Alma Jane Hathaway (nee Aylesworth) of Strathroy peacefully passed away on July 30, 2023, at the age of 94. Surrounded by her loved ones at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital, Alma was the cherished wife of Laurie Hathaway for an incredible 70 years. She was a beloved mother to Karen Kennedy of Sarnia, Barry Hathaway of London, and Anne Dymond of Kerwood, and was predeceased by her son Stephen in 1955. Alma was a doting grandmother to Charlotte, Madison, Adam, and Luke, and a great grandmother to Barry.
In addition to her wonderful family, Alma was also preceded in death by her brothers Keith and Donald, sister Margaret, and parents Lon and Margaret. Cremation has taken place, and a private family inurnment will be held at a later date in Longwoods Cemetery, Melbourne.
The family expresses deep gratitude to the caring staff at Season’s Retirement Community in Strathroy, as well as Michelle and the staff at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital for their attentive care. Alma dedicated much of her time as a volunteer at the hospital, and the family kindly requests that any expressions of sympathy be made in the form of donations to the SMGH Foundation or a charity of choice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Elliott-Madill Funeral Home Ltd, and more information can be found at http://www.elliottmadill.com.