Antoinette 'Tonie' Botting, of Neustadt, passed away at Grey-Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound, on Tuesday, May 30, 2023.
Born in Cochrane, Ontario, to the late Alphonse and Jeanne (nee Lamontagne) Cousineau. Many people will remember Tonie's friendly smile and hard work ethic from her years working alongside her husband.Tonie loved her family and spending time with them. Her passion for both quilting and gardening brought joy to her family and friends.
Survived by loving husband Len Botting of Neustadt, and sons Gilles (Chantal) Piquette of Matheson, and Denis (Stacey Latham) Piquette of London. Cherished grandmother of Justin (Andreanne), Renee, Danielle, Ryan (Michelle), Claire (Ben), and Marc, and great grandmother of Caleb and Leo. Fondly remembered by siblings Romeo, Andre (Annette), Albert (Pat), Reg, and Lucille (Jean-Guy), as well as several nieces, nephews, in-laws, and their families. Predeceased by her parents, and siblings Paul, Pauline, and Paulette.
A Private Family Funeral Mass will be held at St. Francis Xavier Church, Carlsruhe. Father Romelito Guillen officiating. Inurnment in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Carlsruhe.
Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca
Len and family, we are so saddened to hear of Toni's passing. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.- Lani & Cam Lorenz
Len and Family, We extend our deepest sympathy on the loss of Tonie. She will be missed in the village of Neustadt. Keep her memories close.
Sincerely, Garry & Linda Lantz
I am sending my sympathy to the family.From a quilting Friend Ruth- Ruth Hobley
Len and Family, our deepest condolences for the loss of Tonie, she will be truly missed. Our boys enjoyed working along side her, she was always kind. Thinking of you all as you go through this difficult time.
Kevin and Shirley Chalmers
Toni was such a special, caring person who loved to share her vast knowledge of quilting. I will always remember her smile and generosity. My most sincere condolences to you Len and your family.- Karen Walter
Len and family. Sincere sympathy on the loss of your dear wife and mother Tonie. She was so much to so many. She will be so missed. Thoughts and prayers are with you as you journey through this difficult time. A- Judy Sloan
Len and family we are so sorry for your loss. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
I can't think of Granny's without thinking of Tonie. She truly was a lovely and creative person who left a lasting signature on its ethos. Len, I'm so sorry for your devasting loss.- DIANE PALM
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this trying time. . She has left many memories in peoples hearts.
Sandra and Kevin Grubb
Tonie was kind, generous, talented and sharing; she will be missed by so many. Condolences to Len and her family. Claire she was so proud of you and spoke of you often.- Adele Vath-Nolan
We are so very sorry to read of Tonie's passing!
She was always busy and hard working right beside you.
Our thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time.
Debbie and Peter Morrison
Len please accept our condolences on the passing of your wife Toni Steve and Linda Wettlaufer- Linda Wettlaufer
Dear Len & Family,
Mom and I want to extend our sincerest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your loved ones.
Peter and I are so very sorry to read of Tonie's passing.
She loved to be busy and worked very hard beside you.
Our thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time.
Debbie and Peter Morrison
Len, we were saddened to hear about Toni's passing. She was a lovely, kind woman who was always interesting to chat with over plants or in the gift shop. Her presence in the store will be missed but the loss to your family must be enormous. Please accept our condolences.- Linda White and John Lehmann
My condolences to Len and family. She was a wonderful lady and will be missed by the community.- Kathy Lorenz
So sorry to hear of Tonie's passing. I always enjoyed chatting about quilting with her and shopping at the store. My condolences to the family.- Ann Sanders
So sad to hear of Tonies passing!- Judy Schmidt ( Preuss)
- Amanda Pot, on behalf of Hidden Acres
Hidden Acres is deeply saddened to hear of the sudden loss of dearest Tonie.
Over the years we have enjoyed her friendship, sense of humor, care for others, creativity, her smile and conversations about the latest happenings in life.
We consider it an absolute gift to have welcomed her to Hidden Acres year after year. She was a light, one that will be very missed.
Peace to you all as you navigate feelings of sorrow. May you find pockets of joy as you celebrate who she was.
Holding the hard with you,
The Hidden Acres Staff team.
I am so heartbroken to hear the news of Tonie's passing. Her generosity, loving and sweet soul will be so missed. She and Len had such a wonderful impact on my life while i worked at Grannys for many years. She always welcomed with a warm smile and meant so much to the people around her. I am sending my deepest condolences to Len and the family during such a hard time.- Michaela Niesen
We are deeply saddened to hear of Tonie's passing.
