Isabel Powell


A private Funeral Service will be held due to the Covid-19 restrictions.There will be no public visitation or service.

Obituary of Isabel Emma Powell

POWELL, Isabel Emma of Port Dover passed away surrounded by the love of her family, on Friday April 2, 2021 at Norfolk Hospital Nursing Home, Simcoe, in her 100th year. Dear mother of Pat Smith, Judy Brown and Sheila Chanda (Dave). Predeceased by her husband George, her daughter Ruth Bridgwater-Dodd and her granddaughter Robin Lockyer, as well as sons-in-law Jere Smith, Doug Bridgwater, Ken Spencer and Ted Brown as well as her parents William and Annie Cruise, her sister Eleanor Smith  and husband Allan, her brother George and his wife Ruth.  Loving grandmother of  9, great- grandmother of 15, great -great-grandmother of 12 as well as one great- great- great grandson.  She will be sadly missed by her brother James Cruise and son-in-law Rob Dodd as well as her sister-in-law Peggy Burcham (George, deceased).  Isabel was a long-time member of various Women's Institutes joining at the early age of 14. She led dozens of 4H clubs over the years touching the lives of many young people in the community. Isabel was a lifelong member of Grace United Church, where she sang in the choir and was a valued member of the UCW.  Some of her greatest loves as well as her family and friends, were quilting, knitting and especially making smocked dresses.  A private Funeral Service will be held in Isabel's memory at Grace United Church, April 6, 2021. The Reverend Kathryn Vance officiating. Due to Covid-19 restrictions there will be no public visitation or service, live streaming of the funeral service is available at at 11am. Interment Port Dover Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Thompson Waters Funeral Home, Port Dover, 519-583-1530. For those wishing, donations to Grace United Church would be greatly appreciated. Online donations and or condolences can be made at

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