Ada Helen Rowena (nee Endicott) Locke
Passed on: January 16th, 2013
1934 - 2013
Went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, Ontario, in her 79th year. Predeceased by her first husband, Clarence Locke; her second husband of 48 years, Jerome Morris; sons, Clarence (Buck) and David; daughter, Christina; brothers, Robert (Bobby) and Ronald (Buddy). Loving mother of Barbara Tarrant of Kitchener, Ontario, Linda Ryan of Waterloo, Ontario, Edward Locke (Philomena) of Kitchener, Ontario, Judy Saunders (Jim) of Cambridge, Ontario, Karen Locke of Drayton, Ontario, Sylvia Murphy of Mount Pearl, Nfld., Terry Alrutz of Washington, Michigan, Patrick Morris (Rose) of Kitchener, Ontario and Sharon MacCandless (Jerome) of Kitchener, Ontario. Cherished Nan of 25 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Survived by her sisters, Irene (Berkley) Warren of Nfld., Georgina (Harold) Blanchard of Kitchener, and Linda (Roy) Kennedy of Kitchener. Ada was a long-time member of the Church of the Holy Trinity in Kitchener and a past employee of Arrow Shirts, also in Kitchener. Cremation will take place. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Trinity, 237 Wilson Ave., Kitchener. The family will receive friends prior to the service, from 10 – 10:45 a.m. A reception will immediately follow the service at the church. Interment at Memory Gardens, Breslau. Condolences for the family and memorial donations to Stroke Recovery Canada (a program of the March of Dimes) may be arranged by contacting the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo at www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445.