Passed into the loving arms of God with her family at her side on Friday,
September 7th, 2018. She was the dearly beloved wife of Terry Clugston.
Survived by her three sons Scott & Vivian (Oakville), Bradley & Laura
(Guelph) and Jeffrey & Cindy (Stouffville), by her 9 grandchildren Hailey,
Carley, Dylan, Jordyn, Shayne, Abby, Regan, Brooke and Joseph. Also
survived by her brother Michael & Mary Jane Dowhan (Windsor), sister
Delores Sydorchuk and Wally Payonk (Winnipeg) and her siblings-in-laws
Glenn & Nancy Baldwin (Burlington). She will be dearly missed by good
friends and neighbours on Terraview Crescent (Guelph), as well as many
nieces and nephews who she treasured so much.
Nanette was predeceased by her parents Michael & Dorothy Dowhan, her
in-laws Harold & Evelyn Clugston, her sister Cathy Wachel (nee Dowhan) and
her sister-in-law Jeannette Glenwright.
Nan came into this world on February 8th, 1942 and was born in Windsor,
Ontario. She grew into a beautiful young lady in Windsor and met her
husband Terry at the age of 15. Nan and Terry were married on May 11th,
1963 and enjoyed 55 years together. Nan was a school teacher in Northern
Ontario for a few years before it was time to start a family. She gave
birth to Scott (1967), Bradley (1968) and Jeffrey (1969). She gave her
all in raising her sons through hours spent at cold hockey arenas and hot
baseball diamonds. Once the boys finished high school, Nan started
working again at Coles/Chapters where she worked at stores in Pickering
and Guelph for the next 25 years. Nan loved working in a bookstore as she
loved to read all of her life. Nan was also very proud of her many
A gentle, beautiful, giving spirit, Nan was loved by all who had been in
her life. Kind-hearted and caring, she embodied all that is good in
people. She was truly a gift to us all.
Special thanks to the caring doctors, nurses and staff in the ICU at
Guelph General Hospital who took excellent care of Nan during her time in
the hospital. Also our sincere appreciation to the exceptional response
provided by the Paramedics, Guelph Fire Department and City of Guelph
Please join us at Victoria East Golf Club, 1096 Victoria Rd S, Puslinch
(Guelph), ON N0B 2J0, on Thursday, September 13th, 2018 from 6 - 10 p.m.
Donations can be made to Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada. Cards are
available at the funeral home (519-821-5077)