Leita Gertrude

Date of death:
Saturday February 3, 2018

The Recorder & Times, Brockville, ON

Davis, Leita Gertrude - Peacefully at the Brockville General Hospital (Garden Street Site) on Saturday February 3rd, 2018. The former Leita Gertrude Reynolds age 95 years, of RR 4 Brockville. Beloved wife of the late Orley Lorne Davis. Dear mother of Ronald Davis of RR 2 Addison and Lorna Barrington (Lawrence) of Greenbush. Loving nanny of Laura Lynn Barrington of Brockville, Sandra Kelly (Mike) of Greenbush, Christine Davis and her partner Neil, and Gordan Davis all of Brockville. Special sister of Doris Reynolds of RR 4 Brockville. Cherished aunt of Gerald Reynolds (Marie), Beverly Poole, Steven Reynolds, Daniel Poole and his partner Melrose, and Deb Rolfe (Nick). Predeceased by one son, Peter John Davis of Glen Buell. Also predeceased by 3 brothers, Cecil Reynolds of RR 3 Athens, Hartley Reynolds killed in action WWII, and Wesley Howard Reynolds of RR 2 Mallorytown. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the Judson Funeral Home, Athens, on Thursday February 8th, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Friday February 9th, at 11 a.m. Interment New Dublin Cemetery. In memoriams to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Brockville General Hospital (Palliative Care Unit) will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Visit a Book of Memories at: Judson Funeral Home 613-924-2626 The Recorder & Times, Brockville, ON, 2018-02-06 --- Leita Gertrude Davis, 95, of Glen Buell died at the Brockville General Hospital Garden St. site on Saturday, February 3, 2018, having been a patient in the hospital since the end of November after falling and fracturing a hip. Prior to entering the hospital, she had resided at the Reynolds homestead for the past 44 years with her sister. The daughter of the late Ernest Reynolds and Sarah Malita Burnham. Born in Glen Buell on July 15, 1922 at what is now the Perkins farm. She attended Glen Buell School, Athens District High School and Brockville Collegiate. After high school, she attended Ottawa Normal School, graduating and later teaching at MacIntosh Mills and New Dublin schools. She was married in Glen Buell United Church on November 6, 1946 to Orley Lorne Davis who predeceased her on January 1, 1974. They resided on the Davis farm until Orley's passing. Also predeceased by a son Peter John Davis and three brothers Cecil Reynolds, Pilot Officer Hartley Reynolds in WWII, and Howard Reynolds. The late Mrs. Davis worked for many years at Bushfield Motor Sales and then Beattie Dodge, retiring when she was 65. Many hours were spent doing her crafts and word search puzzles. She loved having her garden and plants and had looked forward to getting her seeds planted. Many enjoyable hours were spent at the cottage watching the geese, ducks and swans on the lake. At Christmas her enjoyment was her Christmas Village that took many hours to set up and was enjoyed by all. Survived by son Ronald Davis, daughter Lorna Barrington (Lawrence), granddaughters Laura Barrington, Sandra Kelly (Mike), Christine Davis (Neil), Gordon Davis (Nikki) and sister Doris Reynolds. Also special aunt of Gerald Reynolds (Marie) and Beverly Poole. Great aunt of Steven Reynolds, Daniel Poole (Melrose) and Debbie Rolfe (Nick). Great aunt of 4 nephews and 1 niece. Remains rested at Judson Funeral Home with visitation Thursday, February 8 from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 with the funeral service being held Friday, February 9, 2018 at 11 a.m. with Reverend Harry Seeley officiating. Interment will follow in the spring at New Dublin cemetery. Pallbearers were Sydney Bolton, Rick James, Joe Botham, Alex Whitehorne, Tom Bolton and Greg Clark. Honorary pallbearers were John Davis, John Anderson, Robert Bolton, Dorothy LaPierre and Rico Guazzelli. There was a large floral display and memorial donations were made to Palliative Care, Cancer Society and Heart & Stroke in her honour. The Recorder & Times, Brockville, ON, 2018-02-23

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