Eva Handy

A photo of Eva Handy


Thursday November 30, 2023


Thursday November 30, 2023

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Eva Handy who passed away at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance on Sunday November 26, 2023 at the age of 97. Eva was the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Loveday (nee Cartwell). She was the loving wife of the late Murray Handy. Dear mother of Carol (Dave) Nagle, Jim (Cathy) Handy, and the late Brenda Handy. Grandmother of Jason (Andrea) Leach, Cheri Leach (Jason Gownlock), Amanda Handy (Aaron Tate), Matt (Ashley) Handy, and Brett Nagle (Katie Simmons). Eva had 14 great grandchildren: Jessica, Cody, Carter, Ashana, Gavin, Nash, Jayla, Orionna, Taccoa, Eastonn, Kaydence, Emelia, Keagan, and Vienna. Eva was the sister of Ken Loveday, Don (Carol) Loveday and predeceased by Jean (Allan) Downie. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, and friends. Eva will be remembered for her love of her family and her many, many artistic talents including: gardening, dancing, knitting, crochet, puzzles, pottery, cooking and canning, as well as being known for her many travels around the world. Visitation will be held at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Thursday November 30 from 1:00pm until 3:00pm. A funeral service will then take place at 3:00pm with cremation to follow. A private interment at Evergreen Cemetery at a later date. Donations made in memory to the Blenheim Senior Centre or the Blenheim Medical Health Foundation would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com

A memorial video of Eva may be viewed by clicking the following link:https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/27LD7YGFJJHQN84S

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Carol, Dave family We are sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I am sure she had a great long life and will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time. Take Care!

So sorry to hear of Eva's passing .We are missing that generation of cousins. Sending love to all of the family. Rosemary(Pegg) and Craig Mitton

May the many memories you share sustain you at this time. Eva was Michael’s favorite aunt , many wonderful memories he had of her kindness. I remember meeting her at the family reunion at handy brothers. Blessing on you and family. Hugs Nora Handy

So sorry Carol on the loss of your mum Eva. It sounds like she was a wonderful woman. My condolences to you and your family. Linda

So very sorry for your mothers loss. You took such good care of her. Now she is your guardian angel.

So sorry to hear about Eva passing my prayers are with the family

Sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with yous.🙏

Carol is my chosen sister and Eva was like a second Mom to me. She was one-of-a-kind so full of spunk and determination. To know her was to love and admire her. She will be so missed.

Carol and family, Dale and I send our sincerest condolences on Eva's passing. Although I only had the pleasure of visiting with Eva a few times during her stay at Chatham Retirement Resort it was easy to see what a fabulous person she was. Carol, your efforts early on for your Mom to share her meal times with our longtime family friend Maxine Legate was an absolute blessing for both of these beautiful women who were born eight days apart. Maxine has requested that we extend her deepest condolences to you on Eva's passing as these two ladies became inseparable during these past months attending most activities together in addition to their dining. In spite of many tears having been shed during these past couple of days, Eva's presence will never be forgotten ... their memories made together will forever remain a treasure for Maxine along with Eva's many dear friends at CRR. Sincerely, Sue & Dale

My sincere condolenes to the Handy and Loveday families. I know she was loved dearly and will be missed by family and friends. Rest in Peace, Eva, and may your extended family treasure the memories. Betty (Mosey) Tetreault.

It is with great sadness l hear of your loss. I have many many fond memories of Aunt Eva. The many great meals and wonderful desserts. She tried to teach my wife and l square dancing in the front room. Those are great memories. From Neil and Monette Boyes. Much love.

Jim ,Cathy and Family With Deepest Sympathies sorry to hear of Mom's passing Thinking of you

Jim & Kathy, Amanda and Matt and families, so sorry to hear of your loss. Keep her memories alive with all your stories and lots of laughs. hugs and love, Karen & Gary and family

Kathy & Jim, Matt & Ashley, & Families, So very sorry for your loss. May you take time to share memories and funny moments with each other. May you allow yourself to laugh at a funny story or cry in heartache when you think of her. This journey is never easy and has no time line it twists and turns, it is what it is and that is ok. Much love, Sandi & Marvin Turner.

I always enjoyed my visits with Eva. She always had a puzzle or 2 on the table we would work at, and talk, with Buddy at an arm's reach. Rest in Peace Eva, you beautiful soul.

So sorry to hear of Eva's passing. She was a lovely lady and a nice neighbor many years ago.

Jim ,Cathy& family. I am so sorry for your loss. May all your warm funny loving memories comfort you during this difficult time. Hugs and prayers. ..Linda Lindsay