Nina Marion Otton

Death Notice

Surrounded by her loving family, at Bluewater Health, on Saturday, December 2, 2017, Nina Marion Otton passed away at the age of 88. Beloved wife of the late Ronald Otton. Loving mother of Crystal (Paul) O’Reilly, Ian (Karen) Otton, and the late Darrin Otton. Cherished grandmother of Jenna (Dwane) Bogart, Dean (Jennifer) Otton, Tyler O’Reilly, and Kelsey (Blair) McNeill. Great-grandmother of Reid, Avery, Brynley, and the late Ayla Bogart, Benjamin and Emilia Otton, Audrey, Jordan, and Charlie McNeill. Dear sister of Jean Turner, Gordon (the late Jeanette) Richards, and George (Alice) Richards. Nina is also survived by her brother-in-law Gray (Mary) Otton and by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents William and Mabel Richards, brothers Donald and Robert Richards, and her father and mother-in-law Harold “Pete” and Lucille Otton. Nina was a long time member of Laurel Lea St. Matthew’s Presbyterian Church. Nina will be missed by all those who knew and loved her. Cremation has taken place.


Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. with the memorial service to celebrate Nina’s life commencing at 2:30 p.m.


Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. Interment of ashes to follow at Lakeview cemetery.


Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Laurel Lea St. Matthew’s Presbyterian Church and the Diabetes Association (cheques only at the funeral home please).

15 Condolences

  • Ted and Judy Humphries December 4, 2017 07:01am

    Condolences to all the Richards Family - So Sorry for you loss.

  • Bruce Yvonne Lambert December 3, 2017 08:35pm

    We send our most sincere condolences to the Otten/Richards families. May the God of Love surround you a give you comfort.

  • Samantha Blackier December 3, 2017 06:58pm

    I will always cherish the times spent together and will miss that laugh. Our deepest condolences to everyone. Aunt Nina was a very special woman.

    Love Samantha, Andrew and Danicah

  • Martha Vaughan December 3, 2017 05:43pm

    Ian and Crystal and families,
    We all share this loss with you. We are all grateful for the great memories. Lots of love from all of us.

  • Valerie Blackier December 3, 2017 03:35pm

    Our condolances go out to Aunt Nina's family. She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her. She was such a kind ,gentle and loving person. Aunt Nina was loved by everyone who knew her.

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