POWELL, Brian Roger - At Grey Bruce Health Services, Southampton, on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, Brian Powell, of Southampton, in his 73rd year. Former owner of Powell Distributing. Beloved husband of Margaret Powell (nee Spikman) of Southampton. Dear father of Thomas and his wife Lynn of St. Catharines, Sharon Powell and her husband Henry House of Brighton, Michael of Toronto and to Donald Van Delft and Wendy, both of Morriston, Karen Van Delft and Bill Knetsch of Aberfoyle and Sue Tallevi and Stephen of Toronto. Dear brother-in-law of Rose Vanderweit, Anne Spikman, Jim Vandergaast and his wife Tonnie, Alice and her husband John Farnworth and Richard Spikman and his wife Sonja. Sadly missed and fondly remembered by his granddaughters, Jamie-Lee, Alysha, Kristi and Rose. Predeceased by his parents, William and Margaret Powell; by his grandson, Justin; by his brother-in-law, Clare Spikman and by his sister-in-law, Hennie Vandergaast. Cremation. Visitation from the Eagleson Funeral Home, Southampton, on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002 from 2-4 p.m. A memorial service to celebrate Brian's life will be conducted at the Mount Carmel Zion United Church, Morriston, on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002 at 2 p.m. A time of fellowship will follow at the church. Interment of ashes, at a later date, Coningsby Cemetery. Expressions of remembrance to the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation or the charity of your choice.
KEMPER, Andreas "Andy" - Passed away suddenly, at his home in Guelph, on Wednesday, November 13, 2002. Andreas "Andy" Kemper, in his 75th year. Beloved husband of Janny (Oosterling) Kemper of Guelph. Dear father of Andy Kemper of Kaladen, B.C., Jack Kemper (Michelle) of Guelph and Dora Yackel (Greg) of Calgary, Alberta. Cherished Opa of Ashton. Sadly missed by his sister, Dora Kemper and brother, Bert Kemper, both of Holland. Andy was a retired Guelph Correctional Centre Guard and a member of the Dutch Legion of Hamilton. Friends may call at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL-McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph (from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday). Service at the Emmanuel Canadian Reformed Church, 44 Short Street, Guelph, on Monday, November 18 at 11 a.m., with Pastor John VanWoudenberg officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Building Fund of the Emmanuel Canadian Reformed Church would be appreciated.
SYLGE, Walter Hans - Peacefully, on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002, at the Community Nursing Home, in Port Perry, at age 88. Walter Sylge, formerly of Scugog Island, beloved husband of the late Elise (nee Ehrlich). Loved father of Herbert Sylge and Irmgard Sanderson, both of England, Charles Sylge of Waterloo and Margaret Scott of Blackstock. Walter will also be missed by his 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A private service to celebrate the life of Walter Sylge was held in the chapel at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens in Whitby on Friday, Nov. 22 at 1 p.m., with Rev. Susan Sheen officiating, followed by interment in the cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque through the Wagg Funeral Home, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) to the CNIB.
DE STEFANO, Angelo - Peacefully, at St. Joseph's Health Care Centre, on Friday, November 22, 2002. Beloved husband of the late Assunta De Stefano (April 26, 1998). Loved father of Stella and her late husband Ralph Tassone, Biagio and his wife Angela, Carmela and her husband Angelo Furfaro, Sam and his wife Angela and Frank and his wife Darlene, all of Guelph. Dear grandfather of Sam, Rosie, Angelo, Susie, Frank, Tony, Violet, Marianne, Rob, Susie, Angelo, Joanne, Scott, Frank and Tina, all of Guelph. Will be missed by his great-grandchildren. Resting at the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph. Please contact the funeral home for further information, 519-822-4731.
STIRLING, Mary Edna - Of Guelph, passed away, at Guelph General Hospital, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002, in her 75th year. Beloved wife of Jim Stirling. Loved mother of Robert (Kathie) Stirling and Richard (Lesley) Stirling, all of Guelph. Loving grandmother of Chelsea, Ryan, Kyle, Joel and Owen. Dear sister of Donald and Kenneth Douglas. Predeceased by sisters, Jessie Ray and Lucille Reid. Friends will be received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St. Guelph, today (Friday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002 at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Thomas Kay officiating. (Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre). Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. Memorial contributions to the charity of choice would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Mary Stirling in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, at 2:30 p.m.
