Passed away peacefully due to COVID-19 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Sunday April 4, 2021, in her 86th year. June was born on March 13, 1936 in Coe Hill, and moved to Lakefield at the age of 9. She started her working career at Westclox Peterborough, and worked many years in retail at Walkers/Marks & Spencers, Home Hardware Bridgenorth, and Guardian Drug Store Lakefield. June was a member of the Lakefield United Church, UCW and Social Fellowship. She loved to five-pin bowl, lawn bowl, and play cards, especially bid euchre at Peterborough Activity Haven and Lakefield Golden Years Club, where she enjoyed the company of her many friends. Loving wife of the late Fred Hockaday, cherished mother of Keith (Darlene) and Bryan (Mary), grandmother of Craig (Denise), Curtis (Casey), Adam (Payton), Daren (Andrea Dorman) and great grandma of Paige, Owen, Braden, Brock and Gabe Hockaday, and Tyler and Alicia Dorman. Survived and missed by her sisters-in-law Annette Hennessy (Steve O’Donnell) and Duella Andrews. Predeceased by her loving parents Rex and Marion Hennessy, sister Helen Pearson (John), brother Wayne Hennessy, brothers and sisters-in-law Pearl & Don Revoy, Jim Andrews, Betty & Royden Wasson, Roy & Betty Hockaday, and Aubrey & Betty Hockaday. Special thanks to the staff of Empress Gardens and Peterborough Regional Health Centre who compassionately cared for June. A private funeral service will take place at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL, on Friday April 9, 2021 at 1:00 PM, and you are invited to watch by visiting the memorial page for June at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com. Interment Lakefield Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations would be greatly appreciated to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or Alzheimer’s Society. Donations may be made and condolences shared by visiting www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705.652.3355.
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