Eva Mae Summers
Eva Mae Summers passed away at Winchester District Memorial Hospital on March 30, 2006. Eva went home to be with her Lord and Savior following a three week illness. She was 91.
She was born on July 7, 1914 in Cobden to the late John Gibson and Abigail Virgin. She was predeceased by her husband Ollie R. Summers (1975), whom she married in 1938. She is survived by children Gail (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 Summers of Winchester, and Margaret Johansen of Prescott. She was the loving 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 in Iroquois. She was primarily a homemaker, but did work for several years 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 Pentecostal Tabernacle. In her earlier years, she was an active member of the Iroquois United Church Women and the Iroquois Women’s Institute.
Visitation was held at Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Iroquois on April 5. The funeral service was held at the funeral home on April 6 with Pastor Duncan Perry officiating, followed by interment at Iroquois Point Cemetery. The pallbearers were Kyle Summers, Ian Summers, Brandon Burrell, Nicholas Burrell, Charlie Burrell, and Michael Ellis.
Donations made to Winchester District Memorial Hospital or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.