JEMIOLA: Andrzej “Andrew” – passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday February 24, 2019 at the Freeport Hospital, Kitchener. Andrzej “Andrew” Jemiola of Kitchener in his 66th year.
Beloved husband of Wanda (nee Swinarska) Jemiola. Dear father of Daniel & wife Trish of Kitchener.
Friends may join the family at St. Anthony Daniel Parish 29 Midland Dr., Kitchener on Saturday March 2, 2019 for a Memorial Mass at 1:00pm. Reception to follow at St. Anthony Parish Hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Grand river Hospital Foundation – Freeport Campus Palliative Care Department (www.grhf.org) would be appreciated by the family.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Glendinning Funeral Home 40 William Street, Plattsville
HELDMANN: Lloyd Addison William – passed away suddenly on Wednesday February 20, 2019 at his residence. Lloyd Heldmann of RR#1 Drumbo in his 74th year.
Lloyd is survived by his wife Sharon (nee Saunders) who he married November 26, 1966, by his daughters Sandra & husband David Baigent of Thamesford and Sherry & husband Laurie Howe of Ingersoll and by his grandsons Logan, Brad, Jake, Russell and William. He will be missed by his best friend JoJo. Lloyd is also survived by his brothers Tom of Ayr, Brian & wife Connie of Peterborough and by his sisters Marlene & husband Mac Perry of Paris and Cindy & husband Steve Thompson of RR#1 Drumbo.
Predeceased by his parents Roland & Rose (Detzler) Heldmann, by his son Lyle (1987) and by his infant sister Sylvia.
Relatives & friends may call at the Glendinning Funeral Home, 40 William Street, Plattsville on Sunday from 1 –5pm. Funeral Service will be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Monday February 25, 2019 1:00pm. Interment later in Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Epidermolysis Bullosa (debracanada.org), the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques accepted) and would be appreciated by the family.
AWDE: Ruby Jane – passed away peacefully on Monday February 18, 2019 at the Woodstock General Hospital. Ruby Awde of Woodstock and formerly of Drumbo in her 91st year.
Beloved wife of the late Earl Awde who predeceased her April 30, 2008. Loving mother of Raymond (1985), Barb Caldwell of Stratford, Bill & wife Connie of Richwood, Kathy & husband Jim Haskins of Delhi, Ric & wife JoAnne of Woodstock, Keith (2016) & wife Terry of Drumbo, Patricia Good of Keremeos, B.C., and Daryl of Woodstock. Sadly missed by her 21 grandchildren and 42 great grandchildren. Survived by her sister Betty Taylor of Hagersville.
Predeceased by her brother Richard & Eva Awde, by sister Edna & Gordon Banfield and brother-in-law Abe Taylor.
Relatives & friends may call at the Glendinning Funeral Home, 40 William Street, Plattsville on Friday from 2 – 4 & 6-8pm. Funeral Service will be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Saturday February 23, 2019 11:00am. Interment in Drumbo Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lung Association or the Woodstock Hospital Foundation (cheques accepted) would be appreciated by the family.
BECKER: Hunter Willard Russel – it is with heavy hearts we announce the tragic passing of Hunter. He left us surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday February 6, 2019 at the Woodstock General Hospital. Hunter Becker of Plattsville in his 21st year.
Loving son of Gary & Amy (Eichler) Becker of Plattsville. Dear brother of Rochelle & Hawkins both of Plattsville. Cherished grandson of Ross & Jane Eichler of New Hamburg and great grandson of Marjorie Shantz (Cameron 2005) of New Hamburg. Hunter will be remembered by his aunts and uncles Tracy & Jeff McClenaghan of Barrie, Wanda & Scott Harley of Plattsville, Kathy Becker of Kitchener, Billie Jo Becker of New Hamburg, Serena Wesley of Kitchener and by his cousins Austin, Kayla, Missy, Reese, Kaliope and Amelia.
Predeceased by his grandparents Russel & Lana Becker.
With Hunter’s generosity many families will benefit through the gift of organ donation. This is possible with the help of many and the family thanks the Trillium Gift of Life Network, the Woodstock Hospital CCU, Oxford EMS and the Plattsville Firefighters for all they have done.
Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate Hunter’s life during visitation at the Glendinning Funeral Home 40 William St., Plattsville on Sunday February 10, 2019 from 1 – 5 pm. Following the visitation at 6:00 pm you are welcome to join the family on the ball diamond in the Plattsville Park for Fireworks as we allow Hunter to “Fly High with the Angels”
In lieu of flowers, donations to Sick Kid’s Hospital, Toronto or the Woodstock Hospital Foundation (cheques accepted) would be appreciated by the family.
BOOKER: James Robert “Jim” – passed away peacefully on Wednesday January 30, 2019 at his residence Caressant Care Nursing Home in his 77th year.
Dear father of Brenda Ward & Brent Thompson of Oxford Centre, Mike & Darlene Booker of Altamonte Springs, Florida. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Zachary, Tyler, Brad, Tanner & Devon and by great grandchildren Blaise & Oaklyn. Survived by his brothers Doug & wife Ruth and Don & wife Brenda all of Woodstock.
Predeceased by his daughter Patty Arsenault (December 31,1992), and grandson Jeffrey Ward (July 2, 2018).
A celebration of Jim’s life will take place at the UNIFOR Hall 128 Beale St., Woodstock on Sunday February 24, 2019 from 1-3p.m. Interment will take place in the spring.
If desired, memorial donations to Woodstock Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Glendinning Funeral Home, Plattsville