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MARGARET MAY ASHCROFT (MARG)
Born: May 15, 1939
Date of Passing: Jun 10, 2022Offer Condolences or Memory Make a donation to Winnipeg Humane Society
MARGARET MAY ASHCROFT
May 15, 1939 June 10, 2022
Margaret Ashcroft passed away peacefully with family by her side on June 10, 2022, at the Health Sciences Centre, at the age of 83 years.
She was predeceased by her husband Gordie Ashcroft; her father, Charles Tyson; and mother Mildred May Tyson.
Marg is lovingly remembered by her daughter Kimberly; her grandchildren, Chantilly and Carson; and great-grandson Atticus.
She also leaves her brothers, Ron (Heather), Dave (Dorothy), Joe (Debbie) and Lorne (Sandy); sisters, Ev (Stan) and Pam (Vince); as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Margaret worked for many years with Revenue Canada. She was a member of numerous organizations, including, the Irish Club, Transcona Legion, Eastern Star, Ladies Golf, Red Hats and The Y &R. Marg enjoyed bowling, playing darts and curling. She was a supportive hockey grandma and did lots of travelling. Margaret was a snowbird and enjoyed her time in Texas with friends, where she spent a few months every year.
The family would like to thank the staff at Devonshire House and all her friends in the "Hen House."
Flowers are gratefully declined. If friends desire, donations can be made in Margaret's honour to the Winnipeg Humane Society.
A Celebration of Life will take place on Friday, July 8, 2022, at 1:00 p.m., at Cropo Funeral Chapel Transcona, 1800 Day Street. With interment to follow at Transcona Cemetery, 5014 Dugald Road.
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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jun 25, 2022
Condolences & Memories (5 entries)
I just learned of Marg's passing today - July 25. Was standing at my ironing board and like a thunderbolt, the thought hit me that something was wrong with Marg so I checked her Facebook page and discovered this sad news. Marg and I met in 1958 in Ontario through our then boyfriends. We lost touch for many years but reconnected about 15 or 20 years ago. I am so saddened to learn of her passing. I am happy that we did manage to have two visits - I travelled from Calgary, and Marg from Winnipeg and we met at the spa in Moose Jaw. Marg was such a loving family person and so proud of her daughter Kim, grandchildren and great grandchild. My sincere condolences to Marg's immediate and extended families, and to her wide circle of friends. She was an original and will be missed. - Posted by: Evelyn Lawless (Friend) on: Jul 24, 2022
A little poem for Marg from her sister Evelyn As sisters together through life’s joys and pain, Somehow together we handled the strain. We argued and bickered - made each other mad, But if you weren't my sister, life would have been sad. We cried till we laughed and laughed till we cried, Sometimes for no reason, we didn't know why. Through years not together our bond remained strong Because we were sisters who knew if things were wrong. We whispered deep secrets only sisters could share. Because we were sisters who really did care. So, whether together, living lives far apart, You were my sister, My friend, forever in my heart. Rest in peace Marg, Love Evelyn - Posted by: EVELYN F SCHRIBER (Sister) on: Jul 12, 2022
We have fond memories of meeting Gordie and Margaret at grandson Carson's hockey games. They were such supportive and lovely grandparents and fans!! Our condolences to the family. There will be a bright new star in the sky and another angel watching over your family😇💐 - Posted by: Grant & Andrea,Todd (Friends of the family) on: Jul 01, 2022
January 1943 Late at night. Very very cold Winters night in Scarborough, Ontario. Mom got Marg and me bundled up to go outside and see the Northern lights. I'm sure they were brilliant but we spent the next cold fifteen minutes sliding down the snow covered front steps on a couple of pieces of old cardboard. Much laughter as I recall. Interesting how some old memories remain forever. Thanks Marg for this memory. - Posted by: Ron (Brother) on: Jun 26, 2022
I remember Gordie and Marg from the Irish Club and the Transcona Legion, she will be sadly missed. RIP Margaret - Posted by: Dawn Jackson (Friend ) on: Jun 25, 2022
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