Winchester Press – obit – Florence Maguire
Florence Maguire (nee Scott) passed away peacefullyat the Englehart and District Hospital on Sun., Nov. 23, 2008at the young age of 93. She fought a courageous battle with cancerbut remained witty and vibrant to the end.
She was born in Elk Lake, Ont. on Sept. 12, 1915 to the late Mary(nee Millor) and the late William Scott, owners of Elk Lake Dairy.
She was predeceased by her husband Holace (Mickey), daughter JeanThompson, sisters Ethel (Stan) Welsh, Nellie (Fred) Veltri, Winnifred(Gordon) Emms, and brothers Wilfred (Esther), Richard, and Wilson(Alberta Overland) Scott, and John (Anne) Stadden. She is survivedby sister Mary (Steve) Kingston, sister-in-law Nollie (Guy) McGillivrayof Sault St. Marie, daughters Shirley (Bill) Blackburn, Valerie(David) Flowers of Winchester, Darlene (Garry) Ames, and son Wayne(Jean) Maguire of Sudbury.
She will be fondly remembered by nine grandchildren: Darcey (Ed)Link, Trevor (Laura) Blackburn, Holly (Tom) Henninger of Oshawa,Darren (Amy) Loiselle, Shawna (Dave) Loiselle, Andrea Flowersof Ottawa, Michael Flowers of Toronto, Brendan Flowers of Toronto,and Melanie Flowers of Ottawa. She was the treasured great-grandmotherto Stacey (Cliff) Borgford, Brandon Link of Edmonton, Kayla, andTayler Backburn, Julia and Jakob Henninger of Oshawa, Halie Loiselle,Sierra and McKenna Livingston, and Meggan, Nicholas, and MatthewLoiselle, and the great-great-grandmother to Ty, Cody, Jessie,Cole, Tanner, and Brett Borgford, and aunt to many special niecesand nephews.
She dedicated herself to her loving family, and was always anxiousto help others. She was actively involved with the Northern BeaconRebekah Lodge, Hospital tuck shop, and Emmanuel United Church.She loved to curl, garden, and travel, and her zest for life wasan inspiration to family and special friends.
The family received friends at the McDonald Funeral Home in Engleharton Mon., Nov. 24. The funeral service was held at the EmmanuelUnited Church on Tue., Nov. 25 with Rev. Jessica Cottrell officiatingfollowed by Interment at the Englehart Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Canadian Cancer Societywere gratefully appreciated.