Obituary of Eileen Joan Edwards
EDWARDS, Eileen, Joan May 13, 1928 - February 6, 2022 Passed away peacefully at Victoria Hospital in her 94th year. Missed deeply by her loving husband of 70 years, Derek Edwards. A beloved mother to Kevan (Christine) and treasured Nana to Brendon (Jaime), Deanna (Matt) and Great Nana to Benjamin Edwards. Aunt and Great Aunt to many nieces and nephews both in Canada and England. Proceeded in death by siblings Edith, Irene, Helen, Dorothy, Florence, Ivy, Alice, Violet, George, Phyllis, and parents George and Emma Poplett. Eileen was born in Redhill England and moved to London ON Canada in 1958. Eileen was a partner in the family owned catering business with her husband as well as an avid gardener who took great pride in her flower and well-manicured shrub gardens. She loved to bake and make special treats for her family during the holidays. The family’s favourite memories with her include time spent at Lake Huron on summer weekends at their travel trailer and trips to Minnesota to visit her grandchildren. She will be missed forever but forever loved. In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at the Evans Funeral Home, 648 Hamilton Rd., on Friday, May 13, 2022, from 12-1. A Celebration of her Life will be held in the Evans Chapel at 1pm. To honour her memory, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Children’s Health Foundation, in London ON, www.childhealth.ca Evans Funeral Home, 519-451-9350, entrusted with arrangements. Evans Funeral Home will be providing a livestream service at the time of ceremony, Click HERE to register for the link to the ceremony. Please follow necessary instructions. Online condolences can be expressed at www.evansfh.ca Services: Service Date Friday, May 13, 2022 Service Time 1 pm Service Location Evans Funeral Home, 648 Hamilton Road, London, Ontario Visitation Friday, May 13, 2022 Visitation Time 12-1 p.m. Visitation Location Evans Funeral Home, 648 Hamilton Road, London, Ontario Requested Charity Children’s Health Foundation, in London ON, www.childhealth.ca
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