Holly McPherson

Passed away after a long 5 year struggle with lung cancer at Victoria Campus of London Health Sciences Centre on Thursday, October 30, 2014, Holly (Tipling) McPherson of Glencoe in her 59th year. Beloved wife of 37 years to Allan McPherson and loving mother of Amy and Jeff McPherson and 5 dear grandchildren, all of Glencoe. Survived by sisters, Mrs. Nancy Hossie (Paul) of Orangeville and Mrs. Connie Pate (late Brian) of Shelburne. Predeceased by her parents Roy and Jean Tipling and brother Bobby (1966). Fondly remembered by her extended family and her best “Pal” Quincey (black lab). Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes street, Glencoe on Sunday, November 2 from 12:30 -1:30 p.m. where the memorial service will held at 1:30 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the London Regional Cancer Program or Four Counties Health Services Foundation. The family extends thanks to Dr. M. Vincent, Dr. C. Andrews and the Chemotherapy Department and staff. Special thanks to Ina Nelms, Nancy Hulley, aunt Joan and uncle Percy Shaw and to those we have missed for all the loving care and rides to and from chemotherapy and Dr.’s appointments. www.vanheckfuneralhome.ca
Don’t grieve for me; for now I’m free, 
I’m following the path God laid for me. 
I took his hand when I heard his call; 
I turned my back and left it all. I could not stay another day, 
To laugh, to love, to work, to play. 
Tasks left undone must stay that way, 
I’ve found that peace at the close of the day. If my parting has left a void, 
Then fill it with remembered joy. 
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss, 
Ah yes, and these things I too will miss. Be not burdened with times of sorrow, 
I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow. 
My Life’s been full, I savored much, 
Good friends, good times, a loved one’s touch. Perhaps my time seemed all too brief, 
Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief. 
Lift up your heart and share with me, 
God wanted me now. He set me free.

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