Carol Elford

ELFORD, Carol R. (nee Kettels)

passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 77 years of age. Beloved wife of Jim for 43 years. Loving mother of Christine Elford (Bill Massis). Dearest sister of Patricia Pike (late Richard) and Donna Kettels (late Bill Hesbon) and sister-in-law of Helen Stowe (late Steve), Carol Andres (Pete), Barry Elford and predeceased by 4 brother-in-laws. Carol will also be remembered by many nieces and nephews and missed by her feline companion Charlie. In retirement, Carol enjoyed traveling, the outdoors, gardening and was completely devoted to her family. The family would like to extend their gratitude toward the staff at the Be Well Clinic in Windsor. In following Carol's wishes, cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation will be held at Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 pm and on Thursday, November 23, 2017 from 10 am until time of Memorial Service to celebrate Carol's life at 11 am. If desired memorial donations made to Humane Society of Windsor Essex County would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at