February 22, 1940 – May 20, 2012

In loving memory of Jill Secord, a resident of Silver Water, who passed away at home on Sunday, May 20, 2012 surrounded by her loving family after a 14 month battle with cancer. Jill was a member of St. Andrew’s United Church in Silver Water, the UCW, the Western Manitoulin Presbytery representative as well as a director on the Silver Water Hall Board. Jill canvassed for the Cancer Society and the Heart and Stroke Foundation for many years. She was an inspiration to everyone who knew her. After her retirement from Armstrong and Land Law Office in Gore Bay and previously MDS Labs in St. Catharines, Jill enjoyed spending time with friends as well as volunteering in her community. Dearly beloved wife of Peter for 53 1/2 years. Loving and loved mother of Lindsay (friend Rena) and Todd (wife Cindy) of Silver Water. Proud grandmother of Catherine (friend Kris Purdy) of Chelmsford, Sean (fiancé Amanda Abotossaway) of Aundeck Omni Kaning, Justin and Nicholas of Silver Water, Alexandra and Nicole of Welland and Dylan of St. Catharines. Special niece of Grant Johnston. Also survived by many cousins. Predeceased by her mother Helen Johnston (2005) (Don Bleich, 2001) and grandparents Lindsay Johnston (1990) and Kitty Johnston (1987). Friends may call at the Culgin Funeral Home, Gore Bay from 7 pm – 9 pm on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 and at St. Andrew’s United Church, Silver Water on Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 10 am – 11 am. The funeral service to celebrate Jill’s life will be conducted at 11 am with Pastor Erwin Thompson officiating. Interment in Silver Lake Cemetery. If so desired, donations to Manitoulin Animal Welfare Fund or Pet Save would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.culginfuneralhome.ca. Culgin Funeral Home, Gore Bay, 705-282-2270.