Obituaries

Due to families wishes, not all obituaries are listed.





Private Family Graveside
Yvonne "Bonnie" Marilyn Bendig, formerly of Hanover and Cambridge, passed away peacefully at home with her family in Niagara-on-the-lake on Thursday, November 5, 2020. She was 80. Born on December 23, 1939 to the late Milford "Mitch" and Evelyn (nee Hopkins) Robbins. Better known as Bonnie to her family and friends, ... [Read more]



Private Family Graveside Services
Betty Cecilia Hancock, of Hanover, passed away peacefully in her sleep at Saugeen Villa Nursing Home, Hanover on Monday, November 2, 2020. She was 94. Born on April 12, 1926 in Galt Ontario to the late Arthur and Margaret (nee Webster) Addis. Betty married Doug Hancock and soon started their family in Galt before moving to Hanover. She ... [Read more]



Livestreamed Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 11 am
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Dorothy Mildred Thomas, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at The Village Senior's Community, Hanover on Saturday, October 31, 2020. She was 90. Born on April 9, 1930 in Mitchell, Ontario to the late Charles and Mildred (nee Musgrove) Robb. Raised by her mom and dad the step father Tony after her fathers death along with her brothers ... [Read more]



Friday, November 6th, 2020 - Private Family Memorial Service
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Franklin ‘Murray’ Roulston, of Hanover, passed away peacefully with family by his side at Hanover and District Hospital on Friday, October 30, 2020. He was 95.  Born in St. Thomas, Ontario, on October 17, 1925, to the late Edgar and Muriel (nee Newton) Roulston.  Murray was a proud WWII Veteran having served ... [Read more]



Public Visitation - Friday, October 30, 2020 - 6 - 8 pm
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Harold Raymond Poechman, formerly of Carlsruhe, passed away peacefully at Brucelea Haven in Walkerton on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. He was 91.   Born on October 16, 1929 in Brant Township to the late Linus and Helen (nee Weiler) Poechman. Actively involved in many organizations, Harold was a member of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture, ... [Read more]



Thursday, October 29th, 2020 - 10:00 - 10:30 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
A Second World War Veteran with the Canadian Navy, Raymond George Gross passed away in his 96th year on Friday, October 23, 2020. Raymond was born April 23, 1925, the younger son of the late Henry and Annie (Holler) Gross. Professionally, Ray was a Teacher and Principal at Louise School in Bentinck Township and Salem School in Culross ... [Read more]



Public Visitation October 16, 2020 - 2-4 & 7-9 pm
Mighton Funeral Home
On Saturday, October 10, 2020 Melanie Ann Craig (nee Murray), passed away peacefully at the Hanover & District Hospital while surrounded by family after a sudden and unexpected stroke. She was 72. Melanie was born on September 3, 1948 in Gravenhurst, Ontario to the late Dr. John and Ethel (nee Laycox) Murray. Throughout her career ... [Read more]



Sunday, October 4, 2020 - 2 -4 pm
Mighton Funeral Home
Harry Edward Becker, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at Hanover and District Hospital on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. He was 83. Born on March 4, 1937 in Clifford, Ontario to the late Walter and Edna (nee Riepert) Becker. Harry was a hard worker and valued his strong work ethics. He was employed with Sklaar Peppler Furniture for many ... [Read more]



Private Family Graveside
Hillcrest Cemetery, Tara
Gates, Allan Thomas of Hanover and formerly of Kitchener entered into Eternal Life on October 1, 2020. Husband and soul mate of Marjorie nee Pufahl for 62 years and loving father to James and his wife Shirley and their two dogs of Woodstock. Survived by sister Lois Miller (Vic deceased) of Airdrie, Alberta and brother Earl and wife ... [Read more]



Celebration of Life - Postponed
John Freeman Purdy, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at South Bruce Grey Health Centre in Walkerton on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. He was 81. Born in Lark Harbour, Newfoundland on October 24, 1938 to the late Jack and Lillian (nee Higgins) Purdy. John was a Welder with Butler Metal for over 27 years until retiring. It seemed that John ... [Read more]



Thursday, October 1, 2020 - Live streamed Memorial Service at 11am
Mighton Funeral Home
Arthur "Art" Carl Holley, of Hanover, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Hanover and District Hospital, Hanover on Sunday, September 27, 2020, in his 79th year. Survived by devoted wife Annabelle of Hanover, and children; Lynn (Gordon) Jamieson of Harriston, Arden (Marilyn) Holley of R#1 Hanover and Christina ... [Read more]



Family Funeral Service
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
James Herbert Windross, of Hanover, passed away at South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Durham, on Thursday, September 24, 2020. He was 73.    Born in Toronto, Ontario on August 25th, 1947, to the late Jack and Evelyn (nee Dewey) Windross. Jim worked a long and fulfilling career with Eveready in Walkerton, retiring just a few ... [Read more]




