Obituaries

Due to families wishes, not all obituaries are listed.






Hanover Cemetery
Mary Elizabeth Kunsenhauser, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover Care Centre on Sunday, May 24, 2020. She was 86. Born in Owen Sound on March 19, 1934 to the late Bert and Violet (nee Lake) Sutcliffe. Mary will be remembered for her friendly smile when customers came into the Sears Distribution Outlet in Hanover. She was a member ... [Read more]



TBD - Family Celebration of Life
Newfoundland
Elinor Anne Curran (nee Cole) of Hanover, passed away at the age of 82 in her characteristic forthright style and manner at Hanover and District Hospital, on Thursday, May 14, 2020. Forever loved and missed by the love of her life, best friend and dancing partner, husband James "Jim" Curran of Hanover ON. Left with memories of ... [Read more]




Private Family Graveside Service
Lloyd Yenssen, formerly of Carrick Township and West Grey passed away peacefully at SBGHC - Chesley Site on Friday, May 15, 2020. He was 89. Born on February 9, 1931 in Normanby Township to the late Edgar and Maude (nee Eidt) Yenssen. Lloyd married Marjorie (nee Unruh) in 1953. Together they raised their children on the farm. Lloyd was ... [Read more]



Monday, May 11, 2020
Hanover Cemetery
Sadly, Sandra Fay Warren, of RR# 1 Hanover, passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at the age of 72. Born in Brampton, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Joanne Bell. Loving wife of Lyall Warren. Devoted mother to Kim Warren and predeceased by her beloved son Kevin Warren. Amazing grandmother to Austin, Aleah, ... [Read more]




Private Family Graveside Service
Wayne William Kaufman, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at his home on Monday, May 4, 2020.  He was 78. Born in Bentinck Township on October 15, 1941 to the late William "Bill" and Cora (nee Fortune) Kaufman. Wayne lived on the farm for many years with his brothers.  He and his wife Elly raised their children on the ... [Read more]



Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 10 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Nancy McLellan, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at home with her daughter at her side on Thursday, April 30, 2020. She was 86.  Born on March 1, 1934 to the late Stanley and Dorothy (nee Good) Stevenson. Dearly loved by family and friends. Nancy was the most compassionate, kind and giving person. She went above and beyond to help ... [Read more]



Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home Facebook Page
William "Bill" J. Cowan, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at The Village Senior's Community on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. He was 91. Born on December 29, 1928 to the late Clarence and Elva (nee Cadwell) Cowan in Maryborough Township. Bill was a baker by trade and enjoyed creating many styles of cakes, including birthday ... [Read more]




Private Family Graveside Service - Hanover Cemetery
On Sunday, April 26th, 2020, William John "Jack" Mountford passed away quietly and peacefully in his sleep at home. Jack meant the world to his family, and was a great father – he was their knight in shining armour, their hero, mentor, and first love.  Their angel gained his wings early Sunday morning, and they are sure ... [Read more]



Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - Private
Hanover Cemetery
Terry Eldin Allen Carter, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at his home on Thursday, April 23, 2020. He was 44. Born on May 16, 1975 to the late Ernie Carter and Edna (nee Smith) Rawn. Terry will be fondly remembered around town with his smiling face. Survived by his sister Fay Rawn (Jeff Milner) of Hanover. He will be missed by his ... [Read more]




Durham Cemetery
James Lorne Edwards, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital, Hanover on Monday, April 20, 2020. He was 80. Born in Brantford on January 18, 1940. James was the son of the late Lorne and Veronica (nee Derusha) Edwards. He enjoyed maintenance and was a helping hand around HARC Industries. Jim was not a talkative man but ... [Read more]




James "Jim" Robert Henry Fisher, of Ayton, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 20, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with Cancer. He was 54. Born on June 23, 1965 in Hanover, to the late Mervin and Doreen (nee Kraft) Fisher. He will be remembered for that contagious smile, his love for his dogs and his "girls" ... [Read more]



Friday, April 25, 2020 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Grace Osterndorff (nee Frook), of Hanover, passed away at her residence after a valiant battle with illness, and went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 19, 2020. She was 78. Born on April 8, 1942 on the family farm on the 6th concession of Brant Township to the late Carl and Mabel (nee Leifso) Frook.  The Frook family was always ... [Read more]




Edwina Cope, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at her home on Sunday, April 19, 2020. She was 82. Born in Grand Falls, New Brunswick on February 2, 1938 to the late Rene and Eva (Cote) Walker. Edwina married the love of her life, George and was devoted to him until his death in 2010. She was employed with Horizon Poultry for over 25 years. After ... [Read more]




