Elinor Hodgson passes away — our condolences to Mayor Bill Hodgson and his entire family on the passing of his mother …

A wonderful lady — a long life …

HODGSON, Elinor Christine – February 27, 1922 – May 28, 2011 – Elinor passed away on May 28, 2011 at Albright Manor after a long and joyous love affair with life. She was 89 years old. Elinor was predeceased by her husband and soulmate, Norm (1992), brothers Bjarne and Eric, brother in law Eric and sisters in law Doris and Dorothy. She is survived by sister in law Grace. Elinor was the loving mother of Lorne (Pat-1998), Lynne (Davis Myers), Bill (Mary), Judy (Bill Charron), proud Nana to Jay (Rebecca), Jessica (Greg Moore), Christopher, Jason, David, Patrick (Melissa), Tom (Laura), Jennifer (Brett Hawtin) and Jordan and delighted Great Nana to seven great grandsons, Tanner, Drew, Cody, Austin, Gavin, Wade and Noah. She will also be fondly remembered by niece Cynthia and nephews, Barry and Rick. Elinor and Norm moved to Vineland Station in 1946 and operated a fruit farm and greenhouse business there for 36 years. While her family was the focal point of her life, Elinor was always actively involved in her community, Sunday School teacher, Girl Guide Leader, Library and Museum Board Member, Meals on Wheels and Accessibility Advisor Committee. Elinor was always a person to call to help move a worthy cause to success. She also found time to enjoy her passion for antiques, writing and painting. Elinor will be lovingly remembered for her positive spirit, her generosity and her love of life that touched so many people. The family will receive friends at the VINELAND CHAPEL of the TALLMAN FUNERAL HOMES, 3277 King St., on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-8:30 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Tallman Chapel on Wednesday, June 1st at 1:30 pm. Cremation. A reception will follow in the Fireside Room. Memorial donations to Jordan Historical Museum of the Twenty would be greatly appreciated in lieu of flowers. Online condolences at www.tallmanfuneralhomes.ca

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