Betty DINSMORE (nee Hamilton) of Route 2, Listowel at her residence on Wednesday in her 74th year. Wife of Jack Dinsmore. Mother of Mike and Shelley, Brian and Terry, Paul and Bonnie. Missed by her grandchildren Jeramey and Candace, Allison Tyler, Mark, Jeff, and Lindsay. Sister of Eileen Ament, Bob and Isabel Hamilton and sister-in-law of Pat Hamilton, Dave and Jean Dinsmore, Jean Ashley, and Doris and Ron Ashley.
Predeceased by her brothers Don and Stuart Hamilton.
Visitation is at the Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 AM.
Dorothy Reaburn SCHMIDT (nee Hehn) of Walkerton at Brucelea Haven on Sunday. She was 97. Loving mother of Barry and Elizabeth of Kincardine and Brian and Barb of Walkerton. Cherished grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband Bill, brothers Vernon, Sanford, and Wesley Hayne and 4 sisters-in-law.
Visitation will be held at the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Saturday from 10 AM until time of the Memorial Service at 11. Memorial donations to the Brucelea Haven Activation Department or St. Paul’s Memorial Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
Thelma MARRAY (nee Pomeroy) of Mount Forest at Saugeen Valley Nursing Centre on Tuesday in her 81st year. Beloved wife of Frank Marray and the late William Ashcroft. Loved mother of Phyllis Sweetster-Hawkes and husband Eric, Raymond Ashcroft, all of England and the late Jane Brennan. Loved by Frank’s children Shelagh Marray, Liam and Cathy Marray; grandchildren Emma, Sarah, Christopher, Amy, Jamey, Jack; 6 great-grandchildren and Frank’s 2 grandchildren. Sister of Victor and Lynn Pomeroy. Survived by her son-in-law Eric Brennan.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Wednesday from 10 AM until time of the Memorial Service at 11.
Brady ‘Jimmer’ STAMPER of Belgrave at Wingham Hospital on Wednesday at age 21. Cherished son of Karen Reid and companion Ray Major of Belgrave and Leonard Stamper of Route 1, Bluevale. Dear brother of Brendan and friend Marly. Missed by special friend Loren Gabel and best friend Jesse Poels. Grandson of Evelyn Stamper. Nephew of David Reid, Ellen Reid, Douglas Stamper, Darlene Fear, Louise Ernest, June Lise, and Julie Cameron. Predeceased by his brother David.
Visitation is at McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham, today [Thursday] from 2 till 4 and 6 to 8 PM. Funeral service from St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Wingham on Friday at 1:30 PM.
Verna WALLACE of Toronto, formerly of Listowel at Toronto General Hospital on February 21st in her 76th year. Mother of Barb and Ted Gray, and grandmother of Sarah Gray, all of Listowel. Sister of Murray and Joyce Shiell of Palmerston, and Marie and Ron Fleet of Walkerton. Sister-in-law of Marlene Shiell, Bob and Jean, Doug and Mernie, David and Marie, Harold and Ann, and the late Margaret Wallace.
Interment will take place at Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood on Saturday at 11 AM. A Celebration of Verna’s life will follow at the Atwood Pavilion from 1 until 4 PM with a time of sharing at 1:30.
Arrangements entrusted to the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel.
Harold Roy HILL, World War 2 veteran, of London at Earls Court Village on Tuesday. He was 90. Loving father of Carole and Murray MacDougall, Graham and Tamara Dowling, and Helen Dowling. Missed by 6 grand- and 12 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Ronald and Marjorie Hill of Teeswater and Barry and Elaine Hill of Walkerton. Predeceased by his wife Daphne, sisters Ruth, Marjorie and Edith and brother Murray.
Visitation will be held at the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Friday from 10 AM until time of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 102 funeral service at 11. Interment in Douglas Hill Cemetery, Brant Township.
Gertrude WEILER (nee Reilly) of Formosa at Walkerton Hospital on January 7th. She was 94. Dear mother of Ann and Larry Schmidt, Eric and Donna, Gary and Maureen, Jay Michael, Daniel and Jodi, Mary Weiler and Jim, Donna Weiler and mother-in-law of Mary Weiler. Missed by 18 grand- and 18 great-grandchildren. Sister of Margaret and Howard Durrer. Predeceased by her husband Alfred, son Renny and 8 siblings.
Visitation is at Immaculate Conception Church, Formosa on Saturday from 10 AM until time of the Funeral Mass at 11. Reception to follow at the Formosa Community Centre.
Arrangements entrusted to the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton.
Jim WYLIE of Gorrie on Monday at Wingham Hospital at age 82. Beloved husband of Fern. Dear father of Tim and Janice of Gorrie and Stephen and Sherri of Harrison. Dear grandfather of 5 and great-grandfather of 6. Missed by his brother-in-law Al Steedman. Predeceased by his infant son Daniel, sister Frances Bradley and sister-in-law Nadine.
Cremation has taken place.
Visitation is at Gorrie United Church on Thursday from 12-noon till time of a masonic service at 2, followed by a memorial service. In lieu of flowers, donations to Gorrie United Church or Canadian Diabetes Association appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Schimanski Family Funeral Home, Gorrie.
Nicole BANNERMAN of Route 2, Monkton, suddenly on Saturday at age 23. Beloved daughter of Keith and Carol Bannerman. Loving sister of Stephanie, Megan and Brent Bannerman. Loving friend of Gerald Fess. Cherished granddaughter of Shirley Bannerman and Diane Osborn. Dear niece of Brian Osborn, Douglas Bannerman, Rick and Brenda Bannerman and Kathy and Rob King. Missed by her cousins Shawna, Brianne, Ryan, Nevin, Derick, and Brett.
Visitation is at the Lockhart Funeral Home, Mitchell on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 6 to 9 PM, where the funeral service is held on Thursday at 11 AM.
Madeline RITCHIE (nee Bogie) of Goderich at University Hospital on Saturday at age 85. Dear mother of Jim and Annette of Ashfield Township, Don and Ruth of Goderich and Carol Ritchie of Toronto. Sister-in-law of Dorothy Bogie and Betty Ritchie. Grandmother of Aaron, Amber, Anson, Sarah and Bradley, and 3 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband Eldon, brother Mel Bogie, and in-laws Clara Raynard, Jean Papernick, Elsie Irvin, Violet Smith, Daisy Wall, and Harvey Ritchie.
Visitation is at the McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Goderich, today [Tuesday] from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where a funeral service is held on Wednesday at 11 AM.