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Fellows (neé Williams), Violet Mae

It is with great sadness  that we announce our precious, loving and devoted mom Violet Fellows passed away peacefully February 20, 2020 at Lanark Lifestyles Perth Ontario at the youthful age of 97 two months short of her 98th birthday April 10th 1922.

Born in Barneys River Station  N.S.  Daughter of Joseph Gaffney Williams and Bessie Margaret Bruce. She married Kenneth James Fellows in 1947. Mom is survived by her two sons Wayne ,Terry  and her daughter Heather(Butterfill)) and six grandchildren Kimberly, Lianne, Christina, Terri, Tyee, Emily; and great grandson Arlo, and many nieces and nephews. Mom is predeceased by her husband Kenneth, grandson Kevin Butterfill , brothers Jimmy, Sidney, Fraser, Bruce and sisters Betty, Dorothy, and Hazel.

Mom entered nursing school in 1941 at the Royal Victoria Hospital and joined the operating team upon graduation in 1944. She stopped to have her children and returned to nursing in 1963 until her retirement in 1987. She loved being a nurse and her gentle and understanding ways followed her all her life. People were drawn to her candid nature and sense of humour. We are all blessed to have had mom in our lives.

MEMORIAL Service at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Perth Ontario at 2:00 PM March 14th 2020.  Refreshments to follow.

Our family would like to thank the caring, professional staff at Lanark Lifestyles and caregivers from Bayshore and Care Partners for all their love they continually showed towards mom. A special thank you to Rebecca and her staff.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Cedars Cancer Foundation at MUHC in Montreal, a non-profit organization that is held dearly to our family.  

1310 Green Ave,Suite520 Westmount.QC H3Z2B2 or www.cedars.ca

5 responses to “Fellows (neé Williams), Violet Mae”

  1. Rhonda Fields says:

    we will see you on the 14th of March to celebrate the life of your loving, gentle Mom. Until then, God bless.

  2. Melissa Cardinal says:

    My deepest condolences. Vi came to stay at Lanark Lifestyles and instantly she made a very big impression on my heart. As did her children. Vi made me smile every day. Watching my own daughter interact with Vi, watching them enjoy activities together will be a memory forever remembered. I rejoice knowing this beautiful woman is renewed in the prescense of Jesus an our Lord. Her smile is brightening heaven each day. Much love always

  3. Shauna Vaillancourt says:

    We miss her so much already. Vi was a very special soul. Our thoughts are with you.

  4. David Williams says:

    Aunt Vi was a wonderful person who always brought optimism and brightness to everything she touched.

    I will remember her smile and laughter forever.

  5. Ann Schulz says:

    Hi Heather,
    I definitely plan to come. Your mom was a real inspiration to me for aging. She was always cheerful and ready to laugh at a joke or share in one. I always enjoyed our coffee outings and loved her tonic compliment. What a beautiful gentle soul.

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