Neva Blanche (Willan) Charlton, beloved wife of the late Clifford Henry Charlton (2011) passed away at Riverview Gardens on Tuesday October 1, 2019. Born 96 years ago to the late Bertha & Rodney Willan Blanche was the last surviving member of her family, having been predeceased by her sister Mavis Dawson and her brothers Bud and Murray Willan.
Blanche was the proud mother of Garry & Elaine Charlton, grandmother of Kelly & Sandra Charlton, Derek Charlton and Shannon & Perry Short and great-grandmother of Connor Charlton, Dylan Short, Ally Short and Jesse Charlton. Her family was her pride and joy.
In their 68 years together, Blanche and Cliff farmed in Merlin and Tilbury East. She could often be found in the fields at harvest time picking tomatoes or helping with any of the other chores at hand.
Blanche’s family will remember her privately. Following cremation, her urn will be placed in Pardoville Cemetery with Cliff.
Friends wishing to remember her with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Alzheimers Society.