ROADHOUSE, Eleanor (nee Dittus) of Leamington, Ontario
ROADHOUSE, Eleanor (nee Dittus)
Eleanor passed away peacefully on June 9, 2014 at Hotel Dieu at the age of 89 years. Predeceased by her parents Nora and Otto Dittus. Survived by her brother Jim Dittus (Audrey). Beloved wife of the late Walter Roadhouse (1996) and survived by her dearest friend Bill Manley. Devoted mom to Patricia Howe (Dale Smith) and Susan Burdett (John). Cherished grandma of Bethany Howe (JC Leeson), Brad Howe, Scott Burdett, Matthew Burdett, Nicole Adolphe and Nathan Smith (Diane St. Jacques). Loving great-grandma to Tyler, Tanner, Adam, Jadan, Logan and Solara. Caring aunt to Valerie Klym (Brent Rinehart), Mike Dittus (Nancy), Gloria McRonald (Wayne), Clare Roadhouse (Margaret), Sandy Roadhouse, and predeceased by Ralph Roadhouse (Nelly). Mom was a kind and special woman who was always interested in those around her. She was an extremely proud farming partner who loved to watch their crops grow and flourish. She was a lover of all creatures. She also loved to garden, preserve fruits and vegetables, play her organ, do the Crossword puzzle, play cards and paint. She was an avid reader, bird watcher and member of the UCW. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Memorial visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St., Leamington (519-326-2631) Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Memorial Service to celebrate Eleanor’s life will be held at the funeral home on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 11 a.m. Rev. Derek Parry officiating. Interment of her ashes to follow at Lakeview Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Family and friends are encouraged to visit www.reidfuneralhome.ca to share memories, condolences or make a charitable contribution.