Obituary of Alba Denkers
DENKERS, Alba Rose R.N. (nee Ricciotti)
98 years, passed away peacefully with her loving family at her side and her precious Lord leading the way on December 6, 2017 at Extendicare Southwood Lakes. Beloved wife of the late Herman Denkers (1987). Loving mother of the late Bernice Derikx (Joseph), the late Gary, the late Wayne (Edie), Guy Alden (Barbara), Rosann McNeil (Keith), Marianne Denkers, and the late Francis (Marlene). Cherished Nonna of many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. Predeceased by sister Mary Colautti and brothers Vincenzo, Fernando, Aldo, and Ricardo. Will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Alba graduated in 1941 from St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing, Chatham. She started her nursing career at St. Joseph Hospital in Chatham for 15 years, then Leamington District Memorial Hospital and the Sun Parlor Home in Leamington. She ended her career by "assisting" with night rounds and morning report at Southwood Lakes. A special thank you to the staff of Extendicare Southwood Lakes for their exemplary care and compassion.
Visitation at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 7-9 p.m. The Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at St. Michael's Church, 29 Elliott Street, Leamington at 10:30 a.m. with visitation at 9:30 a.m. Interment at Erie Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations made by cheque to Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Share words of comfort or make a donation at www.reidfuneralhome.ca