FOWLER, Mrs. Kathleen Elizabeth “Kay” (nee Simmons), formerly of Union, passed away at her residence, Parkwood Hospital, London, on Thursday, October 3, 2013, in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Albert Charles “Bert” Fowler (1993). Dearly loved mother of Sharon Roffel (Rob) of St. Thomas, Gail Robertson (Ron) of Lambeth, and Charles Fowler (Pat) of Komoka. Cherished grandmother of Dustin Roffel of St. Thomas, Warren Robertson, and Laura Robertson Ludgate (Chris) of London. Proud great grandmother of Carter, Elliot, Atticus and Harlow. Also fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Kay was predeceased by a son, Stephen, sisters, Marion McMahon and Edna Dobbs, and by brothers, Harold N. Simmons and Gordon A. Simmons. Born in St. Thomas, ON, January 30, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Hazel (nee Smith) Simmons. Kay was a 20-year employee of the Elgin Co-Op, St. Thomas. She was a former active member of the St. Thomas Seniors’ Centre. During the Second World War, she served overseas with the Canadian Women’s Army Corp. Relatives and friends will be received by the family at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Sunday afternoon from 2:00-4:00 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Monday, October 7th at 1:30 p.m. Interment in Elmdale Memorial Park. Memorial donations to the St. Thomas Seniors’ Centre or the charity of one’s choice gratefully acknowledged.
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