October 2, 1938 - February 2, 2012
It is with great sadness that the family of Marjorie Mae Chepil, age 73 years, resident of Thunder Bay announce her passing on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at home with her family by her side.
Marjorie was born on October 2, 1938 in McIrvine, Ontario (Fort Frances) and was raised in a farm environment with her parents Jim and Pearl Laughren. As a young girl, Marjorie loved horses, her beautiful horse was named Friend. Marge raised five children in the Fort Frances, Emo and Thunder Bay areas. She enjoyed curling, mostly in the Emo curling rink and spending time at the cabin on Off Lake where many memories were made. She was trained as a nurses assistant and volunteered with the Ladies Auxiliary and in the Emo community many years ago.
Marge was well known for her kind and generous heart, and she will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband Stewart Mainville; daughter Susan Chepil of British Columbia; son David (Linda) Chepil of Fort Frances; daughter Sandy (Sheri) Chepil of Thunder Bay; son Glen Chepil of Fort Frances and daughter Nancy (Denis) DeGagne of Timmins; grandchildren Heather, Bill, Holly, April, Karly, Andy, Alicia and Matthew and great grandchildren Emily, Nakayla and Dominic.
She is predeceased by her mother Pearl Baker of Emo and father Jim Laughren of Fort Frances as well as her beloved dog, Scotty.
A very special thank you to Uursula NP, Tia and the other staff of CCAC for their care and support of Mom and our whole family and to Shoppers HHC for providing comfort for Mom.. We are very grateful.
A Celebration of Marge's Life will be held on Monday, February 6, 2012 from 11:30 AM until 1:30 PM in the Selkirk Room, Victoria Inn. A private interment will be held in Riverside Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Thunder Bay and District Humane Society, the Lung Association or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Westfort Chapel, 420 West Gore Street at James.
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