Donna Marie Latford

LATFORD: Donna Marie (nee Field) -

A resident of Tilbury, and formerly of Chatham, Ridgetown, Highgate and Duart, Donna M. Latford  passed away at Tilbury Manor on Friday, January 4, 2019  at the age of 84. 

Born in Howard Township, Donna was the daughter of the late  Louis  and  Catherine (Pels) Field. 

Beloved wife of 62 years to Douglas W. Latford. 

Survived by son, Dennis Latford of Chatham, daughter Debbie Eldridge (Kevin) of Chatham; brother Robert "Bob" Field (Betty) of St. Thomas; brothers-in-law Eric Latford  (Donna)of Chatham, Larry Latford (Joan) of London; sister-in-law Evelyn Latford (late Carl). Also missed by nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. Predeceased by her brothers, Russell & Ernie Field. 

Donna enjoyed bowling and reading. She volunteered for many years at the Public General Hospital and enjoyed her monthly dinners with those volunteers at  the "After 5 Club". 

Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 10:00am until the Celebration of Donna's Life at 11:00 am with Rev. John Anderson officiating. Cremation has taken place and an interment will follow at Gosnell Cemetery, Highgate, at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers, donations made in memory of Donna to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. 

Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home
459 St. Clair Street, Chatham