Margaret Boyd (Thurlow) (nee Tackaberry) of Winchester passed away on Nov. 15, 2008 at Dundas Manor. She was 82.
She was born on Aug. 16, 1926 in Edmonton, Alta. to the late Cecil K. Tackaberry and the late Reta Bourk. She was the wife of Ed Boyd for 59 years, whom she married on Sept. 3, 1949 in Ottawa. She was the mother of Bonnie Boyd (John Benesh), and Bourk (Grete). She was the grandmother of Jennifer McLean (Kevin); Kathryn Tyler; Alanna, Cara, Nicole, and Kerstin Boyd, and great-grandsons Joshua and Kaden McLean. She was the sister of Bourk Tackaberry (Doris),and Bill Thurlow (Cathy). She was the sister-in-law of Edrie Joule (the late Harry), and Max (Sunny), and the aunt and great-aunt of many nieces and nephews.
She was a homemaker, and formerly a Registered Nurse at Winchester District Memorial Hospital. She was a graduate of Grace Hospital in Ottawa, a member of the Winchester 100 Club, Past Matron and member of Winchester Chapter #310 OES, and a member of Winchester United Church.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
Donations in memory of Marg may be made to the Dundas Manor Activity Fund and Winchester District Memorial Hospital.
The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Byers Funeral Home in South Mountain.