DALE, Peter Alvin: 60, of 49 McGregor St., Stratford, died Thursday, Oct. 28, 1999 at Stratford General Hospital.
Born in Seaforth, he was a son of the late Alvin Dale and the former Jean Lowery.
He had been employed at Stackpole Industries until his retirement in 1995.
He is survived by his wife, the former Brenda Butt, whom he married in Seaforth July 24, 1971; his children Mandy and husband Rob Toffoli of Toronto, Michael Dale and wife Monica of Ajax, Ont. and Timothy Dale and wife Cheryl of Toronto; grandchildren Megan, Courtney and Tyler Toffoli and Mikl Dale of Toronto; stepdaughter Lisa and husband Marcel Pillon and their daughter Marielle of Windsor; sisters and brothers Dolores Wheeler of Brussels, Barbara Whaley of Streetsville, Elaine and husband Bob Stanley of St. Williams, Ont., Ron and wife Lorraine of Seaforth, Larry and wife Mary of Milgrove, David and wife Bernice of Stratford and Nancy and husband Dennis Boyd of Staffa; sisters-in-law Doreen Dale of Brussels and Marg Dale of Seaforth and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a sister Betty Case; a brother Lorne Dale and brothers-in-law Bill Wheeler, Carmen Whaley and Charles Case.
HATCH, Margaret: of Seaforth passed away at Maplewood Manor, Seaforth, on Saturday, November 6, 1999 in her 91st year.
Beloved wife of the late Alfred Hatch.
Loving aunt of Joseph and Rita McDonnell of Kinkora and Thomas and Jean McDonnell of Coboconk.
Also loved by several great nieces and great nephews and their families.
Predeceased by her parents James and Margaret (Murray) McDonnell, 1 sister Mary McDonnell, 2 brothers Patrick and Timothy McDonnell and 3 nieces Alice Dewan, Grace Tovenati, and Rita Meacher.
Margaret and Alfred were married on October 30, 1943.
Margaret was a fifty year member of the Catholic Womens League.
Mass of the Christian Burial was held at St. James Roman Catholic Church, Seaforth on Tuesday, November 9, 1999 at 11 o'clock.
Visitation commenced at the church from 9:30 until time of service at 11 o'clock. Father Dino Salvador officiated.
Interment St. Peter's Cemetery, London.
As expressions of sympathy memorial donations to the Right to Life or the charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.
Pallbearers were her great nephews.
Box and Smith Funeral Chapel, Seaforth entrusted with arrangements.
As a tribute to the life of Margaret, a tree will be planted in her memory.
MERO, David : At his residence in Seaforth, on Sunday, October 31, 1999, David Mero, in his 49th year.
Beloved father of Linda Cook and her husband Steve Finch of R.R. 5, Stratford.
Loving grandfather of Steven, Sarah and Jessica.
Dear brother of Teresa and Frank King of Terrace, B.C., John and Pat Mero of Kippen and Harry and Dianne Mero of R.R. 1, Bayfield.
Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Special friend of Gordon Coyne.
He was predeceased by his parents, John and Dorothy (Woolley) Mero and two brothers, Joe and Vernon.
Family received friends at the Whitney-Ribey Funeral Home, 87 Goderich Street West, Seaforth, on Wednesday, November 3 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where the funeral service was held on Thursday, November 4, at 11 a.m. The pallbearers were Mark Mero, Steven Mero, Jerry Fehr, Dave de Vries, Gerry Rondeau and Gary Bennett.
The flower bearers were Janice Mero and Connie Mero.
Interment St. James R.C. Cemetery, Seaforth.
Memorial donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
COUTTS, Carl Robert: 1924-2000, passed away in the Golden Dawn Nursing Home, Lion's Head, Ontario, on Monday, February 21, 2000 with pneumonia.
He was predeceased by his parents, Andrew and Luella Coutts, his sister Dorene (Ted) McCreath in July, 1966.
He is fondly remembered by his brother Earle (Jean), his nephews Richard (Dolores), Robert (Selina) and their three children Calyn, Alyssa and Jacqui, all of Calgary, Alberta and his niece Carol Anne of Victoria, B.C.
