Born in Clarksburg on August 6, 1922, a daughter of the late Andrew Russell and Mary Emma (nee Almond) Ormsby, Marie passed away in the presence of loving family at the Meaford Long Term Care Centre on Sunday October 14, 2018 at the age of 96.
Marie was predeceased by her beloved husband Carman Hare in 1986 and is remembered as the devoted mother of Ron Hare and his wife Donna of Meaford, Gary Hare and his wife Dorothy of Calgary and Lorraine and her husband Bill Strain of Creemore.
She will be the sadly missed Gramma and Great Gramma of Julie and Phil Gorman of Kitchener and their children Hayden and Terra; Trisha and Rob Briscoe of Winnipeg and their children Liam, Hunter, and Connor; and Jesse and Camilla Hare of Calgary and their children Oakland and Tru.
Marie is recalled as a much loved sister by Glenn Ormsby (late Viola) of Meaford. She was predeceased by her siblings: Ted Ormsby (late Mary), Dorothy Ruthven (late Donald), Keith Ormsby (late Marion), and John ‘Jack’ Ormsby and is remembered fondly by Jack’s wife Lois of Meaford. She was predeceased also by sisters-in-law Alice (late Everett) Lougheed and Marion (late Harold) McKnight and a brother-in-law John (late Theresa) Hare. Marie was a special aunt to her many nieces and nephews and their families.
Family will receive friends at the Ferguson Funeral Home, 48 Boucher St. E. in Meaford on Wednesday from 4 until 7 p.m. Funeral services officiated by Rev. SallyAnn Longfellow will be conducted at Meaford United Church on Thursday October 18th at 11 a.m. with committal and interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers and as your expression of sympathy, donations to the Meaford Nursing Home Auxiliary (cheques only please) or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca