Winchester Press – obit – Eva Mae Summers
Eva Mae Summers
Eva Mae Summers passed away at Winchester DistrictMemorial Hospital on March 30, 2006. Eva went home to be withher Lord and Savior following a three week illness. She was 91.
She was born on July 7, 1914 in Cobden to the late John Gibsonand Abigail Virgin. She was predeceased by her husband Ollie R.Summers (1975), whom she married in 1938. She is survived by childrenGail (Charlie) Burrell of Cardinal, Cleo (John) Scardino of Stittsville,Gordon (Sue) of Simcoe, Dean (Jill) of Iroquois, Arlene (Wayne)Anderson of Broomal, PA, and Anne (Dave) Ellis of Vernon, BC.She was sister-in-law of Pearl Summers of Winchester, Helen Summersof Winchester, and Margaret Johansen of Prescott. She was theloving grandmother of 19 dearly beloved grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.She was predeceased by two sons Glenn R. Summers and John R. Summers,five brothers Herbert, Floyd, Stanley, Gordon, and Stirling Gibson,and a sister Mary (Raymond) Douglas.
She lived for the last 60 years at home at 39 Caldwell Drive inIroquois. She was primarily a homemaker, but did work for severalyears at the tourist booth in Iroquois, the Iroquois post office,and the Iroquois library. She was a member of the Stitch and Chatgroup in Iroquois. She was a member of the Morrisburg PentecostalTabernacle. In her earlier years, she was an active member ofthe Iroquois United Church Women and the Iroquois Women’s Institute.
Visitation was held at Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home inIroquois on April 5. The funeral service was held at the funeralhome on April 6 with Pastor Duncan Perry officiating, followedby interment at Iroquois Point Cemetery. The pallbearers wereKyle Summers, Ian Summers, Brandon Burrell, Nicholas Burrell,Charlie Burrell, and Michael Ellis.
Donations made to Winchester District Memorial Hospital or thecharity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.