Virginia Cates

Obituary of Virginia Carol Cates

CATES, Virginia “Ginney”


Passed away peacefully with her family at her side at Chartwell Nursing Home in Parkhill on Thursday, July 22, 2021, at the age of 82 years.  Beloved mother of Sally Edgar, Patricia (Wayne) Louagie, and Diane (Christopher) Cadman.  Loving grandmother of Wesley, Lucas, Shelby, Caden, Sean, Hailey, Tyson, and Olivia.  Great-grandmother of Noah.  Sister of Patricia Gilliard (late Allen), and Judy Sparling (Wayne), Barbara Wright (James), and Karen Townsend (Wayne).  Predeceased by her brother James Fenner, and Kathy Passmore (late Lonnie).

Survived by her sister in law of Beverly Fenner.   Predeceased by her parents, the late Bernice Irwin & Lorne Fenner (late Dorothy Fenner).


Visitation will take place at DENNING’S OF FOREST, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Monday, July 26, 2021, from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm.   Registration is required to attend, by clicking on the following link:


Picnic at Coultis Park to follow with limited numbers due to covid. 


For more information please call DENNING’S OF FOREST (519) 786-2401   Online condolences may be left at   For those who wish, memorial donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family. 

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