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Obituaries

BLACK, Ethel
CHERRY, Reita Ernestine (nee Smith-Philp)
COOK, Karl
DARROCH, Chad William
GRAY, Barbara Ann (Pickells)
HOPKINS, Dr. Denis Howie Galbraith
LUSSIER, John (Jean Marc)
OLSEN, Aleksander Ritter
PATTENDEN, Eric
PETERSON, Dorothy Iselinda (nee Edwards)
SMALL, Janice Lavina (Newton)
SOMERVILLE, Aileen
THOMPSON, Barbro (nee Gate)
WOLLIS, Arthur “Art” Edmund

 

BLACK, Ethel

BLACK, Ethel - It is with profound sadness we announce the sudden passing of Ethel Florence Black, aged 85 years, at Hamilton General Hospital Thursday Oct 6th, 2017. Ethel was the devoted, loving wife of 63 years to Gilmour Robert Black, cherished mother of Karen (Erik), Brian (Brenda), Steve, Mark (Tracy), and Morgan (Julie). Mom was the always proud Nanny to 16 wonderful grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers Jimmy and Doug, sisters Elaine and Shirley and predeceased by her sister Beverley. Mom met Dad in Ottawa, Ontario in 1953 and there they started their journey in life together. Mom led a full life and never ever put herself first. She was loving, generous, thoughtful and above all, was truly a devoted wife and mother who would do anything and everything for Dad and her children. Often Mom sacrificed her needs and wellbeing to ensure her very large family were taken care of when times were tough for them. Whether it was a family emergency or just someone in need, she was there. When her kids were older and left home to raise their own families, Mom and Dad took up caring for foster children through the Children’s Aid in both Alexandria and then in more recent years, Guelph. Fergus, Ontario has been home for the past 15 years because that was where she could be at a central location for family and be there for them. Mom will be missed so much, by so many. She was truly a special person and our hearts are broken and knowing she is at peace will help mend and ease our pain. Special thanks to the ICU staff and notably nurse Patrick at Hamilton General Hospital for their kind, caring support in what was a difficult time. As per Mom’s request, she has been cremated and no service will be held at this time. There will be a Celebration of Mom’s life to be held at a later date. Donations in Ethel and Gil’s name can be made to the Children’s Aid Society in Guelph, Ontario. Arrangements entrusted to the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home, Fergus.  www.grahamgiddyfh.com

CHERRY, Reita Ernestine (nee Smith-Philp)

CHERRY, Reita Ernestine (nee Smith-Philp) of Drayton passed away peacefully at North Wellington Health Care, Palmerston on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late Ronald “Ron” Philp (1971) and the late William “Bill” Cherry (1998). Reita was a mother to Scott Cherry and his wife Sheri of Waterloo and Cheryl Cherry and her husband Joe Swanek of Guelph. Grandmother of Emma Cherry, twins Claire and Sam Cherry; Lyndon Swanek and Tarryn Swanek. Loved Aunt of Bonnie (Glen) Weber of Elmira, Daryl (Darlene) Smith of Kitchener, Shirley Dunbar and Gerald Millar of Waterloo, Diane (Werner) Mikoleit of Campbellville, Bruce (Ginny) Dunbar of Listowel, Brian (Dorothy) Dunbar of Palmerston, Bob (Susan) Dunbar of Waterloo, Bill (Cindy) Dunbar of Millbank and Paul (Luanne) Dunbar of Linwood. Fondly remembered by many great nieces, nephews, friends and neighbours. Predeceased by her parents Ernest Smith and Ada (Hooker) Smith-Hogg, her sister Doris Smith and her husband Ross Smith, and sister-in-law Betty and her husband Gerald Dunbar. The Family received friends at the Heritage Funeral Home, Drayton, on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Rev. Mark Laird conducted the Funeral Service in the Drayton United Church, on Wednesday, October 18 at 11:00 a.m. followed by interment in Drayton Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations to Drayton United Church or Guelph Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. www.heritagefuneralhomes.ca

