Elsie Hunter (nee Medd)

November 12, 1909-March 28, 2009

Elsie passed away peacefully at Queen’s Park Care Centre in New Westminster. She was in her hundredth year. Elsie was born on the family farm near Cutknife, Saskatchewan. She moved with the family to a farm in the Larkin area in the early 30’s. In 1935, she married Ernest Hunter from Armstrong. They raised their four children in Vernon. Elsie began her career as a psychiatric nursing aide at the

Vernon Home for the Aged. In 1959, she transferred

to Woodlands School in New Westminster. She

worked there until her retirement in 1974.

Elsie was a loving and devoted mother,

grandmother of 8 and great-grandmother of 10.

She is survived by her four children- Lorne of

Horsefly, Hugh of Powell River, Althea Naundorf

of Vernon, and Marion Smith of New

Westminster. Elsie was predeceased

by her husband Ernie in 1980, her

brother George in 1965, and her brother

Frank in 1984.

Cremation has taken place. A private

family interment will take place at a

later date.

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