The family announces with sorrow her passing in Lively on Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 at the age of 87 years. Beloved wife of Frank Russell Illsley of Lively. Daughter of the late Wylie and the late Bessie (née Hiltz) Tupper. Loving mother of Lorimer (Valerie) of Sudbury, Howard (Sandra) of Chelmsford and Maureen Villeneuve (late Romeo) of Azilda. Dear sister of John Tupper (late Hazel), Frances Dykens (late Dexter) both of Nova Scotia and late Kathleen Tupper (late Harley). Cherished grandmother of Terry (Andrya), Jennie, Clayton, Dinah, Micheline (David), Monique (Chris), Marlene (Carey) and great-grandmother of Aaryn, Valerie, Rose, Melissa and Devon. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 4691 RR 15, Chelmsford, on Saturday, September 14th, 2013 from 1 to 4 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 4 p.m. in the funeral home Chapel. Donations (by cheque only) to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.