GEKILL, Margaret Elizabeth - It is with great sadness the family of Margaret Gekill, resident of Thornbury, announces her passing at the Meaford Long Term Care Centre on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at the age of 97. Margaret was a loving and caring wife of Hartley Gekill who predeceased her in 1982. She was a wonderful Mother to Harold (Jane) Gekill, of Meaford and Laverne (Janet) Gekill, Corunna. Margaret will be remembered as a cherished grandmother to Jennifer Gekill- Pendleton (Robert) and Jacqueline Dwyer (Jeremy). She was blessed with 4 great grandchildren; Bradley Pendelton, Brenden Gekill-Pendleton, Brielle Gekill-Pendleton and Abigail Dwyer. She is survived by a sister Ethel McKean of Blenheim and was predeceased by three brothers; Norman, Elgin and Stanley Ireton and granddaughter, Lori. She will be remembered by several nieces, great- nieces, nephews and great nephews as Aunt Margaret. Funeral has taken place on Thursday, January 25th at the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel in Thornbury with the service conducted by Rev. Dr. Robert Buchanan. Committal and interment took place at the Thornbury- Clarksburg Union Cemetery. If so desired, as your expression of sympathy, donations in Margaret's name can be made to the “Lori Gekill Memorial Scholarship Fund.“ Knight's Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna, Ontario 519-862-2845 will accept memorial donations on behalf of the family.
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Posted by Diane and Larry Lecour (Friend) On Monday, February 13, 2012
Janet & Vern our sincere condolences in the passing of your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
My sympathy
Posted by Sharon McKinley (Friend) On Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Dear Vern and Janet,

Just read about your Mom, Vern. I hope her final years were good ones. 97 is certainly a ripe old age. I'm still at the store stop in anytime.

Would be great to see you again.



Memory of Margaret Gekill
Posted by Sharon & Bob Beggs (friends) On Saturday, January 28, 2012
So sorry to hear about your Mom passing Vern. She lived a long life for you to celebrate. Our thoughts are with you at this time.
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