Upper, PearlPearl Upper – passed away peacefully at Caressant Care Nursing Home on Saturday December 21, 2013 at the age of 97.  Pearl was a member of Atwood Presbyterian Church, a life member of the Presbyterian Womens Missionary Society, a charter and life member of the Bruce Chapter Order of the Eastern Star Kincardine and past Noble Grand of Huron Star Rebekah Lodge Ripley.

Beloved wife of the late John Upper who predeceased her in 1991.  Loving mother of John and Marilyn of Ottawa.  Special grandma of Tracey Beaupre and her husband Todd, and Sheri Upper and her husband Neil Wiltshire.  Pearl experienced much love from two great grandchildren, Claire and Cameron Beaupre.  Fondly remembered by nieces and nephews.

Pearl was the last surviving member of her family being predeceased by her brothers George and his wife June Dahmer, Alfred and his wife Dorothy Dahmer and her sister Margaret and her husband Lloyd Sage.

Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Monday December 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. with an Order of the Eastern Star service at 1:30 p.m.  The funeral service to celebrate Pearl’s life will be held at Atwood Presbyterian Church on Tuesday December 24, 2013 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Andrew Thompson officiating.  Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.

The family would like to express heartfelt thanks to other family and friends for their many acts of kindness and support during the last few years. Special thanks to Wendy Dunn and Dr. Gillian Edmonds for their passionate care and kindness to Pearl for many years.  Many thanks also to the staff of North Perth Community Hospice, Listowel Memorial Hospital and Caressant Care Nursing Home for care and comfort. Thanks also to Rev. Andrew Thompson for his spiritual support.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to North Perth Community Hospice or Listowel Memorial Hospital appreciated by the family.  www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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