It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Constance (Connie) Marilla Cunningham-Elias on Aug. 28, 2019 at La Verendrye Hospital surrounded by family and friends.
Connie was the eldest child of James and Margaret Daw, followed by her brother, Stuart, and her sister, Bonnie.
Her family was the most important thing to Connie. Born and raised in Rainy River District, she enjoyed spending her time outside gardening and being in her flower garden. She loved her horses and her cat, Cleo.
Her grandchildren have always been her most treasured possessions. Connie dedicated more than half her life as a nurse caring for others.
Connie will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her husband, James; children, Robert (Kim), Amanda (Justin), Jasmyn, and eight grandchildren; her father, Jim (Helen); brother, Stuart (Maria); sister, Bonnie, and nephew, Nick, and family; niece, Nicole (Aaron) and family; nephew, Eric (Jessica) and family; as well as many close friends.
Connie was predeceased by her mother, Margaret, and niec,e Dienna.
If desired in Connie's memory, donations in lieu of flowers can be made to Tamarack House by check, c/o Northridge Funeral Home, Box 89, Emo, ON P0W 1E0.
Funeral services will be held at Northridge Funeral Home, Emo, On. on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 at 11 a.m., with luncheon to follow at the Emo Royal Canadian Legion.
Interment will take place in Pineridge Cemetery, North Branch.