FAIRFULL, James William - Born in 1932 at the Guelph General Hospital and died there on Thursday, January 2, 2003. Jim Fairfull, in his 71st year, was the devoted husband of Frances (nee Brohman). He was the dear father of David and his wife Ada, Peter and his wife Kim, Mark, Matt and Cathy and her husband Patrick Cole, all of Guelph. Jim was the dear grandfather of Karen, Lyn, John, Katelynn and Kevin. He was the dear brother of David Fairfull and his wife Heather of Cambridge (Galt) and the sister of Isabel Mitchell (deceased) and her husband Derek Mitchell and the step-brother of Bob, Brian, Doreen Elkerton and Elsie Sorbara, all of Guelph. Jim was predeceased by his parents, James and Joanne (Wilkie) Fairfull. The family will receive friends at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home and Chapel, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, on Sunday, January 5, 2003 from 1-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Vigil for Jim will be held at the funeral home on Sunday at 8 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Church, 409 Paisley Rd., Guelph, on Monday, January 6, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. Interment Marymount Cemetery, Guelph. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Arthritis Society or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home or by email firstname.lastname@example.org). Special thanks to the Canadian Red Cross, Community Care Access Centre, St. Elizabeth Nursing (VON), Father Dennis Noon (St. Joseph's Church), Father Jack Walkiewicz (Sacred Heart Church) and the CWL (for the lunch).
WILLIAMS, Earl Walter - Veteran of the Second World War, C.D., peacefully, at Guelph General Hospital, on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003 in his 80th year. Beloved husband of the late Mabel McNair and Betty Williams. Dear father of Susan, Sandra, Kelly and Barbara. Loving grandfather and great-grandfather of Tom and Darren; Andrew; Kenny and Jeff. Survived by his sisters, Noreen and Eunice. Predeceased by sisters, Jean and Bernice. Best friend of Bob Stevens. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario St., Mississauga (Hwy. 10 N. of QEW) from 10 a.m. Saturday, January 4, 2002 until time of funeral service in the chapel at 11 a.m. Interment Glen Oaks Memorial Gardens. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
PASSMORE, Ronald Edward William (Ron) - Of Guelph, passed away peacefully, at his resi- dence, Thursday, January 2, 2003, in his 87th year. Beloved husband of Josephine (nee Curtis). Loved father of Graham Passmore of Montreal, Que. and Sharman (Tony) Robertson of Guelph. Loving granddad of Christina, Julia and Keith. Cremation. A private family service will be held. (Arrangements entrusted to Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, 1-519-822-0051. A tree will be planted in memory of Ronald Passmore in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, at 2:30 p.m.
BOYCE, Hugh (Scotty) - At Guelph General Hospital, on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003. Hugh (Scotty) Boyce, in his 88th year was the beloved husband of Pearl (Wissler) Boyce (1993). Loving father of Daryl and Jackie of Cambridge. Proud Grandad of Allison and Owen. Survived by his nephew, John Lindsay and his wife Tilly of Niagara Falls. Resting at the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home and Chapel, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where the family will receive friends on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday, Jan. 6, 2003 at 11 a.m. Cremation with interment of ashes in Woodlawn Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family.
WEST, Ernest Frederick, His Honour - Ernie died peacefully, at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, surrounded by family and friends, on Wednesday, January 1, 2003, in his 73rd year. For the past several years, Ernie dealt with the complications of Parkinsons with great courage and dignity. Loving husband of Lucille (Monk) for 47 years. Dearly loved by sons, Peter and his wife Lori (Kitchener), Paul and his wife Kim Wagner (Stratford) and Michael and his wife Lenore Dickson (Dundas). Cherished grandfather of Annika, Carly, Malcolm, Owen, Simon, Will and Ruby. He will also be fondly remembered by his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Geraldine and her husband August Meacham of London, Rosemond Limebeer of Bramalea, John Chapman of Rockwood and Lyal McCutcheon of Cambridge and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his dear sisters, Wilma Chapman and Helen McCutcheon and parents, Margaret (Near) and Frederick D. West. Born in 1930 on the family farm in Erin township, Ernie graduated from Osgoode Hall in 1951 and practiced law in Kitchener until 1975. During that period, he was deeply engaged in the service of the Highland Baptist Church and the wider Baptist community. At Highland Baptist, he served as deacon, chairman of the Board of Management and of the Finance Committee and as Sunday School Department Superintendent. He was very active on numerous charitable and civic bodies. For eight years he was Area Director of Ontario Legal Aid Plan. He also provided leadership for the Kitchener Red Cross Society, the K-W YMCA and the Social Planning Council of K-W. His civic contributions included serving on the Waterloo Public School Board, on the Land Division Committee of the Region of Waterloo and for 14 years on the Committee of Adjustment for the City of Waterloo. In 1975, he was appointed a judge of the County and District Courts of Ontario (Brampton/Peel) and in 1985 was named a member of the reorganized District Court. In that same year he served as President of the Baptist Convention of Ontario and Quebec. In 1988, Ernie was conferred the honorary degree, Doctors of Law, from McMaster University. Ernie's family will receive friends at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King Street South in Waterloo from 2-4 p.m. today (Saturday) and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday. The funeral service will be held at Highland Baptist Church, 135 Highland Rd. W. Kitchener, on Monday, January 6, 2003 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo. In lieu of flowers, donations to Highland Baptist Church Memorial Fund or the Parkinson Society of Canada, Southwestern Ontario Region, and can be arranged through the funeral home - 745-8445 or www.edwardrgood.com Following the committal service at Parkview Cemetery, friends and relatives are invited to return to Highland Baptist Church for refreshments and a time to visit with the family. The family is grateful to the caring doctors, specialists and caregivers; Dr. Berrigan, Dr. Khare, Dr. Ward; the loving team from Elite Nursing and the 5th floor hospital teams.
