Marjorie Templeton (née Hooker), 1924–2020

Peacefully at the Barrie Memorial Hospital in Ormstown, on Saturday, April 18, 2020, at the age of 95 years, wife of the late Douglas R.W. Templeton.

Survived by her children Carolyn (Lachlan Cameron), Ralph (Debbi Hollett) and Roy (Lynn McWhinnie), 10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by her sister Ruth Tannahill, sisters-in-law Jean Templeton and Jean Furcall, nieces and nephews, neighbours and friends.

Predeceased by her son Lorne, brother Bill and sister Dorothy.

Many thanks to the staff at the Résidence Ormstown and at the emergency-room of the Barrie Memorial Hospital.

The burial will be private, and a celebration of her life will be held at a later date due to circumstances.

Donations in Marjorie’s memory may be made to the Women’s Auxiliary of the Barrie Memorial Hospital, 28 Gale St., Ormstown, QC J0S 1K0.

Her lifelong motto was:

“A job worth doing
is worth doing right”.

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    Carolyn, Ralph & Roy
    Sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Our sympathies to all of you and your families.


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    So sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom, Carolyn. I got to know her at the residence when we sang there and she was always singing along with us. Our sincere sympathy.
    Sandra & Gordon


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    Ralph, Debbi and family. Holding you all close to our hearts as you say good-bye to a remarkable mother and grandmother. Hers was a life to celebrate. Virtual hugs and condolences.


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    Our sincere sympathy on the death of your Mom. Cherish the many wonderful memories of times you spent together. They will last forever..


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    To the Templeton and Hooker families. Our condolences to you all. Lovely lady.

    Phil and Elaine Wood


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    Our condolences goes out to the Templeton and Hooker families. Marjorie was a
    very special lady. Her knowledge regarding family history,events etc. were amazing.
    Her smile and laughter has definitely been passed on to all her family. We have great memories!


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    My deepest sympathy to her family. It was a privilege to get to know her in the last 2 months. Her smile and positive attitude was wonderful.


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    We are so sorry to hear about your mom. She was such a nice person, and I think mom was very lucky to have spent her last years with her and so many others at the home. Our sympathy to all of the family. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
    Sincerely, Holly and Danny


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    We are thinking of you all with our Deepest Sympathies and Love! May all your cherished memories keep Marjorie near and dear to your hearts!
    Love from Nova Scotia!
    Ron & Annette Wyer
    Liliane Gauvin
    Keith & Lillian Wyer
    …families & friends!


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    We are all thinking of you in this sad time. Our sincere condolences.


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    We are thinking of all of you and have really happy and fond memories of Aunt Marj. A life well lived!


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    Our sympathies to theTempleton family. Your mom’s smile, friendliness and kind ways will long be remembered. Cherish your memories.


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    Very sorry for your loss, Roy and family. It must be especially difficult at this unusual time. Please accept my condolences.


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    Our deepest sympathy to the family at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.


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    My sincere condolences to you, dear friend Carolyn and to the entire family. Your mom was a beautiful lady.


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    Our deepest sympathy to all theFamily, particularly Ralph, Debbi and Carolyn that we know well. We are truly sorry for your great loss. Your mom was such a wonderful lady – a real’people person’! She will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.


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    Our sincere sympathy on the passing of your mom and grandmother. She was a special lady with a beautiful smile. May all the wonderful memories you have of her help at this difficult time. Mary and David


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    My sincere sympathies to all of the Templeton and Hooker families.
    May she rest in eternal peace. God Bless. Kent


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    My condolences to anyone who knew this wonderful woman of presence, poise and grace. A life well lived and loved. I met Marjorie a few times as I live in Ontario. She explained family history and told me wonderful stories about my ancestors. Marjorie made history come alive. Much love


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    Our deepest sympathy to the Templeton family. What a kind and gentle lady she was. Cherish the memories .


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    It is with great sadness that I write this message. She was a GREAT lady, a wonderful neighbour to my sister
    Joan and a good friend. She will be missed but has left a wonderful legacy in her wonderful children. Sympathy to all.
    Shirley Summerton Moore in Ottawa.


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    Our deepest sympathies to All the families.
    Cherish your memories of a wonderful person.


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    What a wonderful lady.I will never forget her amazing stories about the wordworking!!Condolences to her family
    Judy Golden and Gerry Ykema


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    To Carolyn, Ralph, Roy and families, I am so sorry to hear of Marjorie’s passing. Since I was very young, she was always a much loved neighbour and friend. I was most fortunate to have her in my life.


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    Our deepest sympathies to the whole family, we are thinking of you in this very difficult time.


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    Our deepest symphatie, she was a wonderdul lady, she have something magic in her! She was so good with kids, my kid love her when we went see her, they make her a big hug. She look so happy! We are thinking at you!

    Mélissa and Andrew & family


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    Carolyn and family,
    My heartfelt sympathy to you and your family in the passing of your dear mother.
    Sending you prayers and hug.


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    From the time I went trick or treating, though the time of baby sitting you youngsters and then bringing my children trick or treating and over many more years as a friend and neighbour, your mother holds a special place in my heart. Jerry and I send our sympathy to you all and of your families. Peggy.


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    Dear Ralph, Roy, and Carolyn,
    Our deepest sympathies to you, and the entire family, on the passing of your Mom. May you find comfort in all the memories. We didn’t cross paths often but when we did she always remembered me and was great fun to chat with. Love and prayers.


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    My deepest sympathies to the Templeton family on the loss of your mother. She was a special lady.


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    We are so sorry to learn of Marjorie’s passing. Our condolences to her family.


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    Carolyn and Butch and Family

    Our sincere sympathy in the passing of your Mother.
    May God Bless All of You.


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    Ralph, Deb, Kasinee, Brett, Blair, and the entire related family to Marjorie we send our deepest sympathy, love, and prayers of courage :(! Marjorie was such a lovely lady who leaves behind wonderful memories of her for an entire community…

    Take good care all!
    Love, Deb, Wes, Courtnay & Jamieson xo


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    My deepest sympathy to Marjorie’s family. She was a very special lady. She made time for everyone and was always up to a good chat.
    Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time.


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    Please accept our sincere sympathy on the passing of your Mom. She was a very dedicated lady and was always ready to pitch in to accomplish good things.
    May God bless you, her family, and may you find great comfort on all those wonderful memories that she provided!


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    We never had the pleasure of meeting Marjorie, but have enjoyed our times with Ralph, her son. I’m guessing that she had a wonderful sense of humour and optimism. And I know she will be missed by all who she encountered in her long life.


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    Dear Carolyn,

    Jean and I were saddened to hear of your mum’s passing. We send you love and energy.

    Lindsay and Jean


  38. RÉPONDRE // REPLY

    Ralph, Debbi and family. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. You were so lucky to have had her in your lives for so long. Hang on to those great memories, I am sure there were many..


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    So sorry for your loss. Marjorie was such a warm, loving lady who greeted everyone with a smile. She will be sadly missed when we return to the Sunday services at the Ormstown Residence. May God comfort and support you in your loss.


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    My Deepest Condolences.
    I Am Sorry For Your Loss
    Sorry To Hear Of The Passing Of Marjorie Templeton (née Hooker),
    To Marjorie Family
    God has showed you His love for Marjorie
    God has taken Her out of Her Tired Body And Mind
    And there will be no more suffering and pain for Her.
    And Now Marjorie Will Rest In Peace With God
    In The Kingdom Of Heaven, Till You Meet Again.
    May God Bless You And Your Family
    Jack Mc Noble