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Marion KONKIN

Marion “Jean” Konkin (nee Dixon) peacefully passed away at Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at the age of 76. She was the loving wife of the Late Jacob “Jake” Konkin, who passed away in 2007. Jean was a devoted mother, survived by her son Joel Konkin (Alissa) of Hamilton. Her greatest joys in life were her grandchildren, Reeve and Cole. Jean was also a dear sister to Barbara Small of Simcoe, Marie Earl of Port Stanley, and Don Dixon of Port Dover. She had a close bond with her extended family, including nieces and nephews. Jean was predeceased by her sister Carol Kowalsky in 1983. She had a strong faith and was an active member of the Simcoe Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. A private interment service will be held at the Port Dover Cemetery on Saturday, August 19, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. A public memorial service will follow at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Simcoe on Sunday, August 20, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the website http://www.jw.org. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Jason Smith Funeral Chapel in Simcoe. Online condolences can be expressed at http://www.smithfuneralchapel.com or by calling (519) 426-0199.

Marion “Jean” Konkin (nee Dixon) passed away on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at the age of 76 at Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton. She was surrounded by her loved ones as she took her last breath. Jean lovingly spent her life as the devoted wife of the Late Jacob “Jake” Konkin, who sadly passed away in 2007. Their bond was one of deep love and commitment. Jean’s life was enriched further by the presence of her beloved son Joel Konkin (Alissa), who provided her with endless joy and pride. Her greatest delight, however, came from her precious grandchildren, Reeve and Cole, who brought immense happiness to her every day. Jean’s siblings, Barbara Small of Simcoe, Marie Earl of Port Stanley, and Don Dixon of Port Dover, were inseparable pillars of support throughout her life. She was also lucky to have an extended family full of nieces and nephews who cherished and adored her. Jean’s sister Carol Kowalsky, who passed away in 1983, held a special place in her heart and is deeply missed. Jean’s unwavering faith in the Simcoe Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses sustained her throughout her life. She found solace and spiritual fulfillment in her involvement with the congregation. On Saturday, August 19, 2023, at 1:00 p.m., a private interment service will be held at the Port Dover Cemetery to honor Jean’s journey. The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses will be the venue for a public memorial service on Sunday, August 20, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. Donations can be made to the website http://www.jw.org in lieu of flowers. The Jason Smith Funeral Chapel in Simcoe is entrusted with the funeral arrangements, and online condolences can be shared at http://www.smithfuneralchapel.com or by calling (519) 426-0199.

Marion “Jean” Konkin (nee Dixon) sadly departed from this world on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at the age of 76. Her lifelong journey ended at Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton, leaving behind a trail of cherished memories for her loved ones. With her passing, a beautiful love story that lasted for many years came to an end. Marion was the devoted wife of the Late Jacob “Jake” Konkin, whose memory she cherished deeply since his passing in 2007. Marion’s love extended to her son Joel Konkin (Alissa), bringing warmth and happiness into their lives. The bond between Marion and her grandchildren Reeve and Cole was forged through endless love and affection. Marion found strength and support in her siblings throughout her life’s ups and downs. Barbara Small of Simcoe, Marie Earl of Port Stanley, and Don Dixon of Port Dover stood by her side as constants in her life. Marion also had the privilege of being part of a large extended family, consisting of nieces, nephews, and other relatives, who brought her immense joy. Marion found comfort and spiritual fulfillment in her faith as a member of the Simcoe Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. She embraced her beliefs, finding solace and strength within the congregation. To pay tribute to Marion’s life, a private interment service will take place at the Port Dover Cemetery on Saturday, August 19, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. A public memorial service, open to all who wish to honor and remember her, will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Simcoe on Sunday, August 20, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the website http://www.jw.org would be greatly appreciated. The Jason Smith Funeral Chapel in Simcoe is overseeing the arrangements, and condolences can be shared online at http://www.smithfuneralchapel.com or by calling (519) 426-0199.

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