Elleda M. A. Brackenridge

Elleda Marjorie Annetta Brackenridge (nee. Buck), age 93 of Westwood, Ontario, born September 16, 1924 passed away peacefully at Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Saturday December 2, 2017 surrounded by her family. Wife of the late Maxwell Brackenridge (d. 1995). Elleda grew up in Hastings. She attended Teachers College and taught school at Westwood. She married Max and became a farm wife. She had a love for music, taught piano lessons and played the organ at St. Andrews United Church in Westwood. Elleda’s main focus was her family, her home and helping others. Elleda will be dearly missed by her children; Anne (John) Davis, and Dave (Margaret) Brackenridge. Grandmother of Jen Duerr, Jeff (Liz) Davis, Matt Brackenridge (Cole McGregor), Megan (Branden) Hartwick and Ben Brackenridge. Great-grandmother of Nathan and Sarah Duerr, Madeleine Davis, Maxwell and Adelaide Hartwick. Predeceased by her older sister Lillian at age 7 and her parents Wally and Mattie Buck. A Celebration of Elleda’s life will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church in Westwood on Saturday December 9th 2017 at 1:30 pm, Reverend Don McLean officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service at 12:30-1:30 pm. Interment to follow in Westwood Community Cemetery. Special thanks to the staff at Maple View Retirement Centre, VON, Homeware, Nightingale Nursing and Campbellford Hospital for all their care and compassion. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada through the funeral home.  705-740-0444.  www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca