Lusher, Barbara (Hooey) of St. Thomas, passed away on Wednesday, January 10th, 2018,
at the St. Joseph's Hospice, London, at the age of 72.
Beloved wife of the late Robert Lusher (Aug. 7, 2017) and dearly loved mother of
Debbie Malpass (Jeff), Dave Lusher (Sabrina) and Denise Walker (Paul). Cherished
grandmother of Tory, Nicole, Becca, Katie, Andrew and James. Dear sister of Marilyn
Kimberley (late Brian). Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews.
Barb was born in St. Thomas on February 26, 1945, the daughter of the late Andrew
Joseph ‘Joe' and Jean (Abernethy) Hooey. She was a member of Holy Angels' Church,
the Catholic Women's League and the Association of the Sisters of St. Joseph. Barbara
was the organist at Holy Angels' Church, St. Anne's Church and filled in at many
Churches in St. Thomas and Port Stanley.
The family will receive friends at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas
on Friday (Jan. 12th) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Mass of the Christian Burial will
be celebrated at Holy Angels' Church, St. Thomas on Saturday (Jan. 13th) at 10:00
a.m. Cremation has taken place. Remembrances may be made to Lupus Research, M.S.
Society or St. Joseph's Hospice, London.