McILVENA, Laurie Lee - After a courageous battle with cancer, passed away, Christmas morning in hospital in Moncton, N.B. Laurie Lee worked as a Lieutenant at the Guelph Correctional Centre and moved to her hometown, Amherst, N.S. in May 2001. A memorial service will be held in Guelph (date yet to be determined). Donations in her honour to the Guelph Humane Society would be appreciated. To my friends in Guelph. I had to go ahead to await you. I spent many happy and memorable years with you, and can only say thank you for being born in my lifetime. I shall miss you all very much, and don't forget to remember me and our loving times. Love you all - see you there. Laurie Lee... P.S. Love to my special family - Emma, Eric, Laura, Gary, Mark, Lynn and Michael - and to my loving son, William Elliott.
ROWAN, Kenneth Robert Wayne. Words cannot express how much we miss youWe miss you in our church and our family lifeWe miss your love, guidance and humourWe miss you as "the Inspector", "King Darius" and the "Toothless Wonder".God has blessed us with a new little baby this Christmas.One day you will get to meet this precious bundle.We are glad you will be "Home for Christmas" with "the most High God".We will remember you as you sit among friends and loved ones in God's presence.We will love you forever, Shirley, Sarah, Rachel, Cameron and Anakin Kenneth.
McCULLOCH, David Fraser (Flint) - Suddenly, at his home, in Arthur, on Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, in his 51st year. Dear brother of Bob McCulloch and his wife Carol of Mount Forest and Scott McCulloch and his wife Anabela of Waterloo. Survived by his daughters, Kelly and Jacqueline McCulloch of Hamilton; also by four grandchildren, Dakota, Taylor, Erin and Maddison. Sadly missed by his nieces and nephews, Wendy Smith, Rob, Ethan and Liam McCulloch. Predeceased by his parents, Allan and Marion McCulloch. Family will receive friends at the Crawford Funeral Home, 243 George St., Arthur, on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003 (this evening) from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service from the Crawford Chapel on Friday, Jan. 3, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. Spring interment Greenfield Cemetery, Arthur. Remembrances to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be greatly appreciated by the family. Crawford Funeral Home (519) 848-6872.
MOORE, Glenna Hazel - Suddenly, at Guelph General Hospital, on Monday, Dec. 30, 2002. Glenna (Hall) Moore, in her 73rd year, was the beloved wife of the late Robert Moore (2000). Loving mother of Andrea and her husband Mike Crawford, Christine and her husband Bob Hilker and Gary, all of Guelph; loved grandmother of Sheri and Brian, Rob and Jen and Mike and Lindsey; dear sister of Anne McCormick and the late Jean Hall. Loving aunt of Joanne. Resting at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where the family will receive friends on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003 from 12 - 1 p.m. A memorial service will take place in the chapel at 1 p.m. Private cremation has taken place. Interment of ashes at Huxley Cemetery, Hillsburgh. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Epilepsy Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
WATTS, Grace Eleanor (nee Jackson) - Of Guelph, passed away, at The Elliott Home, Guelph, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2003, in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late George Harold Watts (1978). Dear sister of Wilma Campbell of Guelph and Hazel Morrell of Alliston; loved aunt of Iola (Stan) Kobilnyk, Marlene (Ken) Howie, Eleanor (Len) Hoyle, the late Stuart O'Keeffe, Ron (Fran) O'Keeffe, Bob O'Keeffe, Ed O'Keeffe, Dennis (Elsie) O'Keeffe, Carolyn (Ron) Wilson and Brenda (Chris) Babcock. Survived by many great and great-great-nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sisters, Lila Jackson, Gladys McKinnon, Edna Love and Mabel Pallister. A private service will be held at Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003 with Rev. Herb Gale officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. Memorial contributions to the Lung Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Grace Watts in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, at 2:30 p.m.
GOWING, Ruth Elizabeth (Evans) - Passed away, on January 7, 2003, at Henderson Hospital, Hamilton. Beloved wife of Benjamin Gowing; dearly loved by family, Jennifer and Brant Reding, John and Lynda Gowing, Jane and Dr. John Campbell; grandchildren, Dustin, Katherine, Amy Reding, Alexander Gowing, Laura and Timothy Campbell; brother, Dr. Allan Evans and Eleanor; sister, Margaret Evans. Memorial service, St. Enoch Presbyterian Church, London and Main Street, Hamilton, Saturday, Jan. 11 at 11 a.m. Visitation in church hall at 12 noon.In lieu of flowers, the family welcomes donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, St. Enoch Presbyterian Church or World Vision. "...present with the Lord..."
BYRNE, Sister Dorothy IBVM - It is with sadness the family announces the passing of Sister Dorothy, at Loretto Abbey Infirmary, Toronto, on Monday evening, January 6, 2003. Sister of Mary Heffernan of Guelph and aunt of Joanne and Patrick of Guelph and Barbara of Durham. She also leaves behind many nieces and nephews and one sister-in-law, Mabel Byrne of Toronto. Sister Dorothy was an accomplished pianist, having played at Massey Hall. She taught piano for many decades and was the organist at the Abbey, playing at all masses and celebrations. For the last year, Sister Dorothy suffered from Lou Gehrig's Disease but passed away peacefully with family and many Loretto sisters at her side. Sister celebrated 50 years in the convent on August 5, 2001.
GOETZ, Charles - At London Health Science Centre, on Monday, January 6, 2003, Charles Joseph Goetz, of Mount Forest, formerly of Arthur, in his 81st year. Beloved husband of the late Bernedette (Epoch) Goetz. Dear brother of Kathleen Hasson and her husband James of RR 7, Guelph and Dorothy Riech and her husband Wilf of Guelph; brother-in-law of Deanne Goetz of RR 7, Guelph and Evelyn Goetz of Moorefield. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers, Norman and Leonard Goetz. Friends may call at the Hendrick Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Prayer Vigil for Charlie will be held on Thursday at 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Sacred Heart Church, Kenilworth on Friday, January 10 at 10:30 a.m. Spring interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Kenilworth. Memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation or Sacred Heart Church would be appreciated.
HARRIETHA, Andrew Joseph - At Guelph General Hospital, on Tuesday, January 7, 2003. Andrew Joseph Harrietha, in his 67th year, was the beloved husband of the late Mary A. (May) (McMullen) Harrietha (1995). He was the loving father of Andy and his wife Lisa, George and his wife Darlene, Bill and his wife Kathy, Nancy Harrietha and Mary and her husband Paul Chisholm, all of Guelph. Proud grandfather of Dustin, Kaleigh, Andrew, Jacklyn, Max, Beatrice, Avery and Jakob. Resting at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home & Chapel, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where the family will receive friends on Thursday, January 9, 2003 from 1-3 p.m., followed by a service at Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. As expressions of sympathy, donations to St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation Respiratory Rehab Program would be appreciated by the family.
KEHL, Della - A longtime resident of Guelph, at Brantford General Hospital, on Tuesday, January 7, 2003. Della, beloved wife of the late Gordon Kehl (1991). Loving mother of Lois Kehl and her husband David Byron; cherished grandmother of Mark and Janet Lovelock; dear sister of Dwight Boyd and his wife Kerstin. Della will be sadly missed by her many family and friends. The family will receive friends at the Thorpe Brothers' Funeral Home - Carriage House, 96 West Street, Brantford on Friday, January 10, 2003 from 1-3 p.m. with a Time of Reflection at 3 p.m. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations in Della's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Thorpe Brothers' (519) 759-2211.
HOYLE, Kenneth S. - At Guelph General Hospital, on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2003, in his 82rd year. Beloved husband of Donalda (Bethune) Hoyle of Guelph; loving father of Donald and his friend Trudy Winterburn of Ottawa, Raymond and his wife Anne of Toronto, Deborah and her husband Alex LaBelle of Guelph and Robert and his wife Suzanne Chouinard of Ottawa; dear grandfather of eight grandchildren; dear brother of Raymond and his wife Mae of Ancaster and Winnifred Houghting of Toronto. Survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003 from 10-11 a.m. A memorial service will take place in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 11 a.m. and interment of Kenneth's ashes will take place at Memory Gardens, Breslau. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Parkinson Society Canada or to Hospice Wellington would be appreciated by the family