Of Niagara Falls(originally of BonavistaNewfoundland), passed away unexpectedly at Stamford Estates Retirement Home on Monday September 3, 2012 at the age of 85. Marjorie will be dearly missed by her daughters Marilyn Liefl (Frank), Ruth Barratt (Laura Spiegel), and her grandsons Curtis Liefl (Laura Murphy), Zane Barratt (Jenn Edwards), and Mark Liefl (Becky Wilkie), and her sister Grace (Frank) Pardy of Brookings, Oregon (USA). She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, as well as her very dear friends. She was the beloved wife of the late John Allen Barratt and sister to the late Donna, Shirley, and Tom Wells. Marjorie had a great sense of humour and always enjoyed telling jokes. She also loved to cook & bake offering up her comfort food to ailing neighbours & close friends. She enjoyed playing bridge throughout her life. Marjorie survived much adversity with feisty determination evident in her favorite Newfy expression “You can bite I, you can smite I, you can throw I in the lassie barrel, and I‘ll still sing hallelujah through the bung hole.”
Cremation has taken place. Marjorie’s family will receive friends at Morse & Son Funeral Home, 5917 Main Street on Thursday, September 6, 2012 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A service to celebrate her life will be held atStamfordUnitedChurchon Friday, September 7, 2012 at 12 noon. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the March of Dimes, the Lung Association or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
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