Kitchener ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
What we know about Canadian victims of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash - CTV NewsWednesday, March 27, 2019
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Jennifer Joseph, whose daughter was one Tanner's students, told CTV Kitchener that Tanner always went out of her way to help.
"She had my daughter's interests at heart," she said. "From what I saw, she was a very good teacher."
Tanner also worked part-time as a homework helper at the Six Nations Polytechnic Homework Support Centre in Brantford, Ont.
Micah John Messent, B.C. government employee
Messent was a member of the Red River Metis Nation and the youngest of five siblings in a family from Courtenay, B.C.
The First Nations Leadership Council said that Messent graduated from Vancouver Island University and was planning to study law.
In the meantime, he was working for the B.C. government in Indigenous relations and spent his spare time sailing, according to the FNLC.
Monica Phung, who knew Messent, called him energetic, enthusiastic, smart and driven. "He is so accomplished," she said.
"I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of BC Parks employee and recent Indigenous Youth Intern Micah Messent," B.C. Premier John Horgan said in a statement Monday. "Micah was committed to tackling the challenges he saw around him in the world, both in his work to protect the environment and to advance reconciliation."
A message posted Saturday to Messent's Instagram account says that he was "stoked" to be heading to Kenya, where he would "have the chance to meet with other passionate youth and leaders from around the world and explore how we can tackle the biggest challenges that are facing our generation."
"Im so grateful for this opportunity and want to thank all of the people in my life who have helped me get this far," the post continues. "Wish me luck!"
Angela Rehhorn, staff member at Canadian Wildlife Federation
It is w deep sadness that we share the tragic passing of CWF's CCC participant, Angela Rehhorn. Angela was on her way to UNs Environmental Assembly in Nairobi w UNs Association of Canada's & Canada Service Corps Program when the plane crashed on Sunday. Our thoughts are with you. pic.twitter.com/cNasZKd3uN
- Canadian Wildlife Federation (@CWF_FCF) March 11, 2019
Rehhorn of Orillia, Ont. was on her way to the UN Environmental Assembly in Nairobi and to do volunteer work with the Canada Service Corps Program when she died in the crash, according to the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF). Rehhorn was a participant in the CFW's Canadian Conservation Corps program.
The 24 year old attended Dalhousie University where she completed a Bachelor of Science degree and was working on a bat conservation project, according to the CWF.
"She was especially interested in the marine environment and looked forward to expanding her experience in this area," the CWF said in written statement.
"Angela shared the excitement and optimism of volunteering and working to improve our world," said CWF CEO Rick Bates. "Her life is an inspiration to us all."
Pius Adesanmi, Nigerian-born professor at Carleton University, age 47
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Region's first privately run crematorium to open in Kitchener - TheRecord.comSaturday, March 02, 2019
KITCHENER - With cremation becoming an increasingly popular choice, a private funeral home has plans to build the first privately run crematorium in Waterloo Region.
Kitchener Funeral Homes and Crematorium Inc. has obtained the permits it needs from the city and the Ministry of the Environment and plans to open the crematorium at Forwell Road and Victoria Street in Kitchener this spring, said Kamal Bhardwaj, a partner in the business.
The crematorium, when it opens, will be the only privately run crematorium in the region.
Kitchener does about 600 cremations a year and that number is growing, said Trisha Bradshaw, Kitchener's manager of cemeteries. Waterloo also runs a crematorium out of the city-owned Parkview Cemetery. Waterloo's Parkview cemetery does about 1,350 cremations a year, serving families across southwestern Ontario, said Rebecca Zinger, Waterloo's interim manager of cemeteries.
The private crematorium expects to cater to the South Asian...
Community mourns loss of 3-year-old Kaden Young at public funeral in Orangeville - Global NewsSaturday, March 02, 2019
OPP identify body found in Grand River as 3-year-old Kaden Young
“It's heartbreaking to lose somebody so young,” said community member Kaitlyn Prendergast-Kitchener.“It's very tragic and it's very hard on the people in the community as well as the families and the effort that went into searching for Kaden.”
