Birdie Criddle passed away peacefully at the Meaford Long Term Care Centre on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at the age of 80.
Born in Collingwood on May 22, 1941, Birdie was a daughter of the late Wesley and Violet (nee Mitchell) Dean.
She was predeceased by her husband Lockie Criddle.
Birdie was the mother of Richard, Paul and Tom.
She was the much loved sister of Marjorie Dorey (Larry Cando) and Bob Dean (Margaret), and was predeceased by her brother Kenneth Dean and sister Pearl Dale. Birdie will be remembered fondly by her many nieces, nephews and their families.
Life wasn’t always easy for Birdie but she had a heart of gold and was very much a giver not a taker.
There will be a private family service at Ferguson Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 with interment following at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery.
As your expression of sympathy, donations to the Meaford Nursing Home Auxiliary, where Birdie received excellent care, 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