Obituaries

Due to families wishes, not all obituaries are listed.





Monday, December 30, 2019 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Kathleen "Kaye" Weidner, formerly of Hanover, died peacefully without pain with her husband Max Demaray by her side at London Health Science Centre in London on Christmas Day. She was 85. Born on February 23, 1934 to the late Henry and Sophia (nee Ahrens) Hossfeld in Brant Township. Kaye was a dedicated member of the Royal Canadian ... [Read more]



Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 11 am
St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover
Reta Lantz, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at The Village Senior's Community, Hanover on Tuesday, December 24, 2019. She was 92. Born in Carrick Township, daughter of the late Henry and Barbara (Hill) Ortman. She is survived by sons Garry and his wife Linda Lantz of Neustadt, Ken and his wife Janet Lantz of Hanover, daughter ... [Read more]



Monday, December 23, 2019 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Saturday December 21st, on the day of the returning of the light, Nancy Agnes (Tanner) Bauman-Wheeler passed away at the Chapman House Hospice in Owen Sound. Born to Allan and Maud Tanner, she is survived by her husband Norman Wheeler (predeceased by her first husband Robert Bauman and brothers Clarence and D’Arcy), her brother Bruce, ... [Read more]




Private Graveside - Hanover Cemetery
Paul Fredrick Beardsley, of Hanover, passed away at Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound on Friday, December 13th, 2019.  Born in 1947, son of the late Samuel & Kathleen (nee Urstadt) Beardsley.   He will be profoundly missed by his sister Angela (Glen) Hincks and his beloved niece Sandra Kathleen Hincks all of Markham.  Cremation ... [Read more]



Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 2:00 pm
Grace United Church, Hanover
Howes (Snowe), Sandra – in her seventy-fourth year, passed peacefully at home surrounded by her family.  Celebrated by husband of 52 years, Larry, daughter Shelley (Robert) Gould of Tavistock, son Jamie (Nancy) Howes of London, son Jason (Dana) Howes of Hanover, daughter Melissa (Tim) Weber of London.  Adored by grandchildren ... [Read more]




Inurnment at a later date in Hamilton
Yvonne Delores Baxter passed away at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton, on Thursday, December 5, 2019, in her 86th year. Born in Hamilton, Ontario, on July 16, 1934, to the late Alfred Alexander and Cecilia (nee Robertson) Chapman. Yvonne spent most of her career working as a cosmetician.  She enjoyed spending spare time at the horse races, ... [Read more]



Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
David Sweiger, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital, Hanover on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. He was 66. Born on October 14, 1953 in Hanover to the late Aldred and Jean (nee Lorenz) Sweiger. David worked for the Town of Hanover as the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer for many years. Survived by wife Inez (nee Twamley) ... [Read more]



Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Gabrielle Hilton (nee Savard), of Hanover, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, November 30, 2019. She was 90. Born on August 28, 1929 in Quebec to the late Henry and Yvonne (nee Belley) Savard. Survived by daughters Camille (Marcel) Blais of Sudbury, Diane (Kim) Rabishaw of Hanover, sons Gerald (Betty ann) Ladouceur of ... [Read more]



Monday, November 18, 2019 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
John "Jack"  Thomas Shields, of Hanover, passed away at The Village Senior's Community, Hanover on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. He was 90. Born on March 13, 1929 in St. John's Newfoundland to the late James and Flora (nee Peet) Shields. John was known to many as "Jack". He was a strong, kind hearted ... [Read more]



Inurnment at a later date
Linda Marlene Sands, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at The Village Senior's Community on Friday, November 08, 2019. She was 55.   Survived by step father Gary Valad (Carol Cooper) of RR#1 Hanover. Dear sister of Patty Ulmer of Scarborough and loved by her nieces Nicole and Megan. Predeceased by her mother Patricia Sands and her ... [Read more]



