Mervyn Gordon Leifso, of Hanover, passed away after a valiant and courageous battle from a Stroke, with his loving family by his side at Hanover and District Hospital on Sunday, February 11, 2018.  He was  82.                              

Survived by loving, devoted soul mate of Bev (nee Meyers) of Hanover. Together for 55 years, they raised their children; Dale (Jocelyne) Leifso, Robin (Laurie) Leifso  and Todd Leifso (Connie White). On top of being a great Dad, he was estatic to earn the title Grandpa, which he enjoyed. He had many grandkids he loved to spoil. Missing his warm hugs and smiles are grandchildren Brooke Leifso, Brandi Leifso, Valere Leifso, Devyn Leifso (Ashley Herlick), Shantelle Leifso, Dylan Leifso, Emily Leifso, Jessica Ayaz (Rameez), Vanessa (Jarod) Weaver, Sean (Lisa) Six, Mathew (Kayla) Tuttle, Thomas Tuttle, Sydnee Struthers and great grandchildren Ember, Aleena, Jax, Aisha, Austin Six and Nash Weaver. Fondly remembered by his sister Ruth Hamel and sister in law Helen Wright. Predeceased by his parents, parents in law Jack and Gertrude Meyers, brother Stanley (Eileen) Leifso, and brothers in law Walter Hamel, Gordon Wright, Maurice (Jean) Haase. 

Visitation at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 from 2-4 & 7-9.   

A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 11:00 am, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Elmwood (12 Dirstein St. S. Elmwood, Ontario). 

Spring Interment in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Elmwood, Ontario. 

Memorial donations to the St. John's Lutheran Church - Elmwood or Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at


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