BALLAH, Christina Mary (nee Nauftall) - Of Guelph, passed away, at Guelph General Hospital, Friday, May 31, 2002. Beloved wife of the late Moses F. Ballah (September 1996). Loved mother of Kieran (Lois) Ballah of Fergus, Joanne (Kerry) Millie of Guelph, Gregory (Victoria) Ballah of Fergus and David (Julie) Ballah of Guelph; loved grandmother of Kristin, Kieran, Nichole, Colleen, Travis, Melanie and Bradley; great-grandmother of Alex, Matthew and Darien; special aunt of Judy, Mary, Neil, Gus, Pat, Sarah, Susan, Michael and Ian. Predeceased by a sister, Bridget Mahe and a brother, Leo Nauftall. Friends will be received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Sunday (7-9 p.m.). Vigil for Christina will be held Sunday evening at 8 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated at Holy Rosary Church, 175 Emma St., Guelph, Monday, June 3, 2002 at 10 a.m. Cremation followed by interment at Marymount Cemetery, Guelph. Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 204-21 Surrey St. W., Guelph, N1H 3R3 or Foundation of Guelph General Hospital, 115 Delhi St., Guelph, N1E 4J4 would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Christina Ballah in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at 2:30 p.m.
COX, Ila Mabel (Wilson) - Passed away peacefully at the Eden House Care Facility on Sunday, June 9, 2002 in her 92nd year. Loving wife of the late Fred Cox. Proud mother of Robert (Bob) and Jerry. Dear grandmother of Jason Cox. Ila is survived by brothers and sisters in Oshawa, Port Perry and New Brunswick areas. Sadly missed by her sister, Blanche Zeller and her husband Bud of Guelph. Cremation has taken place at Woodlawn Crematorium, Guelph. The family would like to give their heartfelt thanks to the dedicated staff at Eden House Care Facility for their wonderful love and care given to Ila. Arrangements entrusted to the GILCHRIST CHAPEL - McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph (519) 824-0031.
REEMEYER, Tina Janka (nee Steringa) - Passed away, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Wednesday, May 29, 2002, in her 86th year. Predeceased by her husband, Martin (July 27, 2001). Loved mother of Angie and husband Owen Moulton of Brantford, Marty, Mary and Elizabeth of Cambridge and John of Guelph. Dear Oma to Len, Jonathan, Carly and Chantel. Friends will be received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Sunday (2-4 p.m.). A service to celebrate Tina's life will be held at the First Christian Reformed Church, 287 Water St., Guelph, Monday, June 3, 2002, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Jack Van de Hoef officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 204-21 Surrey St., W., Guelph, N1H 3R3 would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Tina Reemeyer in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at 2:30 p.m.
PRUDHAM, Gordon - Suddenly, on Saturday, May 18, 2002, Gordon Prudham, formerly of Campbellville, in his 75th year. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Scott). Loving dad of Timothy and his wife Mary Lou, Judy Campbell and Merrill Prudham. Cherished poppa of Matthew, Courtney, Brady, Morgan and Timothy. Lovingly remembered by his brother, Kenneth and his wife Dorothy. Gordon will be deeply missed by Grace, Jean and Karl and his many nieces and nephews and their families. Friends will be received at the J. Scott Early Funeral Home, 21 James St., Milton today (Wednesday) from 1 p.m. until the time of Service, held from the Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Cardiac Fitness Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.
CUDNEY, Clifford - Passed away peacefully, at Headwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville, on Saturday, May 25, 2002, in his 72nd year. Clifford is survived by his siblings, Dorothea Rennie of St. Catharines, Myrtle Leary of Listowel, Elgin of Willowdale, Kenneth of Welland, Ralph of Niagara Falls and Jean Long of Sudbury. Predeceased by his parents, James and Sarah; brother, Wilfred and sisters, Bertha and Blanche. Sadly missed by many nieces; nephews and friends. Visitation will be held at Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel, 280 St. David St. S., Fergus on Tuesday, May 28, 2002 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Melville United Church, Fergus on Wednesday at 2 p.m. Cremation. If desired, donations may be made to the National Neurofibromatosis Foundation. (Cards available at the funeral home, 519-843-3100).
MORRISON, Jean - Peacefully, at The Elliott Home, Guelph, on Friday, May 24, 2002, Jean (Todd) Morrison, at the age of 95 years. Beloved wife of Hilton for 71 years. Loving mother of John and his wife Jean of Kitchener; dear mother-in-law of Cliff Fitzpatrick of Guelph and Bob Trask of Kitchener. Jean was a proud grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be missed by her brother, William of Tavistock. Jean was predeceased by her daughters, Betty Fitzpatrick and Shirley Trask; her sisters, Ann, Isabell, Marion and Margaret and her brothers, Morton, Hugh, Russell and Douglas. Friends may call at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL - McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph (from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday). Service at the Gilchrist Chapel on Wednesday, May 29, 2002 at 2 p.m. with The Rev. Dr. Vern Tozer officiating. Interment Memory Gardens. A reception will follow in the Trillium Room of the Funeral Home. As expressions of sympathy, memorial contributions to the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church Women's Association would be appreciated. A special thank you to the staff of The Elliott Home for their loving and compassionate care of Jean.
