Fader, Miami Tresia

May 28, 1939 ~ December 01, 2022

FADER, Miami (Nee Yacks) – With saddened hearts, the family of Miami Tresia Fader announces her passing on Thursday, December 01, 2022 at the age of 83. Born in Chatham-Kent on May 28, 1939 to parents Delina (Matte) and Willia m Yacks. She is now reunited with her husband of 62 years, John Fader (2020). Loving mother of daughter Cindy (Gary) Kramer and son Mark. Treasured grandmother to John Paul Kramer. Survived by her cherished sister Winnifred (Roger) Cadotte, sister-in-laws Carol Yacks and Sylvia Weaver. Predeceased by siblings George Yacks (Laura), Alice Alexander (Henry), Gladys Lozon (Gerald), Russell Yacks (infant), Cecil Yacks (Mabel), Stanley Yacks (Joyce), Jean Alexander (Victor), William Yacks (Clara), Theodore Yacks (Gloria), Harvey Yacks (Margaret), Verna Chalcraft (Richard), Sally Yacks (infant), Morris Yacks (Christine), Allen Yacks (Marilyn), and Victor Yacks. Miami will be missed by her numerous nieces and nephews and many friends and neighbours. Because of Miami’s cheerful and sunny disposition, her name truly matched her personality.  Miami was kind hearted, welcoming, and the ultimate support individual. She was always taking care of others, both children and adults. Miami’s optimism and determination gave her the courage to overcome many serious health issues. Miami loved being with people, laughing, telling stories, playing the piano, singing, cooking, knitting, crocheting, quilting and watching game shows. Miami volunteered for many years with the Moore Agricultural Society Homecraft Division and the Brigden United Church Women. We would like to thank Dr. Justin Mall of the Central Family Health Team for his outstanding dedication to Miami’s care. We are also grateful for the efforts of Dr. Evan Lilly and the palliative teams at Bluewater Health and the St. Joseph’s Hospice.Due to the circumstances in 2020, a memorial service for John could not be held.

Funeral Details
Friends and family are invited to attend a joint memorial service at the Brigden Fairgrounds on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 1pm. A celebration of life for Miami and John will start after the service and end around 4pm. A private family graveside interment will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice www.stjosephshospice.ca, C.E.E Hospital Foundation https://ceehf.ca or a charity of your choice (cheques mailed to the Funeral Home).

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  1. Dear Cindy, I read your Mom’s name in the hospice book at the desk and was sorry I wasn’t there when you were with us. What a beautiful name and so fitting as the obituary states. You must be so much like your Mom. Please hold your memories close. I am holdingvyou close in my thoughts. Hugs to you. Take care. Melody

  2. My heartfelt sorrow for the loss of your mother, Cindy. You know we were such good friends. I loved her. She taught me how to knit, crochet and even how to help her with quilting when I decided to give all my children and grandchildren quilts for Christmas one year. I am so thankful that you let me into your life when she was living with you, and got to know you for the wonderful person and daughter you are. As long as you are alive, Miami will always be with us.
    Love to you and your family.
    Susan and Bob Stewart

  3. My deepest sympathies to all Miami family. She was such a talented, friendly lady. She and husband John were very close friends to my Aunt & Uncle (Jack & Bonnie Irwin) always enjoyed their company. Miami also worked for Brooke/Inwood telephone with my mother in law Jenny Phillips. I believe it was her first job after high school. Special memories of a very special person.
    Don & Penny Phillips

  4. So sorry for your loss Cindy, Gary & JP. I was so blessed, thanks to Cindy, to be able to spend time with Miami the day she left us. She was not just
    a client but became a treasured friend during our time together.

  5. Wishing Cindy, Gary, J.P and Mark strength during this very sad time of their lives. Miami was a one of a kind woman. She had a laugh that made you smile and could do anything she set her mind to. We were proud to call her friend and share her laughter and her stories. She was so proud of her daughter Cindy whom she mentioned in every conversation we had. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Sincere sympathy.

  6. Sorry to hear about Miami. She taught me you can sew Jesus both ways. Hold so deeply the knitted BARBIE clothes she gave me. Since learned how to needle point him and tie him both ways now too.

