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Monday November 14, 2022

YARDLEY, Eileen Mary (nee Cookson) 1924-2022 - passed away at the Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on Monday, November 14th, 2022 in her 99th year.  Beloved wife of the late Bernard Yardley (2007).  Loving mother of Margaret Gambacort (Ron) of Brantford, Rick Yardley (Pam) of Lindsay, Julie Sowden (Scott) of Port Dover and Jo Anne Plouffe (Chris) of Port Dover.  Cherished grandmother & great grandmother of Aaron (Erin), children Briar & Leah;  Jessica (Eldon), daughter Adrianna;  Richard (Andie), daughter Violet;  June, children Geneva & Thane;  Karin (Allan), children Jake & Rory;  Mark (Catherine);  Greg (Sumaiya), daughter Aaliyah;  Krista (Jeff);  Kyle (Megan), sons Perry & Warren; Samantha (Mike); Joshua; Matthew; and Monica.  Predeceased by her sibling Christine Mercer, Doreen Tena, Fr. Frank Cookson and Paul Cookson.  Lovingly remembered by nieces, nephews & extended family.  Friends are invited to share their memories of Eileen with her family at the JASON SMITH FUNERAL CHAPEL, 689 Norfolk St. North Simcoe for visitation on Thursday, November 17th, 2022 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 211 Union St. Simcoe on Friday morning at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Charles Akinloye as celebrant.  Interment:  Port Dover Cemetery.  Those wishing to donate in memory of Eileen are asked to consider the St. Vincent de Paul Society or a charity of one’s choice.  Personal online condolences at (519) 426-0199

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