ROONEY, ARLIE MABEL
Passed away peacefully at the Groves Memorial Community Hospital in Fergus on Monday May 20, 2002, Arlie Rooney of R. R. 1 Elora, in her 82 year. Beloved wife of the late J. Desmond Rooney (1993). Loving mother of Paul, Margaret, Colleen, Brian, Bob and Garth. Arlie is dearly loved by 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Funeral services are entrusted to the GRAHAM A. GIDDY FUNERAL HOME AND CHAPEL, 37 Church Street, Elora. Cremation has taken place and burial of the urn will take place at a private family service in the Elora Cemetery later this week. Remembrances to the Groves Memorial Community Hospital building fund would be appreciated.
Passed on at Groves Memorial Community Hospital Fergus, on Saturday March 29, 2003 in her 78th year. Audrey will be sadly missed by her loving husband Colvin, daughter Laura and her husband Allan Bieman, granddaughter Sheila and her husband Peter Vanderlaan, great grandchildren Levi and Allana and grandson Kevin; son Lorne and his wife Ruth; son David and his wife Carol grandson Brent, great grandson Blair and granddaughter Crystal. Also sadly missed by her brother-in-law Carlyle Geddes and his wife Margaret and their family. Predeceased by her parents Dave and Jessie Eakett. Friends will be received at Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel 37 Church Street, Elora on Tuesday April 1st 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Elora on Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. Interment at Elora Cemetery. If desired donations may be made to the Groves Memorial Community Hospital or the charity of your choice. (Cards available at the funeral home 846-5352.)
Drennan, Barbara Ann
Following a brief illness at Groves Memorial Community Hospital, Fergus on Tuesday February 25, 2003 in her 68th year. Beloved wife of Colin Drennan. Mother to Randy Fleet and his wife Jennifer and David Drennan and his wife Alison. Granny to Shannon , Neal and Hana. Indomitable and ever caring she lived life with spirit. Family and friends are invited to celebrate her life at Barbara and Colin's family home in Elora on Friday February 28, 2003 from 2:30- 5:00 P.M. A private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Groves Memorial Community Hospital or the Hamilton Cancer Centre. (Cards available at the funeral home. 519-846-5352.) Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Graham A. Giddy Funeral and Chapel 37 Church Street, Elora.
TURNER: Barry Wayne
Suddenly at the Guelph General Hospital on Sunday November 17, 2002, aged 58 years. Loved and missed by his wife Wanda of Belwood. Also missed by his children, Mardell Miller and her husband Doug of Guelph, Renée Turner (Ron Cole of Alcona and Mark Turner and his wife Amy of Fergus. Grandpa Turner will be missed by Jacob, Madison and Michael Miller. Remembered by his brother Paul Turner and his wife Judith of Orangeville; his mother-in-law Elva Woods of Belwood and his sister-in-law Myrna Bilton and her husband Rendall of Belwood. Predeceased by his parents Wilfred and Dorothy Turner and his father-in-law Clifford Woods.
Friends and relatives may call at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home & Chapel, 280 St. David St. S., Fergus on Wednesday November 20, 2002, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday November 21, 2002, at 1:00 PM. Rev. Rienk Vleistra officiating. Interment in McKee Cemetery, Belwood. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall of St. John's United Church, Belwood. Memorial donations may be made to the St. John's United Church or the Groves Memorial Hospital as expressions of sympathy.
LIBBY: Beatrice Lillian (nee Harris)
Peacefully at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Arthur, on Thursday July 4th, 2002 in her 93rd year. Dear mother of the Reverend Barbara Pettit and her husband John of Fergus; grandmother of Andrew Pettit and his wife Susan of Hamilton, and Heather Tinker and her husband Simon of Burlington; great-grandmother of Turner, Erin, and Megan Pettit, and James, Adam and Blake Tinker. Also survived by a sister-in-law Dorothy Harris of London, Ontario, and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Predeceased by brothers Fredrick, William, Nelson, Harold and Charles Harris and sister Ruth Hannan.
