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Jessie Annetta Buchanan

February 21, 1931 - July 25, 2023

Passed away peacefully at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Tuesday July 25, 2023, at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Alex Buchanan (1980). Loving mother of her three daughters, Pauline (the late Earl) Steffler, Cheryl (Alan) Cleland and Lee-Ann (the late Brian) Tucker. Cherished grandmother of Chad Cleland, Shawn Cleland, Jason Cleland, Ashley Steffler- McIntyre, Jordan Tucker, Brody Tucker and her 10 great grandchildren.

Predeceased by her parents David & Mattie Dewar, siblings Kay (Alvin) Shiell, Tom (Lorraine) Dewar, Brothers and sisters-in-law Edna Laurie, Olive Cummings, Nina Cummings, Jimmy (Eva) Buchanan, Myrta Darroch, Gladys Scott, and Barry Wagner.

Survived by her 3 sisters Shirley (the late Glen) Buchanan, Marj (Paul) Krauter, Dorie (the late Ron Hartman) Wagner, brother-in-law Andy (the late Delores) Buchanan (Marion Behrnes). She will be missed by many nieces and nephews.

Jessie was a member of Donegal United Church, Donegal UCW and the Donegal Women's Institute. Alex and Jessie owned and operated the service station in Donegal from the time they were married until his illness when they moved to Atwood. They both had a love for music and hosted many fiddle parties. Jessie was known for her love of baking and could plan a get together at a moment's notice.

Despite her hearing impairment, Jessie was very social and loved to be around her friends and family.

Friends and family are welcome for visitation at the Brenneman Funeral Home on Sunday July 30, 2023 from 4 PM - 8 PM. Funeral service will be held at Atwood Presbyterian Church at 11 AM on Monday July 31, 2023. Rev Brian Hymers will officiate. Burial will follow at the Donegal Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at

Memorial donations may be made to the Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation or Canadian Hearing Services.

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Arrangements entrusted to the Brenneman Funeral Home Atwood.


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