Obituary of Cecile Edwards
Edwards, Cecile Anne (nee Dupuis)
Cecile passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at the Leamington Mennonite Home on December 31, 2017 at the age of 81.
Cecile was born in Windsor and was the eldest daughter of the late Gilbert and Dorothy (Lalonde) Dupuis.
Forever loved and adored by her husband of 64 years, William (Bill) Edwards of Wheatley.
Beloved mother of Brian (Gail), Timothy (Daphne), Jeffrey, Gilbert (Jan) and Suzanne and dear mother-in-law of Christine.
Devoted and cherished Grandma of Jesse, Kristy, Gregory, Jordan, Shane, Ali, Mac, Kenny, Meghan and Dane.
Dear sister of Jerome (1991), Alphonse (1959), Gilberte (Ron-2016), Arnel (Janet), Bernard (1977), Annette (Gord), Butch (Norma), Dorothy (2006), Claudette (Randy) and Marty (Gail).
Will be missed dearly by many brothers and sisters-in-law and nieces and nephews.
Cecile was an excellent cook and skilled in a variety of arts and crafts. She will be fondly remembered by her caring and nurturing nature. Special thanks to the staff at the Leamington Mennonite Home and for the expert care and compassion given to Cecile while in the palliative care unit.
Cremation to take place.
The family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair St. , Chatham, ON, on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 12 -1 p.m., with a Memorial Service following.
Donations in memory of Cecile to Leamington Mennonite Home would be appreciated.
Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com.
McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, 519-351-2040