Our sympathies go out to Len and the entire family!
JoAnn and Steve Grubb
So very sorry for the passing of Tonnie. Such a wonderful person. So grateful our paths crossed. A great quilting friend who will be missed by so many. My deepest sympathy.- Joanne Wilhelm
Tonie will be truly missed in this community. Our sincerest condolences to Len and Tonies
entire family. May she be at peace. Joe and Faith Buchko
Our deepest sympathy to Len and family. We got to meet Len and Tonie through Michaela's 1st employment at Grannies and we truly couldn't have been happier as parents for the love and acceptance they had shown her. Hoping your memories give you the strength to get through this difficult time. Our hearts go out to you! Hugs.- Mike & Rhonda Niesen
My sincerest condolences to the entire family. Your profound loss is great and shared in measure by all who knew her. Tonie was a treasured friend, cherished and loved by all the NMQG members. Her wisdom, talents, kindness, generosity and welcoming spirit is only some of the qualities we shall fondly remember her by. RIP lovely, lady we will miss you.- Marita Hagedorn
I, like many others, am in total shock over Toni's pasing. Toni will be missed in the quilt guild. She was always eager to learn new skills and to pass her knowledge to others. She was an inspiration to me and many others. Our sincere condolences to Len and her family and friends.- Helen Meyer
We are saddened to hear the news of Toni"s passing. Such a shock and loss to our community.. Our Deepest Sympathy to Len and family.- Karen & Craig Kerr
Len and the rest of Tonie's family - I am so sorry for your loss. Tonie was my treasured quilting friend - always so willing to learn and to share. I, too, will miss her very, very much.- Rosemary Heisz
It is incomprehensible to think of Tonie being gone. All that she was will resonate with everyone who knew and loved her. She was the embodiment of kindness, laughter, creativity, beauty; a boon companion, a steadfast friend.
To Len and all Tonie's family, we send you are deep condolences.
Dear Len and Family, Our family is so sorry and so sad to learn of Tonie's passing. Tonie meant a lot to our family. In particular, she and Len exuded such a positive influence on Kirk; he thoroughly enjoyed working for Len and Tonie at Granny's throughout his high school years. Tonie always greeted each one of us with a smile and always asked us how we - and the boys - were doing- every time we met. We will always remember her kind heart, her gardening tips, and her impressive work ethic. We will keep Len and the rest of her family and friends, along with the Neustadt community, in our thoughts and prayers. We were blessed to know Tonie and we will try to emulate her beautiful spirit.- Cathy, Bryan, Kirk, Nick, and Ryan Muegge
My heart is breaking, hearing this news. Tonie was more than a former employer. Len, and to all the family, my sincerest condolences. Tonie was a treasure.- Anne Bartlett
I am so sorry for your loss Len and all your family. What a kind friend. Tonie always had time for a visit either on the street or at the store. I will miss her friendly smile.- Bryan Schenk
Our condolences Len to you and all your family. Our thoughts are with you.- Lana Girodat & Tim Yundt
Sending our deepest sympathy to Len and family. John & Patricia- Patricia Russell
Dear Len and Family;
We are so sad to hear of Tonie's passing. She was a lovely lady who will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Our thoughts are with all of you at this difficult time.
Al & Lorraine
Sending our sincerest condolences to Len and family at this most difficult time.
Tonie will be remembered as so helpful and kind. Such a loss for our community.
To Len and family,This unfortunate happening is a shock to us.I talked to Tonie on Sat. Our condolences with our prayers and thoughts are with you.Bill and Marlene Douma- Marlene Douma
Granny's garden centre won't be the same without Tonie. The Zimmerman/Hopf's extend our most heartfelt condolences to Len, and family, on this monstrous loss. May your cherished memories bring you comfort in this very difficult time.- Laurie Zimmerman Hopf
Tonie will be missed by all, especially in the community. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.- Lynda Helwig
Tonie was such a kind, thoughtful person! She was always eager and willing to help others and I learned many things about quilting from her. My sincere sympathy to Len and all of her family.- Dianne Gullett
Sorry to hear about Toni's passing. She will be greatly missed by her fellow quilters and close friends. You will be in our prayers. Love Gloria Chesney and family.- Gloria Chesney
Absolute shock after hearing this news.....our deepest sympathies To Len and family.- Pat Crocker/Gary McLaughlin