With thanks to God for a faithful life well-lived, the family of C. Jean Walker announce the passing of their treasured mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and family matriarch. Constance JEAN Walker, formerly of the Thorndale area, and recently of St. Marys, Ontario, passed on June 5, 2023, at the Rotary Hospice Stratford Perth, in her 94th year. Jean was the daughter of the late Sydney and Isabel (Betty) Febrey, and the loving wife of W. Howard Walker (2010), married 59 years.
Jean was a very kind, thoughtful and resilient lady who overcame rheumatic fever at a young age, experienced the Depression and WW II, moved to become a farm and rural community woman, and dedicated her life to her family.
Loving and loved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother of Diane and Mike O’Shea and their family: Jamie, Melanie and Blake O’Shea, Jeremy, Belinda, Mallory, Indie and Ripley O’Shea, Shannon, Mark, McKenna, Sheamus and Maclean Ross, Colleen O’Shea and Luc Tremblay; Katherine and Jim Grieve and their family: David, Emily, Keenan, Rohen, Melayna and Rayelle Grieve, Lesley Grieve and Jason Rooney, Laurel and James Winger, Bronwen Grieve and Will Langer, Keely, Fady and Eden Rofail, Sheena, Josh, Henry, Cecilia, and Adeline Jongerden, Iain Grieve; Steven and Jane Walker and their family: Ben, Jeff Walker and Danielle Fehr and Clark Walker; Melanie and Vern Thomson and their family: Aubrey, Mikayla, Brinsley and Lydia Thomson, Neil and Emily Thomson; Robert and Marilyn Walker and their family: Jennifer and Bria Walker; Tim and Teresa Walker and their family: Kate, Mackenzie and Reese Connell, Matt and Lynsey Walker, and Lindsay Walker. Jean is fondly remembered by brother Paul and his wife, Barbara. Predeceased by brother Jack and his wife, Edna, Walker brothers and sisters-in-law, Truman and Grace, Clarence and Winnie, and Verna and Jim Sewers.
Visitation will be held at Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, LUCAN on Wednesday, June 7th from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 PM. Registration is appreciated. To register, please click “Register Now” below.
Jean’s funeral service will be held at St. George’s-on-the-Wye Anglican Church, 172 King Street, THORNDALE on Thursday, June 8th at 11 AM. Interment Medway Cemetery, Middlesex Centre.