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HARRIGAN: Evelyn (Hodgson) of Lucan

Posted By Haskett Funeral Homes On May 12, 2022 @ 3:13 PM In Lucan,Obituary | 52 Comments

HARRIGAN: Evelyn (Hodgson) of Lucan

Peacefully at home with her family by her side on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 of Lucan at the age of 88. Beloved wife of the late Jack Harrigan (1993). Cherished mother of Ben and Anne, Dan and Ina, Dave and Cindy, Randy and Rose, Mark and Debbie, Andy and Cindy, Phil, and John and Nancy. Proud grandma of 31 grandchildren and 52 great-grandchildren. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Phyllis and Alan Gregory. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Harold and Doris (Relf) Hodgson, daughter Cheryl Ann (1966), grandson Adam (2020) and dear companion Gerry Klumpers (2018).  

Evelyn was an avid card player, her seat at the card table will be missed by her family and friends. Evelyn and Jack were proud of raising their family on the farm on the Roman Line. Her time spent with her grandchildren on the farm were some of her fondest memories. Her beautiful gardens both flowers and vegetables will be remembered by all who had the chance to see them on the farm or at the fair.

Visitation will be held at Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, LUCAN on Sunday afternoon from 2 – 4 PM. Registration is required and appreciated. To register, please click “Register Now” below.

Evelyn’s memorial service will be held in the funeral home on Monday, May 16th at 11 AM with David Burghardt officiating. Cremation has taken place. Registration is not required to attend the service.

A celebration of Evelyn’s life, filled with food and cold beverages will be held at the Granton Centennial Park Pavillion, 100 High Street, Granton on Sunday, July 3rd from 11 AM – 3 PM.  

Donations to Villages United Church or Diabetes Canada would be appreciated by the family.

Condolences for the family of “HARRIGAN: Evelyn (Hodgson) of Lucan”

Condolence from Mary Stewart on May 12th, 2022 3:59 PM

We are very sorry to hear about your mom’s passing.
Frank & Isabelle Hodgson family

Condolence from Nina Knee on May 12th, 2022 4:31 PM

Randy, Rose and Family,

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Nina Knee and Family

Condolence from Drew and Jo-Anne MacGregor on May 12th, 2022 5:06 PM

To Ben, Dan, Dave, Randy, Mark, Andrew, Philip, John and families. Our sympathies during this sad time as you prepare to say goodbye to your mom. We have many fond memories of the family reunions that your mom and dad hosted on the farm. May good memories sustain you during your grief.
Drew and Jo-Anne

Condolence from Anne Pincombe on May 12th, 2022 5:29 PM

Dear Harrigan Family,

Sending my condolences in the passing of Evelyn. She was an amazing lady and will be missed but never forgotten.


Condolence from Lila Foster on May 12th, 2022 5:37 PM

Sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother & Grandmother. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this most difficult time. Lila Foster & Family

Condolence from Gerard Schmidt on May 12th, 2022 6:02 PM

Harrigan family, I offer my sincere condolences on the loss of Evelyn. I enjoyed playing cards with her when I had the chance. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from Evelyn Vincent on May 12th, 2022 7:04 PM

To Evelyn’s family
Sincere sympathy. Evelyn was such a great lady and I loved every opportunity I had to visit with her.
May the many good memories help bring peace

Condolence from Kim McKay on May 12th, 2022 7:11 PM

Phil and family my deepest condolences in the loss of your Mom. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family!

Condolence from Glen and Linda Finch on May 12th, 2022 7:36 PM

Dan, Ina, and the Harrigan Family
We are so sorry to see you lost your Mom and Grandma.
It is such a sad time but I do hope all your memories are comforting to you all.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Condolence from Norm and Linda Eagleson on May 12th, 2022 7:43 PM

Dan , Ina and Family sending our condolence to you with Evelyn’s death .Our thoughts and prayers are with you all

Condolence from Fay Schenk on May 12th, 2022 8:49 PM

To the Harrigan Family. Sorry to hear about the loss of Evelyn. Cherish all the special memories. Thinking of all of you at this time.
Fay Schenk (Hayter)

