Elaine Oliver

Oliver– Peacefully with her family by her side at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia on Sunday June 12, 2022. Elaine Marie Oliver age 56 years of Corunna. Loving wife and best friend of Dave Ramsay. Cherished mother Nic Oliver (Brittany) of Petrolia and the late Chris Oliver (2014). Treasured grandmother of Casey and Kolton. Much loved sister of Janice Taylor of Tecumseh, Bob (Regina) Taylor and David Taylor all of Inwood. Elaine was a beloved sister-in-law to Karen Ramsay of Sarnia, Sandra (Dave) Hillier of Sarnia, Mike (Vicky) Ramsay of London, Howie (Gayle) Ramsay of Strathroy and Tracey (Ed) VanKerkoerle of Forest. Already missing her are her 4 legged friends, Bo, Kirby and Steve. She was predeceased by; her parents, Billl Taylor (1993) and Barbara Taylor (2016); her mother-in-law, Freda Ramsay and brother-in-law, Ron Ramsay. Elaine was a dedicated employee of OPG having worked in Courtright, Thunder Bay and Kincardine. A special thanks is extended to Dr. Yoshida and the staff at the Bluewater Health Oncology Department and to Dr. Glen Maddison and the staff at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia for the care given to Elaine during her illness.  Friends will be received at the Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna on Friday June 17, 2022 from 4-7 p.m. Cremation has already taken place and no formal funeral service is planned at this time. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Messages and condolences may be left online at www.knightfuneralhome.ca Knight 519-862-2845.

Visitation Information

Friday June 17, 2022 from 4-7 p.m.


St. Joseph's Hospice, Sarnia

Funeral Date

There will be no formal funeral service at this time.

35 thoughts on “Elaine Oliver”

  1. Deepest sympathy to Elaine’s family. Elaine was my co-worker at Lambton Generating Station. I have fond memories of our time together there. She was a joyful and friendly person. May she rest in peace. Sincerely, Anne Boychuk

  2. My condolences to Elaine’s family. I had the pleasure of working with Elaine at both Lambton GS and Western Waste and she was a great coworker.

  3. Christine Gagnier

    Elaine was truly a beautiful person inside and out. We were co-workers at OPG Lambton GS. Sincere condolences to Elaine’s family.

  4. So sad. Worked with Elaine for years at Lambton. Just a delightful person. My sincere condolences to her family.

  5. That lovely photo of Elaine with her beautiful smile is exactly how I’ll always remember her from our days at OPG.
    My condolences to her family.

  6. Bill and Sharon Stonehouse

    Sincere sympathy to Dave and to Elaine’s family. Thoughts and prayers to all at thus sad time. Bill and Sharon Stonehouse

  7. Dave and family,
    Our deepest condolences at this difficult time. Elaine put up such a courageous battle against cancer over the last few years. Cherish all the wonderful times you had with her and hold them close to your hearts.
    Mike and Tammy McKibbin

  8. Karen and Wayne Goodman

    To Dave, Nic and families. Elaine was a special woman with a beautiful smile and heart. We extend our sincere condolences at this sad time. Cherish your memories and keep them close to your heart’s.

  9. Maureen Bailey

    So sorry to hear about Elaine . I went to school with her and we’re neighbours down the road yrs ago on the 6th Line ! Thinking of all the Families during this difficult time ! Love Always Maureen (McCallum) Bailey xoxo

  10. I am broken hearted to see this. You were a such a kind caring person and your gone too soon! Reunited with your angel Chris. Rest In Peace sweet lady!

    1. Pete and I are extremely saddened to hear this… Gone far too soon all our Sympathies to the entire families… Pete and Sandy Welsh

  11. So sorry for your loss. Lots of memories of family visits to the farm on the 6th line when we were younger. Elaine was such a kind person and part of such a great family. Condolences from the Edgars.

  12. Bobbi Mcgregor

    Elaine was part of our Work Management Team at Western Waste. She will always be remembered for her kindness and passion. Sincere condolences to Elaine’s family.

  13. Sonja Vermeulen

    Deepest Condolences on Elaine’s passing. Keeping your entire family in our thoughts at this difficult time.

    Sonja & Ed Vermeulen and family

  14. Laura Chisholm White

    Our condolences to all whom are connected by, or through, Elaine. Be it connections of family, friendships, work or otherwise – deepest sympathies from all of us here in Nova Scotia.

    and family.

