Marjorie Winnifred Dickson, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away at Rainycrest Home for the Aged here Dec. 30, 2000 just a month short of 81 years.
She was born to Frances (nee Jones) and John McGee in Fort Frances on Jan. 29, 1920.
She was predeceased by her husband, John Dickson, on April 5, 1997.
Marjorie leaves to mourn her five children, Linda (Vern) Poffenroth of Red Deer, Alta., Bev (Walter) Jordi of Springbrook, Alta., Jack (Lois) Dickson of Fort Frances, Dan (Kathy) Dickson of Kamloops, B.C., and Debbie Dickson of Red Deer, Alta.; 11 grandchildren, Rachel Poffenroth of Red Deer, Alta., Brice (Rachel) Wilson of Blackfalds, Alta., Shawna (Joel) Quigley of Edmonton, Alta., Sarah and Samuel Jordi of Springbrook, Alta., Ashley, Matthew, and Michael Dickson of Fort Frances, Ont., Jason Thiesson of Calgary, Alta., Laura Dickson of Kamloops, Alta., and Thomas McRae of Red Deer, Alta.; and one great-grandson, Matthew Quigley.
Marjorie also is survived by cousins and friends, especially Adele Doupe, who was at her side when she passed on.
Marjorie was talented in poetry and pencil sketching. She had a love of reading, a keen sense of humour, and a caring love for those in need. Her great faith in God sustained her in many many trials.
Prayer services were held Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001 at 7 p.m. at Green Funeral Home, with visitation until 8:30 p.m.
Funeral services were held at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001 at 2 p.m. Father Eugene Whyte officiated, with interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Lynn Kellar, Greg Mercure, Cecil Duffy, Jim Maxey, Don Doupe, and Ed McLeod.
If friends so desire, in memoriam donations may be made to the Care Close to Home Campaign, 110 Victoria Ave., Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 2B7.