HODGKINS, MURIEL AUDREY (Nee Doan) at the Welland Hospital on Wednesday May 10, 2017. Born August 31, 1921 in Port Colborne. Survived by her husband of 73 years, Harold Hodgkins, as well as daughters Linda Badcock (Len), Tricia Reid (Gerry), Janet Hodgkins (David Fowler), Wendy Hodgkins (Peter Blackmore), Karen Durfy (Bill). Also survived by eight grandchildren: Ellen Badcock, Christopher Badcock, Sara Walters, Brooke Reid, Timothy Fowler, Paul Fowler, Meredith Durfy and Gillian Durfy. Also survived by a sister, June Davis. Predeceased by her brother Stuart Doan. Muriel was a primary school teacher and an instructor at Niagara College. She was an active member of the O’Reilly’s Bridge Women’s Institute, and a member of the Wainfleet Historical Society. She was an avid gardener; her goal was to rival the Niagara Parks flower gardens. She was renowned for her baking, especially her pies. She was an excellent seamstress. She was a voracious reader and enjoyed doing daily crossword puzzles. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at the LAMPMAN FUNERAL HOME, 724 Canboro Road, Fenwick on Wednesday May 17th at 11:00 A.M. Visiting Tuesday May 16th from 7-9 P.M. Memorial donations may be made to the Wainfleet Public Library or to the Wainfleet Historical Society if desired.

8 thoughts on “MURIEL AUDREY HODGKINS (nee Doan)

  • Our sincere condolences to the family. Your Mom will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She had a wonderful laugh. May she rest in peace.
    Janice, Ralph & Haley

  • What a wonderful mother in law. Always a smile.Always stay for a meal. Always made you ‘like a son’. Always liked a chat. She was the best. Rest in peace Muriel.
    You left lots of good memories, flower gardens and the picture albums from years ago i could watch forever.

  • Sincere Condolences to all ! I still have fond memories of both your parents and good times spent at your home .
    I was visiting Uncle Sam on Thurs, and he told me of her passing.

  • We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Aunt Muriel. We enjoyed our visits with her so much. And her flower gardens were lovely to see.

    Miss you already,
    Rose Marie (niece) & Roger

  • We recall many happy times when we were the beneficiaries of the culinary delights coming from Muriel’s kitchen, especially the pies. Please accept our heartfelt condolences on your loss.
    Rolly and Beth

  • Your Condolence
    To Janet, David and family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time in your life. My sincerest condolences on the loss of your Mother. May she rest in peace and live on in your hearts forever. Sincerely Lou Ann Boucher

  • To the family of Muriel
    We offer our sincere sympathy in the loss of a wonderful lady. Losing a mother leaves such a deep hole in the hearts of many.
    Dan & Ruth Rykse

  • Your Condolence
    Visiting with my parents she was always so bubbly, full of life and energy. She will be truly missed.

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