City Deaths
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Feb 26, 2007  |  Vote 0    0

City Deaths

Stratford Gazette

Audrey Pearl Anderson

Audrey Pearl Anderson, 72, died at the Wildwood Care Centre in St. Marys on Wednesday. She was born in Shakespeare, the daughter of the late Frederick and Dorothy Anderson and had lived in St. Marys, Stratford and Crystal Lake. She was a member of Memorial Baptist Church and the Sebringville Women's Institute and was a former employee of Fram (Honeywell). She is survived by her siblings Janet Johnson and her husband Ivan of Nanaimo, B.C., Alice O'Shaughnessy of Belleville, Florence Johnson and her husband Gordon of St. Marys, Duncan Anderson and his wife Dorothy of Kitchener, Fred Anderson and his wife Lorraine of Oshawa and Winnifred Millard and her husband Dave of Mississauga. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her sisters Ellen Roth and Ruth Burnett. A funeral service was held earlier today at Memorial Baptist Church with burial at St. Marys Cemetery. Funeral arrangements by W.G. Young Funeral Home.

Lynn Fay Dunsmoor

Lynn Fay Dunsmoor, 71, of 14 McKenzie St. died at the Stratford General Hospital on Oct. 22. She was born in Toronto, a daughter of the late Angus Chambers and the former Aino Keltie and had lived in Stratford for over 30 years. She was an employee at Canadian Fabricated Products until her retirement. She was a member of the Army, Navy and Air Force Ladies Auxiliary and was the wife of Adrian Dunsmoor. She is survived by her children Lawrence Aronson and his wife Cindy of Mississauga, Lorilyn Aronson and her friend Charley of Stratford and stepsons Wayne Dunsmoor and David Dunsmoor and his wife Susan of Stratford. A private family service will be held. Funeral arrangements by W.G. Young Funeral Home.

Wilhemine Pauli

Following a long struggle with cancer, Wilhemine Pauli died Oct. 20 at Stratford General Hospital with her brother at her side. She had been a Master at North Bay, Stratford and Toronto teachers' colleges. She enjoyed a number of travel trips through England and Europe. In retirement she authored several primary teaching manuals being used in a number of American and Canadian schools. She was a lifelong member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Stratford. She was predeceased by her parents Fred Pauli and Emma Drenkow. She is survived by one brother Carl and a first cousin Beatrice Pitts. A private family service was held on Thursday at Zion Lutheran Church. Interment in Avondale Cemetery. Arrangements by the W.G. Young Funeral Home.

Wayne Michael Roach

Wayne Michael Roach, 48, died at his home in London. Born in Stratford, he was a son of the late William F. Roach and the late Dorothy E. Chalmers. He is survived by his siblings Marg McNutt of Stratford, Joe (Jane) of Sebringville, Ken (Linda) of Newmarket, Bill (Jean) of Stratford, Gary of Toronto and Dorothy Steinraths of Edmonton. He was predeceased by his sister Helen Kennedy. There will be a celebration of life service at the W.G. Young Funeral Home on Monday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 1:30 p.m. Interment in Avondale Cemetery.

Robert Snarey

Robert Gordon Snarey, 60, of RR 4, Stratford died at home Oct. 19. A son of Cora Snarey of Tavistock and the late Morris Snarey, he had been employed as a mechanical millwright at Blackstone, Fram and Wescast Industries. He took great pride in his family. He was a woodworker and specialized in Intargia. He was an avid collector and enjoyed garage sales. In 1979 he won the Canadian Heavyweight Arm Wrestling Championship and finished third at the worlds in 1980. He promoted the sport in Southwestern Ontario for many years. He is survived by his wife Frieda and his sons Rob, Gordon (Cathi), and Dave (Tanya). A reception for him was held Saturday at the W.G. Young Funeral Home

Carl Vogt

Carl Frederick Vogt, 89, of Stratford, died Oct. 20 at Stratford General Hospital. Born in South Easthope Township, he was a son of the late Edward Vogt and the former Pauline Heinz. He served overseas in the Second World War with the Royal Regiment in Belgium, Holland and Germany and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Memorial Branch #518, Tavistock. He moved from Owen Sound to Stratford in 1951 and was employed at Marsh Pumps and A.O. Smith until his retirement in 1984. In 1991 he was predeceased by his wife Helen (Jones) Vogt. He is survived by his children Shirley Weber and her husband Bruce of Stratford, Carol Seebach and her husband Doug of Alberta, Marvin Coutch and his wife Margaret of Simcoe, Randy Vogt and his wife Nancy of Alberta, and Kim Brehm. He was predeceased by his first wife Edith Nelson and a son Wilfred Coutch. A funeral service was held Tuesday at the W.G. Young Funeral Home. Interment in Avondale Cemetery.

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