GRINAGE (STOWE): Linda. A resident of Chatham and formerly of Blenheim, Linda Grinage passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at the age of 64. Born in Chatham, daughter of the late John Henry (Hank) Stowe (1980) and the late Florence Irene (Walker) Stowe (1991). Wife of the late Lloyd Grinage. Loving mother of Schuyler Lloyd John Henry Lewis Alderton of Leamington. Dear sister of Marilyn Sullivan of Blenheim, the late John Henry (Jack) Stowe (1985), Ken Stowe (1986), and Dorothy Huckle (2004). Sister-in-law of Molly Stowe, Shirley Stowe, the late Charles Sullivan (2000), and dear friend of Shirley Swan of Chatham. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 141 Park Street, Blenheim on Wednesday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Bill Terris officiating. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim. Donations to the Brain Injury Association of Chatham-Kent or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at McKinlay Funeral Home, 141 Park Street, Blenheim, Ontario (519)676-3451. “The Butterfly” Have you seen a caterpillar crawling on the ground and noticed how it is so earthly bound!! But, inside that caterpillar, he knows that there is more for someday God will transform him and give him wings to soar. What a beautiful day when the caterpillar is majestically changed and his body is wonderfully arranged. He now has freedom… Total freedom to fly. For he has become a “Butterfly”.

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