Peacefully on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia Elaine Heath passed away at the age of 79. Born in Osgoode, Ontario (near Ottawa) April 29, 1938, she is the beloved wife of George Heath. Loving mother of the Rev. Jennifer (Bruce) Cameron of Belleville, and devoted grandmother to Corey and Logan. Dear sister of Wayne (Rhonna) Levere of Ottawa and loved aunt of Kristi Levere of Ottawa and Garry (Liana) Levere of Beamsville and their children Justin and Karyssa. Lovingly remembered by her brother-in-law Bill McColm of Ottawa. Predeceased by her parents Milburn and Beatrice Levere, and sister-in-law Betty Boyd. Elaine was a faithful member, elder and former secretary of Paterson Memorial Presbyterian Church for many years. She served as Clerk of the Presbytery of Sarnia (now Lambton-West Middlesex) for over 25 years and as Treasurer for several years. She also served on committees of the Presbyterian Church in Canada at every level of church government. Elaine was an Explorer and CGIT leader at various times over 45 years and in later years an active member of the CGIT Workboard for Sarnia-Lambton. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Dr. Maddison, Dr. Dostaler, Dr. Peterson and also to the staff and volunteers at St. Joseph’s Hospice for the care they provided during Elaine’s illness. Cremation has taken place.
Family and friends will be received on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.
A memorial service will be held to celebrate Elaine’s life and faith at her beloved Paterson Memorial Presbyterian Church, 120 Russell St. S., Sarnia(corner of Russell and Kathleen) on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. with an hour of visitation prior with the Rev. Allan Farris officiating. The interment of ashes will take place at the St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Kars, Ontario.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Paterson Memorial Presbyterian Church Trust Fund or St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only when donating at the funeral home please).