McELHERAN, Dr. William J. "Bill"
Retired Veterinarian
Peacefully at the Arnprior Hospital while surrounded by the love of his entire family on Friday afternoon, November 16th, 2012. William Joseph "Bill" McElheran of Braeside at the age of 74 years. Dear son of the late Martin McElheran and the late Rose Rutley (formerly of Moose Creek). Beloved wife and best friend of Norma (nee Beaudette). Dearly loved father of Laurene Kellett (Mark) of Bolton, ON; Marvin McElheran (Stephanie) of Stittsville and Lisa Laplante (Rejean) of Arnprior. Cherished and proud "Grampa" of Kyle and Kristy Kellett; Jackson, Samuel and Matthew McElheran; Alyse and Celine Laplante. Bill is also survived by his only sister Aileen Jodoin (Jacques) of Cumberland. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and again on Tuesday morning from 9:30 until 10:15 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. John Chrysostom Church, Arnprior on Tuesday morning, November 20th at 11 o'clock. Interment Malloch Road Cemetery, Arnprior. In memory of Bill, a donation to the Arnprior Hospital "Partners in Caring" Foundation would be appreciated by his family. Members of the Knights of Columbus, Council 2082 will assemble at the funeral home for prayers on Monday evening at 6:30.


Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Nov. 17, 2012