BAYNTON, Charles (Chick) - Suddenly, at home on Monday April 7, 2003, Charles (Chick) Baynton, of Campbellville, in his 85th year.
Beloved husband of the late (Lena) Robena Baynton.
Loving father of Charles and his wife Jane of Rockwood, Alfred and his wife Donna of Cambridge and Howard and his wife Laurel of Campbellville.
Also loved by his grandchildren, Janet and her husband Gary Loyer, Judy and her husband Andrew Kerasey, Charles and his friend Tammy, Tom, Kenn, Rick and Robena.
Predeceased by his granddaughter, Sandi.
Chick is survived by his great-granddaughter, Beverly.
Friends will be received at the J. Scott Early Funeral Home, 21 James St., Milton, (905) 878-2669 on Wednesday, April 9 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday, April 10 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, April 11 at 1:00 p.m. from the Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment to follow at St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery.
As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to St. John's Anglican Church and Cemetery Fund.
MARSH, Kenneth Mervin "Ken" - Passed away peacefully, at home, on Tuesday, April 1, 2003.
Ken Marsh at the age of 77 years.
Beloved husband of Doris Marsh of Guelph.
Loving father of Susan Israel (Larry) of Georgetown and Michael Marsh (Christine) of Rockwood.
Cherished grandfather of Amanda and Meghan Israel and Graham Marsh.
Dear brother of Aileen Mansfield, Donald Marsh (Lorraine) all of Sudbury and Patrick Marsh (Terry) of Sarnia.
Ken was a member of the Guelph-Wellington Men's Club and the Fergus Legion Branch 275.
A Legion Service will be held Thursday evening at 6:45 p.m. Vigil prayers will be held Thursday afternoon at 3:30 p.m.
Friends may call at the Gilchrist Chapel - McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph (from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday).
Service at the Holy Rosary Church, 175 Emma Street, Guelph, Ontario on Friday, April 4, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Bernard Carroll officiating. Cremation with Inurnment Woodlawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Saint Elizabeth Health Care would be appreciated.
CROSS, Margaret Doreen (nee Mitchell) - Of Guelph, passed away suddenly, at Guelph General Hospital, Monday, March 31, 2003, in her 74th year. Beloved wife of the late Ted Cross (1979).
Loved mother of Brian Cross and wife Pat Solomchuk of Kitchener and Robert Cross and wife Barbara of Guelph; loving grandmother of Blake, Nicole and Courtney; dear sister of Bernice Norman, Betty Fowlie, Donald Mitchell and the late Ernie Mitchell.
Cremation and interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph.
Friends will be received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Thursday, April 3, 2003 (today) 7-8 p.m., followed by the funeral service in the funeral home chapel at 8 p.m. with the Rev. Bill Chapman officiating.
(Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre).
Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 204-21 Surrey St. W., Guelph N1H 3R3 would be appreciated.
Special thanks to the doctors and attending staff of the Emergency and Critical Care Units of Guelph General Hospital.
A tree will be planted in memory of Margaret Cross in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum.
Dedication service Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, at 2:30 p.m.
FERGUSON, Angus Harold - Died, March 31, 2003, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, peacefully, and surrounded by his family.
He leaves his wife, Alice (Bailey) of 61 years in April 2003 and five children, Ian (Connie)-Waterloo, Sharon (Horst) Wohlgemut-Kingston, Hugh-Guelph, Grant (Karen)-Cambridge and Janet Babcock-Toronto.
He will be sincerely missed by 11 his grandchildren.
Angus was born in Killean, Puslinch Township, Ontario on March 13, 1918, the eldest of three boys, to Marshall and Nellie (Amy) Ferguson.
He was predeceased by his parents and brother, Donald (1975) and is survived by his brother, Ian (Millie) of London.
He attended Killean Public School, Galt Collegiate Institute and farmed until 1942 when, for health reasons, he and his wife moved to Toronto.
In 1949 he returned to Galt and shortly thereafter became operator, then owner, of the Credit Bureau of Galt, later Cambridge, where he along with his wife continued in business until the 80's when the business was sold to his son, Hugh.
During those years he served as Director of the Associated Credit Bureaus of Ontario, then Canada and U.S.A. Associations and later as President of Ontario and Canada.
He served on several committees of the City of Galt and Cambridge over the years.
He was a member of the Galt Lions Club since 1952, as President and Director as well as bulletin editor for over 20 years.
His main interest in the Lions Club was eye-sight conservation for which he received the Helen Keller Award and was the first in the Galt Club to be honoured with the Melvin Jones Award.
He was also involved in Heart and Stroke from its beginning in the Galt unit and was its first Treasurer.
