It is with great sadness that the family of Carolyn Eleanor Westoby (nee Howard) announces her passing on Wednesday, December 20th 2023, at the age of 72. Mom to Kevin (Caroline) and Jenny (Dave) and a proud Grandma to Brayden, Aaron, Zachary and Anna. Predeceased by her husband Gord, her parents Norm and Joan Howard, and her in-laws Frank and Laureane Westoby. Sister of Craig Howard (Joanne), Beth Genovese (John), and Barb Warner (Dean). Sister-in-law to Pat Raynsford (Bob) and Bonnie Barrett-Hamilton (John). Carolyn will be missed by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Carolyn was born and raised in Dundas. She began her career as a nurse at Chedoke Hospital, later working in the United Church at Marshall Memorial in Ancaster and St. Andrew’s in Hamilton. Most recently she was the curator of the Dundas Museum.
Thank you to her neighbours for all their care and support over the years, and to the home care workers whose help allowed her to live at home until her final months.
Friends will be received by the family on Thursday January 4th from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St. in Dundas . A service in honour of Carolyn’s life will be held at Turner Family Funeral Home on Friday January 5th at 11 a.m, followed by a reception at the Dundas Legion, 280 King St West. Cremation has taken place. Donations to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research would be greatly appreciated by the family.
To view the livestream: https://event.forgetmenotceremonies.com/ceremony?c=32048da0-d667-48f7-8958-4c9b4662b1ff