He stood aside watching and waiting. He knew she fought long and hard, and when He saw she could not go on, He Silently took her hand and said “its time”.
On June 24, 2020 at the age of 93, Heaven gained an angel, to watch over us; our mom, grandma, and great grandma closed her eyes and followed Him!
Mother of Janice Mellace of London, Nancy Martin-Goyens and Jean-Claude of Long Sault, and Larry and Pauline Sillery of Alberta. Dear grandmother of Corrinne and Vito Internicola, Frank Mellace, Giulea Groenestege, Staci and Stephen Griffiths, Sara and Kevin Pratt, Joel and Melissa Martin, Angela and Jonathan Calvert and Adam and Sheila Sillery. Doris will be fondly remembered by several great- grandchildren and niece. Dear sister-in-law of Kathleen Aikens of Mitchell. Pre-deceased by husband Ervin Sillery (2013), son-in-laws, Gus Mellace, Pino Pilato, Bill Martin and grandson Nico Mellace.
Doris moved from Goshen Line in 1950 to marry Ervin Sillery of Brucefield. Doris and Ervin farmed outside of Brucefield, whilst raising their 3 children. The couple retired to Exeter in 1983. In 2008 they moved into the Exeter Villa Retirement Home, where Doris resided for 12 years.
Due to current Covid-19 restrictions a celebration of Doris’s life will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place. Interment Exeter Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Haskett Funeral Homes, Exeter (519-235-1220).
Donations to Breast Cancer Society or the Rotary Hospice Stratford Perth would be appreciated by the family.