JARVIS, Harold Francis - Passed away at the Lapointe-Fisher Nursing Home, Guelph, Sunday, May 26, 2002, in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Rosina (McKay); loved father of John (Anne) Jarvis of Guelph, Linda (Ron) McDonald of Ancaster, Darlene (Colin) McLundie of Spain, Tom (Linda) Jarvis of Guelph, Richard (Judy) Jarvis of Australia, Patrick Jarvis of Calgary, Michael Jarvis of Montreal, Matthew (Kim) Jarvis of Angus and step-father of Rodney (Janet) Cody of Kitchener, Bonnie (Ed) Morrison of Jordan and Douglas (Bev) Cody of Kitchener. Loving grandfather of 22 and great-grandfather of sixteen. Remembered by Phyllis Jarvis of Guelph. Dear friend of Bill (Susie) Davis and family and Al Hearne, all of Guelph. Predeceased by his sisters, Phyllis Davis and Pauline Jarvis. Mr. Jarvis retired as Vice-President of Engineering at Shaw Industries after 46 years. Friends were received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Tuesday (7-9 p.m.) and will be received today (Wednesday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel, Thursday, May 30, 2002 at 1:30 p.m. (Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre). Committal service and interment at St. John's Cemetery, Sombra, Friday, May 31, 2002 at 12 noon. Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer Society, 111 MacDonell St., Guelph, N1H 2Z7 or Canadian Cancer Society, 4A-214 Speedvale Ave. W., Guelph N1H 1C4 would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Harold Jarvis in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at 2:30 p.m.
BARKER, Clifford A.V. C.M., C.D., D.V.M., M.Sc. D.V.Sc., D.A.C.T. - Of Guelph, Ont., died unexpectedly, at Wiarton, Saturday, May 25, 2002, in his 84th year, while recuperating from the effects of a fall. Predeceased in July, 2001 by his beloved wife of 59 years, Jean (Jay); by his parents, Albert P. and Martha Hansler Barker of Ingersoll and by a granddaughter, Kerrie of Wiarton. Father of Ian and his spouse Susy Carman of Guelph, Eric and his wife Sheila of Wiarton and Graham and his partner Karina Inzunza of Toronto. Loved grandfather of Julie, Tanguy, Adrienne, Pamela and Lara. Brother-in-law of Dorothy Douglas and her late husband Sam of Stratford. Cliff was a Professor Emeritus at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph where he was a faculty member for 39 years. Internationally recognized in his scientific field, he was a Member of the Order of Canada for his contributions to the science of animal reproduction. A past president of the Ontario Veterinary Association, the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association and the Ontario Veterinary College Alumni Association, Cliff was an "OVC Distinguished Alumnus". A student of Canadian veterinary history for over 50 years, he established a museum at the OVC, named in his honour in 1990. Cliff was attached to the 11th Field Regiment, R.C.A. retiring Major and he had been chair or president of the Waterloo-Wellington Airport Commission, the Guelph Civic Museum Board and Guelph Branch, Canadian Red Cross and director of the Guelph Branch, Ontario Heart Foundation. A charter member of the Guelph Squadron, Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons, he was a long-time contributor to boating safety courses. With Jay he was an active supporter and patron of The River Run Centre and other cultural, civic and educational organizations in Guelph. He designed and built the family cottage at Big Bay and with Jay, family and friends enjoyed sailing, motor boating, reading and socializing there. An astute regular low stakes poker player, he claimed to be a life-time winner. We think that he was. Arrangements for cremation entrusted to Wall-Custance Funeral Home and Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph. A celebration of Cliff's life is planned for late June, details will be announced later. Memorial donations may be directed to the C.A.V. Barker Museum of Canadian Veterinary History, Endowment Fund, c/o Alumni House, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont., N1G 2W1 or to the Guelph Community Foundation, P.O. Box 1311, Guelph, Ont., N1H 6N6. Communications to the family: 55-295 Water St., Guelph, Ont., N1G 2X5; (519) 836-1175; email@example.com A tree will be planted in memory of Clifford Barker in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at 2:30 p.m.
EMBERSON, John Ernest - At the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, on Wednesday, May 22, 2002, in his 70th year. John Emberson of Orillia, beloved husband of 51 years of Bernice (nee Higgins). Loving father of John B. of Orillia, Linda Wegner and husband Richard of Quyon, Quebec, Christopher and wife Pat of Toronto, Cameron of Pickering, Victor and wife Carol of Coldwater and Gerry of Orillia. Grandfather of Joel and wife Veronica, Veronica and husband Rob Oaks, Jason, Lauren, Madelaine, Reid, Graham, Nathan, Aaron, Victoria, Zachary, Kaitlyn, Meghan and great-grandfather of Mercedes. Lovingly remembered by his three brothers, three sisters and their families. Predeceased by one brother and one sister and by his parents, Lionel and Beatrice Emberson. The late Mr. John Emberson will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today (Friday). Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Saturday afternoon, May 25th, at 1 o'clock. Cremation to follow. If desired, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be gratefully appreciated.