COOK, Karl

COOK, Karl - Karl Alexander Cook of Mount Forest, passed away peacefully at the Louise Marshall Hospital, Mount Forest, on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Dorothy Cook (nee Schwindt). Dear father of Roger Cook and his wife Nancy of Normanby Township, Rodney Cook and his wife Lesa McDougall of Southgate Township, Roxanne Beale and her husband Shawn of Damascus and Rhonda Hopkins and her husband Thomas of Guelph. Loving grandfather of Morgan, Ford and his wife Jessica, Noah, Eli, Nadine, Alex and Danielle. Fondly remembered by his step-granddaughters Jennifer, Joanne, Erin and their families. Brother of Lenore Cook of Owen Sound, Alyce Small and her husband Arnold of Mount Forest, Carolyn Doherty and her husband Michael of Goderich and Eric Cook and his wife Janice of Fergus. Brother-in-law of Wilson Schwindt and his wife Bonnie of Mount Forest, Marilyn Goldie and her husband Ian of Leith and Steven Schwindt of Oliphant. Karl is also survived by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister Gwen Small and her husband Sam. Karl was the long-time owner of Cook School Bus Lines and Cook’s Garage. He had a love for cars and service station memorabilia. He was a member of many clubs and organizations including the Antique and Classic Car Club of Canada – Bluewater Region, Niagara Packards, Sunset Cruisers – Sauble Beach and the Arthur Historical Society to name a few. He was also a long time member and past president of the Wellington County and Grey County School Bus Operators Associations. Friends called at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest, on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. A Celebration of Karl’s life was held at the Mount Forest United Church, 175 Queen Street East, on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 at 11 a.m. Interment followed at the Mount Forest Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to St. Mary’s Regional Cardiac Care Centre or the Louise Marshall Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

DARROCH, Chad William

DARROCH, Chad William With broken hearts, Bryan and Libby announce the sudden passing of their son, Chad, on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at his home in El Valle de Anton, Panama. Also mourning his death are his “Forever Love” Wara and his loyal, canine friend, Lucas. Chad leaves behind his grandmother, Rose McCulligh plus his aunts and uncles on the Darroch and McCulligh sides of his family. They include Wayne and Heather, Grant and Pat, Donna and Neil Cotton, Mike and Joan, Jerry and Pam, Paul and Lisa, Tim and Gloria and Rob and Mary. He is also survived by his many cousins. Struggling with their loss are his friends: Chad, Adam, Aletha, Amber and Kristel plus too many others to mention. Someone else sharing in our loss is the woman who gave us “Our Greatest Gift”, Anita, Chad’s birth mother. Chad was many things to many people. He was a son, partner, grandson, nephew, cousin, friend and coworker. He was an avid video game player, a strategy board game player, a Master of the card game “Magic, the Gathering” and had an insatiable need to read and obtain knowledge. He was a chef, master scuba diver, computer guru, a copywriter, an artist, an author, a gifted musician, a photographer, a nature lover, an environmentalist, a fisherman, a teacher and a great debater. There will be a visitation for Chad at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home, 280 St. David St. S., Fergus, Ontario on Friday, October 20th from 2:00pm till 4:00pm and again from 7:00pm till 9:00pm. There will be a Celebration of Chad’s Life on Saturday, October 21st at 1:00pm. Cremation has already taken place. Interment to be at Belsyde Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Canadian Mental Health Association, Suicide Prevention or to the Groves Memorial Building Fund. Arrangements entrusted to the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home.  www.grahamgiddyfh.com

GRAY, Barbara Ann (Pickells)

