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ATTHILL: Mavis (McBride) of Hensall and formerly of Exeter

Posted By Haskett Funeral Homes On July 19, 2020 @ 3:06 PM In Exeter,Obituary | 81 Comments

ATTHILL: Mavis (McBride) of Hensall and formerly of Exeter

Suddenly, but peacefully, with family by her side, at Queensway Nursing Home, Hensall on Saturday, July 18th, 2020 Mavis Elaine (McBride) Atthill in her 84th year, left her earthly existence for peace and clarity to join the love of her life, Charlie Atthill (2007).  Dear mother of Steve & Eda of Thamesford, Dave and Dolly of Exeter and Brent and Deb of Zug, Switzerland. Adored grandma of Eric (Stephanie), Shawn (Georgia), Marisa (Tyler), Tess (Braden) and Brenna; and great-grandma to Cooper, Oliver and Harvey. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Marj and Wayne Tuckey, Glenn Pridham, Mary Douglas and Doug and Judy McBride.  Predeceased by her parents Margaret (2005) and Walter (1990), her sister Ruth Ann Pridham (2005) and her brother-in-law Bob Douglas (2009). She will be missed by the Atthill family especially her nephews Ed (Marie) and Bill (Marylou) Atthill and her many friends and members of the Rebekah’s and Exeter United Church.

A private family graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 23rd at 11 AM with Bob Heywood officiating. Though the service is private, the family invites you to join with them from the comfort of your home. Stream the service live by visiting www.facebook.com/haskettfh. Haskett Funeral Home, EXETER entrusted with arrangements. 

Donations to the Alzheimer’s Society (https://alzheimer.ca/) or Queensway Nursing Home would be appreciated by the family. 

Condolences for the family of “ATTHILL: Mavis (McBride) of Hensall and formerly of Exeter”

Condolence from Steve Johns on July 19th, 2020 3:52 PM

I’m very sorry to hear about the loss of Mavis My thoughts are with the Atthill family

Condolence from Jim and Anne Prout on July 19th, 2020 4:31 PM

Dave & Dolly and Family. So sorry to hear the sad news. Hold onto all the good memories.
Thinking about you all.

Condolence from Linda Webber on July 19th, 2020 4:50 PM

To Mavis’ family:
Met Mavis while lined dancing in Exeter,, She sure loved to dance. Even in later years when she forgot some steps she kept on plugging away , Will miss her smile>!RIP sweet lady!

Condolence from Dave Frayne and Cathy Cade on July 19th, 2020 5:01 PM

To Mavis’s family and friends:
Sorry to learn of her passing, her and Charlie are reunited.
Thinking of you during this difficult time.

Condolence from Brad Taylor on July 19th, 2020 5:23 PM

Steve, Dave, Brent and families. We are very sorry for your loss. We will remember her kind personality and the friendship between our families. She will be missed by all . May she Rest In Peace . We will be thinking of you all .
Brad, Ann Marie and Ryan .

Condolence from Kelly Livingstone on July 19th, 2020 5:49 PM

Dave, Dolly, Tess and Brenna.
We are saddened to hear of the loss of Mavis. We are thinking of you during such a difficult time. We have such fond memories of both Mavis and Charlie. They were wonderful neighbours and cherished our continued friendship with them throughout the years. Sending love and gentle hugs.
Kelly, Jeff, Kennedy and Kassidy

Condolence from Bruce Delbridge on July 19th, 2020 7:30 PM

My deepest condolences to the Atthill family for the loss of Mavis.

From Bro. Bruce Delbridge

Condolence from Debra Denomme on July 19th, 2020 7:34 PM

So sorry for this sad loss Dolly , Dave and family ! Sincere sympathy to you all , Debbie and Larry Denomme

Condolence from Bonnie Manders on July 19th, 2020 7:38 PM

So sorry to hear of Mavis’s death. She was a kind and caring woman. A friend of mine, Glenda and I went to Exeter and met Mavis for lunch, several times, a few years ago. It was always so enjoyable. She will be missed. Sincere Sympathy to the Atthill Family

Condolence from Faye Skinner on July 19th, 2020 8:10 PM

To Mavis’s family: Mavis came to the dining program in Exeter at the Lion’s Youth Centre every Tuesday for several years. I enjoyed our little visits and her gentle ways. She will be greatly missed by her friends and family members. I am thinking of you at this time and send my condolences.

Condolence from Ron and Karen Simpson on July 19th, 2020 8:14 PM

Sorry to hear of Mavis passing her and our Mother Doris Simpson used to spend a lot of time together walking and enjoying meals together at the Villa Exeter, you have our deepest sympathy to your Family

Condolence from Rick and Marilyn Vandenbussche on July 19th, 2020 10:49 PM

Our sympathy to all on the passing of Mavis. May she rest in peace and once again re-united with Charlie.

Condolence from MaryJane Taylor on July 19th, 2020 11:28 PM

Dave Dolly and the Atthill Family
My Sincere Sympathy in your loss of a dear mother…Mavis will have given you many special memories…Thinking of You…

Condolence from Ron & Glenda Lindenfield on July 20th, 2020 5:49 AM

Steve, Dave Brent & Families

Mavis will be missed by many, such a good kind Friend, Our Sincere Condolences

Condolence from Marion McCarter on July 20th, 2020 6:53 AM

Mavis” family:
So sorry to learn of Mavis” passing. Treasure the wonderful memories and carry them with you in your hearts and she will be with you forever.
Deepest Sympathy.
Marion McCarter

Condolence from Brian & Linda Maynard on July 20th, 2020 7:13 AM

Dear Brent & DEB
Sorry to hear of Mavis’ passing. Our deepest condolences.
We’ll see you soon.

Condolence from Reiny Freiter on July 20th, 2020 7:22 AM

Doug and Judy,Marj and Wayne
Deepest sympathies on the the loss of a sister and sister-in-law ,Mavis.Our thoughts are with you.
Reiny and Lynda

Condolence from Deb Campbell on July 20th, 2020 7:34 AM

Very sorry to read this sad news. Mavis was such a dear friend and Rebekah sister to my Mom Bev. She is reunited with Charlie, now in peace. Cherish your fond family memories of Mavis.

Condolence from Evelyn Vincent on July 20th, 2020 7:41 AM

To Mavis’s family
So sorry to hear of her passing. She was a lovely kind lady. May God grant peace and comfort

Condolence from Brian Heather & Jordan Blackburn on July 20th, 2020 8:27 AM

Brent, Dave, Steve and Families. We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Mavis. Cherish your memories at this sad time, we are thinking of you all.

Condolence from Suzanne Fraser on July 20th, 2020 8:44 AM

Brent and Deb,

I am so sorry to hear the news of your mom. Always difficult from a distance – more so now. Keep happy memories close. In my thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from Bernice Thompson on July 20th, 2020 8:48 AM

To Mavis’s Family;
Sincere condolences in the loss of your Mom and Grandmother.We had lots of fun together back in the Laidlaw days and continued to laugh about them in recent years.She was a Special Lady.

Condolence from Helen Delorme on July 20th, 2020 9:02 AM

Helen Delorme

Atthill Family’s

My deepest condolences to the Atthill family.
I Enjoy social events with Mavis
with Rebekah Sisters holding special
Helen Delorme

Condolence from The Parsons on July 20th, 2020 9:20 AM

Dave, Dolly, Brent, Deb and family

Our heartfelt sympathy to all on your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Greg, Carrie, Blair and Cassie Parsons

Condolence from Randy & Sharon Miller on July 20th, 2020 9:21 AM

So sorry to hear of Mavis’s passing. She was such a wonderful lady and will truly be missed! Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

Condolence from Yvonne/Jim Barnetson on July 20th, 2020 10:32 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Atthill family!
We remember having great times with your mom and dad.
Such great friends of Mary and Glenn Fisher.
RIP Mavis !

