Obituary of Miriam Gladys Jessup

JESSUP, Miriam Gladys (nee. Bickell)
It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Miriam Gladys Jessup (nee Bickell) has closed her beautiful blue eyes for the last time on February 26, 2019 in her 70th year.  She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family. Soulmate, best friend and loving wife of 51 years of Ronald, who supported and cared for Miriam unconditionally throughout her 9 year journey with Parkinson's and Lewy body dementia. Miriam was extremely proud of her sons and daughters-in-law, Gordon (Jo-Anne), Craig (Crystal), Chris (Kristie) and Michael.  She was also a doting and loving grandma of Katelyn (Jacob), Blake (Alicia), Brian, Nicholas, Elizabeth, Alyse, Laurel, Holly, Lilly and Heather, and great grandma to Easton and Cashton, with another on the way.  Sadly missed by her sisters Ruth Allen and Kathy (Ron) Eakins.  The "Bickell-Babes Roadtrip" will never be the same.  Much loved sister-in-law to Tanya (Brian) Glassford, Kim (Bob) Ridpath and Wende Jessup, and loving aunt to Esther, Steve, Jeff, Tom, Susanne, Thomas, Cory, Amy and Andrew.  Welcomed in heaven with loving arms by her parents, Elwood and Mabel, her in-laws Percy and Maxine, her nephews Rob, Jordon and Matthew and brothers in-law Randy and Rick.  Special thanks to all of the loving and caring people at Port Hope Extendicare - Penryn House and Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) - Cobourg.  Not only did these angels take wonderful care of Miriam, they were also incredible caregivers for her family along the way.  Friends and relatives are invited to Allison Funeral Home (103 Mill Street North, Port Hope) for visitation on Monday March 4, 2019 from 4:00 p.m-7:00 p.m. A funeral will be celebrated at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL, 66 Queen Street, on Tuesday March 5, 2019 at 1:00 p.m., with visitation to commence one-hour prior. Interment Lakefield Cemetery. Reception to follow at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses (Hastings, Northumberland, Prince Edward) and may be made by contacting the funeral home at or by calling 705-652-3355.