VOSBURGH: Jacob Michael
Passed away saved in the loving arms of Jesus on November 12, 2002, at Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster Hospital, Hamilton, aged 13 years.
Jacob was an active grade 9 student at Centre Wellington District High School in Fergus. He was a member of the Junior Boys Volleyball Team and Guelph Football. He will be remembered as a coach and friend to many kids at J.D. Hogarth School.
Sadly missed by his parents Anne-Marie and Peter and his brother Matthew. Also missed by his grandparents Lucky and Dick Vosburgh of Guelph and Frances Lake of Guelph. Jacob is remembered by his uncles and aunts: Steve Vosburgh and his wife Julie of Waterloo, Murray Lake and his wife Suzanne of Rockwood, Greg Lake and his wife Pat of Guelph, James Jezioro of Toronto and Michael Lake of Milton. Also remembered by his dear cousins: Rachel, Nolan, Mitchell, Emma, Megan, Leslie and Joshua. Jacob will be missed by his many good friends. Predeceased by his grandfather.
Friends and relatives may call at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home & Chapel, 280 St. David St. S., Fergus on Wednesday November 13th from 7-9 PM and on Thursday November 14th from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's R.C. Church, Elora on Friday November 15th, 2002 at 11:00 AM. Father Ken Miskiewisz officiating. Interment in Belsyde Cemetery, Fergus. A reception will be held at the Centre Wellington District High School. Prayers will be offered at the funeral home on Thursday evening at 8:00 PM. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Feed The Children as expressions of sympathy and may be made by contacting the funeral home at 519-843-3100.
Young, James Lindsay. 1923-2003, H.M.C.S. Haida, 1943-1945, died peacefully at his home in Elora on Monday April 21st . Husband of Marion (McCormack) , dear dad of Catharine Plue, Deborah (Barry) Baisden and Peter (Kathleen) Young. Grampie of Aaron and Kristin Plue, Alena and Gregory Baisden, Beth, Whitney and Stephanie Young. Brother-in-law of Charles E. Sheppard and uncle of Barbara, Lindsay and David Sheppard. A former resident of Georgetown and Windermere, Jim was actively involved in boating, gardening, and above all his home and family. Cremation followed by a memorial service for the family only. If desired donations can be made to St. James the Apostle Anglican Church Building Fund, Box 93, Fergus, N1M 2W7 or the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel 37 Church Street, Elora.
England, Jane (nee Nixon)
Suddenly on Monday March 10th 2003 at Groves Memorial Community Hospital, Fergus in her 56th year. Beloved wife and best friend of Jim England of Fergus. Loving and devoted mother of Julie and her husband Harold Newlove of London, Cindy of Toronto and her boyfriend Dustin, Rob of Fergus and Ryan of Fergus. Loved Grandma of Brittany and Brent Newlove. Dear sister of Fred Nixon, Pat and her husband Don Ham, Dan Nixon and his wife Betty, Susan and her husband Ron Stahlbaum, Marg and her husband Bill Paisley and dear sister-in-law of Sandra. Predeceased by her parents Mel and Annie Nixon and her brother Bud. Sadly missed by many relatives and friends. Visitation will be held at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel 280 St. David Street, South, Fergus on Wednesday March 12, 2003 from 7-9 P.M. and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held at St. James Anglican Church (171 Queen St. Fergus) on Friday March 14th , 2003 at 11:00 P.M. Interment Belsyde Cemetery. If desired donations may be made to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or The Canadian Diabetes Society.
ROGERS: Jean W. (nee Jackson)
It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of our mother Jean Rogers who passed away at the Grey-Bruce Regional Health Centre, Owen Sound, suddenly with her family at her side on Sunday September 8th, 2002. Jean Rogers of Salem, age 74 years. Beloved wife of the late Jim Rogers (1998). Loving mother of Sheila and her husband Frank Dickinson of Elora, Linda and her husband Herb Dolinsek of Elora, Gary and his wife Jane of Elora, Joanne and her husband Kim Beirnes of Salem and Lori and her husband Wolf Wietzke of Salem. Dearest grandmother of Tara, Shane, Dana, Damon, Devin, Kyle, Kasey, Meggin and Morgan and lovingly remembered by her great grandson Tyson. Dear sister of Marlene Speers of Elora. Jean will also be remembered by a number of other family members and friends. Jean is predeceased by her brother Lloyd Jackson and grandchildren, Brandon, Dustin and Shelby. Friends and relatives may call at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home & Chapel, 37 Church St., Elora on Tuesday September 10, 2002 from 7-9 PM and on Wednesday September 11, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A funeral service will be held on Thursday September 12, 2002 at 2:00 PM from the Central Pentecostal Church. Pastor Don Rogers officiating. Interment in Elora Cemetery. A reception will be held in the Maple Leaf Room of the R.C.L. Br. # 229, Elora. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Lung Association as expressions of sympathy.
