Bertha Adele Schenk (Noble) of Durham, passed away at the Hanover and District Hospital on Thursday, August 25th, 2022 in her 96th year.  Beloved wife of the late Andy Schenk.  Loving mother of Bert Lennox and the late Kim Shane and her husband Don Shane.  She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Aaron Shane and his wife De’Leah, Cody Shane, Meghan Rodwell and her husband Kyle.  Proud great-grandmother of Calan, Avalea, Owen, Blake and Addisyn.  Remembered by her sister-in-law Georgina Schenk and special family friends Alex Neuman and Helen Hopkins. A memorial service celebrating Adele’s life will be held at Knox United Church, Durham on Thursday, September 8th at 11:30 a.m., with visitation prior to the service from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.  A recording of the funeral service will be available for viewing on the Funeral Home website on Friday (  

Private interment of cremated remains will be held at Durham Cemetery. 

As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Knox United Church Memorial Fund, Durham Hospital Foundation or the Durham Legion would be appreciated by the family. 

McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home

166 Bruce Street North, PO Box 50

Durham, ON    N0G 1R0

Telephone: 519-369-3837 or 1-855-369-3837

Fax: 519-369-6707

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