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Winters; Marilyn Dawn

Posted By Obits On March 4, 2021 @ 5:14 pm In Obituaries | 46 Comments

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WINTERS – Marilyn Dawn, 72, of Liverpool, passed away March 2nd, 2021 in Queens General Hospital.
Born in Pugwash, Marilyn was a daughter of the late Arthur and Marguerite Wamback.
In Marilyn’s earlier years, she spent her days working for the Teddy bear Express and Make-A-Wish Foundation bringing smiles to the faces of many.
She and her husband, Joe, had a great love for travel and saw many parts of the world with New Orleans being their favourite to visit. She had always said how thankful she was for the things she saw and experienced in her lifetime.
Marilyn had many passions with some being her love of folk art as Joe was a great artist, eating ice cream, cats, spending many days in Frenchy’s, being silly, collecting anything Betty Boop, the dance ceremonies of the Funky Witches and Beach Meadows Beach which Marilyn considered her “happy place”.
Marilyn will always be remembered for her spunk, free spirit, her compassion, colourful hair and mostly as the lady who drove the pink Hummer.
Marilyn is survived by by her sister Diane DeBaie of Petticodiac, NB; her brother Lorne Wamback of Dartmouth; her niece Tammy (Joe) Colburn of Fordland, Missouri. Her chosen daughter Danielle (Lance) Slauenwhite of Brooklyn, her special little girl Cali Slauenwhite and her very good friend Faye Levy of Brooklyn. Marilyn will also be missed by many friends she considered family and her beloved fur babies.
Besides her parents, Marilyn was predeceased by her husband Joe, the love of her life and her step son Terry.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. Due to COVID-19, a proper funeral service will be held at a later date. Family and friends will be notified at that time. Please make donations to Integrity’s Haven Equine Resource Centre, Chester Basin. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com.
Special thanks to Drs. McKinnon and Gowan, Natalie Brooks and the nurses on Queens General Medical floor for their loving care given to Marilyn throughout her illness.

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Condolence from Stephen and Marilyn Anthony on March 4th, 2021 6:05 pm

Sorry for your loss

Condolence from Mary Lowe on March 4th, 2021 6:35 pm

My Condolances to Family and Friends of This Wonderful Lady…
RIP…Marilyn.

Condolence from Deb, Chuck and Clay Taylor on March 4th, 2021 6:53 pm

RIP Marilyn may your spirit forever live with those of us you touched.
May your loved ones and friends carry your touch in your name and their hearts heal in time with fond memories of you and Joe.

Condolence from Linda & Clarke Rafuse on March 4th, 2021 7:04 pm

To Marilyn’s Family & Friends: My sincere condolences to you all upon hearing of Marilyn’s passing. A dear, sweet and funny woman with a joyous sense of humour. She will be missed at the Funky Witches which we know how much she loved and enjoyed the dance.

Linda Rafuse

Condolence from Tracey Anne Bowers on March 4th, 2021 8:05 pm

Marilyn my dear friend.. I will miss you with all my heart .. you are at peace now my angel .. We had so much fun You Wendy and I our silly dress up and funny t -shirts finds at Frenchies Waiting for sunsets and Beach Meadows your happy place . Also our suppers we gals would have for some down time. I enjoyed your laugh smile and generous soul.Always wanted to know the lady who drove the pink hummer and I am grateful for our time together. Rest easy friend watch over all your family and friends you’ll be forever and always in my heart.

Condolence from Dennis & Gail Lavender on March 4th, 2021 8:09 pm

We can not say the loss in our hearts the times we drove around told stories over coffee we thank god for the time spent She will always be in our hearts with a empty spot we love her lots and will always miss her But the memories will always be with us

Condolence from Clyde and David Whynot on March 4th, 2021 9:27 pm

We are Sorry to hear of Marilyn,s passing we are going to miss Marilyn driving her Pink Hummer were ever she go Rest easy my friend

Condolence from Louise on March 4th, 2021 9:39 pm

Very nice lady. ….so sorry for your loss

Condolence from Wanda Horton on March 4th, 2021 10:10 pm

Marilyn
You were so lucky to have a true friend like Wendy Whalen who made you laugh and helped you live again . She would and did do whatever she could for you .
Friendship like that is very rare …..
Sincerely
Wanda

Condolence from Kathy and Tony Dagley on March 4th, 2021 11:09 pm

She was a wonderful lady and she always made me smile when I seen her

Condolence from David & Judy Whynott of mersey point on March 4th, 2021 11:47 pm

We are sorry to hear of Marilyn’s passing.she had a great sense of humor and love to be with her friends. Bless all of her family and special friends at this sad time.