  15. Paul & Marilyn Bright

    So sorry to hear of Elaine’s passing Our thoughts are prayers are with you at this difficult time.

    Paul & Marilyn Bright

  16. Dorothy Gillies

    To Elaine’s family especially Rob, David, Janice and Nic and your families. I am a first cousin to Elaine’s mother Barb Taylor. I recall seeing Elaine when we visited with Barb. Our condolences to all of you from your McCallum cousins – Dorothy, Cathy, Mary and Helen

  17. Lisa Robertson Taylor

    Elaine was a gentle soul who loved deeply and absolutely adored her family. With a smile that would light up the room, Elaine was a cheerful, hard-working peer and friend at OPG Western. My heart goes out to Dave, Nick & Brittany, Casey, Kolton and her fur babies. Heaven gained an Angel in sweet Elaine.

  18. Nic, Dave and family,
    My heart is really hurting for you all. Elaine was a wonderful woman. She will be missed by everyone whose life she touched. I’m thankful that over the past few months I’ve run into her and Dave a few times at the hospital and had the opportunity to catch up a bit.
    Say hi to Chris for me on the other side, Elaine.

  19. Kenna Harrison

    Nic, Dave and Family.

    I am sure Chris was waiting with open arms. I am so sorry to hear this. Sending my deepest condolences at this difficult time.

  20. Cheryl Campbell

    I enjoyed working with Elaine at Lambton she was such a genuinely kind lady. My deepest condolences to her family and friends.

    1. I enjoyed working with Elaine at Thunder Bay. she was such a kind loving warm-hearted lady. My deepest condolences to her family and friends.

  21. Stephanie McBean

    Nic, Dave and the entire Taylor family, I’m so broken hearted for all of you!! Elaine’s smile and laughter would light up any room. I cherish the many memories from the years that she lived across the street and any of the times we met up after that.
    Rest in paradise Elaine. I know you will continue to watch and shine down on all those that you love ❤️

  22. Gail Freer (Evans)

    Janice, Dave, Nick and family. I was so sad to read of Elaine’s passing. I was always happy to run into Elaine at the rink during summer hockey or the grocery store. She always had a smile and her face and was one of the most gracious, dignified and kind. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Elaine’s kindness will be her legacy.

  23. Kim & Alan Brandon

    This news is heartbreaking, through all of the ups and downs, Elaine maintained a kind spirit and genuine caring heart. I worked with Elaine for several years at Lambton, just can’t imagine the pain her loved ones are experiencing. RIP Sweet Elaine, give those that have gone before you the biggest smile and hug.

  24. Alexander Kuhl

    I am so sorry to learn of Elaine’s passing. We worked together at LGS and I always enjoyed her sense of humour, her kindness and laughter. She was a true gem and will be missed by many.

  25. Lynn (Mathers) Sharp

    I was shocked and saddened to read about Elaines death. We went to school together and she was the happiest person with the most beautiful smile I’ve never forgotten.
    Enjoyed her sense of humour and laugh. My condolences to all that are grieving.
    She has left us all with wonderful memories.

  26. My deepest sympathy Dave, Nic and family. Nothing prepares us for goodbyes. We have to try and remember all the beautiful memories and fun times together. Please talk about her often, be there for each other and laugh. This will help in your healing. My family does this all the time about Craig. Sending love and healing.

    Linda Lumley and family.

  27. Vickie (Lumley)Brown

    Dave and Family
    Deepest sympathy for your great loss our thoughts are with you always Carry her memories in your hearts forever and she will always be with you
    Vickie (Lumley) Brown

  28. Janet Erickson

    Dave and Family,
    My sincerest condolences. Elaine was a bright light at LGS and I treasure the time I spent with her.

  29. Cathy Vandevenne

    I had the privilege of working beside Elaine for several years at Lambton G.S. She was always kind, hard working and had a wonderful sense of humour. She handled life’s challenges with strength and grace. Jim and I would like to extend our condolences to Dave, Nic and the rest of Elaine’s family. Sincerely Cathy Vandevenne.

    1. So sad to hear of Elaine’s passing. Worked with her at OPG and she was such a lovely person. Always smiling and kind to all.

  30. To Elaine’s family, Rob, David, Janice- We are so sorry to read if the loss of your dear sister. Elaine and Janice both babysat our children when they were young and you couldn’t ask for more dependable young ladies. Thinking of you during this sad time.
    Arnold and Ruth Syer

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