Obituary — Muriel Whiteside

Peacefully at the Russell Meadows retirement home on Friday, March 19th, 2021, Muriel Whiteside (nee MacDonald), formerly of Metcalfe, age 102. Beloved wife of the late Don Woods and the late Ernie Whiteside. Loving mother of Doug Woods (Brenda) of Winchester. Dear sister of Bessie Carson (late Willis) of Vancouver, Lois Eastman (late Art) of Smiths Falls and Freda Millar (late Bert) of Kingston. Muriel will be fondly remembered by her grandchildren Jennifer Campbell (Kevin), Kary Woods (Kyle) and her great-grandchildren Connor (Alison), Kenzy, Lauryn and Mya. Predeceased by her parents John and Nina MacDonald, her sisters Dorothy Boland and Mildred Munro and her brother Carson MacDonald. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Arrangements

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private family graveside service will be held at Springhill Cemetery in Vernon. Donations to the Russell Meadows retirement home would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Online condolences may be made at If you are making your donation online or by cheque directly to the charity, please include the following note with your gift “please notify the family”. The family would like to thank Dr. Gerry Heymans and the staff at Russell Meadows for the excellent care they provided to Muriel.

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