Bruton- Surrounded by the love of her family, on April 19, 2011Edith May Bruton (nee Southern) after a life well lived passed away peacefully at Lambton Meadowview at the age of 93 years. Devoted wife of the late Gordon John Bruton (1999). Edith was the proud mother of John Bruton of Corunna, Dr. James Bruton and his wife Kirsten of Hillsburgh, Elizabeth Sutton and her husband Gregory of London and Robert Bruton and his wife Patricia of Port Perry. Loving grandmother of Paul Sutton of London and Jack Bruton of Guelph; step-grandmother to Lara Sutton and her husband Geoff Turner and Adam Sutton and his wife Jane Castillo and great-grandmother to Phoebe and Annabel Turner all of Vancouver. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Pauline Bruton and by many nieces and nephews and their families, whose visits and phone calls always delighted her. Edith was devoted to her family, church and music. She was a piano teacher to scores of young people, she was a faithful congregant at Corunna United Church, winter resident for many years at Lakeland, Florida’s Sanlan Ranch and was a member of too many clubs and card circles to name. She was an avid reader and loved a rousing discussion of the current political state of the country and world affairs. Edith was a respected member of her community and a beloved friend to everyone who ever knew her. Friends will be received at the Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna on Friday April 22, 2011 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Janet Uren officiating. Interment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Sarnia. As expressions of sympathy friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Corunna United Church or to Sleeping Children Around the World. Messages and condolences may be left online @ ww.knightfuneralhome.ca Knight 519-862-2845.
Edith May Bruton
Friday April 22, 2011 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.
Corunna United Church or Sleeping Children Around the World (www.scaw.org)
10:00 a.m. Saturday from the Knight Funeral Home Chapel