SMITH, Beatrice - Peacefully, at The Elliott, Guelph, on Sunday, July 7, 2002. Beatrice (Weist) Smith, in her 102nd year was the beloved mother of Noreen Hodgkinson and her husband Murray of Guelph. Dear grandmother of Susanne Hagen, Sharon Burt, Brian Hodgkinson and Bradley Hodgkinson. Loved great-grandmother of Scott and Cory Burt, Melissa, Christopher and Nicholas Hagen and Daniel Hodgkinson. Predeceased by her parents, George and Louisa Weist; her sisters, Marion Duffield, Irene Falconer and her husband William. Beatrice's family will receive friends at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, tonight (Tuesday) 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 10-11 a.m. A Funeral Service will take place in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, July 10, 2002 at 11 a.m., with Rev. Mark Sullivan officiating. Interment Marymount Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
MEYERS, Jeffrey Todd - Of Guelph, passed away, on Saturday, July 6, 2002, in his 41st year. Loved father of Matthew and Michael. Beloved son of Norma Meyers of Guelph and the late Carl Meyers (1989). Dear brother of Beverly Meyers and wife Brenda of Lions Head, Kathleen Kemp, Linda Meyers, Susan and husband Edward Spira, Paul Meyers, Perry Meyers and wife Cindy, all of Guelph and the late Robert L. Meyers (2002). Also survived by several aunts and uncles. There will be no funeral home visitation. A private family service will be held at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home and Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Wednesday, July 10, 2002. Cremation with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. Memorial contributions to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Jeffrey Meyers in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at 2:30 p.m.
HIGHSTEAD, Elizabeth H. (Beth) - A resident of Guelph and formerly of Ridgetown, died, at Guelph General Hospital on Sunday, July 7, 2002, at the age of 97. Born in King City, Ont., daughter of the late Henry and Sophia (Gillham) Johnson. Beloved wife of the late Eric S. Highstead (1979). Dear mother of Mary (Mrs. John Richardson) of Guelph; grandmother of four, Scott (Michele) Richardson, Craig (Paula) Richardson, Neil Richardson and Megan (Dean) MacNeil.; great-grandmother of eight. Friends will be received at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main St. E., Ridgetown on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at the Church of the Advent (Anglican) on Thursday at 1:30 p.m., with Rev. Heather Robertson officiating. Interment Greenwood Cemetery, Ridgetown. Donations to the charity of choice.
MILNE, Mary (nee McDermott) - Of Wasaga Beach, Ontario, passed away, on Monday, September 16, 2002, in her 88th year, at Collingwood General and Marine Hospital, Collingwood, Ontario. Beloved wife of the late Robert Milne who was killed during the Second World War. Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and their families. Dear friend of Joan and Bill Courtney of Wasaga Beach and Dorothy Mainprize of Etobicoke. Sister of the late Joseph McDermott, Madeleine Tone and Helen Rooney and aunt of the late Madeline Hicks. Mary joined the merchant marines and was a wireless operator during and after the Second World War. A grave side service will be held at the St. Marys - St. Joseph Roman Catholic Cemetery in Elora on Saturday, September 21, 2002 at 11 a.m. with Fr. Ken Miskiewicz officiating at the service. Arrangement entrusted to the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel. Remembrance to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of ones choice would be appreciated.
