VAUTOUR, Lally Elizabeth - Has gone to be with her Lord and Saviour and her two infant angels in heaven, on Wednesday, May 22, 2002, at Guelph General Hospital. Lally Elizabeth (Kearns) Vautour, in her 80th year, beloved wife of Joseph L. Vautour of Guelph. Loving mother of Sharon Anne and her husband Eric Sherban and Daniel Vautour and his wife Mary, all of Guelph. Loved grandmother of six grandchildren, Gary, Christopher, Joseph, Danielle-Marie, Laura and Ann; dear sister of Gerladine Phelan of Whitby. Predeceased by two infants, Bernard Frances and Mary Loretta. Resting at the Gilbert MacIntrye & Son Funeral Home & Chapel, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where the family will receive friends today (Friday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Vigil for Lally will be held on Friday evening at 8:15 p.m. A Funeral Mass will take place at Holy Rosary Church on Saturday, May 25, 2002 at 11:30 a.m. Interment Marymount Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
KAETHLER, Frieda (Neumann) - Passed away peacefully, June 9, 2002, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, at the age of 81, in the presence of her beloved husband, Kurt, following a stroke on June 1, 2002. Frieda was born in the Ukraine in 1921. She was the eldest of eight children, four of whom passed away from childhood diseases, her younger brother, Erich died accidentally in a farm accident at the age of 23. Survived by brother, Artur and sister, Irma, both residing in Germany. In 1939 she married Kurt and had four children, the youngest of which Erika died in Poland in January 1944. The Second World War separated her from her husband. As a refugee she brought her three surviving children to Germany and then to Canada in 1948. She settled in Kitchener and rediscovered her husband's whereabouts in 1956 upon his release from a Russian Prisoner-of-War Camp. In 1965 she was reunited with her husband after numerous emmigration applications. Her rich life is remembered by her children, Nick and June, Ernie and Margaret, Bill and Eleanor Kaethler; as well as seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Family and friends may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, for visitation on Wednesday from 1-4 p.m. Interment at Memory Gardens on Thursday at 11 a.m. Memorial service at Kitchener Mennonite Brethren Church on Ottawa Street at 2 p.m. Reception to follow in the Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fairview Mennonite Home or Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) would be gratefully acknowledged. Frieda and Kurt praise God for the privilege of assisting more than 65 close relatives in emmigration from the USSR to Germany.
PENSTONE, Mary Josephine - On Sunday, June 9, 2002, at Guelph. Wife of Michael (deceased). Mother of Michael, Thomas, Peter, Margaret and mother-in-law to Doris, Fern and Heather. Sister of Elizabeth Walker and the late Anne Grimley. Grandmother of Andrew, Daniel, Cameron, Stephen, Laura, Colin, Jeffrey and Claire. Funeral Mass at Holy Rosary Church, 175 Emma Street, Guelph, on Wednesday, June 12, 2002 at 10 a.m. (Funeral arrangements entrusted to Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, Guelph).
TATTON, Verna - At Louise Marshall Hospital, Mount Forest, on Sunday, June 9, 2002, Verna (Rognvaldson) Tatton, of Mount Forest, formerly of Acton, in her 74th year. Beloved wife of Jack Tatton; dear mother of Brett and his wife Donna of Port Elgin, Peter and his wife Kirsten of Innisfil and Craig and his wife Kelly of Acton; grandmother of Sara Sweeting of Toronto, Kristen Guthrie of Innisfil, Madeline and Kezia Tatton of Port Elgin and Trevlyn and Kent Tatton of Acton; sister of Jack Rognvaldson and his wife Louisette of Elliot Lake and sister-in-law of Richard Tatton and his wife Ruth of Courtney, B.C. and Peg Allen and her husband Tom of Toronto. Friends may call at the Hendrick Funeral Home, Mount Forest today (Tuesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, June 12 at 11 a.m. Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Acton on Wednesday at 3 p.m. A Royal Canadian Legion Auxiliary Service will be held today (Monday) at 6:45 p.m. and an Eastern Star Service will be held on Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
PILON, Mireille - A longtime former resident of Guelph, passed away peacefully, after a lengthy period with Alzheimer's disease in Repentigny, Quebec, on Saturday, May 18, 2002. Mireille (Lafleche) Pilon in her 77th year, was the loving mother of Marie-Andree and her friend Chris of Montreal, Quebec, Pierre and his wife Kathy of Smith Falls, Richard and his friend Janus of Eden Mills and Dominique and her husband Rob Wildeboer of Burlington. Mireille was a caring grandmother of Genevieve, Marjolaine, Jessie, Danielle, Thomas, Steven, Rowen and Emily. Visitation and funeral were held in Repentigny, Quebec. Interment of Ashes to take place in St. Telesphore, Quebec at a later date. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society in her remembrance.
