Obituary of Margaret Litschko
On Thursday August 10, 2023, Margaret Litschko (Erdie) passed away forever changing the lives of her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, family and friends in London, Ontario. Originally from Chatham, Margaret Litschko is predeceased by her husband Al of more than 50 years and mother-in-law, Elisabeth Litschko.
She is survived by her daughters Chris (Paul), Lorraine, Lisa (Pete), Nancy (Kevin), and Caroline (Jason); 8 grandchildren, Margeaux (Chris), Todd (Ryan), Diana (Justine), Stefan, Kyle, Joel (Devon), Celine (Klaas), Carissa (Breen); and 2 great-grandchildren, Payton and Easton. Also leaves behind her sisters Elizabeth (Liz) (Clarke) and Ida. She joins her late brother Emile, sister Elsa (Gene) and Gord Toth in the afterlife. She’ll be missed by her many nieces and nephews.
Margaret worked at South Western regional center for many years showing great care and love to all the residents. That care was returned by the many who cared for her in her later years. Margaret and the whole family wants to thank all of the doctors, nurses and staff in the Nephrology and Dialysis department at University Hospital for their work over the years. We also would like to express our deepest gratitude for the kind and tender care that Omni Healthcare Country Terrace provided to Margaret over her last days and months. We are indebted to you. Finally, we also want to specially thank Dennis Smith, her nurse practitioner who cared for her for many years. Your patience and compassion will not be forgotten.
Friends and relatives may visit at Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home, 156 William St. S. Chatham (519-352-5120) on Friday, August 18 from 2-4PM and 7-9PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, August 19 at 12:00pm in Blessed Sacrament Church, 145 Victoria Ave.
Interment following the mass will be at St. Anthony’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests you consider making a memorial donation in Margaret’s name to London Health Sciences Foundation in support of Dialysis Unit at University Hospital at LHSC. Website: London Health Sciences Foundation - Honour/Memorial Giving - Make a Donation (donordrive.com). Courteous FYI: For these online donations; in the drop down menu the donor can click on “other” and type Dialysis Unit at UH.