Aila Dent

1940 - 2015

Of Wiarton, peacefully at her residence after a valiant battle with cancer, on Tuesday December 8, 2015. The former Aila Mija Salminen at the age of 75. Beloved mother of Jimmy, and Ronny. Survived by her sister Anja, of California. Sadly missed by Mac and Carol Law, and Jim Ribchester; her many, many friends; and by her constant companion, Teddy. Predeceased by her parents, Arvo and Maila. In accordance with Aila’s wishes, cremation has taken place. In place of a service, Aila wishes her friends to make a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society. The doctors, nurses, staff from the VON, Hospice volunteers , PSWs, and friends deserve a huge thank you for the tender care they gave to Aila, allowing her to remain at home. Funeral arrangements completed from the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton, (519) 534-5341. Condolences may be expressed online at

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