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H. Jeanette (Thompson) Gregory

Posted By Haskett Funeral Homes On June 10, 2012 @ 9:30 AM In Lucan,Obituary | 32 Comments

H. Jeanette (Thompson) Gregory

“If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever.”

After a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her family, H. Jeanette Gregory peacefully passed away at her residence on Sunday, May 6, 2012.  She had just celebrated her 71st birthday.  Loving wife of Milt Gregory for 49 years.  Devoted mother and grandmother to Carol and Scott Rachuk (Kristen & Julia), Lisa and Bob Milligan (Carson & Leah), Brian and Tanya Gregory (Jake & Holly), Janet and Steve Lange (Kaden, Brent (wife Shauna), Connor & Riley).  Great Grandmother to Brayden & Brooklynn.

She lived each and every day to its fullest, teaching us many life lessons including the importance of family. Jeanette was an elder of the Ilderton United Church and a past member of the Ilderton Fair Board.

Friends may gather at the Ilderton United Church, 121 Mill Street on Saturday, June 16th at 1:30 PM for a memorial service, which will be held at 2 PM. 

A gathering will follow the memorial service at the Ilderton Community Centre, 13168 Ilderton Road, Ilderton.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Ailsa Craig and Area Food Bank, the Canadian Cancer Society, MS Society of Canada, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Ilderton United Church.

H. Jeanette (Thompson) Gregory

Condolences for the family of “H. Jeanette (Thompson) Gregory”

Condolence from Gord and Joan Taylor on May 7th, 2012 12:17 PM

Milt, Carol, Lisa, Brian, Janet and Families,

Please accept our deepest sympathy on your loss. We were inspired by Jeanette’s grace and courage during her illness. She fought a brave battle and the love and support she received from her family was a large part of that fight. May your love and memories sustain you in the coming days.
We will remember your family in our thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from Andrea & Bob Scarborough on May 7th, 2012 2:31 PM

Our thoughts are with Uncle Milty and Family. Jeanette was always so caring with a smile that brightened every room she entered!! She was loved and will be greatly missed.

Condolence from Carolyn & Wayne Hartley on May 7th, 2012 10:27 PM

So sorry to hear of Jeanette’s passing , our thoughts and prayers go out to Milt and all the family.

Condolence from Wayne and Judy Darroch on May 8th, 2012 7:42 AM

To Brian, Tanya and Family,
We would like to offer our heartfelt sympathies to all of you with the loss of your Mother/Mother-inlaw/Grandmother. The grief you are feeling now will eventually be replaced with all of the happy memories you have shared together and those will be with you forever.

Condolence from Karen Speelman on May 8th, 2012 8:15 AM

Jeanette will be missed by all. Her joyful smile and love of life made everyone around her happy. My condolences to Milt and Family.

Condolence from Norma Stokes on May 8th, 2012 9:26 AM

Milt and family:
I was very saddened to hear of your loss. I remember Jeanette as a very gracious woman who always seemed to look on the brighter side of life.

Condolence from Barb and Ron Densmore on May 8th, 2012 9:33 AM

Brain Tanya and family our deepest sympathy to your whole family on the loss of your Mother

Condolence from Joan & Dave Goddard on May 8th, 2012 9:56 AM

Brian, Tanya and Family

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad and difficult time.

Condolence from Chelsey Manning Passmore on May 8th, 2012 10:40 AM

Milt and Family,

Thinking of you during this difficult time and keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Jeanette was a warm and welcoming person, with a lovely smile. I have fond memories of her from church and in the classroom when she woudl supply.

Condolence from Marian and Jim Reith on May 8th, 2012 11:09 AM

Thank you Jeanette for the legacy of a wonderful family and great memories.

Condolence from Tracy (Russell) McLaughlin on May 8th, 2012 12:51 PM

To The Gregory Family;
Please accept my deepest condolences for your loss. It’s been a very long time since I’ve seen your mom, back when we were in high school, but I still remember her well. She was a lovely woman. I’m sure she will be sadly missed by all your friends and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.
With sincere sympathy, from Tracy (Russell) McLaughlin.

Condolence from Lois Plourde on May 8th, 2012 2:11 PM

Brian, Tanya and Family
My Deepest Sympathies. Your Mother raised a wonderful man, Brian. You all will be in my prayers.

Take care and God Bless your whole family..

Condolence from Adam Johnson on May 8th, 2012 2:29 PM

Milt and family,

Being a part of the Rachuk clan over the years I was very fortunate to have spent so many memories with grandma Gregory- who could forget Sunday dinners at the farm. She always new how to make everyone smile, may those smiles last forever.

