Obituary for Elizabeth McRae
Peacefully at Chateau Gardens Nursing Home, Lancaster on Saturday, October 9, 2010. Elizabeth ‘Tibi’ McRae (nee McNaughton) of Lancaster; age 95 years. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd George McRae. Loving mother of Ron McRae (Carolyn), Wendy Wert (Les) and Colleen Shepherd (Gary). Predeceased by her infant son Brian. Proud grandmother of Lee (Jill), Wendy (Kennedy), Tamara (Dave), Todd (Wendy), Kim (Rodney), Tracey (Steve), Shawn (Tara); and great-grandmother of Leiland, Ross, Abby, Jack, Grant, Matthew, Lloyd, Ellie, Campbell, Lochlan, Duncan, Norah, Malcolm, Harry, Derek, Graydon, Alastair, and Molly. Dear sister of the late Annabell McNaughton, the late Margaret ‘Peggy’ Thompson (late Edwin), the late Alex McNaughton (Margaret); and sister-in-law of Blanche McRae (late Milton), the late Joan McRae Rost (late Wilfred), the late Jane Oxley, the late Ross McRae, the late Anna McFarlane, and the late Jack McRae. Daughter of the late Edgar L. McNaughton and the late Maude McNaughton (nee Sangster). Tibi graduated from Kemptville Agriculture School in the spring of 1938. She married that autumn, and until she was widowed in March 2000 lived at the McRae Farm in Bainsville. Active in Women's Institute for over 70 years she enjoyed her home, family, community and church. She was a wonderful mother, great cook, avid gardener, and loved sewing and needlework. Relatives and friends may call at the Munro & Morris Funeral Homes Ltd., 46 Oak Street, Lancaster (613) 347-3629 on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Andrew’s & Knox United Church, Bainsville on Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. The Rev. Jacqueline Frioud, officiating. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to St. Andrew’s & Knox United Church would be appreciated by the family. As a memorial to Tibi, a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. A tree grows – memories live.