Mildred Irene (Ellerbeck) Matier-Dibbley
1922 - 2018
Obituary of Mildred (Ellerbeck) Matier-Dibbley
Mildred Irene (Ellerbeck) Matier-Dibbley passed away at her home June 11th, 2018 at 95 years of age.
She was a loving mother to her daughter Pat Matier and to her son Tim Matier (Donna) and was predeceased by her son Tom Matier and his wife Candy (1980). Mom was predeceased by her husband George Matier 1971 and Murray Dibbley.
Mom was born in Raleigh Township December 24, 1922 to parents Ira and Maud (Dyer) Ellerbeck, also predeceased by her sister Beatrice and brothers Bob, Doug and Arvine. She was a devoted grandma to Troy, Chantal (Byron), Tonja (Terry), Michael, Angela and Thomas. Great grandma of 11, step-grandma of 3 and great great grandma of 6. Mom was a very proud WW2 Veteran serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force at Trenton in the Motor Transport Division. A long-time member of the Air Force Association 6RD Trenton and a founding member of the Legion Ladies Auxiliary Branch 324 Wheatley.
Mom was a very hard worker who enjoyed cooking, baking, knitting and sewing for her family. She was also a great letter writer and always remembered to send a card to everyone for whatever the occasion.
Working in her gardens and feeding and watching the birds was also something she enjoyed as well as taking many many pictures with her camera.
Special thank you for the care and compassion given to mom by Melissa, Ethel, Marie and Madeline.
Visitation will be held at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 2-5 & 7-9. Funeral Service will take place at Reid Funeral Home on Friday, June 15 at 11am with interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery.
Memorial donations made to the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at www.reidfuneralhome.ca