Vivian Thoms of Hill’s Trailer Park in Morrisburg died at Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Nov. 20, 2003. She was 79.
She was born in Navan on May 13, 1924 to the late Clifford Deaveyand Elizabeth (nee Hamilton).
She was loving wife of Victor Thoms from 1968 until his death in September of 2001.
She was a homemaker and had lived in Morrisburg for the previous 35 years. Prior to moving to Morrisburg she lived in the Winchester area.
She will be remembered by children Wayne (Elleda) of Ottawa; Joyce (Harold) Dupuis of Mississauga; Gloria (Stan) Kasunich of Toronto; Stan (Dorothy) of Chesterville; and Heather (Alan) Thoms-Chesley of Baltimore, Maryland.
She is survived by siblings Herbert Deavey of Navan, Marion (Ron) Taylor of Ottawa, and Ronald (Evelyn) Deavey of Ottawa.
She will be fondly remembered by nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She is also survived by nieces and nephews.
She enjoyed baking, reading novels, watching movies and doing embroidery. She was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch #48 Ladies Auxiliary for many years, having served as president in 1973-74.
Her grandchildren are going to miss their frequent telephone conversations with Vivian.
Friends called at Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburg on Nov. 23. A Legion Ladies Auxiliary service was held during the evening. The funeral has held at the funeral home on Nov.24 with Rev. Thurland Brown officiating. Interment was at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Morrisburg.
Pallbearers were Stan Thoms, Alan Thoms-Chesley, Wayne Thoms and Jeff Thoms.