McGILL, Mrs. Edna (nee Sealey), of St. Thomas, passed away at her residence, the Valleyview Home, on Friday, January 2, 2015, in her 96th year. Loved mother of Barbara Dyer (Frank) of Thamesford, Marilyn De la Penotiere of St. Thomas, and Penny Kay (Paul) of Sparta. Also survived by eight grandchildren, and several great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a son, Robert Cline, son-in-law, Guy De la Penotiere, grandson, Brian De la Penotiere, and three brothers, William, James, and George Sealey. Born in St. Thomas, July 1, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Louise (nee Target) Sealey. Edna was a retired employee of the St. Thomas Times-Journal. She formerly attended Eastwood Fellowship Baptist Church, St. Thomas. Edna was a former member of the executive of the St. Thomas Christian Women’s Club. There will be no public visitation. A private family graveside service will be held at the St. Thomas Cemetery, West Avenue at a later date. If so desired, memorial donations to the CNIB will be gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements entrusted to the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160). Email messages of condolence may be sent to

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