OBITUARY: Winnifred (Crawford) McCARTNEY

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Winnifred (Crawford) McCARTNEY
December 20, 1924 – December 24, 2020

Winnifred Erma Crawford passed away peacefully at Saint Brigid’s Home on Dec. 24, 2020, at the age of 96. She was married to the late Elmer John McCartney (d. 2019) for 72 years and was the daughter of the late Henry Crawford and the late Gladys Bryce Billings. She lived in Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier where she taught for many years at Valcartier Elementary School.
She leaves to mourn: her children Joyce (Robert Cazes), Wayne (Janet Frazer), Bart (Mylah Kroeker), Kurt (Cathy Shannon) and Karen (Geoffrey Reader); her grandchildren Michael and Joanna Cazes, Sara (Jason Wilkins) and Laura (Matthew Gagné) McCartney, Lucas (Werda Saeed) and Chloe McCartney, Chelsea and Latham Reader; and her great-grandchildren Estelle Wilkins and Charlotte and Liliana Gagné.
She is mourned by her brother Winston Crawford (the late Margaret McLaughlin), sisters-in-law Doreen McLaughlin (the late Walter) and Thérèse Pelletier (the late Wesley) and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Victor (Ruth Thomas) and her sisters Mary, Alice (Mervin Smith), Margaret (Frank Nolan), Estella (Wilton Smith), Sylvia (Douglas Hague), Mable (Cecil Rourke) and Mildred (Elmer Hasulyo). She is also mourned by her sister-in-law Iola Boyd (the late Leonard McCartney) and brothers-in-law Irven McCartney (Edith Stovold) and Glen McCartney (the late Elaine Fraser).
A service to celebrate her life will be held at a later date.
A special thank you to the staff of Saint Brigid’s Home for their kindness and exceptional care over the last four years. If you wish, donations may be made to the Jeffrey Hale-Saint Brigid’s Friends’ Foundation, 2000 - 1270 Chemin Sainte-Foy, Québec, QC, G1S 2M4, 418-684-2260, amisdujhsb.ca/en, or a charity of your choice.

For Information:
Coopérative Funéraire Des Deux Rives
Telephone: 418-688-2411 or 1-888-688-2411
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