Elsie Georgina Bourgeois
The family of Elsie Georgina Bourgeois age 82 of Amherst are saddened to announce her passing on Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at Gables Lodge, Amherst.
Born in Brookdale, NS, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Freda (Hurley) Gould.
Elsie was a wonderful homemaker and enjoyed raising her children along with many others. In her younger years, Elsie enjoyed playing cards, jig saw puzzles and spending time with her family.
She will be fondly remembered by her son, Joey (Gail) of West Amherst; three daughters, Marilyn (Glenn) MacDonald of Amherst, Mary Ann MacDonald (Elliott Neilson) of Port Elgin, NB, and Darlene (Tony) Meisner of Lower Sackville, NS; three sisters, Reta Stewart, Rose (Dana) Crossman, and Vera (Carol) McInnis all of Amherst; two brothers, Howard of Ottawa, ON, and Murray (Hazel) of Chatham, NB; brother in-law, Orey Wilson; sister in-laws, Marlene and Sandra; seven grandchildren, Marshall, Timothy, Amy, Krista, Katherine, Sam and Keelan; four great grandchildren Kent, Jensen, Mya and Meghan; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her former husband, Marshall; sister, Hilda Wilson; two brothers Sonny and George; sister in-law Pat.
Visitations will take place Sunday, February 7, 2016 from 2 – 4 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m. with Parish prayers at 8:30 p.m., held at Campbell’s Funeral Home, 98 Church St. Amherst 902-667-9906.
Funeral Mass will be held Monday, February 8, 2016 at 11 a.m. from Holy Family Roman Catholic Church with Father Vernon Driscoll officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Elsie’s memory to the Kidney Foundation or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Condolences and sharing of memories may be made to the family via: www.campbellsamherst.ca or by visiting our Facebook page.