Condolence from Francis & Peggy Payzant on March 5th, 2021 12:03 am

To The Family Of Marilyn,
Francis & I Are Very Sorry To See That Marilyn Has Passed Away. We Use To Spend Time With Them At Tim Hortons And McDonalds For Coffee. She Was Always Full Of Fun And Had Such A Kind Heart. We Will Miss Seeing The Pink Hummer Going Through Town. When Joe Was Alive, Marilyn & Joe Were Inseparable And Now They Are Together Again. Rest In Peace Marilyn We Will Miss You!!!

Condolence from Clarence and Laverne Slauenwhite on March 5th, 2021 7:16 am

We spent time with Marilyn and Joe at Danielle’s and it was never a dull moment and lots of laughter . Marilyn always had a smile for everyone and most times a story to make you laugh .Although we didn’t spend alot of time with her ,they will be good memories . We know you are finally with Joe again and free from pain – RIP Marilyn !

Condolence from Heather Cook on March 5th, 2021 7:54 am

To Marilyn’s friends and Family,
I’m so sorry for your loss. I got to know Marilyn and Joe quite well when I worked at the Sherman Hines Museum & Art Gallery – we carried some of Joe’s folk art. I always looked forward to them stopping in. They were a sweet couple, and Marilyn was always so friendly and so much fun – making jokes, and telling stories.
May you find comfort in memories of Marilyn, and the knowledge that she was a much loved member of our community

Condolence from Heather Cook on March 5th, 2021 7:55 am

To Marilyn’s friends and Family,
I’m so sorry for your loss. I got to know Marilyn and Joe quite well when I worked at the Sherman Hines Museum & Art Gallery – we carried some of Joe’s folk art. I always looked forward to them stopping in. They were a sweet couple, and Marilyn was always so friendly and so much fun – making jokes, and telling stories.
May you find comfort in memories of Marilyn, and the knowledge that she was a much loved member of our community

Condolence from John & Nancy Leefe on March 5th, 2021 8:47 am

Marilyn brought joy into many lives, human and animal. She was Joe’s inspiration and a constant and uplifting friend. She leaves so many happy memories. We are thankful she is finally at rest with the love of her life.

Condolence from Sandy Cross on March 5th, 2021 9:05 am

My condolences to the family and dear friends of Marilyn. She was full of life and chose to live in the present. I only met her through the the Funky Witches group, but we all had so much fun. A great friendship among all of us. God rest your soul, Marilyn, now you can truly ride that broom we all so love. RIP Marilyn

Condolence from Linda Hubley Smith on March 5th, 2021 9:25 am

Family and friends of Marilyn

Marilyn was always more than anyone could ask for in a friend. She was always welcoming, supportive and fun loving. I loved our times shared together on Bells Pt Rd. Fortunately we had a lunch together a few weeks ago and I was able to visit her in the hospital less than a week before she died. I will miss her beyond words but she was ready to go. Rest in peace my dear friend. Linda

Condolence from Derek&Norma on March 5th, 2021 9:36 am

Rest In Peace my friend……

Condolence from Yvonne McNamara and Brian Muise on March 5th, 2021 9:45 am

Sincere condolences to your family and Marilyn’s in your time of loss.

Condolence from Carla and Tony Zwicker on March 5th, 2021 10:35 am

You were a dream neighbor Marilyn, I am grateful to have known you and Joe…things will not be the same, we will miss your laugh and cheerful countenance…Your sense of fun and amusement in things have created such wonderful memories for Tony and I, you will remain in our hearts and minds forever.My condolences to her family and friends. She truly was loved!

