Grace Erratt

Grace Erratt of Winchester died suddenly at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Thursday, July 7, 2016. She was 92.

She was born in Riceville on September 5, 1923, to her parents Rueben James Scott and Laura Elizabeth Gates.    

Grace worked for Bell Canada in Riceville and in Ottawa at the E.B. Eddie factory and for the government.  

She married Morley Erratt on June 28, 1947, and together they operated the family farm at the Melvin settlement and they were blessed with three children Lynda, Judy and Scott.  

After Grace and Morley retired from farming Grace worked at Upper Canada Village as an interpreter until she retired in 1988. 

She was a member of the Winchester United Church. 

Grace is survived by her children Lynda Lafleche (George) of Long Sault, Judy Erratt (Harold Jarrell) of Cumberland and Scott (Lorilea) of Williamsburg, her sister Vivian Holmes of Morrisburg, her brother Keith Scott (Phyllis) of Williamsburg and her sister-in-law Elsie Hummel of Winchester. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. 

Grace will be sadly missed by four grandchildren Brandon (Ashley), Amber, David and Amanda (Jared Pelletier), two great grandchildren Cassidy and Loric and her dear friend Carl Docksteader.   

She was predeceased by her sisters Thelma and Ileen and her brothers George, Ernest, Reuben, Carl and Clarence Scott.  

She was a wonderful mother and friend.

Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Williamsburg, on Monday, July 11th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  

Funeral service was held at the Winchester United Church on Tuesday, July 12th at 11 a.m., with Rev. Christine Lowson officiating. Interment followed at Maple Ridge Cemetery, Chesterville.  

Pallbearers were Lester Robinson, Tracey Walker, Dennis Fulton, Wray Holmes, Brian Erratt and Larry Scott.  

Donations to the Winchester United Church or a charity of the donor’s choice would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Online condolences may be made at

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