BerylWebPurple2020Beryl Harvey of Meaford passed away peacefully with family by her side at the Meaford Long Term Care Centre on Monday, July 6, 2020, in her 96th year.

Born in Owen Sound on July 24, 1924, Beryl was a daughter of the late Thomas and Catherine (nee Morrison) Wood.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband Ernie Harvey in 1998.

Beryl was the proud mother of Catharine (Jules) Giguere of Meaford, Alex Harvey of Meaford, Betty (Ken) Lisk of Owen Sound, Delbert (Nancy) Harvey of Meaford, Bill (Carol) Harvey of Meaford, Gerald Harvey of Holland Centre, Barry (Anna) Harvey of Owen Sound, Wanda Harvey of Meaford, and Rick (Laura) Harvey of Meaford. She was predeceased by her sons Ronald, Terry, Donald, Peter, and Larry, and will be remembered fondly by her daughters-in-law Marilyn, Karen, Muriel, and Phyllis.

She was the dearly loved Grandma of 25 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren, and was predeceased by a grandson.

Beryl is survived by her sister Iona Wilson of Owen Sound, her brother Leslie Wood of Flesherton, and brother-in-law Bob Boelk of Iowa, USA. She was predeceased by two sisters and two brothers.

Family meant the world to Beryl and she truly loved taking care of others; she enjoyed her time participating in the community in Markdale, Meaford, and Thornbury. She was a long-time member of the Meaford United Church and the Orange Lodge, and over the years had worked at Amerock in Meaford and Mitchell’s juice plant in Thornbury. She will always be remembered for her kind words and beautiful smile.

A private family visitation will take place, with a service of committal and interment following at Markdale Cemetery.

As your expression of sympathy, donations to the Meaford Nursing Home Auxiliary (cheques only please) or the Meaford Hospital Foundation would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, 48 Boucher St. E., Meaford, ON, N4L 1B9, to whom arrangements have been entrusted.