Condolence from Barbara Burns on March 5th, 2021 10:57 am

I am so shocked and saddened to read this. I didn’t know Marilyn very long, but whenever we met she always stopped to have a chat. A very friendly, happy, and caring lady. Condolences to all who loved her. Rest In Peace, Marilyn.

Condolence from Cathie Pearl-Wentzell on March 5th, 2021 11:28 am

To Marilyn’s family and friends,
Please accept our sincerest condolences. Even if you didn’t know Marilyn personally, you knew Marilyn. A vibrant and personable gal who made you feel like her best bud whenever you engaged with her.

Condolence from Kim Masland, MLA on March 5th, 2021 12:18 pm

To Marilyn’s Family and Friends,

I am deeply saddened by the passing of Marilyn but she is now smiling once again reunited with the love of her life.

Marilyn had a tremendous spirit that was contagious in her company. A passionate, strong, lady who positively touched so many lives.

She constantly provided me with words of encouragement and support and I embraced every time I had the opportunity to engage with such a lovely lady.

Marilyn will be deeply missed by all her loved and cherished her. She was a much loved community member.

I hope the many memories Marilyn has left with you, comfort your hurting hearts. Wherever a beautiful soul has been, there is a trail of beautiful memories.

My condolences,

Condolence from Brenda Lawrence on March 5th, 2021 2:03 pm

Sorry to hear that Marilyn passed away . I know she has been sick for some time .
May she Rest In Peace . Her and Joe are together again .
She always came to The Jams @The marina and we referred to her as The Watermelon Lady .
She always bought us Watermelon for part of the evening treats . She loved doing this .
Marilyn will be greatly missed by all who knew her . The lady with the Pink Hummer .
My condolences.

Condolence from Ruth Laurinnat on March 5th, 2021 2:39 pm

Only knowing Marilyn a short time found her a great lady and I am sure she will be missed not only by my self but many others

Condolence from Sue Kelly on March 5th, 2021 2:57 pm

From the Nova Scotia Folk Art Festival…Lunenburg, NS

Marilyn & Joe were a force to be reckoned with when the arrived at the Festival in August each year. Both contributed to the upbeat atmosphere of the event.. Marilyn came for several years after Joe died “to help out” and so she did.
We..the management committee of the NSFAF..are saddened to hear of her passing. The South Shore is has lost a bit of its energy & colour upon hearing this news…We shall all recall the fun and spirit she brought to our event.
SUE KELLY, on behalf of the artists and friends of the NSFAF.

Condolence from Nancy Wilson on March 5th, 2021 4:33 pm

My connection with Joe and Marilyn first began through folk art. It didn’t take long to become a friend with this couple who embraced life. Marilyn lost a dear friend after Joe’s passing but didn’t give up the spirit to celebrate life. Here spirit, her force, her compassionate nature will be missed.

Condolence from Rachel Dexter on March 5th, 2021 5:37 pm

Family and Friends

Saddened to hear of Marilyn’s passing. Condolences to family, friends and all who were close to Marilyn. May she rest in peace.

Condolence from Marilyn Whynot on March 5th, 2021 7:11 pm

To Marilyn’s Family and her special friends sending my condolences to all. Always enjoyed the photos of You,Wendy and Tracey have a wonderful time at frenchie’s .Now you may rest in peace with Joe at your side.

Condolence from Shelley Mansfield on March 5th, 2021 7:59 pm

To all Marilyn’s friends and family: I for one will deeply miss Marilyn . I seen her every day at Frenchys where I work. We had many laughs and chats ! I grew very fond of her! She had such a great humour and loved just about everybody ! She is with her soul mate Joe . When I think of her I will smile at all the wonderful laughs we shared! Gone but never forgotten! May she Rest In Peace!

Condolence from Amber fisher on March 5th, 2021 8:09 pm

R.I.P my sweet friend I am so glad that I got too meet you and got to know you for the last 22years I always love seeing you and Joe and now you are together once again miss you and love you both .

Condolence from Joyce Hawkes on March 5th, 2021 8:11 pm

Marilyn was a very lovely lady. Always very friendly everyone who knew her loved her.
She will be missed.

Condolence from Bernie and Marg Swain on March 5th, 2021 8:52 pm

We met you and Joe at the cooking classes at Super Store with Colin when we first moved down here to Mill Village 20 years ago this year! ….we laughed so much over the years and shared wonderful get togethers, quiz nights and new years eve’s at Barry and Mary’s at Hunts Point, plus will never forget you won the hoola dance at our Hawaiian party. So many great memories. You and Joe certainly did it your way and lived life to the full.
RIP and our sincere condolences to your family and friends.

Condolence from Noweta Nickerson on March 6th, 2021 9:55 am

this makes my heart so sad, Marilyn was loved by so many, and truly left a memory for all of us in different ways, my heartfelt condolences to all of her family ,she sure will be missed

Condolence from Mary, Bill and Eddie Carroll on March 6th, 2021 11:38 am

“Mama” and Joe adopted us when we first moved here. I’ll never forget her kindness, her ready laugh and her common sense. We were so lucky to know her and to have her in our lives. I’m comforted by knowing she and Joe are together again in a place with no pain. Rest in peace, dear friend. We love you.

Condolence from Belinda Wentzell Delong on March 6th, 2021 1:09 pm

The last time,Marilyn and I talked,last September,October…she said to me,We’re the last 2 living that hung out at Tim Horton’s every night,all the rest are gone..I told her,I never thought about that,I just knew most were gone home..So surprised when I saw her obituary,R.I.P. Marilyn,one day,I’ll be home with you all that have gone on ahead and maybe we’ll all get together and shoot a little..you know.. lol…I miss seeing you on the road with your Pink Hummer and going through Tim’s..How time flies,here today and gone tomorrow.God Bless you Marilyn you were a very nice person.

Condolence from ANGELA L WELBURN on March 6th, 2021 1:18 pm

Liverpool will never be the same without Marilyn.
Sending my condolences & love to you all.

Condolence from Sheree Chandler on March 7th, 2021 4:00 pm

To Marilyn’s family and friends,

Please accept my deepest condolences in your loss. I met Marilyn through the Funky Witches. I didn’t know Marilyn long, or well, but she made a loving and lasting impression. Her zest for life was contagious and her sense of humour was marvelous!
May your memories ease your grief and the company of family and friends comfort you in your loss .

Sheree Chandler

Condolence from judy quinn on March 8th, 2021 10:06 am

so so for your loss she was a fine lady

Condolence from Holly Smith on March 8th, 2021 9:19 pm

To Marilyn’s family and many dear friends,
Please accept my heartfelt sympathy as you grieve the loss of this special woman who brought so much joy to so many people. I didn’t know her well, but always admired her wonderful outlook on life. She did things her way! And when this illness developed, Marilyn accepted the inevitable with strength and with grace, still finding joy around her. Rest easy Marilyn….you and Joe are together again.

Condolence from Susan M MacLeod on March 9th, 2021 4:52 pm

Marilyn was a spark that ignited a flame for Queens County. She was game for anything, helped in whatever way should could, shared a life with Joe, like two peas in a pod. She will be missed by all her knew her. A loss for our community.
My Sincere condolences to her family and close friends.

Sincerely, Susan MacLeod

Condolence from Jonathan Gee on March 10th, 2021 9:55 am

You will be missed.

Condolence from Daryl and Gladys Williams on March 10th, 2021 3:06 pm

To Marilyn’s Family and Friends

So sorry to hear of Marilyn’s passing. Our sincere condolences to the family. Will miss seeing her in the pink hummer.

Condolence from Darlene & John Chandler on March 15th, 2021 12:52 am

We sure miss you Marilyn. Payzant Street will never be the same without your infectious laugh, our backyard chats and coffees on the deck, and back and forth visits. So many antics between Joe and you and the rest of us! You were unique and awesome neighbours and it’s hard to look over and know you’re not there. We loved you and Joe both and as sad as we are to lose you, we know you and Joe are together. Rest in peace our friend. ❤

Condolence from Stephanie Miller on March 16th, 2021 7:04 pm

So so many memories of Marilyn and Joe from White Point.xo

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