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MARUS – Margaret Elizabeth (nee Gorko)

February 14, 1924 – June 7, 2010

Margaret Marus passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Foothills Hospital in Calgary on Monday, June 7, 2010.

Margaret was born and raised in Prud’homme, SK., and at an early age moved to Lethbridge with her family, where she met and married Frank Marus in 1945. After a brief time in Drumheller, Margaret and Frank returned to settle and raise their family. Margaret was predeceased by her husband Frank who passed away in 1985. She took great pride in her garden and in her ability in growing beautiful flowers. She enjoyed sewing, cooking and baking, crewel work, knitting and crocheting especially for her family. She also remained an active member of The Hungarian Community in Lethbridge. Margaret will be lovingly remembered by her daughters Liz Bennett (Calgary), Barbara Berry (Calgary) and Margaret Chilibeck (Victoria); and her grandchildren Eric, Ian, Jessica, Jonathon, Nicholas, Megan, Colin, Corina and Bonnie; and her sisters Irene, Velma, Jolane, Emma and her brother Bill. A private family Memorial Service will be held at a later date in Lethbridge. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, Telephone: (403) 290-0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com. The Family wishes to thank all the friends and staff at the Tudor Unit at Wentworth Manor for their excellent care given to her the last five years. Also thank you to the staff at the Foothills Hospital, Unit 72 for their care and compassion.
In living memory of Margaret Marus, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., Calgary, AB Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.

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  1. Barb McIntosh (McLean) :

    Marg Chilibeck,
    Marg even though we have not kept in touch since school I read about your mom’s passing and wanted to let you know your in my thoughts as well as your sister’s and your families. Still remember your family home on the north side how nice your mom and dad kept it inside and out in the yard.Cherish the memories!

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