Leedham, Doris Leona 'Lee'

Lee Leedham passed away peacefully at Errinrung Nursing Home in Thornbury on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at the age of 89.

Born in Markdale on June 8, 1931, Lee was a daughter of the late Leonard and Alice (nee Long) Seeley.  She was a long time resident of Beaver Valley (Union), a member of the Mill Creek Women’s Institute, she spent many years helping with the Thornbury and Clarksburg Fall Fairs, and worked at the Review Herald Newspaper.

Lee was predeceased by her first husband Dick Hewgill and her second husband Norm Leedham.

She was the much loved mother of Dale Hewgill (late Betty) and Pamela Hewgill, and wonderful grandmother to Ryan Hewgill (Cherie Diaz) and their son Jacob, Megan Hewgill  and Jason Lowe.

She is survived by her brothers Gerald (late Jane), Carl (Connie), Wayne (Phyllis), her sister Ruth (John Black) and sisters-in-law Aulda McCauley and Shirley Seeley. Lee was predeceased by her infant daughters Sherry Lee and Dori Anne, her brother Burton, sisters-in-law Jane Seeley and Eleanor Seeley, brothers-in-law Jack McCauley and Ron Hewgill (late Dorothy).  She will be remembered fondly by her many nieces, nephews and their families.

A private family interment will be conducted at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery.

As your expression of sympathy, donations to the Meaford Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice 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


A private family interment will be conducted at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery.

Donations: Meaford Hospital Foundation or charity of your choice
Make a donation in memory of Doris Leona 'Lee' Leedham

Memories & Messages of condolence

  1. Del/Diane Franks
    Thursday, October 22, 2020

    Our heartfelt sympathy to the Seeley, Hewgill and Leedham families on Lee’s passing. Our thoughts are with each one of you in your loss.
    Del and Diane Franks

  2. Paul & Linda
    Thursday, October 22, 2020

    Dale and Family so sorry for your loss, Our thoughts are with you all at this time. Rest In Peace Lee.
    Paul & Linda Wilson & Family

  3. Sandra Pyatt
    Thursday, October 22, 2020

    Dear Dale, Pam, Ryan, Megan and family

    Thinking of you all at such a sad and difficult time. Your Mom was a great lady and made many wonderful contributions to the valley. I remember her fondly at the fall fair and the Review Herald office.
    Cherish your wonderful memories.

    Sandra & Randy Pyatt

  4. Gary & Sharon Long
    Friday, October 23, 2020

    Dale, Pam, Ryan, Megan & Jason
    Thinking of you during this difficult time. Lee was a great lady and enjoyed herself when she was giving back to her family and community. Cherish the memories. Gary & Sharon Long

  5. Valerie Shaw
    Friday, October 23, 2020

    My deepest sympathy to Lee’s family. She was quite a remarkable lady and always had time to talk to everyone. Cherish And share your memories during this time.

    Friday, October 23, 2020

    My sincere condolences to Lee’s families. Bring God bring you all a Peace that only He can bring in this season of your lives.

  7. Barb Martin
    Saturday, October 24, 2020

    Sorry to hear of the passing of Lee
    Very kind lady..

  8. Linda Teed
    Sunday, October 25, 2020

    Thinking of you Dale, Pam, Ryan , Megan at this time . Lee was a wonderful, loving, but yet serious lady. A great friend with my mom and Jerry’s mom. She will never be forgotten. Hold on to the memories.

  9. Larry and Cheryl Soper
    Tuesday, October 27, 2020

    Our Deepest Sympathy to the family:
    Aunt Lee was a great lady and touched many lives. She will be missed by all who knew her. May your happy memories make the days ahead a little easier.
    Larry and Cheryl
    Chad and Chantal, Charlotte and Phoenix
    Amber and Sean, Grady and Sophie

  10. Doris Snoddy
    Thursday, October 29, 2020

    Thinking of you at this difficult time. May she rest in peace.

  11. Shelley Gibbons
    Thursday, October 29, 2020

    So sorry to hear of Lee’s passing. She was a great lady. Her & Norm were so good to the Ryan’s when they were younger.
    Deepest sympathy
    Shelley & Ron Gibbons


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