Madeline Carkner (nee Duvall), a resident of Dundas Manor since March 2006, passed away peacefully at Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Wed., Jan. 14, 2015. She was 82.
Madeline was born in Williamsburg Township on Dec. 8, 1932 to her parents, Howard and Olive Duvall (nee Harriman). She lived in Morrisburg for most of her life. She married Kenneth Carkner on Sept. 15, 1973, and Kenneth passed away on Jan. 1, 1986.
She worked at the old knitting mill in Morrisburg, R.C.A. in Prescott, and as a waitress at Lee’s Restaurant, and the Hollywood Café in Morrisburg.
Madeline enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and visiting with family and friends.
Madeline is survived by her sister, Audrey McPhee (the late Donald) of Winchester; her great-nieces, Dulcie McKee (Daniel Blair) of Crysler, and Danielle Tyo of Berwick; her great-nephews, Dustin McKee (Tats St. Denis) of Cornwall, and Joshua McKee of Cornwall; and one special great-great-niece, Allyson Blair.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburg on Sat., Jan. 17 from 9:30 am until the time of the funeral service at 11 am, which was conducted by Rev. Janet Evans followed by interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville. The pallbearers were Dulcie McKee, Daniel Blair, Allyson Blair, Lyal Kehoe, and David Lapier.
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the activity department at Dundas Manor Nursing Home would be appreciated by the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.marsdenmclaughlin.com