Edwards- (Groves) (Yeo) – Marilyn

Edwards- (Groves) (Yeo) – Marilyn of Port Stanley, passed away peacefully, on Sunday, March 1st, 2015, surrounded by her loving family, in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late Russell Yeo and the late John “Bud” Edwards. Dearly loved mother of Gloria Brown (Jim) of Port Stanley and formerly of Parkhill and David Yeo (Linda) of St. Thomas and dear step-mother of Trudy Winkworth (Ed) of St. Thomas, John Edwards (Denise) of Glen Williams, Jim Edwards  of London and the late Joanne Woodworth (Kevin of Vienna). Dear sister of Robert Groves (Doris) of Waterloo. Dear sister-in-law of Joyce Beacom (Ron) of Sarnia. Sadly missed by 13 grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Marilyn was born in St. Thomas on March 23, 1933, the daughter of the late Henry Roy “Ted” and A. Pearl (Greenslade) Groves. She worked over 40 years for Canada Blood Services, Parkwood Hospital (Veterans Delivery) and worked over 25 years for Therm-o-disc.  She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Victory Branch of the Legion, London and formerly of St. Thomas Branch 41. She was a member  and elder of St. John’s Presbyterian Church, Port Stanley.

Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Friday at 1:00 p.m. Cremation to follow, with interment of ashes in Union Cemetery. Visitation Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the St. John’s Presbyterian Church.

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  1. M y deepest sympathies to the family, I have many fond memories of working with Marilyn at Branch #41 Ladies Auxilary. She was a hard worker and very dependable. She will be missed by many.