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Obituaries

TOMBS, Irene (nee Lawrence)

Of Arthur passed away peacefully at home surrounded by the love of her family on Sunday, November 8, 2020 in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Tombs. Loving mother of the late Robert Morton, Thomas Morton of Arthur and Laurie and Dennis Smith of Kenilworth. Grandmother of Sheena Morton, Scott Morton, Eric…

JACKSON, Bill

of Arthur passed away suddenly at the Guelph General Hospital on Sunday, November 8, 2020 in his 54th year. Beloved husband of Karen (O’Donnell) Jackson for 30 years. Cherished father of Shelby Jackson (Josh) of Harriston and Ashley Jackson of Arthur. Brother of Don Jackson and the late Beth Jackson of Arthur and the late…

YEO, Benjamen ‘Benny’ Earl

1972-2020 After battling lung cancer, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a father, son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and dear friend on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Guelph, in his 48th year, with his loving family at his side. Benny was the beloved son of Maureen…

HERFST, Joanne Lena

Passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Kitchener in her 70th year. She was the cherished daughter of the late Fred and Nancy Herfst. Loving sister to the late Fred Herfst and wife Ann of Vancouver, Jozena and husband Alan Millar of Chatham, Peter Herfst and wife Minnie of Kitchener,…

STEWART, Anita Louise (nee Rogers)

July 2, 1947 - October 29, 2020

Anita Louise Stewart (née Rogers), C.M., B.A., M.A., L.L.D., University of Guelph Food Laureate, Mother and Grandmother passed away peacefully with family by her side at Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario on October 29, 2020. Anita is predeceased by her father Cecil Clifton Rogers, mother Anne MacDonald (Glenn) and grand-daughter Maya Anne Stewart of Wakefield,…

ZANTINGE, John

of Drayton passed away suddenly at the Palmerston and District Hospital on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 in his 68th year. Beloved husband of Arlie (Kirby) for 43 years. Dear father of Adele Zantinge (Stephen Foster), Wayne Zantinge and Erica Zantinge (James Porteous). Son of Mina Zantinge and the late John Zantinge (2006) Brother of Art…

BOUWMEESTER, John

September 4, 1942 - October 27, 2020

John died peacefully at home at the age of 78. John faced his severe health problems with courage, strength and a strong faith in God. His degree in social work assisted him in being a strong advocate for long term care residents, dedicating 48 years of his life as owner of Eden House Care Facility.…

FISHER, Frederick Alfred

September 10, 1932 - October 26, 2020

Peacefully passed away at Groves Memorial Hospital, Fergus, on October 26, 2020, at the age of 88. He will be forever deeply missed by the love of his life Sharon (O’Rourke) of 63 years. His children Bob (Jannette), Sue Glavin, and Nancy (Vince) Voisin. The amazing Papa to Tylene (Kenny) Fisher, Devin (Derek Little) Fisher,…

SEIFRIED, Sheila Marie (nee Kirschner)

Of Mount Forest, passed away peacefully at the Louise Marshall Hospital on Friday, October 30th, 2020 in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late Jim Seifried. Loving mother of Jim Seifried (Karen Switzer) of Mount Forest, Dave Seifried (Carol Hartt) of Mount Forest, Jerry (Annette) Seifried of Kapuskasing, Brian (Susan) Seifried of Mount Forest,…

DYCE, James Douglas “Jim”

of Arthur passed away peacefully at Caressant Care Nursing Home on October 31, 2020 in his 78th year. Dear father of Chrissy and her husband Ryan Ferguson of Priceville. Grandfather of Colby and Paige. Stepfather of Kevin and Shannon Kopka of Mount Forest and Lena Kopka and Jason Ferguson of Conn. Brother of Donna Scott…