Marjorie Kathleen Edmonds

July 22, 1922September 21, 2010

Marjorie Kathleen Edmonds – 88, passed away September 21, 2010 at the Rosedale Home for Special Care, New Germany, NS. A much loved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother she was born in Halifax, July 22, 1922. She was the only daughter of the late Lester and Edith (Whipp) Norman and is the last surviving member of her immediate family. She married the love of her life, Ernest, on December 20, 1941. In addition to the demands of raising five children, she was an active member of The Junior League of Halifax, The Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, The Missions to Seafarers Ladies Auxiliary, The Alexandra Society, The Prayer Book Society of NS & PEI, and an active member of St. James Anglican Church, Armdale for well over 50 years. She also enjoyed a twenty year career with Sears in Halifax. In 2002 she moved to West LaHave NS, to live with her daughter and then to the Rosedale Home in 2008. Predeceased by her husband in 1999 and her brother Arthur in 2004, Marjorie is survived by son John (Margaret), grand children Candace (Gary Leinwand), Jennifer (Jonathan Hilder) Suzanne and their Mother Catherine Anne, Ruah and Emma, all of Halifax; Son Roger (Lynn) East Lawrencetown NS, grandchildren Leanne (Gerald Melanson) Saulnierville NS, Andrea, Port Coquitlam BC, Stephen (deceased), Shannon (James Cormier) Ottawa, and their mother Marie (Burton Greene) Bear River NS, Jaymie (Paul Burke) Burin NL, Joshua, Sarah (Andre Gray), Samuel all of Halifax; daughter Nancy (Gerd Inlow), grandson Damon (Stephanie) all of Ottawa; son David (Ellen), grandchildren Michael (Leah) Halifax, Kathleen (Conor O’Brien) Los Angeles CA; daughter Diane (Terry Humphries) West LaHave, NS; and 12 great grandchildren. Visitation with the family will be held 2-4 PM Friday, September 24th at J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax. Funeral service will be held 11 AM Saturday, September 25th in St. James Anglican Church at the Armdale roundabout. Reception afterwards in the church hall. Cremation will follow with internment with her husband in the Columbarium in the Chapel of All Souls, St. James Anglican Church at a later date. Family flowers only. The family wishes to express their profound gratitude to all the staff at Rosedale Home for Special Care for their outstanding care and support of our Mother. Memorial donations may be made to the Rosedale Home for Special Care; St. James Anglican Church, Armdale; St. Peter’s Anglican Church, West LaHave, NS; or to the charity of your choice. On-line condolences at:


  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 25, 2010
  • Visitation Friday, September 24, 2010

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Hugues Létourneau

September 30, 2010

David, I'm sorry to hear about your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts.

September 27, 2010

Roger and Lynn: Just wanted to send you a note of condolence on the passing of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Marjorie & Chris Power, Porters Lake

Ewart Morse

September 26, 2010

Dear Diane and Terry,
Sue and I offer our condolences on the loss of Marjorie. As Terry would say, "She was a real lady". Sorry we couldn't join you at her funeral, I am on call and Sue's in Moose Jaw with her parents.
Ewart and Sue

Laureate Epsilon Chapter Beta Sigma Phi

September 26, 2010

The Sorority Sisters in Laureate Epsilon Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, wish to express heartfelt sympathy to you, her family, on the passing of our Sister Marjorie. We are deeply saddened by your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Diane MacMillan

September 25, 2010

My sincere condolences to all your family. I knew Marjorie as a co-worker at Sears. She was such a beautiful woman .... in every way. Her kindness to and thoughtfulness for everyone with whom she worked, including myself, will always be remembered.

Amy ~Erica, ~Michaela, & ~Virginia xxoo

September 25, 2010

"Dear Diane, Nancy, David, Roger, & John...~ May you relish the memories of your Mother, and always be thankful of the times spent together. God bless each one of you... Muzzie will be greatly missed...our prayers are with you all"

Aileen Byron

September 24, 2010

Dear David, Ellen, and family,
We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. She is sure to be missed in all your lives. She will always be alive in your hearts.
Deepest sympathies,
Aileen Byron and Dane Brousseau

September 24, 2010

Dear David and your family, please accept my condolences and that of the members of St John-in-the-Wilderness Church, New Germany on the death of a much loved, mother and grandmother, Marjorie. We will miss seeing her, and you, at the home on our visits there.
Peace to all your family,
(Rev) Catherine Robar

Stan, Carol & Brandon Knell

September 24, 2010

Thinking of all of you and sending our prayers and love.

September 24, 2010

Dear Diane and Terry,
My deepest sympathy to you at this sad time in your lives.May memories of your mom help bring you comfort.You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Joyce Everett