Kaden’s body was found on April 24 after hundreds of officials and community members searched for two months. He was swept into the water when the van his mother was driving was pulled into a flooded Grand River just west of Orangeville on Feb. 21.Ontario Provincial Police said Kaden’s body was found by a fisherman in Belwood — 13 kilometres from where he went missing. Story continues below
Richard Croft, a friend of the Young family, told Global News after the funeral he will always remember Kaden.“He’s got a special piece of my heart now,” he said.“I think they’re probably going to grieve for the rest of their lives over this … But it was very touching, hard to not shed a tear.”OPP Const. Paul Nancekivell told Global News the public funeral was a chance for community members to get closure.
Candlelight vigil for Kaden Young planned for Wednesday in Belwood
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Peggy Joyce HOLMES - Obituary - Guelph - GuelphTodaySaturday, March 02, 2019
Esther Gawlik and many other loved family members and friends. She is predeceased by her brothers Tommy and Warren Roeder. Peggy was born and raised on Victoria St. in Kitchener within a loving family. After working for McBrine Luggage and the Queen's Restaurant, she married and later moved to Guelph where she raised her family and worked for Woolwich Lodge and Pennington's. Peggy will be remembered for her dedication to family, sweet and patient nature, generosity and love of music. For the past five years, Peggy lived with the devastating effects of dementia. Her last four years were spent in the care of St. Joseph's Health Centre, where her husband joined her one year ago. We are eternally grateful to the staff of 4 North, Cindy, Tanya, and Peggy's personal companions, Pam, Laura, Maria and Kelli for their compassionate and dignified care of Peggy. A celebration of Peggy's life will take place at GILCHRIST CHAPEL – McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph on Monday, November 12 at 12:00 p.m. There will be an informal memorial visitation for one hour prior to the service (from 11 a.m. -12 p.m.). We will then share stories of Peggy over a light lunch. In recognition of Peggy's great love for her grandchildren, please consider a donation to the Children's Foundation of Guelph & Wellington or the Guelph Food Bank.
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Kitchener stabbing suspect Ager Hasan's extradition hearing postponed - CBC.caThursday, September 14, 2017
The man accused of fatally stabbing his Kitchener girlfriend has had his extradition hearing postponed to October.Ager Hasan, 24, of Hamilton was due to go before a Texas judge on Monday, but CBC News has learned that has now been pushed back to Oct. 6 at 1 p.m.The change appears on the court docket for the San Antonio courthouse and says only that the date was reset because of a government motion.Hasan was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for the death of 22-year-old Vasilije. He is facing a second-degree murder charge in her death.Hasan was arrested on July 11 in San Antonio, Texas by the U.S. Secret Service at a traffic stop as part of an ongoing counterfeit money investigation. Ager Mohsin Hasan, 24, of Hamilton as seen in a police handout photo following the fatal stabbing of Melinda Vasilije. (Waterloo Regional Police)In U.S.Vasilije was found dead in her apartment on Country Hill Drive at 3 a.m. on April 28. Hasan was seen crossing the border on the Peace Bridge from Fort Erie, Ont., to Buffalo, N.Y., around 6 a.m. on...
Clark Davey, 1928-2019: 'The true journalist of journalists' - Ottawa CitizenWednesday, March 27, 2019
He was heartbroken after failing his medical, but an English teacher told him that people would pay him to write. So he enrolled in the first journalism degree course taught at University of Western Ontario, graduating in 1948 and joining the newsroom of the Chatham Daily News.There, he worked under Richard "Dic" Doyle, but moved to Kirkland Lake when the Thomson newspaper chain made him editor-in-chief of the Northern Daily News. His time there was brief, however, as his girlfriend, Joyce Gordon, issued him an ultimatum: Northern Ontario or me. He chose her: they married in September 1952.In the meantime, he joined the newsroom of the Globe and Mail, where his mentor Doyle had been working for a year.As a reporter with the Globe, Davey covered national and international affairs, including the Suez Canal crisis, the St. Lawrence Seaway project and the cancellation of the Avro Arrow program. During the 1957 federal election campaign, he recognized that Tory leader John Diefenbaker was gaining momentum and might actually win, and convinced his editors to allow him to stay with the Chief's campaign for 40 days.