Friends and relatives may call at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home & Chapel, 280 St. David St. S., Fergus on Saturday July 6th, 2002 from 10:00 AM where the funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM. The Reverend Canon Trudy Lebans officiating. Cremation. Interment will take place at Ingersoll Rural Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the St. James the Apostle Anglican Church, Guelph, the Lung Association or the charity of your choice as expressions of sympathy.
Passed away peacefully at the Wellington Terrace Home for the Aged, Elora, on Tuesday May 28th, 2002, in her 92nd year. Dear wife of the late Bill Carrick (1967). Loving mother of Betty of Montreal, Bev (Russ) of Arnprior and Robert of Belleville. Missed by her sister Marj, her 12 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Predeceased by her son Bill. Cremation has taken place. A private interment will take place in Montreal. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wellington Terrace and may be made by contacting the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home, Elora, 519-846-5352.
Woods, Bertha (Ransom)
Passed away peacefully at Elliott Nursing Home in Guelph, on Friday November 15th , 2002 surrounded by her family in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Alfred Woods (1974) Loved mother of Arlene (Harold) Hall, of Elora, Eleanor (Bill) Watson, of Guelph and Mary Jo (Marley) Rutherford, of Brampton. Dear sister of Mildred (Ken) Warmington, of Fergus. Cherished grand mother of ten grandchildren and twenty-one great grandchildren. Bertha will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Job and Maggie Ransom and sisters Mary (Harold) Cox, Elizabeth (Sinclair) Ross, Florabel (George) Ostic and brothers Melvin and Wilson and son-in-law Bill Watson. Bertha was active most of her life in Ontario and Fergus Women's Institute, as well as the Melville United Church Women's League. The family wish to express their special thanks to staff at Elliott Nursing Home in Guelph for all their kindness, care and support. Friends will be received at Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel, 280 St. David Street, South, Fergus on Tuesday November 19, 2002 from 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be in the Chapel on Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. Interment at McKee Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. (Donation cards available at the funeral home 519-843-3100.)
McDonald, Beryl (nee Hamel)
Peacefully at home on Wednesday February 19, 2003 in her 92nd year.
Beloved wife of 62 years of a wonderful marriage to Bill McDonald of Elora.
Dear sister of Isabelle Forman of Perry Sound and Alma McDonald of North Bay. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be held at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel 37 Church Street, Elora on Friday February 21, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday at 11:00 A.M. Interment will follow at the Elora Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Groves Memorial Community Hospital.
Passed away peacefully after a courageous battle will cancer, on Thursday January 30, 2003 in her 70th year. Beloved wife of Vin Pimento of Guelph.
Loving mother of Pat Hollis and his wife Shirley, and Laurie Hollis- Walker and her husband David of Grimsby. Stepmother of Greg, Susan, Mark and Chris Pimento. Dear grandma of Amanda and Melissa Hollis, Valerie,and Christine Pimento, Geremy and Jason Rennick. Great grandma of Ethan and Michael Rennick. Survived by her sister's Jean Bunn, and Joyce Rush. Predeceased by her sister's Delorith Hissin, and Muriel Courtney. Friend s will be received at Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel 280 St. David Street, South Fergus on Monday February 3rd 2003, from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. Interment to follow at the Belsyde Cemetery, Fergus. If desired donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
MINAROVICH, Betty Marie (nee Mannerow) - of Elora, Ontario, passed away peacefully, after an illness, at home on Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at 71 years of age.
Predeceased by her husband, Felix Bernard, she will be missed by her daughters Stephanie and Lisa, her mother Verna Cleeves, her sister Marjorie Halls, and brother Bill Mannerow.
At her request, cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be announced at a later date. Presently, her daughters are accepting visitors at her home in Elora. Memorial donations may be made to the Elora Centre for the Arts.
