PROUSE, Jean Loretta (nee Shepperd) – Age 71, of Mooretown, passed away Frirday, March 3, 2017 in Niagara Falls where she began her 50 year marriage with her beloved husband Kenneth Prouse. Loving mother of Laurie Prouse (Scott), Tracey Prouse and Heather (Jamie) Hamill. Cherished grandmother of Seamus, Danielle and Bronwyn Hamill. Dear sister of Bruce Shepperd, Frank (Marie) Shepperd and Donald (Winera) Shepperd. Survived by sister-in-laws Margaret (James) Shepperd and Pat (Ronald) Shepperd. Survived by nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Arthur and Violet Shepperd, brothers Ronald and James, sisters Aileen and Helen and infant grandsons Aidan and Brent Hamill. Jean trained at the Sarnia General Hospital and spent her career as a Registered Nurse. She was a member of the St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Women’s missionary society (WMS) in Mooretown and a former leader with the 4-H Club and CGIT. Jean donated her organs to help save others.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 from 7-9pm.
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Rev. Ian Marnoch will officiate. Cremation will follow.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation on the behalf of Aidan and Brent Hamill.