FRANCIS, Brenda Joyce. Brenda, a resident of Chatham, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, October 25, 2013, at the age of 62. Beloved wife to John Seal. Loving mother of Diana Francis (Stuart Stephenson) and Christopher Mathieson (Jen Caughy), of Chatham. Dear stepmother of Jana Seal and Rob Seal (Jen Bruggeman), of Chatham. Cherished grandmother of Kara Browning, Kaytland & Gabby Brown, and Scarlett Mathieson. Dear sister of Doris Clemens (Ed). Brenda is survived by several nieces and nephews. Brenda had a passion for boating and fishing and loved to play BINGO. Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Monday, October 28, 2013 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with Donna Green officiating. Cremation is to follow with interment at a later date. Donations in memory of Brenda to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart & Stroke Foundation and Crohn’s & Colitis, would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at

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