My thoughts are with you all! :)

Condolence from Rick and Marguerite Zavitz on May 8th, 2012 3:52 PM

Dear Milt and family

Our hearts are with you all at this time.
Rick and I will always remember our early morning walks with Jeanette while on holidays.
PS The rest of the group where still in bed.

Condolence from Brenda Love on May 8th, 2012 4:42 PM

I have very fond memories of Jeanette as we went to Teachers college together fifty years ago. She often gave me a ride home to my boarding home in London. She was a very kind person and we shared many happy times together.

Condolence from Ruth (Vanstone) & Lorne Naherney on May 8th, 2012 6:23 PM

Sincere sympathy on behalf of the Charles Vanstone Family from Saskatchewan. Its always sad to lose a family member but the happy memories are with us and comfort us in the days and years to come. I heard a pastor share that “tears are memories in motion”……God Bless you all!

Condolence from Darren & Jennifer Reiniger on May 8th, 2012 8:52 PM

Lisa, Bob and family, please know our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Lisa, you spoke often of your family and the weekend gatherings you had, and hopefully those memories will give you some additional strength right now.

Condolence from Larry and Bonnie Greig on May 9th, 2012 9:16 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all the family
at this difficult time.

Condolence from Dwayne & Dawn Lyons on May 9th, 2012 5:03 PM

We will always hold the fond memories we have of Jeanette close to our hearts. She was so gracious and so generous – that and her love for her family are things we will always remember about her.

We send our heartfelt condolences to each and every member of the family.

Condolence from Nurse Haley on May 9th, 2012 9:36 PM

Dear Milt:
I am very sorry for the loss of your dear wife Jeanette. She was a vibrant spirit and will be missed dearly. She fought a brave battle with courage and always a smile. Please take care and know my thoughts are with you. Jeanette did think you made a great Easter Bunny!
Nurse Haley.

Condolence from Karl and Karen McCaw on May 10th, 2012 6:43 PM

Milt, Lisa and Bob, and Family,

Please accept our condolences at this very sad time. We were very sad to read of Jeanette’s passing. Karl and I will always remember our first group holiday including Yourselves and Jeanette. Those days will make us smile and hopefully the memories will also give you peace. Thoughts and prayers to all of you.

Condolence from Shannon and Dave Manders on May 10th, 2012 8:45 PM

So sorry for your loss. We remember going to chugger baseball parties at their house and Milt and Jeanette were always welcoming. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

Condolence from Darlene aver on May 10th, 2012 9:01 PM

Janet, Steve and family
My thought and prayers are with you during this time.

Condolence from Leslie Nicholls Clanachan on May 10th, 2012 10:33 PM

Carol, Janet, Lisa and Brian,

Deepest sympathies to you and your families. I have fond memories of your mom from all the times I spent at your house and of course the baseball field. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your dad.

Condolence from Pat Gregory on May 11th, 2012 11:43 PM

Uncle Milt and cousins Carol, Lisa,Brian Janet and your families. I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of Aunt Jeanette. My thoughts are with you during this emotional time. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Pat

Condolence from Teo and Sieka Van Steeg on May 12th, 2012 9:23 AM

Dear Milt,Carol,Lisa,Brian,Janet and Families

Sieka and I, we are so sorry to hear of Jeanette’s passing away.
Our thoughts have been with your familie for sometime.
Accept our deepest symathy.
My He our God compford you at this time and always comford you

Condolence from Mike and Leanne Thompson on May 13th, 2012 10:18 AM

Thinking of you through this difficulty time. We will always remember the way she welcomed you into her home – Annual chugger parties!. She will be greatly missed

Mike, Leanne and family

Condolence from Rick & Joanne Davis on May 15th, 2012 8:04 PM

Sincerest sympathy from the Davis family in Savannah. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family.
Rick, Joanne, Ashley,Braden

Condolence from Jim & Bridget (Runnalls) Hart on May 17th, 2012 12:55 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with your whole family now. Jeanette will be missed, she was a great lady. Keep fighting Milt. Your family needs you as much as you need them.

Bridget, Jim, Emma & Audrey

Condolence from Will Gregory on May 24th, 2012 11:03 PM

You will be in our memories forever and loved by all your family and friends our hearts and love are with always with you.

Condolence from Mary Watson on June 11th, 2012 8:13 PM

Jeanette was a source of energy, inspiration, and joy, to all who met her. Earth will be lonely, for a while, but Heaven must be rocking.
Thank you for sharing the photos of her life.
Special love to Carol, for without her, I’d never have had the privilege of knowing Jeanette.

Condolence from Don Vanstone on June 12th, 2012 11:18 PM

Milt – Sincere condolences to you and all the family on behalf of the many relatives of Jeanette who gather annually for the Vanstone Reunion. My own memories of her go back to my boyhood visits to her parents’ home when she was a very young girl. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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