November 22, 2019 - 1-4 PM
Knights of Columbus Hall, Hanover
On November 8th, 2019 Bravely, after only a short 17 years, Cancer claimed the life of Brianna but NEVER robbed this beautiful young woman of her radiant SMILE!  Despite her diagnosis, Bri’s passion and outlook on life never changed, she attended school when she could and her and her mom got mother/daughter tattoos only 3 weeks ... [Read more]



Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 1pm
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Merla Pearl Schmidt Hooper, formerly of Durham, passed away peacefully at Hanover Care Centre on Thursday, November 07, 2019. She was 90. Born in Bentinck Township on October 19, 1929 to the late Frederick W. and Edith Pearl (nee Mervyn) Schmidt.  Merla was confirmed at First St. Matthew's Church on April 2, 1944 by Pastor Henry ... [Read more]



Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 10:30 am
Holy Family Church, Hanover
Florence Mercey-Robertson, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital, Hanover on Wednesday, November 06, 2019. She was 83. Born on August 15, 1936 in Holland Township to the late James and Gertrude (nee Hamill) Dixon. Florence was a secretary for the Hanover Post for many years. Survived by sons David (Shirley) ... [Read more]



Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 12 Noon
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Hanover
Clarence "Sam" Eva, WWII Veteran, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Saturday, November 2, 2019. He was 93. Clarence, better known as "Sam", was born on February 7, 1926 in Bentinck Township and attended Hanover Schools. He joined the Canadian Army in Toronto on July 20, 1944. After training ... [Read more]



Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 12 noon
Victory Fellowship Baptist Church, Hanover
Evelyn Patricia Lageer, of Hanover, passed away after a brief illness at Hanover and District Hospital on Monday, October 28, 2019. She was 83. Born in Chesley, Ontario on January 16, 1936 to the late Ivor and Jean (nee Fraser) McCurdy. Evelyn was a Registered Nurse for many years at Toronto Western Hospital, Sunnybrook Hospital and Ark ... [Read more]



Monday, November 4, 2019 - 11 am
Sacred Heart Catholic Church - Walkerton
John Garvey, of Hanover, passed away peacefully with his family at his side at Chapman House in Owen Sound on Monday, October 28, 2019. He was 80. Born in Normanby Township on July 11, 1939 to the late Ambrose and Marie (nee Montag) Garvey. John was never afraid of hard work and it paid off while he worked on the farm. He had a wicked ... [Read more]



Friday, November 1, 2019 - 11 am
Grace United Church, Hanover
Clair Douglas Rogers, of Hanover, passed away October 24, 2019 at the Villa, Hanover. He was 89.    Beloved husband of Mae for 60 years. Father to Douglas (Maria Dawes), Karen (Joseph Stemmler). Grandpa to Rachel (Chris Wilson), Michael, and Abby. He will be remembered by his sister Marjory (Allan Donaldson). Clair is ... [Read more]



Friday, October 25, 2019 - 11 am
St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover
Charles "Charlie" Martin, of Hanover, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Hanover and District Hospital on Sunday, October 20, 2019.  He was 94. Born in Bentinck Township on July 23, 1925 to the late Clarence and Martha (nee Hertzberger) Martin. Charlie had a wide range of interests during his years of ... [Read more]



Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Donald George Kennedy, of Hanover, passed away at his home on Thursday, October 17, 2019. He was 62. Born in Kincardine on September 2, 1957. Survived by his father Howard Kennedy (Isabel) of Brussels. Brother of Murray (Linda) Kennedy of Paisley, Gordon Kennedy and John (Karen) Kennedy both of Hanover. Special uncle of Bradley Kennedy, ... [Read more]



Monday, October 21, 2019 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Phyllis Marie Campbell, of Ayton, passed away at SBGHC - Durham on  Thursday, October 17, 2019. She was 90. Born on March 10, 1929 to the late Louden and Lavina (nee Yandt) Davis. Phyllis was a kind, loving and devoted mother, gramma, great gramma and great great gramma. She was very involved with Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses ... [Read more]



