Obituaries

Due to families wishes, not all obituaries are listed.






CHADWICK Bruce Chadwick, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at South Bruce Grey Health Services, Durham on Tuesday, January 19th, 2021, just a week after his 61st birthday. Born on January 12th, 1960 in London, Ontario. Bruce was a quiet man that valued his family and friends and enjoyed his years as a mechanic until a work injury forced ... [Read more]




Grace Irene Whitbourn, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover Care Centre on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. She was 87.  Grace was born in London, Ontario on November 4, 1933. Lovingly remembered by her husband Jerry Whitbourn of Hanover. She will be remembered by her children, grandchildren and extended family and friends. To ... [Read more]




Graveside Memorial Service - at a later date
Joan Caroline Reid (nee Pfaffenbach) passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. She was 89.  Born in Schenectody, New York, USA, daughter of the late Theodore and Helen (nee Ryer) Pfaffenbach.  Joan was a property manager for a golf community. Survived by daughters Deborah Rae Clifford ... [Read more]



Private Family Service
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Lucille Adell (nee Kroetsch) Hunt, formerly of Carlsruhe,  passed away peacefully in her sleep at Hanover Care Centre on Sunday, January 10, 2021 in her 94th year. Born in Carlsruhe on March 30, 1927 to the late Philip and Isabelle (nee Dosman) Kroetsch. Lucille married Gerald Hunt and they worked hard on the farm until retiring to ... [Read more]



Wenesday, January 6, 2021 - 10:30 am
Live streamed on the funeral home Facebook Page (see link below)
Marilyn Elizabeth Wittich, formerly of Hanover, passed away peacefully, in a Long-Term Care Home in Kitchener (from non-COVID related issues) on Sunday, January 3, 2021. She was 74. Born on July 7, 1946 in Hanover to the late John J. and Gertrude (nee Wilhelm) Frank. Marilyn had a heart of gold and will be remembered by many when she worked ... [Read more]



Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 1pm
Live streamed on the funeral home Facebook Page (see link below)
CORLETT, Doris Coralie Ann Passed away unexpectedly at Groves Memorial Community Hospital, Fergus on December 31, 2020 in her 81st year. Born in Bentinck Township on August 30, 1940 to the late William and Myrtle (nee Boyce) Corlett.  Coralie started teaching in one-room schoolhouses in Bruce County before moving to teach at Mount ... [Read more]



Private Family Graveside
Hanover Cemetery
Margaret Douglas (McCall) Wenzel, a long time resident of Hanover, after a full life, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 28th, 2020. She was predeceased by her husband Thorold ‘Tod’ (1980), daughter Susan (2005) and sister Winifred (2016).  Left to mourn is her devoted daughter Catherine (Glenn). Born in Cornwall, ... [Read more]



Private Family Graveside Funeral
Future Celebration of Life To Be Announced
Patricia ‘Pat’ Doersam, of Hanover, passed away in Hanover on Monday, December 28, 2020. She was 75. Born in Hanover on March 12, 1945, daughter of the late Britton and Greta (nee Royce) Ashbury. Pat will be remembered by many as the owner of The Flower Shoppe in Hanover, which was started by her parents in 1945 as the Hanover ... [Read more]



TBA
Private Family Celebration of Life
Keith Oswald, of West Grey, passed away suddenly in London, Ont. on Thursday, December 24, 2020. He was 57. Born in Sunderland, England on December 14, 1963 to Bryan and Irene (nee Smith) Oswald. Survived by loving spouse Marian Ratcliffe of West Grey, 32 years of happy marriage and 38 years as best friends. Dear son of Bryan and Irene ... [Read more]



Wednesday, December 30, 2020 - 11 am Live Streamed
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
KABBES           Aaltjen 'Alice' Kabbes (nee Kroeze), formerly of Neustadt, was given the ultimate gift of being called home to her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, on His special day, December 25, 2020. She enjoyed 93 glorious, faithful years full of love and family. "Well done, thou good and ... [Read more]



Private Family Graveside Service
Muriel Paulina Fleming passed away peacefully at McVean Lodge in Hanover on December 16th in her 90th year. She was born on April 19, 1931 on the family farm in Bentinck Township, one of four daughters of the late Fred and Edith (Mervyn) Schmidt.   Muriel adored her parents and worked hard to help her Dad on their farm, including ... [Read more]



