Born in Woodstock, Ontario and raised in Bright’s Grove (near
Sarnia) on a small family farm situated close to Lake Huron.
Daughter to Leo and Fran (married 61 years), sister to Helen, Leona,
Roxie and Donna.
Family and friends are important to me – especially Murray and
Phiona (my World Vision daughter)!
Aunt to 7 beauties, great-aunt to 5 cuties!
Love to travel – have now been to more than 70 countries.
Enjoy meeting new people and experiencing new cultures. Am friendly
and flexible, organized and approachable!
University graduate – Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education.
Secondary school teacher of 30 years – Kenora, Ottawa and London –
Business, Computers and Mathematics. Newly retired.
Qualified travel agent.
Team Leader with Project Overseas of Canadian Teachers’ Federation –
leading teams of teachers to work in developing countries (Tanzania,
Sierra Leone, Mongolia, Grenada and Guyana)
Watercolorist and Arts & Crafts Instructor – teach adult classes on
cruise ships – Royal Caribbean, Celebrity and Holland America.
Licensed Wedding Officiant with Celebrating Life Ministries –
looking forward to meeting you and working with you to create a
magical, memorable day … one you have always dreamed of and will
Volunteer work - recipient of Canadian Teachers’ Federation
Volunteer Recognition Award (2012).
Creativity – watercolor painting, arts & crafts (stained glass,
card-making, paper tole).
Photography and Videography – have worked at many weddings over the
Have an adventurous spirit. I love to travel! I want to see the
Technology – learning new software (Corel Draw is my newest
Love playing games – bridge, poker and golf!
Life – grateful for all of the experiences and opportunities that I
have been provided with!
My new connection with Celebrating Life Ministries. I would love
nothing more than to be a part of your special day!