passed away peacefully in her sleep to join her beloved husband Bob on June 19, 2012.
Elsie leaves her loving daughter Nancy, her partner Ian, grandson Alexander, nephew Larry and family, family of her late nephew Michael, brother-in-law Ray, his wife Iris and family, cousins June, Norma, Bill Dance and their families, the Yelland family and many friends.
Born to Russian Doukhabour immigrants in Kamsack, Saskatchewan in 1925, she was the youngest of 6 children.
She moved to Toronto as a young woman with friends and brother Nicholas, where she honed her skills in the sewing trade. She loved berry picking and jam making, and enjoyed being out in the fields picking into her 80’s. Elsie’s warmth and humour will be deeply missed.

Cremation will be followed by a gathering of family and friends at a later date

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