ROOT, Pearl Addie - (Former Coningsby Women's Institute Member). Peacefully at the Elliott Home, Guelph, on Friday, May 24, 2002, Pearl Toop, of Guelph, formerly of Erin township, in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late Haines Root (2001). Loving mother of Ken and his wife Jean of Petersburg, and Don and his wife Jean of Guelph. Devoted grandma of Jennifer Root, Sandra Simpson and her husband Dan, Chris Martin-Root and his wife Joelle, Chad Root and his wife Fran and Wayne Root. The family will receive friends for Visitation at the Butcher Family Funeral Home, on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, May 27th at 2:00 p.m. from the Hillsburgh Baptist Church, with Rev. John Lekx officiating. Interment Coningsby Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Hillsburgh Baptist Church Building Fund or the Elliott Home would be appreciated as expression of sympathy. The family expresses special thanks to the staff of the Elliott Home for their tender loving care over the years.
BROWN, Thelma Mae - Peacefully, with her family by her side, at the Caressant Care Nursing Home, Fergus, on Monday, May 27, 2002. Thelma (Goyer) Brown at the age of 84 years. Beloved wife of the late Andrew "Sandy" Brown (1987). Loving mother of Shirley Davey and her husband Richard, Judy Brown and her husband Ronald, Ken Brown and his wife Jean. Always remembered by her grandchildren, Linda, Rick, Roy, Lori, Shelley, Ron, Steve, Sandra, Peggy, Kenneth and Brian. Sadly missed by her 22 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Dear sister of the late Lawrence Goyer. Predeceased by her parents, Frederick and Florence Goyer. Thelma was an active member of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Col. John McCrae Branch 234 Royal Canadian Legion and a longtime member of the Church of St. James the Apostle. Friends may call at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL - McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today (Wednesday). Service at the Gilchrist Chapel on Thursday, May 30 at 11 a.m. with The Reverend Canon Trudy Lebans officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. A reception will follow in the Trillium Room of the Funeral Home. Memorial contributions to the St. James the Apostle Elevator Fund, Hopewell Children's Homes Inc. or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
FRIZZELL, Carl James - Suddenly, at home in Guelph, on Tuesday, May 21, 2002. Carl J. Frizzell, age 54 years was the beloved son of the late Crawford and Margaret Frizzell, loving father of Steven and Kristen, both of Guelph. Dear brother of Darley Frizzell of Calgary, Cheryl Volpe and her husband Angelo of Florida and Kathy Frizzell of Ottawa; will be sadly missed by Kathleen Carter of Gueph and uncle of Jeff Volpe. Resting at Gilbert MacIntrye & Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where the family will receive friends today (Thursday) 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday, May 24, 2002 at 1 p.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Alcoholics Anonymous would be appreciated by the family.
DYER, Edward Wm. (Ted) - Peacefully, on Tuesday, May 21, 2002, at Guelph General Hospital, Guelph, Ontario. Beloved husband of the late Norah M. Dyer (nee Parkes). Loving father of Gordon and his wife Betty of Guelph, Douglas and his wife Sharon of Oakville. Sadly missed by his sister, Dorothy and her husband Ralph Johnson of Vancouver, British Columbia. Loving grandfather of Christopher and his wife Michelle, Lianne, Matthew and Daniel. Friends may call at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL-McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph (from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday). Service at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL on Friday, May 24, 2002 at 11 a.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. A reception will follow in the Trillium Room of the Funeral Home. A special Thank You to Dr. Kevin Morishita for going above and beyond the call of duty in the care of our father. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Lung Association of Wellington County or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated and may be made by calling the funeral home at (519) 824-0031.
McLEAN, David Blair - Passed away, suddenly, at Guelph General Hospital, on Wednesday, May 22, 2002. Blair McLean, in his 48th year, was the beloved husband of Sheila. He was the dear father of Michael and his wife Amy of Guelph and Emily and Sarah, both at home. Blair was the dear grandfather of Brandon. He was the loving son of Nellie (nee Mugford) McLean and was the dear brother of Gloria and her husband Bert Donovan of Glace Bay, N.S., Beverley and her husband Wayne Willson, Peter Jr., and Elsie, Diane and Joe, Elaine and Lorne and Keith and his wife Marie-Ellen McLean, all of Guelph. Blair is survived by nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his father, Peter McLean Sr., (1966) and a niece, Gloria Lynn McLean (1978). A Memorial Service for Blair will be held at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home and Chapel, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph on Friday, May 24, 2002 at 10 a.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations in Blair's memory be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation