Peacefully surrounded by her family at Marshall Gowland Manor on Saturday November 24th, 2012 , Marjorie Pearl Whitson (nee Nuttall) of Sarnia passed away  just a few days shy of her 91st birthday.  Marjorie has gone to be reunited with her beloved husband James Marvin Whitson 2008.  Beloved mother of Mary Phillips of Australia, Daughter in-law Bonnie Whitson.  Loving grandmother of Corey (Janice) Whitson, Andrea (Adas) Koziol, Tim (Melanie) Phillips of Australia, and great grandmother of Paul, Julie Whitson, Anna, Anderson, Allie Koziol, Sebastian, Tully Phillips of Australia.  Survived by her sister-in-law- Ina Whitson and several special nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her parents John and Mary Nuttall, son Jim Whitson (2009) and her siblings Pat (Margaret) Nuttall, William Nuttall, Eleanor (Sam) Amdur and Madeline (Harold) Arnold.  Special thanks to the staff at Marshall Gowland Manor Iris Wing for the care of Marjorie during the last 3 years. Marjorie was a member of the Eastern Star #6 and was a dedicated volunteer for over 30 years with the Canadian Diabetes Association. She will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her. Cremation has taken place.  A memorial service will be held at SMITH FUNERAL HOME (1576 London Line, Sarnia) on Wednesday November 28th, 2012 at 12:30 pm with family receiving friends one hour prior to service. Interment in Lakeview Cemetery.   Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association (cheques only at the funeral home please).  Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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