Velma Fern Elizabeth Carruthers, age 86, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at her residence on Friday, March 27, 2015. Born in Listowel, daughter of the late Ewart and Hazel (Gibb) Duncan. Velma will be fondly remembered by Walter Carruthers. Loving mother of Robert, Lois, Marie, Donald, Bonnie and Larry and family friend Roland Fournier all of Stratford. Grandma will be missed by Melissa, Amy, Elizabeth, Sabrina, Jamie, Tyler, Krista, Tiffany and Felicity along with her great grandchildren Taylor, Rylee, Caden, Tanner, Quentin, Tamara, Brittany, Cassandra, Dylan, Erica, Maelie; also great great-grandson Tommy. Velma will be remembered by her siblings Doreen Sequin, Marlene (Hartley) McHarg, Leone Duncan, Doris (David) Illman, Joyce (Robert) Hansen, Ross (Lois) Duncan and Brian Duncan; also brothers-in-law Ken O’Grady and Pete Geertsma. Besides her parents, Velma was predeceased by her son Calvin (1948), sisters Alma and Marjorie, brothers Colin and Glen and brothers-in-law Gilbert Sequin and Bill Stacey, and sister-in-law Mildred Duncan. Friends and relatives may call at the W. G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will take place at the funeral home on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society Huron-Perth or the Heart and Stroke Foundation Huron Perth Oxford through the funeral home. (519)271-7411
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Funeral Service
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
W.G. Young Funeral Home

Avondale Cemetery

W.G. Young Funeral Home
Reception Centre

Memorial Donations
Alzheimer Society Huron Perth
Heart and Stroke Foundation Huron Perth Oxford

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