On Monday August 25, 2003 at the Groves Memorial Community Hospital in Fergus, following a brief illness. Jean Selby of Fergus in her 73rd year. Loving sister of Doris (Mrs. Robert Maude) of Fergus, Bob of Fergus, Jack of Fergus, Jim and his wife Lynn of Fergus, Doug and his wife Gay of Grand Valley and Linda Selby of Fergus. Dear sister-in-law of Merle Selby of Scarborough. Jean will be loved and missed by a number of nieces and nephews and other family members. Predeceased by her loving parents Ernest and Ellen Selby and brother Groves Selby. Friends and relatives may call at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home & Chapel, 280 St. David St. S., Fergus on Tuesday from 7-9 PM. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday August 27, 2003 at 1:00 PM. Rev. David Whitecross officiating. Interment in Belsyde Cemetery, Fergus. Memorial donations may be made to the Groves Memorial Hospital Building Fund as expressions of sympathy and may be made by contacting the funeral home at 519-843-3100.
SWALES: Jean Robertson (nee Scott)
Peacefully at the Groves Memorial Community Hospital, Fergus, on Tuesday July 23rd, 2002, in her 95th year. Loved and missed by her son Ron Sunter and his wife Donna of Guelph. Grandma will be remembered by Mairi Sunter of Barrie and Ian Sunter of Guelph. Survived by her sister Isabel Simmers of Rathillet, Fife, Scotland. Predeceased by her 1st husband James Sunter, her 2nd husband Frank Swales, her brother and her 4 sisters, all of Scotland.
Friends and relatives may call at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home, 280 St. David St. S., Fergus on Friday July 26th from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM when the service will be held in the chapel. Cremation will follow. Memorial donations may be made to the Wellington Terrace or St. Andrew's Church, Guelph as expressions of sympathy.
WAIND, JEAN MAITLAND.
Following a brief illness on Sunday May 11, 2003, (mothers day), at the Groves Memorial Community Hospital in Fergus. Jean Maitland Waind of Elora age 100 years. Beloved wife of the late Carman Waind (1981). Loving mother of Paul (Barbara) of Hamilton, Hugh (Phyllis) of Elora and Mary Waind of Elora. Loved grandmother of Mark, Matthew, Thomas, Catherine (Watters) and William and dear loved by her 10 great grandchildren. Pre-deceased by sisters Marion Johnston, and Alison Maitland and brother John B. Maitland. Jean was blessed to have enjoyed a active life with family and friends up until two weeks prior to her death. The family will receive their friends at the GRAHAM A. GIDDY FUNERAL HOME AND CHAPEL, 37 CHURCH STREET, ELORA. From 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. Tuesday. Funeral service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church in Elora on Wednesday May 14, 2003 at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Kees Vandermey officiating at the service. Followed by interment at the Elora Cemetery. Remembrances to the Groves Memorial Community Hospital or charity of ones choice would be appreciated by the family.
WILSON: N. Jean
Passed away peacefully at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Arthur, on Wednesday December 11, 2002 in her 91st year. Jean will be remembered by many of her former students for her years of teaching in the area. She was a longtime faithful member of Dracon and St. John's United Churches and a lifetime member of Living Springs Women's Institute. Dearly missed by her husband William F. (Bill) Wilson of 61 years. Mom will be remembered by Myrna Austen and her husband Harry of Cookstown, Joanne Lystar and her husband Jim of London and Doreen Wilson and her husband Ron Melanson of Calgary. Grandma is missed by Paul, Michael, Heather, Chris, Kimberley, Lindy, Tricia, Kyle and Bret and 8 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her brother Donald. Friends and relatives may call at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home & Chapel, 280 St. David St. S., Fergus, on Friday December 13, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A funeral service will be held from St. John's United Church, Belwood on Saturday December 14, 2002 at 2:00 PM. Rev. Rienk Vlietstra officiating. Interment in Mount Carmel Cemetery. A reception will be held in the fellowship hall of St. John's United Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or the St. John's United Church, Belwood, as expressions of sympathy. Cards available at the funeral home, 843-3100.
KING: Jessica Robin (Jessie)
Passed away suddenly as the result of a motor vehicle accident on Saturday June 1st, 2002, on her way to work at the Ben Wallace Racing Stable. Jessie King of Belwood, in her 22nd year. Jessie is sadly missed by her parents Terry and Sherry King of Belwood and Janice Burch of Erin Township. Also missed by her sisters Candice, Raquel, and Hailey, all at home and her brothers Artie and Adam Stenning of Cambridge. Jessie will be remembered dearly by her grandparents, her several aunts, uncles, cousins and her many wonderful friends. Jessie graduated from Arthur Highschool in 1998 and from Kemptville Agricultural College (U of G) with her Equine Diploma in 2000. She will be fondly remembered for her deep love of horses and was a member of the High County Pony club. She competed in many horse shows and fall fairs throughout the area. Jessie was also a very talented writer. Her hundreds of poems about the people and events of her life will be treasured by all.
Friends and relatives may call at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home & Chapel, 280 St. David St. S., Fergus on Tuesday June 4th, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday June 5th, 2002 at 1:00 PM. Cremation will follow. A reception will be held at the Belwood Lions Hall. Memorial donations may be made to the Sunrise Equestrian Centre and may be made by contacting the funeral home at 843-3100.
Peacefully at the Wellington Terrace, Elora, on Tuesday May 20th 2003, in her 92nd year. Beloved mother of Betty and her husband Les Hutton of Fergus. Dear granny of Les and Susan, Jacqui and the late Pat, Reg and Lori-Anne, Eric and Tricia, Ellen and Chad. Granny Jessie will be missed by her great grandchildren Seana, Adam, Amber, Samantha, Kevin, Brandon, Heather and Kelsey. Dear sister of Alex of England, Agnes of Scotland, and Bill of Toronto. Predeceased by her granddaughter Carol. Jessie will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel 280 St. David Street, South, Fergus on Friday May 23rd 2003 at 11:00 AM Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to service time. Interment Elora Cemetery. The family wishes to express a grateful thankyou and appreciation to the staff of the Wellington Terrace for their excellent care of Jessie. If desired donations may be made to the Wellington Terrace.
Mackenzie, James (Jim) WW II Veteran
Peacefully on Thursday May 1st, 2003 at the Wellington Terrace, Elora in his 84th year. Jim beloved husband of Dorothy (nee Grieve). Loving father of Mary Mackenzie-Mason and her husband Mac Mason of Fergus and Pat Mackenzie of Fergus. Loving grandfather of James and his wife Shawn and Beckie Mason. Dear great grandfather of Avery, Sofie, Angus and Ellie. Dear brother of Jean Harrison of St. Catharines, Jack and his wife Shirley of Fergus, and Elizabeth and her husband Ray Pearse of Fergus. Brother-in-law of Marjorie Heath of Chatham and Mary Croft of Rockwood. Predeceased by his brother-in-law Howard. Jim will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be held at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel 280 St. David Street, South, Fergus, on Sunday May 4th 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral service will be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Fergus on Monday at 11:00 A.M. Interment Belsyde Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church or the Fergus Pipe Band.
Following a brief illness on Saturday June 14th, 2003 at the Groves Memorial Community Hospital, Fergus. Joan Harris (nee Hammond) of Fergus in her 84th year. Beloved and devoted friend and wife of Peter Harris. Dear sister of Kathleen Torbitt of Pittsburgh, Penn., U.S.A. Lovingly survived by her nieces and nephews Myra Kazanjian of Pittsburgh, Penn., U.S.A., John Torbitt of Georgia, U.S.A., Stephen Wisby of S. Wales, Anita Tomaszewski of S. Wales, Heather Isaacs of S. Wales, Jane Allchurch of S. Wales and Paul Harris and family of Winchester, England. Joan is fondly remembered by a number of great nieces and nephews and other family members. Predeceased by her sister Myra Wisby. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held from the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home & Chapel, 280 St. David St. S., Fergus on Wednesday June 25th, 2003 at 1:30 PM. Rev. David Whitecross officiating. A reception will be held in the Wellington Room of the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario as expressions of sympathy. Cards are available at the funeral home, 843-3100.
MERRIFIELD, JOAN (formerly Enns, nee Blair).
After a lengthy illness, Joan passed away on at the London University Hospital on Sunday January 19th, 2003. Daughter of Florence and the late W.J.H. (Jack) Blair. Beloved wife of Leslie Merrifield of Belwood. Devote mother of Richard Enns. Dear sister of John and his wife Lena-Marie and David and his wife Jane. Joan was a kind aunt to Jennifer Horst (Troy), Jeffrey Blair (Angela) and great nephews, Sam, Max, Jeanette Blair (Leslie) and Graham Blair (Emily). Pre-deceased by a brother Mark and a nephew Michael. She was former volunteer and employee of the Kitchener Public Library, a volunteer in the Palliative Care Unit of Grand River Hospital at Freeport, a member of the RCCO, and a associate of the Sisters of St. John the Evangelist. After a lengthy career as organist at Parkminster United Church, Joan became a devoted and active parishioner of St. John's Anglican Church, Elora. The family will receive their friends at the St. John the Evangelist Church, corner of Smith St. and Henderson St. in Elora. From 1:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. Saturday January 25. Following the visitation a memorial service will be held in the church at 2:00 p.m. the same day. With Canon R. Hulse officiating at the service. Interment of the urn will be held at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Toronto on Tuesday morning. Remembrance may be made to the Groves Memorial Community Hospital in Fergus.