1933 – 2012
Barbara Grindlay (nee Barbara Agnes Jean Middleton), 79, passed away on December 9th, 2012. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Andrew, and their three children, Carol, Anne and David, as well as their grandsons, Nicholas and Flynn.
Barbara lived a life full of love and compassion. She grew up on a farm near Clinton, Ontario, the second youngest of the Middleton clan of 7 siblings. She loved flower arranging and was a member and President of the London Garden Club and The Garden Clubs of Ontario. She won many international awards for her flower arrangements and was a certified judge.
She also enjoyed world travel and literature. From her days as a teacher at Lady Beck Public School in London, she continued her passion for helping children to read through her volunteer efforts. She will be remembered for her joyful nature and her kindness towards others. We miss you Mom.
Memorial Service to be held on Saturday, December 15th at 10:00 a.m. at the Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna. Another memorial service will be held near Clinton, Ontario, at a later date. All welcome who knew Barbara.
Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the charity of your choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.
Friday December 14, 2012
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