Condolence from Pam Bieman on July 20th, 2020 10:57 AM

A lovely and gracious lady. Our thoughts are with her family and friends.

Condolence from Dave, Shannon, Jesse & Blake on July 20th, 2020 11:06 AM

Brent and Deb. We are so sorry for your loss, and holding you close in our thoughts at this time of deep sorrow 🕯🕊🕯

Condolence from Shirley Kerslake on July 20th, 2020 12:42 PM

My sympathy to all of Mavis’s family. Remember the happy times you shared with her. My Mom and her had many wonderful visits and she will certainly be missed by all of you and her friends.

Condolence from Sandy Becker on July 20th, 2020 2:17 PM

Dave, Dolly and Family
My sincere sympathy for your loss. Thinking of you at this time. Cherish your memories.

Condolence from Barb Willard on July 20th, 2020 5:07 PM

So sorry Dave and Family for learning of the passing of your Mom. I remember the days of walking at the rec center in the winter with her and her close friends. Her smile will truly be missed.

Condolence from Alvin and Marilyn taylor on July 20th, 2020 6:38 PM

So sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. May happy memories help you through this difficult time.

Condolence from Russell &Verona Snider on July 20th, 2020 7:46 PM

Sorry to hear of your loss. I remember her in our high school days. Always a very kind person.

Condolence from Dalton Ford on July 20th, 2020 8:44 PM

Sincere condolences to the Atthill and McBride families. I got to know Mavis working in her home different times over the years, she was a pleasure to work and converse with. My thoughts are with you in this time. Dalton Ford

Condolence from Arlene and Scott Thomson on July 20th, 2020 10:00 PM

Our deepest sympathy to you and your family

Condolence from Karen Dickins on July 20th, 2020 10:00 PM

My deepest condolences to Dave,Dolly and the Atthill family. Mavis was such a great lady she is now reunited with her Charlie
May your great memories give you comfort. My thoughts are with you.

Condolence from Alice and Jerry MacLean on July 20th, 2020 10:01 PM

Mavis will be missed by many!
She was a fine lady and never seemed to be out of sorts,and she always had a sweet gentle smile!The memories of her for all of you must be golden!
Keep her close in your hearts and the memories of her will bring you through the times when you really miss her.

Condolence from Tim & Jenna Bilcke on July 20th, 2020 11:18 PM

Thinking about you and your family at this difficult time.

Condolence from Peter and Wendy Case on July 21st, 2020 4:05 AM

Our deepest sympathy to all at this time of sorrow.

Condolence from Sandi Morrissey on July 21st, 2020 7:59 AM

Sincere condolences to Mavis’s family and friends. Mavis will be missed.

Dennis & Sandi

Condolence from Jim & Linda Dietrich on July 21st, 2020 8:42 AM

Sincere sympathy to all the family, so sorry for your loss.

Condolence from Janet and Frank Winters and family on July 21st, 2020 10:41 AM

Our sincere condolence to you and your family Dave and Dolly, Tess and Brenna

Condolence from Mike Herbert on July 21st, 2020 11:49 AM

My deepest condolences to the Atthill Family!

Condolence from Brian Taylor on July 21st, 2020 12:36 PM

To Steve , Dave , Brent and Families

Our sincere condolences to all in the loss of Mavis. A very special , gentle and kind lady.
The Taylor family will always cherish and fondly remember the friendship and great times with the Atthill family over the years.

Dorothy Taylor
Brian & Heather

Condolence from George and Sue Wilson on July 21st, 2020 1:37 PM

Steve, Dave, Brent and families, sorry for your loss . Your Mom was a lovely lady. She had a great smile. Cherish your precious memories. Hugs and prayers, George and Sue Wilson

Condolence from Karla Crocker on July 21st, 2020 1:40 PM

So sorry to hear of Mavis’s passing. She was always a big help to me at the Alzheimer Society of Huron County, volunteering for many years with any task that was sent her way. My condolences to her family

Condolence from Joan Finkbeiner on July 21st, 2020 3:33 PM

To Mavis family:
Sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful lady. Met her different times at the mailbox while she was out walking. Always had good talks about everything. Cherish all your memories of her.
Joan Finkbeiner

Condolence from Kim and Kevin Hern on July 21st, 2020 5:35 PM

Dave, Dolly and family.
We are so very sorry for the loss of your Mom. She was a lovely lady.
Kevin and Kim

Condolence from Allan and Patty Case on July 21st, 2020 7:30 PM

Our sincere condolences to all the family. Mavis and Charlie were wonderful neighbours. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Cherish the many memories.
Allan, Patty, Liz and family, Ben and Alana

Condolence from Jeffery Massicotte on July 21st, 2020 10:21 PM

So sorry to hear of Aunt Mavis’ passing. Although far apart we have fond memories of the times we spent with the Atthill Family both in Ontario and when they came west to Alberta. Thinking of you all. Love Jeff and Erin Massicotte

Condolence from Bob and Helen Coates on July 21st, 2020 11:09 PM

We have memories of a lovely lady who was always ready to help. We knew her as a Rebekah and had many great times with Mavis as well as Charlie. She devoted so much time to that group and also our UCW. It was a pleasure to be with her and she will be missed.
Our sincere sympathy to all of her family.
Bob and Helen Coates

Condolence from Dave and Robin Prout on July 22nd, 2020 5:34 AM

Steve, Dave, Brett and Families

Our deepest sympathy. Thinking about you and your families at this difficult time.

Condolence from Jim Lewis on July 22nd, 2020 5:34 AM

my condolences on the loss of your mother!! Cherish all the memories you have to get you through this time of sorrow,

Jim Lewis

Condolence from Carol & John on July 22nd, 2020 8:41 AM

Dear Dave, Dolly & family,
Sending heartfelt condolences as you say good bye to your mom. Her kind way will be missed by many.
John & Carol Coleman

Condolence from Stan & Joan Francis on July 22nd, 2020 11:13 AM

Doug & Judy
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family
Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.

Condolence from CINDY FISHER BAILEY on July 22nd, 2020 12:13 PM

My deepest condolences to Dave,Dolly and the Atthill family

Condolence from Gary & Graldine Parsons on July 22nd, 2020 2:24 PM

We offer our sincerest condolances to the Atthill and McBride families for the loss of Mavis. May she rest in peace and tanquility.

Condolence from Steve Robinson on July 22nd, 2020 4:40 PM

Sending our heartfelt condolences to all the family.
Love Steve & Cindy

Condolence from Marg Prout on July 22nd, 2020 4:42 PM

Sincere condolences to to all the family. Cherish all the wonderful memories.

Condolence from Debra Massicotte on July 22nd, 2020 5:13 PM

My deepest sympathy. Thinking of all the good times we had when visiting with my mom (Joan Atthill).
You’re in my thoughts. Debra Massicotte

Condolence from Brad Hervieux (Atthill) on July 22nd, 2020 6:00 PM

I’m so sad to hear the news. Aunt Mavis was such a great sport and fun to be around.

Sending you guys lots of love wishing I could be with you!

Condolence from Barry, Nancy and Marjorie Mills on July 22nd, 2020 6:16 PM

Dave, Dolly and the Atthill Family,

We’re saddened to hear of Mavis passing . Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Condolence from John & Arlene Berendsen on July 22nd, 2020 7:27 PM

Our deepest condolences to your family in your loss. Charlie & Mavis were my (Arlene) parents neighbours for years and we treasure all the wonderful memories seeing them in the back yard and saying “Hello”. Mavis was a true Lady!! Thinking of your family so very much.

Condolence from Howie ,Jayne and Kaitlyn French on July 22nd, 2020 8:55 PM

Just found out that Aunt Mavis has passed. Steven, David and Brent our thoughts and love go out to you and your families. Wonderful memories of mom and dad over the years. Very sad news.