Losing a loved one is difficult at any time, but during this pandemic there are additional challenges one must face. Please know that we are here to help and guide you.   As of Tuesday, April 14, 2020: * Expediated Death Response Plan for all Hospitals and Long Term Care Homes in Ontario. With this, hospitals and LT care ... [Read more]




Judy Marie Wilkin, of Elmwood, passed away suddenly at her home on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. She was 68. Born on December 16, 1951, in Listowel, Ontario. Judy had a fondness for her friends and family. Many customers at Tim Hortons in Hanover will remember her bright neverending smile and going the extra mile for everyone. She had a love ... [Read more]




LEONA CLARA BRADFORD (nee Misch) 1919-2020 We are left to mourn the passing of Leona Clara Bradford on March 16th, 2020 at McVean Lodge in Hanover. She had recently celebrated her 101st birthday. Leona was born on February 28th, 1919 to Louis and Emilie Misch in Brant Township. Her early years were spent on the family farm. She often ... [Read more]



Private Family Graveside
Dorothy Jean Russwurm, of Hanover, passed away at The Village Senior's Community, Hanover on Monday, April 6, 2020. She was 89. Born in Moorefield, on June 6, 1930, daughter of the late Harry and Elizabeth (McDougall) Holt. Dorothy was a secretary for Fisher and Harris Electrical until retiring. Loving mother of Wayne Russwurm of ... [Read more]




COVID-19 Update – April 1, 2020: In these uncertain times for our community, province, country, and world, we will be closely monitoring updates from our local health authorities, and our governing agencies for funeral services, to guide our services and operations here at Mighton Funeral Home, and our care for our families, and ... [Read more]



Private Family Service
Jean Campbell (nee Torry), of Hanover, passed away peacefully guided by her angels at The Village Senior's Community on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. She was 90. Born on April 14, 1929 in Hanover. Jean helped out on the family farm with her sisters and being the eldest, she was able to delegate and be responsible for many things on the ... [Read more]



Graveside Service
Gordon Henry Hunter, formerly of Hanover, passed away at his home in Orangeville, with Marion by his side on Sunday, March 29, 2020. He was 82. Born in Dufferin County on September 11, 1937 to the late Wilson and Kathleen (McKitrich) Hunter. Gordon retired from Brampton Hydro after many years of service. Survived by wife Marion (nee ... [Read more]




Clarie Scott, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at Hanover and District Hospital, on Friday, March 20, 2020. She was 58. Born in Waukegan, Illinois on July 12, 1961. Clarie was a spunky lady who took pride in raising her son. He was the love of her life and she beamed at all his accomplishments. Survived by devoted son Justin Scott (Amy ... [Read more]



Private Graveside Services
Hanover Cemetery
Wayne Arnold Gordon Litt, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, March 21, 2020. He was 72.   Born on March 15, 1948 to the late Arnold and Ruth (nee Hodder) Litt. Wayne was a volunteer fireman for the Hanover Fire Department in his younger years and enjoyed working at Ontario Hydro for over 20 years. He was also ... [Read more]



TBA
Christopher "Chris" James Sayer, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at Hanover and District Hosptial on Sunday, March 15, 2020, after struggling with mental health for many years. He was 35.  Born in Guelph, Ontario, on August 12, 1984. Chris was a fun guy that loved his family. He was an avid video gamer and enjoyed his friends ... [Read more]



***POSTPONED - New Day/Time to be announced***
***Please note the Celebration of Life has been postponed due to the COVID-19 concerns. A rescheduled day and time will be posted when available*** Frederick Erwin Rhody, of RR#1 Elmwood, passed away at Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce in Owen Sound on Sunday, March 08, 2020. He was 57. Born on June 2, 1962 in Chesley, Ontario. ... [Read more]



***Day and Times to Be Announced***
***Please note the celebration has been postponed due to the COVID-19 concerns. A rescheduled day and time will be posted when available*** Wallace Miller, of Elmwood, passed away suddenly at South Bruce Grey Health Centre in Chesley on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. He was 75. Born in Bentinck Township on January 12, 1945 to the late Ross ... [Read more]



Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 11 am
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Hanover
Leona Charlotte Isabelle Herman (nee Locking), of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover Care Centre on Saturday, March 7, 2020. She was 88. Born on April 8, 1931 to the late George and Annie (Newton) Locking. Leona was employed with P & H Foods, retiring after 41 years of service and will be remembered by many co workers. Leona ... [Read more]



