Peacefully at the Perth & Smiths Falls District Hospital-Smiths Falls Site on Tuesday August 19, 2014. Barbara Baxter of Portland, in her 80th year. Beloved wife of Alex McWhirter. Dear mother of Judy (Glenn) Rogers of Portland. Dear sister of Beryl (Russell) Kelly of Portland. Fondly remembered by grandson, David (Tanya) Rogers of Napanee and great-granddaughter, Allison. Predeceased by her parents, Madeline and Cedric Baxter. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Pearl (Donald) Layng of Athens, Paulette Alquire of Brockville and Beverly McWhirter of Lyndhurst. Survived by a niece and seven nephews. Predeceased by niece Kim Layng and nephew, Richard Kelly. She loved her fuzzy canine friends, Bill and Chloe. A Joint Memorial Service for Alex and Barbara will be held in the Chapel of the Scotland Funeral Home, 27 Main Street , Elgin on Saturday morning October 4, 2014 at 11 o’clock. Inurnment Portland United Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations made to the Portland United Church, The Lanark Animal Welfare Society or University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (Cancer Centre) would be appreciated by the family


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