MACLEAN Lila Catherine Passed away on Wednesday, August 20, 2008 at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Oakville, Ontario at age eighty-two. Lila leaves to mourn her loving husband, Ronald Francis and her son, Ronald Joseph and her daughter in-law, Cari (Vaselenak). Lila was predeceased by her parents, John Dan and Dolena (Gillis) MacDonald, as well as her loving maternal grandparents John Y. and Flora (Walker) Gillis, with whom she made her childhood home in MacKinnon's Harbour, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia after the death of her mother. Lila met and married her husband Ron while serving with the Women's Division of the R.C.A.F. in Metz, France. Lila was a long time member of the Catholic Women's League, where she played an active role in St. Mary's Parish, Red Deer, AB. and in St. Cecilia's Parish (15 years) Calgary AB. Lila is also survived by numerous relatives and friends, enjoying a sisterly relationship with Ada (MacKenzie) MacLean, MacKinnon’s Harbour, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and dear cousins Alexander MacLean, Toronto, ON, Anne (Larry) Nestman, Florence (Joe) Kanary, Theresa Schultz and Helen (James) MacDonald, all of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Cremation has taken place. As per Lila's wishes, private arrangements have been made. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be made at:

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