SEHL, Norma A. - After a long goodbye, a very gracious, sweet lady has gone Home. It is with great sadness and love that we announce the passing of our dear Mother and Grandmother, Norma Ann Sehl, at Leisureworld Caregiving Centre, Elmira, on Friday, March 22, 2002. Born October 21, 1912 in Phelpston, Ontario, Norma was the devoted wife and soulmate of Dr. Willard A. Sehl (1995). Precious mother of Father Terence Sehl of Kitchener, Eleanor and her husband Robert Buchanan of Kitchener, Margaret A. Sehl of Cambridge and Thomas J. Sehl and his wife Therese of Winterbourne; very special grandmother of David and Heather, Joel and Daniel, Rachel, Peter, Hana, Bethany and Jonathan. She was a Clinical Nutritionist and graduate of the University of Toronto, a charter and life member of the Canadian Dietetic Association, a member of the Catholic Womens League and the Carmel of St. Joseph Guild. She was the last member of her family, predeceased by her parents, Philip A. Coughlin and Catherine Shanahan Coughlin and her sisters, Catherine Martin, Ella Coughlin and Albertine Coughlin. Arrangements entrusted to Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, where friends will be received on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The rosary will be recited at 8:45 p.m. The Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at Our Lady of Lourdes RC Church, 173 Lourdes St., Waterloo on Monday at 10:30 a.m., with Father Terry Sehl officiating. Interment will be held at Woodland Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Hall for refreshments and a time to visit with the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Marian Residence, Cambridge, St. Mary's Hospital, Palliative Care or the Carmel of St. Joseph. Norma's family would like to sincerely thank the Leisureworld "family", especially those on "Robin's Grove", all who combined sensitivity and caring with competent, loving, professionalism. You now live in the land of Glory, amidst the blue and gold of the skies, you now sleep in the Lord's beautiful garden, in the sunset of perfect peace. You have filled your place with respect, honour and untiring example. Your death is not the extinguishing of your Light...it is the turning out of the lamp because your Dawn has come...You are now in the place where God wants you to be. Welcome home!
WORTON, Harry - At the Guelph General Hospital, on Friday, March 22, 2002. Harry Worton, at the age of 81 years. Loving husband of the late Olive (Pretty) Worton for 57 years. Loved father of Jane Maltby and her husband McGill of Midhurst and William Worton of Guelph. Proud grandfather of Paul Maltby and his wife Lori, Dean Maltby and his wife Jodie, Ann Maltby and her fiance Matthew McKendry; Susanne, Pamela and Grant Worton. Great-grandpa of Aidan and Andrew Maltby. Harry operated Worton's Bakery and served as both Alderman and Mayor of the City of Guelph. He was the Liberal M.P.P. of Wellington South for 30 years and will be remembered as a member for the people as a kind, generous and caring gentle man. Friends may call at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL-McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph (from 12:00 to 3 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday). Service will be held at St. George's Anglican Church, 99 Woolwich Street, Guelph on Monday, March 25 at 1 p.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the St. George's Anglican Church Restoration Fund or Partners for Better Health in support of Guelph General and St. Joseph's Hospitals would be appreciated.
LAMBERT, Howard Robert (Bob) - Saturday, March 9, 2002, Bob Lambert, age 64.Executive Chief, Ottawa Fire Services 40 years service - retired "He never missed a call" Loving husband of Shirley Johnson; dear father of Timothy (Barbara) of Guelph, Kevin (Lynn) and Rev. Father Lee Lambert of Ottawa; proud papa of Matthew, Jonathan, James, Erika and Aaron. Survived by sisters, Zelma (late Gordie Lackey), Shirley (John Smith) and brothers, William, Darrell (Colleen) and Gary (Shirley). Son of the late Beatrice Cooper and Charles Lambert. Predeceased by brothers, Chuck (Betty) and Richard Lambert. Friends paid respects at the Kelly Funeral Home, 585 Somerset St., Ottawa (1-613-235-6712), Tuesday, March 12 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Wednesday, March 13, at St. Thomas the Apostle Anglican Church at 1 p.m. Interment Beechwood Cemetery. In memoriam donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario appreciated."First in, last out"
DAHMER, William John Hubert - Following a lengthy illness, at St. Joseph's Health Care, Guelph, on Thursday, March 21, 2002, Bill Dahmer, age 71 years, beloved husband of Cheryle Jo-Anne (Warden) Dahmer. Dear father of Chris of Hamilton and Carolyn of Hamilton and the late Patrick and Michael. Special father of Cherie of Kitchener, Julie of Palmerston and Penny of Edmonton. Loved grandfather of 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Dear brother of Bernice Kocher and her late husband Joe of Kitchener, Theresa Eichholz and her late husband Arno of Waterloo, Marilyn and her husband Len Brown of Kitchener, Jim and his wife Heather of Lindsay and the late Eileen Kube and her husband Bob of Wasaga Beach. Friends may call at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph (Sunday 7-9 p.m.), where a memorial service will be held in the chapel on Monday morning, March 25 at 11:30 a.m., with Rev. Dr. Herb Gale of Westminster - St. Pauls Presbyterian Church officiating. Cremation with interment of ashes at Harriston Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family.
