Obit: PERRY, Margaret Ethel [MERRITT]

PERRY, Margaret Ethel - 88, New Waterford. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Margaret Ethel Perry on Sunday, October 14, 2007, in New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in Springhill, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Ida (Tabor) Merritt. A resident of Maple Hill Manor, Margaret enjoyed bingo, playing cards, dancing, reading and doing crossword puzzles. She is survived by sons, Thomas and Laurie (Margaret), both of Ontario; daughters, Carol (Richard) Porter, Springhill, and Linda (Allen) Hickey, New Waterford; grandchildren, Nicole, Nancy, Susan B., Steven, Richard, Matthew, Kim, Susan P., and Cathy; nine great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild. Besides her parents, Margaret was predeceased by her husband, Laurie; sister, Katherine; brother, James, and daughter-in-law, Monique. Visitation for Margaret will take place today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave., New Waterford, and on Thursday, October 18, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in MacDiarmid's Funeral Home, 5075 Main St., Oxford. A graveside service will be held on Friday, October 19, at 11 a.m. with interment in Wyvern Cemetery, Oxford. Donations in Margaret's memory may be made to Maple Hill Manor, New Waterford. To express on-line condolences to the family, go to: www.mclellanfuneralhome.com
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Tuesday 16-October-2007 www.thechronicleherald.ca Halifax NS
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