FERGUSON, Phyllis Bernice - At her residence, on Friday, April 4, 2003. Phyllis (Gallagher) Ferguson, beloved companion of Ron Armishaw of Guelph. Always remembered by her children, Lyla Cartwright, Claudette Ferguson, Wendy Clark (Don), Jennifer Armishaw (Paul) of Guelph, Kim McConaghy (Mike) of Eden Mills, Phillip Ferguson of Kitchener, Paul Ferguson and Ron (Betty) Armishaw of Guelph. She is survived by 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters and four brothers. Phyllis was predeceased by daughter, Hazel as well as six brothers and sisters. Friends may call at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL - McIntyre and Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph (from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday). Service at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL on Tuesday, April 8, 2003 at 2 p.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Reception to follow in the Trillium Room of the Funeral Home. Memorial contributions to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.
EENSILD, Elmar - Passed away, peacefully, at his home, on Saturday, March 29, 2003, in his 80th year. Born in Estonia on March 30, 1923. Elmar lived in England before coming to Canada in 1956. He was proud to have worked at Ontario Hydro for 30 years, closing his career as a professional engineer. He is sadly missed by his widow, Karin Eensild. He was her beloved "other half" for 54 years. Cherished Dad to Dr. Olav Eensild of Guelph and Karen Eensild of Toronto. Much loved father-in-law of Susan Eensild of Guelph and Paul Haslip of Toronto. Adored and adoring grandfather of Connor, Jenny and Jagger. He will live on in all of our hearts. Remembrances will be at the Giffen Mack Funeral Home at 4115 Lawrence Avenue East, Scarborough, Ontario. Friends and family are welcome to join us there for visitation on Tuesday, April 1, 2003 from 7-9 p.m. and the funeral service at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 2, 2003 (today). The service will be followed by interment at York Cemetery.
SHORE, Louise Norma (nee Edworthy) - Of Guelph, passed away, peacefully, surrounded by her family, at Guelph General Hospital, Saturday, March 29, 2003, in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late S. Ross George (1956) and the late Wm. Donald Shore (1985). Loved mother of Norman (Jane) Shore of Elora, Laurel (Leigh) Pryde of Guelph and Brian (Terry) Shore of Fergus. Loving grandmother of Jolene, Karen, Carolyn, Victoria and Zack. Friends were received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Sunday 7-9 p.m. and will be received today (Monday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel, Tuesday, April 1, 2003 at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Emmy Beauchamp officiating. (Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre). Private interment Groves Cemetery, Dundas. Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 204-21 Surrey St. W., Guelph, N1H 3R3 or Dublin Street United Churchy, 68 Suffolk St., Guelph, N1H 2J2 would be appreciated. New Joys Petals may drop from the stem, but each new blooming spring, God takes great care to make new blooms, New joys to us to bring Along the way. A tree will be planted in memory of Louise Shore, in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, at 2:30 p.m.
THOMSON, Donald Charles - On Saturday, March 29, 2003, at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, 84 years of age. Loving husband for 51 years of Katie Thomson (nee Carere); dear father of Marion Thomson Howell and her husband Gary Howell of Kitchener and David Thomson and his wife Vicki of Mississauga. Don will be greatly missed by his grandchildren, Matthew, Katy, Patrick, Ryan and Kayla. Predeceased by his brothers, John, James and Stewart and by two sisters, Marjorie and Elsie. Don was born in Hamilton Ontario in 1918. In 1936 he joined the war effort serving with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry and Somerset Light Infantry. He was attached to the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals and served overseas as part of the Canloan Program. He joined Revenue Canada after the war where he worked until he retired in 1982. He was a founding member of Calvin Presbyterian Church and served the congregation in a number of positions. After retirement, Don joined the Federal Liberal party and served as Treasurer of the Kitchener Centre Federal Liberal Association. Above all, his greatest love was time spent with family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Mel Cescon for his support and kindness. We would also like to express our thanks to the nursing staff and Dr. Williamson at Freeport Hospital who cared for Don during the past two months. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home & Chapel, 51 Benton at Church St., Kitchener, 742-4481, on Tuesday, April 1, 2003 (today) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 248 Westmount Road E., Kitchener, on Wednesday, April 2, 2003 at 1 p.m. Cremation will follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Memorial Fund of Calvin Presbyterian Church or Grand River Hospital would be appreciated by the family.
