Born in Collingwood Township on February 21, 1926, a daughter of the late Roy and Ethel (nee Allcock) Ferris, Audrey passed away peacefully at Errinrung Residence in Thornbury on Friday November 15, 2019 at the age of 93.
A longtime resident of Thornbury, Audrey was predeceased by her loving husband Thomas Hoggard in 1989. She is remembered as the dearly beloved mother and “Mom” of Shirley Foster of Thornbury. She was predeceased by her daughter Gloria Jean Cornfield in 2003 and by her son Bryan Hoggard in 2019, both of Collingwood. Audrey will be recalled fondly as a dear mother-in-law by Blair Cornfield and Beth Hoggard both of Collingwood. She was predeceased also by a daughter-in-law Christine Hoggard in 1990.
Audrey was the much loved Nana and Gramma of nine grandchildren: Jody Scott (Joe), Scott Foster (April Akerfelt), Stacey Flint (Trevor), Terri Lyn Eichenburger (Jeff), Ashley McGregor (Warren), Thomas Hoggard (Baan), Kimberly Gosset (Norm), Andrew Reiche (Angie) and Stephanie Reiche (Stephen McCullough). She cherished her eleven great-grandchildren: Lauryn Scott, Ella and Georgia Eichenburger, Noah and Ryker Flint, Ronan, Ava and Maeve McGregor, Bruce Gosset, and Cash, Nahanni and Sawyer Reiche.
She was the dearest sister-in-law of Alice Hoggard of Thornbury and will be sorely missed by her devoted friend Marie Turner of Meaford.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service celebrating Audrey’s life will be conducted at Saint Paul’s Presbyterian Church in Thornbury on Thursday November 21st at 1 p.m. where family will receive friends the hour prior to service and at a reception to follow.
A private family service of committal and interment will take place at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery.
Remembering Audrey’s 20 plus years of service to the Meaford Hospital Auxiliary and her dedication to her church, memorial donations to Saint Paul’s Presbyterian Church (cheques only please) or the Meaford Hospital Foundation would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home in Meaford to whom arrangements are entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
Visitation: St. Paul's Presbyterian Church from 12 noon until 1 p.m.
Thursday, November 21, 2019 1:00 PM
Memorial Celebration: St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Thornbury