Margaret "Margot" Donald

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Margaret "Margot" Donald

September 28, 1934 - May 8, 2020

Peacefully at Streamway Villa Nursing Home in Cobourg on Friday, May 8, 2020, Margot Donald (nee Fordyce) at 85 years of age. On retirement, Margot and Ian moved from Toronto to Cobourg to be closer to family. Margot’s many interests included painting, writing, playing bridge and being a very active “Grandy” in her granddaughters lives. She was a member of the Inner Wheel Club, enjoying the monthly dinners, luncheons and card nights with the many friends she made there. Margot will be missed by her daughter Judy (Tom ), son Jeffrey(Shere) and granddaughters, Meagan, Kaitlin and Sarah. The family wishes to express their appreciation and gratitude to the staff at Streamway Villa and Dr Carson Kwok, for their loving thoughtful care. If desired donations can be made to Northumberland Hills Hospital or the Northumberland Humane Society.

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Donna-Marie Abrams - May 17, 2020

So sorry to hear about Margot’s passing. I first met her when she volunteered to help our LLS students once a week swimming. She was so sweet and kind. Huge smiles of encouragement to all our kids. I met up with her a few years later at the Treasure Trove Saturday mornings. Margot and her friend were like two young girls complimenting and giggling with delight. Her face would light up whenever spoke of her family. May you find comfort in all your memories.

Dave Secord - May 17, 2020

Hello Judy Sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. I'm sure it is particularly difficult during these strange and troubling times. Best wishes to you and Tom and your Family Dave

Karen Marshall - May 17, 2020

So sorry for you loss Judy love to you and your family xo

Frank and Jane Loeffen - May 14, 2020

Dear Jeff and Sherr. We are sorry to hear the passing of your mother. Frank and I never to got meet Margot, but by all the pictures you posted it showed how you both loved her and she loved you return. I wish we could take all your sadness away. xxoo

Penny Stewart - May 14, 2020

God bless Margot. I only knew you a short time at Streamway but immediately recognized your Scottish accent and enjoyed our conversation at the dinner table. Such a lovely lady. You will be missed.

Lynn, Vince and Aunt Ann - May 13, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We will miss Aunt Margot's vibrant personality, her infectious smile and her neverending zest for life.

Donna & Colin Causton - May 13, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Tom and Teresa Behan - May 11, 2020

Tom, Judy and girls, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and payers are will you.

Pamela Hiebert - May 11, 2020

I pray for your spirits to be filled with the peace, comfort and healing of the Lord. May Margot's love for you all and her joyful countenance put a smile in your hearts~ and wipe away the tears. All my love. 💛

Cathy Bell - May 11, 2020

Jeff and Shere, My deepest condolences to both of you, it was so nice connecting yesterday. I will continue to send you much light and love, and know that we are here. I never met Margot but all the stories you shared Shere, made me feel like we knew her through you. She was a sparkling beaming light in those eyes of hers. Bless her journey home to be in the arms of the Divine. Soul Speed. Xoxo

Brad Willcocks - May 11, 2020

Dear Judy, Our deepest condolences to you, Tom and the your family on behalf of the Willcocks clan. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Eunice Kirkpatrick - May 11, 2020

Dear Tom, Judy and Family, Thinking of you during this sad and difficult time. Eunice & Lyle

Joan Graham - May 11, 2020

Dear Jeff and Shere although I never met Margot I know she was a very special person as you both often spoke of her with so much love now you will have precious memories. Love , Joan and Heather

Marlene Stothart - May 11, 2020

What a lovely lady. I first met Margot at a Probus meeting and the last time I talked to Margot was at the hairdressers and I noticed that she still had that beautiful smile. May she rest in peace. Hugs to all the family.

Barbara Mingie - May 11, 2020

Dear Jeff and Sherry, we were so sorry to hear that Margot has passed on. I met her on a couple of occasions in Markham and always thought she was so gracious and lovely. Our condolences to you both and to the rest of your family. With love, Barb and Bob

Marlene & Donnie Davidson - May 11, 2020

Judy, Tom & family Thinking of you at this difficult time. Sincerely Donnie & Marlene

Katherine Cole - May 11, 2020

Margot was a member of the original Cobourg Probus Club and this was where I met her. Margot was such lovely lady, she will be missed.

Linda and Bob Marr - May 11, 2020

Dear Judy and Tom; Such a beautiful person that we will all miss. Always smiling and looking gorgeous. She is now at peace. Sincere thoughts for your family, Bob and Linda

Jim and Joanne Stewart - May 11, 2020

Margot was a lovely lady, she will be sadly missed by her family and many friends. Our deepest condolences to Judy, Tom and the girls. You are in our thoughts at this very sad time.

Brian and Cheri Milner - May 10, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Brian and Cheri Milner - May 10, 2020

Dear Judy & Tom & family Margo's laugh was infectious, her smile constant. One never experienced a dull moment when in her company. Loving and caring to everyone, she was a wonder. Dressed to the nines, she loved the party. We hope that your wonderful memories will give you comfort from the loss of one very well lived life. With our love and deepest condolences, Brian & Cheri

Joanne Bailey - May 10, 2020

Judy, Tom and family. So sorry to learn of Margo’s passing. I always enjoyed her cheery spirit and interesting stories. She will be missed by all her Inner Wheel friends. Joanne

Alma Beston - May 10, 2020

Dear Judy and Family, I learned to love Margot’s spirit through our Inner Wheel of Cobourg club and enjoyed many lovely times with her. We embrace you all in your time of sadness made special because of your wonderful memories.

Catherine McLoughlin - May 10, 2020

Judy & Tom and Jeff & Shere, so very sad to hear that Margot is no longer with us. She was such colourful, bright and vibrant person. My brothers and sisters and I will always remember her with a smile. I hope you find comfort in your memories. The McLoughlin Family

Scott - May 10, 2020

Very sorry to hear Judy. Your mom was lovely. A fantastic role model for us all with such a positive outlook.

Liz Liboiron - May 10, 2020

So so sorry to hear of Margot passing away. She was a vivacious, interesting and unique woman who so loved her family. Deepest condolences to the family.

Alma Draper - May 10, 2020

Margot, always vivacious, beautifully dressed, happy as a lark. Never a dull moment with Margot who seemed to enjoy herself no matter where she was and loved being with people and offering a shoulder when needed. So sad to hear the news of her passing. Alma and John Draper

Anthony and Carol Farren - May 10, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Humane Society

Tony and Carol Farren - May 10, 2020

We are so sorry to hear of Margo's passing. We have memories of her laughing and enjoying everything around her. She will be missed. Please accept our deepest sympathy Much love Tony and Carol