Elsie Marion Shelswell (nee Forrester), 87, died peacefully at her residence in Orillia, Ontario on Thursday, (Feb. 07, 2013). She was the beloved wife of the late Elmer Shelswell (2006).
Elsie was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Lily of the Valley Chapter, #141, O.E.S.
She was the loving mother of Barbara Jones (Gary) of Beeton, Ontario; Brian Shelswell (Sandy) of Rugby, Ontario; Brenda Halladay (Skip) of Silver Creek, N.Y.; and Dale Shelswell of Orillia, Ontario; and the loving Grandma to Mark (Jailynn), Derek (Jodi), Marny (Jamie), Kelly, Lindsay (Brent), Jody (Jason), Michele Gasper (Dan Sprague) and the late Sta-cey Gasper.
She was Step-Grandma to David Halladay (Robin), Dale Halladay, Lanette Jones (Rusty); Great Grandma to Alexander, Megan, Cavin, Ashley, Ryder and Jake; Step Great Grandma to Lauren, Jessica and Kalee Halladay, Adam (Krista) Meyers and Chase Jones and Step Great Great Grandma to Gracelyn Jean Meyers.
She was the dear sister of Leslie Forrester (Shirley). In addition, Elsie will be greatly missed by her nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the Doolittle Chapel of Carson Funeral Homes, 54 Coldwater Street East, Orillia, On-tario, (705-326-3595) on Wednesday (Feb. 13, 2013) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday (Feb. 14, 2013) from 12 Noon until time of Funeral Service at 1 o'clock.
Interment will be in Spring at the Knox Presbyterian Cemetery, Oro-Medonte Township, Ontario.
If desired, Memorial Donations to Knox Presbyterian Cemetery, St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, Orillia, Ontario or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.