Obituary of Margaret Beryl Mitchell
Margaret B. Mitchell dies at 101 years
Margaret passed away peacefully on the morning of Friday, April 19, 2019, the end of a long life, well lived. She was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta, on March 29, 1918 where her family had moved from Great Britain to homestead. At 19, she went to Halifax to train as a secretary and met Earl Mitchell, who was to be her life partner for 68 years. They married in 1940 and lived in Halifax until 30 years ago when they built their dream home and moved to Windsor.
Church, family and friends were very important to Margaret. She was an active member in Sheffield Baptist in Halifax and in Windsor United Baptist. She was a warm, welcoming and gracious host to many relatives, friends and travelling missionaries.
She is survived by son, Bruce (Jean); daughter, Marilyn Mackie; grandchildren, Maggie and Dan Mitchell and Heather and Wesley Mackie; many nieces and nephews who will dearly miss their Aunt Marg.
She was predeceased by her husband, Earl Mitchell; parents, George and Helen Taylor; siblings, George Taylor and Joyce Paeth; son-in-law, Hilton Mackie.
Arrangements have been entrusted to DeMont Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). There will be no visitation by request. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 25 in Windsor United Baptist Church, 411 King St., Windsor, Rev. Rob Heffernan officiating. A reception will immediately follow in the church hall. Interment will take place in Kingston United Cemetery, Kingston. Family flowers only by request, however, donations in memory of Margaret may be made to Windsor United Baptist Church, PO Box 243, Windsor, NS B0N 2T0; Gideon’s International – Canada, 501 Imperial Rd. N., Guelph, ON N1H 6T9 or a charity of one’s choice. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting: www.demontfamilyfuneralhome.ca