THORPE, Margaret Nairne (nee Gold)

Born June 28, 1918, Margaret passed away peacefully on December 20, 2008 with her husband at her side. She was pre-deceased by her brother Jim and sister Eunice. Born and raised in Nanaimo, Marg worked for Met Life before moving to Victoria where she married and raised her family. Always positive and active, she enjoyed golf, music, poetry, volunteer work and sharing her interesting stories of growing up in Nanaimo. Marg was devoted to her family and friends, and will be dearly missed by so many.

She leaves behind her loving husband of 58 years, Ron, as well as son Ian (Ruth) of Nanaimo, daughter Nancy of Victoria, grandchildren Lisa, Laura, Nik and Patty and numerous friends and relatives.

The family would like to thank the doctors and staff of Royal Jubilee Hospital for the kindness and care they provided. Special thanks also to Alex for his support.

No service by request. A private celebration of Margaret’s life for family ad friends will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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