Ciliska, Thelma May (Phillips)

83 years, passed away Thursday July 19, 2012 at the Leamington Mennonite Home. Formerly of Staples. Beloved wife of Charles for  67 years. Dear mother of Bob and Susan Ciliska, Carol Tennant,  Joan and Mel Fisher.  Loving grandmother of Brian and Colett Ciliska, Jennifer Ciliska, Steven and Amy Tennant, Amy Tennant, Scott Tennant, Dennis Fisher, Denise and John Sauve and great grandmother of Matthew and Ryan Ciliska, Ethan and Mia Tennant, Brittany Playford, Teri and Jack Fisher, Dale, Josie and Bree Sauve. Dear sister of Shirley Affleck and Bob Kelly. Dear sister-in-law of Mildred Nussey. Loving aunt to many nieces and nephews. Thelma is predeceased by her parents Percy and Gertrude Phillips (1980), father-in-law Frank Ciliska (1992), mother-in-law Evelyn Wolfe (1998), sister Frances (1993), brother-in-law Raymond (2002), sister-in-law Rosie (2002) and brother-in-law Ralph (2004). Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington (519-326-2631) on Sunday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Thelma’s life, from the funeral home on Monday July 23, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Mr. Phil Hernandez officiating. Interment Erie Memorial Gardens, Leamington. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Mennonite Home or Mersea United Church. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at

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