August 29, 2020 - 1-4pm
Hanover Knights of Columbus
** Please note that the celebration of life has been scheduled for August 29, 2020 at the Hanover Knights of Columbus from 1-4 permitting the pandemic has lifted ** 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 ... [Read more]



Monday, March 9, 2020 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home
Dezso "Dennis" Szilassy, formerly of Hanover, passed away at Rockwood Terrace Nursing Home in Durham on Friday, March 06, 2020, in his 92nd year. Born in Czechoslovakia, son of the late Antal and Erzsebet (nee Bodi) Szilassy. Dennis worked as a delivery driver for Sunrise Bakery and then for Bucci Shell in Hamilton, before retiring ... [Read more]



Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 11 am
St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover
Helen Selina Caroline (Priebe) Davis of Hanover, passed away at the Hanover Care Centre, Hanover on Saturday February 22, 2020. She was 96. Helen was born on September 12, 1923 in Sullivan Township, daughter of the late John and Pearl (nee Weppler) Priebe. Survived by loving daughter Shirley Yandt and loving sons Ron (Sharon) Davis ... [Read more]




Anna Link, of Hanover, passed away at SBGHC-Walkerton, on Monday, February 17, 2020. She was 88. Born in Yugoslavia on July 23, 1931, to the late Adam and Katherina (nee Kupferschmidt) Drescher.  Anna and her husband Frank moved to Canada in 1954, and eventually settled in Hanover in the late 1960's, where they ran a barber shop ... [Read more]



Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 11 am
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Hanover
Robert Bruce Schenk, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at The Village Senior's Community, Hanover on Monday, February 17, 2020, just a month short of his 94th birthday.  Known as Bob to his friends and family, he was born on a farm outside of Ayton on March 18, 1926, to the late Isadore and Myrtle (nee Fortune) Schenk. In 1951, ... [Read more]



Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 11am
Grace United Church, Hanover
Margaret Charlotte Gaunt (nee Morrow), of Hanover, passed away peacefully with her sons by her side at Hanover and District Hospital on Monday evening, February 10, 2020. She was 84 Born in Lion's Head on January 7, 1936 to the late William and Christina (nee Nixon) Morrow. Margaret was a meat packer with Hank's for 21 years, a ... [Read more]



Monday, February 17, 2020 - 1-3 pm with sharing of memories at 2:30pm
Royal Canadian Legion - Hanover
Ruth Ann Rydall (nee Jack), of Hanover, passed away suddenly at home on Monday, February 10, 2020. She was 72. Born on August 21, 1947 in Proton Township on the family farm, Ruth Ann was the daughter of the late Elmer and Helen (nee Gilkes) Jack. Many people would remember Ruth when she worked as a Hairdresser. Not only did she work out ... [Read more]



Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 1:00 pm
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Norman "Dempsey" Yost, of Hanover, passed away after a brief illness at Chapman House Residential Hospice in Owen Sound on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. He was 91. Born in Hamilton, Ontario on October 8, 1928 to the late Earl and Meta (nee Adler) Yost. Known as Dempsey for most of his life, he worked for Hanover Hydro as a Lineman ... [Read more]



Monday, February 3, 2020 - 11:30 am
St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover
Helen Louise Brown, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover Care Centre on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. She was 97. Born on May 6, 1922 in Toronto, Ontario to the late Percy and Merle (nee Srigley) Bullen. Helen was employed at Hanover & District Hospital as a Registered Nurse's Assistant and then later in the Material Control ... [Read more]




Hanover Cemetery
Wanda Cooke, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Monday, January 27, 2020. She was 76. Born in Ontario to the late Wilfred and Eva (nee McCaw) Schneider. Wanda will be remembered by many friends and co workers at Horizon Chicks where she worked for over 30 years. Survived by daughter Linda Beckberger ... [Read more]



Monday, January 27, 2020 - 11 am
Hanover Missionary Church
  Mildred Marie Crawford, of Hanover, passed away peacefully with her family at her side at Chapman House in Owen Sound on Monday, December 30, 2019. She was 93. Born on June 26, 1926 to the late Ephraim and Gladys (nee Crawford) Grant in Arran Township. Affectionately called Millie, she had a gentleness about her to complement ... [Read more]



- 11 am
Victory Fellowship Baptist Church, Hanover
Edel Eckert, passed away peacefully at Chapman House in Owen Sound on Saturday, November 30, 2019. She was 78. She leaves behind her husband Bernie Eckert of Hanover, daughter Borgny-Solveig (Sverre Etterlid) who gave her grandson Oystein. She also leaves behind step son Thomas (Darlene) Eckert of Ajax, step daughters Rosemary (Duncan) ... [Read more]



