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Elda McLaren

Elda Frances McLaren (Leonard)

Tuesday, October 19th, 1915 - Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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McLAREN, Elda Frances peacefully passed away at the Maplewood Manor, Brighton, on Saturday, September 14, 2019, age 103 years. Elda McLaren of Brighton, daughter of the late Earl Leonard and the late Anna (Watson). Beloved wife of the late Rev. Charles Alexander McLaren. Loving mother of Betty-Anne and her husband Jim Chatten of Brighton, and Linda Oliver of Katy, Texas. Predeceased by her sister Erma Lindsay. Sadly missed by her grandchildren, Carrie Chatten, Vicki Watson (Jim), Kaitlyn Oliver, Julie Weiler (Mason), and her great-grandchildren, Travis Bird (Celia), Emily Bird, and Owen Watson. A Memorial Service will be held at Trinity St. Andrew’s United Church, 56 Prince Edward Street, Brighton, on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 11 o’clock. Cremation with interment in Harrowsmith Cemetery at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, donations to Trinity St. Andrew’s United Church, or the Northumberland Community Care, Brighton would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in care of the Brighton Funeral Home, 613-475-2121. www.rushnellfamilyservices.com
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  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, September 21st, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, September 21st, 2019 11:00am
    Trinity St. Andrew's United Church
    56 Prince Edward Street
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    Reverend Wanda Stride

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Sue and Stan greetham

Posted at 08:42pm
What a lovely lady. We have fond memories of both Charlie and Elda
Sending our love from the Yukon

Bob Oliver

Posted at 04:37pm
Betty Ann, Jim, Vicki and Carrie. My condolences but what a ride she had and how great it has been to have her with you all these years. Great lady and what a cook!!

At 103 you have some bragging rights. Hope you all are well.


Margaret Haney Posted at 09:01am

Linda - So sorry about your mom. It has been a pleasure hearing about her through the years that we've worked together. 103 - what a blessing! Condolences to you and your family, Margaret Haney

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