BARCLAY (NEE STEWART), Eleanor Mary

On Monday February  11th, 2019, at the age of 88, Eleanor went to join her beloved husband Alex. Her memory will be cherished by her daughters Fran Jones and Susan Sipos, sons-in-law David Jones and Tom Sipos and granddaughter Alana Sipos. She is survived by her brother Ron and predeceased by her siblings Cam, Bubs, Elmer, Helen and Leora. Born and raised in Oshawa, she moved with Alex and their “girls” to Kitchener where she lived for 44 years. In 2001 she returned to Oshawa to be closer to her family and made many new friends. Eleanor loved dancing, curling, Balsam Lake, and Christmas. Most of all, she loved her family.Her wit, generosity and passionate political debates will be missed by her family, extended family and friends.Special thanks to Dr. Nguyen, and all the staff at Extendicare Oshawa Unit 2 for their compassion, care and respect over the past 2 years. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Reception will be held at The Brock House (918 Brock St. N., Whitby) on Thursday February 21st, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. Donations in memory of Eleanor may be made to the Rotary Club of Oshawa can be made through McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558).

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  • Feb 16, 2019

    Gwenneth
    My sincere condolences to Fran, Susan and their loved ones.  Aunt Eleanor was very much the “Grand Dame” of the Stewart clan.  Her energetic spirit, quick wit and hearty laugh would enlighten all those around her.  There is one hell of a family picnic in heaven!
  • Feb 16, 2019

    Liz kirk
    Hi Fran and Dave,
    
    We are very sorry for your loss ,our thoughts are with you at this time .
    
    Liz & Ia
  • Feb 18, 2019

    Elizabeth Cook
    Dear Fran, Sue and family.
    
    Even though your mother is no longer with you in body, she will never leave your heart and mind.  She is always there, ready to listen and help you.  May the heartache of her absence remind you of the joy of her presence and love.
    
    Sincerely,
    
    Beth Cook
  • Feb 18, 2019

    Louise Lelievre
    Dear Fran,
    I am so very sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to you and your family. I hope the fond memories you have of your mother will carry you through this very difficult time.
    
    Love,
    Louise Lelièvre
  • Feb 19, 2019

    Patti Keuning
    Fran, Dave, Sue, Tom and Alana:  thank you for letting us join you all those years for Christmas Eve.  I loved watching how Tom and Dave would get your Mom going and then the laughter.  I loved telling my stories and again the laughter.  She will be missed but now she is with your Dad.  Remember her, laugh and cry, tell stories to anyone who will listen.  Thinking of all of you oxoxo
  • Feb 20, 2019

    Jai Vossen
    Frannie, Dave, Sue and Tom, 
    
    I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mom sounds like an amazing woman and I am  sending my deepest condolences. It is never easy but I know you all have each other during this very sad time. Sending love and hugs.
    Jai
    
  • Feb 21, 2019

    Andy and Dianna Robertson
    Sending our sincere condolences to all the family. Grandma Eleanor was a wonderful, happy, go lucky lady to be around. It was always a pleasure to see her. Her laughter made the room come alive, she will be deeply missed. May she rest in paradise. Lots of love and compassion Andy and Dianna xo
     



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