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Irene Marie Hishon

Irene Marie Hishon
Irene Marie Hishon, age 93, formerly of Stratford passed away peacefully at Knollcrest Lodge (Milverton) on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Born in Sturgeon Falls, daughter of the late Wilfred and Leta (Hickey) Rabillard. Predeceased by her husband, the late Joseph Patrick Hishon (March 1979).…

Dianne Bertelsen

Dianne Bertelsen
It is with broken hearts we announce the sudden passing of Dianne Emily Bertelsen, age 54 of Stratford. Born in London, daughter of the late Dick and Dea (Carvell) Bertelsen and step-daughter of the late Deloris Bertelsen. Loving and proud mother of her daughter Dana Bertelsen (Chad Gaunt).…

Alex Hymers

Alex Hymers
Thomas Victor (Alex) Hymers, age 33, passed away suddenly on September 17, 2017. Loving husband of Martina (Trachsel) and father of Brianna and Addison. Beloved son of Tom and Debra Hymers. brother of Michelle Simon (Daniel) and Benjamin Hymers. Also survived by his mother-in-law and…

Irene Horton

Irene Horton
Irene May Horton, age 93, of Stratford passed away peacefully with her daughters by her side at the Stratford General Hospital on September 17, 2017. Born in Bowmanville, Ontario, daughter of the late George and Catherine (Schrier) Wight. Beloved wife of the late Charles Victor Horton who…

Kathy Ennis

Kathy Ennis
Kathleen Jane Ennis, age 72, of Stratford passed away suddenly at home on September 16, 2017. Loving mother of Steve McGraw (Tracy) and Sandy McGraw. She will be missed by her grandchildren Faith, Nathan, Hannah, Luke, Josh and Abbey. Dear sister of Bonnie Brennan (Brian), Mary Ellen Young…

Gary Fowler

Gary Fowler
Gary passed away suddenly at home, a few days after his 65th birthday. He was the son of the late James (2008) and Marilyn Fowler of Guelph. Brother of Linda Kent of Guelph, Karen Gilbertson of Clifford and Ruth Bateson (Ian) of Aberfoyle. Predeceased by his brother Paul (1958). Gary is…

Shawn Misener

Shawn Misener
It is with enormous sadness that we announce the passing of Shawn Misener just days before his 54th birthday. Beloved son, brother, uncle and friend, Shawn’s life was cut short by cancer – an illness he handled with courage and determination.He is missed by his mom Jean Misener (nee…

Shirley Schneider

Shirley Schneider
With great sadness, we announce the passing of Shirley Mae Schneider, age 73, at LHSC Victoria Campus surrounded by her loving family on September 12, 2017. Devoted, loving wife and best friend of 53 years of Ken Schneider. Loving mother of Darin and wife Patti, Mark, Rod and wife Jackie.…

Doug Stewart

Doug Stewart
Douglas Ronald Stewart, age 79, of Stratford, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017 at Stratford General Hospital. Born in Stratford, son of the late Louis and Laura (Delooze) Stewart. Survived by his best friend and true love of 58 years Lynette (McNaughton) Stewart. Proud father of…

Lon Riehl

Lon Riehl
Lon Douglas Riehl, age 70, of Spruce Lodge, Stratford, passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Monday, September 11, 2017. Lon was born on May 22, 1947, son of Ted and Kay Riehl (Schneider). Lon was predeceased by his father Ted Riehl (April 13, 2010). He was a member of…

Gerry Chadwick

Gerry Chadwick
Gerald “Gerry” Edward Chadwick, age 80, passed away surrounded by family at the Stratford General Hospital on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Loving husband and best friend of Ruth Chadwick married for 59 years. Loving father of Cavell Fraser (Stan) and Brent Chadwick. Proud grandfather of…

Jayden Neil McIntosh

Jayden Neil McIntosh
Passed away peacefully in the arms of his loving parents at SickKids Hospital, Toronto on September 7, 2017. During his 20 short days here on earth he touched many lives and was loved deeply by family and friends. Loving son of Travis and Nicole (McNaughton) McIntosh. Grandson of John…

Susan Patterson

Susan Patterson
Susan Anne Patterson, age 70, of Stratford passed away peacefully at the Stratford General Hospital on September 08, 2017. Beloved wife for 47 years of Thomas Patterson. Loving mother of Noah Patterson (Sandy) and Erin Playford (Matt). Nana of Bronwyn and Lachlan Playford. Susan will be…

Ed Hueck

Ed Hueck
Eduardo Antonio Hueck, age 62 of St. Agatha passed away at Stratford General Hospital on September 2, 2017. He is survived by his former wife Carol, a sister Eva Hueck, a nephew Aaron Dickenson and a niece Natasha Hueck. A celebration of Ed’s life will be held at the Queen’s Inn (The Queen…

Carol Hunter

Carol Hunter
Peacefully at home on September 1, 2017. Carol grew up with two brothers and two sisters. Her father passed away when she was 5, leaving her mother to raise all 5 children by herself; from this Carol developed a strong work ethic and an understanding of responsibility. She married Doug…

Ryan Smitas

Ryan Smitas
It is with broken hearts, we announce the passing of our beautiful boy Ryan William Smitas, age 28 of Stratford. Loving son of Ed and Pam Smitas, loving brother of Lauren and Christian. Grandson of Don Smith and Leo Smitas, nephew of Luanne Smith and his cousins; Jodi, Noah and Naomi.…

Rosalia A. De Ramos

Rosalia A. De Ramos
Rosalia Abrenica De Ramos, age 57, of Stratford and formerly of Balete, Philippines, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Stratford General Hospital. Born in San Nicolas, Philippines, daughter of Leonida (Barairo) Abrenica and the late Felizardo…

Evelyn Smethurst

Evelyn Smethurst
Evelyn Eileen Smethurst, age 84, of Stratford passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital, on Friday, August 25, 2017. Born in Teeswater, daughter of the late George Caslick and the former Lottie Beirnes. Beloved wife of the late Norman Smethurst (2006). Loved mother of Stephen…

James Donald (Don) McCaul

James Donald (Don) McCaul
We remember with fondness James Donald McCaul. Don was born in Toronto. He first moved to Stratford with his family in 1923 when his father became a manager of McLagan Furniture. As the eldest of 5 children, he was a mentor to his three sisters, Jean (2010), Helen (2010) and Dorothy (2016),…

Reg Chippendale

Reg Chippendale
Reginald Balcombe Chippendale, age 82, of Stratford, passed away suddenly at home on August 23, 2017. Born in Stratford, March 6, 1935, son of the late Frederick and Janet (Patterson) Chippendale. Reg worked as a bartender for many years at the Stratford Municipal Golf Course. He is…