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Henrietta McKerchie

Born: Sat., Oct. 13, 1923
Died: Sun., Oct. 2, 2011

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Henrietta McKerchie passed away on October 2,2011, she was born on October 13, 1923 in West Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada. Henrietta loved to play Bingo and enjoyed camping and Moose hunting with her brothers and son John. She had many relatives and friends on both sides of the border. She retired over 22 years ago from War Memorial Hospital''s House Keeping Department then worked for 2 summers passing out tourist information pamphlets on Portage Avenue enjoying the outdoor work. She moved back to West Bay, "M''Chigeeng" where her 2 Brothers and sister were living and made it her home again. Before moving back to Soo, MI., in July, to be near her children, she lived for three years at the ''M''Chigeeng Wellness Center", Independent Living, in Ontario, Canada where she was well cared for and loved by the staff. She is survived by her children: John Roy, West Bay, Canada and Flint Michigan, Carl McKerchie of Sault, MI., Burton ( Deb ) McKerchie of San Francisco, CA., Doris McKerchie of St. Ignace, MI., Katherine ( Scott ) Jewell of Sault, MI., and Lawrence H. ( Ursula ) McKerchie of Brimley, MI. She was preceded in death by her husband Lawrence L. (Honey) McKerchie, her parents : John and Mary ( Debassige ) Roy, Daughter-In-law : Donna Joann Brown and grand-son : Jimmy Brown also her siblings ; Iren Corbiere, Sylvester, Georginia, Jacob, Louise Flowler, Adam and Christina. Visitation will be Thursday Oct. 6, 2011 at Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Funeral service will be Thursday October 6, 2011 at Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home at 7:00 PM with Deacon Bill Piche officiating. Burial will take place on Friday October 7, 2011 at Hillcrest Cemetery at 11:00am. Family requests that memorial contributions be made to" Hospice of the E. U. P". in Henrietta''s name. Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home is assisting the Family with arrangements.

A Memorial Service will take place at a later date in West Bay/M''Chigeeng, Ontario.

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Bo Aikens
   Posted Wed October 05, 2011
McKerchie Family, Sorry to read of your mom's passing. My heartfelt condolences to another family member gone.

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