Luscombe, (Wise) Lorri Dianne of St. Thomas, passed away on Wednesday, June 5th, 2013, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, peacefully, with her family at her side, in her 54th year. Loved wife of Barry Luscombe. Dear mother of Lindsay Luscombe and friend Steve Johnson and step mother to Shayne (Krista) and Jodie Luscombe and grandma to Lily. Much loved daughter of Lois Wise of St. Thomas and George and Jean Wise of St. Thomas. Sister of David Wise. Step sister of Brian (Debbie) North and Charles (Sandy) North. Lorri was aunt to many. Lorri was born in St. Thomas on October 27th, 1958. She worked over 32 years at Thermo Disc until they closed.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Union Cemetery. Visitation on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The family wished donations to be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Diabetes Association as expressions of sympathy.
The Williams Funeral Home was founded in 1893 by P.R. Williams and is one of the oldest Funeral businesses in the province. Over the next seven decades the business was passed down through several generations in the Williams Family. In the eariler years they occupied a number of different buildings along Talbot Street and in 1929 they purchased the building at 45 Elgin Street, from which they still operate.
In 1966, Gordon Hughson, who had operated the Hughson Funeral Home in Aylmer for the previous twenty one years, purchased the funeral home and continued the long tradition of dedication and service. Currently, the funeral home is operated by his sons, Allan and Gary Hughson.