Bill WARD of Wingham at his residence on Saturday at age 78. Beloved husband of the former Gloria McQue of Braemar, Wingham. Dear brother of Shirley Riebeling of Drayton, Doug and Beatrice Ward of Listowel, Ila Rae and Nick Kaounis of Kitchener, Pauline Nutt of London, Mary Lou Herd of Wingham and Ron and Brenda Ward of Route 2, Wingham. Sister-in-law of Karen Kroezen of Cambridge. Missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Walter and Greta Ward and 3 brothers-in-law.
Visitation is at McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham on Wednesday from 1 PM until time of the memorial service at 2.
Vera PEHLKE-LINDNER of Monkton at Guelph General Hospital on Saturday in her 89th year. Wife of the late Wilfred Pehlke and the late Milton Lindner. Mother of Howard and Ruth Anne, Linda, Ron and Jacquie, Jeff, Brad, Steven and Norma. Sister of Ivan Bennewies and friend Vera Ahrens. Missed by 6 grand-, 2 great-grandchildren and the Lindner family. Sister-in-law of Lorene Ryan, Lillian and George Smith, Elsie Tryfry and Joan Pehlke. Predeceased by her son Roger.
Visitation is at Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood on Tuesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service is held on Wednesday at 1 PM.
James “Jim” Weiser of Mount Forest at the Saugeen Valley Nursing Centre, Mount Forest on Friday in his 69th year. Son of the late Fred and Margaret Weiser. Brother of Thelma Weiser and brother-in-law of Delmer Bilton and Marcia Weiser. Missed by his nieces and nephews Debbie, Jeff, Mike, Rebecca, and Mark and great-nieces and nephews Christine, Jennifer, Avery, Lauren, Joshua, Callum, Blythe, Kenzie, and Sebastian. Predeceased by his sister Betty Bilton and brother Bob Weiser.
Cremation has taken place. Private funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest.
Eleanore LAVEROCK (nee Johnston) of Kincardine, at the Kincardine Hospital on Friday in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Bill Laverock. Mother of John and Sonya of Colchester, Mary Alexin of Pinawa, Manitoba, Tom and Barbara of North Bay, Martha Laverock of Pinawa, Manitoba and James Laverock and Donna Gray of North Bay. Grandmother of 6 grand and 1 great-grandhild. Sister of Marina Brown of Flesherton. Predeceased by sister Marjorie Moore.
Visitation at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, on Monday, from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The funeral service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Kincardine on Tuesday, at 1 PM.
Helen McCrae HUNT (nee Strachan) at Rockwood Terrace, Durham on Thursday in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late William “Ross” Hunt. Mother of Francis Ross and Jane of London. Grandmother of Laura Westlund and Sean of Calgary, Helen Boileau and Ivan of St. Thomas, Howard Hunt and Ana, and Wayne Hunt all of London. Great-grandmother of 3. Sister-in-law of Norma Jean Strachan of Cleveland, Ohio. Predeceased by her parents Joseph and Agnes Strachan, sister Margaret and brother Harry.
Friends may call at the Faith Baptist Church, Mount Forest on Monday from 11 AM until time of service at 1PM . Interment at Mount Forest Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to England Funeral Home, Mount Forest.
Joy Dawn Cross (nee Tripp) of Guelph, formerly of West Grey Township at the Guelph General Hospital on Thursday in her 85th year. Wife of the late Ron Cross. Mother of Wendy Cross and husband Don Kamin of Rochester, New York., Sandra Clements and husband Tony of Ayton, Kathleen Cross and partner Betsy Spaulding of B.C. and, Ronald Cross and wife Karren Collins-Cross of Little Britain. Loving grandmother of 5. Sister of Mary, Jack, Hughie, and Billy Tripp and sister-in-law Shirley Holmes. Missed by her many nieces, nephews and their families and many dear friends.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to England Funeral Home, Mount Forest.
Jane VINCENT (nee Dance) of Seaforth, peacefully at Exeter Villa on Thursday in her 83rd year. Wife of the late Marlen Vincent. Loving mother of Bryan and Lynda of Seaforth, Lynda and Brian Ruston of Sarnia and Barry and Brenna of Seaforth. Grandma of Brent, Julie, Bradley, Deana, Janeen, Adam and Alex. Sister of the late Don Dance and wife Shirley, Doug Dance and wife Carole, and sister-in-law of Warren Vincent and his late wife Laura.
Visitation is at the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth on Sunday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM and continues on Monday from 10 until 10:45 AM at Northside United Church, Seaforth, followed by the funeral service 11.
Lillian CHEESMAN of Listowel on Thursday in her 91st year. Loving Mother of Wayne and Carole Cheesman of Havelock. Grandmother of Glen and Deanna of Barrie, Kevin and Jen of Ridgetown, and great-grandmother of Ryan, Brittany, Sydney, Paige, Dakota, and Brianne. Sister of Doreen and Garnet Smith, and special aunt of Donna Smith, all of Listowel. Special great-aunt to Jason Smith, and Angie Cameron. Missed by Diane Darroch, David and Cathy Smith, Doug and Lorell Smith, Darlene and Tom Bowes and families.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Details will be announced by the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel when available.
Jennifer BESTWARD of Teeswater on Wednesday in her 66th year. Mother of Sarah and Andrew Houston of Calgary, Nathalie Bestward of Alisa Craig and Joel Bestward of Calgary. Step-mother to Keith Junior and Tammy Bestward of Fort Erie and Jim and Sabrina Sorley of Thorold. Missed by grandchildren Odin, Colton, Violet, and June; step-grandchildren Benjamin and Matthew; and her siblings. Predeceased by her husbands Keith Bestward and Gary Sorley, son-in-law Brandon Curts and 2 brothers-in-law.
Visitation is at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Monday from 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service from Knox Presbyterian Church, Teeswater on Tuesday at 1 PM.
Robert “Bob” DIEBEL of Hanover on Monday in his 61st year. Survived by loving children Heather and Ted Soady-Easton of Ayton, Michael and Sarah Diebel of St. Jacobs and Amanda Diebel of London. Loved grandfather of Hamish and Theo. Dear brother of Belva and Tom Saul of Petrolia.
Visitation will be held at Grace United Church, Hanover on Tuesday from 10 AM until time of a Celebration of Life at 11. Inurnment in Hanover Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover. Memorial donations to Grace United Church, Hanover would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.