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Marilyn Jane JECKELL
Décès le : 2004-07-28
Parution : 2004-07-30
Paru dans : Ottawa Citizen, ON

LISTER, Marilyn Jane (nee Jeckell) Marilyn died peacefully on Wednesday, July 28, 2004 in her 67th year. Beloved wife, best friend and soulmate of Bruce. Loving dedicated mother of Stephen (Molly Rundle) of Toronto, Graham (Sandra Thompson) of Ottawa, Jane of Vancouver, and Matthew (Susan Radin) of West Lafayette, Indiana. Cherished granny to Jonathan, Adam, Emily, Benjamin, Anna and Zoe. Dear older sister of the late Frances "Bonnie" (Murray Crozier and their children Angela, Ian and Carrie). Marilyn had an extraordinary gift for friendship. Her high school years were at Elmwood and Lisgar in Ottawa, followed by Trinity College (St. Hilda's), University of Toronto, where she took Household and Nutritional Science. She was an empathetic, tireless, volunteer educator and community leader for decades, in activities ranging from breakfasts before school for under-privileged children; to co-founding the Bernese Mountain Dog Association of Canada; sharing consumer information on the CJOH morning show; playing the organ at St. Stephen's Anglican church, Kazabazua; volunteer co-ordinating for the Hopewell and Elizabeth Fry Societies; and the presidency of the Consumers Assocation of Canada. Her generous spirit and wise counsel will also he greatly missed by friends in Larrimac, Chelsea and the Beaverlost cottagers near Venosta, Quebec. Friends may visit at the McGarry Memorial Chapel, 139 Valley Road, Wakefield on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Her funeral service will be on Tuesday, August 3rd at Wakefield's Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd at 11 a.m., followed by internment at Maclaren's Cemetery, Wakefield. Reception to follow at the Funeral Home. The family sincerely appreciates the care of the doctors and nurses associated with the Wakefield Medical clinic, the Montfort, Ottawa General Oncology, the regional CLSC, and the CHVO. The Ottawa Citizen

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