Peacefully with her family by her side at North Lambton Lodge, Forest, on Friday, February 17, 2012, at the age of 83 years. Pearl, beloved wife of the late John H. (Jack) Lester. Dear mother of J.C. (Sandra), Dan (Sheila), Ruth Ann Schoonjans (John), Ellory (Gillian), Margie Shand (Wilbur), and Paul (Sherri). Pearl will also be missed by her 29 grandchildren and 50 great-grandchildren, and her sister Berthiar Hunt (Arthur). Predeceased by her sister Vera Brand (late Howard). Pearl was an avid, lifelong member of the Forest Fair Board.
Friends may call at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Monday, February 20, 2012, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. A Funeral Service will be held at the Forest United Church on Tuesday morning, February 21, 2012, at 11:00 am with Rev. David Dyke officiating. Interment to follow at Beechwood Cemetery. For those who wish, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to the charity of one`s choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com