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December 29, 1922 - November 7, 2016
Edith Muriel Austin (nee Ritchel) passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 93 years at St. Elizabeth Retirement Residence, Hamilton on November 7, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Warren Russell Austin, DFC – November 12, 1998. Loved mother and mother in law of Bob (Jane) of Comox BC, Lesley (Lemke) of Sydney Australia and Peter of Hope BC. Sister of Howard and Harry Knowles and Lena Theriault. Loving grandmother of Lara, Heather (dec), Elizabeth and Ford and great grandmother to Damon and Kiano. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends and their families. She will live in our hearts forever. The family would like to thank Janet Knowles, Marilyn Fazio, and the staff at St. Elizabeth Retirement Residence for their wonderful care and support. The family and friends of Edith are warmly invited to attend her funeral service at St. John’s Anglican Church, 272 Wilson St. E., Ancaster at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 18, 2016.Visitation at the church from 10 a.m. Service to be followed by internment in the church cemetery and refreshments in the Parish hall. In lieu of flowers and in memory of Edith, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.