HATCH, Gordon - (Employee of the University of Guelph for 34 years; member of the Guelph Lodge No. 258) At Guelph General Hospital, Saturday, January 18, 2003, in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Joan (McCrae). Loved father of Karen (Jeff) Snyder of Fergus, Kevin (Diane) Hatch of Arthur and Kim (Theresa) Hatch of Fergus. Loving grandfather of Cory, Cyle, Laura and Matthew Hatch, Koady and Karly Snyder, Nicholas and Timothy Hatch. Dear brother of Nelson Hatch of Guelph, Ken Hatch of Ottawa and Ruby Mendell of California. Predeceased by his brothers and sisters, George, Stan, Doris, Len, Ronald, Jessie, Thelma, Edna and Beverly. A private service was held at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Monday, January 20, 2003 (today), with the Rev. Wendy McFadzean officiating. Cremation with inurnment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. Memorial contributions to the Foundation of Guelph General Hospital or St. Elizabeth Healthcare would be appreciated. God looked around His garden and saw an empty space. He then looked down from heaven, and saw your tired face. He put His arms around you, and lifted you to rest, God's garden must be beautiful, for He only takes the best. It broke our hearts to lose you, but you did not go alone, For part of us went with you, the day God called you home. A tree will be planted in memory of Gordon Hatch in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, at 2:30 p.m.
ARGO, Norman Ross - November 21, 1904 - January 13, 2003. At the Guelph General Hospital, Guelph, on Monday, January 13, 2003. Norman Ross Argo, in his 99th year. Son of the late William and Priscilla Argo, early inhabitants of Eden Mills. Younger brother of the late Anne Cook and Ruth Cowan. Husband of his beloved wife of over 60 years, the late Ellen (Bond) Argo. Father of the late Delores Knox and her husband Karl of Nova Scotia, Bill Argo and his wife Polly of Corbeil, David Argo and his wife Irene of British Columbia, Eleen Gutzman and her husband Edward of Pembroke. Sadly missed by his nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Ross was a farmer in Puslinch township, a farm manager, a financial advisor and a employee of the University of Guelph, he cherished pleasant memories of extensive travels. Friends may call at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL-MacIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph (from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday). Service at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL on Thursday, January 16, 2003, at 10:30 a.m., with The Rev. Dr. Diane Clark officiating. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
HAUGH, John (Jack) Charles Howitt - Suddenly, on Saturday, January 18, 2003, in his 58th year. Beloved husband of Susan (Blazer). Loved father of Geffrey, Robert and David Haugh. Loving son of Beatrice and the late John Haugh. Dear brother of Betty Jean (Ron) Hill, Wayne (Mary) Haugh, Ken (Deb) Haugh and Harvey Haugh. Predeceased by a sister, Marlene and brother-in-law, Doug Jackson and sister-in-law, Kim. Jack will be sadly missed by the Blazer family in the U.S.A. Friends will be received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph today (Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.) Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel, Wednesday, January 22, 2003, at 11 a.m. (Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre.) Cremation. Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Jack Haugh in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, at 2:30 p.m. (www.wallcustance.com)
JAMES, W. Ralph - (Royal Canadian Air Force Veteran of the Second World War). Passed away, at Cleveland, Ohio, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2002. Beloved husband of Pauline C. Parker. Loved father of Ruthanne (William) Gerbasi, Nancy P. (Shawn) Keller, Cmdr. Catharine Mary (Robert) Duggan, William "Jesse" James and the late David C. James. Loving grandfather of seven. Dear brother of Clifford (Eleanor) James, the late Roy James and the late Clarence James. Dear brother-in-law of Bill and Joan Parker of Guelph and their family. Friends will be received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home and Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2003 (2-3 p.m.), followed by the funeral service, in the funeral home chapel at 3 p.m. with the Ven. Archdeacon Thomas M. Greene officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. 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 Ralph James in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, at 2:30 p.m.
STEWART, Donald Bardwell - (Among first graduates of Radio College of Canada, Retired from IBM in Toronto). After a lengthy illness, on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2003, at the Lakeridge Health Centre, in Port Perry, at age 75. Don Stewart, beloved husband of the late Violet Isabel (nee Smith). Loved father of Donna and her husband Doug Benns of Nestleton, Douglas Stewart of Campbellford, Heather MacLennan of Oshawa and Glenn Stewart and Sandra Marino of Brampton. Loving grandfather of Christine, Grant, Karen, Michael, Bhreagh, Aaron, Nigel and Megan. Don will also be sadly missed by his pal, Buffy. Relatives and friends will be received at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) today (Friday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate the life of Don Stewart will be held in the Chapel Saturday, Jan. 18 at 11 a.m., with Rev. Paul Irwin officiating. Interment Memory Gardens, Breslau. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society.
EVANS, Carl L. -Passed away suddenly, at his residence, at RR 2, Guelph, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2003, in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Virginia. Dear brother of Ruby Lasby of Elora. Also survived by stepchildren, Kevin (Margaret) Misch, Murray Misch, Suzanne (Fred) Maltby, Wendy (Brian) Mount, Doris (Ray) Wellman, Mary Lou (Doug) Amos, Cathy Misch (Knute), Sandra (Ken) Tosh, and Darren (Carol) Misch; step-grandchildren; and step -great-grandchildren. Friends were received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home and Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, on Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. and will be received today (Thursday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held, in the funeral home chapel, Friday, Jan. 17, 2003, at 1:30 p.m., with the Rev. Marty Molengraaf officiating. (Reception to follow in Nanson Hall, Duffs Presbyterian Church, Puslinch). Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 204-21 Surrey St. W., Guelph N1H 3R3 or a charity of choice would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Carl Evans in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, at 2:30 p.m.
