BEARDSHAW, Mary Emmaline “Emma” (nee Sanderson)….
Monday, April 14, 1930 – Friday, August 3, 2018

Emma passed peacefully at University Hospital in the wee hours of Friday, August 3, 2018 with her husband George of 66 years and Judi by her side in her 88th year. Predeceased by her parents Norm and Agnes (Howatt), brother William and sister Grace. Beloved cousin to Murray & Joan, Carman & Ruth, Lloyd & June Howatt, Fern Hershey, Edna MacDonald and Sanderson families of the Blyth/Clinton area. Special aunt to Alan, Elizabeth (Sutherland) Beardshaw and families. Dearest friend of Donna & Jack Brittain of Oshawa, neighbours on Bruce Street, Comrades at A.N.A.F. Imperial Unit 229 London and her buddy Matt who always made her laugh. She spent 40 years as an RNA on the surgical ward of the old Victoria Hospital and crocheted gifts for many people. She travelled with George to various places around the world. Emma was an amazing pianist and loved music and dogs. Friends will be received by the family on Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 12-1 pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London with the funeral service being held in the funeral home chapel at 1 pm. Interment will be held on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 1 pm at Mount Brydges Cemetery. George and Judi would like to express their heartfelt thanks to all staff on the 7th and 10th floor Palliative Care Units at University Hospital for the compassionate care they provided to Emma and us. Donations may be made to the London Humane Society, 624 Clarke Road, London, ON N5V 3K5 or the A.N.A.F. Imperial Unit 229, 3801-30 Adelaide Street North, London, ON N6B 3N5. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at

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