McElroy, Douglas Samuel – Our hearts are saddened to announce the passing of a dear brother, father, grandfather, uncle and friend. Doug of South Monaghan, at 71 years of age. Father of Tammy Quast (late Wes) and Sammy Boyd. Grandfather of Selina and Luke. He will be missed forever by siblings Jean Newnham (Jack), Bob McElroy (Marj), Violet Doucette (Gerry), Barb Doucette (Mike), Shirley Johnson (Barry), Linda Manley (James), and Susan Parcels (Donnie). Doug has been reunited with his loving parents, Walter and Myrtle McElroy, sister Irene Hamblin (late Ray) and brother Jim McElroy.
A farmer at heart who enjoyed working his South Monaghan Farm. Doug loved the slots, pro-line and gambling in general. Kawartha Downs was his second home.
Following Doug’s wishes, a private family service will be held. In memory of Douglas, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Lakefield Animal Welfare Society may be made through the funeral home at www.CommunityAlternative.ca.