Marilyn Jean Swim
Marilyn Jean Swim (nee Saunders) passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, after a short illness on Sun., Oct. 13, 2013. She was 78.
She was the loving and devoted wife of 57 years to Milton H. Swim. She was the beloved mother of Andrew (Gayle Ciceri), Heather Orton, Joanna (Adrian Gollner), and Brad (Megan Leah), and mother-in-law to John Orton. She was the dear grandmother of Ashley (Paul), Andrew (Christina), Holly, Jacob, Mikaela, Grey, Owen, and Evelyn. She was predeceased by her parents, Eldon and Myrtle Saunders, and an infant son, Gregory. She was the loving sister and best friend to Carol (Gordon Young) and Dale Saunders, and sister-in-law to Jim, Linda, Roland, Pat, Katherine, Doris, and Paul. Marilyn was beloved by her many nieces and nephews. She will also be deeply missed by her extended family and many friends.
Special thank you to the loving and attentive nursing staff at Winchester District Memorial Hospital.
Friends and Family are invited to visit at Beechwood Cemetery and Funeral Services, 280 Beechwood Ave. (east of Vanier Parkway) in Ottawa today (Wed., Oct. 16) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. A memorial service will be held in the Sacred Space on Thurs., Oct. 17 at 11 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Matthias’ Anglican Parish of North Dundas, 541 St. Lawrence St., Winchester, Ont. K0C 2K0 or the Terry Fox Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.
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