OBITUARY

Florence Agnes Fraser

September 15, 1918April 10, 2017

Florence Agnes Fraser Inverary Manor/East Lake Ainslie

Florence Agnes Fraser passed away in Inverary Manor, Inverness, on April 10, 2017. Born Sept. 15, 1918, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Robena (Fraser) MacKinnon. Florence attended Hamilton School, East Lake Ainslie, then took a bookkeeping course in Amherst, Nova Scotia. She worked for a fish co-op in Alder Point, Cape Breton, Angus MacKay’s store/post office, Scotsville, and as a house keeper for Hugh and Maggie MacMillan, Twin Rock Valley, and Dr. Frank MacLeod, Inverness. Florence married Robert Fraser, Inverness, where they had three sons. The family moved up to East Lake Ainslie in the early 1950's. Florence lived in Inverary Manor for the past four years. Florence loved doing crossword puzzles and playing Scrabble even up into her latter years. She was a fluent Gaelic speaker. Florence is survived by sons, Alexander (Darlene), East Lake Ainslie; Barrie, East Lake Ainslie, and Reginald (Sharon), Dartmouth; Nancy Fraser, mother of Robb and Kevin; grandchildren, Robb, Kevin and Lynn Fraser, and Becky, Lennie, Debbie and Christian Bodyk; eleven great-grandchildren. Florence was predeceased by her parents, husband, Robert, and foster brother, Donald MacKinnon. The funeral will take place in Alexander Grant Memorial United Church, East Lake Ainslie, at 11:00 a.m., April 13, with Rev. Rachel Campbell officiating. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday April 12 in Inverness Funeral Home, Inverness. Interment will be in the East Lake Ainslie Cemetery. A lunch and time with family will take place in the Lake Ainslie Fire Department, Scotsville, following the service. Family flowers only please. Donations in Florence’s memory can be made to the Alexander Grant Memorial United Church or the Lake Ainslie Fire Department. On-line condolences may be made to: www.invernessfuneralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, April 13, 2017

Memories

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August 2, 2017

Barrie and Family, very sorry to hear of the loss of your kind mother. We think of her often and remember her stories which relate to our family. Donald and Maureen McKay, Canmore, Alberta

Elaine MacKinnon

June 10, 2017

Barrie - sincere condolences - she will be missed. Elaine & Malcolm - Bruce passed May 18 in Ontario. May precious memories bring comfort to you.

May 25, 2017

Alexander, Barrie and Reginald, I did not know your mother for very long but I am honoured to have met her. Please accept my condolences. Louise Delisle, ile d'Orleans (Quebec) and East Lake Ainslie

Agnes MacPhail

May 6, 2017

Barry and brothers- your Mom was one of my favorite people at Lake Ainslie. Always kind, friendly, and a pleasure to be around. My condolences to each of you.
-Agnes MacPhail

April 14, 2017

Sincere condolences to everyone, Florence was a lovely lady, gracious and a pleasure to have known.

Eleanor Blue

Valerie Campbell

April 13, 2017

Dear Alexander,Reg,Barrie and families so sorry for your loss. My heart and thoughts are with you at this sad time.Love Valerie (MacDonald), Gus,Liam and Lindsey Campbell.

April 13, 2017

Barrie and Family, so sorry to hear of your mother's passing, she was such a kind gentle soul, and beautiful lady. Marie Hyland, Big Island

April 12, 2017

Barry.... so sorry to hear of your mom's passing.My sympathy to the family.

Marie MacMillan

Janice Ferguson

April 12, 2017

The lake has lost another treasure. My sympathy to all of her relatives. She was a true lady!

April 12, 2017

May our Lord bless & comfort you all during this time of grief,our sincere condolences! Charlotte & David MacAulay

FROM THE FAMILY