GRAY, Barbara Ann (Pickells) After a short battle with Cancer, Barbara Ann Gray (Pickells) passed peacefully in Guelph at Hospice Wellington in the early morning of October 14, 2017. A triplet, born in Brampton, Ontario on February 28, 1948, she was the daughter of the Late William and Gladys Pickells of Huttonville. Barb is predeceased by two brothers, Bob and John Pickells. Barb will be missed by her companion, Ian Williams of Moorefield, Ontario. She was the loving Mother of Brad and Brett Pennycook of Georgetown, and Grandmother to Andrea Pennycook, Lucas Pennycook, and Emily Pennycook. Barb has left behind the remaining Pickells Triplets, Linda Hillhouse (Jim Hillhouse) and MaryLou Ransom (Paul Ransom), as well as her younger brother Bill Pickells (Susie Pickells). She will be fondly remembered by all of her Nieces and Nephews, as well as her Great Nieces and Nephews - Jimmy Hillhouse (Diane) and Children, Denise McKenna (Greg) and Children, Jody Deforest (Darren), and Children, Michelle Cooper (Craig) and Children, Patty Ransom, and Clint Pickells (Wanda) and Children. Barb loved dogs, horses and she loved to dance. All three of these loves made her some very good lifetime friends, who will miss her and remember her fondly. Barb will be met on the other side by her faithful and loving dog Zena. At Barb’s request, a cremation will take place, and there will be no funeral. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to Hospice Wellington.

HOPKINS, Dr. Denis Howie Galbraith

HOPKINS, Dr. Denis Howie Galbraith With great sadness, the family of Dr. Denis Hopkins MD, FRCP(C) announce his death on October 12, 2017 at his home near Orton Ontario. Denis was born in Aberdeen, Scotland. He studied medicine at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School in London, England. He married Hilda Woolnough (1934-2007) and the couple had three children. The family came to Canada in 1957 where Denis began a general medical practice in Hamilton, Ontario. He later completed his studies in psychiatry at the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, now known as the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Denis was a respected psychiatrist at the Homewood Health Centre in Guelph, Ontario from 1975 to 1995. He also served on Ontario’s Consent and Capacity Review Board. He was known as an excellent clinician who was keenly interested in helping seriously mentally ill persons. Even after some twenty years of retirement, he continued to receive telephone calls and letters from former patients who thanked him for the help he had given. During his career, he held positions of Unit Director and Medical Director at the Homewood Health Centre. Following retirement, Denis pursued his lifelong interest in art, studying for seven years at the Albert Defois School of Realist Painting in the Loire Valley, France, under the guidance of master painter, Ted Seth Jacobs. He continued to paint for the rest of his life, constantly honing his skills in landscape and still life. He was a passionate and prolific artist who worked tirelessly to find ways to use colour and shadow on his meticulously thought out canvasses. He was a member of the Colour and Form Society as well as of Headwaters Arts, the Wellington Artists’ Gallery and the Elora Arts Centre. His beautiful work has been exhibited and sold in Canada, the US and France. Denis was a true gentleman, thoughtful, considerate and respectful of all persons. He will be much missed by those who knew him and felt his genuine kindness. He is survived by his wife, Noreen, his sister Halimah Van der Matten, a daughter, Lee Wiencki and by two sons, Daniel and John Hopkins. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Christopher and Simon Wiencki, Erin Mills, and Svetlana Svirejeva- Hopkins and by five great grandchildren. Predeceased by Noreen’s daughter, Patricia Toye, he is survived by Noreen’s son, David Toye, and by two grandsons, Gavin Schofield and Ben Toye. He is remembered fondly by the art community in Elora and Alton and by his country neighbours. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of a formal Memorial Service, Denis’s life is being celebrated in small gatherings of family members, friends, and fellow artists. Noreen welcomes visits from all who wish to visit at Denis’s studio and to reflect on the time they spent with Denis. Donations in his memory may be made to Groves Hospital Foundation, Fergus.

LUSSIER, John (Jean Marc)

LUSSIER, John (Jean Marc) It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved John (Jean Marc) at Groves Memorial Community Hospital on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the age of 81. Loving husband of the late Margaret (nee Blackham), devoted father to daughters Karen (Rob) MacKenzie of Fergus, Cheryl Ross of Edmonton, and son Peter of Fergus. Proud Grandfather aka “Papa John” to DJ (Chey), Travis and Monty MacKenzie of Fergus, Stefan and Collin O’Halloran of Edmonton, Meridean and Karlee Lussier of Brampton. Great Grandfather to DJ Jr (Doodle), Bella and Bobby. Pre deceased by eight brothers and three sisters, sadly missed by last remaining sibling, sister Denise Nanke of Markham. He inspired and was loved by numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. Fondly remembered by long time devoted best friends Marlene and Willie and Eileen and Priscilla of Belwood. John was born in Marcelin, Saskatchewan on November 27, 1935, the thirteenth child to Raymond Lussier and Leah Marie (nee Regnier). He was afflicted with Polio at 1 1/2 years of age and he accepted without complaint all trials and hardships with great courage and determination. Polio had met its match with John as he lived his life with incredible perseverance, resilience and a Joie de Vivre unmatched by many. John’s compassion and engaging personality served him well during the more than thirty years he worked at Sick Kid’s Hospital in Toronto, in the Orthopedic Division as the Chief-in-Orthodist, coincidentally, where he too was a patient throughout most of his early childhood overcoming his many challenges with Polio. He was dedicated to finding ways to improve medical aids for the physically challenged. He was instrumental in developing devices for wheelchairs and body braces that were capable of meeting the various needs of many patients and which gave him much happiness and great satisfaction in being able to help others, especially children enduring the same challenges he had as a child. He was highly regarded by Dr’s and Staff alike and received two Awards of Recognition and was the focus of a PBS Documentary on his work. He was a strong and passionate supporter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association and Variety Village. During his life, John enjoyed History, Old Classic Country Music, was an enthusiastic fisherman, an avid Euchre player and loved spending time outdoors and with his family and friends. Always engaging, kind and sincere, a handsome, genteel and compassionate man, true to his word and loved by many. His great wit and charm was known to all. John was retired and thoroughly enjoyed living out his golden years in his humorous role as the prestigious, self appointed “Mayor of Belwood”. To honour his wishes, cremation has taken place, internment will be at Belsyde Cemetery, Friday, October 20, 2017 at 1:00pm. Private reception to follow. Donations in John’s memory may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society and are appreciated as expressions of sympathy by the family. Those who’ve never believed in Angels, never met our Father. Love you forever Dad, Karen, Cheryl and Peter.

OLSEN, Aleksander Ritter

OLSEN, Aleksander Ritter - It is with great sadness, the family of Aleksander Ritter Olsen, announces Alek’s sudden but peaceful passing, on September 15, 2017 in his 88th year. He will be remembered lovingly by his children, Toby (Gerry), Kari, and Erik (Julia); his seven grandchildren, Torry, Ryan, Kelsey, Griffin, Annika, Hanna and Phoebe; his two great-grandchildren, Dylan and Boe; his surviving sister, Ella Barwick of St. Sauveur; and by his many nieces and nephews on both sides of the family. Alek now joins his wife of 61 years, April (nee Spencer-Phillips) and his two brothers, Rolf (France, 1944) and Kaare (2014), whom he remembered so fondly in his final days. To know Alek was to know his love of sports, especially his love for football and the CFL. After graduating high school in Montreal, where his football career began, Alek joined the workforce and continued to play ball as a junior in Montreal’s QRFU league. Working as a hydro linesman during an ice storm convinced Alek to return to school, but he remained dedicated to his sport. During his degree in commerce at Sir George Williams University, Alek continued as a QRFU junior and was picked up by the Montreal Alouettes for the 1950 season. In 1953, his third year at school, Alek moved up to senior QRFU, playing for the 1953 Canadian Champion Lakeshore Flyers. Football was not Alek’s only sport. He was a golden gloves boxer and between school and football seasons, he played back catch in the renowned Snowdon Major Fastball League. In 1954, Alek met the love of his life April. They moved to London, Ontario, where they started their family and Alek earned his MBA from the University of Western Ontario. He was awarded the Proctor & Gamble scholarship, which earned him a teaching position at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY. After 5 years of teaching, the Olsen family, now with two children in tow, returned to Montreal, where Alek took a position with a subsidiary of Atlas Construction Company Ltd until the late 60s. During that time, Alek and April welcomed their third child and divided their spare time between their home in Pointe Claire and the cottage in Sutton, where they made many enduring memories with family and friends. In 1971, Alek joined the University of Waterloo’s Economics Department and, in 1980, the School of Accounting and Finance, where he was the first full-time Accounting Professor at UW. Alek became a Professor Emeritus in 1993, when he retired to the family’s farm near Elora, Ontario. Alek’s love for sports endured throughout his life. He could be found weekends on the slopes or the squash court, playing softball, golfing or stopping for a chat while walking the dogs. Like all good Norwegians, he believed the great outdoors was where you found true peace. A Memorial Service in memory of Alek will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., at St. John’s Anglican, 33 Henderson St., Elora, Ontario. Refreshments will be offered following the service, during which time Alek and April will be interred in a private ceremony at the church Columbarium. Memorial donations in memory of Alek to any animal shelter or humane society.

