Dick PicDick, Agatha (Nee Driedger)

Passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Hotel Dieu Hospital, Windsor. Agatha was a resident of the Leamington Mennonite Home and formerly of R.R. # 5 Leamington. She was born 94 1/2 years ago in Schoenfeld, Russia, the oldest daughter of Aeltester Nicolai N. and Tina (Dick) Driedger. Beloved wife of the late John A. Dick who predeceased her on November 16, 1998.  Loving mother of Ruth (the late Bill) Pettapiece, John & Marg, Harry (the late Irene), Bob & Barb, all of the Leamington-Kingsville area, and Janice & Dave Tiessen, Waterloo. Loving grandmother of Jennifer Pettapiece & Kensi Gounden, Tom Pettapiece, Jamie Dick & Jennifer Patton, Ken Dick, Shannon and Hank Dyck, Matthew & Cathrin van Sintern Dick, Timothy & Kathy Dick, Jonathan & Sandra Dick, Kaitlyn Dick, Carly Dick, Ben & Jolene Tiessen, Rachel Tiessen, Levi & Sherrie Tiessen; and great-grandmother of 12. Survived by brother Henry (Mary) Driedger, and sisters-in-law Margaret Driedger and Anita Driedger.  Predeceased great-granddaughter Avery Dyck, sister Kaethe Warkentin, brothers Jake and Ernie, brother-in-law Henry Warkentin, and sister-in-law Mary Driedger.  Agatha was a member of the North Leamington United Mennonite Church. Together with her husband she helped run two family businesses – Dick’s Produce and Dick’s Grain (Wheatley Elevators) and found much satisfaction in maintaining the company books. However, nothing gave her more joy than her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Sunday from 3 -7 p.m.  Funeral Service to celebrate Agatha’s life will be held on Monday, June 3, 2013 from the North Leamington United Mennonite Church, 625 Mersea Road 6, Leamington at 11 a.m.  Pastor Bruce Wiebe officiating. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Mennonite Central Committee or the Leamington Mennonite Home. Family and friends may share their memories of Agatha at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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