Lillian Ruth Spohr of St. Augustine, formerly of Chesley, passed away suddenly at Alexandra Marine & General Hospital, Goderich on Monday, March 17, 2014 in her 75th year.

Beloved wife of John Spohr. Loving mother of Lisa Hepburn and her husband Kevin Valad of R.R. #1 Chesley. Cherished grandmother of Susan (John) of Tillsonburg, Jennifer (Warren) of Espanola, Colin (Mandi) of CBS, Newfoundland, Andrew of Chesley, Jon (Holly) of Langenburg, SK, Ryan (Miranda) and Roslyn, all of London as well as many great-grandchildren. Lillian will be fondly remembered by her siblings David (Judy) Waddell of R.R. #2 Chesley, Marion Smith of Chesley, Roberta Renner of Florida, Robin (Ernie) Courtemanche of Val Caron and brothers-in-law Ed Yule of Cargill, Fred (Heiki) Spohr of Milton and sister-in-law Karen (Gunther) Monse of Hamilton. She was predeceased by her sister Barbara Yule, brother Carl Waddell and her parents, Harold and Ada (Wearing) Waddell.


Visitation will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Thursday from 7 – 9 p.m. where a funeral service celebrating Lillian’s life will be held on Friday, March 21, 2014 at11 a.m. Spring interment in Chesley Cemetery.


Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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