BEER: Mrs. Maxine (nee Dummer), of St. Thomas, Ontario
Beer, Mrs. Maxine (nee Dummer), of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Russell G. “Russ” Beer (1997). Loved mother of Lynn Gripp (Gordon) of London, Paul Beer (Elizabeth Collier) of St. Thomas, the late Mark, and the late Ann Beer. Cherished grandmother of Ben Gripp (Kalyssa Mitchell), and “Maxine” to Brandon and Jesse Collier. Dear sister of the late Anna Jones, the late Graham, the late Allison “Al” and the late William Dummer. Loving sister-in-law of the late Robert Beer, the late Jean Baughman, the late Jack and Frank Beer. Also fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Born in St. Thomas, ON, August 16, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Henry “Harry” and Bessie (nee Graham) Dummer. Maxine was a former Registered Nurse at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital. She was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church and the St. Thomas Seniors’ Centre. Relatives and friends will be received by the family on Friday, November 21st from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 22nd at 2:00 p.m. Interment in South Park Cemetery. Memorial donations to the charity of one’s choice gratefully acknowledged.