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Linda Plester

Linda Plester

April 4, 2022

Linda Plester

PLESTER, Linda (née Greaves) – Passed away peacefully at Louise Marshall Hospital in Mount Forest on Monday, April 4, 2022 in her 72nd year. Beloved wife of Ken for 35 years. Cherished mom of John Trapman and wife Dalia; Jennifer Stewart and husband Terry, and David Blower and wife Royal. Treasured grandma of Henry and Billy Trapman, Bailey (Garrett) and Jared Stewart (Katie), and Mari and Emma Blower. Dear sister of Doug Smyth and wife Kathy, and Sandra Sindrey and husband Craig.  She will be fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Linda worked at Hospital in Commons Lab as a Medical Receptionist for 19 years. She loved her time on the farm with the animals, especially her sheep. Linda’s pride and joy were her children and grandchildren. She loved spending time with them, especially for holidays and birthdays. 

Visitation will be held at the England Funeral Home, 294 Main Street South, Mount Forest, on Sunday, April 10, 2022 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Linda are asked to consider the Louise Marshall Hospital Foundation, Yonge Street Mission or the Community Pantry - Mount Forest.


Linda was beautiful inside and out. I am so incredibly sorry . My heart goes out to all of her family. I was lucky to have known her and I cherish my memories of her.
Rest in peace Linda.

— Dawn Benson, April 11, 2022

It was with great sadness to hear that Linda has passed away. We used to have such great talks about our sheep operations.
Our deepest sympathy.

Dennis and Lorri Grein

— Dennis and Lorri Grein, April 10, 2022

Our sympathy Ken to you and your family in the loss of Linda. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this most difficult time.

— Dave and Shirley Bruce, April 9, 2022

We were saddened to hear that Linda passed away. Our thoughts are with you and your family. Please accept our deepest condolences.

— Dave & Barb Eastwood, April 9, 2022

My deepest sympathies Ken and family. I am sending thoughts of peace and courage your way. Sending you strength to get through this difficult time. Cherish your memories close to your heart and support each other.

— Cathy Cotton, April 8, 2022

We were deeply shocked and saddened by Linda's sudden passing. She was a very kind and gentle soul, always thinking of others before herself. We have many warm and wonderful memories with both of you, over the years in Orangeville, New Hamburg and Mount Forest. She will be greatly missed, but she will always be in our hearts.
Our deepest condolences, Ken and family during this most difficult time.
Phil, Amy and Jenny Keppler

— Phil Keppler, New Hamburg, April 8, 2022

Our deepest sympathy Ken, to you and your family.

— Joe & Katheryn Meyer, April 8, 2022

Greg and I are so saddened at the loss of Linda our hearts go out to Ken and family -- the best of neighbors she will be truly missed. Another angel in heaven. God Bless.

— Greg & Joanne, April 7, 2022

Ken and family - we were so shocked to hear of Linda's sudden passing. May the passage of time ease your pain and your wonderful memories sustain you at this difficult time.

Thinking of you fondly,
Janet Dixon and family

— Janet Dixon, April 7, 2022

Our condolences from Alan Gloria and Andrew

— Alan Plester, April 7, 2022

Sorry for your loss Jennifer and Terry. I will be thinking of you two during this time. Take care.

— Jamie McClinchey, April 7, 2022

I'm so sorry and shocked to hear about the passing of my first real best friend, Linda. Linda and I met and grew up in Rexdale, we went to public, middle and high school together. I taught Linda how to drive in my 1967 Mustang. We actually got pulled over by a Police Officer for driving too slow. I visited Linda at her farm, our children got to play together. We lost touch for a while but reconnected and I visited her in Mount Forest. We were so shocked to see how similar our homes and decor were. We started meeting for lunch in Orangeville in the spring and fall and caught up. We were actually planning our next lunch after this winter was over.
Ken, Jennifer and Family - I am so sorry for your loss.
I will miss you Linda. You will always be my first real best friend. Love you.

— Jan Parkes, April 6, 2022

Dear Ken, Jennifer, David, it is with great shock and sadness to hear of Linda's, your Mom's passing. During the first year of Covid, we had reconnected through Diane Keppler's passing and were hopeful to meet for future lunch after Covid had ended!
Very much regret that those plans didn't happen...Linda and I worked together at HICL those many years and her laughter, witty comebacks were a blessing to myself, her co-workers and patients. Her care and concern for others was evident in our daily working environment. Her abscence in your lives will be extremely heartbreaking and I pray that the memories all of you made together will help a little at this time. I am so sorry for your loss.

— Lyn Hipfner, April 6, 2022

Ken and family. Please accept our condolences on Linda's passing. I will miss her smile and wave on your morning walks! Treasure your memories.

— Mike and Deb David, April 6, 2022

So very saddened to hear this news. Linda worked with me for many years in Orangeville at Hospitals In-Common Lab. She was a valued employee loved by her coworkers and patients who were frequent visitors. We always had fun at work, Linda had a great sense of humour! I remember how happy she was when she met Ken and they married and she was so proud of her children and grandchildren. I regret that I didn’t keep in touch after I retired. Linda was way too young to be taken from us. She will be missed!

— Lynda Hall, April 6, 2022

We are so sorry for your loss. Our deepest condolences Ken to you and your family.

— John and Claire Gotro, April 6, 2022

Dear Ken & family--
Our heartfelt condolences on Linda's passing...I always enjoyed speaking with her at the library, and also the chats that we had with both of you on our walks. She was a lovely lady & will certainly be missed...
with our caring & prayers,
Gary & Gwynne Smith

— Gary & Gwynne Smith, April 6, 2022

To Ken and families. I am truly sorry you lost Linda. We also lost her as a good friend, and fellow Euchre player. The laughs we shared will never be forgotten.
Linda was always ready for an adventure, be it a car ride, euchre game, lunch out or just a good old visit. She loved her walks with Ken and Sadie. She will be missed.
Rest In Peace Linda.
Your friend.

— Kay Ayres, April 6, 2022

My deepest condolences to you, Ken and family, for your loss. Linda was such a lovely person to be with. I will miss our chats over the back fence.

— Renate Gross, April 6, 2022

Ken and family

Our sincere condolences on your loss. Sending thoughts and prayers from Nova Scotia

Gary & Fran Robson

— Gary Robson, April 6, 2022

Deepest condolences Ken and family. Bill and Diane Little

— Bill and Diane Little, April 5, 2022

Ken and Family. We offer our sincere condolences at this sad time.
Sincerely Joe and Faye

— Joe and Faye Meulensteen, April 5, 2022

Contact Info

294 Main Street South
P.O. Box 38, Mount Forest
Ontario, Canada N0G 2L0
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