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Marjorie Rosalie Southern née Allison

January 14, 1923 - January 10, 2018

Marjorie Southern: January 14, 1923 - January 10, 2018

Service Date: January 15, 2018

Funeral Home Ottawa - Westboro Chapel


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After a brief illness at the Ottawa Hospital General Campus on Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 in her 94th year.  Predeceased be her beloved husband Roy Frederick Southern.  Loving mother of Barry (Gisele) and Blair (Eléna).  Cherished grandmother of four adored grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Born in Springfield, Ontario and the eldest daughter of the late John and Verna Allison.  Also predeceased by her sisters Marian and Margaret. Marjorie will be missed by many friends, in Canada coast-to-coast, and the nine countries in Europe and the Middle East, in which she and her husband made their homes over years while with Foreign Affairs. Profound thanks to the incredible doctors, nurses and staff at the Ottawa General, the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre and caregivers Charlotte and Holly.   A Memorial visitation will be held at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Rd (At Roosevelt.), Ottawa on Monday, January 15th, 2018 from 10 a.m. until time of service in the chapel at 11 a.m.  Followed by a reception and interment of ashes at Pinecrest Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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