Obituaries

Due to families wishes, not all obituaries are listed.





Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Walter Henry Gross of Hanover passed away at Hanover Care Centre, Hanover just one week short of his 102nd birthday on Thursday, January 11, 2018.  Born in Hanover on January 18, 1916 to the late Henry and Annie (nee Holler) Gross. Walter was employed for many years with Peppler Furniture and Smitty's Fine Furniture as a repairman. ... [Read more]



Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Shirley Ann Overland, of RR#2 Durham, passed away at her home, surrounded by her family, on Monday, January 08, 2018. She was 59. Born on December 19th, 1958, in Owen Sound, Ontario.  Daughter of the late James and Marie (nee Salmon) McTaggart. Survived by husband Richard Overland of RR#2 Durham.  Loved by son Rob (Lisa) Donkin ... [Read more]



January 4, 2018 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Garnet Ernest Brigham, 68 of Hanover, passed away bravely at home with his wife by his side. Garnet was born at the Chesley Hospital, on September 24, 1949 to the late Ernest and Beulah (nee Klages) Brigham. Being a resident of Hanover the majority of his life, he had been employed at Buckeye Peerless Textiles Products Co. Ltd., then at ... [Read more]




Evelyn May Robbins, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at The Village Senior's Community, Hanover on Sunday, December 31, 2017. She was 94. Born on May 18, 1923 in Hanover to the late Arthur and Edith (nee Hodder) Hopkins. Evelyn was employed with Knechtel Furniture Company in Hanover for over 35 years. Survived by loving daughter ... [Read more]




Delta Pfeffer, of Neustadt, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital, Hanover on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. She was 88. Born in Normanby Township on October 3, 1929 to the late Eldon and "Tena" (nee Braun) Werner. Farming was a huge part of her life and she farmed alongside her husband Harold Pfeffer. Survived ... [Read more]



Friday, December 29, 2017 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Phyllis Evelyn Mighton, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover Care Centre, on Christmas Day, Monday, December 25, 2017, to be reunited with her husband Robert after 16 years. Regretably, not able to stay with us for her 95th birthday, that she was so looking forward to.   Phyllis was born in Greenoch Township on July 22, 1923 to ... [Read more]




Cremation has taken place
Stanley Edward Simmons, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at McVean Lodge, Hanover on Friday, December 22, 2017. He was 97. Stanley was born on September 20, 1920 in Toronto to the late Elizabeth and Herbert Simmons. Stanley was employed with Hydro One after returning from service in the Air Force in WWII. Stan will also be remembered ... [Read more]



December 28, 2017 - 2:00 pm
St. Thomas Anglican Church, Walkerton
Brenda Marie Newton, of Hanover, passed away after a courageous battle with her illness peacefully surrounded by her family at SBGHC-Walkerton, Brockton on Thursday, December 21, 2017. She was 59. Born on October 10, 1958 to the late Jim and Irene (nee Schumacher) Yaeck in Walkerton. Brenda worked for the CIBC in Walkerton, Hanover and ... [Read more]



Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 11 am
St. Peter's Lutheran Church-Brant Township
Milford Wilken, of Hanover passed away at Hanover and District Hospital, Hanover on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 to be reunited with Doris in Heaven. He was 95. Born on May 20, 1922 in Brant Township to the late Norman and Emma (nee Cords) Wilken. Milford was a farmer and worked at Canada Packers for 33 years. Loved father of Wayne ... [Read more]



Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Betty Yolanda Monk, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at The Village Senior's Community, Hanover on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. She was 78. Born in Holstein on February 1, 1939. Betty worked for P & H on the Line and enjoyed her time there. Dear mother of Doug Clarke, Roderick (Clara) Monk both of Hanover, daughter Debbra ... [Read more]



Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 11:00 am
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Hanover
George William Smith, of R#1 Hanover, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family in the comfort of his home on Monday, December 18, 2017.  He was 65. Born on April 27, 1952 in Hanover to the late William and Louise (nee Wilken) Smith. George was an active man, full of knowledge of anything mechanical. He owned and operated George's ... [Read more]



Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
June Lantz, of Hanover, passed away surrounded by her family in the comfort of her home on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. She was 87. Born in Minto Township on June 14, 1930. Daughter of the late Earling and Vera (nee Shannon) Arthurs. June wore many hats and was open to try new things. She was an avid curler in Hanover at the Curling Club ... [Read more]



Monday, December 4, 2017 - 11 am
St. Francis Xavier Church, Carlsruhe
Mary Poechman, of Brockton, passed away peacefully at SBGHC-Walkerton, on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. She was 82. Born on July 21, 1935 in Brant Township to the late Peter and Agnes (nee Walter) Zettler on the 10th of Brant.  Mary loved farming along side her husband Harold and was active with the Southline Women's Institute and ... [Read more]



