Devoted wife and best friend of Lloyd Stewart (deceased 2005), passed away at Island View Retirement Residence, Arnprior Ontario on October 21, 2021. She was the loving mother of Peggy (Gerald Smith), Dunrobin, Patsy (Jim Berg), Burnstown, and Terry (Stuart Collins), Shawville. Proud grandmother of Stacey (Neil Hearne), Kinburn and the late Stephen Smith (2019). Gee Gee to Ethan Hearne. Special friend of Katie (Andy Capadouca) and Bryson Collins (Natalie) and their children, Stevie and River Capadouca and Malcom Collins. Daughter of the late Viola Palmer and William Howard. Survived by her sisters Evelyn (late Donald) Duff and Irma (late Archie) Stanley, sister-in-law Marie (late Herb) Howard and sister-in-law Jean (late Jack) Currie-Mills. Predeceased by sister Iva (late Keith) Brownlee, brother Marshall (late Linda) Howard, brother-in-law Nellis (late Norma) Stewart and Lorne (late Rita) Stewart. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Respecting Mom’s wishes, the funeral will be private. In memory of Ella, donations to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada, Suite 600, 60 St. Claire Ave. E., Toronto, Ont. M4T 1N5 or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.