Angus was a member of Knox's Galt Presbyterian Church for over 50 years and served on the Board of Managers as secretary for 17 years, was a longtime elder, and worked on many committees, special among them to him was as a member of the Scout and Group committee where he served for many years.
Above all else, Angus was an ardent fisherman and hunter and always enjoyed being able to say he had "dipped his line in most areas of Canada from Coast to Coast."
His other main interest was the Clans and Scottish Societies of Canada and North America and most particularly the Ferguson Clan - Serving 25 years as Regional Director of Ontario and as President of Clan Ferguson of Canada and North America.
He had been a Clan member in Scotland since 1948.
He was a participant in the Multicultural movement for Cambridge from the inception and was able to get the first grant for it through his association with a member of a Toronto member of Clan Ferguson Society of Canada.
Ill health followed him through his lifetime.
He was a very early recipient of open heart surgery in 1959.
He held a deep interest in the progress made in this area and felt it a great honour to be asked to be a part of the Heart and Stroke Foundation when it first started a chapter in this area.
Friends will be received at Coutts Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 96 St. Andrews St., Cambridge on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Friday at the church from 1:30 p.m. until the service time of 2:30 p.m.
Funeral services will then be conducted at Knox's Galt Presbyterian Church, Queen's Square, Cambridge on Friday, April 4, 2003 at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Wayne Dawes officiating. Interment Killean Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Knox's Galt Presbyterian Church (Major Repair Fund) or the Regional Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully received.
NOBLE, Donald Allen - March 30, 1931 - April 1, 2003.
Following an illness, at Groves Memorial Community Hospital in Fergus.
Don Noble of Fergus.
Lovingly survived by his wife, Joan Noble (Metcalfe) of 49 years.
Loving father of Nancy Speers and her husband Jim, Sharon Boys and her husband Ken, Murray and his wife Lisa and Jamie and his wife Vickie.
Cherished by his daughter-in-law, Lori Noble-Milne and her husband David.
World's best Grandpa of Andy, Steve, Sara, Brandon, Kyle, Jenna, Jessica, Lindsay, Katelyn, Kristen, Heather, Holly, Mason, Susan, Jared, Caitlin and Sandra.
Brother of Beryl Reidl and her husband Charlie.
Don will be fondly remembered by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, many nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
His friendship is treasured by all who knew him.
A memorial funeral service will be held at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 325 St. George Street West, Fergus, on Friday, April 4, 2003 at 11 a.m. with Rev. David Whitecross officiating at the service.
Interment of the cremated remains will follow at Belsyde Cemetery.
Remembrances to the Groves Memorial Community Hospital, would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home 843-3100).
KEAIS, Beatrice (nee D'Arcy) - Suddenly, at her home, on Wednesday, April 2, 2003, at the age of 84.
Beloved wife of the late William John Keais (1973).
Loving mother of Darlene and her husband Gordon MacKenzie, Sandra and her husband Noel Southwick, John and his wife Carol Keais, Wayne and his wife Kathy Keais and Ann and her husband Neil McFarlane.
Dear grandmother of Neil McFarlane and Brook (Tanya) Southwick, Joanne (Dave) Rutherford, Bryce Southwick, Michael (Lianne) Keais, Chris Keais and the late John Keais (1998).
She will be missed by her four great-grandchildren.
Dear sister of Helen Agate and the late Susan, Lillian, Jessie, George and Ernie.
Resting at the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where the family will receive friends today (Friday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
A Vigil for Beatrice will be on Friday at 3 p.m.
Funeral Mass on Saturday, April 5, 2003 at Church of Our Lady at 10 a.m.
Interment at Marymount Cemetery, Guelph.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.
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 Maharj.
Friends were received at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home and Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Monday (2-4 & 7-9 p.m.).
Funeral service according to Hindu rites was held, at the funeral home, Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at 10:00 a.m.
Cremation at Woodlawn Crematorium, 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.
TAYLOR, C. James (Jim) - It is with great sadness that the family of Claude James (Jim) Taylor, announces his sudden passing, at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, on Saturday, March 8, 2003 at age 69.
Jim was the deeply loved husband of Eleanor Grace Taylor (Williams).
Dear father of Steven (Cheryl), Bob (Laureen) and Leanne (Kevin Rice).
Adoring Poppa of Trevor, Brittany, Jimmy, Sean, Taylor, Brooklyn and Shannon.
Dear brother of Margaret Goring, and Jean (Ron Henning) and brother-in-law of Gordon (Jan) and Bill (Melinda).
He will be fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews.
Jim leaves behind many wonderful memories to be cherished by family and friends.
A solid rock that never faultered.
Friends may call at the Turner & Porter 'Peel' Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga, (Hwy. 10, north of QEW) on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7 9 p.m.
Funeral service to be held in the Chapel on Thursday, March 13, 2003 at 1 p.m.
If desired, the family requests donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.