Maestro Hans Bauer November 29, 1935 – February 10, 2023 “He raised three children. He’d done his best!” Our love for animals and the beauty of life, we owe to one very special and eclectic man, our father, our Papi, our Opa(pa). We sadly lost him at the ripe age of 87. He led a long and very passionate life, and loved nothing more than sharing his fanatical hobbies, interests, and obsessions with his children (from his 2nd marriage to Sharon); Carla Maria Teresa (Joel), Maja Paola Elizabeth (Bill), and Franz Ferdinand (Jen), and his six grandchildren; Torsten, Timo, Mason,… Read complete obituary here.
HILDITCH: David “Dave” of London
June 24, 1953 — January 22, 2023 It is with sadness that we announce the sudden passing of David, at his home in London on Sunday, January 22, 2023 at the age of 69. Loving father of Brian Hilditch. Cherished son of the late Don and Marjorie Hilditch. He will be sadly missed by his sisters Donna and Susan, niece Jessica and nephew Adam. In keeping with Dave’s wishes cremation has taken place. A celebration of Dave’s life will be held at a later date. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the LHSF – Cardiac Program would be… Read complete obituary here.
LAFORME: Brenda of London
Surrounded by her family at Westmount Gardens, on January 16, 2023, at the age of 64. Brenda entered the gates of Heaven after a long and courageous battle with Lewy Body Dementia and Heart disease. Beloved wife of Richard for over 47 years. Cherished mother of Melissa LaForme, Kyley Vandelaar, and Jordan LaForme. Loving and adored Nanny of Lily, Lauren, and Lucas. Missed by the LaForme family, the Tryon family and many close friends. Special thanks to the staff at Westmount Gardens for their compassionate care of Brenda, and the support to her family. Brenda was a dedicated mother first… Read complete obituary here.
BENNEWIES: Ralph of Seaforth
Peacefully, at Parkwood Hospital, on Wednesday January 11, 2023 at the age of 87. Dear husband of the late Loretta (Brodhagen) Bennewies (1994) and the late Barbara (Fraiser) Bennewies (2013). Dear father of Sheryl and Steve Small of London, Murray and Michelle of Winthrop, Donald and Dianne of New Brunswick, Christine and Ron Fleischauer of Brodhagen, Greg and Marnie of Matheson, Lisa and Steve Fraser of Stratford. Missed by his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. Dear brother of Shirley and Claude Stewart, Wayne, Barry, Joanne Knights, Roger and Yvonne, Dan and Carol, Bonnie and Doug Holcomb and brother-in-law Bill Wilds…. Read complete obituary here.
GIBB: Harriett (Hume) of Ilderton formerly of Glasgow, Scotland
Passed suddenly after a brief illness in hospital with her children by her side on October 17, 2022. Devoted wife of the late William (Billy) for 51 years. Loving mother to Sharon and Barry. Much loved mother-in-law of Rick Foster and adored Gran of Lauryn, Callum, Sophie and Alyssa. Loving sister of Jeannie, Agnes, the late Freddie and the late Margaret. Dear sister-in-law to May and Russell Murray. Fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews and extended family and friends in Scotland, and here in Ilderton, Ontario. Rest in peace Mum, your memories are our lives only solace. There… Read complete obituary here.
GRAY: Richard “Rick” Robert of London
“That’s it. I’m going to bed.” Passed away at LHSC – University Hospital with his family by his side on Sunday, November 13, 2022 of London at the age of 71. Loving husband of Kitty (Dolomount) Gray for over 45 years. Proud father of Jennifer and Jake Lehmann, Lisa and Daryl Munro, Tyler and Celia Edell, and Kyle Gray. Adored grandpa of Henry, Josie, and Heidi. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Dave and Joanne Gray, Darlene and Brian Brumwell, Brian and Jo-Ann Dolomount, and Paul Johnson. Fondly remembered by many nephews, his niece Amy, and the extended Dolomount family. Predeceased… Read complete obituary here.
BLACKWELL: Charles Robert “Charlie” of London
Passed away peacefully after a long illness at St. Joseph’s Hospice, London on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 of London, at the age of 86. Much loved husband of Carla (Bloomdale) Blackwell for over 63 years. Proud father of Robert and Kerry (Morrissey) Blackwell, and Gregory and Darcy (Allen) Blackwell. Adored grandpa/pa of Devyn, Gwen; Connor, and Rachel. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Ernest and Mary (McGowan) Blackwell, and his 8 siblings. Charlie will be remembered for his immense love of his family, especially his grandchildren. He and Carla loved to travel around exploring new… Read complete obituary here.
WELCH: Brent Norman of Wardsville
Suddenly with family by his side at University Hospital, London on October 28, 2022 of Wardsville at the age of 71. Cherished father of Marcie Welch (Dan), Monica Welch (Travis), Aaron Welch, and Alicia Sheffield (Jeff). Proud grandpa of Andrea, Kirsten, and Matthew; Savannah, Coglin, Owen, Landon and Lily; Kaidance and Brody. Loving son of Marilyn Welch. Dear brother of David Welch (Rose), Kevin Welch (Joanne), Duane Welch. Missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by father Norman Welch. Brent loved music and enjoyed listening to many genres. He enjoyed watching his brother play live music and spending time… Read complete obituary here.
STAN: Edward George
Edward George Stan, born March 26, 1935, left us peacefully on October 20, 2022, surrounded by his family. He was loved by his late wife, Sylvia Stan (nee Meyer) (February 16, 2022). He was the treasured father of David (Cathy) Stan, Kevin (Marcy) Stan, and Lisa (Vance) Delaurier. He will be greatly missed by his grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Ed was the son of Elena (nee Bancui) and George Stan, who raised him along with 10 siblings in Dysart, Saskatchewan. Ed had many accomplishments throughout the years. He was an incredible entrepreneur, owning a successful… Read complete obituary here.