Ruth "Elaine" MacArthur, 72, of Dobson's Corner, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 8, 2017 at the Dr. George L. Dumont Hospital.
Born in Moncton, NB, she was the daughter of the late Lorne and Hilda (Wilson) Hetherington. During Elaine's early years, she was a hairdresser, and later, drove an accessible taxi in Ontario for children. She volunteered at SPOT in Petitcodiac for many years, and enjoyed gardening, sewing and reading.
She is survived and sadly missed by her loving husband of 52 years, Ralph; two daughters, Ruth A. MacArthur of Halifax and Tammy Lee Mercer (Jeff) of Lunenburg; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Elaine is predeceased by her parents, as well as one brother, Paul Hetherington.
Resting at Salisbury Funeral Home, 3350 Route 106 Salisbury (372-4800) visiting will be Tuesday December 12, 6-8 p.m.
The funeral will be held from the funeral home chapel on Wednesday December 13 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Vincent Burgess officiating.
If desired, memorials in Elaine's memory to the Kidney Foundation or S.P.O.T. would be appreciated by the family.