Obituaries

Due to families wishes, not all obituaries are listed.





Cremation
Future inurnment in Sylvan Acres, Parry Sound
Katherine Major, of Hanover, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at her home surrounded by her family on Thursday, February 18, 2021. She was 63. Born in Toronto on July 12, 1957 to the late Francis Kenneth and Rose (nee MacDonald) Major. She was a Customer Service Representative and worked for many years with Bell Canada. ... [Read more]



Thursday, February 25, 2021
St. John's Lutheran Church - Livestreamed
Alfred "Alf" Lang, of Hanover, was welcomed into the arms of the Lord peacefully after a brief illness at Hanover and District Hospital on Sunday, February 21, 2021.  He was 85. Alf was born on July 6, 1935 to the late Leonard and Laura (nee Schuknecht) Lang in Bentinck Township. Alf married the love of his life Shirley ... [Read more]




Celebration of Life in Spring
Ralph Vincent Poechman passed away suddenly at his home in Hanover on February 14, 2021, at the age of 90. Ralph was born in Brant township to the late Alex and Christina Poechman. Ralph worked for years on the family farm alongside his brother John on the South line. He married Phyllis, his partner of many years later in life, at the ... [Read more]



Private Family Graveside Celebration of Life
Hanover Cemetery
Murat Emiroglu Sr. A.K.A. "The Trash Man", of RR1 Elmwood, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at Hanover and District Hospital on Thursday, February 18, 2021. He was 58. Born in Istanbul, Turkey on July 28, 1962 to the late Suat and Birsen (nee Hosan) Emiroglu. Murat Sr. married the love of his life Angela (nee Rea) on July ... [Read more]



Graveside Celebration of Life - Spring
Chesley Cemetery
Verlie Maisie Sherk (nee Mervyn), of Hanover, passed away peacefully at The Village Seniors Community, Hanover on Thursday, February 18, 2021. She was 95. Verlie was born at home in Bentinck Township (Lot 19, Con 14) to the late George and Susan (nee Mighton) Mervyn on November 9, 1925. Verlie attended several schools including Lamlash ... [Read more]




Inurnment of Ashes in Spring
Leo Edward Strauss, of RR#3 Durham, passed away peacefully at Chapman House - Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce in Owen Sound on Valentine's Day, Sunday, February 14, 2021. He was 83.  Leo was born on March 28, 1937 in Hanover and enjoyed painting for a living.  Survived by daughters Denise Poechman of Wiarton, Diana (Steve) ... [Read more]




Celebration of Life at a later date
Our mom, Grace Marie Fahrer (nee Engel) just shy of her 84th birthday, finally got a moment to herself on Saturday, February 13, 2021, on her granddaughter’s birthday.  It is fitting that she would share this day, as she was always uncomfortable with the spotlight on herself. Mom loved her kids (who wouldn’t...we are delightful) ... [Read more]



Saturday, February 13, 2021 - 11 am Live Streamed
Mighton Funeral Home
Diane Drew (nee Chute), of Hanover, passed away suddenly at Hanover and District Hospital on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. She was 67.  Born on April 6, 1953 in Port Hope, Ontario to William and Audrey (nee Colling) Chute. Diane enjoyed her career as an Administrator in Human Resources for Bayer. She was married to the love of her ... [Read more]




Joseph Grove passed away suddenly at Hanover & District Hospital, to be with his Lord and Saviour on February 9, 2021, at the age of 87. Joseph was born in Markham Township in Ontario on February 5, 1934 to the late John and Ada (nee Hoover) Grove. He farmed on the 8th of Brant until retiring. After attending Eastern Mennonite ... [Read more]



Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 11 am Live Streamed
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Nancy Lou Long, formerly of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Brucelea Haven in Walkerton on Saturday, February 6, 2021. She was 87. Born on October 13, 1933, in Toronto to the late Charlie and Jessie (nee Snider) Marchant.  Nancy was a strong, quiet lady, always with her family as her focus. She worked many years as a medical secretary.  Survived ... [Read more]



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