Velma Pryde, age 88, formerly of Stratford died peacefully at Ritz Lutheran Villa in Mitchell on Friday October 10, 2014. Born in Stratford on June 26, 1926, daughter of the Henry and Louise (Wilker) Sippel. Velma married W. G. (Percy) Pryde on November 6, 1948 and he predeceased her on May 13, 1991. Velma is survived by a daughter Janet (Ray) Muir of Seaforth and sons Ron (Chris) Pryde of Stratford and Grant (Natalie) of Fenton Michigan. Grandma will be remembered by Jon Muir (Jenn), Taylor Pryde, Nathan Pryde and her two great grandchildren Grace Muir and Jack Muir. Survived by a sister Jean Allen of Stratford, six sister-in-laws, and several nieces and nephews. Velma worked for Bell Telephone as an operator and at Smythe Red and White and Donaldson’s Lori Jo grocery stores. She enjoyed crafts, gardening and baking as well as spending time with family and friends at the cottage in Southampton. Friends and relatives are invited to call at the W. G. Young Funeral Home 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Wednesday October 15, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The Funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday October 16, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., with visitation one hour prior to the service. As expressions of sympathy memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice through the funeral home. www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com
Wednesday October 15, 2014
From 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday October 16, 2014
At 11:00 a.m. with Visitation One Hour Prior To Service
Charity of One’s Choice