Jean Dorita Ann Bryson

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Jean Dorita Ann Bryson

February 20, 1932 - December 22, 2020

Mum died peacefully, surrounded by family, at Extendicare Port Hope, in her 89th year.
Loving mother of Linda and Rolf Sturzenegger, Joyce Turk, Ron Wiedmann, Catherine Wiedmann and Steven Duvall, Donald Wiedmann, and Karen and Brian Larter. Proud Grandma and GG of Julie and Derek (Hunter, Gavin, Eden), Troy and Linzi, Leah and Dylan, Brooke and Connor, Lindsey and Vernon (Ava, Emma, Ella, Mya, Arianna), Ashley and Shawn, Kelley (Isaac), Nathan and Jennie (Emilia, Sophia, Aryana), Becky, Nina and Jeff (Oscar, Olive), Charlotte, Henry, Matthew, Scott and Melissa. Predeceased by her parents Harvey and Dorita Bryson, and brothers Jimmie, Bill, Bob and John.
Lovingly remembered by brothers Peter and David, and sisters-in-law, Barbara, Sheila, Ana, Gayle and Edie Hynes, along with Debbie Kilmer, and many cousins, nieces and nephews. Special friend of the late Ross Beatty. The family would like to sincerely thank the staff at Extendicare Port Hope for the kind and compassionate care that Mum received in the two and a half months that she lived there. Interment has taken place at Fairview Cemetery, Grafton. If desired, donations in Mum's memory may be made to the Grace Bowen Tribute Fund. Donations by cheque made payable to SickKids Foundation with Grace Bowen Tribute Fund written in the memo.

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MESSAGES OF CONDOLENCE / DONATIONS

Pat & Shelley Rutherford and Family - January 6, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Grace Bowen Tribute Fund

Barbara Bryson - January 4, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Grace Bowen Tribute Fund

Derrick Shim - January 1, 2021

Dear Karen, My deepest sympathies for the loss of your Mom. May her soul rest in peace and may God's perpetual light shine upon her. Derrick

Nima Basharat - January 1, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Grace Bowen Tribute Fund

Scott Larter - December 31, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Grace Bowen Tribute Fund

Trev and Joey Baxter - December 30, 2020

Dear Linda and Joyce, so sorry to hear of the loss of your wonderful Mom. Xoxo Peter and David, sad to hear of the loss of your dear Sister. Xoxo Our thoughts and prayers are with you and may you find comfort with family and friends . Sincerely, Joey Domenico and husband Trev Baxter

Brian & Karen Larter - December 29, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Grace Bowen Tribute Fund

Vicki Kimmett - December 29, 2020

My sincere condolences to all of Jean's family.

The Staff at 21st Century Travel Insurance - December 29, 2020

Losing a Mum is very hard and burying her the day before Christmas in a pandemic just adds to the loss. Please know, Joyce, that you were in our thoughts over the Holidays. There was no opportunity to send flowers, so we will make a donation as per your Mum's wishes instead. With love from your friends at the office.

Margo Baniuk - December 28, 2020

Sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you.

Jan Bangs - December 28, 2020

Thinking of you all and keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy, Jan Bangs and family

Mary Price - December 27, 2020

My condolences to you all.

Connie Gburek Weller - December 27, 2020

Our heartfelt condolences to the family, from her former neighbors on Mackenzie Street in Montreal. Marlene and Connie Gburek

Greg Beatty - December 27, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Grace Bowen Tribute Fund

Colin and Ruth Watson - December 26, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Grace Bowen Tribute Fund

Laurie (Burnham) Elliott - December 26, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss. My grandmother was Iva (Bryson) Thornton. I had been in touch with Jean over a year ago and had hoped to visit her to discuss our family tree. Sending you our heartfelt sympathy. Laurie (Burnham) Elliott

Tim Bryson - December 26, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Grace Bowen Tribute Fund

Jane Goody - December 26, 2020

So sorry to hear of your mom's and sister's passing. Sincerely Jane (Reymes) Goody

Loretta Van Sluytman - December 26, 2020

My condolences to your family. Jean was a gift in my life. I loved hearing her talk about her life as a young girl, about her children and grands. I can't think of her without think about her bike riding stories. I loved seeing the pictures in her room and her telling me about the events and people in them. I can hear her laughing. She was a joy to know. She has a special place in my heart. Love to all of you.

Jolene Jarvis - December 26, 2020

Prayers and condolences to all the family.

Garth Cane - December 26, 2020

Jean was a great friend all through high school/ a wonderful person

Joice Anne Schofield - December 26, 2020

My condolences on the passing of your Mom. May your memories be many and give you comfort. ♥️♥️♥️

Rolf and Linda Sturzenegger - December 26, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Grace Bowen Tribute Fund

Barbara Bryson - December 26, 2020

So sorry for your loss. She will remain in my heart forever. RIP Jean.

Susan and Gerard Kirkham - December 24, 2020

Dear Linda, Rolf and families. We are sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Your mom was a thoughtful and kind person who was loved by many. The days ahead may be difficult but take a moment to remember a funny story or joke she told, a time when her encouraging words made you feel like you could do anything, her warm smile and her hugs. Your mom will always be in your hearts and she will be lovingly be watching over you. Susan and Gerard

Dawn Davis - December 24, 2020

My sincere condolences to the family. Jean was a wonderful woman. We have many fond memories shared with Jean, Linda, Rolf and family. Especially camping. We are thinking of you at this difficult time. Much love to you all Dawn and family

Sharon and Mungo Brown - December 24, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Grace Bowen Tribute Fund

Kevin & Laurie Filson - December 24, 2020

She wasn't our biological Aunt but we only ever knew her as Aunt Jean. She was one of our Moms good friends for most of our lives. We were proud to have her at our wedding. One of my fondest memories as a kid was staying at her house for Expo 67. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Aunt Jean hoping your having a grand old time and having a good laugh with Mom. Miss you both.

Therese & Barry May - December 24, 2020

Dear Linda, Rolf and family. Our deepest sympathy on the passing of your mom and all her well loved titles. She was a grand lady and will be missed by all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Hugs.

Jennie Giles & Kay Hatton - December 24, 2020

Deepest sympathy.

Kathleen Hynes - December 24, 2020

My condolences to all, We lost a very special Aunt. Much love

Janis Carter - December 24, 2020

My deepest sympathy to all the family. Jean will be missed.

Penny Smale (Stevenson) - December 24, 2020

Linda & Family Mom & I are saddened to hear of the passing of your Mom. Jean & Mom (Marilyn) were long time friends. Sorry we never got them together to reminisce of old times. Hold your memories in your heart Penny & Marilyn Stevenson

Linda Hewins - December 24, 2020

Dear Linda. I was sorry to hear of your mom's passing after a long battle. My wishes for you and yours is that you soon will be able to remember Jean with a smile on your face rather than a tear in your eye. Thinking of you. Linda Hewins

Julie, Derek, Hunter, Gavin, and Eden - December 24, 2020

We will hold your memory in our hearts forever. Hugs and Kisses Grandma /GG

Mark Edwardson and Cathy Burnham - December 24, 2020

Linda and Rolf. Cathy and I extend our sincere condolences. As if this Christmas period wasn't hard enough for everybody already. May she rest in peace.

Sharon Black & Ted Brandreth - December 24, 2020

Our deepest condolences to you all at this time of deep sadness at the loss of your beloved Mum. She lives on in the hearts + memories of you all + will be forever cherished.

The Kilmer family - December 24, 2020

Deepest sympathies to the Bryson family. Losing someone you love is always hard, but especially so during these restrictive times. Our thoughts are with you all. Jean was absolutely lovely and engaging with our family when we got together. She will be missed.

Sue & John Smith - December 24, 2020

Dear Linda, Rolf and family, Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. There are special moments and memories that are yours alone and may you find comfort in them, in the difficult days ahead. Sending you all a very big hug, Sue and John

Mary Lou and Gearge Taylor - December 23, 2020

Linda, Rolph and family ,our condolences in the loss of Jean. Treasure your memories of her.

Carolyn Farrell - December 23, 2020

Thinking of you at this very difficult time. Such a pleasant lady.

Ruth Blamire - December 23, 2020

My condolences to Jean's family on the death of their Mom, Grandma and Great Grandma. Especially to Ron and Don, who have been like family to my Mom and Dad and siblings all of our lives. Your Mom was a great lady and will be missed by all who knew her.

Marsha Jones - December 23, 2020

I’m so sorry to learn of Mrs. Bryson’s death. We are never ready to lose our Mom. I know you will cherish many wonderful memories to help you during this time.

Gladys Morris - December 23, 2020

Joyce and Linda, so very sorry for the loss of your mom. You are such a wonderful family. Sympathy also extended to Peter and Dadvid. Prayers and hugs. Fond memories on behalf of my brother Doug Carruthers

Ralph & Sue Buttar - December 23, 2020

Dear Linda, Rolf and all of the Bryson - Please accept our most deepest sympathy in the loss of Jean. Sending our love, thoughts and prayers to everyone at this sad time. Sincerely Ralph & Sue.

Patricia Murphy - December 23, 2020

Linda, Rolf & family, Joyce & family and all other members of the family: My condolences on the loss of a dear Mother, Mother-in-law, Grama and Great Grama. What wonderful memories you have to share! My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Nancy (Harris) Dalgarno - December 23, 2020

Condolences to Jean’s family. My sister, Joan (Harris) David was a very good friend of Jean’s since High School at CCI in Cobourg. They managed many visits with each other in the past years. Hang on to all the happy memories. Sincerely, Nancy Dalgarno

Francis and Lynn Prentice - December 23, 2020

Linda, Rolf and Family we wish to extend our sincere sympathy on the lost of your Mother, Mother-in-law and Grandmother. A loss of a family member at this time of year is very difficult. Our thought and prayers are with your whole family at this time.

Peg (Kernaghan) Thomas - December 23, 2020

To each and every Family Member. My sincere condolences in the loss of your Mother, Grandmother, Sister.I have very fond memories of a lovely,devoted and special lady who always put "others" first. Rest in peace Jean.

Karen and Ed Shaw - December 23, 2020

So sorry to hear of Jeans’ passing.

Bernadette Gatien - December 23, 2020

I am saddened to see that a Mother, Grandmother and Sister who was loved by so many has passed. Jean was so fortunate to have so many loved ones close by but she will be missed by all of us who have known her so long. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Sincerely Bernadette (Lawless) Gatien