CAMERON, Lorena Jean, RN - at University Hospital on Monday, September 19, 2016, age 85. Beloved wife of James Cameron for 60 years. Dear mother of Scott Cameron, Christine Cameron, Heather Durnin and her husband Mike, and Allison O’Connor and partner David Stickland. Loving grandmother of Jennifer, Laura, and David Cameron, Marshall and Ethan Durnin and Cameron O’Connor. Great grandmother of Leah and Avery Cameron. Jean will also be sadly missed by Monica Cameron. Predeceased by her parents Ethel and Marshall Fisher and her sister Elizabeth Guy. Jean was a descendant of Valentine Fischer who immigrated from Germany. Jean’s family lived on a family farm outside of Forest. Jean was very proud of her rural roots. In 1951 Jean enrolled in the St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing, London, and graduated in 1954. Jean was Head Nurse in the Emergency Department at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Later Jean worked closely with Dr. Douglas Manners for many years. She retired from Nursing when Dr. Manners retired. Jean enjoyed curling at the Ivanhoe Curling Club, furniture refinishing and sewing. Visitation on Wednesday from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond where the funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, September 22 at 11:30 am by Rev. Dr. Sheila Macgregor. Interment Beechwood Cemetery, Forest. Memorial contributions to St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation or Siloam United Church Memorial Fund would be appreciated.
September 19, 2016, 9:17 pm
I'm so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all during this sad time. I have many happy memories of lunches and swimming and playing at your home all through Elementary School and High School. Your Mom was always welcoming. She's at peace now. She will be missed.
September 20, 2016, 3:23 pm
My sympathy to Jean's family for their loss. She was a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and I was honoured to call her my friend and co-worker. Fond memories of days spent with Jean, Dr. Manners and myself in the office --good days.
Phil Di Carlo
September 20, 2016, 10:40 pm
Allison, Jim, Cam and Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Jean was a wonderful lady.
September 21, 2016, 6:41 am
I was sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. I send my condolences and am thinking about you. Your mother was an amazing woman!
Bill & Carol MacKinlay
September 21, 2016, 12:24 pm
Dear Jim & Family
We were very surprised to learn of Jean's passing not knowing she had been ill.
We always looked forward to seeing you each year at the Forest Fair. Unfortunately, due to previous commitments and appointments we will not be able to make the visitation or the funeral.
May your many memories help you through
this difficult time. Bill & Carol
Mary Catherine Lane ( Rowland )
September 22, 2016, 9:53 am
Dear Jim and Family -- I am so very saddened to know my dear friend has died -We were Coworkers as RN's in St/Joe's Emerg and our friendship continued over the Yrs. About 3 wks before Christmas every year we had our telephone visit and although we seldom saw each other over the years , our friendship was always there I didn't know Jear was ill Each of you is in my thoughts and prayers LOve MaRY cATHERINE-
September 22, 2016, 11:31 am
Dear Cameron Family, we are saddened to learn of Jean's passing. Keep your memories and each other close to help you through this difficult time. Sending prayers your way, sincerely the McGuire kids.
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