Elsie Madeline Kelly
Kelly, Elsie Madeline, 67, of Addington Forks, Antigonish Co., passed away peacefully on July 27, 2012 in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, surrounded by her family, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Manchester, Guysborough, Co., she was a daughter of the late James and Mary (Wilcox) Andrews.
Elsie was a housewife who devoted everything to her family. She loved children and her 2 dogs, Jada and Hunter. She also enjoyed spending time at her cottage. She was a deeply spiritual person.
She is survived by her husband Ralph Kelly; children: Juanita (David) Chisholm, Antigonish; Mark (Allison), Antigonish; James (Claire), Antigonish; Sandy (Shannon), Antigonish; David (Kathleen Reid), Edmonton; Candace (Andrew MacPherson), Antigonish; grandchildren: Kale, Brandon, Kyle Kaitlan, Colby, Gregory, Zachary, Griffen, Anna, Jordan, and Luke; brother Lindsey Andrews, Boylston; sisters Myrtle Baxter, Brighton, Ont.; Evelyn MacDonald, Antigonish; sister in law, Donalda Kelly and brother in law, Grard Kelly.
Besides her parents, she is predeceased by brothers Harvey and Ralph; sisters Florence, Hazel, Edith, and Eva; and father and mother in law Maurice and Lydia Kelly.
Visitation will be from 7-9pm Saturday and 2-4pm and 7-9pm Sunday in C.L.Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St., Antigonish. Funeral service will be celebrated Monday at 2:00pm in St. James United Church, with Reverend Peter Smith presiding. Burial in Glen Bard Cemetery, James River, Antigonish Co.
Family flowers only please. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Antigonish Palliative Care Society or the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences: www.clcurry.com.