Presteen Laraine Elliott

May 9, 1952 - February 6, 2019

Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital with her husband by her side on Wednesday, February 6th 2019 in her 67th year.  Beloved wife of David Elliott.  Loving sister of Patricia of New York, Oscar of Miami, John Sobers of England, Aubrey, Euleen, Joan and Lynette all of Barbados.  Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews.  Beloved daughter-in-law of Edith Doherty. Sister-in-law of Glyne Murray (former High Commissioner of Barbados to Canada).  Presteen was employed by A1 Taxi and helped many people in the Cobourg area to get around.  She was a former Justice of the Peace and teacher in Barbados.

A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Cobourg on Saturday, February 16th from 1-4 p.m.  If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Presteen was one of the first women to serve in the Bajan Military as a Platoon Sergeant and her family will be taking some of her ashes back to Barbados where she will have a military service.  Condolences received at

Celebration of Life
Saturday, February 16 from 1-4 p.m.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 133 Cobourg, Cobourg

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