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Elsie Susan Colbourne

Elsie Susan Colbourne

Born: March 4th, 1941

Passed on: February 24th, 2018

Corner Brook, NL
Elsie Colbourne (Rose), age 76, passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2018, surrounded by family in Corner Brook. Born on Pass Island to Chesley and Lily Mae Rose (Crant), Elsie was the second of four children. After the family relocated to Corner Brook, Elsie met and married Fred Colbourne in 1962 and had three children Sherry McCarthy (Cyril), Sean Colbourne (Karen) and Sheldon Colbourne (Jodi). Later, Elsie would become the loving grandmother of Gillian, Jennifer (Thomas Blundon) and Janice (Coady Scott) McCarthy, and Laura, Emily, Jack, Anna and Max Colbourne. Elsie is survived by her brother Chesley Rose (Jocelyn); in-laws Mick Callahan, Pauline Miller (Ron), Pam Hawco (Jim) and Don (Ida), Ray (May), Brian (Sandra) and Genny Colbourne; special friend Don Callahan; aunts Hazel, Thanie and Roberta; and many nieces and nephews. Elsie is predeceased by her father Chesley, mother Lily, sister Bessie Callahan, brother John Rose, sister-in-law Margie Rose, mother and father-in-law Harold and Nellie Colbourne and brother-in-law Ted Colbourne. Elsie will be deeply missed by her family, large circle of friends, and co-workers at the Bank of Montreal. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation on Elsie’s behalf. As per Elsie’s request, a private family service will take place. To sign the family guest book, you may visit our website at www.filltre.ca.

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