Wall-Custance Funeral Home

Serving Guelph and area since 1941, with a tradition of excellence.
Dedicated to the highest principles of our profession.

Welcome to WALL-CUSTANCE Funeral Home & Chapel

Locally owned and operated by Scott and Betty Ann Young.  Our family is here to support you and your family.
We offer sincere, sympathetic and confidential service by caring professionals, at moderate costs.

Pricing

CREMATION

$1935 + HST

If prearranged and prepaid by June 30, 2021

Includes:

Transfer of deceased from place of death to crematorium (within 150km)
Viewing/identification of deceased at funeral home if requested before transfer to crematorium
Coroner and death registration fee
Cremation casket
Cremation fee
Container to hold cremated remains - urn not required
Holding of cremated remains at funeral home until final disposition is arranged
Procurement of all legal documentation
Unlimited copies of death certificate
Notification of CPP/OAS or other agencies, filing of CPP death benefit and survivor benefit forms
Memorial tree for Wall-Custance Memorial Forest - 400 acre Arboretum at the University of Guelph

BURIAL

$5995 + HST

If prearranged and prepaid by June 30, 2021
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Includes:

Transfer of deceased from place of death to crematorium (within 150km)
Visitation and service at funeral home or church (viewing and identification - embalming included)
Choice of casket currently displayed in Wall-Custance casket selection room - all caskets Made in Canada
All motor vehicles, including lead car and funeral coach (limousine additional $250)
Personalized register book and unlimited memorial cards
Use of reception centre (additional charge for catering)
Procurement of all legal documentation, notification of CPP/OAS or other agencies, filing of CPP death benefit and survivor benefit forms
Unlimited copies of death certificate
Memorial tree for Wall-Custance Memorial Forest - 400 acre Arboretum at the University of Guelph

NOTE: $5995 is the maximum charge for the services and merchandise described. Charges may be less based on services selected. Disbursements (newspapers, clergy, cemetary costs, luncheon, limousine, etc.) not included.

Death Notices

Nicos Papaioannou

Nicos

Papaioannou

February 23, 2021

PAPAIOANNOU, Nicos – Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at the age of 84.

Beloved husband of Elpida.  

Loved father of Rhoda, Elaine, John and family. 

Loving grandfather of Jason, Sabrina, Elpida, Tina, Emilia,  Alina, and their families.

Great grandfather of Taylor, John, Ryan, James Jr., Gabriel, and Salina.

Dear brother of Vasso, Apostolos, Andreas, Papathemitries, Orthodoxia. and their families.  

A private family funeral service will be held at the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL 519-822-0051 / www.wallcustance.com. Burial at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Guelph to follow.

 

 A tree will be planted in memory of Nicos Papaioannou in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest. 

Orett B. Barnes

Orett B.

Barnes

February 23, 2021

BARNES, Orett – Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at the Guelph General Hospital on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at the age of 63  

Loved father of Hiwa Barnes (Rachael Palermo), Tyrone Barnes and Caleb Barnes. Proud grandfather of Rashai, Ramel, Mekhi and Kyah. Cherished son of Norma Henry.  Dear brother of Sheryl Green (Calbert), Ouida Henry and Claudia Otieno (Paul). Will be fondly remembered by Tyrone and Caleb’s mother, Karen.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private family service will be held at the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL 519-822-0051 / www.wallcustance.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Foundation of the Guelph General Hospital would be appreciated. 

 

 A tree will be planted in memory of Orett B. Barnes in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest. 

Hayward G. Reid

Hayward George

Reid

February 23, 2021

REID, Hayward G. – It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Hayward George Reid originally from Miles Cove, Newfoundland. Today he is with his Lord and Saviour whom he served. While living in Newfoundland, Hayward grew up and worked many years in the lumber woods, as a logger and a fisherman.  He always loved fishing, hunting and anything to do with the outdoors.  In the later years of life, he and his wife, relocated to Fergus Ontario to live with daughter and son in-law.   He will be missed by all who knew him.   

Leaving to mourn are his wife of 36 year, Elsie Reid, daughters (Shirley and Darrin Rowsell, Fergus) (Denece and Eugene Yewchuk, Winnipeg, Manitoba) (Jean and Don Tanasichuk, Esterhazy Saskatchewan) and Sons (Rex Rideout and Sonya Morin, Lynn Lake Manitoba) and (Colin and Andrea Rideout, Port Elgin Ontario). Also left to mourn are grandchildren Lucas (Samantha), Taelor, Brittany, Nicholas, Samantha, Hannah and Olivia and one great Granddaughter Avery also 10 brothers and sisters and a large circle of nephews and nieces.

A memorial service will be held at a future date in the place he loved, Miles Cove.

Forever in our hearts, you were loved!  Rest in Peace Pops.

Arrangements entrusted to the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL 519-822-0051 / www.wallcustance.com.

A tree will be planted in memory of Hayward G. Reid in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest. 

Charles Crichton Ferguson

Charles C.

Ferguson

February 22, 2021

More details will follow

 

A tree will be planted in memory of Charles C. Ferguson in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest. 

Margaret Jean Barker

Margaret J.

Barker

February 21, 2021

BARKER, Margaret J. – Passed away peacefully on February 21, 2021 at the age of 87.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Hubert (Bert) Barker (2012). She leaves behind sister Betty Dakins and many loving family members.

