GAW, Florence Emma (Shephard), age 91, of Petrolia, formerly of Brigden, passed away peacefully at Fiddick’s Nursing Home Petrolia on Saturday August 15, 2009. Beloved wife of the late Lyle Gaw (1988). Loving mother of Karen (Bob) Atkinson of Brigden, Mona (Steve) Houston of Oakville, Lyla (Clive) Blunt of Tupperville, Ron (George) Ward of Toronto, Kevin (Diane) Gaw of Petrolia. Sadly missed by 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Survived by sister Buelah (late Ken) Ferguson of Sarnia, Marie (John) McLellen of Chatham and sisters-in-law Erie (late Gordon) Shephard, Emma (late Herald) Sanderson. Predeceased by sisters Mildred Wilkins, Lorraine Burgess, Helen Thibert, brother Gordon Shephard and an infant sister.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME Brigden on Tuesday August 18, 2009 from 5:00 to 9:00pm.
The funeral service will be held on Wednesday August 19, 2009 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment Bear Creek Cemetery.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation or Alzheimer Society.