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Marion Grace McDorman

McDorman, Marion Grace – 80, Debert, N.S., passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2016 in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Belmont, N.S. on January 25, 1935. She was the daughter of the late Howard and Nellie (Otterson) McDorman. In 1957, Marion enlisted in the Canadian Army as a Medic. Her Military career lasted 26 years with numerous postings on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. In Europe, she was stationed in France, Germany and served with the U.N. in Egypt. In Canada, she served in the following Military Bases and Stations: Ottawa, Fort Churchill, Shilo, Kingston, Shelburne, Greenwood, Cornwallis and CFS Debert where she retired in 1984, having attained the rank of Sergeant. She also enjoyed playing and watching sports, curling and softball was her favorite. Marion was very fond of animals, especially German Shepherd Dogs. She was an Agent with the SPCA for a number of years. Surviving are her brother, George and sister, Myrtle (David) Giffin. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 12 from 1:30 p.m. until time of funeral service at 2:30 p.m. both in Debert United Church, Plains Road, Debert, with Rev. Carolyn Rushton officiating. Burial at a later date in Middle Road Cemetery, Debert. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the SPCA or Kidney Foundation of Nova Scotia. The family wishes to give a special thanks to the nurses on the third floor, D Wing at the C.E.H.H.C. Arrangements are under the direction of Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow Street, Truro. Condolences may be made by visiting www.ColchesterCommunity.com

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