Loressa Hummel, a nine-month resident of Hartford Home in Morrisburg, died on Sept. 26, 2002 in Montfort Hospital in Ottawa after a brief illness. She was 93.
Born in Finch on April 25, 1909, she was a lifetime resident of the area. She was daughter of the late Sarah (nee Brown) and Edward Hanna. She was wife of the late Kenneth Hummel who she married on Feb. 25, 1928 in Finch.
Mrs. Hummel is survived by children Rae (Elsie) Hummel of Winchester, Dalton Hummel of North Augusta, Linda (Lorne) Johnston of Brinston and Doris (Nathan) Beckstead of Oshawa. She was predeceased by sister Ethel Droppo and brother Kenneth Hanna.
She will be fondly remembered by grandchildren Donna (Michael) Small, Marlene Laviolette, Sandra (Ryan) Kentfield, Janice Johnston, April (Michael) Herfkens, Judy Williams, Michael (Debbie) Bellemore and Bradley Beckstead; and great-grandchildren Lisa Laviolette, Ryan Laviolette, Matthew Williams, Jessica Bellemore, Mitchell Bellemore and Nanne Kentfield. She is also survived by nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Hummel will be dearly missed by all of her friends at the Hartford, especially Kathleen McFarlane, Evelyn Bell and Gladys Swedfeger.
She enjoyed cooking and baking and was famous for her donuts. Her hobbies included playing the piano, singing, reading, playing cards and crocheting. She was a member of the Colquhoun United Church Women and the Women’s Missionary Society. She was a member of the Williamsburg United Church.
Friends called at the Marsden and Mclaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburg on Sept. 28. The funeral was at the funeral home on Sept. 29, officiated by Rev. Sandy Macpherson. Interment was at Finch Community Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Michael Bellemore, Bradley Beckstead, Matthew Williams, Michael Small, Ryan Kentfield and Michael Herfkens.
Donations to Winchester District Memorial Hospital would be appreciated by the family.