BOUCHER, Lois (nee Burke) - Peacefully, at Guelph General Hospital, on Thursday, May 22, 2002. Lois Boucher, at the age of 72, beloved wife of Lloyd Boucher of Guelph. Loving mother of Patricia (Peter Remillard), Nancy (Raymond Conley) and the late Kathleen (George Gamble). Survived by five grandchildren, Meghan, Kristen, Evan, Liam and James. Dear sister of Robert Burke and Patricia Fraser. Funeral Mass on Saturday, May 25, 2002 at Holy Rosary Church at 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Foundation of Guelph General Hospital would be appreciated by the family. (Cards available at the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, (519) 822-4731)
BAKKER, Gerda (nee van den Boom) - Passed away, suddenly, at her cottage in Belwood, on Tuesday, May 28, 2002, in her 71st year. Sadly missed by her husband, Tony Bakker, of 49 years. Mom will be missed by Jack Bakker and his wife Cheryl of Elora, Shirley Obergan and her husband Maurice of Ariss, Anne von Holstein and her husband Mike of Elora and Jerry Bakker of Ariss. Grandma will be remembered by Melissa, Erica, Amanda, Nick, Scott and Jason. Also missed by her brothers, Harry and Gerard of Holland, James of Oakville and her sisters, Wilhelmien Leyen of Arthur and Ann McCarron of Acton. Predeceased by her parents; her brothers, John, Martin, Ted and Tony and her sister, Nelly Dortmans. Friends and relatives may call at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home & Chapel, 37 Church St., Elora on Friday, May 31 (today) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated from St. Mary's RC Church, Elora on Saturday June 1 at 11 a.m. Father Sherratt officiating. Interment in St. Mary's -St. Joseph's RC Cemetery, Elora. A reception will follow at the RCL Branch No. 229, Elora. Memorial donations may be made to the CWL of St. Mary's Church or the Alzheimer Society as expressions of sympathy and may be made by contacting the funeral home at (519) 846-5352.
DRAVES, Jean Frances (Jeannie) - Passed away, on Wednesday, May 29, 2002, at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, age 50 years. Dear daughter of Simon and Frances Reinhart of Guelph; beloved wife of Bryon Draves; loving mother of Christine Moser and her husband Paul of Kitchener; dear grandmother of Caitlin and Julia; dear sister of Tom of Conestogo, Jim and his wife Rose of Ariss, Carl and his wife Debbie and David and his wife Mary Lynn, all of Guelph and Mary Mitchell and her husband Daniel of Maryhill. Also survived by her mother-in-law, Ruby Draves of St. Jacobs; her brother-in-law, Wayne and his wife Jean of St. Clements; many nieces and nephews and uncles and aunts. Predeceased by an infant brother, Joseph Reinhart. Jeannie was an active member of the Conestogo Golf and Country Club and was a former ladies club champion. Jeannie's family will receive friends at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers will be held on Sunday at 8:30 p.m. Prayers will be offered on Monday, June 3, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Michael's RC Church, Waterloo, Rev. James Malone officiating. Interment to follow at Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo. Memorial contributions to the Palliative Care Unit of Freeport Health Centre would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy by calling the funeral home at 745-8445 or www.edwardrgood.com A heartfelt sincere thank you to the nursing and housekeeping staff of the Palliative Care Unit at Freeport Health Centre, Dr. Campbell, Dr. Hunter and Dr. Williamson and a special thank you to Bob and Gerry Gaudette.
KITTEL, Alexander Herbert (Alex) - Peacefully, on Friday, June 7, 2002, at Groves Memorial Community Hospital, Fergus, in his 89th year. Alex, beloved husband of 63 years to Olive (nee Kieswetter) of Alma; loving father of Patricia and her husband Terry Coulson of Guelph, Terry and his wife Judy of Bloomingdale, Donna and her husband Ron Patterson of Burlington, Donald and his wife Judy of Alma and Brian and his wife Jean of Alma; grandfather of Andrew (Donna), Anthony, Dave (Deb), Rob (Christine), Sandra, Laura, Matt and Richard. Predeceased by his five sisters and one brother. Friends were received at Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel, 37 Church St., Elora on Sunday, June 9, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Elora, Monday at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Mary's-St.Joseph's Cemetery, Elora. If desired, donations may be made to the St. Mary's Building Fund or the Groves Memorial Community Hospital.
