Obituary – Splan


The family of Mary “Evelyn” Splan (Gibson) is saddened to announce her passing on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at Alexandra Marine & General Hospital in Goderich, in her 86th year.

Evelyn is survived by her husband William “Bill” Delbert Splan of Goderich.

Survived by her children Janet (Rick, deceased) Harrison of Lac La Biche, Alberta; Cathy (John) Fleming of Allenford; Wade (Janice) Gibson of Kincardine; Glen (Rita) Gibson of Edmonton, Alberta; and Mary Gibson of Toronto.

Also survived by sisters Agnes (Lloyd) Buckingham of Lucknow and Catherine (Jim) MacKenzie of Hines Creek, Alberta.
Also left to mourn her passing are many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and extended family on the Splan, Gibson and Moffat sides, in addition to her close friends and acquaintances in the Kincardine and Goderich areas.

Evelyn was predeceased by her parents Peter and Lauretta Moffat, her mother- and father-in-law Samuel and Esther Gibson, her first husband Roy Gibson, her sister Emma (Loran) Peter, son-in-law Richard Harrison and granddaughter Crysta Ley Harrison.

A come and go celebration of Evelyn’s life was held at the Kincardine Legion from 2-5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.

A private family interment will follow at a later date.

Condolences may be left online at

The family would like to request that any donations made in memory of Evelyn be made to the Alexandra Marine & General Hospital in Goderich or to the Huron Residential Hospice in Clinton.

Arrangements entrusted to the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home in Lucknow.

Obituary – Splan was last modified: April 12th, 2019 by Dianna Martell

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