Elsie M. Dargatz (nee Sanford) passed away on April 27, 2009 at Chilliwack General Hospital. She was born in Burlington, Nova Scotia to Morley and Carrie Sanford.

Elsie is survived by her daughter, Donna (Bud) of Chilliwack; son, David (Laurie) Benedict of Digby, Nova Scotia; sister-in-law, Ruby Sanford of Brooklyn, Nova Scotia; daughter-in-law, Fern Benedict of Lantz, Nova Scotia; as well as many grandchildren, great- and great-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews throughout eastern Canada.

She was predeceased by her husband Harry Dargatz; former husband, Harry Benedict; son, Laurence Benedict; brothers: Carl and Lloyd Sanford; sister, Viola Henessy; and grandson, David Day.

A Celebration Of Life will be held on Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. from Henderson’s Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (Chilliwack Drivers) or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

Special thanks to Crystal Ridge Manor, Home Care and Chilliwack Hospital.

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