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Grace Harmer

d. December 12, 2019

HARMER, Grace – passed away surrounded by her loved ones, at Marianhill, Pembroke on Thursday, December 12, 2019 in her 85th year.

Grace Harmer (nee Bradley) of Pembroke, beloved wife of James “Papa Jim” Harmer.  Dear mother of Cindy Wasmund, Jeff Wasmund (Pacita “Zita”), Kimberly Bowers, Cesil “Butch” Wasmund, Timmy Wasmund Sr. (Carol McCallum) and the late John Wasmund (Cheryl (Jim Letourneau)).  Cherished grandmother to many grandchildren & great-grandchildren.  Daughter of the late Walter & Lillian Bradley (nee Ratz) of Sudbury and sister of Mary-Lou, Harvey, Roy, Eddie & Jack; as well as 11 brothers and sisters predeceased.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Respecting Grace’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a Celebration of her Life will be held in the spring.  Arrangements entrusted to Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home, Pembroke.  (As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Dementia Society would be appreciated.)  Online condolences and donations are available at

To Those I Love and Those Who Loved Me

When I am gone, release me, let me go…

I have so many things to see and do

You must not tie yourself to me with tears;

Be happy that we had so many years.

I gave to you my love, you can only guess,

How much you gave to me in happiness.

I thank you for the love you each have shown,

But now it’s time I travel on alone.

So grieve a while for me, for grieve you must,

Then let your grief be comforted by trust.

It’s only for a while that we must part;

So bless the memories within your heart.

I won’t be far away, for life goes on,

So if you need me, call and I will come.

Though you can’t see me or touch me, I’ll be near,

And if you listen with your heart, you’ll hear,

All of my love around you soft and clear.

And then, when you must come this way alone,

I’ll greet you with a smile and say,

“Welcome Home.”

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