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Margaret Hunter Ferguson

Margaret Hunter Ferguson

Saturday, May 24th, 1930 Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

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Obituary for Margaret May Hunter Ferguson (Dodds)

Margaret May Dodds Hunter Ferguson, in her 89th year peacefully passed away with family by her side at Shelburne Residence on Sunday, March 3, 2019. Margaret was the beloved wife of Walter Hunter (1983) and the beloved wife of Bill Ferguson (2008). Devoted mother of Tom (Carolyn), Alan and Diane (Ted Martin). Dear step-mother of Dennis (2007), Linda (2002) (Gord Smith), Lois (Doug Pullen), Gladys (Mike Joyce) and Judy (Mike Knutson). Proud grandmother of Dale (deceased 2011), Marissa, Rachel and Sara. Margaret was the daughter of Milton and Lila Dodds of Mono and was born on May 24, 1930. Margaret is the loved sister of Dorothy Naylor (Walter-2012), Bruce-1994 (Phyllis), Jim-2013 (Mary-2010), Olive-2015 and Earl (Grace).
Margaret enjoyed her life with music and enthusiasm. She loved playing the piano, especially her favourite “old hymns.” She was the organist for Wesley United Church in Horning’s Mills for 30 years. She baked, gardened, preserved, knitted, crocheted, painted pictures, curled and refinished furniture. Margaret will be remembered as a strong pillar of her family, church and community.
We would like to thank the staff members of Shelburne Residence for their compassionate care of Mom for the past 4 years. She was most comfortable with her friends at the Residence.
Friends and family will be received at the Jack & Thompson Funeral Home in Shelburne on Friday, April 26 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Spring interment at Shelburne Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Shelburne Residence Council, Alzheimer Society of Dufferin County or the charity of your choice.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, April 26th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Jack & Thompson Funeral Home
    318 Main Street East
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    Friday, April 26th, 2019
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Friday, April 26th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Jack & Thompson Funeral Home
    318 Main Street East
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    Friday, April 26th, 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, April 27th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Jack & Thompson Funeral Home Chapel
    318 Main Street East
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    Saturday, April 27th, 2019
    Rev. Penny Squirrell
  • Interment

    Shelburne Cemetery
    156035 Hwy 10 North
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  • Reception

    New Horizons Room - Mel Lloyd Centre
    167 Centre Street
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God's speed Marg, our prayers and thoughts are with your family today as they celebrate your life and gifts of love and friendship and Christian living. Love Jean Wilson & family
Comment | Posted at 11:23am via Condolence

Cathy Wilson Pinkney and Mark Pinkney

Thinking of you and your family...when you lose someone very precious, no one else can really know all that you feel...please know that many caring thoughts are with you and your family during this time of sorrow.
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Cathy Wilson Pinkney and Mark Pinkney donated to ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF DUFFERIN COUNTY in memory of Margaret Hunter Ferguson
Comment | Posted at 09:50am via Memorial Donation

Bev Robinson

I am sorry I can not be with you in person as you say your goodbyes to Marg. May your many memories give you comfort at this time.
Comment | Posted at 11:13am via Condolence

Ed & Donna Webster

Sending our sincerest sympathy for the passing of Marg.
Ed & Donna Webster
Comment | Posted at 05:27pm via Condolence

Bob Peters

Todd im so sorry to hear of your fathers passing. I very much enjoyed his conversation and reminiscing baseball and football times of BEA and Porters. He is loved by many. We have you and your family in our prayers. Bob and Theresa
Posted at 10:42pm

Beth Durkin

Deepest sympathy to Margaret's family. May your memories comfort you,

Saddened to hear of Margaret's passing. May memories comfort you at this time.
Comment | Posted at 04:29pm via Condolence

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