REYNOLDS, Noreen Ida (Capes) – Age 86 of Corunna, passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health, C.E.E. Site, Petrolia with her family by her side on Monday, January 11, 2016. Loving mother of Gregory Reynolds (Carol) and Darlene Riddoch (Doug). Awesome and beloved Grandma of Nathaniel and Andrew Riddoch who were the sunshine in her life and she shared a special relationship with both of them. Noreen is predeceased by her loving husband, Grant Reynolds (2004), her parents Alvin Thomas Capes and Amelia Blanche (Sharpe) Capes of Sombra Township, sisters Frances Farquhar, Edna Blackshaw and Jean Capes and brothers Walter Capes and infant brother Arthur Capes. Noreen is survived by her sisters Joyce Stover of Mississauga and Lillian (Ben) Wells of Essex. Noreen is also survived by her sister-in-law Betty Jean Capes of Corunna. Noreen was “the best aunt ever” to numerous nieces and nephews. Noreen was a very special friend to Janice Schenck and a life-long friends to Yvonne Gray and Eva Robbins. Noreen was born in Sombra Township on June 27, 1929 and lived there until she
married Grant Reynolds on August 14th, 1948. She lived at the family farm with Grant on Waubuno Road in Moore Township until she moved to Thompson Gardens in Corunna in 2005. In April 2015 she moved to Fiddick’s Retirement Home in Petrolia. Noreen loved to quilt. One of her greatest joys was quilting with the Quilting Ladies from Sixth Line United Church. She taught Sunday School at the Sixth Line United Church, Mooretown. Noreen loved to shop and never missed an opportunity to spot a bargain. While living at Thompson Gardens she loved to shop and go out to lunch with Janice.
Cremation has taken place. At Noreen’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service. A private family Graveside Memorial Service will take place on June 27, 2016 at Grant Cemetery, St. Clair Township.
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