Celebration of Life - At a later date
Shawna Trivedi, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at home on Friday,  December 11, 2020. She was 27.  Born in Hanover on February 18, 1993 to Elroy Pletsch and Christine Wiseman. Shawna will be remembered by her many friends, family and her church family at Victory Fellowship Baptist Church in Hanover.  Survived by husband ... [Read more]




Private Family Graveside
Diana Michele McNiven, formerly of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Grey Gables Nursing Home in Markdale on Friday, December 11, 2020.   She was 65.  Born in Toronto on April 20, 1955. Diana had an infectious laughter and smile. She struggled with cerebral palsy and developmental delays but never let that stop her. She ... [Read more]



Private family Inurnment
Kenneth ‘Ken’ Williams, of Hanover, passed away at The Village Senior's Community, on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. He was 57. Born on February 11, 1963 to the late Harry Troke and Betty (nee Legg) Loree.  Many may remember Ken as a hard working home painter.  Loved sibling of Roger (Sally) Troke of Kincardine, ... [Read more]



Private Graveside Service
Hanover Cemetery
Doris Evelyn Unruh-McDougall (nee Bailey), formerly of Hanover, passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital in Niagara Falls on Thursday, December 3, 2020. She was 93.  Doris was born in Bentinck Township on March 25, 1927 to the late Alfred and Mary (nee Wise) Bailey. She was a Sunday School Teacher for many years at St. ... [Read more]



Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 10 am
Private Family Mass - Holy Family Church
Glenna Oberle (nee Kunsenhauser), of RR#3 Hanover, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Hanover and District Hospital on Friday, November 27, 2020. She was 82. Born in Hanover on August 14, 1938 to the late Melvin and Edna (nee Minke) Kunsenhauser. Glenna was employed with the Hanover & District Hospital as a Switchboard ... [Read more]



Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 10 am
Livestreamed through Holy Family Church website
Leslie "Les" Csontos, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at Hanover and District Hospital on Monday, November 23, 2020. He was 85. Born in Hungary to the late Mate and Tracey (nee Lestak) Csontos. Les was employed for many years at Interforest Ltd until his retirement. Survived by loving spouse Irene (nee Waechter) of Hanover. ... [Read more]



Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home - Please call to reserve seating
Flora "Jean" Becker, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at McVean Lodge, Hanover on Saturday, November 21, 2020, just shortly after the death of her husband Harry in September. She was 81. Born in Collingwood on November 8, 1939. Known as Jean her whole life, went to school at the Great Lakes Christian College to pursue her passion ... [Read more]



Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - Live Streamed Funeral Mass at 11 am
Lisa Ann Finlay (nee Karl), formerly of Mildmay, fought a tough battle with cancer. She showed integrity and grace and returned home with her angel wings, surrounded by the love of her family on Thursday, November 19, 2020. She was 52.    Born in Etobicoke, Ontario on September 23, 1968 to Gerry and Elizabeth "Betty" ... [Read more]



Saturday, November 28, 2020 - 12:30 via Livestream
It is with deep sadness but also with abiding peace, the family of Helen Amelia (nee Monk) Ahrens announces her passing on Thursday, November 19, 2020 in the comfort of her own home with loving family at her side. Helen was born on July 24, 1929 in Brant Township, RR#2 Elmwood, to the late Bert and Nora (nee Ferguson) Monk. Helen married ... [Read more]



Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - Private Family Funeral
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Ruth Isobel Clark (nee Jamieson), formerly of Oakville, passed away peacefully with family at her side, at Rockwood Terrace, Durham, on Saturday November 14, 2020 in her 91st year.  Ruth was predeceased in 1988 by her devoted husband Robert “Bob” Clark, of Oakville, whom she married at Bronte United Church on September ... [Read more]



Saturday, November 14, 2020 - 11 am - Livestreamed
Wayne Murray Whetham, of RR#3 Walkerton, on Monday, November 9, 2020. He was 66. Born in Mount Forest, Ontario, on February 16, 1954, to the late Lyle Whetham and Grace (Weis) Meagher. Wayne worked in various locations over several years as a Power Engineer and tradesman.  After retiring Wayne enjoyed traveling and many hobbies including ... [Read more]



November 12, 2020 - 11 am
Livestreamed Service
Violet Karn (nee Priebe), of Hanover, passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer at Chapman House Residential Hospice in Owen Sound on Saturday, November 7, 2020. She was 91. Born in Sullivan Township on March 13, 1929 to the late John and Pearl (nee Weppler) Priebe. Violet was married to Harold Karn and soon began their ... [Read more]



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
Mighton Funeral Home Facebook Page
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]




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