Born in Collingwood on May 4, 1931, a daughter of the late James and Ettie (nee Rawlings) Murray, Jean passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving children at the Meaford Long Term Care Centre on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the age of 88.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband Lloyd on February 24, 2015. The couple will be remembered as longtime residents of the Heathcote community.
Jean is lovingly remembered as mom, grandma and great grandma by her children Dale and her husband John Burgess of Meaford and their children Steven (Lacey) and their son Bryson, and Patty (Michael); Jeff Woodhouse and his wife Kathy also of Meaford and their children Samantha, Mira, Elgin (Jess), and Meagan (Ryan); and Russ Woodhouse of Creemore and his children Emma and Megan. Jean was predeceased by her grandson Mark Carscadden.
She is survived by her sister Joyce Fothergill and was predeceased by her brother R.J. Murray, brothers-in-law Art Fothergill, Harold Woodhouse and Arnie Woodhouse, sisters-in-law Eleanor ‘Bunny’ Boyle, Wilma Woodhouse, Dorothy Woodhouse, and Doris Cann (late Reg). Jean will be remembered fondly by her sisters-in-law Lorraine Murray, June Woodhouse and her many nieces, nephews and their families.
Family will receive friends at the Ferguson Funeral Home in Meaford on Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 2 until 5 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at Grace United Church in Thornbury on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 11 o’clock with a time for refreshments and sharing following. A service of committal and interment will take place at Lakeview Cemetery in Meaford at 2:30 p.m.
As your expression of sympathy donations to the Parkinson Society or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, 48 Boucher St. E., Meaford, ON N4L 1B9 to whom arrangements have been entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
Visitation: Ferguson Funeral Home, Meaford from 2 until 5 p.m.
Monday, September 16, 2019 11:00 AM
Service: Grace United Church, Thornbury at 11 a.m.