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Elaine Biewer McElhinney

1948 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Elaine Biewer McElhinney Obituary
January 3, 1948 - May 20, 2016 Elaine McElhinney (68) passed away at home in San Diego following a brief illness. She was born in Portland, Oregon to Francis and Barbara Biewer and spent her childhood moving around the country for her father's Navy career. After graduating from Mount Saint Mary's in Los Angeles, Elaine worked for the next 34 years for the county of Los Angeles as a social worker. She retired as a regional administrator for the Department of Children and Family Services. Her free time was taken up with a passion for traveling (she had visited 39 countries), baking (making amazing cupcakes for parties and weddings, among many other treats), photography (in which she won first place in competitions for some of her photos) and gardening. She is survived by her daughter Kristen (Aaron Montan), granddaughter Hailey and her four sisters, Connie, Barbara (Bob), Julie and Ginny and her niece and nephews. A service is planned for June 4th at 5 p.m. at All Souls Episcopal Church in Point Loma. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to .
Published in the Los Angeles Times from May 22 to May 24, 2016
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