Elsie May LeDrew (July 31, 1926 – October 12, 2018)
Elsie May LeDrew passed away peacefully at Lakeland Long Term Care, Parry Sound, Ontario on Friday, October 12, 2018 at the age of 92 years.
She is predeceased by her husband Hayward LeDrew, parents Arthur and Maude Squires and 6 siblings Maxfield Squires, Roy Squires, Susan Moyles, Don Squires, Pearl Jones and Wally Squires.
She is sadly missed by her children, Melvin LeDrew (Beverley); Donald LeDrew (Lesley); and Linda Forsythe (Jon): 4 grandchildren Lori Knoblauch (Mike); Jeffrey Forsythe (Keshia); Kyle LeDrew (Amy) and Kirsten Baker (Joel), 10 great grandchildren as well as her sister Stella Greenslade.
Elsie was born and raised in Newfoundland until she moved to Brampton, Ontario in 1950. She raised her 3 children and worked in retail in Brampton. After Elsie retired she moved to several places in Ontario including Humphrey, Peterborough, Huntsville and most recently to Parry Sound. She also moved to Lewisporte, Newfoundland from 1986 to 1989 at which time she moved back to Huntsville, Ontario.
Elsie was greatly involved in the United Church and the United Church Women’s group. Many hours were spent volunteering at the church throughout her lifetime.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Mitchell Funeral Home, 15 High Street, Huntsville, ON P1H 1N9 705 789-5252 on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 11 a.m., visitation will be from 10- 11 a.m.
A reception will follow at Trinity United Church. In Lieu of flowers, donations to Lakeland Long Term Care Centre or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.