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Obituaries

Every life has a unique, special story. Our Obituary Section captures the biographical information, memories and special moment in lives lived in our community.

The Obituary Section is a channel for families and loved ones to share detailed information about funeral services and other arrangements. 

All obituaries must be submitted through your funeral home of choice. 


MACKINTOSH, David William

MACKINTOSH, David William

Passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at the age of 55. David was the cherished husband and best friend of Carla (LoStracco) and adored father of Bryce. Beloved son of June and the late William MacKintosh and son-in-law of Nick and Maria LoStracco
D’ABBENIGNO, Michael

D’ABBENIGNO, Michael

Known to some as “Stronzo” passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018 from complications related to diabetes. The night before his passing, in a moment of clarity, he talked of nothing but when he could go fishing again.
BOLTON, Denise Veronica Alison (nee Dahmer)

BOLTON, Denise Veronica Alison (nee Dahmer)

August 1949 - July 2018 Denise passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Health Centre (palliative care unit), Guelph, with family by her side

RIGGS, Jeff

On the first day of summer, June 21, Jeff set sail for his final port of call after a brief battle with cancer at the age of 56. Jeff was born in Windsor on December 24, 1961, was raised in Sutton and spent his adult years in Guelph and Iroquois
POITEVIN, Joan Dolores

POITEVIN, Joan Dolores

(August 30, 1925- August 2, 2018) Passed away peacefully late in her 93rd year. Predeceased by her loving husband Danny (2003) and her cherished son Michael (2017). Survived and loved by her sons David (Rosemary) and Steven (Franka) and her daughters Carol (Brian) and Susan (Mike), Michael’s wife Susan Byron, 15 grandchildren and 12 great grand children

PARKINSON, Mildred Elizabeth (nee Tutt)

Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, August 2, 2018, in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Howard Parkinson (2016)
BATES, Kenneth William

BATES, Kenneth William

Passed away peacefully at Hospice Wellington on Monday, August 6, 2018.  Beloved husband of 69 years to Leona (nee Neilson)
NEWMAN, Katherine Jane Doreen (nee Bingham)

NEWMAN, Katherine Jane Doreen (nee Bingham)

Of Guelph, passed away peacefully Wellington Terrace, Fergus on Sunday, August 5, 2018, in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Dennis Newman (2003)

HEINISCH, Klaus Wolfgang

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a special man at the Guelph General Hospital on Saturday, August 4, 2018. Loving husband of Helga (nee Skiperis) Heinisch
GOY, Richard Earl (Rick)

GOY, Richard Earl (Rick)

Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at his residence on Sunday, August 5, 2018, in his 70th year. Dear brother of Greg (Mary Lou), Keith, Karen (Garry) Seifried