Jayne Rushford (nee St. Pierre) passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Wed., Jan. 25, 2012, with her family by her side. She was 54.
She was the loving wife of Donald Rushford for 27 years. Jayne was the dear and cherished mother of Kailey (soon-to-be husband Aaron Maynard), and Logan. She was the loved daughter of Eleanor and the late Erskine St. Pierre of Finch. She was the dear sister of Steven St. Pierre (Marilyn), Elaine Jackson (Alan), John St. Pierre, Cindy Cleary (John), and Donald St. Pierre (Amanda). She will be sadly missed by sisters-in-law, Doris Pinhey (Rick), Jean Harrison, Shirley Casselman (Alfred), Sharron Beehler (Tom), and brother-in-law, Gerald Rushford (Donna). She was predeceased by sister-in-law Audrey Clements. Jayne will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews, and missed by many relatives and friends.
She worked for many years at Summers Insurance Brokers and Brister Insurance Brokers Ltd. in Winchester.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Burke, the Winchester District Memorial Hospital, hospital staff, homecare nurses, and all other doctors and nurses involved in her care.
Visitation was held at the Brownlee Funeral Home in Finch on Fri., Jan. 27. A service in celebration of Jayne’s life was held in the chapel of the funeral home on Sat., Jan. 28, with Rev. Mark Bourgon officiating. Interment at Finch Community Cemetery will be held in the spring.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Winchester District Memorial Hospital would be appreciated by the family.
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