Janet Pearson

Obituary of Janet Pearson

Pearson, Janet Mary

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Erie Shores Hospice in Leamington on Sunday, December 2, 2018. Beloved wife of Dr. John Pearson for 61 years. Loving mother of Lynne Towle (Tim), Michael Pearson (Kris). Adored grandmother of Sandy (Jess), Chris (Holly), James, Drew and Scott. Proud great grandmother of Quinn and Jakob. Dear sister of the late June Montgomery (Tony). Janet and Dr. Pearson were married in 1957 and later arrived in Canada in 1959 and more specifically in Leamington in 1961. Janet studied to be a Radiographer at the University of Birmingham and later became a Radiographer and Lab Tech at the University of Saskatchewan and Leamington Hospital. Janet was instrumental in starting many group homes for this area. Her passions included many sports, gardening, arranging flowers and travelling. Janet was a self-taught golfer and had been a member at Erie Shores Golf and Country Club since 1965. She was Club Champion a record 26 times at Erie Shores and several times at Seven Springs in Florida. She played on many provincial teams and was once runner up for the Provincial Championship. Janet assisted with the Leamington Hospital Golf Tournament for many years. In her spare time, Janet volunteered with the Ladies Auxiliary and was the Convenor of the Gift Shop at Leamington Hospital. Special thank you to our good friends Dr. Enrique Guerra and Dr. Bob Simpson. Thank you to the 2nd floor staff at Erie Shores HealthCare and all of the staff and volunteers at Erie Shores Hospice for their compassionate care. At Janet’s request, cremation has taken place. A private family service will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Erie Shores Health Foundation, Erie Shores Hospice or the Salvation Army may be made by contacting the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631). Family, friends and colleagues are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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