PATTENDEN, Eric

PATTENDEN, Eric - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Eric Pattenden on August 25th, 2017. Eric was the beloved husband of the late Emily Pattenden, cherished father of Lori Hintermeister (Mike) and Heidi Pattenden, devoted Grandfather of Tom and Rudi Hintermeister (Julia) and proud Great-grandpa of Harvey. Eric was born in London England in 1931, living in a tiny house with his father James, Mother Winifred and brothers, Jim (Daisy). Tom (Kitty), Ron (Marguerite), Brian (Jean) and Peter (Margaret). He loved racing his bike, making model airplanes, rough housing, cars and Smarties. He was always on top of current affairs and made sure we were too. Eric loved music! When other kids were singing pop songs we were learning the words to Gilbert and Sullivan. Eric sang like an angel, but wished he had sounded like Paul Robson. Eric was a child of war torn London. He and part of his family were evacuated to Canada in 1940 and returned to England in 1945. In 1947, after an adventurous war time, (to say the least), most of his family immigrated to Canada to start a new life. Eric had completed his Tool and Die apprenticeship in England and in Canada worked at CLM, on the Avro Arrow, at Massey Ferguson and finished his career at General Motors in Oshawa. At the age of 20 he married the beautiful Emily Jones. They moved to Ellington Drive in Scarborough during Hurricane Hazel. There they lived for 56 years where they brought up their daughters at a time when all the kids played outside until the street lights came on. Eric was a little crazy, passionate, opinionated and loyal. You always knew where you stood with him and he never held a grudge. We always knew we could count on him to come anytime we called and to help us out of any jam. For all his bluster, he was a kind person. Eric always wore his heart on his sleeve. He was extremely funny, with an English sense of humour and a quick come back. Eric ended his days at the Wellington Terrace where he received wonderful care from the staff on Apple Valley and Maple Ridge neighbourhoods; a place where his entire family felt at home. Right now Eric is in his own version of heaven walking hand in hand with Emily and his Mom and Dad on the village green. If you are so inclined, a donation to the Wellington Terrace or the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada would be gratefully received. A memorial get together of friends and family will take place on October 28th at 2:00 in the Keating Lounge at 20 Station Square in Elora.

PETERSON, Dorothy Iselinda (nee Edwards)

PETERSON, Dorothy Iselinda (nee Edwards) Passed away peacefully at her residence in Grand Valley on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in her 98th year. Beloved mother of Ivan (Lorna –predeceased 2016) and Margaret (Richard White). Loving grandmother of Chris (Georgia Peirce), Michelle (Rich Martin), Rosie (Dwayne Fuller), Jess (Scott Longstreet) and Katrina White. Sadly missed by seven great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Laura Edwards and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband Kenneth (1993) and brothers Hugh, Clarence and Ernie. Family and friends were received Wednesday, October 18, 2017, from 7-9 p.m., at Simes Funeral Home, 48 Main St. S., Grand Valley. The funeral service was held on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Interment followed at Grand Valley Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Headwaters Dialysis Unit or Monticello United Church.

