Margaret Claire Lingford

Born in Calgary, AB to Richard and Lenore Marriott. Predeceased by her parents and siblings, Jack (Winnifred) Marriott, Ruth (Jack) Ibberson, Betty (Tom) Molliett, and Dick (Nancy) Marriott.

Margaret grew up in Calgary until she left to complete her Nursing training at Vancouver General Hospital. During her training she made lifelong friends and met the man of her dreams; Noel Lingford. They married and had two daughters, Barbara (Ken) Hunt and Janet Lingford. Margaret was devoted to her family and friends and especially loved being Nana to her five grandchildren; Shannon (Trevor) Reid, Scott Walter, Sam (Kim) Watson, James McKinnon and Josh Lingford. She was great-Nana to Liam, Caitlin, Aidan and Bentley.

Margaret will be remembered for her love of a good book, a great game of cards, star gazing, bon fires at the lake,  children’s laughter, the smell of springtime, paddling in the lake, dogs and kitties, dark chocolate, a nice visit, a good gin and tonic and shopping – especially for shoes!

A celebration of Margaret’s life will be held at the family cabin on Little Shuswap Lake at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday October 11, 2015.

Those wishing to make a donation to Margaret’s favorite charity may contact the ALS Society of Canada at 

Arrangements entrusted to

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