Kirkwood, Lorraine L. of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Sunday, July 28th, 2013, at the L.H.S.C. (Victoria Campus), in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Cecil Kirkwood and dearly loved mother of Norma Johnston of Mississauga and Brian and his wife Helen Kirkwood of Belleville. Loved grandmother of Kirk Lowry, Robert (Jennifer) and David Kirkwood and great grandmother of Sawyer and Heidi. She was the last of her family. Predeceased by 2 sisters Lena Emond and Mary Murray and 2 brothers Frank and Lawrence Fiori. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Lorraine was born in Manitoba on May 29th, 1916, the daughter of the late Peter and Marguerite (Ornaldi) Fiori. She was retired from the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (Supervisor of Admitting Department). Lorraine was a member of St. Anne’s Church, a 60 year member of the C.W.L., a member of the Hospital Auxiliary, and a former member of Talbot Park Golf Club and the St. Thomas Curling Club.
The family will receive friends at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Church on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Prayers will be recited at the funeral home on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the M.S. Society.