Marion (d. December 31, 2016) daughter of Dr. and Mrs Ramsay Armitage of Toronto was born November 26, 1921.
She was predeceased by her husband of 66 years John (2011) and her third son Rod (2016).
Marion is survived by five sons David (Connie), Duncan, Robert (Sumaya), Jock (Karla), Chris (Wendy) and daughter-in-law Kim. Also surviving are her 13 grandchildren Tom (Julie), Jason (Cathy), Shane, Brad (Kim), Leslie (Dave), Alexandra, Shamila (Evan), Jared (Marissa), Brianna (Josh), Meghan, Justin, Vanessa and Bryce and 6 great grandchildren Melissa, Calvin, Naomi, Maia, Isabel and Jonathon.
Marion was a keen enthusiast of life, who loved sailing, traveling, birding, photography, Tai Chi, quilting and learning.
Her energy and joyful positivity was a delight and inspiration to her family and many friends.
After obtaining a degree in Occupational Therapy, Marion enlisted in the army. She was sent to England with her hospital unit and it was there that she met John (m. May 5, 1945) who had been wounded while serving in France.
After the war they returned to Prince George and raised their 6 boys there.
Marion started the OT Department at the Prince George Regional Hospital retiring 25 years later at 67 as head of the department.
After retiring Marion and John moved to Williams Lake where they were warmly welcomed becoming active participants in community activities and making many wonderful friends. She was an inspiration to all who met her and will be sorely missed by her family and friends.