MARKHAM: Mrs. Elsie (nee Bear), of Aylmer, formerly of St. Thomas
MARKHAM, Mrs. Elsie (nee Bear), formerly of St. Thomas, passed away at her residence, Terrace Lodge, Aylmer on Friday, March 8, 2013, in her 98th year. Wife of the late Richard I. Markham (1993). Mother of Patricia Agar and the late Gail Corner. Grandmother of Richard McNicol (Wanda), Sherri McNicol (Shawn Brown), Kerri O’Brien (John), and Scott Agar, and great grandmother of Kansas McNicol and Alanna McNicol. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Elsie was the sister of the late Eugene Bear and the late William Bear. Born in St. Thomas, ON, February 10, 1916, she was the daughter of the late William and Eugenie “Jean” (nee Billingsley) Bear. The funeral service will be held at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Thursday, March 14th at 11:00 a.m., followed by interment in South Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Memorial donations to the charity of one’s choice gratefully acknowledged.