STAIRS: Donna Lynn

STAIRS: Donna Lynn – passed away peacefully on Wednesday March 29, 2017 at the Grand River Hospital, Kitchener.  Donna Stairs of Kitchener in her 67th year.

Donna was a daughter of Leland & Mary (McLennan) Stairs.  She was a dear sister to Linda Hillier of Kitchener and Neil Stairs and wife Cheryl of Fredericton, N.B.  Dear aunt to Michelle & Brylan, Matthew & Tammy, Stephanie & Gabriel and great aunt to Kaelen, Logan, Theoren and Annabelle.

Donna was a faithful member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.  A private family graveside service will take place in the spring in Chesterfield Cemetery RR#1 Bright.

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the Glendinning Funeral Home 40 William St. Plattsville.



KLEINSASSER: Gideon –passed away on Thursday March 23, 2017 at the Woodstock General Hospital.  Gideon Kleinsasser of Drumbo in his 56th year.

Beloved husband of Theresa Entz whom he married March 28, 1998.  Dear father of Madelyn & Justin Kleinsasser.  Survived by his sisters and brothers Matilda & Frank, Mary & Mike, Tom & Lannell, Johann & Maggie, Joe & Kate, Sarah, Mike & Bernice, Martin, Zach & Matilda, Lorenz & Lilia, Ben & Vivianne, by mother and father-in-law Esther & Eli Entz and brother-in-law Michael.

Predeceased by his parents John & Mary Kleinsasser.

Gideon owned and operated Shur Fence from 1999 until recently when he moved onto other ventures.

Relatives & friends are invited to a Memorial Gathering to Celebrate Gideon’s Life on Sunday March 26, 2017 from 2-4 pm at the Drumbo Agricultural Hall.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Blandford-Blenheim Township – Drumbo Splash Pad (cheques accepted) would be appreciated by the family.  Personal condolences can be sent at

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Glendinning Funeral Home, 40 William St

MURRAY: Reginal “Reg”

MURRAY: Reginal – passed away peacefully on Friday March 10, 2017 at Woodingford Lodge, Woodstock.  Reg Murray of RR#1 Bright in his 92nd year.

Beloved husband of Helen Alice (Chesney) Murray who he married November 15, 1947. Survived by his brother Bill & wife Joyce of Tavistock, sisters Annie Mae and Mildred, sisters-in-law Shirley and husband Bill Crosby of Paris, Katherine Chesney of Woodstock and by many nieces and nephews and will also be missed by his four-legged companion Ginger.

Predeceased by his parents Ward & Mary (Dibble) Murray, by sister Clara & husband Bob McFadden, brothers-in-law Earle & Jean Shoemaker and Earle Chesney.

Reg farmed at RR#1 Bright for many years.

Relatives & friends may call at the Glendinning Funeral Home, 40 William Street, Plattsville on Tuesday March 14, 2017 from 12:30 until 1:45p.m. followed by the funeral service in the chapel at 2:00pm.  Spring Interment in Innerkip Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation (cheques accepted) and would be appreciated by the family