Caroline Willick

A photo of Caroline Willick


Bothwell Wabash United Church
178 Elm Street West, Bothwell
Wednesday May 1, 2019
2:00 p.m.


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Tuesday April 30, 2019
2:00 - 4:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Bothwell Wabash United Church
178 Elm Street West, Bothwell
Wednesday May 1, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Caroline Willick, a long time resident of Merlin passed away at the Blenheim Community Village on Saturday April 27, 2019. Caroline was born 90 years ago to the late Cecile & David Edwards. She and her late husband Albert Willick who predeceased her in 2001 were the proud parents of Heather Brooks (late Bennie) of Merlin and David & Laurie Willick of Chatham and Dawn & Mark Schives of Blenheim.   Caroline was extremely happy to be given the name “Granny” by her grandchildren Tara Lynn Rioux (Piere), Caralynn Carson (Greg), Norman Hodgkin Jr (Jen), Joe Glover (Nicole), Evan Willick (Danie), Jamie Glover (Kristina), Kyle Schives (Christine) and Cory Schives (Brenna). She was just as tickled to welcome the name “Nana Merlin” by her great-grandchildren and her great-great granddaughter.

Caroline was the sister and sister-in-law of Dorothy Sinclair (late Roger), Evelyn Simpson, the late Lois Knippleburg, Thelma Shaw (late Charlie), Emily McCullouch (late Don), Marie Linder (late Charlie), Garnet & Marie Duquette, Rick Miller (late Annie), Madeliene Edwards (late Sam), Frances Robinson (late Lucky), Lois Willick (late Allen), Dee (late Charlie) Willick,  the late Eddie & Elaine Edwards, Harry & Irene Edwards, George & Evelyn Willick, John &Vera Willick, Marion & Frank Browning, Ruby & Danny Thompson, Allan Willick, Fred Willick, Gordon Willick and Gerry & Ted Kelly (survived by Cathy).

She will be remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Friends will remember Caroline from her years of working at the Canadiana Nursing Home in Chatham or her love of oil painting and crafting. Most of all she will be remembered as a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother whose love for her family knew no bounds.

Family and friends are invited to the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Tuesday where visitation will be held from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. On Wednesday May 1, 2019 visitation will be held in the Bothwell Wabash United Church from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. followed immediately by a funeral service conducted by Pastor Eric Skillings. Interment will take place in the Bothwell Cemetery where Caroline will be laid to rest beside Albert.

Friends wishing to remember Caroline with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Merlin Legion Branch 465 or the Chatham-Kent Hospice.

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My condolences to the family. It was a pleasure getting to know and caring for Caroline in her later years. She always had a smile and chuckle. I will remember mostly for her devoted family that was held so dear to her heart. She was blessed with her family's dedication to her and numerous visits. May you find peace. Sylvia Faas, PSW

663 Rosedale Avenue, Sarnia, Ontario. N7V1Z8 Aunt Caroline was a lovely woman. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Thanks Aunt Caroline for having us at your family Christmas Gathering, we sure enjoyed ourselves.

So sorry to hear of Caroline's passing. Our sincere condolences to the family.

Dawn and family I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Please except my condolences.

Our thoughts and prayers to the Willick family

Our deepest sympathy to the Willick family on the loss of your mother.

My condolences to David, Laurie & the rest of the Willick family

Heather, Dave, Dawn and families my condolences on the loss of your mother. She and your dad where very nice people

Sending our condolences to Caroline's family.She was a special woman and loved by everyone who was ever lucky enough to have met her.Truly an angel.R.I.P. Caroline.

I met this lovely lady with her grandson and great granddaughter (Evan and Nova). I remember viewing many oil paintings of hers and Evan speaking of her influence of his own passion for painting. My condolences to the Family and friends.

Dawn and family, So sorry to hear about your mom. Thinking of you and praying for you and your family at this sad time. Don and Carol Boylan

My deepest sympathy to the Willick family for the loss of your dear mother. A lovely, kind soul that will be missed. While your hearts will mourn her leaving, may you find peace in the memories she has left for you to cherish of a life well lived.

Granny, I always called her the silver fox! You will truly be missed, A heart of pure gold that everyone fell in love with! I am very lucky to have had all the opportunities I’ve had with you

Dawn and family Very sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom. Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Sincerely Ted & Mary Ellen Vercouteren.

I remember working with Caroline at Canadianna Nursing Home (now Copper Terrace LTC Home) for many years. She was always so happy and cheerful doing the things she loved to do. My deepest sympathies to her family.