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Hetherington & Deans Funeral Chapel

5176 Victoria Ave, Niagara Falls, ON

OBITUARY

Lydia Jean (Hetherington) Britt

30 September, 192218 July, 2020

BRITT, Lydia Jean (nee Hetherington) on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Gateway Haven, Wiarton, in her 98th year. She was predeceased by her parents, William and Jean, her loving husband, Lorne, siblings; Bill, Alex, Doug, Jim, George, Robert, sisters-in-law; Margaret,Ethel and Ruth and brothers-in-law; Ken and Bob.

Loving mother to Cheryl (Tom) Twose, Bill (Cathy) and Rob.

Beloved Grandmother to Chris (Norma), Erin (Kelly), Matthew (Kayla), Sara (Ben), Greg, Emily and Meghan. Great-grandmother to Christopher, Jordan, Olivia, Alexander and Ava. She will be missed by her sisters; Violet Warden, and Margaret Dickson, Brother Ken and sisters-in-law, Evelyn, Carol and Jean and many nieces and nephews.

She was a dedicated volunteer for over 35 years, (into her 90s) at Dorchester Manor (now the Meadows of Dorchester) where she enjoyed dancing, singing and participating in other fun activities with the residents. On Canada Day in 2007 (Canada’s 140th birthday) she received a certificate recognizing her as being a Good Canadian Citizen.

Her Family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to Dr. VanDorp and the kind and caring staff at Gateway Haven.

Memorial donations to McMaster University Medical Centre Blood Disorder Clinic or the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Due to COVID restrictions, a private graveside service by invitation will take place at Fairview Cemetery, in Niagara Falls, Ontario

Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.hetheringtonanddeans.com

Services

  • Private Graveside Service

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Matthew Britt

21 July 2020

I love you grandma, thank you for 40 years of endless love and for always calling me “baby”. I am so happy you get to finally join Grandpa in heaven. I’ll think of you often. I wish I had been able to introduce my daughter to you, I know you would have loved to hold her and she would have loved to have met you. Rest In Peace Grandma, Love always Matthew

Gregory Britt

21 July 2020

Your many wishes for a life time of the most fun were met. You made my child hood as wonderful as you could. You were the most amazing person. Thanks for everything grandma.

Barb (Brunne) Carswell

21 July 2020

Hi Bill and Cathy and family
Sorry to hear about your Mom Bill
Our memories of our parents are with us always
Thoughts and prayers to all of you
❤️Barb and whole Brunne family

Liza & Denis Fare

21 July 2020

Dear Cheryl & Family,

Your Mom will 'ALWAYS' be in your heart forever and remember she will be looking down at you and the Family.She was a very nice lady and she will 'ALWAYS' be in our hearts also. MAY SHE REST IN PEACE and she is now in the hands of 'GOD'..

Tammy Frakking

21 July 2020

"Aunt" Lydia was so involved with her family.
So loving and caring.
Always there, at all the family gatherings.
Always had a big smile and a hug for you, and asked how you've been.
Genuinely kind.
She will be missed, and our condolences to her family.

Tammy Frakking

21 July 2020

Tammy Frakking

21 July 2020

Tammy Frakking

21 July 2020

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