Muriel Dale

A photo of Muriel Dale


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Tuesday June 6, 2017
11:00 a.m.


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Monday June 5, 2017
2:00 - 4:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Muriel Isabelle (Maris) Dale passed away peacefully at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance with her family at her side at the age of 96 on May 29th, 2017. She was born in Raleigh Township and lived her whole life in the South Buxton area. She was the daughter of Watson and Isabella (Pratt) Maris. Beloved wife of Oliver John Dale (1976).

Loving mother of JoAn Dale, Richard (Mary Martha) Dale, Alice Dale, Isabelle (Wayne) Gagen, Elinor (Carl) Mifflin, Marilyn (Paul) Bright, William (Sharron) Dale, Donald Dale and Ronald Dale.

Proud grandmother of Dr. Suzanne Dale (Lori Dey), Keith (Stacey) Dale, Sarah (Mike) Cowley, Kevin (Vanessa) Gagen, Jeffrey (Nicki) Gagen, Amy (Marc) Sills, Steven (Sarah) Mifflin, Heather (Fred) Vaughan, Jason (Kristie) Bright, Jamie (Andrea) Bright, Shelly Duquette, Amy Duquette and Eric Dale.

Great Grandmother to Seth, Hunter, and Emma Cowley, Chloé and Mia Sills, Vincent and Nicholas Vaughan, Brayden and Noah Bright, Jessa and Brennon Bright, Mathew and Madison Cowgill. She was looking forward to Great-Grandchild number 14 in July.

Survived by her brother Donald Maris and sister-in-law, Dorothy Maris (late William). Predeceased by her sister Marjorie Keast (1965), her brothers Thomas, Watson and Oliver in childhood and her grandchildren Jon and Cheryl Bright.

She will be missed by her nieces and nephews and their families.

Muriel was the oldest member of St. Andrew’s United Church, South Buxton, a life member of the United Church Women and a faithful worker at all church events when able. She was a Charter member of the S.S. #7 Raleigh Home and School Association and the South Raleigh Women’s Institute.

Family and friends are invited to the Blenheim Community Funeral Home where visitation will take place on Monday from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. A Funeral Service for Muriel will be held in the Funeral Home on Tuesday June 6, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Eric Skillings officiating.  Interment in Pardoville Union Cemetery.

Donations in memory of Muriel can be made to the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, St. Andrews United Church, South Buxton, Heart and Stroke Association, or Charity of your choice.

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Isabelle and family, I was so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

Our sincere sympathy to all of the Dale Family.

Dear JoAn, We were very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother.Our shared condolences to you & to your family at this difficult time. Sincerely, Class of 66 PGH.

Dear Ron and Familly: We are so very Sorry to of the loss of your Mother. Please know thatyou are in our thoughts and prayer. May Love, Light and Energy see you through these difficult days. Kevinn and Sharon

My deepest sympathy to Elinor, JoAn and family. She will be missed. I will always think of her as Grandma Dale. I will miss having our little visit when she came to Ottawa. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. Pearl O'Grady

Our deepest sympathy to you,Joann and all of your family. May God comfort and give you strength at this sad time.God bless. Hank and Clara Woudenberg

Our deepest condolences. May the memories of your mother help you to adjust to this moment in time.

Our condolences on the loss of your mother, sister and family. I have many good memories of connecting with Aunt Muriel through Aunt Dorothy and more cousins.

Dear Dale family, So sorry to hear of your loss.Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May your many memories bring you comfort.Sincerely, The O'Connor Family ( Dianne and Rod)

JoAn my sincerest sympathies at your loss. May your memories support you and the Lord God give you comfort.

My most sincere condolences to you. It is wonderful she lived such a long life. I'm sure she will be missed terribly. My thoughts are with you.

My Condolences JoAn. My thoughts are with you and your family. Mickey

JoAn, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Nicole LaPointe St. Clair College - Windsor Campus

What a wonderful and rewarding life your mother has lived. May you find comfort in your many precious memories. Sincerely, Ted and Brenda.

Dear JoAn, I was saddened to hear the news of the passing of your beloved mom. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May the Lord comfort you all at this sorrowful time. Bernita Kersey

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family JoAn at this very sad time.

Thinking of you at this sad time. I will always remember her always smiling every time I seen her. Her smile lives on in all of the Dale family. Keep all the wonderful memories of her close in your heart forever.

Very Sorry

We send Sincere condolences to the Family of Muriel... She was a Fine Lady who raised a wonderful Family that loved her dearly. She will be missed, but the great memories that everyone has will be forever cherished. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you All at this most difficult time of your lives....

Our hearttfelt prayers go out to you in the passing of your mother. She was a beautiful lady inside and out. God bless, Joyce and Bill