SMALL, Janice Lavina (Newton)

SMALL, Janice Lavina (Newton) – Peacefully, with her children by her side, Janice passed from this world at the Owen Sound Hospital on Thursday, October 12, 2017 in her 67th year. Survived by her husband of 45 years, William (Bill) Small; and by her children Kathleen Small (Adam Hussey), Kevin Small (Johanna) and adopted daughter Nina Small. God blessed her with her 4 grandbabies: Piper, Jace, Emmie and Juliet. Fondly remembered by her siblings: Grace, Diane, Cathy, Sharon and Brad. Predeceased by her parents Roy & Esther Newton and by her brother Mervyn Newton. Visitation at the GARRETT FUNERAL CHAPEL, Neustadt was on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral service was Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 11 a.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church on Louisa Street in Ayton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cancer Society, Diabetes Society or Charity of your choice.

SOMERVILLE, Aileen

SOMERVILLE, Aileen - Aileen passed away peacefully on Sat. Oct. 15, 2017 at Palmerston Hospital. Born on January 26 1935, Aileen was the only child of her loving parents, Willard Cockerill and Bessie Patten. She was the wife of the late Orval (1988), and beloved mother of Shirley Rowan (Ken 2001), Linda, Douglas (Amanda), and Vernon. Cherished “Granny Oats” of Sarah Rowan (Ian Campbell), Rachel Guthrie (Cam), and Catherine Soehner (Joseph). Adored “G.G.” to her great-grandchildren, Anakin Guthrie, Adelaide Guthrie, Gwyneth Campbell and Kinsey Campbell.  Aileen was born in Fergus and was one of the last babies delivered by the famed Dr. Abraham Groves. Aileen and Orval raised their four children on the family farm near Orton. Aileen quickly adapted to the role of farm wife, preserving food, pickling, baking, and preparing large meals for threshers during the harvest season. There were almost always guests for her delicious Sunday dinners. As her family matured, Aileen worked outside the home at the Orton Post Office and served for several years as the Post Master. After selling the family farm Aileen settled in Fergus for many years. She was a life-long learner and was especially skillful at sewing, knitting, and using her computer. Aileen will be remembered for her cheerful smile, her love of music and dancing, and her steadfast love for her family. The family wishes to thank the staff of Royal Terrace Long Term Care in Palmerston for their support and care during Aileen’s final months. The family is also grateful to the medical staff at Palmerston Hospital, for the wonderful care they gave Aileen in her final hours. Visitation was on Thursday October 19 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., and the Celebration of Life service will be on Friday October 20, at 11:00 a.m., all at the Graham Giddy Funeral Home, 280 St. David St. South, Fergus. If desired, donations may be made to Bibles for Missions Foundation Canada (Fergus store), the Wellington County Food Bank, or the Lung Association. www.grahamgiddyfh.com.

THOMPSON, Barbro (nee Gate)

THOMPSON, Barbro (nee Gate) Passed away peacefully at her home in Elora, with her family at her side and a view of her cherished garden, on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 in her 85th year. Beloved wife of Fred Thompson and loving mother of Ken and Ian. Survived by her brother Ulf and his wife Nina, nephew Per Gate and sister in law Sharon Smith. Predeceased by her brother Bengt and sister Britta. Memorial Service will be conducted at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 36 Henderson St. in Elora, on Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 11:00am, with visitation 1 hour prior. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. John Anglican Church – Mothering Sunday Fund. www.grahamgiddyfh.com

 

WOLLIS, Arthur “Art” Edmund

WOLLIS, Arthur “Art” Edmund of Mount Forest, passed away at the Louise Marshall Hospital on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 in his 91st year. Beloved husband of Margaret Wollis (nee Corley) for 62 years. Dear father of Harold Wollis and his wife Caroline of Mount Forest, Robert Wollis of Selkirk, Betty Ann Davis of Stratford and Nancy Wollis and her partner Cynthia Doorenspleet of Burlington. Loving grandpa of 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Predeceased by his brother Stuart Wollis. Friends called at the Mount Forest United Church, 175 Queen Street East, Mount Forest on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 from 11 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. where a Celebration of Art’s life was held at 1 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Mount Forest United Church or the Louise Marshall Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest.

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