MYERS, Lyle - At Groves Memorial Community Hospital, on Thursday, March 21, 2002, Lyle Myers, in his 86th year. Beloved husband of the late Vera Myers (nee Cudney 1998). Dear father of Jayson and his wife Sandra and Lisa Myers and her husband Steve Johnson. Also loved by his sister, Shirley McIntosh and sister-in-law, Dorothy Myers; his niece, Janice and nephews, Alvin, Richard and Ronald and his great-nieces and great-nephews and great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews, all of Leamington. He will be especially missed by his feline friend, Oscar. Predeceased by his brother, Murray Myers and his brother-in-law, Murray McIntosh. Lyle enjoyed good health and lived a very active and independent lifestyle until very recently. Friends will be received at the Thomson-Jeffrey Funeral Home, 160 St. David St. N., Fergus on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Funeral service in the Thomson chapel on Monday, March 25, 2002 at 3 p.m., with Rev. David Whitecross officiating. Cremation will follow with interment of cremated remains at Belsyde Cemetery. For those who wish, donations to Groves Memorial Community Hospital, would be appreciated by the family.
REITH, Norman - At University Campus, London Health Sciences Centre, on Thursday, March 21, 2002, Norman Reith, formerly of Lobo township, in his 87th year. Predeceased by Josephine (Caughlin) Reith (1995). Dear father of Jean and her husband Maurice Love of Calgary, Jim Reith and his wife Marian of Lobo township and Linda and her husband Allan Dyer of Guelph. Dearly loved grandfather of Bryan and his fiance Carolyn, Karyn and Sheri Love, Bevin and his partner Claire, Ansen and Cara Reith and James, Colin and Sheila Marie Dyer; dear brother of Arthur Reith and his wife Dorothy of London. Predeceased by Myrtle Reith (1944). Resting at the T. Stephenson & Son Funeral Home, Ailsa Craige, where the complete funeral service will be held on Monday, march 25 at 11 a.m., with Pastor Jack Burghardt officiating. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Mr. Norman Reith.
YOUNG, Leroy George (Roy) - Formerly of Guelph, passed away suddenly, at his winter home, in Bonita Springs, Florida, Thursday, February 14, 2002, in his 73rd year. Beloved husband of Doreen (Clayton). Loved father of Bradley (Dale) Young of Guelph, Michael (Janet) Young of Guelph, Rosalyn (William) Allin of Orono, Scott (Theresa) Young of Calgary and Rodney (Linda) Young of Victoria, B.C. Loving grandfather of 11 grandchildren; great-grandfather of two great-grandsons; dear brother of Ruth Monkhouse, Cyril Young and Yvonne Knight, all of Guelph, Elizabeth Hargrave of Poswassan and the late Robert Young. Also survived by nieces and nephews. 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, Wednesday, February 20, 2002, at 11 a.m. (Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre). Cremation. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society, 4A-214 Speedvale Ave. W., Guelph, N1H 1C4, Canadian Diabetes Association, 1-14 Irvin St., Kitchener, N2H 1K8 and the Guelph Firefighter's Benevolent Fund, c/o 50 Wyndham St. S., Guelph, N1H 4E1 would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Leroy Young in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, September 22, 2002 at 2:30 p.m.
