Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on March 29, 2017 in Sechelt Hospital.
Marie is survived by her husband of 67 years, Alan, daughters Janette, Alison and Gillian, sisters Frances and Ann, eight grandchildren, five great-grandsons, and a good friend, David.
She was predeceased by her son Ian in 1967, twin granddaughters Bella and Keara in 2000, and grandson Jordan in 2014.
Marie was born in N. Ireland on March 23, 1931 and came to Canada in 1957. She lived in Calgary until retirement in 1986. Marie was a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She worked as a secretary and enjoyed curling, fishing, playing bridge and golf. Marie enjoyed travelling with her husband throughout Canada and the US. Lately she attended Aqua-Fit classes at the Sechelt pool, where she made many friends.
The kind care of the hospital staff and Dr. J. Hourigan is deeply appreciated.
No service by request. A private remembrance will be held.
"Till a' the seas gang dry, my dear,
And the rocks melt wi' the sun,
I will love you still, my dear,
While the sands of life still run."