OBITUARY

Emil Hatz

2 August, 192412 February, 2011

Passed away peacefully, at Victoria Place Retirement Residence, in Kitchener, on Saturday, February 12, 2011, at the age of 86.

Cherished father of Emil and his wife Karen of Baltimore, Maryland and John and his wife Colleen of Brampton, Ontario, proud grandfather of Justin, Lauren, Eamon, and Christian.

Predeceased by his beloved wife, Clara, and his parents, Michael and Emerencia Hatz.

Emil was born on August 2, 1924 in Heiligenkreuz, Austria. He emigrated to Canada, first to Montreal, and then to Kitchener. Emil was also a long and faithful member of Blessed Sacrament Church in Kitchener.

The family will receive friends at the Westmount Funeral Chapel, 1001 Ottawa Street South (at Westmount Rd.), Kitchener, on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. Vigil Prayers will be offered at 8:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Blessed Sacrament Church, 305 Laurentian Drive, Kitchener, on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 10:30 am, with interment to follow at Woodland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or St. Mary’s Hospital Cardiac Care Unit would be appreciated by the family and may be arranged by contacting the funeral home at (519) 743-8900.

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, 15 February , 2011

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, 15 February , 2011

  • Vigil Prayers

    Tuesday, 15 February , 2011

  • Funeral Mass

    Wednesday, 16 February , 2011

Memories

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Bernie Misseri

16 February 2011

John, Please know that caring thoughts and heartfelt sympathy are with you and your family. "Loving memeories sustain us in times of sadness"

Traci Chambers

15 February 2011

John - Losing someone we love is so hard. I pray that God will send peace and comfort to you and your family. May the good memories that you have sustain you through this difficult time of change.

Tracy Adams-Wright

15 February 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We will all remember the great times we had "across the street"

emil hatz

14 February 2011

To my dad,I will always remember our walks and meals together it's when we talked the most. And most importantly,in our later years we would always close our words with i love you! Your son, lovingly, Emil Jr.

Sandra Laird

14 February 2011

John, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

Guylaine Lawrence

14 February 2011

John, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. May your memories keep your father close and comfort you in the days to come.

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