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Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre

1001 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener, ON

OBITUARY

Sheila Mae Lakeman

May 18, 1938January 1, 2020

Sheila passed away peacefully, surrounded with the love of her family at St. Mary’s Hospital, Kitchener on Wednesday, January 1, 2020, she was 81 years of age.

Sheila will be dearly missed by her husband of 60 years Alan, her children Cindy Kerwin (Bill), Brian Lakeman, David Lakeman (Eileen), her grandchildren Sarah (Jake), Matthew (James), great granddaughter Quinn Mae and her sister Sally Comfort (Paul). Family and friends will gather at the Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre, 1001 Ottawa St. S. on Sunday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. A celebration of Sheila’s life will be in the Westmount Chapel at 1:00 pm. Private inurnment will be at Avondale Cemetery, Stratford. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Forest Hill United Church or St. Mary’s Hospital Cardiac Care Unit are greatly appreciated.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, January 5, 2020
  • Memorial Service Sunday, January 5, 2020

Memories

Sheila Mae Lakeman

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Peter Becker

January 4, 2020

I will always remember Sheila's smile, warm greeting and kind words whenever I would pick up Alan to attend an executive meeting.
As club secretary I have known Alan for many years and understand that the past 12 months have been challenging ones for both of them, but also reassuring for me to know that they have faced them together with an open mind, strong faith, healthy attitude and tremendous support from the family.
Sincerest condolences on behalf of the Waterloo Coin Society.

Wendy Bateman

January 4, 2020

I am so grateful that I was able to reconnect with my beloved family. Thanks to my cousin Cindy for hosting many dinners & including me. I feel blessed to have so many beautiful memories of Christmas & birthday parties spent with my beautiful aunt Sheila. It means the world to me💖 She will be missed, but I will treasure the memories💔 RIP Aunt Sheila, I love you 💖

Carol Kerwin

January 4, 2020

I remember the beautiful Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls that Sheila would make for us all when a new baby would be born in the family. She must have spent so much time making them for us. They were really special gifts.💕

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY