Yates-Connie Marlene of Belmont, passed away on Tuesday , July 22nd, 2014, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in her 64th year. Dearly loved wife and best friend of Colin Yates and loved mother of Chris Tucker of Edmonton. Predeceased by a step-son Sean Almond and by sister Donna Sutherland. Dear daughter-in-law of Hilda Yates of St. Thomas. Sadly missed by a number of brothers and sisters-in-law and nieces and nephews. Connie was born in Welland on September 8, 1950, the daughter of the late Gary and Mary (Cooper) Sutherland. Connie worked at Labatts, V.M.E. and General Dynamics.
A Public Memorial service to celebrate Connie’s life will be announced in the newspaper. Funeral arrangements incomplete. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Pets/Friends for Life or Animal Aide.