STANDRING, Francis Blaine (Frank) - Suddenly, at Groves Memorial Community Hospital, Fergus, on Tuesday, December 31, 2002, in his 71st year. Beloved husband of Annette Standring of Elora. Loving father of Alison and her husband Kenneth Larke of Fergus and Al of Elora. Loving poppa of Colin, Amanda and Tara. Also survived by his sister, May Pypa of Guelph; brother, Jack of Scotland and brother-in-law, Hugh White and his wife Ann of Fergus. Missed by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Elizabeth; brothers, Tom and Oswald and sister, Jean. A memorial service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church (Church St.) Elora, on Friday, January 3, 2002 at 11 a.m. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel, 37 Church St., Elora. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Association.
LOOK, Derek William Harold - Peacefully, at the Sunbeam Residential Development Centre, Kitchener, on Tuesday, December 31, 2002. Derek Look, in his 19th year, was the loving son of Debbie and her husband Richard Moss of Guelph and Albert and his wife Caren Look of Wisconsin. Dear brother of Jennifer and three step-sisters and one step-brother. Loved grandson of maternal and paternal grandparents. Resting at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where the family will receive friends this evening (Friday) 7-9 p.m. and Saturday 9:30-11:30 a.m. A funeral service will take place on Saturday, January 4, 2003 at 11:30 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment Memory Gardens, Breslau, Ont. As expressions of sympathy, donations to a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
TEETER, Gerald (Gerry) Eugene - Of Guelph, passed away, at Guelph General Hospital, Saturday, January 25, 2003, in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Perlea Teeter of Guelph and the late Edna Teeter (1976). Loved father of Price (Diana) Teeter of Guelph, Geraldine (Douglas) Hayward of Guelph, Audrey (Barry) Madigan of Knoxville, Tennessee and Jean (Kenn) Hambelton of Waterloo. Loving grandfather of Lisa, Ryan, Kaitlin, Devon and Eden. Also survived by Perlea's family, Andrea (Barry) Yungblut, Linda (Mark) Somerville and Cynthia (Bob) MacWilliam and their children Blair, Aaron, Erica, Samantha, Natalie, Peter and Kate. Dear brother of Harold (Doris) Teeter of Wainwright, Alta. and Mary Guthrie of Edmonton, Alta. Friends will be received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph today (Monday) 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday (10-11 a.m.) Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel, Tuesday, January 28, 2003 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. John Buttars and Rev. Monica Moore officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. (Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre). Memorial contributions to the Lung Association, 317 Speedvale Ave. E., Unit 1, Guelph N1E 1N3 would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Gerry Teeter in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, at 2:30 p.m.
