MarquisLen web picIn sadness we announce the quiet passing of Leonard Albert Marquis, days after his 85th birthday, at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Saturday May 3, 2014. Len dearly loved his wife, Shelley who predeceased him, as well as his son Carl (Kathy) and daughter Lise Marquis (Edward). Last of the Marquis clan born to Arthur and Grace Marquis of Ottawa, Len was predeceased by his cherished brothers, Alfred and Robert, and his dear sisters, Alice and Loretta. His sharp wit and gift of gab will be missed by friends and family. A celebration of his life will be held in Cobourg on Saturday June 7, 2014. Donations, condolences and celebration details are available through MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 905-372-5132,

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