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Faye Kathleen RITCHIE
Père : Ernie RITCHIE
Mère : Edna KILPATRICK
Décès le : 2004-11-07
Parution : 2004-12-18
Paru dans : The Recorder & Times, Brockville, ON

Faye Lyon, 74 Retired registered nurse Faye Lyon, 74, died at her Brockville home on November 7. She was born Faye Kathleen Ritchie in Westport on May 4, 1930. Her parents were Ernie Ritchie and the former Edna Kilpatrick. She grew up on a dairy farm in Westport, attending public school and high school there. She then moved to Brockville and attended Brockville General Hospital's school of nursing, where she was a gold medalist. She began working as a nurse for Brockville General Hospital in 1950. She met John Lyon, of Brockville, and they were married on September 15, 1951. She continued working at BGH until her retirement in 1993. She was a nursing supervisor and worked for many years in pediatrics and day surgery. She loved visiting with her family, friends and neighbours. She kept in touch with daily phone calls and visits. The door of her home was always open and everyone was welcome. Mrs. Lyon is survived by her husband John and four daughters, Sandra, Sherry, LouAnne and Jacqueline, all of Brockville, as well as nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Also surviving are four sisters, Jean Fremes of Toronto, Marlene Minaker of Port Hope, Kitty McEwen and Linda Ennis of Perth, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, father Ernie in 1981 and mother Edna in 1996. At her request, a small private service was held November 9 at First Presbyterian Church in Brockville, with Rev. David Jones officiating. Burial took place at Bolingbroke Cemetery, Westport, on November 12. Memorial donations were used to establish a bursary at Brockville Collegiate Institute honouring Mrs. Lyon's love of and commitment to the nursing profession. Published in Section b, page 8 in the Saturday, December 18, 2004 edition of the Brockville Recorder & Times. Posted 10:07:41 AM Saturday, December 18, 2004.

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