Winchester Press – obit – Doreen E. and David M. Summers
Doreen E. and David M. Summers
Husband and wife for 58 years, David and DoreenSummers passed away one day apart from each other.
Doreen E. Summers (nee Hanes) of Winchester passed away on Sept.28, 2008 at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital. She was80.
David M. Summers passed away on Sept. 29, 2008 at Dundas Manorin Winchester. He was 83.
Doreen was born in Inkerman on July 2, 1928 to Asa Hanes and LauraCrowder. David was born in Winchester on Aug. 25, 1925 to ErnestR. Summers and Isabella Wren.
They were married in Winchester on Aug. 30, 1950. Doreen was aproud housewife and homemaker and David worked as a lineman forOntario Hydro.
David and Doreen were the beloved parents of Ken (Gloria) of Mountainand Cathy Summers of Hallville. They were the loving grandparentsof David (Alison) and Shannon (Rob). They will also be missedby their granddogs Chief, Justice, Clyde, Marli, and “angels”Teddy, Felon, and Rudi.
Doreen was predeceased by her sister Pearl Thoms. She was thebeloved aunt of Joan and Faye.
David was the beloved brother of Iris Harper, Gwen Saunders, andthe late Howard (Olive).
A funeral service for the couple, led by Rev. Thurland Brown,was held at the Byers Funeral Home Chapel on Oct. 2, 2008, followedby interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery.
Pallbearers were grandson David Summers, grandson-in-law Rob Graham,niece Elaine Summers, Denzil Crowder, Sheldon McLeod, and ScottHanes.