Ardythe Cain

Obituary of Ardythe Cain

CAIN,  Florence Mildred "Ardythe"

Passed away peacefully in the Palliative care ward at Brantford General Hospital November 13, 2021, aged 86, following a brave 15 month battle with cancer.Born April 25,1935 Ardythe was pre deceased by her parents John Thomas Glen Costain  (1961), Doris Marguerite Costain (2003) and her husband Jack Bruce Cain (2017). Loving mother to Pam (Gerard) McMullin and Brad (Liz) Cain, proud Nana to Justin (Kate) McMullin, Sean (Carol) Cain, Dan (Shyanne) Cain and Eric (Nicole) Cain and very proud Great Nana to Ben McMullin and Otis Cain. Ardythe lived her childhood years in and around Burford, married Jack in 1955, and moved to Brantford in 1970. A long time employee of the Brant County Board of Education, Ardythe was a fixture in the office at North Park Collegiate for many years. Following her retirement she had time for her many loves - horses, line dancing and all things Elvis, She was an active member of the Graceliner and later the Waistliner line dancing groups, performing with them for many fundraisers and celebrations in the Brantford area. She travelled with fellow Elvis fans to the Collingwood Elvis festival, to Graceland and more recently to Nashville where a notable highlight for Ardythe was dancing in front of the Grand Ole Opry. The family would like to thank Dr Lee and Dr Hutton for their care, the palliative nursing staff at BGH, as well as the PSWs from Bayshore homecare, and the Brantford VON who provided care to our Mom and Nana. A very special thank you to Joan Minnery and Keith Curley, for their caring and frequent visits to help our Mom and Nana keep her spirits up, and who can forget COVID Elvis’s visit to Ardythe – also arranged by Joan, and enjoyed by the neighbourhood. Thanks also to Jean Raney for her many meals delivered to Mom, and the other friends who called and visited. it was all much appreciated. A grave side service and interment will be held at the Burford Pioneer Cemetery on Saturday November 20, 2021 starting at 11am. In keeping with Covid-19 protocol face coverings and social distancing are mandatory. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.