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HOLLINGSHEAD, Margaret Claire (née Hunt) – passed away peacefully at Longfields Manor in Nepean, ON on December 5, 2013 amongst family and friends. Born December 5,1924 on the family farm near Neville, SK. Predeceased by husband Gordon (2012), sisters Olive (1921), Orra (1984), mother Sarah (1984) and father John (1937). Survived by daughter Sandra (Brad), and son Harvey (Alma) and adored grandsons Andrew and Christopher, and by sister Frances (Don) McLaren of Yorkton, SK. Best known as “Sis”, Margaret served in the Royal Canadian Air Force in WWII. She then trained as a nurse at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Prince Albert, SK, graduating in 1949. That November she married her husband of almost 63 years. Margaret and Gordon became residents of Barrhaven in 1972 and had many extended family and friends there. They were founding members of the Barrhaven United Church and were active in it for many years. In particular, the family thanks the staff at Longfields Manor for their warmth and compassion when caring for both Margaret and Gordon. A memorial service will be held at Barrhaven United Church (3013 Jockvale Road, Ottawa, ON) on January 13, 2014 at 2 PM, followed by a reception. The internment will be in the spring at the family plot in Henribourg, SK. The family asks that, instead of flowers, donations be made to the Alzheimer Society of Canada (ACS).


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