Edna Mae McNeely
May 22, 1925 – March 20, 2023
Edna had a wonderful life filled with love and many good times. She died peacefully at the Almonte General Hospital with her family by her side. Edna was predeceased by her husband John (1986) and was the daughter of the late Jack (1961) and Annie (1978) Lowe. She was a loving mother of Ken (Judy), Keith (2016), and Deb (Ken 2017) Donoghue. She was a proud grandmother to 9 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great grandchildren. Edna was the last of 9 children in her family; Elva and Eric Munro, Jean and Dalton Jelly, Roy and Isabel Lowe, Earl and Kay Lowe, Gladys and Russell Manchester, Doris and Alfred Axford, Hilda Lowe; and Elsie and Murray Campbell. Edna was also predeceased by her very good friend Don Carruthers (2020) and is survived by sister-in-law Wanda (Arnie) McNeely. Edna was happy to have a god-daughter, Valerie Argue. She will be fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, 19 McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 from 11 am until time of service in the chapel at 1 pm. Inurnment to follow at Dewar Cemetery.
A heartful thank you to all the staff at the Almonte Country Haven for their loving care she received. A special thank you to the Emergency Department and the staff of the Almonte General Hospital 2nd floor. In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Dewar and Kennedy Cemetery would be appreciated.
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