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Born: Nov 26, 1929

Date of Passing: Jun 11, 2020

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(nee SMITH)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Muriel on June 11, 2020.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband Clifford; five children, Gary (Patricia), Gail, Gwen, Gord (Patty) and Guy (Cathy); nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren (plus two more on the way!). She is also survived by her brothers, Harry and Dave and sister June. Predeceased by grandson Joel, brothers, Art, Jack and Stan, and sister Nona.
Muriel was born in Winnipeg on November 26, 1929, to Guy and Muriel Smith. Muriel worked at Richardson and Sons until getting married on November 25, 1950. They had five children within 10 years and her family became the centre of her life. She was well known for her cooking, baking, sewing and knitting. Her grandchildren have wonderful memories of playing games and doing crafts with grandma. Her great-grandchildren brought her great joy.
We would like to thank home care for their kind care for Muriel at her home in Transcona, and staff at Meadowood Manor where she lived for the last three months.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date when restrictions are lifted.

Thanks Mom for all you have done
for creating the best family anyone
could have. It is because of you that
we all know what is important in life.

The family requests that condolences and memories can be shared by visiting Muriel's memorial page at

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jun 13, 2020

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • We send our sincere condolences to Cliff, Gary, Gail,Gord,Gwen and Guy, for the loss of your wonderful wife and mother. We have many great memories of when we were neighbours in Transcona. Many years ago. We cheered with a glass of wine at the Matlock family cabin when we were last in Winnipeg. Great memories of a great lady. - Posted by: Skews..Jim and Doreen (Neighbours in Transcona) on: Jun 15, 2020

  • I was so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. It was my pleasure to meet you all at the 90th birthday party for your parents we hosted here at the Manitoba Electrical Museum. Your Mom and Dad were so very pleased that day to be surrounded by all the love and good wishes. It was such a wonderful family celebration. My sincere condolences to your family. - Posted by: Pam McKenzie (Met just once...!) on: Jun 15, 2020

  • Many wonderful Memories of moving to Transcona and meeting our new friends....Muriel and Cliff and especially our son Derek who became good friends with Gord.....Muriel always amazed me, she was such a fun and loving Mom...nothing was too much for her.....we did have so much fun with them. I truly am sorry for your loss, it’s never easy to lose a parent....... My Condolences go out to your family..... - Posted by: Lorraine Wicklund ( Neighbor. From many years ago) on: Jun 14, 2020

  • My condolences to Mr. Cliff MCGimpsey and family on the passing of your wife and mother and grandmother. Robert James Mackidd - Posted by: Robert James Mackidd (none) on: Jun 13, 2020

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