Pauline Hess of Morrisburg died on Feb. 6, 2004 at Winchester District Memorial Hospital. She was 97.
A lifetime resident of the area, she was born in Winchester Township on March 26, 1906 to the late Amaziah Froats and Nellie (nee Fawcett).
She was predeceased by Harold Hess, whom she married on Dec. 26, 1923 at her family’s home in Nation Valley.
She is survived by children Annie (Lyle) Barkley of Inkerman, Lyle (Sandra) of Windsor, Lila (Jim) Crowder of RR 2 Williamsburg, and Glendon of Trenton. She is also survived by sibling Carrie Baker of Port Perry.
She was predeceased by daughter Marion Hess; sons Hubert and Darcy; sisters Mabel Fawcett and Kathleen Summers; and brothers Winterfield, Stanley, Ferguson, Sidney and Bismark Froats.
She was sister-in-law of Pauline Froats of Ingleside; and mother-in-law of Gwen Hess of Winchester Springs and Kitty Hess of Kitchener. She will be fondly remembered by 14 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
She liked to cook, quilt, knit, play bingo and visit with friends. She lived at Hartford Home in Morrisburg for the two previous years.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburg on Feb. 9. The funeral was held at the funeral home on Feb. 10, officiated by Rev. Bob Williams. Interment was at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville.
Pallbearers were Chris Crowder, Bill Hess, Donald Hess, Brian Hess, Jamie Cheney and Dan Hess. Donations to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital would be appreciated by the family.