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Van Ho

Jan 31, 1932 - Nov 14, 2023

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Kitchener, ON

Van Bach Ho, age 91, of Kitchener, Ontario passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2023. A funeral service for van will be held Tuesday, November 21, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre, 1001 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener, ON N2E2X5. Following the funeral service will be a committal service from 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM at Parkview Crematorium, 335 University Avenue, Waterloo, ON N2J4A8. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www. westmountfuner...Read More

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Kathleen Gregory

Feb 18, 1934 - Feb 27, 2024

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Kitchener, ON

Passed away at AgeCare West Williams Long Term Care, Kitchener, on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at the age of 90 years. Beloved wife of the late Donald Patrick Gregory (2022). Kathleen’s family will receive relatives and friends at Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre, 1001 Ottawa St. S., Kitchener, (519-743-8900), on Saturday, March 9, 2024, from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m., where the funeral service will be held in the chapel at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. MaryLynn Forrest officiating. Interment will follow at Parkview Cemetery. Online condolences at www.westmountfuneralchapel.com

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Dan Snyder

Jul 05, 1981 - Feb 23, 2024

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Kitchener, ON

Passed away at St. Mary's General Hospital on Friday, February 23, 2024 at the age of 42. Beloved son of Donna and Carl Snyder. Dear brother of Jerry Snyder (Kristina). Also remembered by his many aunts, uncles and cousins. Dan had a passion for gaming and was part of a large online gaming community. The family wishes to express their many thanks to Dr. Langridge, ICU nurses Laura and Amy, and the rest of the team at St. Mary's for their compassionate care and support. Cremation has taken place. Dan's family will receive relatives and friends at Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre, 1001 Ottawa St. S., Kitchener, (519-743-8900), on Sunday, March 10, 2024, from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations would be appreciated to St. Mary's Cardiac Care Centre, 911 Queen's Blvd., Kitchener, ON N2M 1B2. Online condolences at www.westmountfuneralchapel.com

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Dr. Gwilym Bevan

Feb 23, 1924 - Feb 23, 2024

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Kitchener, ON

Dr. Gwilym Bevan, FRCCO (Chm): FTCL: B.Ed. on 23 February 2024 in his 98 year. Survived by his granddaughter Helen Bevan-Jones (and her family, husband Darren and sons, Tristan, Macauley), daughter-in-law Jean Bevan, in Wales, UK. Predeceased by his late wives, Lois, Margaret, and Beryl; his sons, John, Gerald, and Michael; his parents, Ethel and Emlyn Bevan; and his sister, Gwenyth Bevan. Gwilym was born and educated in Wales before serving with the British 4 Armoured Brigade in N.W. Europe during and following World War II. In 1956, he emigrated to Canada and was Director of Music at Trinity United Church in Kitchener for the next eleven years. He then went on to organ and school positions in Brockville and London, ON, and Lennoxville, QC. This was followed by 16 years in PEI, mainly as Director of Music at The Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown, Organist at The Kirk of St. James in Charlottetown, and teaching at The University of Prince Edward Island. Dr. Bevan returned to his native Britain numerous times for holidays and to give organ recitals in numerous cathedrals and churches, and one special recital for the centenary of his childhood school. Countless choristers of all ages will remember singing under Gwilym’s direction, together with annual choir camps and choir tours in Britain, Canada, the USA, and Bermuda. He retired in 1991, later returning to live in Kitchener. There will be no visitation or religious service. Condolences for the family and donations to the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre may be arranged through the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home through or by calling 519-745-8445.

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Cathy Schaffer Sabourin

Apr 09, 1959 - Feb 23, 2024

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Kitchener, ON

It is with great sadness we announce Cathy (née Arbuthnot) Schaffer Sabourin, age 64, of Kitchener, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2024, after a very difficult battle with pancreatic cancer. Predeceased by her parents, first husband and sister Debbie. Loving wife and best friend of Jamie Sabourin, extraordinary mother to Michael (Melinda), Kelly Schaffer, Derek (Jennifer) and Jenine Sabourin. Caring Nana to Alex, Evan, Avery and Jordan. Remembered forever by brothers Larry (Wendy) and Robert (Linda) Arbuthnot and many other extended family and friends. We are devastated by this loss. The family will be holding a private celebration of life ceremony. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society, 55 St. Clair Ave. W., Suite 300, Toronto, ON M4V 2Y7 or to Lisaard House, 990 Speedsville Rd., Cambridge, ON N3H 4R6. Arrangements entrusted to Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre, Kitchener, (519-743-8900). Online condolences at www.westmountfuneralchapel.com

