Marie Anstice

Died: Mon., Apr. 10, 2017


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Marie Evelyn Irene Anstice  
(Nee Brown)
Died peacefully with both daughters at her side, on Monday, April 10th, 2017
at the age of 91.

Mother of Carol (Lance) Mayer,
Barbara (predeceased) (Harvey) Drysdale,
Karen (Joe) Smith.
Grandmother of Victoria, Jane (Ivan), Matthew, Heidi, Elysha, Derek, Ronnie and Jerit (Cherrell).
Great Grandmother of Jake, Kai, Cole, Haley, Haydn,
Jack, Ben, Chase, Kayla, Leah Marie, Everett, Mia,
Keisha and Derek Jr.
Sister-in-law of Glen Harrison (Dave predeceased),
Justine & Ron Anstice,
Ken & Evelyn Anstice,
Jeanette & Doug.

Predeceased by her loving husband Bert,
her parents Hazel (nee Little) & Archie Brown,
brother Carl Brown (Roberta)
and her in laws Dorothy & Victor Anstice
Will always be remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.
Marie was a devoted mother and grandmother. She sewed clothing for her children, and knit them socks, mitts, and sweaters. She loved the outdoors, gardening and walking. She followed the Blue Jays and knew every player by name.   She was devoted to the United Church, baking for every event, she proudly   received a 30 year devotion pin.
Marie was a strong woman with a quiet and gentle heart. She endured a lot in her life, however she remained reserved and was known by all for her bright smile.

Family and friends will gather at Knox United Church
on Thursday, April 13th, 2017
Visitation at 11:00 am
Funeral Service starting at 12:00pm
Rev. Martin Garniss officiating.  
Burial will be at Hilly Grove Cemetery later in the spring
Donations can be made in Marie's honour to Knox United Church or the Centennial Manor Auxiliary.
Island Funeral Home can only accept cheques for all charitable donations.
Hawberry Florists is closed. Flowers can be ordered from Espanola Home Hardware.
Contact: 705-869-2130

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Beverley, Bob, Jackie, Michelle & Thomas
   Posted Tue April 11, 2017
Karen, Joe, Carol, and Lance. Our deepest sympathy for your loss. May your many memories of your Mom give you peace and comfort at this difficult time. We are thinking of you.

John And Colleen Caselton
   Posted Tue April 11, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you, Marie will be missed.

Ron & Linda Bowerman
   Posted Wed April 12, 2017
Thinking of everyone at this sad time, so glad I stopped in on Monday and had a short visit with Marie and some of the family. Will miss seeing her on my visits to the Manor but know she will be happy that she has been reunited with other family members.

Michael Addison
   Posted Sat April 15, 2017
Our condolences to the Anstice family at this difficult time.

Michael Addison
   Posted Sat April 15, 2017
Our condolences to the Anstice family at this difficult time.

Jane Tilston
   Posted Tue April 18, 2017
To all of Marie's family: I am sorry that Marie has gone from you. I am sure that she left many memories that will live in your hearts forever.

I remember Marie from years ago. She and I both were in the wedding party when Carl and Roberta got married in the Hilly Grove United Church. She was so absolutely beautiful that day; this young girl was in awe. I met her over the years and she remained beautiful in features and in spirit. May you find comfort in remembering her gifts and her love.

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