McMeekin, Edna RN (nee Naylor) passed peacefully away on June 29th, 2012 at Southview Retirement Home, Townsend in her 97th year. She joined her beloved husband Sam who pre-deceased her in 1982. Cherished mother of Anthony (Jacquie) of Port Dover and Ewing (Maureen) of Burlington and Trish Kitchen of Alliston. Adoring grandmother of Stacy Shaw, Riley (Tammy), Erin, Kaitlin, James and Daniel. Great-grandmother of Maxim. Survived by brothers Douglas and Herbert Barker of Yorkshire, England. Pre-deceased by sisters Mary, Hilda, Doris, Ivy, May, Joan and brother Jack.
Edna proudly served in the ATS during WWII working alongside Princess Elizabeth. After the war she resumed her nursing career in England. She emigrated to Canada in 1949 where she worked at the Hamilton Sanitorium. Soon after she met her future husband Sam; together they adopted Port Dover as their chosen home. After serving many years in the nursing field at Norfolk General Hospital she took a position at the Port Dover Medical Centre. In this capacity she became known to many townspeople. She will be sorely missed by each and all that knew her. Family and friends are invited to share their memories of Edna at THOMPSON WATERS FUNERAL HOME, 102 First Ave. Port Dover 519-583-1530 on Monday, July 2, 2012 from 2 pm to 4 pm and 7 pm to 9 pm. A Service to Celebrate Edna’s life will be held in the funeral home Chapel on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 2 pm. Cremation to follow. The Reverend Murray Rounding officiating. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Parkview Retirement Home, Townsend, ON would be appreciated. Online donations and or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca