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Munroe; Marilyn Edith

Posted By Obits On November 5, 2017 @ 3:06 pm In Obituaries | 36 Comments


Marilyn E. Munroe – 78, Greenfield, NS passed away on November 3, 2017. Born in Bridgewater, she was the youngest daughter of the late Harley and Alice (Wentzell) Freeman. Survived by son Mike (Jeannette), Palmerston, Ont. and daughter Patti (friend, David Logan), Portuguese Cove, NS, grandchildren Josh (Corinne) Munroe, Palmerston, Ont. and Kelly Munroe (friend, Justin Fast), Kitchener, Waterloo, Ont., sister Shirley (Doug) Adams, Greenfield, NS, nieces and nephews, her cat, Rosy and former son-in-law John Deveau. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by sister Freda Theakson and brother Melvin Freeman. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. There will be no visitation or service by request of Marilyn, private burial. Donations can made in memory of Marilyn to SHAID or Greenfield Firefighters. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com. A very special and heartfelt thank you is extended to all of mom’s family and friends in Greenfield, staff at the Queen’s General Hospital and Dr. Sarah Cosh, for their care and support during mom’s illness.

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Condolence from Don and Lesley on November 5th, 2017 5:38 pm

Sincere condolences to the family. Lesley and I, always found Marilyn to be very friendly, when we visited Greenfield.

Don and Lesley

Condolence from Muriel Churchill on November 5th, 2017 5:51 pm

Our deepest condolences to Marilyn’s family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
Lloyd and Muriel Churchill

Condolence from Myrna Crouse on November 5th, 2017 9:30 pm

To Doug & Shirley
So sorry to hear of Marilyn’s passing. She is without pain now and that is comforting to know. Please accept my deepest sympathy. I will always remember the good laughs I had with Marilyn but certainly have missed seeing her around.
Blessings to all.

Condolence from sylvia on November 6th, 2017 1:10 am


Condolence from Kim Zinck on November 6th, 2017 5:19 am

I am so sorry for your loss. Marilyn was one of my favourite customers. I always enjoyed the chats we had.

Condolence from Jill Hunter-Baggs on November 6th, 2017 7:36 am

My deepest sympathies to Patti and Mike and to the rest of the family. Marilyn was one of a kind. She was always so good to me when we were teenagers. I was am so happy I got to see her a few months ago.. She will surely be missed.

Condolence from Peter and Marilyn Brandal on November 6th, 2017 8:58 am

So sorry to hear of Marilyn’s passing. Both my husband Peter and I worked with Marilyn for many years at Dalhousie University and enjoyed many coffee breaks laughing with her. She was a great gal and we missed her when she retired. She was very proud of both of you Patti and Mike and we send you our deepest sympathy. You will be in our thoughts and prayers as you travel this difficult road. She will always be with you.
Marilyn and Peter Brandal

Condolence from Marlene Robart on November 6th, 2017 9:28 am

We can never fully prepare for the loss of a loved one. Marilyn’s smile and laughter were contagious. Warmest thoughts are with you and your families.

Condolence from Peggy Allen on November 6th, 2017 9:34 am

Dear Patti and Mike-

I was saddened to read of the death of your mom this morning. She was such a lovely neighbour while living in Cowie Hill. Such a kind and pleasant lady.

So very sorry for your loss.

Peggy Allen

Condolence from Joyce Marshall on November 6th, 2017 10:22 am

My sincere sympathy to all of Marilyn’s family. She was a great person and loved life always enjoyed being around her she had such a great since of humor.

Condolence from Jodi Hunter Dunsire on November 6th, 2017 10:32 am

I am so sorry to hear of your moms passing Patti and Mike. She was such a sweet lady with a big smile and heart. Thinking of you and your families at this difficult time.

Condolence from Judy & Nick on November 6th, 2017 11:01 am

Shirley, Doug and family,
I am so sorry to hear of Marilyn’s passing. I have many happy memories of her. She was an amazing woman. Greenfield will not be the same. Prayers and hugs to all.

Condolence from Sadie and Greg Joudrey on November 6th, 2017 11:57 am

Very sorry for your loss. Marilyn always had a smile and time to chat. We will miss seeing her at the Post Office, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

Condolence from CArson and susan Perry on November 6th, 2017 1:50 pm

Shirley .Doug and the rest of the family we send our prayers and condolences to you on the loss of Marilyn,, she was a bright star in Greenfield .. Shirley and Marilyn were always out walking ..would see them walking over the bridge on their daily walks together.. no she is walking over another bridge and home to be with Jesus.

Condolence from Dave, Karen Herrick and family on November 6th, 2017 2:01 pm

Dear Shirey and Doug,

So very sorry to hear of Marilyns passing. A wonderful lady, always full of spit and vinegar. She lived life on her own terms and her presence in the community with be missed. Thinking of you at this time. God bless.

