Elsie F. KELLY

Elsie Florence Kelly passed away peacefully in Nanaimo at the age of 91. She lived a long, full life and her kind heart and sparkling personality will live on in the hearts of those that knew and loved her.

Predeceased by her husband Gordon, she leaves her children, Ken and Dianne, adopted son Haiping, grandchildren David, Dean, Tammy, Louisa, Jeff, Matthew and Julia, and great-grandchildren Cameron, Riley, Connor, Jordan, Roy, Arthur, Liam, Jazlynn, Evangeline and Colton.

An avid walker and swimmer, the “Elsie Kelly Stellar Award” was created in her honour for best time over 65 years in the “Brickyard Beast” 10k run held on Gabriola Island each August. For information on making a donation in her memory contact: cubagal@gmail.com.

A gathering to celebrate her life will be held on Saltspring Island on July 11, 2015. For more information, contact: cubanconnect@yahoo.com.

An interment of ashes will be held at the Oceanview Cemetery in Vancouver on July 13, 2015. For more information contact: kenjoseph@shaw.ca.

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