ABLESON, Colleen


With broken hearts, we announce the peaceful passing of Colleen at the Algoma Residential Community Hospice (ARCH) on Friday, August 4th, 2017, six days before her 78th birthday.

Beloved wife and best friend of Tom for the past 59 years.  Loving mother of the late Rob (Pam), Eric (Terry) and Dan (Anita).  Cherished and adored gramma of Miranda, Nathan, Madison, Tanner, Matthew and Mackenzie.  Great gramma of Addie and Aiden.  Pre-deceased by her parents, Jim and Jean Cooper.  Dearest sister of Joan Gemmill (Royden).  Special sister-in-law of Jim Ableson (Gail) and Donald Ableson (Carolyn).  Aunt, cousin and friend of many.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre on Tuesday, August 8th from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.  Memorial service to take place in the chapel at 7:00 pm.  Reverend Erasmus Madimbu officiating. Interment West Korah Cemetery.The family would like to thank the amazing staff and volunteers at ARCH for their extraordinary kindness, compassion and care.  Memorial donations to ARCH or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Expressions of sympathy may be made at
“So, when tomorrow starts without me,
Don’t think we’re far apart
 For every time you think of me
I’m right here, in your heart”