Troyer (née Cowan), Jessie

Troyer (née Cowan), Jessie

October 22nd, 2019

Peacefully at Caressant Care on Bonnie Place Nursing Home in St. Thomas, Jessie Lo (née Cowan) Troyer passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Jack Troyer. Loving mother of Nancy (John) Wayne, of St. Thomas and Bob (Liz) Troyer, of Regina. Dear Grandma of Dylan Arn (Sam), Dane (Tammy) Arn, Jennifer (Adam) White, Jonathan (Cheryl) Troyer, Jessica (Tyler) Redler and Andrew (Rick) Troyer. Great-Grandma of Austin, Derek and Emily Arn; Logan and Owen Arn; Mikayla and Morgan White; Isla and Everett Troyer; and Toby and Isaiah Redler. Sister of Isabel McNiece (the late David McNiece), of Aylmer, and nieces and nephews: Marny, David, Peter, Paul, Carol and Brent McNiece, as well as many great-nieces and great-nephews. Jessie also leaves behind special family friends Linda and John Langford.

Throughout her life, Jess dedicated time to her passion of volunteering… beginning in Barrie as director of the Figure Skating Club to Community Living London, swimming instructor with the Special Olympics, St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary, Family and Children Services, as well as many more institutions. Jess will be deeply missed, and lovingly remembered for her kind heart and dedication to her family and friends. Special thanks for the care and compassion by the staff of Caressant Care on Bonnie Place. 

Visitation will be held on Monday, October 28, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. As expressions of sympathy and in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Special Olympics Ontario, Community Living London or Boys & Girls Club of London, and will be gratefully acknowledged. 

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Book of Condolences

Heather and Stan BlairDear Nancy, Bob and families: The world has lost such a kind and generous spirit. So many wonderful memories of fun times together. The fishing trip on the caboose was a highlight. Our thoughts are with you. Love Heather and Stan.
Bill & Sue HaskettNancy and family, Thinking of your mother today brought back memories of the truly lovely person she was and that she was always so very easy to talk to. I know you will miss her but will be sharing wonderful stories with your family over the next few days and in the future. Reading the notice it seems that she leaves quite a legacy as your family has contiued to grow! We are away the next few days at a conference and regret that we are not able to support you in person. You will be in our thoughts.
Lorraine & Chuck BallDear Nancy and Bob, and Family, We knew Jesse as a sweet neighbour and were sorry to hear of her failing health. Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your dear Mother.
Bill MorrisNancy/Bob and family, though it was sad to all of you last night under the circumstances, your mom/grandma/etc meant the world to me and my family. "Aunt Jess and Uncle Jack" were two of the kindest people who brought a lot of joy, laughter and caring to our family. I remember so many times the kindness of Aunt Jess and the razor sharp humour of uncle Jack; my parents and them were best of friends and our family loved them both. We kids truly, saw them as our uncle and aunt. Take care of yourselves during these difficult times. Bruce and Bill Morris Bill
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