Clark Davey, former publisher of the Montreal Gazette, displaying a mock-up of the paper's new Sunday edition in 1988.
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The Canadian Press
When Doyle became editor of the Globe in 1963, he chose Davey as his managing editor, and, according to Mills, the two raised the broadsheet's reputation from that of a local paper to a national one. Davey was managing editor for 15 years before joining the Vancouver Sun in 1978. He was publisher there until 1983, when he took over at the Gazette. He was publisher of the Citizen from 1989 to 1993. He was also president and chair of The Canadian Press, and co-founder and president of the Michener Awards Foundation that oversees the country's most prestigious journalism prize."He was the true journalist of journalists," says Kim Kierans, journalism professor at University of King's College in Halifax and Michener Foundation board member. "He told me when I last saw him in November, ‘If we're not providing the encouragement for journalism organizations and journalists within them to do the journalism that matters, then we're in trouble as a democracy.'"He was also a lovely man, smart and sparkling … with incredible enthusiasm for the business and its future."According to Mills, Davey, who in 2002 led a protest on the steps of the Ottawa Citizen after Mills was fired for running an editorial critical of then-prime minister Jean Chrétien, was known as tough and gruff, "but deep down he was a really kind and thoughtful person, and a very good friend who was always fair to people. But if you didn't know him, he could be intimidating."And although he called the shots on the job, it was Joyce who ruled the home roost. According to son Ric, his father only stopped the presses twice - once while at the Globe, when Joyce called him to report that she and Ric thought they had just seen a UFO."That was the kind of pull she had over him," says Ric.Clark Davey is survived by his wife, Joyce; brother Kenneth George; children Ric (Rita Celli), Kevin (Margaret) and Clark Jr. (...
BRIAN DAVID MUEHLMAN - Burlington County TimesWednesday, March 27, 2019
Brian enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an avid whitetail deer hunter, traveling throughout United States and Canada hunting with his grandson, Kurt. Brian was a USCG Charter Captain on Lake Ontario for 15 years. His most cherished time was spent with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Gail Krauss Muehlman; his mother and step father, Margaret (Rex) Smith of Wexford; daughter, Candi (Joe) Landles of Evans City; step daughter, Becky Flagler of Pittsburgh; siblings, Connie Federbusch, Laurie (Ron) Mahen, and Mark (Pam) Muehlman, all of Mercer; nine grandchildren, Kurt, Mariah, Rayna, Seth, Brandon, Riley, Connor, Liam, and Nico; and several nieces and nephews. Brian was preceded in death by his father, Paul Muehlman and his brother in law, Oscar Federbusch. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME, 200 Fountain Ave., Ellwood City. Friends will also be received at the funeral home on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the blessing service at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Father Mark Thomas will officiate. Interment will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Brian's memory may be made to the Steven King Foundation, 621 Street, Jetmore, KS 67854 or Victory Junction, 4500 Adams Way, Randalman, NC 27317. Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh. com.
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Cecile J. Briggs - WatertownDailyTimes.comWednesday, March 27, 2019
Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. There will be no funeral services and burial will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Massena.Cecile was born on November 14, 1933 in Cornwall, Ontario, the daughter of Claude and Bertha (Belanger) Villeneuve. She married Joseph Maugeri Jr. on February 21, 1958. He predeceased her on April 19, 1972. She later married Ivan Briggs on June 20, 1975. He predeceased her in June 2001.She enjoyed playing bingo, traveling and spending time on social media.She is survived by her son Joseph Maugeri III and his wife Becky of Clayville, NY; three grandchildren, Joseph, Benjamin and Matthew Maugeri; a brother, Cyril and wife Sylvia Villeneuve and two sisters, Claudette Lefebvre and Bernadette Good as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters Bernice Sequin and Marie Claire Payette.Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Memories and online condolences may be share with the family at www.PhillipsMemorial.com.
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