Gillard, Marion I. of Extendicare, Port Stanley passed away peacefully, on Monday, June 16th, 2014, at her late residence, in her 92nd year. Dearly loved wife of 65 years of Harry D. Gillard and loved mother of Mary and her husband Malcolm Ward of R.R. 4 St. Thomas and Ann and her husband Steve Detta of South River. Loved grandmother of Douglas (Angie), Devin (Stacey), Joseph (Kelly), Alison, Aaron and Richard and great grandmother of Emily, Grace, Josh, Ryan, Brett, Travis, Brea, Jacob and Isaac. Dear sister of the late Amy Hindley (late Donald), the late Charles Lawton (late Berna), late Bill Lawton and the late Harry Lawton (late Hattie). Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Marion was born in St. Thomas on June 11, 1923, the daughter of the late Harvey and Hazel (Gorvett) Lawton. She lived in St. Thomas area all her life. She was a member of Union United Church and was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Port Stanley.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Union Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Union United Church.