COWANSVILLE, Quebec – Myrtle Ellen Irene Stowe Selby passed away peacefully in Knowlton House on June 20, 2013. Myrtle was born on Aug. 2, 1915 to Leon and Eva Stowe. She was one of 10 children who are all deceased. She had many friends and enjoyed life to the fullest. She played many a game of golf, curling and cross-country skiing up until she was 90. She had a passion for playing cards, cooking, sewing and knitting. She was a member of The United Church of Canada, The United Church Women’s Group, American Legion and BMP Hospital Auxiliary.
Myrtle is survived by her three children, Corinne (William) Simonds, Celand (Suzanne) Selby and Thomas (Debbie) Selby. She leaves to mourn nine grandchildren, Kurt (Anne) Hall, Kelly Hall, Shana (Douglas) Brown, Kirstin Simonds, Shellie Simonds, Jodie Selby, Mark (Taraneh) Selby, Julie Drapeau-Crevier and François Crevier. Myrtle also leaves 10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Rowland Selby, and a daughter, Margaret (Bunny) Moore. We would like to express our thank you for all the care given at Knowlton House and Knowlbanks. In lieu of flowers, donation in her memory to BMP Hospital Foundation, www.bmpfoundation@ca, would be appreciated (forms available at the church).
Family and friends will be welcomed at the United Church in Dunham, Quebec on Saturday, July 20, 2013, from 1 to 2 p.m., followed by the celebration of her life.
Arrangements entrusted to Desourdy Funeral Home, 104 Buzzell St., Cowansville, Quebec.