Elixena Marie McINTYRE


Elixena Marie MacIntyre (Bersuk)

February 28th 1941 –

July 18th 2014

Marie MacIntyre was born to Peter Bersuk and Matilda Robichaud on February 28th, 1941 in Sydney, Nova Scotia. She is survived by three younger sisters: Anne Gillis, Lucy Muise, and Dorothy Bersuk; her husband Norman Murdoch MacIntyre; 2 daughters: Karen Joyce MacIntyre and Gayle Robin MacIntyre (Calvin Walper); her son Andrew Scott MacIntyre (Jill Klapp), granddaughters Jordyn, Morgan and Cass, and grandsons Austin and Rhys.

Marie was raised on a small farm in Nova Scotia. At the age of 16 she left home, becoming a Nanny in Boston, Massachusetts where she met her future husband, Norman MacIntyre. Following the mining boom of the 1970’s they lived in various communities across Canada until settling in Sparwood, BC in 1979. It is here she enjoyed gardening, spending time with her children, tending to close friendships and crafting with her grandchildren until her sudden passing on July 18th. Marie will be forever loved and remembered by family and cherished friends.

Prayers will be held at St. Michael’s Catholic Church at 7:00 PM on Thursday, July 24th. Funeral services will take place on Friday, July 25th at 10:30 AM.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are sent to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Messages of condolence may be made at www.cherishedmemoriesfs.com Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd.

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