It is with overwhelming sadness that Martha Elizabeth Mitchell, age 76, of Bayfield and formerly of Stratford, passed away peacefully and on her own terms on August 20, 2021.

Born in Owen Sound, ON, daughter of the late Leonard and Kathleen (Chester) Cheer. Martha was predeceased by her husband Brian Mitchell (2006). Loving and adoring mother to Jeff (Beth) Mitchell, proud grandmother to Caitlin Mitchell (partner Brad Zoeller) of Ingersoll and Amanda Mitchell (fiancé Scott Galbraith) of London, and great grandmother to Emma Mitchell.

Martha Will be lovingly remembered by her cherished siblings David (Denise) Cheer of Southampton, Isabel Cheer (Phil Spevack) of Winnipeg, MB, brother-in-law Bruce (Kay) Mitchell of Owen Sound and many nieces and nephews. She will be fondly remembered by Harald (Barb) Scholz, Erna Scholz of Stratford, and John (Carol) Simmons and family of Lambeth.

Martha was a long time employee of Canadian Fabricated Products until her retirement. She and Brian were one of the past owners of Cambria Quick Stop in Stratford. Martha loved a good game of cards, and was always excited to be included with her special group of friends at Pine Lake. They met several times a week for fun, food and companionship.

The family would like to sincerely thank her Pine Lake friends for their help and support during these times, Janet McDougall (OneCare), Dr. Candi Flynn, Dr. Michael Sanatani and staff at LHSC, Dr. Eric Thomas, Clinton Public hospital and all the nurses and staff for the care compassion, and patience given to mom through her journey. It has been very much appreciated. In keeping with Martha’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no official service. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society through the W. G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron St., Stratford, ON. 519.271.7411.


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