Condolence from Kathy and Keith McFarland on May 12th, 2022 8:50 PM

So sorry to here of your mother’s passing and hope she rests in peace

Condolence from Joanne Otto on May 12th, 2022 9:09 PM

Sorry for your loss Andy & Cindy and family…

Condolence from Fred & Sharon Mardlin on May 12th, 2022 9:44 PM

To the family of Evelyn – We are saddened to hear of Evelyn’s passing. She was a cheerful, friendly, fun loving lady who had the most beautiful flower gardens which were a feast for the eyes. Treasure your memories of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Condolence from Frances Berney on May 12th, 2022 11:17 PM

Thoughts and prayers are with all the Harrigan family at this difficult time. Aunt Evelyn was a beautiful person. We have many fond memories.

Condolence from Doug & Joanne Latta on May 13th, 2022 7:34 AM

Our sincerest condolences. Evelyn was a wonderful lady and I always enjoyed chatting with her at the Township office.

Condolence from Dave and Joanne Walzack on May 13th, 2022 7:39 AM

So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.

Condolence from Ray & Sue Heffernan on May 13th, 2022 8:11 AM

Our Sincere Sympathy to all of Evelyn’s Family , Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you during this very difficult time.
Ray & Sue Heffernan

Condolence from The Benner’s on May 13th, 2022 10:28 AM

To Evelyn’s Family….So sorry to hear that Evelyn has passed….I would like to think of her right now, as hosting a euchre party, holding a winning hand and surrounded by beautiful gardens….Sending sympathy to all as you face the challenging days ahead…Don and Heather Benner

Condolence from Dale & Linda Froats on May 13th, 2022 10:45 AM

Evelyn was always a delight to visit with and she will be missed by so many. She always had a twinkle in her eye when the number of grand and great grands were brought up in conversation. It was a treat to share our passion of cards, euchre and pepper, and she was always a kind enthusiastic player whether winning or losing. Sending our sympathy to all her family.

Condolence from Usborne & Hibbert Mutual Insurance Co on May 13th, 2022 11:17 AM

Our sincere condolences, we are very sorry to hear about your mom’s passing.

Condolence from Caroline Fediw on May 13th, 2022 6:03 PM

To Dave & Cindy:
Thinking of you at this time.
Love Caroline & Andrew

Condolence from Bernadette Mercer on May 13th, 2022 8:42 PM

To the Harrrigan Family: My sincere condolences to you all in the loss of your dear mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother.
May you hold onto the fond memories and hoping that they will carry you through your difficult moments.
Bernadette Mercer (Clymans)

Condolence from Don Lankin on May 13th, 2022 9:49 PM

To the Harrigan family sorry hear of Evelyn’s passing.

Condolence from Wally & Irene Attard on May 13th, 2022 10:44 PM

Our deepest Condolences..Our thoughts & prayers are with you. May you find comfort in all the beautiful memories you had with her. God Bless🙏

Condolence from Jeff Borland on May 13th, 2022 10:46 PM

My condolence to the entire Harrigan family.

Jeff Borland

Condolence from Gord & Joanne Hardy on May 14th, 2022 7:31 AM

To the Harrigan family:

Sincere sympathy for your loss. May she rest in peace.

Condolence from Linda Klumpers Beukeboom on May 14th, 2022 9:43 AM

My condolences with the passing of Ms Evelyn. I only got to meet her once at uncle Gerry’s, but I could tell she was a special lady. Praying for comfort and peace.

Linda Klumpers Beukeboom
Texas, USA

Condolence from Lynda Hodgins on May 14th, 2022 2:49 PM

Sincere Sympathy to the Harriman family.
We knew Evelyn best during her time with Kirkton Horticulture Society. She was an avid gardener and shared her expertise with us all. We will have fond memories of her.
Pat Harlton and Lynda Hodgins

Condolence from Joan & Dave Goddard on May 14th, 2022 3:18 PM

To the Harrigan Family

Sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was a great lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Condolence from Dale Cook on May 14th, 2022 10:42 PM

My sincere condolences to all of the Harrigan family

Condolence from Linda Mills on May 14th, 2022 10:46 PM

Sending my sincere sympathy in memory of such a sweet woman. I only got to know Evelyn during her time spent with Gerry. She always greeted me with such kindness. We would sometimes chat about her passion for her flowers which I was very interested in . When I think of Evelyn I always see her smile.

