MACAULAY/ MACINTOSH - Florence Margaret (Marg) March 12, 1922 ~ September 29, 2013 Marg died at home with loving family and devoted dog Finlay by her side. She will be dearly missed by her daughter Catherine, son Calum, sister Jean (Don) Forsyth and children, many grandchildren and great grand children, extended family and many friends. Born to Morrison and Florence Sutherland in Winnipeg MB on March 12, 1922. Marg graduated from the Angus school of Commerce in 1940, married Donald Macaulay in 1942 and moved to Victoria in 1943 working at the HMCS dockyard before moving to Black Creek in 1946 where the settled in a remote area via old railroad grade, on the Oyster River, later to be named Macaulay Rd after husband Donald Macaulay. Here they raised three children - Donnie (deceased 1992), Catherine and Calum, together they founded the Oyster River Speedway in 1966. Marg was widowed in 1982 and went on to work for the Federal Government for eight years, retiring in 1983. She was involved with Black Creek Rec from the Beginning and was a member of the R.C. Legion, Black Creek OAP and Evergreen Seniors. She married again - Robert Macintosh on Dec 2, 1997 moving to Cumberland and continuing to be active with the Cumberland Legion and OAP. Marg loved her Painting and painting groups over her last 20 years. Words cannot express the gratitude the family wishes to express to Dr. Woldnik and staff, the Cumberland Pharmacy for above and beyond care and consideration of our mother. Courtenay and Cumberland Ambulance, Cumberland Fire Department, Home Care, Nurse Next Door, St. Joe's and to individuals (names not known) who helped our Mother after mishaps on her scooter. Also to Mellisa for your care and devotion for your grandmother. We would also like to acknowledge the Royal Canadian Legion - Courtenay Branch and Piper, thank you all, God Bless. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 19th at 12:30 pm from the Chapel of Piercy's Funeral Home, 440 England Ave., Courtenay Reverend Peggy Jensen of St. Georges United Church will officiate. Celebration of life to follow at 2:00PM in the Courtenay Recreation Filberg Centre, 411 Anderton Ave, in Courtenay. In lieu of flowers donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
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Published in Comox Valley Echo from Oct. 11 to Oct. 12, 2013