Mabel Hodgins, (nee Purkess) of Portage la Prairie, beloved wife of the late Harold Hodgins, passed away after a lengthy illness on August 11, 2015 at the Portage District General Hospital.

Mabel was predeceased by her husband Harold; infant son Melvin; son-in-law Ray Seaman; parents Sydney & Margaret Purkess; siblings Margaret & Hugh Palen, Annie & Tom Hyde, Edna & John Geigor (Count Sfreddo), Ina & Archie Fagg, Tom & Edith Purkess; and by Harold’s parents William & Myrtle Hodgins; and his siblings Hilda & Charlie Wilcher and Earl & Margaret Hodgins (Clarence Denser).

Mabel is survived by her daughter Judy Seaman; grandson Devin; granddaughter Dianne (Ryan); great grandchildren Hannah, Connor, Addy, Ryder and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial service will be held in the chapel of the Omega Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 1:30 PM. Private family burial will be held at a later date.

If friends so desire memorial donations may be made to the Portage District General Hospital Foundation, 524 Fifth St S.E., Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 3A8.

The Omega Funeral home in care of arrangements.