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Edna Eileen (Johnstone) Ayers

May 16, 1922 — March 29, 2023

Ayers: Edna Eileen Johnstone

May 16th, 1922 - March 29th, 2023

AYERS, EDNA EILEEN JOHNSTONE, daughter of Jack & Lilly (Mawdsley) Johnstone, passed away peacefully with family at her side at home in Forest Home, Oro-Medonte.
Beloved wife of the late Gilchrist Roy Ayers for 61 years.  Loving mother of Roy - predeceased (Pam) of Echo Bay, Marion Brown (Gerry - predeceased) of Orillia, Lorna (Ron) Sommers of Oro-Medonte, Helen (Abe) VanderWelle of Parry Sound, Norma Harvie (Randy - predeceased) and Margaret (Glen) Conway all of Forest Home.  Dear grandmother of 23 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren.
Dear sister of Norman (Helen) Johnstone of Rochester, N.Y. and Joyce South (Larry predeceased) of Kingston, ON.  Siblings Lorna, Helen, Mervyn, Alan & Harvie all predeceased. Sister in law to Dora Hawke, Harry, Jack, Joseph, Ernest, Elmer & Albert Ayers all predeceased.  Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins & dear friends near & far!
The late Edna Johnstone Ayers will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West Street N., Orillia, with Visitation on Sunday, April 2nd, 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 P.M., and Monday, April 3rd on Edna & Gillie’s Anniversary, from 1 - 2 P.M., Service to follow.  For those who are not able to be present for the service, you may watch via Livestream by clicking and registering on the following link

https://event.forgetmenotceremonies.com/ceremony?c=32b9e1ea-cbd7-41fa-9bb2-57d34ece3bbc

Interment: - St. Andrew’s - St. James’ Cemetery, Orillia.
If desired, Memorial Donations to the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation, or the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated.   Messages of condolence are welcomed at www.mundellfuneralhome.com
Kate Grigg Specials to the Packet & Times 2015

https://www.simcoe.com/news/the-ongoing-saga-of-edna/article_b77fa286-f3da-5af9-890e-1d31e526f383.html

https://www.simcoe.com/life/edna-johnstones-family-history-provides-plenty-of-drama-for-ongoing-book-project/article_d97306cb-5620-5fbe-8bd0-3ca96ded692e.html

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Monday, April 3, 2023

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