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Maree Collinson

June 12, 1930 to May 28, 2009

Maree passed away peacefully at her home in Woodstock on Thursday May 28th, 2009 in her 79th year. Maree was formerly of Atwood and a was member of Atwood Presbyterian Church where she had served on Session, taught Sunday School and enjoyed Craft Club. She taught kindergarten for over 37 years and will be remembered for her wonderful story telling ability which she shared with many schools, clubs, church groups and nursing homes. Maree was a member of Donegal Women's Institute, a former Atwood Lioness and a volunteer canvasser for many charities. She also served on the North Perth PARCC Board. Much loved mother of Layne (Tom) of Parksville BC, Ed (Sheila) of Listowel, Curtis (Janice) of Woodstock, Fraser (Linda) of Listowel and daughter-in-law Cathy of Atwood. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Mark, Cari (Brandon), Liam, Beau, Janice (Dwayne), Jenny, Kelly, Johnny, Jared, Andrea, Veronica, Taylor and Carter, great-grandchildren Cole, Karly and Kaitlyn and her sister-in-law Vicki Wall of Listowel. Predeceased by her parents Kurt and Elnorah (Ludwig) Wall, step-mother Marjorie Wall and her brother Jerry Wall. Maree's family invites relatives and friends to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Sunday May 31, 2009 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Maree's life will be held at Atwood Presbyterian Church on Monday June 1, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: Sleeping Children Around the World 28 Pinehurst Crescent Islington, ON M9A 3A5 or Atwood Presbyterian Church c/o Deanne Metzloff PO Box 290 Atwood, ON N0G 1B0 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 Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity at the above address.


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