Winnie passed away at the Stedman Community Hospice, Brantford on Friday, September 1, 2017 at the age of 63 years. Winnie is now safe in the arms of Jesus. Much beloved wife of Gary Norman Jacobs. Loving mother of Johnathan Ryan Jacobs, and Amanda Joy Claus (Adam). Dear grandmother to Caitlin, Joshua, Mercy, and Kaiyah. Sister of Jackie Soney, Telford Wrightman (Gracie) and Polly George. Daughter-in-law of Gladys and the late Norman Jacobs. Sister-in-law of Marie Cornelius, Adrian Jacobs, Pamela Hill (Randall), Deb Lickers (Greg), and Morgan Jacobs. Also survived by many wonderful nieces, and nephews. Predeceased by parents Leander and Ethelwyn Wrightman; brothers, Leander Jr., Philbert and David Wrightman; sister, Gwendolyn Wrightman. She will be missed by her many relatives and friends.
Winnie’s career included assisting the literary community as Librarian at The Woodland Cultural Centre and as a Library Technician with Grand Erie District School Board.
The family will honour her life with visitation at New Life Pentecostal Assembly, 85 Clench Ave., Brantford on Sunday after 2 pm. with an evening service at 7 pm. then to Styres Funeral Home, 1798 4th Line Rd., Ohsweken for visitation on Monday after 2 pm. with an evening service at 7pm. then to Faith Victory Church, 2147 Chiefswood Rd., Ohsweken for funeral service and burial on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 11am. The family extends sincere gratitude to the staff and volunteers at the Stedman Community Hospice for their loving and compassionate care. www.rhbanderson.com