Marilyn Usher

Died: Thu., Oct. 2, 2014


Memorial Service

2:00 PM Sat., Oct. 11, 2014
Location: Holy Trinity Anglican Church


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Marilyn Grace Usher  
A resident of Little Current.
Died peacefully at Manitoulin Health Centre, surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at the age of 78 .
Born to Agnes (nee Russell) and John Priest, at London, Ontario on April 23rd, 1936.

Loved mother Lynn,
Jim and
John & wife Alice.
Proud grandmother of
Brianne (Mike), Calum, Shawna (Ryan), Amanda (Bill), Alison (Luke).
Great grandmother of
Mason, Cora-Lee qand Bradley.
Sister of
Beverly (Bill Little)
Aunt of Bill
Will always be remembered by many friends.

Born in London, Marilyn  graduated  B.C.I  High School and went on to Brantford School of X-ray in 1956.
Marilyn then became the manager of the radiology department, while raising her family.
She went on to follow her passion for ultrasound which led her to opening her own business serving smaller north-eastern communities.
Marilyn enjoyed being actively involved in choir, theater, knitting, quilting and being a VCARS volunteer.
She truly enjoyed spending time with her family, enjoying summer evenings at her home.
Long known for her words of encouragement, Marilyn’s greatest passion was being a member of the Salvation Army and the church.
Marilyn spent her last few years in the company of good friends and family.
Family and friends will gather at    
Holy Trinity Anglican Church Saturday, October 11th, 2014 2:00pm  Cremation with  burial will be at a later date.
Donations to Holy Trinity Anglican Church or MHC Tree of Life (donations accepted at admitting) would be greatly appreciated.
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Ruth chisholm mohammed
   Posted Fri October 03, 2014
marilyn...vibrant, fun, loving, giving...today I will celebrate a life lived with joy...I will giggle at the memories!

Nancy and Mac Hall
   Posted Fri October 03, 2014
Marilyn, our dear friend. Your second name says it all - "Grace". You lived life with such grace, fortitude, faith and charm. Oh how we will miss your laugh and your wonderful emails and most of all your friendship. Rest in peace my love.
Nan and Mac

mary buie
   Posted Fri October 03, 2014
Dear Marilyn, You were always concerned about us and not yourself! Loved singing ,sharing, praying, being part of the Cursillo team with you. You had a big big heart and a radiant smile -- loved our womens camping trips together! When I was in need you made me all those beautiful hats -- your creations were endless -- including an Easter bonnet for me. You loved our Lord and you served him well. Thank you for surrounding me with your love and care. I see your happy smile with a cat on your lap and an always look on the bright side attitude. Now you are with your Lord where the sun always shines. Thank you for being our sun. Love Mary xxx

Bill and Darlene Hardy
   Posted Fri October 03, 2014
Marilyn was a woman of such faith, kindness, wisdom,love and so much more. So many good times we had together. Nothing was ever too much for her to do, even when it was a struggle. Well done good and faithful servant. You will be missed.
Bill and Darlene Hardy, Woodstock, ON

Babara & Stephen Webb
   Posted Tue October 07, 2014
Marilyn was a wonderful woman- loving, fun , kind & a mentor to many. Our sincere & heartfelt sympathies to the family in the passing of such a great lady.

Sharon Stephens
   Posted Sun October 12, 2014
I was able to attend the service but could not stay to give condolences to the family. It was an excellent service and eulogy. I knew Marilyn as a volunteer with VCARS and respected and enjoyed her in that role.

Sam
   Posted Wed May 04, 2016
I worked with Marilyn through victim services on Manitoulin. What a lovely lady....such compassion for others. I will always remember her with such fondness 💕 ...and of course her great laughter....

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