Obituaries

Due to families wishes, not all obituaries are listed.





Cremation
Future Inurnment in Hanover Cemetery
George Henry Rogers, passed away suddenly at his residence in Hanover, on Saturday, April 3, 2021. He was 85. Born in Hanover on June 30, 1935, son of the late Harry and Mary Ellen (Herd) Rogers. George worked as a Stationery Engineer at many different local furniture factories in Hanover and area until retiring. One of his main passions ... [Read more]



At a later Date
Paul Runge, of Hanover, passed away peacefully with his devoted wife Lorrie at his side at the Chapman House Residential Hospice in Owen Sound on Sunday, April 4, 2021. He was 64. Paul was born in Ancaster to the late William and Lois (Cameron) Runge. He moved to West Grey in his late teens where he met and fell in love with Lorrie. Paul ... [Read more]



Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 11 am Live Streamed
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
William Norman Peppler, of Ottawa, passed away at the Ottawa Hospital’s General Campus on Thursday, April 1, 2021, in his 96th year. Born in Hanover on June 29, 1925, to the late Norman and Lillian (nee Youngblut) Peppler, Bill was a man with a diversity of talents. With a great inclination towards music, he played many instruments, ... [Read more]



Monday, April 5, 2021 - 2-4 pm
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Joan Poechman, of RR#2 Walkerton, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Walkerton hospital on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 from complications of heart disease.  She was 84.  She was born in Brant Township on July 13, 1935 to the late Roy and Isabel (nee Fritz) Tanner. Joan is mourned by her loving husband ... [Read more]




Margot Charlotte Albrecht, of RR#1 Hanover, passed away at Chapman House Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce, Owen Sound on Friday, March 19, 2021. She was 72. Born in Sulzberg, Germany, on July 3, 1948 to the late Dietrich and Kreszentia (nee Mayr) Linder. Margot immigrated to Canada in 1979 where she learned english and over time attended ... [Read more]



Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 2 - 4 pm
Mighton Funeral Home
Gwendolyn "Gwen"  Johnston (nee Dennie), of Hanover, beloved Mother, Grandmother and Sister,  passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2021. She was 65.  A kind, gentle soul who put the care of others above all else, Gwen was born Gwendolyn Louise Dennie in 1955 in Walkerton, Ontario to the late Bill and Shirley (nee ... [Read more]



Saturday, April 3, 2021 - 12-12:45
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Mary Catherine "Cathy" Janssen (nee Lonergan), formerly of Fenlon Falls, passed away peacefully in her daughter's arms at Chapman House Residential Hospice in Owen Sound on Saturday, March 27, 2021 in her 82nd year. Cathy was a wonderful Mother, who will be immensely missed by her daughter Tara (James "Jim") Turnbull ... [Read more]



Friday, March 19, 2021 - Private Family Graveside Funeral
Hanover Cemetery
Donald "Don" Watch, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Thursday, March 18, 2021 in his 76th year. Don was born in Belleville on June 9, 1945 to Emma and Les Watch. At the age of 19, Don joined the Toronto Police Force as a Police Cadet and a year later became a member of the Cobourg Police ... [Read more]



Private Family Graveside Service
Purdy Cemetery
Harold James Lemont, of Brockton, passed away just short of his 95th birthday at Hanover and District Hospital on Friday, March 12, 2021.   Born in Greenock Township on March 25, 1926 to the late James and Annie (nee MacBeth) Lemont. Harold was well known for his experitise in Auto Mechanics and will be remembered by many around ... [Read more]



Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - Live Streamed
Holy Family Church, Hanover
Mary Ann Grubb (nee Montag), of Hanover, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Hanover and District Hospital on Saturday, March 13, 2021. She was 85. Born in Carrick Township on May 19, 1935 to the late Leo and Rita (nee Stroeder) Montag. Mary Ann was a homemaker although she did work a little out of the home, but home ... [Read more]



TBD
Hanover Cemetery
BANKS Ruth Clara Banks, of Owen Sound, passed away peacefully at Central Place Retirement Home in Owen Sound on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. She was 92. Ruth was born on March 18, 1928 in Detroit, USA. Beloved wife of the late Harold Banks. She enjoyed traveling with her family to sunny destinations and time spent at the cottage. Loving ... [Read more]



Cremation
Future inurnment in Sylvan Acres, Parry Sound
Katherine Major, of Hanover, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at her home surrounded by her family on Thursday, February 18, 2021. She was 63. Born in Toronto on July 12, 1957 to the late Francis Kenneth and Rose (nee MacDonald) Major. She was a Customer Service Representative and worked for many years with Bell Canada. ... [Read more]



Thursday, February 25, 2021
St. John's Lutheran Church - Livestreamed
Alfred "Alf" Lang, of Hanover, was welcomed into the arms of the Lord peacefully after a brief illness at Hanover and District Hospital on Sunday, February 21, 2021.  He was 85. Alf was born on July 6, 1935 to the late Leonard and Laura (nee Schuknecht) Lang in Bentinck Township. Alf married the love of his life Shirley ... [Read more]




Celebration of Life in Spring
Ralph Vincent Poechman passed away suddenly at his home in Hanover on February 14, 2021, at the age of 90. Ralph was born in Brant township to the late Alex and Christina Poechman. Ralph worked for years on the family farm alongside his brother John on the South line. He married Phyllis, his partner of many years later in life, at the ... [Read more]



