This week we lost our great friend, Deedee Rayner. She served our Parish family for near two decades as Lay Reader, and before that at St. John's St. Eleanors. Condolences to her family.
Easter Sunday, Apr. 24, 2011 - L-R: Judy, Deedee and Jan.
The death occurred peacefully at the Prince
County Hospital, Summerside, PE, on Thursday, April 30, 2020, of
Lillian (DeeDee) Rayner,of the Rev. W.J.Phillips Residence
Alberton in her
DeeDee was born in Doaktown, NB on May 21, 1932, to the late Baden and
Irene (nee Carroll) O’Donnell. Beloved and devoted wife of
67 years to Seifert E. Rayner of the Rev. W.J. Phillips Residence,
DeeDee was a loving mother of Dale (Julie) Rayner
and Janet (Ed) Fredette, both of Alberton, Erroll (Juanita) Rayner of
Wuduru, Australia, Melanie Rayner of
Dartmouth and Marilynne (Scott) Hamilton of Calgary, and nine
grandchildren, Michael Baillie, Lila
Hough, Hannah Rayner, Daniel Arnold, Mark Arnold, Grant Arnold, Nicole
Arnold, Alexandra Hamilton and Justin
is also survived by siblings, Winnifred Shaw of Meaford,
Ontario, Malcolm (Mac) O’Donnell of Doaktown, NB,
Boyd O’Donnell of Blissville, NB, and Marilyn Todd of
Brunswick, Maine. Dear sister-in-law to Verna (Raigh) Callbeck of
She is predeceased by brother, Baden
O’Donnell, and sisters, Moyra O’Donnell and Joyce
Bruce, a granddaughter, Sarah
Baillie, and a great-granddaughter, Taliyah
DeeDee was a faithful member of St. Peter's
Anglican Church, Alberton, and St. John's Anglican Church, St.
Eleanors, where she served faithfully as a lay reader for many years.
A private graveside service for family
only will be held
on Sunday, May 3, 2020, at 2:00
p.m. at St.
Peter's Anglican Church Cemetery, Rev. Ned Henthorn
If so desired, memorial donations to
the Diabetes Association or the St.
Peter’s Anglican Cemetery Fund would be gratefully
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leave a condolence message, please visit the website or call Rooney