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Journeys articles share about lives lived in our community are made possible through the continued support of Wilmot Financial Services Inc as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Elora will remember Barbara 'Bonnie' Smiley for her friendship and volunteer work

Elora will remember Barbara 'Bonnie' Smiley for her friendship and volunteer work

'Everybody loved her,' said Jayne Smiley, one of Bonnie's daughters
Bob Shaw remembered for his strong arm and sweet voice

Bob Shaw remembered for his strong arm and sweet voice

'He was a person with a smile all the time, a hand out helping, and just enjoyed every day he possibly could'
Remembering Centre Wellington's grocery store king Merlen Kropf

Remembering Centre Wellington's grocery store king Merlen Kropf

'There aren't many people who had a business mind like he had,' says Dale Kropf, Merlen's son
Joan Cuming's energy and love of life will be missed by the Fergus community

Joan Cuming's energy and love of life will be missed by the Fergus community

'I read those cards and see those things from other people and she definitely was one amazing person'
Remembering Ted and Jean Haines’ love for each other and giving back

Remembering Ted and Jean Haines’ love for each other and giving back

The Haines’ were dedicated members of the Victoria Park Seniors Centre in Fergus.
Remembering Laura Bieman: a proud lifelong resident of Elora

Remembering Laura Bieman: a proud lifelong resident of Elora

'She was just solid. Being in Elora, and living within such a small radius, that was her foundation'
Fergus sculptor Tyzo Toccalino leaves behind a 'visionary' legacy

Fergus sculptor Tyzo Toccalino leaves behind a 'visionary' legacy

Elected into the Sculptors Society of Canada in 2008
Brent McDougall remembered for his love of lacrosse

Brent McDougall remembered for his love of lacrosse

Longtime coach and president of Arthur Aces Minor Lacrosse Association passed away Sept. 16
Fergus woman brought comfort by sharing love of teddy bears

Fergus woman brought comfort by sharing love of teddy bears

In this Journeys feature we recognize the contribution of Judith 'Judy' Wansbrough and the tokens of love and comfort she provided to people in need
Remembering beloved local teacher Reuben Ryan

Remembering beloved local teacher Reuben Ryan

Reuben Ryan loved teaching and he loved coaching. Most of all he loved helping people reach their potential