Passed away peacefully at Simcoe Manor, Beeton, Ontario on Sunday, June 28, 2015, Evelyn Marie Ferguson (née Thorneycroft), in her 83rd year, beloved wife of the late Charlie Turner (1992) and Harold Ferguson (2003). Cherished mother of Wayne Turner (Maria DiMarco) of Severn Falls and Nancy Turner (Gerd Johnson) of Orangeville. Loving grandmother of Charlie and Ian Johnson. Sister of Sylvia Foster (Ron) of Midland and Frank Thorneycroft of Penetanguishene.
Evelyn worked from 1954 to 1989 for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in their executive offices. She was involved with the Horticultural Societies in Thornhill, Coldwater and Orangeville and was a member of the Simcoe County Quilters’ Guild and the St. Georges Quilters’ Guild. She was a member of the Brown’s Corner United Church, Markham and Westminster United Church, Orangeville.
The family will receive their friends at the Egan Funeral Home Baxter & Giles Chapel, 273 Broadway, Orangeville (519-941-2630) on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 from 12 noon until time of a celebration of Evelyn’s life in the chapel at one o’clock. Followed by interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Ontario, 20 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto M4R 1K8. Condolences for the family may be offered at www.EganFuneralHome.com