Winchester Press – obit – Olive McIntosh
Olive Hermina McIntosh (nee Baldwin) passed away on April 28,2006 at Woodland Villa, Long Sault. She was 92.
Born on March 29, 1914, she often told stories of the great NationRiver floods and of learning to drive in a Model T Ford with sidecurtains.
Raised and educated in the Inkerman area, her move to Dundelaas a new bride brought her to the original McIntosh Apple Farm.After many years of picking and packing the famous apples, sheretired to Morrisburg and became the guardian of the many McIntoshpapers, pictures, and other memorabilia. In her role as “Keeperof the Apple” she has been interviewed by and provided documentsto many authors and commentators including her favourite newscaster”Max”, and many individuals from around the world searchingfor their “apple roots.”
She will be greatly missed by her children Nancy McIntosh (GregGooch) of Long Sault and Harvey McIntosh of Mariatown, grandchildrenSamantha English of Florida, Alissa English (Jeff Giesler) ofCalgary, Lezley (Sean) McCann of Morrisburg, and John McIntosh(Katherine Peters) of Ottawa, great-grandchild Jackson McCann,and sisters-in-law Jean and Doris Baldwin, as well as severalnieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Samuel Allen McIntosh, dearbrothers Raymond “Joe”, Ralph, and Harold, an infantsister, sister-in-law Bonnie Baldwin, sister and brother-in-lawJack and Margaret Dowell of Brockville, and her parents Earl andHattie Baldwin (nee Fetterly).
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburgon May 2. The funeral service will be held at the funeral homeon May 3 at 11 am with Rev. Jean Udall officiating, followed byinterment at Dundela Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Dave Baldwin, Kevin Baldwin, John McIntosh, SeanMcCann, Joel Thompson, and Lester McInnis.
Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Winchester DistrictMemorial Hospital Foundation would be gratefully acknowledgedby the family.