Hanna Buckrell

Obituary of Hanna Buckrell


A resident of Leamington, Hanna Buckrell passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, June 4, 2018 at the age of 82. She was born in Cottam, and was the daughter of the late Gottlob and Emma Halbgewachs. Loving wife to the late George for 57 years. Dear mother of Jane Buckrell (Lorne), Mary Tiessen (Ron) and Miles Buckrell (Brenda). Proud and loving grandmother to Darren (Maylin), Matthew (Grace), Emma, Steven and Bridget and great-grandmother to Christopher. Sister to John Halbgewachs (Lois), David Halbgewachs (Ethel) and Barbara Osborne. Hanna was predeceased by her brother Robert Halbgewachs, sisters Mary Simpson (Doug), Dorothy Haggith (Archie) and Freda McKinnell (William); sisters- in-law Dorothy Cunningham (Alan) and Marion Hunter (John). Hanna will also be lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Hanna was a proud graduate of Grace Hospital Nursing School Class of 1957 and retired from Leamington District Memorial Hospital after many years of service. In keeping with Hanna's wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service to celebrate Hanna's life has been planned for Sunday July 8. Service at 1:30pm at the Olinda-Ruthven United Church, 1907 Queen Boulevard, Ruthven , reception and refreshments from 2:30-4:30pm. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631). As your expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca