Obituary for Jean Marie Girvin (Dickinson)
Peacefully, at VON Sakura House in Woodstock on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, Jean Marie Girvin passed away at the age of 79 years. Loving wife of the late Murray Girvin (2008). Caring mother of Bill Girvin (Betty), Steven Girvin (Mandy) and Julia Pagnan (Terry). Adoring grandmother and great grandmother of Rachel (Jody), Curtis (Rachel), Eric, Matthew, Alexander and Darwin. Also survived by her sister Janice Chmarney (Peter), sister-in-laws Frances Cooper, Colleen Girvin and Jean Dickinson, Aunts Ina Chamberlain and Kathleen Geady, Uncle Ron Dickinson (Margaret) and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by her parents Lloyd and Lottie, son Michael Girvin, brothers Miles and Donley Dickinson, sister-in-law Bernice Thatcher and brother-in-law Dale Girvin. Jean was an avid gardener in her spare time. Jean also loved to read, do needlework and was an expert at completing puzzles. Another one of her passions was volunteering, over the years Jean volunteered with many organizations. Friends and relatives will be received at Ostrander’s Funeral Home, 43 Bidwell Street, Tillsonburg
(519-842-5221) on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. only. Memorial donations to the Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital Auxillary or LHSC would be appreciated by Jean’s family.
Personal condolences can be made at www.ostrandersfuneralhome.com