CREIGHTON, Muriel Frances - Peacefully, at Guelph General Hospital, on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002, Muriel (Mair) Creighton, was born on May 18, 1913. She was the beloved daughter of the late Edgar and the late Maud Mair (Woodstock, NB) and the dear sister of the late Isabel Mair. Survived by her son, Frank and his wife Brenda Creighton of Montague, PEI; her grandson, Chris and his wife Melissa Creighton; her granddaughter, Heather and her husband David Spriet and by her great-granddaughter, Madeline (Maddy) Spriet. A Memorial Service will be held at Kirk Chapel, St. George's Anglican Church, 99 Woolwich St., Guelph on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2002 (today) at 10:30 a.m., Rev. Jean Mitchell officiating. Cremation has taken place. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. (Cards available at Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph 519-822-4731)
BELEC, Leda Florence (nee Bellaire) - Passed away, at her residence, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002, in her 72nd year. Loved mother of Suzanne (Bob) Thompson of London, Gilles (Glynis) Belec of Drayton, the late Wayne Belec (1982), Helene "Cookie" (Jim) Yack of Fergus, Jeannette (Paul) Evans and Linda (Gary Schwantz) Belec, both of Guelph, Aline Belec of North Bay and Carole (Kirby) Habermehl of Fergus. Loving "Memere" of 18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Colombe Hurtibise, Phil Bellaire, Conrad Bellaire, Pauline Pippy, Claude Bellaire and Don Bellaire. Predeceased by infant brothers, Lawrence and Robert Bellaire; sister, Mary Jane Lavoie and granddaughter, Danielle Evans. Leda will be sadly missed by Oscar "Bebe" Levesque. Friends will be received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, tonight (Friday) 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2002 at 10 a.m. (Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre). Cremation. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Leda Belec in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, at 2:30 p.m.
COSTELLO, Francis His Honour 1916-2002. - Frank died peacefully, at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, surrounded by his family, on Thursday the 19th of September, 2002. Frank was born in the family home at 146 Main Street South, Alexandria, Ontario to Francis Thomas Costello and Annie MacDonald. He was raised in a loving happy home with three half sisters and a half brother, all of whom remained close until they predeceased him. They were Barbara, Martin, Helen and Kathleen Costello. Frank's legendary conviviality makes it appropriate that his birthplace is now one of Ontario's great country dining rooms - the Georgian. Frank graduated from the University of Ottawa and enlisted in the RCAF in 1940, retiring from the service in 1945 at the rank of Flight Lieutenant. After practicing law in Kitchener for many years, Frank was appointed to the bench in 1961 and retired from the Ontario Superior Court, General Division in 1991. Predeceased by Adele, his loving wife of 54 years. Frank is missed by his five children, Carole Anne, Paul, Kathy, Brian and his wife Jan and Donald and his wife Rhonda. Fondly remembered by eight grandchildren, Michael Wenzel, Jamie and Daniel Reid, Dillon, Michael and Polyana Costello, Paige Costello, Ryan and Shannon Costello and two great-grandchildren, Raeden and Brody Wenzel. Frank's family will receive friends at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Francis RC Church, 11 a.m., Monday, September 23, 2002, with Rev. Paul Voisin CR as celebrant. Cremation will follow. The parish prayer service will be held at the funeral home Sunday evening at 8:45 p.m. Donations to St. Mary's General Hospital or St. Francis RC Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and can be arranged through the funeral home, 745-8445 or www.edwardrgood.com The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the Doctors, nursing and pastoral staff at St. Mary's Hospital for the excellent care Frank received. Following the funeral mass, friends and relatives are invited to the Reception Room of the funeral home for refreshments and a time to visit with the family.
WILKINS, Elise Marion (nee Bird) - Peacefully, on Wednesday, September 18, 2002 at Guelph, in her 72nd year. Beloved wife to Alfred Ronald Wilkins; loving mother of the late Linda, Kenneth (Margaret), Harry (Myrna), Brian (Yvonne), Catherine (Derek); cherished grandmother to 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She will missed dearly by her brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and many friends. Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 109 Reynolds St., Oakville, 905-844-3221 on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the chapel on Saturday, September 21, 2002 at 11:30 a.m. Interment Glen Oaks Memorial Gardens, Oakville. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
TAYLOR, Clinton William (Bill) - Of Guelph, passed away, at Guelph General Hospital, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002, in his 84th year. Beloved husband for 57 years of Eileen. Loved father of Peter (Veronica) Taylor of Ajax and Harvey (Diane) Taylor of Kitchener. Loving grandfather of Melanie and Heather. Dear brother of John and Jim Taylor, both of Kitchener, George Taylor of Guelph and the late Florence Edwards, Ruth Shortill and Olive Black. Bill served overseas during the Second World War and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Col. John McCrae Memorial Branch No. 234. Friends will be received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Cremation followed by inurnment at Woodlawn Cemetery. A service of remembrance will be held, in the funeral home chapel, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002 at 1:30 p.m., with the Ven. Archdeacon Thomas M. Greene officiating. (Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society, 4A-214 Speedvale Ave. W., Guelph, N1H 1C4 would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of William Taylor in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, at 2:30 p.m.
