Marjorie E. Cartwright
Born In: Morrisville, Bay d'Espoir, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed in: Georges River, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: September 26th, 2012
It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Marjorie Elizabeth Cartwright, 74, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter and aunt on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at the Northside General Hospital.
Born in Morrisville, Bay d’Espoir, N.L., she was the daughter of the late Norman and Olive (Kendall) Rose.
Married to Edward ‘Ted’ Cartwright in 1960 they made their home and raised their four daughters in Georges River. Marjorie began her cooking career at the Northside Community Guest Home in 1976. Her passion for cooking was inspired by the love she had for the residents she served until 2001. Marjorie was a cancer survivor of 35 years and led an active and happy life. She enjoyed her strawberry farm, cross-stitch and sewing for family and friends, travel to parts of Canada, Europe, and USA, was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Georges River Fire Department and also a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney. Above all she cherished time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Edward Cartwright; her children, Carolyn (Stephen) Finney, Tantallon, Lois (Paul) Sampson, Halifax, Jane Howie, Tantallon, and Connie, (James) Day, Digby; her grandchildren, Lindsay, Vanessa, Jordan, Ethan and Sarah. Also surviving is her sister, Donna (Richard) Wilmott, Milton, Ont.; and brother, Don Rose, New Brunswick; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Marjorie was predeceased by her brother Roy Rose and sister Ivy Rose.
Visitation for Marjorie will be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Carl Fraser officiating. Following the service a reception will be held at the Georges River Fire Hall.
Marjorie was a gentle, kind, compassionate and loving soul, in lieu of flowers or donations please perform a random act of kindness.
“Here I Am Lord”
When tomorrow starts without me,
Don’t think we’re far apart,
For everytime you think of me,
I’ll be right there in your heart.
When rocks and hills divide us,
And you no more I see,
Just step before a mirror,
And kiss yourself for me.
~ Author unknown
Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com.