Cameron, Margaret Annie "Margie" age 87, of Cribbons Point, Antigonish County, passed away eight days after her husband of 65 years, Junior, on March 9, 2021 in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish.
Born in Middle Stewiacke, she was a daughter of the late Jack and Ellen Cook, originally from Scotland.
Margie grew up in Sydney and always took pride in her Cape Breton roots. She was an Ashby girl and graduated from Sydney Academy. Margie moved to Antigonish to study nursing and that’s where she met her true love, Junior. Margie and Junior loved going skating together, where she would wear her beautiful racer skates. She graduated from St. Martha’s School of Nursing in 1955 and worked at Martha’s Hospital in the obstetrics department, where she delivered numerous babies over the years. She later embarked on a career as a successful real estate agent until she retired at age 75. Margie and Junior moved to Cribbons Point, and they spent countless hours on the beach, surrounded by family and friends. One of her favourite things to do was to watch Sidney Crosby play with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Margie was known for her kindness, welcoming heart, sense of humor, and her strong love for her children. Margie’s kids were everything to her, and she was so proud of them. She loved her grandkids and enjoyed watching all their hockey and soccer games.
She is survived by her children, Cathy (Robert) Johnson, Dartmouth; Margaret Ann (Andy Hirt), Antigonish; Tricia, Antigonish; Allan (Rachel), Duncan, BC; and Stephanie (Craig) Pitcher, Bedford; grandchildren, Alexandra MacDonnell and Sarah, Owen, and Sophie Pitcher.
Margie is predeceased by her husband, Allan D. "Junior"; grandson, Robbie Johnson; sister, Ellen Johnson; and brother, John Cook.
Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation and a funeral will be held in St. Columba Church, Lakevale, when COVID restrictions have lifted.
In Memoriam, donations to the St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation and Children’s Wish Foundation appreciated.
The family would like to extend its deepest thanks to the staff in the Palliative Care Department of St. Martha’s for the excellent care they provided for both Margie and Junior.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of C.L. Curry Funeral Home, Antigonish. Online condolences: www.clcurry.com