Obituary for J. Christine Hilton (Harmon)
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of J.Christine Hilton D.V.M.,after a long and brave journey with lung cancer which ended with love, grace and dignity at McNally House Hospice in Grimsby on March 1, 2018 at the age of 48. Christine is the devoted wife of Steven and the cherished mother of Benjamin (2001), Nathan and James. She is the daughter of Richard and Judith Harmon of Bridgenorth, ON., and the daughter-in-law of Thomas (Susan 2002) of Grimsby. She is survived by her brother Scott (Luci) of Waterloo. She is the granddaughter of Kathleen Harmon (Kenneth 2006) of Welland, and Agnes (1990) and Vernon (2013) Bridgewood of Hamilton. She is survived by her sister-in-law Karen (Belleville) and Brother-in-law Rodney (Sheri) of Kincardine. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. Visitation at STONEHOUSE-WHITCOMB FUNERAL HOME, 11 Mountain Street, GRIMSBY (905-945-2755) on Monday, March 5, 2018 from 5-8 p.m. with Vigil Prayers at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 135 Livingston Avenue, Grimsby on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. At Christine's request, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Paul Van Dongen Fund c/o Niagara Youth Orchestra Association or the Niagara Symphony Orchestra - Summer Music Camp Fund would be sincerely appreciated by the family.
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