Friday, December 1, 2017 - 10:30 am
Holy Family Church, Hanover
Alphonse Clare Meagher, of Hanover, passed away at SBGHC-Walkerton, Brockton on Monday, November 27, 2017. He was 85. Born in Logan Township, Ontario on May 26, 1932 to the late John "Jack" and Mary (nee Feeney) Meagher. Al was employed as Head of Security for Bud's Canada. Al enjoyed spending time at his trailers at Fishermans ... [Read more]



Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 12 noon
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Cletus Allen Setley, of Hanover, passed away surrounded by love at Hanover and District Hospital, Hanover on Saturday, November 25, 2017. He was 86. Born in Walkerton on July 13, 1931. Cletus married the love of his life Elsie (nee Gardiner) and was employed with Kaufman's of Collingwood as well as Knechtel's Furniture Factory. Survived ... [Read more]




Private Family Service
Gary Hyett, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at home on Saturday, November 25, 2017. He was 67. Born in Parry Sound, Ontario on September 6, 1950 to the late Meredith and Permilla (nee Burton) Hyett. Gary was employed for Bell Canada as their Manager and enjoyed working and interacting with various clients and suppliers. He was a member ... [Read more]



Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 10 am
Holy Family Church, Hanover
Andrew George Fizell, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at The Village Senior's Community, Hanover on Saturday, November 25, 2017. He was 80. Born in Hanover on April 21, 1937 to the late Andrew and Magdelina (nee Hoffarth) Fizell. Andrew was an employee of Hanover Kitchens for many years. He was a loyal member of the Royal Canadian ... [Read more]




Joanna "An" Lau, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover Care Centre, Hanover on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. She was 88. Born on December 6, 1928 in Tilburg, The Netherlands to the late Cornelius and Maria (nee van Riel) van der Velden. Known as "An", she was employed with the Royal Victoria Hospital for McGill ... [Read more]



Spring Inurnment
Hanover Cemetery
Bridget (Delia) Massaloup (nee Hughes) of Hanover, passed away peacefully at McVean Lodge in Hanover on Wednesday November 08, 2017. She was 84. Bridget was born on June 29, 1933 in Glasgow, Scotland to the late Michael and Annie (nee O'Brien) Hughes. She moved to Canada in her early 20’s where she met and married Peter Massaloup. ... [Read more]




Mervyn Elmer Ellis, of Hanover, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home in Hanover on Wednesday, November 08, 2017. He was 93. Born in Kimberley, Euphrasia Township on March 15, 1924 to the late James and Laura (nee Cornfield) Ellis. Mervyn was a Station Operator for Ontario Hydro for many years until his retirement. Survived ... [Read more]




Bernice Eleanor Davey, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover Care Centre, Hanover on Monday, November 06, 2017, just 20 days before her 95th birthday. Born November 26, 1922 in Toronto to the late David and Emma (nee Priebe) Davies. Bernice spent many years working in the bank, volunteering at the hospital, as well as her role ... [Read more]



Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 10:30 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Jean Ward, of Hanover, passed away from Pneumonia during her fight with Lung Cancer at Hanover and District Hospital, Hanover on Tuesday, October 31, 2017.  Born to the late Alf and Ethel (nee Filsinger )Eickmeier  in Walkerton. Jean loved nothing more than to help others. So much so, that she went to school and completed her ... [Read more]




Patrick "Pat" Doyle, of Walkerton, passed away at Brucelea Haven in Walkerton on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. He was 67. Born on March 5, 1950 in Toronto to the late Patrick and Rita (nee Riech) Doyle. Pat was a former member of the Royal Canadian Legion in Hanover and enjoyed working with his hands. He was employed with Bodgon ... [Read more]



Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 1 pm
St. John's Lutheran Church, Clifford
Maria Riemer, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at The Village Senior's Community, Hanover on Sunday, October 29, 2017. She was 99. Born on April 9, 1918 to the late August and Thresia (nee Konig) Thram in Weibelskirchen Germany. Maria had worked alongside her father as a stenographer in the courts and was even a crane operator during ... [Read more]



Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 10:30 am
Holy Family Church, Hanover
Gerald “Gerry” Kittel of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Sunday, October 29th, 2017.  He was 90. Born July 13th, 1927 in New Dundee, Ontario to the late Herb and Wilhelmenia (nee Kroesch) Kittel. Gerry was a School Trustee with the Grey Bruce Separate School Board until his retirement, a member ... [Read more]



Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 11 am
Trinity Lutheran Church, Ayton
Arnold John Pfeffer, formerly of Normanby Township, passed away peacefully at The Village Senior's Community, Hanover on Saturday, October 28, 2017. He was 89. Born on September 27, 1928 at the Pfeffer homestead on the 10th concession of Normanby Township. Arnold attended Ayton Public School. Following his marriage to Eileen (nee Becker) ... [Read more]



Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 10:30 am
Grace United Church, Hanover
Brenda Ann Schnittker, of Hanover, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Grey-Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Tuesday, October 24, 2017.  She was 60. Born in Listowel on June 5, 1957 to David and the late Margaret (nee Potts) Hartung. Brenda was recently employed at the Hanover Raceway where she enjoyed serving patrons. ... [Read more]



Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 2-4 pm & 7-9 pm
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Richard John Ahrens, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Chapman House in Owen Sound on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from a Brain Tumor. He was 63. Born on August 2, 1954 in Hanover, Ontario to the late Frederick "Fred" and Erna (nee Osterndorff) Ahrens. Richard had many passions in life including his family and farming. He grew ... [Read more]



Friday, October 27, 2017 - 11 am
Grace United Church, Hanover
Al Hall, WWII Vet, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at The Village Senior's Community, Hanover on Sunday, October 22, 2017. He was 91. Born on February 1, 1926 on the homestead, near Keady, son of Albert and Euphemia (nee Harbottle) Hall. Al and Mary moved to Hanover in 1954 to begin his employment with Al “Mac” MacMicking ... [Read more]



October 29, 2017 - 2 pm
Trinity Lutheran Church, Ayton
Ken Glauser, age 61, passed away suddenly on August 28, 2017, at the TBRHSC, with his wife and niece by his side. Ken grew up in the Hanover/Ayton area and moved to Thunder Bay in 1979. During this time, he was employed with Pitts Engineering and Iron Range Bus Lines. He joined The Fort City Kinsmen in 1983 and became a life member in 1993. ... [Read more]



Monday, October 16, 2017 - 11:00 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Delta Arwelda Pycock (nee Keene),  passed away peacefully at The Village Senior's Community, Hanover on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. She was 97. Born in Arthur, Ontario on August 31, 1920. Delta married Russell Pycock and she enjoyed doing the books for her husband and his business. Delta was a life time member of the Order ... [Read more]



Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 11:00 am
Mighton Funeral Home
Greta Chalmers, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at home on Friday, October 06, 2017. She was 88. Born in Guelph on October 27, 1928 to the late Charles and Loretta (nee Lobsinger) Kellett. Greta was a faithful member of the Catholic Womens League and a member of Holy Family Church, Hanover. Survived by brother in law Elmer Chalmers ... [Read more]



Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 11:00 am
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Normanby Township
Leona Weltz, formerly of Normanby Township, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. She was 88. Born in Normanby Township on October 20, 1928 to the late Daniel and Ella (nee Wettlaufer) Lantz. Leona was a member of the ELW Ladies Group, the Neustadt Agricultural Society and enjoyed farming at home. Survived ... [Read more]



Friday, October 6, 2017 - 9 am - 11 am
Hanover Missionary Church
June Lemont, of R.R. 2 Walkerton, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital, Hanover on Wednesday, October 04, 2017. She was 86. Born on May 27, 1931 in Neustadt to the late Hilmar and Arnetta (nee Evers) Helwig. June was employed as a Bookeeper and enjoyed her work. She was a former member of the Neustadt Ladies Institute and Ladies ... [Read more]



Private Memorial Service
Rhoda Schmidt, formerly of Elmwood, passed away peacefully at Hanover & District Hospital on Thursday, September 28, 2017. She was 82. Born on March 18, 1935 in West Luther to the late Harold and Margaret (nee Ridsdale) Densmore. Rhoda was employed as a Banker with Bank of Nova Scotia for many years. She had a passion for playing cards ... [Read more]



Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 10:30 am
Mighton Funeral Home
Vi Carmount, of Hanover, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Hanover and District Hospital on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. She was 91. Born in Egremont Township on May 26, 1926 to the late Thomas and Tacey (nee Gordon) Moore. Vi will always be remembered for her love and passion of music. She was involved in a band ... [Read more]



Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 11:00 am
St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover
Adolf (Al) Ratz October 12, 1933 - September 15, 2017 At Hospice Wellington Guelph, Ontario on September 15, 2017 . Adolf (Al) Ratz passed away in his 84th year. Dearly beloved husband of Ruth Leisl Babette (nee Oberhausser) beloved father of Birgit (Eugene Cheung), Hans-Michael (Carolyn Waechter), Ingrid (Bob Chyc), Athena ... [Read more]



Private Family Service
Mighton Funeral Home
Marilyn Eidt, of Hanover passed away peacefully at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. She was 72. Born on January 8, 1945 to the late John and Berniece (nee Anderson) Mothersell. Marilyn was a hard worker and was employed at P & H Foods until her retirement. Survived by loving husband Gerald of Hanover. Loved ... [Read more]



Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 11:30 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Dr. Orland Otto Schaus, formerly of Hanover, passed away peacefully at his home in Toronto with his wife of 72 years by his side on Sunday, September 03, 2017. He was 93. Born in Hanover Ontario on January 10, 1924 to the late Norman and Elizabeth (nee Kraft) Schaus. Dr. Schaus earned his Doctorate of Chemical Engineering focusing on Research ... [Read more]



Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 11 am
Knox United Church, Durham
Jean Hargrave, of R #1 Hanover, passed away at South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Durham Site, on Thursday, August 31, 2017. She was in her 92nd year. Born in Walkerton on March 24, 1926 to the late Harvey and Emma (nee Loughleen) Grice. Jean was a beloved public school teacher in rural Ontario for many years. She was a devoted member of ... [Read more]



Friday, September 1, 2017 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Harold J. Leibold passed away on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at the Hanover and District Hospital, Hanover. He was 84. Born in Normanby Township on April 28, 1933 to the late John and Magdalena (nee Hartlehnert) Leibold. He was in Carpentry and Construction for many years and was employed both at Douglas Point and Bruce Nuclear Power Plant. Survived ... [Read more]



Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 4 Pm
Grace United Church, Hanover
Irma Eckenswiller, formerly of Clifford, passed away peacefully at McVean Lodge, Hanover on Friday, August 25, 2017. She was 96. Born in Clifford on July 18, 1921 to the late Edgar and Laura Doris (nee Graef) Eckenswiller, Irma was a member of Grace United Church and will be remembered by many as the organist there for many years. She ... [Read more]



Friday, Augsut 25, 2017 - 11:00 am
Trinity Lutheran Church - Ayton
Grace Angela Schenk (nee Kaufman), of Hanover, was called home on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at the age of 83. Fondly remembered by husband Walter Schenk of 63 years, daughters Ann Marie Schenk of London and Kim Delisle of Barrie as well as special friend Princess and grandpuppy Abby. Dear sister of Pearl (Elgin) Monk of Hanover, Dorothy ... [Read more]



Friday, August 25, 2107 - 1:30 pm
St. Jame's Anglican Church, Hanover
WHITE, Sidney With sadness we share the passing of Sidney Earl White. Born, April 13th, 1941 in Leaside, Toronto to Anne and Harry. He is predeceased by his parents and his sisters Audrey, Jean, Marion and many friends. Sid was a knowledgeable and friendly presence in the aviation community and will be missed by his friends in Hanover, ... [Read more]




Inurnment of ashes - Durham Cemetery, Durham.
Arthur William Bill Chapman, of Hanover, passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at Chapman House Hospice, Owen Sound on Friday, August 18, 2017. He was 70. Born in Brampton on October 12, 1946 to the late Arthur and Doris (nee Wellington) Chapman. Survived by his special friend Elaine McCann of Hanover. Loved by his sisters ... [Read more]



Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 1-5 pm
Pike Lake Golf Course, Mount Forest
Randy John Binkley, formerly of Hanover passed away surrounded by his family after a long hard fought battle with cancer in Chesterfield, Missouri, USA on Saturday, August 12, 2017. He was 60.    Born in Hanover on Valentine's Day, February 14, 1957 to Les and Eleanor (Schmidt) Binkley of Hanover. Randy was employed with ... [Read more]



Monday, August 21, 2017 - 11:00 am
St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover
Emma Maas, life long resident of Hanover, passed away peacefully at McVean Lodge, Hanover on Thursday, August 17, 2017. She was in her 105th year. Born in Normanby Township on October 19, 1912 to the late George and Laura (nee Wesch) Maas. Life long member of St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover, she will be fondly remembered ... [Read more]



Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 11:00 am
St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover
Daniel "Dan" Pope, of RR#3 Hanover, passed away suddenly at LHSC University Hospital, London, on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. He was 52. Born in Newmarket on August 22, 1964, to Charles and Ruth (nee Duggan) Pope. Affectionately known to all, he was self-employed with Car-Dan Landscaping and Excavating. He enjoyed getting dirty ... [Read more]




Markdale Cemetery, Markdale
Wendy Burrell, of Hanover, passed away peacefully in her sleep at Choices Living Retirement Residence in Hanover on Sunday, August 13, 2017. Wendy will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Predeceased by her beloved husband Tim Burrell. To honour her wishes, cremation has taken place with inurnment in Markdale Cemetery. [Read more]



Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 11:00 am
St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Brant
Doris Wilken (nee Witte), of Hanover, passed away suddenly at Hanover and District Hospital on Friday, August 11, 2017. She was 91. Born on February 1, 1926 in Bentinck Township, Ontario to the late David and Nellie (nee Murdock) Witte. Doris was employed with Buckeye Pearless in Hanover for many years and married the love of her life ... [Read more]




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