Sarah Eden Ainsworth
Shockingly unexpected, on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at her residence in Vernon, British Columbia, aged 46 years, formerly of Stirling, Belleville, Toronto, Calgary AB and Richmond BC. Beloved only daughter of Philip and Joan (Hendry) Ainsworth of Picton. Beloved sister of Geordie Ainsworth of Tweed and Belleville. Beloved niece of Cathy and Gary Hawley of Lethbridge, AB and Sarah’s on-going support in The West. Also loved by first cousins: Jennifer Miller (Matt Heller and their son, Blake Heller) of Calgary, and Rebecca Miller, of Lethbridge. Also, niece of Mary Hendry (friend Sharon Bradford) and Douglas Hendry (Donna). Longtime friend of Roberta Buxton (MacDonald) and also Kim MacDonald of Belleville. Sadly missed by Stephen Culhane and the Culhane family, and by Lou Anne Bell Scott of Belleville. Missed by her best animal friend “TaTa”, her French Bulldog. Graduate of Quinte Secondary School and of the Automotive Marketing program at Georgian College, Barrie. Employed in various capacities for many years in the automotive and motorcycling industry, including motorcycle instructor at Centennial College, Toronto, District Sales Manager for Honda Motorcycles and Power Equipment for many years across Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Participant in Hastings County Board of Education’s first French Immersion program at Bayside Public School in the 1980s. Cremation entrusted to Everden Rust Funeral Services and Crematorium, Kelowna BC. Private interment in the Ainsworth family plot in Burr Cemetery, Burr Road, Ameliasburgh. Many thanks to Tod Lavender of Ainsworth Funeral Home, Wellington, for his advice and assistance. Special thanks to Sarah’s new BC friend, Victoria Hennessy, for her huge assistance from afar in dealing with Sarah’s estate. Condolences may be left at It is suggested that donations in Sarah’s memory, if desired, be made to Sarah Ainsworth Archives Digitization Fund at and after your donation information then at the bottom click on ‘In memory of’ and then type in “Sarah Ainsworth” and at the bottom, the message, “Archives Digitization Fund” or alternatively make donation to Loyalist Humane Society at A fond goodbye to our smart and funny but sometimes prickly girl.