MEATHRELL, Mrs. Margaret (nee Howe), of Caressant Care on Bonnie Place, formerly of Hughes St., St. Thomas, passed away at her residence on Saturday, October 12, 2013, in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Donald P. Meathrell (1999). Dearly loved mother of Karen Barr (John) of Guelph, Kim Meathrell of Ottawa, Kathy Meathrell of St. Thomas, and Kevin Meathrell (Caroline) of Grand Prairie, AB. Marg was proud of her 10 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Dear sister of James Howe of Simcoe, Betty Frieri (Andrea) of Toronto, and the late Frank Howe. Also fondly remembered by Pat Meathrell of London, as well as several nieces and nephews. Born in Huntsville, ON, June 7, 1924, she was the daughter of the late W.E.M. “Mel” and Edith (nee Kienapple) Howe. Marg was a retired executive secretary at Gould Manufacturing Ltd., St. Thomas. She was a member of St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church, St. Thomas and the Catholic Women’s League. Marg was a very active volunteer in the community and was a former member of the St. Thomas Curling Club. Relatives and friends will be received at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Wednesday, October 16th from 2:00-4:00 p.m. (Prayers at 4:00 p.m.) and 7:00-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church, St. Thomas on Thursday, October 17th at 10:00 a.m. Following cremation, interment in Holy Angels’ Cemetery. Memorial donations to The Arthritis Society or Community Living Elgin gratefully acknowledged.
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