Tom MASON, of Durham, on Thursday, in his 78th year. Husband of Pauline for 55 years. Father of June and Kirk Lawrence, Joy and Steve Beggs, and Guy Mason and Sheri. Grandfather of 10 grand and 11 great-grandchildren. Brother of Jim and Lynda, Dolly Hills and Mario, Steve Plester and Gloria, and John Plester and Dawn. Remembered by the Wells family. Predeceased by his sister Patricia Wagner.
Visitation at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Sunday, from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM with the funeral service at the Durham Legion on Monday at 11 AM. Visitation prior to the service from 10 to 10:45 AM. Cremation to follow.
David BORTH of Kitchener on Thursday at the age of 75. Loved husband of Audrey for 51 years. Father of Anne Marie and Stephen, Patti and Aaron, Dave Jr. and Sandy. Grandfather of Natalka, Kalina and Eva; Sydney, Zachary and Sebastien; Christopher and Reagan. Great grandfather of Ian and Gavin. Brother of Marie and Sparky Bouwknegt of Gowanstown. Uncle of Linda and Chris and great-uncle of Darryl and Katie. Predeceased by his parents Hilbert and Veronica Borth.
To honour Dave’s wishes cremation has taken place. A private family graveside interment service will be held. Donations to the charity of your choice appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Heritage Funeral Home, Drayton.
Freda WOOD (nee Currie), age 86, of Clinton and formerly of Stratford, on Tuesday, Survived by son Ron and his wife Pat of Clinton. Grandmother of Leanne and Mark, Rob and Lisa, and Sara. Great-grandmother of 10. Also survived by sisters Doris Thompson and Ruth Flewelling. Predeceased by husband Edgar, grandson Tim, great-grandson Ryan, and brothers-in-law John Thompson and Jack Flewelling.
Cremation has taken place. A public graveside service will be held at Avondale Cemetery, on Saturday, August 25th, at 11 AM followed by a celebration of Freda’s life at the W. G. Young Funeral Home RECEPTION CENTRE from 1 to 3 PM. Arrangements entrusted to W.G. Young Funeral Home, Stratford.
Edith STEWART, of Huron-Kinloss, on Wednesday, at the age of 78. Wife to the late Archibald “Archie” Stewart. Mother of Archie Stewart Jr. of Lucknow and Angela Edisbury of Kincardine. Grandmother of Leah and Justin VanDyke of Point Clark, Lauren Green of Kincardine, Valerie and Steven Seedhouse of Barrie and R.J. Cleveland of Port Credit. Great-grandmother of Jocelyn and Brayden VanDyke, and Vanessa, Alyssa, Julia and Daniel Seedhouse.
A private family graveside service will be held at a later date at Kincardine Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.
Sharon DARLOW (nee Garbutt) of Route 4, Wingham, on Wednesday, at the age of 69. Wife of Ralph Darlow. Mother of Tim Darlow, Darlene and John Biemans, Cheryl and Gary Souch, and Nancy and Kelly Carter. Grandma of 15 and great-grandmother of 17. Sharon will be remembered by three brothers, one sister and Ralph’s family. Predeceased by her parents Gilbert and Pearl Garbutt.
Visitation at McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham, on Saturday, from 10 AM until the time of the funeral service at 1 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation or Diabetes Canada appreciated.
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Leonard William John McGAUGHEY, of Mount Forest, on Tuesday, in his 75th year. Husband to May McGaughey. Father to Patrick McGaughey of Grand Valley, Kathleen Hill of Arthur, and Colleen Elson of Wyevale. Stepfather to Karen Kott of Dunnville, Robin Sodka of Wainfleet, Valarie Murphy, and Wanda Page both of Hamilton, and Angela Hollen of Fergus. Grandfather of 20 grand and 14 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents John and Ethel McGaughey and his sister Bertha Kidney. Len was a longtime member of the Mount Forest Agricultural Society, the Bird Club, and the Damascus Euchre Club.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest, on Friday, from 3 until 5 and 7 to 9 PM. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 12 PM with visitation prior to the service from 11 to 11:45 AM.
Harvey ZEIGLER of Listowel, surrounded by family on Tuesday in his 76th year. Missed by his wife, Valerie, daughter Sherri Brown and Tim of Thunder Bay, and two brothers, Duncan and Joan, and George and Rose. Pappa of 9 grandchildren. Uncle of Mike and Roxanne, Carole Joanne and Ron, Dave and Sandra, Cathy and George, and step-sons Ted and Nick Warner and Ron Dwyer. Predeceased by his son Christopher.
Visitation will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Thursday, from 11 AM until 12:45 PM where a Masonic Memorial Service and an Eastern Star Memorial Service will be held at 1 PM followed by the funeral service.
Maria “Mary” SOERS , of Walkerton, on Tuesday, in her 89th year. Mother of Hank and Elaine, and Tom and Laurie all of Mildmay, MaryAnn and Scott McFadden of Pinkerton, Betty Wilken and Bob LeGrand of Walkerton, Joan and Craig Griffiths of Waterloo, Dave and Dee Cairns of Strathmore AB, John and Michelle of Port Elgin, Rob and Melody of Mildmay and Judy and Chip
Kupferschmidt of Waterloo. Grandmother of 28 grand and 20 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband Joseph.
Visitation at Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Thursday from 4 until 8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church, Walkerton on Friday, at 11 AM
David CHRISTIE on Monday, in his 70th year. Son of Lloyd Christie. Brother of Joanne Christie and Jim, Sheila Housego, John Christie and Gwen, and Marianne Christie and Frank. Brother-in-law of Karen and Larry, Janice and Ivan, Ken and Karen, Jeff and Mandy, Ron and Kelly, Lois, and Joanne. Predeceased by his wife Kathy Dow and mother Beatrice Christie.
Visitation at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Thursday, from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM, with a Masonic Lodge Service at 6:30 PM. A celebration of Dave’s life will be held at the Durham Legion on Friday at 11 AM. Visitation prior to the service from 10 til 10:45 AM .