SPAIN, Eva (nEvaSpain-largeee Ottley) of Port Dover, passed away at her home on Saturday, April 6, 2013, surrounded by her loving family, in her 83rd year.  Beloved husband of Bill, cherished and loving mother of Glenn (Marilyn) and Karen all of Port Dover. Proud grandmother of Sara (Mike), Curtis (Morgan), Brittany (Rick) and Michaela and great-grandmother of  Landon. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Robert Ottley, Ethel and Bob Willson, Sally and Russell McKnight , Leonard Smith and Kay Gamble.  She will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents William and Ethel Ottley and mother and father in-law Maude and Alec Spain, brothers Samuel Ottley and his wife Beverley, William Ottley and sisters Helen Hazlett and her husband Roy, Betty Ottley, and Noreen Smith.  Eva enjoyed playing golf in her spare time, but was a very active community member, she was a Past Noble Grand of Silver Lake Rebekah Lodge # 150, an associate member of the Royal Canadian Legion #158, Norfolk General Hospital Volunteer and a member of Grace United Church. Eva will be sorely missed by Eddie and Sandy. Friends are invited to meet with the family to share their memories of Eva at THOMPSON WATERS FUNERAL HOME, 102 First Ave., Port Dover (519) 583-1530 on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 2 pm to 4 pm and 7 pm to 9 pm, a Rebekah Service at 6:30 pm. A  Funeral Service to Celebrate Eva’s life will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 11 am at Grace United Church, (Chapman and St. George Sts.) Port Dover. The Reverend Frank Walker officiating. Cremation to follow. For those wishing, donations to the Lung Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated. On-line donations and/or condolences can be made at

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