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Lillian Madora Craig née Coleman

April 1, 1922 - November 19, 2015

Lillian Craig: April 1, 1922 - November 19, 2015

Service Date: May 7, 2016

Funeral Home Ottawa - Westboro Chapel

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Lillian Madora Craig

April 1, 1922-November 19, 2015

Passed away peacefully at Extendicare Medex Longterm Care in her 93 year. Daughter of the late Edgar Charles Coleman and Lily St-George. Predeceased by her first husband Lionel Bergeron and her second husband Leonard Craig. Survived by her two daughters, Wendy Bergeron Walford Kerr (Vic) and Donna Bergeron Cousineau Gaudreau (André). Honored and remembered by her grandchildren, Devon Cousineau, Craig Walford (Penny) and Kerry Lyn Walford. Also by her great- grandchildren Isabel and Hailey Walford. Predeceased by her brothers Edgar and Charlie, sister Marie Venne. Lillian was aunt and great aunt to many nieces and nephews of the Coleman, Bergeron and Craig families. She will be sadly missed by Larry and Carol Walford of Kansas. Special thanks to Sara Marcus. Dan Hawking of Saint Basil, Symphony Senior Home (Kanata), Extendicare Medex staff that went above and beyond to give comfort to Lillian, Sue Tubman and the staff of Tubman Funeral Homes, Bob Gin, David Monette , Georgie Coleman Bracken, Joanne Coleman Harris (Steve) and Bernard and Nicole Saucier. Lillian was born and raised in Aylmer, QC. Some of her favourite memories were of the summers spent at the Coleman family cottage in Black Bay, Luskville, QC, and later with the Bergeron family, winters skiing with her brother Edgar and his wife Yvonne. She married Lionel Bergeron and had 2 daughters, Wendy and Donna. She lived and worked many places due to Lionel’s service with the Royal Canadian Airforce. Eventually returning to Aylmer, sadly Lionel passed and Lil moved to Ottawa. She worked with Veterans Affairs where she met and married Leonard Craig. They retired to Smith Falls and enjoyed many years of leisure travel. After Len passed away she moved back to Ottawa. All her family and friends will miss her feisty personality and sense of humour. She loved to dance and now she is dancing in heaven. She will be forever loved and forever remembered. In keeping with Lillian’s wishes a memorial service will be held at Smith Falls Hillcrest Cemetery Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 10 a.m. followed by cocktails at Salt Restaurant, 345 Preston St, Unit A (Little Italy) between 1 and 3 p.m. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Tubman Funeral Homes.

 

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