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It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of our mother, Margaret, at St. Josephs General Hospital on April 20, 2019. Predeceased by her parents, George and Annie Mills, in laws Scott and Florence MacDonald and bothers George Jr., Donald, Emerson and brother in law Johnny MacDonald. Margaret leaves behind her beloved, Sandy, children Andrew MacDonald (the late Sandra Tulloch) and Susan MacDonald-Ryan (Bob Ryan). Margaret was called Grams and cherished by Andrea (Nick Thomson) and Brandon MacDonald, Tracey Tulloch, Meghan (Josh Davey-Barnet) Sierra (Patrick Dougherty) and Brooke MacDonald-Talbot, McKenzie, Tie and Trent Ryan and Greater Grandchildren Hunter and Kingsley. Her brother Gord (Lana) and sister in laws Shirley, Phyllis, Susie (Harding Hunter) Avis, Kaye (Rick Marchioni) Emma (Merlin Hanson), Sheila (John Canney) and Sharon (Guy Munn) as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family will remember her kinds and sweet nature. Margaret was born in Heron Bay South on March 6th, 1941 and came to Elliot Lake in the late 1950s. She met Sandy while working at the Post Office. They married in Heron Bay South in 1961. Margaret curled and bowled in the early years and will be fondly remembered as "Brown Owl" for her many years as a leader in Girl Guides and as the front counter clerk at the local Post Office. Thank you to her forever friends, we know you will miss her too. Our mother asked that in lieu of flowers to please donate to the St. Josephs Hospital CT Scan Fund. Thank you Dr. Groh and the nursing staff who took care of Margaret in the last month. A celebration of life will be held at St. Peter the Apostle Anglican Church on Saturday May 4th at 11:00am. Arrangements entrusted to Alternative Funeral Services13335449
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Posted by Lorie Allison (friend) On Wednesday, May 8, 2019
my deepest condolences to Sue and family. I knew Margaret well, she was my brown owl, I was friends with Sue growing up and I knew her from the post office also. She was a beautiful lady and always had a smile on her face when she saw you. She will be missed
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Posted by gary croteau (friend) On Friday, May 3, 2019
For so many years Margaret would engage in lively

chats at the Post Office, at dances. curling club

and any social event in Elliot. Friendly and animated she was a wonderful woman and Elliot Laker. To Sandy and the family our deepest sympathy Gary and Pat Croteau

for family and friends
Posted by Jennifer Nicholson (friend) On Thursday, May 2, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. It is my wish that fond memories of Margaret (Grams) will be forever remembered and cherished.
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Posted by Tina Brewer (Niece) On Thursday, May 2, 2019
I imagine a beautiful bench setting just inside Heaven's gate

Where our loved ones often visit to just seat and wait.

I imagine that the day God called you home

The bench was full and there was standing room only

As there would be many to greet you while our hearts are lonely.

I imagine the laughter and the memories shared

As you've touched so many lives and always cared

I imagine you there with an outreached hand

To guide each of us when we too reach that land

Loved and Missed Always


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