A private graveside service will be held in Brussels Cemetery at a later date where his remains will be placed alongside his mother, father and sister.
KRAUSKOPF, Wilford formerly of Logan Twp. where he served as Reeve, at his residence at Mitchell Nursing Home, on Sunday, February 27, 2000 in his 91st year.
Predeceased by his wife Dorothy Connelly (1989) and his parents George and Emma (Quigley) Krauskopf.
Wilford is survived by one brother Clarence and a sister-in-law Mary Connelly, both of Hillside Manor and a sister-in-law Jessie Johnson of R.R. 5, Mitchell and three nephews John Connelly of Toronto, Steve Connelly of R.R. 5, Mitchell and Michael Johnson of Toronto and great nieces and nephews Sean, Frances, Peter, Mary and Patrick.
Visitation was held at the Whitney-Ribey Funeral Home, 87 Goderich St. W., Seaforth, Monday, February 28, 2000 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Christian burial was held at St. Patrick's R.C. Church, Dublin on Tuesday, February 29, 2000 at 10:30 a.m.
Interment St. Patrick's Cemetery.
Fr. Maurice Charbonneau officiated.
Pallbearers were John Schoonderwoerd, Kevin O'Rourke, Terry McCarthy, Martin Van Bakel, Jim Delaney and Jerry Murray.
PARSONS, Sylvia: Mrs. Sylvia Parsons, 85, a resident of the Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell and formerly of Staffa, passed away at her residence on Sunday, February 27, 2000.
Born in Hibbert Township on August 16, 1914, she was the former Sylvia Rebecca Tuffin, a daughter of the late Francis Tuffin and the former Eva Jane Campbell.
On June 3, 1939 she was married to Wm. Russell Parsons who predeceased her on March 9, 1990.
Following their marriage, the couple resided in Staffa.
Mrs. Parsons resided at the Ritz Lutheran Villa since March of 1999.
She was a member of Hibbert United Church, Staffa.
She is survived by her family Ken Parsons, Jane MacLeod and her husband Ken, of Staffa, Bill Parsons and his wife Sally of Mitchell and Harold Parsons and his wife Charlotte in B.C., grandchildren Debbie and Dennis Elliott, Lee-Anne and Craig Goffar, Tammy Nethery, Glen and Linda Parsons, Dennis and Leona Parsons and Dale and Alicia Parsons and nine great grandchildren.
Also surviving is a brother-in-law Keith Parsons and his wife Elsie of Stratford, a sister-in-law Jean Parsons of Mitchell and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a grandson Duane Parsons (1989), a great grandson Duane Nethery (1997), a sister Edith Aldington and two brothers-in-law Gordon Parsons and John Aldington.
Friends were received at the Lockhart Funeral Home, 109 Montreal St., Mitchell on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday (today) at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Kathi Urbasik-Hindley officiating.
Spring interment in Staffa Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
MCNICHOL, Ralph Eldon: At his residence in Seaforth, on Tuesday, May 23, 2000, Ralph Eldon McNichol, formerly of McKillop Township, in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Anna (Sommerville) McNichol.
Dear father of Don and Janet of Waterloo, Gary and Kelly of McKillop Township, Neil and Cathy King and Marg and Bruce Lamont, all of Seaforth, Ray and Linda of Listowel, Dianne and Jim Miller of Mitchell, Jim and Danica of Seaforth, and Murray and Cathy and Larry and Kathy, all of McKillop Township.
Fondly remembered by 26 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Also survived by his brother, Glen and wife Dorothy of Seaforth, and sisters, Wilma and husband Roy Wildfong of Mitchell, Carmetta and husband Con Hayes of Woodstock and Mildred Petley of London, sister-in-law, Grace Smith of Seaforth and daughters-in-law, Mary Anne McNichol of Seaforth and Diane McNichol of South Carolina.
Predeceased by his parents, Duncan and Olive (MacMurray) McNichol.
A family visitation was held on Wednesday evening at Whitney-Ribey Funeral Home, Seaforth, where a family funeral service was held on Thursday, May 25 at 2 p.m. Rev. Sheila Macgregor officiated.
Pallbearers were Michael Hayes, Jeff Petley, David Wildfong, Brian Barry, Murray McCall and John Williamson.
