John “Jack” ALLEN, of Hanover, at The Village Senior’s Community, Hanover on Saturday, in his 86th year. Survived by his wife Winnifred “Winnie” Allen, sons Lee of Paisley, Rick and Linda of West Grey and Dale and Sheila of Hanover; Grandfather of 6. Remembered by brother Harv Allen and sister Lavina Wilson both of Hanover, and sisters-in-law Millie and Johanna. Predeceased by parents Joseph and Caroline, daughter-in-law Susan Allen, 4 brothers and 2 sisters.
Visitation at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Monday from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, at 11 AM, at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Hanover.
Johanna HEERSCHAP at Durham Hospital on Thursday in her 90th year. Mother of Arita Droog and Arnold of Durham, and the late Henry Heerschap. Mother-in-law of Kim Heerschap of Barrie. Grandmother of Adrian Droog, Alysa Beirnes and Lionel, Max and Sam Heerschap, and Joe Heerschap. Great-grandmother of 3. Predeceased by husband Jacob, parents Pieter and Arigje Van De Graaf, sister Corrie, and brother Jan.
Visitation at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Sunday from 7 to 9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Monday at the Durham Presbyterian Church at 2 PM with visitation one hour prior. Private interment to take place at the Holstein Cemetery.
Elizabeth “Betty” Kroeplin, of Walkerton and formerly of Chepstow, at Walkerton Hospital on Friday. She was 75. Mother of Mary Beth and Don Fischer of Mildmay, Marj and Mike Kraemer of Formosa, Barb and Allan Durrer of Mildmay, Shirley Young of Elmwood, Pat and Tracy Kroeplin of Everett, and Rita Stroeder of Formosa. Missed by 20 grand, and 5 great-grandchildren, and 8 brothers and sisters. Predeceased by her husband Norbert.
Visitation at Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton, on Wednesday from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM with CWL service at 1:45 PM and Parish Prayers at 3:30 PM. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, at 11 AM at Mary Immaculate Church, Chepstow.
Clara HOLMES, at Fordwich Village Nursing Home, on Friday, at the age of 95. Loving wife of the late Sterling Holmes. Mother of Gerald and Yvonne Holmes of Gorrie, and Joyce Roberts of Kitchener. Missed by Terri and Charlie Wick, and children Kaitlin, Hailie, and Tyler of Brussels, Michael and Joelle Kregar, and son Cody, and Gary and Cathy Kregar and son Garrett, all of North Bay, and Cindy and Brad Grant, and children Travis, Colin and Taylor of B.C. and brother-in-law Ken Hamilton of Listowel.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel.
Cleta Joanne WILHELM of Walkerton at Walkerton Hospital on Thursday. She was 80. Survived by her sisters Eileen Detzler of Waterloo and Geraldine Grubb of St. Clements. Missed by her sisters-in-law Dorothy, Sandra and Joan Wilhelm, and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sisters and brothers Rita and Wilfred Detzler, Helen and Harvey Fedy; Harold, Gerald, Leo and Len Wilhelm; brothers-in-law Francis Detzler and Clarence Grubb.
Visitation is at Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Sunday from 6 until 9 PM with CWL service at 5:45 and parish prayers at 8:30. Funeral Mass is at Sacred Heart Church, Walkerton on Monday at 11 AM.
Marie Anita TOLL, formerly of Route 3, Blyth and Braemar Nursing Home, Wingham, at Wingham Hospital on Wednesday in her 95th year. Mother of Cheryl and Tom Cronin of Blyth, Vaughn and Marlene of Route 3, Blyth; Kerry Toll and Greer Black of Calgary, Alberta and Avon Corneil of Bluevale. Grandmother of 10 grand and 9 great-grand-children. Also survived by brother- and sister-in-law Stewart Toll and Leba Silvert. Predeceased by her husband, Aubrey, parents, William and Myrtle MacCrostie and siblings, Hugh, and Ronald and Carol MacCrostie.
Cremation has taken place. A private family celebration of life will occur at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Falconer Funeral Home, Clinton.
Joan DINSMORE (nee Fairbairn) of Mount Forest at the Guelph General Hospital on Tuesday at the age of 79. Beloved wife of Elwood Dinsmore. Loving mother of Millen, Wendy, Gwen, Kevin, Colleen, Billy, Bobby, Terrie, Tracey, and Crystal. Dear grandmother of 25 grand- and 37 great-grandchildren. Sister of Doug, Irene, Donna, and Wayne. Predeceased by her daughter Patti, brothers Millen and Allen, and twin sister Jane.
Cremation has taken place.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Sunday from 2 until 4 PM. On-line condolences may be made at: www.englandfuneralhome.com
Grant WILLIAMS of Brussels at Seaforth Community Hospital on November 23, 2014 in his 84th year. Dear husband of Jean. Father of Mary and Frank Stretton of Brussels, Edgar and Angie of Acton and Les and Brenda of Milton. Grandfather of Margaret and Dave, Grant and Cindy, Lesley, Brendan, Harmony, Spencer, Garrett, Meghann and Ryan, Justine and Ryan and 3 great-grandchildren. Brother of Dr. Gordon and Shirley Williams, George Williams, Mary Lou Grenier and brother-in-law Albert Walker. Predeceased by 2 siblings.
Visitation is at the Salvation Army – Wingham Corps on Saturday from 12-noon until time of the Celebration of Life at 1.
Arrangements entrusted to the Schimanski Family Funeral Home, Brussels.
Clarence Francis PHILLIPPI of Walkerton, at Brucelea Haven on Wednesday. He was 84. Beloved husband of Jeanne. Dear father of Helen Phillippi, Ann and Gary Gooch, Rita and Bill Spitzig, Maurice and Michelle, Bill and Denise, Marian and Steve Green, Rosemary and Rob MacGregor, Laureen and Chris Arnold, and Leonard and Bobbi Lynn. Missed by 27 grand-, 5 great-grandchildren; siblings Wilbert and Francis, and Florence and Bill Zettler.
Visitation is at Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Monday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, with parish prayers at 3:30 and Rosary at 8:45. Funeral Mass from Sacred Heart Church, Walkerton on Tuesday at 1 PM.
Edna MORSE (nee Smith) of Listowel at Caressant Care on Tuesday in her 95th year. Dear grandmother of Bill and Ann LeCourtois of Grand Bend, and Joan and Paul Finlay of Lucknow. Great-grandmother of Bob, Gary, and Graham Finlay. Sister of Isabel Fisher and Pearl Bromley, and sister-in-law of Rose Smith. Predeceased by her husband Lorne, daughters Marie Morse, Joan Morse, Carol LeCourtois, and Jeannie Morse, son Doug Morse, sisters Ellen Potts, Ida Posliff, Rebecca Ruppel, and brothers James, David, and Elwood Smith.
Visitation will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Friday from 10 AM until time of the funeral service at 11.