NORTH, Rilla Fern (nee Evoy)


Peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at ARCH at the age of 95.

Loving mother of George (MerriLee), Bonnie Grisdale (Peter), Steven (Bela) and Nelda Kent (Stephen).

Awesome gramma of George (Vanessa), Carlee Nolan (Al), Jeff (Kelsey), Sandra Thompson (Mark), Becky Grisdale (Randy), Billi Grisdale-Briski (Chris), Richard, Brian (Tammy), Roberta Tallon (Lindsay), Brennan (Cheyenne), Lisa Kent (Darryl), Morgan Mills (Jeff) and Juliana Hurley (Bryce). Great gramma of 19.

Daughter of the late Percival and Fern Evoy. Dear sister of Madge Hill, Edith Darou, Gerry and Wendell Evoy and predeceased by William, Beula Palmer, Verna Infanti, Frank, Tony, Ben, Della and Nelda Evoy.

Sister in law to Marie, Leona, Kim and Elaine. Survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends and family may visit at the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E., 705-759-2522) on Monday, January 7, 2019 from 4-6:30 pm. Funeral service to follow in the chapel at 7 pm. Bishop Todd Vary officiating.

Friends and family are invited to a graveside service at Laird Cemetery on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 12 noon. A light luncheon will follow at Bar River Hall.

Memorial contributions ‘payable by cheque’ to ARCH, Bar River United Church or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

Rilla loved her home at Pathways for the past four years and the family are grateful for the care she received. Special thanks to Dr. Beuhner and staff at ARCH.

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