Austin, Pearl


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1916 - 2016


Pearl Austin (nee Ford) 99 years young passed away Saturday February 13, 2016 at the Souris Personal Care Home.


Born in Maryfield, Saskatchewan on September 22, 1916 to Frederick and Ruth Ford.


Pearl moved to Souris with her family at a young age. As a child she spent many hours skating in the winter and playing tennis in the summer. She loved to read and garden but most of all she loved to look after her family. Pearl was a long time resident of Souris and spent many years as a hairdresser. She was a loving and caring person who always put her family first.


Pearl was predeceased by father Frederick Ford, mother Ruth (nee Surrey) Ford, sisters Ruby (Robinson) Doris, brother Gerald and Husband Alfred (Harvey) Austin.


She leaves to mourn her son Robert (Bob) (Carol), granddaughter Dana (Peter), great granddaughter Kayla (Garth), great grandson Josh (Jordin) and great great grandson Liam. She also had a special place in her heart for Dana’s extended family Katrina, Breann, Kurt (Ana), Vada and Zane.


The family would like to thank the residents of the Crescent Manor, Home Care Staff, Doctors and staff at Souris Hospital and Personal Care Home.


Donations in memory of Pearl may be made to a charity of your choice.


A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

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