Margaret Alice King

6 October , 19447 March , 2019

Margaret ‘Margie’ Alice King Glace Bay

In her 75th year, Margaret (Margie) Alice King died peacefully on March 7, 2019. Margie was born with cerebral palsy on October 6, 1944 . She attended school at Holy Redeemer Girls’ School and Coby Elementary until a debilitating stroke left her bedridden at the age of 15. Even though the prognosis for her survival was not good, our parents, Mary Christina and Harold King, cared for Margie at home for the next 36 years. The King family would like to thank our youngest sister Patricia and her husband Bernie Steele for the dignified care and affection they gave to Margie over the past 24 years. Our thanks also extends to the staff at Victoria Haven who worked diligently to ensure that Margie’s needs were met with compassion. Margie is predeceased by her father Harold, her mother Christina, and her brother William Reginald. She is survived by her siblings Harold, Joan, Robert, Bernie, Joseph, Paul and Patricia. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held in the Spring. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cape Breton Cerebral Palsy Association are appreciated.

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Alein Ouellette

11 March 2019

Sorry to hear about Aunt Margie. We just wanted to give you comfort, bring you peace in this difficult time.
May happy memories warm your heart and caring friends surround you with love.
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family’s loss from Alein,Heather,Zachory,Brieanna.

Janice Ouellette

10 March 2019

I am married to Margie's nephew Steven, and I am also the caregiver for her sister Joan. I was never lucky enough to meet Margie however in the 17 years I've known Joan she has told me everything from about the day Margie was born, to Margie's days in school, to when Joan used to put her own babies in bed with Margie. And she tells me of how much all of Margie's siblings loved her and how much Margie loved her siblings. Joan tells stories about her father carrying Margie down the stairs so that she could be included in special occasions. I can tell this is a great loss for all of you and I'm so very sorry this has happened. I just wanted to take a moment to give condolences. Joan has always spoken so highly of her and her loss has been deeply felt in our house over the past few days. Please accept my deepest sympathies. And I also want to say, given the circumstances of Margie's life, I admire her entire family and how hard you all worked to give her as much quality as you could. Again, I'm sorry for your loss.

Bryan Neville

9 March 2019

Please accept my deepest condolences for your family's loss.