Obituary of Edna Matthew
Matthew, Edna Marion (nee Ferguson)
Edna passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Copper Terrace Nursing Home at the age of 96.
Edna was born in London Township on January 14, 1922, and was the daughter of the late Jeffus and Elsie (nee Pitcher) Ferguson.
Beloved wife of the late Starr Matthew (1965).
Loving mother of Freda and the late Wayne Zander of London, Jean and Gerald (Doc) Deline and Garnet and Sienie Matthews all of Chatham.
Sadly missed by 6 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great grandchildren and 1 great-great-great grandchild.
Dear sister of Norma Gale of London.
Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her son Gary (1947), her sisters, May, Alma, Dorothy and her brother Edward.
The family will receive family and friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, ON, on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Vigil prayers will be held Tuesday at 2:15 p.m. and a Women of the Moose Lodge #304 Service Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.
The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 52 Croydon St, Chatham, on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 10 a.m., Fr. Jim Higgins, Celebrant.
Interment will be held at St. Anthony Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family are requesting donations in memory of Edna to C.N.I.B or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com
McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham,519-351-2040