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Highley, Mattie (Died)
appeared in Sentinel Review, 17 Mar 2016, A, p. 10, column 6
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HIGHLEY, Mattie - Mattie Elanore Highley, 100, of Woodstock passed away at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Woodstock on Monday, March 14, 2016. She was born in East Zorra Township, Oxford County on October 31, 1915 a daughter of the late Thomas and Sarah Jane (Welch) Pye. She married Leonard Highley at Woodstock on May 30, 1936. He predeceased her on January 22, 2001. Mattie is survived by four daughters, Bernice Kovacs, Carol Steinhoff, Linda and husband Robbin Cook, all of Woodstock, Mary Anne and husband Robert Hedges of Edmonton, AB; three sons, Arthur and wife Evelyn Highley of Belle River, Allan Highley of Burgessville, Dennis and wife Wendy Highley of Woodstock; her daughter-in-law, Pat Highley of Woodstock; sister-in-law, Dorothy Pye of Woodstock; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and their families. She was predeceased by her son, Donald Highley; two daughters-in-law, Johanne Highley and Sandra Highley; two sons-in-law Joseph Kovacs and Richard Steinhoff; three brothers, William, Lawrence and Gordon; two sisters, Annie and Mary. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mattie will be held in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1162 Nellis Street, Woodstock on Friday, March 25, 2016 at 2 p.m. Interment in Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Watchtower Society or VON Sakura House would be appreciated and may be made by calling the FRANCIS FUNERAL HOME , Box 208, Tavistock. N0B 2R0 at 1-519-655-2431

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17 Mar 2016
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14 Mar 2016
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.13339 Longitude: -80.7497
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Highley, Mattie (Died)