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Evelyn "Mavis" (nee Bennett) Papps

PAPPS, Evelyn "Mavis" (nee Bennett) - Of Blenheim, passed away with family by her side at the Blenheim Community Village on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, age 93. Born in Desborough, England, to parents the late William and Lois Anne (nee Dawkins) Bennett. Loving wife of the late Robert Anthony Papps. Beloved mother of Michael (Vi) of Burlington, Garry (Lisa) of Chatham, and Carol Huffman of Chatham. Grandmother of Aaron (Ramona Johnston) Papps of Victoria, B.C., Michaela (Jon) DaSilva of Sarnia, Tara (Erick) Vandeweghe of Toronto, Sheri (Brent Ashley) Papps of Toronto, Jason Huffman (Erin Seney) of Tecumseh, Chad Huffman (Lisa Barriault) of Blenheim, and Brent Huffman (Michele Fawcett) of Calgary. Great-grandmother “Gigi” of many loving great-grandchildren who adored her dearly. Mavis was predeceased also by her brother Norman and sister Enid of England and will be missed by her extended family in England. Mavis was a tireless volunteer with the Blenheim Freedom Library and the Blenheim Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Visitation will be held at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 141 Park St., Blenheim on Friday February 22, 2019 from 7-9pm. A Legion Ladies Auxiliary Service will be held at 7:30pm. The Funeral Service for Mavis will be held at the Funeral Home on Saturday February 23, at 10am. Burial to follow in the Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim. Donations in memory of Mavis may be made to the Blenheim Freedom Library or the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com. The Papps family would like to thank the excellent and caring staff at the Blenheim Community Village who cared for Mavis and ourselves during this difficult time. They all went above and beyond our expectations providing a serene comfortable home for us all. McKINLAY FUNERAL HOME, 141 Park St., Blenheim, Ontario, 519-676-3451 13327108
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Sincere Condolences
Posted by Jeff and Suzanne Fournie (friends of Carol and Mike) On Friday, February 22, 2019
Carol, Mike and families -

We are so sorry to hear of your mothers passing.

Please know you are in our prayers.

Thinking about you all.

Thinking of you
Posted by Barb and Les Smith (Friends) On Thursday, February 21, 2019
So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She was a great lady. I remember her and your dad from their boating days at Lighthouse Cove! They so enjoyed getting the family out on their boat and then spending time with everyone at the dock. She had a great life and a great family. Thinking of you all and sorry we can’t be there.

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