Obituaries

Due to families wishes, not all obituaries are listed.



Monday, July 23, 2018 - 11 am
St. Peter's Lutheran Church - Brant Township
Howard Lahn, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at The Village Senior's Community, Hanover on Thursday, July 19, 2018. He was 83. Born in Hanover, Ontario on October 27, 1934 to the late Norman and Carrie (nee Barkholtz) Lahn. Howard was most at home on the farm and truly enjoyed all the hard work farming entailed. A member of St. ... [Read more]


Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 11:30 am
Greenwood Cemetery - Waterford
Mary Welechenko, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital with her family by her side on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. She was 91. Born November 25, 1926, in Canora, Saskatchewan, to the late Bill and Dora (nee Oleksiuk) Danyluk. Mary and her husband Andrew raised their family together while working side by side on ... [Read more]


Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 1-5 2 pm Informal Service
Special Events Centre - Ground Effects
Mark Jeffrey Elliott, of Brantford, will always be remembered for his courage during difficult times. Unfortunately on Saturday, July 14, 2018, Mark passed away suddenly. His pain was too difficult and he was no longer just sad, just imprisoned by this powerful darkness. He was 52. Born February 27, 1966, in Listowel, Ontario. Mark was ... [Read more]


Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Shirley Jean Taylor, passed away peacefully at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton on Friday, July 13, 2018. She was 89. Born in Hanover, daughter of the late Elmer and Ellen (McGirr) Weidner. Shirley was an associate member of the Brussels Legion Branch # 218. Survived by daughters Debbie (Bill) Eidt, Kim (Jim) Oehring both of Walkerton and ... [Read more]


Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 11 am
Holy Family Church, Hanover
Gross, Marlene Ann – of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on July 8, 2018, in her 88th year. Marlene was the daughter of Thomas and Christena (nee McCormick) Hughes of Irish Lake. Predeceased by her husband Francis Ernest Gross, brothers James, Leo, Francis, Angus and Raymond Hughes and sisters Helen Hughes and Colleen ... [Read more]


Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 11 am
Hanover Missionary Church, Hanover
Richard "Rick" Robert Pake, of Hanover, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at home on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at the age of 68. He will be dearly missed by his beloved wife of 43 years, Pam Pake (nee Holman) of Hanover. Rick was loved by his daughters, and sons in law, Cathy (Ken) VanderStoep of Waterdown, Tracy ... [Read more]


Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Marie McRonald, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover Care Centre, Hanover, on Thursday, June 28, 2018.  She was 81. Born in Normanby Township on December 3, 1936, to the late John and Pauline (nee Fritz) Becker.  Marie was a former member of the Durham Rebekah Lodge, and Sunnyview Women's Institute.  Marie and her husband ... [Read more]


Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Gloria Koebel, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at her home on Sunday, June 24, 2018. She was 74.   Born in Hanover on December 1, 1943, to the late Arthur and Martha (nee Allenson) Hafermehl. Gloria was employed with Canada Post, retiring after 27 years of service. Loved by daughter Trina Fidler (Michael Thompson) of R#3 Elmwood, ... [Read more]


Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 11 am
St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover
Elmer Schmidt, of Hanover, passed away at The Village Senior's Community, Hanover, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. He was 95. Born on June 17, 1922, to the late Edward and Christina (nee Kreutzkamp) Schmidt.  Elmer was born and raised in Hanover, residing there his entire life. He cofounded and was a partner in Smitty’s Fine ... [Read more]


Monday, June 11, 2018 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home
Charles William "Chuck" Gardiner passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness and surrounded by his family at the Hanover Care Centre on Thursday, June 7, 2018.  He was in his 91st year. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Doreen (nee Adler), four children, John (Carol) of Wallaceburg, Brenda Murray (Mike Pyne) ... [Read more]


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