Alan – September 26, 1954 – July 9, 2018

Carla – December 1, 1953 – July 9, 2018

Rutherford, Alan and Carla (nee Holmes) – Alan and Carla Rutherford passed tragically on Monday, July 9, 2018.  The happy couple just celebrated their 11 year wedding anniversary this Spring.  Both were highly involved members of the community including several Quilters Guilds, The Royal Hamilton Yacht Club and The Halton Outdoor Club.  Carla, loving mother to Richard (Evangelia) Taylor and Christopher (Talia) Taylor, and proud grandmother to Olivia, Matthew, Violet and Chelsey.  Remembered by her father Victor Holmes and his wife the late Annie Jean Holmes, her sister Vicky (Mike) Pickup, and many nieces and nephews.  Alan, loving father to Alison Plato and Amelia (Cory) Ryan.  Brother to Paul (Glenn) Rutherford, Carol Fearman and Brenda (Wayne) Moerschfelder.  Papa Al will also be remembered by his four grandchildren.  They shared a mutual love of labradors and lab coats. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides and the Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation.  Friends and family are invited to Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, on Saturday, July 14th from 2 to 4  and 6 to 8 p.m.  A Funeral Service will take place on Sunday, July 15th at St. Paul’s United Church at 2:00 p.m. with a Celebration of Life to follow at the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club, 555 Bay Street North, Hamilton.