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About Roy Nafziger
ROY NAFZIGER Passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, November 9, 2008. Roy was born 90 years ago on March 27, 1918 in Wilmot township, the son of the late Peter and Christina (Jantzi) Nafziger. Beloved husband of Luella (Erb) Nafziger for 61 years. Dear father of Sheryl of Kitchener and Gail of Calgary, Alberta. Special uncle to Wendy O'Brien Ewara and her husband Ewara Monday Ewara and their children Emmanuel, Eyo and Emelia (Eme). Survived by two sisters, Vera Helmuth and Dora Wagler both of New Hamburg; sister-in-law, Edna O'Brien and her husband Gerald of Waterloo; and brother-in-law, Wilfred Erb and his wife Rita of Collingwood. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Roy was a lifetime member of St. Agatha Mennonite Church in Baden. Predeceased by his parents; a sister in infancy; step-mother, Elizabeth (Jutzi) Nafziger; brother, John Nafziger and his wife Mildred; brothers- in-law, Lorne Wagler, Norman Helmuth, Clayton Erb and his wife Marjorie, Melvin Erb and his wife Edith, Vernon Erb, and Ray Erb and his wife Lucy. Visitation will be held at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, on Tuesday, November 11, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Roy's life will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Doug Snyder officiating. Reception to follow in the Fireside Reception Room of the funeral home. A private family interment will take place at St. Agatha Mennonite Church prior to the service. Sincere appreciation to Dr. Deen, Dr. Keleher, CCAC nurses and Pastor Doug Snyder for your home visits and care. Also special thanks to Dr. McFarlane for your care. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations to the Mennonite Central Committee, The Canadian Hearing Society or St. Agatha Mennonite Church would be appreciated by the family and may be arranged through the funeral home, 519-745-8445 or www.erbgood.com. In living memory of Roy, a donation will be made to the Trees for Learning Program by the funeral home.