Jean passed away peacefully at the Brockville General Hospital on Friday, October 1, 2004 at the age of 85. Beloved wife of the late Bill, loving mother of Beth (David) Girvan and Rob Simmons; mother in law of Lois Simmons; dear Gammie of Mark (Heidi), Andrew (Chloe), Kate and Julie Girvan; Gramma - Jean of Kathryn, Meghan and Andrew Simmons and Great Gammie to Josh, Ella and Josie Girvan. The daughter of the late Mary and Percy Oddie, Jean grew up on the family farm near Campbellford, ON. This Century Farm is operated today by the fourth generation Oddie, Jean's nephew James and his wife Irene. Jean attended Kingston General Hospital where she graduated with distinction and the silver medal in 1939. She is survived by her brother Roy Oddie, sister Marion Gummo (Keith) and sister in law Doreen Oddie. Brothers Kennedth and Douglas predeceased her. Friends are invited to the Funeral Service on Tuesday, October 5th, at 1 p.m. at the Barclay Funeral Home, 137 Pearl St. East, Brockville. Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery. Reception back at the Funeral Home. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service. A long time resident of Brockville, Jean lived at Sherwood Park Manor for the last three years. Here she received excellent care and support from the wonderful staff, many visits from friends in the community and the special gift of a new friendship from her roommate Josephine Samways. The family is grateful to Michele Hurlbert for her care and devotion. Donations in Jean's memory to Sherwood Park Manor, 1814 Count Road 2, Brockville, K6V 5T1 would be appreciated.
A Memorial Tree was planted for MARGARET
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