McEachern (King), Lily Audrey Elizabeth - July 23, 1929 to February 13, 2021
It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Audrey in her 92nd year. She
leaves behind John (Jack), her beloved husband of almost 70 years. She was the loving mother
to Rob (Jeanette) and proud grandmother to Todd, Jocelyn (Miles), Shelby (Joe), Sarah (Kevin)
and Brandon (Lyndall). Great-grandmother to Matteo and Ivy. Predeceased by her sister and
best friend, Dorothy Smith, and will be missed by many Smith, Wilson and Hurd nieces and
Audrey was born and raised in East Garafraxa and made her home in Orton for over 60 years.
She taught at several one room schoolhouses and grades 2, 3 and 4 at Ross R. McKay Public
School. She was an active member of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Hillsburgh, the
Orton Community Association, the Grove Cemetery and the Guelph-Wellington Retired Women
Teachers. Audrey had a great love for gardening, knitting, travel, winters in Florida and playing
a competitive game of euchre.
We would like to thank Dr. Easterbrook and the staff at both the Highland Manor and Groves
Memorial Hospital for the compassionate care they’ve provided John and Audrey over the
past few years. In lieu of gifts or flowers, donations to the Groves Memorial Hospital, the
Grove Cemetery or The Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
Address to mail a cheque to The Grove Cemetery:
The Grove Cemetery
5832 3rd Line