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McNally, Elizabeth Virginia (née Elizabeth Virginia Nickleson) (Died on 16 Nov 2011)
appeared in Oakville Beaver, 23 Nov 2011, p. 31

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McNALLY, Elizabeth Virginia (nee Nickleson) (November 12, 1918 - November 16, 2011) Passed peacefully at Ian Anderson House at age 93, after facing Alzheimer's and cancer with strength and dignity. Beloved wife of the late Col. Norman H. McNally, MD. Predeceased by her sister Audrey Runstedler and brothers Bill, Bud and Jerry Nickleson. Loving mother to Keith (Anita), Megan and Tom (Karen). Devoted grandmother to Aileen, Diana, Shauna and Colin, and honourary "Grandma" to many. Will be dearly missed by many inlaws, nieces, nephews and friends. Born in Windsor, Ontario, "Bessie" graduated from the University of Western Ontario and married in 1941, then led the "army life", with stops in Toronto, London (Ontario), Kingston, Soest (West Germany), Hemer (West Germany), Ottawa, then finally to Oakville in 1962. Bessie was a long-time member of the Glen Abbey Golf Club and the Oakville Curling Club. Many thanks to all who provided compassionate care to Bessie, including the staff at Ian Anderson House, Joan de Sousa, Dr. Robert Gabriel, Dr. Simona Abid, nurse Barb Caccamo, nurse Jadwiga, and all PSWs provided through CCAC, ReCharge and Homewatch CareGivers. Special thanks to family friend and longtime advisor Al Harris, CLU. A Service to Celebrate Elizabeth's Life will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday November 26, 2011 in the chapel of the Kopriva Taylor Community Funeral Home, 64 Lakeshore Road West, (one block east of Kerr St., 905-844-2600) Oakville, with visitation one hour prior to service. Interment at St. Jude's Cemetery and reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Ian Anderson House, the Canadian Cancer Society (Halton Unit) or the Alzheimer Society of Canada. Email condolences may be made through www.koprivataylor.com.

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23 Nov 2011
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16 Nov 2011
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McNally, Elizabeth Virginia (née Elizabeth Virginia Nickleson) (Died on 16 Nov 2011)