RAE, Elsie (formerly Crosbie) - Suddenly at the Cumberland Infirmary in the presence of her family, on Saturday, 6th January, Elsie, aged 77 years, loving wife of Alan, much loved mam of Steven and dear mother-in-law of Wendy, also a loving grandma of Alexandra, Benjamin and Megan. Funeral service to be held at Carlisle Crematorium on Thursday, 18th January at 9.40am. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if so desired, to the Eden Valley Hospice. All enquiries to Michael Walsh Funeral Directors. Tel. 01228 514000.