ALLISON - Mavis Evelyn of Blenheim passed away on Tuesday, November 2, 1999 at Blenheim Community Village. Born in Tilbury East Township, 77 years ago, daughter of the late John Stevenson and Martha Schivas. Her husband John Allan Allison died in 1985. She is survived by her daughters Shirley and Les Greenwood, Parkhill; Trish and Peter Kuijer, Blenheim; Granddaughters Laura and Jennifer Kuijer. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Predeceased by son Ronald and son-in-law Ken McIntyer. She is the last surviving member of her family also being predeceased by sisters Jessie Stevenson, Thelma Pollard, Audrey Bond and Jean Wilcox; brothers Wilfred, Gordon, James and John Stevenson. Resting at the J.L. Ford Funeral Home in Blenheim for visitation on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and where funeral service will take place on Friday at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Bruce Cook, Blenheim United Church officiating. Interment in South Park Cemetery, St. Thomas. Memorials to the Alzheimers Society or Blenheim Community Village- Palliative Care Programme would be appreciated.
FIFE - Suddenly at home on November 1, 1999, Mrs. Margaret Fife, beloved wife of the late Irwin (1986). Loving mother of Anne Fife (Ottawa), Paul and Mariko (London) and Tom and Kathleen (Belmont). Dear sister of Agnes Nimmo of Virginia. Loving grandmother of Stephen Furness. She will be dearly missed by many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends in the Lloyd R. Needham Funeral Chapel, 520 Dundas Street, London, on Thursday, November 4th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Friday at 11:00 a.m. with burial to follow at Woodland Cemetery, London. Donations to the Salvation Army would be appreciated.
HETHERINGTON - At the Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, November 3rd, 1999, Marian Hetherington R.N. of R.R.#1, Brownsville at the age of 72 years. Born September 6th, 1927 in Malahide Township, daughter of the late Frank Lindsay and the late former Marie Nelson. (Marian trained as a R.N. in St. Thomas and later nursed in Exeter where she was later, through proficiency and dedication was named Director of Nursing. She retired in 1964.) Much loved wife of thirty five years of Leo Hetherington. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Nancy and John Walters of Delmer, Leanne and Chris Burwell of R.R.#2, Tillsonburg. Proud grandmother of four grandchildren Michael and Tommy Walters, Adrienne and Emily Burwell. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Don and Kay Lindsay of New Sarum, Helen Small of Wallacetown and her late husband Donald Small and Ross Lindsay and his wife Dorothy of Springfield. Survived by a sister-in-law Muriel Nigh and her husband Harold. Also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by an infant brother Jack Lindsay. Funeral Service to be conducted at 1:00 p.m. in the Verhoeve Funeral Home Chapel, Tillsonburg by Rev. Dale Allison of the Brownsville United Church assisted by Rev. Keith Schwindt of the Bethel Temple, Tillsonburg. Interment will follow in the family plot in Tillsonburg Cemetery. In Marian's memory, contributions to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Friends and relatives are welcome for visitation on Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The Verhoeve Funeral Home, 262 Broadway, Tillsonburg (842-4238) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements for Mrs. Marian Hetherington.
SMITH: At Middlesex Terrace Nursing Home, Delaware on Wednesday, November 3, 1999, Miss Estelle M. Smith of London. Beloved aunt of Eve (Morris) Edgeworth and her husband Fred of Burlington, Charles Smith and his wife Margaret of St. Thomas and the late James Smith. Remembered fondly by her grand nieces, Victoria Edgeworth-Pitcher and her husband Rob Pitcher of Hamilton and Anne Marie Foster of Burlington and by her great great nieces, Rebecca and Rachel Pitcher. Affectionate aunt to several other nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas on Friday evening 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Interment in the St. Thomas Cemetery, West Avenue.