Flower bearers were Joy McNichol, Jacquie McNichol, Brianne McNichol, Lorianne Horan, Lindsay McNichol, Sandra McNichol and Kim Miller.
Soloist was Eric Ross.
Piper was Nigel Moore.
An Oddfellows memorial service was held on Wednesday evening.
Interment Maitlandbank Cemetery, Seaforth.
Memorial donations to Cystic Fibrosis, Canadian Cancer Society, CNIB or Cavan United Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
HOGGARTH, Raymond Robert: of Londesborough at Seaforth Community Hospital on Sunday, May 28, 2000 in his 71st year.
Raymond Hoggarth, beloved husband of Joan Hoggarth (Fowler) and dear father of Victor and his wife Mary of Tiverton, Brian of Virginia, USA, Robert of Londesborough, Don of Atwood, Howard and his wife Kim of Wingham, and Gerald and his wife Shani Webb of Whitechurch.
Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren and his mother Gladys Hoggarth (Freeman) of Huronview, Clinton and one brother, Douglas of Mount Forest. Predeceased by his father Wilfred Hoggarth.
At Raymond's request there will be no funeral home visitation.
A memorial service will be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Clinton on Friday, June 2, 2000 at 2:00 p.m.
Interment Burns Cemetery, Hullett Twp. Rev. Nicholas Vandermey officiating.
Whitney-Ribey Funeral Home, Seaforth entrusted to arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church or the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation.
NORRIS, Robert (Yogi): 67, of R.R. #2, Staffa, passed away at the Stratford General Hospital on Sunday, May 28, 2000.
Born in Hibbert Township on April 20, 1933, he was a son of the late John Henry (Harry) Norris and the former Emma Amelia McPherson.
Bob farmed in Hibbert Township all of his life and had an avid interest in sports.
He was affiliated with Cromarty Presbyterian Church and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 128, Mitchell. He is survived by sisters Margaret (Dolly) MacDougald of R.R. 5, Stratford, Lila Storey and her husband Orville of R.R. #1, Seaforth, Dorothy Davis and her husband Ray of RR 4, Thamesford, Donna Flynn of RR #1, Londesborough, and Celia Hartwick and her husband Boyd of Stratford, two sisters-in-law Annie Norris of RR #2, Staffa and Dorothy Squires of Rodney and a brother-in-law Donald McLeod of Niagara Falls and by a number of nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by brothers Raymond Norris and his wife Leta, Hugh Norris, Jack Norris and two brothers in infancy, sisters Winona (Nonnie) Jacobi and her husband Harvey, Beryl Storey and her husband Bill and Hazel McLeod and by two brothers-in-law John MacDougald and Hugh Flynn.
Friends will be received at the Lockhart Funeral Home, 109 Montreal St. Mitchell on Wednesday (today) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with interment in Staffa Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Cromarty Presbyterian Church or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated.
Members of the Royal Canadian Legion will meet at the funeral home on Wednesday evening at 9:00 p.m.
HENDRIKS, Cornelia (Corry) Catharina: of Egmondville at Stratford General Hospital on Tuesday, October 3, 2000 in her 75th year.
Beloved wife of John Hendriks and dear mother of John G. of Toronto, Gerard of Tuckersmith Twp., Henry and Patti of Tuckersmith Twp., Jack and Chris of Dorchester and Mary and Earl Ribey of Seaforth.
Dear grandmother of Brittney, Tyler, Kylie and Taylor Hendriks and Evan and Kourtney Ribey.
Corry is survived by two sisters Tina Wolken of New Zealand and Vera Schapers and three brothers Gerbrand, Clenis and Nico Huisman, all of Holland.
Predeceased by five brothers in Holland.
There was no funeral home visitation at Corry's request.
Funeral Mass was held at St. James R.C. Church on Friday, October 6 at 11:30 a.m.
Pallbearers were John G. Hendriks, Gerard Hendriks, Henry Hendriks, Jack Hendriks, Earl Ribey and Peter Swinkels.
Interment in St. James Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. Whitney-Ribey Funeral Home, 87 Goderich St. W., Seaforth entrusted to arrangements.