Born at Forest, Manitoba on June 19, 1909, passed on peacefully on October 2, 2013 in the presence of her family in her 105th year. Daughter of the late Rev. Andrew and Robina Hood. Wife of the late Rev. William J. McKeown, former minister of Drummond Hill Presbyterian Church. Loving mother of Hugh (Judy) and Brian (the late Sharon). Dear grandmother of Christopher (Pauline), Mark (Wanda), Erin Jarvis (Lee), Michele Moore (David) and Tiffany McKeown and great-grandmother of 6. Remembered by many nieces and nephews. Sister of the late Campbell, James, Donald, Margaret Thomson and Jack. Isobel was raised in the Presbyterian Church, and after moving to Toronto she met and married Rev. Bill McKeown in 1939. Isobel continued her life’s work alongside Bill at Drummond Hill Presbyterian Church until his passing in 1988. She continued as a member of the Ladies Aid Society, was an Honourary member of the Women’s Missionary Society and Niagara Presbyterial until her passing. She was a friend to every person she met and is loved dearly by all her family.
The family will receive friends at MORSE & SON FUNERAL HOME, 5917 Main Street, Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 1 until service time at 2 p.m. at Drummond Hill Presbyterian Church, 6136 Lundy’s Lane. Private interment will take place. In lieu of flowers, donations to Drummond Hill Presbyterian Church would be appreciated.