Warden (nee Speer), Eileen Elizabeth

Warden (nee Speer), Eileen Elizabeth

May 19th, 2018

Passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 19th, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Hospice (London) in her 90th year. “Absent from the body, present with the Lord.” Predeceased by her beloved husband, David, in 2013 after 56 years of marriage. Dearly loved mother to John and his wife Lisa, and Lois, all of London. Survived by her siblings, Ann (Roy) Semrau (Phoenix, Arizona) and Dorothy Gray and William Speer, both of Northern Ireland. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews in Scotland, Northern Ireland, Canada and USA. Honoured grandmother to Victoria and Allie Gratton and Benjamin Doner. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London. The funeral service will be conducted at HIGHBURY GOSPEL HALL, 1196 Highbury Avenue, London, on Saturday, May 26th at 11:00 a.m., with visitation at the Hall from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens beside her dear husband. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Eileen are asked to consider St. Joseph’s Hospice (London) or Gospel Trust Canada.

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andrew and martinaOur most sincere sympathy.
Murray McCandless‘Eileen the last hostess I had while staying in London, and one of the first hostesses that Shirley had when she arrived in London 50 yrs ago! We join with many that will arise and call her blessed. ‘the memory of the just is blessed. Prov 10:7 Our deepest sympathy to Lois and John. Murray & Shirley McCandless
Peggy BrownWords can't express the loss.
Virginia JarvisI’m sorry to hear of your dear Mother’s passing. I fondly remember her bringing beautiful gifts and thoughtful cards when my daughter, Jodi, was having chemo treatments in London hospital, years ago. She consistently prayed and showed a genuine interest in her salvation and in the years that followed, Eileen always asked about her. A common bond developed because my Jodi wore a prosthetic leg from the age of 13. I have never met a lady with such a gentle and kind spirit, so like the Lord Jesus. We will miss her and are so happy we will meet her in Heaven one day. Love to all. Virginia Jarvis
Joan GustafsonMy sympathies for your loss, hers is the gain! Joan Gustafson
L Bethel Sr.I had a lovely brief chat with your Mom a few months back; a delightful lady who I’m sure will be greatly missed. Bless you and your family at this time, John. L. Bethel Sr.
Ernie & Sylvia DyckOur deepest condolences. We were so thankful we had the opportunity to see your mother while in the hospital before we had to leave for Manitoba. For her it is at home with the Lord. We’ll remember you in our pet.
Lisa Eliasen (Garnham)She was an amazing women and will be greatly missed!! Prayers for all her family during this time ❤️
MJ GardnerSo sorry to hear of the loss of your amazing mother! She bore difficulties with bravery and humor but was always more concerned about others. Hugs!!
Steve & Jackie HenryOur sympathies Lois and family for your loss.
Josh FullerMy sincere condolences to you.. I will always appreciate your mom's many kindnesses towards me.
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