Helen DENTINGER, of Walkerton at her residence on Friday. She was 81. Survived by husband, Norm of Walkerton; children Brenda and Ron Patterson, Lynn Dentinger, and Cathy Murray, all of Hanover, Karen and Doug Busby, Paul and Jana Dentinger, Mary and Mike Berberich, all of Walkerton, Lori and Trevor Alexander and Janis and Doug Bell, all of Durham. Grandmother of 14. Sister-in-law of Harold, Leona and Rita and Sister Leona Dentinger. Predeceased by sisters Bonnie and Marlene, and parents Norman and Marjorie Schuett.
Visitation at Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Monday from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM with the CWL Service at 2 PM., Parish Prayers at 8:30 PM. and K of C Rosary at 8:45 PM. Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church Walkerton on Tuesday, at 11 AM.
Berneice OWENS, of Route 3, Ayton, on Thursday, her 82nd birthday. Loving mother of three daughters; Sharon Law and Peter, Wendy Armstrong and Doug, and Cathy Goss and Chris. Cherished Gramma of Jeremy, Nicholas, Michael, Amy, Danielle, and Deanna and Great-Gramma of Olivia, Makenna, Malakai. Lena, Norah, Rowan, and Brynn. Predeceased by her husband Arthur Owens and grandson Andrew.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Sunday, from 2 to 5 PM. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday, at 2 PM. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Childhood Cancer Canada Foundation would be appreciated.
Michael ESSERY of Route 5, Goderich on Tuesday in his 45th year. Beloved son of Joe and Joyce Essery of Route 5, Clinton. Nephew of Shirley and Gerry Rapple, Grace Cartwright, Evelyn Robichaud, Betty Debold; Arthur and Donna, Ray and Klaske, Ralph and Ann, and Howard and Marie Hallam. Predeceased by his grandparents George and Mary Essery, Arthur and Gladys Hallam; aunts and uncles Lois Ruegar, Jim Cartwright, Lucien Robichaud, and Elmer Debold.
Friends will be received at the Falconer Funeral Home – Bluewater Chapel, Goderich on Sunday from 2 until 5 PM. Funeral Mass from St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, Goderich on Tuesday at 11 AM.
Laura REID of Kincardine at Kincardine Hospital on Thursday in her 91st year. Dear mother of David and Joan of Route 2, Tiverton and Mary and Roy Daniels of Beaver Lodge, Alberta. Nana of Heather, Peter, Katelyn, Aaron, Jason, Jennifer, Lisa, and Michael. Missed by sisters Olga Tetford, and Elva and Heinz Kratzmann; brothers-in-law Gerald McDermott, George Reid, Albert Reid, Eric Harris; sisters-in-law Leona and Maxine Reid. Predeceased by her husband Howard, brother Martin Tetford, sisters Margaret Tetford, Mary Clarke, and Katie McDermott.
A private funeral service will be held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.
Evelyn BANNISTER of Mount Forest at the Louise Marshall Hospital on Wednesday in her 96th year. Wife of the late George Bannister. Loved mother of Gordon and wife Judy of Arthur. Grandmother of Tina Miller and husband Donnie, Debbie Bannister and Greg Witzel, Penny Boyd and husband Kyle, Dale Bannister and great-grandmother of Tyler, Shaelyn, Hudson, Rayna, Lilah, and Chance. Predeceased by sisters Ruth Braun and Florence Lamont and 2 brothers-in-law.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Saturday from 11 AM until time of the funeral service at 12-noon. Reception to follow at the Mount Forest Legion.
Margaret ESKRITT of Fordwich at Victoria Hospital, London on January 23rd in her 70th year. Beloved sister of Dan of Ridgetown, Pete and Andrea of Wroxeter, Wilma Eskritt of Mayerthorpe, Alberta, Barbara Beisel of Waterloo, Hugh and Shirley of Teeswater and Helen Tomkiewych of Mayerthorpe, Alberta. Dear half sister of Evelyn Speed of Ridgetown. Predeceased by her brother Thomas, half brothers Stan and Harry, sister-in-law Betty and nephews Michael and Tim.
Visitation is at the Schimanski Family Funeral Home – Gorrie Visitation Centre on Saturday from 12-noon until time of the funeral service at 2.
Alma Elizabeth HOLMES of Hanover Care, formerly of Palmerston and Kitchener on Tuesday in her 90th year. Survived by her children: Patricia Golem and Jim of Hanover, Kenneth and Marilyn of Elora, Marilyn Wallace and Larry of Kitchener, Shirley Rissi and Peter of Owen Sound. Grandmother of Bill Golem, Rick Golem, Jeremy Holmes, Courtney Holmes, Carla VanSickle, Melissa Bortolon, Abra Rissi, Evan Rissi and 6 great-grandchildren. Sister of Harold and Ronald Gross. Predeceased by her sister Delores and brother Wilbert.
Resting at the Garrett Funeral Chapel, Neustadt, a private, family time of remembrance will be held on Friday.
Patricia STANLEY, beloved wife of the late Russell Stanley at Trillium Court, Kincardine on Wednesday in her 89th year. Survived by her daughters Valerie Kari of Whitby, Dianne Stanley of Kincardine and Julie Jenner of Cambridge, and her sons Carl and Lissette Stanley of Ashfield and Mark and Karen Stanley of Huron Township. Also missed by 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her brother Kenneth King and sister Doreen Farrell.
A Funeral Service will be held from the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley on Saturday at 2 PM with visitation from 12-noon. Spring interment, Ripley Cemetery.
Lucille ‘Lucy’ WATSON of Mount Forest at Louise Marshall Hospital on Wednesday in her 99th year. Wife of the late Gordon Watson. Dear mother of Leonard and Gloria, Isabelle, Ross and Mary, Dale and Lynda, Sharon and Bruce Kleinsteuber, Marcia and Michael MacIntyre, Dianne and Stephen Leith. Missed by many grandchildren and their families. Predeceased by siblings Annie Mae, John, James, Frank, Andrew, George, Charlie and Sadie.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service from the First Baptist Church, Mount Forest on Saturday at 2 PM.
Marie Theresa OBERLE of Hanover at Hanover Care Centre on Tuesday. She was 87. Survived by loving daughter Mary Frances Oberle of Hanover; sister Margaret “Dolly” Laurette of Kitchener; sisters-in-law Norma McAuliffe of Kitchener, Viola Tramer of Barrie; brother-in-law Robert and Sandy Oberle of Bobcageon and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by husband Clarence “Skin” Oberle, daughter Margaret and brother Andrew McAuliffe.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday at 10:30 AM, with visitation 1 hour prior to the Mass at Holy Family Church, Hanover. Interment in Holy Family Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to the Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover.