LOWIN, James Roy "Jim"
LOWIN, James Roy "Jim" - Passed away, peacefully, at the Guelph General Hospital, on Saturday, December 1, 2001. Jim Lowin at the age of 72 years. Beloved husband of Doris (Ridley) Lowin. Loving father of James Courchain of Quebec, George Courchain and Elizabeth and her husband Bob Hannah, all of Guelph. Survived by sisters, Betty Howard (Norm) of Orangeville and Evelyn Chatten of Orillia. Also survived by brothers, Jack Lowin (Maxine) of Mount Forest, George Lowing (Anna Marie) of Limehouse and Bob Lowin (Shirley) of Victoria Harbour. Cherished grandfather of 8 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the GILCHRIST CHAPEL - McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph ( 519-824-0031). Memorial contributions to the Lung Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.
GREGOR, Christina - Peacefully, at Wellington Terrace Nursing Home, Elora, on Monday, December 24, 2001. Christina (Fortalski) Gregor, in her 87th year was the beloved wife of the late John Gregor (1981). Loving mother of Ann and her husband George Israel of Guelph; loved grandmother of Kristine and her husband Harry Terpstra and Jim Israel, all of Guelph. Survived also by several nieces and nephews. Resting at Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph where the family will receive friends tonight (Thursday) from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday, Dec. 28 from 11-1 p.m. Cremation will follow. A Memorial Service will be held in Campbell River, B.C. at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Gideon Bible Society would be appreciated by the family. (Cards available at the funeral home).
BERRINGTON, Emma - Emma Berrington passed away, on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2001, at The Village of Riverside Glen, Guelph, in her 89th year. She was a dears sister to her late brothers and sisters Ethel Sweet, Annie Johnson, Alfred Berrington and Frederick Berrington. She was a dear aunt to Ted Sweet, Ted Johnson, Dave Johnson and Joyce Chittock and was also survived by her great nieces and nephews. Miss Berrington is resting at the Lounsbury Funeral Home, 1766 Franklin Blvd, Cambridge from 7-9 p.m. this evening (Monday) with vigil prayers being held at 8 p.m. The funeral mass will be held at St. Mary's of the Visitation Church on Tuesday morning at 11 a.m. with interment at New Hope Cemetery. Those who wish may make a memorial donation to St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation.
MILLER, Eileen Winnifred (nee De a th)
MILLER, Eileen Winnifred (nee De a th) - Peacefully, at her home, on Sunday, December 2, 2001. Eileen Winnifred (De a th) Miller, in her 80 th year. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Lloyd Miller (1987). Loving mother of David, Ken and his wife Gerri, John and his wife Kathy, Debbie Kelly and her husband Leo, Judy, Michelle Smith and her husband Nigel. Loved grandmother of 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Resting at Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, 252 Dublin St. N. , Guelph, where the family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 4, 2001 from 2-4 and 6-7:45 p. m. , followed by a Funeral Service in the funeral home chapel at 7:45 p. m. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Guelph Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. (Cards available at the funeral home or by calling (519) 822-4731).
SCHNARR, Maurice (Beaver)
SCHNARR, Maurice (Beaver) - Passed away, unexpectedly, in Kitchener, on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2001, in his 44th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Patty (nee Uniac). Their 20th year Anniversary was just celebrated on October 10, 2001. Devoted and loving dad to Alex (16) and Emily (12). Beloved son of Maurice and Muriel Schnarr of Goderich; beloved son-in-law of Joan and Jerry Uniac of Kitchener. Remembered lovingly by his sisters, Joanne Freer (Paul) of Brampton, Karen Uniac (Jeff) of Kitchener; Big brother to David Schnarr (Cindy) of Kitchener and Paul Schnarr (Ruth) of Kitchener who knew he was always there for them. Brother- in-law of James Uniac and Lori Lockhart of Fergus. He is also survived by his 95 year old grandmother, Margaret Schnarr of Goderich. Lovingly remembered by nieces and nephews, Katie, Kyle, Alana, Marisa, Joseph, Matthew, Kayla, Zachary, Nathan, Tyler, Brody, Lauren, Cameron and Hillary. Predeceased by maternal grandparents, Ken and Belle Wallace and paternal grandfather, Maurice J. Schnarr. He was a lifelong member of the Carmel Church and was also involved in Kitchener Minor Hockey. Beaver's family will receive friends at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener on Monday, Dec. 10 (today) from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service which will be held in the Ratz-Bechtel Chapel at 2:30 p.m., Rev. Brad Heinrichs and Rev. Michael Cowley officiating. Private family interment at Kitchener Mt. Hope Cemetery. Reception will follow in the Ratz- Bechtel Family Centre. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (JDF) or the Carmel Church School Building Fund. "He will be greatly missed by all".
ATKINSON, Reta - Peacefully at her home on Saturday, December 8, 2001. Reta ( Croft) Atkinson wife of the late Orval Atkinson (1999). Dear sister of Bill Croft and his wife Maria, Joe Croft and his wife Glenna, Viola Worton and her husband George all of Guelph; and Marilyn Shaver of Dundas. Special aunt of Toni Pia of Guelph. Reta will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Mae and William Croft, her sisters Shirley Croft and Margaret Duff. Friends may call at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL - McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home , One Delhi Street, Guelph (from 1 to 3 p. m. Tuesday). Service at the Gilchrist Chapel on Tuesday, December 11, 2001 at 3:00 p. m. with Major Wayne Hong officiating. Cremation with Inurnment Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Canadian Cancer Society, or to the Salvation Army would be appreciated. A reception will follow in the Trillium Room of the funeral home.
BRUNDRETT, Laura - Peacefully, on Friday, Dec. 7, 2001, at her residence, Nithview Home, New Hamburg, Laura Brundrett, formerly of Guelph. She was born in Guelph 90 years ago, a daughter of the late Samuel and Sarah (Rose) Preston. Laura was a member of the Guelph Wellington Seniors Association, a member of the Seniors Program at First United Church, Guelph. She enjoyed card playing, tatting, gardening and selling flowers as her hobbies. Beloved wife of Granville Brundrett, who predeceased her June 8, 1974. Loving mother of Ewart and his wife Gwynedd Brundrett of RR 2, Baden. Special grandma of Mark Brundrett and his wife Karen Clarke of Australia, Laurence Brundrett and his wife Theresa Gilhuly of Waterloo, Nadine Brundrett and her husband Michael Carter of St. Catharines. Also remembered by Robert and Elizabeth Hampson of Guelph. Laura was predeceased by her grandson, Kelvin Brundrett (July 27, 1991) and her brother, Samuel Preston. A family service was held at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home , 291 Huron St., New Hamburg on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001 at 2 p.m., with Chaplain Ruth Martin officiating. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph this morning (Monday). As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Nithview Home through the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home at (519) 662-1661.
MARCHESICH, Carlo - Passed away, suddenly, at Walkerton General Hos- pital, on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2001, Carlo Marchesich, in his 67th year. Beloved husband for 13 years of Donna Mae (Weltz) Marchesich. Dear father of Tony and his wife Tracy Marchesich of Guelph. Loving grandfather of Hannah and Abbey Marchesich. Survived by two brothers and two sisters and their families in Slovenia. Carlo will be missed by his first wife, Teresa Marchesich of Guelph and by many friends and relatives. Predeceased by his son, Robert Marchesich (1993); his grandson, Matthew Marchesich (1997); his brother and sister in Italy and by his mother and father in Slovenia. Resting at Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home , 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where the family will receive friends today (Tuesday) 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 1-2 p.m. A complete funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2001 at 2 p.m., Pastor David Worobec of Spiritwind Christian Centre officiating. Cremation will follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home).
LOVADINA, Benito - Passed away, peacefully, at his home in Guelph, as a result of cancer, on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001. Benito Lovadina, in his 72nd year, was the beloved husband of Amabile (nee Tagliapietra) Lovadina. He was the dear father of Doris and John Lee and Denise and Edward Preto, all of Toronto and loving grandfather of Evyn and Ethan Lovadina-Preto. Benito is survived by one sister, Pierina Piai of Vittorio Veneto, Treviso, Italy; two brothers-in-law, Girolamo Tagliapietra and Giovanni Tagliapietra and three sisters-in-law, Emma Favaro, Sofia Reato and Margherita Dal Bello, all of Italy and a nephew, Luciano Favaro of Guelph. Benito is predeceased by his parents, Giuseppe and Amalia Tagliapietra. Friends may call at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home and Chapel, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where the family will receive friends, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2001 (today) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Vigil for Benito will be held this evening (Tuesday) at 8:30 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church, 98 Alice St., Guelph, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2001, at 9:30 a.m. Entombment, Our Lady Immaculate Mausoleum, Marymount Cemetery, Guelph. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Italian-Canadian Seniors' Home Project, would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home).
GRANT, Bruce Kelly
GRANT, Bruce Kelly - Of Guelph, passed away, at the Henderson General Hospital, Hamilton, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001, in his 76th year. Beloved husband of Doris (nee Malleau) Grant; loved father of Bruce (Deborah) Grant of London and Nancy (Larry) Hergott of Golden, B.C.; loving grandfather of Jeffrey and Brittany Grant and Conrad and Simon Hergott; dear brother of Donald, John and James Grant and Anna Mae Blewett, all of Guelph. Friends will be received at the Wall- Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, today (Tuesday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001 at 11 a.m. Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Reception Centre. Interment Memory Gardens, Breslau. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society, 4A-214 Speedvale Ave. W., Guelph, N1H 1X4 or Canadian Diabetes Association, 1-14 Irvin St., Kitchener, N2H 1K8, would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Bruce Grant in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, September 22, 2002, at 2:30 p.m. (www.wallcustance.com)
DAMAREN, Marie Catherine
DAMAREN, Marie Catherine - Passed away, on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001, at Guelph General Hospital. Marie (nee Cremasco) DaMaren, 60 years of age, was the beloved wife of Angelo DaMaren. Loving mother of Brian DaMaren and Michele Hickingbottom and her husband Scott, all of Guelph. Treasured nona of Eric, Andrew and Lucas Hickingbottom. Dear sister of Anthony, Aldo, Victor, Louis and the late Margherita (1982). Daughter of the late Marcellina and Joseph Cremasco. Will be missed by many cousins, nieces and nephews. Marie had a heart of gold and was as strong as steel. Resting at Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home , 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where the family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Vigil for Marie will be Wednesday at 8 p.m. Funeral Mass on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001 at Holy Rosary Church at 10 a.m. Entombment at Our Lady Immaculate Mausoleum, Marymount Cemetery, Guelph. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Guelph Wish Fund for Children would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home).
CARNOCHAN, Shirley Harriet Rose (nee Godfrey)
CARNOCHAN, Shirley Harriet Rose (nee Godfrey) - Of Guelph, passed away, at McMaster University Medical Centre, Hamilton, Monday, Nov. 26, 2001, in her 59 th year. Mother of Mike Day, Samantha (Ian) Bushey and Kevin Biggs. Grandmother of MacKenzie, Brayden and Jayden Bushey. Predeceased by her parents, Carmen and Mary Godfrey and a sister, Cathy. Friends will be received at the Wall- Custance Funeral Home and Chapel , 206 Norfolk St. , Guelph Thursday (7-9 p. m. ). Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel, Friday, Nov. 30, 2001, at 11 a. m. with the Rev. Nancy Ferguson officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Suite 1-14 Irvin St. , Kitchener N2 H 1 K8 would be appreciated. A tree will be planted in memory of Shirley Carnochan in the Wall- Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph, Arboretum. Dedication service Sunday, September 22, 2002 at 2:30 p. m. ( www. wallcustance. com)
SMITH, Mabel (nee Reith)
SMITH, Mabel (nee Reith) - Passed away, peacefully, at Wellington Terrace Nursing Home, in Elora, on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001, in her 96th year, formerly of Thamesford and Alma, Ont. Daughter of the late John Reith and Christina Weir. Dear wife of the late Lewis Smith (1974) and dear sister of Anne Laird of Ireland and the late Marion Carruthers (1997). Fondly remembered by three generations of nieces and nephews. The family will receive their friends at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home and Chapel , 37 Church St., Elora from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12. Funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m., with Rev. Robert Matton officiating at the service, followed by interment at the Elora Cemetery. Remembrances to the Wellington Terrace Palliative Care or the Alma United Church in Mabel's memory would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home 846-5352).