Gallupe2Born in York, England, Marion died peacefully on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at the General and Marine Hospital, Collingwood in her 89th year.  Marion was the beloved wife of the late Reverend Ronald Gallupe. During WW II, Marion met and married Ron in York, England, in 1945 and moved to Canada the following year. Marion and Ron moved many times during his time in the RCAF and eventually settled in Creemore where Marion lived for nearly 40 years.  Marion lived a very full life devoting much of her time in service to her community and was loved by all those she came in contact with. She was proud to be a 35 year volunteer at the Creedan Valley Nursing Home and also volunteered with many other organizations in the area. Marion was the much loved mother of Chris (Heather) of Creemore, Jan (Jim Rose) of Prince George, Brent (Lynn) of Kingston, Allan (Deirdre Gotto) of Victoria, Mark (Connie) of Belleville, Meredith (Dale Paton) of Ottawa and Scott (Sue) of Owen Sound.  Cherished grandmother of 18 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.  Dearly loved by her nephews Mervyn and Brian and their families in England. Predeceased by grandson Jacob, husband Ron, and sister Win.  There will be no service at this time.  A Celebration of Marion’s Life will be held in early summer when all the family can get together, with Interment beside Ron at Creemore Union Cemetery at that time. If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by Marion’s family.  Arrangements under the direction of the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Stayner Chapel.   To sign the Book of Memories, log on to

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