Private Family Graveside Celebration of Life
Hanover Cemetery
Murat Emiroglu Sr. A.K.A. "The Trash Man", of RR1 Elmwood, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at Hanover and District Hospital on Thursday, February 18, 2021. He was 58. Born in Istanbul, Turkey on July 28, 1962 to the late Suat and Birsen (nee Hosan) Emiroglu. Murat Sr. married the love of his life Angela (nee Rea) on July ... [Read more]



Graveside Celebration of Life - Spring
Chesley Cemetery
Verlie Maisie Sherk (nee Mervyn), of Hanover, passed away peacefully at The Village Seniors Community, Hanover on Thursday, February 18, 2021. She was 95. Verlie was born at home in Bentinck Township (Lot 19, Con 14) to the late George and Susan (nee Mighton) Mervyn on November 9, 1925. Verlie attended several schools including Lamlash ... [Read more]




Inurnment of Ashes in Spring
Leo Edward Strauss, of RR#3 Durham, passed away peacefully at Chapman House - Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce in Owen Sound on Valentine's Day, Sunday, February 14, 2021. He was 83.  Leo was born on March 28, 1937 in Hanover and enjoyed painting for a living.  Survived by daughters Denise Poechman of Wiarton, Diana (Steve) ... [Read more]




Celebration of Life at a later date
Our mom, Grace Marie Fahrer (nee Engel) just shy of her 84th birthday, finally got a moment to herself on Saturday, February 13, 2021, on her granddaughter’s birthday.  It is fitting that she would share this day, as she was always uncomfortable with the spotlight on herself. Mom loved her kids (who wouldn’t...we are delightful) ... [Read more]



Saturday, February 13, 2021 - 11 am Live Streamed
Mighton Funeral Home
Diane Drew (nee Chute), of Hanover, passed away suddenly at Hanover and District Hospital on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. She was 67.  Born on April 6, 1953 in Port Hope, Ontario to William and Audrey (nee Colling) Chute. Diane enjoyed her career as an Administrator in Human Resources for Bayer. She was married to the love of her ... [Read more]




Joseph Grove passed away suddenly at Hanover & District Hospital, to be with his Lord and Saviour on February 9, 2021, at the age of 87. Joseph was born in Markham Township in Ontario on February 5, 1934 to the late John and Ada (nee Hoover) Grove. He farmed on the 8th of Brant until retiring. After attending Eastern Mennonite ... [Read more]



Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 11 am Live Streamed
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Nancy Lou Long, formerly of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Brucelea Haven in Walkerton on Saturday, February 6, 2021. She was 87. Born on October 13, 1933, in Toronto to the late Charlie and Jessie (nee Snider) Marchant.  Nancy was a strong, quiet lady, always with her family as her focus. She worked many years as a medical secretary.  Survived ... [Read more]



Saturday, February 6, 2021 - 11 am Live Streamed
Audrey Elizabeth MacGregor, of Hanover, into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, February 3, 2021.  She passed away at South Grey Bruce Health Services in Durham with her daughter Kathy by her side. She was 83.   Born on September 1, 1937 to the late Joseph and Samina (nee Watson) Whyte. Audrey was a Teacher with the Bluewater School Board ... [Read more]



Cremation
Verstraten, Brian Theodore Passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, January 29, 2021 at the age of 62. Loving father of his daughter Aimee, granddaughter Charlee and dear son of Antonia and the late Anthony Verstraten. Brian will be dearly missed by his siblings Mary, Michael, Joanne, Gary and all his nieces and nephews, his ... [Read more]



Friday, January 29, 2021 - 11 am Live Streamed
St. Elias The Prophet Ukrainian Church
Dimitri Lehunewycz, formerly of Ravenna, passed away peacefully with family by his side at Hanover and District Hospital on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. He was 74.  Born on February 22, 1946 in Germany to the late Wasyl and Katarina (nee Liszuk) Lehunewycz. Dimitri was a steamfitter until his retirement years where he enjoyed spending ... [Read more]



Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11 am Live Streamed
Douglas "Doug" Gordon Klages, formerly of Hanover,  passed away at Rockwood Terrace in Durham on Sunday, January 24, 2021. He was 87.  Born in Neustadt on April 27, 1933 to the late Norman and Bessie (nee Thompson) Klages. Canada Steamship Lines, Teeswater Creamery and Interforest were a few of Doug's stops throughout ... [Read more]




Celebration of Life at a later date
John Patrick "Pat" McCrodan, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at home on Friday, January 22, 2021. He was 82. Born in Belleville, Ontario on July 25, 1938 to the late John and Madeline (nee Gaffney) McCrodan. Better known to everyone as Pat, he was employed as a Truck Driver. He loved his job, family and friends. Always up for ... [Read more]




Anthony Schachinger, passed away peacefully at Hanover Care Centre on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.  Born in Reid, Austria on January 21, 1934 to a large family of 21 children. He came to Canada on the Santa Maria Ship in 1954, at the young age of 20 years old in hopes of finding work and he had settled in to the Kitchener area. He met ... [Read more]




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]




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