Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre

1001 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener, ON


Emil Hatz

August 2, 1924February 12, 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.


  • Visitation Tuesday, February 15, 2011
  • Visitation Tuesday, February 15, 2011
  • Vigil Prayers Tuesday, February 15, 2011
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, February 16, 2011


Emil Hatz

have a memory or condolence to add?

Bernie Misseri

February 16, 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

February 15, 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

February 15, 2011

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

emil hatz

February 14, 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

February 14, 2011

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

Guylaine Lawrence

February 14, 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.