Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, on October 25, 2012, in her 88th year. Beloved wife of 66 years to Donald Prentice. Loving mother of Anne (Wayne), Catherine (Rick), Daniel, Linda (Gary), Susan (Bill), Patricia (Norm), Donald, and predeceased by her infant son Richard. Cherished grandmother of Mike (the late Julie), Cheryl (Jim), Veronica (Bruce), Barbara, Rachel (Pat), Tracy (Mike), Rhonda (Brad), Thomas (Sarah), Beverly (Aaron), Amy Lynn (Shawn), Andrew (Caillie), Rebecca (Carl), Kristen and Sarah. Great grandmother of 20. Dear sister of Harry (Betty, and the late Dorothy), the late Ronald and Jean, the late George and Shirley, the late Ruth and Bert Fritz, the late May, Bruce (Muriel), and Stephen (Karen). Daughter of the late Ronald and Rose Bates. Friends will be received at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 11 King St. W., Colborne, on Sunday October 28, 2012, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Service will take place at St. George’s Anglican Church (10792 County Rd #2 Grafton), on Monday October 29, 2012 at 2 pm, with visitation taking place one hour prior to service. Interment will follow at St. George’s Anglican Cemetery. Donations in memory of Ada, may be made to Northumberland Hills Hospital Palliative Care or St. George’s Anglican Church. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.