McGILLOWAY, Freda May –
It is with great sadness that the family of Freda announces her passing on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, after a lengthy and courageous 55 year battle with cancer.
Freda was born May 25, 1934 in Erin, Ontario, daughter of the late William and Simonne Cunningham. Beloved wife of the late James McGilloway (2009). Cherished mother of Mike (Kim), Trish Barber (Bob), Kevin (Lona), Paul (Holly), and predeceased by daughter Sheila (Rick Davey) and her furry friend Shadow. She is survived by her pride and joy, her four grandchildren, Stefan, James (Brooke), Graham (Leah), Kailey (Eric) and her most precious great grandchildren Griffin, Olivia, Johannha and little Joey. Survived by her siblings Adeline, Bert and Edith. Predeceased by her siblings Archie, Melvin and Donald. Freda will be missed by many extended family members and friends. She was a generous person, always giving from her heart and an inspiration to so many.
A service to celebrate Freda’s life will be held at the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 1 pm. Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre.
Memorial contributions to the St. Joseph’s Health Care Centre or the Guelph Humane Society would be appreciated.
| A tree will be planted in memory of Freda M. McGilloway in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum. Dedication service, Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 2:30 pm.|