Cremation has taken place
Barbara Fletcher, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at her home in her husbands arms on Thursday, September 3, 2020. She was 60. Born in Wallaceburg, Ontario to Omer and Osithe (nee Richard) Bernard on July 14, 1960. Survived by loving partner Robert "Bob" Rush. Loved mother of Kyle (Amanda) Fletcher and Kale Fletcher (Kauleen ... [Read more]



Family Graveside Service - Friday, September 18, 2020 - 2 pm
Neustadt Baptist Cemetery
Eunice Derbecker, formerly of Neustadt, passed away on September 16, 2020. She was in her 90th year.  Born on May 17, 1931 to the late Alfred and Mamie (nee Schneider) Derbecker. Survived by her brother-in-law Art Domm, her sisters-in-law Ruby Derbecker and Leslie Derbecker. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews Randy (Dawn) ... [Read more]




Cremation has taken place
Having lived a full and beautiful 90 years, the gates of Heaven were opened and Herta Klein, loving mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, was welcomed home into the loving arms of our Lord.   Predeceased by: (Ex) Husband Otto Klein; Siblings: Manfred Floether, Ernst Floether and Ida Bareither; Parents Gottfried Floether and ... [Read more]




Cremation has taken place
Wayne Francis McInnis, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Sunday, September 6th 2020 with his family by his side in his 76th year. He was born in New Brunswick on November 27th, 1943. Wayne was in the printing industry, enjoyed curling in his younger years and was an avid Blue Jays fan. He married Doris ... [Read more]



Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 11 am Live streamed through Facebook
We are sad to share that our dear wife and mother, Marie Ashton, of Hanover,  passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2020 in her 83rd year at Chapman House. Beloved wife of 60 years to Reg – the love of her life.  An abiding love and mutual respect for each other were the cornerstone of their marriage.  Loving mother ... [Read more]



Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 11:30 am
Hanover Cemetery
Eileen Weppler, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Friday, August 28, 2020. She was 99. Born in Owen Sound, daughter of the late Vernon and Mabel (Beattie) Barber. Eileen was instrumental on the family farm, working along side her father, learning the meaning of hard work ethic, values and pride in ... [Read more]



Sunday, August 30, 2020 - 2-4 pm
Mighton Funeral Home
Muriel Thaw, formerly of Hanover, passed away suddenly as the result of a tragic motorcycle accident in Arran Township on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. She was 62. Muriel was employed with Zettel-Fischer Contracting in Hanover and enjoyed working there as the secretary. In her spare time, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and ... [Read more]



Private Famiy Graveside Service
Joyce (Martin) Ballagh, in her 80th year, passed away peacefully in London, Ontario at Parkwood Hospital’s Palliative Care Unit on August 21, 2020.  While not one to give in to a challenge, Joyce conceded with dignity to an aggressive cancer that quickly swept through her body. Joyce was predeceased by her husband Dr Robert ... [Read more]



Private Graveside Funeral Service
Maplewood Cemetery
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Laverne Anetta Sophie Porter, of Hanover on Sunday, August 16th, 2020 at the age of 84. Born on June 24th, 1936 in Brant Township to the late William and Elizabeth (nee Mitchell) Becker.  Laverne was married in September 1952 to her beloved husband and partner of 67 years, Orville ... [Read more]



Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 6-8 pm
Mighton Funeral Home
Peter Guite, of Hanover, passed away suddenly and peacefully at home on Monday morning, August 17, 2020. He was 82. Born in Walkerton on July 13, 1938, son of the late Bernard and Ruth (Gateman) Guite. Peter owned and operated Guite Construction and was also an Electrician. He farmed in Bentinck Township for many years, teaching the children ... [Read more]



Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 1-4 pm
Mighton Funeral Home
Marion Fry, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at her home in the early morning hour on Sunday, August 16, 2020. She was 86. Marion was born in Brant Township on March 14, 1934. Daughter of the late Henry Elbert and Jennie Melinda (nee Wardrop) Haug. She was a cook at the Hanover and District Hospital for many years until retiring. She ... [Read more]



Saturday, September 12, 2020 - 1-5 pm
Barb's Residence (296-9th Street, Hanover, Ontario)
It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Barbara Ann Beninger in her 64th year on March 6, 2020. Barb was born on May 4, 1956 in the Walkerton Hospital to the late Eugene and Viola (nee Voisin) Benninger. Barb was loved by all who knew her and will be missed by family and many friends. We were all lucky to have had her in our ... [Read more]




