Elaine McCauley

Died: Wed., Mar. 11, 2015


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Elaine Annie McCauley  
A resident of Tehkummah.
Died peacefully at Manitoulin Centennial Manor on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at the age of 86.
Born to Josephine (nee Van Meer) and Richard Foster, at  Burpee - Mills on June 9th, 1928.
Beloved wife of Gerald McCauley (predeceased 1983)
Loved mother of
Larry (Diane) McCauley of Orangeville,
Karen (Wayne) Roxburgh of Grand Valley,
Linda (Andy) Bowerman of Tehkummah,
Dale (Carol) McCauley of Tehkummah,
Sharlene Elliott (Jim Mortimer) of South Bay Mouth,
Cathy (Jim Hall predeceased) of Grand Valley,
and Jack McCauley.
Proud grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren Alisha McCauley (predeceased).
Dear sister of Joe (Marie) Foster of Gore Bay, Tom (Joyce) Foster of Gore Bay, Vivian McKay (husband Reg) both deceased and Fledda Ryder (husband William) both deceased.
Will always be remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Elaine was a very hard worker, she worked many years as a housekeeper and a cook.  She  worked for Huron Sands  making the Manitoulin  jams and chutneys,  well up into her late seventies before she retired.  Her heart and soul was into the Tehkummah Hall where she volunteered her time.  She  punched lone hands for euchre  and always could be called on to help makes lunches for functions at the hall.  Her greatest love was her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She loved to have all her family together for special occasions. She also loved her flower gardens and this gave her great pride showing them off to people.  Elaine's other greatest joys were her two cats Tinker and Angel .

Family and friends will gather at the Tehkummah Hall Thursday, March 19th, 2015 2- 4 & 7-9 pm.
Funeral Services will be at the Tehkummah Hall on Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 11:00am.
Rev. Martin Garniss officiating.  Burial will be at Hilly Grove Cemetery later in the spring.
Donations to  Manitoulin Centennial Manor Aux., Tehkummah Seniors Triangle Club and Alzheimer's Society would be greatly appreciated.  If you would like to make a donation you may do it online or bring a cheque payable to the charity of your choice.
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Lori, Rick and Jase Gordon
   Posted Fri March 13, 2015
So sorry to hear of Elaines's passing. Sympathy to the family. She was a great lady and will be missed by many.

Del & Marilyn Van Horn
   Posted Fri March 13, 2015
So sorry to hear of Eaine's passing. Our sincere condolences to the family. She will be missed.

The Gleasons
   Posted Fri March 13, 2015
Our sympathy and condolences go out to your family!
Lots of love and hugs!
The Gleason Family

Ila And Graham Lloyd
   Posted Sat March 14, 2015
Our sincere sympathy to all of the family.

Richard and Karen foster
   Posted Sat March 14, 2015
So sorry to hear of Aunt Elaine's passing. Our sincere condolences to all the family.

Bill and Maimie Sim
   Posted Sat March 14, 2015
Thinking of you all,Sincere sympathy to all the family.Hugs.

Linda McGillis
   Posted Sat March 14, 2015
To the McCauley Families, My Deepest Sympathy in the passing of Elaine. She was a very active person & will be missed by many. My thoughts are with you all at this very sad time. Hugs
Linda

rhea smeltzer
   Posted Sat March 14, 2015
To express my sincere sympathy in the loss of a dear mother, grandmother and valued member of the community.

Larry & Roberta Cress
   Posted Tue March 17, 2015
Sending sympathy to all Elaines family at this sad time.

REG & NOREEN
   Posted Wed March 18, 2015
REG & NOREEN WOULD LIKE TO EXPRESS OUR SINCERE CONDOLENCES TO ALL -ELAINES FAMILY AT THIS SAD TIME

Diane McGragh
   Posted Sat April 04, 2015
So sorry to hear about your Mother, Elaine was a good friend, we had some pretty happy times together, thinking of her today, and thinking of all of you, her family, in this time of loss.

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