Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Edith C. Cressman

Female 1915 - 2009  (94 years)


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  • Name Edith C. Cressman 
    Born 1915  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Edith C. Woolner 
    Residence 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1949  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-46223 
    Died 10 Oct 2009  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I46223  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Isaiah Horst Cressman,   b. 2 Apr 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1942, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Shirk,   b. 3 Apr 1878, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1949, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1900  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F6194  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lloyd G. Woolner,   b. Jul 1910, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1979, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F12015  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Woolner, Edith - Peacefully slipped away surrounded by her family, at Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge, on Saturday, October 10, 2009, at the age of 93 years. Edith was predeceased by her husband, Lloyd (1979). She is survived and dearly remembered by her children, Mary Ann Ropp (Norm) and Robert Woolner (Dale); grandchildren, Darren Ropp (Misty), Andrew Woolner (Kumiko) and Emily Lalonde (Jeremy); as well as her great-grandson, Ephraim LaLonde. Edith is also remembered by many nieces and nephews of whom she was fond. Edith was the last remaining member of the Isaiah Cressman and Magdalena Shirk Family. Honoring Edith's personal wishes, there will be no visitation. Interment will take place at First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, on Friday, October 16 at 11 a.m. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at Fairview Mennonite Home, 515 Langs Drive, Cambridge, on Saturday, October 17 at 11 a.m. Condolences for the family and donations to the Fairview Residents' Council of Fairview Mennonite Home or to a charity of your choice may be arranged through the Erb and Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo. The family is grateful to the staff of Fairview Mennonite Home for their many years of kind and dedicated care given to Edith. In living memory of Edith, a donation will be made to the Trees for Learning Program by the funeral home.

      1aWaterloo Region Record, Oct. 13, 2009

  • Sources 
    1. [S602] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Waterloo Region Record (March 2008- ), Obituary of Edith Woolner - 13 Oct 2009.

    2. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sub District 5 Page 9.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, April 19, 1949 - Obituary of Magdalena Shirk.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1915 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1949 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Oct 2009 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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