Ferguson-Daphne (Thorndycraft) of Terrace Lodge, Aylmer and formerly of Union, passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late C. William “Bill” Ferguson (July 2, 2006) and dearly loved mother of Steven Ferguson (Sandra), Susan Brown (Dave), Sandra Lynch (Bill), Sharon Cummings (John) and Shelley VandenBroek. Dear sister of Evelyn Roach (Morgan) of Leamington and the late Bill Thorndycraft. Dear sister-in-law of Donna Lyle. Sadly missed by 12 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Daphne was born in Leamington on July 17, 1927, the daughter of the late William and Mabel (Setterington) Thorndycraft. She is a graduate Nurse of the Memorial Hospital, St. Thomas. She worked as a registered nurse a number of years for Dr. Ed Brown. Daphne was a longtime member of the St. Thomas Curling Club and played darts for many years at the Union Sports Club.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas for funeral service Friday at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow, with private interment of ashes in Union Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children or to Breast Cancer Research.