Audrey Jean Plant, of Hanover, passed away at Rockwood Terrace in Durham on Monday, August 10, 2020 in her 91st year. Born in Walkerton on November 10, 1929, to the late Raymond and Frances Louise (nee Eldred) Brown.  Audrey was a very kind hearted woman, and always cherished time spent with her family and friends.  She spent ... [Read more]



Sunday, August 23, 2020 - 2-5pm
Kinsmen Park - Elmwood
Wallace Miller, of Elmwood, passed away suddenly at South Bruce Grey Health Centre in Chesley on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Born in Bentinck Township on January 12, 1945 to the late Ross and Ruth (nee Wall) Miller. Wally had his own sandblasting business and enjoyed meeting various people. He was quite the handyman, and put his skills to ... [Read more]



Cremation
Helen Jean Collins, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Sunday, August 9th, 2020. She was 86. Born in Greenock Township on May 3, 1934 to the late Norman and Jean (Irwin) Wilson.  Helen was a member of the Crawford United Church, The Women's Institute and the Evergreen Rebekah Lodge #284. Survived by ... [Read more]



Friday, August 14, 2020 - Private Family Memorial Service
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Ivan Grein, of Hanover, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 7, 2020 in his 91st year after a full and well-lived life. Born in Ayton, Ontario, on March 20, 1930 to the late George and Hilda (Fischer) Grein, Ivan grew up in Hanover. He owned and operated Grein’s meat market and Lucky Dollar grocery store in Mount Forest. In 1964, ... [Read more]



Private Family Graveside
Hanover Cemetery
Gladys Marie Otto, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. She was 86. Born in Elmwood on September 17, 1933. She was the daughter of the late William and Pauline (Harnock) Rhody. Gladys was a school teacher for the Southampton School Board and a member of the Chantry Island Chambetts. ... [Read more]




Cremation
Ian Wallace, beloved husband of Bernice Wallace of Walkerton ON, passed away on July 18th, 2020 at the age of 96 years. Ian lived his passion of owning and working a farm with Bernice on the South Line near Walkerton before moving into Hanover upon his retirement in 1993. Before taking up farming he had a long management career in industry ... [Read more]




Cremation
Brian David MacKeen, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at his home on Sunday, July 05, 2020. He was 49. Born on March 15, 1971. David will be remembered by his brother and family and friends that he met over the years. To honour his wishes, cremation has taken place. Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated ... [Read more]



Friday, July 10th, 2020
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Muriel Hopf, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at her residence, after a lengthy and brave battle with illness, at the age of 84. Born in Carrick Township on September 23, 1935, to the late Roy and Lorina (nee Bender) Klein. Muriel enjoyed many wonderful years of marriage to her late husband, Christian Hopf, and enjoyed everything the ... [Read more]




To be held at a later date
Ross John Kaufman, of Hanover, passed away suddenly in the Township of Chatsworth on Monday, June 29, 2020. He was 69. Born on Chirstmas Day in 1950 to the late Albert and Ruby (nee Haug) Kaufman in Hanover. Ross was a good old fashioned man with good old fashioned values. He took pride in all he did and excelled at it. Some would say ... [Read more]




Royal "Roy" Ludger Mayhew, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at his residence in Hanover, on Monday, June 29th, 2020, in his 89th year. Born on June 30th, 1931, in Pontiac County, Quebec, to Malcolm and Eva (nee Dagenais) Mayhew.  Roy was proud of his career spent working as a crane operator for Ontario Hydro.  Roy ... [Read more]



Private Family Mass
Holy Family Church, Hanover
Catherine "Caye" Agnes Kittel (nee McKinley), of Walkerton, passed away peacefully at Bruclea Haven Long Term Care Home on Saturday, June 27, 2020. Predeceased by her loving husband Gerry. She was 92 Born in Niagara Falls on April 20, 1928 to the late Arthur and Teresa (nee Weiler) McKinley. Caye was a member of Holy Family Church ... [Read more]



Private family service
Jacqueline Helen Magwood (nee Shepherd), formerly of Hanover, passed away after her battle with Brain and Lung Cancer at Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home in Lucknow on Friday, June 26, 2020. She was 75. Born on July 27, 1944 in Georgetown to the late Henry and Maude Shepherd. Better known as Jackie to family and friends, she started her career ... [Read more]



Thursday, July 2, 2020 - Private family memorial service
Mighton Funeral Home
Frederick Grein, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at the Hanover Care Centre on Saturday, June 27, 2020. He was 93. Born on April 24, 1927 in Ayton to the late George and Hilda (nee Fischer) Grein. Fred worked for construction firms in Hanover and Priceville before moving to Espanola where he and his brother started Grein Bros construction, ... [Read more]




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Ronald "Ron" Gordon Wright, of Hanover, passed away peacefully after a battle with cancer at Hanover and District Hospital on Saturday, June 20, 2020. He was 79. Born in Kincardine, on November 9, 1940, Ron was the son of the late Gordon and Eleanor (nee Acton) Wright. Ron was a truck driver for Dickies until retiring from the ... [Read more]




Private Family Interment Service - Hanover Cemetery
Mildred "Millie" Allen (nee Jones), formerly of Hanover, passed away at Huronlea Nursing Home in Brussels on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. She was 97. Born in Walkerton on June 24, 1922 to the late Paul and Hannah (nee Chatreau) Jones. Millie worked in sales while raising her family with her late husband James Charles "J.C." ... [Read more]




Private Family Inurnment of Ashes
Susan Elenor Halliday (nee Gilbert), of Hanover, passed away with her husband by her side at home on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. She was 78. Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on April 27, 1942 to the late Dr. Ralph and Elenor (nee Hauge) Gilbert. Susan met and married the love of her life on December 2, 1967. After a while in the States, they ... [Read more]




Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Elaine Spielmacher, formerly of Kitchener, passed away suddenly at home in Hanover on Friday, June 12, 2020. She was 70. Born in Hanover on September 16, 1949 to the late Harry and Myrtle (nee Byers) Russwurm. Elaine was employed at Sowa Tool and Machine until retiring. After living in Kitchener for many years, she returned to her home ... [Read more]




Trevor William Leslie, of Hanover, passed away after a brief illness at Hanover and District Hospital on Thursday, June 11, 2020. He was 72. Born on March 11, 1948 in Grangetown, Yorkshire, United Kingdom to the late William and Leah (nee Morgan) Leslie. Trevor was a former Teacher with the Hamilton-Wentworth Board of Education, until ... [Read more]




Private Family
Priscilla Marguerite "Lily" Clarkson, gained her princess crown and was received into heaven, with her family by her side at Children's Hospital in London on Friday, June 05, 2020. She was 7. Born on June 30, 2012 to parents Harold Clarkson and Jeannie Chicoyne in Walkerton, Ontario. Priscilla was known to her family and ... [Read more]



Monday, June 8, 2020 - 11am
Mighton Funeral Home
Joanne Pauline Hetsler, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at Hanover and District Hospital surrounded by family on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at the age of 56. Born in Hanover on September 26, 1963, youngest daughter of the late Earl and Mildred (Buhrow) Becker. Joanne worked at the Hanover Care Centre as a dietary aide/Personal Support Worker. ... [Read more]




It is with immense sorrow we share the news of the passing of Donald Brownlee, of Hanover, on June 3, 2020.  He was 67.   Loving husband and life partner of Dawn (Gilkinson) for 48 years; adored father of Lisa, Marcie (Stan Whitehead) and Jennifer; proud Poppa of Charissa, Zoey, Amy, Glenn, Gabriel, Joshua, Jathan, and Cedric.  ... [Read more]




Inurnment in Union Cemetery - Clarksburg
  Mark Lawrence Watson, of Hanover, passed away after his lengthy struggle with both depression and anxiety ailments, on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. He was 43. Born on January 3, 1977 to the late Eddie and Sadie (nee Phillips) Watson from Owen Sound. Mark was employed with Lang's Plumbing and Heating in Elmwood. Survived ... [Read more]




Mount Forest Cemetery - At a later date
Ellen Ogg, of Hanover, passed away peacefully after a short illness at Hanover and District Hospital on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. She was 89. Born in Mount Forest on September 13, 1930 to the late Reuben and Marian (nee Campbell) Roberts. Ellen was formally a Teacher at Goderich Collegiate. Survived by children Charles (Susan) Ogg, Ellen ... [Read more]



Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Donald (Don) Howard Price, 72, of Guelph, Ontario, passed away while enjoying himself on his farm near Clifford, Ontario on May 23, 2020. Don loved spending time outdoors with his family and friends, where he enjoyed hunting, fishing, hiking and canoeing.  A lifelong learner with three university degrees in biology, ornithology and ... [Read more]




Hanover Cemetery
Wilfred Bender, formerly of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Royal Terrace Nursing Home in Palmerston on Sunday, May 24, 2020. He was 90. Born in Listowel, to the late Robert and Pearl (nee Walter) Bender on June 14, 1929. Wilfred was employed with Knechtel's Furniture in Hanover until their closing. Survived by children Bruce ... [Read more]



At a later date
St. Francis Xavier Cemetery - Carlsruhe
Lori Weber, formerly of Neustadt, passed away peacefully at Hanover Care Centre on Thursday, May 21, 2020. She was 74. Lori was born in Klotzsche, Germany on July 16, 1945 to the late Herbert and Frieda (nee Glatte) Schindler. Lori married Howard on October 9, 1965 and soon started to grow their family to include two sons. She worked ... [Read more]




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