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M. Althea Devitt
October 18, 1919
January 11, 2017
Althea Devitt, of Tiverton , passed away at the Kincardine Hospital on Wednesday January 11, 2017 in her 98th year. She was born on October 18, 1919 to the late Melvina Shantz and Emerson Bock. Beloved wife of the late Homer Devitt who predeceased her in 1991. Greatly missed by her children Sylvia (Erv) Nixdorf of Vancouver Island, Graham (Carol) Devitt of Waterloo, Blake (Patty) Devitt of Ripley, Brad (Marla) Devitt of Florida and Lavonne (Brian) Robinson of London. Also survived by 9 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, sister-in-law Grace Bock of Toronto and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her son Dennis in 1957 and siblings Ronald Bock, Cameron Bock and Marjorie Sherk. Althea had a deep faith that sustained her throughout her life. She was a gentle and caring person who made everyone she met feel special. She was a gifted artist and writer who took pleasure in sharing her artwork and memoirs with family and friends. A Funeral Service will be held at the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley, on Thursday January 19, 2017 at 2 PM with visitation 2 hours prior. Interment Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener. The family wishes to thank the staff at Tiverton Park Manor for their support and compassionate care given to Althea.
SBGHC- Kincardine, ON
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 Alzheimer Society of Grey Bruce
 Heart and Stroke Foundation
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2 hours prior to service (Thursday January 19, 2017 from 12-2PM)
MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley, ON
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January 19,2017-2:00 pm
MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley, ON
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Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener
 
 
 
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