On Wednesday, January 7, 2015, Marjorie passed away in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the age of 85 years.
Left to forever remember Marge are her daughter, Carol Christine; many friends and relatives in Canada; as well as many cousins in England. She was predeceased by her mother, Elsie Johnston who died in 1977, and her father Hugh Suddick who died in 1969.
On August 1, 1929, Marge was born in Liverpool, England. She moved to Canada on May 15, 1952, where she lived in Toronto until September of 1961. Marge then settled in Winnipeg, Manitoba and resided in St. James. She worked at Canada Safeway in the meat department until 1967, then decided pursue a career as housekeeper in the health care field. Marge began her career in Sharon Nursing Home until 1977, followed by the St. Amant Centre until 1981, when she became the director of housekeeping at the Grace General Hospital.
Marge retired in 1987 and became an active member of the Manitoba Executive Housekeepers Association, holding various offices including that of president. She was also a member of the Canadian Administrative Housekeepers Association where she had been a secretary during her retirement. Marge took various courses relating to housekeeping, becoming a Certified Executive Housekeeper in 1983. Marge was a long time and active member of Deer Lodge United Church as well as the St. James Anglican Church in 1989, and was actively involved in the United Church Women and Anglican Church Women of Canada. Marge was an associate member of the St. James Legion No. 4 since 1977, and served as executive of the Over 60 Club. For many years, Marge was an avid dart player, being president of the St. James Dart League for 16 years. She was also a member of the “Spink” Toastmasters as an able toastmaster, and enjoyed all yarn handiwork.
A Memorial Service will take place at a later date.
Wojcik’s Funeral Chapels & Crematorium, 2157 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada 204.897.4665, is in care of arrangements. wojciksfuneralchapel.com
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