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Obituary for Phyllis Marie Elson (Wade)

Surrounded by her loving family, at the University Hospital London on Friday, April 12th, 2019, Phyllis Marie (Wade) Elson of Parkhill passed away in her 90th year. Dear wife of the late Elgin “Archie” Elson (2008).

Loved mother of 8 children, Larry and Linda Elson, Linda and Len Rimmer, Kathy and Glen Cockwill, Jim Elson (2016), Donna and Gary Jeffrey (2013), Janet Elson, Laurie and Warren Kellestine, Mark and Suzanne Elson.

Beloved grandmother to 18 grandchildren, John, Melinda and Jason, Sarah and Lassetter, Jennie and Rich, Jim and Dawn, Greg, Julie and Pete (2016), Matt (2010) and Shantelle, Brittany and Lee, Richard, Carrie and Steve, Stacie, Amanda, Alida and Kevin, Mackenzie and Tessa, Emily, Calvin, Jackson. Adored great grandmother to 24 grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents Edgar “Ted” and Hazel Wade.

A Celebration of Life will be conducted on Saturday, April 20th, at M.Box & Son Funeral Home, 183 Broad St., Parkhill 519-294-6382 with Reverend Greg Little officiating at 2:00 pm with visitation taking place one hour prior at 1:00 pm. Private family interment in Parkhill Cemetery.

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