At South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Sunday, September 27, 2015, of Exeter and formerly of McGillivray Township, Lucan, and Belgrave in her 89th year. Survived by her husband of 66 years, Charles Patrick Corbett; and by her children Jane Corbett of Toronto; Dianne Corbett and her husband Denis Brulé of Timmins; and David Corbett of London; and by her grandchildren Matthew and Joanne Becker of Montreal, Emilie Elizabeth and Erin Brulé of Timmins; and great-granddaughters Juliette Elizabeth and Emma Ruth Becker; and by brothers and sisters Marguerite McRoberts, Doris Hodgins, Donald and Lenore Young, Jim and Florence Young, Dr. Robert and Elva (Young) Coates; and Jack and Sandra Young. Predeceased by her parents James Alexander Young (1994) and Isabel Wightman (1975); a brother Forest and brothers-in-law Ross McRoberts and Donald Hodgins. Elizabeth attended Belgrave Public School; Wingham and Lucan High Schools; and London Normal School. She was an elementary school teacher in Usborne Township, West Lorne and Lucan. She was an avid Quilter and Seamstress and a long time active parishioner of St. Mary’s Anglican Church in Brinsley.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan, where the funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, October 1st at 11:00 a.m. with Rev’d Kate Hathaway officiating. Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Brinsley.
Donations to the charity of choice would be appreciated by the family, with consideration being given to the Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation (London Learning Centre for Dyslexic Children), the Shriners Hospitals for Sick Children or South Huron Hospital Foundation.
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