Peacefully at the Prescott-Russell Residence on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 Jean McRae (nee MacAulay) of Vankleek Hill passed away at the age of 83. Predeceased by her parents Walter MacAulay and Beatrice Stonier. Beloved wife of the late William (Bill) McRae. Proud and caring mother of Yvonne McRae (Jim), Dorothy McRae Golden (Bruce), Kim Bates (late Wade), Ed McRae and Bill McRae. Dear grandmother of Candace (Allan), Jonathon (Shawna), Mitchell (Shawna), Shaunna and Alexis (Rick). Great-grandma to Alia and Ashley. Predeceased by her siblings Ellen (Johnny), Glady (Frank), Marjorie (Jacques), Shirley (Bernie), Ivan, Eric (Elda), Grace (Layton) and Don (Donna). Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Jean was born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, she spent the majority of her life in Hamilton, Ontario and retired in Vankleek Hill, Ontario to be close to her grandchildren. A special Thank You to the staff at the Vankleek Hill Heritage Lodge and Prescott-Russell Residence in Hawkesbury for their kindness and care for our Mom's needs. It brought us great comfort. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the Vankleek Hill Curling Club, 136 Bond Street on Saturday, September 19,2020 from 10 am to 11 am. during which attendence will be controlled. Due Covid 19 restrictions Masks are required and Social Distancing must be respected. Due to the current circumstances a Private Funeral Service will be held. In memory of Jean, a donation to the Champlain Library 94 Main Street East, Vankleek Hill, ON K0B 1R0 or the Vankleek Hill Food Bank, PO Box 23, Vankleek Hill, ON K0B 1R0 would be appreciated.
To express your condolences, make a donation or plant a Tree of Remembrance for Jean, please visit www.hillcrestfuneralhome.ca Funeral arrangements entrusted to Hillcrest Funeral Home 151 Bond Street, Vankleek Hill, Ontario, K0B 1R0 (866) 678-2001.