Obituaries

Due to families wishes, not all obituaries are listed.



Public Visitation October 16, 2020 - 2-4 & 7-9 pm
Mighton Funeral Home
On Saturday, October 10, 2020 Melanie Ann Craig (nee Murray), passed away peacefully at the Hanover & District Hospital while surrounded by family after a sudden and unexpected stroke. She was 72. Melanie was born on September 3, 1948 in Gravenhurst, Ontario to the late Dr. John and Ethel (nee Laycox) Murray. Throughout her career ... [Read more]


Sunday, October 4, 2020 - 2 -4 pm
Mighton Funeral Home
Harry Edward Becker, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at Hanover and District Hospital on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. He was 83. Born on March 4, 1937 in Clifford, Ontario to the late Walter and Edna (nee Riepert) Becker. Harry was a hard worker and valued his strong work ethics. He was employed with Sklaar Peppler Furniture for many ... [Read more]


Private Family Graveside
Hillcrest Cemetery, Tara
Gates, Allan Thomas of Hanover and formerly of Kitchener entered into Eternal Life on October 1, 2020. Husband and soul mate of Marjorie nee Pufahl for 62 years and loving father to James and his wife Shirley and their two dogs of Woodstock. Survived by sister Lois Miller (Vic deceased) of Airdrie, Alberta and brother Earl and wife ... [Read more]


Celebration of Life - Postponed
John Freeman Purdy, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at South Bruce Grey Health Centre in Walkerton on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. He was 81. Born in Lark Harbour, Newfoundland on October 24, 1938 to the late Jack and Lillian (nee Higgins) Purdy. John was a Welder with Butler Metal for over 27 years until retiring. It seemed that John ... [Read more]


Thursday, October 1, 2020 - Live streamed Memorial Service at 11am
Mighton Funeral Home
Arthur "Art" Carl Holley, of Hanover, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Hanover and District Hospital, Hanover on Sunday, September 27, 2020, in his 79th year. Survived by devoted wife Annabelle of Hanover, and children; Lynn (Gordon) Jamieson of Harriston, Arden (Marilyn) Holley of R#1 Hanover and Christina ... [Read more]


Family Funeral Service
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
James Herbert Windross, of Hanover, passed away at South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Durham, on Thursday, September 24, 2020. He was 73.    Born in Toronto, Ontario on August 25th, 1947, to the late Jack and Evelyn (nee Dewey) Windross. Jim worked a long and fulfilling career with Eveready in Walkerton, retiring just a few ... [Read more]



Cremation has taken place
Barbara Fletcher, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at her home in her husbands arms on Thursday, September 3, 2020. She was 60. Born in Wallaceburg, Ontario to Omer and Osithe (nee Richard) Bernard on July 14, 1960. Survived by loving partner Robert "Bob" Rush. Loved mother of Kyle (Amanda) Fletcher and Kale Fletcher (Kauleen ... [Read more]


Family Graveside Service - Friday, September 18, 2020 - 2 pm
Neustadt Baptist Cemetery
Eunice Derbecker, formerly of Neustadt, passed away on September 16, 2020. She was in her 90th year.  Born on May 17, 1931 to the late Alfred and Mamie (nee Schneider) Derbecker. Survived by her brother-in-law Art Domm, her sisters-in-law Ruby Derbecker and Leslie Derbecker. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews Randy (Dawn) ... [Read more]



Cremation has taken place
Having lived a full and beautiful 90 years, the gates of Heaven were opened and Herta Klein, loving mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, was welcomed home into the loving arms of our Lord.   Predeceased by: (Ex) Husband Otto Klein; Siblings: Manfred Floether, Ernst Floether and Ida Bareither; Parents Gottfried Floether and ... [Read more]



Cremation has taken place
Wayne Francis McInnis, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Sunday, September 6th 2020 with his family by his side in his 76th year. He was born in New Brunswick on November 27th, 1943. Wayne was in the printing industry, enjoyed curling in his younger years and was an avid Blue Jays fan. He married Doris ... [Read more]


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