Marjory Ellen (Marj) Cook

was born on April 18th, 1920 in Halifax, Nova Scotia and was called Home to be with her Lord on February 24th, 2013 at the age of 92 years.

Marj will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Catherine (Robert Scafe) Rypkema of Vernon, B.C.; two grandsons, Darcy (Jen) of Vernon, B.C. and Travis (Kelli) of Armstrong, B.C.; two great-grandchildren, Brayden and Brooklynn; Robert’s sons, Dustin and Kyle; one niece, Coleene (Bruce) Major; one nephew, Clark Cook and their families of Winnipeg, Manitoba; and her former son-in-law, Meindert Rypkema. She was preceded in death by seven infant daughters; her former husband, Patrick Meagher; and her only brother, Wilfred Cook.

Marj enjoyed bowling, dancing, crocheting and needlework. Her family were most important in her life and she spent as much time with them as she could. She will be forever loved and missed by them.

A private family Graveside Service at the Pleasant Cemetery will precede a Reception which will be held in the Meeting Room at The Schubert Centre on Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 from 11:30 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. In respecting Marj’s wishes everyone is asked to wear bright colored clothing when attending the celebration of her life. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Marj to the B.C. Children’s Hospital Foundation, 938-28th Avenue West, Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 4H4.

The family wish to express their heartfelt thanks to all the staff of Cottage #2 at Heron Grove for the awesome care you gave to Marj while she was a resident there. The love and attention you gave to her will never be forgotten.

Funeral arrangements have been made with


5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5


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