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25 2016 July

O’Malley, Mary (Age 96, frmly Teeswater)

Mary O’MALLEY, formerly of Wingham and Teeswater, on July 17th at age 96. Wife of the late Charles O’Malley. Mother of Maureen and Steve Steinbach of Cambridge, Mary Helen and Don Deakin of Killaloe, Catherine O’Connor of Stratford, Edward of Teeswater, Patricia and Blake Devitt of Kincardine, Terrance and Mary of Elmwood, and Teresa and Ben Blackwell of Teeswater. Missed by 15 grand- and 20 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by son Richard, son-in-law Terence O’Connor, sister Catherine Crunican and brother Richard McNamara.
Funeral Mass celebrated from Sacred Heart Church, Teeswater on Tuesday at 11 AM.  Arrangements entrusted to the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater.

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25 2016 July

Wilson, Audrey (Age 93, Palmerston)

Audrey WILSON (nee Bridge) of Palmerston on Friday in her 94th year. Wife of the late Gordon Wilson. Dear mother of Dorothy Campbell of Elmira and the late Dougald Campbell, Ronald and Bernice of Kitchener, and the late Bryan Wilson. Mother-in-law of Audrey Martin of Elmira. Grandmother of Daphne and Ken, Darcy, Christine and Adam, Cathleen and Joe, Jeff and Andrea, Sherry, and 10 great-grandchilden. Sister of Dorothy Fairweather. Sister-in-law of Florence Bridge and Audrey Alexander.
Visitation is at the Heritage Funeral Home, Palmerston on Tuesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Service from Palmerston United Church on Wednesday at 11 AM.

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25 2016 July

Burrows, Ruby (Age 97, Harriston)

Ruby BURROWS of Harriston at Palmerston Hospital on Saturday in her 98th year. Wife of the late Lorne Burrows. Mother of Gordon and Lorraine Burrows of Clarkesville, Tennessee, James and Joan Burrows of Owen Sound, and Robert and Barbara Burrows, and Brian and Brenda Burrows, all of Palmerston. Missed by 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and by her sister Audrey Loughran.
Visitation is at the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston on Tuesday evening from 7 until 9, where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 1:30 PM. Interment in Harriston Cemetery.

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25 2016 July

Bell, Clayton (Age 65, Teeswater)

Clayton BELL of Teeswater on Friday at age 65. Husband of Susan Bell. Father of Trevor and Hazel of Teeswater, Tamra and Kevin Goetz of Mildmay, Todd and Deb Hamilton of Teeswater. Grandfather of Heather Bell and fiancé Tanis O’Connell, Trent Bell and friend Anna Darling, Taylor, Dawson, Darby and Avrie Goetz, and Carmen Hamilton. Brother and brother-in-law of Robert and Barb Bell, Marilyn Buffo, Ron and Betty Weiss. Missed by nieces, nephews, the Hamilton and Duck families.
A celebration to honour Clayt’s life will take place at the Teeswater Culross Community Centre on August 13th, from 1 until 5 PM with remembrances shared at 3.
Arrangements entrusted to the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater.

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24 2016 July
23 2016 July

Carter, Betty (Age 87, Mount Forest)

Betty June CARTER (nee Snider) of Mount Forest, on Friday in her 88th year. Mother of Linda and Ken Smith of Mount Forest, Bob Carter and Jane Newton of Durham and Jeffrey Carter of Mount Forest. Remembered by 5 grand-, 8 great-grand and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Sister of Wallace and Joanne, Dale and Julie and Darrel and Donna, and sister-in-law of Joyce Snider. Predeceased by husband Albert, 2 sisters, 4 brothers and their spouses.
A celebration of Betty’s life along with a Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary service will be held at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Tuesday, at 1 PM, with visitation prior to the service from 12 to 12:45 PM.

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23 2016 July

Culbert, Harriet (Age 76, Kitchener)

Harriet Marie Culbert of Kitchener on Wednesday. She was 76. Wife of Barry for 52 years.  Missed children Brian and Karen, Brad and Lisa, Bev and Shawn MacMullin and Barb and Billy Gaul; 8 grandchildren, 12 siblings, Donna and Judy Huber and several brothers and sisters-in-law. Predeceased by parents Simon and Loretta and 3 nephews.
Visitation at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, on Sunday, from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM with Parish Prayers at 8:45 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John’s Roman Catholic Church, Kitchener, on Monday, at 11 AM. Reception to follow in the parish hall.

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23 2016 July

DeRose, John “Homer” (Age 69, Teeswater)

John “Homer” DeRose of Route 2, Teeswater, formerly of Wellesley, on Friday, in his 70th year. Husband of Margaret DeRose. Brother of Marianne and Lloyd Schneider of Kitchener, Michael and Patricia of Drayton, Suzanne and Albert Keinapple of Dundalk, Carol of Ottawa and Mark and Angela of Prescott. Remembered by nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, mother-in-law Lore Moessner  and sister-in-law Ingrid and Bill Horst. Predeceased by his parents, sister Tamaris and father-in-law Erwin Moessner.
Visitation at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Wednesday from 6 to 9 PM, where the memorial service to celebrate John’s life will be held on Thursday at 1 PM.

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22 2016 July

Hoogendorn, Maria (Age 93, Clinton)

Maria Hendrika HOOGENDOORN of Clinton on Wednesday in her 94th year. Wife of the late John Hoogendoorn. Loving mother of John and Nellie of Route 3, Clinton, Richard and Annette Hoogendoorn of Whitby, the late Sophia and Paul Howes of Waterloo. Missed by 11 grand- and 9 great-grandchildren. Sister of Jan, Thijs, and Arie Brouwer, the late Dirk, Wim, and Anton Brouwer.
Friends will be received at the Clinton Christian Reformed Church, 243 Princess Street East, Clinton, today [Friday] from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service is held on Saturday at 11 AM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Falconer Funeral Home, Clinton.

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22 2016 July

Pfeffer, Carl (Age 94, Mount Forest)

Carl John PFEFFER of Mount Forest at Louise Marshall Hospital on Wednesday in his 95th year. Loved by children Sallyanna Bell and Robert, Wilda Leibold and Larry, Wilma Shannon and Jack, Carol Watson and Ron, Cheryl Hincks and Paul; daughter-in-law Jean Pfeffer; and their families. Brother-in-law of Edna Grein, Ruth Becker, Eileen Becker, and Mary Ann Pfeffer. Predeceased by his wife Nelda, son Ross, brothers Jacob and Walter, and niece Yvonne.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Sunday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Service from St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mount Forest on Monday at 1 PM.

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