King, Leona Marie

October 31, 1931 - May 15, 2023

Leona “Marie” King of Meaford passed peacefully at the age of 91 on Monday, May 15, 2023 at Grey Bruce Health Services – Owen Sound.

Marie was born on October 31, 1931 in Woodbridge, ON, a daughter of the late Edith and Jacob Cairns. She lived in Kleinburg, Meaford, and Smithers, B.C.

Marie was predeceased by her husband, Gordon Edward King, in 1999.

Survived by daughters Leona Bernice Phillipoff (late Peter) of British Columbia, Deborah Marie Ann Ross (Chris) of Cornwall, Ontario and son Robert Hendry Bruce King (Lila) of Simcoe Ontario.

Marie will be remembered by her four loving grandchildren, as well as five great-grandchildren.

“Mom was a woman of many talents. She loved her gardening especially. You will be sadly missed Mom”

Special thanks to Arlene Stevens for being Mom’s Guardian Angel.

Thank you to Rob Adams for all his help.

Also, a big thank you to Kelso Pines and the Owen Sound Hospital for their care and compassion.

As your expression of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, 48 Boucher St. E., Meaford, ON   N4L 1B9 to whom arrangements have been entrusted.


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Memories & Messages of condolence

  1. Jen Calvo
    Saturday, May 20, 2023

    You will be missed Marie.

    Thank you for your friendship, and the many smiles that kept me going. You were the kindest and sweetest woman I have ever had the pleasure of meeting.

    1. Cherie
      Sunday, May 21, 2023

      Thought and prayers to all of Marie’s family threw this difficult time
      I enjoyed talking to
      Marie good soul
      God bless
      Cherie Ron Murray

  2. Holly Coville
    Saturday, May 20, 2023

    I am very thankful for the time that I had with, the smiles, and the laughs.

    You were one of the sweetest people I had ever met and I won’t forget all of our jokes, and taking care of you on the days that I did.

    Rest easy now, my friend ️

  3. Audrey Sant
    Thursday, May 25, 2023

    Bernice and families
    I’m sorry to hear of Marie’s death. It brings back many memories of Marie and Gord
    as far back as the 1950’s when the King family and Sant family were neighbours and we
    had many occasions together including snowmobiling, fishing, electrical work, or just visiting.
    May they both Rest In Peace


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