HUNTER, William Brett "Bill" - At the Guelph General Hospital, on Friday, April 18, 2003. Bill Hunter, at the age of 73 years. Dear father of Murray Hunter (Valerie) of Newmarket, Wayne Hunter (Marsia) of Vancouver, B.C., Wayne Hunter of Whitehorse, Yukon, Robert Hunter (Joanne) of Acton, Janet Doyle (Ronald) of Guelph and Gail Peddle (Darren) of Goderich. Grandpa of 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Survived by his brothers, Russ Hunter (Jennifer) of Owen Sound, David Hunter of Toronto, Dennis Hunter (Barbara) of Coburg, sisters, Madeline Worden of Blaine, Washington, Marilyn Todd (Jim) and Dianne Rawn (Wally), all of Uxbridge. Predeceased by his parents, Charles (1983) and Myrtle (1988) Hunter; his son, Stephen William Hunter (1979); his grandson, Sean Winston Williamson (1980); his sisters, Catherine Pope (1994) and Helen Lawrie (2002), and his brother, Douglas Hunter (1996). Bill was a member of the 11th Field Regimen, served in the Canadian Army from April 1956 to March 1971; Honorable Discharge Warrant Officer. He was a 26 year member of the Col. John McCrae Branch 234 Royal Canadian Legion. Most recently retired from Core of Commissionaires, Guelph. Memorial Service at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL McIntyre and Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph on Tuesday, April 22, 2003 at 2 p.m. Memorial contributions to the Guelph General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.
CECCATO, Antonio "Tony" Luigi - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, in his 68th year, after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Giovanna Beltrame. Loving father of Ivan Ceccato of Cambridge and Doris Ceccato and her husband Robert O'Brien of Dundas. Cherished grandfather of Isabella O'Brien. Also survived by his brother, Dominico, Ceccato and his wife Elda of Guelph and brother, Giuseppe and sisters, Romilda, Erminia and Augusta, all of Italy. Mr. Ceccato was born on January 9, 1936 in Vittorio Veneto, Italy. A member of St. Clements RC Church and the Knights of Columbus. The family will receive friends at the Barthel Funeral Home, 566 Queenston Road, Cambridge on Tuesday, April 22, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Clements RC Church, 745 Duke St., Cambridge on Wednesday, April 23, 2003 at 10 a.m. Interment Grove Cemetery, Dundas. Parish prayers will be recited at the funeral home on Tuesday evening at 8:30 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
HANNA, James West Clements (Clem) - Of Guelph, passed away at the Elliott Home Sunday, April, 20, 2003, in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Charlotte Moore. Loved father of Derek Hanna and his wife Carolann of Nanaimo, B.C. and Ivy Hanna and David Woodard of Guelph. Loving grandfather of Dylan, Sandra, Erica and Sarah. Dear brother of Alexander Hanna and wife Adeline, Florence and husband Bill Latimar, all of Northern Ireland. Predeceased by brothers, George, William, Walter, Noble and Bertie and sisters, Ruby and Pearl. Friends will be received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home and Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, today (Tuesday 7-9 p.m.). Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel, Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Robin Pifer officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. (Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre). Memorial contributions to the Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund, 12 Glasgow St. S. Guelph, N1H 4T5 or the Alzheimer Society, 111 MacDonell St., Guelph, N1H 2Z7 would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Clements Hanna in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, at 2:30 p.m.
JACKSON, Richard Peter - With all his family by his side, passed away peacefully, on April 2, 2003, at Guelph General Hospital in Guelph, Ontario. Richard will be forever held in the hearts of his family - cherished husband to Rita and blessed father to Lisa and Tara. Loved son to Rosalind Jean Rydzynski (England) and Peter C. Jackson (Australia). Devoted Poppa to Hannah, Aidan and Katie. Treasured brother to Daphne, Andrew, Stefan, Trevor, Clive, Sharon, Simon and Alan. Special sons-in-law, Bruce and Robin. In June, 2001, Richard retired from Moosehead Breweries as an Engineering Technician after 21 years of dedication and hard work and thoroughly enjoyed himself traveling, fishing and golfing. Passionate for his chosen career in engineering, Richard held the position of CCETT Director for New Brunswick and was the current President Elect for the NBSCETT. A member since 1989, Richard has also served as Vice President and District Councilor for NBSCETT. Many thanks for the thoughts and prayers from all his friends and colleagues. Always a world traveller, Richard has made many special friends around the globe. His final resting place will include the places he loved - Saint John, New Brunswick, Guelph, Ontario, St. Petersburg, Florida and a golf course in Bermuda. Memorials will be held to celebrate his life on Saturday April 5, 2003 at 1 p.m. at the home of Lisa and Bruce in Guelph, Ontario and on Wednesday, April 9, 2003 at 6 p.m. at the Royal Kennebecasis Yacht Club in Millidgeville, Saint John, New Brunswick. Donations in his memory can be made to the Kenyan Project (c/o Rita Jackson) to continue his commitment to the education of children in Kenya. Special thanks to all of the compassionate, kind and caring nurses of 5 West at Guelph General Hospital, the Saint John Regional Hospital Oncology Department, to his physicians Dr John Yang, Dr Sommerville, Dr Hershberg, Dr Carson, and Dr Burnell and to Pastoral Care Minister Sharon Chapman of First Baptist Church, Guelph. May you always be watching over us with the Angels.
