Peacefully, with her daughters by her side, on Monday July 23, 2018 at Bluewater Health in Sarnia, at the age of 78. Myrna was the long-time partner of Arthur Speed for 35 years. Loving mother of Kimberley Fraser and her husband James McCulloh, Lisa Johnson, and step-mother of Jarrod Speed (Tracy). Cherished Nanny of Hailey Johnson, Kiera Johnson, Nathan Speed, Nick Speed and Alex Speed. She will be sadly missed by her sisters Constance Hoffman (Daniel) and Heather Saar (Michael). Predeceased by her parents Jean & Keith Tate. As a nurse, mom touched many lives in Sarnia, first at St Joseph’s Hospital before working the majority or her career with the VON. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received at McCormack Funeral Home – Stewart Chapel, 254 George Street (at College Avenue) for memorial visitation on Thursday July 26 from 7-9 pm. A Celebration of Life will be held at St Luke’s United Church (350 Indian Road) on Friday July 27 at 11 am. Remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family online on “Myrna’s Guestbook” at mccormackfuneralhomesarnia.com. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated.
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We share in your sorrow in the passing of a lovely lady. We will miss her warm smile at church.
Larry & Allison McLaren email@example.com
So sorry for your loss. Myrna was a wonderful person and her nursing expertise was always appreciated at VON but her kindness and sincerity were her greatest virtues.
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The loss of Myrna will be felt by many, she was a dear friend and I am grateful to have known her. Her laughter will always ring in my ears. She loved her girls, and her grandchildren, may your wonderful memories help carry you in your grief! Art will also be missing his best friend. My deepest condolences to you all!
Glenda Weaver Duguid email@example.com
My sincere sympathy Art, Kim Lisa and family Myrna was a great nursing classmate, I have many wonderful memories and always enjoyed getting together with her at reunions. Thoughts and prayers with you at this sad time.
Marilyn Delarge firstname.lastname@example.org
OMG - we were shocked at the news. So sorry, our deepest Blessings and Condolences - Kimmy & Lisa. Even though we did not see each other often - Myrna always had a Special Place in our hearts. She & Doug we’re John & David’s Godparents and our Heather was named after your Aunt Heather. Love always - the Robson Family
Janice Robson email@example.com
Sincere and heart felt sympathy for your loss.I trained with Myrna in Renfrew and have great memories of those years. Will miss her wonderful smile at our summer get togethers .Remember her kindness and goodness. Darleen
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