Obituary of Hilda Myers
MYERS: Hilda May (nee Matthew) -
A lifelong resident of Chatham, Hilda Myers passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the age of 77.
Born in Chatham, Hilda was the daughter of the late Harry and May (Leach) Matthew.
Loving mother of Roland Myers (Sally) of Barrie, Virginia 'Ginny' Myers (Roger) of Tecumseh and Tim Myers (Laura) of Chatham.
Proud Grandma of Danielle Grin (Waylan), Stephanie Myers (Michael Truman), Joshua Talerico and Zachary Talerico.
Dear sister to Alice Pelletier (late James) of Chatham, Mary Hill (late Art) of Guelph and Phyllis Castle (Bob) of Chatham. Sister-in-law to Marlene Matthew and Margaret Matthew, both of Chatham.
Predeceased by her brothers Edmund and John. Also predeceased by her former husband Roland Myers.
Also missed by many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family.
Hilda was a member of the Women of the Moose for 52 years. She enjoyed her time with the 'Steppin Out Line Dancers' for over 25 years. Hilda volunteered at the Active Lifestyle Centre, helping with line dancing, foot care and in the kitchen. In 2000, Hilda went back to school and completed her Grade 12 diploma. She enjoyed working with children, and enjoyed many years working at a number of day care centres. She was an avid bowler and loved camping, playing cards/games and traveling with her family and friends.
Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Friday, December 22, 2017 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 7:00 - 9:00 pm. A Women of the Moose Service will be held Friday at 7:15pm.
A Celebration of Hilda's life will be held at the Funeral Home at 1:30pm on Saturday, December 23, 2017 with Rev. David Tatsu officiating. Cremation to follow with a private family interment to be held at Maple Leaf Cemetery at a later date.
Donations made in memory of Hilda to the Active Lifestyle Centre or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com
McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, 519-351-2040