FRENCH, Lily M. - May 26, 1943 – June 9, 2018
Lily passed away at home after a brief illness on June 9, 2018.
Beloved wife of the late James Wilson French (April 19, 2017) for 55 years.
Devoted mother of Kevin (Meg Connell), Kent (Mary-Ann), Wendy (Grant Moffatt), Tom (Heather).
Dearly loved grandmother of Aidan and Caroline; Alex and Thomas; Emily and Amanda Moffatt; Colin, Julie, Nicole and Allison.
Daughter of the late George and Gladys Gray. Sister of Jim Gray (deceased), Annie and Don Fieldhouse (both deceased), Leona and Pete (deceased) Goodfellow, Nancy (deceased) and Jim Algie, Joe and Elaine Gray, Sam (deceased) and Laura Gray.
Sister-in-law of Ronald French, Barbara and Bob (deceased) Moffatt. Lily and Wilson, in true partnership, operated a successful family farm for many decades in the Caledon area.
In addition to running her own farm seed and chemical sales business, Lily was a long-standing, active member of the Caledon community.
As a former Town of Caledon Area Councillor, member and Chair of the Town's Committee of Adjustment and member of the Albion Bolton Fair Board, among her many community building activities, Lily was always there to volunteer and lend a helping hand.
The family will receive their friends at the Egan Funeral Home, Bolton (905-857-2213) on Friday evening 7 - 9 o'clock. Memorial service in the chapel on Saturday, June 16 at 2 o'clock. Private family interment of cremated remains in Bolton at a later date.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to Humber River Hospital Foundation, Cancer Care Clinic, 1235 Wilson Avenue, Toronto M3M 0B2 or Caven Presbyterian Church, 110 King Street West, Bolton L7E 1A2.