BENFORD, Heraldean (Dean)


January 23, 1919 to January 10, 2016 – Dean passed away in her 97th year.

She is reunited in heaven with Husband Charlie, Mother Nellie Holmes, Father Herald Holmes, Brother Bob Holmes, and Sister Helen Launder (nee Holmes). She is survived by her Brother Arthur Holmes. Descendant of the United Empire Loyalist Kingston Branch. Much loved Mum to Charlene (Paul), Brian (Carolyn) and Harvey (Sherry). Cherished Grandma of Chelene Hanes (Nathan), Cale Krezek, Gisella Krezek, Cara Boese, Paula, Karen, Scott, and Brian Benford, Melissa Bishop (Ryan), Leigha and Jennifer Benford. Loving Great Grandma to Tristan, Mikayla, Ava, Matthew, Senoa, Nicoya, Dylan, Jaxson and Caden. Mammy to the late Rick. Auntie to Carol Metz, Wayne Launder (Ronalda), Trudy Deakers, the late David Launder (Jenny), and the late Ted Benford (Lorraine).

Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 from 1 until 2:30 pm. Funeral service to follow in the chapel at 3 pm.

A special thank you to the staff, nurses and doctors at Sault Area Hospital for their excellent care. Dean was a kind, gentle, lady who will be missed by everyone whose life she touched.

Memorial contributions to TAAG (The Animal Assistance Group) or to the SSM Humane Society would be greatly appreciated.

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