- 12 Noon
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Larry Angst, of Hanover, passed away surrounded by his family at home on Monday, January 20, 2020. He was 77. Born in Kitchener, Ontario on March 1, 1942 to the late Emerit and Eileen (nee Reidt) Angst. Larry was a Research Developer with Schneider's Meat for many years. Larry often loved the solace of the calm lakes that he loved ... [Read more]




Private Family Services
Theresa Lippert, of Hanover, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at home on Wednesday evening, January 15, 2020. She was 90. Born on February 25, 1929 in Hanover to the late Ed and Susanna (nee Mullen) Diemert. Theresa married William Lippert in 1951 where they raised two children together until tragically he passed away in ... [Read more]



- Memorial Celebration at a later date
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Jane Ann Elizabeth Weirmeir, of Hanover, passed away at Victoria Hospital in London on Thursday, January 16, 2020. She was 61. Born on April 29, 1958 in Hanover to the late George and Clara Belle (nee Davis) Weirmeir. Jane was passionate about people and enjoyed all her connections made through all her endeavors. She was employed as Senior ... [Read more]



January 20, 2020 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Leo "Lee" Troy, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at Hanover and District Hospital on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. He was 82. Born in Minto Township on May 28, 1937 to the late Joseph and Madeline (nee Mansfield) Troy. Better known to family and friends as "Lee", he would always be up for a chat. He enjoyed meeting ... [Read more]



Friday, January 17, 2020 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Patricia Marie Mallyon, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital, Hanover on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. She was 80. Born in Toronto, Ontario on November 1, 1939 to the late Albert and Marjorie (nee Hawkshaw) Bainbridge. Survived by sons Keith (Clara) Mallyon of Brampton, Douglas (Selina) Mallyon of Wilmot, Nova Scotia, ... [Read more]



Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 11 am
First St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Hanover
Ewald Hachman, of Hanover, slipped peacefully into the arms of Jesus while surrounded by his family, on Friday, January 10, 2020. He is survived by his wife Louise (nee Israel), his sons Murray (Patty) of Elmira and Dwayne (Kristyn) of Hanover.  Beloved Grandfather to Justin, Amy, Kaitlyn, and Kaylia.  Brother-in-law Murray (Cindy) ... [Read more]




South Australia
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Dwight on Thursday, January 2nd, 2020, at the South Coast Districts Hospital in Victor Harbour, South Australia in his 71st year, after a brief illness.   Beloved husband of Jenny. Loving father of Aaron (Terri) and Andrea (Paul) both of South Australia. Cherished ‘Pop’ ... [Read more]



Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 2pm
Hanover Missionary Church
George Howard Simpson, of Neustadt, passed away suddenly at home on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. He was 77. Born on November 11, 1942 in Toronto to the late Charles and Jean (nee Lowell) Simpson. George could always be found with a smile on his face seen with a mop or a broom while working at Hanover Missionary Church. He was much more ... [Read more]



Friday, January 10, 2020 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Ruth Nadine Baker, formerly of Hanover, passed away at St. Joseph's Villa in Dundas on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. She was 93. Born in Hanover, Ontario to the late Joseph and Laura (nee Locking) Tilker. Loving grandmother of Tina (Everett) Reece and Nadine (Brian) Murphy. Ruth will be missed by her great grandchildren and great ... [Read more]



Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Janet Lynn Milks, formerly of Hanover, passed away peacefully after her battle with Cancer, surrounded by family at Chapman House Residential Hospice in Owen Sound on New Year’s Day. She was 64. Born in Toronto on October 3, 1955. Janet was passionate for her career at Temptations Gifts and Home Decor in Hanover and made sure to ... [Read more]



Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Edna Sharpe, formerly of Hanover, passed away at Rockwood Terrace in Durham on Tuesday, December 31, 2019. She was 92. Born on March 22, 1927 in Brant Township to the late Benjamin and Maria (nee Ahrens) Hoffman. Edna was a lifetime member of the Hanover Baptist Church and the Hanover Horticultural Society and will be missed dearly by ... [Read more]



Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 11 am
Victory Fellowship Baptist Church, Hanover
George Derbecker, formerly of Neustadt, passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Hanover on Friday, December 27, 2019. He was 92. Born on November 17, 1927 to the late Alfred and Mamie (nee Schneider) Derbecker. He will be remembered by many customers as owner of Derbecker's General Store, currently known as Granny's ... [Read more]




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