Obituaries » Dody McEachnie-Stanton (Rooney)
June 19, 2019
Service Date: June 29, 2019
Visitation Location: First Baptist Church, 116 Fergus Street North, Mount Forest
Visitation Date and Time: Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 7 – 9 p.m. and
Friday, June 28, 2019 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.
Celebration of Life Location: First Baptist Church, 116 Fergus Street North, Mount Forest
Celebration of Life Date and Time: Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 3 p.m.
Officiant: Mark Duesling
Dody McEachnie-Stanton (nee Rooney), of Mount Forest, passed away at the Louise Marshall Hospital on Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of Wally “Buzz” Stanton and the late Lennie McEachnie. Loving mother of Wendy Williamson and husband Don of Red Deer, Alberta, Cindy Aitken and husband Mark of Holstein, and Fred McEachnie of Kitchener. Wonderful step-mom of Kathie MacDuff and husband Kevin of Calgary, Alberta, Dianne Stanton of Stoney Creek, Shirley Hurd and husband Wes of Peterborough, Carol Sitter and husband Jamie of Calgary, Alberta, and Deb Sandau and husband Dave of Red Deer, Alberta. Cherished grandmother of a combined total of 18 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Sister of Jack Rooney (Eunice) and Anna Mae Smith (Keith Marshall). Step-sister of Doug Lane, Jean Towers, Sandra Kay (Rob), and Ronny Lane (May). Sister-in-law of John McMeekin, Bill McMeekin (Helen), Sandy McMeekin, and Marlene Gardiner. Predeceased by her mother Velva (Daley) (Rooney) Lane, father Reg Rooney, stepfather Bill Lane, brother Art Rooney, sisters-in-law Donna Rooney, Shirl McMeekin, Betty Lane, sisters Gladys Donald, Marie Butt, brothers-in-law Leroy Donald, Ray Butt, Roger Smith, Bruce McMeekin, Perrin Gardiner, Herb Towers, and 2 infant great-grandchildren Zoey and Kyle Williamson. Aunt Dody will be missed terribly by her many nieces and nephews, and about a bazillion cousins and a lifetime of friends are heart-broken by Dody’s passing. Visitation will be held at First Baptist Church, 116 Fergus St. N., Mount Forest on Thursday, June 27th from 7-9 p.m., and Friday June 28th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial service celebrating Dody’s life will be held at First Baptist Church on Saturday, June 29th at 3 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Cancer Patient Services Corporation, Louise Marshall Hospital Foundation, or First Baptist Church would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest.