Ferguson officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Suite 1-14 Irvin St. , Kitchener N2 H 1 K8 would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Shirley Carnochan in the Wall- Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, September 22, 2002 at 2:30 p. m.
OLSEN, Eric Thomas - Died, suddenly, Saturday, April 6, 2002, in Midland, following a complication of cancer. Dearly beloved son of Helen of Guelph and the late Thomas Olsen. Deeply adored and loved brother of Stephanie Atkinson of Oakville and close friend and brother-in-law to Peter. Eric's zest for life both in his chef's career and in relaxing with friends was infectious and uplifting. As "Uncle Buck" to many friends' children, he gained so much from his tireless devotion to them and being part of their young lives. His close circle of friends remained the anchor of his life to the end. The family thanks especially Steven Bard and Jeanette Starret, Betty and Allan Legault, Peter and Pat Stapylton and Teddy and Toni Powers for their devotion and thoughtful care of Eric over the past six months. Visitation for family and friends will be held Wednesday, April 10, (7-9 p.m.) at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph (1-519-822-0051). The funeral service, open to all family and friends will be held at the Church of St. James The Apostle, 86 Glasgow St. N., Guelph, Thursday, April 11, 2002 at 11 a.m. Friends so wishing may make memorial donations designated to the Children's Research Fund, Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation, c/o McMaster Children's Hospital, 1200 Main St. W., Hamilton, L8N 3Z5. A tree will be planted in memory of Eric Thomas Olsen in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at 2:30 p.m.
WHINFIELD, Barry "Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children. For they are us; our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life" - Albert Einstein. At Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound, on Monday, April 08, 2002, in his 68th year, after a courageous battle with cancer. Loving husband of Beth (Geddes); father of Steve and Maryke Whinfield of Guelph, Karen and Rick Twining, Lynn McGregor and Rob Rutherford, all of Owen Sound. Proud grandfather of Tasha and Brianne Whinfield, and Robyn and Allyson Carrick. Barry will be sadly missed by in-laws, Jim and Eleanor Ireland of Owen Sound, Alex and Bev Geddes of Ottawa, Jack and Betty Geddes of Taiwan, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. Following cremation, Barry will join his family in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, overlooking Georgian Bay, which he loved so much. Family and friends are invited to celeberate Barry's life at a come and go reception, Saturday, April 13, 2002, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room of the Owen Sound Legion. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to either the Owen Sound Branch of the VON, or the Barry Whinfield Foundation, care of the G.B.H.S. Donations can be arranged through the Tannahill Funeral Home at 519-376-3710.
KRUSKY, Mary Eileen - Peacefully, at Lapointe Fisher Nursing Home, Guelph, on Thursday, April 11, 2002. M. Eileen (Guest) Krusky, in her 87th year was the beloved wife of the late W. Walter Krusky (May 22, 1993). Dear mother of Joy and her husband Fran Campbell of Kitchener and Kenneth and his wife Christine of Guelph. Dear grandmother of Timothy (Leona), Blake, Craig (Wendi), Paul (Diana), Brian (Michelle), Jeffrey (Brenda), Laurie Krusky-Morton (Devin) and the late Christopher (February 4, 1994) and great-grandmother of nine great-grandchildren. Dear sister of William Guest, Patricia Dempsey, Barbara Nichol and the late Lottie Guest. Resting at Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where the family will receive friends on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Vigil for Eileen will take place on Sunday at 3 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph's Church on Monday, April 15, 2002, at 9:30 a.m. Interment Marymount Cemetery, Guelph. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Lapointe Fisher Nursing Home would be appreciated by the family.
NELSON, Francis Cartwright (Spike) DVM'40 - Of Guelph, passed away, peacefully, at The Elliott Home, Guelph, Saturday, April 6, 2002, in his 89th year. Beloved husband and best friend, for 56 years, of Barbara (FitzGerald). Dear father of David (Linda) Nelson of Haileybury, Jim (Dorothy) Nelson of Oakville and Jan Keleher of Guelph. "Foz" to grandchildren, Scott (Shannon), Ryan, Keith, Colleen, Joel, Erin and Rob. Brother of Meredith (Moe) Nelson of Thunder Bay and the late Richard Nelson. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. He served during the Second World War with the 19th Field Regiment of RCA, practiced Veterinary Medicine in New Liskeard (1946-1961), for the Ontario Government, Department of Agriculture, Veterinary Services Branch and transferred to Guelph, in 1965, as Head of the Veterinary Services Branch until retiring in 1978. He had a profound love of fishing, hunting, golf and curling. Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Col. John McCrae Memorial Branch No. 234, Guelph, Masonic Lodge and Wellington Men's Club. Friends will be received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph today (Monday) 7-9 p.m. and for one hour prior to the funeral service in the funeral home chapel, Wednesday, April 10, 2002 at 3 p.m. (Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre). Cremation. Memorial contributions to The Elliott Home, 170 Metcalfe St., Guelph, N1E 4Y3 or Parkinson Society Canada, 316-4211 Yonge St., P.O. Box 33240, Station B, Rm. B, Toronto, M7Y 5V1, would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Francis Nelson in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, September 22, 2002, at 2:30 p.m.