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Kimber, Bitten Edith (Died on 26 Nov 2010)
appeared in Oakville Beaver, 1 Dec 2010, p. 39


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KIMBER, Bitten Edith In her 82nd year, after several years of d e c l i n i n g h e a l t h , o n F r i d a y , 2 6 N o v e m b e r, 2 0 1 0 . B i t t e n w a s b o r n Edith Sorensen in Skive, Denmark, the y o u n g e s t o f f i v e , a n d m o v e d t o England where she marr ied her f i rst husband, who she had met just after the War in Denmark, and with whom she had a son. She later moved to Brighton, where she met and married Edward (Ted) Kimber, and they moved to Canada in 1970. They eventual ly sett led in Burl ington, where she and Ted lived for the last 25 years. Bitten was outgoing by nature, made friends easi ly, and once met was not easi ly f o r g o t t e n . T h e s e c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s he lped her in vo lun teer work , w i th Te leTouch, and Hagersv i l le hospi ta l , w h e r e s h e m e t a n d h e l p e d m a n y people. She always had an opinion, and was willing to share it. She had a spec i a l knack fo r t a l k ing to young people, and those talks will be missed by her only grandchild, Jonathan. She w i l l b e so re l y m i ssed by Ted , he r husband of 45 years, by two sisters and nephews and nieces in Denmark, some o f whom have v i s i t ed he r i n Canada, her only son and daughter-in- law Allan Clark and Wendy King, and grandson Jonathan. Special thanks to the staff at Joe Brant who looked after her, Dr. Darcel and a l l on 5 ICU for making her comfortable on her many visits, and to the staff from the CCAC who visited every day to help with her care. Visitation will be at Dodsworth & Brown -Burl ington Chapel, 2241 New St. , Burl ington, on Thursday, 2 Dec. f r o m 4 - 7 p m , a n d b e o u r g u e s t a f t e r w a r d s a t T h e C o a c h & F o u r, Lakeshore at Bronte Rd in Oakville, to share memories, te l l anecdotes, and laugh a little, as she always did.


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Date of Publication:
1 Dec 2010
Date Of Event:
26 Nov 2010
Last Name(s):
Kimber
Language of Item:
English
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  • Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 43.4473682625124
    Latitude: 43.4473682625124 Longitude: -79.6665048808289
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Kimber, Bitten Edith (Died on 26 Nov 2010)