McAuley, Linda Irene of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Monday, December 31st, 2012, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in her 67th year. Loved partner and best friend Robert Edward Troke. Loved mother of Kerry McAuley and Kevin McAuley (Sherri) and dear step-mother of Brian, Laura, Kelly, Karri and Rob Troke. Loved grandmother of Kyle, Kody, Fateema, Jake, Kylie, Karah and Eva. Sadly missed by family in England. Linda was born in Plymouth, England on August 6th, 1946. She owned and operated ReMax Real Estate in St. Thomas in the 1980’s. She was a member of St. Anne’s Church. Linda was the first female president of the St. Thomas-Elgin Home Builders Association. She was an active volunteer in the community throughout her life and was a cub leader.
A private family celebration of life will be held at a later date. Cremation. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements.