In Memory of



Obituary for Grace RETTIE

Grace Elsie Rettie

A life well lived. Grace Elsie Rettie (Hopkins) passed away peacefully at Caressant Care Nursing Home in Woodstock, Ontario on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 in her 95th year.

Born to Reginald and Gladys Hopkins on July 6, 1929 in Hamilton, ON. Loving wife of Murray (2010) for 57 years and survived by sisters Fran McKay (Bruce) and Mary Palmer (Russell). Predeceased by brothers Ralph Hopkins (Pauline) and Bill Hopkins (Margaret) and sister-in-law Jessie Tribe (Harry).

Mother to Kathy (Martin), John (Lori), and James (Michelle). Beloved grandmother of Melanie, Mike, Alex, Andrew, Kelli, Scott, Marcie, Ian, Lexi, Steven, and Ryan and great-grandmother of 10.

Grace was a beautiful soul, a wonderful wife and mother, school teacher, and friend. She devoted her life to her children and grandchildren and had a very special impact in all their lives. She will live on in our hearts and made the world a better place for all who knew her.

Family and friends will be received at the Norwich United Church, 80 Main Street West, Norwich, ON, on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 11:00 am for a memorial service, as cremation will have taken place. No formal visitation prior to service.

A reception to follow immediately afterwards. Private family interment to take place after the reception.

Donations in memory of Grace, may be made to the Norwich United Church.