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Lingley; Margaret Gertrude “Gert”

Posted By Obits On December 4, 2017 @ 8:40 am In Obituaries | 23 Comments

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LINGLEY – Margaret Gertrude “Gert”, 78 of Liverpool, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital on Saturday, December 2, 2017.
Born in Milton, Gert was a daughter of the late Samuel and Ethel (McCoomb) Manthorne.
Gert was co-owner and operator, along with her late husband Philip, of West End Grocery for 22 years. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Mersey Branch #038, Royal Canadian Legion, Liverpool. Gert will be lovingly remembered by her family, her friends and all who knew her through her years at the store.
She is survived by her son Tony, of Liverpool; her granddaughter, her sisters Dorinda White of Liverpool, Ellen (Vincent) Nowe, of Milton.
Besides her husband, Philip, Gert was predeceased by her daughters Wendy and Wanda; her son Terry “Scotty”; her sisters Alice Teal, Dolly Fancy and June Metzger; her brothers Fred, Roger, William and Allan.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A graveside memorial service will be held Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Gregory’s Catholic Cemetery, College Street, Liverpool. Father Charles Offor officiating. No flowers by request, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com

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Condolence from Kurt and Anne Sarty on December 4th, 2017 9:12 am

Tony, so sorry to hear that your mother has passed. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Condolence from Cathie Pearl–Wentzell on December 4th, 2017 9:21 am

Sorry to read about your mom. I loved her smile. Gone from this earth, but not our hearts.

Condolence from Judy Hyson on December 4th, 2017 11:10 am

I am so sorry to hear of Gert’s passing. My condolences to the family. May she RIP.

Condolence from David Whynot on December 4th, 2017 12:25 pm

Sorry to hear of Gert,s passing our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time

Condolence from Viv Croft (Whynot) on December 4th, 2017 12:45 pm


Sending my condolences on the loss of your mother.

Condolence from Charlotte and Bob Kelley on December 4th, 2017 12:53 pm

Tony, sorry to hear about your mom. I will always remember her wonderful sense of humour…Rest In Peace Aunt Gert. Sending prayers and our condolences Tony..

Condolence from Bruce & Melanie Inglis on December 4th, 2017 3:24 pm

Gert will be fondly remembered. She was a kind and good humoured soul. I have so many childhood memories of walking up the hill to spend my quarters on hockey cards at West End. Philip and Gert always made my visits memorable.

Condolence from Charlene & Carl Veinot on December 4th, 2017 5:31 pm

Tony :

So sorry to hear of Gert’s passing!! Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. Keep all the wonderful memories of her close to your heart and hopefully that will help with the healing process!! Take Care!!

Condolence from Doug & Sylvia Zwicker, Brian & Kim Mansfield on December 4th, 2017 6:05 pm

We are so sorry to hear of Gerts passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Condolence from Cindy Spinney on December 4th, 2017 7:13 pm

So sorry to hear of Gert’s passing. She was a lovely lady and always had a smile and a laugh. She will be missed.

Condolence from Wanda J Horton on December 4th, 2017 7:20 pm

Tony I remember going to the store with my parents many time and always loved your parents . I am sorry to hear your mom has passed away .

Condolence from Brian and Jackie Whynot on December 4th, 2017 7:48 pm

Tony to hear of your mom’s passing.We knew your mom for a long time.Remember she will always be in your heart and heaven has got a real good angel when god took her home. R.I.P.AND GOD BE WITH YOU

Condolence from Heather Fader on December 4th, 2017 9:38 pm

Gert was a wonderful lady – always enjoyed talking with her when I got the chance. Made many trips to her store as a child to buy candy. My condolences to the family.

Condolence from HOLLIS BOWERS on December 4th, 2017 10:18 pm

To Gerts family sorry to hear of loss of your mom she was a wonderful lady she will be miss by many who knew her r.i.p.

Condolence from Linda Lucier on December 4th, 2017 10:37 pm

So sorry to hear this sad news. ..a very nice lady. Knew her all my life. We were in the same classes in school when I lived in Milton., a long time ago . So sorry

Condolence from Belinda Wentzell Delong on December 5th, 2017 2:20 am

Sorry for your loss Tony,I knew your mom from the time I was a small child being up around your grandmothers playing.She was a very nice person and will be sadly missed.May your mom be RIP.

Condolence from Sylvia & Mike Langille on December 5th, 2017 11:46 am

So sorry to hear Aunt Gert passed away. We fondly remember both her and Uncle Phillip at the store. Our kids loved going to the store where Aunt Gert would spoil them with treats! She was a very special person! Take care and God Bless!

Mike , Sylvia & family

Condolence from Gail & Dennis L. on December 5th, 2017 5:29 pm

So sorry to hear of your loss always enjoyed working and talking with both Phil and Gert . Will miss them both always and always remember the big hearts both had . Dennis and Gail

Condolence from valerie joudrey on December 5th, 2017 6:06 pm

sorry for your loss.she enjoyed dances on friday nights at the legion with her sisters.that was when she was in good health.

Condolence from cynthia and allae wilson on December 5th, 2017 10:03 pm

Dear Tony so sorry to hear about your mom.She sure was a wonderful lady and will be missed by all who knew her

Condolence from Kathy & Barry Van Norden on December 6th, 2017 9:57 am

So sorry to hear of Aunt Gert’s passing . Aunt Gert always had a smile on her face and a story for you . She along with Uncle Phillip owned and ran West end Grocery where I spent a lot of time after school days . My mom worked there with her brother Uncle Phillip . I remember the customers always laughing before they left from some story or statement that was made. Good memories from loving , kindhearted , generous people. Gert you will be missed . <3
. So sorry Tony for your loss . Sending our condolences .

Condolence from Vernon & Joyce Hawkes on December 6th, 2017 9:54 pm

Sorry to hear of Gert’s passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Condolence from Kim Masland, MLA Queens-Shelburne on December 8th, 2017 3:24 pm

Please accept my sincere and heartfelt condolences on the loss of your loved one. I hope that you are able to find comfort in the memories that you share.

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