Edgar (née Duncan), Margaret Ina Stirling

Edgar (née Duncan), Margaret Ina Stirling

November 25th, 2016

Peacefully at University Hospital, London, on Friday, November 25th, 2016. Born in Bracebridge on January 18th, 1935 to the late Alexander Hume Duncan and Margaret McKay Stirling. Mourned by her husband, Hugh of 56 years; sons, Cameron (Patricia) and Duncan (Veronica), all of London; and daughter Heather Winmill (Paul) of Burlington. Dear Nana of Ian, Claire, Adam, Blaine, Daniel and William. Survived by her brother, James Reid (Susan) and their children Katy and Alexandra, all of Mississauga. Predeceased by her sister Sandra. Margaret graduated from Sudbury High School in 1953. She then entered nursing at Toronto General Hospital, graduating in 1956. She met and married her husband, Hugh, in Montreal in 1960. In 1963, they returned to London where they have resided for the past 53 years. Margaret enjoyed many volunteer activities, one of them being a member of the May Court Club of London. Other volunteer activities were enjoyed at St. Joseph’s Hospital, London, and the Senior Friendship Centre, Sarasota, Florida. As well, she enjoyed tutoring children with reading difficulties at Pine Shore Elementary School and for many years in the after school program at Church of the Palms Presbyterian Church in Sarasota. She and her sister, Sandra, were accomplished pair figure skaters in Northern Ontario, winning several awards in the late ‘40s and early ‘50s. She learned to curl and ski in her adult years in London. Her grandchildren were her special passion. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at Woodland Cemetery. In memory of Margaret, donations may be made to the Children’s Health Foundation (London) or to a charity of your choice. 

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Brian KrohnSo sorry to hear about your loss. Our prayers and condolences are with all of you. Time to remember the wonderful family moments that were spent together. Take care. Brian and Mere Jane Krohn
Karen MacDonald-SmithHugh, I was saddened to hear of Marg's passing from my parents on Saturday. I have fond memories of Marg, especially in Siesta Key. Marg always had a warm and friendly smile I hope that the many wonderful memories you have, help you through the weeks ahead. Please know that you, Cameron, Duncan and Heather are in my thoughts and prayers.
Michelle KrohnDear Hugh, Cameron and families, I was so saddened to hear of Marg's passing. Cameron was Brian's class mate and Heather was Bebe's class mate. They all had fun together attending Oak Park school. I think Marg and I took the children to their swimming lessons at an Oakridge pool. Wonderful memories I hope you will revisit. Hoping that Father time will be kind to you in lessening the pain that has been inflicted upon you. Please accept our deepest sympathy. We are keeping you in our prayers. Michelle Krohn and family.
jack&SandySo sorry to hear the sad news of Marg's passing. We remember all the wonderful times we had together in Florida. She WILL be missed.
Dar & Les StumpfHugh, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved wife, Marge. She was a lovely, gracious lady with a wonderful smile. She will be missed by many. Dar & Les Stumpf Tortuga
Fran and Clyde ReedDear Hugh, We are so saddened to receive this news. As you know, she was a special friend to me...we could talk easily. I will miss her sorely. We send our prayers and will always be here for support. We send our best love to you and all ofthe family. Fran and Clyde Reed
Jo Ann SweeneyDear Hugh and Family, The John Sweeney family send their condolences on learning of the passing of Marg. At such a sad time it will be the happy memories that will allow you to carry on. Take care.
Betsy PattersonHugh, So sorry to hear of Margaret's passing. We will remember her lovely smile. Our thoughts and prayers for you and your family. Betsy and Dave Patterson Tortuga
Walt & Michelle RomanoDear Hugh, We were sad to hear of the passing of Margaret. She was lovely and gracious to speak with and always showed deep pride when sharing about her family. Our deepest condolences to you and your family during this difficult time. Sincerely, Walt & Michelle Romano
Tuppy and Sam RogersDear Hugh and family, We are so very sorry to hear the news about Margaret's passing. Margaret was a warm, welcoming and engaging woman. We know that you will all miss Margaret deeply but we hope that your family and close friends will keep the stories of her love and friendship in focus to help bring tears of sorrow and happiness, and one day, peace and comfort. Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Tuppy and Sam Rogers
Mark Peck and FamilyDuncan, Please accept our deepest condolences on your family's loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Leslie ElsdenWe were so sorry to hear of Margaret's passing. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Margaret was a very dear and special lady and will be missed. Leslie and Cezar
cynthia nettleton (Greene)I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Edgar. My thoughts are with you and your family.
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