Mary Jane Elmslie

Mary Jane Elmslie died
suddenly at home on
Wednesday, March 13,
2019, one day before her
71st birthday.
She is survived by her loving
husband Roelf Beukens, her
beloved daughter Sarah
Beukens, and a brother John
Mary Jane was a dedicated teacher at
Madawaska Valley District High School where
she spent her entire career. She became Head
of English, and was very involved in drama
and musicals, as well as passing along to her
students her love of reading.
She will be missed by her many friends, her
former classmates at university and high school,
and by her former students.
At Mary Jane’s request, she was cremated. A
memorial service will be held at the Heubner
Funeral Home in Barry’s Bay at a later date.
Donations in Mary Jane’s memory may
be made to Madawaska Valley District High
School Scholarship and Bursary Fund, St. Francis
Healthcare Valley Manor Redevelopment Fund,
or St. Francis Valley Healthcare Foundation. All
are located in Barry’s Bay, Ontario K0J1B0.

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