Acton, Anne Norine (nee Corrigan) of Belleville and formerly of Toronto and Montreal
Anne Acton passed away peacefully at Westgate Lodge in Belleville, Ontario on Friday, September 14, 2012. Beloved wife of the late James Leonard “Pete” Acton. Dearest mother of Brian (Sharon), Peter (Leona), Ian (Shirley Jones) and Jane. She will be missed by her grandchildren Katie (Jeff), Brian (Anita Wei), Stacey (Caleb), TJ, Alex, Ali (Jim), Jamie, Jeff, Michael (Christina) and great grandsons Sammy, Owen and Evan. Anne was born in 1924 near Red Deer, Alberta and was one of 14 children. She is predeceased by her parents Herbert and Charlotte Corrigan. She will be missed by her large extended family and is survived by her siblings Shirley Glover, Norman and Fred Corrigan. Anne was raised in Toronto by her late uncle, Fred Corrigan, and after graduating from U of T was employed by Canada Life. She met and married Pete in Toronto, and after a few years in Montreal, they settled in Belleville. Anne was an active member of her community through her work and volunteering. She is remembered for her fun and competitive spirit, whether on the golf course, curling rink or at the bridge table. She passed on her passion for golf as the Ontario Coordinator of the Junior Girls Golf Program. Memorial Service will be held at Eastminster United Church, Belleville at 12:00 noon, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 followed by a reception at the church hall. If desired, Memorial Donations to the Belleville General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel (613-968-2273) www.steelefuneralhome.ca.