Eva Cinnamon (nee Docksteader) passed away peacefully on March 31, 2006 at Dundas Manor. She was 96.
She was the daughter of the late Ira and Sarah (Erratt) Docksteader. She was the beloved wife of the late George Andrew Cinnamon. She will be greatly missed by her sister-in-law Myrna Cinnamon (the late Wallace), and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. She was predeceased by her brother Nelson (Helen), sister Pearl (Roy Cummings), sisters-in-law Sadie (Fred Lannin), Estella Cinnamon, Hilda (James Fawcett), and brothers-in-law Cecil, Kenneth (Gladys), and Allan (Joan).
She was born at Cloverdale and was educated in the little one room school, and at Winchester High. She worked as a stenographer for the federal government for many years. When first married, she and George farmed. Some years later they moved to Ottawa where she worked once again for the federal government. She later moved back to Winchester, and in August 2005 she moved to Dundas Manor. She was very active in Winchester United Church, Golden Years Society, Nor-Dun Seniors’ Centre, and many others. She was “Aunt Eva” to everyone.
The funeral service was held at Winchester United Church on April 3 with Rev. Bob Williams, assisted by Rev. A.J. MacDonald and Rev. Bruce North, officiating. Interment followed at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville. Alan Fawcett sang a solo accompanied by Sharon Adams. The pallbearers were Bruce Cummings, Doug Coons, John Cinnamon, Rae Imrie, Benson Cinnamon, and Gerald Fawcett.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Winchester Funeral Home.
‘Til we meet again!