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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.


Former Puslinch fire chief's death felt by community

Former Puslinch fire chief's death felt by community

'It makes it emotional, but it's very nice and certainly helps to know that people recognize the contributions he's made in the community'
Fergus curler Norma Harrop helped others on and off the ice

Fergus curler Norma Harrop helped others on and off the ice

In this edition of Journeys, we look back at a life heavily textured with volunteering and making the community a better place
Community-minded Wayne Robson loved and served Belwood

Community-minded Wayne Robson loved and served Belwood

'Wayne didn’t like to be in the limelight, he liked to be in the background,' said his wife, Ev Robson
Fergus artist Jean Loney appreciated the beauty of life

Fergus artist Jean Loney appreciated the beauty of life

'We all have pieces from her that will live on,' said friend and former co-worker Leanne Johns
Health of Fergus community was top of mind for Richard Taylor

Health of Fergus community was top of mind for Richard Taylor

He was an avid supporter of Groves Memorial Community Hospital and on the Groves Hospital Volunteer Association board
Linda Hart loved her family above all else in life

Linda Hart loved her family above all else in life

'It was all about the grandkids," said Laurie Rogers, Linda's daughter
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'