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Ileen Olga (Doherty) Schamehorn

July 30, 1931 — March 11, 2023

Huntsville, Ontario

SCHAMEHORN, Ileen Olga (neé Doherty)

Passed away peacefully on March 11, 2023 at Fairvern Nursing Home at the age of 91.  Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Schamehorn who predeceased Ileen in 2014.  Loving mother of Doug Schamehorn.  Cherished grandmother of Devin, Karissa (Joseph) and Serena (TJ).  Proud great-grandmother of Jase, Thea, Spencer and Zoey.  Dear sister of Esther (Frank) Gavine.  Predeceased by her parents Albert & Fanny Doherty.

Ileen dedicated many years working at the Huntsville Hospital as a Registered Nursing Assistant.  Hobbies included knitting, reading and completing puzzles.  It was the time she spent with Lloyd and Doug at their cottage on Tasso Lake that she treasured most, creating many memories.

The family invite friends to a visitation being held on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at Billingsley Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m.  The funeral service will be held on Friday, March 17, 2023 at Billingsley Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m.  Ileen will be laid to rest beside her husband at Hutcheson Memorial Cemetery in the Spring.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations can be made to the Huntsville Hospital Foundation or Friends of Fairvern.

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Thursday, March 16, 2023

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Friday, March 17, 2023

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