McDERMID, Sheila Margaret - Sheila passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at the age of 81 years.
Daughter of Thomas and Laura Fraser of Morrisburg, ON. Beloved wife of Terry for over 59 years and loving mother to her four children Anne, Bill (Tereza), Sue (Dave), and Bob (Karen). She was a loving grandmother to Emma and Cale.
Sheila will be sadly missed by her sister Janet (Wesley) of Canton, NY, her brother Douglas (Pat) of Flat Rapid/Arnprior, ON, and her many cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. She was predeceased by her brothers Ian (Carolyn) and Allan (Mary).
Sheila was a wonderful mother who loved her children unconditionally and supported them as they have experienced all of life's joys and challenges. Over the years, she loved being involved as an active leader and role model to many young women in the Girl Guide movement.
Since moving to the Executive in Brockville, ON, 13 years ago, she became very involved in many condominium activities including being chair of the social committee for several years. Sheila had a vibrant personality, loved life, was curious about people, made friends easily and would talk to all folks with whom she crossed paths in her journey through life.
A celebration of Sheila's life will take place on Saturday, August 26th at 11:30 am at Roselawn Memorial Gardens; 2451 County Road 15, Maitland, ON. Family and friends will begin by raising a glass of champagne at her graveside. Celebrations will continue at a reception inside the Roselawn Reception Centre from 12 - 2 pm, where family and friends will have a chance to visit and reminisce about the good times.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Brockville General Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.