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Obituary for Edith Marie Derby (Dickson)

Derby, Edith “Marie”
Edith Marie (Dickson) Derby of Ayr, On, formerly of Sheffield passed away peacefully on March 2, 2024, in her 91st year surrounded by her family. Beloved wife to the late Douglas Derby (October 2022) with whom she shared 70 years together. Loving mother to Theresa (Jim Devins), Ken, the late Bruce (Sandy) and the late James. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Eric Little (Sheri) Paula Carpenter (William Rawn), Bradley Derby (Sarah Raw) and her great grandchildren Logan, Bronwyn, Connor, and Ellie. Also remembered by her sister-in-law Margaret Davies (The late Robert) and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sister Alma Alder.
Edith was born on the Marcy Farms and lived most of her life in the area with a short time in Alberta. Edith and Ken recently made the move to Ayr to be closer to their family.
Edith will be remembered by her friends at Kirkwall Church where she was a lifelong member, singing in the choir and teaching Sunday school.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Corbett Funeral Home in Cambridge. Family Friends can be received on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, for a Memorial Service in the Funeral Home Chapel at 2p.m. Interment to follow at Kirkwall Cemetery.