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Delia (nee Cabonot) Calma

CALMA, Delia (nee Cabonot) - A resident of Chatham, Delia peacefully passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, September 8, 2017 at the London Health Sciences Centre - Victoria Hospital in her 69th year. Delia was the daughter of Domingo (2010) & Estella Cabonot of the Philippines. Beloved wife of Vicente Calma for 41 beautiful years and has been Delia's greatest love & support through everything. Loving mother of Grace (Michael) of Michigan and Eric (Tina) of Edmonton, AB. Lola of Shania, Georgia & Rachel. Sister of Paz (Wayne) Turner of Sarnia and 5 siblings, all in the Philippines. Delia was a kind & generous soul, and was always lending a helping hand to others even despite the pain that she was feeling. Always with a smile on her face, she lit up any room that she entered. She was an avid gardener, excellent chef and the best giver of advice. She thoroughly enjoyed spending time with family and with her grandchildren. Family to receive friends on Friday, September 15th, 2017 at McKINLAY FUNERAL HOME , 459 St Clair Street, Chatham from 7:00 - 9:00 pm. A Funeral Service will take place at Evangel Community Church, 76 Sandys Street, Chatham at 11:00 am on Saturday with visitation from 9:30 am until service time. Cremation to follow. Donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation in memory of Delia. Online condolences may be left for the family McKINLAY FUNERAL HOME 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, 519 351 2040 13208908
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Loving and caring lady
Posted by Penny & Brian Harris (Friends) On Thursday, September 14, 2017
So sorry to hear of Delia's passing. She was so brave. We will cherish our memories of her forever. Our love to all the family.
Posted by Robyn (Friend) On Thursday, September 14, 2017
Delia cleaned our home for a few years when I had a home daycare. She was always a breath of fresh air and her zest for life was such an inspiration. She would often recognize our busy lifestyle by secretly leaving a crockpot meal on our counter after she was done cleaning. I still have some of her handwritten recipies in my cookbook. She will be truly missed and definately not forgotten. She is with Jesus....till we meet again Delia!
Warm, generous and so very kind
Posted by carolyn (friend) On Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Vince, Grace and family. So very saddened to hear of Delia's death. I loved her big smile and playful approach to life.

My time with your family will always remain a happy memory for me. May your faith and good memories bring you comfort at this time.

A Wonderful Lady!
Posted by Vaughn & Sherry Kivell (friends) On Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Delia was one of a kind! She was very special to so many people and she will be missed! Sending our condolences to Vicente, Grace, Eric and family. She will always be remembered for her deep faith in God and contagious joy, no matter what! Sincerely, Vaughn & Sherry Kivell

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