Hetherington- (Manfredi) Isabel Margaret of St. Thomas passed away on Friday April 5, 2013 at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital in her 70th year. Dearly loved wife of Peter Hetherington. Dear mother of Peter Manfredi (Sandy) and Elise Harrison (Dave). Loved grandmother of Mia and Samuel Manfredi and Adam and Ryan Harrison. Special cousin of Valerie (Peter) Jackson and Debbie (Les) Burden. She was predeceased by her mother Lorena Patricia Misener. Isabel was born in St. Catharines and was an avid figure skater. In 1957, she won the junior pairs competition at the Western Ontario Sectional Championships and went on to win the junior ladies championship in 1959. From there she skated professionally with the Ice Follies. After moving to St. Thomas, Isabel was active in developing the Port Stanley Figure Skating Club and eventually founded the Isabel Manfredi Power Skating and Hockey School. She also ran the St. Thomas Summer Hockey School. She founded the Elgin Court Gymnastics Club and the St. Thomas Gymnastics Club. Isabel touched many lives in different ways.

In keeping with her wishes, please keep your memory of her either past or present in your heart. There will not be a public visitation or service, but a private family service. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Make A Wish Foundation or charity of choice. All arrangements through Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas. Condolences can be sent to the funeral home or by email to ahughson@execulink.com

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