Eleanor Florence McFarlane
Celebration of Life

Saturday May 30th, from 2-4pm MacCoubrey Funeral Home Reception Centre Cobourg

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Eleanor Florence McFarlane

December 1, 1933 - February 19, 2020

In her 87th year passed away on Wednesday February 19, 2020 at Northumberland Hills Hospital. Predeceased by her husband John (2017). Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Eleanor was the daughter of Horace and Hilda. Eleanor was a member of St. Peter's Anglican Church and the Probus Club of Cobourg. Eleanor was 1st mate to Captain John, for years of pleasure sailing on Lake Huron and Ontario and for all of life’s adventures which included extensive travel. Eleanor followed John throughout his nomadic Ontario hydro lifestyle always making each new house into a home for the family. Eleanor will be remembered by her family for always being “in the prime of her life” She is survived by her children Bruce (Janice), and their children Erin (Mark) Alex (Jan), Beth (Brandon); Don (Maggie) and their children Ellie (Steve) Becca (Jamie) Tricia (Gary); Joanne (Martin) and their children Geoff (Thea) Janine (Aidan) and 6 great grandchildren, Archer, Edison, Brynlee, Ajooni, Jonah, and Gabe. Predeceased by her parents, brother Albert and sister Thelma. She is survived by her sister Margaret and brother Russ. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg. A celebration of life will be held for Eleanor at a later date. The family would like to thank the many wonderful healthcare workers at NHH and Dr. Caldwell for years of care. Memorial donations in lieu of flowers can be made to Northumberland Hills Hospital or a charity of your choice. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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Eileen Sheppard - March 2, 2020

Joanne, Donald, Bruce and familyI'm sorry to hear of the loss of your mom Eleanor. Thinking of you during this difficult time. Eleanor had a wonderful full life with your Dad John, you will reflect on many fond memories together that will make you laugh, cry, surprised how one remembers and another not. Enjoy those times together!Sincerely Eileen

The Spence family - February 25, 2020

Sincere condolences to all Eleanor’s family. We really miss the happy times we had with Eleanor and John. Rest In Peace Eleanor

Shirley and Jo Ann Noble - February 24, 2020

We were so sorry to hear about your loss. She will be missed at Rosewood.

Marlene Callahan - February 21, 2020

So sorry to hear about your mom I truly loved my talks with her while I would clean her apartment so so sorry for your loss she was a amazing woman sincerely marlene