MATEO, Conrado - Suddenly, as the result of a motor vehicle accident, on Friday, January 24, 2003, 32 years of age. Conrado Mateo, beloved husband of Kelly (McDonald). Loving father of Naomi, Adrian, and Matthew. Dear son of Perfecto and Babe Mateo of Simcoe. Sadly missed by his maternal grandmother, Anita Bolfango. Special brother of Maria and Bobby Clark of Markham, Ernie Mateo and Lisa of Guelph and Jonathan of Guelph. Conrado will always be remembered by Uncle Frankie and Aunt Dulce Mateo and many other aunts and uncles. Fondly remembered by cousins, Candi and Dean Bower and Collette and Jim Coulson and France Mateo and many other cousins. Loving uncle of Cierra Mateo, Danielle Davey, Jacob Mateo-Clark, Mateo Bower, Caden Bower and Curtis Coulson. Dear son-in-law of Diane and Tom McDonald. Conrado grew up in Guelph and was employed with Heroux-Devtek in Kitchener. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home & Chapel, 51 Benton at Church St., Kitchener today (Monday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers will be recited on Tuesday, January 28, 2003 at 10:15 a.m. Transfer will then be made to St. Joseph's RC Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Fr. Terry Sehl officiating. Internment Williamsburg Cemetery, Kitchener. Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy by the family. Parish prayers will be offered on Monday evening at 8:45 p.m. in the funeral home.
PERKIN, Don - Peacefully, at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, after a short illness on Friday, January 24, 2003, in his 63rd year. Loved and missed by his wife, Mildred, of 39 years. Lovingly remembered by his children, Dianne Speed and her husband Ron of Owen Sound, Bruce Perkin of Fergus and Brian Perkin and his wife Jaime of Fergus. Also missed by his sister, Marguerite Nesbitt and her husband Bill of Fergus and his brother-in-law, Stewart Dally and his wife Ada of Hanover. Predeceased by his parents, Elmer and Edna Perkin. Friends and relatives may call at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home & Chapel, 280 St. David Street S., Fergus on Monday, January 27, 2003 (today) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held from Melville United Church, Fergus on Tuesday, January 28, 2003 at 2 p.m. Rev. Stephen Huntley officiating. Interment in Belsyde Cemetery. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall of Melville United Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Grand River Hospital, K-W Health Centre ICU, Melville United Church or the Grand River Conservation Authority as expressions of sympathy. Cards are available at the funeral home 843-3100.
GOWLAND, Peter William - Suddenly, at his home, in Guelph, on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003. Peter William Gowland, age 55 years, was the beloved husband of the late Alison Isabel (Dick) Gowland (September 23, 2002). He was the loving father of Hannah and Constance, both at home and Peter, Christopher and Jamie, all of England. Peter was the dear brother of Trevor, Jennifer, Donnie, Margie and Libby, all of England. Private cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home & Chapel, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, on Monday, February 3, 2003 at 11 a.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family.
LEHMANN, Jane Elizabeth - Jane died suddenly after a long battle with breast cancer on January 21, 2003 in Guelph, Ontario. She was born on September 5, 1952 in Lansing, MI, daughter of Charles F. and Judith T. Lehmann. She was preceded in death by her mother in 1995, by her brother Christopher in 1998 and by her former husband, Dr. David St. Aubin in 2002. Survivors include her children Marc, Diane and Eric St. Aubin, her sister Sarah T. Morrison, her brother Timothy J. Lehmann and her father Charles F. Lehmann. Jane graduated from Huron High School in 1970 and attended the University of Michigan School of Music, specializing in Viola. After her marriage to David St. Aubin, and a move to Guelph where he was a Marine Mammal Researcher at the University of Guelph, Jane made a happy and loving home for their three children, played in the Guelph Symphony Orchestra and was an active member of the Guelph Embroiderer's Guild. She was a talented artist and a Reiki Teacher. She will be remembered by her family and friends as a devoted mother to her children, a witty companion to her brother and sister and a faithful daughter to her father. A memorial service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor, 1432 Washtenaw Road, Ann Arbor MI 48104 (743) 662-4466 on Monday, January 27, 2003 at 1 p.m. A memorial service will also be held at the First Spiritualist Church, 72 Grand Avenue North, Cambridge, Ontario (519) 622-7177 on Sunday, February 2, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. Remembrances may be made in her name to UNICEF. Arrangements entrusted to the GILCHRIST CHAPEL - McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph (519) 824-0031.
JOHNSTON, Irene Elizabeth - Of Guelph, passed away peacefully, at Guelph General Hospital, Saturday, January 25, 2003, in her 89th year. Beloved daughter of the late James and Elizabeth Johnston. Predeceased by a sister, Grace Rimmer and a nephew, Richard Rimmer. Survived by Lynn Rimmer and a great-nephew, Hayes Rimmer of the USA and several cousins. Irene was a longtime employee of Bell Canada. Cremation has taken place. A private graveside service will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. Memorial contributions to Chalmers United Church, 50 Quebec St., Guelph N1H 2T4 would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph. A tree will be planted in memory of Irene Johnston in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, at 2:30 p.m.