August 27, 1923December 28, 2010

APPELT, Thora Eileen (nee Harris)

Thora was born in Barnet, Hertfordshire, England on August 27, 1923, 3rd child of Henry and Louisa Harris. After a long and happy life Thora died in St. Catharines on Tuesday, December 28, 2010. She came to Canada as a war bride on the H.M.S. Queen Mary in July 1946 to join her beloved husband Mark. Predeceased by her loving husband Victor Marcus “Mark” Appelt (2005). Survived by her 2 children Marcus (Sue) of Picton, ON and Elizabeth (Powell) of St. Catharines, one sister Sylvia Doyle and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation Monday, January 3, 2011 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 75 Church Street (905-684-6346). Private interment. Memorial Service at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at Resurrection Lutheran Church, corner of Glenridge and Lockhart. No scented products please. In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to Hospice Niagara. On-line condolences may be made at

“But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers and sisters, about those who have died, so that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have died. 1 Thessalonians, Ch. 4 vs 13 & 14.


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, January 4, 2011


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Barbara Rether

January 21, 2011

Marcus and Elizabeth,

Sorry to hear of your mum's passing. I will always remember her for her wonderful sense of humour.

Paul, Lori, Hannah & Noah Schultz

January 6, 2011

Dear Liz and family,
Please accept our deepest sympathies for your loss. We hold on to the hope we have in Christ Jesus! We are sorry that we did find out about her passing until just now and missed the opportunity to share our condolences in person. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time!
With care and concern in Jesus, our risen Lord and Saviour,

Krysta Rotz

January 4, 2011

You will be missed. A wonderful neighbour and woman. Thank you for always being there for my family.

Love you always.