OUGHTON, Phyllis Mary (nee Smalley) - Born in Toronto in 1912, she died, peacefully, at the age of 90, on November 17, 2002, in Guelph. Beloved daughter of the late Arthur and Sarah Smalley. Wife of Dr. J. G. Oughton; dear sister of Gwen O'Brien and Jean Kidd. She is lovingly remembered by her children, Libby, Richard (and wife Kathy), Rose, John and the late Cathy. She is celebrated by nine grandchildren, Gillian, Andrew, Nika, Jeremy, Matthew, Dan, Leah, Meghan and Eireann and five great-grandchildren. Fondly remembered also by her longtime caregiver, Elsi Corrigan. Phyllis had a long and fruitful life and was much loved by all for her courage and her wide-ranging community interests and activities. These included the Federation of Ontario Naturalists, the Guelph Trail Club, birdwatching, the University Women's Club, the UCW, the Guelph Civic Museum, the NDP, her garden and a great love of books. Until her retirement, she was a Librarian at the University of Guelph. A memorial service will be held at Harcourt Memorial United Church on Dean Ave., on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 2 p.m. If you wish to commemorate Phyllis's life, in lieu of flowers, her family would welcome a donation in her name for large-print books to the Guelph Public Library, the Library of your choice, or the Library at Riverside Glen Village.
GILLESPIE, Olive - At Brantford General Hospital, on Monday, September 2, 2002. Olive Gertrude Sweet of Ayr, in her 88th year. Loving wife of the late Wallace (Wally) Gillespie (1992). Dear sister of the late Verna Clement (1942) and her daughter Marion (Wayne) Moore of Guelph. Also survived by many more nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Ayr Chapel, Wm. Kipp Funeral Home, 183 Northumberland St., Ayr, today (Wednesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 5 at 11 a.m. Rev. Fred Hagle of Knox United Church, Ayr, officiating. Interment Ayr Cemetery. Donations in Olive's memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundati
NEWSTEAD, Annabelle - Passed away peacefully at Freeport Health Centre, Kitchener after a lengthy illness on Saturday, June 29, 2002. Annabelle Newstead in her 75th year. Dear sister of Dorothy and her husband Don Durant of Manchester, New Hampshire; George of Guelph; Jim and his wife Ann of Southampton and John Carter and his wife Kaye of Guelph. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Jennie (1988) and Thomas (1968) Newstead; sisters Greta Neale (1984) and Audrey Curzon (1988). Cremation has taken place with private family services to follow. Inurnment Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Mental Health Association, the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the GILCHRIST CHAPEL - McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph (519-824-0031).
TEED, Anne - In sympathy with the family of Anne Teed who passed away July 2, 2002 Loved and respected by her co-workers at Baker Street X-ray and Ultrasound, Norfolk X-ray and Ultrasound and Surrey X-ray and Ultrasound.
PATTERSON, Norma John - The family of Norm Patterson sadly announces his sudden and unexpected passing, at Guelph General Hospital, on Monday, Sept. 2, 2002, at age 51. Norman John Patterson, loved and missed by his dear wife Debbie (Ziegler) and loving children, Nicholas, Stephanie and her friend Trevor Lockyer and Ashley. Dear son of Norma and the late Tom Patterson of Guelph and son-in-law of Iris Ziegler of Elliot Lake; brother of Ethel and Paul Wetlaufer of Guelph and Rosemary and Angelo Marchesano of Guelph and brother-in-law of Marion and John Mochrie of Guelph and Clark and Ruth Ziegler of Fergus. Also missed by many nieces and nephews. Norm will be remembered by the community for his barn building and general contracting and especially for his loyalty to his friends and family. Friends will be received at the Blue Springs Funeral Home, Acton, today (Wednesday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be in the funeral home chapel, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation.