Funeral Service and Interment
Obituary of Rosemary Zoe Mitchell
Mitchell, Rosemary Zoe (nee Morris) March 16, 1932 – August 28, 2020
At West Haldimand General Hospital, Hagersville, on Friday, August 28, 2020 Rosemary Zoe Mitchell of R.R. 5, Simcoe in her 89th year. Daughter of the late Samuel and Frances (Slocomb) Morris. Rosemary was predeceased by her loving husband of 50 years, Clarence. She is survived by her children; Rosalee (Ron) Mitchell Spohn of Scarborough; Martha (Kevin) Mitchell-Birtles of Simcoe; Charles of Simcoe; Louise (Terry) McKnight of Port Dover. Loving grandmother of Nathaniel; Krista; James and Jonathan; Christina (Dave), Spencer and Brody; and much-loved great-grandmother of Lexi, Claire and Jack. Rosemary is also survived by brother Stan (Ione) Morris of Port Dover, brother-in-law Ken Painter of Port Dover and sister-in-law Eleanor Fisher of Welland. Predeceased by brother Archie (Georgina) Morris, sister Georgia Painter and brother-in-law Orlin Fisher. Rosemary is survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Rosemary was born in Port Dover. After her wedding in 1956, she was whisked away to the country to live the rest of her life on the Mitchell dairy farm where she embraced rural living. She was a past president of the Renton Women’s Institute and an adherent of Knox Presbyterian Church in Jarvis. Rosemary was an avid gardener. “One is Nearer God’s Heart In a Garden Than Anywhere Else On Earth”.
Friends are invited to meet with the family on Sunday, August 30, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Thompson Waters Funeral Home, 102 First Avenue, Port Dover. There will be a private funeral service with interment in Port Dover Cemetery. Officiated by Reverend Rick Warne. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the West Haldimand Hospital and Healthcare Foundation, the Norfolk General Hospital Foundation or the charity of your choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to THOMPSON WATERS FUNERAL HOME, Port Dover, 519-583-1530. Online donations and/or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca.