Harry Alfred Driedger, of Hanover, passed away at Chesley Hospital on Tuesday, October 17, 2023. He was 92. 

Born in Leamington, Ontario, on December 12, 1930, to the late Jacob and Agnes (nee Dick) Driedger. He married the love of his life, Margaret Tiessen on Oct 3, 1953, and together they enjoyed raising their family while working on the family farm near Wheatley and eventually Paisley. He loved farming as well as numerous side ventures.  

Survived by children Jim (Irene) of Chesley, George (Kathy) of Kingsville, Daniel (Darlene) of Drayton, Mary Margaret (Mike Roney) Driedger of P.E.I., and sons-in-law Ken Toman of Hanover, and Paul Gascho of Stratford.  Cherished Opa of Mark (JoAnn), Krista (Wade), Nick (Jackie), Jeremy (Jill), Ryan (Monica), Jakob (Samantha), Richie, Sasha, Joy, Chris (Ana), Brandon, Katrina (Levi), Bethany (Judah), Tessa (Eric), Zackary (Thea), Adam, Tim (Amy), and Sara (Cody) and 25 great-grandchildren.  Fondly remembered by his sister Elfrieda Driedger of Leamington, brothers Arthur (Kathleen) of Winnipeg, and John (Shirley) of Gowanstown, as well as the Tiessen family. Predeceased by his wife Margaret (nee Tiessen), son Richard, daughters Marlene, Sharon, and Patricia, and grandchildren Jennifer Driedger, and Heidi Gascho. 

A private family graveside funeral service will be held on Friday, November 10, 2023. A Public Memorial Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover. All are welcome to attend. Pastor Juanita Laverty officiating. Interment in Paisley Cemetery. For those unable to attend the Memorial Service, it will be live streamed on the funeral home YouTube page ( and directly on the funeral home obituary page, and will remain available for viewing afterwards as well. 

Memorial donations to Beyond Housing would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy 

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