Robert ‘Bob’ HERN of Exeter at University Hospital, London on Saturday in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Mabel for 60 years. Dear father and father-in-law of Linda and John Wuerth, Fred and Michelle Hern, all of Exeter and Rob and Cheryl Hern of Kilworth. Grandfather of Rebecca and Mike, Sarah and Jeremy, Amanda, Tiffany, Melanie, Jacquelyn, Brooke, Gavin, and 4 great-grandchildren. Brother-in-law of Helen Webber. Bob’s brother Harry also passed away on Saturday.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter, today [Monday] from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 AM.
Dawn McDONALD, of Kincardine, at Trillium Court, on Thursday, in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of Joe MacDonald. Mother of Leith Merkle of Newark, Ohio, Shari MacDonald and John Zoppi of Route1, Kincardine and Nancy MacDonald and Dan Vander Boer of Paisley. Grandmother of James Curtis and great-grandmother of Tyler, Trisha and Dylan. Sister of Dale Anderson of Kelowna, B.C., Guy Anderson of Kincardine and Doris McKellar of Inverhuron.
A graveside service and celebration of life will be held in May. Interment, Kincardine Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Kincardine Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.
Albert ‘Al’ POSLIFF peacefully at home on Wednesday in his 75th year. Al is survived by his partner Beverley Matthews and sons Jeff and Tanya, Brad and Krista, and Greg and Anessa all of Kitchener. Grand-Dad of Jennifer, Kaylyn, Madison, Sydney, Nolan and Carson. He was looking forward to the birth of his first great grandchild in May. Predeceased by his wife Mary.
Visitation will be held at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, on Sunday, from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM and Monday, from 10 to 10:45 AM with the funeral service to follow at 11 AM. A gathering will be held following spring interment.
Alexander John SCHUMACHER, of Walkerton passed away at Hanover Hospital on Wednesday, in his 88th year. Fondly remembered by his sister Helen Benninger of Walkerton, sister-in-law Wilma Schumacher of Formosa and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation at the Greg Roberts Funeral Home, Mildmay on Monday from 9:30 -10:30 AM followed by a funeral mass at Sacred Heart Church, Mildmay at 11 AM. Donations to the South Bruce Grey Health Centre or the Hanover and District Hospital would be appreciated.
Sean CAMPBELL of Palmerston at the Palmerston and District Hospital on Friday in his 53rd year. Cherished friend of Cheryl Illman for 12 years. Son of Gib Campbell of Neustadt. Brother of Mark and Judy of Calgary, Alberta, David of Zurich and Stephen of Guelph. Remembered by Cheryl’s children Mike and Kelly Guy of Brussels, Michelle Illman of Listowel and Chris and Shalin Illman of Ethel. Grandfather of 6. Brother-in-law of Barry and Paige Ronald of Bluevale. Predeceased by his mother Margaret and granddaughter Anniston.
Cremation has taken place and a private graveside service will held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the Heritage Funeral Home, Palmerston.
Marlene ROBERTON at her home in Seaforth on Thursday in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of Bill Roberton. Loving sister of Mary Lou Klinck of Kitchener and Christine and Jack Handysides of Komoka; and sister-in-law of Joan Roberton, Elaine and Ian Simpson, all of London. Dear aunt of Tracy, Cindy, Karen, James and her great nieces and nephews. Also missed by her best friend Trudy Klassen.
Visitation will be held at the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth on Sunday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 AM. Followed by a reception in the Northside United Church Hall.
Harold Lawrence MANTO of Hanover, formerly of the Chesley area, at Owen Sound Hospital on Tuesday in his 96th year. Dear father of Lee Vandenassem and friend Paul Stever of Hanover, Lou and Ron Talbot of Crawford, and Lawrence Manto of Dyers Bay. Grandfather of Aaron Manto, Rachel and Janet Vandenassem, Chris Gray, and Alison Walter and 8 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his wife Margaret, son-in-law Tony Vandenassem, siblings Maria, Lillian, Ruth, Gertrude, Clara, and Herman.
Visitation will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where a funeral service is held on Saturday at 1 PM.
John LYALL of Mildmay at Walkerton Hospital on Tuesday. He was 79. Beloved husband to “Betty” of Mildmay. Dear father of Sandra and Steve Culeen of Scotland, Steve of Brampton, John and LoriAnn of Guelph. Gappy of Andrea and Wayne, Marc, Scott, Sean, John, Maggie, Emmett and great-grandson Joshua. Brother of Martha Brothwood, Tom and Cath, Bill and Janet, Catherine Neilson, Ken and Jane. Predeceased by brothers George and Bruce and 2 brothers-in-law.
Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Service and Masonic Lodge service at Knox Presbyterian Church, Walkerton on March 28th at 12-noon.
Arrangements entrusted to the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton.
Jacob REDER of Goderich on Monday in his 95th year. Beloved husband of the late Elsie. Father of Sharon and Eric Chuter and Ron and Pat Reder. Father-in-law of Murray McEwan, and Darlene Wild. Lovingly remembered by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Brother of Elizabeth Reder and Barbara Wheeler. Predeceased by daughter Janet McEwan, son Cameron Reder, grandchild Annika, brothers George, Peter and John.
Visitation is at the Falconer Funeral Home – Bluewater Chapel, Goderich, today [Thursday] from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Friday at 11 AM.
Daniel Albert SMITH of Tiverton at Kincardine Hospital on Tuesday at the age of 10. Cherished son of John Smith and Futen Smythe. Loving brother of Gina, Isamu, Amanda, Ashley and Amy. Beloved grandson of Phyllis Smythe of Tiverton, Debbie Kent and John Smith, both of Bell Island, Newfoundland and great-grandson of Muriel Marusiak of Tiverton.
Visitation will be held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Kincardine on Friday at 11 AM. Spring interment, Tiverton Cemetery.