KEANE, Frank A. - Peacefully, on Friday, March 1, 2002 at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital. Frank A. Keane, in his 84th year, of Port Credit. Frank is lovingly remembered by his sister-in-law, Betty Keane of Elmira; by his nieces and nephews, Frank, Pat, Nadine, Mary, Irene, Arlene, Ken, Kathie, Theresa, Charlene, Martin, Tammi and Helene, Joyce, Diane and Gail and their families. Frank was predeceased by his parents, Lewis and Cecilia Keane; three brothers, Charles, Joseph and James; three nieces, Rita, Valerie and Susie and one nephew, Danny. The family will receive friends and relatives at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira today (Monday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Teresa of Avila RC Church, Flamingo Dr., Elmira on Tuesday morning at 11 a.m. with Father George Nowak CR officiating, followed by cremation. Parish prayers will be held on Monday afternoon at 4 p.m. at the funeral home. In his memory, donations to the Grand River Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family as expressions of sympathy.
STUMPF, Walter Fredrick - The family of Walter Stumpf, sadly announces his passing, at Guelph General Hospital, on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, in his 74th year. Walter Fredrick Stumpf, dear husband of Anne Vivian of Rockwood; loving father of Ron and Stella of Kamloops, B.C., Jewel Stumpf of Rockwood, Marsha and Arie Vryenhoek of Cambridge, Arlene and Peter Adamo of Newmarket, Joanne and Reuben Salmon of Rockwood, Ruth Stumpf of Toronto, Joan and Doug Miller of Rockwood, Susan and Brian Galvao of Guelph, Vicki and Mike Jones of Guelph and the late Van Stumpf (1985). Proud grandfather of Nick, Michael, Toni, Nina, Sarah, Brandy, Cory, Ben, Kezia, Andrew, Douglas, Arthur and great-granddaughters, Autumn and Justice. Son of the late Arthur and Violet Stumpf. Friends will be received at the funeral home Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be in the funeral home chapel 2 p.m., Sunday, March 3, 2002. Spring interment, Rockwood Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
DYSON, Lloyd - On Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, in his 81st year. Lloyd, beloved husband of Elma (nee Rudd); loving father of Sharon Abiad and her husband George of Unionville and Maureen Dempsey and her husband David of Kitchener. Also loved by his grandchildren, Sean Dempsey and his wife Lisa of Kitchener, Kevin Dempsey of Kitchener, Christopher Abiad of Unionville and his two great-granddaughters, Kristen Dempsey and Kyla Dempsey. Mr. Dyson was for many years a car salesman in Guelph and Kitchener and formerly a long-time resident of Guelph. Arrangements entrusted to the Westmount Funeral Chapel, 743-8900. In honour of Lloyd's wishes cremation has taken place. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be greatly appreciated by Lloyd's family.
LENZER, Heinz Arthur - At the Elliott Home, Guelph, on Monday, Feb. 19, 2002, Heinz A. Lenzer, in his 83rd year. Dear husband of Irmgard V. (Block) Lenzer. Dear father of Karen and her husband Brian Magee of Etobicoke. Loved grandfather of Michelle Karen and Brian James. Rested at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin Street North, Guelph. Private cremation. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 10, at the Concordia Club, 429 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener at 2 o'clock, followed by reception. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Children and Youth Choir of the Concordia Club would be appreciated by the family.
WILKINSON, Brian - Passed away, suddenly, as a result of a car accident, Saturday, March 2, 2002, in his 52nd year. Beloved son of Alice Szoke and the late Hugh Wilkinson. Loving father of Jessica; dear brother of Rick Wilkinson, Heather and Frank Oudesluys and Dale and Jamie Pringle; uncle of Jocelyn, Ryan, Jenny, Karlee and great-niece, Lynn. Friends will be received at the funeral home today (Monday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be in the Blue Springs Funeral Home Chapel, Tuesday, March 5, 2002 at 2 p.m. Interment Fairview Cemetery, Acton. Remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or charity of choice.
WILKINSON, Ila Jean - With her brother by her side, Ila passed away, peacefully, at the Wellington Terrace, on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002. Born November 11, 1909, daughter of the late Henry Wilkinson and Maude Derby. Ila is survived by brother, Burnett and his wife Doris of Guelph; sisters-in-law, Hazel of Napanee and Annie of Alma. Memories will be treasured by her many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. Ila was predeceased by brothers, Lloyd (in infancy), Roy, Clarence, Victor and Aldred; sisters-in-law, Irene and Effie; niece, Norma and nephews, Lloyd and Murray. While living in Guelph, Ila was a parishioner at Crestwicke Baptist Church, Guelph. Friends are invited to visit and share Ila's memories on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., at the Hendrick Funeral Home, Mount Forest. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 2 p.m., with Pastor Brubacher from Crestwicke Baptist Church officiating. Memorial donations to the Crestwicke Christian Academy or The Lung Association would be appreciated.