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Obituary for Audrey WESTON (McDermott)

WESTON, Audrey, 95, formerly of Tavistock, passed away on March 15, 2023. A warm, kind, compassionate and humble soul, made her final journey home. Audrey gave her family & friends much love & laughter and she will be dearly missed by so many. Born in Stratford, Ontario, on October 19, 1927 she was the youngest child of the late Stanley and Mary McDermott. She was predeceased by her husband Spencer “Ben” Weston in 2006, and her eldest daughter, Heather Weston in 2003.

Audrey began her journey in Tavistock where she lived eighty-eight years of her life. After retiring from CIBC, she enjoyed helping others in any way she could, always displaying her compassionate and genuine soul. She loved to volunteer her time at the Maples Home for Seniors in Tavistock where she would organize recreational activities, focusing on bringing in music and entertainment, shared current events. She was also a volunteer with palliative care for many years. She was recognized by Canada with the 125th medal for her outstanding contribution in serving her community. From one who knew her well "a volunteer extraordinaire" and that, "the world needs more people like Audrey."

The last seven years of her life were spent in New Brunswick where she could be with her daughters. She was a most precious mother to Dawn (Roger) Boucher and Faye (Bryan) James. She will also be missed by her granddaughters; Tracy (Mathieu) Bourque and Sharon (Geoff) Kay, and was a special GiGi to her great-grandchildren: Joshua Bourque, Allison Bourque, Riley Kay and Liam Kay.

Audrey is also survived by her brother John (Jean) McDermott, nieces and nephews, who were all very dear to her, including niece, Florence McDermott- Sanfilippo who Audrey always thought of as another daughter.

Predeceased by sister, Mary Grace (Robert) Brady, brother, Donald (Nancy) McDermott, brother- in-law, George (Mary) Weston, sisters-in-law, Olive (Gordon) Alles, Elaine (Laurie) Harris, Jean (Bill) Pollard and nephew John Pollard.

Audrey’s cremated remains will be buried in Grace United Cemetery, Tavistock in the summer of 2023.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to T.A.P. “Tavistock Assistance Program” or Grace United Church Tavistock would be appreciated and may be made through the Francis Funeral Home, Tavistock by calling 519-655-2431. Personal condolences can be posted at