After a long and happy life, Fran in her 96th year passed away peacefully at her Elliott Community home in Guelph on February 15, 2018.
Beloved wife of Gordon Chadder for 77 of the happiest wonderful years.
Much loved mother of surviving children Paul (Sue) of Guelph, Marcia Scapinello of Burlington, Shane (Mary Margaret) of New York and loving mother-in-law of Gary Scapinello of Guelph and Heidi Chadder of Mississauga.
Special Nana of 9 cherished grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Fran is survived by loving sister Kathleen Dennis of Elmira.
She was predeceased by her parents James Walker (1984) and Alice Walker (Hird) (1979), also by brothers William Walker (killed in action 1944) Royal Canadian Artillery, Bernard Walker (1984) Royal Canadian Artillery, special sisters Ruby Hall (1971) and Jean Seifried (Bill) (2016) as well as her precious daughter Sandra Reid (Chadder) (1974) and treasured daughter-in-law Jane Chadder (Harris) (1977).
Fran was an employee of Canadian General Electric. In retirement she took great pleasure in oil painting for her family, enjoyed playing bridge, gardening and traveling.
The family would like to thank the staff of The Elliott Community for the exceptional care and compassion provided.
As requested, cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life service and reception will take place at WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 11 a.m. As expressions of sympathy donations to The Salvation Army or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
A tree will be planted in memory of Frances E. Chadder in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum. Dedication service, Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 2:30 pm.