With family by her side, Brenda Hollister (nee Birtch) passed away peacefully, after a short illness, at the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital on Wednesday April 17, 2017 at the age of 57. Beloved wife of the late Gregory Hollister. Much loved mother of Lindsey Hollister (Cory Westwood) and Aaron Hollister (Holly). Cherished grandmother of Charlie. Dear sister of Brian Birtch (Penny), Kyle Birtch, Steve Curtis (Christine) and Craig Curtis (Heather). Loving daughter of Shirley Curtis. (Don Predeceased). Predeceased by her father Eldon Birtch. Sadly missed by her step mother Doris Birtch. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. A Graveside service will be held at the Union Cemetery on Saturday April 27 at 3:00 pm. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Toledo Legion Br# 475 on Sunday April 28 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. As expressions of sympathy donations made to the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital or to the Autism Society would be appreciated by the family.