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October 27, 2022

Shirley Elaine Hawthorne (nee Martin) died at the Wingham and District Hospital, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, at the age of 91. Born March 3, 1931, in Kitchener, she was the second eldest of four children to Urias and Pearl (nee Hallman) Martin. Predeceased by her husband, Franklin, in 2021; son, Jim; grandson, Timothy; brother, Robert; and sister, Dorothy. Dear mother of Dianne Hawthorne of Wingham and Barbara Larsen (Dave Taczynski) of London. Cherished grandmother of Jeffrey Larsen; and sister of Betty Baily (Tom) of Kitchener. A private family service will be held at the MacKenzie and McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow, followed by interment in Greenhill Cemetery, Lucknow. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Wingham and District Hospital or Lucknow Presbyterian Church, are greatly appreciated. Condolences on-line at