Elsie quietly passed away surrounded by her loving family in the early morning of July 23, 2010. Elsie was the beloved wife of Maurice for 55 years, and was the much loved and loving mother to Sharon Anderson (Brent), Denise McGiffin (Kelly) and Bruce Watson (Christine). She is also survived by nine treasured grandchildren and two great grandsons.

There will be a celebration of life to be held at 1 pm Friday, July 30, 2010 at Arbutus Grove Reformed Church, 170 W Hirst St. in Parksville.