Florence Ruth (Ashton) Downer

June 29, 1921 ~ May 28, 2018 (age 96)


DOWNER, Florence Ruth (nee Ashton) – Passed away peacefully at Lakefield Extendicare on Monday, May 28th, 2018 in her 97th year.  Florence: Beloved wife of the late Arthur Downer; Loving mother of Garry Downer (RoseMarie), Leonard Downer (Cindy Lee), George Downer (Rita), Heather Downer, David McCarrell (Arlene), Earl McCarrell and Percy McCarrell; Adored by 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; Cherished sister of Harry Ashton and the late Earl Ashton, Gord Ashton and Percy Ashton. Florence will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by many nieces and nephews, cousins, friends and all who knew her. Family and friends will be received at the HIGHLAND PARK FUNERAL CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Road, on Thursday, May 31st, 2018 from 2:00 P.M. until the time of Funeral Service at 3:00 P.M. Interment will follow at Little Lake Cemetery. In memory of Florence, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated and may be made; along with expressions of condolence, at

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May 31, 2018

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Highland Park Funeral Centre
2510 Bensfort Rd.,
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 1C5

Funeral Service
May 31, 2018

3:00 PM
Highland Park Chapel
2510 Bensfort Road
Peterborough, ON K9J 1C5

Interment following funeral service
May 31, 2018

LittleLake Cemetery
915 Haggart Street
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 2Y1


Alzheimer’s Society of Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland & Haliburton
18-360 George Street North, Peterborough ON K9H7E7
Tel: 1-705-748-5131


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