It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of E. Jean Pike (Thistle) on November 7, 2019, age 86.
She leaves with love and cherished memories, her devoted husband Bernard of 66 years, their two children, daughter Lynda Morgan (Reg) and son David Pike (Debbie). “Grandma” was so proud of her five treasured grandchildren – Taylor Lynn Morgan (Chad), Christopher Morgan (Shawntelle), Tim Pike (Jenna), Brittany O’Keefe (Jamie) and Diandra Pike (Justin), as well as her five great grandchildren – Olivia, Ava, Chad & Christopher Kinden and Luke O’Keefe.
Jean will be lovingly remembered by her special brother Alex who resided with her, as well as sisters Sandra Thistle and Noreen Borassa, sisters-in-law – Patsy Youden, Ruth Laird and Alfreda Pike, also many other relatives and friends – especially dear friends in her bridge club of many years.
Jean is predeceased by her parents Clara & Alexander (Sandy) Thistle, parents-in-law Harold & Marion Pike and brothers-in-law Sidney Pike, Walter Youden and Glen Laird.
At Jean’s request cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends may visit the family at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Sunday, November 10, from 2 – 8 pm. A service will be held at St. James United Church on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 2 pm followed by a reception in the church hall. A private committal will be held at a later date in the General Protestant Cemetery, Waterford Bridge Road.
Donations in Jean’s memory may be made to the Vera Perlin Society or to a charity of one’s choice.
Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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Reception to follow in the Church Hall