Grace Strader died on Sept. 30, 2002 at Winchester District Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness. She was 94.
She was the wife of Dwight Strader who died in 1957. Daughter of the late Sarah (nee Loughridge) and Bruce McIntosh, she was born in Morewood on Dec. 27, 1907 and was a resident of the Dundela area all her life.
Mrs. Strader is survived by children Ken of Morrisburg, Edna Disheau (Arthur Jackson) of Toronto, Jean Jensen of Brockville, Lorna (Ernie) Lascelle of Inkerman, Anna Casselman (Rene Nicolier) of Morrisburg and Willie (Audrey Barker) of Cardinal.
She was predeceased by daughter Margaret Barkley, sons Glen and John, grandson Robert Whitteker and brothers Keith and Hartley McIntosh.
Mrs. Strader will be fondly remembered by 22 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by nieces and nephews.
She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and quilting. She was a dedicated member of the Dundela United Church. She was a member of the Matilda Women’s Institute.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburg on Oct. 2. The funeral was on Oct. 3, officiated by Yvonne Willis. Interment was at Dundela Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Scott Strader, Dean Barkley, Allan Disheau, David Disheau, Almon Whitteker and Tony Barkley. Honorary pallbearers were Leslie Irwin, Angie Mackler, Shelley Strader, Heather Malyon, Cindy Murphy, Penny Strader and Tanya Disheau.
Donations to Winchester District Memorial Hospital would be appreciated by the family.