Johnson, Margot Gail

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Margot Gail Johnson. Margot passed away peacefully on October 26, 2021.

She was born in Ottawa on February 1, 1937.

Margot was a beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Sister.

She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Murray Gordon Johnson of Thornbury.

Margot will be sadly missed by her three sons: Brian (Shelley), Bruce, and David (Rachel).

She was the proud and much loved Grandmother to Caitlin, Emma, Kelli-anne, Trevor and Anna and step Grandmother to Victoria, Alex, Raiden and Malcolm.

Fondly remembered by her sister and best friend, Orma Jane and she was a loving aunt to Guy (Jane) and Kim (Jim) and their children.

Margot will be remembered as a lover of winter, snowmen, the colour blue, curling, swimming, bridge and genealogy.

She was a graduate of MacDonald Institute in Guelph with Bachelor of Household Science (Mac ’59) and owner of Maple Glen Orchards of Ravenna.

The family is grateful for the care she received from the Meaford General Hospital and Dr. Nathalie Sauriol.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada through the Ferguson Funeral Home, 48 Boucher St. E., Meaford, ON   N4L 1B9 to whom arrangements have been entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca

Details

Private Family Graveside Service

Donations: Heart and Stroke Foundation
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Memories & Messages of condolence

  1. Bonnie Hammond
    Saturday, October 30, 2021

    Murray & Family – I was very sorry to hear of Margot’s passing. She was a true ‘lady’ and she will be missed. Remember all those wonderful times that you had together – those memories will keep her alive in your hearts. Be happy – that is what she would want for each of you! Keep Smiling & God Bless! Bonnie Hammond

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  2. Suzanne Brown
    Saturday, October 30, 2021

    Murray, we will miss our visits with you and Margot: always nice to be around you two. You were a lovely couple. Take care.

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  3. Brad Johnston
    Saturday, October 30, 2021

    Murray: So sad to see that Margot has passed. Great memories of you both when we where involved with the Georgian Bay Fruit Growers. Take care. Brad Johnston.

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  4. Kathy Uram
    Saturday, October 30, 2021

    Murray and family – I am so very sorry to hear of Margot’s passing. Prayers to you all

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  5. Linda Teed
    Saturday, October 30, 2021

    Murray and family
    What a lovely lady and a pleasure to know and wo4k with during the Fall Fair. Always a smile and a soft spoken person. Hang on to the cherished memories, they keep us going, giving us smiles along the way.
    So nice to have known you.
    Linda

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  6. Jeanie Oakley
    Sunday, October 31, 2021

    Murray
    We were indeed saddened to hear of Margot’s passing. She was a dear friend and neighbour. We will miss her and the splendid St. Patrick’s Day parties that you and Margot hosted each March.
    Love Ken and Jeanie Oakley

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  7. Susan & Perry Hoadley
    Sunday, October 31, 2021

    Murray and Family, Perry and I were so sad to hear about Margot’s passing. A wonderful friend,
    who loved to laugh and enjoyed life and loved Murray and her family. Our hearts send you a hug. Grief is the price we pay for love. We pray your memories will always be with you and give you peace.

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  8. Aubrey & Linda Weir
    Monday, November 1, 2021

    Murray and family, we are so sorry to hear of Margo’s passing. We have great memories of when we where neighbours in Ravenna. Our deepest condolences.
    Linda & Aubrey

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  9. Louise Stewart Potts
    Monday, November 1, 2021

    Murray, Orma and family. So very sorry for your loss. Margo was a wonderful lady.

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  10. Gwen Hutchinson
    Monday, November 1, 2021

    Looking out my kitchen window will not be the same again, knowing that I will never see Margo working in the garden or relaxing on the deck, or stopping to pull a weed that dared to show its head on her path, and Murray by her side, always. I’ll forever hear her deep laughter coming through the trees, and never forget the standard of excellence she challenged everyone to live up to. The best neighbours ever for all these years.
    My sincere sympathy to Murray and family. RIP Margo.

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  11. Ariel Mann
    Monday, November 1, 2021

    Murray:
    So sorry for this loss . Margot was such fun and I have good memories of our time at Guelph. Condolences to you and family.
    Ariel Mann

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  12. Herb Murray
    Monday, November 1, 2021

    Margot was a wonderful part of Arlene’s “extended family”.

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  13. Bruce, Brad and Stephanie Scandrett
    Monday, November 1, 2021

    Murray,

    So sorry for the loss of Margot. She was great fun and we so enjoyed our times together. We will remember fondly the Grey Cup Sunday celebrations.

    Our deepest sympathies.

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  14. Don and Reta Simkin
    Tuesday, November 2, 2021

    Murray- So sorry to hear about Margot, Our sincere sympathy to you and your family.

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  15. Brad Scandrett
    Tuesday, November 2, 2021

    Dear Murray, Brian, Bruce, David and family,

    So sorry to learn of Margot’s passing. As my sister Stephanie mentioned above, I have fond memories of our families’ get-togethers on Grey Cup weekends. Murray and Margo were such dear friends to our parents Sal and Bruce over the years. I am so thankful for having shared a wonderful lunch and visit with Murray, Margo and my parents in Elora a few years ago.

    With my sincerest condolences,
    Brad Scandrett (Saskatoon)

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  16. Nancy Curtis
    Tuesday, November 2, 2021

    Words can’t express my sincere feelings on Margot’s passing. Although we didn’t keep in close touch, she was often on my mind remembering her and the fun we had at Guelph. I still have a picture of her carrying a sign in protest when the trays went missing from Creelman hall. My condolences to Murray and the entire family.

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  17. Weiler, Barbara
    Tuesday, November 2, 2021

    Murray, so sorry for your loss.
    Barb Weiler, Mac’59

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  18. MARGARET MURRAY;"57 MAC
    Tuesday, November 2, 2021

    Condolences to you Murray.
    You have so many wonderful years to look back on. I hope these memories will give you solace in the time ahead.

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  19. Ruth Campbell
    Wednesday, November 3, 2021

    Murray So sorry to hear of your loss. Will miss her smiling face at further reunions. Ruth Campbell

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  20. Norine Baron
    Wednesday, November 3, 2021

    Murry and family – We are sorry to hear of the loss of Margot. Hold your memories close = they will sustain you through the sadness to follow.
    Garth and Norine Baron

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  21. Ruth and Keith Rae
    Friday, November 5, 2021

    We will always cherish the many good times that we enjoyed with you and Margot. She will be missed. Please stay in touch.

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  22. Karen Stephenson
    Saturday, November 6, 2021

    Murray, Brian, Shelley, David and Bruce:
    Our thoughts and sympathies are with you over the loss of your beloved Margot/Mom. We will always remember her as a kind and lovely lady who welcomed us into her home. We hope that the memories and the times you shared with her help get you through this difficult time.
    Karen, Mike, Tasha, and Tanner Stephenson

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  23. Darlee Chittick
    Wednesday, November 17, 2021

    Deepest condolences Murray and family. I have many fond memories of working in your orchard with Margot and yourself. My thoughts are with you

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  24. Mike Hare
    Wednesday, November 24, 2021

    A special lady taken too soon,a wonderful neighbour,She will be sorely missed.Our Condolences to her family.

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