  7. We were very sorry to hear of Miami’s passing. Our condolences go out to Cindy and Mark and family. We will remember her by her ever-present smile and her beautiful handy work. I saved a few special newborn items for my daughter, and I believe the beautiful pink crochet newborn cardigan your mom made was one of them. Sincerely Mark, Gail Kyrie and Evan Freer

  8. Mark, Cindy & family – we were so very sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Such a lovely lady – always a smile on her face. Your parents will continue to live on in your hearts, through your many memories and photos. Jim / Deb Bygrove

  9. Miami you will be missed…Our condolences to you Cindy and John Paul….Miami will be missed She was the best Grandma substitute for our girls when she looked after them before and after school and we all thought very highly of both Miami and John….May you both rest in peace

  10. My condolences to Cindy and Mark Miami always had a great smile and was so much fun. John and her spent a great deal of time at the ball fields coaching ,umpire, spectators and any other way they could help.

  11. Thinking of you all. She was a great lady. I have 2 table cloth’s she did they are great, she had a lot of talents..God bless.

  12. Mark, Cindy & family…sorry to hear of your moms passing. My sympathies to you and your family. Gwen (Evans) Mullin

  13. Miami was a treasure and a great friend to our family over the many years. Her and my mom, Lois were best buds crocheting, knitting. and quilting. many happy suppers were spent between families. Multiple shared projects, dancing, and card games also. John and Miami meant a lot to us all..

  14. Sending my condolences and hugs. Growing up beside Miami and John in Brigden was a wonderful gift. Miami used to alway give me homemade outfits for my Barbies. She had a wonderful loving heart. With a smile that made you feel like it was always going to be a good day. I hadn’t seen her in several years and then one day had the best of luck for our paths to cross. Her face lit up when she realized who I was, and my horrible day completely turned around. She Will definitely be missed.

  15. Cindy, Mark & family. Brian & I are very sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. We have many wonderful memories Miami as well as John. Our condolences to you all.

  16. Dear Cindy, Gary,John Paul, and Mark,
    We are so sorry for your loss and grateful for the times we shared with Miami and John. May you feel the comfort of our prayers.
    Jack and Kathy McCallum

  17. Our deepest sympathy to Mark, Cindy & family. Your mom was a wonderful lady. Thinking of you during this time.

  18. Cindy, Mark and Family, I am so saddened to hear of Miami’s passing. I have so many wonderful memories of playing at your house in our younger years and remember all the wonderful Barbie, clothes and mittens that Miami crocheted for me. please accept my deepest condolences.

  19. Cindy , Mark and families,
    Brian and I offer our heartfelt condolences on the loss of you Mom. She was indeed a special and talented lady. She was a valued community worker and supporter, and will be missed.

  20. Cindy, Gary, JP and Mark,
    Sending sincere sympathy.
    She was the knitting and bingo queen.
    Thinking of you all.
    Mike and Connie Jaques

  21. Cindy, Mark and family deepest sympathies in the passing of your Mom, she was a special lady and very talented with her crafts.

  22. Thinking of you and all your family Cindy. May the memories you share bring you great comfort and smiles to your heart.

  23. Thinking of your family at this sad time.
    She was a great lady in the Brigden community.
    I can hear Miami’s distinct laugh as I recall my memories.

  24. Cindy, Mark and family, so sorry to hear of the passing of Miami. Fond memories of spending time at the Fader house when growing up. Miami and John both made me feel welcomed. Treasure the memories

    Wendy (Duncan) OHara

  25. Your mother was a lovely lady, lifelong neighbor and will be always in our memories.
    Our deepest sympathy and condolences to Cindy, Mark and the entire Fader family
    Dave and Mary Steadman

  26. To Cindy and Mark and family. Sorry to hear of your loss.Miami and John were a great couple I new Miami and family from public school and got reacquainted when we moved to Brigden John did my taxes for me. Remember the good times. Hugs

  27. Miami and I went all thru high school together but continued to be lifelong friends of her and John as we all became Optimist members. Attended meetings together and some of the best trips going to conventions just enjoying one anothers company. She was a special lady and her and John a special couple. Winnie and I often spoke of Miami as Winnie went to school with my now departed sister Gloria. God BE WITH YOU FAMILY UNTIL YOU MEET AGAIN.

  28. So sorry Cindy and all your family. Although I didn’t know Miami your many stories were so heartwarming and gave a true feeling for how wonderful she was. I know she will be greatly missed.

  29. Cindy, we are so sorry for the loss of your mother and are thinking of you all at this difficult time. Miami was so warm and kind-hearted and we know your sweet memories of her will stay with you, Gary and John Paul forever.

  30. So very sad to see this. Miami was one of the sweetest ladies I’ve known. My girls loved when they went to her house when I was in need of a sitter. My heard goes out to all of the family. Condolences to all

  31. My condolences to the Fader Family. Miami and John was a wonderful couple, Miami always like going to Sarnia for Bingo. She was a good teacher and making of quilts. They will be deeply missed in the Bridgen Area.