Strong, Ada Lavina

Strong-Ada Lavina of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Thursday, May 26th, 2016, at the age of 55. Dearly loved daughter of Mary Alice (Bedell) Strong and the late Ronald Nelson Strong (2002). Loved sister of Patricia Ann Strong of St. Thomas, Ronda Howald (Rick) of London and Lori Smith (Jim) of London. Loved aunt of Kyle, Aaron and Ryan. Sadly missed by a number of aunts, uncles and cousins. Ada was born in Windsor on April 9th, 1961. She worked at the Y.W.C.A. as an E.C.E. in child care.
A private family service will be held. Cremation, with interment of ashes with her father in Aylmer Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the London Regional Cancer Centre. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to A very special thanks to C.C.A.C., Melissa Sturgeon, the Cancer Unit in London and St. Thomas, Dr. Logan, Dr. Donahue, Dr. Hammond, Dr. Brian Hertwig and Dr. Keast and the Medical and Nursing staff on 5th Floor of the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital.

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  1. R.I.P Ada such a kind soul will be missed very much, Ada looked after my daughter at the Y when it was on fairview. Rest in sweet peace my friend.

  2. Cindy Leeann Kelly

    Rip Ada going to miss you

  3. Carol Bruce Hare

    After I graduated with my ECE I was so lucky to work with her in the toddler room at Fairiview. I learned a lot from her that you can’t get out of any text books. My heart goes out to her family.