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Edna Mae (nee Downey) ACTON

ACTON, Edna Mae (nee Downey) - Peacefully, at the Avalon Retirement Lodge in Orangeville ON, on Friday, March 6, 2009, at the venerable age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Acton. Much loved Mom of Peter (Laura) of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida and Cathy Noonan of Shelburne. Predeceased by her daughter JoAnn Van Vlack and her son-in-law James Noonan. Edna is also survived by her sister Flora Downey, her grandchildren Geoffrey (Angie) Van Vlack, Gregory (Kelly) Van Vlack, Rachel Noonan, Emily Acton, Jason (Donna) Acton and Ryan Easton, her great- grandchildren and her many nieces and nephews. Edna was a life-long resident of Kingston ON until she moved to Orangeville in 2002. Her family, friends and all those who had the privilege to know her will remember her great sense of humour, her keen interest in sports and politics and her love of an ice-cold Coke. She will be deeply missed. Arrangements were entrusted to DODS & McNAIR FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL in Orangeville. Edna's family and friends will gather for a spring interment at St. Mary's Cemetery in Kingston. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.dodsandmcnair.com 11437765
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Posted by Elizabeth Mantrop (old friend) On Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Dear Cathy, Mary Lynn informed me of the great losses you have suffered. I have such wonderful memories of Jim, especially of the many evenings at your home the four of us spent playing games and eating from the card/dining table.Your Mom was a very gracious lady and she must of been so proud of you, Jim and Rachel. May you and Rachel be surrounded with comforting arms and great love during this sad time.In my thoughts and prayers, Liz

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