COND, Cora

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August 8, 1925 to December 2, 2021 ~ It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of Cora Cond Thursday, December 2, 2021 at A.R.C.H., in her 97th year.

She is predeceased by her beloved husband Glen, her sister Roberta, and her daughter-in-law Judy. She will be deeply missed by her children, Sandie, Lynn, ( late Judy) and Larry (Kerrie); her grandchildren, Sara (Brent), Jen (Andy), Abbey (Jonas), Lee (Sara), Gavin (Jenn), Jesse (Taryn), Joe (Yvonne), Seth (Shannon), Caleb (Michelle), Michael (Lynaya) and Amanda (Rob); her great grandchildren, Ellie, Grant, Riley, Austin, Eli, Maggie, Owen, Georgia, Isla, Lucy, LeRoy, Taylor, Justin, Cole, Ty, Blake, Richard, Marc and Macy; her great, great grandchildren, Jaxton, Cory, and Jayla Cora.

She will be missed by so many whose lives she touched with genuine joy and caring in the community she loved.

She was above all, a mother and grandmother but also, an avid knitter, a great supporter of family sports (many know her from the bleachers at football games basketball and baseball games, and hockey arenas), and a devoted member of Central United Church for 70 years. She was also the first computer operator where she worked in the office of Virene’s Department store.

She fostered her roots to Manitoulin Island where she was born and she ensured her family’s connection to that home. She is also mourned by her 10 loving nieces and nephews and all her extended family there.

Her greatest gift to us all is her love that created a strong sense of family, and the roots that she laid down to secure it.

She will be missed but well remembered.

Many thanks to the staff at A.R.C.H., and the Sault Area Hospital, and Doctors Wilson and Apostle, for the gentle caring, compassion, and friendship offered to Cora and her children.

Friends and family are invited to attend a funeral service at Central United Church on Tuesday December 7, 2021 at 3:00p.m. Covid restrictions apply, social distancing and masks are mandatory. Burial will take place the following day, Wednesday December 8, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. at Hilly Grove Cemetery on Manitoulin Island.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Central United Church or A.R.C.H. (Payable by cheque or online) would be greatly appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington Street E., 705-759-2522). Please visit www.arthurfuneralhome.com obituaries section to leave a message on condolence as a keepsake for the family.