Gladys, a resident of Chatham, passed away peacefully at Meadow Park Nursing Home, in her 92nd year on Thursday, November 30, 2017 with her loving family by her side.
Born in England on July 18, 1925, Gladys travelled to Canada in 1946 until 1948, finally immigrating here in 1960.
Daughter of the late Thomas & Catherine Crompton of Manchester, England.
Beloved mother of the late Brenda Lee (2011), Jeanette Erdie (Dan) of Chatham, Cherie Cowell (Sean) of Strathroy, Barbara Bueckert (Nick) of Wallaceburg, Charles Cowell (Barbra-Ann) of Gowganda, Marilyn Chappelle (Dave) of Reece's Corner & Margaret Woudenberg of Dresden.
Grandma of Krista, Kevin, Tyler, Trevor, Taylor, Matthew, Megan, Nicholas, Catherine, Connie, Charlie (Buddy), Candice, David, & Nathan.
Great-grandma of Jordan, Kaidance, Kassidi, Hunter, Kennedy, Hannah, Jayla, Ethan, the late Keira, Lacey, Ryder, Trinity, Alexis & Danika.
Predeceased by brothers, Charles, Bill & Eric of Manchester, England.
Missed always by nephew, Kevin & niece Erica of Manchester, England.
Gladys always enjoyed spending time with her family, her greatest joy. She was an avid fan of live entertainment, enjoyed sitting outside in the sunshine & following the Royal Family news.
With keeping with Gladys' wishes, cremation has taken place with a Private Family Interment to take place on Monday, December 4, 2017 at Maple Leaf Cemetery.
In memory of Gladys, donations may be made to a charity of choice.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com.
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