Obituary of Lynette Duaine Brown
Brown: Lynette Duaine (Nee Williams)
passed away peacefully at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on February 28th 2023, surrounded by her family and after one last date with Eric. Beloved wife of Eric Leslie Brown. Loving mother of Cindy (Bjorn), Jen (Carlo), Mike (Michelle), Tim (Lonneke), and Jordan (Melinda). Dear grandmother of Nick, Zoe, Chantel, Robyn, Cassie, Isaac, Katie, Norah, Jocelynn, Isabella, Hudson, and Emeline, and loving carer for her adoring flock of chickens. Lynette will be missed by many more family and friends.
Lynette was born in Toronto June 10 th 1940, and attended Havergal College followed by UBC in Vancouver. She then returned to Ontario where she made residence on a farm outside Omemee, later moving into the town of Omemee. During her time there she opened “The Mousetrap Cheese Shop” and “Care and Share”, a community outreach clothing shop. After all of her kids had moved out, Lynette relocated to Bobcaygeon to settle down with her husband Eric in a fishing hut they converted to their retirement cottage. During her time in the Bobcaygeon community she volunteered at Pinecrest, Case manor, Victoria Retirement Suites and was a board member for the Bobcaygeon Helps Food Bank. She was an active and devoted member of Bethel Christian Fellowship. Lynette loved attending the Bobcaygeon fair every year with her family, finding special enjoyment in the horse pulls and with the Clogging Grandmothers. She spent as much time as she could with her family at the cottage, teaching her grandkids the finer details of baking welsh cakes, gardening, chicken farming and enjoying campfires. Arrangements have been entrusted to THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOME – MONK CHAPEL. Visitation will take place Monday March 6th from 5:00pm – 7:00pm at Hendren Funeral Home – Monk Chapel, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon. Service to Take place in the chapel of the funeral home on Tuesday March 7th at 12:00 pm, with visitation to commence an hour prior. Reception to follow the service. Burial to follow in the spring. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The Bobcaygeon Helps Food Bank as expressions of sympathy. Condolences and donations may be made by contacting THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, MONK CHAPEL, at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-738-3222.
A verse which always brought Lynette peace was Hebrews 13:15: “This world is not our home, we are looking forward to our everlasting home in heaven.”