August 26, 1919 – May 27, 2016


It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Violet Ayerst on May 27 2016. Violet was born in 1919 and lived in her same home for 81 years up until 2 ½ days before her passing. Loving wife of Norm Ayerst(deceased), mother of Norman(Sarah), Jamie(Ursula) and Lorelei(Terry McDonough), grandmother to Marion, Jason(deceased) Brandi, Darren(Joslyn) and James. Great grandmother to Baille, Cooper and Quinn. Predeceased by her parents Violet and Tom Towers, dear sisters and brother Molly(Reg Holmes), Bessie(Bob Culver), Joan(Robbie Robinson) and John Towers(Jane). Aunt to many nieces and nephews whom she loved like her own. Great aunt to many more. Violet was gifted with common sense, a keen sense of fairness, and a passion for family, friends and community. She has been a valuable advisor and supporter and an inspiration to us all. A special thank you to all the caregivers who gave so much of their professional and personal selves to help Violet along the way. Visitation will be held at Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St. Dundas, Wednesday June 1st from 2-4 pm and 7-9pm. In keeping with Violet’s wishes, her funeral will take place at St. James Anglican Church, 137 Melville St. Dundas, Thursday June 2nd at 10:30 am -with internment to follow at Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Peters Hospital Palliative Care Unit or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.