Condolence from Diane O’Shea on May 15th, 2022 9:25 AM

We send our sincere sympathy to Evelyn’s family in reading of her passing. We so admired Evelyn’s gardening talents.

Mike and Diane O’Shea

Condolence from Teresa Young on May 15th, 2022 9:52 AM

Dave & Cindy: We’re thinking of the two of you at this time.

Condolence from Ellen VanderLoo on May 15th, 2022 10:00 AM

Dave and Cindy
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Sorry for your loss
Love Martin and Ellen

Condolence from Lori Santarelli on May 15th, 2022 10:02 AM

Dave and Cindy,

Thinking of you during this difficult time.

Love Lori and Walter

Condolence from Ruth Cook on May 15th, 2022 10:14 AM

Sincere condolences to the Harrigan Family –

Condolence from Vicky O’Brien on May 15th, 2022 2:18 PM

My condolences to the entire Harrigan family. I use to enjoy catching up with Evelyn when we would meet up in the grocery store. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.


Condolence from Denise Capitano (nee O’Brien) on May 15th, 2022 7:03 PM

Thinking of all of you at this very sad time. Cherish your memories!


Condolence from Frank and Dianne Dietrich on May 16th, 2022 11:13 AM

To the Harrigan family, we offer our sincere condolences, Frank and Dianne Dietrich

Condolence from T&B Blue on May 17th, 2022 6:30 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathies to the Harrigan Families during this difficult time.
Trevor & Brenda Blue

Condolence from Rob and Linda Salts on May 17th, 2022 7:17 AM

Our sincere condolences to Evelyn’s family and friends.
Evelyn’s smile and beautiful flower gardens brightened the Roman Line.

Rob and Linda Salts

Condolence from Hugh and Krista Dietrich on May 17th, 2022 8:05 AM

Sending sympathy to all of you as you face the challenging days ahead. May you find comfort in your memories of working with her as you get your crops planted and carry on with your daily routines. I’m sure you will think of her as you sit in or see a nice garden as the years continue on

Condolence from Michael and Wanda Versteegh on May 17th, 2022 12:00 PM

Dave, Cindy and all the Harrigan Klan

So sorry to here of your Mom’s passing. She was a wonderful mother to all those busy boys.
I am sure she will be missed deeply. You will all have such fond memories.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you in the coming days.

Michael and Wanda Versteegh and Family

Condolence from Ron and Louise Vanderhoek on May 18th, 2022 7:15 AM

To the Harrigan family. We are very sorry to hear about Evelyns passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this sad time. Ron and Louise Vanderhoek.

Condolence from Tom & MaryAnn McLaughlin on May 18th, 2022 9:41 AM

We were saddened by the news of Evelyn passes. Cherish the many memories, they will last you a lifetime. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Tom & Mary Ann

Condolence from Diane Elston on May 18th, 2022 12:36 PM

To the Harriman family,
So sorry to hear of your loss of Evelyn. I remember her smiling face when we all grew up together at St Patrick’s and Medway.. Thinking of you all at this sad time for your family!
Diane Martens Elston

Condolence from Tim Ryan on May 18th, 2022 12:54 PM

Sincere condolences to all of the Harrigan family

Condolence from Wayne & Julie Pryce on May 18th, 2022 12:57 PM

Deepest sympathy to The Harrigan Family, thinking of all of you at this sad time.

Condolence from George and Sue Wilson on May 21st, 2022 12:05 PM

Evelyn’s family, heartfelt condolences on your loss. Cherish your precious memories. Hugs and prayers, George and Sue Wilson

Condolence from janet vanderloo and terry vanarenthals on May 22nd, 2022 5:24 PM

my most sincere condolences to the whole family. so many memories of us growing up, school at st pat’s. we will be thinking of all of you in this most trying time.

Condolence from John & Arlene Berendsen on June 1st, 2022 11:45 AM

Sorry to hear of your loss…John & Arlene Berendsen

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