HOLLAND, Lynne - Suddenly, with her family by her side, at Guelph General Hospital, on Friday, April 4, 2003. Lynne (nee Kangas) Holland, 49 years of age, was the beloved wife of Paul Holland and the loving mother of Dean and Derek, both at home. Dear daughter of Tauno (Tom) Kangas, of Guelph and loved sister of Randy Kangas and his wife Sarah, of Mississauga. Lynne will be missed by her nephews, Jay and Scott Kangas and by her mother-in-law, Marjorie Holland and John; her sister-in-law, Sandra Gonder and Ken and by her brother-in-law, Donald Holland and Sue. Predeceased by her mother, Freida Kangas and by her father-in-law, Murray Holland. Private cremation has taken place. Friends will be received at Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph (519-822-4731) on Tuesday, April 8 (today) from 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held at The Arboretum, University of Guelph, on Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at 2 o'clock. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
REABURN, Thomas Robert (Bob) - Died suddenly, at his home, in Guelph, on Sunday, April 6, 2003. Bob Reaburn, in his 69th year, was survived by his brother, Ted and his wife Betty of Windsor and by his sisters, Sylvia Riddick and her husband Barry of South Mountain, Ont. and Nora Boden and her husband Gus of Guelph. Survived also by seven nephews and two nieces. Fondly remembered by his friend, Frank Doyle of Guelph. Resting at the Gilbert Macintyre & Son Funeral Home and Chapel where the family will receive friends today (Tuesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, April 9, 2003 at 11 a.m. Cremation. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Drop-In Center would be appreciated by the family.
SHORT, C.M. (Monto) - Slipped peacefully away, on Saturday, April 5, 2003, at Groves Memorial Community Hospital, Fergus, in her 91st year. Mom is remembered by Ron Short and his wife Marlene of Guelph and Carole Murchland of Smith Falls. Grandma is missed by Brian Hambly (Dianna), Gayle Foster (Joe), Kathryn Kelly, Lee-Anne Short (Bruce), Braden Short, Kerri Murchland (Ryan) and Penni Murchland (Brett). Survived by three great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents; her husband, Lawrence and her brother, Joseph Earngey. Friends and relatives may call at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home & Chapel, 280 St. David Street S., Fergus on Tuesday, April 8 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, April 9 at 11 a.m. Rev. S. Huntley officiating. Cremation. A reception will follow in the Wellington Room of the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Melville United Church as expressions of sympathy.
TIWARI, Rudra (Rudy), 1954-2003 - As a result of a motor vehicle accident, Friday, April 4, 2003. Rudy was the life companion and most loved husband of Mala (Maharaj). Dear and precious father of Shiva and Rishi. Cherished and loved forever son of Rama and Isabelle Tiwari of Winnipeg. Elder brother of Bindra (Bindy). Devoted uncle of Amanda and Andrea. Beloved nephew of Dr. Deodath and Jackie Maharaj and Sandra Moller. He is mourned by many close family members including Raj, Sudi, Shai and Shesh Maharaj, Darryl and Jeremy Kalloo, Jaio and Sherri Maharaj, Suresh Maharaj. Friends will be received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Wednesday (2-4 and 7-9 p.m.). Funeral service according to Hindu rites will be held, in the funeral home, Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at 10:00 a.m. Cremation to follow at the Woodlawn Crematorium, 762 Woolwich Street, Guelph. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 12013 Stn Brm B, Toronto, Ont. M7Y 2L3 would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Rudra Tiwari in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, at 2:30 p.m.
CARTER, Ruby (nee Baugh) - Of Guelph, passed away, at Guelph General Hospital, Saturday, April 5, 2003, in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late George Alfred Carter (2001). Loved mother of Connie Drumm of Guelph and George Carter and wife Sandy of Edmonton, Alta. Loving grandmother of Douglas and David Chiswell, Victoria, Charles, Tina and Christian Carter. Great-grandmother of Ariel Carter. Predeceased by a brother, Fran and sister, June. Cremation and inurnment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. A Memorial Service will be held at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Thursday, April 10, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Mary Hunt officiating. (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 Ruby Carter in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, at 2:30 p.m.