Shortill, Danny Lee

Dec 29 1950 - Dec 12 2014

The family of Dan Shortill Sadly announces his sudden passing on
Friday December 12, 2014, in his 64th year.

Danny Lee Shortill, partner and best friend of Mary Jane Lindsay of Guelph. Loving father of Tracy and Dean Tolton of London and caring grandpa of Eva and Chase. Brother of Mark and Jane Shortill of Eden Mills and the late Karen Shortill (1994). Dear uncle of Sara. Predeceased by parents Richard and Ruth Shortill.

As were Dan's wishes, his funeral will be private.

Remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.



Miller, Douglas

Nov 29 2014

The family Doug Miller sadly announces his passing in Calgary, Alberta on Saturday November 29, 4014,at age 41.

Douglas Miller, husband and best friend of Joan Stumpf, formerly of Rockwood. Loving father of Doug Miller Jr. of Calgary and Brandy Stumpf of Guelph. Dear brother of Andrew of Guelph, Kenneth of Fergus and Jennifer of Guelph. Predeceased by parents Henrietta and Andrew Miller.

Family and friends will be received at the Blue Springs Funeral Home, Acton, Sunday December 14 2014 from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m.
The funeral service will be private. Spring interment Rockwood Cemetery.



Spragge, Robert Gordon

Sep 09 1929 - Nov 27 2014

The family of Bob Spragge sadly announces his passing at Georgetown Hospital on Thursday November 27, 2014 at age 85.

Robert Gordon Spragge, loving husband of Lorene Duffield for 64 years. Dear father of Bob and Donna of Welland, Brian of Manitoulin Island, Janet and Wally Brown of Brampton, the late Sandra and Paul Werbitsky of Orangeville, Karen Tyrrell and Chet Denny of Brampton, Mark of Acton and Tom and Carla of Welland. Proud Grandpa of 12 and many great and great-great grandchildren. Predeceased by brothers Reginald and Cyril. Bob will be remembered as an avid sailor of the “Scrapper II” at the Mimico Cruising Club, collector of model railway trains and a lover of dogs. He coached hockey and lacorsse and volunteered his skills as an electrician on several projects. As an electrician and member of the United Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 353, Bob took care of his family and built two homes for them.

The family will have a private funeral with interment in the Alliston Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Georgetown Hospital Foundation,
the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.


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Vidler, Douglas Ross

Oct 15 1923 - Nov 19 2014

VIDLER, Douglas Ross
WWII Veteran
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders
The family of Doug Vidler sadly announces his passing at Riverside Glen, Guelph, with family by his side, on Wednesday November 19, 2014, in his 92nd year.

Douglas Ross Vidler, dear husband of Ellen Iris nee Barry for 63 years. Loving father of Susan Gailer of Rockwood, ON, Judith Burns of Invermere, BC, and Bruce Vidler of Toronto, ON. Inspiring Granddad of Brodie, Justin, Kyle and Darren.

Doug was a WWII Veteran and proud to be a part of the liberation troops landing on D Day at Juno Beach with the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders. While in the Neatherlands, as he did everywhere, he established life-long friendships because of his humble, humourous, charming manner. This proud Canadian will be missed by many.

Friends are welcome to join the family at Woodlawn Cemetery, 708 Niagara St, Welland, ON, Monday, November 24, 2014, at 1 p.m. for a grave-side service.
In Lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Salvation Army.


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Aherne, Elizabeth Ann

Jul 18 1923 - Nov 16 2014

Lillie Aherne was an active, going concern until Sunday November 16, 2014, when she passed away at her home in Guelph
at age 91.
Elizabeth Ann "Lillie" (Blake) Aherne, wife of the late Brendan Aherne, formerly of Acton. Loving mother of Brenda Aherne of Guelph and Sean and Cindi Aherne of Acton. Dear Gramma of Brendan and Jen, Tessa and Ryan and Eilish and John. Great Gramma of Charlie and Isla. Survived by sister, Josie and brothers, Thomas, Dennis, Geoffrey and Brendan. Predeceased by two brothers, Charles and Sean, and two sisters, Maimie and Angela. Lillie was a long-time employee of St. Joseph's Hospital, Guelph. She will be remembered for her welcoming hospitality, her world wide circle of friends and her dedication to family. She was an advocate for the environment, nature and animal welfare.
Family and friends will gather for Parish Prayers
Friday at 4 p.m. at St. John's.
The Christian funeral mass will be at St. John's Catholic Church, 45 Victoria Rd. N., Guelph, Saturday, November 22, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Reception to follow in the church hall.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to
an animal welfare charity or
a charity of your choice.



Miller, Sally Jane

Oct 21 1954 - Nov 04 2014

The family of Sally Jane Miller sadly announces her passing on November 7th 2014 after a battle with brain cancer at Bethel Hospice
in her 61st year.

Sally Jane Badnall, wife of Chris Miller for 33 1/2 years and dear mother of Andrew Miller of Burlington. Daughter of Nin Badnall and the late Mick Badnall of Vancouver and sister of Maryanne Wilson of Brisbane Australia, Jennifer Stewart of Cape Town South Africa and Bridgett Garrett of Vancouver BC as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and extended family around the globe. Also will be sadly missed by those whose lives she touched.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday November 15th, 11 a.m. at St Albans Anglican Church in Acton followed by a reception.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Bethel Hospice and/or Cancer Assistance Services of Halton Hills (CASHH). (Cards available through the funeral home or placed electronically here on the web site)


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