Condolence from Tony Ferguson on July 22nd, 2020 10:39 PM

Sad news

Condolence from Bill and Louise Pincombe on July 23rd, 2020 12:06 AM

To Mavis’s Family
Please accept our sincere sympathy. She was a great lady, so friendly and always smiling! It will be easy to keep happy memories of her in yours hearts.
Bill & Louise

Condolence from Muscroft family Laurie Wendy Darlene John and Gary on July 23rd, 2020 12:50 AM

Many fond memories of a lovely women. Gentle thoughts are with you and our heartfelt condolences to the family.

Condolence from Ed and Karen Willis on July 23rd, 2020 8:40 AM

Steve, Dave and Brett and families so sad to hear about mom, such a wonderful lady. Sending sympathies to everyone.

Condolence from Maxine JonesMaxine Jones on July 23rd, 2020 10:55 AM

My sincere condolences to all her Family Mavis to me was a Beautiful Person always with a Beautiful smile a Beautiful Rebekah Sister She will be miss

Condolence from Louise Gaudet on July 23rd, 2020 10:59 AM

Brent, we were saddened to hear of the passing of your Mom. Words are so inadequate at times like these, but know that our prayers, thoughts and hearts are with you and Deb as well as your family. Very big hugs from us in London to you in Zug. Rob, Louise, Alec and Ian McCaig

Condolence from Dorothy Gaiser on July 23rd, 2020 11:14 AM

Just heard of Mavis passing. My deepest sympathy to her family, she will truly be missed. She missed her Charlie so now she can be with him. A wonderful lady, we had a lot of fun with her and Marj at line dancing.

Condolence from Cindy Taylor on July 23rd, 2020 11:36 AM

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. I just saw the ceremony on Face Book and didn’t know she had passed. She had such a love for her family and loved listening to her stories when she was a resident of Exeter Villa.

Condolence from Brian and Janet Wedlake on July 23rd, 2020 11:48 AM

Our sincere sympathy to the family. Brian and I have wonderful memories of Parties with Charlie and Mavis with Mary and Glen Fisher and Bill and Audrey. Mavis was a wonderful lady.

Condolence from Elaine Ford on July 24th, 2020 12:08 PM

So sorry to learn of the passing of Mavis. My sincere sympathy to family and friends. She was a lady always with a smile. ❤️

Condolence from Linda and Dan Crerar on July 24th, 2020 11:07 PM

Steve, Dave, Brent and families. Just learned of your mom’s passing and watched her service this evening. A very moving and beautiful tribute to an incredible lady! I have many fond memories of Mavis and the great times my parents (Bob and Marlene Bell) spent together with your parents over the years.
Our sincere condolences to everyone.
Linda and Dan Crerar

Condolence from Julianne Varley on July 25th, 2020 10:57 AM

Thinking of you all as you cherish the sweet memories of a sweet lady.

Condolence from Ken and Kim Pinder on July 27th, 2020 7:57 PM

Steve, Dave and Brent and families
Ken and I are very sorry to hear of your mom’s passing.
She was a lovely lady and you will all miss her so much.
Thinking of you at this sad time but you have lots of wonderful memories of your parents.

Condolence from Steve Johns on July 29th, 2020 3:52 PM

So sorry to hear of your loss of Mavis , thinking of all of you

Condolence from Sandra Newton on July 30th, 2020 7:02 PM

I was surprised to hear of Mavis’s passing. She was a lovely lady and air feel privileged to have known her. She will be missed.
Sandra Newton

Condolence from Parsons Family on July 31st, 2020 9:38 AM

Dave, Dolly, Tess, Brenna and families, we were very sorry to hear about Mavis. Sending you positive thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from Don & Donna Webster on August 9th, 2020 9:38 AM

Dear Family:
I was shocked to learn of Mavis passing. We date back to High School days.
My deepest sympathy.
Donna Webster

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