Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Roy M. Brubacher

Male 1915 - 2002  (87 years)


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  • Name Roy M. Brubacher 
    Born 1915  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Residence St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-147357 
    Died 16 Mar 2002  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I147357  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father Noah B. Brubacher,   b. 17 Jan 1877, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1934, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Leah Martin,   b. 7 Dec 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1932, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1901  [3
    Family ID F167961  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Minerva G. Snyder,   b. 1918,   d. 20 Jan 2003, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F45512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BRUBACHER, Roy M. - Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Saint Luke's Place, Cambridge, Roy M. Brubacher, in his 86th year, of St. Jacobs.Beloved husband of Minerva (Snyder) Brubacher for 59 years. Loving father of Laverne and Ella Brubacher of St. Jacobs, Carol and Leroy Shantz of Waterloo, Arlene and John Groh of Waterloo, Marion and Ray Martin of Toronto, Ralph and Anne Brubacher of St. Jacobs. Fondly remembered by his 11 grandchildren and one great-grandson; brother-in-law of Mabel Brubacher of Waterloo.Predeceased by his parents, Noah and Leah (Martin) Brubacher; one brother, Abram; three sisters, Nora Brubacher, Susanna Jantzi and Elma Brownsberger and one great-grandson, Adam Shantz.Roy was actively involved in the St. Jacobs Mennonite Church all his life, serving on a variety of church committees. He provided leadership in Summer Bible School and Sunday School. He operated a successful Holstein Dairy Farm at RR 1, Waterloo. He served on a number of farm related associations including Farm Safety and Soil and Crop Improvement.The family received friends and relatives at Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge, Monday afternoon from 2-4 p.m. Visitation will then continue at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira today (Tuesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. At 12 noon on Wednesday transfer will be made to the St. Jacobs Mennonite Church for funeral service at 2 p.m., with Pastor Harold Hildebrand Schlegel officiating followed by interment in St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery.In his memory, donations to the Mennonite Central Committee would be appreciated by the family as expressions of sympathy.The family would like to thank the staff at Saint Luke's Place for the excellent and compassionate care given to Roy.


      The Record Newspaper 19 Mar 2002

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      Brubacher.- Roy M., 85, Kitchener, Ont., died March 16. Spouse: Minerva Snyder Brubacher. Parents: Noah and Leah Martin Brubacher (deceased). Other survivors: children Laverne, Carol Shantz.Arlene Groh, Marion Martin, Ralph; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: March 20 at St. Jacobs (Ont.) Mennonite Church.


      The Mennonite, April 16, 2002, pages 25-27, Vol. 5, No. 8.

  • Sources 
    1. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Minerva Brubacher - 21 Jan 2003.

    2. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Woolwich Twp. 1921 Sub Dist. 14 Page 9.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 15, 1934 - Obituary of Noah Brubacher.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1915 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Mar 2002 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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