Condolence from Bill and Anna Cox on November 6th, 2017 2:07 pm

Shirley and Doug

Our deepest sympathy in Marilyn’s passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

Condolence from Debbie Joudrey on November 6th, 2017 4:03 pm

Shirley, Doug and families

So sorry to hear of Marilyn”s passing…loved the chats we used to have on Moms deck when she lived in Greenfield.My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time..

Condolence from Larry and Linda Adams on November 6th, 2017 4:03 pm

Shirley , Doug and family

So sorry to hear of Marilyn’s passing! She was a wonderful person and so friendly to everyone. May she rest in pease.

Condolence from Debbie Joudrey on November 6th, 2017 4:07 pm

Doug, Shirly and families

So sorry to hear of Marilyn”s passing.My fondest memories of Marilyn are when Mom still lived in Greenfield and Marilyn would stop in on her way from the Post Office and we would sit on Moms deck and check up on the latest.I really enjoyed my time with her.My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time….love Debbie

Condolence from Sharon and Tony Vella on November 6th, 2017 5:26 pm

A warm loving lady to be missed by all that knew her. To her family and friends condolences from Tony and myself.

Condolence from Pam Deveau on November 6th, 2017 5:52 pm

Dear Patti,

I am so very sorry for your loss, no time is a good time for losing a parent. I hope your memories bring you comfort and smiles. I wish we were there to help you through, if you ever need time away, you are always welcome.


Condolence from Darryl and Cindy Whalen on November 6th, 2017 6:14 pm

So sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom Patti. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Mike.

Condolence from Gail Publicover on November 6th, 2017 11:30 pm

Dear Patti , I am saddened and sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom My sincerest condolences to you and your family … Words are very hard to find at a sad and difficult time such as this ! There is nothing to prepare one for a loss of a parent . ..A very hard thing to go through … May you find comfort and strength within the memories you hold .. May she rest easy in the arms of the Angels ! God bless , my friend xox

Condolence from Mark and Sherida Flemming on November 7th, 2017 8:16 am

Patti, Mike and Family:
our deeps condolences to all of you. Hopefully the warm and wonderful memories of your Mom replaces the sorrow and pain that is in your hearts now.
You are in our thoughts
Mark and Sherida

Condolence from Joanne Craig on November 7th, 2017 11:17 am

Patti–my deepest sympathy to you and your family. Big hug. Jo

Condolence from Rosalee and Murray Smith on November 7th, 2017 11:19 am

Shirley and Doug … our sympathies and condolences to you at this sad time.

Condolence from Margaret Hatt on November 7th, 2017 1:04 pm

Lovely lady ,so sad to see her go but she will leave so many awesome memories. Only knew her for a short time but will remember her forever. Condolences to all her family.

Condolence from Kim Masland, MLA Queens-Shelburne on November 7th, 2017 2:54 pm

Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one. May you find peace and comfort in the memories that you share.

Condolence from Sharon & Eric Calnen on November 7th, 2017 3:24 pm

Shirley, Doug & Family:

Always enjoyed having a laugh with Marilyn when our(Sharon & Marilyn)
paths would meet in Halifax. Our deepest sympathy to all the family.
Take care!

Sharon & Eric Calnen

Condolence from Merv Zwicker on November 7th, 2017 7:26 pm

Patti and family, I was so sorry to hear of Marilyn’s passing, She was a great lady and my good friend, We enjoyed many Happy Hours on the deck at the lake, solving all the worlds problems, with your mom, if you ask a question you were sure to get an answer straight from the hip and not always the one you would expect. I will miss those visits and my thoughts are with you all.
Merv Zwicker Medicine Hat AB

Condolence from Kathryn Ramey on November 7th, 2017 9:24 pm

To all Marilyn’s family. Marilyn was a good friend and supported me through thick and thin. I will miss her smile and we will always remember her. Our condolences are with you all. Ronnie and Kathy

Condolence from Linda & Robert Trainor on November 8th, 2017 2:27 pm


Robert & I would like to express our condolences on the passing of your sister, Marilyn. Our thoughts & prayers are with you, Shirley. Take Care & GOD Bless!

Linda & Robert

Condolence from Cathy Grant on November 9th, 2017 7:18 am

My most sincere condolences to Mike and Patti and the entire Munroe family.

Condolence from Larry Joudrey & family on November 10th, 2017 12:53 pm

Sending our love to the family at this time of loss. She was a sweet kind soul who was touched by many hearts.

Grace Joudrey & family
Larry & Marcella Joudrey & family

Condolence from Rachel Robart on November 14th, 2017 2:23 pm

To the family and friends of Marilyn, I am so very sorry for your loss. She was such a lovely lady whom I had the pleasure to know for quite a long time. She will be missed by many people. Take comfort in the thought that she is at peace.Xo

Condolence from vina moses on November 14th, 2017 3:04 pm

I loved the wonderful laugh of Marilyn who used to be my neighbour in Halifax. Always enjoyed our chats and tea together. Was so nice to see her down in Queens County when we moved here. Condolences to her family and friends.

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