Born near Chesley, Ontario, Betty grew up in southern Ontario. She later moved to Turkey were she taught, met her future husband, and developed her passion for antiques and Middle Eastern culture. Back in Canada, she became a teacher at Centre Wellington District High School from 1965 to 1988, and a well-known advocate for the arts community. Betty has touched countless lives of students, teachers, volunteers, and friends. Her hospitality and savvy wit will be dearly missed by so many.
Sobol, Betty Benham
Passed away peacefully, with her family by her side at Eden House Nursing Home on Sunday August 17, 2003 in her 77th year. Loving and devoted wife to Albert Sobol of Wellington Terrace. Caring mother of Murray Sobol of Elora, Donna Milne and husband Michael of Singapore, Pat Brown and husband Ron of Guelph, Ed Sobol and wife Betty of Ariss, Margaret Torrance and husband Ron of Fergus, Peter Sobol and wife Pat of Sauble Beach, James Sobol and wife Kathy of Fergus. Treasured grandmother of 18 grandchildren: Roger Milne, Dennis Milne, and wife Stephanie, Peter Milne, Malanie Mitchell, Alison Dickinson, and husband Shane, Rob Brown, Jon Sobol and wife Wendy, Matt, Jeff, and Mike Sobol, Stephen Torrance and wife Julie, Paul and Ann Torrance, Carrie Sobol Cossey, Tricia Sobol, Kelly Sobol-Cudney, Jamie and Adam Sobol. Dearest great grandmother of Connor and Jamie Milne, Alyssa and Faith Mitchell, Daniel and Emily Cossey, Courtney and Tristan Cudney. Cherished sister of Arlene Bridge and her late husband Roy. Betty will be sadly missed by her special friends Helen Lawlor and Helen Duffield as well as many more lifetime friends from the U.C.W. and S.W.I. and the Eramosa community. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel 280 St. David Street, South, Fergus and the Torrance Funeral Home and Chapel in Parry Sound. Family will receive friends at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home, Fergus on Tuesday August 19, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. A celebration of Betty's life will be held at Barrie Hill United Church, Eramosa on Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. with Reverend Kyle Benger officiating. Interment at Belsyde Cemetery, Fergus. If desired donations may be made to the Alzheimer Association, or the Eden House Nursing Home Memorial Garden.
ANDERSON: William Charles (Bill)
Passed away at the Groves Memorial Community Hospital, Fergus, on Saturday November 2nd, 2002, aged 85 years. Bill served overseas in the Canadian Medical Corps during the Second World War and was a lifetime resident of Elora. Lovingly remembered by his sister Jean Callaway of Inverhaugh. Also remembered by several nieces and nephews and his 2 grandchildren. Predeceased by his daughter Frances, 2 brothers Albert and Jim and his sister Ethel.
Friends and relatives may call at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home & Chapel, 37 Church St., Elora on Tuesday November 5th, 2002 from 1 PM. A funeral service will be held in the chapel at 2 PM. Cremation. A reception will follow in the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice as expressions of sympathy.
DANIELS, WILLIAM F.
It is with great sorrow that his family announces the death of Bill, age 75, after a long and difficult illness. Bill, died peacefully at home, his family by his side, on the quite fall morning of October 21, 2002. Bill will be forever remembered with love, by his wife Frances. Cherished father of Carolyn Daniels Collins and Peter, Janet Vallery and Don, and Gregory Daniels and Marie. Beloved grandfather of Benjamin, Nolan, Jesse, Sophia and Nicholas. Step grandfather of Sarah. Survived by his sister, Marjorie and brother in law Rusty Carter He will be missed by Wagner the special family dog. He is first of us to go, and will be welcomed by his parents, aunts, uncles, friends and pets already in heaven. Friends may call at the GRAHAM A. GIDDY FUNERAL HOME AND CHAPEL 280 ST. DAVID ST. S. FERGUS. From 7-9 P.M. Thursday and 2-4 P.M. Friday. A complete service will be held in the chapel on Saturday Oct 26, 2002 at 11:00 A.M. With Rev Stephen Huntley officiating at the service. Memorial donations to the Groves Memorial Community Hospital (building fund).