Gardiner, Isabella Alexander of St. Thomas, passed away on Saturday, June 30th, 2012, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, peacefully, in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Ronald Gardiner (2001) and dearly loved mother of Marilyn Dube of St. Thomas, Julia Abbott of London, Susan Gardiner of St. Thomas, Glenna and her husband Harold Smith of St. Thomas and Paul Gardiner of St. Thomas. Predeceased by a sister Greta Young. Sadly missed by a number of grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Isabella was born in County Fife, Scotland on August 25th, 1925, the daughter of the late Robert and Georgina (Green) Michie. She was a retired Registered Nursing Assistant at the St. Thomas Psychiatric Hospital.
A public memorial service to celebrate Isabella’s life will be held at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Cremation has taken place. Private family interment of ashes will take place in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.