Byers, Willa (nee Burton)
Entered peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Saviour on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at the age of 92. Beloved wife of Edwin Byers (1986). Dearest mother of Glen (Sylvia), Carolyn Anderson (David), Donald (Nancy) and Kathryn Jancic (2015) (Bill). Cherished grandmother of Sean, Matthew, Craig, Stephanie, Stuart, Samantha, Tara, Brittany, Katlyn, Ryan and their families including 10 great-grandchildren. Remembered by her sister Gloria Bissell and her brother Robert Burton (Elaine). Predeceased by her brothers Gus and Lloyd and her sister Margaret Paddle. Willa will be greatly missed by other relatives and many friends. Visitation will be held at the Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre, 21 First St., Orangeville on Monday, June 3, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. Interment - Beechwood Cemetery, Concord. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.
A tree will be planted in memory of Willa in the Dods & McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. The annual dedication service will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.dodsandmcnair.com