Obituary of Zelma Elva Koenders (Danby)
Peacefully at Trillium Care in Kingston on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at the age of 86. Beloved wife of Raymond for 67 years. Dear and loving mother of Ellen Patkai (Ron), Patricia Harris (Vince), Maryanne Mercer (Keith), the late James, Valerie Wolfreys (Dan), Mary O’Neil, Theresa Koenders, Michael (Cindy) and John (Kathy). Fondly remembered and deeply loved by her 17 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Survived by her sisters Verna Carman (Sid) and Elaine Hughson (Wayne), and by her sister-in-law Theresa McLaury. Predeceased by her brother Stirling Danby (Elva) and by her sister Eunice Plaskitt (late Bill). Also remembered by many nieces and nephews and their families.
The family will receive friends at the Paul G. Payne Funeral Home, 178 Main Street, Odessa (613-386-7373) on Monday, January 20, 2020 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Paul The Apostle Parish (1111 Taylor Kidd Blvd., Kingston) on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 12:30 pm. Rite of Committal at St. Bartholomew’s Cemetery, Amherst Island. A Reception will follow at the Lodge.
For those desiring, memorial donations (by cheque please) to the Alzheimer Society or a Charity of Choice would be appreciated by the family. Please share your condolences to the family at www.paynefuneralhome.com