GALE, Audrey A. - At Caressant Care Nursing Home, Arthur, on Monday, June 10, 2002, Audrey (Bell) Gale, at the age of 77 years. Beloved wife of the late Bill Gale (1979). Loved mother of Bill Gale (Judy) of Guelph, Norman Gale (Susan) of Elora, Maureen Cook (Paul) of Guelph and the late Stephen (1989). Loving grandmother of Richard, Stephen and Peter. Dear sister of Norman Bell (Rose) of Guelph and Marjorie Pullen of Toronto. Predeceased by her many brothers and sisters. Audrey will never be forgotten by those many foster children she cared for. A family service was held on Wednesday, June 12, 2002 at 2 p.m. Cremation followed by inurnment at Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer Society of Guelph-Wellington would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the GILCHRIST CHAPEL-McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph, (519-824-0031).
HUNTER, James Harold (Jim) - Of Guelph, passed away, at Guelph General Hospital, Tuesday, June 18, 2002. Beloved husband of Elsie (Hilton). Dear brother of Gordon Hunter of Kitchener, Violet Schwandt and friend Jim of Owen Sound and Alton Hunter and Elaine of Lion's Head. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Dear brother-in-law of Eleanor and Livio Botter and Lillian Campagnolo, all of Guelph. Friends will be received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, today (Thursday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel, Friday, June 21, 2002 at 11 a.m., with the Rev. David Howells officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. (Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre). Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 204-21 Surrey St. W., Guelph, N1H 3R3 or Canadian Cancer Society, 4A-214 Speedvale Ave., W., Guelph, N1H 1C4 would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of James Hunter in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at 2:30 p.m.
ORLANDO, Frank Albert - Mercifully taken into Jesus' loving arms, on Tuesday, June 18, 2002. Frank A. Orlando, in his 73rd year, was the treasured heart of his wife, Angela (Morgese) Orlando of Guelph. Cherished father of Annemarie Barker and her husband Ted of London; Sister Barbara Marie of the Euchrist OCD, Carmel of St. Joseph, St. Agatha, Catherine Nicholls of Hamilton and Frank Orlando and his wife Lee of Dartmouth, N.S. Grandpa of Michael, Elizabeth, Amanda, Matthew and Emily; loving son-in-law of Rosa diBenga and the late Michael diBenga of Toronto. Frank was a lifetime member of St. Mary's Drum and Bugle Corp, St. Mary's Parish, Bathurst St., Toronto, a member of the Royal City Musical Productions (RCMP) and a member of the Royal City Ambassadors Barbershop Singers in Guelph. Cremation has taken place. Memorial Visitation will take place at Holy Rosary Church, 175 Emma St., Guelph on Friday, June 21, 2002 from 10-11 a.m. followed by a Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Carmelite Monastery of St. Joseph in St. Agatha would be appreciated by the family.
KELLY, Paul Donnelly - After a brave and determine fight for life, died peacefully, at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, on Wednesday, June 19, 2002. Paul Donnelly Kelly, in his 67th year, beloved husband of Marie (Norman) Kelly of Guelph. Loving father of Sean Kelly of Guelph, Paula Kelly and her husband Terry Nadasdi of Edmonton, Alberta, Patty Hemsley and her husband Scott of Guelph and Sandy DeCorso and her husband Paul of Newmarket; proud grandfather of Emma, Ryan, Lucas and Will; dear brother of Leone and her husband Jack Callander of Toronto, Bonnie Davies of Saginaw, Michigan, Carla and her husband Jay Ertel of Chatham, Joe Kelly and his wife Pat of Orangeville and Jimmy Kelly of Kitchener and the late Barbara Delaney. Dear brother-in-law of Joe Delaney and the late Gord Davies. Survived by nieces and nephews. Resting at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home & Chapel, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph where the family will receive friends on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Vigil for Paul will be held on Friday afternoon at 3:45 p.m. A Funeral Mass will take place at Holy Rosary Church, 175 Emma St., Guelph on Saturday, June 22, 2002 at 10 a.m. Interment Marymount Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Arthritis Society or to the Guelph Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.