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Gwendolyn Hilliard

Gwendolyn Hilliard

Sunday, July 28th, 1946 Saturday, March 30th, 2019

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Obituary

Obituary for Gwendolyn Marie Hilliard (Little)

Hilliard, Gwen Marie (nee Little)
Peacefully at Grey Bruce Health, Owen Sound on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at the age of 72. Beloved wife of Paul Hilliard (2018) for 54 years. Dear mother of Mike (Ruth Ann), Andy (Cathie) and Dan (Jeff). Cherished grandmother of Nathalia (Matthew) of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Johnathan (Sherry) of Desboro, Ontario and great-granddaughter Kyrsten. Remembered by her siblings Joyce, John, Susan, Wendy, Dana, Rob and Ann. Predeceased by her parents Dan & Isabel Little and her brother David and her sister Linda. Remembered by her sister-in-law Joan Hilliard, Grant & Lorraine Hilliard and Warren Hilliard. Gwen will also be greatly missed by her little guy Bentley (the dog) other relatives and many friends.
Funeral Service will be held at Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre, 21 First. St., Orangeville, Ontario on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. Spring Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Orangeville. Memorial donations to the War Amps or the Children's Wish Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

A tree will be planted in memory of Gwen in the Dods & McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. The annual dedication service will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.dodsandmcnair.com

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, April 7th, 2019 | 11:30am - 1:00pm
    Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre
    21 First Street
    Orangeville, On
    Sunday, April 7th, 2019
    11:30am - 1:00pm
  • Service

    Sunday, April 7th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre
    21 First Street
    Orangeville, On
    Sunday, April 7th, 2019
    1:00pm
    Officiant
    Pastor Bill Barwick
  • Interment

    Greenwood Cemetery
    Orangeville
  • Reception

    Sunday, April 7th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Dods & McNair Reception Centre
    21 First Street
    Orangeville, On
    Sunday, April 7th, 2019
    12:00pm - 2:00pm

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Norm Playter

Norm and Jackie Playter Dan, Jeff, and the Hilliard families. We just returned from out of the country last night and are sorry to have read in the paper of the passing of Gwen. She was quite a lady indeed and passed far to young. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
Comment | Posted at 04:44pm via Condolence
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Anne Watson

Mike, Andy and Dan and families. I send my sympathies to all of you in this time of sadness. Gwen loved her farm and was so very proud of all of you. May fond memories bring you peace.
Comment | Posted at 07:11am via Condolence
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Pearl Bumstead

Mike, Dan, Andy and families - It is with great sadness that we just heard today that Gwen had passed away. She was a great person, and always ready to share a good story. Gwen loved her farm, her livestock and her family, and told many a story about the comfort that little Bentley provided her and Paul. Peace and Blessings to the family and I will always remember the special time spent with Gwen. Sincerely, Pearl Bumstead and Brian
Comment | Posted at 10:41pm via Condolence
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Shelley Murphy

Andy, Mike and Dan, We are so sorry to learn of the passing of your mom. Our deepest sympathies to you all-your entire family. Sincerely Joan Bird (with the memory of Roger Bird) and Shelley Murphy
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Carl Rennick

My condolences to Gwen's family. I remember her well from my childhood living just up the street. Rest in Peace. Carl Rennick
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