Hooff, Merelene Judith Anne

Hooff, Merelene Judith Anne

May 7th, 2017

Slipped away peacefully, with her family by her side, at the age of 81, on Sunday, May 7th, 2017. Devoted mother of Heather Rawlings (David), Maureen Taylor, John Hooff (Jocelyn King) and Arthur Hooff. Cherished Grandmother of Tammy Reath-Groulx, Michael Rawlings, Laura Stevenson (Greg) and Zachary Costa. Merelene was “Grandma the Great” to Jennifer, Jordan and Juliana Groulx. Merelene joined the London Symphony Orchestra, in 1951, at the age of 15, subsequently also becoming a member of the Sweet Adelines. Always taking pride in looking her best, Merelene was also an avid gardener with a green thumb, and was a proud, passionate and excellent Bridge player. Many thanks to all of the caregivers for their support and excellent care. Interment will take place at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, 303 Riverside Drive, London on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. The memorial service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m., with visitation one hour prior. Those wishing to make a donation in Merelene’s memory are asked to consider the LHSC – UH Palliative Care Unit, the LHSC – Cancer Program or The Salvation Army.

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Deb WrightMaureen and family, it is with deepest sorrow that I send my condolences on the passing of your mother. May the Lord touch each and everyone of you, and fill you with peace, understanding and love.
Colin and JuneJohn and family, we would like to express our sincere condolences on the passing of your mother. You are in our thoughts.
Tracy Hewbank & FamilyOur sincerest condolences John, to you and all of your family. Thinking of you all.
Betty and AndrewJohn, Jocelyn and Zack. Our sincere condolences to you all. May you find peace and comfort at this difficult time.
Elizabeth GrahamWe offer our condolences at this sad time to Heather and family on the passing of your mother. We have enjoyed meeting her over the years. Liz and John
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