Bertha (Craig) Caughell

March 3, 1922 ~ June 15, 2019 (age 97)

CAUGHELL - Bertha (nee Craig) of St. Thomas passed away peacefully with family at her side at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the age of 97.  Bertha was born in Courtright, Ontario on March 3, 1922.  Beloved wife of the late William Caughell (2009) and mother of the late Timothy W. Caughell (1993).  Bertha is survived by her daughter Jill Crosby (Jim) of St. Thomas; grandchildren Justin Crosby (Lacey) of St. Thomas, Julee Dale (Nick) of Sparta, Jarret Crosby (Nikki Ostrander) of St. Thomas and Jenna Stevens (Ryan) of Byron; great grandchildren Jax Crosby, Leia Crosby, Cameron Dale, Kolton Dale, Hazel Crosby, Grace Stevens, Harrison Stevens and Russell Stevens; brother William Craig (Rhea), brother in law Bill Wallis and sister in law Ona Craig.  Predeceased by her parents William and Hazel (nee Clunas) Craig; siblings Ruth Baughman (late Lee), Marie Wallis, Jack Craig and Jim Craig (late Kay).  Bertha was a member of Omar Temple Daughters of the Nile and Edna Rebekah Lodge.  Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home, 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  Private family interment at Union United Cemetery.  If desired, donations to the Shriners Hospitals for Children or the Alzheimer’s Society of Elgin-St. Thomas would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at

Donations may be made to:

Shriners Hospitals for Children
1003 Decarie Boulevard, Montreal QC H4A 0A9
Tel: 1-514-282-8545

Alzheimer's Society of Elgin-St. Thomas
450 Sunset Dr., Ste. 229, St. Thomas ON N5R 5V1
Tel: 1-519-633-4396

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