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DUPLISEA, Claire (nee McKinnon)

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Peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family at Eastholme Home for the Aged on January 9, 2019 at the age of 88 years. Predeceased by her 1st husband Edward Yerlitz and her 2nd husband Calvin Duplisea. Dearly loved mother of Lynn Thompson (Glenn), Ed Yerlitz (Jackie), James ‘Bimmer’ Yerlitz (Elyse), Wendy Lacourse (Richard), Patricia Yerlitz (Shawn Lindsay), Marylou Pidduck (Brian), Chuck Yerlitz (Carla-predeceased) and Donna Neill (Rod-predeceased). Cherished grandma of 20 grandchildren, many great grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Predeceased by her parents John and Felicitas McKinnon, her grandson John Dikken and her siblings; Helen Leslie, Christina Sharpe, Carmella Groulx, Rita Zelloer and Sandy McKinnon. Family will receive visitors at McGuinty Funeral Home (North Bay) on Saturday January 12, 2019 from 10 am until time of service in the chapel at 1 pm. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimers Society would be gratefully appreciated by her family.




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