Heather Askew
In Loving Memory of

Heather Askew

1945 - 2018

Obituary of Heather Askew

It is with profound sadness the Askew family announces the passing of our loving mother Heather Askew peacefully at her home on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, in her 73 year. Predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Kent Askew. Cherished by her children Stephen, Karen (Roger), Susan, and Kevin (Amanda). Amazing grandmother of Kyle, Alora, Mitchell, Katelyn, Rebecca and Adam. Mom’s greatest happiness was being with her family and watching her grandchildren grow. Forever in the memory of her two brothers Len Welsh and Dan Welsh along with her many nieces and nephews. Heather will be sadly missed by her loving family, wonderful friends, and all whom she has touched over the years. As per Heather's wishes cremation has taken place. Arrangements are entrusted to Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133). A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, September 23rd at the Delphi Banquet Hall (Hall 2), 4514 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls. Starting at 1 pm. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Wellspring Niagara. Condolences may be shared online at essentialscbs.com.

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I am so very sorry sorry for your loss. She will be missed I know.

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Karen Iseppon

A Beautiful Woman. She made such a profound impact on me, as a child. My second, “Mom”. I will never forget the lessons learned, her graciousness, her kindness, her wit…and her humour. RIP Sweet Lady. Keep Mark out of Trouble up there, if you can! xoxo

Claudia Silva

I will miss you with all of my heart,my sweet Heather. I loved our chats and the endless laughter. I will miss you ” giving Momma some Sugar” and telling one another “I Love You ”
To Heather’s Family: Please accept my heartfelt condolences at this difficult time. Your Mom was one of the good ones and I will forever cherish her friendship

Herbe Gruber

Here is a true tale about Heather. Heather and I used to go “across river” frequently for shopping and to have lunch. Traditionally, Heather would hold onto the passports until we had cleared Canada Customs on our way home. Well, on one occasion, I went across with another friend. The trip was uneventful until we stopped for Canada Customs. The Custom’s officer, a woman, inquired “Which of you is Heather Askew”? Well, I immediately understood the problem and I tried to explain. Then she asked: “Did you present this passport to American Customs when entering the U.S.”? Fortunately, my passenger… Read more »


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