Merriel Joan Thomas nee Wilson of Bosanquet Township, passed away Saturday, July 25th, 2020, at her home in Forest at the age of 76.
The beloved wife of the late Fred Thomas (2001), together Fred and Merriel raised their family of Norm & Myrna, Jeff & Gloria. Merriel was the loved grandmother of Zachery, Seth, Luke, Tom, and Emily.
Raised in a large family of ten siblings, Merriel is predeceased by her parents and three siblings. A woman who was commited to her family, Merriel loved raising horses, and took great pride in her bounty of colourful flowers. Family and friends remember Merriel as a determined, strong will woman; the solid support behind her husband and family.
A private funeral service will take place at the Arkona Cemetery, on Townsend Line in Arkona on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.
Family are encouraged touch on the RSVP tab below the service details if attending for required contact tracing. Donations are appreciated to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Arrangements are entrusted to Gilpin Funeral Chapel, 123 King Street East in Forest, 519-786-4964. Please share a memory or condolence at www.GilpinFuneralChapel.com
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