A former resident of the Morrisburg area, Janet Eldridge (nee Beckstead) passed away with her family by her side at the Erin Mills Hospital in Mississauga on Tuesday, September 25. She was 53 years old.
Janet was the daughter of the late Dale Beckstead and the late Audrey Brock. She was born at Winchester District Memorial Hospital on October 10, 1958.
Janet attended local schools and continued her education at college in London, Ontario. She began her career as a booking agent with Wardair and eventually Air Canada. She retired from Air Canada in 2010.
In October of 1987, Janet married Herbert Eldridge and together they had two daughters Elicia and Karina. Janet enjoyed time spent at the family cottage, her time with her children and with her Rainbow girls.
Janet is survived by her husband Herb, and by her daughters Elicia and Karina all of Mississauga.
She will be lovingly remembered by her brother Rodney (Sandra) Beckstead of Morrisburg and by her sisters Viki MacFayden of Mississauga and Candace Beckstead of St. Catharines.
She was predeceased by her father and mother and by her brother Tom (Kathy) Beckstead.
Arrangements were handled by the Turner and Porter Funeral Home in Mississauga, Ontario, where a celebration of life was held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 29.
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Janet will be gratefully appreciated by the family.