Wilma McClinton

Obituary of Wilma Frances McClinton

McClinton, Wilma Frances It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to Mom and Nanny, Wilma McClinton at the age of 88. On November 15th, after a brief illness, Wilma left us to join her late husband Jim and her sister Georgina. She will be deeply missed by her loving children Stephen McClinton and Partner Lisa of Barrie, Andy McClinton of Orillia and Loraine Sampson and her husband Steve of Oakville. Sad are her grandchildren Dale, Jennifer, Katie McClinton, Brayden, Tyler, and Emily Sampson. Step grandchildren Michael and Dylan Fraser. Also leaving three great grandchildren Ayden, Ben, and Emma. Wilma was born in Toronto and raised her children in North York, while supporting Jim running their Firestone Automotive Tire business. She was a volunteer at heart and spent many years supporting the Canadian Cancer Society, the United Church and many other causes including being a Boy Scout Leader. She retired to Orillia with Jim and volunteered for 25 years at the Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital. She made many lifelong friends in her community and with her special singing friends from the Barbershop Chorus. A celebration of Wilma’s life will take place at the Simcoe Funeral Home, 38 James St. E. Orillia, on Thursday November 23rd at 1:00 p.m. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to The Kidney Foundation of Canada. Messages of condolence and donations are welcomed at www.simcoefuneralhome.ca