Passing of Werner

March 1, 2011

I'm saddened to tell you that Werner Nuss passed away on Monday March 1, 2011. Werner was one of the founders of the De La Salle Drum and Bugle Corps and a major force in its growth and success. He had also been the musical arranger and horn instructor for the corps.


NUSS, Werner Francis - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at his home. Passionate about science, history, literature and especially his family. Proud former member of De La Salle Drum Corps. He was a Professional Engineer, graduating from the University of Toronto, and later achieved his BA of Philosophy. Lover of computers, gadgets, photography and corny jokes. Beloved husband of Marie McBride. Loving father of Catherine, Jeannine (Thomas), Stephanie (Darryl), and Margaret (Steve). Devoted grandpa to Kayla, Evan, Mackenzie and Julian. Missed by cousins Barbara and Kathy, family in Germany and New York and his many friends. Friends may call at the Turner & Porter 'Peel' Chapel, 2180 Hurontario St., Mississauga (Hwy. 10, N. of QEW) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, March 4, 2011 at St. Dominic's Church, 625 Atwater Ave., Mississauga at 10:30 a.m. Interment Assumption Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or West Park Hospital, would be appreciated.


  • Thursday, March 3, 2011
    • from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Turner & Porter 'Peel' Chapel (Hwy. 10, N. of QEW)
    2180 Hurontario Street
    Mississauga, ON L5B 1M8
    Telephone 905-279-7663
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  • 10:30 am on Friday, March 4, 2011
  • St. Dominic's Church
    625 Atwater Ave
    Mississauga, ON L5G 2A6
    (905) 278-7762
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