Thelma Frances Leigh (nee Walker), age 93, passed away peacefully at Hillside Manor on July 26, 2020. Born in Stratford, December 26, 1926, daughter of the late Frank and Edith Walker. 

Thelma lived most of her married life in London moving to Stratford in 1990. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Church, Stratford. In her younger years she was an avid bowler and loved to bake. She was famous for her delicious tea biscuits. 

Beloved wife of the late Robert Perry “Bert” Leigh who predeceased her in 1995. She is survived by her sister Nora Campbell, brother Larry Walker (Sharon) and Martha Buck. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. 

Predeceased by brothers Marvin (Audrey), Vincent (Elsie), Joe (Sylvia) and sisters Myrtle (Walter), Edna (Clifford), Lois (Nick), Dorothy (Andy) and brother-in-law James Campbell. 

The family would like to thank Dr. Kenyon and the staff at Hillside Manor for all the great care Thelma received the last number of years. 

A family service will be held with interment at Avondale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made the Alzheimer Society of Perth County through the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford. 519.271.7411


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