Loving mother to Ken Dodge (Deb), Brian Dodge (Diane), and Kevin Dodge of New Zealand. A proud devoted grandmother to her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The family would like to extend their sincerest gratitude to the Palliative Care Team at St. Joseph’s Health Centre (Whispering Oaks) for their loving care and thoughtful kindness towards the family. As well as, Dr. Stemerdink for his support and guidance.

Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will happen at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL 519-822-0051 / www.wallcustance.com.

Memorial contributions to the St. Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated.

 

 A tree will be planted in memory of Margaret J. Barker in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest. 

 

Paul D. Holland

Paul D.

Holland

February 21, 2021

HOLLAND, Paul Dwight – Passed away peacefully February 21, 2021 after a long-fought and courageous battle with cancer.

Cherished and dearest husband of Kathy; predeceased by his wife Lynne.  Beloved father to Dean (Redd), Derek (Julia) and stepdaughters Andrea (Tyler) and Allison (Mike).   Loving papa of Colton, Emily, James, Colin, Charlotte, and Rory.

Will be sorely missed by his mother Marjorie (John), predeceased by his father Murray; missed by his sister Sandra (Kevin) and brother Don (Linda).   Paul will be missed by all family and friends who have made his life memorable.

Our gratitude for the care of Dr. Batra, the care and compassion of the Medical Day Care team at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, as well as Nurse Marg and the palliative care team.   

Arrangements entrusted to the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL 519-822-0051 / www.wallcustance.com.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or Hospice Wellington would be appreciated.

A tree will be planted in memory of Paul D. Holland in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest. 

Gloriette Elaine McCrory

Gloriette E.

McCrory

February 20, 2021

McCRORY, Gloriette Elaine – 1930-2021 – Gloriette passed away comfortably on February 20, 2021 in her 91st year.

Gloriette was a wonderful mother to her son Casey (deceased 2009). Casey was special and Gloriette’s purpose in life was to ensure that his life had quality. She succeeded.

Gloriette enjoyed gardening, cards, reading and the television. She was cheerful, easy-going and liked to laugh. Gloriette was a good friend; she will be missed.

Gloriette and Casey will be interred together with Gloriette’s parents Flora and Edward Straub at Mount Hope Cemetery in Waterloo, Ontario.

Arrangements entrusted to the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL 519-822-0051 / www.wallcustance.com.

 

A tree will be planted in memory of Gloriette E. McCrory in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest. 

Our Professionals Are Ready To Serve You at WALL-CUSTANCE Funeral Home & Chapel

For nearly 80 years, our funeral home has been providing a tradition of excellence, offering sincere, sympathetic and confidential services. Today, Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel is owned by Scott and Betty Ann Young.

Our Services

TRADITIONAL
FUNERAL SERVICE

Traditional funeral services generally include visitation, funeral service, committal and a reception...

MEMORIAL SERVICE / CELEBRATION OF LIFE

A Memorial Service can be as unique as the life lived. Generally, cremation takes place prior to the celebration ...

SIMPLE
CREMATION

For Simple Cremation we provide efficient, professional and caring options, with straightforward ...

Prearranging

PREARRANGING YOUR WISHES

Prearranging your funeral provides you with the opportunity to decide the type of services you prefer and outline instructions for your final arrangements.

PREPAYING YOUR ARRANGEMENTS

Many families prepay some or all of the expenses involved when prearranging a funeral. If you’re thinking about prepaying, it’s important to consider these questions

Please approach Funeral Home from Green Street.

Parking is behind Funeral Home with access off Green Street.

For Services, our attendants will direct you from Green Street.

From Toronto:
Take Hwy. 401 to Exit 299. The sign reads: “Highway 6 South to Hamilton and County Road 46, Brock Road North to Guelph.” Take Brock Road through the village of Aberfoyle, into the City of Guelph. Brock Road’s name changes to Gordon Street. Follow Gordon Street through the city, across the river, under a CN Rail overpass. Gordon Street becomes Norfolk Street at this point and you will go up a hill passed a large basilicaon your left (Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate). Follow Norfolk Street through 3 lights (Macdonnell, Quebec & Suffolk Sts). Then turn left at the next intersection onto Green Street. Funeral Home faces Norfolk Street, between Green and Norwich St.. The Funeral Home is located on the left hand side approximately 16 km from the 401 directly across from Speedy Muffler and Hakim Optical at the intersection known as “Five Points”.

COVID-19 UPDATE | STATEMENT: 

The health of those we serve, our employees and our guests is of the utmost importance to us, and as such, we are diligently following the directives of Canadian public health authorities and the Bereavement Authority of Ontario to keep everyone safe and well.

We have implemented the following measures to maintain the safety of both our staff and those that visit our facility:

• Enhanced and frequent cleanings, with particular focus on high-traffic and high contact areas.

• Hand-sanitizer is available in all high-traffic areas.

• Maintenance of physical distancing, both during visitations and services, and during our meetings with families.

• Ongoing communications with those that we serve to ensure that they are aware of the current Covid-19 colour rating of our municipality and the accompanying guidelines.

We continue to rely on the advice provided by health experts and are committed to doing all we can to keep our community healthy.

PLEASE READ (click here): If you can answer “Yes” to any of the questions, please call us (519) 822-0051 instead of coming into the funeral home…

Thank you,
Scott & Betty Ann Young
Owners, Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel

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