Will, Alfreda Christina (nee Bailey) of Leamington, Ontario
Will, Alfreda Christina (nee Bailey)
93 years, passed away peacefully into eternal life on Monday October 6, 2014 at the Sun Parlor Home in Leamington. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Wilbur Will (1981). Alfreda and Joe had four children, Ralph and Anna Mae Will, Joan and Ron Kettle, Bonnie and Claire Sherk and Cindy Tallent (2006). Loving grandmother of Dennis, Darrin (2013), Derrick and Dana Will, Janan and Kevin Alles, Krista and Darin Rickeard, Tim Sherk (2013), Dana and Mark Waites, Morgin Tallent, Dan Tallent and great grandmother of Gracyn Will, Madison and Spencer Alles, Brett and Brady Rickeard, Avery, Carter and Luke Sherk and Mara Waites. Dear sister of Marvin (Evelyn) Bailey. Alfreda is also survived by her sister-in-law Elaine Taylor (Eugene). Predeceased by one sister Mable Hillier and three brothers, Clarence, Lyle and Murray Bailey. Alfreda is also predeceased by brothers-in-law Frank (Dorothy) Will and Bud (Meryle) Will. Alfreda will be missed by her many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mom loved her family and always had “Christmas Pizza Parties” and thoughtful knitted gifts for her grandchildren. For her kids, a crazy chocolate cake was always on the kitchen table. Mom was a dedicated volunteer at Leamington District Memorial Hospital and the Leamington Half Century Club. Mom was very involved in the Albuna United Church, serving in the choir, teaching Sunday School and being active in the U.C.W. She also attended Leamington United Church. Mom and Dad loved to square dance and enjoyed playing cards with many friends. At Alfreda’s request, cremation has taken place. A private family graveside service will be held at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff at the Sun Parlor Home for their care and compassion shown to mom during her stay. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation “Hospice”. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.