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MARJORIE ETHEL CHRANOWSKI

Born: Jan 15, 1918

Date of Passing: Sep 16, 2017

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MARJORIE ETHEL CHRANOWSKI (née PARISEAU) Marjorie Ethel Chranowski passed away peacefully, at Valleyview Care Centre in Brandon, on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Marjorie was born on January 15, 1918 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She was the oldest of four children. Her primary school was "St. Albert's"; secondary school was "Hugh John MacDonald" and her high school was "Daniel McIntyre". In her early years, Marjorie worked at various jobs in Winnipeg until she gained full-time employment at Eaton's. She was involved with the church as a Sunday school teacher and helped her family. Marjorie remained a woman of faith all of her life. She once took a church sponsored trip down to Springfield, Missouri and would visit relatives in Chicago. Marjorie met and married John Chranowski in 1953. John worked for Canadian National Railway and they moved to Portage la Prairie, Conmee Junction (just outside of Thunder Bay), Fort William (currently Thunder Bay) and back to Winnipeg. She also worked as a receptionist at St. Joseph's Residence in Winnipeg. Marjorie and John retired to Brandon in 1986. In Brandon, she was a member of the Catholic Women's League (C.W.L.). Marjorie enjoyed doing all sorts of crafts including needlepoint and her specialty, crocheting. She also loved baking, cooking, reading, visiting and entertaining. Marjorie and John did lots of little 'road trips' to places like the Morris Stampede or the Austin Thresherman's Reunion, but also travelled to California and Branson, Missouri. Marjorie loved to be surrounded by her family, especially her grandchildren. She was often heard saying "I've got the best family going!!" She was predeceased by her husband, John; parents, Gordon and Ethel Pariseau; brother, Bert (May), sisters, Alva and Audrey, and grandson, Winston. She is survived by son, Daniel (Mila) and grandchildren, Deanna and Ryan; daughter, Debra (Scott Coburn) and grandson, Christopher (Deanne), and brothers-in-law, Edgar Wilson and Richard Askew. We want to thank family and friends for their love and support throughout Marjorie's life. A special 'thank you' goes to Valleyview Care Centre, especially third floor staff, for their kindness and compassion. A funeral service was held at Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with Fr. Kelly Wilson officiating. Pallbearers were Ryan Chranowski, Christopher Toth, Gordon Askew, Edgar Wilson, Nikolaus Gockel and Scott Coburn. Interment was at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Marjorie may be made to the St. Augustine's Building Fund, 327 - 4th St., Brandon, MB R7A 3H1 or charity of choice. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com Arrangements are in care of Brockie Donovan Funeral & Cremation Services, Brandon, MB, (204) 727-0694.
Publish Date: Sep 23, 2017

MARJORIE ETHEL CHRANOWSKI Marjorie Ethel passed away peacefully at Valleyview Care Centre, on Saturday, September 16, 2017. A funeral service will be held at Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., with Fr. Kelly Wilson officiating. Interment to follow at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Donations in memory of Marjorie may be made to the St. Augustine's Building Fund, 327-4th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 3H1 or charity of choice. Complete obituary information to follow. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com. Arrangements are in care of Brockie Donovan Funeral & Cremation Services, Brandon, MB, (204) 727-0694.
Publish Date: Sep 19, 2017

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 23, 2017

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • So very sorry to hear about your Mom. Mother's are the glue which hold our family together, & when they pass on, your world falls apart. Keep all the warm memories of her in your heart & she will live on forever. - Posted by: Christine Hallem Ward (School Friend of Dan) on: Sep 23, 2017

  • My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family on the loss of your mother. - Posted by: Marlene Kuleza (Childhood friend of Danny) on: Sep 23, 2017

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