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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Moira Porteous

Passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017
Resting at the Hart Chapel

Service Summary

Family will receive friends at the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, Hart Chapel, 1099 Gordon St., Guelph on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. followed by a service to commemorate Moira’s life at 12:00 p.m.

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Porteous, Moira Mackenzie –

Passed away suddenly in her 82nd year, on Friday, August 11, 2017, at the Guelph General Hospital. Moira was the beloved wife and best friend of Hume and the cherished mother of Kathryn (Ralph) of Sydney, Aus and Anne (Jonathan) of Guelph. Born in Guyana, Moira was the daughter of Sydney and Cath Smith (deceased) of Scotland. She leaves to mourn, her sister Ailsa Anderson (the late George) of Shetland and brother-in-law Adam Porteous (Eileen) of Leven, Scotland and also by numerous nieces and nephews.

Moira loved to work helping people and worked for many years at the Sears Catalogue Department and at the Vehicle Licensing Office on Woodlawn Rd. & Silvercreek Pkwy.

Family will receive friends at the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, Hart Chapel, 1099 Gordon St., Guelph on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. followed by a service to commemorate Moira’s life at 12:00 p.m. If so desired, memorial donations to the Juravinski Cancer Centre, St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton or to Share Agriculture Foundation would be appreciated. Cards are available at the funeral home at (519)821-5077. Online condolences can be made at www.gilbertmacintyreandson.com.

Many thanks to the Doctors and nurses at the G.G.H. in both the ER and 4th Floor West for the compassionate care; and to our friends, the Thiessens and MacMillans for their continued support.

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