EDWARDS, Kathleen 'Denise' - After a long and courageous battle with health issues, Kathleen (Neen) Denise Edwards (nee Day) passed away at age 58 on Sunday, July 10, 2016 in Glen Williams, Ontario with her family by her side.
She is survived by her husband John (Coach) and her children Mathew (Jennifer), Kara (David), Mitchell, beloved grandchildren Benjamin and Emily and family dog, Bo.
Denise will be dearly missed by her sister, Dorothy (Dot) wife of the late Glen Blackburn. She leaves behind her brother Victor (Butch) Day and many family members in the Chatham-Kent, St. Thomas and London areas.
Her passion, spirit and laughter will be forever celebrated by friends, neighbours and her chosen family in Glen Williams and area. Denise will always be fondly remembered for her legendary Canada Day celebrations, the open door policy to her home, long chats over cups of tea and her culinary prowess.
Denise's many contributions to the community include; the creation of the Halton Hills Association of Synchronized Swimmers, founding member of the Georgetown Newcomers Association, fundraising champion for Halton Women's Place, Canadian Cancer Society and the Cancer Assistance Services of Halton Hills.
Denise will forever be remembered as everyone's number 1 cheerleader. She truly believed in each individuals potential and celebrated the successes of her children and strangers alike.
Friends will be received at the J.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home, Georgetown on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral and committal service will be held in the chapel on Thursday July 14th at 11:00 am. Cremation to follow.
Memorial contributions to the Cancer Assistance Services of Halton Hills, Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Melanoma Foundation would be appreciated.