Peacefully at home, with her family at her side, surrounded by flowers on Monday, January 18, 2010 Patricia Anne (Marshall) Down of Usborne Township in her 69th year. Much loved wife, best friend and farming partner of Robert (Bob) Down for 49 years. Role model, coach and story teller to Patti and John of Zurich, Barb and Brian of Exeter, Cyndi and Brian of Trenton and Deb and Dave of London. Sport and music enthusiast for grandchildren Matt and Brett McAllister; Justine, Janelle, Jillian and Jaimee Clarke; Andrew, Jessica and Emma Crews; and Alyssa, Jordan and Cole Paré. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Marilyn Broadfoot of Clinton, Dr. Iris Marshall of Grand Bend, Dave and Loralee Marshall of Kirkton and Helen and Al Denning of Strathroy. Also missed by her good pal Wrinkles. Predeceased by her parents Ross and Winona Marshall and a brother-in-law Edward Broadfoot. Pat took her 4-H motto seriously, “Learn to do by doing”. Pat’s family would like to thank Dr. Mussani, Charlene and Linda for their excellent care. Special thank you to Aunt Iris (Louise) for her loving care and expertise.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, 1 west of Main, Exeter on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at Exeter United Church, 42 James Street, Exeter on Friday, January 22nd at 11 AM with Rev. Paul Ross officiating. Cremation with interment Exeter Cemetery.
Donations to Exeter United Church, the South Huron Hospital Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.Patricia Anne (Marshall) Down