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Margo Hayes

Mar 05, 1954 - Feb 21, 2024

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Kitchener, ON

Passed away peacefully on February 21, 2024 at Innisfree House, Kitchener. Predeceased by her husband Matt (2020) and her beloved cats; Odie and Laci. Loving mother of Joanne Hayes and stepmother of Brenda Jackson (Gerry) and Kathy Mustin (Steve). Beloved Grandma of Katrel Johnson and Granny to Nicholas, Ryan, Shawn and Cody Jackson. Margo is also survived by her mother Anne Hayes and brother Rocky Hayes. Throughout Margo’s life, she exemplified the virtues of hard work, dedication, and reliability in every aspect of her being. She was known for her unwavering loyalty as a friend and had a remarkable ability to make those around her laugh. As per Margo’s wishes cremation has taken place. Donations may be made to Innisfree House Kitchener.

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Eve Ruth Williams

Oct 05, 1936 - Feb 22, 2024

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Kitchener, ON

Eve Ruth Williams, age 87, of Kitchener, Ontario passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2024. A visitation for Eve will be held Wednesday, March 6, 2024 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre, 1001 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener, ON N2E2X5. A visitation will occur Wednesday, March 6, 2024 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, 1001 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener, ON N2E2X5. A funeral service will occur Thursday, March 7, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, 1001 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener, ON N2E2X5.

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Myrtle Joan Hintz

Feb 21, 1933 - Feb 21, 2024

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Kitchener, ON

With great sadness we announce the passing of our loving wife and mother Myrtle Joan Hintz on February 21, 2024 at Freeport Hospital in Kitchener in her 91 year. Devoted wife of Erwin Hintz for 65 years. Beloved mother of Karen Kuntz (Dan), Lisa Schumm (Mark) and Paul Hintz (Kelly). Cherished grandmother of Nicole Brown (Tyson), Lauren Schumm (Dario) and Corbin Schumm. Great grandmother of Harper Rose Brown. Myrtle is also survived by her sister, Joanne Kuntz and remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by her sisters Marie Underwood, Margaret Heiman, Kay Boettger, Wilma Messer, Jane McFadden, Esther Lough and Louise Boettger and by brothers, Lloyd, Harold, Ernest, Roy and Norman Lough. Myrtle was a longtime member of Trillium Lutheran Church, Waterloo (formerly St. John’s Lutheran) where she was active with the E.L.W. and the quilting group. For over 60 years, her summers and weekends were spent at the cottage that she and Erwin built in Bayfield where many happy memories were made with family and friends. The family wishes to extend a sincere thank you to Sandy from ParaMed for her compassionate care of Myrtle and to all of the staff at Grand River Hospital and Freeport Campus, Kitchener. In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held. Condolences for the family and donations to Trillium Lutheran Church or the Heart & Stroke Foundation can be arranged through the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, .

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Kathleen Anne Raic

Apr 28, 1948 - Feb 21, 2024

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Kitchener, ON

Kathleen Anne Raic, born on April 28, 1948 in Liverpool England passed away on February 21st 2024 in Kitchener Canada shortly after being admitted to the hospital. Kathleen had been living with rheumatoid arthritis pain for some time and although her death was unexpected she had begun to plan for assisted death for later this year. Her passing may have been earlier than planned but it brought her relief and peace. Kathleen had an exciting life while she was living in England and enjoyed travelling around and getting into adventures with her cousin Lynn. In 1974 Kathleen decided to take on a life altering adventure and moved across the pond to Canada where she met her husband Joseph Raic. Kathleen and Joseph built a life as new Canadians and at the age of 43 Kathleen gave birth to their only son Chris. Kathleen was a strong willed woman who raised Chris as a single mother after Joseph passed in 2006 all while working for a top end criminal defense lawyer, some great stories came out of that job! Kathleen moved to Kitchener in 2016 and has spent the last six years at Victoria Place retirement home where she met new good friends and liked to kibitz with the staff. Kathleen will be missed by her friends and family; her sister Maureen and her nephews Matty and Simon in Liverpool, her cousin Lynn and kids Emma-Kate, Cam (Jess) and Alex (Kristjana) and her son Chris (Steph). Kathleen did not wish to be remembered during a formal memorial service but her parting words to all are to "live a good life!"

