December 25, 1938 – December 5, 2012

Peacefully surrounded by her family at Bluewater Health, on Wednesday December 5, 2012, Rena Jean Speed passed away, 20 days shy of her 74th birthday. Dear mother of Heather and Jim Douglas, nana to Devon and Kelsey Boyle; mother of Jarrod and Tracy Speed, nana to Alex, Nick and Nathan Speed. Dear sister to Marion Doyle and Robert Tracy. By her side until the end, her life long friend Lida Boyle. Predeceased by her parents, Vern and Rena Tracy, brother Johnny and granddaughter Angel Marie. Jean is survived by many nieces and their families and god daughter Lynsi Dunn. Jean will also be dearly missed by her faithful furry companion Coco. Jean was a very loving, caring and compassionate woman who took great pride in her many beautiful gardens. Jean was a very strong and courageous woman who always held her head up high and never complained, she was notorious for pushing through with always a smile on her face. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew her.  Cremation has taken place. At the family’s request, the celebration of life has been cancelled.   Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Leukemia Foundation and the Sarnia and District Humane Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).  Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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