MacDonald (nee Lineham), Calvina Elsie Irene (1916-2004)
See Pages of History, Fonds 18, Series 3, Subseries 9
Elsie was born in Downley, Buckinghamshire on February 29. After emigrating to Canada in 1943, she worked in a variety of nursing positions, including in the maternity ward at Clinton. She was night supervisor there and at the Goderich Hospital. After operating a private nursing home, she moved briefly to Slave Lake, Alberta in 1962, then to BC with her five children, where she took up farming in the East Kootenays. She ran a nursing home in Viking, Alberta and then became a nursing supervisor at Consort Hospital. She continued volunteer work until well into her 80s.
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