Gwen Claxton
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Obituary of Gwen Claxton

Claxton: Gwen Louise

A resident of Chatham, Gwen Claxton passed away at home on July 2, 2022 at the age of 59. 

Born in Chatham, Gwen was the daughter of the late Ronald and Carole (Dorey) Claxton. 

Beloved mother of Chad Richie (Alison) and the late Philip (Janice) Osmon (2020).

Grandmother to Shawn, Rylett, Dani-Lynn, Kylie, Brooke and Gavin Ritchie.

Great Grandmother to Ashton Allen Ost-Ritchie.

She will be greatly missed by constant companion and partner Rick Krzemien.

Gwen was a lover of animals, enjoyed bird watching and feeding the many squirrels that came to visit.

Donations made in memory of Gwen to the Canadian Mental Health Association would be appreciated. 

Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home
459 St. Clair Street, Chatham

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