SEARLES, Valerie Jean – surrounded by friends and family at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington, on Tuesday March 5, 2019, of Waterford, at the age of 67. Beloved mother of Mandy (& Shawn). Dear friend of Egon. Sister of Tom and the late Jim Swiech. Predeceased by her husband George and her parents Stanley and Jean (MacKenzie) Swiech. A Celebration of Valerie's Life will be held at the Waterford Legion Br.#123 on Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, Pastor Don Berry-Graham officiating at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations to Waterford Heritage Trails would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements are entrusted with THOMPSON-MOTT FUNERAL HOME, Waterford, 519-443-5332.