Michael B. Horner

September 20, 1924April 9, 2013

Born September 20, 1924, Settle, Yorkshire, England, died April 9, 2013, age 88, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital. Survived by his beloved wife Jocelyn (Jo) of 58 years, his sister Rachel Cundall (Geoffrey) of Newcastle - on -Tyne, England and his daughters Elizabeth Cain (Brad), Jennifer (Jamie MacDonald), Rachel Mehltretter (Jeff). Beloved grandfather to Sean, Daniel and Eric Cain, Peter and Margaret MacDonald, David, Karen and Jack Mehltretter.

Educated at Bootham School York and Manchester University. Michael served in the Royal Navy from 1943 - 1946. He and Jo emigrated to Canada in 1956 and settled in Galt, Ontario where he worked for Galt Brass, Waltec and Lear Siegler Industries. In retirement he pursued his love of photography. Michael was a member of the Galt Rotary Club, the Cambridge Probus Club and was a long time member of the St. John's-on-the Hill United Church community.

Friends and family will be received at Coutts Funeral Home, 96 St. Andrews Street, Cambridge (519-621-1650) on Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 7-9 pm. A Celebration of Life will take place the following day, on Friday, April 12, 2013 at St. John’s-on-the Hill United Church, 241 Cedar Street, Cambridge at 1:30 pm.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be directed to St. John's-on-the Hill United Church or the Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation.


  • Memorial Visitation Thursday, April 11, 2013
  • Celebration of Life Friday, April 12, 2013

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Valerie Johnston

April 27, 2013

Dear Liz, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your prayers are with you and the family...Valerie Johnston

April 21, 2013

Jo -- It has been a long time, but I mourn your loss and send you my warmest thoughts and love. I am so sorry...
Kelly Dearden

Jennifer Campbell

April 12, 2013

Jennifer, so sorry the hear of your Dad's passing. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

Lori, Scott, Katie and Maggie Mehltretter

April 12, 2013

Dear Ray, Jeff, David, Karen and Jack - We are all so sad for your family's loss and are sending our thoughts and love.

Sharon Murphy

April 12, 2013

Jo, So sorry to hear of Michaels passing. He has had a rough few months but we all thought he was on the mend. My thoughts are with you and your family at this time. We will talk in a few weeks. Take care.


April 11, 2013

Dearest Liz and family - so sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest sympathy. You are in my thoughts, Sandy

April 11, 2013

My Dear Liz and family, we are so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Our sincerest condolences to you and your family. You will remain in our thoughts and prayers.

Bryan and Celesta Basler & Family

April 11, 2013

Dear Jenn and Family, We are sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Kathryn, Jim, Ryan and Jeff

April 10, 2013

To Ray and family.
So sorry to hear of you dads passing. Our heartfelt condolences at this sad time. Are thoughts are with you all.
Yvonne, Owen & Sean

April 10, 2013

Dear Liz and family, I am so sorry to hear the loss of your dad. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time.

Sharmila Rasquinha