Jim WRIGHT of Route 2, Kenilworth, peacefully at the Saugeen Valley Nursing Home, Mount Forest on Sunday in his 90th year. Husband of the late June Wright. Dear father of Lloyd and Susan, Diana and Guy Booth, Stuart and Carolyn, Carolyn Wright, Mark Wright and the late Ruth Ann in infancy. Grandpa to Graham, Amanda, Tyler, Laura, Emily, Timothy, Andrew, Genna June and Chevonne. Brother of Dorothy MacQueen. Missed by special friend Jessie Ross.
Visitation is at the Crawford Funeral Chapel, Arthur on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM with Legion service at 6:30. Funeral Service is at Arthur United Church on Thursday at 11 AM.
Bradley Lawrence STRADER of Walkerton on Saturday. He was 20. Loving son of John and Tammy Strader and brother of Andrew and Daniel. Cherished grandson of Mabel Strader, Mary Francis, Vern and Lorraine Francis, all of Walkerton and Joe Strader of Markdale. Missed by his aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
There is no funeral home visitation. Mass of Christian Burial from Sacred Heart Church, Walkerton on Thursday at 11 AM.
Following, a Celebration of Life will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall – between Walkerton and Mildmay, from 1 until 5 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton.
Leonard PALMER, formerly of Route 5, Wingham, in St. Jacob’s on October 20th at age 86. Husband of the late Elsie Jacobsen. Loving father of Christopher and Donna Palmer of Route 5, Wingham, Stephanie and Barry Charlton of Kitchener, Matthew and Allison Palmer of London and Elizabeth and Paul Drennan of Waterloo. Missed by grandchildren Amanda, Michael, Kristen, Luke, Zach, Ryan, Maddison, McKenzie and Corinthian and by his sister Mildred Bone. Predeceased by his sisters Doris, Ivy, Margaret, Lily and Nora and brother Frank.
A private family service will be held at the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham.
Ron JONES of Wingham at his home on Sunday at age 74. Beloved husband of the former Marilyn Murray. Dear father of Shelley Jones-Hubbard of Listowel, Rob of Wingham, Rod and Heather of Lucknow and Jennifer and Russ Lamondin of Stratford. Dear grandfather of Jolanda, Kristin, Holly, Meagan, Kevin, Shae-Lynn, Sherydan, Tyler, Alyssa, Lucas, Josie and 7 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is at the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham on Thursday from 7 to 9 PM and on Friday from 1 PM until time of the funeral service at 2. Donations to Wingham and District Hospital Foundation – Chemotherapy Unit appreciated.
Betty Van OSCH (nee Becker), beloved wife of the late Peter Van Osch, at Goderich Hospital on Sunday at age 78. Dear Mother of David, Brian and Helen, Morris and Janice, Donna and Mark McBride, Jackie and Murray Scott, Jim and Tracey, Diane and Neil McCahill, Stephen, Colleen and Chris Michie, and Sharon and Rob Shiell. Missed by 22 grand-, 2 great-grandchildren and sister Helen Schmidt. Predeceased by 6 sisters and 1 brother.
Visitation is at the Kingsbridge Centre on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 6 to 9 PM. Funeral Mass from Sacred Heart Church, Wingham on Thursday at 11 AM.
Arrangements entrusted to the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow.
John Matthew MUSSAR, surrounded by love at Innisfree House on Sunday at age 83. Much-loved Pops of the Reverend Christine and Rob Rehkopf of Neustadt, and Tim and Heidi Mussar of Kitchener. Survived by his sister-in-law Rosemary Mussar, brother-in-law Doug Wildfong, cousins Susan Nuber and Tony and Noreen Kramer. Predeceased by his wife Evelyn, siblings Susan, Tony, Kay, Anne, Theresa, Peter and Marion.
Visitation is at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A service will be held at St. Matthews Lutheran Church, 54 Benton Street, Kitchener on Thursday at 1 PM.
Maxine STONE (nee Godbolt) at her residence in Caressant Care Nursing Home, Listowel on Sunday in her 79th year. Wife of the late Jack Stone. Mother of John and Janette, Jamie and Louanna. Missed by her grandchildren Shane and Amanda, Dawson, Nicholas, and Natalie. Predeceased by her parents Harvey and Elva Godbolt, son Jeff and sister Lenore and her husband Glenn Gibson.
A memorial service will be held at Atwood United Church on Thursday at 11 AM with visitation from 10 until 10:45. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood.
Evelyn QUERENGESSER (nee Rivers) of Seaforth at Seaforth Community Hospital on Friday in her 93rd year. Missed by her niece Ann Preszcator of Egmondville, nephew Jim and Deb of Ingersoll and niece June Gallagher and Dan of Port Perry and their families. Predeceased by her husband Ivan, parents Thorpe and Annie Rivers, brothers Elmer Rivers and Barb, John Rivers and sister Muriel Allan.
Visitation will be held at the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth on Friday from 1 PM until time of Eve’s funeral service at 2. Interment will take place in Maitlandbank Cemetery followed by a reception at First Presbyterian Church, Seaforth.
Warren CLELAND of London, and formerly of Elma Township on Saturday in his 82nd year. Husband of Helene Cleland. Father of Sandra and Bob Emery of Kitchener, Mark and Robin of London, Donna Cleland and Fransjan of the Netherlands, Anne Cleland of London, Kent and Wanda of Stratford, and 9 grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Mabel Cleland, parents-in-law Gilbert and Emma Wettlaufer, sister Ruth Cleland, and brother Donald.
Visitation will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Wednesday from 11 AM until time of the funeral service at 12-noon. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.
Keith Arthur MATTHEWS of Route 3, Durham in Owen Sound on Saturday at age 63. Son of the late Arthur and Islay. Beloved husband of Shirley. Dear father of Tanya Matthews of Kitchener. Brother of Bob and Sharon, Grant, Doctor June Matthews-Moharram and Ibrahim, and Mary and Gerald Golem. Missed by nieces, nephews and David and Judy MacMillan.
Visitation is at the Fawcett McEachern Funeral Home, Durham on Tuesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 10 PM. Service from Durham Baptist Church on Wednesday at 1 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce or charity of choice appreciated.