At LHSC-University Hospital, London on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 of Exeter and formerly of Sundre, Alberta, Ravenswood, Lion’s Head, Hanover, Hespeler, Zephyr, Port Hope, Brampton, St. Thomas, Sarnia, Stayner, and Port Elgin in her 79th year. Beloved wife of Rev. Edward Chester for 60 years. Dear mother of John and Cyndi Chester of Waterford, Michigan, Mark and Edith-Faye Chester of Stratford, Paul and Donna Chester of Burlington, Debby and Randy Wagler of Exeter. Dear grandmother of Jeremy and Suzette Chester, Corey and Ida Chester, Stacey and Michael McWithey; Daniel and Jessica Chester, Timothy and Sarah Chester, Evangeline and Timothy Watson, Zachariah Chester; Brianna Chester, Grace Chester; Bethany and Andrew Wagler-Mantle, Jonathan Wagler, Faith-Anne Wagler and Gregory Reale, David Wagler and Rebecca Walker, and Joshua Wagler; and great-grandmother of Jacob, Christopher, Mason, Ryan, Shawna, Cadence, Konner, Justice, Benjamin, Isabella, Elenora, Theodore, Adelaide, and Simon. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Winona and Gary Gehiere of Paradise Lake, and Betty Lou Purdy-Heywood and Ron Heywood of Exeter. Predeceased by her brother Bill Purdy. Noriene and Edward served for 46 years at eight church congregations with E.M.C.C.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Friday evening 6-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 40007 Kirkton Road, Exeter on Saturday, July 19th at 10 AM with Rev. Charles Gingerich and Rev. Dr. Brent Powell officiating. Interment Exeter Cemetery.
Donations to the Heartland Evangelical Missionary Church, Emmanuel Baptist Church or Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance (Diabetes Education Program).