Velda Violet Salton
January 19, 2023
Peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Saviour, surrounded by her family at Westmount Gardens, on Thursday, January 19, 2023, in her 88th year. Beloved wife of Doug (2015) for 61 years. Wonderful, loving mother of Karen (Dwight) Honsinger, Doug (Dianna), Kim (Paul) Trudgeon, Rob (Laura), Greg, and Ron (Shauna Vance). Proud Grandma to Jennifer, Sheryl, Thomas, Andrew, Julie, Robert, Natalie, Nathan, Matthew, Branden, Jacob, Zachary, Victoria, Nathan, Michael, Megan, and great-Grandma of 14 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Beverly (Rev. Maury) Blair. Predeceased by her sister Marlene Bennett, and brothers-in-law Don and Bill Salton. Survived by her sister-in-law Beverley Anne Salton-St. John (Keith). Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by infant son Robert Douglas (1957), and by parents George and Gladys Agar. Over her lifetime, Velda was a health care provider for the elderly, as well as a dedicated children’s caregiver at Merrymount Children’s Centre. The family wishes to thank the amazing staff at Westmount Gardens for their loving care of Velda. Funeral service will be conducted at Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, London on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 1:00 p.m., with visitation from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A livestream of the service will be available to those unable to attend in person.
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Interment at Woodland Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Velda are asked to consider Mission Services of London.
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Kim, Karen and family: As you walk through this difficult time of grief, may the Lord be your rock and strength. May His peace surround and comfort you as you remember Velda's life. She now sees up close what she believed by faith as a pilgrim here on earth.
To my dear cousins, I always loved my Aunt Velda from a little girl to a grown up, visiting from Sarnia. Her love for God and her children was foremost. Her children rise up and call her BLESSED. To God be the glory!! I'm sure your mother, my mother Joyce and Aunt Nancy are now together worshipping their precious Lord and Saviour. Dianne xxxooo
For grandma: And then you see it The violet tulips on the hill Where the green grass grows And the wind is chill Though time has past and I am not the same My love for you still remains I remember the days with kin The big large tents and the laughter within Although I miss you and regret I hold I know where you go is the heavenly abode to Opa, to good times beyond I hope to see you again, even though it may be long. Rejoice, for she lived a life full of love And though now we may be sad, just know, That she is above. In heaven, where peace forever reigns, The two of them are dancing Among the violet tulips again
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