Jean Aylesworth

Obituary of Jean Aylesworth

AYLESWORTH, Jean Marguerite (nee Monk)

passed away unexpectedly in her 95th year on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at WRH - Ouellette Campus. Beloved wife of the late John (2013). Loving Mother of Mary Ellen Ball (Ken), Catharine Guilbeault (Gerald), Margaret Seyler (Scott) and Stuart (Sharron). Cherished grandma of 11 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her siblings, Wilbur Monk (Gwen), Ruth Snider (Lyle), Lillian Shelby (Gordon), Robert Monk (Jean) and her in-laws, Ruth Quick (Lloyd), Robert Aylesworth, Arthur Aylesworth (Edith), Albert Aylesworth (Louise), Perry Aylesworth (Bertha, Jan, Iris) and Wilbert Aylesworth (Naomi). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the staff at WRH Ouellette Campus, including Dr. Nurae and also the staff at Seasons for the attentive care Jean received. Jean served with the Order of the Eastern Star for more than 65 years. During those years she was proud to serve a term as Worthy Matron. She was also a member of the Rebekkah Lodge. She worked for many years at I.O.D.E. Hospital. Upon retirement and together with her husband, they founded Gen-Tec Seeds where she worked by his side until his death in 2013. She dedicated her life to her husband and raising her family. Following Jean's wishes a Private Family Service will be held. If you wish to donate in Jean's memory, donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation may be done by contacting Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233). Family and Friends may share their memories of Jean at www.reidfuneralhome.ca