Delores English

Obituary of Delores English

ENGLISH, “Delores” Mira D’Laura Mary:  Peacefully into the arms of our Lord Jesus with her two daughters by her side at Chartwell Parkhill Long Term Care Residences, on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at the age of 94.

Delores was a radiant beautiful woman and daughter of God full of love and compassion for others.  Born in Tillsonburg, lived in London and retired in Grand Bend enjoying her winters in the Florida Keys.

Beloved wife of the late Raymond “Ray” English (2009) and former deceased husbands Frank Valenti and George Raven (father of her children).  Pre-deceased by her parents Charles and Jenny Bundy and her dear sister Bette Osmond.

Loved mother of Sandra (Brian) Laidler, Sherry (Paul-deceased 2016) Bieman. Ray’s children, Guy (Cheryl) English, late Lynda (Don) Carr, Stewart English, Janet (Terry) Lowe, Susan McKnight, Barbara (Dave) Wright, Raymond (Betty) English, Brenda (Mike) Aldridge, Warren (Shelly) English, Cris (Khyrsia) English, Brett (Sherry) English and Lori (Lindsay) Jordon and their families.

Affectionately known as “Hot Rod Grama” to Jason (Lisa) McLaren, Ryan McLaren (Shauna McKellar), Jeff (Carli) McLaren and great-grandchildren Jacob, Jenna, Chloe, Aivre, Mason, Hunter, Maddy, Drew and Alyssa.  Sherry’s extended family Rob (Sue) Bieman, Richard (Pam) Bieman, Matt Bieman and grandchildren Neomi (Richard), Sean (deceased), Jackson (Jake), Cole, Madde, GiGi and Kai. Great grandchildren Alicia, Aurelie, Lexi, Sophie, Cal and Mia.  Fondly remembered by nieces and nephews.

A special thank you to the staff at Chartwell Parkhill Long Term Care Residences for their support and care.

Cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, with visitation on Saturday, August 27, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.  followed by the service at 12 p.m. Rev. Brian Laidler Officiant.  Reception to follow the service.  If desired, memorial donations (payable directly) to a charity of your choice.

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