Friday, October 18, 2019 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Arthur Pfeffer, formerly of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Westmount Nursing Home in Kitchener on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. He was 89. Born on April 7, 1930 in Bentinck Township on the 4th Concession on the family farm to the late Heinrich "Henry" and Wilhelmina (nee Winter) Pfeffer. Arthur, known as "Art" or ... [Read more]



Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 11 am
Trinity Lutheran Church, Ayton
Walter Ezra Schenk, of Hanover, was called home on Thursday, October 10, 2019; at the age of 90. Reunited with the love of his life, the Late Grace Schenk (nee Kaufman). Fondly remembered by daughters Ann Marie Schenk of London and Kim DeLisle of Barrie. Dear brother of Marie (Reg) Ashton of Hanover. Predeceased by sisters Violet Fischer ... [Read more]



Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 10:30 am
Holy Family Church, Hanover
It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Christine Isabel Goll, of Durham on Thursday, October 10, 2019 surrounded by her family at her home. She was 68. Born in St. Catherines, Ontario on December 25, 1950 to the late Melvin John Lippert and Wilma (Ed) Taylor. Christine was an avid seamstress who loved quilting ... [Read more]



Friday, October 11, 2019 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home
Georgia Peter, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at The Village Senior's Community on Saturday, October 05, 2019. She was 92. Born in Hanover, Ontario on July 16, 1927 to the late Charles and Ruth (nee Litt) Banks. Georgia worked along side her husband Lloyd at KFC Franchise in Owen Sound. Survived by loving husband Lloyd Peter ... [Read more]



Private Family
Lloyd Fahrer, of Hanover, passed away peacefully with all his family by his side at his home on Friday, October 4, 2019. He was 89. Born on August 30, 1930 in Cargill, Ontario to the late William and Josephine (nee Stade) Fahrer. Lloyd was involved in the retail business for many years after driving truck for Gay Lea Foods. He was Manager ... [Read more]



Private Inurnment Hanover Cemetery
Dianne Beverley Barley, of Hanover, passed away at The Village Senior's Community on Saturday, September 28, 2019, in her 83rd year.  Born in North Bay, Ontario, on September 17, 1937, to the late Charles and Ella (nee James) Brown.  Dianne and her late husband, George ‘Bud’ Barley, shared over 61 years of friendship ... [Read more]



Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 12 noon
St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover
Joanna Allen, of Hanover, was granted peace and eternal comfort on Sunday, September 29, 2019 in her 94th year. Born in Copsa Mare, Romania, on November 11, 1925, to the late John and Rosina (nee Benn) Konnerth.  Joanna always enjoyed spending time with her family, her true passion.  She enjoyed her spare time spent with the Hanover ... [Read more]



Friday, September 20, 2019 - 11 am
Holy Family Church, Hanover
Eva Etelka Korczak, formerly of Oakville, passed away at Grey-Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound on Sunday, September 15, 2019.She was 88.   Born in Budapest, Hungary on January 16, 1931. Eva was always a caring and loving woman; this showed in her passion for both physical fitness and teaching. She was an athlete and taught ... [Read more]




Inurnment at a later date
Gerald Frederick Eidt, of Hanover, passed away with his family by his side at Hanover and District Hospital on Wednesday, September 11, 2019. He was 75. Born in Hanover, to the late Conrad and Lydia (nee Schuknecht) Eidt. Gerald was an employee for P & H Foods in Hanover for many years. Survived by children Debbie (Wayne) Kieffer, ... [Read more]



Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 1-4 pm
Royal Canadian Legion, Hanover
Gloria Laura Van Slyke of Toronto, passed away at the Wiarton Hospital on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, in her 92nd year.   Wife of the late Clifford Louis Van Slyke. Dear mother of Dana Van Slyke of Toronto and Dale Van Slyke and his wife Karen of Sauble Beach. Remembered fondly by her grandchildren, Kara, Brock and his wife Rachel. ... [Read more]



Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 11 am
Grand Etang Church (St. Joseph's Parish) Nova Scotia
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Mr. Lomer Denis Doucet (formerly of Waltham, Cheticamp, and Grand Etang) on Friday, August 23, 2019 at Hanover District Hospital in Hanover, Ontario with family at his side after a 5 year struggle with Alzheimers. He was 94. Lomer was born on March 5, 1925 in Grand Etang, Nova Scotia, ... [Read more]



Monday, September 9, 2019 - 11:00 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Clarence "Ted" Byers, of Hanover, passed away with his family by his side at Hanover and District Hospital on Thursday, September 5, 2019. He was 75.   Born on July 13, 1944 in Owen Sound, Ontario to the late Edgar and Elsie (nee Schlorff) Byers. Known to family and friends as "Ted", he was employed with Canada Post ... [Read more]




Private Inurnment of ashes
Paul Oscar Schmidt, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at the Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce in Owen Sound on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. He was 90. Born on August 5, 1929 in Kenilworth, Ontario to the late Oscar and Veronica (nee Fitzpatrick) Schmidt. Paul worked in building maintenence at the Wellington House for many years. He ... [Read more]




Private Family Graveside Service
Ernie David, formerly of Neustadt, passed away peacefully at Hanover Care Centre, Hanover on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. He was 90.   Born on March 20, 1929 in Quebec to the late Ambrose and Bertha (nee Wilkerson) David. Ernie was the founder of David Construction, serving the Grey Bruce area. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed his ... [Read more]



Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 11am
Grace United Church, Hanover
Kenneth "Ken" Earl Gaunt, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover Care Centre, Hanover on Wednesday, August 28, 2019. He was 80. Born in Brampton to the late Earl and Olive (nee Lyon) Gaunt. Ken owned and operated his own Bakery Business in Hanover, serving many happy customers with custom orders for birthday cakes, wedding ... [Read more]



Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 11am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Doris Mae “Birdie” Wenzel (nee Semple) Affectionately known as Birdie, she passed away at the SBGHS- Durham site on August 25, 2019 at the grand age of 95 years. Birdie was the daughter of the late Russell Semple and Ellen Naomi (Portway) of Brighton, Ontario.  She is survived by daughters Karen (Steve) Bartley of Calgary, ... [Read more]




Private Family Funeral Service
Shirley F. Densmore passed away with grace and dignity at The Village Long Term Care, Hanover on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at the age of 91.   Loving remembered by her daughter Deb (Terry) Jantzi, son Tim (Fran) Alexander, step daughters Fern (Harold) Faw, and Helen (Spencer) McClement, and step sons Herb (Carolanne) Densmore, ... [Read more]



Monday August 26, 2019 - 1:30 pm
Durham Cemetery, Durham
Georgina Torry, of Walkerton, passed away peacefully at SBGHC-Walkerton on Friday, August 23, 2019. She was 76. Born on October 30th, 1942 in Durham, Ontario to the late George and Mary Ann "Rita" (nee Boyce) Torry. Loved by her sister Jean Campbell of Hanover and Lois Bowes of Kitchener and by several nieces and nephews ... [Read more]



Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Hope Community Church, Hanover
Grace Dunn of Hanover, formerly of Alliston, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at her home just 4 days before her 87th birthday, August 23, 2019. Born in Lindsay, daughter of the late Charles and Gladys (Arnold) Manning. Grace was a Registered Nurse at the Alliston Hospital until retiring. She will be remembered for her ... [Read more]



Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 11 am
St. Francis Xavier Church, Carlsruhe
John Donald Hunt, of RR#4 Hanover, passed away at SBGHC-Walkerton on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. He was 87. Born in Carlsruhe on January 17, 1932 to the late Edwin and Helen (nee Schnurr) Hunt. John was a hard working man and enjoyed the farm life. Farming his land and raising his family gave John great pride and accomplishment. He was ... [Read more]



Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 11 am
First St. Matthew's Lutheran Church - Hanover
Mabel Klages- Sacks (nee Publuske), formerly of Hanover, passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Hospital in Kitchener on Friday, August 16, 2019, surrounded by family and friends in her 93rd year.  Born on January 30, 1927 in Sullivan Township to the late John and Selma Povelofskie.  Survived by her children Doug Klages (Charmaine) ... [Read more]




Born June 11,1930 in Hamburg Germany, passed away peacefully on Aug 12, 2019, in his 90th year. Predeceased by his wife Elisabeth Wulff in 2017 and his sister Hilde Sternhagen in Hamburg Germany.  He leaves his sons Axel (Janet) Wulff of Waterloo, Uwe (Cynthia) Wulff of Manheim, and daughter Jane (Ulrich) Kaempfe of Hanover.  ... [Read more]



Monday, August 12, 2019 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Harvey John Holland, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at SBGHC-Chesley on Wednesday, August 07, 2019. He was 95. Born in Carrick Township, son of the late Henry and Florine (Metzger) Holland. Harvey worked at Inter-City Welding for 28 years and enjoyed farming. Harvey was a long time faithful member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church ... [Read more]




Private Inurnment Hanover Cemetery
George "Bud" Densmer Barley, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at The Village Senior's Community in Hanover on Thursday, August 8, 2019. He was 84. Born in North Bay on December 19, 1934 to the late Samuel and Isabelle Barley. George was a Foreman for Bell Canada for many years. Survived by wife Dianne (nee Brown) ... [Read more]




Barry Howard Baker, of Hanover, passed away peacefully after a brief illness, at Chapman House in Owen Sound on Monday, August 05, 2019. He was 86. Born on February 11, 1933 in London, England to the late George and Eleanor (nee Hollingshead) Baker. Barry was in Marketing with Air Canada until his retirement. He continued to remain active ... [Read more]



Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Elizabeth 'Betty' Grove passed away at The Village - Revera, Hanover, peacefully after a lengthy deteriorating health, to be with her Lord and Saviour on August 7, 2019, at the age of 90. Betty was born in Ellice Township on June 20, 1929, the daughter of the late Allan and Katie Schultz. She was a member of the Hanover ... [Read more]



Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 11 am
St. John's Lutheran Church - Elmwood
Ruth Marguerite Allen (nee Metzger), of Hanover, passed away with family by her side at Hanover and District Hospital on Saturday, August 3, 2019. She was 78. Born on September 20, 1940 to the late Otto and Pearl (nee McFarland) Metzger. Ruth will be remembered for her love of all things pink and floral, and as an avid scrapbooker. She ... [Read more]



Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 11:00 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Ruby Marie Corlett, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital, surrounded by her family, on Sunday, July 28, 2019. She was 82. Born on June 29, 1937 to the late Jacob and Adeline (nee Unruh) Nuhn.  Ruby was a very caring lady, and shared a love for her family and her pets.  She will be remembered as a special ... [Read more]




Private Memorial Celebration of Life
Thelma Duxbury, of Hamilton, slipped away peacefully at Arbour Creek Care Centre, Hamilton, on Friday, July 26, 2019 in her 97th year. Born on September 9, 1922, in Czechoslovakia to the late Joseph and Anna (nee Szilassy) Szabo. Thelma will be sadly missed by her dog Scooter. Survived by step-sons Ronald (Donna) Duxbury of York, ... [Read more]



Friday, July 26, 2019 - 11:00 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Donald "Don" Henry Wilken, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Thursday, July 18, 2019, surrounded by family, just two days before his 63rd birthday.  Born in Hanover on July 20, 1956 to Karl and Violet "Vi" (nee Eva) Wilken. Don was the founder of Wilken Roofing in Hanover. Survived ... [Read more]




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