Phillips (Johnson), Louise

February 8th, 2016

Peacefully at University Hospital on February 8, 2016, just short of her 93rd birthday.  Predeceased by husband Harry Phillips (1993).  Loving mother of Lynn Baker (Lynn), Wendy Harlton (Gord Allaby), Roy Phillips (Pauline), and Sharon Mannering (John).   Grandmother to Kris, Steve, and Melissa Baker; Diane (Harlton) Lawrence; Emily (Phillips) Tschirhart, and Ian Phillips; Jennifer (Ridley) Talbot, Catherine (Ridley) Ramey, Matthew Ridley, and Alison (Ridley) Soares.  Great Grandma (or Grandma Louie) to 15 great-grandchildren.  Sister of Frank Johnson (2005), Roy Johnson (Madeline), Doris Shoebottom (Ray 2006), Kathy Johnson (Alan 2007), Ilene Johnson (Don 1962), Bill Johnson (Betty), Verne Johnson (Betty 2009). Predeceased by brother-in-law Bill Fortner (1960) and sister-in-law Willa (Phillips) Fortner (2007). Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 17th from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. as well as one hour prior to the memorial service being conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Thursday, February 18th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.  Interment of ashes at St. George’s Cemetery, Hyde Park, in the spring. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Louise are asked to consider the London Health Sciences Foundation - Cancer Program.

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Ron and Ann Ryan(Shoebottom)Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time of sorrow. I have many good memories of Aunt Louise. It seemed that when I visited she was always in the middle of something, so I would help and visit at the same time. Making applesauce often and even cleaning the freezer out when her apple juice expanded to much in the cartons. That one was a long visit and I enjoyed every moment of it. I will not be down for the funeral as it is a 4 hour drive (on a good day through Toronto) and the weather is too unpredictable. You will be in my prayers.
Danny and Wendy ShoebottomTo the family members of Aunt Louise Phillips, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss. I have many memories of the family gatherings on the Phillips farm. Helping collect apples from the orchard and making apple cider with the apple press, helping to collect the honey from the bee hives, picking corn and pumpkins all come to mind. Thinking of the trains passing behind the orchard and driving over the old arched wooden bridge that allowed passage over the tracks with the clappity clap of the wooden planking always bring a smile to my face. There is no doubt that mom (Doris) and Aunt Louise are sisters they looked so much alike. Aunt Louise will be missed but not forgotten. What a legacy she and Uncle Harry have left. May the little farm in the big city live on. I will not be able to be with the family on the 18th due to a teaching commitment, but know I will be with you all in spirit. Danny
Kathryn Stewart and Paul DysonPaul and I send our condolences to all the Phillips family. We had the pleasure of meeting Louise on a couple of occasions and we know that Emily and Mark adored her. W e will see you on Thursday and will make a donation as requested. So very sorry for your loss. Kathy
Elva Tilden Lynn, Lynn and family My thoughts have been with you at this sad time. It is always sad no matter when to lose a parent I am away this week so can't not visit. May passing time Caring friends And loving memories,too Work gently through the Coming Days To help and comfort you With sympathy Elva
Dale and Linda FroatsSo sorry for the loss of your Mother; enjoy your many memories and keep them close to your heart as you celebrate your Mother's life on Thursday. We will have you in our thoughts and prayers.
Julie JackOur deepest condolences to Melissa, Cam and family. We wish you strength during this time and send our love. Hugs....Julie, Corey, Kyle and Kody.
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