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Dennis Bailey

Jan 01, 1950 - Feb 20, 2024

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Kitchener, ON

clicking here It is with broken hearts we share that Dennis Bailey of Grand Bend, ON, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep at St. Mary’s General Hospital in Kitchener on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at the age of 74. Known affectionately around town as "Mr. Bailey", he couldn't go anywhere without being recognized by the many students he taught and players he coached throughout his years teaching at Forest Heights and Bluevale Secondary Schools. He was so proud of all of his students, but he was the most proud of his family. He was a loving husband to his wife of 42 years, Kristine (Kris). And a very proud father and Poppa to his daughter Julie, her husband Joe, their two sons Ignatius & Vale; and his son Tom, his wife Kelly, and their three daughters Nora, Katie & Hazel. Dennis was predeceased by his parents, Fritz (1978) & Thelma (1976) and his brother Bruce (1991), all of Hanover. We know he had a few loyal dogs waiting anxiously for him at the pearly gates, too. Dennis lived a full life. He spent time in both Canada and Australia with his wife, Kris, and children Julie and Tom. You could always count on Dennis to lend a helping hand if you needed it. He was the ultimate MacGyver and always had a solution up his sleeve. He surrounded himself with great friends whom he and Kris loved traveling the world with, meeting for coffee most mornings, taking road trips up to New Liskeard, and cheering on their favourite Kitchener Rangers, where he rarely missed a game. He had a passion for photography, and loved to watch nature, from birds in the garden to the sunset at Grand Bend beach. Dennis loved spending as much time as possible with all of his grandbabies. The screams of "POPPA" would ring in our ears whenever he came in the door. A true testament to who he was. There will forever be a Poppa-sized hole in our hearts. Two visitations will be held at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Thursday, February 29, 2024 from 2-4 p.m., and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place in the chapel of the funeral home on Friday, March 1 at 11 a.m. followed by a reception in the Fireside Reception Room. Cremation will have taken place and a private family interment will be held. A livestream and recording of the service will be made available on Dennis' tribute page at www.erbgood.com

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Barbara Brittain

Jan 01, 1946 - Feb 18, 2024

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Kitchener, ON

Barbara Brittain passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s General Hospital, Kitchener, on Sunday, February 18, 2024, at the age of 78. She was the beloved wife of Ross Brittain, sharing 55 years of cherished marriage together. Barbara was a devoted mother to Paul and his wife Beth, as well as to Melanie and her husband Mark. Her legacy lives on through her adored grandchildren, Jake, Marelle, and Nicolas, whom she thoroughly enjoyed spending time with. Preceding her in death were her parents, James and Elizabeth (nee Carson) McMurdo, and her sister Patricia. Fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. One of Barbara's favorite retreats was the family cottage at Muskoka Bible Centre where she cherished quiet moments reading in her screened in porch and shared her love for music by often playing the piano during services and special gatherings in the chapel. Alongside her husband Ross, she traveled to numerous gospel quartet conventions, Gospel Music Cruises, and enjoyed memorable family vacations to Disney in Florida. As a beloved piano teacher in Waterloo, she achieved her ARCT and was a longtime member of ORMTA (Ontario Registered Music Teachers Association). She poured her heart into the musical ministry at First Baptist Church, for over 37 years, where she mentored and created various girls and ladies ensembles and worship teams. Barb's musical talents and abilities were a gift from God given to her at an early age, and now, whole again in heaven, she is part of the Heavenly Chorus! Visitation will take place at First Baptist Church, 306 Erb St. W, Waterloo, on Friday, February 23, 2024, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and on Saturday, February 24, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., with the funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m. A reception will follow in the church hall. Condolences for the family and donations to a charity of your choice in Barbara’s memory can be arranged through Erb & Good Family Funeral Home at .