VENTRY, George Alexander - Passed away, at the CEE Hospital, Petrolia, on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2003. George Ventry, in his 95th year, was the beloved husband of the late Eunice (nee Schott) Ventry (1974). He was the dear father of Margo and her husband Omar May of Petrolia and father-in-law of Lorna Ventry of Guelph. George is fondly remembered by four grandchildren, Mark of Guelph, Jane of Chilliwack, Judy and her husband Robin Wagner of RR 3, Delhi and Anthony and his wife Manera of Dorchester and four great-grandchildren, Jeff, Amanda, Olivia and Leah. He is survived by his sister, Gladys Simkins of North Bay; his brother, William of Waterloo and Betty of British Columbia. George was predeceased by his son, Ron Ventry; by his brother, Joseph Ventry and by his grandson, Michael Ventry. The family will receive friends at the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home and Chapel, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph on Friday, Jan. 17, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral and committal service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2003 at 11 a.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. As expressions of sympathy, donations to St. James the Apostle Anglican Church Elevator Fund or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.
GOLIAN, Paul Rudolph - Died, on Tuesday, January 14, 2003, at the age of 78. Survived by his wife, Olga (Bedek) Golian after 49 years of marriage. Loved father of Thomas of Guelph. Also survived by his sister, Eva Besterczey; his nephew, Leslie; his nieces, Eva and Judith, all of Hungary. Mr. Golian was born on February 9, 1924 in Hungary and came to Canada in 1951 where he was a resident of Welland, Hagersville and for the past 20 years, Belwood. he was the Chief Medical Technologist at St. Joseph's Hospital, Guelph from 1977 to 1989. The funeral arrangements were not complete at the time of publication. Please call the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, 519-822-4731. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family.
McPHEE, Shirley May - Peacefully, surrounded by her family on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003, at the Grand River Hospital, after a lengthy battle with lung disease. Shirley was predeceased by her husband, Dan; son, Danny George; parents, George and Vivian; brothers, Harold and Georgie and by her sister, Vivian. Shirley was welcomed into the McPhee family as one of their own. She is predeceased by her parents-in-law, George and Elizabeth; brother-in-law, George and sister-in-law, Rita. Shirley is survived by her daughter, Lynn and her husband Wayne Slaney of Sutton; her son, Michael and his wife Shirley of Guelph and her son, James of Winnipeg; her daughter-in-law, Debbie Kipp and by her siblings, Joan James, Patricia and her husband Ken Hilton, Harvey and his wife Mary James and Bob and his wife Helen James and her sister-in-law, Torrie James; sister-in-law of Freda and her husband Gino Campagnolo, Mel and his wife Sylvia McPhee, Tom and his wife Shaaron MacPhee, Josepha and her husband John Albani and Sandy and her husband Frank Richardson; her grandchildren, Shannon, Kelly (and their mother Barb), Kevin, Patrick, Leeanne, Tammy and Julie and her great-grandchildren, Tyler and Ashley. Shirley is survived by many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. She will be sadly missed by a multitude of friends and co-workers. Private cremation has taken place. A memorial mass will be held at St. Joseph's Church, 409 Paisley Rd., Guelph on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2003 at 10 a.m. Interment of ashes in Marymount Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Grand River Hospital Pain and Symptom Management Unit would be appreciated by the family. (cards available at the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, 822-4731 or by email email@example.com). During the past weeks, many people have touched our hearts: Special thanks to Dr. Ward and the amazing nurses and staff at the Grand River Hospital, 5 Central. To Dr. Hood for his devotion to Shirley and her family, to Gracie for being a good listener, to Freda, Gino, Mel and Sylvia for their constant care and support and to Joanie - Shirley's most favorite, best friend...We couldn't have done it without you.
ROSE, Catherine "Kay" - At Guelph General Hospital, on Friday, January 17, 2003. Kay (Swann) Rose at the age of 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Wilmot Stanley Rose (1991). Loved mother of Bill Rose and his wife Wilma of Guelph. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren John and Ginette Rose of Sudbury; Jeff and Melissa Rose and their children Carolyn, Dan and Cameron of Edmonton; James and Sandra Rose and their children Natalie, Sonja and Sacha of St. Thomas; Jennifer and Paul Hudson and their children Noah, Jonah and Sarah of Hanover. Predeceased by her brothers William and Jack Swann. Private services were held at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL, - McIntrye & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph, on Sunday, January 19. Cremation with inurnment at Victoria Memorial Gardens, Windsor. Memorial contributions to Sleeping Children Around the World, Shriners' Childrens Hospitals or the C.N.I.B. would be appreciated.
PEINSZNSKI, Trevor - Passed away peacefully, on Sunday, January 12, 2003, at Princess Margaret Hospital, surrounded by the love of his family. Trevor was a shining star who touched many people with his passion and enthusiasm for life. He entered into new environments with his shoulders squarely set and his head held high, instantly warming the room with his booming laughter, infectious smile and never-ending brigade of jokes, anecdotes and touching funny stories. Trevor worked in the hospitality industry at the Renaissance Toronto Hotel at Skydome with an attention to detail that surpassed all industry standards. Trevor loved his life, family and friends. We will miss his laughter. Beloved son of Louise Muise and Frank Peinsznski (Rita). Loving brother of Cheryl (Steve) and Juanita and Uncle of Mitchell. A private family service will be held in Sydney, Nova Scotia.