May 31, 1934 to November 22, 2016
Lillian Pestell – formerly of Monkton, passed away peacefully at Knollcrest Lodge, Milverton on Tuesday November 22, 2016 at the age of 82. Beloved wife of the late Jack Pestell who predeceased her in 2001. Loving mother of Ken (Val), Bonnie Krieger (Larry), Patti Fuhr, Brian (Darlene), Doug (Yvonne), Murt (Sheri). Special grandma of Catherine, Chad, Martina, Tracy, Tom, Nicole, Jacob, Amanda, Derek, Courtney, Jillian, Katie, Jordon, Spencer and 10 great-grandchildren. Fondly remembered by Colleen Pestell, Gary Carpenter, Pat Fizell, Paula Sanderson, Bonnie Vanos and the extended Pestell family. Predeceased by her parents Russell and Margaret (Coxon) Maddess, son Garry, daughter Lynda and grandsons Craig and Brandon. Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Elma Memorial Community Centre, 251 Main Street, Atwood, on Friday November 25 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service to celebrate Lillian’s life will be held on Saturday November 26, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Marc Fraser officiating. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: Alzheimer Society 1020 Ontario Street, Unit 5 Stratford, ON N5A 6Z3 MS Society 635 Devonshire Ave. Woodstock, ON N4S 5P9 or Canadian Cancer Society 536 Huron Street Stratford, ON N5A 9Z9 would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the funeral home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make A Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity of choice at the above address.