It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of LYDIA MARGARETE BROSEL, on Saturday March 2nd, 2019 at the Brantford General Hospital. Lydia was born Dec. 29, 1937 in Groshabersdorf, Germany. She was the beloved wife of Karl for over 62 years. Much loved mother of Larry (Mary Ellen) of London ON. Cherished Oma of Jamie and Sean, and Great-Oma of Jackson. Dear sister of of Inge (Otto) Philipp of Brantford and Hans (Gerda) Treiber of Nuernberg Germany. Predeceased by her parents Grete and Johann Treiber and brother Deiter Treiber. She will also be dearly missed by many other family members and friends. At Lydia's request cremation has already taken place. Friends will be received at the Hill and Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 30 Nelson St, Brantford, 519-752-2543 on Saturday March 23rd, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. for a Celebration of Lydia's Life. Donations in lieu of flowers to the Lung Association of Canada would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences and service details will be available at www.hillandrobinson.com.