Shaefer, Alison

October 17th, 2018

Peacefully at McCormick Home, on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, with family by her side, Mrs. Alison Shaefer of London in her 83rd year. Loving Mum of Mark Shaefer (Cheri) and Sarah Walker (Graham). Adored grandmother of 7 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of John Cooke (Anne), Michael Cooke (Bonnie), and David Cooke. Predeceased by her sisters Anne Gallagher and Ruth Lowe. A memorial service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., with visitation one hour prior. Reverend Darrell Van Sickle officiating. Interment of ashes at a later date. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Alison are asked to consider the McCormick Care Foundation. 

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Sue CasonTo the dear family of Alison Shaefer: Alison was a lovely soul who we enjoyed so much in our care. She loved to knit, enjoyed art therapy and participated in so many of our Life Enrichment programs. Thank you for letting our home be Alison's home. We will miss her dearly. Sue Cason, Manager of Life Enrichment and Volunteers
Lyla J WrightMark and Sarah: it has been many years since my family last met with you and your mother. Allison was a remarkable person. She will b e missed. Lyla and Sharon (Hubbs)Wright
Donna FrezellSarah and Mark...your mom was such a gracious and kind-hearted soul. We often found ourselves in the same Precept bible study group over the years but years before that I have fond memories of caring for your family dog while she vacationed with you both. That seems like a lifetime ago and as we stand at this threshold now, indeed it was. How thankful I am to have crossed paths with your mom and been able to share in the same faith she held dear. She will be missed but remembered and one day we will meet her again. Praying for you both and your families as you grieve her loss. Donna Frezell
Phyllis Needham-EllisMark and Sarah - so sorry for your loss, your mom was a very special lady and we have fond memories of her and you both when you were growing up. Phyllis
Mary-Ellen GaskinI met Alison at McCormick home while visiting my aunt. I enjoyed our conversations and will miss them. She was interesting, intelligent and a great listener. My deepest condolences.
Phyllis AllgroveMark and Sarah, it was a great pleasure to have known your Mom over the past many many years in Byron, our sincere condolences for your loss, Phyllis, Joe and girls.
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