Marjorie KERTON
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Obituary of Marjorie KERTON

Marjorie Marj Kerton (nee Harris) passed away peacefully in Calgary on November 30, 2010 at the age of 91 years. Marj was born in Short Beach, Nova Scotia on August 15, 1919. Mom had many passions, she loved curling in Yarmouth, N.S., she enjoyed many cruises around the world, she also loved cards and became an ACBL Life Master in 1989. Moms greatest accomplishment in life was her kind and gentle heart. Marj married Willis Bertram Shaw in Nova Scotia in 1939; who predeceased her in 1974. She then married Robert A. Kerton in Ontario; who also predeceased her in 2005. Marj was predeceased by her daughter, Lynn Shaw; her brothers and sisters, Floyd, Ross and Fred Harris, Ethel Beal, Christina Mills and Frieda Morris. Marj is survived by her children: Sandra Shaw, Carol Shaw, Jim (Rose Anne) Shaw and Liz (Bob) Sprague; her grandchildren: Lynn (Patrick) Phillips, Chantal (Luis) Chaves, Jamie and Melodie Shaw, Nadine and Kurtis Sprague; as well as her sister-in-law Pauline Harris. She is also survived by her step children: Nancy (Eric) OHiggins, Bob (Bari) Kerton, Beth (Vince) Mariglia, Shirley Kerton (Court); great-grandchildren: Josh, Justin and Ryan Chaves, and Sara Phillips A Celebration of Marjs life will be held at Short Beach, Nova Scotia on May 8, 2011. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Community Living Toronto, 20 Spadina Road, Toronto, ON M5R 2S7, www.cltoronto.ca. The family wishes to thank Dr. A. MacArthur and the staff at Somerset Unit of the Beverly Centre, Midnapore for their care and support.
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