Douglas A. Elder

May 27, 1934 - February 26, 2018 

Douglas A. Elder

May 27, 1934 - February 26, 2018 

Obituary for Douglas A. Elder

Douglas A. Elder, 83, of Stratford passed away peacefully on Monday February 26, 2018.
Loving husband of Ruby Elder (Packham) whom he married on July 22, 1967.
Dear brother of Lillian Parker and Jean McDonnell, brother-in-law of Gladys Elder, Lou Miller, Bob and Grace Packham, Mary Hislop and Marjorie Packham. Lovingly remembered by many Elder and Packham family members.
Predeceased by his parents James and Eliza Elder, siblings Tom Elder (Mildred), Lucy Jeffries (Cliff), Jack Elder (Madge), Edward (Ted) Elder and Ruth Miller; brothers-in-law Alfred Parker, Tom McDonnell, Don Hislop, Jack Packham and Anne Bain (Allan).
Doug grew up in Stratford with his sister Lillian and her husband Alf and their sons Jim, John and Jeff Parker. He was a member of the Anglican Church, a bell ringer at St. James Church and was the Regional Commissioner of the Boy Scouts of Canada.
Friends and family are invited to Celebrate Doug’s life at Rutherford Cremation and Funeral Services, 804 Ontario St., Stratford on Saturday March 10, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Perth County or a charity of your own choice through the funeral home by calling 519-271-5062 or online at www.jarfh.com.

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