Brubacher, Murray W. Peacefully on Friday, November 12, 2010 at his residence. Murray Brubacher age 74 years of Elmira. Beloved husband of Lois (Blum) Brubacher for 51 years. Brother of Art and Betty of Milverton, Ken and Marlene of R.R. # 2, Miller Lake. Brother-in-law of Susan Gowland (Doug) of Lynden, Barb Ayerhart (Cec.) R.R. # 1, Elmwood. Also remembered by his nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his parents William and Amelia (Dreisinger) Brubacher.
Murray was a very active member of Glenrose Masonic Lodge No. 628 for over 50 years. He led the Masons of Waterloo District as District Deputy Grand Master, in 1984. He was a long-time member of Mocha Shriners and the Waterloo County Shriners Club since 1977. At Murray's request, cremation has taken place. A memorial visitation for family and friends will be held at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira on Sunday, November 14th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial service to celebrate Murray's life will take place at St. James Lutheran Church, Elmira on Monday, November 15th at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Hans Borch officiating. The Glenrose Lodge No. 628, Elmira will assemble for a memorial service at the funeral home on Sunday evening at 6:45 p.m. In Murray's memory, donations to Grand River Hospital Foundation - Renal Dialysis Unit or St. Mary's Hospital Foundation - Cardiac Care would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. A special thank you to Drs. Stewart Smith, Stephen Keleher, S. Jolly, V. Ho, F. Onuska, and Team "B", C.C.A.C. nurses for their excellent care.
Memorial visitation - Sunday, November 14th, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial service - St. James Lutheran Church, Elmira - Monday, November 15th, 11:00 a.m. Donations - Grand River Hospital Foundation - Renal Dialysis Unit (PO Box 9056 835 King Street West, Kitchener, ON N2G 1G3, To donate on-line: www.grhf.org or call 519-749-4205) or St. Mary's Hospital Foundation - Cardiac Care (By Mail: 911 Queen's Boulevard
Kitchener, Ontario Canada N2M 1B2, To donate on-line: www.smgh.ca Fax: (519) 749-6945)
Established in 1905 by Christian Dreisinger, the Dreisinger Funeral Home has been committed to serving Elmira and surrounding area with the care and attention only an independent family funeral home can provide.