Obituary of Susan Jane Cordell
CORDELL: Peacefully and surrounded by family, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, Susan Jane Cordell (nee Patterson), of Grand Bend, age 70. Forever beloved wife, best friend, and soulmate of Ross Allen Cordell. Dearest mother of Lisa and Michael Goulet, Jeff and Danielle Cordell, and Craig and Emilie Cordell, all of London. Adoring grandmother to Luke, Rachelle, Marnie, Charlie, Henry, and Clara. Admired sister and sister-in-law to Rick and Liz Patterson of London, Anne and Jeff Goarley of Chatham, and Rob and Nancy Cordell, of London. Aunt Susan will be fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Cherished daughter of the late Donald and Winnifred Patterson.
Susan lovingly raised her three children and enjoyed cruising, cooking, reading, bicycling, sewing, and dancing. She was a proud alumni of Brescia University College and spent many years working for the Canadian Bible Society and Grand Bend Area Community Health Centre. She was a loyal member of her book club and gourmet dinner club, along with the Grand Bend Horticultural Society, Huron Shores United Church Prayer Shawl Ministry, and St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.
Cremation has taken place according to Susan’s wishes. Visitation will be held at T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. with the funeral taking place at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Zurich, on Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. Masks for both the Visitation and Funeral Service are encouraged. Susan loved beautiful clothing and jewellery. We ask that you wear your favourite colour or outfit in celebration of how she lived her life.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations (payable directly) would be appreciated by the family to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Zurich, or the South Huron Hospital Foundation, Exeter.
For those unable to attend the service it was recorded, to view the service please click the link https://youtu.be/kWusyH6tXWo